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The Creative Person’s Manifesto

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Creativity
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What does it mean to be creative?

Creative defined is:  relating to or involving the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.

 But what does it really mean to be creative?

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5 Things: Read For Continuous Learning

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How often do you hear successful entrepreneurs and others talk about continuous learning?

I’m a huge fan of lifelong learning and one of the best ways to learn is to read.

I mean read anything you can get your hands on. Professional journals, blogs, you name it. Read.

So here’s a brief list of five articles you can read right now that will help you learn something today!  Continue reading 5 Things: Read For Continuous Learning

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How To Boost Your Creativity With One Simple Trick

Creativity
creativity
Štefan Štefančík

Do you stress over trying to be creative?

I talk about creativity here because it’s the premise on which art and photography and writing exists. It’s the point.

That expression by the creative individual is part of the basic humanity in all of us.

But oh, the stress of trying to create. What if I told you, there is one, simple trick to boosting your creativity every day.  Continue reading How To Boost Your Creativity With One Simple Trick

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How To Write A Killer Intro For Your Art Post

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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

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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