The Locals Guide to Shopping in Carolina Beach – Sumthin Beachie

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Carolina Beach is located on Pleasure Island North Carolina, and our beautiful small town is the perfect place to find hidden treasures and where Consignment Shopping is a sport!

Decorating your new Beach house?  Looking for unique nautical themed items? Here is most popular local shop to find upscale furnishings for any home or office.

At Sumthin Beachie you will have a wonderful treasure hunt for beautiful new and consigned items, from large furniture to mirrors and mermaids, to decorate your beach home with.

Visitors are happily surprised by the large, well displayed, selections that offer wonderful and unique items at very reasonable pricing. You will also find locally made jewelry and local crafts and artwork

Sumthin Beachie is owned and managed by Nancy Cappola, who opened the store in 2010 and will happily assist you in finding your perfect item from the Beach.

Say hello to Nancy and tell her what you are looking for and you will be treated to some authentic Southern Hospitality and the best bargains on the Island, a true Locals shopping secret.

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Nancy Cappola

Sumthin Beachie                          sumthinbeachie@portcitymail.com

809 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428              (910) 619-9044

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Carolina Beach Babe is a full service Social Media Marketing Company

Carolina Beach Babe (definition of Babe, Informal Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment) delivers sales experience and a love of the Island with the desire to assist local businesses in delivering a successful marketing effort to increase revenue and customer loyalty , in season and more importantly, off season.

Carolina Beach Babe is owned by Debi DiNatale, a resident of Carolina Beach for nearly 5 years, formerly from Upstate New York and relocated to Cary NC in 1997, purchased a home in Carolina Beach in 2008 and with her husband renovated it, Debi and her husband Tom, moved to the Beach permanently in 2010.

With the experience of hosting vacationing families and knowing their needs, plus  25 years of experience in Business to Business Sales and Marketing in the very competitive markets of computer and telecom sales, this seasoned professional draws from a “hunter” mentality when designing a Social Media campaign for her clients in this unique beach community.

Carolina Beach Babe’s mission is to provide the business owners on the Island a local resource that understands the needs of our beautiful classic beach town that is as friendly and laid back as it is beautiful and relaxing.

Our visitors come for the day, weekend and their family vacations. With the help of Social Media Marketing, Debi helps her customers “get found” on the Internet and increase their off season business as well. A successful Social Media Presence will develop loyal fans, improve sales and grow business partnerships

When a visitor arrives at the Beach, new and returning visitors use their Smart Phone’s and tablets to locate the resources for their vacation needs. Fishing, Kayaking or Surfing and Jeep rentals or to just find a great seafood restaurant- finding resources that they need, they use applications like TripAdvisor to locate local businesses.

If you have not Googled your own business lately, you should.  Monitoring your business presence on the web is critical.  monitoring  information delivered about your company, positive and negative.

Our beach visitors will refer to the advice of other consumers and read the reviews before deciding where to stay and where to eat and where to shop.

A 2012 study revealed that 83 percent of marketers believe that social media is important for their business, and more than nine in ten (92 percent) spend six or more hours online each week maintaining their presence on these channels.

Social media marketing has had a significant impact on many companies success in the marketplace.  Many benefits such as increased sales, increased traffic, and improved search rankings are seen even when a smaller efforts (6hours per week) is integrated. However, the more time spent on a campaign, the more successful that campaign will likely become.

Depend on Carolina Beach Babe for advice, training or a full design and management of your social media effort.

Come to the Beach!

Debi

Debi Beach Profile

debi@carolinabeachbabe.com

The Island Cottage – The Local’s Guide to Shopping at the Beach

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The Island Cottage

1313 Bridge Barrier Road (behind Food Lion)

Carolina Beach NC 28428

910-458-9339 Open 10AM-5:30PM Tuesday thru Saturday Closed Sunday and Monday

Come to Carolina Beach NC, just 15 miles east of Wilmington NC.  Discover this Classic Beach Town that is as friendly and laid back as it is beautiful and relaxing. Come for the day, weekend or your family vacation.

Carolina Beach on Pleasure Island is the perfect place to look for hidden treasures and Thrift Shopping is a sport.

The Island Cottage is a Non-Profit store and has been supported by the local Community for more than 7 years.

Managed by Laurie Taylor,  a native to area and a wealth of local information.  Laurie has lived on the Island her entire life and remembers Hurricane Hazel.

Say Hello to Miss Laurie and tell her what you are looking for and you will be treated to some authentic Southern Hospitality and the best bargains on the Island, a true Locals shopping secret.

You will find the lowest prices here and if you are a thrifty shopper like me, you will be surprised by quality, selection and pricing, so pick up some great clothes for your kids and yourself, a book for the beach and maybe a treasure for your home.

Pricing (the lowest that I have seen, even lower than garage sales)

Clothing is only .60 cents Boutique items and shoes are a little more

Handbags for $1 and Books are .20each and she sells more that 1k a month

Google Map of Pleasure Island    http://g.co/maps/x2m4r

Say Hello to Miss Laurie and she will show you around with true Southern Hospitality

The Island Cottage

Lisa’s Nail’s my favorite Nail Spa in Carolina Beach North Carolina

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Lisa’s Nails

1401 N Lake Park Blvd (next to Food Lion)

Carolina Beach NC 28428

910-458-6800  Monday thru Saturday 9:30AM-7:30PM Sunday 11:00AM to 5:00PM

Come to Carolina Beach NC, just 15 miles east of Wilmington NC.  Discover this Classic Beach Town that is as friendly and laid back as it is beautiful and relaxing. Come for the day, weekend or your family vacation

Welcome to Lisa’s Nails When you arrive at the Beach and pick up a great new pair of sandal’s, you will need a pretty pedicure to go with them to show off your summertime tootsies, time to stop into Lisa’s Nails for a wonderful and fast $25 pedicure!

Kevin Truong and Hellen will have your manicure and pedicure perfect in no time and then it’s off to the Beach!

Bring your friends for a relaxing spa treatment, a little waxing to perfect your beach look and it’s a great way to start your vacation.  Lisa’s Nail’s and Spa is where the Beach Locals go to get their pedicures and manicures for everyday and special occasions too, bring the wine and the whole wedding party. I bring all my house guests and family to Lisa’s for a manicure and pedicure as soon as they arrive on the Island, there is something about the pampering and special attention that washes away your stress and busy life and allows you to Zen and relax.

Mention this blog for a 10% discount on me!

www.lisanailspa.com     Google Map of Pleasure Island    http://g.co/maps/x2m4r