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Point #69: Marketing and Sales Through Display

By the Maya Jewelry team Gone are the days of horn spirals being our only alternative jewelry option! As our industry continues to embrace an educated stance on high-quality jewelry, owners—and their employees—are raising the bar not only for the […]

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Raelyn (right) and her partner, Babs

Point #69: In Memorium – Raelyn Gallina

By James Weber On September 6, 2014, the body modification industry lost one of its pioneers. After a long battle with cancer, Raelyn Gallina passed away. In

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Point #69: Informed Consent and the Body Modification Industry

By Kendra Jane Authors note: During research for this brief piece it became apparent that is not a topic that one can do justice to in

Presenters and performers preparing for the voyage to LBP 2014

Point #69: President’s Corner

By Brian Skellie Some of the most fundamental ideas about piercing are those that are most intriguing and still relevant to question. What materials are available

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Point #69: In the Office

By Caitlin McDiarmid There is a lot to report since our 2014 Conference has ended. Over the last few months, the Conference Committee has convened multiple

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Point #69: From the Editor

By Kimberly Zapata It is with a mix of emotions that I write this From the Editor column, as it will be my last. After months

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Point #63: Making Piercing Viral – Social Media Dos & Don’ts

By Julie Taylor and April Berardi, with support from the Outreach Committee

To find out how piercers can use social media effectively,

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Point #62: Making Safe Piercing Viral — Part Three

By Julie Taylor and April Berardi, with support from the Outreach Committee To find out how piercers can use social media effectively, we

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Point #62: The APP Brochures Overview Article Three : What They Are and How to Use Them

By Julie Taylor, April Berardi, and Lou Quino The informational brochures available through the Association of Professional Piercers can be used

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Point #61: Making Safe Piercing Viral – Part Two

By April Berardi and Julie Taylor, with support from the Outreach Committee Most piercers spend a portion of their day monitoring and updating their social media accounts. In issue

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