Blog posts and Articles

These creative business blog posts and articles are written to help creative entrepreneurs become even more successful by combining their creative talent with smart business thinking. They complement my books, guides, videos and a range of free resources for creative business development.

In addition to this list of recent blog posts, there is also a complete index of all blog posts in alphabetical order.

A selection of the most popular marketing blogs for creative, digital and cultural enterprises.

And here is a list of travel blogs.


Introduction from Xin Gu

See other videos in this series and more details about the creative entrepreneurship course. Video produced by T-Shirts and Suits TV. Copyright © David Parrish/T-Shirts and Suits Ltd 2020. Used with permission by Monash University. Not for use elsewhere without permission. Contact David Parrish regarding licensing arrangements for other universities and organisations ...
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Invitation to Discussion Forum for Students

See other videos in this series and more details about the creative entrepreneurship course. Video produced by T-Shirts and Suits TV. Copyright © David Parrish/T-Shirts and Suits Ltd 2020. Used with permission by Monash University. Not for use elsewhere without permission. Contact David Parrish regarding licensing arrangements for other universities and organisations. nv ...
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That photo of Che Guevara…

We've all seen that famous photo of Che Guevara wearing a beret. There's a story behind it. And a business lesson too. The bearded Cuban revolutionary's image is on t-shirts and posters everywhere. All around the world. Alberto Korda took the photo in Havana in 1960. But the interesting story happened much later. Recently, during ...
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A funny story about an advert

Filling the washing machine reminded me of a funny story. About an advertisement for washing powder. A big American corporation wanted to sell into a new market. So they hired a New York creative agency for an advertising campaign. This new market was in a developing country. International marketing is full of pitfalls. They decided ...
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Why I give my book away for FREE

I can see the puzzled look on their faces. The raised eyebrows. They’re thinking I must be stupid. There I am, speaking at an international conference about business. I'm talking about how creative entrepreneurs can make more money. Then I tell them that I decided to give away my book. FREE. The full version as ...
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Why my travel blogs are on my business website

I was camping on the slopes of Volcano Merapi in Sumatra. Explosions woke me in the middle of the night. But I survived to tell the tale. More about that later... I could also tell you about when I was kidnapped in Mexico. Or explain why I returned to the "murder capital of the world" ...
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