Why Following Up Will Lead to More Opportunities In Your Life Than You Imagined Why Following Up Will Lead to More Opportunities In Your Life Than You Imagined

June 26, 2015 by

How important do you consider your network of contacts to be to your business?

Whether you want to generate a new client project, ask for advice, make a sale or grow your network, your creative business relies on the effectiveness of the communications you make with people who you can serve, and those who stand to benefit you (money, advice, referrals, influence…).

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How to Get Illustration Clients Course for Illustrators Launches How to Get Illustration Clients Course for Illustrators Launches

May 19, 2015 by

9 years in the making, I finally bring to you ‘How to Get Illustration Clients’.

This course comes in response to my own frustrations and failures, as well as the feedback I get from all of you regularly about struggling to bring in client work consistently, and even knowing where to start.

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Write Beautiful Proposals Quickly: A Red Lemon Review of Nusii Write Beautiful Proposals Quickly: A Red Lemon Review of Nusii

May 14, 2015 by

A few months ago, a friend of mine and creative freelancing coach Jake Jorgovan connected me to Nathan Powell, a welsh designer and entrepreneur based in Madrid.

Jake had plenty of praise for Nathan’s proposal-building software with a seemingly irrelevant but unique name: Nusii.

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9 Things I’ve Learned from Sleazy Internet Marketing Tactics That Have Changed My Life 9 Things I’ve Learned from Sleazy Internet Marketing Tactics That Have Changed My Life

February 27, 2015 by

I’ve always been fascinated by building and running businesses.

Finding ways to generate money and to make an impact from one’s own creative ideas and one’s own hands, without working for someone else, have been a life-long interest.

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11 Ways I’ve Made Money in the Last 8 Years, From Illustrator to Consultant 11 Ways I’ve Made Money in the Last 8 Years, From Illustrator to Consultant

February 15, 2015 by

You’ll hear me talk a lot about the importance of earning money and driving revenue as a priority over all else. Too many of us scoot around the importance of a strong, humming cash flow, instead placing more emphasis on things like pursuing passion; dreams, and ‘doing what you love’.

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9 Things I Would Tell My 17 Year-Old Self 9 Things I Would Tell My 17 Year-Old Self

February 8, 2015 by

You’ve probably seen one or two blog articles in the ether with a similar title. This one will be different.

It has been written based purely on my own experiences. It is unlike anything out there because only I have things I want to tell my 17 year-old self based on my own unique experiences.

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How to Dominate Your Market and Win as a Creative Freelancer in this Slow Economy How to Dominate Your Market and Win as a Creative Freelancer in this Slow Economy

January 23, 2015 by

The message we’re getting about the global economic situation via the media is clear: it ain’t great. And it does not look set to improve any time soon.

Particularly for the masses. The self employed, and small to medium businesses look set to struggle for the most part for a long time to come.

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