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The Key to Becoming the Confident AF Business Owner You Were Born to Be

The truth is, there won’t be a time where your confidence magically appears overnight. It’s the result of making a plan, taking action,...

The truth is, there won’t be a time where your confidence magically appears overnight. It’s the result of making a plan, taking action,...

The Key to Becoming the Confident AF Business Owner You Were Born to Be

The truth is, there won’t be a time where your confidence magically appears overnight. It’s the result of making a plan, taking action,...

Figuring out pricing and exactly how much you should charge may feel like complete guesswork at times.

How Much Should You Charge For Your Design Services?

Figuring out pricing and exactly how much you should charge may feel like complete guesswork at times.

Tired of stressing about where your next client is coming from? Feel like you’re in constant feast and famine mode, unable to relax because

Become a Booked Out Designer

Tired of stressing about where your next client is coming from? Feel like you’re in constant feast and famine mode, unable to relax because

Red flags in your brand that are holding you back from booking more clients...

Red Flags In Your Brand

Red flags in your brand that are holding you back from booking more clients...

Whether you’re shopping for your biz bestie or yourself 😉, our gift guide is stacked AF with all of the recommendations you need.

2023 Holiday Gift Guide - Best Gifts for Business Owners

Whether you’re shopping for your biz bestie or yourself 😉, our gift guide is stacked AF with all of the recommendations you need.

Imagine if you could WOW your clients on the first draft with no revisions. Enter: the brand presentation.

How to present designs to your clients

Imagine if you could WOW your clients on the first draft with no revisions. Enter: the brand presentation.

I know this sounds obvious, but it's 1000% true—there is no one else like you. Sure, there are plenty of photographers, therapists,...

3 Ways to discover your brand voice

I know this sounds obvious, but it's 1000% true—there is no one else like you. Sure, there are plenty of photographers, therapists,...

We’re here to spill the tea and uncover some game changing strategies to help you discover some ways to improve your own brand.

What successful brands do differently

We’re here to spill the tea and uncover some game changing strategies to help you discover some ways to improve your own brand.

Investing in a custom brand identity will 100% help your business grow, but did you know it will also save you time?

3 ways a custom brand will make your life easier

Investing in a custom brand identity will 100% help your business grow, but did you know it will also save you time?

A brand strategy is basically a holistic plan that will help you reach your business goals by giving you clear answers to key questions.

What is a brand strategy and why do you need one?

A brand strategy is basically a holistic plan that will help you reach your business goals by giving you clear answers to key questions.

Everything that’s included in our signature brand design service and why each piece is so important...

What you need in brand identity design services

Everything that’s included in our signature brand design service and why each piece is so important...

Here are 3 ways to maintain brand integrity & increase your revenue

How maintaining brand integrity will increase your revenue

Here are 3 ways to maintain brand integrity & increase your revenue

We’re breaking it down for you and giving you a simple plan to becoming a design agency owner.

How to become a brand and web designer

We’re breaking it down for you and giving you a simple plan to becoming a design agency owner.

If you’re already well-established in your business but you’re ready for MORE, this one’s for you. Maybe you’ve already hit that 6-figure...

3 signs it's time to invest in a brand designer

If you’re already well-established in your business but you’re ready for MORE, this one’s for you. Maybe you’ve already hit that 6-figure...

“I’m so tired of the Instagram algorithm always changing!” “I feel like I post all of this content and no one is even seeing it.”...

How to market your biz (without IG)

“I’m so tired of the Instagram algorithm always changing!” “I feel like I post all of this content and no one is even seeing it.”...

If you’re a freelance designer having trouble booking clients consistently, we’re going to challenge you as to why you could be...

3 reasons you're not booking clients

If you’re a freelance designer having trouble booking clients consistently, we’re going to challenge you as to why you could be...

If you feel like people are enjoying your content on social media but not actually converting to clients, this one is for you!

How to position yourself as an expert

If you feel like people are enjoying your content on social media but not actually converting to clients, this one is for you!

Are you holding yourself back from starting your own business because of the skeptical comments from other people? It’s time to block out...

