Any successful art-based business requires equal attention to three important components: The Maker, the Manager, and the Market. Art-business maven, Marlene Richey, is on The Studio today to tell us about the importance of honing our skills in and balancing each of these areas!
Archives for January 2013
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Are you bursting with love and looking for creative ways to express yourself? Yvonne M. Padilla recently discovered her love of hearts and created a Valentine’s Day necklace to Inspire the rest of us!
Are you thinking about turning your jewelry-making skills into a full-time business? Or perhaps you already have taken that step and are discovering the million details that always seem to be invisible from the outside looking in? If so, there is a fun and exciting lifeline coming your way!
Every January, we ask fellow jewelers what their favorite jewelry-making purchase was for the previous year. Sometimes, it’s a hammer or a saw; other times it’s an iPad for designing, diamonds for setting, even a ladder for building a new studio. Check out 2012’s list of favorite purchases…and participate in the awesome giveaway!
Come On the Road with Rio’s very own Amy Dalness who recently visited the Gem and Mineral Collection at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.!
In this new series, internet marketing aficionado Eugene Brill explains the new landscape of digital marketing and how modern consumers search and shop for goods. Take advantage of Eugene’s immense experience to learn how to make sure potential customers find your internet store!
The beauty of effective collaboration is that it provides an opportunity for everyone to participate in how change takes place. Use these ten questions from Rio business coach Matthew Anderson to get the conversation started with your team.
Kliar E-Coating is a great way to protect your jewelry with a transparent protective coat, or an easy way to add a splash of color. In today’s post, Ashli Brooke Taylor from Rio’s Tech Team shares quick and easy tricks to give you professional results.
The J-2R casting machines—packed with advanced technology—are affordable, space-conscious, and among the easiest casting systems to set up, use, and maintain. Read on to find out the top ten reasons to treat your business to a brand new J-2R. . .
Today, on The Studio, we’re spotlighting the beautiful work of Jenny Christiansen and her Etsy store, Octavia Bloom.