How to Sell Art & Creative Works Online
Every artist, musician or creative needs to make money and though exhibitions and the odd commission are one way to sell your work. The internet is still the most useful and money making resource available to any artist but there is one problem…many do not use this effectively or understand how to optimise their online presence.
Do you want to sell more work or bring in a constant income from your work? If so then this workshop will provide all the knowledge, skills and resources you need to maximise your potential online. We’ll look at website optimisation, how to sell through ecommerce and how to embrace social media for commercial advantage. We’ll discuss marketing and selling works and even develop new ideas that you can take home and apply to your practice.
It will explain in real business terms how to sell more artwork online. So whether you’re a new or existing business or enhancing an online presence then this course is ideal for you. You will learn all you need to know about planning, implementing, selling, payments, search engines, marketing, and delivery.
With other like-minded entrepreneurial creatives and business start-ups’ you’ll also get the chance to discuss in detail questions you have about creating and running a creative business. Finishing off with a focus on what’s really important to you as a business owner.
Be prepared to go away with a new sense of confidence and an array of ideas and resources you never knew was there.
Who’s It For
This workshop is for anyone who operates in the creative industries such as artist, musicians, sculptors, illustrators and even graphic designers. It’s ideal for those who are thinking about starting a business or social enterprise as well as established businesses that have not yet fully utilised business resources and knowledge available to them. This course is also ideal for those that have started a business but wish to take it to the next level or wish to have a better understanding of marketing and wish to take full advantage of the internet and other support resources for businesses.
Attendees will go away with a better understanding of business and what resources they could tap into to drive their business forward and make more money. You will go away with knowledge and short cuts to new business development as well as a range of resources and tools to help you start or advance your business to the next level. You will find useful contacts and websites to use as well as a chance to overcome some of the stumbling blocks to business development.
What You Need To Bring
Pen and paper or optional iPad or laptop if you wish to investigate resources as they are presented.
About Your Tutor
This master class is written and delivered by Andrew Knutt who has 18 years’ experience in business, IT, marketing, the Internet and other related technologies. Andrew is an associate of the Institute of Business Consulting, UK Web Design Association, a qualified business advisor and has created and run over 4 successful businesses.
Andrew is also director of design agency ADK Design, associate director of Core Business Design and co-founder and director of Creative Innovation Centre CIC.
Over the years Andrew has delivered many workshops, seminars and courses on starting a business, IT, design, the Internet, social media and business development; helping 100’s of small businesses make the most of business planning and technology.
Andrew’s reputation as a positive, upbeat and passionate presenter is also a great experience for all who attend his workshops; each going away with enthusiasm and confidence.
Cost per person £35 (includes food and drink).
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