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Beth Kirby—the creative entrepreneur, educator, author, and social media influencer behind the award-winning lifestyle brand with a reach of over 1.2 million, the Local Milk blog—hosts Raw Milk, the Instagram filter-free podcast with business smarts & creative heart where she gets raw, real, and sometimes ridiculous about what it really takes to build a life and business you love, live slow, travel more, change the world, and make money while you do it. For years Beth has taught social media, branding, and visual storytelling at creative retreats around the world, and now she’s bringing those workshops to the airwaves. She gets vulnerable & real in interviews with other successful entrepreneurs, small business owners, and experts to teach you practical information about their day to day systems, creative processes, wins, and fails. You’ll learn step-by-step, actionable advice on how to build a truly fulfilling life and thriving business from the people who’ve done it. If you’re dying to know how to build an email list, how to start an online business, how Instagram influencers & bloggers actually make money, how to turn your art into a small business, how to publish a book, how to use social media marketing to generate profit, how to turn your followers into loyal customers, how you can be a digital nomad and work from anywhere in the world, how to build out a team & scale up, how to launch your product or brand, how to make six figures, how to create a sales funnel with integrity, how to find your creative voice, how to boost productivity, or just plain how to start & find your calling—then this podcast is for you. But, most of all, Raw Milk is for you if you want to learn how to do it all with mindfulness, intention, and joy. Because Beth believes there can be abundance without busy, and happiness without hustle. Raw Milk will teach you the practical skills & mindset necessary to manifest the income & the impact without the overwhelm.

Beth Kirby—the creative entrepreneur, educator, author, and social media influencer behind the award-winning lifestyle brand with a reach of over 1.2 million, the Local Milk blog—hosts Raw Milk, the Instagram filter-free podcast with business smarts & creative heart where she gets raw, real, and sometimes ridiculous about what it really takes to build a life and business you love, live slow, travel more, change the world, and make money while you do it. For years Beth has taught social media, branding, and visual storytelling at creative retreats around the world, and now she’s bringing those workshops to the airwaves. She gets vulnerable & real in interviews with other successful entrepreneurs, small business owners, and experts to teach you practical information about their day to day systems, creative processes, wins, and fails. You’ll learn step-by-step, actionable advice on how to build a truly fulfilling life and thriving business from the people who’ve done it. If you’re dying to know how to build an email list, how to start an online business, how Instagram influencers & bloggers actually make money, how to turn your art into a small business, how to publish a book, how to use social media marketing to generate profit, how to turn your followers into loyal customers, how you can be a digital nomad and work from anywhere in the world, how to build out a team & scale up, how to launch your product or brand, how to make six figures, how to create a sales funnel with integrity, how to find your creative voice, how to boost productivity, or just plain how to start & find your calling—then this podcast is for you. But, most of all, Raw Milk is for you if you want to learn how to do it all with mindfulness, intention, and joy. Because Beth believes there can be abundance without busy, and happiness without hustle. Raw Milk will teach you the practical skills & mindset necessary to manifest the income & the impact without the overwhelm.
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Beth Kirby—the creative entrepreneur, educator, author, and social media influencer behind the award-winning lifestyle brand with a reach of over 1.2 million, the Local Milk blog—hosts Raw Milk, the Instagram filter-free podcast with business smarts & creative heart where she gets raw, real, and sometimes ridiculous about what it really takes to build a life and business you love, live slow, travel more, change the world, and make money while you do it. For years Beth has taught social media, branding, and visual storytelling at creative retreats around the world, and now she’s bringing those workshops to the airwaves. She gets vulnerable & real in interviews with other successful entrepreneurs, small business owners, and experts to teach you practical information about their day to day systems, creative processes, wins, and fails. You’ll learn step-by-step, actionable advice on how to build a truly fulfilling life and thriving business from the people who’ve done it. If you’re dying to know how to build an email list, how to start an online business, how Instagram influencers & bloggers actually make money, how to turn your art into a small business, how to publish a book, how to use social media marketing to generate profit, how to turn your followers into loyal customers, how you can be a digital nomad and work from anywhere in the world, how to build out a team & scale up, how to launch your product or brand, how to make six figures, how to create a sales funnel with integrity, how to find your creative voice, how to boost productivity, or just plain how to start & find your calling—then this podcast is for you. But, most of all, Raw Milk is for you if you want to learn how to do it all with mindfulness, intention, and joy. Because Beth believes there can be abundance without busy, and happiness without hustle. Raw Milk will teach you the practical skills & mindset necessary to manifest the income & the impact without the overwhelm.

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English


Episodes

Living Slow & Working Hard – with Rebecca Gallop

1/10/2019
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When you build a brand based around your life, how do you know when work ends and life begins, or vice-versa? Does it mean your always working, or is there a way to stay intentional in your life and approach your commitment to business in a healthy way? Listen in as Rebecca Gallop of A Daily Something shares her approach to balancing work and life as a mom of three. Rebecca Gallop is the blogger, prop stylist and creative director behind A Daily Something, a lifestyle destination where she...

