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8 Email Marketing Automation Tools for Animators

1. HubSpot Grow your traffic, convert leads, and prove ROI with tools from Hubspot's all-in-one marketing software for animators. 2. SendPulse More than just an email service. It is built for sending emails, SMS, and creating chatbots for Facebook, Telegram, and WhatsApp for your animation services. 3. MailerLite Design smarter newsletters using your editor of […]

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8 Books for Freelance Animators

Hey bookworm animators! What's the latest book you've read so far? If you're craving more knowledge, here are 8 creative books to add to your reading list: 1. The Freelance Manifesto: A Field Guide For The Modern Motion Designer (Written by: Joey Korenman) 2. The Theory and Practice of Motion Design: Critical Perspectives and Professional […]

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How Animators Can Stay Inspired

Inspiration-less? Having trouble coming up with new ideas for your animation projects? Worry no more! Here are 8 ways to help you stay inspired and keep your creative juices flowing. 1. Read books of your interests 2. Attend online classes 3. Follow other artists or animators 4. Do challenges and personal projects 5. Set up […]

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12 Time Wasters Animators Should Watch Out For

Times up, animators! Which of the following habits takes the most time out of your day? Let us know in the comments below! Here are 12 time-wasters animators should watch out for. 1. Laziness and procrastination 2. Spending time with toxic people 3. Waiting for inspiration 4. Worrying about what people will say 5. Comparing […]

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Key Factors To Impress Your Animation Clients With Your Video Reel

1. Work with previous animation clients 2. Personal projects displaying your skills 3. Variety of animation styles you can work on 4. Unique characters you have created 5. Smooth transitions for different scenes 6. Overall quality of video and sound editing 7. Your name, website URL, and contact details

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Free Social Media Tools For Your Freelance Animation Business

Which social media tools do you use for your social media platforms? Here are 4 free social media tools for your freelance animation business. 1. Unum - Curate Unum allows you to create beautifully branded, standout social profiles with a suite of tools designed for the modern-day animator. 2. Later - Schedule Later is an […]

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5 Websites To Find Voiceover Artists For Your Freelance Animation Business

1. Voice123 Voice123 provides services where you can upload jobs to the website for voice actors to audition for them. It is known to empower voice actors by providing a platform to find jobs and interact with other artists. 2. Voices Voices.com is one of the largest websites to host many different voice-over samples. You […]

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The Importance of Surveys for Animators

1. To determine what is important to your animation clients 2. To give way for open discussions with your animation clients 3. To compare the survey results for all your animation clients 4. To plan your next decisions based on information 5. To create a new and improved system based on results

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5 Key Interactions In Instagram's Algorithm for Your Animation Profile

Here are the key interactions on how the Instagram feed algorithm works, shared by Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram. 1. Time spent Are people going to spend time on your post? 2. Like What is the likelihood of people liking your posts? 3. Comment What is the likelihood of people commenting on your post? 4. […]

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8 Tips to Keep Your Animation Clients Happy

1. Create valuable animated content 2. Promptly reply to their emails 3. Value your client's insights 4. Be decisive with all your actions 5. Do not over-promise anything 6. Contact your animation clients regularly 7. Make sure to always be clear and transparent 8. Identify animation opportunities proactively

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How to Set Healthy Boundaries With Your Animation Clients

Do you ever feel like your animation projects are taking up more of your time than they're supposed to be? Here are some tips on how to set healthy boundaries with your animation clients. 1. Set client expectations early and consistently 2. Make it official with a contract 3. Communicate effectively 4. Stay in control […]

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How To Find The Right Prospects For Your Freelance Animation Business

Are you having trouble finding the correct person to contact to pitch your animation services? Here are our tips on how to find the right prospects for your freelance animation business. 1. Determine the type of industry to focus on 2. Create a list of potential companies to work with 3. Find out who the […]

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TikTok for Animators: How To Promote and Grow Your Freelance Animation Business From Your Phone

1. Share a short animation tutorial 2. Offer your animation services 3. Show behind the scenes studio footage 4. Research on animation techniques 5. Create animation challenges 6. Duet other animators videos 7. Recreate viral videos with animation 8. Search for potential animation clients

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The Benefits Of Organizing Your Animation Projects

1. Save time and money 2. Focus on objectives 3. Increase productivity 4. Maximize resources 5. Avoid major mistakes 6. Never miss a deadline

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What Is Crypto Art?

At first glance, Crypto Art can seem daunting, but luckily we're here to simplify this cryptic concept. Here's a beginner's guide to Crypto Art. Crypto art is digital art that is treated like physical art due to the ability to have verified ownership of the art. The authenticity and ownership of the art can be […]

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5 Ways To Keep Your Creative Animator Mind Sharp

In his book "Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age" (2020), Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon, shares his expertise on how to achieve good well-being for your brain via the "five pillars of brain health." Based on his recommendations backed up with scientific evidence, here are 5 ways to keep your creative mind sharp: […]

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15 Productivity Tips For Motion Designers

Here are 15 work-from-home productivity tips for motion designers: 1. Write down your tasks to save time remembering them. It's also good to divide your tasks into small ones. 2. Plan an effective routine. Don't forget to include self-care in your schedule too. 3. Find other motivated artists or animators and work with them. Hold […]

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Quote From Walt Disney Company

“Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation." - Walt Disney Company

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7 Expert Tips On How Animators Can Build More Self-Discipline

Here are 7 expert tips on how animators can build more self-discipline. 1. Power up your motivation. Know your why - your reason, your purpose... Think about the rewards you'll achieve if you get the job done or the consequences you'll get if you did not finish your tasks on time. Know what gets you […]

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8 Benefits of Having a Website for Your Animation Service

Aside from promoting your animation services on social media, a great way to promote yourself is by having an animation website. Check out these 8 reasons why having a website can benefit your animation business: 1. Adds Instant Credibility Having a website increases credibility because people see it as a legitimate business. Also, people nowadays […]

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5 Inner Walls That Block An Animator's Path To Self-Mastery

Here are 5 inner walls that block an animator's path to self-mastery. 1. Sensual Desire According to Shaolin Master Shi Heng Yi, we lose sight of our main focus or goals if we become distracted by whatever catches the attention of our 5 senses - sight, smell, sound, taste, and feeling. For example, the choice […]

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8 Ways to Get Referrals From Your Animation Clients

Here are 8 ways to get referrals from your animation clients: 1. Provide Good Customer Service Show your clients you care about them. Respect them, anticipate their needs, treat them right, and finally, listen to their complaints. Follow these practices, and a referral will definitely happen. 2. Make It Easy for Your Clients To Contact […]

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8 Productive Tools Animators Can Use To Schedule Client Meetings

When scheduling meetings or appointments with animation clients, it's more convenient to use a dedicated meeting scheduler app/tool to streamline the process. Here are 8 productive tools animators can use to schedule client meetings: 1. Calendly Calendly is a simple and intuitive tool that can integrate with up to 6 of your calendars (Google Calendar, […]

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What to Post On Instagram: 9 Content Ideas for Animators

Here are 9 Instagram post ideas for animators: 1. Share a post featuring your animation service. 2. Show behind-the-scenes content. 3. Announce your new animation service or offerings. 4. Post your business milestones. 5. Inspire your followers with a quote. 6. Mention your favorite tool or software. 7. Showcase someone you admire from the animation […]

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9 Steps For Building Your Animation Skills

Here are 9 steps for building your animation skills. 1. Begin animating. 2. Practice animating. 3. Keep animating. 4. Practice more. 5. Challenge yourself. 6. Practice more. 7. Access your improvement. 8. Practice more. 9. Repeat the process.

