13 – Pursuing an Unlikely Dream with Hannah Fraser, Professional Mermaid [Podcast]

hannah-fraser-mermaid

Show Summary

In this episode of the Make Creativity Pay Podcast, I talk to Hannah Fraser – underwater mermaid, performance artist, ocean activist, and inspiration to creative types everywhere.

As a little girl, Hannah Fraser was desperate to meet a real, live mermaid. She found out that mermaids didn’t exist – but as fate would have it, she became one herself. In this episode, Hannah explains that living out your fantasy isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be – or is it?

[Read more…]

12 – Boost Your Income with Charity Sponsorships with Tom Jackson [Podcast]

Show Summary

TOM-JACKSON-2-artist-sponsorshipsIn this episode of the Make Creativity Pay Podcast, I talk to Live Music Producer Tom Jackson. Tom works with mega-stars like Taylor Swift and Lacrae helping them prepare for touring. But his passion is helping creatives at all levels to make a great living (including bloggers, podcasters, performers, teachers, and more). He’ll be the first to tell you that putting those shows together is not nearly as important as changing both artists’ and disadvantaged women’s and children’s lives through charity sponsorship programs.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

iTunes helps me share this podcast with more people based on your feedback. When you rate and leave a review, it helps your fellow creatives to find the show. Thanks for spreading the word! :)

And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these interviews.

[Read more…]

11 – Passive Income and Online Sales for Creatives with Pat Flynn [Podcast]

Show Summaryhello-my-name-is-pat

In this episode of the Make Creativity Pay Podcast, I talk to Pat Flynn, father and husband who supports his family with passive income from podcasts, blogs, and online businesses, about why creatives have the advantage when it comes to building their own businesses.

 

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

iTunes helps me share this podcast with more people based on your feedback. When you rate and leave a review, it helps your fellow creatives to find the show. Thanks for spreading the word! :)

 

And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these interviews.

[Read more…]

10 – What To Do When You Have Scattered Creative Interests with Pam Slim [Podcast]

Show Summary

Pamela-Slim-003-rIn this episode of the Make Creativity Pay Podcast, I talk to Pam Slim, author of Body of Work and Escape from Cubicle Nation, about how creatives with varied (even scattered) interests can pull them all together into a cohesive whole and finally feel good about who they are and what they do.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

iTunes helps me share this podcast with more people based on your feedback. When you rate and leave a review, it helps your fellow creatives to find the show. Thanks for spreading the word! :)
 

 

And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these interviews.

 

[Read more…]

08 – Becoming Confident Handling Taxes & Accounting for Creatives with June Walker [Podcast]

JuneWalkerShow Summary

In this episode of the Make Creativity Pay Podcast, I talk to June Walker, author and tax advisor to the self-employed, about understanding deductions, deciding on a business structure, guarding against being seen as a hobbyist, handling liability, and finally becoming confident and empowered when it comes to taxes and accounting.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

Your feedback helps others to find the show.

 

And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

[Read more…]

09 – Moving Past Fear to Creative Invincibility with Josh Pais [Podcast]

Show Summary

In this episode of the Make Creativity Pay podcast, I talk to actor, director, writer, and teacher Josh Pais aboJoshPaisut moving past fears and anxiety to get your best work out into the world. [ I did this interview a while back, but it’s one of my favorites and I hope you’ll agree!]

For years, Josh has been helping actors, performers, speakers, entrepreneurs, and creatives of all kinds to get past self-sabotaging and unproductive thoughts – and to start to see real results from their efforts.

Josh has been working regularly in acting for nearly 30 years. He is best known for his roles in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, A Beautiful Mind, and The Station Agent.

He is also the founder of  the Committed Impulse training program. CI was initially developed as a cutting edge approach solely for actors who want a way of working that generates steady employment. But it soon grew into a “secret weapon” for leading entrepreneurs, speakers, and other creative professionals around the world.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

Your feedback helps others to find the show.
And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

[Read more…]

07 – Succeeding at Multiple Creative Passions with Bob Baker [Podcast]

Show SummaryBobBaker

Do you have so many interests that it’s hard to decide what to work on next?

Do you struggle to get your work out consistently?

In this episode of the Make Creativity Pay podcast, prolific writer/musician/artist/comedian Bob Baker talks about deciding between multiple passions, finishing projects, learning to create on cue, and overcoming fear to get your work out to the world.

 

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

Your feedback helps others to find the show.
And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

[Read more…]

06 – PR Basics for Creatives with Ariel Hyatt of Cyber PR [Podcast]

ArielHyattSmileGreen-72dpi-200x300Show Summary

Ever wonder how creatives get publicity?

Or – would you love to be your own PR person?

In this episode of the Make Creativity Pay podcast, I talk to Ariel Hyatt of Cyber PR publicity about how artists should approach PR. Learn what activities are a good use of your time and money, why PR is a long run game, and what you can do to best prepare for exposure.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

Your feedback helps others to find the show.
And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

[Read more…]

05- How Creatives Succeed Without Industry Approval with Cartoonist, Author Hugh MacLeod [Podcast]

Show Summary

In this session of the Make Creativity Pay Podcast, I talk to cartoonist and author Hugh MacLeod of GapingVoid Ablogging_underwearrt about seeking industry approval, balancing creativity while keeping a business focus, and the importance of having a mission.

Besides being an extremely successful artist, Hugh is also the author of three fantastic bestselling books for creatives, “Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity”, “Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination”, and “Freedom Is Blogging In Your Underwear”.

He’s got a lot of great, humorous insights into making a living for artists, writers, musicians, and crafters of all kinds.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

Your feedback helps others to find the show.
And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

[Read more…]

04- The Truth About Selling, Selling Out, and Competition in Creative Fields with Paul Jarvis [Podcast]

Show Summary

Paul Jarvis has made a career as a professional creative.paul-jarvis

He’s the author of 5 books as well as a musician and a web designer. He’s been doing web design for over 20 years with such high-profile corporate clients as Yahoo, Mercedez Benz, and Microsoft, as well as with online celebrities Danielle LaPorte, Marie Forleo, and Kris Carr.

His latest book is called, “The Good Creative – 18 Ways to Make Better Art.”

Paul offers some great insight on how to sell if you hate to sell, why to focus on relationships rather than networking, why “selling out” is crap, and how to succeed with cooperation.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these shows.

[Read more…]

03 – How To Blast Through Challenges to Grow Your Creative Business with Jon Morrow [Podcast]

Show Summaryjon-photo

We all have difficulties in our efforts to build a successful business. It may simply(!) be a lack of confidence or it could be a physical or psychological condition that makes success an uphill battle.

But what if you could only move your face? Can you be an entrepreneur under those circumstances?

 

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

Your feedback helps others to find the show.
And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

[Read more…]

02 – How Photographer David Molnar Grew His List By 12K in 3 Months (with Tips for You) [Podcast]

Show Summary

Don’t miss this interview with photographer David Molnar who grew his opt-in email list by 12,000 subscribers in three months.david-molnar

 

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!

Your feedback helps others to find the show.
And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

 

[Read more…]

01 – Welcome to the Make Creativity Pay Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes, rate, and leave a review to let me know what you think!
Your feedback helps others to find the show.
And as always, please share if you know someone who needs to hear these great interviews.

Show Summary

[Read more…]