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Essential Marketing for Creatives: How to Promote Yourself and Get Results

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Even the most interesting work you can do can languish if no one is aware of it. Learn why you need marketing through social media and how to promote yourself (and get results) through that and effective email blasts. Learn how to manage your marketing and your public identity. Find out the basics of how often to put things out and what are the basics of good posts in social media and good content in email blasts. Learn some basics of the tools available for social media management and email marketing creation. This is a basic level workshop and no previous experience is necessary.

The program will be held on Zoom. You must register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop on zoom.


Helen Granger is an artist and design professional with skills in website design & development, brand building, print and digital production, graphic design, information organization, and production management. As an artist her work has been shown in New Bedford and Southcoast galleries & museums. She has been working in graphic design for over 30 years and has been building websites since the since the 90s. She has an abiding interest in how the organization of information effects our comprehension of the information presented.

Patti Rego is the Executive Director of Viva Fall River, a community-based commerce, culture, and creative economy initiative that draws on the City’s unique and diverse assets to foster economic revitalization, support active community engagement, inspire a vibrant arts scene, and elevate the profile of the City as a premiere South Coast destination.

Alison Wells is originally from Trinidad & Tobago, Alison Wells relocated to the South Coast of Massachusetts in 2004, to pursue a Masters Degree in Fine Art Painting at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Wells is the owner of Alison Wells Fine Art Gallery and Studio in historic downtown New Bedford where she showcases her paintings and features guest artists throughout the year. Alison’s artwork has been featured in several publications such as Harvard Magazine, Art New England, the Boston Globe, Artscope and South Coast Almanac to name a few.