Guest Post: A Digital Marketing Guide for Artists

About our guest writer: Jenny is a digital marketer based in Montreal, Canada. She’s the owner of Foster Digital, a marketing consulting agency dedicated to helping brands own their social media marketing, paid advertising, content marketing, and brand strategy across all platforms. Connect with her at fosterdigitalmarketing.com.   Just as brands are taking full advantage […]

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One of the hardest parts of art: staying in practice

How many artists out there struggle with continuing with art as their path? How many artists do continue with art everyday? If you didn’t know this already, I chose to work a 9-5 art job while still doing my own personal side art gigs. You’re probably saying, “this whole time she could’ve been some more […]

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Why I decided to do freelance part-time, and corporate full-time

If you’re considering moving into freelance, well then you’re in luck because it’s a great way for you to learn your field and grow into a business owner. Freelancing has helped me understand so many different realms of business and how to manage my business. Moving into freelance helped socially too because I used to […]

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Collaborative marketing to build your brand

Kristen Phelps is the owner of Fishy Face Creations, a cute online boutique dedicated to making accessories for girls and boys which is perfect for any little one’s birthday. In fact, that’s how Phelps started! Aside from being the awesome mom that she is who happens to run a cute Etsy boutique, Phelps of course […]

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Story of a non-traditional graphic designer

The two questions I start off any interview for a creative here at The Creative Folks is I start with, “How did you start doing what you’re doing” and “What made you love what you do now?” For me fortunately, if I were to be asked the same two questions, I can knock it out […]

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Behind the massive sales you see : learning how to charge for your work

If you’re a creative that has service packages with pricing ready to go, then great job you’re officially a professional. For those creatives who are still struggling on pricing, don’t ever give in to charging lower for your work. I’ve been freelancing for about two years now and still flip flop on my prices just […]

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