Why I Love Building MyNiceTie

Ben Buie | 3/18/14

There are two things I love about MyNiceTie: helping people through micro-finance, and helping people tie a tie. Today, I’m thinking about how teaching people how to tie a tie is surprisingly satisfying. It is crazy to think that thanks to YouTube I’ve taught more people how to tie a tie than anyone in the Read More >>

MyNiceTie Redesign

Ben Buie | 7/14/13

One of my first entrepreneurial endeavors was MyNiceTie. When I got home from serving in Russia a friend, and business partner, gave me $7,000 to start what we thought would be a nationwide necktie company. I took the investment, flew to South Korea, and bought 2,000 ties. At that time, having a website wasn’t even Read More >>

MyNiceTie Site Development

Ben Buie | 5/16/13

MyNiceTie was the catalyst that┬ápropelled┬áme to learn to code and also gave me some great business experience. This is a website I built ~ 3 years ago in Magento. Although its old, I include it to show that I’m very familiar with the platform. One highlight is the way I used the existing category and Read More >>

MyNiceTie Founder

Ben Buie | 5/16/13

MyNiceTie started after a friend gave me $7,000 so I could fly to Korea and buy 1,000 ties. I ended up getting them for half off and bought 2,000. I landed several wholesaling partnerships and built a website. I learned a ton about digital marketing and designed a marketing strategy that has resulted in 18 Read More >>