Posts in creative entrepreneur
10 Ted Talks For Creatives

sticking out from the norm and being a creative entrepreneur can feel like a task at times.  Sometimes it can leave you exhausted and burnt out.  

For me I have various sources to keep me motivated on this journey. One of them is to watch TED talks. I love watching TED talks to keep me focused,to inspire me, and to remind me why I chose this path.  We all need that little push, motivation and reminder sometimes.  

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Why it is important to have a professional-looking website and blog

You should never judge a book by it’s cover, but we all know how important first impressions are.  Just as we all know that there is a particular way you have to dress up for a job interview,    (no, you can’t just show up in sweats!). Well you have got to think of your website as that first impression/job interview.  Having a professional and quality website is one of the key components to having a profitable online business.  It can be the deal breaker as to whether or not someone buys your services and products.  You want the website visitors to convert into clients, customers and returning readers thus, you have got to make this easy for them.

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Time Blocking: Increase Your Productivity

Time management has been a real struggle for me because I try to do everything at the same time. My problem is that I lack focus when it comes to time management which makes me less productive. This has become a real frustration for me.  I would have a to-do list, then I would sit down to tackle that list but I would find myself jumping from one task to another. The key to solving my problem was - FOCUS! Don’t try doing everything at once - because you won’t get much done. Instead focus on one task at a time with the intention of getting that task crossed off your to-do list.  

So how did I manage to become more productive and focus more? Enter Time blocking my schedule, that is assigning very specific tasks to a specific time block. This in turn will increase your productivity.  

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5 Things Creative Entrepreneurs do Wrong on Social Media

Social Media has become a vital and necessary part of any Creative Entrepreneur’s marketing strategy.  Although most Creative Entrepreneurs understand that they need to be on social media many are doing it all wrong, meaning they are not seeing the results they would like with their social media marketing attempts.  It is understandable that social media can be a bit overwhelming and with so many social media platforms out there it can take time to differentiate and master them all.

We have put together a list of Things Creative Entrepreneurs do Wrong on Social Media.

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4 Best Social Media Platforms for Creative Entrepreneurs

there are some social media platforms that will benefit Creative Entrepreneurs little more over others. The nature of the work produced by many Creative Entrepreneurs - such as Etsy shop owners, wedding photographers, graphic designers,bloggers etc. - much of it is quite visual.  Thus, my advice is to always start off with the primarily visual social media platforms.  This way you can showcase visually not just your products and work but also your branding! People are just intuitively more drawn to images - given the success of Instagram and tumblr - this has become quite more evident even in the social media savvy world.  

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