The Creative Hustle
By Katelyn Bellefontaine
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A podcast of curated professionals successfully navigating business on the east coast.
||CleanValuing Yourself||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast, Kristen & Jane of Arrow & Knot Productions and Katelyn of Elegant Productions, discuss the importance of valuing yourself. As entrepreneurs in the creative industry, we have found so many of us...||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGiving Proper Credit||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast, Kristen & Jane of Arrow & Knot Productions and Katelyn of Elegant Productions, share proper credit etiquette. When do you tag another business on Instagram? When are you allowed to post someone else’s..||3/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDealing with Naysayers||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast, Kristen & Jane of Arrow & Knot Productions and Katelyn of Elegant Productions, discuss naysayers. It can be difficult to succeed when there are people in your life who criticize what you’re doing. We...||2/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScreening Clients||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast, Kristen & Jane of Arrow & Knot Productions and Katelyn of Elegant Productions, discuss screening potential clients. When you lower the price of your service in order to work with a client, you...||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYear In Review||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast, Kristen & Jane of Arrow & Knot Productions and Katelyn of Elegant Productions, discuss their successes of 2018 and some of their goals for the new year. Over the past year, Kristen, Jane, and...||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt's Just Business||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast, Kristen & Jane of Arrow & Knot Productions and Katelyn of Elegant Productions, discuss when it’s appropriate to give feedback. When you pay for a service and things don’t turn out as planned, you may.||1/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy We Don't Use The Term GirlBoss Anymore||Season 2 of The Creative Hustle Podcast In this episode we're going there... we share our candid feelings about terms like "GirlBoss" "SHE-EO" etc. Ask yourself, would you ever say to a man, "you're such a BoyBoss?!" Sounds kind of silly when you...||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6 Tips For Email Etiquette With Your Co-Hosts Arrow & Knot Productions & Elegant Productions||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast your co-hosts, Kristen & Jane of Aarow & Knot Productions and Katelyn of Elegant Productions, discuss their 6 tips for email etiquette. If you're anything like us, email is one of those never-ending...||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan I Take You For Coffee? With Your Co-Hosts Of The Creative Hustle Podcast||Can I take you out for coffee? A question we receive almost weekly which may seem innocent enough, but when in the middle of our busiest season, can leave us feeling overwhelmed and sometimes frustrated. This week on The Creative Hustle...||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAsk Each Other Anything - With Your Co-Hosts Elegant Productions & Arrow & Knot Productions||In this episode of The Creative Hustle Podcast, co-hosts Katelyn Bellefontaine of Elegant Productions & Kristen Brown and Jane Nicholson of Arrow & Knot Productions ask each other and answer questions from one business to another. We discuss the ups...||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding An Authentic And Consistent Brand With Your Co-Hosts Arrow & Knot Productions & Elegant Productions||Something both of our businesses often hear is “I love your brand” and at the beginning we were taken aback, but with a little more thought we realized with every post, with every design decision on our website, with every contract template, and eve||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow We Prepare For Busy Season||Do you ever find yourself way in over your head with your business? A common trend we chat about on this podcast is the fact that as new entrepreneurs we were so busy in those first inaugural years that we didn’t even have time to stop and iron out...||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Your Personal Brand With Chef Craig Flinn||Do you ever find yourself daydreaming about your next big idea? You’ve barely got this current business off and running and yet your filled with more ideas for the next big thing. It tends to be a common theme when we chat with entrepreneurs that...||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAsk Us Anything With Your Creative Hustle Co-Hosts||In this episode of The Creative Hustle, co-hosts, Katelyn, Kristen and Jane answer questions about our businesses, professional and personal lives sent in by our listeners.||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReviewing The First Year Of Business With Lisa MacPherson and Rebecca Dimock of Elegant Paper Co.||Many of us start our journey into entrepreneurship while employed at full-time jobs. Sitting at our desks, working away towards someone else’s dream, while daydreaming about one day working solely for ourselves. But the bills keep coming each...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom the Farmers Market to Whole Foods with Sheena Russell of Made With Local||Today we’re talking all about social enterprise, a term like us, you may have heard of in business before, but might not be 100% clear on what exactly it means. Sheena Russell is one of the founders of Made With Local, a food company that creates...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Rest and Recovery with Lindsay MacPhee of The Floatation Centre||Do you ever have those days where the thought of getting out of bed is absolutely debilitating? That’s probably because, like us, you spent the prior day working your tail off well into the night, cutting in on your hours of sleep, and even dreaming..