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Creative Freedom with Lisa Robbin Young

54 EpisodesProduced by Lisa Robbin YoungWebsite

It's time to Unleash Your Star Power! The Creative Freedom podcast dives deep on all things related to creative entrepreneurship. From the fundamentals of getting started, to the complexities of growing and scaling your Noble Empire, to becoming a celebrity in your niche, Creative Freedom is educati… read more

54 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

[S7E5] Safety or success? Do you really have to choose?

September 22nd, 2022


One of the common fears that comes up with my clients time and time again is becoming a target for haters, cancel culture and trolls. I mean, the …

[S7E4] The Passed Over Paradox: The Invisible Income Cap on Your Success

September 8th, 2022


When I was 16, I was over-the-moon excited about getting my driver’s license. I wanted it SO bad. I had helped my brother study for his exam and I was pretty sure I had the study guide memorized. But I wasn’t prepared …

[S6E15] 3 Tips to Make More Money and Have a Profitable Creative Business

August 7th, 2022


This is Creative Freedom - Empowerment for creative entrepreneurs. Where can-do inspiration and how-to education collide to help you Own your Dreams …

[S7E3] Is it Imposter Syndrome or Something Else?

July 7th, 2022


A long-time friend of mine came to visit Nashville not long ago. He paid me a compliment or two, as he often does, and I poo-pooed nearly all of it. Later, when we were at lunch with my family, he turned to my husband …

[S7E2] 4 Myths from Online Business Gurus: How to do Business Outside of the Box

June 16th, 2022


I’ve been holding onto this episode for a long time. Decades, in fact. You may already know that I’ve been in the online space for nearly 30 years - …

[S7E1] 2 Ways to Increase Brand Visibility Through Community

June 2nd, 2022


It's finally Season 7! It has been a long road to get here, and I’m so excited to be digging into the new content this season - all around helping you overcome the passed over paradox and step more confidently into your …

[S6E17] Do I need a business coach?

April 21st, 2022


This is the LAST episode of season 6!!!I am ready to CELEBRATE with this week's episode where we dig into the questions I recommend asking yourself before you decide you are ready for coaching.

Coaching is not a magic …

[S6E16] The Biggest Money Block For Your Creative Type

April 14th, 2022


Our money stories shape our choices... which chape our money stories... and so on, and so on!

Today, I’m sharing the biggest money blocks for each creative type. Because, while we’re all unique, we do carry a few …

[S6E14] How To Increase Your Pricing Without Losing Your Clients Or Your Soul

March 31st, 2022


In 2007, Consumer Reports did a taste test with McDonald’s coffee and Starbucks. The Consumer Reports Coffee Taste Test showed that McDonald’s plain black coffee edged out Starbucks and other fast food chains and had …

[S6E13] How to Sell Without the Sleaze

March 29th, 2022


I have an Incubator client right now that’s working on building their business, and they don’t have a large audience. Between fits of frustration around wanting to go faster and inspired ideas that need execution, we’ve …

[S6E12] How to reach your target audience

March 17th, 2022


In our last episode we talked about how to find folks and I intimated a little bit about the need to talk TO them, not AT them. But we didn’t get …

[S6E11] How To Find Your Target Market & Why It Matters

March 10th, 2022


There was a time in the big bad world of business, where you could pretty much sell anything and people would buy it. You didn’t need to persuade …

[S6E10] 5 Signs Your Business Needs to Pivot

March 3rd, 2022


Pivot! It was one of the biggest buzzwords of 2020, thanks to the pandemic that shall not be named putting a monkey wrench into EVERYONE’S plans!

Not …

[S6E9] How to turn your audience into raving fans

February 24th, 2022


Here's a question for you today: How does a rock get its own facebook page?

The answer? The rock has Raving Fans. People so deeply committed to what it stands for that they want to share it with their audience.

Raving …

[S6E8] What is Content Repurposing?

February 17th, 2022


I LOVE me some thrift store shopping! If you have the patience and enjoy treasure hunts, you can come up with some fantastic finds!

Why am I talking about thrift stores on a business podcast? Because you can do the …

[S6E7] Developing a Content Strategy for Creative Entrepreneurs

February 10th, 2022


We're back with our first **official** episode of our Season 6 re-launch. Our bonus episode last week gave you the explanation for that.

Our earlier episodes of Season 6 laid the groundwork for what we’re talking about …

[S6EB1] - Bonus 2021 Annual Review

February 3rd, 2022


A "bonus" episode that breaks down how 2021 went. Listen in as I go through a month-by-month breakdown of the highlights of what happened personally and professionally, and end the episode talking about what the changes …

[S6E6] Increasing Your Brand's Visibility: How to Grow Brand Awareness as a Creative Entrepreneur

May 28th, 2021


It's time for season 6, episode 6 of the creative freedom show!