Duration:01:23:03

Insider Pinterest Secrets For Growing Your Business – with Yuka Ohishi

1/3/2019
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Most of us think of Pinterest as a place to collect ideas. But if you are a creative, the platform is also a powerful way to get your work out into the world. So, how can a maker or an artist or a blogger use Pinterest to grow their audience? What are the best practices for improving your discoverability on the site? What are the secrets to using Pinterest to take your creative business to the next level? Yuka Ohishi is the International Program Manager and Creator Programs Lead at...

Duration:00:50:35

Turning Your Passion Into Profit – with Lauren Haynes

12/27/2018
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So, you have a side hustle as a maker that you’re interested in turning into a full-fledged, full-time creative business. What steps do you need to take to reach the next level? How do you develop a business mindset and make a living monetizing a product that you’re passionate about? Lauren Haynes is the founder and herbalist behind Wooden Spoon Herbs, a small-batch herbal apothecary out of southern Appalachia. Lauren’s products are thoughtfully made with American-grown herbs, sourced...

Duration:00:49:49

How To Build Community Running an Online Business – with Jenna Wilson & Cary Vaughan

12/18/2018
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Many aspiring creative business owners wonder how not only to sell their products and services online, but how to find their customers (and keep them!) Running an online business can be especially challenging for building a loyal customer base that believes in what you're doing, since it's all living in a digital landscape. But if you ask Jenna Wilson and Cary Vaughan, the internet has provided a previously unimaginable opportunity to grow a brand online that has both a thriving digital and...

Duration:00:52:00

The Truth Behind the Instagram Curtain: Navigating Failure and Uncertainty on the Path to Success – with Emily Katz

12/11/2018
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“All of the people who come to my workshops are part of a community. Literally, we’re weaving ourselves together.” In the age of social media, Emily Katz has a unique creative business in that she cultivates connection both online and in-person. ‘Making with’ has been an important aspect of her enterprise from the beginning, and Emily is all about networking and teaching through social media AND face-to-face interaction. So, what’s her story? How did this dual strategy develop? Emily is a...

Duration:01:01:43

How to Get Freedom With Your Creative Business – with Athena Calderone

12/4/2018
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One of the greatest challenges for aspiring creative entrepreneurs? Limiting our scope to a single area of expertise. We tend to dabble in many different creative realms, and it can feel impossible to limit our self-expression to just one thing. So, is there a way to collect all your passions under one umbrella and design a business that affords you the freedom to explore multiple creative outlets? Athena Calderone is the entrepreneur behind Eye Swoon, an award-winning lifestyle brand and...

Duration:00:56:18

How To Be Original & Stand Out in the Creative Crowd – with Jen Olmstead

11/27/2018
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So, you want to stand out as a creative entrepreneur. But how do you develop a design aesthetic that feels like you? Where do you go for inspiration that will resonate with your audience—without turning into a mash-up of the creatives you admire? Jen Olmstead is the co-founder of Tonic Site Shop, a platform that offers customizable website designs for the modern, stylish creative. The cocktail-inspired templates allow online business owners to showcase their brands through designer-made...

Duration:01:05:29

The Big Fears That Hold Creatives Back (and How to Overcome Them) - with Beth Kirby

11/20/2018
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The first step is the hardest. Whatever goal you’re chasing, it is all too easy to come up with a long list of reasons NOT to start: What if people don’t like my work? What if I’m not good enough? What if it’s simply too late? I’ve had all of those fears myself, many in the last few days. And the truth is, we’re never going to eliminate fear completely. But we CAN learn to appreciate where our fear is coming from and choose to take the next small step, despite our uncertainty. Today, I’m...

Duration:00:25:06

Finding Your Stride & Style as a Working Artist & Mother – with Stella Maria Baer

7/26/2018
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The life of an artist is one of uncertainty. You simply can’t predict how long it may take to turn your art into a job or how many paintings you will sell in a given month. So, how do you navigate that uncertainty? How do you make a living without feeling like you’re selling out? Stella Maria Baer is a painter and photographer whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Scientific American, and Time Magazine, among many others. In her work, Stella explores the mythology of the...

Duration:00:55:14

How I went from Depressed & Divorced to Living My Dream Life - with Beth Kirby

7/23/2018
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If you’re under the impression that the people who ‘make it’ are special in some way, I’m here to tell you that’s not true. The only thing special about me is that I was especially broken, especially damaged, especially sick and hurting. For more than a decade, I lived in a haze of drugs and sex, desperately trying to feel whole. I was in the throes of full-on mental illness, stuck in an endless cycle of abusive relationships, and I didn’t know how to make it stop. It wasn’t until I was...

Duration:00:41:53

Marrying Spirituality & Wellness with Beauty & Creative Business – with Alison Wu

7/19/2018
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Belief is powerful. And for Alison Wu, spirituality is deeply connected to her ongoing health and wellness journey. She embraces the woo and lets intuition guide her, making decisions based on the connection among body, mind and spirit. Alison Wu is the well-known food stylist, recipe developer and wellness writer behind Wu Haus, the blog designed to empower and inspire people to take control of their health by way of daily practices that support overall wellbeing. On her site, Alison...

