How To Prepare Yourself For Taking On New Design Clients

Taking on new clients can be a dream for fresh freelancers… or a dreaded endeavour for the inexperienced. But what if you knew what to ask these higher-paying clients? I’m going to share how I started asserting my worth as an artist and exactly what to cover with your new client to give them the best product possible!

Questions To Ask Yourself When Trying To Nail Down Your Niche + Why You Need To Envision Your Success

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As artists and creative people, it can be easy to forget why we began creating in the first place. It can so easily feel like you’re talking into the vacuum of space, posting all your hard work into a black hole. So how you do get noticed? I’m going to tell you how!

The Best Way To Spend Your Time As A Creative Business Owner

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Before I started this project, I really had no clue what I did in a day…

How You’re Using Your Day-Planner Wrong: Get Better At Working From Home (Part 2)

Read about Starting Your Craft Business With What You Already Have here!

Do you struggle with time management?

If you often find yourself scrambling to get out the door in the morning, arriving late for almost everything, missing meals, forgetting important dates; you most likely are bad at time management.

Being bad at managing our time can not only hurt our productivity, but also our relationships and quality of life— it can even lead to us disappointing the people we care about most.

I don’t often miss my bus, but when I do it puts a damper on my day because the next one won’t come for 30 minutes, making me late.

What if this happened every day?

Why Instagram Stats Are Ruining Your Artwork

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My best tips for dealing with “posting anxiety” as an artist on Instagram: Creative and emotional people: Don’t look at your statistics! There’s a new phrase I’ve heard recently, as I was speaking with a friend and colleague about social media management — and mainly the stress of constantly creating content. After a while, we… Continue reading Why Instagram Stats Are Ruining Your Artwork

Why Artists Need To Consider Live-Streaming And Video Content for 2020

Social media posts with video receive 48% more views than images alone!

After trying live-streaming art on Instagram; presenting myself on my strongest platform didn’t yield the results I wanted, the video quality I expected, or the video access I was promised.
Live-streaming works as venue to promote yourself without feeling like you’re selling yourself constantly across social media.
My ultimate goal with live-streaming is to gain a more regular income while authentically connecting with people online who share my interests and enjoy my work. I also want my Twitch to be an online safe-space for other LGBTQ+ folx on the internet to hang out and listen to banging’ tunes.
Read more about why I started live-streaming for my followers!

My Top 10 Free Apps I Actually Use For My Online Art Business

Read about what live-streaming is and how it boosted my art at The Artist Journal.ca

I’m here to help you get the most out of your Tablet experience, artist-to-artist, for free.
I’ve been using an iPad Pro since I began working for myself, back in 2016. It was the first investment I had ever made in my business, ever. It was a big deal!
I’m going to share what this amazing machine is capable of and the best, easiest ways to use it.

Develop A Workflow To Free Up More Time To Work On Your Art Business

Read about how I free up more time to create at TheArtistJournal.ca!

The best way for me to describe a workflow would be: it’s a checklist of everything you do. To elaborate, a workflow is the order of steps your work passes through from start to finish. It’s the method you set up for getting your stuff done.