Episode 81 – How to Unplug

Do you feel like you are on your phone or computer all the time? We do too! So we decided to chat about why unplugging is important and how we do it!. It’s definitely a learning process but we feel it’s such an important topic for us online biz owners.

Links:

Space App

 

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Episode 58 – Stock Photography with Rachel Rouhana


Hey Rebels!  

Today we are chatting with Rachel Rouhana of Haute Stock Co. all about stock photography for product biz owners!  Ever wonder how people slay their Instagram and website photos?  It’s no secret – it’s STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY!  Listen in to this episode as Rachel gives us some great tips for using stock photos to help with social media, your website, and more!

Rachel Rouhana is a graphic designer and photographer who helps women entrepreneurs create visually stunning brands to attract their ideal clients. She founded Haute Stock to make it easy + affordable for boss ladies to create gorgeous graphics that get clicks, likes, shares, and ultimately lead to more sales. Obsessed with gold, glitter, and all things pink, you can often find her sipping a latte and scrolling through Instagram for inspiration.

 

Rachel Rouhana & Haute Stock Co. Links:

Styled Stock Library: http://bit.ly/HSCLibrary
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/hautestockco/
Blog:  https://hautestock.co/blog-gallery/
YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz7fzQ7HBQ2m0jcbVKgnudKcVGmbEFHHu

 

Links from the Show:

A good video for beginners with stock & Canva: www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYSvj60-q4w&list=PLz7fzQ7HBQ2m0jcbVKgnudKcVGmbEFHHu&index=12

 

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YOU CAN FIND KELLY ONLINE AT:

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www.kellyparkersmith.com
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YOU CAN FIND CAROLINE ONLINE AT:

www.carolinecreates.com
www.carolinecreates.etsy.com

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Throwback Episode – Episode 4 – Online Tools for a Seriously Creative Business

Hey Rebels! Your listening to a throwback episode! This is one of our most downloaded episodes so we hope you enjoy and we will be back next week with a regular episode!

Are you overwhelmed by all the online tools there are to choose from to help you be more productive and run your shop smoothly?  From productivity tools to shipping tools and everything in between Kelly and Caroline break down what they love and why so that you can save a ton of time trying out #allthethings.

Here are our favorite online tools.

Trello
We had a Trello love fest.
Kelly and Caroline talk all things Trello and why it works so well for them.  Keeping everything in one place keeps us on track while organizing our businesses and working on the Creative Biz Rebellion Podcasts.

It was love at first sight – Caroline

Resources for Learning Trello:
Get Trello –
Think Creative Collective – Trello for Business Course
Dana Malstaf – Boss Mom – Free Trello Course

Shipstation
Shipstation works will many platforms including Shopify, Etsy, and Squarespace.  You can print labels directly from their website and they will even alert you when you can combine orders.

Etsy Rank
Analyzes your Etsy shop and helps you to optimize your Etsy listings including your photos, tags, titles, and a calendar of upcoming holidays and events that could affect your online biz.

I love free-Caroline

Email File Management:

Drop Box:

Oh My God your life will change-Kelly

Worried about having to delete files on your computer? With dropbox you can keep all your files on your computer in one spot and never worry again about not having enough space.  No matter what program you are using, your computer will automatically save your files in dropbox.  Caroline and Kelly talk about how important dropbox is for your business and how easily you can share folders and files with others.

Google:
There are so many different ways you can use google for your business.  Within google you have email, google docs, google sheets and calendar. Google for Work is also a great option. Kelly talks about how she loves using google sheets and docs to keep her business organized. Another bonus with using google is you do not have to worry about space on your computer.

Design:

Creative Cloud

Caroline and Kelly talk all things adobe and the different aspects of the software you can purchase based on your business needs for a small monthly fee. Investing in technology is important and can change and grow your business. Listen for the special way you could get a discount for this software!

We love illustrator – Caroline

Illustrator: That’s my work wife – Kelly

Your computers and tools make a difference – Caroline

Mailchimp
Need a game changer for your business??? Learn how to reach out to your customers by using mailchimp.  Caroline talks about how the automation setup will email your customers for you and keep them update to date on your latest products.  Learn what automations in mailchimp can do for and your business and all about email marketing for your biz.

The automations have been game changing-Caroline

Accounting:

It’s kinda like that beast that you just have to deal with-Kelly

The one component of our biz we all are faced with but dread…..Crunching numbers and staying on top of your money.  We all want this process to be as easy as possible. Learn about the different programs/resources that Caroline and Kelly use to keep their businesses on track and make their lives less stressful!

Go Daddy
Wave Accounting

Don’t fear the IRS, they are super helpful-Kelly

 

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www.kellyparkersmith.com
www.helloworldstamps.etsy.com

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www.carolinecreates.com
www.carolinecreates.etsy.com

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