Raw Milk - The Creative Business Podcast about social media, marketing, branding, blogging
By Beth Kirby
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Beth Kirby—the creative entrepreneur, educator, author, and social media influencer behind the award-winning lifestyle brand with a reach of over 1.2 million, the Local Milk blog—hosts Raw Milk, the Instagram filter-free podcast with business smarts & creative heart where she gets raw, real, and sometimes ridiculous about what it really takes to build a life and business you love, live slow, travel more, change the world, and make money while you do it. For years Beth has taught social media, branding, and visual storytelling at creative retreats around the world, and now she’s bringing those workshops to the airwaves. She gets vulnerable & real in interviews with other successful entrepreneurs, small business owners, and experts to teach you practical information about their day to day systems, creative processes, wins, and fails. You’ll learn step-by-step, actionable advice on how to build a truly fulfilling life and thriving business from the people who’ve done it. If you’re dying to know how to build an email list, how to start an online business, how Instagram influencers & bloggers actually make money, how to turn your art into a small business, how to publish a book, how to use social media marketing to generate profit, how to turn your followers into loyal customers, how you can be a digital nomad and work from anywhere in the world, how to build out a team & scale up, how to launch your product or brand, how to make six figures, how to create a sales funnel with integrity, how to find your creative voice, how to boost productivity, or just plain how to start & find your calling—then this podcast is for you. But, most of all, Raw Milk is for you if you want to learn how to do it all with mindfulness, intention, and joy. Because Beth believes there can be abundance without busy, and happiness without hustle. Raw Milk will teach you the practical skills & mindset necessary to manifest the income & the impact without the overwhelm.
||CleanLiving Slow & Working Hard – with Rebecca Gallop||When you build a brand based around your life, how do you know when work ends and life begins, or vice-versa? Does it mean your always working, or is there a way to stay intentional in your life and approach your commitment to business in a healthy...||10 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsider Pinterest Secrets For Growing Your Business – with Yuka Ohishi||Most of us think of Pinterest as a place to collect ideas. But if you are a creative, the platform is also a powerful way to get your work out into the world. So, how can a maker or an artist or a blogger use Pinterest to grow their audience? What are..||3 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTurning Your Passion Into Profit – with Lauren Haynes||So, you have a side hustle as a maker that you’re interested in turning into a full-fledged, full-time creative business. What steps do you need to take to reach the next level? How do you develop a business mindset and make a living monetizing a...||27 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Build Community Running an Online Business – with Jenna Wilson & Cary Vaughan||Many aspiring creative business owners wonder how not only to sell their products and services online, but how to find their customers (and keep them!) Running an online business can be especially challenging for building a loyal customer base that...||18 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Truth Behind the Instagram Curtain: Navigating Failure and Uncertainty on the Path to Success – with Emily Katz||“All of the people who come to my workshops are part of a community. Literally, we’re weaving ourselves together.” In the age of social media, Emily Katz has a unique creative business in that she cultivates connection both online and...||11 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Get Freedom With Your Creative Business – with Athena Calderone||One of the greatest challenges for aspiring creative entrepreneurs? Limiting our scope to a single area of expertise. We tend to dabble in many different creative realms, and it can feel impossible to limit our self-expression to just one thing. So,...||4 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow To Be Original & Stand Out in the Creative Crowd – with Jen Olmstead||So, you want to stand out as a creative entrepreneur. But how do you develop a design aesthetic that feels like you? Where do you go for inspiration that will resonate with your audience—without turning into a mash-up of the creatives you admire?...||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Big Fears That Hold Creatives Back (and How to Overcome Them) - with Beth Kirby||The first step is the hardest. Whatever goal you’re chasing, it is all too easy to come up with a long list of reasons NOT to start: What if people don’t like my work? What if I’m not good enough? What if it’s simply too late? I’ve had all...||20 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFinding Your Stride & Style as a Working Artist & Mother – with Stella Maria Baer||The life of an artist is one of uncertainty. You simply can’t predict how long it may take to turn your art into a job or how many paintings you will sell in a given month. So, how do you navigate that uncertainty? How do you make a living without...||26 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow I went from Depressed & Divorced to Living My Dream Life - with Beth Kirby||If you’re under the impression that the people who ‘make it’ are special in some way, I’m here to tell you that’s not true. The only thing special about me is that I was especially broken, especially damaged, especially sick and hurting. For..||23 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarrying Spirituality & Wellness with Beauty & Creative Business – with Alison Wu||Belief is powerful. And for Alison Wu, spirituality is deeply connected to her ongoing health and wellness journey. She embraces the woo and lets intuition guide her, making decisions based on the connection among body, mind and spirit. Alison Wu is...||19 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSaying the Real Magic Word: "NO" — with Beth Kirby||Saying NO comes with a lot of baggage—guilt, fear and shame. We are taught to be obliging, and we tell ourselves that turning people down makes us lazy and selfish. But here’s the truth: When you say YES to the things that don’t move your dreams..