This week we'll be focusing on how to build brand awareness as a creative entrepreneur without sacrificing values that are important to you.

How do you …

[S6E5] How To Develop A Sustainable Marketing Strategy

April 14th, 2021


A sustainable marketing strategy helps you increase productivity while reducing costs. Adopting a sustainable #marketing strategy helps you improve your brand image and gain a competitive advantage.

Though this is …

[S6E4] Effective Business Planning for Creatives

March 24th, 2021


The end of Q1 is hot on your heels here in March, so it's a GREAT time to reflect and re-set for the remainder of the year if you've already done your annual planning. OR, you can get your year in gear now and set …

[S6E3] Profitable Business Models for Creatives

March 3rd, 2021


Episode 3 of the Creative Freedom Show!

This week we are focused on the top 3 profitable business models for creative entrepreneurs.

In this episode we will cover:

✅ Service Based Model
✅ Product-Based Model
✅ Hybrid …

[S6E2] Is your niche even profitable? How to find the right niche as a creative entrepreneur

February 10th, 2021


This week on episode 2 of the Creative Freedom Show, the podcast takes a deep-dive look at Katy and Shania Twain to show you how to carve out your own profitable niche in your industry.

BOTH of them came from a musical …

[S6E1] How to build a profitable business that's true to you

January 27th, 2021


We kick off this season with a look at how to build a business that's true to you. You know... a business that keeps you from selling your soul! How …

[S5EB10] Fix This Next Business Hierarchy of Needs Level 5 - Legacy

April 29th, 2020


While nearly every creative entrepreneur I meet talks about wanting to build a legacy, very few of them think about what it really means: that, at some point, you have to leave the company and entrust it to others to …

[S5EB9] Fix This Next Business Hierarchy of Needs Level 4: Impact

April 15th, 2020


This is the third in a special "Fix This Next" series of bonus episodes for Season 5 of the podcast. This episode walks you through level 4 of the Business Hierarchy of Needs, as outlined by Mike Michalowicz in his …

[S5EB8] Fix This Next Business Hierarchy of Needs Level 3: Order

April 1st, 2020


This is the third in a special "Fix This Next" series of bonus episodes for Season 5 of the podcast. This episode walks you through level 3 of the Business Hierarchy of Needs, as outlined by Mike Michalowicz in his …

[S5EB7] Fix This Next Business Hierarchy of Needs Level 2: Profit

March 18th, 2020


This is the second in a special "Fix This Next" series of bonus episodes for Season 5 of the podcast. This episode walks you through level 2 of the Business Hierarchy of Needs, as outlined by Mike Michalowicz in his …

[S5EB6] Fix This Next Business Hierarchy of Needs Level One: Sales

March 4th, 2020


In this bonus episode, I lead you through the Business Hierarchy of Needs as developed by Mike Michalowicz in his upcoming book, Fix This Next . I talk about how I almost burned my house down as a kid, and how that …

[S5EB5] Plans are useless, but planning is everything

February 19th, 2020


This is bonus episode 5 in a series of lessons learned from 25 years as a creative entrepreneur. You're getting 4 big lessons in a single episode. Can ya handle it? President Eisenhower was right: plans are useless, but …

[S5EB4] My biggest business failure - and how I turned it around

February 5th, 2020


This is bonus episode 4 in a series of lessons learned from 25 years as a creative entrepreneur. No one is coming to save you. You're a business owner, and you need to act like one. If you don't like the way the system …

[S5EB3] It's not magic, it's marketing!

January 22nd, 2020


This is bonus episode 3 in a series of lessons learned from 25 years as a creative entrepreneur. Your business is NOT the Field of Dreams. If you built it, ya gotta market it or people ain't coming - or BUYING! At the …

[S5EB2] You are the most important "product" your company offers. Here's why...

January 8th, 2020


I've been teaching this concept for decades now. I started sharing it when I was in direct sales, but it's no less true today for creative entrepreneurs. In a world where there are lots of people doing things similar to …

[S5EB1] The most important lesson from 25 years online as a creative entrepreneur

December 25th, 2019


This is episode one in a special bonus series I've created to share the most important lessons I've learned over the past 25 years. Yep. I've been an online entrepreneur for over 25 years now - back when the World Wide …

[S5E10] EPIC Content creation made easy

December 5th, 2019


I'm going OFF about how the phrase "create epic content" has become synonymous with "if you can't make something that goes viral, then don't do anything at all" - which is a trap that either keeps you stuck on a hamster …

[S5E9] Too many ideas? How to know which ideas to pursue first

November 20th, 2019


As a creative, you've got LOTS of ideas. How do you keep track of them all? Can they even be managed? How do you decide which ideas to pursue, and which ones to table for later (or even give away to someone else)? 