Duration:00:49:22

Saying the Real Magic Word: "NO" — with Beth Kirby

7/16/2018
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Saying NO comes with a lot of baggage—guilt, fear and shame. We are taught to be obliging, and we tell ourselves that turning people down makes us lazy and selfish. But here’s the truth: When you say YES to the things that don’t move your dreams forward, you end up scattered and stuck. Pulled in a million different directions rather than intentionally moving toward what really matters. Today, I’m debunking the myths around the real magic word—NO. I discuss how to make decisions around what...

Duration:00:24:38

How to Reinvent Yourself as a Multi-Passionate Creative – with Rebekka Seale

7/13/2018
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How do you walk away from a successful creative business when your heart is pulling you in a new direction? How do you follow that internal North Star despite the shame around choosing a new path? How do you do the hard work of reinventing yourself as an artist? Rebekka Seale is an oil painter based in Nashville, Tennessee. She has owned a number of successful creative businesses, including wedding-cake bakery The Cake Parlour and Camellia Fiber Company, a collection of luxury hand-dyed...

Duration:00:51:12

Business and Finance for Creative Entrepreneurs – with Shanna Skidmore

7/6/2018
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A lot of us creatives are resistant to the cultural idea of ‘more is better,’ some even going so far as to view money as a dirty thing. Yet we HAVE to be profitable to continue doing our creative work. So, how do we come to understand the numbers without getting lost in a more-more-more mentality? How do we decide what is ‘enough’ and design a business to fit the life we want? Shanna Skidmore is a business strategist and finance coach who teaches creative entrepreneurs how to build a...

Duration:01:00:20

Running a Multiple Six-Figure Business From Your Phone – with Sara Tasker

6/29/2018
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There are introverts, there are extroverts, and then there are webtroverts—those of us who embody our most comfortable selves on the internet. For Sara Tasker, the web has allowed her to control her anxieties, develop relationships, and establish a thriving business that she can run from her phone in bed, with or without pants. Sara is a writer-photographer turned social media coach and host of the Hashtag Authentic podcast. She left her day job with the NHS three years ago to turn her...

Duration:01:01:12

Navigating Anxiety, Depression & Procrastination as a Creative Entrepreneur

6/14/2018
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If you suffer from depression, anxiety, overwhelm, perfectionism, burnout or procrastination, you are NOT alone. The struggle is all too common, especially among creative entrepreneurs. The key is to navigate the challenges and develop coping mechanisms so you can thrive despite the mental hurdles. Today, I’m sharing the strategies I use to fight my own battle with fear, anxiety and uncertainty. I discuss the importance of understanding your own patterns and regulating your energy...

Duration:00:39:28

Connecting to Your Spirit Through Creativity – with Satsuki Shibuya

6/5/2018
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You know that feeling when you’re creating … and everything else seems to fall away? You hit your stride, and you’re simply yourself—immersed in a moment of beauty? Satsuki Shibuya sees creativity as a gateway to the spiritual soul, an opportunity to cut through the noise and connect with the vulnerable part of yourself that is open and fluid and fully present in the moment of creation. Satsuki Shibuya is an artist and spiritual thinker based in Los Angeles. Her work is grounded in the...

Duration:00:54:19

What No One Tells You About ‘Making It’ in Creative Business – with Tara Mangini & Percy Bright

5/22/2018
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As creative entrepreneurs, we dream of the trifecta—time freedom, financial freedom, and creative freedom. What no one tells us, though, is that scaling up the business actually limits those freedoms and pulls us farther away from the joy we felt in the beginning, back when we were just getting started and had nothing to lose. So how do we make bank—without making ourselves miserable? Tara Mangini and Percy Bright founded Jersey Ice Cream Co in the summer of 2010. What began as a vehicle...

Duration:01:02:54

How Bloggers & Influencers ACTUALLY Make Money - All About Our Revenue & Money

5/15/2018
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Ever wondered how bloggers and instagram influencers make money?It is not uncommon to hear that a successful creative is earning six figures in revenue annually. But HOW? Where does that money come from exactly? And how do I get me some of that? Yes, money is usually a taboo topic, but I think it’s beneficial for ambitious creatives to understand how established entrepreneurs generate revenue, how long it takes to build a six-figure business, and the difference between revenue and...

Duration:00:23:21

When Quitting the Creative Dream Is NOT an Option – with Marte Marie Forsberg

5/8/2018
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‘When you think like that, when quitting the dream … isn’t an option, you find solutions.’ Marte Marie Forsberg works as a food and lifestyle photographer for magazines around the world, and she regularly runs photography, creative business and cookery workshops and retreats across Europe. Marte grew up in the Norwegian countryside where her mother taught her how to cook from scratch with fresh produce from the garden. From that experience, Marte learned to be creative with food and to...

Duration:00:58:31