9 Rules to Keep You Moving Forward

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All the creatives we know have rules they use on a daily basis. This helps keep them motivated and sharp and their business moving forward. Of course, it is not easy following rules, but once you get started you can apply them a little at a time or all at once. Don’t get caught up in having to make these …

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Special News – 10 Great Art Books

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Art and design books are everywhere in our offices especially “Creative Confidence” and “Ignore Everybody”. Everyone refers to them on a daily basis for ideas or inspiration. This article has a list of the 10 books and is NOT an affiliate site since there are no links to purchase the books. You will be able to find them on Amazon …

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Warning – Big Time Freelancing Mistakes

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Freelancing is a challenging business, but to have simple mistakes create problems can be avoided. Everyone makes mistakes. We do and others we know do, so it is not un-common. The best way to deal with mistakes is to try to avoid them in the first place. OK. So you are thinking “How do I avoid mistakes?” Well; that depends …

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Special Alert: Create Great Workspaces

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Everyone likes to have a cool work space/workplace, but some of us get to work in really cool spaces. This post is mostly for business owners, but freelancers may find it helpful in their own offices. Keep in mind that trends come and go so, you don’t want to use them if you are concerned about the trend fading out. …

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Happy Thanksgiving 2016

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Happy Thanksgiving to all. We hope you have a wonderful day and enjoy your friends, family and football. Thanks for being loyal viewers and we will continue to provide helpful articles to give your business success the edge over your competition. The Creative Tablet Staff

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Secrets to Building Your Creative Imagination

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Build Your Creative Imagination Creative imagination is more than just active imagination. To be able to actively imagine things, to see and hear things in one’s mind, is an important ability. It doesn’t have to involve much creativity, though, does it? Daydreaming, for example, is a process of imagination. It can consist of an elaborate fantasy world, but one full …

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7 Ways to Make Contact Again

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  In this day and age, it’s simply not enough to call on someone and make a presentation. If you don’t follow up at least 7 times, you are wasting your time, as well as theirs. The more time you put into getting to know your potential customers, the better your relationship will be. Because of that, you need to …

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50 Self-Doubt Busters

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Doubting yourself is a common way to think once you start working on a design project. It is  easy to keep thinking “Is this right or wrong” without getting any outside opinions or thinking you can do a good job. Well…this article gives you 50 way to bust through self-doubt and get back on track…Read More. Please let us know …

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Special News – Building a 6 figure Freelance Business

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Freelancing is fun and challenging at the same time. You can have dry spells and money-making ones. Most freelancers have some of both, but not many can generate a 6 figure freelancing business. The following article will give you some insight on how someone with limited resources manages to generate that kind of income. Read More We would like to …

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The True Cost of Negative Thinking

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You may think that negative thinking won’t affect your life and your work but, you would be wrong to think that. Negative thinking creates more negative thinking and can ruin your personal life and freelance business.. So, how do you get out of thinking negatively? By thinking positively. Yep…it’s that simple and sometimes hard to do. We have all been …

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