Monday, October 29, 2012
November Meeting Don't miss it!!
The next MCS meeting is Sunday, November 4, from 12:30 - 3:00 pm at the Darien Municipal Center. Our guest will be Jane Hamill, who helps creative types with low-cost, high return strategies to market their business and sell their work. She also helps with costing and pricing and the confidence needed to sell.
We have asked Jane to address pricing our artwork and ways to maximize our sales.
As always, you may bring treats to share and any art materials and collage/assemblage fodder you'd like to swap. Hope to see you there!
Here is Jane's bio:
Jane Hamill helps creative entrepreneurs start, fix, or grow their business -- even if they hate selling, flunked math, and have no idea to market themselves. She’s the creator of several online courses including "How to Sell Your Line to Boutiques" and the "New Designer Program: How to Start a Fashion Business”.
Jane designed her own women’s clothing line, Jane Hamill, and owned a boutique in Lincoln Park for many years. Her work has been seen on CNN, Fox, inStyle, Lucky Magazine, WWD, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, McCall’s, NPR, etc. Her product was carried in Macy’s. Saks Jandel, Bloomies by Mail, and Saks Folio. In 2007, Jane sold both her wholesale and retail businesses (14 years and 2 kids later) and founded Fashion Brain Academy (www.fashionbrainacademy.com). Through FBA, she coaches creative entrepreneurs to have a manageable, profitable business, while focusing on the BUSINESS side of things like pricing, marketing, and selling your work. She’s an adjunct faculty member of Columbia College Chicago and collaborates with the Chicago Fashion Incubator as the Director of Design Education.
Jane offers a 5 Day Mini Course to Help You Sell Your Line. You can get it at no charge at this link: http://janehamill.com/blog/