Typically, when we hear the phrase, “starving artist” we think of an artist in the traditional sense — visual artists, poets, writers, right? But, when I talk about the starving artist[…]
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I never win anything (seriously). But, there was this one time when I was the lucky recipient of a free copy of Michael Gerber’s book The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most[…]
Why you need a legit business structure (even if you’re an artist, creative or not sure what this business really is yet).
There’s a common misconception amongst the artist and creative entrepreneur community and it’s high time to set the record straight. You’ve probably heard it. You may have even whispered it[…]
When you first started your business (and even if you are just starting up) you probably had a wish list that included these things: I want to do [insert your[…]
Most times, when I talk about copycats + thieves I do it from the perspective of you being the do-gooder who needs to protect their brand. But, in reality, you may be[…]
Let’s talk about something very important. Naming your products and services. But, before we dig in let me tell you… you’ll probably look at me differently after reading this post.[…]
The one thing you didn’t know about getting a trademark for your new logo (and it’s not what you think).
You’re launching or rebranding your biz and plan to make a killer impression. So, you dial up your graphic designer for a new logo. You’ve been day dreaming of a logo that[…]
Self-care is more important than you think + why you must pay attention to it as a creative entrepreneur.
Self-care is not my thing. I’m not a wellness expert. I’m not a fitness guru. I barely even fit the bill as a hobbyist. But, as an entrepreneur I learned[…]
Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to host an Ask-A-Lawyer desk at Alt Design Summit. I fielded legal questions from creative entrepreneurs and bloggers, and had a blast. I[…]
The foundation of leveraging your creativity for cash, impact and legacy is having a solid legal + business strategy. As a content creator in your business (or maybe content creation[…]