Holiday Gift Guide Tips From Design Sponge

The design website offers a wealth of information for business owners

Many people read the website Design Sponge for home inspiration, but did you know it’s also a great source of ideas and advice for business owners?

The site features several columns dedicated to design-oriented businesses, and a recent one is perfect for jewelry designers.

Andreea Ayers, who shares entreeprenuerial tips through her consultancy Launch Grow Joy, wrote a column called “10 Tips to Get Your Products Featured in Magazines’ Holiday Gift Guides.”

What a perfect topic for jewelers! Her advice centers on pitching individual editors and doing research on what each of them has used in the past and what products of yours might be good fits for the future.

Her biggest tip? Timing. May to September is when editors are putting together gift guides, so get your pitches in now!