8 episodes

Create & Automate is a podcast for creative small business owners who want to automate their sales and create more freedom in their businesses and lives. Every week, host Aleia Walker and her friends discuss marketing strategies designed to help you create, automate, and scale your business so you can spend more time doing the things you love. And create more freedom in your life!

Create & Automate Aleia Walker

    • Business
    • 5.0, 1 Rating

Create & Automate is a podcast for creative small business owners who want to automate their sales and create more freedom in their businesses and lives. Every week, host Aleia Walker and her friends discuss marketing strategies designed to help you create, automate, and scale your business so you can spend more time doing the things you love. And create more freedom in your life!

    Episode 007 | How an Illustrator uses Automations to Bring in More Clients

    Episode 007 | How an Illustrator uses Automations to Bring in More Clients

    Today on Create + Automate, I'm chatting with Laura Matteson, Creative Director and Illustrator at Illustrative.

    Laura is an artist with a passion for helping spirited female entrepreneurs reach their full potential by catching more eyes on their business, speaking more clearly through visuals and staying connected to that deep fire that compelled them to start their business in the first place. Because that’s the kind of business that wins hearts.

    In this episode you'll learn


    How to automate lightly stalking nurturing your leads on Instagram,
    How an email course can save you SO much inbox time,
    and how hiring people can teach you so much about efficiently running a business!

    Keep in touch with Laura on **Instagram** and via her website.

    Selected resources mentioned in this episode:


    Visual Resource Library
    Episode 005, How to Automate your Bookkeeping and Meet your Goals
    Episode 006, 7 Free Zapier Hacks to Make Creating New Content Easier

    Selected tools mentioned in this episode:


    Zapier
    Airtable
    Tidio
    Dubsado
    Mailerlite

    • 33 min
    Episode 006 | 7 Free Zapier Hacks to Make Creating New Content Easier

    Episode 006 | 7 Free Zapier Hacks to Make Creating New Content Easier

    Today on Create + Automate, it's just me and you! I'm breaking down the ultimate automation tool out there, Zapier!

    If you haven't heard of Zapier it connects tools that don't have native integrations to help you do way much more and save yourself time. Truly, Zapier is THE time-saving hack out there which I'll show you throughout the episode with my favorite hacks, aka ZAPS!

    In this episode you'll learn


    How to automate lightly stalking nurturing your leads on Instagram,
    How to hack using Airtable as a project management tool,
    and how to use automations as a morale boost in your day to day life,
    and all the ways you can use Zapier to make data tracking easier.

    Press play to hear about these 7 free zaps. Let's get automating.

    Selected resources mentioned in this episode.


    Zapier
    Cash Register Tone, like this one
    Airtable
    G Suite
    Facebook Ad Manager
    Acuity
    Calendly
    Podia
    LeadPages

    Follow Aleia on Instagram

    • 11 min
    Episode 005 | How to Automate your Bookkeeping and Meet your Goals

    Episode 005 | How to Automate your Bookkeeping and Meet your Goals

    Today on Create + Automate, we’re joined by Dondrea Owens of The Creatives CFO. Dondrea is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who helps high-level entrepreneurs and creatives achieve clarity and confidence with their money.  Her core mission is to educate and empower business owners to make better financial decisions through knowing their numbers.

    During the episode, you’ll learn: 


    Why she has tools in her business that she doesn’t know how to use, 
    How she justifies walking up in the middle of the night to write content, 
    How she hacks Dubsado & Quickbooks to make tax time easier, 
    and the one accounting tool you’re probably using that she absolutely hates that you should get rid of ASAP! 

    Resources mentioned in this episode:


    Spending Plan for Creatives, a guide to helping your find out how much running your business really costs. 
    Welcome Sequence Map Opt-In, a guide to help you start creating a welcome sequence designed to convert leads to paying customers. 
    Create & Automate, Episode 003 | How a Coach Uses Automations to Maintain a 20-Hour Work Week 

    Tools mentioned in this episode. 


    Quickbooks 
    G Suite 
    Asana 
    Jetpack Workflow
    Dubsado 
    Acuity 
    Toggl 
    Onlypult 
    Wave 

    Follow Dondrea


    Website
    Instagram

    • 40 min
    Episode 004 | Automating your Entire Email List to Spend More Time Nurturing your Clients

    Episode 004 | Automating your Entire Email List to Spend More Time Nurturing your Clients

    Today on Create + Automate, we’re joined by Joyce Gutierrez of Modern Creative Pursuits. Joyce is a rescue dogmom, left-brained creative, and an ex 9-5'er turned calligrapher and business coach. She helps creatives turn their hobbies into businesses so they can earn revenue doing what they love.
    During the episode, you’ll learn:

    How a creative coach suggests you get started with automations when you don't have any,

    The benefits of automating your entire email list,
    and how often (and how to) audit your tools to streamline and scale your business.



    Resources mentioned in this episode.

    Creative Biz To Do List
    Welcome Sequence Map Opt-In, a guide to help you start creating a welcome sequence designed to convert leads to paying customers.
    Create & Automate, Episode 001 | What is a Welcome Sequence Anyway? (+ the 8 Emails You Need to Write Yours)

    Follow Joyce

    Website
    Instagram
    The Modern Creative Podcast
    YouTube

    • 48 min
    Episode 003 | How a Coach Uses Automations to Maintain a 20-Hour Work Week

    Episode 003 | How a Coach Uses Automations to Maintain a 20-Hour Work Week

    Today on Create + Automate, we’re joined by Natalia Amador of Social Business Bosses, a Business Coach who helps entrepreneurs overcome cultural and societal barriers, break poverty lineages and build wealth by creating an aligned, intuitive and profitable business through affordable coaching programs. 

    During the episode, you’ll learn:


    The best way to pick which automation tool is right for you,
    How to use automations to build a daily to-do list (that lets you maintain a 20-hour work week),
    And the top mistake you're making when it comes to selling (and an exercise to help you fix it)!


    Resources mentioned in this episode.


    The Social Business Edit, a FREE digital magazine that is jam-packed with articles, strategies, tips and resources from the top business experts on how to build a successful business!
    Welcome Sequence Map Opt-In
    Ultimate DIY Email Bundle *LAUNCH WEEK SPECIAL, available until 2/14/2020*
    Asana
    Drip
    Planoly
    Thrivecart

    Follow Natalia


    Website
    Instagram
    Facebook Group
    YouTube


    Follow Aleia on Instagram

    • 40 min
    Episode 002 | Using Automations to Prioritize your Time & Grow your Side Hustle

    Episode 002 | Using Automations to Prioritize your Time & Grow your Side Hustle

    Today on Create + Automate, we’re joined by Kari Roberts, a side hustle coach for women who have full-time jobs and want to start or grow profitable creative businesses.

    During the episode, you’ll learn:


    How to balance a full-time job and a side hustle (or two) with real life,
    The mostly free tools Kari uses to automate her lead process, onboarding, and marketing,
    And the mistakes side hustlers make when avoiding automations.

    Resources mentioned in this episode.


    Welcome Sequence Map Opt-In
    Ultimate DIY Email Bundle *LAUNCH WEEK SPECIAL, available until 2/12/2020*
    Sample Weekly Time Blocking Schedule For Creative Entrepreneurs, A free time blocking template to help creatives with full schedules block time off to get important things done (9-5, side business, exercise, family time, etc).
    Honeybook
    Asana
    Later
    Tailwind
    Mailerlite

    Follow Kari


    Website
    Instagram
    YouTube

    Follow Aleia on Instagram

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

Top Podcasts In Business