10 Side Hustle Ideas for Hand Lettering Artists. Want to make some extra income from your creative passion? Here are ten legit ways you can turn your love for lettering into a little extra dough! 10 Side Hustle Ideas for Hand Lettering Artists Many of my readers are purely into lettering and calligraphy as a hobby and that’s totally cool. For some people, turning a
Copyright 101. A basic overview of copyright for bloggers, creatives, and online shop owners. Copyright 101 Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. I’m just a blogger, designer, creative, and business owner who is big on doing the right thing. This is not legal advice. This is what I’ve learned regarding copyright and trademarking…and what I believe you should do as a good person with integrity.
My Daily Blogging Routine. A rundown of what my typical workday looks like as a full-time blogger and Creativepreneur. My Typical Daily Blogging Routine One of the questions I’m most frequently asked is: “What do your days look like as a full-time blogger, wife, and mom?” Life is always throwing curveballs that I have to work around, of course, but here is a basic rundown
9 Ways to Rock Sponsored Blog Posts. My top nine tips for seamlessly and successfully including sponsored content on your blog. 9 Ways to Rock Sponsored Blog Posts Sponsored content doesn’t have to stick out like a sore thumb on your blog. Here are my top nine tips for seamlessly and successfully including sponsored content on your blog. Know Your Audience When you know your
Hosting a Local Lettering Workshop. A behind-the-scenes look at hosting a fun lettering and calligraphy event! All workshop Event Photos in this post are by the talented Alex Thornton Photography Hi friends! I thought it might be fun to give you a behind-the-scenes sneak peek into hosting a local lettering workshop. This post will focus on what goes into being hired by another company to teach one
Four Ways to Calm an Overactive Business Mind. Four sanity-saving things I do to help me combat the stress of an overactive business brain. Four Ways to Calm an Overactive Business Mind I had initially titled this post: The Biggest Sacrifice of Blogging as a Business. If you asked me: “What is the biggest sacrifice you’ve made as a business owner?”, I’d have an answer for
Talent vs Hard Work: What Matters More? “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” ~Stephen King Talent + Hard Work: What Matters More? This personal essay was inspired solely by this quote because it’s so true. There are certainly a ton of people out there that are better letterers, artists, writers,
Dealing with Critics, Haters, and Self-Doubt. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” -Aristotle Critics, Haters, and Self-Doubt Dealing with the critics is part of putting yourself out there. And in today’s über social (media) society, it can be extra hard not to take people’s criticisms to heart. A wise person once told me: When people spew unkind