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Creative Entrepreneur Podcast

Creative Entrepreneur Podcast

By Rosh Sillars

If you are a creative entrepreneur and want to grow your creative business - Than this is your podcast. It's time to discover your USC (Unique Sucess Combination). This podcast is perfect for creative professionals such as photographers, videographers, writers, designers. I discuss business, digital marketing, social media, SEO and PPC advertising. Hosted by Rosh Sillars Since 2008.
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I Have To Be Honest About 2018 - Show 425

Creative Entrepreneur PodcastDec 29, 2018

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New Days For The Creative Entrepreneur - 484

New Days For The Creative Entrepreneur - 484

I started to kick out new creative entrepreneur shows again. I hope you will join mean as we talk about how creatives can market and grow their business. 
Jan 31, 202221:55
Why Clients Don't Hire You

Why Clients Don't Hire You

To grow your creative business you need new clients. Not all prospects will hire you. However, understanding why can be a big help. Knowing why clients will not hire you can help guide toward the people who do appreciate your work, trust you and will hire you. 
Mar 08, 202121:30
How To Grow Your Creative Business With Marketing

How To Grow Your Creative Business With Marketing

Marketing is an important part of our business, yet, many creatives don't think much about it. In this show I share some foundation ideas which will help you grow your creative business with marketing activities. 
Feb 26, 202122:03
Lazy vs. Professional Creative Entrepreneur

Lazy vs. Professional Creative Entrepreneur

Are you a creative professional? Are you a lazy creative or do you have a professional creative business? What is the difference. Does it mean you work harder as a professional and a lazy entrepreneur does nothing. Let's explore this idea. 
Feb 18, 202120:14
Facebook For Creative Entrepreneurs

Facebook For Creative Entrepreneurs

How can creative entrepreneurs use Facebook to build an audience, create a community and grow a business.
Feb 12, 202123:26
How To Use Video To Grow Your Creative Business

How To Use Video To Grow Your Creative Business

Video has become an important part of our marketing plan. It's not just for marketing and social media. Here is the link post at roshsillars.com
Feb 04, 202127:53
How To Manage Your Social Media

How To Manage Your Social Media

Creatives have many choices when managing social media. Channel building is a big part of our combination code platform. In this show, I share some tips and approaches to running and managing your social media to help drive traffic and become an expert in your field.  More information here.
Jan 29, 202124:16
A Better Way To Look At Goals

A Better Way To Look At Goals

Goals don't have to dominate our lives, they help guide us. In this show, I share some of my experience and insight in to creating and achieving goals to make your creative life what you want it to become.  More at the blog: http://www.roshsillars.com/make-your-goals-happen-in-2021/
Jan 21, 202119:14
How To Be A More Productive Creative

How To Be A More Productive Creative

Many of us are busy, yet, busy is not necessarily productive. Productivity moves us forward to grow our creative business which allows us to do what we love to do for a living. http://www.roshsillars.com
Jan 14, 202118:33
How To Start A Creative Business

How To Start A Creative Business

How to start your creative business. In this show, I share some of the basics of starting your business, develop a plan and how to keep your business going for the long term. 
Jan 07, 202134:00
How To Restart Your Creative Business In 2021

How To Restart Your Creative Business In 2021

Restarting your creative business in 2021 could be the scariest, yet, most important thing you can do to kick the new year off.  I have a series of content on this topic beyond the podcast, including a blog and YouTube video listed below.  Blog: Restart your creative business 2021 YouTube: Restart Routine - How To Begin Again In Life 2021
Dec 31, 202022:30
How To Keep Balanced As A Creative Entrepreneur

How To Keep Balanced As A Creative Entrepreneur

Balance is a difficult but important concept for creative entrepreneurs. It's necessary for long term survival otherwise you just might burn out or completely fail. Understanding balance offers creatives a better quality of life. 
Dec 14, 202022:23
5 Ways Google Can Grow Your Creative Business

5 Ways Google Can Grow Your Creative Business

Google is a powerful suite of tools which can help you grow your creative business. In this show I share a few ideas on different areas of Google that you can use to find new business
Nov 12, 202022:50
How To Increase Prices

How To Increase Prices

Increasing your prices is tough. How do you go about it? In this show, I share some ideas how to go about increasing your creative prices and to establish your pricing strategy for the long term. 
Nov 06, 202020:25
How Processes Improve Your Creative Business

How Processes Improve Your Creative Business

Creative Entrepreneurs know a little about processes. However, they don't dig deep to improve the processes which run and make their business better. In this show, I talk about processes and how you can apply them to grow your creative business.  http://www.roshsillars.com
Oct 23, 202021:40
Reexamining Social Media

