Why Following Up Will Lead to More Opportunities In Your Life

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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 … [Read more...]

How to Get Illustration Clients Course for Illustrators Launches

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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 … [Read more...]

Write Beautiful Proposals Quickly: A Red Lemon Review of Nusii

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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. We had a … [Read more...]

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

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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’. These are … [Read more...]

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

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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 … [Read more...]