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The Necessity Of Social Media

from an interior design perspective

CJ Dellatore Social Media Icons

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It’s no secret that I’ve been consulting with designers and showrooms in the interest of helping them craft effective content marketing, and social media strategies.

So when a potential new client (who has up until now refused to join the crowd on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram) asked me 2 weeks ago to help her understand why she needed to engage, I answered her question with a question in return: Do you want to advance your interior design business?

She of course said yes.  Here’s a synopsis of what I said next.

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At The Newsstand

5 interiors, 5 products, 15 resources

At The Newstand………………………………….

Welcome to my new monthly post, on what’s caught my eye in the magazines.  For years I have scoured through as many magazines as I was able, looking for inspiring interiors, great products, and whatever else garnered my attention.  Starting this month, I will take a look at what I think is noteworthy, and pass it on to you.  I will be looking for new and innovative decorative products, along with some of my favorite furnishings.   With each piece that I identify, I will provide three valuable resources.

My goal is to help you locate these ‘featured’ items and shorten the search for them.  So let’s delve into this new post together and see what I have come up with.

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Shifting Sands

interior design, the American economy, and Newell Turner

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As reported in an article in Friday’s New York Times, the unemployment rate has fallen below 8% – the lowest it’s been in the Obama presidency.  It’s just the latest in a string of economic reports showing a turn upward.  Is the ‘Great Recession’ finally over?  And will the interior design industry ever be the same?

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