Crafter’s Market : The DIY Resource for Creating a Successful and Profitable Craft Business (ebook)

Author: Abigail Patner Glassenberg All over the world, creatives are turning their hobby into their livelihoods and Crafter’s Market offers the competitive edge you need to make your craft your career. This comprehensive guide will introduce you to a new world of possibilities for taking your craft to the next level. To help you on … Read more

Fuel for your creative mind : >100 things to read, listen to and watch that will make you a better creative & business owner

“Contains 100 things to read, listen to and watch that I think will make you a better creative & business owner (and maybe human). Many of them worthy of a revisit. Chapters include: Learn about other creatives, Look at the world differently, Get some good advice, Be a better creative, Be a better busines and … Read more

Capture your style : transform your Instagram images, showcase your life, and build the ultimate platform (book)

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Authors: Aimee Song with Erin Weinger With over three million Instagram fans, Aimee Song knows a thing or two about taking the perfect Instagram photo. And Instagram is so much more than a platform for pretty pictures. It is the fastest-growing social media network with an engaged community, a major marketing tool for brands, a … Read more

Building an Etsy Economy: The New Face of Creative Entrepreneurship

Etsy is a marketplace where millions of people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods. Etsy was founded in June 2005 and now connects buyers and sellers in nearly every country. Our 2014 survey of Australian Etsy sellers, coupled with ongoing interactions with our seller community, demonstrates that … Read more

Amazon launches music-streaming service to rival Spotify and Apple

“Amazon plunged into the crowded field of music-streaming with its own service that significantly boosts the catalogue of songs available through its popular Echo speakers, and offers a pricing option for Prime members that undercuts industry leaders Spotify and Apple. The Music Unlimited subscription from Amazon will be available for $US9.99 ($13.20) a month, in … Read more

The Best Of Creative3

From live streaming to business investment, gaming and education, this year’s Creative3 explored the full spectrum of growth and opportunities in creative-tech Our diverse line-up of speakers shared insights, celebrated break-through ideas and inspired the change-makers in the room. There were so many themes running through this year’s forum, but the growing relationship between tech, authenticity and success made … Read more

Designing profits : creative business strategies for design practices (book)

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Authors: Morris Nunes and Andrew Pressman A successful design practice requires principals and staff who are creative, technically proficient, and financially savvy. Designing Profits focuses on the last component — the one that is so elusive for many architects, engineers, and construction professionals — the business aspects of practice. Not an ordinary book on practice … Read more

Brisbane startup finds the road to success via Sesame Street

“If you’ve caught a glimpse of kids’ television shows Totally Wild, H2O: Just Add Water, Elephant Princess or Sesame Street USA, you’ve likely experienced the work of Brisbane-based producer Kristen Souvlis. The recent Lord Mayor’s Budding Entrepreneurs Program grant winner and co-founder at Like A Photon Creative (LAPC) is shaking up a male-dominated industry in children’s … Read more