Do you work alone? Do you hide away in your studio or your office trying to be ‘creative’? Are you possessive of your ideas or afraid to let others know what you are working on? You might be doing a disservice to your creativity. Here’s a take on the subject from Chris Bilton in the […]
The shocking secret buried within…
Here’s the thing: you are capable of so much more than you realise. Yes. Even you. Chances are you aren’t even scratching the surface of your potential. Now I’m not saying this to make you feel bad – quite the opposite – I’m saying this to get you excited! I want you to bubble with […]
Sustainability, Real-life Careers, plus a view on the ‘Portfolio Career.’ Internet Truffles Week 10
I hope you’ve found value in the last two posts on how to use Canva to help market your work (see Part One and Part Two). The third instalment is coming soon. But first we bring you another of my Internet Truffles: Snuffling out the best of the internet for you. 1. How to sustain […]
How to Make the Most of Instagram for Creatives (Infographic)
Painful truths about acting talent, a real-world marketing case study & strategies to get sh*t done – Internet Truffles week 7
1. Talent may have less to do with it than you hope It pains me to share this, but I fear in my bones it’s probably true. It’s doubtable how much acting talent actually has with acting success. Some will read this and think ‘that’s just in America’ but I suspect the world […]
Internet Truffles – Week Four – The Best of the Best for Creatives
Welcome to our fourth roundup of the ‘best of the internet.’ I’m really starting to enjoy searching out and sharing these wonderful ‘truffles’ with you. I hope you’re finding good stuff here that maybe you might have otherwise missed. Without any further ado, let’s get started with something a little bit personal… 1. Viewing […]
Is Your Business Model Up to Date as a Creative Entrepreneur?
Illegitimi non carborundum – Don’t let the bastards grind you down. It seems like an apt way to kick off this post. There are three incidents/factoids floating around in my head as I sit to write this. 1. My agent dropped me last week after just 8 months because I wasn’t available enough to audition […]
At a loss about what to write? Go fishing!
Do you blog, or have a newsletter? Or perhaps you use Twitter or Facebook? I bet at one time of another you’ve wondered what to write about. I know I often feel stumped by what to write about here on the Thriving Creative. Sometimes I have an abundance of ideas and I have to scribble […]