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Learn how to be a creative professional in today’s ever-changing world with Rachel and Cody. Be inspired as they discuss everything from networking to practicing your craft with the occasional amazing mind from the creative world dropping by to discuss making something awesome today.
||Clean#MotivationMonday: Get Going!||Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt discouraged about pursuing your art. Being creative is hard! It can be draining and soul-sucking...almost to the point where you want to stop creating altogether (please don’t though!!!). Whenever that happens,...||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDesks, Degrees, and Drives||You know, a lot of people think you need a degree and a fancy/expensive setup in order to be a successful creative. NEWS FLASH: you don’t. Cody and I chat about what we think about all that in this week’s episode!* Do you agree or disagree? Let us..||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNic Fitzgerald: On the Hunt||Cody got to interview someone we’ve been wanting to talk to for quite a while: Nic Fitzgerald, founder of Friendly Giant Films. This episode is jam-packed with awesomeness and is just the motivational jump start you need to get out there and make...||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCVX Live: The Social Media Convention (Why You Should Be there in 2019!)||CVX Live is a social media convention held every year in Utah. If you want to be a YouTuber or creator on any other social platform (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat), this is the place to be! If you liked our FanX Comic Convention podcast, you’ll...||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmy Heimbigner: "Treat Yo Self!"||An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly. ~Unknown We talk a lot about the hustle, the grind, and making your dreams happen, but do you ever make time for YOU? For real though, when was the...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFanX: Look, a Wild Creative Appeared!||Rachel and I had the privilege of attending Salt Lake FanX this past weekend! It was an awesome experience. Every costume from Bob’s Burgers to LEGO Batman to Predator was there, and we got to be a part of it! On this special episode, we took a dive.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Leap: Quit Your Full Time Job||Have you ever wanted to tell your boss how much you hate your job right to their face? This episode might help you get there. “The Grind.” “The rat race.” It all means the same thing: you don’t like your job. When is it time to leave? How can||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMentoring, Serving the Vision, and Having it All - With Nathan Madsen||Find people who help you be what you want to be! This week we’re joined by Nathan Madsen, talking about the benefits of collaborating, being an artist despite difficult circumstances, and above all, how being a mentor can change your life (and...||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Reflection on Rejection||“It’s a no from me.” The hardest words your little X Factor loving ears will ever hear. Every creative has to deal with rejection, from the minor daily fails to major letdowns. We know what it’s like; we’ve been there! On this episode, we talk||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecky Willard: "Look, It Actually Works!"||Becky Willard is a music producer and owner of Vox Fox Studios. She is also a singer, songwriter, vocal coach, and all around BOSS! In this episode, Rachel visits Vox Fox Studios to meet with Becky. They talk about diversity in art, the importance...||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNetworking on the 'Net Works!||Remember all those hilarious predictions about what the future would be like in the 1950s that are glaringly wrong, picturing flying cars and personal robots? WE ARE IN THAT DISTANT FUTURE. Technology has opened doors for us we never imagined,...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlex Velluto: "Making Your Own Dang Lane"||People are so unique and individual, especially in the creative world! Every style and perspective is so important, so don't limit yourself.Alex is a Salt Lake City based stand-up comedian that's doing his own thing and it's paying off! Frequenting...||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2: Electric Boogaloo||Due to popular global demand, Rachel and Cody are BACK doing the pod thing! We've got some tantalizing tastes at what's to come, and we're so excited for you to see what we've got. Back next week with regular episodes--we can't wait for you to...||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWrapping Up Season 1!||This has been a great first season. We've gotten so much support from those around us and we've got some big plans for season 2 of Create Loud! Find out about our new series, "Why Create?" and what else we've got coming up in the next few months!As...||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMonica Moore Smith: "Choose Your Choice"||In any creative field, it's easy to get "sucked in" by what you think you SHOULD do. Sometimes we forget it's all about what we WANT to do.On this week's episode of Create Loud, Monica Moore Smith (actress and model extraordinaire) talks to us about...||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Would you like to, ya know, network sometime?"||Networking is one of those words you hear every time there's a conversation about business. "Oh yeah, networking is when you talk to other business people about business things, then you hand them your business card." NAW.Rachel is so good at...