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.


Does Size Matter?

Does size matter? Is bigger better? Is small bad? Of course I'm talking about the size of your creative business. (What did you think I meant?) You can look at size in different ways. The size of WHAT exactly? The number of employees? Clients? Offices? Awards? Do you focus on the size of your sales? ...
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The Rules for Success

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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Creativity and Entrepreneurship

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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Impact of the Internet on the Creative and Cultural Industries

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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Losing Customers is a GOOD Thing

Crazy thought of the day: losing customers is a GOOD thing. Pricing is a big issue. I've advised countless creative businesses about it over the years. You want to raise prices to make more money. But then your customers might go to cheaper competitors. That's the fear. And it might be true. If you can't ...
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People tell me I’m lucky. But I’m not.

People tell me I'm lucky. But I'm not. And I'll explain why. They say I'm lucky because I can choose the clients I work with. I'm lucky because I have the freedom to take time off work. I'm lucky because I've got a wonderful work/life balance. But it wasn't always that way. In my first ...
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