Advanced Business Skills for Artists Starts Monday March 7, 2016

 Advanced Business Skills for Artists has been developed so participants can immerse themselves in a supportive environment that will provide each individual with knowledge that can be utilized to grow their business.

 Advanced Business Skills for Artists is most suitable for the established art/craft entrepreneur who:

  • has been in business at least two years
  • has annual revenues of at least $15,000
  • has previous business training, and
  • has a willingness to participate in an interactive group setting

Some of the critical issues that will be discussed include:

  • Production space design
  • Production efficiencies
  • Merchandising
  • Product line development
  • Inventory control
  • Bookkeeping
  • Gaining financial health
  • Selling
  • Reaching and identifying the ACTUAL customer
  • Building your brand
  • Handling objections
  • Pricing

Registration is required and space is limited. Participants can register for the entire workshop series at a discounted rate of $250 (course code SEF-9990-100EN) or attend specific individual sessions (as identified below) for $50 each. Please visit to sign up!


Create More Value for Your Customers by Using Fewer Resources (Part 1) – Course Code SEF-9991-101EN

(Chris McGraw, NC Industrial Expansion Services, Monday, March 7, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Create More Value for Your Customers by Using Fewer Resources (Part2) – Course Code SEF-9992-102EN

(Chris McGraw, NC Industrial Expansion Services, Monday 14, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Run the Numbers Instead of Them Running You – Course Code SEF-9993-103EN

(Tonya Snider, TenBiz/the Support Center, Monday, March 21, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Tell Your Money Where to Go Instead of Wondering Where it Went – Course Code SEF-9994-104EN

(Tonya Snider, TenBiz/the Support Center, Monday, March 28, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Marketing with Purpose – Course Code SEF-9995-105EN

(Meredith Carpenter, Independent Artist Consultant, Wednesday, March 30, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

Elemental Sales Techniques for the Entrepreneurial Artist – Course Code SEF-9996-106EN

(Nancy P. Jared, Business Partner and Tom Jared, Sales Consultant and SCORE Counselor, Monday, April 4th, 9:00-12:00 p.m.)