Reexamining Social Media

Modern social media has been around almost 15 years. We are well past the days of Facebook and Twitter being the core of most social media activity. In this show, I explore where we are and the secrets to social media success today. 
Oct 15, 202025:53
The Biggest Mistake Creative Entrepreneurs Make

The Biggest Mistake Creative Entrepreneurs Make

Creatives, including my photography friends make this mistake regularly. Many of my photography friends went out of business around the year 2000 because of this, many more during the great recession and more creative entrepreneurs are falling now. What is this mistake? Find out. 
Oct 05, 202021:48
Lets Get Out Of This Mess

Lets Get Out Of This Mess

Everything has changed since the last podcast. In this show, I share some of the first steps to surviving what is about to hit us as creative entrepreneurs.
May 07, 202018:18
Creative Entrepreneurs Marching Forward In 2020

Creative Entrepreneurs Marching Forward In 2020

In this show, I share some helpful insights for creative entrepreneurs. I talk about customer acquisition costs, augmented reality how we grow our business in 2020.
Jan 23, 202025:41
Taking Your Photography Business Full Time In 2020

Taking Your Photography Business Full Time In 2020

This show I lay down some of the groundwork and concepts you need to consider if you want to go full time as a photographer or up your current photography business game.   Photography Pricing information
Dec 13, 201920:01
Pay The Bride To Photograph Her Wedding?

Pay The Bride To Photograph Her Wedding?

There is a crazy story going around about a bride asking to be paid to photograph her wedding.  Is it true? It got ugly, what would you do about it? Plus, I talk about preparing for 2020
Dec 06, 201919:59
The Crazy Ways I Got New Photography Clients

The Crazy Ways I Got New Photography Clients

There is more than one way to earn new photography clients. In this show, I share some of my favorite ways I've gained new clients through the years.
Oct 04, 201922:01
Is The Future Fake Photography?

Is The Future Fake Photography?

Photography technology is changing, will you have to create fake photographs to survive or may you already do! In this show, I dive into the topic of fake photographs and your business.
Sep 23, 201921:40
How To Get Your Photography Out There - Podcast 461

How To Get Your Photography Out There - Podcast 461

How do you get out there is a common question when it comes to starting a photography business. In this show, I expand on a topic with a few brainstorming ideas and concepts to get you started.
Sep 16, 201924:09
Photography Pricing

Photography Pricing

How Much Should Photographers Charge? How does a photographer figure out their pricing? I break down photography and what it takes to increase your prices. http://www.roshsillars.com/much-photographers-charge/
Sep 09, 201910:42
Is The Photography Industry Dead? (For You)

Is The Photography Industry Dead? (For You)

The photography business is always changing. In this podcast, I share my thoughts about the topic of the photography industry. Is it dying, is it dead? or is there hope?
Sep 05, 201923:08
What Is Google Saying About SEO : Show 458

What Is Google Saying About SEO : Show 458

In this episode of the Creative Marketing show I share some SEO insight. Should you take what Google says at face value.
Aug 26, 201925:07
Small Branding Opportunities For Photographers

Small Branding Opportunities For Photographers

You can learn from big brands. They leave clues with their actions. As a photographer, we need to consider how to leverage similar ideas which can benefit our business. Target has created a new brand called Good & Gather. This got me thinking about the smaller brands within our photography business brand.
Aug 19, 201921:14
Unexplored Modern Photography Opportunities

Unexplored Modern Photography Opportunities

We are in the hay day of photography and new opportunities in the visual industry. However, not everyone is exploring the new opportunities available to photographers. In this podcast, I share a few ideas to help get your wheels turning.
Aug 12, 201922:31
Do You Have A Successful Photography Business?

Do You Have A Successful Photography Business?

How do you know if you have a successful photography business? This is the last of my series on the combination business scale.
Aug 05, 201914:09
Five Support People For Your Photography Business

Five Support People For Your Photography Business

In this show, I talk about the five people you need to support your photography business. How do you select them and why do you need people to support your photography business.
Jul 30, 201924:18
Earn Your First Photography Sale: Podcast 453

Earn Your First Photography Sale: Podcast 453

In this show, we talk about earning photography sales. Sales is often a dirty word, however, if you want to be a professional photographer, then you must understand sales.
Jul 22, 201925:10
Skyrocket Your Photography Business With Processes - Show 452

Skyrocket Your Photography Business With Processes - Show 452

Processes help you improve your photography business in many ways. As photographers we think of processing our images, however, processes for our business expand well beyond Photoshop.
Jul 18, 201926:17
How To Start Your Photography Business Show 451

How To Start Your Photography Business Show 451

What is holding you back from starting or rebooting your photography business? Do you have a product or service which can support your photography business, what is stopping you?
Jul 08, 201922:59
Scaling Your Photography Business

