Alison Branagan's A Pocket Business Guide for Artists & Designers: 100 Things PDF

By Alison Branagan

Aimed at arts graduates, this useful pocket advisor solutions the main urgent questions graduates have while establishing an inventive enterprise. Many scholars who graduate from artwork institution have no idea tips to make a dwelling out in their paintings, yet this e-book offers a hundred worthy company similar issues (explained in 250 phrases or much less) that they need to comprehend prior to embarking on a profession within the arts. The ebook is split into five sections that may aid visible artists be successful during this aggressive box: company, advertising, criminal stuff, cash and final options. in brief, it in short covers the entire major questions arts scholars could have approximately beginning their careers.

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Why should I buy a wall planner? 12. Do I have skills gaps? 13. Is reading industry periodicals necessary? 14. Who are art buyers? 15. What is a residency? 16. How do I undertake a commission? 17. How do I plan a workshop? 18. Should I try to run a market stall? 19. Should I have my own exhibition? 20. What is the difference between a trade fair and a retail fair? 21. How do I seek representation? 22. Where do I find clients and customers? 23. Do I understand the client? 24. How do I sell my artwork, creative products or services?

Is reading industry periodicals necessary? 14. Who are art buyers? 15. What is a residency? 16. How do I undertake a commission? 17. How do I plan a workshop? 18. Should I try to run a market stall? 19. Should I have my own exhibition? 20. What is the difference between a trade fair and a retail fair? 21. How do I seek representation? 22. Where do I find clients and customers? 23. Do I understand the client? 24. How do I sell my artwork, creative products or services? 25. Where do I find a manufacturer?

If you do not have any relatives or friends in a relevant industry who can help, you will have to carry out market research to establish who is likely to buy your artwork or creative products, where they are, and why they will buy from you. For this you need to develop an enquiring mind. Learn to ask questions to enable you to find out about the people who first purchased your goods or services. By asking a well-timed question you might be able to discover more about why people are motivated to buy; for example, are they buying for themselves or for others?

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