What's Inside?

Building a Creative Business is your guide to turning your creative ideas into a profitable business - one that you truly love. You'll learn:

  • How to refine your product ideas to ensure you have the perfect offer

  • The 10 Things You Must Do to find (and grow!) your audience, and connect with them

  • What to do first (and second, and third) when building a creative business

  • Strategies for building a community around your work

  • The 5 key pricing decisions to ensure you've found your sweet spot

  • A 10 Step Marketing Plan to help the right people find your work (without feeling "sales-y")

  • A guide to the resources you'll need most - from starting a website to crafting a newsletter, here's what you need to know

  • How to create a long term plan that allows your business to grow & scale (and why you need to do this sooner than you think)

  • How to avoid burnout and overwhelm in your business (so you can continue to love what you do)

  • How to talk about your work - crafting your language for a blog, newsletter, social media or marketing

Overwhelmed? You've got this.

And you don't have to do it alone.

You really CAN do what you love and turn it into a profitable business - you just need a system. Whether you've already turned your creative work into a business but can't seem to find your sweet spot, or maybe you are just getting started and don't know where to begin - my Building a Creative Business course will help you take that next step. And the next. I will share my proven strategies and processes so you'll know what your next step should be (and when to take it). I'll help you design a business you'll love - one that serves your customers in meaningful ways, and allows you to do the work you love full time.

Your Course Outline

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • How to use this course

  • 2

    Part 1: Product Focus

    • What Do You Sell?

    • What Do You Sell? - Worksheet

    • Refining Your Offer

    • Refining Your Offer - Worksheet

    • Pricing Strategies

    • Pricing Strategies - Worksheet

  • 3

    Part 2: Customer Love

    • Your Ideal Market

    • Your Ideal Market - Worksheet

    • Knowing Your Ideal Customer

    • Knowing Your Ideal Customer - Worksheet

    • Why Customers Fall in Love

    • Why Customers Fall in Love - Worksheet

  • 4

    Part 3: Getting Technical

    • Simplifying the tech

    • Simplifying the Tech - Worksheet

    • Tech on a Budget

    • Tech on a Budget - Worksheet

  • 5

    Part 4: Marketing

    • Building Community

    • Building Community - Worksheet

    • Marketing Strategies for 2019

    • Marketing Strategies - Worksheet

    • 10 Step Marketing Plan

    • 10 Step Marketing Plan - Worksheet

    • Growing Your Audience

    • Growing Your Audience - Worksheet

  • 6

    Part 5: Communicating With Your Customer

    • Blogging Strategies

    • Blogging Strategies - Worksheet

    • Newsletter Strategies

    • Newsletter Strategies - Worksheet

  • 7

    Bonuses

    • Avoiding Entrepreneur Burnout

    • Scaling Your Business

Your guide

to building a creative business you absolutely love

Author & Knitwear Designer

Marie Greene

Marie Greene is the author of Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks and Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week. She is also the founder of Olive Knits knitwear pattern design where she is known for her approachable, timeless style. Marie has taught knitting courses at festivals, shops and events around the world; her mix of best practices and renegade hacks, along with her charming personality, make her a highly sought-after instructor.

Are you ready to Build YOUR Creative Business?

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