Do you want to build a business out of your creative talent?
Wonder what are the principles of success for a creative entrepreneur?
It can be tough to build a small business if you are starting from the nothing.
It may seem almost impossible to get the world to know about what you do. However, there are many opportunities around.
The big thing, which differentiates people who have a business from those who don’t, is they do their work.
Whatever business ideas you have they worth nothing without the actions. You do first, and then see what works and what doesn’t, learn from the mistakes and keep working on.
Being an entrepreneur focusing only on your stuff for yourself or keeping your full-time job and get extra money from your hobby, make your idea out of your mind.
Start creating the story behind of your small business through the online channels.
Provide people the content in the way you are comfortable with: write the blog posts, create videos on YouTube, post pictures on Instagram, etc. Tell people about your business and give the value to them.
Find out whom you are trying to reach, search which platform they use and start engaging with people there.
If you’re up to quick easy money, that this strategy is probably not for you, but if you are willing to grow a successful business, then go for it.
To help you with that here are the small business tips from Gary Vaynerchuk, the entrepreneur with a lot of experience, who invested in companies including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber, and Birchbox.
His strength of being in front of the camera plus passion for helping people and answering questions turned into the #AskGaryVee show, where he talks about what’s important to his followers.
Some of his small business tips includes:The more people you reach out, the more opportunities to make new connections will ariseClick To Tweet
Flooding your community with quality content and earning their trust until the day you’re ready to make the ask is a tactic that works for everything.
If you do suck but you love the thing you suck at, do it! If you love singing more than breathing, go for that singing career.
If the idea of putting yourself out there and sharing your love for your art and reaching more and more students gets you excited—then there’s no reason why you can’t make this work for you.
Below we put together an Infographic with other 15 principles of small business success, inspired by #AskGaryVee show and “#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness” book.
15 Small Business Tips On Being Successful As a Creative Entrepreneur
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Marina Barayeva is an international speaker and a host of the popular podcast Marketing for Creatives. She is known authority in helping entrepreneurs become influencers in their niche. She is a TEDx speaker, has presented to audiences in Asia and North America, and has been featured in such media as ArtPeople, CCTV, China Radio International, and others.