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The Creative Rebel's Guide to Starting a Business by Violeta Nedkova

When I started my business in 2015, I also shared how I did it in an article, which resonated with so many people that I ended up turning it into a highly detailed and actionable guide.

This guide. 

It covers everything from the steps I took to the tools I used, and even the mental blocks I had to overcome.

Stop waiting for permission! If I can do it, you can do it, too. 

Violeta’s story is an inspiring one and this guide is filled with great tips and an easy to follow path for creatives seeking to start a business they are passionate about.

--James Qualtrough

I had the feeling that you knew the stage I'm going through and every sentence resonated with something deep inside! You give me hope, you made me smile!

--Laura of Zen Yoga

I don't think I could have written a better business guide myself. You answered every single question I had and even gave me the links I was looking for all this time.

--R. Martin

It was like a wave, you can pick and choose what you want to work on and have personal examples of why it worked. Love it!

--Emmaly of Eba Totes

I liked that you highlighted the struggles that you went through, that the journey is not always perfect.

--Gina Charles, freelancer


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The Creative Business Companion by Violeta Nedkova

The Creative Business Companion is an unconventional guide for creative business owners.

It is also a compilation of "reality checks" (as one reader told me) that will make you challenge your assumptions about business and marketing and how you can reframe them to make them yours.

Instead of passively reading, you will find yourself working along as you go - doing exercises, answering questions, and even doodling on mindmaps.

It's creative business like you never knew before, the creative rebel way.


1. Monetize

This section is about finding that sweet spot between what you want, what you're good at, and what the world needs (from you!).

2. Find Purpose

This section is about figuring out what you want to do, whom you want to do it for, and why you want to do that thing for those people.

3. Show Personality

This section is about where your personality shows in your brand and where it does not.

4. Get Clients

This section is about how getting clients exists on the brink between pushing and pulling.

5. Launch Products

This section is about what makes a launch effective for you and exciting for your audience.

6. Give Value

This section explains what "value" is and how you can give it in a way that's just as unique and authentic and creative as you are.

7. Network

This section is about the importance of relationships and the fact that networking is what you make it.

8. Get Traffic

This section is about getting more traffic, but not just any traffic, the right kind of traffic, meaning you make sure you're attracting the right people.

9. Build Your List

This section is about building a highly targeted mailing list and growing it in creative and unusual ways.

10. Engage Subscribers

This section is about quality being better than quantity and engaging your existing subscribers.

11. Grow Your Tribe

This section is about building a healthy and happy tribe online (if that's your thing, nobody's forcing you to!).

12. Save Time

This section is about focusing on the essential so that you don't waste time with unimportant tasks.


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40 Days of Creative Rebellion by Violeta Nedkova

This fun handbook is a special treat for anyone who is tired of the usual and ready to shake things up a bit.

It is full of creative rebel prompts or challenges, which you can complete yourself AND learn about other rebels and their crazy experiments. So you not only get to be challenged every day for 40 days, but you also get to see some of the most brilliant creative rebels in action. Not to mention, every prompt is super short and snappy.

Are you tired of things as usual? Come and rebel it up with us. (:

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