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Calling all Birth Workers, Doulas, Postpartum Workers

Calling all Birth workers, doulas, and women who work with postpartum mamas. I have something special for you! This week I launched new products in my shop that are specifically for postpartum mamas: Dear Mama Cards and Dear Mama Postcards. And you can now buy them on bulk quantities! Why am I letting you know this!? Because my cards and postcards are perfect for you as a birth worker! I know you put a lot of time, energy and love into helping each of your clients. Have you ever thought about sending them a card to thank them and encourage them after you’ve provided your service? It’s something that is simple, but can have a BIG impact. Sending your clients...

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15 Ways to Monetize Your Lettering - FREE LIST

You’ve got to get your hands on this FREE list: 15 Ways to Monetize Your Lettering I started lettering as a hobby and a way to deal with PPA. The more I lettered the more I loved it! After a while I thought, “What if I could get paid to do this?” If you’re in the same boat as I was, then this list is for you! I will walk you through 15 different ways that you can make money from lettering. I’ve included examples of some AMAZING lettering artists who specialize in each of the 15 areas. Seriously guys, this is something I wish I could have had when I first started! It will definitely get your ideas flowing...

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Let's Talk Business Cards

Do you have business cards? Are they something you even need in 2020? I think yes, let’s talk about three reasons why you should have business cards for your lettering business. 1️⃣ Business cards create a credible and professional image. Business cards can make a great first impression and help people remember you in a professional light. 2️⃣ They are a quick and convenient way for people to contact you. I love putting a business card in with the orders I send out. It’s just one more way of helping my customers know that I want to be available to serve them. 3️⃣ Business cards can lead to more leads or sales. You could include on your card tips or...

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Basic Lettering Terminology

Okay okay, I know not all lettering artists care about lettering terms, BUT I think it’s so important for you as a lettering artist to have at least a basic understanding of some of the common terms so you’re able to communicate with others (or clients) about your craft.   View this post on Instagram A post shared by Betsy | Designer + Letterer (@bgoods.lettering) on Aug 19, 2020 at 9:09am PDT   Here is my basic list of the ones I think are most important: Baseline: The line that all letters sit and start on. X-height: The space between the baseline and waistline. Most lowercase letters fit within the space. (The exceptions: “r” and “s”). Upstroke: The thin strokes...

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But With Joy Wend Your Way

This is from a line from a favorite hymn. To wend means to, “go in a specified direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route.” Many of my life choices have taken me on indirect routes and it can seem like things are moving slowly. Sometimes I find myself becoming impatient. I love this reminder to go through life with joy, even when we’re on those indirect routes or when progress is slow. It’s the Lord and His grace that gives us joy during those times. Don't forget to Pin it ^ Want to learn how to do brush lettering and make art like this?  Well Mama, I've got you covered! Get this FREE workbook to start your brush lettering journey!

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