Category Archives: Friday Hangout

5 Steps To Launching Your Creative Business Successfully

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…Continue Reading

Special Bonus Epsode –  Freelancing On Your Terms

Special Bonus Epsode – Freelancing On Your Terms

It’s Your Business. You Make The Rules. Freelance On Your Terms. Stop being a door mat and start being the door knob. Focus on your clients needs and how you can walk them through to what they want most, while staying true to your own needs as an artist and business owner. Today Bob And I discuss…Continue Reading

Pitfalls of Avoiding the Price Conversation

Pitfalls of Avoiding the Price Conversation

Are You Avoiding the Price Conversation? Bob and I reach into the ‘ol mail bag for today’s episode and answer a question about pricing. Too often artists are shy about pricing. We talk about how to be more upfront when negotiating price and strategies you can use to offer your clients more value and a…Continue Reading

Friday Hangouts – 3 Marketing Tips That Will Get You More Clients

The biggest mistake most independent artists make is to neglect or ignore their marketing all together. Nothing will sink you business faster. In today’s episode Carlos and I discuss the importance of marketing and offer a few tips to help you get more clients. As always we love to hear from you guys and how…Continue Reading

How To Fund Your Next Art Project With Kickstarter. Interview – Antrese Wood

How To Fund Your Next Art Project With Kickstarter. Carlos and I get together with plein air painter Antrese Wood to talk about her recent successful Kickstarter campaign. In this interview Antrese discusses how she used to Kickstarter to quit her job and pursue her dream.  It’s not easy to quit a comfortable job like…Continue Reading

Dealing with Burnout and the Time Management Train Wreck that Follows

  In today’s episode Carlos and I talk about burnout. Sometimes we get so busy with all the things we need to do to successfully run a business we forget to give ourselves a break. Being creative is a lot of work and balancing the demands of a busy schedule can get pretty stressful. Stress…Continue Reading