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If you’re a creative who wants to turn your hobby into a profitable income but you’re not sure how to find high-paying clients and translate what you love to do into a lucrative skill that you can build a business on…

Welcome to the Confident Creators Show! Host Mye De Leon started hand-lettering during her son’s naptime and quickly grew it into a 6-figure business working for clients like Penguin Random House, Workman Publishing, Apple Singapore, American Crafts, and more…without ever graduating design school and without having famous connections.

The key is CONFIDENCE - when you have confidence in your talents, you can fill your schedule months in advance with a stream of high-paying clients, and access the kind of opportunities you thought only “big names” got to have. Mye focuses on helping fellow creatives make a lucrative income from their passion through easy and actionable tips and her unique perspective on marketing for creatives.

With weekly episodes focused on getting clients, balancing work and family, online visibility, pricing, and more, this is a must-listen for those who want to turn their creative dreams into a real (lucrative!) business.

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If you’re a creative who wants to turn your hobby into a profitable income but you’re not sure how to find high-paying clients and translate what you love to do into a lucrative skill that you can build a business on…

Welcome to the Confident Creators Show! Host Mye De Leon started hand-lettering during her son’s naptime and quickly grew it into a 6-figure business working for clients like Penguin Random House, Workman Publishing, Apple Singapore, American Crafts, and more…without ever graduating design school and without having famous connections.

The key is CONFIDENCE - when you have confidence in your talents, you can fill your schedule months in advance with a stream of high-paying clients, and access the kind of opportunities you thought only “big names” got to have. Mye focuses on helping fellow creatives make a lucrative income from their passion through easy and actionable tips and her unique perspective on marketing for creatives.

With weekly episodes focused on getting clients, balancing work and family, online visibility, pricing, and more, this is a must-listen for those who want to turn their creative dreams into a real (lucrative!) business.

    Episode 046: 5 Ways to Make Money As An Artist

    Episode 046: 5 Ways to Make Money As An Artist

    Have you ever wondered how you can make money as an artist? As creatives, we're often told that we can't make money from our art or it's not a real job. We've been inundated with thoughts like this since childhood so growing up, we thought it's impossible to make a living from it.

    But it's not the case anymore. These days, there are various ways you can make a living as an artist because the internet has given us so many opportunities.

    In this episode, we'll talk about the 5 different ways you can make money from your art. Whether you're just starting out or looking for ways to diversify your creative income, this is for you:

    What you'll learn from this episode:
    How making money from your art can change your lifeWhy it's important to set up your own shop if you're planning on selling onlineOne thing people don't tell you about licensing your workWhy you need to diversify your income3 tips to get more client workStart Growing Your Own Profitable Business:
    Sign up for Profitable Beginnings™ Waitlist: https://profitablebeginnings.com/
    More Business Strategies and Resources:
    Visit My Website: https://myedeleon.com
    How to Start Your Online Business as an Artist: https://programs.myedeleon.com/obs-kit
    Free Lettering CourseBook: https://myedeleon.com/sta
    Free Weekly Training at Successful Creative Entrepreneurs Community:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulcreativeentrepreneurs

    • 11 min
    Episode 045: The Universal Laws and Prosperous Thought With Kisma Orbovich

    Episode 045: The Universal Laws and Prosperous Thought With Kisma Orbovich

    In this episode, I'm honored to have Kisma Orbovich share with us her knowledge about The Universal Laws and Prosperous Thought. 

    Kisma brings a unique power and groundedness to the spiritual work. Her clients thrive when they discover from her how to remove the beliefs that interrupt their success and awaken an innate wealth consciousness within.

    This is why I'm thankful that she's sharing this with the creative community because often, we're plagued with negative and unhealthy thoughts about ourselves, our work and money. 

    What you'll learn from this episode:


    What can understanding The Universal Laws brings to artists and people in the creative industry.How to get unstuck when you know you need to take action but just can't get to it.How our thoughts and energy affect not just us but also our business.The Prosperity Disruptors that are blocking us from being prosperous and creative. How to stay positive when the people around you are not.More Business Strategies and Resources:
    Visit My Website: https://myedeleon.com
    How to Start Your Online Business as an Artist: https://programs.myedeleon.com/obs-kit
    Free Lettering CourseBook: https://myedeleon.com/sta
    Free Weekly Training at Successful Creative Entrepreneurs Community:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulcreativeentrepreneurs

    • 43 min
    Episode 044: Easy as Pie Pricing with Jasmine Holmes

    Episode 044: Easy as Pie Pricing with Jasmine Holmes

    How do you price your work? How do you price your design?

