Lessons in systems and business strategy for creative entrepreneurs

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Lessons in systems and business strategy for creative entrepreneurs

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Your email list isn’t just a way to sell your products or services, you can actually use it to educate and connect with your audience! In today’s episode, Shannon Vondy joins us to share how you can get started with email marketing and build a powerful marketing platform for your business. The Business-First Creatives Podcast is brought […]

Episode 054: Educating Your Audience Using Email with Shannon Vondy


Running our numbers likely isn’t your favorite part of the job, but understanding the financial health of your business can sometimes be what helps your business succeed. In this conversation, Val Duvick joins us to share about managing your numbers, spending healthy money in your business, and financially preparing for the future. Plus, she even […]

Episode 052: Understanding the Financial Health of Your Business with Val Duvick


Are you showing up on Instagram and taking your audience along on a journey? In today’s episode, Angie McPherson joins us to discuss the power of personal branding in your instagram marketing strategy! Listen in as she walks us through how she approaches content, how she converts clients from Instagram, and how you can reframe […]

Episode 050: Personal Branding in Your Instagram Marketing w/ Angie McPherson


Outsourcing isn’t out of your reach, like so many entrepreneurs may think. You know I’m a huge proponent of outsourcing, which is why I’m sharing this episode I did with my business bestie, Sabrina Gebhardt on her podcast, Shoot It Straight! Listen in as we explore your options for outsourcing, when and why you need […]

Episode 048: Investing in Outsourcing with Sabrina Gebhardt


Everything in your business has a process and system, but are you managing your projects well? The cost of disorganization isn’t pretty. In this episode, Ashley Shuler joins us to share how project management can improve your business and increase your profitability! The Business-First Creatives Podcast is brought to you by CRM and Dubsado expert Colie James. Join Colie each week […]

Episode 046: The Cost of Disorganization w/ Ashley Shuler


Is the content creation process overwhelming to you? Do you get through creating one piece of content and feel drained? Content strategist and Disney lover, Amanda Warfield joins us in this episode to share the proper way to create your content through batching! Listen in as we explore the how to find inspiration, create content […]

Episode 045: Content Planning + Disneyland Amanda Warfield

I'm a Disney-loving family photographer, and filmmaker turned Workflow and Automations Guru who helps creative service providers automate their sh*t, reclaim their time and get back to living!

With 10+ years in the creative space, Colie believes every creative deserves to build a business that is sustainable and profitable, and no one should quit their 9 to 5 only to work 24/7 [in their business].

The truth—automated systems can save us all from being overworked and overwhelmed.

I believe every creative deserves to turn their craft into a business that brings them joy and profit.

Hi, I'm Colie. 

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