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Create a plan for your business that answers the 5 key questions that outside parties want to know about your business.
Tips on finding and working with an agent from well-established Illustrators, Marcus Oakley and Lesley Barnes
Learn about the clarity and commitment contracts can bring to your business agreements, and find out how to take your first steps to create your own contracts.
Preparing for your first trade show? Learn how to set goals, plan your exhibition and pick the right event for your business.
A pro at using social media in our private lives, but a little daunted when it comes to making it part of our work lives? No need to fear as with a little know-how, social media can be an amazing tool to help grow, promote and celebrate your creative.
Are you considering using a retailer to sell your products? This introduction to the different types of retailers and their benefits will help you decide on the next steps to take.
Part one of our 5 part resource on moving into your own studio or workspace. This article covers the key thinking points when taking the steps to buy or rent a property for your business.
Introduction to pricing for creatives. Including; achieving the right balance, considering value, multiple income streams, costing work, calculating your daily rate, pricing and income.
Questions you should ask yourself when setting up a work space. Such as; what’s your vision? who is involved? who are your community? What is your business model idea? What research and communication?
This resource explores the importance of managing your cash and 5 tips to improve cash flow. Also gives the most common reasons for cash flow issues.
Detailed list of things to consider when managing a space for your creative business in Scotland. Information includes; making your original plan fit, sources of income, programme of activities and marketing/communication.
You need to be able to talk about the impact your creative service or product has on those who buy, invest and experience it. Use this guide to support you through this process.
Learn the principles of running your own business. This includes strategies for development and growth.
There is one question that everyone will ask you about your fashion business ‘Who is your customer?’ If you’re a designer or retailer, the success of your business will depend on having a clear and concise answer.
How to sell your product will ultimately come down to what the product is, and where the most suitable platforms to promote and sell your work are. Identify what you make, where is the most appropriate place to sell it, and who your consumer is.
It does not always seem it at the time, but publishing a book is the easy bit – selling it is harder. So if your passion is writing, not business, self-publishing may not make sense for you.
Dyslexia can be more common among creative people and entrepreneurs. 23% of our clients told us they had dyslexia or another specific learning difficulty.