Posts tagged Alpaca Industry

Cottage Industry Alpaca Breeders Association

The Straw that Broke the Camelid’s Back by Val Newell of The Green Alpaca It was a rather simple day, daily chores, and a visit to a friend’s alpaca farm, all carefully planned.  On the ride to the farm, in the quietness, I thought about the emails I had been receiving in my inbox… with [...]

It’s A Green Christmas for Alpacas

The Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA) is giving alpaca breeders something to celebrate this holiday season! Through AOBA’s public relations efforts, a press release was distributed to the media highlighting alpacas as a green business. As a result, Alpacas are being featured as the perfect green livestock on a syndicated television special called “It’s [...]

Customer Service – The 80%-20% Rule

This post contributed by Monica Klein from A Suri Farm. I have a brother (actually, I have four brothers) who has this goofy hypothesis he calls the “80:20 Rule.”  I’m beginning to learn that my brother, John, may not be so far off base in his thinking.  His rule says that in the world of [...]

3 Qualities Successful Breeders Share

People who are successful selling alpacas work long hours. It takes time and energy to make sales. Often they don’t notice that they are working so hard because they enjoy what they are doing. 3 things that successful alpaca breeders have in common: They are Passionate about Alpacas, Deeply connected with the Alpaca Industry They [...]

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