A Splash of Red — Drop Shipping RSS

Are you Leaving Money on the Table?

What’s Keeping You From Potential Added Revenue With Branded Merch & Swag? As featured in the spring 2024 print issue of Canadian Special Events Magazine on page 36. CLICK HERE if you prefer to read from the digital issue of the magazine. My father-in-law, a successful salesman from Montreal, always taught me to ask for a sale at the end of a meeting. I was taught that if you don’t ask, you don’t get it. This may be an “old school” approach, yet when a client responds, you know the answer. So why is it difficult for planners to ask clients if gifting or swag will be included in the event? I’ve found four common misconceptions limiting planners from the potential...

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Tips for Successful Drop Shipping

Drop shipping can create anxiety and stress as it is a very daunting and labour intensive task. Preparation and implementing a system is paramount for a seamless execution. If there is no system, there will be failure. The size of the order is irrelevant; it could be 10 packages, 100 or 1000. It’s all about moving the line of production easily and “directing the traffic” to the right person.  Let’s say you have 300 people who require their gifts delivered to their homes. How do you get started? 

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