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New Art Business, Welcome Samantha
I am a SCORE Counselor. Do you know about SCORE. SCORE is FREE and can help you "get off the ground".
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Unfortunately, without good credit you options are limited unless you have some assets (financial or physical) that you can use. You might look for a partner that can overcome your shortcomings.
There are also peer-to-peer lending sites that could help depending on how much you are seeking.
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It is not clear which city you are in. However there is another way of working the problem. Identify the housing areas in which construction is coming up and contact the builders who are doing the job there. If builders already have artists from whom they are buying your online presence will not help. If you make a personal presentation it will. Find out from the ground as to where new construction/renvoation is taking place. Realty brokes may be a good source of information and you can offer them a deal. Also plug away for your search for capital. Best
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I started Marfire Studios just recently and actually am helping good artists sell their work. I am an artist myself and getting into graphic design and need help with marketing and capital. mainly capital and start up costs. I already have a website (marfirestudios.com) which is my main way of selling things but it costs money to get the tools i need to continue to build the site up to par and also advertise the way i need to on the web. my cart is not even up and running yet because i have no way of getting people to look at it. im 24 and dont exactly have good credit due to divorce and identity theft and so traditional loans are not an option. I am getting local press releases but need to market to home builders, commercial builders and anyone eles that needs to go to get good art and decor for their space. i want my company to be ''the place to go'' for when you are designing and building. I have wonderful ideas it is just getting off the ground that is my problem. i work a part time job so i can live and will be going to school for graphic design so i need help knowing where to go to SAFELY get capitol and help.