Hip, Hip, Hooray for My Home Office!

A few weeks ago, I wrote about getting back to my fine arts roots and promised to post updates of my progress. Well, I haven’t picked up any pencils or charcoal yet, but I’m happy to report that I have picked up paint brushes. Not the fine arts kind;...

The Nature vs. Nurture of Business Networking

Next to having actual talent and skills, the ability to successfully business network is crucial to an entrepreneur’s survival. I have found that this is much easier said than done. Some people have it innately within them to smoothly make contact with others no...

10 Tips for an Online Identity as a Freelance Creative

As a creative freelancer, your website is your key marketing platform. It needs to be clear, intuitive and really speak to what you do. Here are 10 easy tips to creating a full-fledged online identity (that works!) in a digitally minded world: 1. URL. Make sure your...

The Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit, Philadelphia 2009

Talk about a title that makes you run out of breath; however, it certainly wasn’t a bunch of hot air. The GCEC Summit was hosted by innovation Philadelphia. It consisted of 5 tracks: Creative Economy, Creative Entrepreneurship, Creative 21st Century Workforce,...