Category Archives: Remarkability

What Problems Are You Solving? How Great Artists Think Like Entrepreneurs What Problems Are You Solving? How Great Artists Think Like Entrepreneurs

September 10, 2013 by

How comfortable are you with the idea of calling yourself an ‘entrepreneur’?

Even if the word itself is a little trite, the basic meaning behind it is solid enough for the purpose of this conversation. Anyone working as a creative who works for themselves and initiates their own projects, which I imagine is most of you, can be thought of as such.

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The 'Red Lemon Creative'. A 10-Point Manifesto for Successful Creatives Who Stand Out The 'Red Lemon Creative'. A 10-Point Manifesto for Successful Creatives Who Stand Out

September 18, 2012 by

Having spent a few years building up Red Lemon Club, there is so much I’ve learnt and so much that I yet want to explore, learn and share.

The more time I spend researching for posts and thinking about the ideas behind the site and the people that drive it, the clearer an idea is formed in my brain as to what it is that makes up who we are. We, being those people drawn to the ideas discussed here.

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7 Crucial Things That Will Save You as an Independent Creative Over the Coming Years 7 Crucial Things That Will Save You as an Independent Creative Over the Coming Years

June 12, 2012 by

As most of you will have noticed, the current economic climate isn’t particularly rosy when it comes to available work for us creatives.

Let me rephrase that. The current economic climate isn’t particularly rosy when it comes to available work for a large proportion of us creatives. There are many people out there who, for various reasons, still do earn a very good living from creative projects, and many who are doing better now than they ever have in the past.

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15 Reasons to Stay Focused on Developing your Craft 15 Reasons to Stay Focused on Developing your Craft

May 18, 2012 by

Let’s great straight into this idea of ‘craft’. What is it, and why is it worth pursuing?

My own thought on craft is that it is more a honed skill, style or application, than a tangible object. Craft is your technique; your brain’s neural connections, sculpted over hours of practice. Your craft is the way in which you apply paint to a canvas, how you think about a new musical composition or how you structure your written sentences in a short story.

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How to Get Laser Focused by Designing Your Perfect Client How to Get Laser Focused by Designing Your Perfect Client

April 14, 2012 by

If you’re a creative professional, freelancer or business of any sort, one of the key parts of attracting regular clients, is in deciding on and determining a target market.

These are the people you are not only creating your finished product or service for, but the people you base your entire brand around. Your existence as a creative professional who earns good money from what you do depends on them.

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