Does your website scream amateur or does it calmly say “I’m a professional and know what I’m doing and you can trust me with your business.” These three mistakes can easily sway you one way or another!Read More
Handling criticism is not an easy thing to learn and can be taken personally by many. However, I am here to tell you that criticism is great for you and your business. Now the major key to doing this is knowing the intention behind the criticism. This is vital.Read More
After multiple texts, emails and facebook messages asking me for tips on how I started my business in design and after multiple coffee dates or breakfast meetings, or talks over wine I decided to develop a workshop where I would talk about how to legit get from A to B and learn to keep going when starting a business. I debated this for 3 months, after finally getting a bit fed up…. I was on the verge of throwing this whole idea away.Read More
Branding and Logos get swapped out like they are one and the same and I am here to tell you that that couldn’t be further from the truth. So let me break it down.Read More
Rejections is one of those things you face when building a business, scaling the corporate ladder, or just trying to pursue a different career. It also has incredible power, a power that can shake your beliefs, that makes you doubt your decisions, it can be the thing that sparks the fire which ignites your fear.Read More
The one thing every entrepreneur is tired of hearing! Running a business is more than a full time job and as entrepreneurs we tend to be a bit on edge. But hearing this one thing is something that can easily push us over the edge!Read More
Have you ever wondered the process behind the logo? Let us break it down for you. In this post we also discuss the philosophies that Nuevo Studio upholds and why they are important to you and your business!Read More
Guess what? People don’t have it all figured out and all entrepreneurs have suffered from burnout one way or another, and if they say the haven’t they’re either A– Not really hustling. Or B– Lying to your face.
But seriously burnout can creep up on you.. and it can be a swift and may even be a lethal blow to you and your company. This doesn’t only apply to “creative” jobs, everybody’s job is creative. Problem solving is creativity.
So what happens when that creativity is just *Poof! Gone!* Commence rocking in the corner.Read More
Boundaries give you the freedom to work on your business instead of in it. When you are working on your business you are moving the needle forward so you can take that vacation and not feel guilty!Read More
So you’ve handed in your resignation and are working from home. Dreams do come true! You’re your own boss and you’re setting up your own hours! Or maybe you’ve proven your worth at your current place and you can work remotely! Hello, grocery shopping on Tuesday when the store is empty, yes to sweatpants and couch offices! It’s all a dream for the first week, but then you start to notice your to-do list is growing at an alarming rate and your productivity has dropped at an even scarier pace… YIKES!Read More
Branding is a powerful tool for your business. It has the power to make you look like a lemonade stand or a Fortune 500 company, which do you want to be?Read More
You wouldn’t walk around in jeans that were ill fitting, so why are you walking around with design that is unflattering to you and your business.Read More
Allow me to let you in on a little business secret. Your Branding speaks volumes for you and your business. It can one of the major factors between charging $$ to charging $$$$$! Now, unless you’d prefer to be making pennies keep on reading.Read More
Most people think most professional graphic designers would hate Fiverr. I do not, it can be a very useful tool for you and your business. The key is knowing when to use it and when it not use it, just like any other resource.Read More
Starting and running a business successfully is not a walk in the park 🌿(don't let Instagram fool you!) Each client, project, collaboration brings on new lessons here are our top 3 lessons we have learned since starting Nuevo Studio.Read More
To be successful in business, design, or whatever you set your mind to you need to have a balance of ego and humility. Be willing to learn new things and not take everything at face value, to learn from others and see things in different lights. Traveling does that for us, which is why it is such a major part of the Nuevo Studio philosophy.Read More
Getting caught up in the business comparison game is like trying to not be tempted by chocolate when you are staring at it. We all do it, and if you say you don’t… well ok Pinocchio. However, this comparison game can end up dangerous to your business. Don’t get me wrong, totally believe in research and seeing what your competition is doing but what really matters is what you are doing and how you are best serving your clients! They are who you want to impress, not another designer, not another photographer.. let them do their thing, you be you.Read More
Running a business, keeping a house in order, answering people back, spending time with your family, enjoying your life as a solo-preneur is well.. time consuming. Especially if we are not organized!
The good thing is, is that Nuevo studio is run by a type A personality type that love creativity. Which is why our studio is hyper organized. We can find a client file that dates back two years within 1 minute. How do we do this? Systems and apps.Read More
Find out the best questions to ask graphic designers to know if you are the right fit for each other!Read More