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Wondering how to make more sales in your creative business? In this article and video, you'll find ten tips to put you on the track to generating more income as soon as possible. // from Michelle Hickey Design #creativebusiness #etsysellers #creativebiztips
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How to make more sales in your creative business

Wondering how to make more sales in your creative business? We’ve got ten tips to put you on the track to generating more income as soon as possible. Today we’re going to be diving into some powerful strategies that won’t only kick start your sales, but keep them rolling in. If you’re like me, selling […]

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A Perfectionist’s Guide to Launching // Do you let perfectionism paralyze you from sharing your projects, ideas, products and courses with the world? In this article and video, you’ll learn how to quit stalling and start making progress in your creative business. // from Michelle Hickey Design

Do you let perfectionism paralyze you from sharing your projects, ideas, products or courses with the world? In this article and video, you’ll learn how to quit stalling and start making progress in your creative business.   Have you ever created a piece of really great content? A blog entry, a new product, a design, […]

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Have you ever dreamed of opening your own brick and mortar store, filled with beautiful treasures and one-of-a-kind items, curated by you? Whitney and Michele, a mother daughter team from Atlantic Beach, Florida didn’t just imagine it— they made it happen, when they opened their modern beach boutique in 2016. Through this interview, we’re shown that when it comes to success, passion and perseverance always trumps experience. // From MichelleHickey.Design

Have you ever dreamed of opening your own brick and mortar store, filled with beautiful treasures and one-of-a-kind items, curated by you? Whitney and Michele, a mother daughter team from Atlantic Beach, Florida didn’t just imagine it— they made it happen, when they opened their modern beach boutique, Sailors Siren, in 2016. Without a retail […]

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In this post, I reveal my master list of 20 tools for creative business owners, who blog, sell products, and share services online. These helpful resources will help increase productivity + profits, while freeing up time so you can focus on the big picture. Be sure to grab the 3-page business expense and financial success planner […]

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Creative Entrepreneur, Rachel Allene, shares her insights and knowledge about starting a small business without prior experience. The story of how she took her passion for lettering and photography and built her own empire, is truly inspiring. // Interview from MichelleHickey.Design.

Many people have a creative spirit, but not everyone lets it out. Rachel Allene is someone who couldn’t quiet her passion. After pursuing a degree in health science, she almost immediately ditched her first job and jumped into entrepreneurship, head first. Her story teaches us that just getting started is the most important step. Learning […]

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Are you an Etsy seller looking for a simple way to increase sales and decrease customer service issues? Updating your Etsy listings will accomplish both. Follow this checklist of ten items to ensure you are maximizing your potential. // From MichelleHickey.Design

As Etsy sellers, we are responsible for creating an experience for our customers that’s both easy and enjoyable. The secret to making this happen is not some complicated method, but a simple concept: education. In providing your customer with all the information they need to make their purchase, you will not only increase sales, but […]

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An elder millennial, I learned graphic design the old-fashioned way, but for the past fifteen years, I’ve practiced those principles in the digital space. The result: content that stands the test of time.

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