FORT MYERS, Fla. – Greg Schiek, proprietor of AntiqueDigger.com, restores American made fountain pens from the early 1920s to the late 1950s. Fountain Pen Restoration Work Fulfilling He says most of his restoration work is on Parker, Sheaffer and Waterman fountain pens. Restoring a fountain pen, in many cases, is meticulous...
Using social media to market your business isn't about focusing on you. That may seem odd, but it's really about posting relatable information that hits home with people, advises Wayne Jordan, in his latest Behind the Gavel column.
We all know how to live and how to learn. But when was the last time you considered learning to live and living to learn? The July 19, 2017 issue of Trader gives this idea attention.
Nancy Schuring and the Devon Foundation's approach to the gems and jewels business is an innovative collaboration including global partnerships and educational opportunities.
Before opening a store, the question that begs to be answered is: “What’s the opportunity for a new vintage store in my area?” Wayne Jordan shares research tools that will help answer that critical question.
The Nov. 25, 2015 edition of Antique Trader is a recipe featuring diverse 'ingredients' rich in nostalgia and collecting advice and information.
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan explains how blogging just a few minutes each day can effectively leverage both your time and your money.
Wayne Jordan’s latest installment of Behind the Gavel reveals formulas for predicting how long you can stay afloat if you happen to be going through a sales dry spell.
Online forums can be a wealth of business information both good and bad. Wayne Jordan’s Behind the Gavel column explores the pros and cons of advice tendered to prospective antiques entrepreneurs.
Knowing where to find it, and how to use it, data that online tools provide can tell you whether interest in antiques inventory is waxing or waning — a necessity for sales success, reports Wayne Jordan in his latest Behind the Gavel column.