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9 Questions to Ask Your Animation Clients To Meet Their Expectations

When dealing with clients, issues usually occur when both parties make assumptions. It is important to ask questions that will help you and your animation clients avoid confusion, disappointment, stormy discussions, and even legal issues. Here are the 9 questions to ask your animation clients to fulfill their expectations. 1. What is the purpose of […]

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Quote From Walt Disney

"Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.” - Walt Disney: American animator, film producer, and entrepreneur

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5 Things Animators Sacrifice To Become Successful

Real success is always about sacrifice. The following are five things successful animators sacrifice in achieving their goals: 1. Time We all have the same 24 hours, and we all have the opportunity to make the most of it. Becoming successful comes at an expense where you have to sacrifice your free time and devote […]

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7 Types Of Rest Every Motion Designer Needs

Rest does not only mean taking short afternoon naps or your typical nightly sleep. Surprisingly, those shut-eye activities fall under just one type of rest. According to Saundra Dalton-Smith, M.D., "Rest should equal restoration in seven key areas in your life." Here are 7 types of rest every motion designer needs: 1. Physical Rest Rest […]

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5 Benefits Animators Get From Partnerships

Here are 5 benefits animators can get from partnerships: 1. Market Coverage Partnerships can help grow your animation business by extending your reach in the market. Your animation partners can mutually help spread the word about you. Eventually, you'll gain more potential clients. 2. Resources It will give you access to different animation resources. 3. Expertise […]

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How Facebook Pixels Help Your Animation Website Grow

What's the Facebook pixel? The Facebook pixel is an analytics tool or code you add to your animation website (or app) that enables you to track or measure events (actions) people take on your site. The code will be pasted just once before the closing head tag on your website. Here are 6 ways how […]

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8 Resourceful YouTube Channels Animators Should Subscribe To

Here are 8 resourceful YouTube channels animators should subscribe to: 1. BaM Animation Brent Noll and Maximus Pauson are professional artists working in the television animation industry. In their channel, they share their working experiences, give out animation tutorials character design tips, redraw episodes, and so much more. You can also send them your own […]

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5 Steps to Drive Social Media Engagement for Animators

Here are 5 steps to boost animators' engagement on social media: 1. Don't just focus on your brand. Discuss the latest animation industry news and give your followers useful information about your animation service. 2. Post regularly to show that your social media accounts are active and up to date on the latest animation trends. […]

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4 Ways Animators Can Learn Faster Using The Feynman Technique

Richard Feynman is an American physicist who won the Noble prize for his contributions in quantum electrodynamics and one of the "fastest thinking and most creative" theorists of his time. The Feynman technique originated from Richard's studying habits when he was a student at Princeton, which comprises 4 steps. Here are 4 ways animators can […]

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8 Factors Animators Should Focus On When Writing Facebook Ad Copy

There are lots of things needed to make a successful Facebook ad for your animation business - great images/videos, the right targeting, and well-crafted words to make compelling ad copy. Writing great Facebook ad copy is as crucial as writing a news headline or a book title. It's one of the first things people notice […]

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6 Ways Animators Can Stay Motivated During The Pandemic

At this time of pandemic, we are struggling to find and maintain motivation. But how do we stay involved and productive? Scroll down to find out. 1. Daily Rituals According to a study at Harvard University (2018), "rituals increase people’s self-control and feelings of self-discipline." Dr. Lora Park of the University of Michigan says that […]

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How To Create Effective Facebook Ads For Your Animation Business

Advertising is an important aspect of any business. As a freelance animator or an animation studio owner, advertising can help spread the word about your business or inform your existing clients of any updates about your products/services. Eventually, there will be clients in the market willing to buy your product or hire you at any […]

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Quote From Ajay Agrawal

"Listen to people's input, but don't compromise the integrity of what you're doing." - Ajay Agrawal: Academic Director and Co-founder of NEXT Canada, a program to help Canada's best young talent become successful entrepreneurs.

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5 Ways Constructive Criticism Differs From Destructive Criticism

Here a 5 ways constructive criticism differs from destructive criticism. 1. Criticism is constructive when it is compassionate, helpful, and is made with careful thought, while it is destructive if it is harmful, hurtful, and insulting. 2. Criticism is constructive when it objectively focuses on the work or the performance, while it is destructive if […]

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7 Ways Animators Can Stay Accountable To Their Goals

Here are 7 ways animators can stay accountable to their goals. 1. Commit to your schedule. Part of achieving deadlines is committing to a schedule. Determining the goal is not enough. To get there, you have to go through a system and stick to an effective routine until you obtain that goal. If it doesn't […]

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7 Ways Animators Can Overcome Insecurities

Feeling insecure about yourself all the time can affect every aspect of your life, from your physical and mental health to how you perform at your job. Here are 7 ways animators can overcome insecurities. 1. Improvements People feel insecure. It's normal. But why waste precious time and energy thinking about insecurities or negative feelings? […]

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8 Ways Animators Can Get Rid Of Toxic Egos

Here are 8 ways animators can get rid of toxic egos. 1. Humility is the best cure for pride. Being humble does not mean lowering your self-worth. "To be humble is not to think less of oneself, but to think of oneself less." 2. Acknowledge your weaknesses and limitations. Remember that we have our own […]

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7 Steps to Become a Master of Your Animation Style

How do animators get better at their job? Here are 7 steps to constantly improve and stay on the path to mastery: 1. Commit to your goal. 2. Use multiple animation sources and styles. 3. Find a mentor. 4. Start experimenting. 5. Get involved in the animation community. 6. Learn with others. 7. Practice and […]

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8 Monstrous Qualities That Scare Off Your Success

Here are 8 monstrous qualities that scare off your success. 1. Toxic Ego and Arrogance 2. Immorality and Lacking Empathy 3. Closed-Mindedness and Stubborness 4. Lying and Deception 5. Envy 6. Greed 7. Being Unreliable 8. Impatience and Impulsivity

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Kobe Bryant's 10 Rules for Success

Here are 10 Kobe Bryant's rules for success that will inspire every animator to take action on their dreams. 1. Get better every single day 2. Prove them wrong 3. Work on your weakness 4. Execute what you practice 5. Learn from greatness 6. Learn from wins and losses 7. Practice mindfulness 8. Be ambitious […]

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17 Traits That Make Animators Extraordinary

Here are 17 traits that make animators extraordinary. 1. Focus and Discipline 2. Artistic and Innovative 3. Patience and Humility 4. Trust and Confidence 5. Ambition and Perseverance 6. Empathy and Open Mindedness 7. Curious and Observant 8. Positivity and Resilience 9. Brave to Take Risks and Try New Things

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5 Ways Animators Can Keep Clients Coming Back

Here are 5 ways to retain your new animation clients and turn them into repeat clients: 1. Be easy to work with If you're easy to work with, your clients will be more willing to work with you. Eventually, they'll be more unlikely to look for other animators or studios to fulfill their animation needs. […]

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4 Simple And Free Ways To Support Animators On Instagram

Show your support to your fellow animators! Here are 4 simple and free ways to support animators or motion designers on social media: 1. Like their posts. Just click that heart! This is the simplest way for you to help them gain more engagement. 2. Comment on their posts. Boost their confidence by leaving meaningful […]

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4 Reasons Why Animators Should Focus On Repeat Clients

The goal to grow your animation service is by making sure you don’t lose the clients you already have because repeat clients creates long-lasting, profitable relationships. Here are 4 reasons why you should focus your efforts on repeat sales: 1. Repeat Clients’ Love Almost Never Dies Clients fall in love because of these two important […]

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Quote From Shane Parrish

"Execution beats luck. Consistency beats intensity. Curiosity beats smart. Kind beats clever. Together beats alone." - Shane Parrish: Founder of Farnam Street Media Inc., Chairman and CEO of Syrus Partners Inc., and author of the books "The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts" (2019) and "The Great Mental Models, Volume 2: Physics, Chemistry and Biology" […]

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5 Benefits of Using Loom For Animation Client Communication

Loom is an online tool that you can use to record both videos and screen captures which you can then send to your clients. Here are 5 benefits of using Loom for client communication: 1. Allows easy communication Using Loom allows you time to compose your reply, record, and send it to the client, all […]

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The Value Of Failure, Rejection, And Bad Ideas

Want to know the value of failure, rejection, and bad ideas? Scroll down to find out. 1. They are learning lessons that make us wiser. 2. They shape us to become braver and stronger. 3. They create opportunities for change and growth. 4. They compel us to reassess and reevaluate ourselves. 5. They push us […]

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Inspirational Quote From Angel Chernoff

"Every great artist was once an amateur. The sooner you get comfortable with practicing and making mistakes, the quicker you'll learn the skills and knowledge necessary to master your art. You'll never be 100% sure it will work, but you can always be 100% sure doing nothing won't work. So get out there and try […]

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What Makes An Animation Pitch "Bad"?

Remember the 5 rules of ideation in the creative community? One particular rule that animators should follow to come up with more ideas is that "there are no bad ideas." But sometimes, there are certain reasons or factors why an idea is considered not good at the moment. Here are 9 reasons that make an […]

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9 Ways to Attract More Animation Clients

Here are 9 ways to attract more animation clients: 1. Be an expert2. Make use of social media3. Create a website 4. Consistently update your website and social media accounts with new content5. Network your animation service6. Partner and collaborate with other animators 7. Participate in animation events8. Take advantage of surveys or testimonials9. Get […]

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7 Qualities Of A Great Animation Pitch

What makes an animation pitch successful? Well, that depends. We can attribute that success to just a few outstanding qualities or a whole variety of factors. However, according to various resources, here are 7 qualities that make an animation pitch great: 1. Well-prepared As Benjamin Franklin said, if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail. […]

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7 Truths Animators Should Know About Running a Business

Let's look at some aspects you didn't know about running a business, and to prepare yourself before taking this path. 1. Failure in business is inevitable. 2. It takes a high level of work commitment. 3. You're forced to make necessary sacrifices. 4. Business takes time to build. 5. Nothing will turn out as you […]

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The Essential Elements In an Animator's Pitch Bible

Now that you know what a pitch bible is for (one of the visual tools used in a pitch meeting), let’s look into the essential elements inside a pitch bible: 1. Logline The starting point in the overview, the logline is the key marketing statement that describes what your whole series is about. It's very […]

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7 Reasons Why Animators Should Try New Things

It’s comfortable to stick with your routine, but be open to try new things. Here are a few primary reasons why trying new things is essential to animators: 1. It stimulates creativity. 2. It makes you more marketable. 3. It boosts your overall confidence. 4. It makes you more passionate and eager. 5. You'll discover […]

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What's a Pitch Bible?

