Emily Milling
Episode 11: Building A Network? Start A Podcast.

Episode 11: Building A Network? Start A Podcast.

If you’re working on building a network, this episode is for you. I interviewed Toronto comedian and podcaster Matt Ardill about his journey of podcasting, and how it helped him to go from watching comedy, to rubbing elbows with the likes of Patton Oswalt and Weird Al’s PR team, to performing it.

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Episode 10: Being Yourself On Your Podcast

Episode 10: Being Yourself On Your Podcast

If you struggle with stage fright or tripping over your words, this episode is for you. In this podcast I’m going to give you my strategies for getting past that little voice in your head that says “don’t be such a dumb dumb” so you can start being yourself on your podcast.

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Stop Writing Boring Calls To Action!

Stop Writing Boring Calls To Action!

Now that we’re already into Part frickin’ 4 of this series, I’m going to show you how to write engaging calls to action. Because I desperately want you to stop writing “click here.a” It just kills me. You’re so much better than “click here.” You’re more of a “Explode Your Brain Cells.” I know. I can tell.

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Steal This Onboarding Questionnaire!

Steal This Onboarding Questionnaire!

You know how you have a specific customer in mind that you love working with, but the customers you attract don’t really fit the mold? Here’s a very very very VERY simple way to get more of your ideal clients before you have to worry about the sales pitch!

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Episode 7: Patience and Persistence with Wes Grove

Episode 7: Patience and Persistence with Wes Grove

In this episode I interview Westin Grove, a multi-hyphenate creative entrepreneur who is both a trained audio engineer and social worker. He combined his two career streams to create the Mobile Arts Program with his business partner, which brings a music recording studio into different types of assistance facilities all over Toronto.

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How To Write A Killer Services Page

How To Write A Killer Services Page

If you looked at my website last week, you would have wondered what the hell I do and if I could even help you, simply because the path(s) I had created was so overwhelming. I had one going to creatives, one for solopreneurs, one for courses, one for free resources, one for retainer clients – it was a bit of a clusterfuck, not gonna lie.

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Episode 6: How To Relax

Episode 6: How To Relax

Look, it’s really not easy to relax when you’re ambitious and you have so many ideas. There’s just no way that you can justify not working hard on everything! But in order to really move forward, you have to. I know this, I’m learning this, I’m still struggling with this.

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You Need A Clear Mission Statement

You Need A Clear Mission Statement

The easiest way to confuse visitors to your site is to give them 800 different kinds of services and products and resources. I learned this the hard way last week while I was redesigning some pages and cutting out some service offerings, trying to zero in on my customer persona and who I serve.

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Episode 4: Managing Your Multi-Hyphen Career

Episode 4: Managing Your Multi-Hyphen Career

Why hello there! You might be asking, "Emily, what's a Multi-Hyphen Career?" Well, dear friend, I'm about to blow your mind. A multi-hyphen career is one that incorporates more than one skillset or interest. "MORE THAN ONE?" you ask? YES! MORE THAN ONE! Insane, right?...

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Episode 3: How I Built My Creative Career

Episode 3: How I Built My Creative Career

Let me just start by saying that to this day, I still have no idea what I'm doing or how I'm going to do it. The thing about building a creative career, or any career, is that most of the time, it's just guessing until you figure something out. Once you've figured the...

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Episode 2: How To Be Motivated

Episode 2: How To Be Motivated

Originally I wanted to write this post about different techniques to keep yourself focused on creative projects, not how to be motivated generally. Obviously the world has done a 180 and we're all just doing our best to motivate ourselves to get out of bed and put...

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