Quinn's Mercantile Blog

Quinn's Mercantile Blog

5 Small Business Marketing Hacks that Won’t Break the Bank

Posted by Kristen Swann on

I’ve spent the majority of my career working at non-profits, and I’ve come to realize there are a lot of similarities when it comes to small business marketing.  As a small business owner, you are passionate about what you do, but there never seems to be enough time or money to do everything you want. Hiring an outside agency can be difficult because of the cost and the fact that they aren’t in your business every day, but you also want to look professional and marketing isn’t the main focus of your business. So, here are a few tips to...

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Marcy Jams! Our Favorite Recipes

Posted by Kristen Swann on

Marcy Jams! Jam is one of our best-selling items, and it’s not hard to see why. Marcy uses only fresh ingredients, many of which are locally sourced.  Tracy and I recently hung out with our friend and customer Marcie Rainey to try out some of our favorite recipes using the jams.  We hope you enjoy! Thumbprint Cookies Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks), softened 2/3 cup sugar, plus more for rolling 1 large egg 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped from pod, or 1/8 teaspoon vanilla...

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Thrifty Tips with Emily and Briley

Posted by Kristen Swann on

Decorating a house on a budget can be tough, but you can still design a beautiful space by mixing and matching thrifted items with boutique and vintage pieces. This is also a great way to create character in a space.  We went shopping with one of our favorite Murfreesboro thrifters, Emily, and our shop manager, Briley, to look for some thrift store finds that would style perfectly with some of our favorite spring pieces at Quinn’s Mercantile. Emily and Briley, who is also an avid thrifter, offered some advice before we took a trip to the Murfreesboro Goodwill store on...

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Chatting with Lacey Garrett of Garage Barre

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We recently caught up with Garage Barre co-founder Lacey Garrett in her downtown Murfreesboro home.  Lacey’s business is on the square and she is a supporter of all things local!

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Style Your New Home in Five Easy Steps | Quinn's Mercantile

Posted by Kristen Swann on

Moving into a new house is always so exciting.  You spend hours on Pinterest scrolling for the perfect look to make your house your own.  But then you move in, and the task of making your home warm and inviting seems daunting, so we’re sharing some easy tips to quickly stage your new home.

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