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Why the prototype is the creative tool you never knew you needed

A prototype isn’t always an expensively assembled product. It could be as simple a sketch on a napkin, a book title, a short film of a Lego model. But it might just help you to get to the “aha” moment that takes your business to the next level.

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The fine art of goal-setting

Goals are easy to set, but when we set them wrong they can be a source of frustration and angst. But set your goals just right, and the path towards them become more fun and rewarding. Our tips below will help you become a more motivated and brilliant creative entrepreneur.

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CE’s top ten podcasts for creative entrepreneurs

Podcasts have become ubiquitous water-cooler conversation starters. But which are the most helpful to the creative entrepreneur? We’ve picked our top ten, covering everything from the products of the future to how to build a startup.

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How to produce your first podcast

Podcasting is a great way to reach your audience. And with numerous tools and tutorials available, it’s easier than ever to produce and market your own podcast from your own little studio, aka your bedroom. But where to start? Read on for some handy hints…

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Our 15 life-saving tools for micro-business owners

Micro-businesses, with nine employees or fewer are the backbone of the British economy, accounting for 96% of all businesses. We’ve rounded up 15 of the top tools for creative micro-businesses, helping you with everything from design to legal advice.

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How to run your own PR campaign on a tight budget

Want to know how to use Twitter to connect with journalists, how to pitch like a pro, and the different PR approaches for journalists and influencers? Nicola Snell of PR platform Press Loft has the insider secrets for a successful DIY campaign.

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Q&A: How Winnie Awa left the straight and narrow

Nigerian-born Winnie Awa had stints at Net-a-Porter, ASOS and LVMH before founding Antidote Street, a beauty brand for anyone with curly, afro or multi-textured hair. Here, she shares her journey from A-Level business student to kickass founder.

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How a designer made £89k in a week from selling app icons

Apple’s latest operating system allows users to customise their app icons for the first time. Digital designer Traf was ready and waiting for the September launch, and a single Tweet led to more than 4,000 people buying his minimalist home screen icons.

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How to beat Father Time and get truly productive

If there’s one thing an entrepreneur needs more than money when launching and growing their is business, it’s time. We explore the best tips, tricks and tools to reclaim yours, from ‘time-boxing’ to limiting social media and learning the ‘two-minute rule’.

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A quick guide to becoming a creative entrepreneur

You have your big creative idea, but what next? Creative Entrepreneurs is all about helping you answer that huge question. Read below for our very quick introduction to becoming a creative entrepreneur yourself, and how we can help you on your journey.