B Goods Lettering Blog RSS



Business Shift - A New Focus on Stationary

About a month ago I shared how I have some big changes in mind for my business. I’ve shared some of them (lettering subscription box and adding wax seals to my online shop). But this last shift is maybe the most significant.  I’m going to shifting from offering Dear Mama Prints to Dear Mama Stationary (think cards and postcards). I created Dear Mama prints to help encourage and support postpartum moms. It was the first product I offered in my business. I love the prints, but I also really love being able to send that encouragement to new moms via cards and postcards!  So if you’re wanting to give some love to a postpartum mom, send a Dear Mama card...

Continue reading



Three Ways to Make Workshop Prep Stress Free

Workshop prep was in full swing this last weekend and it’s so fun!! I really do love getting everything ready!  But the last few days leading up to a workshop used to feel really overwhelming. Now I do these three things BEFORE my workshops to help make the preparation stress free. 1️⃣ Prepare the supply kits well in advance. There’s nothing like not having enough supplies to stress you out 🤪 I always start gathering and order my supplies about 3 months before my workshops. That way I have plenty of time to get supplies and even test new ones I may want to use.  2️⃣ Practice teaching! This has been so helpful for me!! I practice teaching my workshop...

Continue reading



Three reasons you should start teaching workshops

Have you ever thought about teaching a workshop, but haven’t actually done it yet? Well, here are three reasons why you should get started!   1. It adds another revenue stream to your business  Adding workshops to your business model can add another stream of revenue. Not only is it nice to have the extra income, but it can help prepare you in case other areas of your business aren’t doing well.  2. People are craving connection and experiences Now more than ever people are craving connection and experiences. After a full-year + of lockdowns people are ready to connect and interact.  3. It can result in future opportunities  Teaching workshops can lead to many future business opportunities. I was able to...

Continue reading



Three Steps to Discovering Your Ideal Client | FREE Worksheet

I’ve been wanting to make a few changes within my business for the past several months and am slowly starting to make some shifts. One of the first things I did was revisit my ideal client and made some updates.  When I started my business I had NO IDEA what an ideal client was. To be honest, I didn’t think it would be very important when I first learned what it was. But once I actually sat down and figured it out, it was so helpful to me. ✨ So let’s talk about your ideal client ✨ 👉🏼 What is an ideal client? This is your perfect customer. This is someone who needs and wants exactly what you and your...

Continue reading



Weekly Adobe Illustrator Tips for Lettering Artists

Alright lettering friends, this one is for you! I’m excited to start sharing weekly Illustrator tips with you! For those that aren’t familiar Adobe Illustrator is a design software that allows you to create vector artwork. Let’s talk about why learning Adobe Illustrator is important for you as a lettering artist! Three reasons learning Adobe Illustrator is a smart move as an artist and as a business owner. 1️⃣ Creating your lettering in a vector format will allow you to scale your lettering as large or as small as you want without loosing quality. 2️⃣ Having vector versions of your lettering allows you to mass produce your work. Instead of doing each lettering piece by hand, you can do it...

Continue reading