MAKERS COLLECTIVE® RESOURCE LIBRARY
Welcome! Here you will find a wide range of recommended reading topics including: starting or growing your business, marketing, sales, craft festivals, and ethics.
The Biz Ladies column on Design*Sponge offers a wealth of resources for the creative entrepreneur. These informative posts cover everything from creating a business plan to bookkeeping and taxes.
Building Your Business
Art, Inc: The Essential Guide for Building your Career as an Artist, by Lisa Congdon
The Business of Selling
Marketing Your Brand
Show Your Work: 10 Ways to Share your Creativity and get Discovered, by Austin Kleon
Crash Course in DIY PR, by Amy Flurry
Originality & Ethics
Inspiration vs. Imitation, a post by Jessica Hische
Copying & Credit: Where does the line begin and end? A post by Grace Bonney
Counsel for Creators: Thoughts on Copying & Credit, a post by legal counsel
Copycats (and why we need their creative voice), by Emily Jeffords
Copyright and Trademark Q&A, by The Write Assistant