1 hr 31 min

071 - Making Sneakers by Hand with Justin and Amanda James Make Sneaker‪s‬ Making It in Asheville

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In this episode, we interview Justin & Amanda James, the modern shoemakers & married business duo of Opie Way in Asheville, NC.

Here’s What You’ll Learn in this Episode:


Where the name Opie Way came from
How they got into the sneaker shoe business
How Justin made his first sneaker
Marketing tactics plus what their initial sales process was like
Coronavirus impact on their business
What things to look for when buying sneakers
Working together as a couple and how they divvy up their responsibilities

For complete show notes, including some supplementary information from this episode visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/071

To see our upcoming social events and workshops, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/events

To recommend an interviewee, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/podcast

Shoutout to this season's sponsor: Range Urgent Care. The team at Range is offering a special promotion to Making It in Asheville Podcats listeners. To learn more, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/range. Or use 'makingitinasheville' as your coupon code!

And a special thanks to this episode's sponsor: Van Winkle Law Firm. The team at Van Winkle is generously offering a free business consultation to Making It in Asheville Podcats listeners. To learn more about Van Winkle Law, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/vanwinkle. Tell them we sent you!

Curious to learn more about what we do? Making It Creative is a boutique marketing agency in Asheville. We are dedicated to working with small business owners that are deeply passionate about what they do by helping them build and improve their sales and communication strategies. Learn more here.

Music by Commonwealth Choir

If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, like, review, and/or share! It helps to spread the word and get more eyes on Asheville's makers.

Check out Making It in Asheville on other platforms! https://www.instagram.com/makingitinasheville/

https://www.makingitinasheville.com/youtube/

https://makingitinasheville.com/subscribe/

In this episode, we interview Justin & Amanda James, the modern shoemakers & married business duo of Opie Way in Asheville, NC.

Here’s What You’ll Learn in this Episode:


Where the name Opie Way came from
How they got into the sneaker shoe business
How Justin made his first sneaker
Marketing tactics plus what their initial sales process was like
Coronavirus impact on their business
What things to look for when buying sneakers
Working together as a couple and how they divvy up their responsibilities

For complete show notes, including some supplementary information from this episode visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/071

To see our upcoming social events and workshops, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/events

To recommend an interviewee, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/podcast

Shoutout to this season's sponsor: Range Urgent Care. The team at Range is offering a special promotion to Making It in Asheville Podcats listeners. To learn more, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/range. Or use 'makingitinasheville' as your coupon code!

And a special thanks to this episode's sponsor: Van Winkle Law Firm. The team at Van Winkle is generously offering a free business consultation to Making It in Asheville Podcats listeners. To learn more about Van Winkle Law, visit: MakingItInAsheville.com/vanwinkle. Tell them we sent you!

Curious to learn more about what we do? Making It Creative is a boutique marketing agency in Asheville. We are dedicated to working with small business owners that are deeply passionate about what they do by helping them build and improve their sales and communication strategies. Learn more here.

Music by Commonwealth Choir

If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, like, review, and/or share! It helps to spread the word and get more eyes on Asheville's makers.

Check out Making It in Asheville on other platforms! https://www.instagram.com/makingitinasheville/

https://www.makingitinasheville.com/youtube/

https://makingitinasheville.com/subscribe/

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