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Milan Design Week – online presentation on Innovative Diversification

David gave a presentation at Fuorisalone, the digital version of Milan Design Week 2020, in partnership with the WORTH Partnership Project. The topic was “The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for Innovative Diversification” and participants also have the opportunity to take part in Open Forum online business advice sessions with David following his online presentation. In …

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Better Online Pitching – presentation for APFI Finland

David delivered an online presentation on Better Online Pitching for Creatives International as part of a Pre Mission Briefing for a Virtual Trade Mission to Germany for APFI (Audiovisual Producers Finland). The online Pre Mission Briefing was hosted by Simon Preston and featured an in-depth presentation from Nicola Pinder about the German market for audiovisual …

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Discounts and Free Access to Online Toolkits for Creative Businesses

See below for discounts and free access to online toolkits for creative businesses, plus special offers on books and other products. David says: “I work internationally to empower creative entrepreneurs to become even more successful by combining their creative talents with smart business strategies. This is my mission, my passion and my profession. I also …

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COVID-19: It’s time to ‘follow the love’!

“Follow the love” is a useful tactic for managers in the arts and cultural industries during the COVID-19 crisis. What do I mean? Our relationships with audiences, customers and communities (as well as funders and sponsors) is at the heart of any arts business. We have built relationships with each of these, sometimes over several …

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Instagram Live Conversation on Creativity with Zulfiya Abdukhalikova

David was the guest in an Instagram Live Conversation with Zulfiya Adbukhalikova, hosted by Impact Hub Almaty in Kazakhstan. “Creative Business Responses: A Conversation“ was an Instagram Live event that took place on Tuesday 21 April 2020. The conversation included a discussion about creativity in the creative industries and other sectors. David spoke about the …

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Cash Flow Planning Spreadsheet – free download to use

David has published a cash flow planning spreadsheet as a download in a free toolkit product. This can be used as a cash flow planning tool to create a cash flow projection or cash flow forecast for your business. His presentation on cash flow planning and sharing his cash flow planning spreadsheet took take place …

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Russian translation of ‘T-Shirts and Suits’ book

A Russian translation of the creative business guide ‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’ has been published. Impact Hub Almaty published the book in paperback and eBook formats in 2019 in Kazakhstan. This is the fourteenth translation of the book. The free eBook in Russian can be downloaded, printed and re-distributed. …

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Creative Pricing Workshop in Portugal

David delivered a Creative Pricing workshop for creative entrepreneurs at the INDIE WORKERS’ Bootcamp in Porto, Portugal. The workshop provided an opportunity to consider pricing policies from three different perspectives: calculating all costs to ensure breakeven or profit; the effect of pricing on customer perceptions; and options for selling or licensing intellectual property. The Creative …

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