Bookkeeping is one of those business tasks that many entrepreneurs want to avoid. Creative entrepreneurs especially tend to shy away from the numbers, preferring to wait until the very last minute to get everything prepared for tax time, without fully understanding the financial side of their business. Does that sound like you?Read More
Although most folks take this what I affectionately call the “cut-and-paste approach to contract drafting,” it’s not an ideal scenario if you’re looking to protect your business baby. There are a handful of reasons why this is, but among them is that you might be inadvertently giving away important rights that could protect you in the future.Read More
When I graduated from college with my design degree, I felt pretty confident in myself as a designer. I had some work experience, I knew what looked good and what didn’t. In my mind, I had all of the tools that I needed to be a successful designer. Then I started taking on clients and things were going ok, but there were these roadblocks that I kept running into…Read More
We live in a world where people are paid to feature products on their social media accounts. Where cameras immediately come out before eating a meal, and where inboxes are overflowing with promotions that more of than not deleted without viewing. With so much content and information out there, it can be difficult to be effective at self promotion.Read More
We all know that running your own business from home isn’t always a walk in the park. We sat down with Amy Bridgeforth of Clover & Crown to pick her brain on how to approach the systems and processes that are the foundation of any business. She has found her passion in both beautiful and functional designs, helping people grow their businesses, and staying organized throughout the whole process.Read More
Pricing is tricky business. Everyone’s got a different opinion and there’s tons of conflicting information out there. You want a simple answer, but instead, you end up with your head spinning.Read More
One, in particular, stands out; Elevate & Cultivate is my home. It’s a place that for me started as just a chat with Illiah and Lauren as they began this amazing community. I felt, and still feel honored, to have such an active role in expanding the group and creating a place that everyone can feel they belong.
Meg Clarke is an SEO Strategist and the owner and founder of Clapping Dog Media. Meg works with creative businesses to grow their organic traffic and rankings so that they can meet their business goals.Read More