Workshop: Making an impact: Marketing and social media for creative businesses

18 Oct 2018

Event times

12.45 - 17.00

Cost of entry

£40 (£30 Early Bird tickets available until 12 noon on Monday, 24th September). £5 Discount available to Crafts Council Directory makers, please email for more info

Roco Creative Co-op

England, United Kingdom


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Are you struggling to navigate social media? Do you have a showcase, an open studio event or an exhibition coming up? Do you wish to be successful in your showcases or applications?


This workshop will offer a visual insight into how makers and designers can present themselves online and how to generate interest and income to their practice.

Why it’s worth attending?

  • Advice on understanding how to promote your unique offer
  • Tips on developing a brand through your vision and values
  • Tips on where to focus your online marketing

Who is speaking?

  • Industry expert to help you with self-promotion, your branding, establishing a marketing strategy and help you shape your online promotion
  • An established maker will be offering you key tips on building a sustainable business through online promotion 

What is on offer?

  • Advice on the logistics to understand and utilise social media marketing
  • Why an online profile is important, what you should be considering and how to make the most of potential opportunities. 
  • Introduction to approaching press outlets

This Reaching Your Market workshop is part of a series of Business development workshops and events designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to promote their work successfully.

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