CourseHorse Featured Classes: Gearing Up for Business


I don’t know about you, but for me the new year means taking a fresh look at my business, assessing what’s working and what needs to change, and determining goals for the coming year. I wouldn’t say I particularly enjoy the business side of running a design studio, but it’s an area where I am always trying to improve my skills so that I can run things around here more smoothly. If you’re in the same boat, these classes might lend you a hand.

  • The Art of The Cold Call: Learn the secret way to to explore every nook and cranny on the internet in order to find that elusive lead. More info.
  • Google Analytics for Businesses: This course is for any individuals intending to use Google Analytics to strengthen their marketing initiatives and increase the number of conversions or sales from their website. More info.
  • Pitching & Productivity: In this course, full-time freelancer Linnea Covington will go over the ins and outs of successfully working at home as writer. This includes tips on how to manage your time, instruction on writing a story pitch, how to pitch editors, where to look for work, and the best way to brand yourself. More info.
  • Networking for Gigs: How to Work (And Get Paid): This is a course on how to get freelance assignments without ever writing a pitch! Relying on personal anecdotes, as well as some secondary sources, this class will be a step-by-step guide on how to get out of the house and get yourself some assignments! More info.




Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now splits her time between developing brand identities for small businesses and soaking up (and passing along) as much inspiration as she possibly can.

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