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  • How Creatives Can Successfully Deal With and Recover from Burnout

    How Creatives Can Successfully Deal With and Recover from Burnout

    The month of May 2020 was my busiest — and therefore craziest, most hectic, most stressful — yet for my side business. While trying to manage my full-time job and my freelance business, I’m up to working about 80 hours per week. A typical day has me working either at my day job or on…

  • What to Do Before Hiring Your First Assistant

    What to Do Before Hiring Your First Assistant

    Hiring your first assistant (or even employee) is an important milestone for any creative solopreneur. Up until now you’ve been the sole person doing all the work for your business — aside from the occasional contract work. And if you’re anything like me, you’re a control freak who likes to control every aspect of your business….

  • 7 Creative Ways Your Business Can Save Money THIS Week

    7 Creative Ways Your Business Can Save Money THIS Week

    One of my pet peeves is having to full retail price just because my business needs software, equipment or other stuff to keep it running smoothly. As a small business owner you should apply this same kind of thinking to your brand. Yes, you should buy quality items versus purchasing cheap things, but that doesn’t mean you…

  • Why Building a Successful Business Requires Embracing Permanent Beta

    Why Building a Successful Business Requires Embracing Permanent Beta

    I’m a natural bookworm, but while balancing a full-time job and a fledgling digital business, simple things like reading too often fall by the wayside. So one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to get through at least one book a month. Setting little goals like this, along with much larger, more ambitious ones, helps me…

  • 10 Simple Hacks for Earning More Money With Less Work

    10 Simple Hacks for Earning More Money With Less Work

    As I’m coming up on the 2-year anniversary of quitting my job and taking the leap into entrepreneurship. It’s been quite a journey over the past couple of years, but I’ve discovered a lot. One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is to be more thoughtful with my time, and to make life more productive and less busy…

  • How to Protect Your Business With Solid Terms and Conditions

    How to Protect Your Business With Solid Terms and Conditions

    As a small business owner, it’s important that you’re protected when it comes to doing business online. You want to make sure that what you expect from your customers, and what your customers can expect from you, is clearly stated on your website. This is essential as marketing your business. This is where drafting solid terms and…