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Whether you're just thinking about starting a gifting company, or you've taken the leap and want to level up, I'm so glad you're here!

I want to be the resource that I wish I’d had when I had started this amazing journey- someone to talk to about reaching out to wholesalers, which products to choose, how to price my gifts, how to land those first few customers, how to work social media, how to find great products, and how the heck shipping works. I’ve put together downloads and resources that would have saved me hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars- I hope they do the same for you!
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the deal

One of the questions I get asked most frequently by fellow product-based business owners is: “How did Teak & Twine get into Anthropologie?!” If I had to give just one answer about how we did it: I’d say grit.

Demolition on Teak & Twine's new space is done and construction is underway! It won't be long before we can move into our new studio. I'm excited to show you what's been happening at the construction site!

These five words have made me more money than any other words in my six years of business. And they’re the five words I LOVE hearing more than anything from the vendors we work with!

You may have seen Teak & Twine shipped a huge order of graduation gifts for George Washington University this spring. This awesome project really pushed us to refine some of our production processes and get serious about our pre-production processes, too… you know, all the little things that need to be done before you can truly get started on making and shipping a product!

There are a few books I recommend to entrepreneurs and product-based business owners over and over. These are the books that line my shelves and that I pick up time and time again!

If you're thinking about working with a professional photographer for the first time, or if you're simply looking to make your product photo shoots more efficient and more productive, there are several things you can do to set yourself up for success and get awesome photos.

If you’re like I used to be, and the thought of conducting a SWOT analysis seems silly or makes you feel like you’re back in school, I especially encourage you to stick with it. I’ve seen so many positive results at Teak & Twine, and I’m so confident it will help...

We’re moving! (part 2)

Demolition on Teak & Twine’s new space is done and construction is underway! It won’t be long before we can move into our new studio. I’m excited to show you what’s been happening at the construction site!

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Pre-production tips for large orders

You may have seen Teak & Twine shipped a huge order of graduation gifts for George Washington University this spring. This awesome project really pushed us to refine some of our production processes and get serious about our pre-production processes, too… you know, all the little things that need to be done before you can truly get started on making and shipping a product!

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Tips for a great product photo shoot

If you’re thinking about working with a professional photographer for the first time, or if you’re simply looking to make your product photo shoots more efficient and more productive, there are several things you can do to set yourself up for success and get awesome photos.

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Knock knock! Hi, it’s me, Torrance! Your business bestie! I heard you needed help so I just came on over with a six pack of the hoppiest beer I could find and some Taco Bamba. I love excel spreadsheets and numbers and sales and corporate strategy and marketing and analytics (yep, I’m weird like that!).

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