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Guide

Setting Up as Self Employed

A narrated introduction to a simple business structure for individuals.

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FAQ

Where can I find funding for my work, project, business and training?

There's funding out there. Isn't there? Here's where to start your research. And what to consider before you start work on applications.

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Programme

Starter for 6

Do you have an innovative and creative idea, product or service? Starter for 6 can help you turn it into a creative business. Applications are now open.

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Event

13 January 2015

Starting Out Workshop

This free, practical workshop will give you the confidence to set up and run your creative business.

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Guide

SWOT Analysis Template

Situational analysis tool to detail the Strengths, Challenges / Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats to your situation.

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FAQ

Can you help with contracts?

Need some help with a contract or a legal agreement? Here's how we can help.

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Insight

Building an Online Presence

A personal perspective from artist manager Michael Lambert.

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Event

03 February 2015

Market Day Workshop

A hands-on workshop introducing the principles of marketing to help you promote your work.

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Guide

How to Contact the Press and Media

The who, what, why, where and when approach to contacting the press.

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FAQ

What is crowdfunding and how can I do it?

There's some serious hype around crowdfunding for creative businesses. But can we all make a fortune off Kickstarter? Here's what it is and how it works.

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Insight

Working Digitally to Reach Audiences

A personal insight from freelance writer and producer Lesley Anne Rose.

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Programme

Flourish

Flourish is a mentoring programme that helps founders of creative micro-businesses develop their futures.

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Our Programmes

We run three business development programmes specific to different stages of the business journey.

Our Events Programme

We run a dedicated events programme to help creative businesses swap experiences, gather information and hone professional skills.

Jan 13
Starting Out Edinburgh

Starting Out

This free, practical workshop will give you the confidence to set up and run your creative business.

13 January 2015 09:30-13:30

Jan 20
Making Applications & Proposals Glasgow

Making Applications & Proposals

This free workshop explains the process of writing clear, focussed applications and proposals to engage funders and clients.

20 January 2015 14:00-17:00

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We offer free information and advice to micro-businesses and individuals working within the creative industries.

Our business support team are experts in exploring your needs – we're only a phone call away.

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