5 Ways Your Social Media Efforts Are Failing
Watching that social media follower count is like fast-forwarding your favorite Netflix series just to watch the credits — ineffective, and a complete waste of time. Most businesses get the importance of being active on social media, but few know what’s really important when it…
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5 Things Every Creative Entrepreneur Should Know and Do Before Starting A Business
5 pieces of business advice that every creative should know before starting their own business.
5 Steps to Setting and Achieving Meaningful Goals in Life
As enthusiastic and consistent as we are in setting goals, we are often just as consistent in not following through on actually achieving those goals. I’ve always heard the advice that you’d better hurry up and make it happen because, “it’s now or never.” This may be…
30 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Keep Hustling
It can be hard to keep up your own pace when you work in a creative field. A drought of motivation can feel like the end of the world, so it’s important to keep inspiration on hand. I keep a folder of quotes on my…
How To Change Directions Without Starting Over
Remember back when Groupon was a fundraising sight for social change? Or when Pinterest, then called “Tote,” was all about retailers? Of course you don’t, because those brands successfully changed directions and became way more popular because of those business pivots. Sometimes, for whatever reason,…
8 Essential Elements of an Unbeatable Freelance Contract + a Free Template
In the world of the gainfully self-employed, the freelancer (or independent contractor) is a lone wolf. It’s especially important for freelance writers (or photographers, web designers etc.) to write a freelance contract between himself and a new client that will spell out the essential elements…
25 Sites for Finding the Best Remote Jobs
When I was growing up, I thought “being an adult” would look something like this: You hop out of bed at 5am, pack your lunch, guzzle some coffee, throw on a blazer, and then buckle in for a good hour of driving through crazy traffic….
Infographic: How to Calculate Your Freelance Hourly Rate
Here’s a hard question: What is your time really worth? When you’re a freelancer, it can be really hard to tell. As a full-time employee, your salary also takes into consideration business costs like health care, licensing, taxes, and other business essentials, but when you work for…
7 Genius Ways to Fund Your Creative Side Hustle
You have the ideas, you have the motivation–but the money isn’t all there yet. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to fund your side gig or side hustle if you know where to look. But before you rush out on your search for money, you’ll…
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