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How to Stand Out in a Saturated Industry

How to Stand Out in a Saturated Industry

There are so many myths that are easy to get wrapped up in for creative entrepreneurs - that our industry is too saturated which is why we aren't booking any clients, that we aren't interesting enough to share parts of our personality that will connect with our dream audience, and that it's next to impossible to stand out in such a competitive market. But the problem with these ideas is that they can be paralyzing - yes, there are a ton of creative entrepreneurs out there and yes, it's very competitive, but focusing on the negative, scary parts of our creative industries can make us feel so discouraged that we stop trying at all…

How to Use Collaboration & Partnerships to Grow Your Creative Business

How to Use Collaboration & Partnerships to Grow Your Creative Business

Collaboration and partnerships are valuable tactic for growth in new (and not so new!) businesses. They provide room for creativity, building long lasting relationships and are a great investment in your business with little (or no) overhead costs...

How to Create a Consistent Schedule as a Creative Entrepreneur

How to Create a Consistent Schedule as a Creative Entrepreneur

Color coded blocks of time were spread out in front of me and I felt a little (okay, a lot) overwhelmed.

If you're like me, then you know how easy it is to get lost in planning Instagram, returning emails, editing your work or just watching puppy videos, and how hard it is to get back on track with your tasks. One of my goals for 2018 was to keep a consistent schedule and see how it improved my productivity and my overall calmness - and ya know what? So far I'm loving it...

How to be Productive | One Simple Tip for Creatives to Fight Overwhelm

How to be Productive | One Simple Tip for Creatives to Fight Overwhelm

I woke up this morning with a sore throat, stuffy nose and anxiety weighing on my chest for all the tasks I needed to get done - being sick can really throw a wrench into chasing dreams. It's easy to get overwhelmed with all the very necessary items on your mental list of things to do, but what's not always as easy is coming up with a game plan to overcome that anxiety in a productive, stress-relieving way...

How to Overcome Doubt as a Creative

How to Overcome Doubt as a Creative

I've known since I was 14 that I wanted my career to be photography, but it hasn't always been easy, and people haven't always been supportive. One of the realities of following a creative path is that you will be met with doubt in various forms on your journey - and they're going to hurt at first. I talked about the failure that comes with being a creative, but facing the doubt that crops up...