An animation pitch bible, also known as a pitch book, is a document that you create to describe what your animated series is about, and you present to an audience, usually potential buyers, distributors, or producers. It is a tool to make your idea (vision, story, art style, characters, etc.) organized and understandable to producers […]

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8 Ways Animators Can Make Themselves More Marketable

Here are 8 ways to stay up to date in your animation skills, and stay relevantly marketable for businesses at any stage of your career. 1. Upgrade Your Skills 2. Keep Learning 3. Update Your Demo Reel 4. Be Flexible 5. Expand Your Network 6. Stay Informed 7. Establish a Personal Brand 8. Get a […]

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5 Stages In An Animation Pitch Meeting

Here are the 5 stages in an animation pitch meeting. 1. Rapport A great way to start before giving your pitch is to build rapport or a personal connection with your audience, in this case, the decision-makers (producers, studio executives, etc.). Initiate small talk. This will lighten the mood and might boost your audience's interest […]

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5 Skills Needed to Be the Best Animator

It takes a lot of practice to become the best animator. The more you practice, the better you get. Here are some important qualities you need to have to become the best animator. 1. Creative and Imaginative Creativity makes you think differently from others. You should know how to artistically mold anything simple into something […]

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Inspiring Words From Colette Werden

Feeling a bit down? Here are some inspiring words from Colette Werden. "It's okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire." - Colette Werden: Founder and CEO of COLETTE WERDEN Personal Branding Agency based in Melbourne, Australia, as […]

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9 Live Streaming Content Ideas for Animators

Live-streaming made such a big impact online because it's informative and engaging. But what are the topics animators can talk about? Scroll down to find out. 1. Reveal new animation products and services. 2. Question and answer sessions about motion or animation. 3. Go behind-the-scenes. 4. Feature a special animation guest. 5. Animation tips and […]

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What Animators Should Include In Their Terms And Conditions

Here are what animators should include in their terms and conditions: 1. Clear definitions and descriptions of what products or services will be provided. (ex: script, storyboard, illustrations, voiceover, number of revisions included, etc.) 2. Conditions relating to delivery or performance (ex: where you sell your products, the time and place of delivery, deadlines, revision […]

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Logo Design Trends Animators Can Learn From

Logos are part of every brand's identity. It's a symbol that makes your animation brand remarkable to clients. That's why it's important to make your logo design unique yet memorable. Check out these 9 logo design trends this 2021. 1. 3D and Isometric 2. Minimalist 3. Wordmark 4. Nature-inspired 5. Character & Mascot 6. Gradients […]

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Why Animators Should Have Clear Terms And Conditions With All Clients

Here are 5 reasons why animators should have clear Terms and Conditions with all clients: 1. For the safety of you and your animation business Your Terms and Conditions (T&C) sets out rules and guidelines that animation clients must agree to. Well-drafted T&Cs protects you and your ownership of your content/business from unnecessary risks, liabilities, […]

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Brand Color Combinations Animators Should Try

Color is one of the most important aspects of logo designs, but at the same time can be one of the most difficult things to grasp. In this post, we recommend two to three color combinations you should try using in your next animated logo. 1. Black and Orange This brand color combination means energetic […]

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The Pros and Cons of Joining Animation Contests

Animators, as well as creators or artists, know that entering contests is both a motivation and a gamble. Here is a list of the pros and cons of joining animation contests: 1. PRO: Joining is a fun experience.CON: Sometimes constantly joining contests may feel like work. 2. PRO: Good opportunity to get more exposure and […]

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5 Ways Animators Can Demonstrate their Expertise

Learning how to communicate your expertise will keep your animation service in the lead. Here are 5 ways animators can demonstrate their expertise to the world. 1. Portfolio The first step in demonstrating your expertise to the animation world is to create a demo reel. Your demo reel is a collection of your best-animated video […]

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7 Ways How Animators Can Win The Day

Here are 7 ways how animators can win the day: 1. Plan your day the night before. 2. Wake up on time. 3. Avoid instant gratification. 4. Remove distractions. 5. Hold yourself accountable. 6. Focus and get to work. 7. Focus on winning each day. It'll all add up. Check out Business of Animation's blog […]

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Smart Ways Animators Can Get More YouTube Subscribers for FREE!

If you currently have an animation YouTube channel, you must be wondering how you can get more YouTube subscribers and views. Here are the smart ways to get more YouTube subscribers for FREE. 1. Ask your viewers to subscribe. 2. Promote your animation YouTube channel on your website. 3. Promote your YouTube channel on other […]

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9 Film Festivals and Contests for Animators In 2021

There are lots of exciting events and festivals for animators, filmmakers, and artists alike that happen year-round, pandemic or no pandemic. Here are 9 more animation festivals and contests to look forward to this 2021: 1. Fest Anča International Animation Festival Event: July 1-4, 2021Submission deadline: January 31, 2021 Fest Anca International Animation Festival has […]

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5 Win-Win Negotiation Strategies for Animators

To win a negotiation with your animation clients, you need to take appropriate action to say the right words. Check out these 5 win-win negotiation strategies: 1. Know your clients' needs or expectations. 2. Prepare answers to questions that your clients may ask or should know. 3. Establish open communication and collaboration with your animation […]

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9 Upcoming Business Conventions and Festivals for Animators This 2021

Here are 9 upcoming business conventions and festivals for animators this 2021: 1. Kidscreen Summit (February 8 - March 5, 2021) Kidscreen's premier annual event is a conference on the business of kids' entertainment, hosting more than 2,000 attendees worldwide, including top decision- and deal-makers interested to engage, network and find new ideas. Kidscreen aims […]

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What Is Win-Win Negotiation?

What is win win negotiation? Win-win negotiation is a negotiation style in which the interests of both parties are taken into consideration to end the discussion positively and gain maximum benefit. Both parties exchange interests and see how help can be provided to build a long-lasting relationship. If you both walk away happy with what […]

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7 Resources Behind Every Animator's Creativity

Here are the 7 resources behind every animator's creativity. 1. Intelligence Intelligence was defined in numerous ways to accustom different contexts. According to Dan Erwin (2012), intelligence does not only refer to your IQ. It simply refers to your abilities to understand and apply what you've learned (knowledge), produce new ideas, plan, evaluate, and make […]

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7 Powerful Benefits Of Livestreaming for Your Animation Brand

Here are a few reasons why live-streaming is so important for your animation business and personal brand: 1. Increase animation brand visibility 2. Real-time engagement 3. Promote new and existing animation services 4. Get instant feedback 5. Grow your followers 6. Attract prospects 7. It's free Check out Business of Animation's blog for more in-depth […]

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9 Tips to Help Focus on Your Animation Projects

Here are 9 tips to help focus on your animation projects. 1. Take some quiet time to think about your plans 2. Don't stretch yourself out to thin with too many tasks 3. Get rid of all things that can distract you 4. Be more mindful of all your thoughts 5. Find the right balance […]

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Quote From Soul

In need of an inspirational quote? Here's a quote from the Pixar Animation Studios' movie titled Soul. "Your spark isn’t your purpose. That last box fills in when you’re ready to come live." - Soul (Disney-Pixar Animation Studios, 2020)

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7 Ways Animators Can Cope With Failure

Here are 7 healthy ways animators can cope with failure: 1. Accept the situation and move forward 2. Look at the situation differently 3. Stop overthinking 4. Ensure no repetition of the same mistakes 5. Plan for alternatives (ex: Plan B) 6. Surround yourself with positive people 7. Look for success stories Check out Business […]

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9 Ways for Animators to Relax When Stressed at Work

Feeling overwhelmed with all your animation tasks? Here are 9 ways for animators to relax when stressed at work. 1. Schedule a few minutes and take in some fresh air 2. Meditate at your desk or a quiet place in your room 3. Listen to your favorite tunes during the workday 4. Step away from […]

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5 Golden Rules Of Ideation In The Creative Community

Here are the 5 golden rules of ideation in the creative community. 1. There are no bad ideas. 2. Quantity over quality. 3. Document or capture everything 4. Use and enrich others' input for better and stronger ideas 5. Keep an open mind and a non-judgmental attitude. Check out Business of Animation's blog for more […]

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9 Animation Blogs Worth Checking Out

Need some inspiration for your animation? Here are 9 amazing animation blogs worth checking out: 1. Cartoon Brew Cartoon Brew, founded by Jerry Beck and Amid Amidi in 2004, posts about the latest trends, news, ideas, movies, TV shows, and visual techniques related up-to-date about the biggest animation studios. like Disney and Pixar. 2. Animation […]

