Katie Witkop - Wild Business Growth Podcast #123: Founding Designer of Faire, Side Hustle Florist

Katie Witkop – Wild Business Growth Podcast #123: Founding Designer of Faire, Side Hustle Florist

The design of your brand and website are already important. Now, add in 10,000+ makers selling millions of products on your site. Design becomes even more important. That’s the enormous job of this week’s Wild Business Growth Podcast guest, Katie Witkop. Katie is the Founding Designer of Faire, the online wholesale marketplace. Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and your other favorite podcast platforms.

What is the Wild Business Growth Podcast?

Wild ideas. Wild growth. Every Wednesday morning a new entrepreneur or innovator joins the Wild Business Growth Podcast to share the crazy creative and unusual ways they grew their business, and provides tips for you to do it, too. Hear the woman who became the voice of Siri, the man who’s reinventing the sandcastle, how GaryVee’s partners are turning the wine world upside down, and more wild stories. Hosted by Max Branstetter (that’s me), Founder and Podcast Producer at MaxPodcasting.

Episode 123: Katie Witkop – Founding Designer of Faire, Side Hustle Florist

Katie Witkop, the Founding Designer of Faire, joins the show to share her journey from packaging design to leading the design of the online wholesale marketplace. Hear what’s driven Faire’s growth, how to build a team from the ground up, construct a creative work environment, adjust your brand and site design over time, and the type of flower she can’t get enough of. This episode covers everything from building a startup to the oddly satisfying. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:

  • Packaging Design vs. Website Design
  • How did Katie start her career before joining Faire
  • How do you hire the right employees
  • What has led to Faire’s growth
  • How did Katie’s job interview go
  • What makes a creative office space
  • Calm vs. Headspace
  • What is the funniest product ever sold on Faire

Connect with Katie at Faire.com, on Instagram at @KatieWitkop, and on LinkedIn.

Enjoy the shooooow! Check out the show notes below for much more detail.

Show Notes

Katie Witkop - Wild Business Growth Podcast #123: Founding Designer of Faire, Side Hustle Florist
Your classic Faire Staring Contest
Katie Witkop - Wild Business Growth Podcast #123: Founding Designer of Faire, Side Hustle Florist

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