Our wonderful advisor Robyn Saurine a visual artist, yogi and self-confessed empath. Here she talks candidly about the struggles of the creative cycle, working in isolation, and how to not only help your mental health but help your fellow creatives along the way. Working on creative fabulousness … [Read more...]
Creative Plus Business Content
Sometimes the creative business life could do with a bit of a kick. We need information about what's happening in our world, or maybe we need a confidence injection from finding out about the life of another creative entrepreneur. Here we feature regular articles that explore in more depth issues of relevance to creative freelancers, as well as blog postings and videos about how to make this crazy life work.
It's tax time again (again?!) and the ATO has recently reminded us of what we can and can't claim as creative professionals. Creative businesses and professionals are in an interesting position with regards to deductions, as many of us are individuals, small businesses AND professional artists. … [Read more...]
Our wonderful advisor Irene Lemon shares some of her tips for creatives who might be new to showcasing their creative work in a retail setting, or need a little boost to help their sales. There are an increasing number of creatives who are selling their own work in shops, pop-ups, markets and … [Read more...]
I invented the ‘Unicorns and Workhorses’ analogy years ago, as shorthand for helping people understand the creative business experience. It’s an idea my clients and workshop participants love, so I thought I’d share it with you. I believe that every creative person who wants to make … [Read more...]
We highly recommend conducting the S.W.O.T analysis around here, as considering your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats is a great planning tool. We also like the imaginative combination of pen, paper, drawings and words as we consider the needs of creative business. It’s kind of like … [Read more...]
Nina Hendy, the founder of The Freelance Collective, shares her top six tips for standing out and getting more clients as a freelancer in the digital age. Standing out from the crowd is no mean feat for creative freelancers these days, but if you’re really going to actually able to feed your … [Read more...]