Let’s talk about money!

Often as creatives we would rather hide under the duvet than talk about money. We have a love, hate relationship which isn’t always healthy. As we head towards the end of January I want you to take this time to really think about your finances. I’m not talking about the tax return, or how much Read the full article…

Get a grip on copyright

  Getting a grip on copyright can be one of the greatest tools in your creative kit. I have met so many creatives who don’t understand copyright law, and this so often puts them at a disadvantage with their clients. I have studied copyright law, but it does change quite often, so it is important Read the full article…

How to get paid on time

If you are reading this article & enjoying the podcast, this is what I share with my mailing list every Wednesday. To join the gang you can sign up at the bottom of this page. Getting paid on time when you are a freelancer or just starting out on your creative career, can be the Read the full article…

Dealing with difficult clients.

It doesn’t have to be painful. There will have been some point during your career when you have had to deal with difficult clients. You may have started off well with a good relationship, but as the work commitments piled on the relationship broke down. Usually there is a basic cause to the problem and Read the full article…

How to crowd fund successfully

We would all love to know how to crowd fund successfully. I get asked a lot of questions about how to raise finance for projects or funding. Even the Arts Council and Banks are looking towards crowd funding to get their clients to raise half of the cash. I love a challenge, so I hunted Read the full article…

Life as a female documentary director

I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing the female, documentary, director Vicky Lesley this week over Skype. She talked candidly about her creative career, the ups and downs and ways that she has been able to access alternative finance for her projects. We giggled often through out the Skype call, and I felt like I had Read the full article…