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Ashley Alderson | The Boutique Hub

Why not being YOU is hurting your boutique.

“Authenticity is hella sexy.”   You know those quotes we all download to share again on Instagram and Facebook?  That quote has somehow become my favorite one even though I’ve only used it once. I have no idea why, it’s not like I use the word sexy a whole lot – but I think it’s just a great reminder of what being REAL is all about. When we first get started

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Boutique Business Tips | The Boutique Hub

Perfect Packaging For A Boutique

Increasing Customer Value: Boutique Packaging Creating a memorable customer experience is a process that covers numerous touch points across a period of time.  For brick and mortar boutiques, there are far more opportunities to create a lasting branded customer experience than there are for ecommerce stores. If you’re in ecommerce, creating a deliberate, thoughtful, unboxing experience is one of the most important and direct ways you can either stand out

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12 Months of Holiday Promotions | The Boutique Hub

Boutique Holiday Promotions

Boutique Holiday Promotions for the entire year. Learn how to promote your boutique business all year long. Each year as January rolls around, we get excited about mapping out the year ahead. Everything from the goals, plans and ideas, right down to the plan of action and editorial calendar.   Each new year is a new opportunity to evaluate past performance and layout a fresh marketing perspective. For many businesses, it’s

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Western & Co | The Boutique Hub

5 Hippie-Meets-Cowgirl Closet Staples

Old timers used to say, “There sure seems to be a fine line between a hippie and a cowgirl,” and when it comes to fashion, we wholeheartedly agree. If you end up in Las Vegas for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo this year, you will notice that a few of the cowgirl’s favorite styles have a 1970’s twist. It’s proven that western fashion influences come from just about everywhere, so

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Ultimate WNFR Western Fashion Style Guide | The Boutique Hub

WNFR Ultimate Western Fashion Style Guide

2016 has no doubt been the year of Western Fashion–from Old Gringo’s on the runway, to Lady Gaga’s pink cowboy hat–the legend of the American Cowboy in global fashion is alive and well. What better time than now to bring together the greatest fashion boutiques and brands in one guide for those of you visiting in person (or admiring from afar) western fashion’s biggest 10 days of the year. Creating

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Leather Jacket from Wild Bleu | The Boutique Hub

Closet Staples for Decades – The Leather Jackets Worth Keeping

Each year when you’re cleaning out that closet, there are a handful of staples that no matter the decade will always remain.  No matter your signature style – biker, urban chic or a little more casual, we could argue that one of those staples crossing all fashion boundaries is the leather (or faux) jacket. From bomber to biker to trench, this signature investment piece is back in the biggest of

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The Lace Cactus Boutique | The Boutique Hub

The 19 Year Old That Started a Boutique Empire, The Lace Cactus

It all started in a small booth in Glen Rose, Texas. A 19 year old new mom on a mission to share her creativity with the world on a $3 supply spend, a few cans of paint, a handful of frames and a few garage sale finds. This young lady had some pretty big dreams of one day opening a boutique, but knew she needed to start somewhere to put

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12 Months of Holiday Promotions | The Boutique Hub

Email Marketing For Boutique Owners

List Building Giveaways: How to Double your Email List in Seven Days With social media platforms of all types tightening the algorithm strings on business accounts across the board, giveaways have become a key to break through stagnant reach to connect with fans.  Grow your follower counts and build your email list without aimlessly hitting the boost button. In the first post of our successful Giveaway’s blog post series, we

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Growth Giveaways | The Boutique Hub

Boutique Growth Strategy

Growth Giveaways: How to Increase your Boutique’s Social Followers Tomorrow. This could be your go to boutique growth strategy Cutting through the noise of online shopping options is no easy feat.  With thousands of new e-commerce stores opening daily, it’s no wonder as boutique owners you have to get creative to meet new potential customers and drive traffic back to your store. One of the most cost effective ways to

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Engagement Giveaway | The Boutique Hub

SEO For Boutique Owners

Engagement Giveaways: Maximizing Your Organic Reach Have you been feeling like algorithms have gotten the best of you and you are spinning your wheels with posts that garner 0 reach? You’re not alone, with Instagram’s announced plans for an algorithm change and new updates to Facebook’s ad policy, it seems like finding new ways to gain reach gets more difficult all the time. Let’s go back to some basics shall

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Ashley Alderson | The Boutique Hub

Why not being YOU is hurting your boutique.

