Pitching Your Ideas for Classes to Festivals and Events

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Whether teaching is already an important part of your creative business, or you’d like to add it to your repertoire, you may be considering pitching your workshop ideas to creative festivals and events. These 5 tips will help you get started! 1) Decide what’s most important There are many different reasons you might want to teach at an event […]

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5 Ways To Use Creative Conferences To Grow Your Business

Creative conferences and conventions can be a great step towards building your personal brand and building credibility. You may meet people who become life-long friends and business partners, and you will definitely get the chance to spread the word about your business to a much larger audience. Here are 5 specific ways in which you […]

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Handmade Business Tips: 5 Reasons to Engage With Your Local Community

Shopping local is all the rage these days, but did you know it can benefit your handmade business as well? Promoting your connection with handmade businesses in your city and state can attract more media attention and lead to more a satisfied customer base. Here are the top five reasons to focus on location for […]

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Get Excited: Win a Free Ticket to SNAP!

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Creative Income would like to congratulate the winner of the SNAP! Conference ticket giveaway: Erika Senneff! We can’t wait to see you in Salt Lake City! As creative professionals, it’s not only important to keep creating, it’s important to network. Learning how to network can be tricky, but thankfully the internet is overflowing with helpful […]

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7 Ways to Improve Your Business Skills For FREE!

Hello! My name is Marie Segares. I am a crochet and knitting blogger, designer, teacher at Underground Crafter and host of the Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Show.As a creative business owner, you know it’s important to keep your skills fresh. But professional development can be expensive and the cost of ongoing training is often a low […]

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Social Media Content Ideas You’ve Never Thought About

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What do you usually post to social media to promote your business? Many creative businesses post about sales, new products, and events they’ll be appearing at, all of which are good pieces of information that your followers are probably interested in. But this kind of content isn’t going to build a solid relationship with your […]

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Setting Up an Art Guild

If you’re looking for social outlets as well as support in your creative business, my recommendation is to join or start a supportive group. I recently started an Artisan Guild in my local area because I couldn’t find one to join. I did a lot of research and found a couple of other local artists […]

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Promote Yourself: How to Make an Impression

Promoting yourself and your business in face-to-face situations can be a daunting task. Have you ever walked into a networking event, seen all of the people mingling and felt like you are probably the only one there who hasn’t mastered the art of face-to-face promotion? Don’t worry, it can be a challenge for all of […]

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