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Kristin Sprague

A Good Egg - five ingredients for a winning promotional email

If only sending promotional emails was as easy as making an omelet. Sometimes the subject line isn’t right. Sometimes the image gets skipped over. But don’t despair, not all chefs get it right the first time. And having the right recip... More

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Kristin Sprague is the Digital Publisher at Progressive Business Media. Her role is to be forward thinking in the digital progression of their clients as well as their publications (Furniture Today, Casual Living, Gifts and Decorative Accessories, Kids Today, Home Accents Today, Home & Textiles Today). An early adaptor to digital marketing, Sprague is committed to educate and inspire by sharing simplified and successful practices on trends across the entire digital marketing landscape through this blog.
Kiersten Hathcock

The Law of Giving and Receiving

When I started Mod Mom eight years ago, I wasn’t thinking about creating a business model that incorporates giving back on a daily operational basis. In hindsight, I should have been. I’d always admired Tom’s Shoes brilliant way... More

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Kiersten Hathcock is founder and CEO of Mod Mom Furniture. Kiersten has a background in marketing, having previously served in the marketing department at A&E and The History Channel. After leaving that role in 2003 to spend more time with her children, she taught herself to build furniture after being unable to find modern-style toy boxes, and Mod Mom Furniture was born. In 2011, she was featured on the ABC show "Shark Tank," which offers entrepreneurs a chance to receive funding deals for their burgeoning businesses. Kiersten also is the founder of The Little Light Project, a nonprofit that offers support to highly sensitive/intuitive children, child sex abuse survivors and grieving parents.

She can be found at www.modmomfurniture.com and www.littlelightproject.org.

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What's in Store

As editor of this magazine, and as a new mom, I’ve been in quite a few baby and children’s stores in the past couple of years. I’ve often been struck — both in good ways and bad — by how retailers choose to merchandis... More

About This Blog

Notes from the Editor is an occasional commentary on news, people, products and trends in the infant and youth furniture and accessories industry.