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384 Episode 203 - Jay Fanelli of The Cotton Bureau “Promotion Is Just As Important As The Product”2015-06-22 07:00:00
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Episode 203 - Jay Fanelli of The Cotton Bureau “Promotion Is Just As Important As The Product”

Talking Points you’ll hear on Episode 203 - The curation process of keeping their collection narrowly focused on today’s best graphic design trends. - Allowing your business to find it’s own path in life and allowing to keep it evolving. - A debate on the Threadless business model.  - Respecting your users, customers and partners while allowing your business to grow and make money. - Respecting the laws of supply and demand to keep growing but not burning out. - United Pixel Workers and other projects that naturally evolved into the Cotton Bureau. - Making strong relationships with other businesses that support your business. - Focusing on doing one thing really well and not trying to catch every dime that comes your way. - The backstory on “Blowing Up Overnight”. - Using the Cotton Bureau as way to test your talents and get a taste of passive income. - Focusing not on what your heroes are doing but what’s best for you. - Mark presses Jay on making sure every designer walks away with some sort of reward for having a produced design.   The Circle of Trust (paid content) - Jay shares with us some entries and cliches in their user submitted Hall of Shame. - Designers who foolishly fight back and argue when their designs aren’t picked. - The cold stone truth of commerce. - How Jay takes time to give rejected designers advice on how they can improve their work. - How marketing is just as important as the product. - Dealing with copyright infringement and toeing that line. - All the little steps along the way that make you better for the long haul and help you create what you’re meant to create. …read more

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