The Creative Entrepreneur: A DIY Visual Guidebook for Making Business Ideas Real
The Creative Entrepreneur was voted Winner, in two categories—Craft and Business, of the 2009 IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association) Benjamin Franklin Award which recognizes excellence in publishing.
This book is for the large audience of artists, crafters, and creative individuals from all walks of life who desire to make a livelihood from their creative work, or who possibly have achieved some success, but don't know how to replicate it or move to another level of accomplishment. These crafty DIY artists are everywhere--they are holding alternative craft fairs, they advertise in the pages of Bust and ReadyMade and Craft, they are selling online by the thousands at Etsy.com, and are blogging at Typepad, LiveJournal, and Whipup.com. But many of them do not have the skills needed to take their business ideas to the next level.
The Creative Entrepreneur takes readers on an inner journey of creative exploration to discover how to make their dreams of creative livelihood real, as they craft their own Artist's Business Journal. The Artist's Business Journal is a visual, project-oriented, step-by-step approach to business development for artists from all walks of life who are mystified and possibly frustrated by how to make a business out of their creative work.
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Review: The Creative Entrepreneur: A DIY Visual Guidebook for Making Business Ideas RealUser Review - Teri Temme - Goodreads
Great book! I read it first and then waited a few days to do the exercises. A lot of fun. Great right brain/left brain tip: grow mentally and emotionally as you develop your non-dominant side of your ... Read full review
Review: The Creative Entrepreneur: A DIY Visual Guidebook for Making Business Ideas RealUser Review - Vanessa - Goodreads
A creative approach to business. I got new insight into my goals, business vision, and skills through the gathering of images. I don't think I could've realized these things through a classic writing approach. Read full review
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