Whether you’re a seasoned wholesale artisan or a startup maker who retails and wants to learn how to wholesale, the Artisans Who Wholesale podcast will help. Stefa Normantas, show producer of New England Made shows, interviews artisans, makers and experts to provide practical advice. She digs deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use to save you time and help you earn more. Why? Because she’s passionate about seeing small businesses thrive, grow and provide their owners with the life of their dreams.
Growing A Business With Molly Thompson, Pretty Flours
Do you truly believe in your creative work? If you need a boost, listen to Molly Thompson of Pretty Flours. After decades in other careers, Molly stumbled onto printmaking. It took several years before she took the plunge and quit her day job. Listen in to her smart story on how she made it happen.
Stefa's Summer Bucket List Challenge
This special mini episode (short!) shares a fun way our team makes sure we don't miss the most important parts of summer. A little competition helps spice it up! Check out our summer bucket list challenge and get a little more out of your summer.
Are Wholesale Giftware Shows For You? Gregg Shapiro, New England Made Shows
With more than 25 years of experience, Gregg Shapiro, New England Made Shows, shares his expertise in the needed mindset and preparation for success in wholesale giftware shows.
How To Survive The Dread of Networking with Ellen Feldman Ornato, The Bolder Company
Is there anything more uncomfortable than a networking event? For most of us walking into a roomful of strangers, it strikes dread in our hearts and makes us hide in the bathroom stall or dive into the punch bowl. In this episode, Ellen Feldman Ornato gives us tips and new strategies for making networking and public speaking a skill you can master. Pull up a chair and take notes…there’s gems in this one.
Do’s and Don’t From A Seasoned Buyer and Artist, Lisa Mossel Vietze, Archipelago
What does a retail buyer look for? How do you handle exclusivity? How do you even get in the door?! Lisa not only has exceptional retail expertise, but also understands the mindset of an artist. She shares do’s and don’ts of approaching retailers – valuable advice for anyone looking to connect with a specialty retailer. Listen in now!
Building a Business In Knots with Matt Beaudoin, Mystic Knotwork
Why do Martha Stewart, American Craft Week, and Yankee Magazine all find Matt Beaudoin’s work irresistible? Does his success come from the love of the work or the fear of failure? Listen in to hear how Matt has taken his grandfather’s lessons to build an anchor business for his community.
I found this tonight. Being a food maker in New England, this is very helpful Thanks and looking forward to more podcasts from you.
Love the stories!
Love hearing how artists built their businesses. Great podcast. I do wish the host wouldn’t interrupt her guests so much.