Productivity Resources

Productivity And Learning Resources For Fashion And E-Commerce Entrepreneurs

My picks for the best free and paid learning and productivity resources for fashion designers and e-commerce entrepreneurs.


Learning and Continuing Education:


  •– Learn what you want, when you want, from our entire course library. Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Find what you need in our growing library. New courses added weekly. Watch and learn from top experts who are passionate about teaching.
  • Skillshare– Learning for Creators. Enroll in online classes and complete projects that unlock your creativity. You’ll have access to our online classes that you can watch on your own time, and you’ll get to collaborate with our vibrant and active community on student projects.
  • YouTube– YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.
  • Coursera– Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, free. Choose from hundreds of courses created by the world’s top educational institutions. Courses are open to anyone, and learning is free.
  • Grovo– Grovo’s microlearning method makes learning faster and more effective. You’ll build up knowledge with highly engaging 60–90 second videos.
  • General Assembly– General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design. Learn Technology, Design, And Business Skills From Industry Professionals In Our Global Community.




  • WiseStamp– Create your email signature. Our passion is to bridge this gap by building a strong platform with a variety of Email Apps that on one hand lets users make a better use of their daily emails – adding a whole new level of functionality and interaction – and on the other hand enables publishers (social services and brands) to distribute their content and engage users in one of the biggest online markets – email.
  • Fiverr– What do you need done? Find it on Fiverr. Welcome to the world’s largest marketplace for creative and professional services. Instant access to millions of Gigs from people who love what they do. Categories include: Graphics & Design, Writing, Translation, Business, Tech and many more. Find the exact service you need, starting at just $5.
  • eLance– Hire Great Freelancers. Browse profiles, portfolios and reviews to assemble your 24/7 online workforce. Collaborate in shared online work rooms and receive daily activity reports. Only pay for work you approve, plus Elance takes care of all invoicing and taxes.
  • oDesk– 1+ million businesses use oDesk for top quality talent. Skills, integrity, and amazing results make oDesk freelancers universally awesome.

Check back regularly as I will be adding more resources to this list. Drop me a line at if you would like to recommend any more resources.

Juan E. Romero is the Owner and Creative Director of 65MCMLXV. He has more than twenty years of Fashion and Design Trend experience. You can find him on Google+ and Twitter.