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5 Retail Trends Shared at NAMM

5 Retail Trends Shared at NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show is the biggest gathering of the music industry. This year the gathering at the Anaheim Convention Center did not disappoint. The weekend was filled with over 3,000 brands, hundreds of education sessions,...

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Selling on Social Media for Your Small Business

Selling on Social Media for Your Small Business

If you’re running a small business, you’ve probably thought a lot about when and how you should sell on social media. Selling on social media opens new sales channels to your business and creates opportunities to generate significant revenue. Currently there are an...

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How To Use POS Software At Your Music Store

How To Use POS Software At Your Music Store

The rise of point-of-sale (pos) software has been meteoric throughout the music industry and other niches.  However, most such business owners did not understand how to use pos software when first starting out.  If you own or manage a music store or any other...

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Amplify Selling Services At Your Music Store

Amplify Selling Services At Your Music Store

Sales professionals are highly paid for good reason.  Sales are the lifeblood of a business.  Though it is often said that leaving money on the table as a result of insufficient inventory is the cardinal sin of business, the truth is demand for a value offering begins...

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A Guide To Search Marketing For Music Stores

A Guide To Search Marketing For Music Stores

Inbound marketers are fond of saying content is king. However, not all content is the same in terms of accuracy, indelibility or search marketing.  Some online content is easily found by search engines whereas other content is difficult to find or simply does not...

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A Guide to Online Rental Software for Music Stores

A Guide to Online Rental Software for Music Stores

In the lively orchestra of the music retail world, instrument rental services play a pivotal role. They strike the right chord with diverse customers, from professional musicians seeking the perfect piece for a one-night performance to tentative beginners exploring...

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Inventory Management Best Practices for Music Stores

Inventory Management Best Practices for Music Stores

Understanding inventory management best practices helps you keep stock moving efficiently through your retail store so you can improve customer satisfaction and increase sales. But while products are your primary source of sales and revenue, they can also tie up a lot...

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4 Marketing Tools To Elevate Your Music Store

4 Marketing Tools To Elevate Your Music Store

Music Shop 360 is a point-of-sale software designed specifically for music retail businesses. One of the key features of Music Shop 360 is its robust marketing tools, which help businesses promote their products and services, build customer loyalty, and increase...

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5 Product Strategies for Your Music Stores

5 Product Strategies for Your Music Stores

At its core the most essential part of any retail business, especially a music store, is having a product in stock that a customer can and wants to buy. Often new music store owners struggle to decide which products they will carry in their store and how the products...

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3 Retail Customer Journey Moments That Matter

3 Retail Customer Journey Moments That Matter

Today’s retail consumer journey resembles an unplanned adventure rather than a direct path. As Bazaarvoice points out, every consumer takes an individualized path to purchase, typically shopping for multiple items at once. Sources of information and influence are more...

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How to Increase Retail Sales in Your Music Store

How to Increase Retail Sales in Your Music Store

Operating a music store can be a challenge if you don't have the right tools to help you manage your inventory. "Inventory control is vital to the survival of your business," says Handshake. "If you don’t have a good handle on your inventory you’ll never have a true...

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How to Choose a Music Retail POS System

How to Choose a Music Retail POS System

What is a point-of-sale system? The primary goal of running a business is to make sales. For ages making that sale has revolved around the cash register. However, today’s business owner needs more than a simple register to complete transactions. Your business needs a...

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