Three Myths of the Wealthy Artist Debunked

Today I am going to talk about something that’s near and dear to my heart: how to be a wealthy artist. There are 3 myths that I am going to bust right open about being a wealthy artist and what it means to be in business as a creative. We are going to give these myths a big hell no so that you can focus on making a full time living out of the work that you love!

The three myths of the wealthy artist:

  1. I need to be salesy if I want to sell. Nobody likes pushing products on other people who aren’t interested, and on the buyer’s end nobody likes that either! Authenticity is really key in selling your product. This comes in the form of telling stories about yourself, your brand, and your products, and infusing your personality into every piece of marketing and sales conversations.
  2. I don’t have time for marketing. You want to be creating art, showing up for your family, practicing self care. If you don’t have time for marketing, do you have time for your...
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Driving Your Creative Career + The 5 Moves Storytelling Method | with Karl Stelter

Karl Stelter is an amazing filmmaker who I’ve been working together for a number of years now. Not really knowing what he wanted to do, it was through working with his dad’s small business on small projects that he was first introduced to making videos that people would pay for.

Karl talks about the importance of his daily writing habit, having a mindset of constant improvement, and believing in yourself enough to stick with it.

 

 

But, before we meet Karl, I want to teach you about The Five Moves Storytelling Method:

To help your branding and marketing really STICK, you need to tell compelling stories centered around your brand. The Five Moves Storytelling Method is a way that you can be telling stories about your product, your brand, or yourself in a very succinct and memorable way.

 

These are the Five Moves:

  1. Exposition/Introduction: Set up the background/starting point to the story
  2. Rising action: Where does the story go from the starting point? What...
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