How to make  money  from your  creativity
Build a portfolio
<ul><li>Your personal style  </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on your skills </li></ul><ul><li>Why is your work unique? </li></ul><...
Getting  clients
<ul><li>Who are they? Define them </li></ul><ul><li>Self-promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Business cards </li></ul><ul><li>Webs...
Submitting your work
<ul><li>Intellectual property © </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the brief </li></ul><ul><li>Research the client </li></ul><ul...
Pricing your work
<ul><li>How much does it cost to do? </li></ul><ul><li>How long does it take? </li></ul><ul><li>What are others charging? ...
Time management
<ul><li>Brainstorm all the elements </li></ul><ul><li>Work backwards from  deadline </li></ul><ul><li>Plan in advance </li...
Contracts
<ul><li>Get one! </li></ul><ul><li>What work are you doing? </li></ul><ul><li>By when? </li></ul><ul><li>How much? </li></...
Getting paid
<ul><li>Job numbers & references </li></ul><ul><li>Invoice contents: you, your client, the work, terms </li></ul><ul><li>E...
Legal  stuff and  tax
<ul><li>Type of company?  </li></ul><ul><li>Legal tax obligation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.hmrc.gov.uk </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Opportunities within the university
<ul><li>Student Union </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.suarts.org   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ECCA   web competition </li></ul><ul><...
Further  help   & advice
<ul><li>One-to-one advice sessions </li></ul><ul><li>ECCA website </li></ul><ul><li>Regular events </li></ul><ul><li>Enter...
Funding
 
<ul><li>up to £5000 from UAL </li></ul><ul><li>develop your project into a  commercial offer  </li></ul><ul><li>long term ...
<ul><li>How to find us: </li></ul><ul><li>LCC, Elephant & Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Student Hub, Davies St  </li></ul><ul><...
www.ecca-london.org [email_address]
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Find out how to make money from your creative skills.

Includes tips, tricks and advice from Enterprise Centre for the Creative Arts (ECCA), www.ecca-london.org.

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Making money from your creativity

  1. 1. How to make money from your creativity
  2. 2. Build a portfolio
  3. 3. <ul><li>Your personal style </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on your skills </li></ul><ul><li>Why is your work unique? </li></ul><ul><li>Course projects and </li></ul><ul><li>work experience </li></ul>
  4. 4. Getting clients
  5. 5. <ul><li>Who are they? Define them </li></ul><ul><li>Self-promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Business cards </li></ul><ul><li>Website or online profile </li></ul><ul><li>Word of mouth/networking </li></ul>
  6. 6. Submitting your work
  7. 7. <ul><li>Intellectual property © </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the brief </li></ul><ul><li>Research the client </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you can meet deadlines </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pricing your work
  9. 9. <ul><li>How much does it cost to do? </li></ul><ul><li>How long does it take? </li></ul><ul><li>What are others charging? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want to make? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Time management
  11. 11. <ul><li>Brainstorm all the elements </li></ul><ul><li>Work backwards from deadline </li></ul><ul><li>Plan in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Involve others early on </li></ul><ul><li>Be honest! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contracts
  13. 13. <ul><li>Get one! </li></ul><ul><li>What work are you doing? </li></ul><ul><li>By when? </li></ul><ul><li>How much? </li></ul><ul><li>Who owns the </li></ul><ul><li>intellectual property? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Getting paid
  15. 15. <ul><li>Job numbers & references </li></ul><ul><li>Invoice contents: you, your client, the work, terms </li></ul><ul><li>Excel spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Keep receipts & records </li></ul>
  16. 16. Legal stuff and tax
  17. 17. <ul><li>Type of company? </li></ul><ul><li>Legal tax obligation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.hmrc.gov.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Within 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly records </li></ul><ul><li>Self-assessment </li></ul>
  18. 18. Opportunities within the university
  19. 19. <ul><li>Student Union </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.suarts.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ECCA web competition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ecca- london.org/pathfinding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creative Careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.arts.ac.uk/student/careers </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Further help & advice
  21. 21. <ul><li>One-to-one advice sessions </li></ul><ul><li>ECCA website </li></ul><ul><li>Regular events </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Week 12-16 Nov </li></ul><ul><li>ALL FREE </li></ul>
  22. 22. Funding
  23. 24. <ul><li>up to £5000 from UAL </li></ul><ul><li>develop your project into a commercial offer </li></ul><ul><li>long term loan </li></ul><ul><li>written off if business not viable </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>How to find us: </li></ul><ul><li>LCC, Elephant & Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Student Hub, Davies St </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Centre, CSM </li></ul>
  25. 26. www.ecca-london.org [email_address]

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