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Celebrating Entrepreneurs | Ask a Creative Founder

Today being National Entrepreneur’s Day, we had to have just a little bit of fun with this holiday! We asked a few of our Conference Alums what they loved the most about being an entrepreneur.

No matter what you do, every day is different as entrepreneur - you challenge yourself daily, are continuing to improve your skills and learn new things continually, and always, always, looking towards what you think might happen next.

Enjoy these anecdotes from a few entrepreneurs who shared their opinions with us …. at the end of the post, share with us the same answers to the questions we asked them, we would love to hear from you as well!

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How to plan for a sales slump in a seasonal industry

We've asked experts in our in community - women we admire and who have so much knowledge to share - to contribute to blog series titled Ask A Creative Founder.

This month's question is: How do you plan for sales slumps in a seasonal industry?

Seasonal sales slumps can be a real problem for the stationery industry. Read some of the advice given by Creative Founders in our community and see how planning and multiple revenue streams can help your business survive!

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How to Hold Yourself Accountable and Productivity Tips

Creative entrepreneurs share their insights on how to hold yourself accountable when you work by yourself and their tips for keeping up your productivity!

We've asked experts in our in community - women we admire and who have so much knowledge to share - to contribute to blog series titled Ask A Creative Founder.

This week's question is: How do you hold yourself accountable? What productivity habits do you have?

Read on to find out how our Creative Founders keep themselves accountable for their work and the productivity habits that help them stay on track

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How to Hone in on Creative Workflows, Skills and Style

Read on as we ask Creative Founders in our community about their design journey and how they honed in on their creative workflows, skills and style!

We've asked experts in our in community - women we admire and who have so much knowledge to share - to contribute to this blog series titled Ask A Creative Founder. This week our founders talked to us about their design journey. We asked them tell us how they honed in on their creative workflows, skills and style. All so important for creatives!

When it comes to starting a creative business, we all have been to the end of Google. Our contributors talk below about starting a creative business and the things that helped them. There is some great advice below on starting a creative business–from starting slow and small, to finding your signature style, bootstrapping it, not getting caught up in perfection, hard work, and making money. Read below to learn more about their journey in starting a creative business.

 

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Finding Your Signature Style

We've asked experts in our in community - women we admire and who have so much knowledge to share - to contribute to blog series titled Ask A Creative Founder.

This month's question is: How did you find your signature style?

When it comes to starting a creative business, we all have been to the end of Google. Our contributors talk below about starting a creative business and the things that helped them. There is some great advice below on starting a creative business–from starting slow and small, to finding your signature style, bootstrapping it, not getting caught up in perfection, hard work, and making money. Read below to learn more about their journey in starting a creative business.

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Starting a Creative Business

We've asked experts in our in community - women we admire and who have so much knowledge to share - to contribute to blog series titled Ask A Creative Founder.

This month's question is: How did you start your business? What tips do you have for getting up and running?

When it comes to starting a creative business, we all have been to the end of Google. Our contributors talk below about starting a creative business and the things that helped them. There is some great advice below on starting a creative business–from starting slow and small, to finding your signature style, bootstrapping it, not getting caught up in perfection, hard work, and making money. Read below to learn more about their journey in starting a creative business.

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The Ask A Creative Founder Series

Ask A Creative Founder, our blog series highlighting creative founders in our community who will share their industry knowledge, challenges and tips.

In an effort to build an even stronger community and highlight the creative founders within it, whom we admire and who have so much knowledge to share, we are starting a monthly blog series titled Ask A Creative Founder. Each month, we will ask them a question relating to industry tips, self care, productivity, entrepreneurship challenges, and to find out more about them and their story. We're so excited to share what they've said with you. Meet our panel of Creative Founders!

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Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Turner

We are so excited to talk to Stephanie Turner today for our Creative Founders spotlight! Stephanie is the designer behind Duffy Design Co., and invitation and custom design shop. She is a graduate of our Intensive Program and lives in Michigan. She has always loved design and after getting a degree in the medical field, decided to go after her passion and become a graphic designer. Read more about Stephanie's journey below!

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Alumni Spotlight: Carrie Postma of Codex Planner

We're so excited to highlight Carrie Postma, who is the Creative Founder behind The Codex Planner. Carrie is a graphic designer, mom to three teens and a graduate of the SCF Intensive Course. She created the Codex Planner to encourage a more intentional relationship with God. She saw a hole in the world of planners and so the Codex Planner was born! Read on to find out more about Carrie!

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Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Elwell, on Implementing Systems in your Business

Welcome to our founder spotlight! As part of our new SCF community, we've asked a few of our members to be SCF advisors. We're highlighting them and this week, we are talking to Jennifer Elwell. Jennifer is the founder behind Tales of a Peanut, a place for planners and organizational charts for women.

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Alumni Spotlight: Caroline Hull on Making Personal Connections and Learning to Be Yourself

Welcome to our founder spotlight! As part of our new SCF Community, we've asked a few of our members to be SCF Advisors. We're highlighting our them this week, we're talking to Caroline Hull. She is the artist and designer behind the "green without the granola" cards, notepads, and paper products from Caroline Creates

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