All of my classes, every single thing I teach, is available for download for absolutely free on my podcast, Creative Chaos. Just click the link and listen!
As more classes are added to the podcast this page will continue to be updated. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes, and subscribe to the Creative Chaos email list. Sometimes I share free goodies there too, like workbooks and checklists and free mobile presets. I hope you find them useful! Now go create something amazing!
Instagram for Creatives
In the first installment of my Instagram course, I discuss why you should even care about social media (especially as an artist), and why Instagram is my marketing tool of choice. I also list the 5 things you need to ask yourself in order to up an Instagram account that best represents you and your work.
In the second installment, I cover everything you need to know when creating your account, including: setting up your profile, posting photos and writing captions that facilitate quality engagement and build solid relationships with your followers.
In the final installment, I discuss methods of organic follower growth and interaction, as well as a few tips to keep in mind when running Instagram ads. I also ramble about probably embarrassing my neighbors and my cross-eyed dog pretending to be deaf.
Blogging for Creative Professionals
Whether you’re looking to add blogging to your current marketing plan, or hoping to turn it into a full-fledged career, this first installment of my blogging series covers why you’d even want a blog, choosing your domain name, hosting, and designing your dream blog.
In every community, there are rules, and the blogging community is no different. In the second installment of my blogging series, I cover the basics of setting up your blog, writing your first post, using SEO and of course my Ten Best Blogging Practices for writing authentic and shareable content.
When talking about growing your blog, we’re really talking about two things: traffic and readership. You need both, and in this episode I list my top 8 tips for driving traffic to your blog, plus my 5 strategies for converting those visitors into enthusiastic subscribers.
Your blog is up and running, now let’s make some money! In the final installment of my blogging series I talk about the importance of quality content when reaching out to potential clients, how to create your own media kit and my 10 top monetization strategies.
Turning Your Hobby Into a Career
If you've ever considered leaving your job for a creative career, this is the series for you! In this first segment of three, I list the top 5 things you need to do before taking the leap. Because let's be honest, flowery motivational talk is pretty useless when it comes to actually planning your future.
Let's. Talk. Money. In the second installment of this series, I’m exploring the 8 steps needed to financially prepare yourself to start your own business. I'll also be sharing some of the biggest mistakes I made along the way and share some advice for how you can avoiding making the same ones.
In my third and final installment of this series, I share my final 8 tips (actually 9, there's a bonus one in there) of how to change that occasional hobby of yours into a full-fledged creative career. These tips are applicable for both client-based and art-based business models.