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  BMNY » Women's Enterprise Development Center - MHV

Barbara Cesiro Entrepreneur

Location
Port Washington, New York, United States of America
Venture Industry
eCommerce/Online Sales
Languages spoken
  • English
Recent Activity

What I need help with

My background as an entrepreneur

My current challenges

How do I set up a "password protected" calendar on my site to enable Paid Subscribers to schedule their annual gifts and events? How can I integrate this calendar to the e-commerce section of the site (per product offer)? How can I get the calendar to notify operations and fulfillment prior to requested shipment date (immediate ship or future ship)?

Actions I’ve taken so far

Not sure where to start my research.

My future goals

One of the goals of Workshop365 is to offer a "password protected" calendar that subscribers can personalize with their list of annual events, and related gift ideas.

My motivations to work with a mentor

A mentor will help me get expert technological advice on how to set up a "password protected" gift calendar for subscribers to use when visiting my site, as well as help me integrate this information into my operations and fulfillment.


About my venture

BC Workshop 365 LLC Started 2021

Who is Workshop365? Workshop365 will be a multi-channel online retail store offering high-quality candles, and gift sets, to both B2C and B2B customers. The site plan for Workshop365 is to offer a simple e-commerce user experience with fun and interactive value-added services. The site’s features include Gifts by Category, Event Styling, Subscriber Paid Services, DIY Workshop, and a Blog.

What does Workshop365 offer? The Gifts by Category are high quality candle gift sets that are designed around the seasons and/or special events (for example: Weddings). Event Styling offers customization of goods ordered in quantity that have proprietary designs. Subscriber Paid Services include a gift planning calendar, auto-replenishment, and a registry/wish list. The DIY Workshop allows visitors to create printables so they can personalize the gifts they order from the site, making for a fun, interactive experience with tremendous community-building potential. The Blog offers seasonal trends complimented by the site's featured gifts, as well as ideas from the DIY workshop.

How does Workshop365’s products and value-adds exemplify its customers' values? Two value-added features that help drive traffic to the site, DIY Workshop and the Blog, feature ideas and trends on event styling, seasonal gifting, and personalization. Workshop365, its DIY feature, and Blog, exemplify the values of its customer's by focusing on seasonal gifting and gatherings that are beautiful, personal, and eco-friendly, these values are the hallmark of the Workshop365's lifestyle brand.

How is Workshop365 unique? As a “package” the services offered at one destination on Workshop365 are unique in the industry. Both one-time customers and paid subscribers get high-quality, beautiful goods, that are eco-friendly, while our paid subscribers can access additional tools to further inspire them to become fans and evangelists of Workshop365. The blog helps to convert one-time visitors into subscribers.

What are the goals of Workshop365? To create a fun, interactive, e-commerce site that attracts visitors and converts them into buyers and fans. To create high-quality, eco-friendly products, and related DIY ideas that promote environmental sustainability. To create Subscriber Paid Services that are convenient, cost-effective, and solve problems around annual gifting and event planning. To create a financial plan that ensures Workshop 365 is a profitable and sustainable business that can stand the test of time. To create a marketing plan that makes Workshop365 stand out as a lifestyle brand and inspired community for seasonal gifting and gatherings that are beautiful, personal, and eco-friendly.

Countries of operation: United States of America