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If you are a musician, writer, visual artist, actor, or some other type of creative entrepreneur, this show is for you! Host Bob Baker is on a mission to help creative people of all kinds use their talents and know-how to make a living and make a difference in the world! The podcast features interviews and helpful advice from Bob, who has been self-employed in the arts for most of his life (as an author, musician, visual artist, actor, and improv comedy instructor).

If you are a musician, writer, visual artist, actor, or some other type of creative entrepreneur, this show is for you! Host Bob Baker is on a mission to help creative people of all kinds use their talents and know-how to make a living and make a difference in the world! The podcast features interviews and helpful advice from Bob, who has been self-employed in the arts for most of his life (as an author, musician, visual artist, actor, and improv comedy instructor).

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United States

Description:

If you are a musician, writer, visual artist, actor, or some other type of creative entrepreneur, this show is for you! Host Bob Baker is on a mission to help creative people of all kinds use their talents and know-how to make a living and make a difference in the world! The podcast features interviews and helpful advice from Bob, who has been self-employed in the arts for most of his life (as an author, musician, visual artist, actor, and improv comedy instructor).

Language:

English

Contact:

314-329-1395


Episodes

Is There Any Topic That’s Off Limits with Comedy?

11/15/2021
Carol Eder asks, "Is there any topic that’s off-limits with comedy?" Lee Mueller and I give our best answers. Send your questions here or send me a DM on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter. Connect with Lee on Instagram or LinkedIn, and at https://play-dead.com/, find his books on Amazon, and listen to his podcast And So the Mind Reels. Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get sample ebook and audiobook...

Duration:00:09:57

Stop Apologizing for Promoting Your Creative Stuff | Marketing with Confidence

11/8/2021
I see this mistake all the time. Please Stop Apologizing when Promoting Your Creative Stuff! You can learn to market yourself with confidence. Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get sample ebook and audiobook chapters when you do! Check out all of my books, ebooks, and audiobooks on my Amazon Author page => https://amzn.to/2wJfXij - Titles include The Empowered Artist, The Passion Principles, The Improv...

Duration:00:05:35

How to Make Silence and Awkward Pauses Funny On Stage and On Screen

10/26/2021
We answer a great question from Amelia about making silence funny onstage, on-screen, and more. Send your questions here or send me a DM on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter. Connect with Lee on Instagram or LinkedIn, and at https://play-dead.com/, find his books on Amazon, and listen to his podcast And So the Mind Reels. Mr. Bean Swin Trunks video https://youtu.be/ZWCSQm86UB4 and Tom Hanks Haunted Elevator sketch https://youtu.be/rS00xWnqwvI Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP...

Duration:00:20:46

Acting 101: How Do You Memorize All Those Lines?

10/19/2021
Anne Sheahan asks, "How do you memorize all those lines?" Lee and I give our best techniques and have an in-depth discussion on the power of listening and reacting onstage. Send your questions here or send me a DM on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter. Connect with Lee on Instagram or LinkedIn, and at https://play-dead.com/, find his books on Amazon, and listen to his podcast And So the Mind Reels. Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to...

Duration:00:16:04

How to Stop Overthinking and Trust the Creative Process

10/12/2021
Andrea asks, "How do you stop overthinking and trust the creative process?" My old friend Lee Mueller and I give our best answer and take a deep dive into gaining confidence as a creator. Send your questions here or send me a DM on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter. Connect with Lee on Instagram or LinkedIn, and at https://play-dead.com/, find his books on Amazon, and listen to his podcast And So the Mind Reels. Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just...

Duration:00:16:08

The Dirty Little Secret to Success in the Arts

10/7/2021
Here is the Dirty Little Secret to Success in the Arts. Be sure to check out The Empowered Artist: A Call to Action for Musicians, Writers, Visual Artists, and Anyone Who Wants to Make a Difference With Their Creativity on Amazon. Here is the full 30 Ways to Become an Empowered Artist video course on Udemy. Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get sample ebook and audiobook chapters when you do! Turbo-Charge...

Duration:00:07:28

Choose Yourself! Stop Waiting to Be Picked (Encore Episode)

9/28/2021
Most creative people look around their hometown and search for things the city can do for them. Or they seek out mentors, gatekeepers, media people, managers, and agents in an effort to gain the “credibility” that will lift them out of obscurity and make them feel worthy. Want to know what the most Empowered Artists do? They create the circumstances they’re looking for! That's what this episode is all about! Be sure to check out The Passion Principles: 101 Ways to Express Your Creativity...

Duration:00:06:51

6 Questions with Actor and Playwright Lee Mueller | Improv, Theatre, Murder Mysteries

9/21/2021
Listen in on this experimental podcast format as I have a conversation with my old friend Lee Mueller. The concept: We each choose three questions for the other person. But we don't know what they are until we hear them during the recording. Lee and I have a LONG history with each other, so we share a lot of stories from our times doing improv, theatre, murder mystery plays, and more. Learn more about Lee at https://play-dead.com/, find his books on Amazon, and listen to his podcast And So...

Duration:00:53:39

Your Perfect Path to Creative Success in the Arts

9/7/2021
Would you like to know the guaranteed, fail-proof path to success in the arts? I've got some honest advice about that here! Let's connect! Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get sample ebook and audiobook chapters when you do! Subscribe to my YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/BobBaker Turbo-Charge Your Life: The 21​-​Day Abundance Challenge starts soon. Learn more at...

