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Working with Friends

At the beginning, friends became business partners. Then, I started to see a reversal - not only was I working with friends who became business partners, I was also partnering with people who became friends.

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3 Unique Ways to Utilize Stop Motions and Short-Form Videos

So, we’re here to fuse the two and make them become one (in a manner of speaking). Today, we’re sharing 3 unique ways to utilize stop motions and short-form videos in your marketing strategy

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What they won’t tell you about hiring a brand designer

So, maybe you’ve found yourself at a mental crossroads, trying to decide between finally investing in a brand designer, or continuing to figure things out for yourself. Maybe you’ve..

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Creator Spotlight- Julia Masalska

My favorite projects are the most challenging and the ones where I grow on a personal level. So far one of my most relevant work is a homeless shelter design project I was part of in India.....

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Creator Spotlight: Mindy Nguyen

When I’m art directing a photoshoot, I try to consider shapes and space, like how the main subject/product is interacting with the set. Ideally, you’re able to achieve dimension and hierarchy for the eye to be intrigued and focus on...

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Make it Teensy

- Because everything’s cuter that way

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Reviews

We took Amy Porterfield’s course, so that you could too

We took Amy Porterfield’s Digital Course Academy mostly out of sheer curiosity and inability to self-pace, but also out of an inherent need to get all of the details for you, so you can figure out whether you’d like to jump on the bandwagon

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Creator Spotlight: Amanda Campeanu

Fridays-Sundays are dedicated purely for my own content creation which includes my youtube and my online course Become A Brand Photographer

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Create the Ultimate Retail Experience in 5 Simple Steps

We know, we know. You’re thinking, “why on EARTH would we need to know about creating retail experiences after a year like 2020?”

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Painting OR Changing the color in post-production of your pieces

We’ve found that one piece can be used, reused, repurposed, and painted multiple times for a different effect...

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Creator Spotlight: Miachel Pruett

If I’m photo editing, I prefer to work outside at a local cafe like Swedish Hill or Mañana. If I’m planning for the next shoot, then I’ll be at various shops around town, ranging from an antique spot to Joann’s Fabrics. 

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The Business Class Experience - Breaking down Business Class by Sophia Amoruso

Not too long ago, we shared our thoughts on the biggest entrepreneurial educational courses of 2020. We talked about quite a few courses and resources, including Business Class by Sophia Amoruso.

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Moodelier’s Guide to Outsourcing and Hiring as a Founder

It’s difficult trying to make everything happen on your own, isn’t it? Well, the question isn’t so much about can or can’t - it’s more so about should and shouldn’t.

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Creator spotlight: Teresa Freitas

Collaborating with a brand means communicating with the client, conceptualisation, creating a visual proposal, get the necessary props, producing the set design, shooting and post-production

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Creator Spotlight: Juan Cazares

We are still shocked to find out how long Juan has been a product photographer.

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Hindsight is finally 2020

In the midst of a turbulent year, we’ve decided to take the time to sit down and take a look at our year, its successes, our misgivings, and everything in-between.

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Creator Spotlight: Mindy Byrd

As of August 2020, myself, my partner, and our 3 years old and now 10 months old decided not to renew our lease, but all of our belongings in storage hitched our travel trailer and took off to tour the country safely from our socially...

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Creator Spotlight: Kayla Mendez

Monday’s are my CEO days which is where I execute my “needle-moving tasks” such as admin, scheduling, and batching content-- it really sets the tone for what the rest of my week will look like.

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Reviews

Our Thoughts on the Biggest Entrepreneurial Educational Courses of the Year

We mentioned not too long ago that we had purchased not one, but two major courses in 2020. One being KBB by Dean Graziosi, and the other being Business Class by Sophia Amoruso. Both were high ticket courses, and both were well-known.

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Where to turn in the age of online education

We took one for the team and spent some time scoping out and learning from quite a few educational resources. Of course, we wanted to give you a few options (from $0 to $$$$), while also divulging why we chose what we chose.

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Spotlight: Diane Villadsen

Diane Villadsen (VILL-id-sin) is a fashion and portrait photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work thrives on candy colors and sunshine, though an occasional foggy day is always welcome.

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Spotlight: Helen Koker

"When creating my sourcing list digitally, it’s always helpful to try to add deep-etched images of the props I want to use in a column to the side, being mindful to keep them in relative scale to each other - seeing everything together..."

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5 Things We Would Have Told Ourselves as a Budding Brand

We want to share the 5 things we would’ve told ourselves as a budding brand. Whether you’re in month one or 100, we have a feeling that these bits of advice can and will provide value for you, too.

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Spotlight: Weekend Creative

Learn how Elle and Arabela, the girl bosses behind the Weekend Creative, run a successful photo agency.

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Inspiration

What is the buzz about Chartreuse?

A bold color, between yellow and green, and verging on neon, it’s been very popular the past few seasons. But did you know that lime green is actually a shade of chartreuse?

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Three Simple Steps to Creating the Ultimate Instagrammable Corner

Creating an Instagrammable corner in your home may sound expensive and time consuming, but with the right plan in place, anyone can create one. Keep on reading for our 3-step guide to creating an Instagrammable corner in your home!

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Have you ever wondered how to make your props work for your budget?

Better yet, have you ever eyed a prop or piece, and wondered how you could potentially make money from it as an investment?

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