Coffee Breaks

Brand Building ~ Coffee Break

If your goal is to eventually make a living from your creative endeavor or to sell work you’ve made, then this brand-building episode is for you! Many creators in our community including Audrey Jalving, Shannon Billings, Kathy Raabe, Cindi Trippe Wentworth, Colleen Nicoles, exploring audience building options. In this Coffee Break, we’re sharing our thoughts…

The Creative Journey and Navigating Opportunities – Coffee Break

The creative journey is wonderful, it’s messy, it’s life! We live in a world where the amount of opportunities available can both be a blessing and a curse. The opportunity is a blessing because there are fewer gate-keepers of industry and creativity.  Yet, it can leave many creators feeling stuck. Have you ever felt like…

Creative Podcasts and the New iCreateDaily Podcast Network – Coffee Break

Creative Podcasts We want to host creative podcasts with meaningful conversations featuring artists, writers, entrepreneurs, crafters, photographers, and musicians. But, we also are interested in conversations around health and healing, fitness, meditation spiritual conversations and many other topics. Yet having it all under the iCreateDaily Podcast is too broad.  If you’re a multifaceted creator who…

Intuitive Art Prompts – Coffee Break

Conceptual Prompts for Intuitive Art If you’re new to merging your art with intuition versus instructional prompts on what to draw, it can feel daunting at first. However, intuition and reflection are mind muscles that develop with use. Conceptual prompts open a two-way conversation between your soul and your art. You can find technical and…

Art Challenges for Intuitive Creativity – Coffee Break

The Benefit of Art Challenges In this Coffee Break, we talk about art challenges, the benefits of joining one, and why you might consider hosting your own! If you are an artist, writer, poet, photographer, or any type of creator, there are ways you can incorporate creative or technical challenges. Maybe you’re a hobby creator…

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 Nichol’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…

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…