Visibility and marketing OK, so you've made your product or service stand out, what then? Standing out is one thing but without any clients then you're not really standing out, only standing in an empty office. One thing about standing out is that you need to have...read more
There really is something to be said about standing out, for doing something so different that people take notice, by being remarkable.read more
Ask your clients about a specific problem / question you need an answer to. But be specific in what you are trying about your the outcome you are afterread more
You have to be open to the idea and have the vision, tenacity and sure bloody-mindedness to carry it through to fruition.read more
Last week i mentioned about purpose in your creative practices, well there is also purpose or why in your creative work.. why do you do what you do? What is it that you are trying to highlight, inform, understand, present? Why do you use the medium(s) that you do?...read more
Work out why you do what you do, who you do it for and why is it important to them and what you do changes them, how? Now you are talking purpose.read more
So lets do something, even something small because small things lead to bigger things, oh how this post is so full of cliches, I’m sorry but they are only there to highlight a point. Do something.read more
Stepping out into the great unknown, well not really the unknown as I’ve been there a few times before. These is something about having a regular source of income that gives you a sense of comfort but is it really comfort or just a way of getting through. A friend of mine said when I mentioned that I had ‘quit’ my job ‘ Life’s too short if you hate the stuff you do. You can get by with ‘it’s boring, but pays the bills but allows me to do what I really want to do’ but not with ‘I fucking hate this!’ And that’s pretty much were I was with the last project I was working on for the past year full time, so now it’s back to doing more of what I want to do and less of what I don’t want to do.read more
You know when you've been waiting for ages for something to happen, something that you have no control over but that something could change your year if it happens in a positive way? Well we had been waiting to hear about 2 major grants that we had applied for, one...read more
Upcoming Courses & Events
Events and Courses
Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Creatives Ashford: 27 - 29 July 2018 Early Bird: €200 Standard: €300 This practical 2.5-day Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Creatives has been especially designed for all those who want to set up, run or further develop...read more
This courses focuses on developing your creative career. It will look at understanding your purpose and passion; identifying your niche and looking at tools to help you refine your niche; as well as looking at what your dream job or career position isread more
Creative Thinking and Co-Creation Techniques Workshop 13 August 2018 Ashford, Co Wicklow 10am - 5.30pm By using a number of creative thinking techniques we will give practical examples of how you can take ideas from conception to reality. Based around the frameworks...read more
Creative Business Model Development 10 September Ashford, Co. WIcklow To run an efficient and profitable business you need to have a sound and working Business Model. In a creative and stimulating way, this workshop will help you to answer all your strategic questions...read more
Value Proposition Design 15 October 2018 Ashford, Co Wicklow To run any successful business you need a clearly defined VALUE PROPOSITION that explains how your product/service solves your customers’ problem, need or improves their situation. A Value Proposition allows...read more
Check out the presentations from our recent EU Funding Workshop!
The Centre for Creative Practices and Creative Entrepreneurs Academy were delighted to present this one-off event on the mechanics and policy behind Creative Europe, Creative Europe Media, Erasmus Plus, Europe for Citizens and Horizon2020 – the EU Funding Programmes available to Creative Businesses, Organisations and Projects.
We Also Run Our Training For:
The Old Milking Parlour
Ballymurrin Lower, Kilbride
Wicklow, Ireland, A67TK64
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