The single most important reason why you’re not getting clients

You’ve been staring at your Macbook for quite a while. Palms sweating and all.  Refreshing your PayPal account and your inbox for like the 25th time, waiting for some form of miracle to happen. You’re freaking out, waiting and hoping, wishing for the sales to come. It’s painful and grueling to say the least. If you’re running a super successful …

Personality-based marketing for introverts

Let’s face it, you feel invisible. Sometimes it’s like your best ideas are flat out being “hijacked” by your more vocal counterparts. And it seems like they’re taking all the credit. In a world that never stops talking, being an introverted entrepreneur can be hard but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, the advent of the internet and the …

Evan Gracie Creative is now Type & Pixel Studio

The long awaited change is here! Albeit it taking longer than expected, I’m proud of this new brand. It’s not a crazy rebrand or anything like that, just a transition from using my name to actually putting on my big girl panties and becoming a creative studio. Type & Pixel Studio is just an extension of Evan Gracie. Things are …

15 (hard) questions to ask yourself if your business isn’t working out

So you finally took the leap, but things don’t really seem to be working according to plan. There are so many things tied to freelancing and entrepreneurship that no one tells us, we just have to to find out from your own failures and tweak as we go. It’s nobody’s fault, mainly because every individual is different and every business …

What should you send to your email subscribers?

Have you ever sat down to write your newsletter, all pumped up and excited, only to lose your train of thought? Yeah, me neither. Cue blinking cursors, pounding heartbeats and feelings of insecurity, wondering whether you’d be able to come up with something epic enough to keep your subscribers on your list much longer. So seriously speaking, I’ve mapped out …

How to get your first 1000 email subscribers

If you’re running an online business and you somehow want to make money off of it someday, then you probably know by now how important having a targeted email list is. List building is a hot topic in the online world, and for a good reason. When starting to build an email list, the hardest part is the starting point. …

New brand direction

What I love most about being able to work for yourself is how flexible everything is. I’ve been on a blogging hiatus for about a minute, but that’s because I’m working furiously behind the scenes trying to get my stuff better and make it even more worthwhile for my blog readers. A few weeks ago, I received my admission letter …

The Ultimate guide to niching, the hottest niches of 2015 and how to monetize them

So I started this topic like a normal blog post, but then I got carried away and the Copywriter in me just took over. What resulted from that is a 15-page mini guide for newbie bloggers looking to choose their niche and the experienced ones looking to re-brand or further niche down. I don’t want to give too much away, …

The ultimate guide to becoming a UX designer

If you’re a voracious “devourer of information” like me, you’d have seen lots of questions and blog posts on Quora, Medium, Twitter and pretty much every major social media platform about UX design. All of a sudden it’s like the hottest chick on the block and everyone wants a piece of that sexy pie! UX design has always been around, …

The big re-brand, a naked blog & coming attractions

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’d know I just had a massive re-brand for my business. The last quarter of 2014 was a huge turnaround for me. I stopped blogging altogether, and I was able to evolve and determine the next direction to take my business. That obviously called for a re-brand which leaves me a much …