Posts in Your Brand
A Weekend in Review | Questions to Ask after the Holiday Sale Weekend

Hey, happy post Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday Week!  How are you feeling today? If you are a maker, an artist, or a designer, and you had an offer or sales for this weekend, how did it go? The answer to that question may go one of two ways.  It may go positively, like “oh my goodness, this was our best year yet! It was so busy, it had such a great response, and it was worth all of that hard work to put everything into place! Our phones were cha-chinging like crazy!" Which would be absolutely fantastic, and you’ll want to make sure you can replicate that or more next year.

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We have a New Look!

When I think about the Society for Creative Founders, to me it embodies these three things: community, support, and an element of fun built into all of the learning that takes place in this online space. I want it to feel like a conversation between friends, with a bit of whimsy and fun built right in. Like the creatively designed card that you lovingly write out to a friend and drop in the mail, and of course, be bright, cheery too.

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The 2017 Creative Founders Conference, Day 2 Recap!

A look back at our 2017 Creative Founders Conference...

In early March of 2017, 20 women walked through the doors of the Lee House for our 2017 Creative Founders Conference.  They were excited, nervous, and walked in knowing that so many things for their business were about to change. The next four days that transpired were some of the most memorable for the year, and it has been incredible to see them grow in so many different ways.

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How to Infuse Your Brand Throughout All Aspects Of Your Business

How do you infuse your brand throughout your business?

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

This month's question lets us take a look behind the scenes of the brands of our Creative Founders: Tell us about your brand and how you infuse it throughout all aspects of your business. Any unexpected ways?

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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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How Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone Can Lead To Growth - From A Minted Design Challenge

Find Out How A Minted Design Challenge helped Cara McGrady Step Out of Her Comfort Zone And Gain Confidence

Cara McGrady is the founder of One Swell Studio, where she designs printable invitations and party decor for bridal showers, baby showers, and children's birthday parties. Cara first attended our Creative Founders Conference in New Orleans in 2015. Since then, she's come back twice as a speaker. Today, Cara writes about how she took the leap and stepped out of her comfort zone to participate in a Minted design challenge. She's since won three of those challenges and learned some things along the way.

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