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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

148. Supporting Black Businesses + Achieving Goals Successfully

2/13/2022
Photographer LaKaye Mbah and I share resources and chat about the importance of building supportive ecosystems for black-owned businesses. As we lay out our wins from our January report, we also discuss what's still left two do in Q1. During this discussion, we explain why Pinterest will be the marketing platform we're going to focus on, the status of the effectiveness of the productivity system we chose, and how we're setting our priorities. We also give you some books to read, podcasts to...

Duration:00:55:02

147. Starting, Pivoting, and Lessons Learned from a Natural Dye Textile Artist

2/6/2022
Amy Hindman, the owner of Saint Virginia, is a natural dye textile artist and a designer of fashion and home goods. After a decade of wanderlust, she returned to Virginia, met her husband, and had a baby. Her dreams were put on hold after being diagnosed with cancer, but a few years later, she went to the Penland School of Craft outside of Asheville, where she learned how to dye and sew silk scarves. Amy pored over natural dye books once back home, bought a new sewing machine, and Saint...

Duration:00:58:49

146. Virtual Assistant: Choosing One, Becoming One, and Tips for Organizing Your Business

1/30/2022
Chynna Benton is a virtual assistant (VA) educator who helps newbie VAs start their businesses and book clients confidently. Several years back, her husbands’ layoff was a catalyst for her to find and create something that would generate extra income. Long story short, six months afterward, she grew a 7k+ per month VA business and ended up quitting her 9-5 job. Chynna provides a full range of VA tips to include: how to decide what tasks to outsource, choosing a VA, test project ideas, how...

Duration:00:47:47

145. How to Create a Useful Vision Board and Tips for Embracing Fear

1/23/2022
Do vision boards work? How do I choose what to put on a vision board? Do you have any ideas for making a modern-day vision board? We've got you! Today's guest is Monique Malcolm, the creator of the Visionary Journal. We start off the episode by discussing fear and how you can embrace fear to achieve your dreams. We then dive into all things vision boards to include explaining how they can be effective, choosing your content, and ideas for making it (digitally and analog). Show notes:...

Duration:00:50:19

144. Goal Setting, Productivity Systems, 2022 Word of The Year

1/16/2022
Benjamin's Franklins quote, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail," essentially means preparation is key to achieving greatness. And you, my friend, are great! LaKaye Mbah and I discussed why we chose a color and word of the year. We then chat about the importance of creating a plan, what productivity systems we're using this year, and how we plan to stay on task. We end the discussion with valuable tips to help you have a successful year. Show Notes: NacheSnow.com/144

Duration:00:54:00

143. Business Coach Session: How to Generate Sales, Get Speaking Gigs, and Use Pinterest For Marketing

1/9/2022
SaRatta Murphy is a business coach, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker with two small businesses: Saratta Speaks and Expression Bracelets. She began her career as a national spokesmodel for various national and international corporate clients. SaRatta Speaks delivers interactive and high-engaging workshops, seminars, and webinars on entrepreneurship, social media marketing, business planning, branding, and being the boss of your own life. Her heart is full of passion for connecting with...

Duration:00:55:47

142. Money Talk: Debt Pay Off, Building Wealth, Emergency Funds, and Money Mindset

12/19/2021
Latosha Thomas began to share her debt-free journey on Instagram in June 2020. Since then, she has paid down over 32k, becoming debt-free, mortgage excluded. During her journey, she’s shared helpful tips, and since paying off her debt, she’s shared how she is currently investing her money to include adding more to retirement and beefing up her savings. This episode talks about how a vision board party and an accountability group impacted her journey. We also discuss knowing your numbers,...

Duration:01:15:08

141. Growing an Intentional Stationery Business: Planning, Manufacturing, Marketing, and Working with Retail

12/12/2021
Elisha McGhee started the Page Eleven Paper Goods to inspire people to move towards their goals and aspirations. Page Eleven strives to establish clarity in how you move. Therefore, you can execute relentlessly and accept accountability. Page Eleven engages in personal growth and developmental change. Your inner strength is your outer foundation. In this episode, Elisha walks us through conceptualizing and manufacturing her first product. We then chatted about how the pandemic impacted her...

Duration:00:58:26

140. Hobby to Side Hustle: Macrame Artist by Night, Educator by Day

12/5/2021
Lena Njoku is a macrame fiber artist and owner of Mimi N. Macrame (Mimi is her childhood nickname). Lena started it as a hobby in June 2020 amid the pandemic, after her sister received a macrame piece as a gift. Since then, she has turned it into a part-time business and her husband⁠—architect and woodworker⁠—creates the dowels for her (it’s a family affair). Lena is also a university educator, wife, and mother of two. In this episode, Lena and I discuss our thoughts on getting a degree and...

Duration:00:50:22

139. Defining Your Dream Home + Mid-Year Goal Reset

7/25/2021
Every three months, you should look at your goals to ensure everything is on track and determine if you need to stay the course or make adjustments where needed. In this episode, LaKaye Mbah and I are doing our six-month check-in. We start by walking you through some of our motivators, mainly saving up for a home. We are both seasoned home buyers, so we know what we want and need. We also are in the market for different types of homes in different areas, and we hope our discussion will help...

