5 Ways to Schedule Arts Business Tasks

5 Ways to Schedule Arts Business Tasks

I realize that not everybody loves arts entrepreneurship and business development as much as I do, in fact, I frequently hear from artists that they struggle the most with this area of being an artist because they would rather be in the studio. Sometimes difficult…

3 Business Tasks You Must Do in January

3 Business Tasks You Must Do in January

You have 4 quarters, 12 months, and 365 days to tackle your biggest dreams and goals. But before you launch ahead with achieving them, the beginning of the year is the perfect time to tackle a few important tasks on your entrepreneurial to-do list. This…

8 Tips to Launch an Art Business

8 Tips to Launch an Art Business

Thinking about starting your own business? Launching an art business is often the biggest step, however, this blog post outlines some tips to help art entrepreneurs along the way.  If you’re past the launch stage, check out this blog post instead to begin scaling up…

2 Strategies to Scale Up Your Business

2 Strategies to Scale Up Your Business

Businesses change overtime, some years are prolific, and other years are slower. During the slower years, it’s important to prepare yourself for the next big year. And if you haven’t had your big year yet, consider this time a build towards that first year in…

The Key to Doubling your Business

The Key to Doubling your Business

For those of you who have already given up on your resolution, I have a small business habit that will help bring about success this year. I’ve nearly doubled my business compared to last year at this time because of this new habit. My success…

9 Time Tracking Techniques to Master your Creative Goals

9 Time Tracking Techniques to Master your Creative Goals

First things first, if you want to reach your goals you will need to find ways to master your time. This week’s blog post outlines ways to better track and utilize your time.  Goal Setting: Spend time setting goals and figuring out what you really…

Art Emergencies: Preparing for the Worst-Case Scenario

Art Emergencies: Preparing for the Worst-Case Scenario

A couple of years ago, I got a scary email that had informed me that there was a fire in my studio building. Luckily, it was contained but was large enough that it had managed to set off the sprinkler systems. This fire happened down…

Collecting Art Data: You Don’t Need to Be A Mathematician

Collecting Art Data: You Don’t Need to Be A Mathematician

There is power in numbers! Monitoring and tracking data is key because there are a number of ways you can utilize it to drive a successful creative business. Where is creative data is applicable? Grant proposals are a great area to utilize your analytic data. Proposals…

Creative Consultations for Artists

Creative Consultations for Artists

Work one-on-one with Kate Renee on various creative business aspects of your artistic career. From talking about writing a proposal for the MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant to assisting you with creating an Artist Facebook Page, Kate can provide you with a variety…

Free Helpful Resources for LLC Business Owners in Minnesota

Free Helpful Resources for LLC Business Owners in Minnesota

Have you started your own LLC and you are trying to navigate the business world on your own? Minnesota provides free and helpful resources to small businesses. Helpful Resource #1: Free Guide to Starting a Small Business in Minnesota Handbook When you head on over to…