Do you want to live in a world full of 24/7 Social Media? I sure as hell don’t but so many seem to be doing so. The so called “experts” on how we should be across everything to do with our business whether we have an actual business or run a blog for a business […]
The Apple Orchard is growing big and strong
And isn’t it appropriate I have a tree in my page header pic! Yes, I finally bit the bullet and bought an iPhone. Yes, it is a 4s as I’m waiting to see what the next few will look like so it’s just a starter phone for me and it’s almost identical to the […]
How Do You Answer The Phone?
Social Etiquette seems to have flown out of the window along with social manners these days. Between kids using text speak to write and fill in forms, if they know what those are, to 20 somethings having no idea how to communicate with older people. So, when it comes to answering the phone, HOW DO […]
How Do You Deal With Retail Assistant Snobs?
I’ve had crap so many times it’s ridiculous, but I have long not stood for it and tend to say things or give them the evil eye. But there are way too many to discuss here. There’s two points I’d like to make and am sure you have all come up with ways of doing […]
How Do You State Your Mind Without Sounding Ungrateful?
When you buy something you have high hopes for it, but it breaks or doesn’t live up to your expectations? Do you return it for a refund or exchange? What if you buy it off eBay and can’t do that? What do you do? Do you contact the seller? The store? The website? And what if they […]
THINGS I WANT TO DO: Move to Queensland
I desperately want to move to the Gold Coast, up on Queensland’s sunny shores. I’m desperate to make it happen and cannot wait. The pics below are copyright free via wikimedia and were the only ones I could find after a quick search. If you google Queensland, the Gold Coast, Queensland’s Gold Coast, it will […]
2012 is upon us, and times are a changin!
It’s 2012, and as like most things, my jewellery site is not doing well. Making sales and getting business is hard, finding ways of getting the name out there when no magazine wants to have you in their pages makes it harder. If anyone has ideas, let me know. Either way, this blog is no […]