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Resources tagged with "Prosper"

Mottisfont Abbey — Secondary Spend Case Study

Discover how Mottisfont Abbey has become a sustainable year-round business and the positive impact investing in its infrastructure has had on increased visitor numbers and secondary spend income.  

By Louise GovierPublished:2018 Type: case-study


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The rebrand

In their second Prosper vlog, Amar Patel and Daniel Oduntan from  Soul Labels talk about how they developed the Soul Labels brand, and how they might evolve it with the help of Rob Key from Studio Change.

By Amar Patel, Daniel OduntanPublished:2018 Type: article


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Asset management

This introduction to asset management explains what an asset is — tangible and intangible — how to identify your assets and what value and income you can derive from assets. It considers the potential gains —  turnover, profit and audiences — in working your assets to their full capacity.

By Sarah Thelwall, Patrick TowellPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Loan funding in the arts

This Prosper resource provides an introduction to loan funding for arts, cultural and heritage organisations.

By Remi Harris MBEPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Managing teams through change

In this Prosper resource, Alasdair Cant highlights the key points to consider when managing a team through organisational change — from planning and implementing change, through to dealing effectively with uncertainty to avoid resistance and conflict.

By Alasdair CantPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Capacity Building

In this Prosper resource Gill Thewlis explores the concept of Capacity Building within the context of the arts, cultural and heritage sector; and provides a seven-point approach to building capacity in organisations.

By Gill ThewlisPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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The funding mix for arts organisations

This Prosper resource explains the funding mix — grants, earned income, private and corporate donations, sponsorship, crowdfunding and loans —  and explores the benefits to arts organisations in getting the right mix of funding.

By Remi Harris MBEPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Measuring social impact for creative businesses

This Prosper resource is a short introduction to measuring social impact for creative businesses. The measurement of social impact is an emerging concept and there are a number of different social models being developed and refined. The information in this resource is therefore for general guidance only and includes links to website with further information.

By Bernie MorganPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Developing successful partnerships

This resource provides tips on how to nurture successful partnerships to enable new income. The tips have been shared by a range of business advisors contributing to Prosper, Creative United’s business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries.

By Julie AldridgePublished:2018 Type: article


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Gearing Up For Growth

In this Prosper resource Gill Thewlis covers all you need to know to successfully manage change and growth within your organisation — from measuring success and capturing your ideas for growth; through to business planning and funding; and managing risk and change.

By Gill ThewlisPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Business planning during a time of change

Jo Towler, Executive Director of Candoco Dance Company, spoke to AMA editor, Jacqueline Haxton, about how Creative United's Prosper advisor Marina Norris helped Candoco develop its Business Plan during a time of organisational change.

By Jo TowlerPublished:2018 Type: article


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Chickenshed Diversifying Income Case study

Discover how Chickenshed leveraged its expertise in order to diversify its income and maximise the commercial benefit of its existing assets with the launch of its Corporate Training programme.

By William Porter, Lily Elizabeth DaviesPublished:2018 Type: case-study


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Knowing and Growing Your Audience

Knowing and Growing your Audience is a new Prosper resource from Julie Aldridge helping you to develop a practical and strategic approach to audience development. The guide was adapted from a Prosper webinar delivered as part of Creative United's Prosper programme.

By Julie AldridgePublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Developing new products and services

Alison O’Hara joined New Writing North (NWN) in April 2017 with the responsibility of growing the organisation’s enterprise and trading activities. Prosper, Creative United’s business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries, is helping Alison and NWN to explore the development of new products and services.

By Alison O’HaraPublished:2017 Type: article


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Becoming an NPO

Mungo Beaumont, co-founder and Producer at Middle Child Theatre, explains how Creative United's Prosper programme is helping Middle Child prepare itself for official entry into the Arts Council England's National Portfolio.

By Mungo BeaumontPublished:2017 Type: article


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Library @ the Lightbox

Due to open in Autumn 2018, the new central library in Barnsley — Library @ the Lightbox — will become the cornerstone of the town centre with its striking design and transparent glass exterior. Lesley Stables, Library and Information Manager, explains how Creative United's Prosper programme is providing valuable business support in the run up to the opening of the new library.

By Lesley StablesPublished:2017 Type: article


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The story so far …

In their first Prosper vlog, Amar Patel and Daniel Oduntan from Soul Labels share the highlights and key takeaways of their experiences to date of  Prosper, Creative United's business support programme designed specifically for arts organisations, museums and libraries.

By Amar Patel, Daniel OduntanPublished:2017 Type: article


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Post-it notes, big pens and paper

Derby Museums are taking part in Prosper — Creative United's business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries. Head of Development, Sue Jacklin, shares the experience of Derby Museums' first meeting with Tracey Johnson, their Prosper business advisor.

By Sue JacklinPublished:2017 Type: article


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You can’t pour from an empty cup

Beth Alden is CEO at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester, an arts organisation with a craft focus. She is taking part in Creative United's Prosper programme.

