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Creativity Published ~ No.55


Creativity Loves Company
Get out of your head ~ Get inspired ~ Learn new techniques


There’s nothing like agreeing to something before you really know what it is you’ve said yes to.

Fortunately, this turned out to be a good thing (as I might have said no if I had gotten a preview of what I was going to be partaking in).

This was such a great example of taking one piece of content that enables you to repurpose it into multiple different types of content. It might even spark some ideas for how you can be a little more creative with your content (um, dare I say have more fun?) and get more people to engage with you.

I was recently asked to join the @PlaySideHustle LIVE game on Facebook, by the creators of the card game, Side Hustle: The Party Game for Entrepreneurs. I know one of the founders, Darby Rollins, having connected with him in the Jarvis Facebook group and having just had him on my podcast.

I’m glad I said yes before watching an episode because I got a little nervous when I realized what I was going to have to do.

Fortunately, my competitive nature kicked in and I knew I wanted to step up and doing something that was a little bit outside of my comfort zone.

You can read about the game and watch the episode in this post. I’ve also given you an example of how you might be able to do something in your own business, even without having a card game for sale.

Read “Side Hustle LIVE for Content Creation: A Competitive Good Time” here

Happy Creating!

kim and jodi

Things worth sharing…

10 Quick Tips for Facebook Ads
Even with the iOS update and changes to Facebook tracking, knowing how to run Facebook ads that convert is extremely important for your business. Here are 10 great tips to get you started!
Related: Facebook Adds New Photo ‘Layouts’ Feature to Put a Different Spin on Your Posted Images

Twitter adds captions to voice tweets more than a year after they first launched
Personally, I didn’t know you could voice tweet a year ago (am I the only one?). Captions are hugely important for usability and make it much easier to consume content anywhere.
Now is the Best Time to Look at Twitter for Your Branding

Honest Marketing is the Future of Marketing
We can only hope, right? Alternatives to connecting with your audience (self-deprecating humor for one), and growing a brand built on trust.
All Marketers are Liars by Seth Godin

Better Together…

Creativity loves company! Tools to test and try…

    Link in bio, but with a spin. We all have the “link in bio” on our Instagram accounts (hopefully). There are so many tools available to do this, but how about a free tool that also lets you add an email opt-in to your link in bio page? Easy to use and won’t cost you a penny.
  • Veed
    Easy video editing with captions. In addition to looking great, this video editing tool makes it easy to add captions to your videos (also a usability issue). Not only can you add them but you can also customize the look & style on these. Found this through a friend, but haven’t tried it yet (Thanks Piccia!).
  • Smart Quiz Builder
    Build quizzes for your site. Jodi shared this plugin that she found recently and it’s too good not to share. Easily build all kinds of quizzes for your WordPress site.

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
– John Muir

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Kim Doyal

Kim Doyal
Also known as “The WordPress Chick,” is an entrepreneur, coach, podcaster, and content creator.

She has built her lifestyle business over the last 10 years using WordPress, content marketing, and through growing her community. She lives by her commitment to #JustShowUP.

Jodi Hersh

Jodi Hersh
Is a “Smartist.” Celebrating 25 years as Orange Star Design — the intersection of creativity, experience and technology.

She helps bring people’s visions to life with strategic branding, websites and marketing solutions. Jodi is also the founder of Live Love Dogs®.