Makers to the Digital Marketplace – Effectively Selling Your Goods Online

When: Monday, May 14 | Monday, May 21 | Monday, June 4

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Where: Citizen's Library | 55 S. College St. Washington, PA 15301

This 3-part lunch and learn series is brought to you by the University of Pittsburgh’s Small Business Development Center and PantherlabWorks, both housed within the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. We invite artists, makers, and entrepreneurs alike to join us for an all-inclusive seminar series to prepare you to sell your goods online!

Please note that to attend, you must register for all three events.

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Selling on Etsy – Monday, May 14th

with Allison Glancey, Strawberry Luna

Allison and her husband Craig create handmade prints, posters and more, which they sell through Etsy and art shows. Allison has been selling on Etsy since 2005, as she is seasoned to provide you with guidance and helpful tips that you need for successfully selling your goods on Etsy!

Social Media Marketing – Monday, May 21st

with Taylor Abbett, Tailored Marketing

Taylor Abbett has been the president of Tailored Marketing, Inc. for 18 years, where he manages strategic marketing, media, public relations, and more. In this program he will teach you:

  • How to identify your market
  • How to build your social media footprint to benefit your brand
  • The tools to help you streamline your social media presence
  • How to create and to post content

Product Photography for Digital Marketing – Monday, June 4th

with Brittney Thieroff, Thieroff Agency

*This event will be held from 11AM – 2PM

When selling online, it is important that your photographs showcase both the product being sold as well as your brand. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about product photography and the tools that are available to help you sell more! Join Brittney Thieroff, owner and founder of the Thieroff Agency to learn more about the creative process behind photographing your products. Brittney has experience with personal, on-set and product styling, and has worked in e-commerce for eight years.

The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center and PantherlabWorks appreciate the generous support of our sponsors: Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP, Community Bank, KPMG, Tippins Foundation, Comcast Business, Enscoe Long Insurance Group, Huntington Bank, Wilke & Associates, LLP, and Maiello Brungo & Maiello, LLP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development; through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, and through support from the University of Pittsburgh. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling (412) 648-1542. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government. By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if you become federally debarred or suspended in the future.