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How Animators Can Handle Difficult Tasks

Here are 9 ways animators can handle difficult tasks. 1. Research your options. 2. Brainstorm every idea possible. 3. Formulate a concrete plan 4. Commit to your decisions. 5. Ask for help if necessary. 6. Relax and don't over think. 7. Get started on the work. 8. Overcome each obstacle. 9. Breathe and accept the […]

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9 Idea Generation Methods To Help Animators Get Started With Any Project

In animation or any creative field, creating ideas is a daily requirement. Making good ideas takes a lot of time and inspiration. Demands also put you under pressure just to cope with them. Here are 9 idea generation methods to help animators get started with any project: 1. Brainstorming Brainstoming sessions are usually done in […]

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5 Good Reasons Why Animators Should Advertise On Twitter

Here are 5 good reasons to use Twitter ads for animators. 1. Pay Only for Performance When you promote tweets on Twitter, you only pay when you've achieved your marketing objective. Whether your goal is website conversions or Twitter engagement, you only pay when people take that action. 2. Keyword Targeting You can target people […]

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9 Tips to Keep Your Animation Clients Happy

Here are 9 tips to keep your animation clients happy. 1. Create Valuable Animated Content 2. Promptly Reply to Their Emails 3. Value Your Client's Insights 4. Be Decisive With All Your Actions 5. Do Not Over-Promise Anything 6. Contact Your Animation Clients Regularly 7. Make Sure to Always Be Clear and Transparent 8. Identify […]

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The 5 Stages of Design Thinking In Animation Production

Design thinking combines both critical and creative thinking to produce innovative and problem-solving ideas through 5 stages: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test. So how does design thinking apply to animation production? Scroll down to read about the 5 stages of design thinking in animation production. 1. Empathize You put yourself in people's shoes or […]

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Social Proof Statistics: Powerful Facts Animators Need to Know

Here are some social proof statistics that show how powerful social proof can be for your animation service. 1. 92% of clients read online reviews before buying. (Big Commerce) 2. 88% of clients say reviews influence their online purchasing decisions. (Vendasta) 3. Clients read 40 or more reviews before considering a star-rating as accurate. (Opt-In […]

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The Warning Signs of a Bad Animation Client

Here are the warning signs of a bad animation client. 1. They ignore all your suggestions. 2. They are rude or lack professionalism 3. They have issues with signing a contract. 4. They are late on paying their invoice. 5. They have impossible demands & requests. 6. They have constant unscheduled calls & meetings. 7. […]

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Animators Guide To Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

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Benefits of Joint Ventures

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What Is a Joint Venture?

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Benefits of Advertising on YouTube

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The Keys to Landing Big Animation Clients

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How to Become a Successful Animator

Do you want to grow your skills and succeed in the animation industry? Here are some steps you can take to become a successful animator. 1. Take animation courses to grow your skills and continue your education 2. Dedicate yourself to developing your skills through practice 3. Pursue a variety of animation-related work experiences 4. […]

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How to Prepare for Your First Client Meeting

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Do you always feel like you don't have enough time to finish your project? Here's how you can maximize your productivity when animating. Focus On Finishing On Task At a Time Create a Comprehensive To-do List Set Up the Space To Do the Work Want to learn more about how you can jump start your […]

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Email Tracking for Animators

Waiting on that important email from that big time client? Stop refreshing your email and increase your productivity. Email Tracking is a method for monitoring the delivery of emails to your animation clients. It is a service that automatically notifies you that an e-mail message was previewed or opened. When sending mail to your animation […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Email Tracking for Animators

Are you thinking of using email tracking? Here are the top benefits of email tracking for animators. 1) Stay on track with all your animation client's emails. Never miss an important email again. 2) Give yourself more insight on your animation client's emails and create better optimization for your emails. 3) Send more impactful follow […]

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3 Animation Books Every Animator Should Own

How are you continually learning more about animation? Here are 3 animation books every animator should own and read. 1) The Animator's Survival Kit by Richard Williams Back to Basics: From the Academy Award-winning animator, who bridges the old generation and the new, learn about the fundamentals of spacing, timing, walks, runs, weight, anticipation, overlappping […]

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Pros of Having a Website Designer For Your Animation Website

Do you need to develop a website for your animation business? Here are the pros of hiring a professional website designer for your animation site. 1. Great User Interface Design Professional website designers know how to create a website that looks good and appeals to your potential clients. 2. Responsive Website With more people using […]

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Cons of Hiring a Website Designer for Your Animation Website

Here are the cons of hiring a professional website designer for your animation site. 1. More Expenses Hiring a website designer is expensive - the cost can range from a few hundred to thousands of dollars. 2. Website Design Trends If you're planning to update your website design to keep up with the trends, this […]

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The 4 Most Important Elements of YouTube SEO

Do you have a YouTube channel or do you want to start one to share your animation skills and expertise? Expand your audience using these 4 YouTube search engine optimization (SEO) tips for animators. 1. Title: Keep your video's title under 60 characters, add keywords, and use powerful language to encourage clicks like “How to,” […]

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How to Get Google Reviews as an Animator

Reviews from clients are a great way to generate trust in your business. Here are 4 effective ways you can get Google reviews for your animation business. 1. Remind your animation clients to leave feedback. Let them know how easy it is to leave reviews from any device. You can even send customers an email, […]

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Benefits of Using Google Analytics for Your Animation Website

Creating a website that is effective and stands out on the web can be difficult. Using Google Analytics can help with that. Here are some benefits of using Google Analytics for your animation website. Lets You See How Many People Have Visited Your Website Identifies Which Pages and Links Your Visitors Click the Most Informs […]

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Why Animators Should Use Lead Magnets

Lead magnets are a powerful marketing tool. Here are 6 reasons why animators like you should use lead magnets. Strengthen Relationships With Clients Nurture Qualifying Clients Build a Strong Email List Double the Conversion Rate of Website Views to Clients Increase Brand Awareness Develop Trust and Authority Within the Animation Industry Check out Business of […]

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The Sales Funnel Stages for Animators

What are the sales funnel stages? and how can you create a sales funnel for your freelance animation business? Stage 1: Awareness The first stage is where potential animation clients first become aware of your videos and services. They may hear about you from your social media or by word of mouth. How and why […]

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Map, Plan, And Forecast: What Is a Sales Funnel?

What is a sales funnel? A sales funnel is the term for the journey your animation clients go through on the way to signing up for a project. It helps you understand what your clients are thinking and doing at each stage of the process. These insights allow you to invest in the right activities […]

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Benefits of Customer Relationship Management

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Best Tools for Customer Relationship Management

Have you decided whether or not to start using CRM? Here are some best tools for customer relationship management. 1. HubSpot HubSpot's free CRM gives you just the tools you need to manage contacts and sell. You get unlimited users, and up to a million contracts, so you won't have to worry about limits. It's […]

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What Is CRM?

Customer Relationship Management is a tool used to manage interactions with clients and prospects. This system aids businesses build meaningful relationships and streamline processes in order to increase sales, increase revenue, and improve customer service. Want to learn more about how you can jump start your animation business? Business of Animation's blog has everything you […]

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Benefits of Sending Cold Emails

Why should you use cold emails? Because, when done well, it can work. Here are the benefits of sending cold emails. Business Development Open doors that wouldn't have otherwise been available and give way to new opportunities for your business with various contacts. Networking Meet entrepreneurs and professionals who can provide you with meaninful professional relationships […]

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How to Create Effective Cold Emails

How do you write emails that will catch you animation client's attention? Here are some tips and tricks on how to create effective cold emails. 1. Think Like a Copywriter 2. Write Impressive Subject Lines 3. Properly Address Your Prospect Check out Business of Animation's blog for more in-depth tips on how to grow your […]

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What Is a Cold Email?

A cold email is a powerful tool to help you generate clients for your business. It is an introduction e-mail that is sent to increase your sales, opportunity, or any other dual-sided gain. Want to learn more about how you can get new clients? Business of Animation's blog can help you achieve your goals!

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Fun Fact About Pixar's Movie UP

Did you know? The final balloon count in Pixar's 2009 Movie UP was 10,297.

