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Studio 78: Branding, Productivity, & Business Tips for Female Creative Entrepreneurs

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What would you do if you could not fail? Studio 78 is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs (artist, makers, educators, coaches, curators, designers, etc.) who want to learn how to make money from their passion. The studio is filled with stories from everyday females with extraordinary stories of entrepreneurship. They share how they’ve achieved success through personal and self-development, productivity, marketing, and determination. Nache Snow encourages you to find and pursue your passion through self-discovery, positive mindset, hard work, and just GETTING STARTED! Prepare to be inspired and walk away with actionable steps to do the thing you've always wanted to do.

What would you do if you could not fail? Studio 78 is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs (artist, makers, educators, coaches, curators, designers, etc.) who want to learn how to make money from their passion. The studio is filled with stories from everyday females with extraordinary stories of entrepreneurship. They share how they’ve achieved success through personal and self-development, productivity, marketing, and determination. Nache Snow encourages you to find and pursue your passion through self-discovery, positive mindset, hard work, and just GETTING STARTED! Prepare to be inspired and walk away with actionable steps to do the thing you've always wanted to do.

Location:

Washington, DC

Description:

What would you do if you could not fail? Studio 78 is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs (artist, makers, educators, coaches, curators, designers, etc.) who want to learn how to make money from their passion. The studio is filled with stories from everyday females with extraordinary stories of entrepreneurship. They share how they’ve achieved success through personal and self-development, productivity, marketing, and determination. Nache Snow encourages you to find and pursue your passion through self-discovery, positive mindset, hard work, and just GETTING STARTED! Prepare to be inspired and walk away with actionable steps to do the thing you've always wanted to do.

Twitter:

@nachesnow

Language:

English


Episodes

111. How an Artist and Poet Built an Intentional Creative Business with Millions of Followers

6/7/2020
Morgan Harper Nichols is an artist and poet whose work is inspired by real-life interactions and stories. Morgan spent the first couple of years of her professional life as a college admission counselor, and then, as a full-time touring singer-songwriter and musician. It was on the road that she cultivated her curiosity and passion for writing, art, and design and slowly began to share her work online. In this episode, Nicole discusses lessons learned from freelancing, the moment she...

Duration:01:25:10

110. Meditation Pillows, Energy Management, and the Power of Collaboration

5/24/2020
Welcome back Nicole Crowder from episode 62! Nicole is an independent furniture designer and upholsterer behind Nicole Crowder Upholstery based in Washington D.C. She has been upholstering furniture for clients since 2013. Her list of clients includes residential, commercial, and hospitality, as well as small design collections. Previously Nicole was a Photo Editor in the publishing industry, working with AARP, The Washington Post, National Geographic Traveler, and Netflix. In this episode,...

Duration:00:57:09

109. Start Taking Action On Your Dreams in Five Steps

5/17/2020
In this episode, I talk to you about the power of the Enneagram personality test, how to pivot your goals to adjust to COVID-19, the importance of continuous education, why you need to get into the right mind space, and why you need to take action today. I also provide six items entrepreneurs should do this week to gain traction. Show notes: nachesnow.com/109

Duration:00:34:04

108. Self Publishing Poetry + How to Stay Motivated

5/10/2020
By day Nicole Capó Martínez is a florist and retail manager; on nights and weekends, she moonlights as a writer, artist, and model. She wrote a manifesto for radical self-love, What Makes You Soft. This collection of poetry and short essays is a guide for your journey towards discovering yourself. After Hurricane Maria, she wrote Mother’s Tongue a memoir in essays and poems on growing up in Puerto Rico. It’s about wounds reopened after a crisis and on finding yourself even when you feel like...

Duration:00:57:33

107. Tips for Running a Product Based Business

5/3/2020
Katharine Watson sells original art, goods, and prints through retail, wholesale, licensing, and custom design. Katharine’s work has been featured in Vogue and Martha Stewart Living, and she has worked with companies such as the Metropolitan Museum and Chronicle Books, among many others. Katharine prides herself on running a small-batch, one-of-a-kind operation at every turn. Katharine studied printmaking in college and began to appreciate the art form as a way to bring her designs to...

Duration:00:56:13

106. The Importance of Creating Diverse and Inclusive Business Graphics

4/26/2020
Jessica Bellamy is an award-winning international speaker, workshop facilitator, motion infographic designer, and research analyst. She has presented and given workshops on information design and data equity in the United States and in other countries. She presents at conferences as well as at universities such as Carnegie Mellon, UCLA, Vermont College of Fine Arts, ArtCenter, and Yale. Jessica is an alumnus of the Adobe Creative Residency program. She is also a Design Justice advocate. She...

Duration:00:44:46

105. Reinventing an Age-Old Product, The Puzzle

4/20/2020
Kaylin Marcotte is the founder of JIGGY, frameable puzzles of curated independent art. Five years ago, she was working around the clock at an early startup, theSkimm, and fell in love with jigsaw puzzles as her nightly meditation. She was doing one every week, and the stress relief was great, but the designs were outdated and well, lame. She started dreaming up a puzzle that would be beautiful for both the doing and the decorating, that would look good before, during, and after completion....

Duration:00:45:29

104. How to Successfully Rebrand Your Business on Any Budget

4/12/2020
Enid Nolasco is the founder and creative talent behind RAW Made. She’s an expert in brand development, graphic design, and project management with over 15 years of experience in the media and design industry. She’s worked alongside award-winning branding agencies and as an entrepreneur transforming businesses into thriving brands by taking what already makes them successful and refining it into a captivating brand. Enid is also the creator of RAW Storytelling. Through the live shows,...

