FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: August 13, 2018
Contact: Tara Horton, MSU – SBTDC Training Coordinator
Phone: (417) 837-2617
Fax: (417) 837-2614
Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program (5-part series)
Hollister, Missouri — Are you a crafter, an artist or a collector? Would you like to learn more about Etsy’s e-commerce platform and have the opportunity to earn additional income while doing the things you love? Missouri State University’s Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) in partnership with the University of Missouri Extension Taney County, will present an “Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program (5-Part Series)” – in September and October 2018. The sessions will cover “Becoming an Entrepreneur on Etsy,” “Building a Craft Brand and Getting Found in Search,” “Business Logistics,” “Photography Techniques,” and “Strategies for Growth.” The sessions will be held five consecutive Tuesdays, September 18 through October 16, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the OTC Table Rock Campus located at 10698 MO-165 in Hollister, Missouri.
Etsy 5-Part Program Dates & Topics:
• Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – Becoming an Entrepreneur on Etsy
• Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Building a Craft Brand and Getting Found in Search
• Tuesday, October 2, 2018 – Business Logistics
• Tuesday, October 9, 2018 – Photography Techniques
• Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – Strategies for Growth
The program sessions are free to attend, but we ask that you pre-register online at www.sbtdc.missouristate.edu/etsy, or by calling the SBTDC office at 417-837-2617. Please bring your laptop computer.
Craft Entrepreneurship Program (5-part series) – (cont.)
The Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship program is an immersive 5-lesson curriculum that provides creative entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills to start an Etsy business and earn supplemental income through their craft. The classes will be taught by a seasoned, local Etsy seller and students will learn how to set up their own Etsy microbusiness.
The Missouri State SBTDC is designed to deliver up-to-date consultation, training, and technical assistance in all aspects of small business management. Assistance is available to owners interested in improving or expanding an existing small business and to prospective business owners.
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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Tara Horton, Missouri State University SBTDC, 405 N. Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65806, (417) 837-2617. The MSU-SBTDC is a University of Missouri Extension Partner.
Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual
Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution