Tag: money

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

Work on Side Projects for Success and Happiness

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from freelance video creator and podcaster Steve Folland. He runs a podcast: Being Freelance – that discusses the freelancing life with a range of creatives. Want to work on dream projects? Then do it yourself....

/ January 18, 2016

The Best Way to Contact People for Generating New Paid Work

I regularly emphasise that the best thing you can do for your freelance business (or any business, really) is to regularly connect with relevant people. The more of this you do, the more you are ‘front of mind’ and in the...

/ January 15, 2016

9 Things I’ve Learned from Sleazy Internet Marketing Tactics That Have Changed My Life

I’ve always been fascinated by building and running businesses. Finding ways to generate money and to make an impact from one’s own creative ideas and one’s own hands, without working for someone else, have been a life-long interest. I first...

/ February 27, 2015

The Missing ‘Gap’ to Getting Rich With Your Creative Skills

For a lot of us, the idea of getting rich with our creative products and services doesn’t often, if ever, enter our minds. It seems hard enough as it is to find and get clients and customers, and keep a...

/ December 12, 2014

What does it take to work for yourself, be a success and not be miserable?

There is a spectrum that exists, running between working for someone else and working for yourself. Theoretically, the ultimate state of the ‘working for yourself’ end of the spectrum is having money work for you and not requiring to do...

/ November 26, 2014

How to Use your Creative Skills to Generate Money Quickly When you are Dangerously Low on Funds

As freelancers, many of us know the feeling. Despite all of our best efforts, we can hit a point when our pipeline runs dry. We have no clients and very little money in the bank. Maybe a large job fell...

/ October 12, 2014

50 Ways for Creative People to Get Great Clients

What’s the best way you can generate new client projects each month? At Red Lemon Club, we are all about simplicity and being direct when it comes to getting things done. This includes the process of winning new projects with...

/ August 27, 2014

6 Simple Steps to Building an Automated Money-Making System with Your Creative Skills

Let’s be honest here. Most of us want more time and more money. Both will help us create more art. This is what we love to do. But making money is hard and it takes time, you say! You don’t know...

/ August 18, 2014

5 Reasons You’re Struggling with Few Clients and Little Income Right Now

Many of us are struggling to keep our little businesses alive, especially over the summer months. In most cases, we’re neglecting to take care of just a few simple things that can turn things around quickly. By drawing our attention to...

/ July 31, 2014