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The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast

AEP056 – How To Build A Brand That Is More Than A Brand

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast 56 In this incredibly inspiring episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship podcast, Sofia Demirtas shares her story of starting and running the beautiful luxury and sustainable womenswear brand Fanm Mon.    Fanm Mon is a luxury womenswear brand that launched in 2013. The label takes a bold approach to embroidery, offering feminine styles and vibrant color combinations.     Sophia takes

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AEP055 – Design Innovation, Brand Building & Awards

Today we have the incredible honor of interviewing a design and brand building rockstar! Reinhard Pascher has 30 years of experience in product innovation and brand building. He is the co-founder of the brand agency Pascher + Heinz in Munich Germany. He works for both clients and agencies at an executive level and he has developed concepts and strategies for upcoming

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AEP054 – Apparel Industry Insights & The Future Of Sustainability

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast 54 In today’s podcast episode, we have the honor of talking to an apparel industry friend, Charles Ross. Charles is a specialist in performance sportswear design, and an expert in sustainable matters and a lecturer at the Royal College of Art in the UK. Ever since we started the podcast we have wanted to have Charles on

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AEP053 – Sell More Products By Nailing Your Unique Value Proposition

In today’s podcast episode, we are talking about how you can sell more products by nailing your unique value proposition, and by figuring out your niche. What is a niche and why is it so important? We are also discussing what's not a niche, but instead a market segment, product area, product category, or trend?

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AEP052 – Dealing With Uncertain Times – Your Questions Answered

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast 52 In today’s podcast episode, we are answering questions from our community regarding how to run your brand in the current situation. We see new behaviors, people stay inside, they don't meet in workspaces, kids are at home, people are losing their jobs, online demand increases, and so on.   In this episode, we have gathered all

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AEP048 – Design Your Collection

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP048 This is the fourth part of a 6-part series covering the Apparel Entrepreneurship Success Path. This 6-step process covers all parts of starting, running, and growing a profitable apparel brand. The 6 steps are: Build Your Foundation Manage Your Business Build Your Brand Design Your Collection Make Your Garments Sell Your Products In this fourth

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AEP043 – Get Started With SEO To Boost Your Online Sales

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP043 4 actionable tips for how to get started and also improve your SEO. Did you know that some clothing brands that we work with are getting thousands of visitors to their website every month without paying a cent on advertising? This goes for us at Apparel Entrepreneurship as well. Actually we created our website

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AEP042 – Protecting Your Fashion Designs From Plagiarism

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP042  Many designers are afraid of this exact thing or they have some bad experiences with issues regarding this problem. In this episode, we are talking about plagiarism and copying.    How to protect yourself and deal with plagiarism.    Brands ripping off other designers'  work is not a secret. In recent years it has been easier to out

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AEP041 – 5 Steps To Develop A Growth Mindset

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP041 In this episode of the AE Podcast, we share with you 5 steps to develop your mindset. Mindset - what is that? It's a set of beliefs, assumptions, and notions that you have about your world. But your beliefs are shaped when you were little. The society and your parents and the culture you were brought

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AEP040 – Do This & The Sales Will Follow

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP040 In this fairly short episode, we talk about one simple, but yet very important differentiator, that can make or break your sales. It all has to do with this common advice that we get, that you should do what you love. Put on your headphones and listen to this easy shift that many brands overlook. Show

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AEP039 – Apparel Entrepreneurship – What’s In It For You?

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP039 "I want to bring my ideas to life, but I’m struggling how to get there." "What I am most struggling with at the moment is production planning. When you have all the designs, how to plan different material demands? Since it is hard to find some good fabric in Slovenia, how can I get some

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AEP038 – Grow Your Brand With Fashion Trade Shows

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP038  In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, we talk about fashion trade shows and more specifically how to grow your brand by exhibiting at a trade show. So in this episode, we are dissecting the whole thing. What exactly are trade shows in case you haven’t been to one?   Why you should or shouldn’t be at

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AEP037 – How To Maximize Your Sourcing Fair Visit

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP037  In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, we talk about sourcing or more specifically How to maximize your sourcing fair visit. We explain what they are, what you can expect from the sourcing fairs, and some dos and don'ts. We further discuss why it is a good idea to visit a sourcing fair,

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AEP035 – How To Best Work With A Manufacturer

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP035  This is the episode many of you have been waiting for. It’s the first interview ever here on the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, and it’s about how to best work with a manufacturer. We are talking to Kevin Van Lancker, founder and CEO of Sportwear of Tomorrow, a manufacturer of sublimated sportswear. They are the

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AEP034 – Planning A Productive 2020

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP034 In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship podcast, we talk about planning a productive 2020. You'll get tangible advice and tips on how to plan your work and manage your time. First, we talk about how to plan your year on a high level. We will continue to discuss how you can plan your

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AEP033 – 7 Apparel Business Trends For 2020

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP033 <span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span> In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship podcast, we talk about 7 predictions and apparel business trends for 2020.  We have worked with hundreds of brands through the Apparel Entrepreneurship Membership Program, one-on-one coaching, the Ana Kristiansson Design Agency, helping entrepreneurs start, run, and scale

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AEP032 – Design Inspiration 101

In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship podcast, we talk about how and where to find inspiration for your designs and collection.

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AEP031 – 5 Reasons Why Your Customers Don’t Buy Your Products

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP031 Through working with clothing brands in the AE Membership Program, and through our consulting assignments, we see 5 major reasons why customers aren't buying from certain brands. Some of you have been running your brand for years and you now see a decline in sales. And many of you haven't launched your brands yet,

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AEP030 – 9 Marketing Ideas For Black Friday

This podcast episode packed with everything you need to know about Black Friday, including the pros and cons. We are also giving you 9 marketing ideas for how you can increase your chances of selling your products. This information is also useful to know if you decide NOT to do Black Friday.

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AEP029 – Blog Tips For Fashion Brands

In today's episode, we are talking about why you should have a blog, why it's useful, and blog topic tips for your fashion brand. A blog is important, no matter if you are just starting out or if you are running and established clothing brand.

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AEP028 – Business Partners, Mentors & Coaches 101

In this episode, we are talking about business partners, coaches, and mentors. Why is having a business partner such a good idea? What do you need to think of when picking a partner? We are discussing some important components to consider before partnering up with someone, so you don't do the same mistakes we have done and also seen other

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AEP027 – Design Your Business To Suit Your Life

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP027 In this episode, we are discussing how you can design your business to suit your life, in opposition to the other way around. When we started our first business, we basically just mimicked the way our previous employers ran their businesses. But the traditional 9 to 5 setup didn't suit us, and our life

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AEP026 – How To Tap Into The Largest Consumer Group 2020

There is a lot of talk about the Millenials, but not as much about the consumer group that is going to be the biggest one in 2020. In this episode, we are talking about generation z. We discuss who they are, how they will behave, and what we can do to connect with them. Even if this is not your

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AEP001 – INTRODUCTION

The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast #1 -Introduction, reasons, and motivation of being an entrepreneur, plus tips on how to manage a busy schedule.

E-guide with 14 actions to take to get BIG results in your apparel business.

 

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