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Lessons from 3 years’ creative business building — Part 2: How do I start?

Lessons from 3 years’ creative business building — Part 2: How do I start?

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This is Part 2 of a true story. To get the most from this series, check out Part 1 first. Drop your details in the pink box at the end to get the heads up when Part 3 goes live.

 

For 13 months this was ‘just’ a blog.

That wasn’t inherently a bad thing. I learned more about WordPress, plugins and email campaigns than I’d foreseen; and creating and sharing fortnightly quests with my small but loyal community was rewarding.

However,

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How to switch up your business without letting down your tribe

How to switch up your business without letting down your tribe

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I’ll be straight: I have the ‘luxury’ of an online presence the size of a demi-pixel (totally a thing) in the vast vortex of the internet. My ‘tribe’ — my community of customers, clients and subscribers — is small.

I haven’t stopped offering products and services to thousands. You’ll need to look elsewhere for advice in that league.

But I do know when it’s time to pivot, it’s scary to think you might alienate good people who’ve shown up and stayed loyal while you’ve been starting out. 

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