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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 ...
5 Reasons to Teach Your Skills Online

5 Reasons to Teach Your Skills Online

As a creative, you’ve likely gained skills throughout your life that other people would also love to learn. These skills can help others to start their own business or pursue artistic endeavors within a shorter time frame than ever. It’s incredibly easy to become an online instructor, nowadays, and teach what you know online. You can teach drawing, painting, finance for creatives, classes on photography (like I do), and so much more. On Skillshare, most of the classes are project-based, ...
Share your artwork with flatlay photography

Share Your Artwork With Flatlay Photography

Sharing your artwork is a very important part of having an online business as an artist. You not only have to share your artwork in your shop so people buy, but you also need to share your artwork on social media to gain new followers. And unless you have a ton of money in your budget for professional photos of everything, you’ll likely need to take the photos yourself at first. Taking photos can be difficult if you’re not sure ...