Creative Industries Publications

Creative businesses who want to successfully combine their creativity with commercial success are inspired and informed by these creative industries publications. David’s books, articles and other creative industries publications have been republished in many translations world-wide.

David is author of two creative business books and a number of articles, toolkits, training workshop materials and business guides for business owners in the creative, digital and cultural industries.

These include the highly-acclaimed books ‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’ and ‘Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success’.

“David writes about creative business better than anyone I know.”
Wayne Morris. The Creative Edge. New Zealand.
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David’s books and other works can be licensed for re-publication in English or in translations.

Below are listed some creative business books and other publications written by David Parrish, specifically for design, media, technology and other businesses.

T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity
Paperback book, Audiobook, free PDF document and free text-only eBook (more info>>)
Also published in translations in fourteen countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Chile, China, Colombia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Ukraine.

Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success
63 tips, techniques and tales for creative entrepreneurs (more info>>)
Designed as an eBook for phones, tablets, and laptops. Also available in paperback and as an Audiobook.
Published in English in the UK. Also published in Spanish and French.

Designing Your Creative Business (DYCB™)
A Toolkit for Creative Entrepreneurs (PDF download).
A practical strategic planning guide for businesses at all stages of development. Used in David’s business development strategy workshops world-wide. This has been translated into Spanish for use in workshops in Spain.

Create Your Own Business Formula
This article was first published as a chapter entitled ‘Making a Business Plan’ in the book ‘Read This First: Growth and Development of Creative SMEs’.
Available for free download in several languages, including English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Portuguese, French, Ukrainian, Indonesian, Azerbaijani, Thai, Belarusian and Italian (so far!).

Creative, Cultural and Digital Industries Guide
Written for Business Link in the UK.
Available for free download in PDF format.
This Guide can be adapted for publication in other countries in partnership with creative industries support agencies, using local case studies. Ideal as a publicity tool for business support agencies.

Ideas in Action Articles
Several articles featuring creative entrepreneurs world-wide who combine their creative passion with smart business thinking. Examples of creative entrepreneurship in Vietnam, Jamaica, Colombia, Hong Kong, Holland, South Africa and the UK.

Blog posts
See the full list of posts on David’s blog.

Guest Blogger Series for Vision + Media.
Five articles covering business issues for the digital and creative services sector of the creative industries, including partnership working, business growth, and new opportunities for the sector.

The Creative Business.
Blog series in 12 modules. Published by Creative Choices. Available for republication by arrangement.

creative industries publications
David Parrish. (Photo: Cristina Poncu)

David can be commissioned to write other creative industries publications. For example articles, chapters, blog posts, guides and books on business subjects associated with the creative, cultural and digital industries. Business topics include marketing, intellectual property, business growth, financial management, business planning, leadership and organisational structures.

His creative industries publications can be republished in other media, translated and published by agreement. Contact David Parrish’s office to enquire about translations, republication or to commission new work.

David is increasingly using film and video to publish information about creative enterprise and business issues in the creative, cultural and digital industries. T-Shirts and Suits TV is working in partnership with film-makers and creative industries support organisations to create and publish new works in digital format including HD video and film.

Contact David Parrish for more information and to discuss potential writing projects, publications or translations.

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