Welcome To Creatives and Business LLC

Creatives and Business is all about helping you build a successful art or other creative business.  I have put together some great resources on this site to help you sell more art and better manage the business side of things.  I invite you to check it out and share with your artist friends.  Best of Luck! – Neil McKenzie

Creatives and Business LLC is about helping artists and other creative professionals run and market their business more effectively. Whether you are just starting out or have an established art business we have the tools and resources to help you become more successful.

We cover art marketing and business from A to Z so you don’t have to hunt for the information you need. If you don’t have time to go to business school then Creatives and Business LLC is for you. Some of the resources you will find here include:

  • Articles That Make You Think and Show You How
  • Online Learning and Webinars to Learn Even More about Marketing and Popular Software Tools
  • The Book
  • Consulting and Training
  • And a whole lot more…

Articles That Make You Think and Show You How

  • Art Marketing – Ideas to help you build your brand, find customers, and develop effective advertising, public relations and social media programs.
  • Finance and Accounting – How to tackle those tedious but necessary tasks that can make or break your business.
  • General Business – Whether it is setting up your business or making sure your intellectual property is protected we have some great information for you.
  • The Creative Economy – How you are a part of the creative economy and why this is an important driver to economic growth and community vitality.

Online Learning and Webinars to Learn Even More about Marketing and Popular Software Tools

We have put together a handpicked selection of online courses specifically for artists and creative professionals. The courses are affordable, taught by industry experts, have unlimited viewing and are provided by Udemy, the company that is revolutionizing online learning. Topics include: marketing, accounting, finance, social media as well as how to use popular business and design software. By enrolling in an Udemy course through Creatives and Business LLC you are helping to support this site. For a free preview of each course and to find out more click here: Udemy Courses for Artists and Creative Professionals

Webinars and other resources from Create MSU Denver, a virtual online incubator at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Create MSU Denver is the first virtual incubator in higher education specifically designed to cater to artists and creative business. You can find out more here: Create MSU Denver

The Book

Our book The Artist’s Business and Marketing ToolBox – How to Start, Run and Market a Successful Arts or Creative Business by Neil McKenzie has been used by thousands of artists and students from around the world. If you only have one book about business and art marketing then this should be the one on your shelf. The book is available in soft cover and eBook versions for all of the popular readers. To find out more click here: The Artist’s Business and Marketing ToolBox

Consulting and Training

We offer a wide variety of consulting services and training to individual artists and arts organizations. Neil McKenzie has spoken to thousands of artists and creative professionals about ways to become more successful and stand out in a crowded world of artists. To find out more about consulting and training services click here: Consulting and Training Services

I invite you to explore Creatives and Business and welcome any suggestions or questions you might have. I also invite you to connect with me on Twitter. To contact me click here: Contact Neil McKenzie