Is It Ever Okay to Work for Free?

Is it ever okay to work for free? The simple answer is no, however, we all know the discussion is more nuanced than that. In fact, any discussion where moneyis concerned is bound to get complex— but is one we must endure nonetheless. 

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What Is a Culture Deck and Why Do You Need One…

When we work on our businesses, the majority of our time is often spent trying to increase revenue or on optimising the brand’s overall growth. Which is all well and good— if we didn’t, our businesses wouldn’t stay afloat. But one thing we don’t often spend enough time establishing, or rather, have failed to consider altogether, is the culture of our business. 

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How To Say No To Clients

As a Coven member, and therefore an automatic BABE, it’s safe to assume you’ve got a track-record of being in the spirit of kindness. As small business owners and freelancers, we generally seek a reputation of being helpful and we’re most certainly not in the market of turning work or opportunity away.

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The Dos and Don'ts of Pitching to Press

Now I know it can sometimes seem bizarre in the era of social media to need traditional press coverage. We are essentially our own PR’s and our Instagram profiles our CV’s. But I think it’s important we don’t undervalue how getting great press can truly elevate our businesses…

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