[S5E8] How to find a profitable niche for your creative business

November 6th, 2019


You've probably heard the phrase "riches in niches" more times than you care to count. As a creative entrepreneur, finding a niche can feel …

[S5E7] Do less and charge more: How to change your mindset around pricing your work

October 23rd, 2019


If you're a heart-centered creative entrepreneur struggling with pricing, there's good news: you don't have to subsist on a survival-level income, and you don't have to price-gouge your clients in order to be …

[S5E6] Business Models for Creative Entrepreneurs

October 9th, 2019


Just hearing the word “business model” can conjure up spreadsheets, process diagrams, flow charts, and other stress-inducing imagery. But business …

[S5E5] The Hard Truth About Creating Passive Income

September 18th, 2019


While it sounds sexy to "make dolla billz in your sleep," there are three huge misconceptions around creating passive revenue in your business. In …

[S5E4] How to build a loyal following for your creative business (with L.O.V.E.)

September 4th, 2019


As a creative entrepreneur, having a loyal following means you've got Raving Fans who love your work, support you financially, and you can make great …

[S5E3] How To Build Credibility For Your Creative Business

August 21st, 2019


One of the things that stops creatives from growing their business is a fear that they don't have the credibility it takes to attract quality clients. This episode shares 5 things anyone can do (starting today) to build …

[S5E2] Hiring a Business Coach? Ask these questions first!

August 7th, 2019


Think you're ready to hire a business coach? Before you plunk down your hard-earned cash, make sure you really know what you're getting - and that you're really ready to make the investment. Too many creative …

[S5E1] How to Brand Yourself as a Creative Entrepreneur

July 24th, 2019


Branding can be especially challenging for creative entrepreneurs. We're constantly evolving, and depending on your creative type, it might not come …

[S4E10] 8 Lessons I've Learned From Hosting Live Events

July 30th, 2018


Over the past 10 years, I've hosted hundreds of live events. From my basic monthly Accountability Club teleclasses and weekly Facebook Live Q&A's to more complex virtual and in-person events like Creative Freedom …

[S4E9] How to decide which events are worth attending

July 23rd, 2018


This is high season for business conferences and events for creative entrepreneurs. But how do you know whether or not it's really worth it to invest in attending in the first place? In this episode, I provide a simple …

[S4E8] The Myth of Being "Self Made"

July 16th, 2018


It's our final episode in our Summer series about underearning, and yet, it's the most important topic of all - getting the support you need to succeed. I bust the "self-made" myth bubble in this episode, because …

[S4E7] How Shame Impacts Your Ability to Charge More

July 9th, 2018


This is one of our most dangerous episodes, because Lisa's talking about shame and what Dr. Brene Brown calls "Unwanted Identities" - and how they can impact your ability to charge higher rates for your work. If you …

S4E6: How to Raise Your Rates

July 3rd, 2018


This is the next logical step after our last episode. Once you get clear that it's time to raise your rates, how, exactly do you go about raising them? Have a listen to this week's episode, where Lisa walks you through …

S4E5: 11 Signs You Need To Charge More

June 25th, 2018


Many creative entrepreneurs get emotional when it comes to price increases. So, what if there were an easy, external way to know that it's time to raise your rates? Your wish is our command! This week, Lisa shares 11 …

S4E4: How To Say "No" With Class & Authenticity

June 18th, 2018


Got someone who wants to pick your brain, ask you for a discount, or - GASP! - work for exposure? Need a classy way to say "um, no thanks!" without burning bridges or sounding like a jerk? You need this episode! Saying …

S4E3: 3 Tips to keep your momentum when you feel overwhelmed

June 11th, 2018


What can you do when you're knee deep in a project (or multiple projects) and have to keep going? Lisa shares what she learned running her first (and …

S4E2: 5 Core Symptoms of Underearning

June 1st, 2018


Based on years of living as an underearning creative, as well as her extensive work serving other creative entrepreneurs, Lisa reveals the 5 core symptoms of underearning that are common among creatives. She also gives …

S4E1: The Six-Figure Deception

May 23rd, 2018


When someone is boasting about top-line numbers rather than the bottom line truth of their business, you can start to feel like you're being deceived. In this episode, Lisa walks you through real-life examples and how …

S4E0: The "WTF?" Episode

May 4th, 2018


This is Episode Zero, the “WTF” episode. The one where I tell you what this show is about and why you should listen. If you’re listening to just the …

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