Tag: alex mathers

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

Editor’s note: This article refers to earnings that accrued 8 years prior to the date the post was written. You’ll hear me talk a lot about the importance of earning money and driving revenue as a priority over all else....

/ February 15, 2015

How to Predict What You Will Earn from Your Creative Business Each Month

Imagine what it would be like if you could predict your income every month. What am I talking about? How could anyone predict their income. Don’t be silly. Right? I’m not talking about receiving a paycheque from your employer. I...

/ December 24, 2014

The Only Reason Most Creative Professionals Fail to Build Successful Businesses

There are many reasons why creative professionals do really well in business. They have an exceptional product. Their skills are refined and glass sharp after years of practice. They’re motivated. They are on top of their finances. They know how...

/ November 11, 2014

7 Simple Acts of Daily Self-Discipline that Will Make You a Better Artist / Ninja

You’ve probably heard it rattled into your brain several times over the last few weeks, even days: if you want to get anywhere in life, take action. And when we’re talking about the projects and businesses we work on, yes,...

/ January 19, 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 EVERY Creative Person with a Product or Service Absolutely NEEDS to Know

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/ April 6, 2013

How I Got to Be an Illustrator at Google, with No Qualifications

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/ March 6, 2013

Slurping Noodles, 15 Earthquakes and Drawing Pictures: My 9 Months as a Freelance Illustrator in Tokyo

In the middle of March 2012 I headed out solo to live in Tokyo for 9 months for no other real reason than adventure. Having now returned, I wanted to share my story and some of the things I learnt...

/ January 13, 2013

Poor Clients: Who They Are, Why We Work for Them and How to Work with the Best People

As creative people, purchase unless we are producing things for no financial reward, medical and especially those of us who work on an independent basis, attracting and winning clients and customers is effectively the most important aspect of the package...

/ December 10, 2012

‘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