25 Inspiring Quotes for Creative People

I find one of the most effective solutions to feeling unmotivated or disinterested in what I’m doing is to read a couple of quotes from others who have been and done it. As most of the Red Lemon Club readership...

/ October 21, 2016

How to Expand Your Creative Business: The ‘Daily Drop-By’ 30-Day Challenge

Landing new paid work for your creative enterprise can be bloody difficult. Whether you run a bigger creative company or you are a part-timer artist, the biggest challenge very often is to win new assignments or commissions. You’ve chosen to...

/ October 20, 2016

Why Creative People Should Bother Adding to the Noise

I was emailed by a subscriber recently who brought up, in my view, one of the most significant questions that we face as artists and entrepreneurs. All around us we see other great artists; other people starting businesses; people with...

/ September 28, 2016

Promotion Ideas that Work, from 9 Varied Creative Pros

With so many platforms now available to us, we are lucky to have so many options when it comes to getting our work seen by the right audience. But as some strategies will obviously be more effective than others, we wanted...

/ June 1, 2016

Create For Yourself, Not for Anyone Else

One of the most valuable lessons of working as a freelancer over nine years has been the importance of doing work for myself, rather than for others. This sounds selfish, because I suppose it is, and I get that this...

/ May 18, 2016

7 Truths that Explain Why You’re Winning Less than You Could Be

In a world in which most people are busy covering truths to save face and be nice to one another, sometimes we just need some words of honesty to help those who really need it. If you’re not seeing the...

/ May 8, 2016

How I Create More Time and Rarely Get Overwhelmed

I still have days where I feel distracted and get less done than I’d hoped. I still have moments where I feel stress and a lack of motivation. There are also days where I spend the entire day working, but...

/ May 2, 2016

Why Building Your Own Assets Must Come Before All Else

I’m currently having one of my ‘all the buses come at once’ months where several illustration jobs have come in within the space of ten days, and I’m furiously working on several projects in time for a string of nearing...

/ April 30, 2016

How an Emphasis on ‘Deep Empathy’ Helped a Musician Build a Successful Creative Agency

Satellite Office is an artist management and creative services agency founded by Erik Attkisson, now coming up to 10 years in the business. Since their launch in 2006, they have continued to succeed and evolve, adding photography to their lineup last...

/ April 12, 2016

How a Death Metal Rocker Built a World Renowned Graphic Design Company

Radim Malinic is a good friend of mine who consistently amazes me with his ability to produce things of true quality. I suppose this is less of a surprise when you consider that his main philosophy is to focus on...

/ April 6, 2016