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.


COVID-19: It’s time to ‘follow the love’!

"Follow the love" is a useful tactic for managers in the arts and cultural industries during the COVID-19 crisis. What do I mean? Our relationships with audiences, customers and communities (as well as funders and sponsors) is at the heart of any arts business. We have built relationships with each of these, sometimes over several ...
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Creativity loves a Crisis! Two kinds of creativity to use during the COVID-19 crisis

During the COVID-19 crisis, managers in the arts and cultural industries need to use all their creative skills to survive and thrive. But how do we apply "creativity" to the business side of arts and cultural management? There are two kinds of creativity that can be used to survive, find new opportunities, and diversify during ...
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Creativity loves a Crisis! Two kinds of creativity to use during the COVID-19 crisis

Creativity is a word that means different things to different people. To solve this problem, David proposes we acknowledge two kinds of creativity: "a-Creativity" and "i-Creativity". He explains this in his keynote speech at TEDx Napoli. UPDATE: These two kinds of creativity can be used to diversify during the COVID-19 crisis. "How to use i-Creativity ...
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COVID-19: It’s time to ‘follow the love’!

"Follow the love" is a useful tactic for creative and cultural enterprises during the COVID-19 crisis. What do I mean? Our relationships with customers, clients and audiences is at the heart of any creative business. We have built relationships with them, sometimes over several years, so they have come to know, like and trust us ...
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My lightbulb moment was in Albania…

My lightbulb moment was in Albania, in the summer, a few years ago. I was backpacking around the Balkans but also carrying my laptop because I needed to keep in touch with my clients by email. As a one-person business, I couldn’t delegate to colleagues, and nowadays everyone expects an immediate response. Gone are the ...
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Business Design for Lifestyle Success

My lightbulb moment was in Albania, in the summer, a few years ago. I was backpacking around the Balkans but also carrying my laptop because I needed to keep in touch with my clients by email. As a one-person business, I couldn’t delegate to colleagues, and nowadays everyone expects an immediate response. Gone are the days of shutting down ...
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