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New guide to business for artists and designers

The Essential Guide..

Published: 15th April 2011.

A new book for artists and designers has just been launched.

The Essential Guide to Business for Artists & Designers by Alison Branagan is designed to help any artist or designer who wants to set up in business.

Featuring a foreword by Sir James Dyson, the book includes profiles of established artists and designers, quotations, illustrated mind maps, useful exercises, diagrams and resources, and is printed in a dyslexic friendly font.

The book also includes a detailed business glossary, a full list of professional bodies and free accountancy software available for download. An ideal guide for a wide range of artists and designers, from printmakers and painters to product designers and photographers.

The book includes:

making creativity pay • earning a living • self-employment vs employment • starting
up a business • money management • business planning • building networks •
presentation • self-promotion • funding & sponsorship • intellectual property &
legal issues • negotiation tactics & contracts • records • invoicing • taxes & basic
bookkeeping • future trends • innovation • trading via the internet

The book is available on Amazon.

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