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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

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

Building a Career in Radio w/ Lauren Elwell aka Lern from KSHE 95

2/27/2020
Get the inside scoop from a commercial radio veteran on what it's like to work for the longest running rock radio station in the world. This is Part 1 of a two-part interview with Lauren Elwell aka Lern from KSHE 95. Connect with Lauren on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Get free access to my "30 Ways to Become an Empowered Artist" course when you join the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List at https://bob-baker.com/buzz/free-course/ Check out all of my books, ebooks, and audiobooks on my...

Duration:00:26:07

5 Social Media Marketing Ideas for Artists, Authors, and Creative Entrepreneurs

11/19/2019
You’re passionate about the music, art, or words you create. You know there are people out there who would truly enjoy your work - and even pay you for it - if they only knew about you. You also know the solution to reaching those elusive customers and fans is getting on friendly terms with marketing. And, you know being active on social media is a big part of that. But you’ve been reluctant. No matter how much you try, it feels spammy or not authentic. Or you haven’t been able to stick...

Duration:00:12:56

30-Day Challenge! Master Your Mindset!

9/13/2019
If you've followed my books and teachings for any length of time, you know I always stress the importance of a positive mindset. Based on the hundreds of interviews I've done over the years with successful writers, musicians, artists, actors ... It's become obvious that Mastering Your Mindset is one of the key elements to success in the arts. Good News! My New Program Helps You Do Just That! Introducing … The 30​-​Day Affirmation Mindset Challenge === Get free access to my "30 Ways...

Duration:00:04:24

Jerry Seinfeld's Productivity Hack

8/30/2019
A young comic once asked Jerry Seinfeld for his best advice on becoming a great stand-up. Jerry told him the simple technique he had used in his early days to hone his comedy craft. This brilliant productivity hack can be put to use by any creative person in any field. Give it a listen and put this to work in your life. Welcome to The Creative Entrepreneur podcast, Season 4, Episode 7. Get free access to my "30 Ways to Become an Empowered Artist" course when you join the Creative...

Duration:00:06:57

Are You a MISFIT? The Case for Staying WEIRD

7/15/2019
Embrace Your Inner Weirdo! Are You an Entrepreneurial MISFIT? In this episode I make the case for Staying WEIRD! Welcome to The Creative Entrepreneur podcast, Season 4, Episode 6. Get free access to my "30 Ways to Become an Empowered Artist" course when you join the Creative Entrepreneur VIP List. You'll find a written blog post version of this Entrepreneurial Misfit episode here. Be sure to also check out The Passion Principles: 101 Ways to Express Your Creativity and Share It With the...

Duration:00:10:37

The Charles Dickens Method of Artistic Expression

6/17/2019
If you take the traditional approach to creativity, you think in terms of working toward a completed package. You hole up in a studio or cabin for months or years as you work on a new project in seclusion. Eventually, a collection of your best work is released as a full-length music album, novel, nonfiction book, art or photo exhibit, fashion line, film, stage play, etc. That model was the norm for many years. Here’s another option ... Welcome to The Creative Entrepreneur podcast, Season...

Duration:00:09:05

The Million-Dollar Idea Challenge for Creatives

5/30/2019
What if, every time you attended a workshop or consumed a book, video, course, podcast, or blog post … Your mission was to find one big idea that would help you make a difference in people’s lives while also earning a profit? It could transform your life. So, lean into it. Don’t hold back. Think big! Listen to this episode for more details. Welcome to The Creative Entrepreneur podcast, Season 4, Episode 4. Be sure to check out the Magnetic Copywriting Formula course on Udemy. How to...

Duration:00:08:31

CRITICISM: Can You Handle What They Say About You?

5/23/2019
You know the drill. You get excited about a Big Idea for a book, workshop, play, retreat, or mastermind group. Then the inevitable thoughts creeps up: How will people react to this new thing? What will they think? What if they don’t like it? The big question I address on this episode: Will you be able to handle what people say about you when you start to let your light shine? Welcome to The Creative Entrepreneur podcast, Season 4, Episode 3. Be sure to check out The Empowered Artist: A...

Duration:00:08:53

The Louise Hay Guide to Serving and Growing an Audience

5/15/2019
The late Louise Hay was an amazing woman. She was a pioneer in the self-help and personal development movement. She emphasized the power of mindset and the Law of Attraction long before The Secret came out. I’ve listened to many Louise Hay audio recordings over the years. Something she said in one interview especially struck me. So much so, I had to stop the recording and write it down to make sure I got it right. She pointed out that people essentially crave advice on five topics. And if...

Duration:00:09:55

Stop Waiting to Be Picked!

4/30/2019
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:00:06:37

Bree Noble: Turning Female Musicians Into Entrepreneurs

4/12/2019
Meet Bree Noble, a singer-songwriter who turned a passion for giving exposure to other indie artists into a thriving business. She hosts two podcasts, runs a membership academy, hosts the Profitable Musician Summit, and just published her first book, The Musician’s Profit Path. 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 Learn more about Bree's activities: Profitable...

Duration:00:48:55