Scaling Your Photography Business

I have a scale which I use to help me understand where a creative business is in their journey and what goals they need to focus on to take their business to the next scale level.
Jul 01, 201923:56
Business Mistakes Photographers Make

Business Mistakes Photographers Make

There are common mistakes which photographers make starting their business or running their longtime photography business.
Jun 24, 201921:20
Profound Facts About Being A Creative Entrepreneur : Show 448

Profound Facts About Being A Creative Entrepreneur : Show 448

A Creative Entrepreneur must have some skill sets to grow a business. I believe every successful photographer is a creative entrepreneur.
Jun 10, 201919:28
Examining Your Social Media Assets - Show 447

Examining Your Social Media Assets - Show 447

Social media is a big part of a photographers business. However, your social media needs to evolve. In this show, I ask what are you doing with your social media assets, how are you adjusting them and what are you going to do moving forward?
Jun 03, 201927:38
You, Them And Search - Show 446

You, Them And Search - Show 446

Working through my next moves in multimedia social media.
May 20, 201918:29
Making Freelance Less Scary - Show 445

Making Freelance Less Scary - Show 445

I share why I like Freelance, why it's important to be active in your creative community. I share what they really want from a freelancer and what to do when times are slow.
May 13, 201927:04
When The Market Is Saturated

When The Market Is Saturated

We often feel the market is too saturated with people trying to do the same work we do.
May 06, 201916:43
31 Days That Will Change Your Life

31 Days That Will Change Your Life

31 Days That Will Change Your Life is about a series of videos launching in May 2019 for photographers and the business of photography.
Apr 29, 201927:11
How To Create A More Profitable Creative Business

How To Create A More Profitable Creative Business

I share ways to create a more profitable creative business.
Apr 22, 201929:26
Know Your Value Podcast 441

Know Your Value Podcast 441

What Can Make Your Business More Valuable To Others?
Apr 15, 201923:10
How's Business?

How's Business?

Quarterly checkup. How's your business doing, I'm sharing my results.
Apr 10, 201919:24
The Process Of Growing Your Creative Business

The Process Of Growing Your Creative Business

What processes do you use to grow your business? In this show, I share some ideas about processes and how they can grow your creative business.
Apr 01, 201925:05
My Secret Social Media Strategies

My Secret Social Media Strategies

In this live video, I share some of my best social media insights and I announce my YouTube strategy which I will officially release April 5th that I call the YouTube Video Suggestion Ladder (VSL). The podcast is edited however, I'll share the strategy again in two weeks on both the channel and podcast.
Mar 25, 201918:21
How Do You Generate Additional Business Income?

How Do You Generate Additional Business Income?

It's important to develop multiple sources of income for your creative business. We explore some ideas which can help strengthen your business.
Mar 18, 201931:14
What Is Your Pricing Strategy?

What Is Your Pricing Strategy?

Pricing is a big topic for any business. In this video, I share pricing strategies which might make you rethink how you price your work, product or service. Share
Mar 11, 201937:40
Educate Your Customers  Show 435

Educate Your Customers Show 435

How to educate your clients, should you? are there some best ways to approach educating your clients?
Mar 04, 201936:36
How To Actively Find Your Next Big Client

How To Actively Find Your Next Big Client

How To Get A Big Client There are many factors to consider when trying to land a big client. In this video, I share some of the key ideas you need to consider to attract the next client of your dreams.
Feb 25, 201934:12
What Is Your And? A Fresh Look

What Is Your And? A Fresh Look

What is your And?
Feb 22, 201922:01
How To Help Clients Find You - Creative Marketing Show 432

How To Help Clients Find You - Creative Marketing Show 432

How to get clients There are three way to get clients that I talk about in this show. All three have helped me get clients and I look forward to sharing more ideas in future episodes as I transition my podcast to this channel.
Feb 11, 201924:06
How To Grow A Small Business Show 431

How To Grow A Small Business Show 431

How To Grow A Business. Growing your business from a marketing perspective is important. Marketing is communication. If you can't communicate on many levels of your business, you may have trouble growing your business.
Feb 04, 201928:44
Social Media Marketing - Truth And Lies show 430

Social Media Marketing - Truth And Lies show 430

Social media truth and lies. Social can be a powerful tool for your business. However, there is also a disappointment in store for many. What are the truths and lies of social media? What do you need to be made aware of for your business? Is it a good idea to add social to your combination mix?
Jan 28, 201931:35
How To Get More Sales: Show 429

How To Get More Sales: Show 429

It's important to understand how to improve your sales. Not everyone feels they are cut out for sales, however, everyone is in sales at some level. If you want to grow your business, you need to understand sales. The understanding will help others sell your product and services too.
Jan 21, 201940:51
What Is Your Core And Why Is It Important For Your Business?

What Is Your Core And Why Is It Important For Your Business?

