Make Sure Your Get Paid For Your Creative Work

Make Sure Your Get Paid For Your Creative Work

Nothing is worse than putting your heart, your time, your cost of materials, and so much more into a project, only to have crickets in response to that final invoice. Through my years of making a living in design, I’ve learned a few essentials you absolutely must have...
The Problem With “Authenticity”

The Problem With “Authenticity”

I was reading through a Facebook group full of entrepreneurial women recently, when I saw a business owner post something similar to this: “People have told me the name of my shop might be off-putting, because its not totally appropriate. But I don’t care. I’m being...
Creating Products Your Audience Will Love

Creating Products Your Audience Will Love

You’ve got a new offer that you are SO excited to create. You know your audience pretty well, and you think its exactly what they want from you, and you have a feeling this could sell really well. Now, if only there were a way for you to feel truly confident that you...
When to Say NO in Your Creative Business

When to Say NO in Your Creative Business

When I first started my web design business, I said yes to EVERY project that came my way. Nightmare clients, projects beyond my development capabilities, things that really didn’t interest me…I took it all on. After months of this, I felt burned out,...
Feed Your Creativity: 15 Inspiring Instagram Accounts To Follow

Feed Your Creativity: 15 Inspiring Instagram Accounts To Follow

There comes a point in every project where I simply can not look at my own work anymore. I hit the wall, feel creatively tapped out, and start to settle into old, tired patterns. That’s why I always have an emergency stash of eye candy nearby for inspiration...