Design Recharge

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Rapid Recharge is a monthly segment (sometimes twice a month) and is where I share helpful tips for running your own business, sharing creativity exercises, plus much more. These are short segments that last anywhere from 20 min to 30 min. I also leave time at the end to answer questions from the audience.


More scheduling to come, thanks to the best assistant EVER Ashleigh Barkley for all the awesomeness she does in prepping the schedule and getting our guests lined up.


Finding an Illustrator & Self-Publishing a Children’s Book // Running a Killer Kickstarter Campaign

Episode 265.

This week I am excited to introduce Beth Stafford and Jeremy Slagle. Beth is a designer and author, who wrote the Chin-up Chincilla children’s book. And Jeremy is a designer and illustrator who had always wanted to illustrate a children’s book. They way they met and the way this book was perfectly crafted together by God is pretty amazing.

Their story will give you hope especially if you have had the dream of a either writing or illustrating a children’s book on your bucket list. Then on top of it all, they launched a Kickstarter (launched on Aug 15th, 2018) and in 24 hours they were 66% funded. In 48 hours they were 88% funded. In four days they were 92% funded. This is AMAZING. And I want to know how they did all of it.

I hope you will join us for this insider look into creating, finding an illustrator, and launching a killer kickstarter campaign to publish an incredible children’s book. This episode of Design Recharge LIVE on Wednesday, Aug 22 at 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT.

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Find the book and support their Kickstarter here