Sometimes when I start talking about business, cashflow, pricing, marketing, websites etc…..creative people start looking for an escape route.
You may already have your finger hoovering above the next or delete button. lol
The hard truth is….if you want to make money offering your creative services you need to do some kind of marketing and sales.
Before you run away to bury yourself in endless scrolling through cat videos, check out what Mary had to say about a recent coaching session focused on strategies for her new website.
Thank you so much for all your brilliance today! Insights so helpful! And all delivered so delightfully! I feel like I could talk about donuts forever. Business? Not so much! LolMary Jensen, Artisan Photography
You see, we DID talk about marketing and websites.
We DID talk about business strategies and revenue goals.
And we did it by talking about DONUTS.
Metaphors and visuals are powerful ways to access concepts that might be challenging.
There are several reasons why creative people like you might be struggling with business concepts:
never given the training or vocabulary
tried, failed, gave up, and now resist
mindset that says you can’t do business stuff or suck at it
every time you start, it overwhelms you