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4 Tips to Organize Your Freelance Animation Business

Looking for more tips on how to start your animation business? We have everything you will need! Here are 4 tips to organize your freelance animation business. 1. Keep Updated Spreadsheets of Expenses and Income 2. Set a Time for Social Media and E-Mail; Automate Where Possible 3. Have a Daily Schedule 4. Make Your […]

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Quote: Guy from The Croods (DreamWorks Animation, 2013)

Are you worried about your future career as an animator? Here's a quote from Guy from The Croods (DreamWorks Animation, 2013) to cheer you up. "TOMORROW... A place not like today or yesterday, A place where things are better." - Guy from The Croods (DreamWorks Animation, 2013)

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21 Types of Videos You Can Make on Animation Video Retainers

Animation has the power to create anything - even if your working on animation video retainers. Here are 21 types of videos you can make on animation video retainers: 1. Explainer videos2. Commercial videos3. Social media videos4. Tutorial videos5. HR videos6. Sales videos7. E-learning videos8. Mini-series9. Event promos10. Onboarding videos11. Testimonial videos 12. Case study […]

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Why You Should Offer Animation Video Retainers

One of the downsides of being a freelance animator or owning an animation studio is not having a steady income and having to constantly find clients. Retainer agreements can help you achieve a steady income given that your client pays you every month. Animation video retainers can also help clients save time. They'd rather work […]

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6 Ways to Get Animation Clients Through Podcasting

If you haven’t marketed yourself and your brand through podcasting, you might be missing out on an untapped market of potential clients. Here are 6 ways you can gain new animation clients through podcasting. 1) Know Your Target Customers Really get to know the demographic you want to target. This will make it easier to […]

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What Are Animation Video Retainers?

Hey animators! Ever heard about animation video retainers? Did you know that you can offer these to your clients to help your freelancing career? Animation video retainers are monthly subscription plans where you make ongoing videos for clients instead of just one and done. Check out Business of Animation's blog for more in-depth tips on […]

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Types of Clients Animators Can Work or Partner With

Animation is a vast industry - the content that can be animated is limitless, as well as the number of people that find animation useful. Here are some examples of business clients that animators can work or partner with: Smaller Animation Studios (That Focus On Business Clients) Advertising Agencies Marketing Companies Post-production Houses Individual Businesses […]

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3 Reasons Why Not Every Animator Is Taking the Freelance Route

Freelancing can be for everyone, but not everyone chooses to do so. We have our own reasons, our own preferences, and that's all right. Here are 3 reasons why not every animator is taking the freelance route: 1. Most people don't know how to quit their jobs and take a different path. 2. Fear of […]

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Top 4 Ways Animators Can Get Lucky

Dear animators, luck will find you. Read and try these top 4 ways to get lucky: 1. Pray and hope that luck finds you. 2. Keep hustling it until you finally stumble into it. 3. Look out for opportunities other animators don't see. 4. Become the best in animation and business. Keep practicing. Opportunity will […]

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What Animators Struggle With the Most

We surveyed 1,347 animators and summarized their answers about what animators struggle with the most. We surveyed 1,347 animators and here's what they all struggle with the most... 1. Not Having Enough Clients 2. Feeling Like They Don't Have Enough Experience 3. Not Having Business and Marketing Expertise 4. Not Having Enough Money 5. Shrinking […]

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9 Things Animators Can Do That Require Zero Talent

Here are 9 things that animators can do to achieve success, but require ZERO talent. 1. Being On Time 2. Work Ethic 3. Effort 4. Body Language 5. Passion 6. Doing Extra 7. Being Prepared 8. Being Coachable 9. Attitude Check out Business of Animation's blog for more in-depth tips on how to grow your […]

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6 Reasons Why Animators Choose to Go Freelance

Have you ever wondered why some animators quit their 9-5 jobs to become freelancers? Here are 6 reasons why: 1. Can't Have a Boss 2. Too Ambitious 3. Easily Bored 4. Striving for Freedom 5. Nothing to Lose 6. Too Creative Check out Business of Animation's blog for more in-depth tips on how to grow […]

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Top 9 Most Expensive Animated Films

Love animated movies? Well, likewise! Check out this list of the top 9 most expensive animated movies. Which ones have you watched? 9. Brave (Disney-Pixar, 2012): $185 million 8. Toy Story 4 (Disney-Pixar, 2019): $200 million 7. Incredibles 2 (Disney-Pixar, 2018): $200 million 6. Finding Dory (Disney-Pixar, 2016): $200 million 5. Monsters University (Disney-Pixar, 2013): […]

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6 Major Problems That Animators Deal With

Along with the growing industry of animation, here are 6 major problems that animators deal with: 1) COMPETITION is fiercer than before...since anyone can easily learn animation online. 2) The biggest animation studios are OUTSOURCING their work to low-wage countries. When they do hire locally, it's nearly impossible to get a job with them due […]

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Quote From The Princess and the Frog

Want to get some advice about achieving your dreams? Check out this quote from The Princess and the Frog. "You wish and you dream with all your heart. But remember, that old star can only take you part of the way. You got to help it with some hard work of your own." -The Princess […]

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9 Best Online Tools to Collect Payments From Animation Clients

There are tons of online tools that you use to collect payments for your animation business. Many of these have unique features such as analytics, reporting, and account monitoring. If you're still trying to decide which online payment system to use, check out this list before you make the call. PayPal This famous online payment […]

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The Benefits of Offline Marketing

Online marketing is not the only way to get good results - there's also offline marketing. It is a tried-and-tested method of advertising; companies have been doing this for a long time and it has been consistently successful. Here are 5 benefits of offline marketing in your animation service: 1. Gives your clients something tangible […]

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The Benefits of Online Marketing

As the internet continues to grow in importance, online marketing has become more popular with businesses worldwide. Thinking of taking your marketing strategy online? Here are 5 benefits: Huge Online Reach Billions of people are now on the internet. Animators can reach a remarkable number of people with online advertisements if their content is engaging […]

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The 5 Must-Have Elements for Advertisements

Advertising is one of the most vital aspects of your animation service. It's the most direct and important connection to you clients. Here are 5 must-have elements for advertisements every animator should include in their ads. Logo/Brand A logo helps clients identify your service. It should be unique, high-impact, eye-catching, and leave an unforgettable impression […]

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How Perfectionism Affects Your Mental Health as an Animator

Are you a perfectionist? You're not alone. Many creatives have perfectionistic tendencies. This can work to your advantage at times, but it can also take a major toll on you. Here are 8 ways that your perfectionism could be negatively affecting your mental health. 1) You Don't Allow Yourself Any Mistakes 2) You Struggle With […]

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The 3 Parties Involved In the Affiliate Marketing Model

Affiliate Marketing is a system where an affiliate gets paid by promoting the merchant’s products. In general, there are 3 parties involved in the affiliate marketing system: The Merchant Also known as the creator, this is the party that creates and owns the product. The Affiliate Also known as the publisher. This party has the […]

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What Is Affiliate Marketing and How Does It Work?

Maybe you've heard of affiliate marketing but have never been totally clear on what it is. So, what is affiliate marketing and how does it work? Affiliate marketing is the process of earning a commission by promoting other people's (or companies') products. You find a product you like, promote it to others, and earn a […]

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Where To Put Keywords In Your Animation Blog Posts

Don't know where to place your keywords in your animation blog post to improve your ranking on search engines? Not to worry! Just follow these 5 helpful tips. Headings These are the section titles that animation clients usually see first. Make sure to utilize your keywords in these titles naturally. Content Having keywords throughout your […]

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Common Keyword Research Mistakes Animators Should Avoid

Don’t fall for these common keyword research mistakes! If you want to ensure that your animation website’s SEO is in the best possible shape, avoid these keyword pitfalls: 1) Aiming for Keywords for Which Very Few People Search 2) Picking Keywords That Are Irrelevant to Your Clients 3) Using a Single Word or Keywords That […]

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Why Self-Love is Important for Animators

Self-love isn't just important for your personal life; it can also reflect on your animation business. When you have a positive attitude towards life, your work will reflect that! Here are 8 reasons why self-love is so important. Motivates You to Make Healthy Choices In Life Helps You Pursue Your Interests and Goals You Feel […]

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The Importance of Having Your Own Animation Website

Do you have your own website? Here are some of the reasons why having your own animation website is important. Gives You an Online Presence Highlights Your Work Builds Trust With Your Audience and Potential Clients Shows Professionalism Accessible 24/7 Reaches a Larger Audience and Potential Clients Check out Business of Animation's blog for more […]

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Difference Between Vision & Mission Statements

The mission and vision statement are fundamental as they serve as guides for creating objectives and goals in your animation service. While similar, these two things do differ. To better understand, check out the difference between a mission and a vision statement. Vision Statement A vision statement is used to describe the future state of […]

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The Importance of Vision and Mission Statements on your Animation Website

When considering the future of your animation business, it's good to think "big picture." Your mission and vision are used to define future goals and operational tactics. Here are 4 reasons your mission and vision are important for your brand: They Serve as a Guide for Creating Objectives and Goals They Define the Purpose of […]

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5 Facebook Ad Formats for Animators

You can enhance your animation service growth and reach by advertising on Facebook. The site offers several formats to choose from when creating your ad. Which one is best? That’s will depend on your unique situation. Here are 5 Facebook ad formats animators utilize: Carousel Ads A carousel ad uses up to 10 images or […]

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6 Questions to Keep in Mind for the Perfect Facebook Ad

Want to know how you can create a perfect Facebook ad for your animation clients? Here are the 6 questions you need to answer: Visual Is the ad visually appealing and professional-looking to your clients? Relevance Is the ad relevant to your target clients? Value Proposition Are you offering enough value for the potential clients […]

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3 Common Types of YouTube Ads

YouTube ads present the perfect opportunity for animators to attract clients with a creative message while utilizing a great platform to brand yourself. Here are the most 3 common (and best) types of YouTube ad formats for any animator. 1) TrueView Ads TrueView is a safe and cheap option. Advertisers only pay for TrueView ads […]

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Why Is Keyword Research Important for SEO?

