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How to grow your creative business using ‘tasters’

If you have a business, you need to get people to do things. And it’s frustrating when they don’t… Watch your stuff; like your work; follow your work; hire you; buy your pieces. You have a beautiful product that will improve the quality of someone’s life. You provide a supportive service, rich in real value…

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This is How to Obliterate (Social) Anxiety

I’ve had unnecessary social anxiety for most of my life. I have had anxiety around people to the extent that I would forget how to speak, and have blind spots and tunnel vision in meetings. Because it has been with me for so long, I’ve often believed that I would never be without it. That…

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How to get TRACTION with your creative work: my three guidelines

You’ve been creating, making, doing and stressing, and STILL, the traction isn’t there. What is traction? Traction is when increasingly more people engage with your creative work. Traction is when people increasingly like, subscribe and comment on your work. Traction is when more and more people buy your products, and tell others about it enthusiastically….

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How to REALLY do what you love

In this episode, Alex discusses matters pertaining to running your own creative business; finding inner motivation to create, to produce, to dazzle the world with your creativity and your ideas and energy.   He talks about his take on the REAL meaning of doing what you love in business and life. How it isn’t all…

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How I landed a creative job at Google

In this episode, Alex talks about all elements that contributed to landing an illustration contract with the Google Plus Team. Hone your style, make the right kinds of friendships and stack value. This is a must listen for anyone who is looking for a dream clients. Don’t miss it!     Podcast Show Notes: [03:37]…

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How do you get INSPIRED about creating?

In this episode, writer and illustrator for companies like Google, Mars and the BBC, Alex Mathers discusses how he gets inspired to create his best work with regularity, even though he isn’t feeling it on some days. He talks about focusing on problems is one of his best-kept secrets for getting emotional about the work…

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