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SSIA Article Index

Click on the links below  to review articles prepared by SSIA members. To submit articles to SSIA, send them to

Business Guides

Holiday Preparation

How Can Your Customers Find You?

How Successful is Your Business?

Are You Thinking of Opening a Shoe Repair Shop?

Closed on Mondays

Customer Service

What Does Your Business Card Say About Your Shop?


How-To Articles

What Kind of Extra Sales Do You Get From Your Customers?

An Easy Way to Remove Dowel Pins

Changing Ladies Heels without Nails

Converting Laced Up Shoes to Velcro Straps

Shortening Red Wing Works


Silver Cup Awards

History of the Silver Cup Awards

Profile: Larry Schupbach - 2003 Grand Silver Cup Winner

Profile: Jim McFarland - 2002 Grand Silver Cup Winner

Profile: Robert DiRinaldo - 1987 Grand Silver Cup Winner

Judging the 2008 Silver Cup Contest


SSIA Events

SSIA Elects New President, Board Members

Baltimore Convention a Success

What Would You Like to Learn?

Exhibitor Offerings in Los Angeles

Looking Back on SSIA's 104th Annual Convention

Exhibitors for SSIA's 2008 Convention



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