They haven’t been able to organise a live event since March, but that doesn’t mean the lovely people at Flanders DC have been twiddling their thumbs. Able to pivot most of planned live sessions to a webinar, they have built an impressive amount of knowledge (link in Dutch) on creative entrepreneurship. Here’s five interesting webinars that could be of use to your game company.
1) It’s not 2012 anymore, but crowdfunding (link in Dutch) can still be a viable option to secure funds and start building a community around your next game project. This webinar will give you a basic understanding of what you need to set up a succesful crowdfunding campaign.
2) We’ve already talked extensively about tax incentives for the #BelgianGamesIndustry on this blog, but you can freshen up these important insights in this webinar (link in Dutch) by Hendrik Putman.
3) With an onslaught of games releasing every week, getting media coverage (link in Dutch) of your game is getting harder and harder. In this webinar you learn how to up your chances of that happening, as well as get some useful tips on working with PR agencies or influencers.
4) Do you work with freelancers (you shouldn’t, we hear they’re horrible) and ever wonder if you pay them too much? Are you a freelancer (we’re sure you’re lovely) and ever wonder if you get paid too little? Fear no longer as all is explained in this webinar on pricing for freelancers (link in Dutch).
5) We kept everyone’s favourite topic for last: accountancy! (link in Dutch) Don’t you just love the rustling of paper invoices, the stack of legal documents you hardly understand, and the sweet agony that is filing taxes? Of course you don’t, so that’s why this webinar focuses on the basics creative entrepreneurs should be aware of. Also, hire an accountant!
With coronavirus building momentum once again and the possibility of new social distancing measures on the horizon, it’s important to keep sharing knowledge like this. And while we’re on the subject of COVID-19: please keep supporting Belgian creatives on ikkoopbelgisch.be (link in Dutch).
So go forth and check it out! What else are you going to do during that summer recess – play a game?