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
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.
I’m incredibly excited to announce a new partnership and a new program aimed at helping creative makers unlock the business potential of their creativity! I’ve teamed up with the folks at Fort Houston’s Artisan Support Project to launch The Creative’s Business Accelerator @ Fort Houston. This unique program consists of a collection of nine monthly
Should your creative brand take a stand? I am confident you have a stand on many issues about which people are talking. But does your creative business have a stand on those issues? Should it? A new report by the PR firm Edelman, addresses that question, looking into the behaviors of “belief driven” consumers. This
When, in February of this year, I learned that O’More College of Design was merging with Belmont University, I experienced mixed emotions. On the one hand, I knew that the school that I loved would cease to exist in its current form and that brought a degree of sadness. On the other hand, I knew that
I love a success story, and there is much to love about Christiana Afotey and her company, Threads by Dreads. Christiana was a recent participant in the Embark program at Pathway Women’s Business Center here in Nashville. She joined other nascent business owners in a seven-week business planning course designed for entrepreneurs who are looking to clarify