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Make 5 Contacts Per Day to Win Holiday Sales Now |  December 03, 2020 (0 comments)


Green Bay, WI--This year is different.  There, the obvious has been stated. 

So now independent jewelers have an opportunity to capitalize on a major development over the past year, RELATIONSHIPS.  People are buying more real Christmas trees than ever before to compensate for Covid blues.  They haven’t taken their $10,000 vacations. They’ve been forced to work on relationships more now than ever.  So we should be growing our relationships with them as well. Definitely keep doing your advertising, but add one very important element, 5 contacts per day.

This morning I received a text from a jeweler. “Hi Jimmy this is Kenzie with Feldstein’s. Christmas is coming up. If you want to get something for Sharon, I’m here to help! Maybe a matching bracelet or necklace to the earrings you gave her last year.”

WOW! Now do you think that was a neat little text?  A typical guy like me would view this as an opportunity to get something checked off my list and by a professional with a fashion sense that knows exactly what Sharon is wearing.  I have to believe a very high percentage of these texts are going to end in sales for Feldstein’s. 

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All you need to do is get your team to commit to 5 contacts per day.  These can be emails, texts, good old fashioned hand written notes or direct messages.  Yes we will be busy with who is coming through the door today.  But if we eak out 5 contacts per day per person, we could really make an impact on December sales beginning immediately.  

You can enjoy 10 minute sales training videos through  These are weekly training videos to keep your team engaged and growing all throughout the year.

James (Jimmy) DeGroot is a professional jewelry sales and operations trainer from the jeweler’s side of the counter.  Having been in management and the jewelry business for over 20 years, Jimmy trains jewelers nationwide via the website  Jimmy is an AGS titleholder and specializes in training relevant and timely methods for jewelry teams. Contact Jimmy at or call 920-492-1191.

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