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The Business of Creativity: An expert guide to starting and growing a business in the creative sector by Michael Jacobsen

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CHAPTER 4: Finance And Funding

As you start to grow your business you will no doubt need to take on finance. Whilst this will be less important for fee for service/freelance operators, if you are growing a business it will be needed.

From all the speaking engagements I do and mentoring work I engage in, I can tell you that finance is the area that gets people’s blood pressure up the most. It’s scary and exciting at the same time, and it’s often the only thing people want to talk about. There is a good reason for this – without money you can’t grow a business.

Finance can be complex, particularly if you are a creative person and it is not your area of interest in general. So let’s take a simple look at it and see how you can ensure your business ...

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