20 episodes

We go behind the scenes and uncover the person and journey behind the successful modern creative brands, services and concepts we see today. Discovering just what it takes to go from an idea to scaling to a well-known creative venture.

We find out how these innovators got their unique idea off the ground, the challenges faced along the way, and learn more about the niche creative industry they work in. From these personal accounts, we learn real-life advice from the valuable lessons learnt, and hope the journey inspires and helps you to carve your own lifestyle-driven, creative path.

Creator Journals Kimberly Spiers

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

We go behind the scenes and uncover the person and journey behind the successful modern creative brands, services and concepts we see today. Discovering just what it takes to go from an idea to scaling to a well-known creative venture.

We find out how these innovators got their unique idea off the ground, the challenges faced along the way, and learn more about the niche creative industry they work in. From these personal accounts, we learn real-life advice from the valuable lessons learnt, and hope the journey inspires and helps you to carve your own lifestyle-driven, creative path.

    Extra Chapter: How to speak to journalists (With Seafoam PR)

    Extra Chapter: How to speak to journalists (With Seafoam PR)

    PR and traditional media (think TV, radio, print media) - the minefield of most creative small business owners. So much so, that it is often overlooked, and the powerful impact it can bring to your business is missed. In the special ep with Seafoam PR we dispel the myths & discuss how to speak to journalists when the opportunity arises. Spoiler: PR isn't as terrifying as it seems.

    • 58 min
    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.4. Ethical and Social Practices)

    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.4. Ethical and Social Practices)

    The final part of our four part sustainability series, we cover ethical and social practices.

    We have a really open, honest conversation understanding the cultural differences when seeking a manufacturer abroad. Demi shares how you can discover if the factory is adhering to local guidance, and how you as a customer can help improve conditions and pressures for workers.

    • 44 min
    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.3. Environmental Footprint + Product Lifecycle)

    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.3. Environmental Footprint + Product Lifecycle)

    Following on from our four part sustainability mini series, this episode covers environmental footprint and lifecycle of products. We cover the impact that your product has at every stage from inception, to the customer
    receiving their order, to the longevity of the product, right through to when the product reaches the end of its use (lifecycle).

    Demi offers some great tips and examples of how other small businesses are approaching this subject.

    • 51 min
    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.2. Materials)

    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.2. Materials)

    With special guest Demi Johnson (Expert Apparel Consultant and Founder of Get Stuff Made) we open the conversation on what it takes to create a sustainable product. This series is broken into four parts, including; This introduction and discussion of the changing need for sustainability within your brand; materials; environmental footprint and product lifecycle; social and ethical practice.

    In this episode, Demi offers her expert knowledge on sustainable material choices.

    • 28 min
    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.1. Intro)

    Extra Chapter: How to build a sustainable product in the face of fast fashion (Pt.1. Intro)

    With special guest Demi Johnson (Expert Apparel Consultant and Founder of Get Stuff Made) we open the conversation on what it takes to create a sustainable product. This series is broken into four parts, including; This introduction and discussion of the changing need for sustainability within your brand; materials; environmental footprint and product lifecycle; social and ethical practice.

    This episode starts the conversation. Discussing the changing need for introducing more sustainable options into your brand, and how to reduce overwhelm when approaching the ever expanding sustainable options.

    • 40 min
    Extra Chapter: How to get listed in a major retailer in one year, without a team.

    Extra Chapter: How to get listed in a major retailer in one year, without a team.

    From concept to major retailer in 365 days. Banana Scoops is now leading the way & innovating the frozen dessert industry with it's "nice cream", but just over a year ago it was only an idea of impressive Founder, Jess Salamanca. We discover her tips on how to go from concept to seeing your products stocked in the aisles without a team or audience, in just a year.

    • 1 hr 16 min

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