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5 Things To Do When Business Is Slow

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During the holidays business for most artists seems to slow to a crawl. Clients are away on vacation, no one is returning phone calls or email, it’s just the nature of the beast. There’s no sense in tormenting yourself over it. One of the problems is we sometimes don’t maximize our downtime as well as…

Where’d My Time Go? Friday Hangout with Carlos and Bob

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Ever have a project or something you’ve been wanting to get started or completed? You know, a new series of cool illustrations for print, or a new line of designs for licensing, or perhaps something really crazy and fun like you marketing plan?   No matter what it is, we all have things we let slip…

To Spec or Not To Spec, That Is The Question

“Should I accept spec work?” That’s the days question.Hop on board this ‘Friday Hangout with Carlos and Bob’ as we explore the topics. Our answer may SHOCK you… Boo!Let’s get the party started. Like this:Like Loading…

The $2,000.00 call! Interview with Brad Gosse, Founder of Vectortoons.com

Today we had the true pleasure and privilege of speaking with Brad Gosse founder of VectorToons.com. This is the kind of interview that doesn’t come around too often, jam packed with all kinds of game changing information. Our advice for anyone about to listen is grab a notepad first so you won’t miss out on anything….

Studio Talk With Carlos and Bob

Thankyou for joining us on another episode of ‘Friday Hangouts with Carlos and Bob’ Today we talk about Bob Ostroms’ recent SCBWI North Carolina Conference event where Bob was a featured speaker. Bob shares who he met, what he learned and hints at some upcoming projects born of his attending the event. All cool stuff!…

The Great Struggle

Do you know – that everyone struggles with the issue of Self Worth. EVERYONE! As in… I’m not good enough, I’m not ready, I don’t think I can do it, I can’t charge that… Here is an exercise that was shared with me from one of my many mentors that I went through yesterday morning…

5 Steps To Launching Your Creative Business Successfully

In this Friday Hangout Bob Ostrom and I speak with special guest creative entrepreneur Kelly Phillips. Kelly Phillips is the CEO of Boost Interactive Media and the creator of WP Plugin Coach, the training program to help you hit it out of the park with your WordPress Website. She’ll share with us her experience of leaving…

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