Three creative business resources to consider
1. Creative hubs have the potential to revitalise unused spaces and create networks of creative workers, but it can be tricky managing the logistical, legal and financial issues involved. This resource from Arts Law contains fact sheets and template documents as well as advice on governance and criteria for selecting participants.
2. A trademark can be a critical asset for a business but only 4% of small businesses in Australia have one. This site explains what a trademark is, the benefits of having one, how to check and apply for one.
3. Owned and operated by publishers Hal Leonard, Arrange Me is a platform designed to enable songwriters, composers, and arrangers to sell their arrangements of popular songs, public domain works, and original compositions. Users upload their work and get paid for each one sold on Sheet Music Plus, Sheet Music Direct and Noteflight marketplace. Arrange Me organises the copyright payments, has a simple reporting interface and provides useful marketing tips. If you are already arranging music, there are opportunities to monetise your work here with few barriers to entry.