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Why Niche?

Why Niche?

Everyone is always talking about finding your niche. Or niching down. I’d like to share with you why you should bother. But first a story…. When I first started in photography in the late nineteen hundreds (lol, 1998) one of the things that I loved about photography...

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How to Price Creative Services – Part One

How to Price Creative Services – Part One

  If you are a photographer, videographer, writer, designer, or some other creative services freelancer, then chances are you have struggled with questions on pricing creative services. No matter what stage you are in your business, pricing is a continual challenge. ...

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How To Ask For Referrals

How To Ask For Referrals

Sometimes how you ask for referrals is even more important than who you ask. Most people who know, like, and trust you will want to send you referrals, help you grow your freelance business, and help their friends and associates receive great services.  If someone is...

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Recent Podcast Episode

Coaching For Creatives with Aura McKay Freelancer Success Roadblocks

Freelancer Success Roadblocks: What's Stopping You From Getting Ahead

In this episode of Coaching for Creatives, host Aura McKay discusses the three main obstacles that creative freelancers face in advancing their businesses: a lack of resources, skills, or support. 

✅ why creatives often know what needs to be done but struggle to execute their knowledge. 
✅ the nuances of each barrier, from tangible deficits like money and tools to intangible ones like time, energy, and confidence. 
✅ the importance of community, education, and personal growth in overcoming these hurdles
✅ identifying the specific gap—resources, skills, or support—is crucial to moving forward. 

00:00 What's Holding You Back
02:29 The Three Main Reasons You're Stuck
03:34 Deep Dive: Resources as a Roadblock
07:08 Exploring the Skills Gap
10:05 The Importance of Support
11:52 Conclusion and Next Steps

For specific support in your freelance business, book a free call with Aura at https://www.businessofcreativity.ca/advisor