HCC to offer program on marketing for artists

The Small Business Center of Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar, entitled “Marketing for the Craftsperson & Artist…Part II,” from 6-9 p.m., April 24, at HCC’s Student Center Building, first floor.

The workshop will detail how to best market a business’s image on a low or no-budget plan, including designing a logo and discussing customer service and identify 10 “no cost” ways to effectively advertise.

The workshop will focus on:

• Selling through craft fairs; includes how to find out about available shows and all those little things about shows you may not know

• Selling through trade shows

• Designing your booth at shows and why presentation is so important

• Successful marketing tips, including press releases, business cards and gift tags

• Designing your own logo, business card, flyer or brochure.

• Exploring the very essence of exactly what your marketing story needs to say.

The presenter is Linda Rozelle, who has a diverse background in commercial art. She has designed hundreds of corporate identity programs nationwide and has been nationally recognized for excellence in advertising.

828.627.4512.

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