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Planning for Positivity in 2014

Planning for Positivity in 2014

Last time we discussed what we’ve accomplished in 2013. Maybe you even took the time to print out the free printable to note down all the great things you’ve done last year. If not, think about it! Before moving forward, it’s important to reflect on what your goals were in the past, what you checked … Continue reading

2013: A Year in Review

2013: A Year in Review

Happy Holidays! Whew! I apologize for my radio silence for the majority of this year. I promise 2014 will be back on track around here! I think I had a pretty good excuse for my distraction. You see, in 2013, we had a little baby owlette! Being pregnant and having a newborn kept me pretty … Continue reading

A Brief Intro to Taxes for your Creative Business

A Brief Intro to Taxes for your Creative Business

Cue the happy music…it’s the most wonderful tiiiime of the year…do do do. No, not really. It’s tax season! If you have the pleasure of knowing a tax accountant, you probably won’t see them much between now and April 15th. That’s right ladies and gents, it’s time to do your taxes! As an entrepreneur, you … Continue reading

Crafting a Business 101: Marketing Magic

Crafting a Business 101: Marketing Magic

Since it’s the beginning of the year, we’re rolling out all our newest series for Crafting a Business 101. Last week we debuted Creative Accounting, and today we’re revealing Marketing Magic! The term “marketing” might seem very specific or conversely very vague to you. Or maybe you think that if you have no marketing background … Continue reading

Crafting a Business 101: Creative Accounting

Crafting a Business 101: Creative Accounting

Welcome to Lazy Owl’s newest article series, Creative Accounting, brought to you as a (hopefully) weekly feature as part of the Crafting a Business 101 series. You may or may not know, but by day I am a *gasp*…accountant! A certified public accountant, or a CPA, to be exact. I’ve also been the owner/designer/bookkeeper for … Continue reading

Planning for Positivity in 2013

Planning for Positivity in 2013

Last post of 2012! We’re running out of time to think about our goals for the new year. Like we’ve talked about before here, here and here, it’s time to brainstorm and put in writing a set of measurable, specific goals for your creative business to strive for in 2013. Here are some guidelines to … Continue reading

A Year in Reflection

A Year in Reflection

I was inspired by this post to reflect on the year 2012 and what I’ve accomplished. I agree that it’s all too easy to think back on the year and focus on all the things left undone, all those goals I didn’t reach or things I didn’t achieve. Sure, we can always do better, but … Continue reading