My biggest weakness is patience

By TheOnePitch | February 8, 2020

My biggest weakness is patience. What is yours? My mind races all day long, I hear something or someone and my mind goes into Marketing mode and wanting to share the thought right away. But social media such as Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram have these “best time to post” algorithm and they tell you to wait …

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It’s Trade Show season! Are you exhibiting? If so, where?

By TheOnePitch | February 7, 2020

We love trade shows. In fact, this frame I’m holding was THE only thing we brought plus samples of Hang-O-Matic of course. We were very selective who we gave one too because we were only able to afford 25 samples back in 2014. Buyers were very responsive & many understood if they couldn’t get one. …

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Why we removed Hang-O-Matic from Ace Hardware Stores

By TheOnePitch | July 10, 2019

It was a hard decision to walk away from such a HUGE retailer. Man oh man but sometimes you have to do the math and see if it makes business sense. Especially if you’re a very small business witch only has 1 product which only retailers for $14.99. Ace Hardware Corp has some requirements, for …

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QVC cancels Hang-O-Matic airtime and keeps $30,000

By TheOnePitch | July 10, 2019

Shocking right, so were we. We met QVC at the Housewares Trade show back in 2014 and the head buyer didn’t feel that Hang-O-Matic would sell well on QVC because of a previous hanging product. The other product they had was a 24 inch ruler that did not collapse down and didn’t go past 24 …

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How to talk to Retail Buyers

By TheOnePitch | April 5, 2018

When we created a finished product, we were so excited to start selling it. We didn’t care if it was sold to a small independent “mom & pop” shop or to a large national retail chain. We knew that selling to retail stores is going to be hard and we had to learn how to …

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Ten Steps into Retail Stores

By TheOnePitch | April 4, 2018

Step 1 – Anyone can get their product into retail stores. You just need to have a good product with attractive packaging that appeals to most people. If you can convince the buyer what problem you’re product solves and how they can profit from it then you shouldn’t have a problem getting your product on …

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How to sell into Ace Hardware

By TheOnePitch | April 1, 2018

Welcome to The Pitch To Get Rich where we share how to get your products into retail stores. Ace Hardware was THE first store that we were able to pitch and quickly get a PO (Purchase Order) which is the reason we wanted to share and teach you how you can get your product into …

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How we got Hang-O-Matic into all The Home Depot Stores

By TheOnePitch | March 31, 2018

It feels like yesterday when Jared and I were at the Housewares Trade Show in Chicago, IL. I was running down the aisle in four-inch heels, running after a buyer who was wearing a Home Depot name badge. I couldn’t let him see me chasing him down the aisle, but thought this was my only …

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Seven steps into getting product into Walmart!

By TheOnePitch | December 21, 2017

Meet w/your local store managers Get contact names and store number(s) Register with Walmart Get Score from Duns & Bradstreet Register with 1 World Sync Go back to store and get electronic PO Go to buying day in June if and only product made in USA You can apply online, please use Chrome when applying …

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How to sell and create a successful Sales Pitch

By TheOnePitch | December 17, 2017

Technically, my sales career began when I was a 14-year-old girl selling candy door-to-door in Brooklyn, New York.  When a homeowner opened the door, I went into my pitch: “Hi, I’m Karina and I’m with Good Kids of America, a non-profit organization that helps blind kids. I’m selling a box of chocolates for $20. I …

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