With hundreds of resources claiming to improve your daily workflow, deciding on an appropriate application for your needs can be a daunting, and often costly task. Simplify the process (and your operation!) with my favorite tools and takeaways for creative entrepreneurs. Below you will find my go-to biz resources (and favorite things!) to help you in your journey. Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means I might earn a small commission if you love something as much as I do.

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You no longer need a graphic designer and developer to make beautiful newsletters that convert.

FloDesk

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Easy scheduling and clear communication are the secret sauce to success. This is how I make it happen. 

Dubsado

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Simple, stress-free bookkeeping and one-on-one assistance...need I say more? Run don’t walk.

Bench

Two of my secrets to success: First, I’m a firm believer in the power of community and sharing expertise. That means learning from other fearless founders – whether it be through reading, podcasts, or workshops. Second, I believe in doing what you’re great at and outsourcing what you’re not, because the truth is that you can’t do it all, and do it all well. Here are some of my go tos:

TOOLS + software FOR MAKING BUSINESS A BREEZE

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Get the signature bright, clean and colorful look of Magdalena Studios, The Artists' Lawyer sister company, with these Color and B&W Presets, designed for digital photographers. Compatible with Adobe Lightroom.

The Signature Magdalena Studios Aesthetic

EDITING PRESETS

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Must-have Google tools, all in one place. From email and docs to calendars and meetings, utilize this one stop shop for collaboration and productivity across your team.

GOOGLE WORKSPACE

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The most elevated, professional gallery hosting platform we've come across for our photography business, with beautiful print options and marketing automations.

PIC-TIME

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Easily generate up-to-date and comprehensive privacy policies and terms and conditions to stay in compliance and give you peace of mind, without the legal fees. 

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A powerful social media scheduling app featuring analytics and strategy tools. We use this software for all of our platforms to plan out our social media with the help of our team.

PLANN

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HR, benefits, and payroll all managed in one place. They assist with onboarding, paying, insuring, and supporting your team - a great resource as you expand your business.

GUSTO

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Our site designers are the best of the best, and create the most modern, stylish websites and templates for creatives. Get 15% off your new dream website with the code "magisentme"

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Responding to client emails is hard, especially when you're not sure how to strike a balance between sticking to your policies and being empathetic to the difficult circumstances they are going through. We've crafted email responses to give you some peace of mind!

COVID EMAIL TEMPLATES

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In this guide, you'll find an extensive resource outlining the biggest legal mistakes I've seen entrepreneurs and small business owners make. Broken down into a few main takeaways for you to consider, this firsthand insight will help make sure your business is right on track.

THE BIGGEST MISTAKES

No matter what type of creative business you're running, you still need legal security and professional documents. Download this free Legal Audit - it's the ultimate legal toolkit for entrepreneurs. 

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FREE LEGAL AUDIT

Free Legal Resources from The Artists' Lawyer

For clients who want to know how, if, and why their wedding, event, or session will or will not be published by the vendor or third-party publications, this clause allows you discretion and informs how you choose to showcase events.

publication acknowledgment 

As couples continue to reschedule, you will want to include language in your master client contract surrounding the rescheduled date and transferability of monies paid. Be sure to verify your remaining contract terms do not conflict.

FREE Non-transferable payment language

Are potential couples inquiring and asking what happens if their wedding is affected by COVID? Ease their fears and book more clients with this free contract clause that allows clients to transfer events affected by COVID without penalty.

Free covid rescheduling clause

FREE LEGAL CLAUSES

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Magi and her husband re-designed their beach bungalow from scratch. Check out the before + afters and browse links to all of her must-have home items.

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Like what you see? Nothing gets me more excited than chatting with other dream-chasers and helping creatives run a professional, legally-sound, and savvy business. If you think you need some additional assistance, schedule a consultation - I'm here to help.

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