All Posts by Maria Pesin


About the Author

Maria Pesin knows fashion, especially the business side of the fashion industry. Do you know how Manolo Blahnik got his start in the industry? How he leveraged a paltry 3 grand into one of the world’s most famous luxury brands? While she doesn’t take credit for Manolo’s success, Maria has walked a similar path on numerous occasions. The world of fashion is not silicon valley, and it has nothing to do with Madison Avenue marketing. In this industry there is ALWAYS room for something new and exciting, but you have to have your ducks in a row. If that’s what you need, believe me, Maria is the General Patton of fashion ducks!

Bootstrapping Your Fashion Business

By Maria Pesin | Business , Fashion

  What does bootstrapping your fashion business mean?  Bootstrapping is the act of starting a business with no money — or, at least, very little money. It certainly means starting a business without the help of venture capital firms or even significant angel investment. It means plowing back into the business the money earned from […]

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By Maria Pesin | Fashion , Guest Posts

This article was written by Junaid Ali Qureshi  for Vibe Consulting.  Junaid Ali Qureshi is an ecommerce entrepreneur with a passion for emerging tech marketing and ecommerce development. Some of his current ventures include Progos Tech (an ecommerce development company) , Elabelz.com , Titan Tech and Smart Marketing . Trends contribute to ecommerce development. The […]

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Coaching Salespeople

By Maria Pesin | Business , Fashion

Coaching sales people is very different from managing them or training them.  With training you are using instruction and teaching to make your sales people proficient in selling.  In managing them you are directing and controlling their actions.  However with coaching you are helping employees become more effective — and supporting and involving your employees in the […]

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