“Authenticity is hella sexy.”   You know those quotes we all download to share again on Instagram and Facebook?  That quote has somehow become my favorite one even though I’ve only used it once. I have no idea why, it’s not like I use the word sexy a whole lot – but I think it’s just a great reminder of what being REAL is all about. When we first get started

Read More »
Boutique Business Tips | The Boutique Hub

Perfect Packaging For A Boutique

Increasing Customer Value: Boutique Packaging Creating a memorable customer experience is a process that covers numerous touch points across a period of time.  For brick and mortar boutiques, there are far more opportunities to create a lasting branded customer experience than there are for ecommerce stores. If you’re in ecommerce, creating a deliberate, thoughtful, unboxing experience is one of the most important and direct ways you can either stand out

Read More »
12 Months of Holiday Promotions | The Boutique Hub

Boutique Holiday Promotions

Boutique Holiday Promotions for the entire year. Learn how to promote your boutique business all year long. Each year as January rolls around, we get excited about mapping out the year ahead. Everything from the goals, plans and ideas, right down to the plan of action and editorial calendar.   Each new year is a new opportunity to evaluate past performance and layout a fresh marketing perspective. For many businesses, it’s

Read More »
Western & Co | The Boutique Hub

5 Hippie-Meets-Cowgirl Closet Staples

Old timers used to say, “There sure seems to be a fine line between a hippie and a cowgirl,” and when it comes to fashion, we wholeheartedly agree. If you end up in Las Vegas for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo this year, you will notice that a few of the cowgirl’s favorite styles have a 1970’s twist. It’s proven that western fashion influences come from just about everywhere, so

Read More »
Ultimate WNFR Western Fashion Style Guide | The Boutique Hub

WNFR Ultimate Western Fashion Style Guide

2016 has no doubt been the year of Western Fashion–from Old Gringo’s on the runway, to Lady Gaga’s pink cowboy hat–the legend of the American Cowboy in global fashion is alive and well. What better time than now to bring together the greatest fashion boutiques and brands in one guide for those of you visiting in person (or admiring from afar) western fashion’s biggest 10 days of the year. Creating

Read More »
Leather Jacket from Wild Bleu | The Boutique Hub

Closet Staples for Decades – The Leather Jackets Worth Keeping

Each year when you’re cleaning out that closet, there are a handful of staples that no matter the decade will always remain.  No matter your signature style – biker, urban chic or a little more casual, we could argue that one of those staples crossing all fashion boundaries is the leather (or faux) jacket. From bomber to biker to trench, this signature investment piece is back in the biggest of

Read More »
The Lace Cactus Boutique | The Boutique Hub

The 19 Year Old That Started a Boutique Empire, The Lace Cactus

It all started in a small booth in Glen Rose, Texas. A 19 year old new mom on a mission to share her creativity with the world on a $3 supply spend, a few cans of paint, a handful of frames and a few garage sale finds. This young lady had some pretty big dreams of one day opening a boutique, but knew she needed to start somewhere to put

Read More »
12 Months of Holiday Promotions | The Boutique Hub

Email Marketing For Boutique Owners

List Building Giveaways: How to Double your Email List in Seven Days With social media platforms of all types tightening the algorithm strings on business accounts across the board, giveaways have become a key to break through stagnant reach to connect with fans.  Grow your follower counts and build your email list without aimlessly hitting the boost button. In the first post of our successful Giveaway’s blog post series, we

Read More »
Growth Giveaways | The Boutique Hub

Boutique Growth Strategy

Growth Giveaways: How to Increase your Boutique’s Social Followers Tomorrow. This could be your go to boutique growth strategy Cutting through the noise of online shopping options is no easy feat.  With thousands of new e-commerce stores opening daily, it’s no wonder as boutique owners you have to get creative to meet new potential customers and drive traffic back to your store. One of the most cost effective ways to

Read More »
Engagement Giveaway | The Boutique Hub

SEO For Boutique Owners

Engagement Giveaways: Maximizing Your Organic Reach Have you been feeling like algorithms have gotten the best of you and you are spinning your wheels with posts that garner 0 reach? You’re not alone, with Instagram’s announced plans for an algorithm change and new updates to Facebook’s ad policy, it seems like finding new ways to gain reach gets more difficult all the time. Let’s go back to some basics shall

Read More »
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