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How To Create Podcast
The How to Create Podcast gives you a peek behind the scenes, inside the brains, and over the shoulders of amazing creative professionals. With a unique focus on the creative process, these revelatory interviews and minisodes reveal stories and wisdom from business building creatives that are not often talked about.
If you are a creative professional who runs a business, has a side hustle, or who dreams of going from hand-made to self-made as you turn your creative brand into a thriving empire, you will be inspired to find and sustain your creative inspiration, and overcome doubt and blocks as you listen to how these amazing creators found their creative voices and worked to amplify them into successful, sustaining ventures.
Nothing inspires me to be creative quite like a good book! I’m having a bit of a fangirl moment today, because one of my podcast heroes is this week’s guest. Anne Bogel is the Modern Mrs. Darcy and host of the “What Should I Read Next?” Podcast. Anne’s podcast...read more
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“Is this Art?” I am sure many creative entrepreneurs and business owners have struggled with this thought. Can art actually be strategic? Do you even want to make your art into a business? I am so excited to dive into this subject and so many different explorations of...read more
To reserve you spot in our free "3 Smart Ways to Grow Your Creative Brand" training on Monday May 14th, click here! The reason that productivity systems don’t work for creatives is that we have this a special "X factor" that can’t be necessarily planned out...let’s...read more
There is a little bit of creative genius in all of us, but sometimes we need a little help expressing it. Angelica Suarez loves to sit in the space between the creative and the strategic. Angelica is an illustrator, entrepreneur, small business strategist, and a mom...read more
What is holding you back creatively? For many of us, we have fears and doubts that inhibit our ability to create. Where do you often feel “stuck,” and are you ready to break the fear cycle? I have great news for you then! My guest on the show today is Kate Swoboda,...read more
Laura Kashner is a graphic designer and editor, specializing in publication design. Since launching her freelance business after college, Laura’s sent thousands of pages and over 150 magazines to the press. In 2017, she launched Whitespace Magazine, her own print...read more
Susan is a photographer and digital artist. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona and has an immense love of animals, travel, and art. She’s combined all of these passions together to create a large gallery of photos, digital art, and video clips available as stock...read more
Shawna Clingerman is an artist, and after years as a creative she’s not afraid to say it. In fact, Shawna has spent nearly a decade in the graphic design industry and loves hand hand lettering, illustrations, and playfully watercoloring in her journal any chance she...read more
When it comes to growing your creative brand, there are two basic ways to approach expanding your sales. You can cast a wider net and get MORE clients or customers -get your work on more store shelves, in front of more customers, and grow your potentials audience of...read more
Shenee Howard epitomizes what it’s like to put all of your authentic self into your creative endeavors. She’s known for her work in the marketing and branding space-- having launched over 30 successful products for her client base of female entrepreneurs-- but she’s...read more
Most Creatives I know have one: a project they’ve been thinking about and talking about doing for months. Sometimes years. They’ve thought through the concept. They’re excited about the prospect. They say they’re gonna pull the trigger...and yet….time goes by and they...read more
Jessica Swift is a full-time surface pattern design artist on a quest to inspire and teach others to pursue their wild and creative dreams and never give up. Her magically uplifting, colorful artwork appears on fabric, stationary, gifts, and more. Jessica views her...read more
As a professional creative, nothing feels quite as awesome as doing work you love with a dream client. Someone who you totally click with, who respects you and your skill, who is open to exploring ideas and new directions, who partners with you to achieve something...read more
Creative careers can look very different for everyone, and they will absolutely change over time. We celebrate the growth and innovation that happens when creativity is allowed to flourish! This is why I am so glad to have Mallika Malhotra on the show today. She has...read more
Do you ever sit down to work and freeze because feel like you have WAY too much to do? Or feel overwhelmed by all of the creative ideas swirling in your head? I’ve been there! In today’s episode, I’m going to share my favorite (and simple) productivity kick start that...read more
Trust the process. It’s a beautiful motto to live by, but what does it look like when our creativity is actually process-driven? What happens when different creative arenas combine to open up a whole new world of possibilities? This is exactly what my guest, Chef...read more
LIVE Bonus Episode of our limited edition Business Break Series! Every Friday in March and April, we’ll be talking to experts who have advice, ideas, and insight specifically for creative business owners. You can join in the LIVE discussion on Fridays at 1:30EST on...read more
In today’s episode, I’m going to challenge you on some lies that you may be telling yourself as a creative business owner. These are stories I’ve heard over and over from past students and clients...and if I’m being honest, I’ve caught myself saying them TO myself on...read more
Small details can add up to tell a wonderful story, and sometimes that story tells just as much about the past as it does the future. When creatives draw inspiration from history and traditional methods, the result is often stunning. What other craft is so drenched in...read more