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Three tips for turning your lettering hobby into a business

I was lettering for over two years before I decided I wanted to try to build a business around lettering. Here are a few tips that would have helped me and I hope will help you if you’re considering starting a lettering business!  Tip 1: Figure out what you love and who you want to serve. There are a lot of different business routes you can take with lettering. But you have to know what you love doing. Do you love doing custom work? Do you love creating something once and selling it over and over? Do you love wedding calligraphy? Do you love doing lettering for other businesses? Take time to experiment and explore what type of lettering you...

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How to Work Through Imposter Syndrome (As a Lettering Artist)

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will” - Suzy Kassem  I saw this quote last week and really loved having this reminder. It reminded me of imposter syndrome and how so many of us in creative fields (lettering artists I’m looking at you) experience this.  Have you experienced imposter syndrome?? Let me know in the comments 🙋🏻‍♀️ I know I have in the past and still do at times. Let’s talk about what it is and what you can do to overcome it!  👉🏼 What it is: Imposter Syndrome is a psychological pattern where you doubt all of your accomplishments and have a fear that people will find you out as a “fraud”.  👉🏼 What you can do to...

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Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire

Do you have something that you want to do in your business, but fear is holding you back? 🙋🏻‍♀️ I’ve been working on The Lettering Box subscription for months, but I still have little thoughts of fear and doubt sneak into my mind. Sometimes I feel discouraged and like I shouldn’t do it. It’s too hard. I don’t know what I’m doing… blah blah blah.  But when I push past those doubts and work on making my box a reality I feel so excited about it! Lettering is my favorite thing to do, so being able to teach people how to do it in such a creative way really does light up my heart.  So if you’re feeling discouraged or...

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