56 min

Episode 204: Building a Commissions-based Business with David T Kim The Maker's Playbook

    • Arts

When I first started this podcast I wanted to make sure that we had a diverse breadth of stories. In fact, it was paramount to the focus of what this podcast would be. I was looking out onto the internet for how other ceramicists and makers made a living from the things they make, and all I really saw was one example - people hustling on Instagram to grow an audience, push that audience to Etsy or an online store, do a massive shop update, then lose their minds with packaging and shipping for a couple of days, and do it all over again. There had to be other options out there, and thus… The Maker’s Playbook podcast was born... And on this week's episode, I'm excited to be filling a gap we've had in our interviews! 


This week I chat with David T Kim, an independent, full-time ceramicist, living and working in Chicago, focused predominately on creating custom work for some of the greatest restaurants the city has to offer.


For full show notes visit: https://makers-playbook.com/podcast


Download our Free Photography Cheat Sheet by clicking here. Haven't heard of the Cheat Sheet? It's a PDF with literally 3 quick and easy steps to ensure you have more consistent, professional-looking photos, even if you are only using your cell phone. In other words, it's exactly what you need to quickly start taking better photos for all of those holiday shop updates you are in the middle of right now. Stop wasting your time fighting your camera (or cell phone) and download the Cheat Sheet now!

When I first started this podcast I wanted to make sure that we had a diverse breadth of stories. In fact, it was paramount to the focus of what this podcast would be. I was looking out onto the internet for how other ceramicists and makers made a living from the things they make, and all I really saw was one example - people hustling on Instagram to grow an audience, push that audience to Etsy or an online store, do a massive shop update, then lose their minds with packaging and shipping for a couple of days, and do it all over again. There had to be other options out there, and thus… The Maker’s Playbook podcast was born... And on this week's episode, I'm excited to be filling a gap we've had in our interviews! 


This week I chat with David T Kim, an independent, full-time ceramicist, living and working in Chicago, focused predominately on creating custom work for some of the greatest restaurants the city has to offer.


For full show notes visit: https://makers-playbook.com/podcast


Download our Free Photography Cheat Sheet by clicking here. Haven't heard of the Cheat Sheet? It's a PDF with literally 3 quick and easy steps to ensure you have more consistent, professional-looking photos, even if you are only using your cell phone. In other words, it's exactly what you need to quickly start taking better photos for all of those holiday shop updates you are in the middle of right now. Stop wasting your time fighting your camera (or cell phone) and download the Cheat Sheet now!

56 min

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