I’m sure by now, you’ve probably filmed your fair share of videos. Whether you’re covering tradeshows, showing how a new product works or doing behind-the-scenes at the office, it’s a fair bet that these videos have been uploaded to YouTube, streamed on Facebook Live or even shared on Instagram Stories. But have you tried IGTV yet?
You might have started to notice a trend of shorter videos, gifs and cinemagraphs making the rounds online and getting tons of engagement. Why is short form media so popular? And how can you get some? Here are some cool tools to help you create short form content that is engaging & fun.
Did you know, your web designer has nothing to do with your company email? Truth is, there are dozens of things that can go wrong with your email. Here’s a list of some of the most common issues and suggestions on how to solve them (and who to go to for help!).
If you’ve been using social media to promote your business for some time, you’re probably familiar with some of the basics of how to generate leads. You might also have some experience with running Facebook, Instagram and Twitter ads and generating email capture forms for your newsletters. But did you know that there are other unique ways that you can do lead generation? Here’s a few to check out.
Say you’re running a marketing company that focuses on SEO and social media advertising. Or you’re a hobbyist with a passion for collecting things. Or you’re a blogger with a moderate following, or a minimal following and you want to increase it? Have you thought about taking your content further-and offering it in a different format? Have you thought about expanding your content into a podcast?
We love posting art work and creative endevours on this blog. We especially love posting Yvonne Hanson’s gorgeous art journals for your inspiration. Thanks Yvonne!
These prompts can start you out and help you tap in to your own creative process. They are great for journals, sketch books or even large collages. Whatever form your art journal takes, free-form creativity is the key. Remember, sky’s the limit!
I will never be found without my journal in hand. The pages of my books are filled with stories, news, observations, lists, collages made of both paper and organic items, illustrations, pen and ink, paintings, and mixed media. Throughout it all run my university notes. Here’s ten reasons why all creative people should keep an art journal.
Like other businesses, we often feel troubled that we’re not giving social media enough or our marketing time. And we feel worse when we are bombarded daily with content online telling us social media is the only way to successfully market our businesses.
Running a business can be completely overwhelming. In an attempt to save money, we often try to do everything ourselves. Virtual assistants often have talents that lie in our own areas of weakness. Is it time to hire one?
House paint usually keeps for around four years, but I wouldn’t recommend painting your walls with it if it is older than two. Old paint can bubble easily, and often has a strange grainy texture, especially if it has been in a freezing-cold garage for a few winters in a row. Instead of taking the risk and rolling it onto your walls, here are five fun, alternative ways to put leftover paint to use.
Do you consider yourself to be a free spirit? Are you always coming up with ideas but lack the discipline to execute them well? Or are you more driven and task-oriented? Both creativity and productivity are necessary, especially when you run your own business.
Working from home can be amazing. Unfortunately, building a business can be all-consuming. Here are some things you can do keep balance between your career and your personal time. Choose the ones that most fit your lifestyle and try them out.
Not every journal entry has to be a perfectly aesthetic paragraph on a single page of your book. - Well known art journalist Yvonne Hanson recently returned from a seven week trip to Japan where she journalled daily using art, collections, observations, and diarizing to record her experiences.