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Do you remember the initial enthusiasm you felt (or are currently feeling) about turning your passion hobby into a creative business? I do! I quit the corporate finance world of black power suits and three-inch high-heels (goodbye bunions, hello entrepreneurship) and jumped into the startup world with an Atlanta based fashion designer …. well you […]

20 Creative Entrepreneurs speak out : "What is the hardest thing about pricing my work?"

Do you remember the initial enthusiasm you felt (or are currently feeling) about turning your passion hobby into a creative business? I do! I quit the corporate finance world of black power suits and three-inch high-heels (goodbye bunions, hello entrepreneurship) and jumped into the startup world with an Atlanta based fashion designer …. well you […]

20 Creative Entrepreneurs speak out : "What is the hardest thing about pricing my work?"

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Do you remember the initial enthusiasm you felt (or are currently feeling) about turning your passion hobby into a creative business? I do! I quit the corporate finance world of black power suits and three-inch high-heels (goodbye bunions, hello entrepreneurship) and jumped into the startup world with an Atlanta based fashion designer …. well you […]

20 Creative Entrepreneurs speak out : "What is the hardest thing about pricing my work?"

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Do you remember the initial enthusiasm you felt (or are currently feeling) about turning your passion hobby into a creative business? I do! I quit the corporate finance world of black power suits and three-inch high-heels (goodbye bunions, hello entrepreneurship) and jumped into the startup world with an Atlanta based fashion designer …. well you […]

20 Creative Entrepreneurs speak out : "What is the hardest thing about pricing my work?"

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Have you ever discounted your price out of fear that the client would say no to what you actually wanted to charge? My friend Kaitie Bryant said it this way: “I charged (wait for it!) $250 for my first wedding I shot and probably felt bad for taking any money. It’s been such a journey […]

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Have you ever discounted your price out of fear that the client would say no to what you actually wanted to charge? My friend Kaitie Bryant said it this way: “I charged (wait for it!) $250 for my first wedding I shot and probably felt bad for taking any money. It’s been such a journey […]

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Have you ever discounted your price out of fear that the client would say no to what you actually wanted to charge? My friend Kaitie Bryant said it this way: “I charged (wait for it!) $250 for my first wedding I shot and probably felt bad for taking any money. It’s been such a journey […]

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I’m a natural encourager. But today, I’m not going give you a pep talk. You know why? Because you probably won’t believe me. Know how I know? Because most of the time I don’t believe me! It’s probably hard to imagine me, Shanna Skidmore, sitting here asking myself “does my work matter?” “Are you kidding […]

Overcoming Fear as an Entrepreneur

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I’m a natural encourager. But today, I’m not going give you a pep talk. You know why? Because you probably won’t believe me. Know how I know? Because most of the time I don’t believe me! It’s probably hard to imagine me, Shanna Skidmore, sitting here asking myself “does my work matter?” “Are you kidding […]

Overcoming Fear as an Entrepreneur

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I’m a natural encourager. But today, I’m not going give you a pep talk. You know why? Because you probably won’t believe me. Know how I know? Because most of the time I don’t believe me! It’s probably hard to imagine me, Shanna Skidmore, sitting here asking myself “does my work matter?” “Are you kidding […]

Overcoming Fear as an Entrepreneur

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Do you ever struggle to talk about money with your clients? Let me guess. You jumped into business because you were great at your craft. You did paper goods for your own wedding and wanted to try your hand at it for more. Or like me, you grew up in the garden with your grandma […]

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Do you ever struggle to talk about money with your clients? Let me guess. You jumped into business because you were great at your craft. You did paper goods for your own wedding and wanted to try your hand at it for more. Or like me, you grew up in the garden with your grandma […]

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Do you ever struggle to talk about money with your clients? Let me guess. You jumped into business because you were great at your craft. You did paper goods for your own wedding and wanted to try your hand at it for more. Or like me, you grew up in the garden with your grandma […]

