Small but Mighty: A Workshop for Creative Solopreneurs
Taught by Diana Kuan
Diana Kuan is a food writer and photographer based in Brooklyn. She is the author of Red Hot Kitchen, on cooking with Asian hot sauces, and The Chinese Takeout Cookbook, on Chinese food and culture in America. Her work has also appeared in Food & Wine, Time Out New York, and The Boston Globe, among other publications. In addition to writing and photography, Diana has taught cooking classes for the past 10 years in both Beijing and New York. Her favorite foods are dumplings, ramen, and tacos, usually with hot sauce on the side.
Are you a creative solopreneur or small business owner who wants to grow your business in a mindful way?
When we work for ourselves, sometimes we can get stuck with business-related problems that need help solving. If you run a small creative business of any kind (content creation, design, handmade goods, small-batch foods, or something similar), come join this recurring workshop to gain connection and support, and learn new ways of working to feel less overwhelmed and more productive.
Format: Each workshop will include a lecture component and a “mini mastermind” component. You can attend once, or attend each month to gain new insights each time that will inspire you to take action and grow your creative business.
The lecture portion will change monthly, and will involve topics such as visual storytelling and branding, e-commerce strategies, productivity, and more, sometimes with guest speakers.
November - Crafting an Online Presence for Your Business: Whether you're starting a new business or you've been at it for years, having a consistent online presence can expand your audience and customer base. We'll dive into how to create and improve your business website, including e-commerce sites and portfolios. We'll also discuss how to transfer your unique story and branding to social media to keep your audience excited and engaged.
For the mini mastermind portion, participants share one main problem we’re working on in our businesses (which doesn’t need to relate to the lecture). Others in the group will share insights and advice so we can learn from each others’ setbacks and successes. You may be amazed just how much you can glean from outsiders looking in, whether or not we work in similar businesses.
You’ll gain both practical tips and inspiration to level up. Come join us and be part of a creative community, whether you're just starting your business or you've been at it for years.