9 Ways to Avoid and Beat Creative Burnouts

Most creative entrepreneurs will face creative burnout at some point or many points in their careers. It’s the feeling of disinterest with your work, lacking creativity and motivation, and general exhaustion with work. That mental block that keeps you from pursuing what you love. It’s a something that leaves you drained and your work will suffer.  I found myself facing that …

My favorite tools for running a business

I’m a firm believer in “work smarter, not harder” so I’ve spent a lot of time developing and refining workflows to manage the businesses and projects I work on each week. My first few years freelancing had me constantly on-the-run and trying to keep up with everything was a challenge, and I’d even wake up in the middle of the …

How to start a blog

bluehost webhosting for creatives

You may be thinking about how to start a blog to share your travel experiences, as a creative outlet, or a new way to make money.  If you’re looking to start a WordPress blog for cheap on a quality host, choosing BlueHost is the best way to go. Bluehost is a great platform to start your blog on and they …

Review: SlingStudio Livestream System

Slingstudio hub

The SlingStudio Livestream system is incredibly simple to use and easy to setup. The SlingStudio is a switching hub that creates it’s own wifi network to wirelessly stream video sources from up to 10 HDMI cameras and app-enabled devices. You then are able to stream your content to any RTMP service, including Facebook and YouTube, and record each source and …

10 Reasons I Switched to HoneyBook CRM for Creatives

HoneyBook is absolutely a game-changing CRM for creatives. If you’re in the creative industry, you’ve likely seen many tools for managing clients and are hopefully using one! A few years back I switched over from “pen & paper” method of managing my client bookings and started using a CRM and it changed everything!  I’ve tried several and ended up using another mainstream …

The Complete Photo and Video Media Backup Workflow

Media Import and Backup Workflow

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally used. My video production businesses generate a TON of data each week and keeping track of it used to keep me up at night. It was early on in my career (college days) …