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You decided to start a company. Awesome! Now what?! You start Googling things like, “First steps to starting a business,” or “First steps to starting a photography business,” or, “How to make a business legal.” Create a business plan? Umm… What is a business plan? Choose a business structure? Umm…. What is a business structure? […]

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You decided to start a company. Awesome! Now what?! You start Googling things like, “First steps to starting a business,” or “First steps to starting a photography business,” or, “How to make a business legal.” Create a business plan? Umm… What is a business plan? Choose a business structure? Umm…. What is a business structure? […]

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You decided to start a company. Awesome! Now what?! You start Googling things like, “First steps to starting a business,” or “First steps to starting a photography business,” or, “How to make a business legal.” Create a business plan? Umm… What is a business plan? Choose a business structure? Umm…. What is a business structure? […]

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Hey you! There is money sitting unopened in your inbox. Let’s do something about that, shall we?! Your inbox is at 9,400. You know you need more business, but you can’t even stay on top of the business you’ve booked now. There are inquiries sitting unread, unopened, and unresponded to. Your job is overtaking you! […]

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Hey you! There is money sitting unopened in your inbox. Let’s do something about that, shall we?! Your inbox is at 9,400. You know you need more business, but you can’t even stay on top of the business you’ve booked now. There are inquiries sitting unread, unopened, and unresponded to. Your job is overtaking you! […]

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Hey you! There is money sitting unopened in your inbox. Let’s do something about that, shall we?! Your inbox is at 9,400. You know you need more business, but you can’t even stay on top of the business you’ve booked now. There are inquiries sitting unread, unopened, and unresponded to. Your job is overtaking you! […]

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When was the last time you bought something and paid way more than you expected to pay? I remember exactly when that was for me: last January and Frye boots. Here’s the story. I had just released my signature program, The Blueprint Model, for a second year. Each time doors open for my business, I […]

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When was the last time you bought something and paid way more than you expected to pay? I remember exactly when that was for me: last January and Frye boots. Here’s the story. I had just released my signature program, The Blueprint Model, for a second year. Each time doors open for my business, I […]

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When was the last time you bought something and paid way more than you expected to pay? I remember exactly when that was for me: last January and Frye boots. Here’s the story. I had just released my signature program, The Blueprint Model, for a second year. Each time doors open for my business, I […]

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According to Create + Cultivate, 75% of women spend two hours on social media per day, but 68% of them say social media affects their self-esteem. Research by Yale + Harvard has also shown that excessive social media not only makes you feel bad, but can actually rewire your brain as well (and not in […]

Shanna Skidmore Social Media Free Experiment

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According to Create + Cultivate, 75% of women spend two hours on social media per day, but 68% of them say social media affects their self-esteem. Research by Yale + Harvard has also shown that excessive social media not only makes you feel bad, but can actually rewire your brain as well (and not in […]

Shanna Skidmore Social Media Free Experiment

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According to Create + Cultivate, 75% of women spend two hours on social media per day, but 68% of them say social media affects their self-esteem. Research by Yale + Harvard has also shown that excessive social media not only makes you feel bad, but can actually rewire your brain as well (and not in […]

Shanna Skidmore Social Media Free Experiment

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Can I ask you question?…. How much money would you be content with making this year? Seriously… stop reading for a second, and get a number in your mind. For all of you follow-the-directions types out there … a) yes, I mean after taxes b) and yes, by content I mean, as dictionary.com puts it, […]

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Can I ask you question?…. How much money would you be content with making this year? Seriously… stop reading for a second, and get a number in your mind. For all of you follow-the-directions types out there … a) yes, I mean after taxes b) and yes, by content I mean, as dictionary.com puts it, […]

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Can I ask you question?…. How much money would you be content with making this year? Seriously… stop reading for a second, and get a number in your mind. For all of you follow-the-directions types out there … a) yes, I mean after taxes b) and yes, by content I mean, as dictionary.com puts it, […]

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