Issue #3                                                                    August 2015
eNews for our Wholesale Customers
Hello & welcome!  
I have to say I've been struggling to stay on schedule finishing out new bag pattern for Fall, the Triple Play! The reason? He's in the picture at left! It's SO hard to stay focused & on task with something SO cute tempting me to do otherwise!
Seriously though, we are closing in on the release date (in early September), so just click HERE to see a recent blog post about our new design!
So... thanks for coming and enjoy this month's linkpack!
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So... Here's this month's Link Pack!
From the World of Sewing
  • Planning on Hosting a Retreat at Your Store?- Where do you start? How do you plan a FUN event that's also profitable? Well...Gwen Bortner is now offering an online class to help you host the PERFECT event!   - Just click HERE for more information!                         
From the IT Department
  • How to Add "Tweet This" links to your Blogposts: 
    If you've ever wondered how to add those cool little "Tweet This" links to the body of your Blogposts in order to increase your traffic, then wonder no more! Here's a cool little tutorial that will have you programming like a pro in now time! Just click HERE to read more.
From the World of Business
  • Everything you need to know about the Switch to ChipCards: 
    The mandatory switch to chipcards (from the old magnetic strip is just around the corner, and just in case you still have questions, here's a good basic explanation brought to you from the good folks at SquareUp. Just click HERE to read more.
  • How to get YOUR Business Ready for those Holiday Sales!: 
    There is no time like the present to get your shop in shape for the holiday season. These SEO tips will make a HUGE difference. Get on it.  Click HERE to read more!
  • The One Word That can Damage YOUR Credibility: 
    According to this article, women used this word 3-4 times more frequently than men and that's not a good thing! Can you guess what that word is? Click HERE to find out more.
From the World of Social Media
  • How to Make Your Links Work FOR your on FaceBook: 
    If you're posting on FaceBook in hopes of building your online presence, then it's important to make your posts "clickable", so that they work as hard as possible for you, and here's a great videotorial that will show you how to do just that! Click HERE to get started!!
  • Top Social Media Platforms CheatSheet: 
    There are so many social media platforms. But there's only so many hours in a day, right? So how do you choose which one is right for YOUR brand? This cheat sheet will help you decide where you should spend the majority of YOUR time!
     Click HERE to get started!!
From Where I Sit
  • I LOVE Being Busy: 
    I enjoyed this article by Lisa Congdon about whey she LOVES being busy. I think i actually could have written it myself, and maybe you will feel the same way? Click HERE to find out!
From Our Blog
  • Sew-In Magnet Stitching Tip: 
    If you or your customers are complaining about sew-in magnets that "clamp tight" to their metal machine bed as they're trying to install them, then I suggest they check out this post that was very popular on our Blog this month!           Click HERE to find out and EASY solution to this problem!
StudioKat Designs Product Spotlight
Guard Your Identity: 
Identity Theft is a red-hot topic right now and it's time for all of us to get serious about protecting the information that's stored on our credit cards and other forms of ID. Maybe that's why one of our most popular products is The Card Cozy. The aluminum foil lining inide of our Card Cozy's are all you need to "foil" any thieves you might 'bump into".
Click HERE for wholesale information and click HERE to find out more about this remarkable pattern!
And don't forget-- It's a GREAT day to be sewing!  Laughing
I hope you found some of these links useful and if you'd like to give us feedback about what you liked or didn't like about this newsletter, we're all ears!
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