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“Once I switched my focus to targeted pitching, networking within my niche and reaching out to people who already trusted my work, the project load became steadier and the pay rates increased.”
It can feel weird to try and ‘sell yourself,’ but figuring out who you are and what you’re great at is crucial to get you where you want to go. And it turns out there are ways to sell yourself—without selling out!
A well designed website can not only show off your talents but provide a way for your potential customer or client to get to know you and engage with your content and brand. Check out these sites from some of Washington's own varied creators. We have gathered examples from a few of the amazing creatives we've featured in the past at Whipsmart.
"Individuality is everything. Leveling up in 2022 means being who you truly are, rather than who you think an employer or client wants you to be. Find a way to connect to your client’s demographic and go from there." -Rachel Carlson, World Famous
Buying from local makers and artists this holiday season is a win-win for everyone. We asked some creatives and art workers across Washington state who they're buying from in their communities.
Representation matters. Here are 3 image collections that focus on BIPOC, gender fluid, and body-positive representations to use in your own creative work.
Here are three tools—philosophies, really—about how to manifest productive workflows into your creative mojo.