Duration:00:09:52

End 2020 Like This, Start 2021 with a Bang

12/30/2020
Register now for Turbo-Charge Your Life 2021 at https://gum.co/turbo2021 - Learn more about my Thursday Zoom improv comedy drop-in classes at http://www.ImprovSTL.com - Subscribe to my YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/BobBaker Let's connect! Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get sample ebook and audiobook chapters when you do! Check out all of my books, ebooks, and audiobooks on my Amazon Author...

Duration:00:10:02

Turbo-Charge Your Life! Get a Fresh Start in 2021

12/3/2020
Register now for Turbo-Charge Your Life 2021 at https://gum.co/turbo2021 - I want to help you thrive in the new year and create something awesome! Subscribe to my YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/BobBaker Let's connect! Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get a lot of sample ebook and audiobook chapters when you do! Check out all of my books, ebooks, and audiobooks on my Amazon Author page =>...

Duration:00:06:07

PEP TALK! Give Yourself Permission to Live a Big Creative Life and Thrive!

10/2/2020
Ready to live a BIG LIFE? This inspirational PEP TALK will motivate you to give yourself permission to step out, step up, and shine your light! Visit https://gumroad.com/l/TEwyh for info on Turbo-Charge Your Life: How to Thrive in Uncertain Times and Create Something Awesome! Subscribe to my YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/BobBaker I use Buzzsprout for all of my podcasts. Start your own free podcasting account at https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=599692 Let's connect! Get...

Duration:00:15:56

YouTube Growth Secrets, Part 2 (How I Grew My Channel)

8/24/2020
Want to know how I grew my YouTube channel to 1 million views per month and 145,000 subscribers? In Part 2 of this series I share the exact tools and strategies that allowed me to grow my YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/mrbuzzfactor/featured I use TubeBuddy for all my keyword research https://www.tubebuddy.com/BobBakerSTL I use Buzzsprout for all of my podcasts. Start your own free podcasting account at https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=599692 Let's connect! Get on the...

Duration:00:27:41

YouTube Growth Secrets, Part 1 (How I Grew My Channel)

7/20/2020
Want to know how I grew my YouTube channel to 135,000 subscribers? In Part 1 of this series, I share my YouTube journey and the steps that led to it being my main source of income - https://www.youtube.com/mrbuzzfactor/featured Here's a link to my three-book mega package deal https://link.medium.com/m2qRToq5y6 Let's connect! Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get a lot of sample ebook and audiobook chapters...

Duration:00:17:29

Success as an Artist (the Power of Questions)

7/7/2020
This key component to success can catapult your career in the arts! Listen up! The content of this episode was adapted from my book The Empowered Artist, available on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VKoQI9 - Available on the digital album Morning Pep Talks for Artists, Authors and Creative Entrepreneurs. Let's connect! Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to http://PromoteYourCreativity.com - you'll get a lot of sample ebook and audiobook chapters when you...

Duration:00:08:26

Lessons on Success and Failure from Jonathan Larson and Stieg Larsson

5/18/2020
Let’s talk about success and failure through the lens of two real-life stories ... Here a link to the three-book mega package https://link.medium.com/m2qRToq5y6 And a link to the blog post version where you can leave a comment https://link.medium.com/hn5h6FufB6 The content of this episode was adapted from my book The Empowered Artist, available on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VKoQI9 Let's connect! Get on the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. It's free and easy. Just head to...

Duration:00:08:54

Overcome Fear and Uncertainty with These Simple Tricks

4/28/2020
Face Your Fear! Listen to this motivational message when you're ready to embrace your fear and conquer your resistance to uncertainty. This episode features a track from my digital album Morning Pep Talks for Artists, Authors, and Creative Entrepreneurs. Available on Bandcamp, Amazon, Spotify, and most digital audio platforms. The text of this Face Your Fear message was adapted from my book The Empowered Artist, available on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VKoQI9 Let's connect! Get on the...

Duration:00:09:06

A Career in Radio, Part 2 (Lauren Elwell aka Lern from KSHE 95)

4/14/2020
Welcome to part two of my interview with Lauren Elwell. She’s an on-air personality at KSHE 95, the longest running rock radio station in the world. In this final segment we talk about the realities of commercial radio, creative ways musicians can still get on traditional radio, ways to make a living with your voice, or at least reach people and make an impact with your unique perspective. Connect with Lauren on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Get free access to my "30 Ways to Become an...

Duration:00:25:15

“The Isolation Blues” A Song to Help You Laugh During a Crisis

4/5/2020
I got the idea about a week ago. I felt compelled to sit down and write the lyrics. They came pretty quickly. A few hours later I set up a mic and camera in my home office. The fourth take was a keeper. I hope my original song “Isolation Blues” brings a smile to your face and makes you laugh during this time of crisis. Watch the YouTube version here: https://youtu.be/QqzxfpedzQw - You'll find the lyrics here. Get free access to my "30 Ways to Become an Empowered Artist" course when you...

Duration:00:03:26

How Artists & Creatives Can Thrive While Sheltered in Place

3/21/2020
Your Ideas Wanted! Leave them as a comment here on Medium https://link.medium.com/PSH9ISzF24 Wow! So much has changed in recent weeks. Our normal, predictable lives have been turned upside-down. People in the performing arts in particular (musicians, actors, venues, and those who support them) have seen their livelihoods disappear. Yes, these are challenging times. It’s also a time when we can let our creativity shine! Get free access to my "30 Ways to Become an Empowered Artist" course...

Duration:00:10:48