The video below is of CustomMade.com president Mike Salguero’s presentation to an audience at the 2010 Furniture Society conference. His hour long lecture included tips on being ranked higher with Google as well as effective strategies for marketing yourself online.
Michael Salguero, CEO of CustomMade.com Teaches Artisans how to Market Online from CustomMade on [...]
I had the good fortune to have a chat with our own Jim Ayer of J.C. Ayer & Co. Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles. Jim makes some of the most intricate, durable, professional, and most importantly custom jigsaw puzzles around.
Though Jim has made countless puzzles based on famous artwork and photography, a big angle of his business [...]
Some of us are Boston natives, others of us have migrated over to beantown a bit later in life, but one thing remains the same; we love us a great night out at Fenway Park to watch our very own Boston Red Sox. Last night, our good friend Chris was [...]
Our president Mike Salguero sat down with About.com blog writer Abe Abbas for a chat about CustomMade.com and what we can give to our subscribers as well as our consumers. Mike and Abe spoke about the advantage we offer for custom artisans as far as marketing themselves online and [...]
Last night, members of the CustomMade.com team went to the 5 Under 40; “New England Home‘s“. The 5 Under 40 awards spotlight the hottest emerging talent in residential design in New England, including architecture, interiors, furniture, and home-design products and accessories.
Selected by an all-star committee of regional design leaders, 5 Under 40 winners are [...]
Furniture is not the only thing you can have custom made. Custom-made clothing offers superior craftsmanship, style, and comfort at a price that reflects the quality of clothing made especially for you. For men, there are few articles of clothing that make more of a statement than a suit, and if you need to make [...]
My sister Piggy knits. A lot. One might even say she knits compulsively. I blame myself: I taught her to knit when she was trying to give up smoking. Now she chain knits.
Having saturated the family market in personalized scarves, Piggy turned to other projects and finally settled on knitted, felted bags. So she [...]
When my partner Seth and I tell people about the company we are building, they often say, “Custom woodworking – that’s an odd business for two guys from Boston…are you guys woodworkers?” Our answer is, of course, no. We are website marketing guys.
So why are we involved in a company that is the online [...]
When you can’t seem to find the right piece of furniture to fit your space, it’s tempting to try to just do it yourself. But unless you know what you’re doing, the results can be pretty comical.
This is what we came up with when we built a base for a few extra tabletops to [...]
Well, it has been almost a year since we purchased the original CustomMade.com from Ted!
In that past year, we have made a lot of changes, have met many challenges, and have grown closer together as a team and as an organization. Our launch party was a time for Employees, Consultants, Woodworkers, Investors, [...]