Onward Creatives-logo

Onward Creatives

Career >

Welcome to the Onward Creatives Podcast. This is the place for anyone who is dreaming of making a change in their lives, taking a leap into a new adventure, and/or someone who wonders if the idea they have is worth pursuing. Through this First Season, join creative entrepreneurs, Valentina and Jack Fussell, as they launch into a new adventure with countless unknowns but plenty of examples of why they felt confident to jump, who has influenced them up until now, and what they are learning along the way each week.

Welcome to the Onward Creatives Podcast. This is the place for anyone who is dreaming of making a change in their lives, taking a leap into a new adventure, and/or someone who wonders if the idea they have is worth pursuing. Through this First Season, join creative entrepreneurs, Valentina and Jack Fussell, as they launch into a new adventure with countless unknowns but plenty of examples of why they felt confident to jump, who has influenced them up until now, and what they are learning along the way each week.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to the Onward Creatives Podcast. This is the place for anyone who is dreaming of making a change in their lives, taking a leap into a new adventure, and/or someone who wonders if the idea they have is worth pursuing. Through this First Season, join creative entrepreneurs, Valentina and Jack Fussell, as they launch into a new adventure with countless unknowns but plenty of examples of why they felt confident to jump, who has influenced them up until now, and what they are learning along the way each week.

Language:

English


Episodes

OC120: Three reasons you need to be creating content

12/7/2018
More
Content creation is like flossing. We all know that we should do it, but most of us don't. Half of business is persuading people that you have a solution to their problem. (the other half is actually solving their problem). You can either run around with a Keynote deck to meetings all day long or you can create content that works for you even you're at the ballpark or coffee shop. If you're job hunting....create content. I can assure you most of your other hunters are not. Get to the heart...

Duration:00:30:20

OC119: How to stand out with empathy centered marketing

11/30/2018
More
When we think of branding and marketing we usually think of logos, website, social media and messaging. The key to all of it being successful is one word: Empathy. Empathy based marketing has three benefits: 1. It helps us understand our audience. 2. It gives us clarity of message. 3. It helps us stand out from the competition. How do we stand out with empathy based marketing? 1. Discover and develop customer personas. 2. Chart out the customer journey. 3. Overlay the emotional...

Duration:00:38:09

OC118: The #1 Thing Your Business Needs

11/8/2018
More
You need to know what makes you unique. You can't be better and be the same. Every industry is full of businesses that look, sound and work the same.....it's time to do it differently. Whether you're a solopreneur or building a business with a team the key to standing out is to know the unique way that you solve people's problems. Being Unique: 1. Requires discovery. 2. Comes with a price. 3. Helps you stand out with clarity and confidence Ready for weekly inspiration? Join our email...

Duration:00:43:42

OC117: How to use Pinterest to build your business

11/2/2018
More
Pinterest is the third largest social platform with over 200 million monthly active users. It's quickly become a substantial way to sell and increase awareness. But it's also a platform that can be overwhelming....so tonight we answer these questions: Ready for weekly inspiration? Join our email list to receive a curated article each Friday. Click on this link, to sign up. Ready to start the business plan? Click on this link, give us your email and download the plan. This episode of...

Duration:00:47:46

OC116: How do you know if you have the "It" factor?

10/26/2018
More
We've been discussing those who have "It" and those who don't....what makes the difference. Some way that "they" were born with it....we don't agree. All of us are born with some sort of talent....it's what we do after we're both that determines who has "It". Here are a few traits of those who possess "It" 1. Never stop learning. They become average and they keep going....always pushing to be better. 2. They practice self-control and have self-awareness. 3. They realize that everything...

Duration:00:49:21

OC115: What's your problem? Can I solve it?

10/11/2018
More
It's no longer enough to get a business license, open your doors, promote yourself and watch as the business comes in. Competition is more fierce than ever before both locally and globally (thanks to the internet). The best way to stand out is to know your audience. The brands that make their messaging, content and marketing about their audience are the brands that win. These brands create loyalty and transform us from consumers to evangelists. Here are four key questions to think...

