65 episodes

This podcast helps creative entrepreneurs and influencers confidently grow and scale their modern brands -- navigating the business side of content creation, influencer marketing, social media, e-commerce, online courses, in-person events, and digital products. Host Brittany Ratelle, an attorney for creatives, gives you legal resources and behind-the-scene business tricks for your busy life -- minus the leather-bound books and billable rate. Get the information and inspiration you need to move your business forward by tuning in to weekly interviews, action items, and legal tips to help you confidently OWN your business. If you are a maker, artist, speaker, coach, content creator, e-commerce owner, influencer, educator, or creativepreneur -- don’t miss this amazing resource to help you get legally legit and moving forward one step at a time.

Creative Counsel with Brittany Ratelle Brittany Ratelle

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 73 Ratings

This podcast helps creative entrepreneurs and influencers confidently grow and scale their modern brands -- navigating the business side of content creation, influencer marketing, social media, e-commerce, online courses, in-person events, and digital products. Host Brittany Ratelle, an attorney for creatives, gives you legal resources and behind-the-scene business tricks for your busy life -- minus the leather-bound books and billable rate. Get the information and inspiration you need to move your business forward by tuning in to weekly interviews, action items, and legal tips to help you confidently OWN your business. If you are a maker, artist, speaker, coach, content creator, e-commerce owner, influencer, educator, or creativepreneur -- don’t miss this amazing resource to help you get legally legit and moving forward one step at a time.

    Making Money in a Business Built to Last with Content Strategist Michelle Gifford

    Making Money in a Business Built to Last with Content Strategist Michelle Gifford

    Do you have a business built to last? Guest Michelle Gifford, business coach and content strategist shares what is working to move the needle on content marketing and how you shouldn't be putting all of your eggs in the Instagram basket. Learn about Reeles, email marketing, Pinterest, pretty and functional websites, and how everything should fit together in this juicy episode. 

    • 55 min
    Creating a Sustainable Career as an Indie Artist with Heidi Luerra, author of The Work of Art, Founder of RAW: Natural

    Creating a Sustainable Career as an Indie Artist with Heidi Luerra, author of The Work of Art, Founder of RAW: Natural

    Tune into this podcast interview with Heidi Luerra, master creative consultant and event planner. For more than 20 years, Heidi has worked with artists of all creative genres. Starting her own clothing line at a young age, she earned her business stripes the hard way. She has combined her decade of experience in helping support, critique and launch successful creatives of all types into her best-selling book, “The Work of Art: A No-Nonsense Field guide for Creative Entrepreneurs.

    • 1 hr
    Fear, politics, and lemon bathing costumes: Interview with Sharon McMahon of @sharonsayso

    Fear, politics, and lemon bathing costumes: Interview with Sharon McMahon of @sharonsayso

    How we can gain clarity, quit "learning procrastination, become better new consumers and talk about politics without working for each other's mutual destruction. Learn from serial entrepreneur Sharon McMahon, who started out her adult life as a government teacher, before leaving to pursue her side hustle full time. After she built and sold a seven-figure business, she became a successful photographer and has gone on to coach entrepreneurs via her coaching program, Masters Level Collective.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Accounting Tips for Creatives with CPA Amy Northard

    Accounting Tips for Creatives with CPA Amy Northard

    Learn some super practical accounting tips for creatives with CPA Amy Northard. Amy shares hands-on tips to help you avoid tax stress and to help you set up successful money systems. We dig into hiring independent contractors, using Paypal, how to reconcile accounts and the top tips for avoiding tax issues as a creative entrepreneur.

    • 56 min
    Doing business in the time of COVID-19

    Doing business in the time of COVID-19

    So how exactly do you run your business in the time of Covid and quarantines, masks and mandates, policy and personal protection equipment? This podcast episode will dive into the best tips about navigating the dynamic landscape of trying to run a small business during a pandemic. You will learn: 
    websites to check; what to say and what NOT to say; reasonable measures for protecting your team/customers, plans you need, making remote work WORK, help with cashflow, and minimizing liability for COVID.

    • 32 min
    How to quit stumbling over your words and actually tell people what you do with StoryBrand consultant Macy Robison

    How to quit stumbling over your words and actually tell people what you do with StoryBrand consultant Macy Robison

    Have you ever felt that panicky feeling when someone asks you what you "do"? Or spewed such a giant word vomit on them that you yourself got lost on what you ACTUALLY do to make money, let alone help people? Enter Macy Robison, StoryBrand Guide certified expert and marketing professional who helps creatives, influencers, and all-around multi-passionate people and helps them tell EXACTLY what they do so they can clearly articulate in ONE sentence who they are and who they serve. 

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

Jolly Holiday Yarns ,

An Absolute MUST-LISTEN for any small business

I suggest all new entrepreneurs should not only list to this podcast but also Brittany's website and blog! The information provided for FREE is worth it's weight in gold! Brittany responds so quickly to inquiry's and gives clear guidance on any issue! I will definitely continue to come back to Brittany's material as I grow my business!!

megan@podcastingyou ,

Incredible Content

Brittany does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

Arlie K ,

SO helpful!

Brittany is awesome! Creative Counsel is a must-listen for making sure you have your t's crossed and your i's dotted. Super grateful for this resource!

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