How do you give away your resources and tools to entrepreneurs and still make money? Emylee and Abagail are the co-founders of the Think Creative Collective, a unique membership website for creative entrepreneurs, full of resources and courses built for biz growth. In this week’s episode they discuss, they discuss how their partnership came about (*hint* Facebook Groups are for more than just cute wedding photos) and how they developed and grew the Think Creative Collective into what it is today. Emylee and Abagail also break down how they create passive income products and manage their email marketing (and why it’s so important!).
- How the Think Creative Collective came to be
- How to turn your knowledge into passive income products
- Why email marketing is so important (and how to manage it)
- Why giving away tools and resources can result in big returns
- What systems you should invest in for your biz
- Biz Chic Co-Op
- TCC Blog: MailChimp 101: Setting Up Your First Automation
- TCC Blog: MailChimp 101: Setting up the Signup Form
- TCC Blog: Why Choose ConvertKit
- TCC Blog: 25 Tips to Take Your Biz Seriously
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Abagail and Emylee’s Bios:
Abagail: Abagail’s passion shines when she is helping small business owners pursue their dreams by designing them brands they love, websites that work and social media strategies that are on point with helping them grow. Abagail brings 5+ years of business and design experience to accelerate companies of all shapes and sizes. After graduating from Kansas State University with a degree in Fine Art in Graphic Design and a minor in Business Administration, she worked in a variety of industries including advertising, non-profit education and corporate before launching her own creative business full-time. Abagail calls Kansas City home, with a heart for the midwest and a home full of her incredible creative husband, Jared and two sweet rescue Beagles. When she is not hiding behind her keyboard you can catch her sporting giant sunglasses and bright red lipstick!
Emylee: With degrees in Fine Arts Photography and Psychology Emylee brings dual expertise to the table. Trained in dark room, editing softwares and digital photography she brings the lessons of century old photography techniques and pairs them with the newest technologies to provide top notch results for your brand. Once Emylee started teaching the psychology behind being in business and how to use psychological techniques to build better business she found her happy place. She loves seeing your a-ha light bulb moments when a new technique or strategy can be used to better your business. Calling both Kansas City and Tulsa home – Emylee, her husband Bryan and rescue pups currently reside in Tulsa. She has a heart for endless cups of coffee, home cooked meals, spiky succulents and musty book stores.