Joy Clifton is a Seascape Artist, who paints stunning, contemporary seascapes, surf art & ocean adventures. Here’s a peek into a day in the life of running her creative business.Continue reading “A Day in the Life – Joy Clifton”
Veronica of Little Lime Designs creates amazing glass art. We hope you enjoy this tour of Veronica’s lovely studio and finding out more about she juggles all the demands of being a small business owner.Continue reading “My Creative Space – Little Lime Designs”
Baldy and The Fidget are a husband and wife (Heidi and Angus) team based in sunny East London, creating greetings cards and giclee prints. Here’s a peek into a day in the life of running their creative business.Continue reading “A Day in the Life – Baldy & the Fidget”
Judith of Judith Brown Jewellery creates gorgeous wire flowers, jewellery and bridal collections. We hope you enjoy this tour of Judith’s beautiful studio and finding out more about she organises her workload, time and space.Continue reading “My Creative Space – Judith Brown Jewellery”
Pinterest can be a great traffic driver to your online shop/website. We worked really hard on our Pinterest for our own creative business and we now find it a good additional way of driving traffic to our creative business website. Here are our top tips for making the most of Pinterest for your creative business.Continue reading “How to use Pinterest for your creative business”
With any type of market (in-person or online) it’s important to remember the bigger picture as sometimes they don’t always result in the sales you would like straight away because not everyone buys something the first time they find you! The ‘Rule of 7’ by Dr Jeffrey Lant states that people need to ‘see’ your brand 7 times before they buy from you so building your digital footprint by being part of online markets and directories can not only help you reach new audiences but can also be a digital touchpoint for existing followers, which helps build trust in your business.
Online markets are also a really good chance to gain new followers. As people don’t always buy on the first visit to your online shop, if they become a follower, they may convert into a future customer at a later date. Another great thing about online markets is that you can create or expand your supportive online community by engaging with other stallholders. Here are some tips to help you make the most of online markets.Continue reading “How to make the most of online markets for creatives”
Overwhelm can happen for many reasons, it may be a case of having too many things to do, challenging and tough situations or juggling your creative business with a family or another job to name a few. Here are some tips on tackling your to do list, prioritising your time and finding calm.Continue reading “Overcoming overwhelm for creatives”