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What I learned on YouTube

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Hi all,

I struggled finding a SME to interview this semester and learned a valuable lesson in the process. Since I didn’t actually get to interview anyone, I still wanted to post something to share what I have learned from my own research. I have been studying what experts are saying on YouTube about growing an Amazon FBA business. I want to get something started in January so I can build a business while I’m in this program and use the information I’m learning in a real world project. Follow the link below for the blog post about what I learned from SMEs on YouTube.

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Interview with Deidre Hopkins from The Mossy Squirrel By: Mackensie Jimison

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Interview with Deidre Hopkins from The Mossy Squirrel

By: Mackensie Jimison

 

  1. Tell me a little bit about how you started The Mossy Squirrel sort of an overview?

The Mossy Squirrel didn’t come into existence until after I had received several requests for my handmade, hand painted signs, banners, and tote bags, to name a few.  I mainly created items for my own personal decorating.  When I saw something in a store that I liked and figured I could easily recreate them myself at a faction of the cost.  It wasn’t until a local craft store owner approached me before the holidays because she had an overflow of requests for Christmas gifts.  Shortly after the New Year, I was approached by a local real estate agent who wanted to purchase personalized wooden signs from me for his new homeowners that purchased through him. I knew at this point that I would be a lot busier with my little side business and would need to create a name and brand for myself…so the beginning The Mossy Squirrel.

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