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gift cards now available | ron beck designs

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I’m pleased to announce that we now have gift cards available here at ron beck designs.

There are several different preset amounts to choose from. To visit the store click here.

how it works:

you enter the recipients name, a valid email address and your own personal message just before “adding to cart”!

  • once you have purchased the gift card, the recipient (the email address you provided) will receive an email notifying them of the gift card you sent them; see example.
  • the unique gift card ID# and expiration date will be included in their email.
  • the gift card is valid for one year from the original date of purchase.
  • if you want more than one gift card (same dollar amount) you can purchase additional gift cards prior to the payment page by increasing the quantity within your order.
  • you, the sender, will also receive a confirmation email of your gift card purchase.
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faux aquarium plant or reptile plant: protea white

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plastic aquarium plants protea white pap parp056 | ron beck designs

plastic aquarium plants: protea plot | plastic aquarium plant, approx. 10.5″ high. Weighted (w/natural river rock) plastic base; included.
Product #: parp056
Price: $10.99
Condition: new
Animals & Pet Supplies > Pet Supplies > Fish Supplies > Aquarium Decor > Artificial Aquarium Plants
Intended For: fresh water aquarium.
Caution: Never use soap’s or detergent’s to clean you artificial plants. What they leave behind, can be toxic to your pets.
Instructions: Rinse in warm water before use. Place in the habitat enclosure and cover the plant base with your substrate.
Design Tip: Make the view angle pleasant and natural by putting taller plants towards the back and shorter plants up front.


* This design is featured here for purchase and is simultaneously available at the ebay & etsy shops as well. In the rare chance that it is “sold” at the same time from two different shops, ownership goes to the first to pay (based on date / time of payment); the other customer will receive a full refund (PayPal) within 3 business days.

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aquarium plant or reptile terrarium plant design: bamboo leaves

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plastic aquarium or reptile plant design: bamboo leaves

pap0188 | ron beck designs.


 

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ron beck designs, online, celebrates its first year!

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 ronbeckdesigns.com passed the one year mark on July 23, 2013. Over all, it was a really good year. My definition of “really good” is likely to be very different if compared to others.

cropped-ron-beck-designs-white-628-628.jpgSince the site launched (7-23-2012) near the end of the 3rd retail quarter, it was too late to prepare and market my designs & the store effectively for 4th quarter holiday sales. Holiday sales on eBay were consistent to years past. What I had to sell, as far as selection is concerned, was minimal. My time and attention was directed at developing our social network sites and the web site awareness.

For the past 12 months I have spent 30 hours a week maintaining my part time job and another 30, each week, on building my brand identity online.

The first year was spent, developing my brand identity. It’s a pleasure to say the brand has been well received and is “socially” contagious! I share my designs and the visuals that inspire me. Originally, there were over 10 different social & online places that I posted to, 7 days a week. Six months into the first year, I took a good look at the time spent on each and decided to focus on the 4 strongest: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Tumblr. Total posts for the year, collectively, were 20,007.

As for the web site, there was a significant amount of traffic yet it didn’t generate any revenue. Sales on eBay remained consistent. I would attribute the lack of revenue from the web site to the following: poorly marketed, a new online business(unfamiliar/trust), a crappy free eCommerce plug in (retail store program) and too little time spent managing it.

One year socially and I’m so fortunate to have this following, so quickly:

facebook | 62 followers

pinterest | 3161

tumblr | 794

twitter | 24 followers

4041 people “noticed” something. 

web site | 1587 visits!

I now stand ready to spend the next twelve months, marketing the site and generating revenue from the store.

Thank you all for your continued support.

I’m doing what I love to do! cheers – ron beck