Resources

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Are you looking for more resources about entrepreneurship or starting a new business? The links below may be able to answer your questions. If not, please contact the Corzo Center, and we will find an expert to answer. 

Making the Most of Your Holiday Sales

Learn how to leverage price points, present your work, use social media, and understand the logistics to maximize your holiday sales through a series of hands-on activities. Bring a small product selection (3-6 pieces) to work with during the session.

Presented by Anne Cecil, teaching professor at Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University, and Kristen Ainscoe, teaching assistant professor at Westphal College.

How to Hire a Web Designer

How to find and select designers and developers for a marketing and promotion website. Learn how to communicate effectively, manage risk, and compensate freelancers.

Presented by Aaron McLean, serial marketing and technology entrepreneur.

Getting Started Using a Business Plan

Preparing to start a business using a simple business plan as a living document. Learn exercises and tools you can use that introduce and streamline major components of the plan.

Presented by Rick Genzer, management consultant specialist in strategic planning, new product development, technology, ecommerce, outsourcing, and fund raising.

Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Pennsylvania

Learn about local options in healthcare insurance for artists, freelancers, and entrepreneurs including new affordable options, tax credits, subsidies, and federal programs.

Presented by Jim Brown, National Director of Health Services at the Actors Fund with experience in the arts, social services, and the insurance industry.

Dealing with Student Debt

Real talk about options, how to prioritize your various loans, and help with making an individual plan for debt payoff.

Presented by Michael Light and Fred Amrein with others including stories from those who have struggled and survived.

Michael Light is the assistant vice president for enrollment and director of Student Financial Services at UArts.

Fred Amrein is the founding principal of Amrein Financial, an independent, fee-only financial firm that specializes in helping families with the college funding process. He developed College Affordability, an online service providing information on a range of topics including how to pay for college to loan forgiveness.