To understand SEO (which every animation business owner should) you need to understand what keywords are and how to use them. Why is Keyword research important for SEO? Keyword research pinpoints words and phrases that potential clients are searching for on Google, YouTube, Bing, etc. to figure out what clients are looking for on search […]

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The Benefits of Using Animated Logo for Your Brand

An animated logo is a modern way to present your unique brand. It can show your character and convey the message you want to send to attract clients. Check out these 4 benefits that come from using an animated logo. Holds the Viewer's Attention Longer An animated logo increases the level of attention and engagement […]

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SEO Tips For Your Animation Facebook Page

If you want to maximize conversions coming from your animation business’ Facebook page, you absolutely must make sure it’s optimized using SEO best practices. Don’t know how to begin? Just follow these 7 tips. Claim Your Facebook Vanity URL (Username) Having a custom URL builds more trust with your clients because it's proof that your […]

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3 Main Goals of Retargeting

Have you retargeted lately? Retargeting is re-engaging your site’s visitors to convert them from strangers perusing your sight into your new animation clients. The 3 main goals of retargeting are: 1) To target and convert people who already visited your animation website and those who are aware of your animation service. 2) To engage and […]

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5 Valuable Benefits of Viral Marketing

Do you want to get into the world of viral marketing? Having a video or other content go viral can bring in huge results with minimal effort. Check out these 5 benefits of viral marketing: Low Advertising Cost Once the video or content goes viral, it will cut down on your advertising costs since you […]

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3 Animation Industry Trends in 2020

Some entertainment-related industries are struggling due to the pandemic, but the animation industry isn't one of them. Here are three reasons why. 1) Bands and artists are now considering animated videos amid the pandemic. 2) Mixed media projects are on the rise for campaigns that require diverse aesthetics. 3) There's a growing demand for animated […]

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Quote from Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Want to know an animation tip from the director of "Kung Fu Panda"? Here's a quote from Jennifer Yuh Nelson. “A lot of the time in animation is spent getting the story right – that’s something you can’t rush." – Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director the of "Kung Fu Panda" series and storyboard artist for "Madagascar"

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5 Great Animated Music Videos from 2020

As the pandemic rages on, bands and artists will need to continue adapting how they entertain and engage with their fans. Here are 5 animated music videos that have been created for iconic artists: 1) "My Future" by Billie Eilish Andrew Onorato is the Aussie animator and illustrator behind Billie Eilish’s "my future" which has […]

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How to Develop a Growth Mindset as an Animator

Are you curious about how you can develop a growth mindset? Here are 7 steps to help you on your journey: View Challenges as Opportunities Replace the Word "Failing" With the Word "Learning" Learn From Other People's Mistakes Forget Negative Self-Talk Embrace Being a Curious Learner Acknowledge and Embrace Imperfections Celebrate Growth With Others Check […]

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List of Lead Magnet Ideas You Can Use for Your Animation Website

Having trouble maintaining consistent work or growing your email list? Here are some easy and effective lead magnets you can utilize to grow your animation client base and email list. Cheat Sheet Cheat sheets tell clients why they should use your animation services and how your service will help them resolve their problem/s. Free Animation […]

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How to Become a Successful Animator

Do you want to grow your skills and succeed in the animation industry? Here are some steps you can take to become a successful animator. Take Animation Courses to Grow Your Skills and Continue Your Education Dedicate Yourself to Developing Your Skills Through Practice Pursue a Variety of Animation-Related Work Experiences Create a Standout Demo […]

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Why a Growth Mindset Is Essential for Animators

Having a growth mindset means you can develop your skills through facing challenges, exerting effort, and learning from constructive criticism. This mindset is essential for animators. Here are some of the reasons why: A Growth Mindset Is Crucial for Your Success Develops Both Your Personal and Professional Life Pushes You to Work Hard and Continue […]

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The Keys to Landing Big Animation Clients

Wondering how to attract big clients? Here are some pro-tips to help you stand out! Believe In Yourself Self-confidence means self-belief. Believing in yourself is the first step to success. Invest In Yourself Learn a new skill, develop yourself personally and professionally, and/or hire a coach. Study Your Potential Clients Do your research and look […]

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5 Tips to Speed Up Your Animation Time

Are you in a time crunch to meet a deadline? Do you need more time to work on your passion projects or more time to spend with family and friends? Here are some tips for you, as an animator, to speed up your animation time. 1) Plan Planning what you have to do can save […]

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Direct Response Marketing VS Branding: Which Is Better?

What is direct response marketing vs branding? Which is better between the two? Check out this post to find out. Direct Response Marketing helps people buy. Branding helps people choose. Direct Response Marketing is applied to generate immediate sales or drive traffic in short order. Branding aims to get long-term positive recognition to establish brand […]

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How to Get Client Referrals as an Animator

If you're building your business, you know how important it is to build your network and client base. Here are 4 effective ways to get referrals from your animation clients: Improve Your Client's Experience When you deliver great work and a great experience for your client, your chances for referral increase. Act On Positive Feedback […]

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Why Animators Need Public Relations (PR)

It's not enough to be a great animator; you also need to manage your PR. Here are 4 reasons why animators need public relations (PR): Improves and Enhances Animators' Credibility Helps Animators Better Market Themselves to Reach More Potential Customers Helps Animators Become More Recognized In the Industry, Building Solid Networks Connects Animators With Big […]

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Spark Engagement With These 7 Calls to Action

As an animator, calls to action are a great way to spark engagement from your followers and target audience. Here are 7 calls to action you can use within your social media and blog posts to help promote engagement. Follow @YourUserName Visit My Website Check Out the Link In My Bio for More Information Ask […]

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The Value of Adding Social Media Links to Your Animation Website

Increasing the connectivity of your online presence is important as an animator! Here are 4 reasons why you should add your social media links to your animation website: Establishes Trust and Demonstrates Authenticity Helps You Build and Retain a Solid Audience Helps You Grow Your Followers Increases Your Website's Visibility In Search Engines Check out […]

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SEO Basics for Animators

Blogging may seem overwhelming! There's so much to learn about how to write effective posts. But here are 6 simple SEO tips animators can use to enhance their blog's content and searchability. Keywords Think about what keywords you want to focus on before writing blog posts; do keyword research, so you know which keywords will […]

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Fun Fact About Beauty and the Beast

Want to know a fun fact about Disney's animated movie Beauty and the Beast? Read this post to find out. Did you know? The production of "Beauty and the Beast" took more than 3 years and required the talents of nearly 600 animators, artists, and technicians.

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How to Promote Your Animation Work on Facebook for Free

As an animator, self-promotion is important, but it doesn't have to be expensive. Here are 6 ways to promote your animation Facebook page for free. 1) Create a Facebook Animation Page 2) Invite Friends and Family to "Like" Your Page 3) Share Interesting & Helpful Content 4) Use Relevant Hashtags and Keywords to Make Your […]

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The 70:20:10 Social Media Posting Rule for Animators

Sometimes, as an animator it's hard to know what all you should post on social media. How much should you promote yourself? How often should you share other creators' content? How much of your own work should you share? The 70:20:10 rule will help you learn how to balance what you post on your animation-related […]

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What's a Lead Magnet?

What's a lead magnet? A lead magnet is an incredibly valuable marketing tool for animators. Here's why! A lead magnet is a valuable incentive animators can offer potential clients in exchange for their email addresses or other contact information. Lead magnets are one of the most powerful marketing assets animators have because of their ability […]

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How to Stand Out with Your Social Media Handle

Building your brand is essential as an animator. Here are 4 social media handle tips you can follow to create a standout name and promote your online presence. Length Try to keep your social media handle to 15 characters or fewer. Always remember: Shorter is better. Consistency Keep your handle the same across all platforms. […]

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How to Get More Animation Clients from Instagram

Want to know how you can get more animation clients through Instagram? Here are 6 useful tips! Regularly Engage With Your Audience Like and respond to their comments and send direct messages when appropriate. Use Calls-to-Action In Your Captions Post Valuable Content Use Specific and Relevant Hashtags Tag People or Brands That Are In the […]

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The Psychology of Referral Programs

Referral programs help both you, as an animator, and your client. Here's some of the psychology behind referral programs. Not only do referral programs help your animation business and brand grow financially, but your clients also gain social recognition and belonging just by recommending your service. Check out Business of Animation's blog for more in-depth […]

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The Importance of Blogging for Your Animation Website

Blogging is a great way to expand your reach and market your skills. Here are 5 reasons why blogging for your animation website is so important. Allows You to Express Yourself Serves as a Platform Where You Can Share Your Animation Expertise, Helping You Stand Out as an Animator Generates Exposure Through Expanding Your Online […]

