How To Make a Handsome Living as a Creator

As per a SignalFire, there will soon be 50 million creators in the world. They are at different stages of their journey when measured by financial success. Those who don’t make anything, Who make some money, Who make a living,Who built a…

Constraints Breed Creativity

How? Limited budget? Think of creative ideas like doing a Superbowl kind of video Limited experience and want to land a project?  Think of ways to stand out so you can win over those with more experience. Limited time? See…

Sharp People Need Sharp Tools

Abraham Lincoln said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” What is the equivalent of the axe for a creator or business owner? The tools and machines they…

Every Friend Is Important

Friends with whom you can talk about personal stuff. Friends who can share ideas when you are stuck professionally. Friends with whom you meet and share happy moments while traveling. And friends who open doors of opportunities for you, and…

Do, Get Stuck, Learn, Repeat

People use learning to hide procrastination. Or use it as a reason to procrastinate. But you don’t always need to learn before you do something. And, learning by doing is the best way to learn anyway. So, if someone’s life…

The Intentional Creator

If you are active on social media, you will find a lot of prolific creators. But if you talk to them, you’ll realize only a handful are profiting from their content. They have built a habit of creation, and they…

The Journey of a Profitable Creator

Identify 1-3 areas where you have proven expertiseIdentify a public platform (Twitter/LI/YT) where people who need the expertise you haveCommit to publish content consistently, start with 3 days/week, build to every day, same time every dayUse proven content formats, and…

12 Ways To Work Well With Clients

Client relationships can be uber profitable if you know how to work well with them. Here is how you can do that: 1/ Keep your promises 2/ Do something extra 3/ preempt concerns and offer resolutions or responses 4/ When…

The Profitable Creative

There are a lot of creatives who don’t make enough to sustain a good lifestyle on the back of what they create. They need other sources of income to support their creative pursuits. And these are not only hobby creators…