Art, Commerce and Keeping Your Soul with Tucker Nichols | Episode 035

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In this episode of Converge, Dane Sanders talks with Tucker Nichols about how he went from studying the history of Chinese painting to becoming an artist himself. Not satisfied with a single medium, Tucker explored everything from drawing and painting to large and small installations to video, fine art and illustration.

Even more interesting for our business of creativity community though is how Tucker figured out how to significantly monetize his art, all while keeping his soul fully in tact. You definitely don’t want to miss this episode. Thanks too for sharing with a friend who you think would benefit.

Episode Sponsor:

GO: The Converge Summit is a gathering of creatives who want to take what they make to market and maximize their market. Come be a part of this year’s event in beautiful Newport Beach, CA.

Links Mentioned on the Show

Tucker Nichols
Plumb Goods
Art Inc. by Lisa Congdon

Thanks to Triple Scoop Music for providing the music for today’s show and thanks to our wonderful audio producer Anna Queza of AQreative.

Anatomy of the Creative Entrepreneur with Dr. Tim Brown | Episode 034

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Have you ever considered invention as a creative pursuit? Dr. Tim Brown is an accomplished athlete, medical professional and inventor. What began as a fascination with sports chiropractics and learning how to treat the source of injury versus the symptoms lead to the invention of Intelliskin.

In this episode of Converge Dane and Dr. Brown explore the anatomy of the creative entrepreneur. They discuss the role of curiosity and a learner’s posture in the invention of Intelliskin and the unique challenges that come with being an inventor. The explore challenges specifically as they relate to being the idea guy in the midst of business minds.

Episode Sponsor:

GO: The Converge Summit is a gathering of creatives who want to take what they make to market and maximize their market. Come be a part of this year’s event in beautiful Newport Beach, CA.

Links Mentioned on the Show

Intelliskin

Thanks to Triple Scoop Music for providing the music for today’s show and thanks to our wonderful audio producer Anna Queza of AQreative.

Starting a Successful Podcast with Cliff Ravenscraft | Episode 033

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Cliff Ravenscraft, a.k.a. the Podcast Answerman, knows what it takes to start a successful podcast. He has directly influenced 30 – 40% of the top 100 podcasts in the Business category on iTunes. Pretty impressive.

In this episode Dane and Cliff talk about why audio is the most visual of all art mediums, how podcasting has emerged and the different kinds available. They also explore why people podcast, including some real examples. You may find yourself considering starting a podcast after listening to the show!

As an alum of Cliff’s Podcasting A to Z course, Dane talks about his experience with the course and the impact it has had on his podcasting pursuits. If you find yourself considering starting a podcast or already have one and could use some help getting it running efficiently, check out Cliff’s A to Z course. The next one begins January 12th, 2015. Use the code: “Dane” to get $500 off.

Episode Sponsor:

GO: The Converge Summit is a gathering of creatives who want to take what they make to market and maximize their market. Come be a part of this year’s event in beautiful Newport Beach, CA.

Links Mentioned on the Show

Podcast Answerman
Podcasting A to Z
StartUp Podcast
Serial
Michael Hyatt – This is Your Life
Michael Stelzner – Social Media Marketing
Pat Flynn – Smart Passive Income
John Lee Dumas – Entrepreneur on Fire
Amy Porterfield – Online Marketing Made Easy
Dan Miller – 48 Days Podcast
Erik Fisher – Beyond the To Do List
Cynthia Sanchez – Oh So Pinteresting
Jaime Tardy – The Eventual Millionaire

Thanks to Triple Scoop Music for providing the music for today’s show and thanks to our wonderful audio producer Anna Queza of AQreative.

The Path to Becoming an Artist with Veronica Corzo-Duchardt | Episode 032

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Though she initially wandered into design out of curiosity, Veronica Corzo-Duchardt became very intentional once she decided to move forward on the path to become an artist. Veronica is a designer, artist, avid podcast listener, curator and teacher. … [Continue reading]

Brand Storytelling with Ryan Delk | Episode 031

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Ryan Delk of Gumroad joins Dane in this episode of Converge. Ryan shares his journey that eventually landed him the position as Head of Growth at Gumroad. He is intentional about working for people that strive to make the world a better place and … [Continue reading]

Strategic Processes with Nathan Kontny | Episode 030

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  Processes are part of being a business owner and creative. We could even make the case that it’s part of being human. Whether we are aware of them or not we have a method for how we do things. Those systems may not be efficient but they … [Continue reading]

How To Serve Your Audience with Chase Reeves | Episode 029

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Do you know your audience and how to best serve them? Connecting with your audience is part of operating a successful business. You have to know your audience before you can serve your audience, or at least before you can serve them well. After a … [Continue reading]