Creative Women’s League Podcast
The CWL Signs Off

The CWL Signs Off

April 3, 2019

Here we go. The episode that made me cry on my bed like a giant infant.

Thank you so much for all your hours of listening, your countless likes, your messages of the support.

This is the end of the CWL as we know it. This is the beginning of the CWL as it will be.

Follow me on @toughkittencrafts on Instagram if you would like to keep up with me and my new ventures.

The CWL Instagram and FB will still be active and will still be there for you.

Thank you, thank you, thank you

6 Free Resources for a Better Biz (And 4 Inexpensive Ones!) | Episode 117 

6 Free Resources for a Better Biz (And 4 Inexpensive Ones!) | Episode 117 

March 13, 2019

Check out all the resources listed in this episode at TheCWL.com/Episode117

 

We’ve got a resource podcast for you on this episode!

This week, Kate is breaking down the 6 podcasts and 4 books you have to have in your arsenal to help manage, grow and fall madly in love with your business.

The podcasts are free and the books are inexpensive investments, BUT all of them are great resources to have while you are getting started on your creative business. 

Don't worry you don't have to remember them all yourself, you can head over to TheCWL.com/Episode117 to get a resource list (complete with links!) all ready to go for you. Listen to the episode to hear Kate's personal accounts of why she loves each and every one of these great podcasts and books.

 

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The Number One Way to Ensure Your Audience is Excited About Your Content | Episode 116

The Number One Way to Ensure Your Audience is Excited About Your Content | Episode 116

March 6, 2019

How do you know your audience cares about the content you are creating?
How do you know you aren't wasting your time making things no one cares about?

 

ASK YOUR AUDIENCE. So obvious right?

Today you learn the best ways to talk to your audience to understand what content they are expecting when they signed up for you email list or bought your product. From there you can execute on the PERFECT content and have the happiest audience in all the land.

 

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3 Avoidable Reasons I Have Axed the Invite for Podcast Guests | Episode 115

3 Avoidable Reasons I Have Axed the Invite for Podcast Guests | Episode 115

February 28, 2019

I love the IG, I love the vibe, the work is gorgeous and I know my listeners will love this person....but I stop in my tracks and don't send the invite to be on the podcast. This happens more times than you would think!

Why you ask? Is it politics, foul language, questionable content? Though that has happened, more often than not the reasons I decide against a guest are simple and avoidable! Learn from their mistakes in this episode and correct it for the sake of your sponsorships, brand deals, future podcast appearances and, most importantly, YOUR CUSTOMERS!

 

Episode 115

 

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8 Apps for a Better Instagram | Episode 114

8 Apps for a Better Instagram | Episode 114

February 20, 2019

Episode 114

It’s WINDS-day, Owl!

Download your app cheatsheet at TheCWL.com/Episode114!

Today, I am talking to you all about the 8 apps I think you need for better Instagram content. We are going through photo and video editors, collage makers and branding/font applications, nothing is left out! As we are starting our businesses, it’s hard to navigate what we should have to help create amazing content. But have no fear because the CWL is here to get you headed on the right track!

 

Sign up for the Planoly App here, using our referral code

 

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You Can Start Late and Still Kick Ass: A Pep Talk (Cause You Are Totally Worth it) | Episode 113

You Can Start Late and Still Kick Ass: A Pep Talk (Cause You Are Totally Worth it) | Episode 113

February 13, 2019

Episode 113

"You can start late, look different, be uncertain and still succeed."-Misty Copeland

We have ALLLLLLL had that feeling.

I can't do it. I am so far behind everyone else, I'm too different, it cannot work for me now, at this point in the game.

Brad, Tori and I all talk about our personal experiences with these feelings and why, ultimately, the most important thing is that you try and you got after things FOR YOU. You are worth it, you deserve it!

 

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Maximize Your Producivity (Even When You Suck At To-Do Lists Like Kate Does) | Episode 112

Maximize Your Producivity (Even When You Suck At To-Do Lists Like Kate Does) | Episode 112

February 7, 2019

Episode 112

Happy February, you wonderful women!

 

This week, I talk about to-dos and task lists. I know, it doesn’t sound flashy but they are so so important! I talk about the importance of staying productive in my own life and business  by having a weekly and daily to-do list of three things. Three to do in a day that I take from the three tasks!  That's it! Super easy even for someone like me who is a total planner, to-do list and productivity DUD.

This method helps me balance out the new craziness of my life, keeps me focused and feel accomplished every day. I like the feeling it gives me so much, that I needed to share it with all of you because you deserve to feel productive and focused daily also!

 

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Why Craftsy Closing Stores Was Our Greatest Wakeup Call | Episode 111

Why Craftsy Closing Stores Was Our Greatest Wakeup Call | Episode 111

January 30, 2019

Episode 111

 

Na na na na, na na na na hey hey hey, gooodbye.

 

It’s Wednesday, so we have another podcast ready for your creative ears!

We are taking a quick break from the small business marketing stuff to talk about Craftsy. This week, I (no Tori this week) dive into all the things surrounding the Craftsy pattern market closing. I talk about the history behind this announcement, what this means for pattern makers, the craft world overall and (most importantly!) what this means for you. This marketplace is constantly changing and adapting, which means we as awesome creative business owners should too!  

 

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Banishing Overwhelm by Focusing on Three Jobs in Your Biz | Episode 110

Banishing Overwhelm by Focusing on Three Jobs in Your Biz | Episode 110

January 23, 2019

Another Wednesday, another podcast!

 

Today we are diving into how to help your business with the concept of the Three Hats. Is that a cool arthouse movie we are asking you to watch? Nope, it is the three jobs needed to help your business reach its full potential.

It’s all about working smarter, not harder, and planning out your limited time, budget and energy. It sounds like a lot at first, but planning is the best way to stay ahead of the unpredictable things life can throw at us creative women. Not to mention, we are there to help you!

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Choosing & Using Your 2019 Word of the Year | Episode 109

Choosing & Using Your 2019 Word of the Year | Episode 109

January 16, 2019

Happy 2019, all you creative women!

 

We are back bringing you podcasts every Wednesday and are starting with our words of the year!

Have you gotten your word yet? Don’t worry, it’s what we are talking about today.

I am talking about my word of the year, why I chose it and how it came to be my word.

Also...we?

Who is we?

Yep, I am introducing/welcoming Tori (my sister) to the CWL today. YES!

She gives a brief overview of her working life, what brought her to the Creative Women’s League and how she is going to help you (and me!) out with our businesses.

 

But back to the word, still having trouble? We have created a great download to help you workshop your word out for 2019, find it at www.thecwl.com/episode109

 

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I also reference my blog post about a creative bucket list. 

Head over to Tough Kitten Crafts if you wanna learn more about it and write one with me!

 

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