Each month, CreativeGround holds live, online webinars. These 45-minute sessions explore a new topic each month, showing users how to make the most of New England's creative economy directory and the many features that help you promote your creative enterprise and connect with your creative community. All webinars take place from 1:00 - 1:45 PM. See our archived recordings below.

Introduction to CreativeGround

In this webinar viewers will learn how to: 

  • Create or update a profile
  • Find others for potential collaborations
  • Explore and quantify the creative enterprises and artists at work in your community

How to Use CreativeGround as a Performing Artist

In this webinar viewers will learn how to: 

  • Use the Search and Explore functions to find presenters or other artists for collaborations
  • Create or update a visually appealing profile complete with images and videos
  • Describe your professional activities and services and who you've worked with in the past
  • If a touring artist, become NEST eligible and be found by presenters applying to NEFA's NEST grant program

 

How to Use CreativeGround as a Visual Artist

In this webinar viewers will learn how to: 

  • Create or update a visually appealing profile with images
  • Describe your disciplines and the nature of your work, professional services, and who you've worked with in the past
  • Use the Search and Explore functions to find potential collaborators

 

How to Use CreativeGround as a Teaching Artist

In this webinar viewers will learn how to: 

  • Create or update a profile
  • Fill out the teaching artist section and relevant fields
  • Describe professional activities and services and past teaching experiences
  • User Search and Explore functions to find organizations looking to hire teaching artists and learn how to find other artists for collaborations

 

How to Use CreativeGround as an Organization or Creative Business

In this webinar viewers will learn how to: 

  • Create or update a visually appealing profile
  • Find other organizations and artists for collaborations
  • Advertise your organization's space
  • Explore and quantify the creative artists and creative enterprises at work in your community

 

How to Use CreativeGround to Find Collaborators and Explore your Community

In this webinar viewers will learn how to: 

  • Use the Search function to find potential collaborators
  • Use the Explore function to browse and quantify the artists and creative enterprises in your community
  • Create a custom link to specified search results to put on your website, email siguature, facebook page, and more

 

Making Your Profile Stand Out with Images and Video

In this webinar viewers will learn how to: 

  • Pick the right image or video for your profile
  • Upload YouTube or Vimeo videos
  • Adapt the size and dimensions of images
  • Protect your images by adding copyright text

 

Optimizing Your Profile's Chances of Coming up in Search Results

This webinar will demonstrate best practices to insure profiles are completed correctly and comprehensively and show in relevant search results. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Fill out the profile description with important and relevant keywords
  • Select the right fields that describe what you do
  • Do some sample searches to undersatnd how the search function works