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I get rejected every time I send an email to my list. EVERY TIME. There’s at least one unsubscribe every time I hit the send button. This past month I’ve been talking about emotions much more which has resulted in unprecedented unsubscribe rates. It’s also been a time of the greatest positive responses to my […]

Rejection is a fundamental aspect of business…
If you’re doing it right.
If you’re getting rejected and are receiving complaints – be heartened… it’s a good thing.

I bought my house about 8 years ago.

If it’s taught me any lessons, I’ve learned that I am NOT handy (building Ikea furniture does not a handy-person make), and I’m not much of a gardener.

However, the more I got my hands dirty, the more I made connections between gardening and running a business.

This happens ALL the TIME… No, that’s not true. It happens in CYCLES. I just had a huge influx of sign-ups to my list.     “Hello there beautiful people…”     I made a POINT of having my first mailer to the new folks have a swear in the title. This was ON PURPOSE. […]

Running a successful “soul first” business requires a raising of our little toddler self that wants to “permission” and wants to stay “safe”. Innovation and magic happens on the edges.

Understanding what it is about your biz that you love and want to share is a golden by-product of writing a manifesto.

Your visual branding isn’t about a logo or a set of colour choices – it’s the visual representation of your specific unique style of creation.

And THAT styleis tied directly to the core of the why you’re making art in the first place.

Hello and welcome to Art A&A number 19. I am Lezley Davidson with The Artist as Entrepreneur.com. Today I’d like to talk to you about artistic style. It’s a question that a lot of artists concern themselves with, especially in the beginning… A unique style, a personal style, what’s my style? I need to develop […]

Is fan art illegal? Can I still do it? What if I sell fan art? What is legal or illegal about fan art? Why would I risk fan art?