Coffee Breaks

Constructive Criticism vs Self Deprecation – Coffee Break

Are you treating yourself the way you want to be treated? 😉 Of times, we can be our own worst enemy when it comes to the way we talk to ourselves. In this super-short Coffee Break, we talk about the difference between constructive criticism and self deprecative thoughts. If you’re overly critical of your work,…

How to Grow Your Facebook Page – Coffee Break

In this Coffee Break, we’re covering how to grow your Facebook Page.  One of our group members, Colleen Nicole’s, asked about growing her brand using social media. This is a topic relevant to many creators in the iCreateDaily community and the first in several videos covering social media for growing your brand. Whether you are…

Overcoming Negativity and Fear – Coffee Break

If you tune in to the news, unfiltered social feeds, radio, and click bait articles long enough, it can feel suffocating.  Overcoming negativity and fear is an option though. 😉 Generally, letting news (wherever it comes from) that you can’t change suck your energy, doesn’t serve your creativity or life goals. In this Coffee Break,…

How to Be a Social Media Manager – Coffee Break

Think of yourself as the host of the community, you want to foster good conversation and engagement while keeping the riff-raff out!

In this Coffee Break, we’re sharing about how to be a social media manager and how you can get started! Several members in our iCreatDaily community expressed interest in freelance social media management. If you enjoy chatting about your favorite areas of interest and expertise, and engaging with people online in general, social media management…

The Importance of Reviews – Coffee Break

Word of mouth marketing is still the leading form of marketing and the online version of this are reviews.  In this Coffee Break, we’re talking about the importance of reviews for creators. Conversion Points: Word of mouth marketing Focusing on positives The importance of reviews How to ask for reviews Review based e-commerce platforms An…

Authorpreneur – Coffee Break

What is an Authorpreneur? Selling books, especially fiction books, is no walk in the park. Unless the park is on fire, molten lava is spreading like the Black Plague, and the rocks you’re hoping on are melting as you make your escape.  So what’s this “Authorpreneur” thing?  Well firstly, it’s not just another obnoxious word…

Can I Teach Without a Degree? – Coffee Break

You know more than you think! … We know you do. 😉 If your goal is to earn money from being a creator, whether it’s side income or your full-time work, this episode could offer some ideas.  As you most likely know, it’s not easy to earn from your work, especially when you’re just getting started. Well,…

Cringe Marketing and Why we Shared this – Coffee Break

Our Love-Hate Relationship with Marketing We call it “cringe marketing”. We’ve all experienced it. None of us like the feeling of being sold, and yet selling—and buying—happens all the time. It turns out that marketing is important.  But how we sell is also important. In this Coffee Break episode we wanted to share a recap…

Knowledge Without College ~ Coffee Break

The Age of Autodidactism One of our favorite quotes: “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” ~multiple sources 1)https://quoteinvestigator.com/2010/09/25/schooling-vs-education/ If you’ve followed our content for awhile, you’ll know that we’re big on education and learning. However, also equally passionate about alternative education. With eLearning, workshops, and mentoring options available through the internet, education…

Daily Creative Prompts and Challenges ~ Coffee Break

Want daily creative prompts? This year we’ve hosted three challenges in our community, and they’ve been a blast! And… We’re hosting another one in May! We’ve been so inspired with the creativity, art, writing, and community that is growing from these challenges! Several of our members have inquired about details. Conversation Topic: Creative 30-day challenges…

Creating Space ~ Coffee Break

Space… the final frontier. *Cue the music!* Star Trek had it so right.  In fact, The Final Frontier speech has a new inspiring twist when listening to it from the angle of exploring creativity: “Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out…

Have Creative Prompt Ideas? ~ Coffee Break

Welcome to another Coffee Break! We’re brainstorming creative prompt ideas and would love to hear yours.We’re excited about a new project that’s brewing and would love your thoughts, input, and ideas. Between January-March we hosted three creative challenges that have been a hit in the iCreateDaily community.  Even though we’re not going to have a challenge…

Episode 242: Conduit of Creativity – Coffee Break

Conduit of Creativity We are all conduits of creativity. We pluck ideas from the ethers, or the ideas float by like invisible clouds. Through effort, crafting, and refinement we usher the idea into the world. In this Coffee Break, we talk about the process of bringing ideas to life and cultivating our own flow state.  The…

Episode 229: How to Set Achievable Goals ~ Coffee Break

How to Set Achievable Goals To set achievable goals is to focus on the desired outcome and work it backwards. Identify where you’d like to be at the end of the quarter—or the day—and then the steps needed to get there. The two kinds of goals we focus on in this episode are: Macro goals:…

Episode 207: Creating from the Heart ~ Coffee Break

Happy Thursday the 31st! WOW… did January skate by or what?! Hard to believe, but it’s the last day of this first amazing month of 2019. IT’S A WRAP! January was amazing for us thanks to all of you amazingly talented creators… and yes, that includes YOU! 🙂 Even those who didn’t specifically participate in the…