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Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-27-2005, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By gemanda
Agree with Ally here. It seems that the...

Agree with Ally here.

It seems that the "typical" profit margin on a drop ship is 20-25%. Whether that's just what the retailer pays outright (75% of retail to the manufacturer) or if it's...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-23-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By gemanda
Yup, I do it! Honestly, most of the job...

Yup, I do it!

Honestly, most of the job openings out there are scams. There are some good ones on WAHM.com, but they're pretty competitive from what I understand.

For me, I've networked like...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-09-2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,973
Posted By gemanda
Quote: Originally Posted by NathansMommy ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by NathansMommy
There are some things X-Cart does not have that I think it should, for example, multiple currencies, which it can have, but when the product is actually...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-08-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By gemanda
Honestly, it's not that unusual for a wholesaler...

Honestly, it's not that unusual for a wholesaler to change the prices. Increase in costs is usually cited as the biggest reason - for you, that's the cost of your time and effort! Definitely a valid...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-07-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By gemanda
It's definitely something that I would love to...

It's definitely something that I would love to do someday...but to do it the way I want to (and it sounds similar to yours) is currently cost-prohibitive. And, unfortunately, I haven't found a bank...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-04-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,973
Posted By gemanda
Quote: Originally Posted by Moonbucket I'm...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Moonbucket
I'm glad to hear they made improvements with X-Cart. Part of my beef was with how it was written and how deep into the php includes you had to dig to change...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-03-2005, 12:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,973
Posted By gemanda
I will have to beg to differ on...

I will have to beg to differ on X-Cart...personally, I love it. It's been wonderful for us, and the 4.0.x version that's out yet is apparently a HUGE improvement over what was previously out there....
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-02-2005, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By gemanda
Many, if not most, people do not register...

Many, if not most, people do not register copyrights, so the above websites may or may not help.

If it's a photograph or piece of text, I would personally assume it has a copyright and contact...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-31-2005, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By gemanda
Wow, ok, that made no sense...sorry, lack of...

Wow, ok, that made no sense...sorry, lack of sleep is showing! That's what happens when you pull several all-nighters for a project...

If you're going to email them/add them to your list, you...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-31-2005, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By gemanda
In the US, you have to let them know that you...

In the US, you have to let them know that you will do so whenever you do so and give them a way to opt out.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-13-2005, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By gemanda
Quote: Originally Posted by Ceili Have you...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ceili
Have you considered the northshore? It's a bit of a commute if your kids are in school in the city, but property values out here (Slidell) are more reasonable and...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-09-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By gemanda
I *adore* working with Ashley at...

I *adore* working with Ashley at www.simply-baby.com (http://www.simply-baby.com) and have setup some of my web design customers there as well with absolutely no problems.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-29-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By gemanda
Thanks for the help, ladies! We really need all...

Thanks for the help, ladies! We really need all we can get!

We'll probably be moving in July. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-29-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By gemanda
Oh, and we haven't narrowed it down further than...

Oh, and we haven't narrowed it down further than the West Bank...looking at houses online, lots of Harvey and Terrytown, but we really won't know what "feels" right until we get down there.

I...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-29-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By gemanda
Well, we're looking to be in something of a...

Well, we're looking to be in something of a suburban setting...that's what we're most used to and most comfortable with. The West Bank seemed to be the closest we could find....
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-28-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By gemanda
I had one that didn't get delivered in the 4...

I had one that didn't get delivered in the 4 months before I sold my store, despite 3 promises of shipping. The new owner still doesn't have them, and it's almost 4 more months at this point. And...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-28-2005, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By gemanda
Well, we just found out that DH is being...

Well, we just found out that DH is being transferred to New Orleans. We're excited, but we know NOTHING about the city. I went to visit once, but it was only a few days and the person I was visiting...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-28-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By gemanda
On a retail/wholesale basis, it kinda depends on...

On a retail/wholesale basis, it kinda depends on the brand.

Some brands are known for being great newborn dipes, so they sell like crazy in the small sizes.

But for the most part, Medium is...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-28-2005, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By gemanda
Should it be the same? Most definitely. Is it...

Should it be the same? Most definitely. Is it always? Nope...I've had both wonderful and horrific times working with other WAHMs on a wholesale basis.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-23-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By gemanda
Also, check different pages for your store. ...

Also, check different pages for your store.

Like when I checked www.granolathreads.com/index.html (http://www.granolathreads.com/index.html) (which comes up bad), you're a 3/10.

After I went...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-14-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,180
Posted By gemanda
Quote: Originally Posted by TurtleMom ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TurtleMom
Wondering if anyone out there has an opinion of any other websites for freelance work, e.g. eLance? I'm wondering how well these things work.

I'm on...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-11-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By gemanda
Ugh...the T word...yuck!

Ugh...the T word...yuck!
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-04-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By gemanda
Quote: Originally Posted by RomansMamma And...

Quote:
Originally Posted by RomansMamma
And if there is a limit to her generosity/return policy, she needs to state that she will only return x amount of times a year per person. However, thta...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-03-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By gemanda
Ok...here's my take... I've never been icy...

Ok...here's my take...

I've never been icy with a customer who wanted to return something in line with the posted return policy. Is it a PITA? Yes, but that's their perogative. If you don't like...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-03-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By gemanda
Quote: Originally Posted by didelphus So I'm...

Quote:
Originally Posted by didelphus
So I'm curious...WAHM's do people try to get you to take back used stuff? Is is a problem or are the policies listed a "just in case" factor?

I don't make...
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