5 Reasons You Need A Business Plan for Your Creative Business

Business Planning

Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you have a business plan for your creative business? Do you need a business plan for your creative business? Many most businesses rely on a business plan to secure a loan or attract investors. These probably aren’t activities you will undertake in your creative business. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be developing […]

Four Types of Goals For Creative Businesses

Goals

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the calendar turns over, people often turn their thoughts to what they want to achieve in the new year. What do you want to achieve this year? What do you want to accomplish in your creative business this year? When I meet with a new client, I always start with a conversation about goals. […]

An Artist Guide to Pitching Your Art — (Part Two)

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you had someone’s attention for a few minutes and you wanted to get them interested in your art, what would you tell them? I recently posted the first in this series on pitching your art — being able to tell people what it is that you do and why what you do is different […]

An Artist Guide to Pitching Your Art — (Part One)

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you had someone’s attention for a few minutes and you wanted to get them interested in your art, what would you tell them? The artists participating in the Arts and Business Council of Greater Nashville’s Periscope Program recently did just that — sharing their artistic work, business models, and needs in a three minute “pitch” […]