Do you dream of turning your creative talents into a profitable online business, but become overwhelmed with sales & marketing? We have helpd thousands of creatives build successful online businesses through our online workshops, webinars and ebooks. In each class, students would ask the same questions. They wanted to know how they could build a viable business with limited resources. We collected all of the questions and problems creatives were facing in their business and developed a six-week training program that will walk you through each step of building a profitable online business.
The Modern Thrive Online Business Accelerator will show you the exact steps you need to take to turn your creativity into a full-time career. Our first session begins on May 22nd, and new modules will be released every Monday.
You will be able to ask questions, get feedback and connect with like-minded creatives!
Who should take this program?
Artists, Illustrators, Graphic Designers and Creative Types who want to turn their creative skills into a profitable online business. We will walk you through each step of starting a successful business, and provide the resources you need to get started. Already running a creative business but struggling to make a profit? We will give you new strategies for growing your business, and give you the tools you need to implement all of your ideas.
Module One | Find Your Path | Week of May 22nd
Understanding your unique strengths and weaknesses gives you the insight you need to build a career you would love that allows you to do the work you are best at. This mini workshop will help you identify your unique personality type and help you understand what that means for your career. You will walk away with a clear understanding of how you can leverage your unique personality type to create a career you love. You will get full access to an hour-long live video lesson, five worksheets, a Q&A session and a comprehensive workbook.
Module Two | Design a Plan | Week of May 29th
You do not need to spend months creating a detailed plan in order to build a successful business. A business plan is the foundation of your business. It is a simple document that guides every big decision you make. Creating a business plan is the process of figuring out how your business makes money, and developing a plan for reaching your individual goals. This mini workshop was designed to help you find a profitable business idea, identify your ideal customer and create a plan for reaching your personal income goals. You will walk away with a clear plan for building a profitable business that allows you to do the work you love.
Module Three Develop Your Platform | Week of June 4th
You cannot build a full-time business without a solid digital presence. Your online platform is how people discover and engage with your work. Designing an online presence that will resonate with your target customer is the key to building a profitable business. This mini workshop will help you define your mission, craft a story around your business, develop a strategy for your brand so you can start building a platform for your business.
Module Four | Package Your Work | Week of June 12th
There are tons of ways you can monetize your skills and build a full-time business around your creative business. The key is learning how to package your skills into sellable products and services. This mini workshop will show you how to package your skills into sell-able services, walk you through the process of designing products and pricing your work so you can meet your income goal.
Module Five | Set Up Shop | Week of June 19th
Anyone who wants to sell their work online needs to learn how to set up their own shop. This mini workshop will help you set up a working website, create an online shop, optimize your site for sales and develop a social media strategy for your business. You will walk away with a full functioning online shop that is optimized for sales and a plan for driving traffic to your site.
Module Six | Start Making Sales | Week of June 26th
Most creative business owners hate the idea of self-promotion and avoid selling their work. You cannot build a full-time business you love if you do not learn how to sell your stuff. This mini workshop will teach you how to make sales even if you hate selling. We will show you how to create sales funnels, develop processes for finding customers, build systems for managing your sales so you can grow a business you love.
You will walk away from this program with a solid business plan, a vision board, core branding materials, a story around your business, a functioning website, a collection of sell-able products & services, a clear marketing plan, social media marketing calendar, working email marketing systems, and a handful of new customers. Plan to spend 6-8 hours completing each module, but don’t worry about falling behind! We know that life is busy. That is why all of the course materials are recorded and you get lifetime access to the content.
Cassie Boorn is the Founder and CEO of Modern Thrive. She has spent her entire career helping people navigate the online world, and figure out how to make money doing work they love. Cassie spent 5+ years building online marketing programs for Fortune 500 brands including P&G, Pepperidge Farm and Gallo Wine. She left her full-time position at Disney Interactive to launch a freelancing business. Cassie was able to replace her full-time income in just six-months, and wanted to help other people do the same. Cassie launched Modern Thrive in 2015 with the goal of helping people figure out how to build successful careers doing work they love. They have served more than 3,000 students from 61 countries around the world. Cassie has been writing online since 2009. Her work has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and NPR: All Things Considered.
Here is a peek at what you will learn during our Creative Business Online Accelerator:
- How to identify your unique personality type
- Understanding what your personality type means
- The difference in how extrovert and introverts see the world
- Proven business model for creative entrepreneurs
- How to find a profitable business idea and find your target customer
- Developing a marketing plan and finding customers
- Crafting a story around your business
- Designing an online presence that will increase your sales
- Creating sellable products and services
- Pricing your work
- Finding clients & customers
- Setting up your website and online shop
- Optimizing your site for sales
- Developing a social media strategy for your business
- Making Sales When You Hate Selling
- Developing processes for finding customers
- Building systems for managing sales