26 episodes

Whether you’re a seasoned wholesale artisan or a startup maker who retails and wants to learn how to wholesale, the Artisans Who Wholesale podcast will help. Stefa Normantas, show producer of New England Made shows, interviews artisans, makers and experts to provide practical advice. She digs deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use to save you time and help you earn more. Why? Because she’s passionate about seeing small businesses thrive, grow and provide their owners with the life of their dreams.

Artisans Who Wholesale hosted by Stefa Normantas Stefa Normantas

    • Business
    • 4.8, 6 Ratings

Whether you’re a seasoned wholesale artisan or a startup maker who retails and wants to learn how to wholesale, the Artisans Who Wholesale podcast will help. Stefa Normantas, show producer of New England Made shows, interviews artisans, makers and experts to provide practical advice. She digs deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use to save you time and help you earn more. Why? Because she’s passionate about seeing small businesses thrive, grow and provide their owners with the life of their dreams.

    Growing A Business With Molly Thompson, Pretty Flours

    Growing A Business With Molly Thompson, Pretty Flours

    Do you truly believe in your creative work? If you need a boost, listen to Molly Thompson of Pretty Flours. After decades in other careers, Molly stumbled onto printmaking. It took several years before she took the plunge and quit her day job. Listen in to her smart story on how she made it happen.

    • 40 min
    Stefa's Summer Bucket List Challenge

    Stefa's Summer Bucket List Challenge

    This special mini episode (short!) shares a fun way our team makes sure we don't miss the most important parts of summer. A little competition helps spice it up! Check out our summer bucket list challenge and get a little more out of your summer.

    • 3 min
    Are Wholesale Giftware Shows For You? Gregg Shapiro, New England Made Shows

    Are Wholesale Giftware Shows For You? Gregg Shapiro, New England Made Shows

    With more than 25 years of experience, Gregg Shapiro, New England Made Shows, shares his expertise in the needed mindset and preparation for success in wholesale giftware shows.

    • 34 min
    How To Survive The Dread of Networking with Ellen Feldman Ornato, The Bolder Company

    How To Survive The Dread of Networking with Ellen Feldman Ornato, The Bolder Company

    Is there anything more uncomfortable than a networking event? For most of us walking into a roomful of strangers, it strikes dread in our hearts and makes us hide in the bathroom stall or dive into the punch bowl. In this episode, Ellen Feldman Ornato gives us tips and new strategies for making networking and public speaking a skill you can master. Pull up a chair and take notes…there’s gems in this one.

    • 43 min
    Do’s and Don’t From A Seasoned Buyer and Artist, Lisa Mossel Vietze, Archipelago

    Do’s and Don’t From A Seasoned Buyer and Artist, Lisa Mossel Vietze, Archipelago

    What does a retail buyer look for? How do you handle exclusivity? How do you even get in the door?! Lisa not only has exceptional retail expertise, but also understands the mindset of an artist. She shares do’s and don’ts of approaching retailers – valuable advice for anyone looking to connect with a specialty retailer. Listen in now!

    • 41 min
    Building a Business In Knots with Matt Beaudoin, Mystic Knotwork

    Building a Business In Knots with Matt Beaudoin, Mystic Knotwork

    Why do Martha Stewart, American Craft Week, and Yankee Magazine all find Matt Beaudoin’s work irresistible? Does his success come from the love of the work or the fear of failure? Listen in to hear how Matt has taken his grandfather’s lessons to build an anchor business for his community.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

SW678 ,

Thank You

I found this tonight. Being a food maker in New England, this is very helpful Thanks and looking forward to more podcasts from you.
Scott Watson
Loon Chocolate

Liddyf ,

Love the stories!

Love hearing how artists built their businesses. Great podcast. I do wish the host wouldn’t interrupt her guests so much.

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