Do you understand your business core. What are you about? What is your business about? To understand your core skill, talent and offering is the foundation to developing innovative ideas.
Jan 15, 201929:01
5 Important Marketing Skills: Live Show 427

5 Important Marketing Skills: Live Show 427

Here are 5 marketing skills which are important to help you succeed and grow your business. Some might say you could pick one and do just fine, however, I think you need all five to do it right and make marketing work for you.
Jan 07, 201935:16
What Will It Take To Succeed In 2019: Show 426

What Will It Take To Succeed In 2019: Show 426

Success in 2019, what does it take to be successful in your business. How do you grow a company next year? In this show, I share insight for your growing a business and what to expect.
Dec 31, 201838:12
I Have To Be Honest About 2018 - Show 425

I Have To Be Honest About 2018 - Show 425

What happened in 2018 and how did I navigate through? The end of the year is an excellent time to review what is working and what is not working. This end of 2018 show is a good stepping stone to the 2019 kick off show, which will see some changes. I'm looking forward to supporting you in the next year.
Dec 29, 201829:60
Digital Marketing Tactics For 2019: Show 424

Digital Marketing Tactics For 2019: Show 424

We need to think about tactics for your business. Digital marketing strategies and tactics are always changing. It's good to review what you are doing to grow your business. In this live video, I share what have been doing in the previous year and what I'll do in 2019.
Dec 26, 201833:32
How To Create Income Sources For Your Business: Show 423

How To Create Income Sources For Your Business: Show 423

It's important to create multiple income sources for your business. It's important to know your core, but what can you add to your business model to make it recession proof or at least to get hit with big swings in the day to day business world.
Dec 10, 201834:45
Business Tools For A Successful 2019

Business Tools For A Successful 2019

What business tools are you using for success? What tools are you going to use in 2019. In this video, I share some of my tools and some of the tools I may get rid of in the new year
Dec 03, 201841:35
Sean Adams - Amazing  LinkedIn Opportunities For Creatives

Sean Adams - Amazing LinkedIn Opportunities For Creatives

My guest Sean Adams shares how photographers and creative professionals can use LinkedIn to grow their business. LinkedIn has improved from the old days. There are more opportunities than ever. Are you taking advantage of them?
Nov 29, 201828:16
How To Achieve Your Business Goals - Show 420

How To Achieve Your Business Goals - Show 420

You can achieve your business goals. In this show, I share some insight on how to achieve your goals. Should you write goal lists? Do goals make you feel bad - what are the best practices of goal achieving?
Nov 26, 201831:46
Respect The Algorithms - What You Need To Know - Show 419

Respect The Algorithms - What You Need To Know - Show 419

Social Media Algorithms are a mystery to many people, yet, there are a few things which you can do or strive to help you succeed at growing an audience. In this live show, I share how you can satisfy the algorithms of your favorite platforms.
Nov 19, 201828:14
Is The Market Too Saturated? Show 418

Is The Market Too Saturated? Show 418

Is there too much competition? In this live show recording, I share ideas about how to spy on your competition and ways to separate yourself from the competition. There is more than one way to do it. We also had an excellent question and answer session about branding, being vulnerable, and separating yourself from the competition.
Nov 13, 201841:21
How To Overcome The Fear Of Starting: Show 417

How To Overcome The Fear Of Starting: Show 417

Fear stops many people from living their dream and starting a business. This week I share some ideas about how to overcome fear and what you can do to move forward.
Nov 05, 201841:28
How I Got My First Customers: Show 416

How I Got My First Customers: Show 416

How did I find my first customers for 4 different businesses? In this show, I share how I got my first customers. Some were online and some customers were earned offline. It's good to have a plan for both when trying to find new or your first customer.
Oct 29, 201820:57
3 Ways I Created A Six Figure Creative Business

3 Ways I Created A Six Figure Creative Business

Growing a creative business is hard. In this video, I share how I've done it multiple times. I share some stories related to what worked for me. I look forward to hearing your stories.
Oct 23, 201823:32
3 Things You Want From Your Business Show 414

3 Things You Want From Your Business Show 414

It's important to know what you want from your creative business and why you are in business. In this show, I share the 3 things you want to gain from a business which you work so hard to grow.
Oct 15, 201829:48
Positive Cash Flow: Show 413

Positive Cash Flow: Show 413

A positive cash flow is an important gage for your business success. How do you get there, and why is it important? This live video is about best practices which lead to a growing company. Tips and questions from the audience.
Oct 08, 201841:47
A Video First World Social Media Strategies – Show 412

A Video First World Social Media Strategies – Show 412

When it comes to marketing, we are entering what we can call a video first world. A video is the starting point for our marketing. If we start where we can create more content pointing us in the right direction, we'll find more success. Video is often the answer.
Oct 06, 201840:49