||16 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Reinvent Yourself as a Multi-Passionate Creative – with Rebekka Seale||How do you walk away from a successful creative business when your heart is pulling you in a new direction? How do you follow that internal North Star despite the shame around choosing a new path? How do you do the hard work of reinventing yourself as..||13 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBusiness and Finance for Creative Entrepreneurs – with Shanna Skidmore||A lot of us creatives are resistant to the cultural idea of ‘more is better,’ some even going so far as to view money as a dirty thing. Yet we HAVE to be profitable to continue doing our creative work. So, how do we come to understand the numbers...||6 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRunning a Multiple Six-Figure Business From Your Phone – with Sara Tasker||There are introverts, there are extroverts, and then there are webtroverts—those of us who embody our most comfortable selves on the internet. For Sara Tasker, the web has allowed her to control her anxieties, develop relationships, and establish a...||29 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNavigating Anxiety, Depression & Procrastination as a Creative Entrepreneur||If you suffer from depression, anxiety, overwhelm, perfectionism, burnout or procrastination, you are NOT alone. The struggle is all too common, especially among creative entrepreneurs. The key is to navigate the challenges and develop coping...||14 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnecting to Your Spirit Through Creativity – with Satsuki Shibuya||You know that feeling when you’re creating … and everything else seems to fall away? You hit your stride, and you’re simply yourself—immersed in a moment of beauty? Satsuki Shibuya sees creativity as a gateway to the spiritual soul, an...||5 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat No One Tells You About ‘Making It’ in Creative Business – with Tara Mangini & Percy Bright||As creative entrepreneurs, we dream of the trifecta—time freedom, financial freedom, and creative freedom. What no one tells us, though, is that scaling up the business actually limits those freedoms and pulls us farther away from the joy we felt in..||22 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Bloggers & Influencers ACTUALLY Make Money - All About Our Revenue & Money||Ever wondered how bloggers and instagram influencers make money?It is not uncommon to hear that a successful creative is earning six figures in revenue annually. But HOW? Where does that money come from exactly? And how do I get me some of that? Yes,...||15 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Quitting the Creative Dream Is NOT an Option – with Marte Marie Forsberg||‘When you think like that, when quitting the dream … isn’t an option, you find solutions.’ Marte Marie Forsberg works as a food and lifestyle photographer for magazines around the world, and she regularly runs photography, creative business...||7 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScaling Your Creative Business Without Abandoning Your Values – with Elizabeth Pape||How do you grow and scale a thriving business—without abandoning your values? Can you stay positive in the face of criticism around your price point? And how do you get past people co-opting your work and passing it off as their own? Elizabeth Pape...||7 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Secrets to Organic Growth on Instagram: How to Create Authentic & Beautiful Social Media for Your Brand Part II||Instagram is a place to socialize and serve, not sell. So, if you want to grow a following organically on the platform, it is important to focus on your audience: Make decisions around what you hope to contribute to your dream clients first—and then..||7 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake the Anxiety Out of Instagram: How to Create Authentic & Beautiful Social Media for Your Brand Part I||Instagram is an incredibly useful social media marketing tool: I have used it to grow a following of more than 780,000 and build a thriving six-figure business. But social channels are not all rainbow emojis and kitten videos. The danger in a platform..||7 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaw Milk Trailer||Beth Kirby's new podcast Raw Milk - Business Smarts with Creative Heart, the show about slow living lifestyle, minimalism, essentialism, creative entrepreneurship, social media and marketing, small + online business, sales, email list building, and...||2 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I found raw milk a week ago. I’ve been in a consumed spiral of life the last few years and as much as that is okay at certain parts of our journey I needed something to just push me over into auctioning my own desires again. It’s overwhelming and like Beth says it can take us forever to put that foot forward. I have been SO inspired specifically to action by these episodes, small chunks of gold to juts help affirm myself and helping me to push over that edge, that subconscious paralysis called life in auto pilot.
Thank you so much.
Romy - Cape Town South Africa
PS: Economically being in Africa I think it’s hard to gain momentum in the design arena but I think with clear strategy I believe it’s possible.
PPS: Did I say thank you? 🙌🙌
I’ll be signing up for the mails next!
Thank you! Just really deep down thank you
You have been an inspiration to me for years following your blog and instagram, you always inspired me and made me feel like at some point I really could take the leap of faith and follow my bliss and create a business that truly resonates with me, and then the stars aligned and just as I got up the courage to strike out on my own, you launched your podcast! I couldn’t believe the kismet of the timing of having access to your advice and encouragement at exactly the right moment. I hope you know how deeply you inspire and affect those who follow you. Thank you so deeply for sharing so much of yourself and for putting together this incredible podcast, it is honestly the thing that is keeping me going through the fear of striking out on my own. You are exquisite please keep them coming (everything you do) you are helping little old me at the bottom of Africa so much and I am sure many, many others feel the exact same way!
With love and gratitude
Best things I’ve listened to all year!
This Podcast is just the best thing I’ve listened to all year. Beth has a lovely, natural way of talking about the things she is passionate about. From the music to the intro to the cheeky humour, I just love everything about it. I learnt something in every episode and Beth makes me feel empowered and inspired to build my creative brand. Thanks Beth, the world is a better place with your insights!