The Watering Can offers Business Basics for Artists and Creatives with support of the Sioux Falls Community Foundation. These classes are offered in person in Sioux Falls and via Zoom.
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Building the Foundation for Your Business: Series 1
This four-session series is geared to creatives who are thinking of starting a business or just getting one underway. It will help clarify the business focus, how to get started and keep the momentum as well as delving into finding prospects for your work. An important aspect in the beginning is how to price your work and set in place a method for record keeping.
- What do I want my art business to be
- Making it a reality
- Finding an audience and selling to them
- Pricing considerations and record keeping
Growing My Business, Selling More: Series 2
This four-session series is a perfect continuation from Building a Foundation or can be taken separately by creatives who want to move their business forward. It is important to understand the tools needed to promote a business as well as using demographics to identify a target audience. Not everyone is a prospect and learning to qualify who is, saves time and frustration. There are many ways to generate income and we will dig into various possibilities.
- Tool kit for Artists and portfolio
- Marketing basics and qualifying prospects
- Generating income
- Pulling it all together