    Pricing is one of the most complicated topics in the creative industry. No one wants to talk about what they charge and how much are they making for various reasons - unhealthy relationship with money, scared of being judged or worse, feeling they aren't good enough to be even charging.

    In this episode, Jasmine Holmes will reveal some of her pricing secrets so you can have an easy as pie pricing experience when you send your next quote to your client.

    What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
    Why you should stop discounting your rates just to get the jobWhy you don't have to wait for things to be perfect to get startedWhat are the underlying money issues that could be affecting the way you price your workWhat is value-based pricing and how you can use it to make more moneyWe talked about the roadblocks that are hampering your ability to receive more money and how can you make some easy changes to help you nail your pricing. There's so much you'll discover in this episode so grab a cuppa and enjoy!

    More Business Strategies and Resources:
    Visit My Website: https://myedeleon.com
    How to Start Your Online Business as an Artist: https://programs.myedeleon.com/obs-kit
    Free Weekly Training at Successful Creative Entrepreneurs Community:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulcreativeentrepreneurs

    • 46 min
    Episode 043: Turning Calligraphy Passion Into a Profitable Creative Business with Paul Antonio

    Episode 043: Turning Calligraphy Passion Into a Profitable Creative Business with Paul Antonio

    How do you turn your calligraphy passion into a profitable creative business? Be so good at it that people can't ignore you. 

    That's what Paul Antonio did. Paul trained as a Scribe and Heraldic Artist and went on to study Archaeological Illustration with a specialism in Ancient Writing Systems. He also studied English Palaeography and Manuscript History. Paul’s passion for the historical is something he shares with his team and this is the basis for their application to the contemporary.

    In today's episode, Paul shares his journey to learning different writing studies and how he improved his skills that made him one of the most sought-after artists in the creative industry.

    Listen as we talk about how he turned his passion for calligraphy into a profitable creative business that serves many famous brands around the world.
    More Business Strategies and Resources:
    Visit My Website: https://myedeleon.com
    How to Start Your Online Business as an Artist: https://programs.myedeleon.com/obs-kit
    Free Weekly Training at Successful Creative Entrepreneurs Community:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulcreativeentrepreneurs

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 042 - How to Get Started with Art Licensing with Loomiere Co

    Episode 042 - How to Get Started with Art Licensing with Loomiere Co

    Having multiple income streams is crucial for creatives if you want to build a sustainable business. Art Licensing is one piece of the income stream pie. However, it's not as easy as everyone thinks! But just like anything in the creative world, just because it's challenging doesn't mean it's not profitable.

    Art Licensing can be profitable for you if you do it right. So if you want to get started and know more about it, listen to this episode as Loomier Co's Katie and Ilana shares their knowledge and experience about this topic.

    What You'll Learn From This Episode:
    How connecting with other artists can result in blossoming friendship and business partnershipsWhat is Art Licensing aboutHow does one get started with selling artwork for licensingHow does one make a sustainable business with art licensing
    More Business Tips and Resources:
    Visit my website: https://myedeleon.com
    Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/myedeleon/
    Join the Successful Creative Entrepreneurs Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulcreativeentrepreneurs

    • 58 min
    Episode 041: Growing Your Business from Client Work to Digital Products with Jimbo Bernaus

    Episode 041: Growing Your Business from Client Work to Digital Products with Jimbo Bernaus

    Client work is typically the path that most creatives go to when they start building their business. It's because most of the time, our work are seen by creative directors, marketing agencies who are looking for artwork for their brands and other marketing needs. Creatives have been crucial to the marketing efforts of many businesses until today.

    But how do we, as creatives transition from this type of work so we can grow our business exponentially? 

    In this episode, I get to talk with a brilliant digital artist, Jimbo Bernaus who has expanded his business from only accepting client work to creating and selling digital products and most recently, teaching. 

    Listen to the full episode as Jimbo shares his journey and the reason why he wanted to expand the business and how he did it. 

    • 59 min

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