Learn a lesson from the mistake of the Dollar Shave Club. They scored with a viral video when they started their company, but they've missed the boat in building an audience who cares. Being an artist means building an audience. Here's what we have to keep in mind.
Making your creativity your career means one thing... getting paid. How does that even happen? That's what we talk about on this week's episode.
Too many of us are waiting on perfection. Some of us are waiting on permission. But RESPECT FOLLOWS RELEASE. It's time to up the output!
The thing that separates hobbyists from career artists : an audience. In this episode we talk about three parts of your audience and what you can proactively to build each segment of it.
Being an artist means being sensitive to what's going on internally and in the world around you. At the same time being a successful artist means embracing things that we don't always feel like doing. In this episode, we explore how embracing the tension between sensitivity and grit helps us succeed.
Mr. Fish is a political cartoonist. He's incredibly talented, and the documentary about his life and work leads us to believe that the changing media landscape is killing his career. But I think we're sitting in the most opportune time in history for artists like Mr. Fish, you, and me! We just have to start thinking differently!
It can seem gross... going to build a relationship with another person in the hopes you'll get something out of them. But there's a better way to look at "networking." The truth is, you can only do so much on your own. You need other people. So learn how to do it better.
We live for what others want. Maybe we live asking what's important for society. But if we're going to have a career in art, we have to first be honest with the question, "What do I want?"
Both Inspiration and Excitement are beautiful gifts. But if they aren't positioned properly, they begin to prevent us from being all we can be creatively. In this episode, we look at what Inspiration and Excitement are and the role they're meant to play in our creative lives.
We want it all now, right?! In this episode we talk about the importance of process. Thinking about the next ten years might seem overwhelming. But being a successful artist or entrepreneur means sticking it out over time.
It's okay to keep your passion a hobby, but if you're ready to take things to the next level, you have to be doing some work. In this episode, we look at 4 things you can be doing to develop your creative pursuit into what you dream it can be.
On this episode, host, Cole NeSmith, interviews Social Strategist, Matthew Weller. They discuss how you, as an artist, can leverage social media to grow and engage your audience.
You want people to take you seriously as an artist. But are YOU taking yourself seriously yet? In this episode, I ask some difficult questions. Then, give you permission to finally begin taking your art seriously.
If you want to find success in your art or business, there are two things you need to do. First, you need to focus on ONE objective. And second, you need to know which THREE things to tend to everyday. Get the details in this inaugural episode of "Artrepreneur."