The Wildcard Effect: Game-Changing Tactics For The Entrepreneurial Underdog

Many of us have turned to freelancing for the creative freedom but it’s easy to forget that we are in a competitive marketplace of freelancers. What will make you stand out? Corwin Hiebert is the founder of Taendem Agency and is a business manager for creative freelancers and entrepreneurs. Corwin works with talent such as[…]

How To Crowdfund A Creative Side Project In Less Than 24 Hours

Every commercial artist I know chose his or her their craft because they love creating. Yet meetings, emails, phone calls, Slack messages and other distractions fill our weeks. We’re often so busy with urgent work that our creative work gets pushed to the bottom of our to-do lists. When we finally have time to create, we’re burnt out.

How To Be More Creative (And Less Busy)

Every commercial artist I know chose his or her their craft because they love creating. Yet meetings, emails, phone calls, Slack messages and other distractions fill our weeks. We’re often so busy with urgent work that our creative work gets pushed to the bottom of our to-do lists. When we finally have time to create, we’re burnt out.

Rachel Gertz – Wake Up From Your Project Nightmares

How to communicate better and reach project nirvana You’ve lost that lovin’ feeling. It didn’t start out this way. In the beginning there was so much potential. You could feel the magic in the air. Now it has faded. You aren’t being heard. You question your own judgement. You’re not sure if all your hard[…]

How Do Creatives Hack The Workflows They Hate?

If the way you work is broken, are you doomed to fail? Creatives have tunnel vision. We get so focused on delivering work that we can neglect the processes that get us there. I’m talking about those frustrating, recurring tasks that waste our time. Time-tracking ineffectively. Translating designs to developers. Repetitive emails… …this list is[…]

Practivism 8

Creative Pulse is happy to support GDCBC’s annual Practivism event. Here are a few details about the event that we received from GDCBC President, Johnathon Vaughn Strebly—who you might recognize from last month’s event. On Friday, November 20th, GDCBC’s annual Practivism event is going to be another great evening of dialogue and information! Join us and help set[…]

The problem with my portfolio is…

Vancouver’s #BehanceReviews event is on Oct 28, 2015 at Brainstation. This panel Q&A is a chance for creatives to get advice on how to improve their portfolio—and how they present it to clients and employers. It’s shaping up to be an amazing event—a rare chance for ad/design pros to ask burning questions without feeling awkward. Our hope is that we put you on the path to landing your[…]