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Know your "Trap Mode" Which One Are you right Now?

What is a trap mode? A “trap mode” is something that you might fall into a mode that will stop you from achieving your goal and therefore it’s also a distraction from reaching your desire or dreams. Here’s a couple of [...]

May 5, 2011 business tips, competence, confidence, mind science, mindset

Cashflow Concepts for Designers and Artists

Have you heard the phrase “a starving artist”? Isn’t the notion of the starving artist such a cliche? Yet why does it persist? Why do we have the expectation that artists must “suffer for their art”? Well, we’re here to tell you [...]

May 3, 2011 business tips, cashflow, Money & Finance, running a business, starting a business

Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day from Scoops Design

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Looking for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day? Check out Scoops Designs latest brooches. All and made from recycled timber, these look fabulous on Winter coats or to dress up an outfit.  Mum will look super [...]

May 2, 2011 business tips, design tips, fashion tips

What is StatCounter? & how can it help with your blogs & websites?

So What is Statcounter? A free yet reliable invisible web tracker, highly configurable hit counter and real-time detailed web stats. All you have to do is to insert a simple piece of their code on your web page or blog [...]

April 25, 2011 business tips, online marketing
Understanding The 4 DOs in your Art & Design Business

Understanding The 4 DOs in your Art & Design Business

Before we learn the 4 DOs. Firstly we need to know the difference between The Urgent Things and The Important Things. Urgent things demand your time but can usually wait, even when they seem like emergencies. Important things move you [...]

April 14, 2011 business tips, Coaching & Planning, Purpose Goals

Pricing & Costing your Art & Design

“Are your margins what you think they are? Are price wars an imminent threat to your art & Designs revenues and profit?” The key difference between prices and costs is not just a great distinction made by economists. Prices are what [...]

April 12, 2011 business tips, cashflow, Money & Finance

Do you have a WOW factor in your business?

When was the last time that you had such a great customer experience that all you could say was, “Wow!”? Maybe it was during some extraordinarily expensive excursion, or a trip to some exotic place. Or perhaps it was in some [...]

March 23, 2011 Branding, business tips, marketing

Top 10 PANTONE Colours for Men’s Fashion Spring 2011

Here are the top 10 Men’s Fashion colours chosen by New York  top fashion designers at fashion week. When I asked my partner Stuart if he liked any of the colours for this Spring 2011. He would only consider Flint [...]

March 17, 2011 Art Tips, business tips, design tips, fashion tips, pantone colours

The Pantone Top 10 Colours Revealed for Spring 2011

Here are the top 10 Pantone Colours for Women’s Fashion chosen by New York top designers for Spring 2011.  Let’s go through the colour together and find out what the New York Designers said about each of the top ten [...]

March 16, 2011 Art Tips, business tips, design tips, fashion tips, pantone colours

Top 10 PANTONE Colors for Women’s Fashion -Spring 2011

“The Top 10 Pantone Colours have been announced by The Pantone Color Institute, which have cited exotic destinations like Africa, India, Peru and Turkey as the inspiration for spring 2011. The buzz words in colour for Spring 2011 are ‘optimistic’ and ‘exotic’. [...]

March 10, 2011 Art Tips, business tips, design tips, fashion tips, pantone colours