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Three Innovative Funding Sources for Creative Brands

Lela Barker

  Raise your hand if you need dollah, dollah bills to invest in your business?   Yea, I thought so.   One of the advantages of engaging in daily conversations with makers + products designers is that I’m able to keep a finger firmly on the pulse of the daily struggles that we all face…

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The 2 Most Frequently Forgotten Pieces of the Pricing Puzzle

Lela Barker

Lately, my LBU students have been deep diving into some important costing exercises, because the first rule of wholesale is that you can’t afford NOT to know your COGS (cost of goods sold).  And this isn’t the sort of thing that you can guess or estimate. This is the very left-brained component of our typically right-brained…

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