Duration:00:42:53

OC114: The message that every person needs to hear

9/26/2018
More
Here's the message that every person needs to hear: The world isn't conspiring against you, it's actually conspiring for you. Ready to start the business plan. Click on this link, give us your email and download the plan. This episode of the podcast walks you through exactly what you need to know for each part of the plan. If you take the time to work this through you will build a strong foundation for your creative business. Download it here! Welcome to the Onward Creatives...

Duration:00:30:11

OC113: Build a business that scares you

9/20/2018
More
If it doesn't scare you....it should! A good business idea should scare you. Here are three ways to know if your business idea is big enough. 1. It should frustrate you. 2. It should require more than you have. 3. It should require more than you can do. Ready to start the business plan. Click on this link, give us your email and download the plan. This episode of the podcast walks you through exactly what you need to know for each part of the plan. If you take the time to work this...

Duration:00:31:52

OC112: Start it right! The One Page Business Plan

9/13/2018
More
You asked for it and here it is. The One Page Business Plan! Click on this link, give us your email and download the plan. This episode of the podcast walks you through exactly what you need to know for each part of the plan. If you take the time to work this through you will build a strong foundation for your creative business. Download it here! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your...

Duration:00:55:29

OC111: You won't believe what happened when I wrote a business plan

9/6/2018
More
You won't believe what happened when I wrote a business plan. I found my identity, defined my audience and locked in on my biggest idea yet. Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts here. Join...

Duration:00:45:23

OC110: Building a larger audience

8/23/2018
More
It's the question I hear more than any other....How do I build a larger audience? Here's the first four steps: 1. Create Content 2. Collaborate 3. Tell other people's stories 4. Engage, engage, engage Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in...

Duration:00:27:40

OC109: How to sell without being salesy

8/9/2018
More
How to sell without being salesy! 1. Know the difference between marketing and sales 2.Understand your audience 3. Know how you (and your product) helps. 4. Continue the "Woo" with a real ask Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment...

Duration:00:32:29

OC108: Seven Steps to a Side Hustle

7/26/2018
More
1. Create it in alignment with your identity 2. Define what type it is 3. Set goals 4. Schedule specific hours 5. Automate as much as possible 6. Don't undermine the FT gig 7. Know when to continue, grow or walk away Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a...

Duration:00:30:39

OC107: Turning identity from a liability into a strength with Valentina Fussell

7/19/2018
More
Follow Valentina Fussell at: House of Valentina Valentina Fussell on Instagram Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts here. Join us for Monday Night Live on FB and IG Live 7:30 pm...

Duration:01:01:46

OC106: Kayla Cote van Rensburg talks business, fashion and personal style

7/6/2018
More
Visit Kayla at Dak & Co Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts here. Join us for Monday Night Live on FB and IG Live 7:30 pm EST. For more inspiration and resources for your life visit us...

Duration:00:50:09

OC105: The battle for people's attention

6/21/2018
More
The battle for people's attention is fierce, but it's the key battle. Since the beginning of time businesses have fought for attention....the weapons have changed but the battle is still the same. Here are four things we have to understand about attention. 1. The battle is intense 2. We have unprecedented access to a global audience 3. If you don't understand social media and marketing, then learn it 4. Don't interrupt....add value Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly...

Duration:00:41:40

OC104: Don't let your start determine your finish

6/14/2018
More
Don't let your start determine your finish. None of us get to choose how we start, how we're wired and our environment. What we do every day after birth is on us. How do we finish well regardless of how we start? 1. Accept the past (and move past it) 2. Invest in personal growth 3. Focus on the finish 4. Invest in others Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your...

Duration:00:38:41

OC103: What if you added more value?

6/7/2018
More
We all have three problems with our creative endeavors. 1.We all need an audience to buy into what we're selling. 2. We all want to stand out from the competition. 3. We all want to feel secure on the journey. What if there was one solution to all three problems? What if you added more value? Value is always a good idea and will actually solve their problem and yours also. Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just...

Duration:00:34:56

OC102: Don't go solo, get a partner

5/31/2018
More
Don't go solo, get a partner Here are four keys to a successful partnership: 1. Know yourself 2. Choose wisely 3. Make a Plan 4. Build it together Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts...

Duration:00:32:34

OC101: Love the freak inside you

5/24/2018
More
Love the freak inside you! 1. It helps you live it 2. It helps you sell it 3. It helps others accept you Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts here. Join us on FB Live each Monday night,...

Duration:00:31:53