Category: Remarkability

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

How to make your brand more credible to attract bigger clients

If you have a brand, sell products, or provide skilled services, on top of an outstanding product, you need to be believable in order for clients to want to work with you. As someone who has run his own graphic...

/ December 19, 2015

6 Subtle Things You Do that Lower Your Perceived Value and Diminish Opportunities for Work

In the murky ecosystem of working for yourself, the ‘value’ of your product or service has everything to do with being in demand. Your value goes up when the demand for what you create goes up. And being in demand...

/ September 25, 2014

11 Things Most Other People Never Do that You Can Do to Win Amazing Clients

Do you do what everyone else does? With so many products and services flying around out there, you’d do well to stand out to attract the fans and buyers who need you. People are responding to this with various forms...

/ October 8, 2013

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

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...

/ September 10, 2013

Reasons to Get Excited About Your Creative Product

Are you excited and proud about the creative work you do? Here are some reminders as to why you should be... Read more on 'Reasons to Get Excited About your Creative Product'...

/ June 17, 2013

Creating Value: How to Make a Creative Product that Gets Seen and Sold

As people in the creative industries, one of the most vital parts of what we do is the product or service we provide. Read more on 'Creating Value'

/ May 16, 2013

Why No One Likes Your Art: 26 Reasons

You work hard at creating pieces of art, design, writing, music, song and dance. But do people truly like what you do? If you want to do well, earn and survive in this industry, it’s quite important that at least...

/ February 16, 2013

Red Lemon Club Interviews Illustrator Dan Matutina

I first came across Philippines-based illustrator and designer Dan Matutina’s distinct work many years ago. His hard-edged, original and absorbing creations drew me in, and I featured his earlier stuff on my other site Ape on the Moon. Since then,...

/ February 14, 2013

‘Promo 3.0: Promote Your Art, Without the Selling’, New ebook from Red Lemon Club

Good news. I finished another book! I’m pretty excited about this one, with it being my mission to get this in front of as many people as possible, with your help. I really do believe this one will improve our...

/ November 9, 2012