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Follow your bliss, end up with blisters. How and when to use your “passion” as decision-breaker

I never wanted to grow up. And I was pretty certain I’d never have to. Not having a plan, following my dreams and desires, pursuing my goals with reckless abandon, refusing to “be practical” and “think about the future” – those were some of the things that made my life fun and exciting. “Follow Your Bliss” can be a great ... Read More »

7 Reasons to Sign Up for Free Updates and Exclusive Content

1. Get inspired. You’re trying to compete with millions of other hard working and talented artists, authors and entrepreneurs. Sometimes it’s hard to stay positive. That’s why, besides the insanely useful, practical and exclusive tips on how to build a small business around your own creativity, I’ll keep inviting you to stay motivated and optimistic, and encourage you to keep ... Read More »

Creativindie Manifesto (The 6 Stages)

I’ve been working on a manifesto or guide to Creativindie since I started this blog, over three years ago. It was meant to be a short introduction, but it keeps growing. It’s become something of a history and philosophy of art and the creative process; with a focus on helping you build a profitable creative business so you have the ... Read More »

I still don’t get it: why use thesis or genesis for your wordpress author/artist blog?

Creativindie is a good idea that I plan to explode into an enormous helpful blog for indie authors and writers; hence I’m looking for a wordpress theme that will make it user-friendly and have that “professional blogger” look that earns nearly instant credibility. If you know what I’m talking about – the clean, crisp, bold style of many pro blogger ... Read More »

How I went from PR0 to PR3 in one month, on a new site with no content: get a high pagerank quickly

Update! After posting this, I got distracted and added a “maintenance mode” plugin in for several months, which resulted in PR going back down to zero. Lesson learned. Sometime today or yesterday Google updated its PR database. “Pagerank” is a somewhat nebulous term that seems to refer to how “popular” your site is – how many people are linking to ... Read More »

Free by 2015 Challenge

Actually I always planned to be rich (make my first million) by the time I was 30. Since that deadline has passed, I’m resetting it to 35 – or the year 2015. If you know anything about goal setting, you know that they need to be S.M.A.R.T (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely). I also think it’s important that they ... Read More »

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