Fashion Rewired Podcast with Brian Hill
Ep. 12 Find out how Amazon SEO specialist became successful after losing her fashion job in the recession, Melissa McGraw, entrepreneur
Melissa McGraw is a 20-year veteran in the fashion industry that has worked with brands including Calvin Klein, Cynthia Rowley, Joe’s Jeans, Harajuku, Lamb and Rocawear. Melissa had her world flipped upside down during the recession of 2009. Find out how she rewired her life to get back on her feet and grow her own business with Amazon as brand and SEO specialist with over 100,000 product listings under her belt.
Action Steps to REWIRE:
Step out of your comfort zone and know things will be okay. It is okay to take a risk and then think of your next plan of attack. Don’t put your fate into someone else’s hands.
Have no fear and just go for it! Control your own destiny.
Build the buzz around you and your business. Communicate your value within your marketplace.
Check Out Melissa’s website: www.TheCreativePotential.com
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