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How Making Money Dates a Priority Changed my Business (and my life!)

By Kate Quin, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I feel like the start of my business story is a little different than that of most creative entrepreneurs. While I’m the owner of KateQuin.com, providing brand and content management services for other creative entrepreneurs, I didn’t start my business from scratch. […]

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Blueprint Retreat Nov 2016 Recap | written by attendee Brynn Casey

Event Recap Series : Blueprint Retreat Nov 2016 Intro by Shanna Skidmore | Recap by Brynn Casey This year’s retreat was definitely bittersweet. I knew this was the last year Blueprint was going to be an intimate retreat and while I was excited to create a more conference-style setting for all our new online students, […]

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Blueprint Retreat Nov 2015 Recap | Anchorage 1770 Beaufort, SC

After two years of Blueprint Retreat under my belt, I was really longing to do something outdoors and therefore needed warmer weather. Sitting at a desk for two days straight can be tiring—especially with all the soul-searching, deep-dive questions that come along with annual planning. So I decided for the third Blueprint Retreat we would […]

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Blueprint Retreat Jan 2015 Recap | written by attendee Ginny Early

Event Recap Series : Blueprint Retreat January 2015 Intro by Shanna Skidmore | Recap by Ginny Early This second year of Blueprint Retreat felt like clockwork! I had an amazing creative team beside me filled with some of my very best friends in the industry as well as a group of incredible breakout speakers to […]

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Blueprint Retreat 2014 Recap | written by attendee Britt Bass

Event Recap Series : Blueprint Retreat 2014 Intro by Shanna Skidmore | Recap by Britt Bass One of my favorite traditions as a financial advisor was our end of the year annual planning retreats. As an office, we would rent a cabin and spend a few days digging into our goals and dreams for the […]

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The Five Simple Numbers In Business That Determine Success

This article originally appeared on the Megan Martin Creative blog. It’s easy to think as business owners we have to get it all right. Everything from email lists to Instagram algorithms to pricing our products. I don’t know about you but sometimes that “should do” list can get quite overwhelming! What if I told you […]

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The Creative Legacy Podcast Feature | Our Relationship With Money

Guilt and shame. So often those are the words I hear fellow creative entrepreneurs say they feel when it comes time to talk about money. We don’t talk about money because we’re ashamed to openly discuss it with others. But why? I think a lot of it has to do with the success we see […]

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