The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 16 with Digital Strategist and Web Designer Marie Poulin

2014.07.28 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator 16 w/Marie Poulin

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 16 with Digital Strategist and Web Designer Marie Poulin

Marie Poulin (@MariePoulin) is a Digital Strategist and Web Designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Following her early work in a small Toronto-based studio, Marie set out on her own and established a solo web design practice before making a more recent transition to strategy. Marie has taken on more self-initiated projects, launching Digital Strategy School, powered by Doki, the online teaching platform she helped build. Along the way she’s become resourceful and has had to teach herself a host of new skills. Marie can be seen on her site, MariePoulin.com

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The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 15 with Author, Speaker, and Creative Consultant Todd Henry

2014.07.21 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator 15 w/guest Todd Henry

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 15 w/author, speaker, and creative consultant Todd Henry

Todd Henry (@ToddHenry) is an author, speaker, workshop leader, and creative consultant who has written two books on practices observed in successful creative professionals, and tactics for being prolific, brilliant, and healthy. He regularly speaks and consults with companies about how to develop practices and systems for success. In addition, he’s been writing and podcasting since 2005 on his website, Accidental Creative. Read more about Todd on his personal site.

For this particular discussion, we were slightly pressed for time, so to augment our chat, here is a video of Todd speaking at Creative Mornings in Cincinnati in November 2013.

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The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 14 with Novelist Laura Thomas

2014.07.07 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator Podcast with Laura Thomas

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 14 with novelist Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas (@Laura_Raptor) is a writer living and working in Canada. Previously, she has published a full-length novel, but has changed her focus to the short form novella, especially in the Erotica genre. Laura has created a productive workflow and lifestyle that allows her to publish up to three stories per week to online and via electronic platforms like the Amazon Kindle.

Check out Laura under her pen name, Selena Storm, (@Selena_Storm) where you can find about 40 titles.

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The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 13 with Musician, Singer, and Songwriter Blake Stratton

2014.06.16 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator 13 w/Blake Stratton

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 13 with Singer-Songwriter-Musician Blake Stratton

Blake Stratton (@BlakeStratton) is a Nashville-based musician and songwriter. In his twenties he was a touring musician living the Nashville lifestyle. Lately, he’s switched toward collaborating and composing, as well as seeking to connect independent creatives through his blog and podcast, Life in The Woods. With Prescott, he discusses the virtues of waking up early, the struggle for continued creative success, and the strangeness of the music profession.

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The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 12 with co-founder of It’s Nice That and design entrepreneur Will Hudson

2014.06.02 by Prescott Perez-Fox

TBC12 w/guest Will Hudson

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 12 with guest Will Hudson

Will Hudson (@WillHudson) is the Co-Founder and Director of It’s Nice That, a publishing company that champions creativity across the world of art & design. Together with Prescott, he discusses how It’s Nice That began as an art school project and grew into a publishing empire cum creative agency in London. We also hear about Will’s productivity habits, and how he manages the assault of so much email.

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The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 11 with guests Michael Sacca and Alex Rolek, co-founders of Brandisty.com

2014.05.19 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator 11, w/guests Michael Sacca and Alex Rolek, co-founders of Brandisty.com

The Busy Creator episode 11, w/guests Michael Sacca and Alex Rolek, co-founders of Brandisty.com

Michael Sacca (@MichaelSacca) and Alex Rolek (@AlexRolek) are the co-founders of Brandisty.com, a website that allows companies to put their brand on the web. The duo started out as a small agency doing web design and software development before shifting towards a B2B product. Along with Prescott, they discuss the origins of Brandisty, how they went about getting early feedback, and the day to day scrappiness of running a small web software company.

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The Busy Creator Podcast episode 10, with guest Web Designer Erica Heinz

2014.05.05 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator, episode 10 with Erica Heinz

The Busy Creator Podcast episode 10, with guest Web Designer Erica Heinz

Erica Heinz (@ericaheinz) is a web designer in Brooklyn, NY. As a veteran freelancer, she’s work for a variety of clients and sectors, lately focusing on fast development around humanitarian and public sector projects. She’s also a teacher of web design, and of yoga. Together, Prescott and Erica discuss tools of the trade, best practices for web designers, how to continue to learn, and how to avoid becoming overwhelmed by systems. This episode features the most in-depth show notes to date, with a ton of links to websites, tools, and tips.

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The Busy Creator Podcast episode 9, Evernote for contact management with guest Bob Stanke

2014.04.28 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator Podcast 9 with guest Bob Stanke

The Busy Creator Podcast episode 9, with guest Evernote Expert Bob Stanke

Bob Stanke (@BobStanke) is the Director of Digital Media for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Over the years, he’s become an expert in Evernote, and has created several workflows he uses everyday to manage his bookmarks and other important information. In this episode, he shares with Prescott how he designed a system to use Evernote for contact management, including how that translates to use on mobile devices and how to create searchable data for future use.

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The Busy Creator Podcast episode 8, with guest Journalist and Podcaster Ashley Milne-Tyte

2014.04.21 by Prescott Perez-Fox

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 8 w/guest Ashley Milne-Tyte

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 8 w/guest Ashley Milne-Tyte

Prescott chats with Ashley Milne-Tyte (@ashleymilnetyte), a journalist, radio producer, and podcaster living in New York City. Together they discuss the daily grind of journalists and the process for recording and editing audio segments for radio and podcasts. We hear Ashley’s workflow and habits, and her plans to improve productivity as spring approaches.

Also, please note that Ashley is looking for an intern. If you’re interested in working alongside a podcast and radio producer in New York, please get in touch with her, via her site.

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The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 7 with Designer & Blogger Courtney Eliseo

2014.04.07 by Prescott Perez-Fox

Episode 7 w/guest Courtney Eliseo

The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 7 with Designer & Blogger Courtney Eliseo

Prescott chats with Courtney Eliseo, graphic designer and founder of the popular design blog Design Work Life. They discuss keeping organized as a solo designer, the workflow of writing blog posts, and the balance of running a content business while staying relevant as a practitioner.

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