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What’s In the Green Bag?

In Inside Green Bag Designs by Amber Forbes

We’ve discussed many times how the Green Bag came to be, and how Kate Spade changed my life, but have we fully disclosed what tricks and treats we have inside the bag?  Obviously we can’t hand out all the sweets, but we can give you the structure of who we are and how we work so we can see if …

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How To: Work from Anywhere

In Inside Green Bag Designs, Tips & Tools by Maggie Gambon

Are you chaperoning a school trip, going on a vacation or holiday and terrified to unplug from your business? We feel you! That’s why we have become the masters of working from anywhere. Here are our tips and tricks for working when you are out of the office. Be Prepared, girl scout! Be sure you have a fully stocked work …

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What to Bring to your Marketing Meeting

In Demysitifying Websites, Inside Green Bag Designs, Tips & Tools by Maggie Gambon

First, congratulations on scheduling a meeting to discuss marketing your awesome small business! (Tiny Trumpet Noises) Now, let’s get started. Below you will find a complete list of everything you will need to bring along to make your marketing meeting run smoothly.  Are you meeting to discuss your website?  If you are meeting to discuss improvements to your site or …

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Our Day Out on the Town: Four of Green Bag’s Favorite Things in Charleston

In Inside Green Bag Designs by Enid Spitz

Our namesake Green Bag doesn’t just hang out on its hook in the office. This bag travels all over Charleston and beyond! Whether we’re taking work outside for a brainstorming session on Folly Beach, grabbing lunch at our neighborhood salad spot, or networking with other Charleston entrepreneurs—all of us at Green Bag Designs like to enjoy our city. There are …

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How Kate Spade Changed My Life

In Inside Green Bag Designs by Chris Majernik

It’s always the same question. Why the Green Bag? Sometimes the world speaks to you when you are least expecting it.   I had been working at a marketing firm as a Special Projects Manager when I was suddenly fired due to cutbacks in the company. Getting laid off was something I had never expected, and losing my job so …

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How a Hobby Blog Became a Business

In Inside Green Bag Designs by Amber Forbes

Hi, y’all, it’s Amber, and I’m here to tell you my story on how I turned my hobby blog into an award winning business while only working part-time! Blogging has landed me incredible opportunities including features on The Today Show, Cosmopolitan, Parade, Country Living and more, and has given me gigs like my current position at Green Bag Designs. The …

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Our Top Five Successes

In Inside Green Bag Designs by Enid Spitz

I’m so glad that we can put our hurdles behind us and celebrate our top five big successes from the past five years!  Celebrate with us on our successes below:     Getting our first client When I started this business, I looked on Craigslist for some of our first clients.  After several failed meetings, and more than one sketchy encounter, we …