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Should You Host Your Online Course On A Marketplace Like Skillshare

Episode #005. Should you Teach Your Courses On An Online Marketplace Like Skillshare or Udemy

This episode is all about whether or not you should use a marketplace to sell your courses. So that would be like Skillshare*, Udemy, or something similar. I wanted to talk about whether or not you should teach classes on a marketplace or not. This question came up recently, because I am a teacher on Skillshare, and recently Skillshare made some changes to a teacher program they had. Right now is a good time to chat about this, as many ...
5 Mindset Shifts When Creating Digital Products

Episode #004. 5 Mindset Shifts When Creating Digital Products

Today, we are going to chat about mindset. About your mindset when you go down this digital product path.So, when you're creating ebooks, workbooks, courses, anything that is a digital product, even if you're just in business and you like listening to my voice for some reason, this will help you because your mindset is number one when it comes to creating a business in general and maintaining that business and keeping up with that business.In this episode, I'm going ...
Is Passive Income Just a Pipe Dream

Episode #003. Is Passive Income Just a Pipe Dream?

I’m so excited to bring to you yet another episode about Passive Income. Today, we’re going to talk about whether or not Passive Income is just a pipe dream. You might be wondering if it’s really possible to make income passively, or if it’s still going to take you just as much time or more than your active income takes you. You might also want to know whether or not to believe all of those articles you find on Pinterest ...
Passive Income vs Active Income For Creatives

Episode #002: Passive Income Versus Active Income For Creatives

Today we’re talking all about passive income versus active income, and what that can do for your creative business.Once you see how much time you can get back by creating a little passive income for yourself, you’ll definitely want to start down the road to making passive income from digital products, courses, or by using something like drop shipping (if you are an art-based business)  to make your life easier.We all want more time, right? And creating passive income is ...
Welcome to the Creative Passivepreneur Show

Episode #001: Welcome to the Creative Passivepreneur Show

Welcome to the Creative Passivepreneur Show! This short episode will share with you a little bit about me, your host, as well as what to expect with the show. I hope that you enjoy listening! EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello, and welcome to The Creative Passivepreneur Show. I'm Amanda and I've been a creative business owner for the past 10 years. I've worked as a photographer, a web designer, and now I actually work as a business coach for a lovely creative ...
Four Beliefs That Are Killing Your Passive Income Sales

Four Beliefs That Are Killing Your Passive Income Sales

There are four main mindset limitations that people tend to have when creating new digital products. And these limiting beliefs can absolutely prevent you from moving forward. ( Medium.com describes what happens when we succumb to our limiting beliefs in that we "are dragged down by mindsets defined primarily by limits — how smart [we] are, how far [we] can go, how hard [we] can work, how successful [we] can be. Most of these limits are pretty low.") I understand ...

10 Fun Ways to Brainstorm Your Next Digital Product

Up to this point in your creative business, you may have served customers through physical products or services only. But you’re probably at the point where you need some time back in your life. Creating digital products—that help your audience to solve some sort of problem and that’s also related to your niche—is a great way to eventually get that time back.  (Note: I did say eventually because it can take some time to gain traction with digital products. But more ...
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Diary of My Branded Photoshoot

  If you’re planning a branded photography shoot to capture headshots or photos of you to add to your website, you might be wondering what happens during a photo session like this. Pictures are absolutely necessary for your website, and also a great addition to your social media feeds. They help people to see your personality and also build trust to know the human behind your business. But maybe you’ve never hired a professional photographer before, or you’re not one ...
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Plan the perfect photoshoot to get magical, branded photos of YOU!

It might take a while to save all your hard-earned and shiny pennies to hire a professional photographer for your brand shoot. But it's possible that right now you're asking if it’s worth the money. The answer is, “Yes!” It most certainly is worth it. The impression that you make with pro photos on your website is more than worth it, and something that as a designer and photographer I MUST insist you do. Your web designer can’t create a ...

11 Ways to Brainstorm Content Your Audience Wants

Coming up with new blog post ideas can be tough, especially if you don’t have a content bank to refer back to when your idea well is running dry. Personally, my favorite part of the blog writing process is coming up with new ideas and writing up the initial draft. (I’m not so fond of the editing and publishing process, which is why I hire that part out.) Because I love coming up with ideas, I’ve got my content brainstorming ...