Learn How To Set Up An Online Store To Sell Your Products Using WordPress

Do you want to sell clothing, shoes, jewelry or anything you can make or distribute online? Learn how to use WooCommerce, the leading WordPress plugin which creates online stores, to build your own store. In this hands-on class you will build your eCommerce site to sell any kind of product. Find your theme that is suitable for WooCommerce. Learn how to add and manage your products, complete orders and understand reports. Set up a payment gateway. Set shipping and tax preferences. Learn which plugins are needed to safely and smartly run your online store. This class is taught by Bud […]

Michele Savoia

The Center for Professional Studies mourns the loss of our instructor, colleague, friend and FIT grad, Michele Savoia. Savoia was in the very first Menswear Design class at FIT and after graduating went on to a wonderful career as a custom tailor and costume designer.He had a very high profile clientele and truly was a walking encyclopedia on all things important in the Men’s business.His sense of fit, image and styling was unparalleled.You could not stump him and his advice was spot on in terms of what to wear when. His own avant garde appearance, complete with numerous tattoos only […]

Making a Profit Online

Art: you make it, you sell it. It’s not a well-loved mantra in creative circles or in art school hallways, but in order to live as an artist you have to survive. At the very least, one should be able to cover expenses and yield some profit. How is this done in a competitive marketplace where gallery space is limited and visibility is key? Increasingly, artists are using online platforms to gain visibility and even sell their work. From Etsy to Saatchi Online, these platforms offer artists a way to network, promote, sell, and gain momentum as entrepreneurs with very […]