By Beth AldenPublished:2017 Type: article


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Identifying and monetising your digital assets and IP

Penny Nagle shares some case study examples plus tips and tools to help you identify and monetise your digital assets and IP.

By Penny NaglePublished:2017 Type: guide-toolkit


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Creating business plans to get excited about

James West shares his recipe for creating one-pager and full business plans worth reading.

By James WestPublished:2017 Type: guide-toolkit


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Doncaster Museum Business Model

Discover how writing a manifesto helped Doncaster Museum gain clarity on how the museums service could connect with communities.

By Julie Aldridge, Pam JarvisPublished:2017 Type: case-study


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National Justice Museum Business Model Case Study

Explore the National Justice Museum's new business model and the process that led to it uniting its various venues, collections and activities under one national brand.

By Julie Aldridge, Pam JarvisPublished:2017 Type: case-study


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Analysis of Arts Council England NPO data

Sarah Thelwall shares MyCake's fourth annual analysis of the Arts Council England annual data set. Gain insight into the business models of small and large-scale organisations and compare the income streams of different artforms with MyCake's interactive dashboard.

By Sarah ThelwallPublished:2017 Type: research


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Making Digital Work: Business Models

This guide shares learning from the Digital R&D Fund for the arts. Find out what a Business Model is and how organisations are innovating and disrupting to ensure their models remain fresh and fit for purpose.

By Digital R&D Fund for the ArtsPublished:2017 Type: guide-toolkit


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Business Model Canvas – six questions for the sector

Mark Robinson explores some of the patterns emerging from his arts and culture business model case studies and poses six questions for the sector.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: article


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Southbank Centre Business Model Case Study

Learn how Southbank Centre has combined artistic and commercial entrepreneurship to diversify audiences and income streams.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Ministry of Stories Business Model Case Study

Discover how Ministry of Stories funds free mentoring of young people and uses customer and partner insights to drive innovation in its business model.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Bloodaxe Books Business Model Case Study

Find out how Bloodaxe Books' commitment to getting the best poetry to more people drives its business model.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Beamish Business Model Case Study

Find out how Beamish's business model focuses on shared experiences and emotional connect to increase visits and income.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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a-n business model case study

Learn how a-n responded to changes in context and the possibilities of digital technology to ensure its business model remained relevant.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Live Theatre Business Model Case Study

Discover how Live Theatre has embraced conscious risk-taking and social enterprise to future-proof new writing, theatre and education work.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Derby Museums Business Model Case Study

Discover how Derby Museums has strengthened its offer and developed its staff structure to build customer relationships centred on co-creation.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Arts at the Old Fire Station Business Model

Discover how an unusual partnership can drive innovation and make your organisation stand out for audiences and funders.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Watershed Business Model Case Study

Watershed offers inspiration for successfully balancing artistic and commercial activities.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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To sell or not to sell?

This IETM toolkit aims firstly to clarify the key concepts and definitions related to business models and business models innovation, possibly overcoming prejudices in the process; it then proposes a business model canvas tailored to the specific characteristics of arts and cultural organisations, and illustrates how some cultural organisations across Europe have successfully innovated their business models.

By José RodriguezPublished:2016 Type: guide-toolkit


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Ideas to spark your future business model

Gain inspiration to develop a more resilient business model with this article from AMA Executive Director Julie Aldridge.

By Julie AldridgePublished:2016 Type: article


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Introducing the Business Model Canvas

Reinvent your business model with this introduction to the Business Model Canvas for arts and cultural organisations.

By Mark Robinson, Sara LockPublished:2016 Type: guide-toolkit


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Hackney Empire Business Model Case Study

Discover how Hackney Empire changed its business model in response to financial crisis and the threat of reducing subsidy.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2015 Type: case-study


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Black Country Living Museum – Business Model Case Study

Discover how Black Country Living Museum's determination to offer compelling and educational experiences drives innovation.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2015 Type: case-study


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Guide to audience development planning

This essential guide explains what an audience development plan is, why you need one, and how to go about putting a plan together.

By Anne Torreggiani, Pamela PfrommerPublished:2014 Type: guide-toolkit


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A guide to creating great brands from the inside out

This guide explores how an organisation can translate their brand into employee behaviour. It answers two key questions: how does an organisation keep their brand promise and how can it develop an employer brand.

By HomePublished:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Putting audience development at the core of your organisation

Explore the differences between good audience development plans and bad in this audience development manifesto. Reviewing the data from venues in Northern Ireland, it covers why audience development is important and introduces a toolkit for developing successful long-term strategies.

By Audiences NIPublished:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Thinking BIG! A guide to strategic marketing planning

Master marketing strategy with this in-depth guide to writing and using strategic marketing plans for arts and cultural organisations.

By Stephen CashmanPublished:2012 Type: guide-toolkit


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