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Setting Up as Self Employed

A narrated introduction to a simple business structure for individuals.



Tips for Writing a Budget for your Creative Project

Lesley Renton, General Manager at the Tron Theatre and Alice Rickards, violinist in duo High Heels and Horse Hair share their top tips for writing a budget for your creative project.

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What are the creative industries?

Creative industries are based in creativity, skill and talent.

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The Artist Statement Guide

Guidelines for artists writing their artist statement.

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SWOT Analysis Template

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

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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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Building an Online Presence

A personal perspective from artist manager Michael Lambert.

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25 March 2015

Market Day Workshop

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

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How to Contact the Press and Media

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

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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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Working Digitally to Reach Audiences

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

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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.

Mar 23
Starting Out Fully Booked Glasgow

Starting Out

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

23 March 2015, 13:00-17:00

Mar 24
Creating Contacts Glasgow

Creating Contacts

This free workshop helps you make the most of your contacts and create new ones to maximise your business opportunities.

24 March 2015, 09:45-13:45

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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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