Hair, Beauty and Style
What to Say in Social Media- Barbershop Edition 1-20September 2013 | Fikriyyah George
As a small business owner you realize the importance of social media. “50% of small business owners reported gaining new customers through social media – most notably through Facebook and LinkedIn.”
But, a whooping “74% of businesses don’t employ … Read More
The Evolution of a Creative Entrepreneur-Persons of InterestJuly 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Do you need previous experience to make your vision happen? While it’s great to have when embarking on a new venture, in the right circumstances, it’s only secondary. For Steve Marks it wasn’t so much about experience as it was … Read More
Risking It All for All the Beauty of ItJune 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Creating something out of nothing is scary. What do you risk and how much? Don’t ask Katie Chang owner of the Williamsburg beauty boutique Miomia. She’s comfortable with risk. She quit her corporate job, moved to Brooklyn and opened Miomia … Read More
The Evolution of a Creative Entrepreneur -HickiesJune 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Kickstarter goal of $25,000 met in 3 days. Campaign goes on to net almost $135,000 more for a total of $160,000.
Who says no to that? As it turns out investors, factories, and retailers.
As entrepreneurs … Read More
How the Williamsburg Seamster Comes Out on TopMay 2013 | Fikriyyah George
Brands are not reserved for companies with expensive ad campaigns and Super Bowl commercials. With a unique take in an established industry perhaps nobody can demonstrate that better than Nayantara Banerjee aka The Williamsburg Seamster. You’ve read about her in Refinery … Read More
Ayaba’s Breathing Easy in Park SlopeMay 2013 | Fikriyyah George
While new businesses are a bundle of joy the growing pains are undeniable. At this time in a business’s life span it’s even more necessary to be resourceful and take advantage of every asset a small business owner … Read More