Craft Month Makers' Workshops: Selling Higher End Crafts, Design & Commissions

What's on
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workshop description:

In this workshop you'll learn:

How to present yourself professionally to attract higher end buyers and commissioners
How to identify and approach higher end clients and galleries professionally
How to increase your prices
How to present and promote your commissions to the right people
the design trust
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The Design Trust is an online business school for designers, makers & other creative professionals.

Originally set up in the 1980’s The Design Trust has been run for the last 10 years by Patricia van den Akker. The Design Trust provide practical, inspiring and thought-provoking business development training for creatives – from our Business Club where you can access over 100+ online training sessions on a wide range of business topics to our action-orientated courses to help you with your marketing, planning and finances.

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Patricia van den Akker

Patricia van den Akker is an award-winning creative business adviser, trainer and coach who is known for her practical and can-do approach to creative business development. Over the last 25 years she has worked with 1,000s of creatives. She regularly talks and writes about starting and growing craft businesses with many of the top art schools, craft fair organisations and studio providers in the UK. Expect in these online courses to work ON your craft business, to boost your skills, to take action and to make your craft business better.