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The Business of Art

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  The Art of Business: Make All Your Work a Work of Art

The Art of Business: 
Make All Your Work a Work of Art

Consulting Services Available

A recurring theme for most talented artists is that 
they have difficulties with the business side of their art(s).
CT Muse's professionals are here to assist individual artists to reach their goals in a successful manner.

Services range from $35-$125 per hour. 

A CT Muse Preferred Member discount 
is applied to affiliate professional services.


Join The Muse

Business Education

We will teach you our how to...

  • Navigate the internet for business contacts

  • Begin or enhance your networking skills

  • Design your own business cards, 
    brochures, etc.
  • Create and manage your own website

  • Learn the art of mail-merge 
    for business correspondences 

  • Create a relational database with Access

  • Present your work with PowerPoint

  • Programs: Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Front Page 
    and Outlook.  Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Online resources: E-Mail Blasts, 
    Search Engines, Wikipedia, Groups and Blogs



Creative Design Studio

Sometimes, artists do not have the time nor inclination to promote themselves.  Our graphic design team can create a business presence for you.

  • Graphic Design

  • Business Identity: business cards, brochures and letter head

Programming and Development

  • Website Design 

  • Web management

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Custom software development

  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) X12, XML

  • Custom communication protocol

  • Programming Languages: Visual Basic, C++, Java, APL

Office and Administrative Services

  • Streamline your office:
    Your computer is not just a big paperweight that sends 
    email and holds sticky notes.  
    We will show you how to make the most of what 
    you have and teach you how to touch things only 
    once for maximum productivity. 

  • One to One tutoring:
    Learn at your own pace and on your own time.
    We can help you understand how a computer can work for you. 


Financial Practices - Our "How-To(s)"

  • Bookkeeping 101
  • Setting up your business

  • Peachtree and QuickBooks 
    (financial software) 

  • Personal Financial Practices 
    "It is not what you make, it is what you keep."

    Excellent Financial Program


If you would like more information please ask @ CT-Muse.org








Contact Us: ask @ ct-muse.org

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Last modified: September 25, 2009