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I work with small retailers and brands to create merchandising strategies for e-commerce growth

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Retail and E-Commerce Services

My consulting services are focused on small retailers and brands to help them create a clear, actionable strategy to grow their business in a manageable and profitable way. My 1:1 courses are designed to help empower business owners to implement their own custom strategy so that they do not have to hire a pricey third-party agency that.

I know from first-hand experience working with hundreds of small retailers and brands that you can do this on your own! With the right direction and a clear strategy, you can save thousands of dollars a month and see amazing results.

With that being said, commitment and time is needed to make these programs succeed. Each course is designed to educate the business owner by identifying core problem areas, creating metrics to grow to, and establishing processes to implement the changes needed. With the processes I have created you should be able to implement these strategies in less than 4 hours a week.

You can accomplish so much in an hour.! Ahead of the call we will determine what area of your business you would like to focus on and we will spend every minute of that hour working through your business problem.

This is perfect for small business owners who are interested in working on a on-off issue related to retail merchandising or digital merchandising, Or for people considering the full retail merchandising or e-commerce strategy programs but would like to sample my work before fully committing.

Examples of hourly consulting work I have done includes:  Google Analytics review, in-depth monthly business review, website audit for technical and SEO issues, inventory margin mix, and reviewing class-level pricing strategies.

9 programs designed from 17 years of experience in retail merchandising. You can choose the full program which runs for 12 weeks, or select an individual program if you want to hone down on just one skillset. These programs are perfect for retailers or brands that are looking to improve inventory assortment, better manage their cash flow, develop a profitable pricing strategy and find new assortment to grow their revenue. 

E-Commerce SEO Services- various prices

You want to drive more traffic to your website but can't afford a hefty monthly retainer fee from an agency, or to hire your own digital marketing assistant. Created to drive organic SEO traffic, these 9 courses can be taken together or independently. Learn what SEO is, how to implement it on your website, and how to use digital merchandising techniques to convert traffic to sales.

Do you feel like you can take your business to the next level but don't know how?

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What My Clients Say

"Amanda has been an absolute pleasure to work with and has already helped our business grow with online visibility and sales opportunities. As a visual learner, I absolutely love that she organizes all our data and projections into visual charts and images as well as text. She's always eager to explain anything we don't quite understand, too. We thought we knew what we were doing and that we could expand our online business by ourselves but we've been blown away by Amanda's breadth of knowledge and ability to describe the details of her strategies and why they work. Her positive attitude, easy communication, organization, and professional expertise helped calm our feelings of overwhelm as small business owners trying to make it to the "next level". We're only one month in and are already seeing some amazing results!!!"

You're In Good Company...

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Hi! I'm Amanda Dinan. I've spent the last 15+ years working for corporate retailers and brands in Buying, Merchandising, and Digital Strategy positions. Call me crazy, but I love the ever-changing, fast-paced environment that retail provides. Let's just say I was hooked from day 1.

In my past roles with retailers like Ross and Amazon, I worked with hundreds of vendors and managed millions of dollars. In order to effectively grow my business, I had to learn how to quickly identify top opportunities and manageable ways to implement them. Even with a business generating over $100M in revenue a year, I was still a team of one.

Creating strategies became my superpower. I love digging into the data and finding solutions to a problem, and I hate wasting time. My programs were designed with a small business owner in mind- someone who has the drive to grow their business but lacks the time and resources to put a strategy into place.

 Oh, and it shouldn't break the bank to find a teammate that can help you grow. Instead of pitching high monthly retainer fees like most consultants, we will work together for 6-12 weeks and you will leave the program with clear direction, actionable tactics, and automated reports and processes to continue to make change.

As a small business owner myself, I understand how important community is. I would love to help you build your dream.

I reside in beautiful Asheville, NC and am available for in-person meetings in WNC, Asheville, and Greenville. For those outside of the area I work with businesses all over the US and Canada virtually. Let's chat! I would love to know more about your business challenges and see how I may be able to help.

My Philosophy & Process

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My top priority is to educate small business owners to become experts on their business

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Drawing from my 17 years of experience in the retail industry and my extensive work with hundreds of small businesses, I offer valuable insights tailored to your unique business. No copy and paste strategy here- everything is made custom for you

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At the end of our time together, you as the business owner will be empowered to make quicker, better decisions for your business, and continue to execute the strategies we put in place for less than two hours a week

1:1 Expert Retail Training Programs

Small Business Owner

My retail strategy package is a comprehensive 6-week program that will help you increase traffic, boost sales, and improve profitability for e-commerce and retail stores.

I offer a four week program to create a complete SEO strategy for your business. Learn about SEO, complete a competitive analysis, identify top keywords to target and implement merchandising techniques to draw more traffic and higher conversion on your website.

Need more flexibility? I offer hourly coaching and consulting to help get you started.

Affordable Consulting Services

Because small business owners deserve high-quality services that they can afford.

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Contact Me

In-person consulting in Asheville, NC and WNC.

Virtually throughout the US and Canada  |  Tel: 513-254-4820

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