Mia Connor: Creating content and staying relevant

"There are so many things that go into play - it's not just about the makeup.  Photography and Styling are also so important" Mia Connor is an in demand international makeup artist and educator who travels frequently, teaching other makeup artists her signature looks, and the importance of creating content to build a social media following… Continue reading Mia Connor: Creating content and staying relevant

What is an “Artistic Entrepreneur”?

If I asked you to name the first person that came to your mind when I said the word “Entrepreneur” who would you say? Richard Branson?  Bill Gates?  Oprah? What about JK Rowling?  Pat McGrath or Alex Box? What about YOU? So often freelance Makeup Artists and Hairstylists forget that they are entrepreneurs, and I… Continue reading What is an “Artistic Entrepreneur”?

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Assisting: The Golden Opportunity

Are you where you want to be in your freelance career?  Are you keen to book more clients maybe do more editorial, commercial and film/TV work? But it’s so hard to get your foot in the door, and you’re feeling unsure about where to even start. If you feel like this sometimes, or even if you’ve… Continue reading Assisting: The Golden Opportunity

What to do when you feel like you have nothing to post…

Do you ever struggle with wondering what to post on your Instagram? You know that consistency is really important and that you should be posting every day, but you're struggling because you don't have great images to post all the time. I hear this a lot from my coaching clients, and artists I mentor.  They… Continue reading What to do when you feel like you have nothing to post…

5 Tips for Dealing with Procrastination

Are you a procrastinator? Are there certain things you KNOW you need to do, but you put off doing them for as long as you possibly can, even though you know that doing so isn’t helping you or your business grow?  Don’t you wish there was a simple way that you could beat procrastination and get… Continue reading 5 Tips for Dealing with Procrastination

Where to find your best clients

Do you know which is the best platform for you to be finding makeup and hairstyling clients?  Is it Instagram, Facebook, or maybe even LinkedIn? The answer to that question is going to depend on WHO it is that you are trying to find… your ideal client. This week’s post is inspired by a comment I… Continue reading Where to find your best clients

5 Tips for Setting (and achieving) your Goals

Happy New Year!  You probably know that January is the most popular time for people to set goals, or “New Years Resolutions” but did you know that MOST people abandon their Goals or Resolutions before the end of January, when the excitement wears off and the hard work needs to begin.  I find this really… Continue reading 5 Tips for Setting (and achieving) your Goals