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In today’s competitive business market, artists need every tool they can find to carve out a successful future. The Graphic Artists Guild offers these classes to the artistic community to build the continuing educational assets every professional needs to grow their business and the industry at large.

Making Money While You Sleep: Creating Continuous Cash Flow from Your Art

Presented By: Jeanette Smith

Licensing—creating income from your art, illustrations, designs, and characters—is BIG BUSINESS!

The Licensing Business, which creates more than $180 billion a year in retail sales, has a constant need for new talented artists. If you are not yet familiar with this mega industry, then this is your opportunity. Learn from industry insider Jeanette Smith, former Vice President of United Media and the business powerhouse behind the multi-million dollar Dilbert™ phenomenon. She takes the mystery out of this veiled industry and shows you how thousands of artists create multiple income streams from one piece of art and collections. Get the inspiration you need to seriously consider this practical and sustainable business model.

Program Highlights:

- What Is Licensing?
- Types of Licensing
- Retail Sales of Licensed Products & Property Types
- Royalty Rates & the Factors Influencing Them
- Top Art Licensors
- Licensing Process & Timeline

- Retail Distribution Channels
- What Art Licensing Today Requires
- Protecting Your Rights & Licensing Contracts
- Agent/Artist Relationship
- Art Licensing Trends & Forecast
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Creating Residual Income with Art Licensing

Presented By: Cheryl Phelps

Create once and get paid many times in the world of art licensing.

The multi-billion dollar art licensing industry can provide multiple revenue streams for anyone who knows the ropes of branding, exhibiting and contracts. Art licensor Cheryl Phelps has been licensing intellectual property for 20 years, and her insights into product licensing will help you earn your full artistic potential. If it’s time for you to push the throttle of your career, this is the place to do it.

Program Highlights:

- Developing Business Lines
- Approaching Licensees
- Questions to Ask Licensee
- Royalties and Advances
- Contracts & Copyright
- Marketing & Creating Buzz
- Cross Marketing
- Licensing Agents
Members can listen to this teleclass by logging in. If you're not a member, click here to join.

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Ebooks for Designers
with Kevin Callahan,

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August 15, 2018
2 PM ET, 1 PM CT, 12 PM MT, 11 AM PT
1 hour plus Q&A

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