Quick show of hands: How many of you out there are hoping to start your own stationery business? Maybe you’re a designer that wants to create your own product collection? Or you’ve always dreamed of becoming a retailer and opening your own stationery store? You’ve read every single post fromÂ our Brick + Mortar column about working with retailers for wholesale. Maybe you read Audrey’s 10 tips for opening a retail stationery store. Well, if you’re serious about stating your own stationery business and trying to figure out your next move, I have some exciting news to share! You can sign up for a brand new online workshop from Modern Thrive all about building a successful stationery business called The Business of Stationery!
Photo via Alexis Mattox Design
The Business of Stationery is all about building a successful stationery career. Modern Thrive has recruitedÂ three amazing stationers â€“ Alexis Mattox ofÂ Alexis Mattox Design, Trisha Logan of Shindig Paperie, and Kate Almazan of The Paper Gold Co. â€“ with three totally different stationery businesses and tons of experience when it comes to running a successful stationery business.
Photos by Alexis Mattox Design
The Business of Stationery kicks offÂ on July 13th â€“ so, really soon! The online workshop includesÂ access to three interactive workshop sessions hosted via live video, daily email lessons, and a community of likeminded stationery designers. Each workshop session is one hour long and covers a unique set of topics. Alexis will share how she build her stationery business from the ground up and offer tipsÂ for developing a cohesive product collection, selling wholesale, and finding retailers to carry those products. Trisha will share the story behind her custom design studio and retail shop, and her topics will include: finding a retail space and setting up a retail shop; reaching new customers and growing your retail business; and balancing custom design clients and product development. Finally, Kate will go over the ins and outs of selling stationery products online.
Photos by Shindig Paperie
The Business of Stationery workshop is normally $97, but you can save $30 if you sign up now with discount code â€œohsobeautifulpaper.â€
And donâ€™t worry if you can’t attend the live sessions! All of the sessions are recorded, and you’ll get lifetime access to the content once you sign up. You can get all of the details and sign up right here!
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