Social Media

Watch: Insights, Tips and Tricks to Make the Most of TikTok

February 18, 2021
National Jeweler asked a lapidary, retailer and social media expert what users should know as they dive into the video platform.

Creative Connecting: Recruiting and Job Hunting on Social Media

February 16, 2021
Need to find top talent, or looking for a new opportunity for yourself? Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams outline best practices for doing so on social media.

Internet Gobbles Up Cookie Monster Geode

January 27, 2021
People are going wild for the rock, with some buyers offering a lot of dough for it.

Jewelers of America Is Launching a Digital Academy

January 27, 2021
The trade association is expanding its webinar series with a host of technology-focused sessions over the next three months.

Creative Connecting: How to Use Pinterest Properly

January 19, 2021
Image searches are on the rise, making the already popular platform even more important for jewelers.

A New Website Showcases Italian Jewelry Trends, History and News

January 4, 2021
The Italian Trade Agency’s virtual hub is all about jewels “Made in Italy.”

Top Social Selling Tips: A 2020 Year-End Review

December 15, 2020
Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams are making a list of the best advice from this year’s Creative Connecting columns.

Watch: Three American Lapidaries Talk Trends and Today’s Market

December 11, 2020
Derek Katzenbach, Jeff Hapeman and Nolan Sponsler discuss what sets them apart, how social media has changed the game and sourcing during the pandemic.

These 3 Companies Want to Help the Trade Be ‘Ethical in Action’

November 30, 2020
The initiative’s inaugural project is a design challenge culminating in an auction to benefit three organizations focused on justice and equity in the industry.

Watch: Communicating in Times of Crisis

November 23, 2020
Two leading fine jewelry publicists weigh in on how to speak with customers during a global health crisis, and in times of social and political turmoil.

Watch: A Webinar on Hosting Virtual Events

November 20, 2020
National Jeweler chats with two experts about how jewelers and designers can best connect with clients during the season ahead.

The World Is Listening

November 18, 2020
Today’s consumer wants to shop with companies that share their values, and they aren’t afraid to call out those that stay silent on matters of social injustice and inequity.

Selling on Instagram: A Q&A with Industry Expert Katerina Perez

November 17, 2020
In this special installment of Creative Connecting, the influencer talks about why specificity and patience are important, and what consumers want when they shop on social media.

Watch: How a New Generation Buys and Sells Antique Jewelry on Instagram

October 30, 2020
The Moonstoned’s Elizabeth Potts and Fare Well Fine Jewelry’s Mia Graffam share their tips and tricks to selling vintage jewelry online and on social media.

2 Major Organizations Want to See What’s on Your Wish List

October 19, 2020
Jewelers of America and the American Gem Society are coming together to launch a consumer-facing campaign this holiday season called “My Jewelry Wish List.”

New Yelp Alert Labels Businesses Accused of Racist Behavior

October 16, 2020
The consumer alert also includes links to news articles where applicable.

Here’s How A Thousand Facets Is Encouraging People to Vote

October 14, 2020
The blogger and jewelry designer advocate is holding a giveaway for those who can prove they’ve voted in the upcoming November election.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

September 25, 2020
A penultimate tender for pink diamonds, a big find in Arkansas, rounding up the best looks at the Primetime Emmys, and more.

Creative Connecting: Social Media Ethics in a Highly Charged World

September 22, 2020
Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams share advice on navigating politics, negative reviews and online trolling in these difficult and volatile times.

National Jeweler Is Expanding ‘My Next Question’

August 26, 2020
The webinar series will return in September with episodes hosted by all four National Jeweler editors.
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