Turn your dreams into a business

Are you holding yourself back from starting your own business because of the skeptical comments from other people? It’s time to block out...

It's the end of a long day, you worked your butt off on client projects, and you decide to review your financials. For the past couple of...

4 things to consider before raising your rates

It's the end of a long day, you worked your butt off on client projects, and you decide to review your financials. For the past couple of...

She didn’t expect her passion to translate into a business model. But when Kate realized there was an audience who needed custom-themed...

How to manifest a business that serves you

She didn’t expect her passion to translate into a business model. But when Kate realized there was an audience who needed custom-themed...

The successful business you see today at Quixotic Design Co. sooo did NOT appear overnight. Man, I wish! Almost 5 years ago, I quit my...

How to position yourself as a high ticket designer

The successful business you see today at Quixotic Design Co. sooo did NOT appear overnight. Man, I wish! Almost 5 years ago, I quit my...

Dreaming of launching your own business? But feel like it’s too outlandish for you to make the leap? Tori Overmyer felt that same fear,...

How to build a coaching biz from scratch

Dreaming of launching your own business? But feel like it’s too outlandish for you to make the leap? Tori Overmyer felt that same fear,...

If you’re a small biz owner like me, you know that we live and breathe our businesses. We adopt the mindset that the more effort and time...

How to find balance (and avoid burnout) as a busy entrepreneur

If you’re a small biz owner like me, you know that we live and breathe our businesses. We adopt the mindset that the more effort and time...

There are people who take the safe path in life, and people who take risks. Entrepreneurs typically fall into the latter category. While...

Ditch the corporate life for your true passion

There are people who take the safe path in life, and people who take risks. Entrepreneurs typically fall into the latter category. While...

It’s a wild ride starting a design business - so many i’s to dot and t’s to cross, with so little guidance. If you’re nodding your head...

The biggest mistakes designers make

It’s a wild ride starting a design business - so many i’s to dot and t’s to cross, with so little guidance. If you’re nodding your head...

Are you currently working in a job where you feel like your potential is being stifled? You’re not alone. Claire Fishburn Jones felt the...

Why it's never too late to change your career path

Are you currently working in a job where you feel like your potential is being stifled? You’re not alone. Claire Fishburn Jones felt the...

As a small business owner, you wear all the hats. I mean, all the hats. We’re talking about an accountant, social media manager, content...

When to outsource as a solo entrepreneur

As a small business owner, you wear all the hats. I mean, all the hats. We’re talking about an accountant, social media manager, content...

When Kristen first sat down at her dining room table to string a lava rock bracelet, she had no idea that she was actually starting a...

How this wellness entrepreneur accidentally started her own biz

When Kristen first sat down at her dining room table to string a lava rock bracelet, she had no idea that she was actually starting a...

If you’re going to spend the money, time, and effort it takes to run a successful design business, you have to protect it. Ask yourself...

Everything you need to know about contracts

If you’re going to spend the money, time, and effort it takes to run a successful design business, you have to protect it. Ask yourself...

With an art background as a professional painter, Kellie Velasquez utilizes her creative skills to craft luxury wedding cakes and...

The art of mastering a luxury business

With an art background as a professional painter, Kellie Velasquez utilizes her creative skills to craft luxury wedding cakes and...

Tis the season for our annual holiday gift guide! Last year we highlighted the incredible small businesses around the Northern California...

Gift guide for entrepreneurs

Tis the season for our annual holiday gift guide! Last year we highlighted the incredible small businesses around the Northern California...

What if you were able to turn your hobby into a career? Would you take the chance to ditch the 9-5 life for good? Stacey took the chance,...

How to build a creative business that fuels your dream life

What if you were able to turn your hobby into a career? Would you take the chance to ditch the 9-5 life for good? Stacey took the chance,...

Branding is more than just your logo. It encompasses the full experience a client has interacting with your business. If you’re looking...

Why your brand needs logo variations

Branding is more than just your logo. It encompasses the full experience a client has interacting with your business. If you’re looking...

There are numerous benefits that come with success in entrepreneurship: independence, creative freedom, and flexibility to name a few. If...

