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THE NITTY GRITTY PODCAST – EPISODE 15- PRODUCT BASED BUSINESS WITH GUEST SOFT FLIRT

May 15, 2019

SHOW NOTES: EPISODE #15 | PRODUCT BASED BUSINESS W/ SOFT FLIRT

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Overview

Created with a gentle hand by forest city sweetheart Alayna Hryclik, soft flirt is an apparel and home decor lifestyle brand that celebrates a tender approach to decorating yourself and your spaces.

 

Hear about how Alayna, of soft flirt, Siona, of Hutchings and Co, and Jenn of something simple became friends!

Topics discussed In this Episode:

  • Learn about Alayna of soft flirt (3:00)
  • soft flirt highlights in 2019 (6:30)
  • How soft flirt broke the internet! (8:00)
  • What a typical work week looks for soft flirt (12:50)
  • Process for creating a new product/idea (16:40)
  • Just make one! (19:00)
  • How soft flirt uses IG Stories for Marketing (20:40)
  • Pricing items at soft flirt (22:00)
  • Why Alayna decided to move away from custom work (24:50)
  • Wholesale vs. consignment (29:20)
  • How to determine which stores to work with for wholesale + consignment (38:00)
  • Reaching customers + how Alayna utilizes Instagram! (39:25)
  • Being a part of the London community! (43:30)
  • Want to start a business? DO IT! (47:00)
  • Be kind!! (49:20)
  • Attend events! Get involved! (51:30)
  • Don’t wait for perfection, just START! (55:45)

 

Where to find soft flirt:

Instagram: @softflirt

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/softflirt/

Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/softflirt/

 

The Market at Western Fair District (every weekend!)

Saturday: 8 AM – 3 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 2 PM

 

Grow + Bloom – Home Decor

Filthy Rebina – Apparel and Home Decor

Lofthouse Living – Cozy collection

Got It Made (Stratford,ON)

Little Shed Flower Shop (Varna, ON)

Girl On the Wing (Hamilton, ON)

Dwell Urban Boutique (Cambridge, ON)

 

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More from Jenn at something simple

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