Beginners Guide To Starting A Creative Business
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Beginners Guide To Starting A Creative Business

Learn how to start a business in any creative industry.
4.3 (30 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,282 students enrolled
Created by Sean Frazer
Last updated 9/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of my course, students will be able to start a business in any creative industry
  • Understanding the sales process from beginning-to-end
  • Learn how to market their business with social media
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Requirements
  • Commitment to learning
  • Pen and paper
  • Open mind
Description

Are you in the creative industry? Are you tired of working a dead end job and would rather make a living doing what you love? Have you ever wanted to start a business around your passion, but don’t know where to begin?

This course is for anyone who wants to start a business around something they are passionate about. You will learn how to take your idea from concept to a business with clear goals and and a sound business model. This course will give you the know-how you need to market your business or your brand in the new social media environment.

What you will learn in this course:

  1. How to turn your passion into a business that makes money
  2. How to find customers for the product or service you are providing 
  3. How to start an online business without money
  4. How to marketing yourself and your business with the latest marketing tactics 

Each section is accompanied by a task to perform, by the end of this course you will have a complete understanding of how to start and grow your business, and will have taken MASSIVE action to get started. 

Today more people are becoming entrepreneurs and starting businesses around something they love, and its never too late to get started. This course will teach you everything you need to know to turn your idea into business success.  

Learn from someone else's experience, and take years off your learning curve - ENROLL NOW!




Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for beginners. But if your an expert in the start up process, some of the topics covered may help to spark new ideas.
  • This course is probably not for people who want to learn more advanced start up techniques
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
01:26:54
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Getting Started
6 Lectures 13:50

Summary of lectures in this section

Overview
00:58

Learn how to define your business goals so your can plan for the journey ahead

Define your business goals
04:15

Learn how to find a niche market for your product or service.

Find your niche
02:21

Learn how to find the right business model

Find the right business model
02:17

Learn why a mentor is important and how to find one.

Why a mentor is important and how to find one
02:48

In this lecture you will learn why it's important to make a commitment upfront to succeed 

Make a commitment to succeed
01:11
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How to get your business off the ground
5 Lectures 13:32

Section overview

Overview
00:54

In this lecture you will learn about the different funding options that are available to you.

Understanding your funding options
02:54

Learn why a professional network is important and how to build one

Learn how to build a professional network
04:41

In this lecture you will learn about outsourcing and freelancers.

Get more done with outsourcing and freelancers
01:42

Learn how to find strategic partners to grow your business

How to find strategic partners
03:21
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How to make money selling your product or service
7 Lectures 32:28

Understanding how to make money selling your product or service is a must for business success. In this lecture we look at what you will learn in this section 

Overview
02:03

Learn the different approaches to sales

3 key selling techniques
05:37

Learn how the sales funnel process works and why you need to use it

Sales Funnel basics
03:05

Learn how to use a leads generation page to get more customers

Understanding leads generation pages
05:05

Learn how to use email marketing effectively

Understanding email marketing
08:51

Learn how to use events marketing to build your business

Understanding events marketing
04:32

Learn how to start selling online without putting any money upfront 

Selling products online with no money
03:15
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Marketing 101
6 Lectures 27:04

Marketing overview

Overview
01:57

Learn how to use storytelling in your marketing

Introduction to storytelling
05:48

Learn how to use live streaming to build awareness 

Live Streaming
06:10

Learn how to get endorsements from people with a large following on social media

How to connect with social Influencers
05:01

Learn how to use short and long form content in your marketing

Understanding long and short form content
04:42

Learn the emerging marketing tactics you can use to build your business

Emerging marketing tactics
03:26
About the Instructor
Sean Frazer
4.3 Average rating
30 Reviews
2,282 Students
1 Course
Digital media entrepreneur

Sean Frazer is a Digital Entrepreneur and Founder at Earmatch. Sean has started more than 9 different businesses in markets as wide as recruitment, events management, hospitality, funds management, digital media and music entertainment.

A London native, Sean started his first business at the age of 19 in events promotion. After earning his BA in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Northampton, Sean set up shop in the recruitment industry delivering expert tutors to education based institutions.

Sean is currently the CEO at Eamatch, a digital network where creators can connect, share content and exchange services.