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National Get To Know Your Customers Day

Posted by Angela @ farragio on Thursday, July 19, 2018, In : business 

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Did you know that the third Thursday of each quarter is National "Get To Know Your Customers" Day? I'd love to learn a little something about you, so pick from one of these three fun questions and share your answer in the comments section below.

     1) They say people are either Elvis fans or Beatles fans. Which one are you?

     2) If you were stuck on a deserted island, what is the one food you couldn't live without?

     3) If you had to watch only one movie for the rest of you...
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St Louis Women in Business Meetup

Posted by Angela @ farragio on Monday, July 9, 2018, In : business 


I've started this group for women in business. If you own or are working in small business in the St. Louis, Missouri area and are interested in continuing to grow your business through sharing information and ideas as well as broadening your network of contacts, then this Meetup is for you!


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Blogging Tips

Posted by Angela @ farragio on Thursday, May 3, 2018, In : business 


I'm not a blogging expert but through trial and error I have learned some things along the way and thought I'd share these blogging tips with you. I hope you find them helpful.

Use big, bright, eye-catching photos
Photos are a great way to catch readers' attention and keep them looking and reading. I'm not a photographer. I have a low-end digital camera. But I do my best to create bright fun photos that pertain to my posts. I use photo editing software to help enhance my photos. If yo...
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How To Lawyer Up

Posted by Angela @ farragio on Saturday, August 12, 2017, In : business 

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Please note:
This is not a paid endorsement. I'm just very impressed with the company!

I recently needed help sorting out some business insurance details and had recently signed up for LegalShield and they were a tremendous help. If you're not familiar with LegalShield, they have been providing legal service plans for over 40 years. For a nominal monthly fee, they'll pair you with a dedicated law firm with attorneys who are just a phone call away and are ready to help with legal couns...
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Why Handmade Is Better

Posted by Angela @ farragio on Monday, July 17, 2017, In : business 

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While there are exceptions to every rule, overall handmade is a much better alternative when you're looking for quality-made items. Here are three reasons why:

1) The artisan making the item personally cares about what they're making and will take the time to make sure it's made properly.

2) The artisan making the item also cares about their customers and wants them to feel that personal connection.

3) Shopping handmade supports small business and the people who have a passion for...
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Web Safe Color Wheel

Posted by Angela @ farragio on Sunday, December 20, 2015, In : business 

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While working on a project, my online search for a color wheel with web safe colors was unsuccessful so I created my own. I thought I'd share it for anyone else who might be in need of one.

You're welcome :)


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Why Buy Handmade?

Posted by Angela @ farragio on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, In : business 

hands in shape of heart

With a new year comes new opportunities to learn and grow. I have had so much fun running farragio for over two years now and am excited to continue learning and growing as I develop my business in the new year.

I was pondering this morning what it means to buy handmade. Sure, there are the economic aspects of it, but it goes deeper than that. Even as I make handmade items I also shop handmade because I like contributing to other artisans who are just as excited and having just as much...
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