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3 Reasons why we should all use a cashflow

For the business gurus amongst us… I can see you rolling your eyes you know! Of course you use a cashflow, I mean seriously who wouldn’t?? However, lots of people don’t, even those who know they should, don’t always get… Continue Reading →

What is Networking and how can it help?

Networking can be an opportunity to meet and form business relationships with like-minded businesses and entrepreneurs. To share information, ideas, opportunities and find possible partners or collaborators. Types of Networking There are several types of networking. Our advice would be… Continue Reading →

Using your time to maximise your profit

One thing we ALL have in common is we get 24 hours in a day. Richard Branson has 24 hours, Beyonce has 24 hours, Margaret Cavendish had 24 hours, Steve Jobs had 24 hours, Elizabeth Garret Anderson had 24 hours…… Continue Reading →

Materials – How do you get the best price?

Materials – this is one of the simplest areas of costing. Well, I say simpler… It’s simpler as in, it is what it is, right? You buy a sheet of paper, a tube of paint, a roll of material and… Continue Reading →

Pricing mindset – Are you sabotaging your business?

Pricing comes so easily to some but others (most of us I would guess) struggle. This struggle could be causing you to sabotage your own business without you realising!! Here are 4 tell-tale signs that you’re pricing strategy is wrong:… Continue Reading →

How to calculate your hourly rate

The info graphic below will walk you through the steps to calculate your hourly rate. You can then include this figure in your costings when pricing your products. Your hourly rate is a very personal figure.  We all have our… Continue Reading →

Costing vs Pricing – What is the difference?

Very quick ‘bloggette’ this week as we’re going to build on a few of these elements over the next few weeks – there’s some homework at the end! We often hear about Costing our products and the Price of our… Continue Reading →

Your creative business is a business!

If your creativity is your fulltime business or a hobby that enables you to treat yourself – if it is earning money it is a business! As such you need to start thinking with a little bit of a business… Continue Reading →

Top 5 reasons to have a business bank account

You may be thinking that it will ‘just be easier’ to use your current personal bank account to run your business through and that no one will really care.  I am here to give you 5 reasons why you shouldn’t… Continue Reading →

Positivity is my Super-Power!!

I am a SUPER positive person – I’m even happy first thing in the morning before coffee!! Was I always like this? – no. Is it easy? – no. How do I do it? I have taken the decision to… Continue Reading →

Using photo references – a moral dilemma!

I had a moral dilemma today. It tested the core of my personal beliefs. I needed two photo references for some art kits I’m developing, normally I always use my own photo references to avoid any copyright issues – as… Continue Reading →

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