Starting Your Shoe Business online course
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Footwear Brand Building Starts Here 

This course is for anyone ready to start-up their own shoe brand. On-demand video lessons are well-organized and easy to understand. Step-by-step guidance through the challenges of building a successful brand and business.

Created for footwear entrepreneurs, business beginners, and career changers alike, this course delivers all you need to get your footwear company up and running faster and with fewer headaches. The Shoe Business Start-Up course is the launching pad for your brand-building success.

Build Your Start-Up Faster!

Led by a veteran shoe industry professional of 25 years, this is a critical course for all levels of footwear brand builders.

Learn the steps to follow in detail so you can get started fast and avoid time-consuming and costly errors. A wise investment of time and money for your future business. Learn the most common, costly mistakes to avoid to run a successful footwear brand and business.

Complete this course and  launch your footwear business faster. Start Now!

The Shoe Dog would like to tell you about this on-line course. Find out if Shoe Business Start-Up Course is right for you.

  • 33 in-depth lessons covering every detail of starting a shoe business.
  • Over 12 hours of on-demand video instruction with “The Shoe Dog,” a shoe industry professional.
  • Build your start-up business plan and launch your brand faster!
  • Case study information on 9 start-up brands.
  • Bonus ContentHow to Start Your Own Shoe Company textbook download.
  • Bonus Content:10 pages of Shoe Business Start-Up interactive spreadsheets to guide you with calendar planning, costing, sizing, profit & margins calculations, pricing, and more.
  • Bonus Course: The complete course Shoemaking for Brand Builders & Designers and How Shoes Are Made textbook are included for Free! 
  • Personalized Certificate of Completion for the Shoe Business Start-up Course.
  • Buy Risk-Free: 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee.
Online shoe school

This course is now included in the All Access Pass! 
145 lessons, over 40 hours of on-demand video instruction for shoe designers, developers, and footwear start-ups. Fast-track your footwear career today!
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Start-Up Course Questions Answered

Our courses are designed to teach both beginners and professionals. We start from the basics and work our way up, so even if you have no experience, you can still learn and benefit from our courses. Our expert instructor will guide you through every step of the proces. Courses  include detailed video lessons and written materials, which make it easier for you to learn brand building and shoe design techniques at your own pace.

We understand that everyone has different learning styles and goals. That’s why we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with the course within the first 30 days, we’ll give you a full refund. We encourage you to give the courses a try, and see how it fits into your learning journey. If it’s not for you, we understand, and we’ll be happy to issue a refund.

You don’t need any prior experience in the shoe industry to take this course. The course is designed to provide you with everything you need to get started fast and avoid common and costly errors, regardless of your background or experience. All courses include comprehensive resources, industry expert advice, and ongoing support to help you navigate the shoe industry with confidence.

Yes, of course you can! Wade loves to hear from students. You can reach “The Shoe Dog” by email. He answers them personally every day.  Zoom meetings and phone calls can also be scheduled through email. Reach out here:
[email protected]

This course is designed to help you develop the skills you need to start and run a successful shoe business. We provide you with the tools, resources, and expert advice to help you succeed, even if you’re new to the industry. Our team has years of experience and we are dedicated to helping you. 

We understand that everyone has different schedules, and that’s why our courses are online and available on-demand. You can complete the lessons on your schedule and at your own pace, whether that’s over a few weeks or several months. Course access is good for 2 years. Additionally, you can access the online courses from anywhere, at any time. So, you don’t have to worry about finding time to attend physical classes or hassle with expensive travel.

We understand that the course fee may seem high at first glance, but investing in this course is a long-term investment in your shoe business. The course provides you with the tools and knowledge to start a successful shoe business and avoid costly mistakes. It includes access to industry experts, comprehensive resources, and ongoing support to ensure your success. We also offer a payment plan option through PayPal payments so you don’t have to pay all at once.
You may also consider the high cost of attending in person shoemaking courses.  Plus, we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee, so you can try the course risk-free.

Our courses are created by an experienced professional in the shoemaking industry and are used by multiple universities, trade schools, high schools, and industry professionals around the world. We take great pride in the quality of our materials, which include detailed video tutorials, written instructions, and support from “The Shoe Dog” and the entire team at Shoemakers Academy. Additionally, we constantly update our course materials to ensure they are up-to-date and relevant. If you have any concerns or questions about the quality of our materials, we encourage you to reach out via e-mail and we’ll be happy to speak with you. Email [email protected].