Posts by Jennifer Dopazo

The Fabricant Way: Shag Brooklyn

Today I want to introduce you to a special partnership of powerful women: Sam Bard & Ashley Montgomery. These gals are the power behind Shag Brooklyn, a sexy shop that not only offer the most beautiful work of local artists but also serves as an event and gallery space to artists and offer workshops on…

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The Fabricant Way: Wrecords by Monkey

Monkey is the founder of Wrecords by Monkey: a design and lifestyle brand that bridges the worlds of fashion, art and music. They use reclaimed vinyl records to create handmade accessories with a low carbon footprint that relate to music lovers of every generation.

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The Fabricant Way: Mellow Pages

Matt Nelson is one of the founders of Mellow Pages, an independently-run library & reading room in Bushwick. In this episode Matt shares with us how the idea of Mellow Pages came to be a real space with a growing community that shares a love for books and independently-pressed books.

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Be Human on Facebook

If we remember back to the original days of Facebook, you can recall that it was simply a way for humans to connect with other humans. Advertisements and company pages weren’t really on the menu back then. Instead the network was more about showing who you were as a person—your likes, your dislikes, photos from…

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The Fabricant Way: Fine & Raw Chocolate

Daniel Sklaar is the founder of Fine and Raw Chocolate in Bushwick, New York (Also known as the Willy Wonka of Bushwick!). In this episode, Daniel shares his journey from a corporate job to a chocolate maker and how the beginnings at his studio kitchen in Williamsburg and the support of his family and loved…

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A Gimp + Instagram mini workshop.

Happy Friday! Last week I shared with you some tips on how to make Instagram work for your brand and stand out from the crowd: Be Famous on Instagram. You guys really seemed to dig it so I decided to take it a step further and help you get started on Instagram with the 100%…

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Be Famous on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most powerful social media networks for companies to expand their brand—but only if you’re using it correctly. What started as a stream of stunning photos has evolved into a robust online universe, and simple graphic images are no longer enough to get you noticed in this expansive space. (click to…

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Avoid Web Shame

Do you suffer from Web shame? Many small business owners do. Web shame is when you avoid giving out your website address when asked because your website embarrasses you.  Your site no longer represents your vision and when viewed on a mobile device, it is totally useless.  It’s when you find yourself staring at your…

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3 Reasons Why Web Design Is the Domain of Your Entire Company

Your website is the central hub of the digital presence of your company, yet many companies delegate web design to the marketing department, expecting a small, highly specialized group to present the collective capital of the company in a compelling and actionable way. Without involving other groups, your website will likely be a beautiful interface that…

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Create an animated GIF with Gimp

“We didn’t need a special word for interactivity in the same way that we don’t (yet) need a special word for people with only one head.” ― Douglas Adams It’s here! Twitter has introduced the ability to share animated GIFs directly from your timeline on Twitter.com as well as iPhone and Android application.  Before, we had to…

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