Small business

Handmade Ring Dish Collection now Selling at Fredrick Prince

June 3, 2017
Hand-crafted marbled ring dish | DivineNY.com

I’m excited to announce that my new two-toned handmade ring dish collection is now available at Fredrick Prince Artisan Jewelry in Toronto, Canada! Located at 808 Dundas Street West, nestled in a busy shopping district of downtown Toronto, this quaint shop features the designs of shop owner Melissa De Luca. Her handcrafted jewelry pieces …

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Online Webinar: Secrets to Shipping Success

October 23, 2016
Free webinar on 10/25 on Secrets to Shipping Success | DivineNY.com

When I first launched my textile studio and handmade business, figuring out the best shipping strategy was something I really struggled with. There is a lot to consider: shipping costs, packaging, shipping promotions and free shipping offers to name a few. Shipping can make or break your e-commerce business in multiple ways. …

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Jumpstart Your Creative Ecommerce Business, an online course

October 13, 2016
Jumpstart Your Creative Ecommerce Business | DivineNY.com

Are you an Etsy or Amazon Handmade seller interested in expanding into your own ecommerce business? It can be overwhelming not knowing where to start. Well…good news…Jumpstart Your Creative Ecommerce Business is the perfect online course for you. It caters specifically to creative business owners and covers the nuts and bolts of launching …

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Online Webinar: Content that Converts

August 6, 2016
FREE webinar: Learn tips and strategies on how to write compelling product titles and product descriptions.

I’m co-hosting another FREE online webinar with Melissa McGraw of The Fashion Potential on Tuesday August 9, 8pm EST / 5pm PST. We’ll be providing you with tips and strategies on how to write compelling product titles and product descriptions that will attract customers. In the e-commerce world, creating optimized content will help convert …

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Online Webinar: How to Price Your Products for Profitability

July 21, 2016
Webinar: Price Your Products for Profitability

To sign up for this webinar, please click on this LINK. Pricing products for profitability is one of the biggest challenges most crafters, designers and creative product business owners face. I’ll be joining Melissa McGraw, founder of The Fashion Potential on Tuesday, July 26th at 8pm EST to host this live webinar. Some of the […]

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Holiday Pop-Up at the Asian American Arts Alliance December Town Hall

December 12, 2015
Holiday Pop-up with the Asian American Arts Alliance | divinely.com

My last holiday pop-up market of the year will be on Thursday December 17 at the Asian American Arts Alliance December Town Hall. This is a great opportunity for last minute holiday shopping and of course a chance to support small business and local handmade vendors. Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm Location: W83, 150 West 83rd […]

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Social Media Strategy Workshop

July 23, 2015
Social Media Strategy Workshop | DivineNY.com

I’ve teamed up with The Fashion Potential to bring you this informative workshop: How to Create an Effective Social Media Strategy for Your Brand In this 2-hour workshop you’ll learn how to: • Develop a content strategy that you can use to cross promote on different social platforms and generate cross media traffic • Blog/social […]

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Makers Showcase

May 28, 2015
Makers Showcase at FIT | DivineNY.com

If you are looking for something new & fun to do this weekend, why not stop by Fashion Institute of Technology’s Makers Showcase! If you are looking for something new & fun to do this weekend, why not stop by Fashion Institute of Technology’s Makers Showcase! The first annual event features local handmade artisans and […]

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Small Business Spotlight: A Culinary Movement That Began in Peru

June 15, 2014
Runa is a new Peruvian restaurant opening in 2014

Chef Marita Lynn grew up in Lima, Peru. Her family—especially her grandmother—instilled in her a deep love and passion for food. By the time she was 14, she was creating ceviche and other authentic Peruvian dishes for her family. She mastered her grandmother’s recipes and even participated in her local neighborhood cooking clubs. She understood […]

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