Tag Archives: business

How to push back with a client

I’ve talked about saying no and establishing boundaries with clients before, but it’s easier to do these things before you’ve actually worked with a client (on your website, in your free consults and in your contracts), or when you feel like a current client is being rude … Read On ›

How to solve your lack-of-blogging problem

Sometimes fellow creatives and clients say to me:  “Wow, Jill. You’re so good at blogging. You’re so consistent! How do you get it done?” Well today, I’m going to tell you. Here’s my reality… Writing: Takes me forever Is not my passion Is not something I want to fill my … Read On ›

How I named my business

Other creatives who are in the process of choosing a business name often ask how I chose mine, Jill Lynn Design. Today, I’m going to tell you this riveting (not!) tale… My naming wasn’t full of drama, research, excitement or nail-biting, because I guess I’ve always thought that ultimately, … Read On ›

Should you work with a business coach?

When is it time to work with a business coach? Several people have asked this question lately—and I have opinions! I have been working with Ilise Benun for five years. There’s something about having somebody to share your progress with on a regular basis that’s monumental in helping you … Read On ›

I was scared of starting conversations.

I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations. – Vance Joy, Riptide I hear you, Vance. I’m terrified of starting conversations. As a majorly introverted shy wallflower, I don’t like talking to new people. The idea of attending a networking event makes me start nervous-sweating and hoping … Read On ›