Education & Learning
University courses and smaller bite-sized morsels on-line offer accessible learning at no cost. Opportunity, no fees, and a blank dance card provide a unique chance to learn, evolve, and ignite your curiosity. Different options follow.
Both above are online learning options offering many university courses that are free to audit.
Find it: www.coursera.org & www.edx.org
Limited to 18 minutes long, TedTalks offers small pieces of information on a given topic.
Find it: www.ted.com/talks
A few of our favs (favourites):
School of Greatness by Lewis Howes
This podcast is a “…top-ranked Business & Self-Development podcast in iTunes. Episodes range from interviews with world-class game changers on entrepreneurship, health, athletics, mindset, and relationships,”
Find it: lewishowes.com/sogpodcast/
The Influencer Podcast by Julie Solomon
“Julie Solomon, is an expert in digital marketing, PR, and personal branding. She helps women up-level their influence, purposefully connect, and monetize their platform...”. “This is an innovative podcast that explores the secrets behind the ever-changing trends of Influencer Marketing. It takes you behind the scenes with successful entrepreneurs, influencers, and industry elites in conversation to share how they engage, persuade, and grow their unique influence.”
Find it: www.juliesolomon.net
The Gary Vee Audio Experience by Gary Vaynerchuk
It provides practical business advice for those developing a business and, covers off the requirements for personal branding to corporate execution. Additionally, there is an incredible source of information on branding and social media advertising tips and tricks. Insight into what an advertising “top player/high flyer” does and how you can apply it to your brand is also featured.
Find it: www.gary.vee.com
The Stalman Podcast by Tyler Stalman
Showcases a lengthy list of prominent photographers, videographers, and social media influencers who contribute to the discussions, many of which are relevant to Creators. It highlights how others create their content, and provides new ways to improve your workflow. A focus on technical gear and equipment is intended to make the creative process easier and the purchasing of new equipment more informed
Find it: www.stalmanpodcast.com
… More: Netflix Documentaries, YouTube “How To’s”, on-line workshops, blogs etc. can provide guidance on how to do what you do, only different, and perhaps better. E.g. Perfect Winged Eyeliner (New Technique), Beard Balm vs. Beard Oil, Natural Nail Manicure, Building a DIY (Do It Yourself) Photo Backdrop from Scratch
Connect, Interact & Play
A few ideas and options to get together, albeit virtually, with your peeps…
Socality: It is a creative community that exists to inspire with the simple goal of connecting creatives online and in-person using social media and live events. “…this current situation only forces us to change our methods, not our purpose.” ~Socality
Find it: www.socality.org and @socality
Is for Creators developed by the excited minds behind Creators Mag. This is an exclusive community for those who are pursuing their passions, building businesses around them, and provides an exclusive forum to unpack ideas, learn, grow, and support each other. The potential is here to extend your network, build collaborative opportunities, foster relationships, share and support each other. Interested in joining, submit a request & join the discussions. (Excited!)
Connect online: Use #creatorsmagz in your posts on Instagram and join the online community. Interact with other creator’s posts through the #creatorsmagz and develop new relationships based on a common passion. We are also featuring Creators who use #creatorsmagz in our stories!
Find it: @creators_mag
Organize virtual events with those having like-minded passion. Consider a virtual meet focussed on working through challenges, sharing how each of you are finding perspective, highlighting ideas and, brainstorming. The opportunity to come together, with common goals, ignite your creative adrenaline, and encourage the best in others is heady!
Written by: C.J. Crooks
Senior Creative Freelance Writer
& G.G. Grande
Senior Research & Content Writer