Episode 9: Sara Barnes

Hear more from Sara on building her illustration blog Brown Paper Bag, developing self-awareness and playing to your strengths, using affiliate marketing and good money management, and how she discovers new talent. 

Links to resources mentioned throughout the episode: 

Tailwind — Subscription service for social media analytics

Awin (Affiliate Window) — Affiliate marketing platform for various merchants including Etsy, Firebox, & Happy Socks

Side Hustle School podcast — a daily podcast about finding and developing a side hustle 

Happier podcast — daily strategies on how to be happier (starting with self-awareness), hosted by Gretchen Rubin

ICON — Illustration conference

Meighan O'Toole — social media etiquette for small businesses and makers 

Maryland Institute College of Art — where Sara earned her BFA and MFA in Illustration and Illustration Practice

My Modern Met — online blog celebrating creativity and culture where Sara is a contributing writer 

Behance — online platform for sharing creative work (and one place Sara discovers new talent)

See more of Sara's work on her blog www.brwnpaperbag.com and on Instagram at @brwnpaperbag