The Business of Making - Wednesday March 27th, 6-9pm
Do you make stuff? Collect stuff? Stuff you’d like to sell, but aren’t sure how to get rolling or where to focus your energy? Moulding your skills into an independent business can be overwhelming. Connecting with experienced makers can help give you the knowledge and confidence to start making an income from your work!
Join Anna, owner/painter/maker/photographer/accountant/admin/marketer of Lou Brown Vintage and co-owner of Watson & Lou for a broad and thorough introduction to the many aspects of running a small business as an artist, craftsperson, or collector. We will cover:
- Tips for organization & production
- Pricing your goods
- How to find the right venue(s) for your work
- Efficient finance management
- The basics of successful social media marketing
- Ways to maintain your sanity while working in isolation
- A reading list for further study
You can also expect some take-home materials, tea and cookies, and lots of discussion to address your specific questions.
Watson & Lou, 383 Water Street
Wednesday, March 27th, 6-9pm
$45 + HST*
*Tickets are workshop-specific and non-refundable, but can be transferred to a friend in the event of unanticipated circumstances.
Please help us keep W&L free of synthetic fragrance and refrain from wearing perfume or other heavily scented products. Thank you!