How she created a successful e-commerce biz from scratch

There are numerous benefits that come with success in entrepreneurship: independence, creative freedom, and flexibility to name a few. If...

Transitioning your side hustle into a full-time business is such an exciting moment, but it can also be a very scary one! I’ve been...

How to turn your side hustle into a full-time design biz

Transitioning your side hustle into a full-time business is such an exciting moment, but it can also be a very scary one! I’ve been...

If I could travel back in time and give my younger self some sage advice, I’d tell her that it’s possible to become a successful designer...

How to become a graphic designer without going to school

If I could travel back in time and give my younger self some sage advice, I’d tell her that it’s possible to become a successful designer...

Now, more than ever, is the best time to become a brand and web designer. If you want the ability to work from anywhere with your dream...

5 big myths that are holding you back from success as a graphic designer

Now, more than ever, is the best time to become a brand and web designer. If you want the ability to work from anywhere with your dream...

Pricing your design services as a brand and web designer can feel confusing AF. And if you’re struggling to identify how much to charge...

The ultimate guide to pricing your services as a designer

Pricing your design services as a brand and web designer can feel confusing AF. And if you’re struggling to identify how much to charge...

Creative freedom is the ultimate goal in entrepreneurship. Think about it, how many of us would love to set our own path? To come up with...

How to achieve creative freedom through entrepreneurship

Creative freedom is the ultimate goal in entrepreneurship. Think about it, how many of us would love to set our own path? To come up with...

If you’ve been on the fence about starting a creative career as a designer, this one’s for you. I’ve been in your shoes... You don’t want...

5 reasons why you need to become a brand and web designer NOW!

If you’ve been on the fence about starting a creative career as a designer, this one’s for you. I’ve been in your shoes... You don’t want...

“How do I find clients?” is the most asked question I receive from designers looking to grow their businesses. My answer? Instead of...

How to find your dream clients (plus our free workbook!)

“How do I find clients?” is the most asked question I receive from designers looking to grow their businesses. My answer? Instead of...

What’s the ultimate juggling act? Trying to balance running a full-time business and being a mom! As a business owner for the past 17...

How to balance business and family as a mompreneur

What’s the ultimate juggling act? Trying to balance running a full-time business and being a mom! As a business owner for the past 17...

For service-based businesses, the debate surrounding whether or not you should list your prices on your website is an intense one. But...

Should you show your prices on your website?

For service-based businesses, the debate surrounding whether or not you should list your prices on your website is an intense one. But...

Are you ready to stop letting fear get in your way and realize your dreams already? If you’ve been looking for a sign to finally start...

How to start a business while in school

Are you ready to stop letting fear get in your way and realize your dreams already? If you’ve been looking for a sign to finally start...

What is something every freelancer and business owner needs in order for their business to succeed? A website that shows their work at...

3 things every designer needs on their website

What is something every freelancer and business owner needs in order for their business to succeed? A website that shows their work at...

Have you been wanting to take your business from side hustle to full time? If you have been looking for tips on how to make that...

How to build a successful business as a self-taught designer

Have you been wanting to take your business from side hustle to full time? If you have been looking for tips on how to make that...

You’ve decided to invest back into your business and hire a professional designer: congratulations! But after hearing some design jargon...

13 branding + design terms to know when working with a designer

You’ve decided to invest back into your business and hire a professional designer: congratulations! But after hearing some design jargon...

It’s no secret that entrepreneurship is hard work. But the rewards gained from being your own boss make it all worth it. For instance,...

How to create a purpose-driven business

It’s no secret that entrepreneurship is hard work. But the rewards gained from being your own boss make it all worth it. For instance,...

As your business grows, and you develop more expertise and clients, it’ll be important to periodically review your rates. If you’re unsure i

7 signs it's time to raise your rates

As your business grows, and you develop more expertise and clients, it’ll be important to periodically review your rates. If you’re unsure i

From underwriting $525,000,000 real estate in Manhattan to overseeing a multi-million dollar marketing budget as a Director of Marketing,...

How she built a global empire in a male-dominated industry

From underwriting $525,000,000 real estate in Manhattan to overseeing a multi-million dollar marketing budget as a Director of Marketing,...

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