You can turn your creative passions into a full-time business.
You just need to know what to do and how to get started.
With the resources at Left Side Art, you can do this and you don't have to do it alone.
Start with an idea. Finish with a business.
Business Launch for Creatives
This free workbook was developed to get you started on the right foot when turning your hobby into a business.
With this 3 part guide, you will be walked through a few simple worksheets to realize the potential behind your business idea. Here, you will learn how to tailor what you can offer and how this will meet the needs of your potential customers. You will also learn some website basics, and finally, you'll learn how to market your business through simple social media strategies.
This guide is currently being enhanced and will be available Dec 16th!
Build your website and start selling
You can build your own website in just a few short hours. This 2-part series will get you up and running with a fully functional website.
Build Your Own Website
With this tutorial, you will be able to design your own site with your own style, you will have your own shop, blog, and email sign-up boxes. You will be able to track your traffic analytics and more.
A few bonuses are included!
- Tips and tricks on how to set up your pages like the pros
- Best ways to add photos
- Thorough MailChimp how-to for beginners
- Add your own favicon
- Connect your social media and Google Analytics
- Sign-up and connect your site with MailChimp to start collecting email addresses
- Set up your Shop, or link in Etsy
- Modify your Footer, link Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policies
- and more!
- Get set up with a new account (2 week free trial)
- Learn how to navigate the back and front ends of your site
- Build your menu, home page, and blog
- Personalize your site
- Build your first blog post!
Expand your knowledge
Explore the blog full of freebie downloads
There is simply too much information on the web that will leave you feeling overwhelmed and ultimately confused. There's no need for that. Here, you are provided the information you need to keep your creative business moving in the right direction.
Find the tools you need
The Resource page is continually expanding and being updated so you have a quick list to refer to depending on what you are looking for.
Don't be afraid to ask for help
Taking on any new business venture can be overwhelming and you do not have to do this alone. I offer branding and website services to get you up and running in no time. I can also help you with designing simple graphics so you do not have to purchase very expensive software that will likely take a few good months to learn. I also offer administrative services to help you maintain your website, blog, newsletters, and social media accounts.
Need help or have a comment?
Contact me anytime.