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Lowcountry Made sponsors “Seize Your Startup”

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Lowcountry Made sponsors “Seize Your Startup”

May 19,2022

Tout Sweet Macarons, 1420 Ribaut Rd, Port Royal, SC


Navigate business ownership in South Carolina with small business mentor Shannon Gonzales

The same organization that sponsors artisan markets throughout Bluffton and Port Royal, SC is now hosting “Seize Your Startup,” a 30-day business mentor program for anyone considering starting a business.

Led by Shannon Gonzalez, vice president of Lowcountry Made, “Seize Your Startup” will take entrepreneurs through local and state licensing requirements, basic tax requirements, marketing and pricing products.

The initial session will take 1.5 hours, and will prepare attendees to move confidently in the direction of business ownership. There are four weeks of follow-up that will tap into Shannon’s expertise in pricing, marketing, preparing for markets and basic taxes. The cost is $395.

Anyone interested is asked to register at and choose a single timeslot from the following schedule to meet in person at Tout Sweet Macarons, located at 1420 Ribaut Rd, Port Royal, SC, or over Zoom video conference:
8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. May 19
8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. June 16
8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. May 20
8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. June 17

Shannon Gonzalez left her job in banking to start Tout Sweet Macarons in Port Royal. She is known fondly as the “Mac-dealer.” Gonzalez is a military spouse and mother of two. She enjoys using her strengths to help other entrepreneurs realize their dreams of business ownership.


Lowcountry Made fosters a culture of innovation in the Lowcountry and is dedicated to helping small businesses and entrepreneurs grow through their popup markets and events around the Lowcountry. Lowcountry Made offers an online maker directory, advertising opportunities and an ever growing list of resources for small businesses to tap into! Visit for more information.


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