Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your own blog? If so, this no-fail challenge is for you. Here it is: Step One- got to wordpress and sign up for a free blog. Step Two: Write a blog post about anything. Do Not Post this. Save it as a draft for … Continue reading 2015 blog challenge
Instagram where have you been all my life?
I just signed up on Instagram because some podcast interview I listened to said its the place for artists. Found this amazing artist: Irina Trzaskos If you have t checked out instagram give it a try. I dont understand it as usual- more confusing hash tag stuff but all I can say is Wow!! What's … Continue reading Instagram where have you been all my life?
5 reasons why you should be listening to podcasts.
1. Podcasts are inspirational. Listening to stories about other people's journeys will give you confidence to complete your own goals. As you hear about their challenges, obstacles and downright failures and how they overcame them you will gain faith in your ability to conquer your own fears, climb your own mountains, and reach for your … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should be listening to podcasts.
The importance of email capture Your email list will become your most valuable asset in your business. This is your customer base, your tribe, your audience's invitation into their life. This is your opportunity to test ideas for new products, to get essential feedback, and connect with your readers in a personal way. If you … Continue reading Email Capture
The Saavy Painter
Wow, found a great new podcast to listen to. The savvy painter. She rocks with great interviews and inspiration for building your platform and creating a growing business out of the work that you love. I have only listened to a few episodes so far. 18: DUANE KEISER ON BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH COLLECTORS Duane has … Continue reading The Saavy Painter
Two weeks since my last post!
OK, well the biggest lesson I learned if I make a challenge to write 10 blog posts and post them every 3 days is I better write them first. Haha. Well I have 9 days left to write 6 more posts I think, so I still have a bit of time. I also think that … Continue reading Two weeks since my last post!
Publisher’s Weekly’s Children’s Bookshelf
Well, today, all I have is a suggestion that you subscribe to Publisher’s Weekly’s Children’s Bookshelf email. The best way to stay updated on what’s going on in children’s book industry is by reading what Publisher’s Weekly has to say. This has to be one of the most valuable resources and informative newsletters that is … Continue reading Publisher’s Weekly’s Children’s Bookshelf
A Baker’s Dozen of My Favorite Career Books
Hitting Your Stride by Nan Russell is a great book about leveraging your strengths at your job in order to create positive changes and find fulfilling work. By bringing your best self to your organization you are helping everyone succeed. Full of actionable steps that you can take and implement will help you start seeing results … Continue reading A Baker’s Dozen of My Favorite Career Books
Build Your Platform TODAY!
As an aspiring artist/author/illustrator everyone needs a platform today. Having an internet presence is essential for any creative professional, but it doesn’t have to be fancy or scary at first. And it doesn’t have to cost a lot of money either! Once you have your basics started I can’t recommend enough Michael Hyatt’s book Platform, … Continue reading Build Your Platform TODAY!