Duration:01:10:35

138. Starting a Stained Glass Business + The Importance of Mental Health

7/18/2021
Kelsie McNair is a stained glass designer, photographer, content creator living in Bronx, NY. She started playing with stained glass in 2016 after a six-month residency at the Chrysler Glass Studio in Norfolk, Virginia. Immediately fascinated by the sculptural elements of this art form and the weird, wonderful weight of glass in her hands, she picked up the process right away. Consistently inspired by light, texture, and movement, processes old and unfamiliar, Kelsie hopes to keep pushing...

Duration:00:58:23

137. Believing in Yourself + Starting a Sustainable Stationery Brand

7/11/2021
Aya Paper Co. is a sustainable stationery brand that creates greeting cards and gifts to celebrate the people and moments that matter most. When Founder and Creative Director SaVonne Anderson began conceptualizing plans for Aya, the earth’s well-being was at the front of her mind. As an advocate for environmental justice, she wanted to ensure that Aya Paper Co. didn’t perpetuate climate change and pollution issues, which disproportionately impact communities of color. In this episode,...

Duration:00:56:48

136. Top Productivity Apps for Entrepreneurs

7/4/2021
There is an app for everything, and depending on your industry and personal preferences, it can be hard to find one that you can seamlessly integrate into your current workflow. Nache’ Snow and Lakaye Mbah list their top five (with some bonuses) favorite apps of all time! They have used these software applications for years, except for two, and they help them stay organized and run professional, entrepreneurial endeavors. In this episode, they discuss how they utilize these apps to...

Duration:00:51:20

135. Get Comfortable Taking Risk + Opening a Flower Shop

6/27/2021
She Loves Me floral shop owner Holley Simmons is the daughter of a seamstress who spent her childhood gluing rhinestones on anything she could find. Her enthusiastic team takes just-plucked blooms and lovingly spins them into flower magic for special events, celebrations, and very important deliveries. They work with in-season flowers sourced from several local, women-owned farms throughout the spring, summer, and fall. When winter comes, they do their best to work with American-grown...

Duration:00:54:11

134. How to Use Enneagram and Astrology for Personal Growth

6/21/2021
Some may think personality tests and astrology is a bit too “woo-woo”; however, they can help facilitate self-awareness and introspection. What excites you, drives you, and makes you happy. These personality assessments can also indicate traits you may want to avoid in order to get more done or get along better with others. LaKaye and I both took the Enneagram test (which I love), and in this episode, we break down how our results apply to us and what we’ve learned, and in some cases...

Duration:00:50:19

133. Entrepreneurship to Working Full-Time as a DIY Content Director

6/13/2021
Jessie Katz Greenberg is a designer and educator currently located in NYC. She specializes in hand lettering and loves getting the chance to incorporate handmade elements into graphic design for a unique final product. She has taught several hand lettering and craft workshops. Jessie has decided that working a 9-to-5 is best for her life and now works for the tech startup, Jumprope, as a DIY Content Director. In this episode, she discusses why she prefers working a 9-to-5 at this time...

Duration:00:54:31

132. Women We Admire & How They’ve Helped Us Achieve Success

6/6/2021
It's essential to take a step back and celebrate the women who have influenced or inspired you to achieve greatness. Ask yourself: what is it about them you admire, and what attributes have you absorbed to help you achieve your goals? In this episode, we decided to list well-known figures that have impacted our lives and who continue to motivate us. Each of them has a special sauce that makes them unique and has allowed them to succeed. They all are self-motivated, continue to learn, and...

Duration:01:00:17

131. Finding Your Artistic Style and Voice

5/30/2021
Tafy LaPlanche is an Afro-Latina portrait artist based in NYC and Savannah, Georgia. She paints vibrant portraits that embrace the culture of her subjects and who they are. In this episode, she walks us through her journey and how her experiences developed her artistic style. We also discuss how she began marketing her work, determining her pricing structure, and of course, we had to end with her favorite painting supplies. Show Notes: NacheSnow.com/131

Duration:01:01:32

130. Hobbypreneur vs Entrepreneur

5/23/2021
In this latest episode of Nache' and Lakaye conversations, they discuss their interpretation of labels used for creatives, including hobbyist, artist, hobbypreneur, entrepreneur, and small business owner. The lines between them can sometimes get a bit fuzzy. They also provide the pros and cons of turning a hobby into a business and some tips to keep in mind when you get started, for example, making sure your customer service is on point. Lastly, they chat about the importance of marketing...

Duration:00:45:51

129. A Virtual Adult Summer Camp for Creatives!

5/16/2021
Nicole Stevenson and her team curate events, education, and community for creatives and passionate small business owners through Dear Handmade Life (DHL). Nicole started with her aunt, who has since moved on, by initially creating a tiny holiday craft show called Patchwork Show. Over the next decade, Patchwork Show evolved into a multi-city biannual festival. In 2011, they launched Craftcation Conference, giving small business owners and creatives support and education through four magical...

Duration:00:51:08