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How to Rekindle the Joy You Have With Your Business

When you’re feeling frustrated and overwhelmed because you’re not reaching your goals with your business, it’s easy to lack joy in your day-to-day. You might wake up and long to crawl back into bed so you can put on reruns of Friends, even though you’ve seen each episode a million times and can quote Monica like nobody’s business. And even though you have deadlines to meet. You might be craving a day where you don’t have to make any major ...

My favorite tools for running your creative business

Over the years, I have used many different tools to make my creative business run. I’ve tested out different software programs and settled on the ones that work for me. And believe me when I tell you that I’ve tried out many and then canceled and switched.   I know how difficult it can be to figure out just what you need to make your business run, so I hope the list below will help to cut out some of ...

Make Your Photos Stand Out: Follow These Tips To Take Better Instagram Photos

Instagram is where a lot of us spend our time when it comes to social media. We love to scroll through the feed, watch the stories, and even post there to promote our businesses. But if you’re not a photographer it might feel intimidating to post photos that you don’t really love. You might scroll through your feed and close the app feeling like you’ll never live up to the IG aesthetic.   Today I’m going to give you a ...

9 Steps to Create Passive Income In Your Creative Business

About this time last year, I was majorly dreading taking on any new web design clients. I had reached the point of burn out and I’d decided that it was finally time to create things that I wanted to create. That meant for me that it was time to really sit down and think about the direction my business was heading in. What I kept coming back to was that I wanted my business to be built on what is ...
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Get An Inside Look Into Creative Biz U With This Free Training

Creative Biz U is a monthly membership that I’ve created to help artists, illustrators, makers, and other creative business owners to build their online businesses. It’s not only a place where you can learn how to grow your creative business, but also where you can connect with other like-minded business owners. It’s a community that I’ve created because I personally lacked support when I first started my photography business back in 2011. I mean, I really struggled when I was ...
How To Use Trello Effectively For Your Creative Business | Amandacreekcreative.com

How to use Trello effectively for your creative business

Many of my clients and customers have what I affectionately like to call “squirrel brain”. We all struggle with it from time to time and you might be struggling with it right now yourself. You know how it goes: You sit down at the beginning of your work session and you write out a lovely to-do list that leaves you feeling like you’re on top of things. But when you actually dive in to do the work, you’re in an ...
7 Ways To Earn Passive Income For Artists & Creators | amandacreekcreative.com

7 Ways To Earn Passive Income For Artists & Creators

There's nothing truly more exciting than checking my email and finding a message that someone just purchased my ebook for $21 or joined my membership. And that now I have an extra $47 in my Paypal account. Although that may not seem like a lot of money to be giddy over, it always gets me over the moon excited. I love that I get these types of messages when I’m in line at Starbucks getting myself a yummy green tea ...
Why you don't need a pretty website

Why You Don’t Need A Pretty Website

If you've added and tried out fifty themes on your WordPress website, and then thought to yourself this still doesn't look good then listen up! You don't need to have a pretty website to be successful in business.  Having a background in web design and having run a successful web design business for the past six years, you might think I'm crazy right about now. But it's the truth. Granted, websites still need to look professional but there are more important ...
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8 Things You Need For An Effective Website Before Launching

Websites are a huge undertaking. If you've never put together a website before, you might be wondering what do I even need to put this thing together? In this post, I'm going to share with you the things that you need in order to create an effective website right off the bat. These are things that you might want to have ahead of time so that way when it comes to creating your website, planning your website, and thinking about the ...
Edit videos for business using Screenflow

How to edit videos for your creative business using Screenflow

Videos are a great way to get people back to your website and also get them engaged with your Brand. By using video, you can break down the anonymity of the Internet that makes it hard and sometimes scary for people to make purchases online. It also allows your followers to see the real you, really quickly. Most people enjoy watching videos on the Internet, and it can cut down the time that it takes to communicate things that usually take ...