Are you afraid of pricing?

Are you afraid of pricing?

I want to invite you to my free pricing workshop, where we’ll bring more joy and less terror to pricing your artwork, your design packages, your writing services, your jewellery creations… So I was looking for a suitable picture for this newsletter. While...
Are you paying yourself properly?

Are you paying yourself properly?

Years ago, I paid myself a pittance for really high-end, custom design work. For example, on one fabric design & chair upholstery project I earned just $200. For weeks of work 😬 😩 Fast forward 10 years, and now the price of my premium design package pays me well;...
Are you wasting money?

Are you wasting money?

I woke up this morning to an email notification that my PicMonkey annual subscription had been auto renewed to the tune of $47.52 I face-palmed myself 🤦‍♀️ …. the last time I used that service was in 2015. But each year I forget to cancel it because the account...
The sleazy sales guy who bullied me

The sleazy sales guy who bullied me

Let’s talk about boundaries and bullies in business.  Years ago, when I was launching a new business designing chairs, I attended a marketing seminar in a fancy hotel run by a marketing expert. Let’s call him Dr Marcus; he really does call himself Dr,...