Creating a community to help your career

Creating a community

If you are building your career or business you will need to find support to make it a success. This article & podcast with guest Vicky Shilling from The Reset offers top tips & ways that goal setting can help you to succeed.

How to succeed in business

How to succeed in business can often feel like a huge mountain you have no idea how to climb. When you are starting out you have to manage all aspects of it, from the marketing, book keeping and social media updates. It barely gives you time to do the thing that you are passionate about- Read the full article…

Winning on Instagram

Winning on Instagram might feel like something you have to hire an entire PR team to achieve. There are loads of great tools and simple wins that you can start right away to win engagement on Instagram. Now you might be thinking that as a creative you don’t have a need to use Instagram for Read the full article…

How to set up a jewellery business

Priyanka Kedia Ayva jewlery

If you have ever wondered how to set up your own jewellery business, Priyanka Kedia is a real inspiration! I was honoured to have her as a guest on the lasted podcast. She was so generous with her information and very honest about the journey she has gone on in order to make her business Read the full article…

How to build a successful creative business on Shopify

Shopify success

You might be wondering how on earth you build a successful business on Shopify? It can feel like an endless list of jobs-to-be-done. This is why I was so happy to have Arianne Foulks the founder of Aeolidia as a podcast guest. Aeolidia began  in 2004 setting up online shops for designers, makers, and other creatives. It’s Read the full article…

A guide to branding

Liz Sanders branding

Branding can seem like the last thing you need as a solo freelancer when you are juggling everything else. Liz Dennery Sanders explains why it is so important to focus on your branding, how it can help your career and your bank balance! Which is why it is worth giving it some focus. I had Read the full article…

Take away the guilt.

Take away the guilt

Let’s take away the guilt from freelancing. I’m re-posting this image of my morning coffee on a mini break to Cornwall. You might be wondering what this has to do with guilt? When I started my career as a freelancer I was on call 24/7, I would jump if the phone rang and I was Read the full article…

How to build an audience

How to build an audience- might be something that you have been thinking about yourself. I’m not talking about an audience in a theatre (although if that is your creative career, these tips can work for that as well), I’m talking about an audience of new customers and clients. You might have a small audience Read the full article…