This week we’re chatting with Mastherclass instructor, Samantha Smikle, the Founder and Designer of Nroda adorned eyewear. At Mastherclass in St. Louis she taught the Product design, prototyping and manufacturing session. On this episode we talk about how her career journey going from working in the corporate jewelry industry for nine years to running her own company and clearing six figures in sales. She walks us through manufacturing in a product based business, how to design for your customer, working with influencer marketing and so much more.
website - https://nroda.com
What we talked about:
What crucial lesson she learned in getting fired from her first job
Navigating a side-hustle while gathering corporate training
Developing a production process for products
How she works with influencer marketing as a small brand
How she structures her days and workflow
Behind the scenes of developing her Facebook ads
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