Crafts Council: Reaching Your Market - Make the most of your online presentation, marketing and social media

Wed, 18/10/2017

Do you have a showcase, an open studio event or an exhibition coming up?  Are you applying to grant organisations? To selected programmes or exhibitions?  Do you wish to be successful in your showcases or applications?  This workshop will offer a visual insight into how makers and designers can present themselves online and how to generate interest and income to their practice.

Wednesday 18 October, 1.15 - 5.30pm at Bath Spa University, Green Park House, 6 Green Park Road, Bath, BA1 1BQ

Book tickets: £40.00
 (£5 discount available to Crafts Council Directory members)

 Why it’s worth attending

·         Advice on understanding how to promote your unique offer

·         Tips on developing a brand through your vision and values

·         Tips on where to focus your online marketing

Who is speaking?

OggaDoon is based on the simple idea that clever comms gets you reach and revenue. They specialise in high impact campaigns that use a nimble and fresh approach to PR, brand and media. Caroline MacDonald founded OggaDoon in 2004, she is a Director at CIC Love The Future, who run Big Green Week, Europe's largest sustainability festival

Angie Parker, award winning designer & weaver of Floor Art: Rugs for lovers of colour & pattern will be sharing her experience of marketing her practice. Angie is a CAA selected member & CCDirectory member.

What is on offer?

·         Advice on the logistics to understand and utilise social media marketing

·         Why an online profile is important, what you should be considering and how to make the most of potential opportunities. 

·         Introduction to approaching press outlets

Proposed Agenda

1.15pm          arrive & registration, tea/coffee

1.30pm          welcome and introductions

2.00pm         Caroline MacDonald from Oggadoon

2.50pm         Break

3.10pm         workshop continued

3.40pm          Angie Parker - Maker presentation

4.20pm         Reflections & Q&A

4.40pm          networking

5.15pm         finish workshop

What refreshments are provided on the day?

Tea and coffee will be provided at the start of the session and during the afternoon break.  

**£5 Discount available to Crafts Council Directory makers, please email for more info**

Marketing Skills workshop is part of a series of Business development workshops and events designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to promote their work successfully




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