||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefining Your Why And Finding Your True Voice With Colette O’Hara||Do you ever find yourself working away and wondering if you are getting anywhere. Have weeks, months or even years passed you by, yet you feel like nothing has changed? Today’s guest is going to help up to define our why! Why it’s so important that.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Importance of Physical Activity For The Busy Entrepreneur with Kayla Davis of KDAVIS Fitness||Being a busy entrepreneur, you barely have time to get enough sleep, let alone get to the gym, and get a good work out in. If you operate a seasonal business like us, you likely can’t even imagine how you can fit in any type of physical activity in...||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSix Reasons Why Our Businesses Didn't Fail with The Creative Hustle Co-Hosts||The harsh reality, according to the Small Business Association is that 30 percent of new businesses fail within the first two years and 50 percent of new businesses fail within the first four to five. Scary stuff eh? My company Elegant Productions,...||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTax Talk with Melissa Kew, CPA||You’ve probably just finished doing your taxes, and chances are you’ve pulled out more hair than what you would find on the floor at your favourite salon. We’re with you. Doing taxes as a small business owner is no easy feat, in fact, it’s likel||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Content - How We Stay Motivated In Business||--||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Burning Desire To Be Liked||Have you ever met someone that you simply didn’t like, but can’t figure out why? Of course you have! Maybe they didn’t even do anything wrong, you just don’t click, and that is perfectly okay. I hate to break it to you, but someone(s) out there.||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPutting Automation To Work In Your Business with Madelaine Corke||Why is it that as soon as we take the “big leap” you know the one I’m talking about, the one where you hand in your resignation, quit your corporate job and leave that steady pay cheque behind, the new normal suddenly becomes, 80 work weeks,...||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSolopreneur to Entrepreneur, Growing your Business with Jordan Hipson of Lease Better||Today’s guest has made a name for himself in the entrepreneurial world. Jordan Hipson owns Lease Better, one of Halifax's most sought-after property management companies, that specializes in leasing high-end properties. In 2016 Jordan took the...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaintaining Health & Wellness as an Entrepreneur with Dr. Ashley Margeson||Being an entrepreneur… it’s definitely not easy, and I think we can all relate. It’s like having at least two full-time jobs. You need to stay fully focused, with no distraction, especially no health distractions. Dr. Ashley Margeson connects the||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Your Brand Presence via Social Media with Kayla Short of Short Presents||Do you ever find yourself lost in the neverending vortex that is social media? You spend your days curating content, writing captions that you pray will convert, hashtagging, pinning and posting your way into oblivion. We get it. Building your...||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSix Ways We Drive Sales In Our Business||On this episode of the Creative Hustle, you’ll be hanging out with your co-hosts, Kristen, Jane and Katelyn, as we discuss six ways we drive sales in our businesses. This is something both Arrow & Knot and Elegant Productions’ put much thought and..||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUtilizing Competition as a Means of Motivation with Devin Sherrington of 360 Fit||We all know we’re going to have competition, but is that always a bad thing? Instead of looking at our competition and comparing ourselves to them, we should really be looking at ways to use our competition to motivate us to do more and be better....||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefining Your Ideal Client with Patty Howard of Kitchen Door Catering||You’ve likely heard the term ideal client floating around when thinking about your marketing for your small business. Today we’re excited to break down exactly what that term means and take it from just a scarry buzzword to something you can actuall||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTapping Into Your Niche Market with Nicole McInnis of Oh Dina!||The Creative Hustle hosts, chat with Nicole McInnis the milliner and maker behind Oh Dina! Millinery. Nicole's Work has been featured on television, in films and countless editorials. She most recently celebrated her 10th business anniversary,...||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating Community via Social Media with Adam Purcell of Caring Counts||The Creative Hustle hosts, chat with Adam Purcell, the founder and creator of Caring Counts, a company with the goal of getting people to care about your business so you can sell them s**t. Adam walks us through the benefits of social media and...||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking the Most of Your Off-Season with Nicole Lapierre Photography||Nicole Lapierre of Nicole Lapierre Photography shares her advice on working in a seasonal industry and how to make the most of your time during the off-season.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the Creative Hustle Podcast - An Introduction with Elegant Productions & Arrow & Knot Productions||An introductory episode, meeting your hosts of The Creative Hustle Podcast.||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Amazing podcast with some incredibly insightful topics
The best part of my week is checking in with The Creative Hustle Podcast and learning from their experiences.
Incredibly insightful and packed full of business knowledge, I can’t wait to tune in to see what comes next!
I love listening to this podcast while I edit! So relatable and easygoing. These ladies are crazy talented within their own businesses and what a treat it is to have them share their experiences and knowledge with the world!
Really enjoyed listening, and being someone in the event industry, you had lots of great tips. Thanks for making a great podcast!