Natalie Hands Studio
Hands-crafted design and strategy.


8 Expenses You Probably Didn’t Know Were Deductible (& A Tax Time Freebie!)

Whether you’re just answering the call of the freelance life or are a seasoned soloprenuer, we’re offering some free advice about expenses. Knowing what you can and can’t deduct will be massively beneficial come tax time. Sure, expenses aren’t our favorite topic, but there’s more to write off than you think. Tracking business-related eats, home office supplies, and the necessary tools you need to do your thing will save you some hard-earned cash and sanity when crunching the yearly numbers.

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How We Booked Up Months in Advance (With NO Website!)

Over the last year or so, we began to book up our projects months in advance but we didn’t yet have our website up. It wasn’t expected at all as a website is a key component to running a business. In fact, we highly advise you have a website in place, as a website works for you when you aren’t, but we know sometimes it just isn’t possible at the time. While we didn’t have ours up yet, we made sure cover all the bases and today we’re going over the three key things we did to stay booked up at least two months in advance.

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10 FREE Business Apps That We Use Every Day

We understand how important it is that the tools you use be affordable and accessible when starting a business on your own. We started our design studio with no capital, no investors, and no idea what we were getting into! We learned so much along the way - including the glory of free apps - and want to share 10 of our favorites with you, today. So! Let's dig in.

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