Marketing your Work – Oct 25, Birmingham

Free workshop for members
Getting known to the right people

The date and time: Oct 25, 10.30am - 4.30pm

The venue:

The Crescent Theatre
Sheepcote Street
B16 8AE

Tutor: Louise Grainger


Apply Online by Oct 15


Workshop Content

To build a successful freelance career in the long term, you need to put considerable effort into marketing yourself and your work.

You need to get yourself and what you do known, as well as present what you do in the best possible light. This course will help you do just that and includes:

  • What is marketing?
  • Brand versus product
  • Identifying your market
  • Identifying your competition (including research techniques, SWOT & other useful matrices to use)
  • Key messages and unique selling points and how to communicate these
  • Key marketing tools and activities
  • Action plan.

Who should attend?

Freelances working in the creative industries who wish to improve their marketing skills.


No formal qualifications are required, just a desire to learn new ways of building your reputation and career success.

Expected learning outcomes

  • A better understanding of marketing and why it is important
  • Knowledge of key marketing tools, activities and skills, including how to promote yourself and your work
  • A better understanding of how to identify, target and communicate with potential clients.

Apply Online by Oct 15, 2013

To apply for a place on this free, one-day workshop, fill in the short application form by Oct 15. You will need to register if you have not done so already.

All workshops have been over-subscribed to date so successful applicants will be chosen randomly after the cut-off date of Oct 15. We will let you know if your application has been successful by Oct 17.

Further enquiries
T: 07580348726

One comment on “Marketing your Work – Oct 25, Birmingham
  1. Justin McGurk says:

    I am a S/E singer song writer & musicians union member from N. ireland
    I would be interested in attending this marketing course. Is there
    any possibility there could be a similar one ran in Belfast or Derry.
    I am sure there are a number of other MU members as well as
    others who work in the creative industries who would benefit from
    such a course. Please get in touch. My mob is 07747692749

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