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Business for Your Creative Arts [Live Online Course]

Thu 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
4 sessions ending Thu, Feb 29
Topic: Arts & Entertainment/Creative

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4-Night Live Online Course

February 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 2024 | 5:30-8:30pm

Creating a career using your artistic skills and passion offers an enriching life path. Achieving success involves harmonizing your creativity with pragmatic business knowledge. This engaging online workshop hosted by East CO SBDC, brings together experts in both creativity and business who provide their wisdom on how to nurture your creative enterprises. Uncover the key strategies for thriving as a small business in the creative field and learn how your art can be not just a source of beauty but also a foundation for financial prosperity.


Four nights of live online education featuring industry experts who will share their expertise on the business side of the creative arts. The course will also provide helpful course materials and opportunities to interact with experts and fellow creatives.

Week 1

  • Create a Business Mindset
  • Design a Successful Business Model
  • Discussion Groups + Action Items

Week 2

  • Marketing 101: Branding
  • Marketing 201: Content Creation
  • Discussion Groups

Week 3

  • Sales Tax
  • Industry Resources and Funding
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Financial Considerations
  • Discussion Groups + Action Items

Week 4

  • Trademarks, Copyrights, and Contracts
  • Legal Resources for Artists
  • Artist Panel Discussion

Who Is It For?

This LEADING EDGE course is for the potter, painter, designer, leatherworker, seamstress, welder, woodworker, sculptor, writer, poet, cake decorator or anyone motivated by their imagination to create.

What To Expect:

  • Four 3-hour class sessions, including interactive group work, guest speakers, and discussions with subject matter experts
  • Confidential one-on-one consulting with certified SBDC consultants
  • Continuous feedback on your business plan and strategy during the course, including a personalized review at the course conclusion

Purchase your tickets here!

Fee: $ 100.00

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