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnthony Ambriz: "Marketing Your Territory"||Back in the day, getting "discovered" was hard. If you didn't have your own TV or radio show, how was anybody ever going to find you?Things are different now. The "interwebs" have offered a chance to have it all, from the comfort of home. Whether it's..||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe don't need no education||"I don't need to go to school", the clarion call of every exasperated college dropout (trust me, I would know). How necessary is getting a college education in your chosen field? Should you just get a tutor and save tons of money? Or are you missing...||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSketchy Britt: "Sketching out your niche"||"But Cody, but Rachel!", you say. "I cannot live my passion, it's so random! I exclusively juggle antique urns on a unicycle!"Well, weirdo, look no further than this exact episode. We are joined by the fabulous Sketchy Britt, a Utah-native...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEgads! An impostor!||Impostor syndromeImpostor syndrome is a psychological pattern in which people doubt their accomplishments and have a persistent, often internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud".Despite external evidence of their competence, those exhibiting the.||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMasha Lepire: "Stand up and Stand Out!"||Diversity. It's one of those words where you're not sure how the conversation is going to go after you mention it. What IS diversity? Why is it important in a creative field?Masha and Rachel are sick of being treated differently! They also talk about...||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUp to Snuff||"Hey, will you do a painting of me and my husband in the nude?"If you haven't been asked to do something along those lines, you will someday. Let's face it, people are weird and they want weird art. Do you know when to say no? Also, if someone has...||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRandy Slaugh: "Create Your Dream Life"||I'm at Wendy's. I always get the 4 for $4. It's safe. I like their nuggets. But suddenly, I see the menu, and the new Southwest Avocado Chicken Sandwich & Salad are bringing bold Southwest flavors to Wendy's. Do I stick with the 4 for $4 or risk...||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoney is Evil and You're Gross for Asking For It||Look. Money is an awkward topic. We all know this. But asking for it is even worse. When do you bring it up? What if you quote your client too much? Not enough? What if your client is not even actually human, but part of a half-lobster alien race...||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: Say Yes!||We think you're downright swell for subscribing to our show, so here's a bonus episode to shiver your timbers. (Disclaimer: Episode is NOT about pirates)||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShane Mickelsen: "Choose Your Own Adventure"||Shane Mickelsen joins the Create Loud posse to chat about where the heck we're going in life, and why it's okay to not have a super clear picture of where we're going. Not everything can be Emerald City and Yellow Brick Roads!Also, Cody gets a little...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Eat an Elephant||Cody goes solo to talk about impossible challenges and how to defeat them. You're David. Your dream ice-cream-truck-owning business is Goliath. What do you do?!Have no fear. Grab a knife and a fork. BON APPETIT, FRIENDS. LET'S DO THIS!Hey. Email us....||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLuke Millhouse: "That Old School Charm"||We chat with Luke about being a vulnerable artist, how cubicle work isn't for everybody, and how the 2018 Superbowl halftime show was, like, really awesome. Thanks Justin Timberlake!As always, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Oh, you...||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe can't all be Bieber||It's just us this time! We bring up Cindy Crawford, Vince Vaughn and Arthur on the same episode somehow (yes, the aardvark). Which is more important, luck or talent? Let us know what you think--send us an email at email@example.com....||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKenny Maness: "Create Something Bad"||Kenny Maness joins us to talk about how you can be inspired by both Daft Punk and Kenny G, and how singing dinosaurs can do absolutely nothing for your career (thanks a lot, Vine). You won't want to miss his advice for getting started with next to...||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction: Hey, look, another podcast for creatives.||The team gets real about why they started a podcast right now (of all times to start one...), and why the world needs Create Loud. Get to know the hosts, Rachel Robison and Cody Crabb!Rachel explains why she thinks it's important to dive in--but...||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love the theme and look.
Brand new pod I see. Love the artwork and the theme of creating stuff. I want to be creative lol. Nice idea tho, I think it will do well.
Creating a community!
I love the concept of creating a community of “creatives”— no matter the genre, we’re all on similar journeys and we can learn from each other. These two are engaging and fun to listen to— I’m looking forward to future episodes!
Great people, great content
Easy to listen to. Y’all are super authentic and I’m glad I get to hear.