Burnley Creative Workshops

David Parrish delivered two creative workshops in Burnley for creative entrepreneurs on business development and marketing:
– “Designing Your Creative Business”
– “Creative Business Marketing”

Following the workshops, businesses will be able to book a business advice session with David.

The workshops were the first in the series: “Fire Up: Ignite Your Creative Career”, from October 2017 to February 2018. The workshops were commissioned by Burnley Creative Alliance and Creative Lancashire.

Workshop participants and other creative entrepreneurs are invited to use and share the following resources, to help them to make their creative enterprises even more successful.

Competitive Advantage
Article and diagram online here.

T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity (eBook in English)
The free eBook version in English is available here. Also published as a free eBook in some other languages. Further translations can be arranged, subject to a publishing agreement – see ‘Translations’ below.

Free Online Courses for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurs – Marketing and Strategic Planning
Online learning courses available free worldwide, with a certificate provided at the end of each course.

Create Your Own Business Formula
Article about devising a winning business strategy. In English and several other languages available here.

Superfan Marketing Strategy online article

What are you selling, really?online article

Free extracts from book ‘Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success. 63 Tips, Techniques and Tales for Creative Entrepreneurs’
Several sections of the book are published free of charge, plus videos about the book.

Designing Your Creative Business
Workshops, toolkit and video online here.

Authentic Marketing
Video of David talking about Authentic Marketing, the first section of his marketing book ‘Chase One Rabbit’.

‘Ideas in Action’ articles
Various articles illustrating cool business techniques from creative entrepreneurs around the world, available here. Some have been translated into other languages. These can be downloaded, printed and shared online.

Rob Kinsey, Motocross Artist: An Artist with a Passion – and a Focus
Article to read and download

Creative, Cultural and Digital Industries Guide
Business Link guide with case studies and information about marketing, intellectual property, financial management etc. Available here

Various videos are available and can be embedded from the T-Shirts and Suits pages of YouTube and Vimeo.

In addition to the free resources listed above, David’s books are available in paperback, eBook and Audiobook formats.

Books for Burnley creative workshops participants

Books for Burnley creative workshops participants

Burnley Creative Workshops

Coordinated by Burnley Leisure’s Arts Development service, Burnley Creative Alliance is an informal and inclusive network which exists to support local artists and arts organisations by offering training and networking opportunities, and providing the latest information about creative opportunities and events.