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2 Golden Rules of Content Marketing for Animators

If you're using platforms like social media for content marketing, here are 2 Golden rules every animator should follow. Commit to Posting as Much as Possible Be consistent and post useful and interesting information about animation, but don't overdo it. Engage With Your Followers Reply to their comments and ask them questions. Check out Business […]

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The 4 Most Important Elements of YouTube SEO

Do you have a YouTube channel or do you want to start one to share your animation skills and expertise? Expand your audience using these 4 YouTube search engine optimization (SEO) tips for animators. Title Keep your video's title under 60 characters, add keywords, and use powerful language to encourage clicks like “How to,” “Advice,” […]

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Pros of Hiring a Website Designer for Your Animation Website

Do you need to develop a website for your animation business? Here are the pros of hiring a professional website designer for your animation site.  Great User Interface Design Professional website designers know how to create a website that looks good and appeals to your potential clients. Responsive Website With more people using smartphones and […]

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Cons of Hiring a Website Designer for Your Animation Website

Here are the cons of hiring a professional website designer for your animation site.  More Expenses Hiring a website designer is expensive - the cost can range from a few hundred to thousands of dollars. Website Design Trends If you're planning to update your website design to keep up with the trends, this means you’ll […]

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How to Get Google Reviews as an Animator

Reviews from clients are a great way to generate trust in your business. Here are 4 effective ways you can get Google reviews for your animation business. Remind your animation clients to leave feedback. Let them know how easy it is to leave reviews from any device. You can even send customers an email, providing […]

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Why Animators Need An Outstanding Demo Reel

Do you have a demo reel already? If yes, are you sure it's something that will impress animation studios? Here are the reasons why animators need an outstanding demo reel. It Showcases Your Skills and Abilities It Reveals Your Character and Style They Are Used As a Portfolio to Convince Potential Clients Clients Are Basing […]

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Words of Wisdom From Ollie Johnston

Read these words of wisdom from Ollie Johnston about animation.

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Fun Fact About Toy Story

Are you a fan of Disney's and Pixar's movies? Read this post to read a fun fact about Toy Story and how the movie was made. Did you know? Toy Story was the first Pixar-Disney collaboration and the first feature-length animated film that was completely computer generated.

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9 YouTube Animators You Can Draw Inspiration From

Are you looking for animation ideas for your new projects with your animation clients? Check out this list of 9 YouTube animators you can draw inspiration from. 1) Odds1Out Odds1Out run by American YouTuber Robert James Rallison. He started uploading webcomics in 2012 then started posting animated videos on YouTube in 2014. His videos are […]

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Famous Movie Quote from Peter Pan

Feeling a bit unmotivated and uninspired? Here's a famous movie quote from Peter Pan to help lift your spirits. "All it takes is little faith and trust." – Peter Pan

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7 Reasons Why Animators Should Consider Podcasting

Are you thinking whether or not you should start your own animation podcast? Here are 7 reasons why animators should consider podcasting. 1) To Teach And Entertain 2) To Build Influence & Credibility 3) To Grow Your Community 4) To Promote Your Animation Services 5) To Attract Clients 6) To Build a Large Social Media […]

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Animators Ultimate Guide to Setting SMARTER Goals

Do you want to know how make goals and reach them? Read this animators ultimate guide to setting SMARTER goals. Specific Your goals should be SPECIFIC and answer the main questions of Who?, What?, and How? Measurable Your goals should be MEASURABLE to track progress. Attainable Your goals should be challenging yet ATTAINABLE. Relevant Your […]

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Fun Fact About Disney's Snow White

Do you know the Disney film Snow White? Check out this fun fact about Disney's Snow White and how it was produced. Did you know? Snow White, which premiered in 1937, was the first American animated feature film. It cost $1.2 million to produce.

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Quote from Pixar's CEO

Here's an inspiring quote from Pixar's CEO about passion and hard work.

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7 Best Physical Tools for Digital Artists

What physical tools are you using for animation? Do they have great quality? Check out this post to know the 7 best physical tools for digital artists. iPad Pro The iPad Pro's touch screen and generous dimensions make it natural for drawing, painting, and photo editing. Apple Pencil The Apple Pencil allows you to draw […]

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7 Things Will Happen When You Start To Believe in Yourself

Believing in yourself will allow you to do many things you thought you couldn't do. These 7 things will happen when you start to believe in yourself. 1) You Focus On Solutions and Not On Problems 2) You Focus On What You Can Do and Not Your Limits 3) You Keep Trying 4) You Always […]

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Tip for an Effective FAQ Page

Here's the best strategy you can apply for your animation FAQ page.

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Why Branding Is Important?

A brand is more than just a logo - it's everything. Here's the reason why branding matters.

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Best Tools Animators Can Use to Find Email Addresses

Are you wondering how you can get more animation clients? Check out this list of the best tools animators can use to find email addresses of potential clients. RocketReach Using RocketReach you can find anyone's email address, phone number, and more from 50+ sites in a single search. It has a Chrome extension that can […]

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6 Tips for Choosing Your Animation Website's Domain Name

It is challenging to decide on a domain name for a website with all the names out there. Here are 6 tips for choosing your animation website's domain name. 1) Use Dot-Com Dot-com (.com) domains are the most memorable, most established, and credible domain name extension. 2) Use Keywords Keywords describe your website and the […]

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How to Improve Your Animation LinkedIn Profile

Are you looking for ways to get more clients online? Here are some tips on how to improve your animation LinkedIn profile. Create a Client-Centric Profile Your profile shouldn't only be about you - it should be about the prospects you're trying to attract. Optimize Your Photo, Headline, and Summary Choose the right profile picture, […]

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How to Get a Custom YouTube URL for Your Animation Channel

Custom YouTube URLs are only given to channels that quality. Scroll down to find out how. Have 100 or More Subscribers YouTube Channel Must Be At Least 30 Days Old Upload a Photo or Your Channel Icon Upload Channel Art

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How Animators Should Respond To Unhappy Clients

Talking to clients when they're unsatisfied can be a challenging task to do. Here are tips for you to know how animators should respond to unhappy clients. Make Your Clients Feel Heard By Acknowledging Their Issue and Feelings Apologize and Sympathize With Their Negative Experience Find a Solution That Works for Both of You Resolve […]

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5 Free Logo Makers Animators Can Use

Scroll down to know the 5 free logo makers you can use for your website, social media, and other branded material. Canva On Canva, you can upload your graphics or choose from Canva's library of free elements to add to the animation logo template with the simple-to-use drag-and-drop feature. You can download your design as […]

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9 Animators‌ ‌You‌ ‌Should‌ ‌Follow‌ For‌ ‌Inspiration

Are you looking for some animation ideas for your next project? Here are the 9 animators‌ ‌you‌ ‌should‌ ‌follow‌ for‌ ‌inspiration. 1) Rachel Ryle @rachelryle Rachel is an award-winning illustrator and animator. She created an illustration for National Geographic about an idyllic getaway in British Columbia's Coast Mountains. Rachel spends her free time making crafts. […]

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Fun Fact About SpongeBob SquarePants

Here is a fun fact about the famous character SpongeBob SquarePants and where got his name from. Did you know? A fungus discovered in 2011 was named after SpongeBob, and it's called Spongiforma Squarepantsii.

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Disney Quote from Brave

Feeling like your future as an animator is out of your control? Read this famous Disney Quote from Brave. "You control your destiny - you don't need magic to do it." - Brave, 2012 Film

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Quote from Chuck Jones

Are you worried that your drawing isn't as good as other animators' drawings? Here is an inspiring quote from Chuck Jones about artists having bad drawing. "Every artist has thousands of bad drawings in them and the only way to get rid of them is to draw them out." - Chuck Jones

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6 Tools That Will Help Animators Create a Proposal

Are you looking for an easier way to make animation project proposals for your clients? Here are 6 tools that will help animators create a proposal. 1) Microsoft Word Microsoft Word has built-in proposal templates. It can make proposal writing easier to begin because you're not working with a blank page. 2) Proposify Proposify is […]

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Types of Social Proof to Use on Your Animation Website

Including social proof on your website gives credibility and influences purchasing behavior. Read these types of social proof to use on your animation website. 1) Testimonials This is an excellent tool that helps you attract new clients because it displays your credibility and level of expertise. It can be a form of text, images, or […]

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Quote From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Feeling a bit lost in your animation career? Here's an inspiring quote from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. “If you don't know where you want to go, then it doesn't matter whichpath you take." - Lewis Carroll, Author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Looking for more inspiration on how you can start your freelance animation career, […]

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How Businesses Use Animation for Marketing

Don't know what kind of animated videos to offer your clients? Read this post to find out how businesses use animation for marketing. Television Commercials E-cards Business Proposals Website Animation Event Promotion Social Media Product Videos Brand Awareness Announcements Want to learn more about how you can jump start your animation business? Business of Animation's […]

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The Top Qualities of a Great Animator

Ever wondered what are the qualities that make a successful animator? Here are the top qualities of a great animator. Determination Confidence Humility Passion Curiosity Check out Business of Animation's blog for more in-depth tips on how to grow your animation business!

