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WEBINAR: Social Media Storytelling for Creatives

As humans, we are hungry for connection and historically, this has come in the form of storytelling. Social Media provides a new and interesting way to share stories that are both a surefire way to humanise your brand and create deeper connections with your customers and clients. In this free webinar, we'll explore the different […]

ONLINE: Diversify Your Creative Income

HOW MANY WAYS CAN YOU THINK OF TO MAKE MONEY? Creative businesses often need help to brainstorm all the possible ways to diversify their income streams (especially now!) and become more financially sustainable. Diversify Your Creative Income is an interactive online workshop that allows participants to discuss the various general ways that creatives can make […]

ONLINE: Creative’s Guide to Marketing

HATE SELLING? TRY STRATEGY INSTEAD. Marketing is one of the most despised and least understood aspects of running a creative business and being an arts entrepreneur. Most creatives hate to sell, and would rather be making than hustling. There is a simple secret to making marketing more palatable - understanding the strategy behind the sales […]

ONLINE: How to Start a Creative Business

LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE! Curious about turning your creative practice into a fully-fledged small business?  This fun and friendly workshop will cover all the essentials you’ll need to get the basics right and avoid some of the most common pitfalls for creatives as they enter the world of self-employment and freelancing.  You will learn […]

ONLINE: LinkedIn for Creatives

LINKEDIN IS NOT FOR CREATIVES… Actually, that’s where you’re wrong. LinkedIn is a fantastic tool for creatives but it does take a little bit of manipulation to make it work for you – and help you connect to potential clients and customers! In this interactive online workshop, creative practitioners can learn as a group about […]

WEBINAR: Creative Resilience: Survival Guide 2.0

As the pandemic continues and the creative industries are hit harder than ever, we speak to two successful creative businesses about how they have survived (and thrived!) during the current crisis. This free webinar hosts multidisclipinary creative Lillian Ahenkan (aka FlexMami) and filmmaker and musician Mac De Souza to discuss how they have managed and […]

ONLINE: Time Management for Creatives

HOW TO MAKE THE TIME FOR EVERYTHING? This workshop answers the age-old question – how are we supposed to find the time to run a creative career, pursue our arts-based practice, and have a life as well? This fun and informal workshop discusses practical strategies to help you keep all the juggling balls in the […]

ONLINE: What’s It Worth?

CREATIVE COSTING, PRICING AND SHARING YOUR WORTH Working out what to charge for creative products and services can be a colossal challenge. Where to even start? What’s It Worth is a practical workshop that covers the basics of figuring out the price point for creative work, including calculating costs and understanding what the market can bear. What’s It […]

Online: Social Media for Creatives

DOES SOCIAL MEDIA HURT YOUR BRAIN? Social media is a complex and challenging marketing tool for a lot of creatives, who find it hard to strike the balance between constantly talking about themselves and ignoring the platforms entirely! This friendly and up-to-date workshop covers the basics of how to kickstart marketing using social media, with […]

ONLINE: Understanding Branding

HOW TO LAY THE FOUNDATIONS OF A COMPELLING BRAND Branding can be a tricky concept to comprehend and many creative freelancers and arts organisations don’t understand how to make it work. In a marketplace full of mixed marketing messages, a compelling brand can help a creative practitioner or organisation stand out from the crowd. Creatives […]

ONLINE: Business Planning for Creatives

“BY FAILING TO PREPARE, YOU ARE PREPARING TO FAIL.” Benjamin Franklin summed it up best in the quote above.  A business or strategic plan is a summary and evaluation of an entrepreneurial idea – and it should be more than just a conciliation for bank managers and funding bodies. A useful plan can make the […]

ONLINE: Wellbeing for Business

Working in the creative industries is both rewarding and strenuous, physically and mentally. How can practitioners maintain relative balance between flourishing and falling, particularly when artistic output is built with emotion? WELLBEING FOR BUSINESS explores ways that creative professionals can purposely bring wellbeing practice into their everyday lives. Led by a creative industries and wellbeing […]