Freelancer Winning Tips

These Freelancer Tips came from Collective Chemistry where I was a contributing member when I first arrived in Seattle.

Epic Freelancer
Epic Freelancer Tips

1. Don’t underestimate your current skills.
2. The moment you become uncomfortable is the moment you start to grow.
3. Word-of-mouth, on its own, is not a marketing strategy.

4. “…people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”  —  Leonardo da Vinci

5. If you want to manage and grow a successful freelance business over the long run, you have to reinvent yourself, your services, and your vision.
6. The first step of change is to become aware of your own BS.
7. Masters do not do 4,000 things. They do a few things 4,000 times.
8. “Success is doing what you want, where you want, when you want and with whom you want, as much as you want.”
9. Understand your most valuable asset: time.
10. Failure is just feedback.

Thriving Freelancer

Dazzling Freelance Creative Anna Thoreau is finding her way thru word of mouth in Seattle. Armed with a killer site & Creativity to spare Anna is making a sensation with her beautifully crafted designs, graphics, web builds & inventions. Her charm brings in top clients & her skill-set delivers every time, she’s quickly building a solid rep. Find her on YouTube pimping Creativity, Street Music and Planet Health at “Creativity in Cascadia“.

Anna Thoreau Headshot
Freelance Creative Anna Thoreau

 

World in Her Hands
World in Her Hands

Above from the debut episode of “Creativity in Cascadia” #Goals

Her band media packages are as fun as they are artistic & effective.

Basphite at Bedlam Coffee
Basphite at Bedlam Coffee

Joel Kenworthy and Anna Thoreau make up the Seattle BrassPunk band “Basphite

Basphite!!!
Basphite!!!

 

The Mighty Basphite
The Mighty Basphite

Anna’s startup media boutique, Aesdiopod Designs, is a leader in building up the post-Capitalist/ Clean energy New World System that is burning up the old world & spawning New Markets that hold people & planet health 1st holistic economy that’s thriving & supporting humanity and planet health.

 

Menace

Basphite covers “Menace” by Seattle’s Actionesse on their latest album release comin out soon and available out of the case at Capitol Hill & Westlake Stations and Pacific Place as well at an upcoming gig at Poquitos Atrium for a select lucky few.

Phew!!

For booking inquiries email: basphite [at] gmail.com

Playing Pacific Place
Playing Pacific Place
Cap Hill
Cap Hill
Funky Style
Funky Style

Project Season

I joined a new app to find collaborators in Cascadia. I’ll report about how good it works for me and vice versa, called Shapr.

Also joined a team to work on an app/site/media for Taming Bigfoot, a contest in the Seattle area (total leading city in prototyping/activating the clean energy movement). My bandmate & I were talking on the bus the other day, if you want to help things be better, in this case healthier environment, go find the others who are already doing that and help them… et voila.

Taming Bigfoot logo
Contest to reduce your personal carbon footprint.

We’re on our way & we got that fire. It’s more than a start, it’s a fire!

Rise Up! Action Band played at the 350 Seattle fundraising shindig last night. It was a blast, if you are into helping the planet transition to clean energy, water, food, & fuel, aire like I am go check out 350 in your area & get on board they/we are making good waves. Keep the Oil in the Soil!!

350 - Keep the Oil in the Soiil!
350 – Keep the Oil in the Soiil!

And I LOVE THIS FLUTE!

flute love
flute love

Music house life is pretty damn sweeeeet! Happy holiday time internet massive!

more flute love
more flute love

Basphite has been working on an album to sell out of the case. I’m so pumped about this project!

And I’ve been on a quest for 100 subscribers on Youtube “Creativity in Cascadia” so I can unlock more features to start. I’m posting a lot of videos on there, getting a good flow on. Creativity will save the world!

And THIS WEEKEND Seattle paintings by Anna Thoreau are up at The Underground club in Pioneer Square for your third eye’s pleasure, and for purchase, make me an offer!

Paintings by Anna Thoreau
Paintings by Anna Thoreau at The Underground

Expression

I’ve been playing out on my own with my guitar. It’s been magical…..

magical
magical

Halloween Set
Halloween Set

It’s fun what two brains do when they are really just wanting to collaborate….
What is revealed to them and the dopamine flows….

“I’m free now
free to look out the window
free to live my story
free to sing along”

Morphine – I’m Free Now

happy doin my thing
happy doin my thing

Music Music Music

So much music all over this bloomin bloom!

Anna Thoreau & Liz Kasser
Pixie Dust – Zombie Cover

Pixie Dust is such a boss ass project too. Now Chris the uber talented Violin and Banjo player (just to name the instruments he plays in our band) he plays so many more WELL. But yeah, we played at the Ballard Farmers Market recently and it was FUNN!

Pixie Dust playing Ballard Farmers Market Seattle
Pixie Dust playing Ballard Farmers Market Seattle
Anna playing at Benroyal Hall Station
Anna playing at Benroyal Hall Station

We’re Basphite

Basphite plays out all around Seattle metro and specifically Tuesday at rush hour at Capitol Hill Station.

Playlist is eclectic funk, some klezmer influence and shakes bootie.

If you are in Seattle it’s likely you will catch this band. Pop up sets in Capitol Hill, Seattle Center, and Westlake to name a few and adding new spots all the time.

Come hang with us at Art Attack in Georgetown on the Second Saturday night in October!