Small Business

Mastering the Flat Lay

One of the important aspects of running your own creative business, is being able to showcase your work well. You build trust with potential clients when they see beautiful images of your work, and a thoughtful, consistent feed. You'll also need great images if you want your work to be featured on blogs and other accounts! This post is also for photographers too

Working from Home: 4 Practical Tips for Improving Productivity

In last week's post, I shared 5 podcasts that have both encouraged and challenged me as a small business owner, especially one that works from home.  Now I definitely believe much more in the positive aspects of working from home than I do in the negative ones, but that doesn't mean I don't have to fiercely address the negative ones!  In fact, most of these issues can be summed up in one word: discipline

5 Podcasts Every Small Business Owner Should Listen To

A few years ago, I'd only dreamed of owning my own business, and sometimes I still can't believe that I get to be my own boss!  I love everything from having the flexibility of setting my own schedule, to being able to take intermittent walks around the block with my family, to being able to work with my sweet, sweet clients.  However, making the switch from a 9-5 to working from home has had its growing pains.  Specifically, I've needed to both learn discipline in ways I didn't know I would and how to find new, refreshing ways to grow my business all on my own!  If you're in the same boat or just looking for a productive way to kill time or multi-task, here are 5 podcasts that I've been plowing through lately that have been inspiring and refreshing!