Biz Boot Up Episode 4: Making Your Business Legit with 4th and Olive and Furry Fortunes

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Welcome to the Business Boot-Up Edition of The Dreamers and Doers Podcast! We believe you are never too young to start a business. We’re bringing you live interviews from the Norman Farmer’s Market in Norman, OK. Each episode will feature one of our student-run businesses where they will be sharing what they’ve learned by starting a business to encourage you to start yours too!

4th and Olive with Elsa Loftus

Elsa Loftus began her business by combining her natural abilities and entrepreneurial adventure. After visiting Pike Place in Seattle, she knew she wanted to start her own business. 4th and Olive is an artisanal emporium that works to bring products to market that have real people associated with them. Their tagline is “local is the new black.”

Elsa advises if you are ready to start a business, don’t be afraid to go legit. File for your tax license with the state, and don’t be afraid to go for it! You have what it takes

Furry Fortunes with Channing Kennedy

Channing began her business when she opened a fortune cookie and her dog wanted to try it. She started thinking and realized she wanted to start a business for fortune cookies for dogs!

Channing has learned a lot about how to place her product to make it look nice. She tells everyone to be confident! Don’t be afraid to talk to people about your business and products.

You can find Channing at the Farmer’s Market.

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