For next week: Review your design pieces– show them to family and friends for feedback. Practice your presentation using your notecards. Think about questions to ask at the CEO Panel– due Feb. 28 What do you want to know about getting started? I will be absent next class, but will send a nice powerpoint, and … Continue reading 2/14 Niche Marketing, student introductions, mentor visit #6
REVIEW: Average Monthly Operating Costs: insurance? website hosting? Cell phone bill? Monthly advertising cost? YOU MAY NOT HAVE ANY AVERAGE MONTHLY COSTS. You can include these items on your chart, but list 0 as your cost. It shows you're thinking about the costs. Your Start Up Investment: this should be very specific and should include what … Continue reading 2/7 Lesson 14
E-Commerce, web concepts, web strategy planning, and mentor visit #4!! Presentation on ecommerce-2017-- how do you sell online? Make the best website? Fill out the web development concepts worksheet. This is to help you PLAN your site and its structure. Mentor Visit #4-- Finish your business plan!! Begin working on your slideshow! yea-powerpoint-template-17 Begin working on your … Continue reading 1/31 Lesson 13
Our Insurance speaker cancelled last minute!! We will reschedule. Work on your business plan. You need to have it finished by the end of next week's class. Aaaaaaaaahhhhhhh!!!!!! Tonight is our 3rd mentor visit. Let's finish our financials-- monthly operating costs, projected income statements, start-up investments, and your financing strategy.
Here's the lesson from today's class! At the end are the takeaways to help you prepare for next week. There are also a few links to help you think about selling your product to stores.
We were happy to welcome Nancy Hersman to class today who helped us understand the different types of business structures as well as copyrights, trademarks, and patents. lesson-10 We also had our first visits with our mentors! They worked on the company summary, product description, market research, and strategy and implementation sections in the business … Continue reading 1/10 Lesson 10
Here's our slideshow from class! lesson-9 At 5pm on January 10, 2017, we will have our first guest speaker! Nancy Hersman is a lawyer and will talk to us about the different business structures. Please come prepared with at least 3 questions to ask her. You need your rough draft finished by January 10! Our mentors will … Continue reading 12/20 Lesson 9
Here's the slideshow we went over today. We talked about making a marketing plan and got our Designer Worksheets to prep for our Designer meeting. Then we spent an hour and a half working on our research and business plans. Remember that you MUST have some market research done by next class-- that means actually talking … Continue reading 12/13 Lesson 8
Here's our slideshow on Financials!