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Your Voice

The World Needs To Hear Your Voice

By Amanda Creek | May 30, 2013

A lot of people think that what they have to say to the world doesn’t really matter, or that no one will truly listen. This type of thinking simply isn’t true. Someone out there wants to hear what you are saying, whether you are saying that through your creative endeavors, through your business, or in […]

Should You Define Your Target Market Or Not? How I Discovered A Target Market Would Help My Business.

By Amanda Creek | May 27, 2013

Whether or not to define a target market has been a question on a lot of business owners’ minds for a while now. It’s been on my mind since I first decided to go into business for myself. This question is something that I have struggled with over the years. As a photographer, I naturally […]

Why You Need A Business Plan

By Amanda Creek | May 23, 2013

In my previous post, Transitioning From Your Full Time Job Into The Work You Love, I briefly discussed why it’s great to have a business plan when starting your own business. For a creative person like myself, it is easy to make excuses for why not to make a plan, such as feeling too constrained […]

Making the Leap: Transitioning From 9-5 Into the Full-Time Work You Love

By Amanda Creek | May 20, 2013

For the second time, I am making the transition from a full-time job into my work-from-home dream job. Last time I made this transition, I can say that I wasn’t prepared and didn’t really have a clue what to expect. This time I have a clue (since I’ve already been down this road), which is […]

Fearless Online Communication Pt 2

By Amanda Creek | May 16, 2013

This is Part 2 in a series on fearlessly communicating online. Part 1 can be read here, and will hopefully get you started in your online communication skills via social media and your blog. I know that sometimes we tend to hesitate trying a new social media platform or utilizing one that we are less […]

Presenting Yourself Online- Fearless Online Communication Pt 1

By Amanda Creek | May 13, 2013

There are many benefits to online communication when presenting yourself to customers via the Internet, however, it takes guts. Any time you communicate with a new person, you run the risk of the other person not reciprocating what you are putting out there. Perhaps it is because they are not your ideal client, or maybe […]