I'm Melinda, owner & lead designer at Hearten Creative.
I’m always advising creative entrepreneurs to specialize: to do fewer types of work, offer less variety, get more specific about who you serve, and pour all your energy into mastering one thing. And I get it: That sounds kind of risky! But here are 6 different reasons why focusing on just one offering can actually […]
It’s no secret that the photography industry is a crowded one. If you want to be successful, you’ve got to make yourself memorable. I see so many photographers start businesses that take years to gain traction, if they ever do, and I know what that’s like because when I started my career, I was the […]
Technically, I didn’t open Hearten Creative for business until 2015, and I didn’t even start selling website templates until a year later (before that, I was designing logos and branding packages). But it may surprise some of you to know that I started my career as a wedding photographer, way back when I was a […]
Whether you’re an aspiring business owner, blogger, or other influencer, you already know that having your own website is an absolute must – but where do you start? In this guide, I’ll explain exactly what you need to get a website up and running so that you’re one step closer to launching your big idea. […]