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10 Simple Tips For Building Your Side Hustle

Side Hustle

If you ask any hard working entrepreneur, there’s a large chance that before they made a leap into full-time entrepreneurship they were nurturing their business while working full-time. While it can be challenging to balance building a side hustle while working a corporate gig, doing so is one of the best ways to make sure that your company will be successful before you commit to entrepreneurship full-time.

If you are currently working on building your side hustle or if you have an idea but don’t know how to get started, check out this infographic Fundera created on how to build your side hustle while working full-time. They’ve compiled 10 easy tips for building your side hustle, like finding a mentor and making peace with your priorities. Check it out for some inspiration on ways to grow your business so you can chase your dreams!   Continue reading 10 Simple Tips For Building Your Side Hustle

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Want To Be Successful? Act Like It.

Since I decided three years ago to start an art business, I’ve struggled to find my niche. First I wanted to draw landscapes. Do you know how hard it is to draw a rock?

Then I thought, why not animals? Everyone loves a good wildlife picture. Then I realized I lacked serious skills to make that work.

Then there was my love of photography. Awesome idea, become a landscape photographer! Still, need to improve that skill. In the end my quest to figure out what I wanted to create and be known for hurt my success.

Why? Because I was lost. I wasn’t choosing success.  Continue reading Want To Be Successful? Act Like It.

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How To Write A Killer Intro For Your Art Post

Content Marketing

Art, photography, images tell a story. But what about the story behind the image?

Anyone can post an image of their art or a really beautiful photograph. But it’s the story behind the image that separates the artist from everyone else.

You as the artist create because you want to. You want to share and you want to teach. Customers and art lovers look at your work, not just for the beauty, but for the experience.

Your writing sells that experience. That experience starts with a good, strong and clear introduction.  Continue reading How To Write A Killer Intro For Your Art Post

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How To Write A Killer Headline For Your Content

Headline

Have you struggled to write quality content? Have you wondered where to start?

Writing good content isn’t easy. It’s a skill requiring time to learn. It takes practice.

But who has the time? Especially if you’re an artist, you want to spend your time creating. Not writing content.

Think of content marketing as a necessity that drives traffic to your site, gets potential leads and eventually gains conversions and customers. That’s great and all except you draw or paint. You don’t write.

You want the conversions and the customers to buy your art. But how do you write content?

This post is the first in a series of posts for writing content for creatives (and really anyone else). Today, I’m going to give you five tips on how to write a killer headline for your content.  Continue reading How To Write A Killer Headline For Your Content

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Selling Your Art Through Storytelling

Do you want to tell a story with your art? Or are you just trying to make a buck? If you’re just selling art to try to make some money, good luck. This post isn’t for you. But if you want an actual creative business, keep reading.

When I’m creating art, I’m really trying to tell a story that’s come to my mind.

Stories aren’t just for writers. Storytelling is as integral to the visual artist as it is for the aspiring novelist. But what’s even more important, is telling your story is key to your content marketing as an artist. Continue reading Selling Your Art Through Storytelling