The 3 Stages of Creative Business Growth

3 Stages of Creative Busines Growth

I'm spending a lot of time coaching creatives right now, and I find that I repeat the same advice often on the individual calls. There are three different stages to a creative business' growth cycle, and it seems that many of us get stuck on the same obstacles as we work through those stages. Here's why: The first stage is the novice business owner. This is where everybody begins, and hopefully everyone grows out of. In this stage, a creative business owner sees their business as a Continue reading...

If I Knew I Could Not Fail, I Would …

If I Knew I Could Not Fail | Marketing Creativity

This month I am going to take a page out of my own book, and write from the 27 blog topics you can't wait to write about and your readers can't wait to read. I feel as though I talk a lot about topic number one: how I manage my time and structure my day. I write monthly reports that break my schedule down for everyone to see. Therefore, I'm starting with topic number two ... I'm anxious to share, but this is something that I think about all the time. If I knew I could not fail, I Continue reading...

How Much I Made from My Etsy Shop and Blog This Month

How I Make Money on Etsy | Marketing Creativity

Welcome! Please be sure to check out the FREE marketing tools I offer creative business owners. Thanks for being here! It’s the March earnings report! As you know, it’s full-disclosure 2014 for me. Not only will I be breaking down how I spend my working hours each month, I’m also reporting exactly how much I profit from my […]

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How I spent my creative working hours: March 2014

Creative working hours | Marketing Creativity

The March results are in! This year I’m sharing how I spend my working hours each month and exactly how much I earn from those hours. Click here to read my theory on working less to achieve more. Since reducing to four-hour workdays, I have completed the following tasks in 72 hours (March 1-31, Monday […]

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Heed the Whispering Warnings of Creative Burn-Out

heed the warnings of creative burn-out | Marketing Creativity

I love to “cleanse” – that’s what I call taking a break from anything that might not be serving my best intentions. I frequently challenge myself to 30-day cleanses from Facebook, alcohol, drama, etc. Whenever I question something’s value in my life, I abstain from it. I even cleansed myself of food for three days […]

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27 Blog Topics You Can’t Wait to Write About!

27 Blog Topics You Can't Wait to Write About | Marketing Creativity

My next project is a book on blogging, and I’m having so much fun writing it because I love my blog! When I first started writing online, I didn’t have a strong voice. I was ignorantly opinionated, often cynical and sarcastic, and I mimicked many of the other bloggers that made me laugh. If I […]

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