Duration:01:06:38

103. Why Snail Mail Isn't Dead and How to Diversify a Letterpress Business

4/5/2020
Sara McNally is the owner of Constellation & Co., a letterpress greeting card company that uses the power of words and the magic of snail mail to connect people and make us all feel less alone. Her brick & mortar stationery shop and studio is home to antique printing presses, unique gift items, cards that will make you laugh &/or cry, and great conversations with people who totally get it. Each one of her cards and stationery gifts are printed, packaged, and sent on their way from our...

Duration:00:49:33

102. Listening to Your Inner Voice + Balancing Work and Life

3/29/2020
Sarah Matthews is a full-time artist and currently teaches bookbinding and printmaking. Her work is a part of the permanent collections of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, George Washington University’s Gelman Library, University of Puget Sound, and Samford University. Sarah named Mary Ruth’s Press after her paternal grandmother, Mary Ruth Bowens, who was an elder, singer, and poet. In this episode, Sarah discusses finding her passion—bookbinding and printmaking, balancing...

Duration:01:05:39

101. Tips for Running a Successful Custom Wedding Invitation Business

3/23/2020
California native Amanda Franz is the owner and creative director of Portland-based Wide Eyes Co., specializing in both ready-made and customized handcrafted stationary since 2012. With a background in Graphic Design, Amanda and her team are experts in creating one-of-a-kind stationery designs. Wide Eyes is built around her love for innovation and personal artistic expression. It is an extension of her love for art, design, and creativity. In this episode, Amanda discusses putting together...

Duration:00:55:10

100. Get Ready for 2020: Goals, Pricing, Vision Boards, Accountability & Health

12/15/2019
In this episode, Monique Malcolm, Pimp Your Brilliance, and Nache Snow, host of the Studio 78 Podcast, recap lessons learned and wins from 2019, discuss goals for 2020, and offer strategies for implementing goals. They also dive into how to price your products and services, money mindset, and how they use vision boards. They end the episode with a discussion about health and how they plan to do better in the new year. Both women have a unique perspective since Monique runs her business...

Duration:01:15:47

99. Painting and Selling Metal Leaf Skies while Raising Three Children

12/8/2019
In this episode, artist Tara Andris walks us through how she fell in love with art and why she chose skies as her main subject. She also provides tips for how to start selling art, lessons learned from shipping, and how social media has helped propel her business. Lastly, she recently had her third child and we discuss how she prioritizes her work and family. Show notes: NacheSnow.com/99

Duration:00:49:21

98. How to Find Your Creative Confidence

12/2/2019
In this episode, Eileen McKenna explains how creating an art blog helped her gained the confidence to get back into painting and inspire others. She also walks us through how and why she built-out courses after a tutorial went viral on Pinterest, her process for developing a creativity book, and why she continues to create simple tutorials for those getting started. Show Notes: https://nachesnow.com/98

Duration:00:46:53

97. How to Discover Your Niche and Make it a Business

11/24/2019
Tweak It is driven by the talented, charming, and socially active founder Adar Kirkham, whose unique perspective and creative vision inspire others to not only “tweak” their furniture pieces but also to motivate them to chase their dreams and express their personal vision and story through hard work, out-of-the-box thinking, and positive mindset. Tweak It offers a wide range of interior design content and experiences that includes renovation projects for one-of-a-kind custom furniture,...

Duration:00:59:20

96. Developing an Art Practice and Designing and Developing Art Programs

11/17/2019
Marie E. Saint-Cyr is a Haitian-American artist whose paintings evoke the charm and vibrancy of Caribbean pastorals alongside the urgency and layered energy of urban landscapes. The bright and saturated colors of the paintings express the strength and vibrancy of the Haitian people. Marie’s love for the arts comes out in many forms as she effectively juggles multiple endeavors to include running an art practice (selling paintings and creating murals) and consulting (designing and managing...

Duration:00:43:29

95. The Power of Passion Projects and How to Avoid the Comparison Trap

11/10/2019
Jen Hewett is a printmaker, surface designer, textile artist, and teacher. A lifelong Californian, Jen combines her love of loud prints and saturated colors with the textures and light of the California landscapes to create highly tactile, visually-layered, printed textiles. In this episode, we discuss the importance of “showing up,” her two passion projects that helped launch her creative business, and how to avoid the comparison trap when using social media. Show notes: NacheSnow.com/95

Duration:00:53:04

94. How to Turn Your Illustrations into a Side Business

11/3/2019
Emily Dere is an illustrator based in Alexandria, VA. She studied communication design at Central Saint Martins in London and theatre design at Syracuse University. A selection of work is available for purchase through Society6 and several brick and mortar stores. In this episode, Emily discusses her journey to becoming an illustrator and why she prefers to operate as a side business. We also discuss finding printers, how to get your products in-store, and outsourcing your products. Show...

Duration:00:47:06

93. How to Start an Event Design and Wedding Planning Business

10/27/2019
Glory Barbaris is the owner of Always Creating Studio Weddings & Events, a full-service creative event and wedding planning, design, and floral design firm specializing in event design and planning, floral design multicultural weddings, and destinations. Before starting her event planning business in 2016, she worked in the IT industry as a senior technical product manager/business analyst, in executive leadership roles such as corporate event coordinator, senior technical product manager,...

Duration:00:59:20

92. How to Start, Market, and Scale a Natural Skincare Business

10/20/2019
As a former lawyer focusing on human rights law, Dominique Boseman is passionate about advocating for people to have access to things that make their lives better. This passion was no different when she discovered how difficult it was to find healthy and effective body care options for her eczema-prone and sensitive skin. It was hard to find products that alleviated her eczema symptoms that were also natural and plant-based. Dominique turned her passion for helping people into a quest to...

Duration:00:53:03