Chicken just read Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon. What a great book to get the creative juices flowing. Here are his top 10 tips to get yourself going. You really should just read his book though. It’s worth it.
On a side note, Chicken was particularly pleased that she could start stealing and not feel bad about it.
We have a transformation of a different kind, where Nic quotes Winston and seems to transform into him.
Only at CW
As you might know, we love tea at Chicken and Wolf, but this is something that happens quite a bit.
We had a seriously pleasant morning at Gusto where Shopstar hosted a morning chat with Andrew from Yuppiechef.
Being an ecommerce legend, we were hanging onto every word. These words we especially liked:
- To get repeat customers, you need to fulfill your promises. Better yet, under-promise and over-deliver.
- Charging for delivery is an obstacle to the consumer. Offering free delivery really wins people over.
- Marketing and sales skills are super important. You can’t expect something to sell if nobody knows about it.
- It’s all about trust. If people trust you, they will buy from you.
Check out Shopstar’s blog post for a more comprehensive review.
PS. Yes, this photo does look a little odd. #panoramadrama
Being Vega alumni, Nic and Walter were asked by Vega to give a talk to current students about post-Vega life and the ins and outs of Chicken and Wolf and Unsung Art.
We touched on all sorts of things: how to get clients and grow a portfolio, the importance of networking, and how the combination of different skills sets can really be an advantage in a business.
It was fun. We would totally do it again.
Today we see our fearless leader Jess talking about Monday’s, weeks and making things happen before Friday.