Are you a creative and ready to share your products with the world? This workshop explores the basics of starting and running an online Etsy shop, including pricing, basic accounting, product photography, marketing, and best practices. The workshop is open to anyone, yet best serves those that are new to eCommerce and the Etsy marketplace. Learn from an expert how to use Etsy’s online platform to sell your creative work.
Yolanda, a Detroit native and mom of two, is the owner of The D. The Jewelry, with dual degrees in Industrial and Jewelry Design, and has been selling her jewelry on Etsy since 2009. She has been creating jewelry for over 18 years, and in the last 10 years, her designs have been Detroit-centric, in celebration. Yolanda is a Build Institute graduate, and facilitates business plan courses as well as Etsy Entrepreneurship at Build, and is passionate about youth entrepreneurship. She also sits on the board at the James and Grace Lee Boggs School.Register Here!
Want to turn your passion for writing into a full-time career? Learn about the field from a diverse group of professionals, including a journalist, technical writer, role-playing game writer, political writer, marketing writer, and business writer. The presenters will give a round of lightning talks and field questions from the audience. After the event, they’ll be available to talk one-on-one.
Snacks and beverages will be served!
Coaching sessions at: 10am, 11am, 12pm
Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.
Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.
Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.
This program was made possible by a faculty grant from the WCC Foundation.Register Here!
Donald R. Grimes, Director, Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics and Research Professor, Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy, University of Michigan
Gabriel M. Ehrlich, Associate Director of Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics, University of Michigan
University of Michigan economists Gabriel Ehrlich and Donald Grimes will present the results of the Economic Outlook for Washtenaw County. This annual information-packed report gives you the data you need to make important decisions for your business
Fee: $55 for WEC members, $77.50 for non-members
For more information please visit: http://wec.wccnet.edu/upcoming-events/
Walk in and talk to a business librarian to learn how to use the library’s databases to access all this information and more.
No registration necessary, just walk in!
This workshop will take place during WCC’s Free College Day
This FREE workshop provides hands-on research instruction to help you answer questions such as:
- What are the current trends and future growth estimates for my industry?
- Who is my competition?
- What are the current openings in the market?
- Who are my customers?
- What are the demographic and psychographic characteristics of my target market?
- Where are my customers located?