HCC SBC to offer 'HandMade in America' lab Sept. 4

By Haywood Community College | Aug 26, 2014

The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free HandMade in America Craft Lab, “Pricing 101 for the Artisan Business Owner: Three formulas for finding your right price,” from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Creative Arts Building on campus.

Pricing artwork is not a formula, even though many people want one. It can be a complicated set of calculations, but anyone can easily learn the various aspects that need to be taken into account when pricing artwork. During this seminar, speaker Tara Swiger will address pricing artwork and three formulas for finding the right price.

The Small Business Center will also offer additional fall seminars geared toward the artisan business owner:

— Business Planning for Business Success, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11

— A Business Owners Guide to Getting More out of Social Media, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2

— An Introduction to REAL Professional Arts, 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1

— From Idea to Action: An entrepreneurs Guide to Turning Your Great Idea Into Real-Life Action, 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9

— Creating the Image and Crafting the Message, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 21

— Modern Tourism Drivers: Authenticity, Community and Sustainability, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6

For more information or to preregister for this free program, contact the Small Business Center at 627-4606 or visit www.sbc.haywood.edu to register online.

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