Illustration Essentials: Learn how to start and grow your illustration business

Brands, agencies, and publications need quality illustrations now more than ever

When it comes to building an illustration business, you have a thousand and one things you can focus on:

  • Make new work for your portfolio
  • Redesign your website again and again
  • Blindly send out postcards to potential clients
  • Pay to be in illustration directories
  • Worry about how many followers you have on social media

None of which will move the needle as quickly and as powerfully as directly reaching out to potential clients.

Reaching out to your future illustration clients helps you:

  • Connect with a new clientele on a deep level
  • Attract the right clients to your work
  • Speed up growth for your illustration business
  • Grow your revenue exponentially

And the good news is, you don’t need to be famous, have a ton of experience, or have a huge following on social media to do it. Getting more illustration clients is a skill you can learn just like anything else.

Let me show you how being more direct has the power to change your illustration business — forever.

Ready to finally get high-value illustration clients without having to grow an audience on social media, pay for ads, send postcards?

Long gone are the days where you post your work online and wait for your potential clients will discover you.

Learn simple and direct methods for sharing your work with high-value clients who will be happy to pay you for your creative vision and style.

In the course, you're going to learn, step-by-step, what it takes to succeed as an illustrator.

You’re getting a decade worth of experience and hard-won lessons condensed into grab-and-go lessons, proven email templates, frameworks, and ready-to-use strategies that will save you time, effort, and expense.

Get everything you need to connect with potential illustration clients who are aligned with you and the type of illustrations you make.

In 8 lessons you'll get a clear idea of how to start and grow your freelance illustration business:

  1. Know what not to do
    Free your time and mind from things like social media and paying for ads.
  2. Create goals that matter
    Know exactly what benchmarks you need to hit to increase your income.
  3. Define your profitable clients
    Take your illustration into new markets so you aren't competing with anyone.
  4. Crafting your offer
    Figure out how to creatively package your illustration services to profit.
  5. Generating leads
    Compile a list of profitable clients.
  6. Qualifying leads
    Exact ways to introduce yourself to potential clients.
  7. Converting leads into clients
    Next steps to take to transition an interested lead into a paying client.
  8. Getting referrals
    Double and triple your clients with one email.

BONUS: Illustration Contract Template
Protect your time, money, and ideas with the Artist Contract Template. I tested on over 200+ freelance projects.

I really enjoyed the class and am really happy you've gotten such great feedback and response to it because I thought it was great! I feel my level of confidence contacting and approaching potential clients has skyrocketed! It's always been a struggle for me to put myself out there. I'm glad I found your site and subsequently your workshop! Thank you for being so generous to offer your free advice/content on your website because I probably would have never found you if not!”

Kat Uno, Illustrator

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