Issue 231 • June 18, 2020
"The future of content really looks like ownership and the marketization of content — creating content that is on your own terms."

How do you build an audience from scratch and hone your voice? How do you decide when to be generous and when to accept new opportunities? We turned to author, speaker, and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi. In this interview, she speaks on the importance of staying true to your voice throughout your work and protecting your platform. 
More Own Your Content resources:
Article: Would an online portfolio benefit your career?
Toolkit: How to showcase your projects.
(Presented in partnership with for the Own Your Content series.)

Connect Design to Business Strategy

Business Thinking for Designers is a book about connecting business thinking to design. In this book, designers can learn how business thinking is critical to increasing your value as an employee, teammate, and as a prospective job candidate. Written by InVision, the digital product design platform powering the world’s best user experiences.

 Read the book online 

 Fun Stuff to Click On
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How to find a job during a pandemic.

Tackle your project with this free weekly webinar: Website Building 101.

A Design Better podcast episode on designing for diversity and accessibility.

Hella Juneteenth is an initiative and educational site about recognizing Juneteenth.

A collection of stories and resources celebrating Black-owned businesses.

Is your company actually fighting racism, or just talking about it?

No Tokens is a journal "celebrating work that is felt in the spine."

A guide to building a winning remote employee onboarding process.

See In Black is a new collective of Black photographers.

Unfiltered conversations: Watch the Allyship & Action Summit livestream.

100 days of poetry is an interactive design gallery.

Artist Shantell Martin talks about how drawing can set you free.

Browse upcoming virtual CreativeMornings events and FieldTrips.
CreativeGuild Spotlights
global directory of creative companies and individuals.
Joél Leon is a storyteller, copywriter, and the creator of my daughter may have sent this. Check out this short clip of Joél talking about speaking and owning your truth.
Resistance Communications is a women-led creative agency of storytellers, practitioners, strategists, time travelers, dreamers, and artists. They're hiring two freelancers to work remotely!
Cool Jobs in Our Universe
Hiring or looking for work? Check out the CreativeGuild.

Nava PBC is hiring a Content Strategist to work remotely in the U.S.

NuMarket is hiring a Lead Designer to work remotely.

Courier Media is hiring a Freelance Copywriter in London.

Black Mountain Institute is hiring a Founding Producer in Las Vegas.

Netflix has 250+ job openings around the world.
I made this newsletter like a course syllabus. It doesn't cover everything, but I zoomed in on some important core themes.

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