Webinars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to our Webinar Video Learning Center

You can see all our speakers here

We do a live broadcast on the Third Thursday at Three (Eastern) — unless we have to wiggle the date around our speaker’s schedule. All past event videos are available for purchase and immediate watching online.

JRB Inner Circle Members always get to watch these for free — click here.

 

designerbiztalk webinar with Belinda Pruyne

BELINDA PRUYNE

More than most of our webinars, this one has the potential to change your life! Belinda Pruyne, an expert at helping you define your goals in life — and setting up a plan to achieve them — outlines the steps you need to take to set a course for success. One of our most inspiring webinars.

Learn more and get access to this video here.

 

designerbiztalk with Matthew Perosi

MATTHEW PEROSI

There is so much more that you and every designer can do online to drive sales — if you just knew how! Why not wring every last bit of business out of the online efforts you’re already doing? Yes, you can get more results – by working smarter.

Learn more and get access to this video here.

 

 

designerbiztalk webinar with Todd Reed
TODD REED

Few designers today are as successful as Todd Reed. He’s won numerous design awards, is often hailed as a true creative, and probably most importantly, his work is sold in the best stores nationally. Fortunately, he is willing to reveal the so-called business “secrets” that he used to propel him to the the retail heights he has achieved. And that is what you’ll learn in this webinar

Learn more and get access to this video here.

 

designerbiztalk webinar with Richard Kasdin
RICHARD KASDIN

An independent sales representative can teach you a lot about getting into the stores you want to be in! And that’s precisely what Richard Kasdin, a sales veteran who has worked with some of the most successful brands, tells you in this highly informative webinar.

Learn more and get access to this video here.

 

 

Beth Anne Bonanno, The EAB Project

 

BETH ANNE BONANNO 

How to Rock a Trunk Show and Close the Sales… two topics in one powerful session.
We’ll cover the many aspects that go into a successful trunk show, including that critical pre-show preparation that sets the tone for how the day will go. We’ll touch on other factors like getting the store to pay your way, blending in with the store’s sales ambiance and finding out just how much publicity the store is willing to do for you in advance of your arrival.  

Learn more and get access to this video here.

 

Joanne Teichman, owner Ylang23

 

 

JOANNE TEICHMAN

Joanne Teichman, of Ylang23 is one of the most dynamic designer jewelry stores in the United States. Hear her point-of-view and learn about her take on the business. Her advice was longranging on how to pitch retailers, how to build a good relationship and so much more. This was a fascinating interview!

  Learn more and get access to this video here.

 

 

Dione Kenyon, President, Jewelers Board of Trade

 

DIONE KENYON

 Dione has worked in the financial sector for most of her career and with her work as President & CEO of The Jewelers Board of Trade she has a great understanding of how designers can succeed and fail with consignment, credit and other financial matters.

 Learn more and get accees to this video here.

 

 

 

Mark Davidovitch, Publicist Extraordinaire

 

  MARK DAVIDOVICH

 Public relations has changed. The advent of digital made it possible for designers to reach consumers directly in a way they could never afford to before. In the old days, you either had a magazine “discover” you or a retailer could find you at at a trade show. Now there’s Facebook, blogs, Pinterest and other digital media. So where do you put your PR time and dollars? Mark guides us around the changed PR landscape

 Learn more and get accees to this video here.

 

 

 

Marie Helene Morrow, Reinhold Jewelers

 

 

MARIE-HELENE MORROW

 Marie-Helene Morrow is one of the best-known and beloved retailers who take designer jewelry seriously. Her six stores in Puerto Rico are notable for the broad depth of designer lines she carries. In this webinar she explains how she operates in general, how she chooses new designer lines, and in an attitude that endears her to designers everywhere, tells why she dislikes consignment.

 Learn more and get accees to this video here.

 

Danny Maloney, owner, Pin League

 

DANNY MALONEY

 Pinterest is one place that designers have to be involved in. For one thing, it is the fastest growing social media, it’s all product-based, people who use Pinterest — “pinners” — are more focussed on what they want, they spend more money online than Facebook and Twitter users do and they are more interested in luixury goods. Danny Maloney, head of a Pinterest strategy company, breaks it all down for us.

 Learn more and get accees to this video here.

 

 

Amanda Gizzi, Communications Director, Jewelers of America

 

AMANDA GIZZI

Amanda Gizzi has spent more than 10 years getting press for the fine jewelry category with the designer members of the Jewelry Information Center, a division of Jewelers of America. She’s also a tireless advocate for her designer members and has used many different platforms to raise their consumer awareness. She is expert at getting the attention of the press, making relationships and winning media coverage.

 Learn more and get accees to this video here.

 

 

 

Meeling Wong

 

 

MEELING WONG

Meeling Wong is the owner of her eponymous consulting firm and a longtime player in the designer jewelry world. She will share her advice for attracting the attention of the “Big Buyers” and how to build successful relationships with them.  I asked the questions you’re probably dying to ask.

 Learn more and get accees to this video here.

 

Katie Hellmuth, SEO Ninja, Tin Shingle

 

KATIE HELLMUTH

Making your website work for you is a major key to online success. Even if you don’t sell from your site you need to be concerned with search engine optimization (SEO), you need to know where to put what on the page and you need a Facebook business page, too. Katie tells all.

 Learn more and get accees to this video here.

 

 

 

 

 

How does it work? 

A webinar is simple — you log-in from your computer or you can call in from your phone to hear the speakers. If you “attend” the webinar by logging in on your computer, you will also see  a simple powerpoint presentation. (Sorry, phone users, you can only listen. You should log on five  minutes before the 3pm start time on the appointed day. 

 

when? T.T.T. or 3T

My webinars take place on the Third Thursday of each month at Three in the afternoon Eastern Standard Time. Easy enough to remember each month? I hope so.

 

where?

After you register for the specific webinar you will be sent instructions on where to go to reserve your space in the webinar system and then you’ll get a reminder to log-in on that Third Thursday at Three. Registration closes an hour before the webinar start time –the instructions may not reach you in time otherwise.

Access to previously recorded webinars is available, too, by clicking on the individual topics above.

 

why?

What’s the goal? Actually, several!

Access to folks you may never get to otherwise.

Answers to questions you may never know to ask or been bold enough to ask.

You get the chance to ASK questions, too.

Information gets put into a real-world context, helping you see how you can use the advice most effectively.