‘Ideas in Action’ business examples

Below are links to some ‘Ideas in Action’ articles which feature business examples from creative enterprises using smart business ideas to become even more successful.

These features are published as case studies of best practice in the creative, digital and cultural industries internationally. They supplement the 11 ‘Ideas in Action’ case studies in the book (also Audiobook and free eBook) ‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’.

Here are 11 more creative business case studies, from the UK, South Africa, Brazil, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Holland, Brazil and Lithuania.

Reaching a bigger audience by scaling up using digital media in Lithuania:
Scaling up, from Stage to Screen

Running two separate companies as a solo entrepreneur in Jamaica:
Caribbean ‘Solopreneur’

Licensing Intellectual Property from a small city in Brazil:
Don’t sell it; rent it (English)
Não venda, alugue (Português)

A British Creative Entrepreneur’s New Inspiration:
A Reawakening Overseas

Guerrilla Marketing by a design company in Holland:
Cheeky Guerrillas in Utrecht

A Hong Kong fashion design company knows what they are really selling:
Selling hope, wrapped up in t-shirts

Vietnamese art galleries collaborating to reach a global market:
Co-opetition: Friendly Competition

Brazilian product designers using intellectual property to develop their business:
Innovating for the ‘Base of the Pyramid’

A graphic designer from the UK using social networks to promote her enterprise:
Online Social Networking – for Business

South African photographers using technology to control and distribute images:
Telling Africa’s Story to the World

An English fine artist focusing on his competitive advantage and creative passion:
An Artist with a Passion – and a Focus


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A social enterprise in Lithuania reached a bigger audience by going digital:
Scaling up, from Stage to Screen


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Vietnamese art galleries collaborating to reach a global market:
Co-opetition: Friendly Competition


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A fine artist focusing on his competitive advantage and creative passion:
An Artist with a Passion – and a Focus


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South African photographers using technology to control and distribute images:
Telling Africa’s Story to the World


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Brazilian product designers using intellectual property to develop their business:
Innovating for the ‘Base of the Pyramid’


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Guerrilla Marketing by a design company in Holland:
Cheeky Guerrillas in Utrecht


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A Hong Kong fashion design company knows what they are really selling:
Selling hope, wrapped up in t-shirts