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How To Stand Out as an Animator

Having a hard time getting traction with your freelance animation career? Here are some tips on how to stand out as an animator. Build Up Software Skills That Are In Demand Develop a Sensational Showreel Create Personal Projects Start Proactive Studio Outreach Share and Be Inspired Looking for more tips on how to start your […]

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15 Benefits of Being a Freelance Animator

The life of a freelance animator can be challenging, but also rewarding. Here are 15 Benefits of Being a Freelance Animator: 1. Make a lot more money2. Full control over how much you're paid3. No income ceiling 4. Full control over your time5. Can choose projects you work on6. Build your portfolio and reputation 7. […]

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5 Solutions You Need to be a Successful Animator

If working at a big animation studio isn't the key to success... and rampant competition, outsourcing, do-it-yourself tools, tiny client budgets, and one-off clients are such big problems. What are you supposed to do? Well, you actually need to focus on these 5 solutions. 1. You need to be a freelance animator. 2. Only work […]

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Quote from Buster Moon from Sing (Illumination Entertainment, 2016)

Feeling a bit down? Here is an inspiring quote from Buster Moon from Sing (Illumination Entertainment, 2016). "You know the good thing about hitting rock bottom, there's only one way left to go and that's up!" - Buster Moon from the animated movie Sing (Illumination Entertainment, 2016)

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Top 9 Business Books Every Animator Should Read

As an animator, it's important that you learn all about the business side of animation. Here are the top 9 business books every animator should read. 1) The Animation Business Handbook by Karen Raugust It shows how a successful animation studio or freelance animator operates, describes the process of how animators can develop animation property […]

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8 Ways to Stay Creative as an Animator

Want to get your creative juices flowing? Here are 8 ways to stay creative as an animator and keep the fire going! 1) Take an Animation Online Course Keep your skills sharp by staying updated on the latest animation trends. 2) Collaborate With Other Animators Collaboration brings creativity and improves productivity. 3) Get Feedback From […]

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7 Ways to Ask Animation Clients for Powerful Testimonials

Receiving testimonials from happy clients is essential in growing your animation business. Here are 7 ways to ask animation clients for powerful testimonials. 1) Decide On When the Right Time to Ask Is The best time to ask for customer testimonials is right after an animation project has been completed to make sure that your […]

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8 Tips for Animators to Conquer Impostor Syndrome

Do you feel like you got where you are now only because of luck and not your own skills? Read these 8 tips for animators to conquer impostor syndrome. 1) Talk to Other Animators 2) Regularly Give Yourself Positive Affirmations 3) Make Time for Self-Reflection 4) Be Proud of Your Work 5) Celebrate Little and […]

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10 Essential Elements Every Animators Website Should Have

Do you plan to build your animation website? Read this list to know about the 10 essential elements every animators website should have. 1) Eye-catching Design 2) Recent Demo Reel 3) Your Top Work 4) A Blog With Quality Content 5) Outline of Your Process 6) Call-to-Action Buttons With Opt-in Forms 7) Testimonials & Reviews […]

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9 Animation Podcasts You Should Listen To

How do you grow as an animator? Do you watch YouTube videos, listen to podcasts, or take online courses? Here are 9 animation podcasts you should listen to. Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast Tom Bancroft and Tony Bancroft, two ex-Disney animators, discuss the art and business of animation with some of the biggest talents from Glen […]

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Why Animators Should Use LinkedIn Regularly

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? Are you keeping it updated and using it often? In this post we give you 6 important reasons why animators should use LinkedIn regularly. All of Your Potential Clients Are On LinkedIn LinkedIn Messages Have a Much Higher Open Rate Than Email LinkedIn Groups Are a Great Way to Network With […]

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How Successful Animators Think

Do you have what it takes to become a great animator? In this post, we list down the 9 things successful animators always keep in mind. Successful Animators Focus on Growth Successful Animators Never Stop Learning Successful Animators Have a Positive Mindset Successful Animators Stay Curious Successful Animators Embrace Mistakes and Move On Successful Animators […]

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How to Build An Animation Channel on YouTube

Would you like to start growing a following and getting clients from YouTube? Here are 9 tips on how to build an animation channel on YouTube. Identify the Purpose of Your YouTube Channel Determine What Type of Animated Content You Want to Create (Giving, Advice, Tutorials, or Storytelling) Know Your Target Audience Collaborate With Other […]

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Common Showreel Mistakes

It is challenging to create an impressive showreel. There are many do's and don'ts. Read our list of common showreel mistakes animators usually make. 1) Showreels Are Too Long 2) Multiple Clips of the Same Character 3) Including Everything You've Worked On 4) Using Copyrighted Music 5) Outdated Showreel 6) Not Putting Best Work First […]

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Best Portfolio Websites Animators Should Be Using

As animators, we have lots of options on where to build our amazing portfolios. Here are a few of the top platforms animators love. Behance Imaginative people around the world use Behance. This community was made to showcase and discover artistic and original work. Adobe Portfolio If you want a personal portfolio website but don't […]

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The Top Animation Studios In the World

Are you wondering which studios are the best ones to follow or get animation ideas from? Check out this post to know the top animation studios in the world. Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Animation Studios Illumination Entertainment Dreamworks Animation Sony Pictures Animation Studio Ghibli

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7 Reasons Why Animators Should Have a Mentor

Here are the 7 reasons why every animator needs to have a mentor. Why don't you have one yet? Mentors help you reach your goals Mentors share information and knowledge Mentors give advise and constructive criticism Mentors help you work through challenges Mentors can expand your network Mentors give motivation and encouragement Mentors are trusted […]

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How Animators Can Attract Clients Using Instagram

Post High Quality Images or Videos of Your Work

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Award-Winning Animators

Are you curious about who the world's award-winning animators are? Here's a list of the 5 Award-Winning Animators for Best Animated Feature. Hayao Miyazaki Japanese animator, filmmaker, screenwriter, author, and manga artist. Hayao Miyazaki won in 2002 for Spirited Away. Bradley Bird American animator, director, screenwriter, producer and voice actor. Bradley Bird won in 2004 […]

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How To Stay Motivated As An Animator

Are you starting to get unmotivated and uninspired? Read this post to know how to stay motivated as an animator and keep the flame going! Make a List of Things You Want to Accomplish Having goals, whether it's big or small gives us a sense of purpose and leads us in the path we want […]

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Reasons Why Animators Should Use Relevant Hashtags On Social Media

Here are 5 reasons why animators should use relevant hashtags in social media posts. To Boost Brand Awareness or Identity To Promote Your Work and Services To Encourage Audience Interaction To Attract Prospects or Clients

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Essential Business Skills Animators Need to Master

Here are the 5 essential business skills you need to master in running your animation business. Negotiation Skills Formal negotiation is a skill that can be learned through experience and practice. Leadership Skills Ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. Delegation Skills Identifying who you can delegate tasks to, allows you […]

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Top 5 Highest-Grossing Animated Films

Are you curious about which animated movies people enjoyed watching the most? Here are the top 5 highest grossing animated films of all time. 4) Incredibles (2018) 3) Frozen (2013) 2) Frozen II (2019) 1) The Lion King (2019)

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Why Start an Animation Business?

Here are 5 simple reasons why starting an animation business is a great idea. It Pays Well All Businesses Need Animation You Can Work From Anywhere It Never Gets Boring

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6 Project Management Tools For Animation Projects

Here is a list of 6 project management tools that will help you as you work on your animation projects. 2) Asana 3) Proofhub 4) Smartsheet 5) ProofHQ 6) Frame.IO

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Most Common Mistakes Animators Make

Are you aware of the mistakes you should avoid making as an animator? Here's a list of the most common mistakes animators make. Using Inappropriate Music and Sounds Hiring Any Random Person For Voiceover Not Studying The Psychology Of Movement

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Top 5 Animation Software For Beginners

Looking for the best animation software for beginners? Here are the Top 5. 3) Tupi 4) Digicel Flipbook 5) Toon Boom

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Top 5 Richest Animators

Do you ever wonder who the richest animators are? Here's a list of the top 5 richest animators in the industry. Hanna & BarberaNet worth: $300 Million William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created characters like The Flintstones, Tom & Jerry, and Scooby Doo. Matt GroeningNet worth: $300 Million The Simpsons is the popular creation Matt […]

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5 Tips On How To Start An Animation Career

Do want to become a freelance animator? Here are 5 tips on how to start an animation career! 2) Identify the Kind Of Work You Want To Do 3) Create a Working Name 4) Build Your Team 5) Create a Business Plan

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Build Your Freelance Animation Business

Should you be an On-Staff Animator, Freelance Animator, or Studio Owner?

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