073 - Trolls & Beanie Babies

Building a business on trends and taste is like building a house on quicksand.

It's easy to see the value in art forms like stand up comedy. How valuable is a stand up comic that can't make people laugh?

In some arenas of commercial art the value is harder to measure. What's the value of your creative business? In today's episode we try to figure this out.

Show Notes
Comedian who doesn’t know he supposed to make us laugh.

What is the point of illustration?

Talking Funny - 
www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKY6BGcx37k

Trends - Beanie Babie & Trolls

1. Define the Problem - 
Personal MBA Josh Kaufman - personalmba.com
- collect
- Attract
- Learn
- Defend
- Feel

Do unto others - scratch your own itch
Look at other art forms

2. Research - Study the Greats
Judd Apatow
www.amazon.com/Sick-Head-Convers…edy/dp/0812997573

3. Get on Stage / Workshop
Practice Test social proof
Measure your success - Find a Metric

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to our proud syndicate illustrationage.com

Thanks to the music from the freemusicarchive.org
And "Kosmiche Slop" by Anenon

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