Creative businesses are more than just businesses, and we’d like to support one or two of them…

We are the Client Strategist, meet some our favourite people

We provide transformational, comprehensive and flexible support for modern creatives. We want you to own your individuality, client awareness and authentic abilities. Doing this allows you to live alongside your business. Our soul mission and purpose is to support and empower a new breed of profitable, authentic, business minded wedding creatives – we do hope you are one of them?

So Much to do. So Little Time. So much avoidance. So little progress. Sound familiar? Is this your current mindset and business state? If so, you need a strategic intervention, and that is where we come in!

We do what we do because time and again, we have seen creatives we respect (creatives exactly like you) inspirational, talented, and exceptional creatives drowning under the weight of “doing” wedding work… Instead of thriving and excelling at something they were born to do, what they love to do and what they are exceptional at doing.

 Local loves

Some of our favourite places, people and hangouts. From a venue created to fulfill any requirement to the lady (Jennie, with the magic hands) at Square one. These are businesses and people we could not function with out. Oh and the chocolate brownie by Becky at Arlebury… has got to be tasted to be believed!

Creative businesses are more than just businesses - The Yard at Chilton Manor Farm
A great space to work in Alresford - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Creative entrepreneurs mental health - creative businesses are more than just businesses
When the stress takes hold of your shoulders - Square One physiotherapy - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
The brilliant and exceptional The Barn at Avington - Creative businesses are more than just businesses

Podcasts

Put your earphones in, and listen to some of the strongest and most valuable audio content creators we love. Passionate, fiercly authentic and eloquent leaders all sharing thoughts, advice and expert opinion. We defy you not to be entranced and inspired.

The Daring Romantics - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
A podcast for exceptional creatives - Brene Brown leading in a hearfelt way
Award winning podcast and creative bible by Krista Tippett - Creative businesses need support
Shoot edit chat repeat - brilliant education by Eddie Judd and Vicki Knights

“Time and space collide” episode

“Laying down the foundation of your dream” episode

“When it feels like you are not moving forward” episode

“A bigger purpose than you realise” episode

She Means Business by Carrie Green - the Female Entrepreneur Association - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Seth Godin with Krista Tippett on the ON Being podcast - marketing for creative businesses

“It’s ok” episode

“To lighten the load” episode

“The unexpected sabbatical” episode

“Be proud of yourself” episode

“Take your life back” episode

“Start small, build from there” episode

“It’s not just for some of us” episode

“People over profit” episode

“Removing the guilt” episode

Our amazing clients

What can we say – we are so proud to work with these incredible leaders in the wedding industry, and we can not wait to work with more creatives like you on a one to one, mentoring, strategic administration and ideal client perspective. There is no end to what we can do together, and we will show you the path to success, recognition and redefine your exceptional business.

Hannah Elizabeth Bridal - An award winning Hampshire bridal boutique - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Cooper Photography - branding and commercial photographer in Hampshire - Personal branding photographer
The exceptional bridal boudoir and wedding photographer, Hampshire Bridal Boudoir Photographer, creative wedding business
Brides of Winchester, Hampshire bridal Boutique, Suzanne Neville, Sassi Holford, Charlie Brear and creative businesses in Winchester

 Apps & tools

Disclosure; the links below are affliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase). We want to make sure that we adhere to fair business practices and keep you informed throughout this website of any advertising or affliate recommendations.

Dubsado - creatives business support and creative business administration and client management
Social media planning for creative entrepreneurs - Creative businesses tools for entrepreneurs
Lead pages for creative entrepreneurs, sales pages for creative entrepreneurs
Canva - creative templates and design tools for entrepreneurs

 #Whataboutweddings

As the country disintegrated and the wedding industry was decimated beyond recognition (some say at the hands of the government as well as COVID19). One thing emerged, a standoff between lying down and collapsing and a spirit rarely seen in wedding sector culture.  #Whataboutweddings became a torch lighting the way for thousands of creatives. We are huge supporters of this incredible movement.

Come and read our blog!

Beth Kirby says “There can be abundance without busy and happiness without hustle.” We can’t help agree, and we will cover that and more over on the blog. Interested, course you are…

 TRENDING/ on the blog

books

We do what we do because time and again, we have seen creatives we respect (creatives exactly like you) inspirational, talented, and exceptional creatives drowning under the weight of “doing” wedding work… Instead of thriving and excelling at something they were born to do, what they love to do and what they are exceptional at doing.

Darling greatly by Brene Brown - creative entrepreneurs should read this
Community by Seth Godin, the bible for creative entrepreneurs and creative communities
Leaders eat last by Simon Sinek - Creative entrepreneurs
The extraordinary fire starter sessions by Danielle LaPorte - creative entrepreneurs questions for a better life
Blue Ocean Strategy for creative entrepreneurs - find your blue ocean and niche

ted talks

What can we say about TED, you TV channel into the teachings of genius creators – short, sweet and easy to listen to. With transcripts, advice articles and so much more. This platform is one of the most adaptable and useable spaces for creative entrepreneurs. Here are some of the talks we love.

Ted talks for creative entrepreneurs - The Client Strategist - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Ted talks for creative entrepreneurs - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Ted Talks - The Client Strategist - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Ted talks for creative entrepreneurs - Julian Treasure - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
The power of entrepreneurs - The Client Strategist - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
The power of vulnerability - The Client Strategist - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Tim Urban - A Master Procrastinator - The Client Strategist - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
How to make stress your friend - The Client Strategist - Creative businesses are more than just businesses
Ted talks for creative entrepreneurs - Your elusive creative genius - Creative businesses are more than just businesses