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We know only too well the challenges and opportunties you are likely to face when setting up a creative business. Working with creative business leaders, we've designed the following articles and top tips to help you along your way.
Guest Blog: Chris Measures, Building your creative business – part 2
Part 2: Based on his three years running his own company here are Chris Measures five tips for keeping that ‘just launched’ feeling going!
Guest Blog: Chris Measures, Taking the plunge – setting up your own creative business- Part 1
Part 1: As someone who took that plunge over three years ago and hasn’t looked back, Chris Measures shares his tips for making a success of it. As there’s a lot to cover it will split it into two parts – starting up and then keeping the momentum going.
Are you prepared for starting your own business?
You have an idea for a start-up but can you explain what you're selling? A start-up is more than just an idea, find out more here
You really do need to have an elevator pitch!
After an idea crystalizes and before it becomes an actual start-up, there is a moment when it becomes an elevator pitch. You really need to be able to describe your new business to people you meet!
Defining your market
So you have a great idea, but have you actually defined who you are going to sell it to?
Dealing with customers
Do you know who you are selling to? Find out who your customers are, check out this handy check list!
Everything you need to know about buyers
For all you need to know about Buyers, check out this article!
All you need to know about working with Galleries
If you are submitting your work to a gallery, check out this handy list of hints and tips
How to sell to the public
Selling to the public can feel daunting at first, check out these hints and tips to help you along your way!
What you should know if you are working as a design consultant
Everything you need to know if you are or want to work as a design consultant