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The Creative Teacher Podcast
The Creative Teacher Podcast
Kirsten Hammond

Are you a teacher looking for simple strategies that will help your website or TPT store thrive? This podcast is perfect for... more

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How To Give Yourself a TPT Store Audit

When was the last time you took a deep dive into what was and was not working well in your... more

13 May 2024 · 23 minutes
Your TPT Seller Burning Questions - Random Q&A

Today I'm sharing my unsolicited answers to some common questions I see in TPT Facebook groups. Tune in to hear... more

06 May 2024 · 32 minutes
Using Brand Guidelines in Your Business

You might have a brand board, but do you have brand guidelines? You might want to have brand guidelines on... more

29 Apr 2024 · 13 minutes
BONUS: 6 Steps to Profitable Weekly Content

To continue the conversation with creating long-form content, I wanted to share with you some bonus steps on how you... more

25 Apr 2024 · 17 minutes
Which Long-Form Content Platform is Right for You?

Blogs, podcasts, and YouTube channels - it can really make your head spin. Which one is right for you? Choosing... more

22 Apr 2024 · 22 minutes
4 Attraction Strategies on Facebook

Let's not ignore the power of Facebook as a business owner! In today's episode, we'll look at the best ways... more

15 Apr 2024 · 17 minutes
4 Attraction Strategies on Instagram

Today we're talking about how to get the most results from Instagram in the least amount of time.Having an Instagram... more

08 Apr 2024 · 17 minutes
Support from a TPT Spouse or Partner

Something I've been wanting to do for a couple of years is to bring my spouse on the podcast to... more

01 Apr 2024 · 25 minutes
When Pivoting in a Brand Results in Success

You know I love a good history lesson or two. That's why I'm sharing with you about some real business... more

25 Mar 2024 · 25 minutes
2024 Graphic Design Trends TPT Sellers Should Know About

Don't have time to follow the latest graphic design trends? Don't worry! Today I'm sharing a trend report and helping... more

18 Mar 2024 · 19 minutes
100 Episodes on the Creative Teacher Podcast!

It's time to celebrate - hard to believe that it's been over 3 years of The Creative Teacher Podcast and... more

11 Mar 2024 · 44 minutes
Niching Down in Your Business with Chynell Moore

Ever feel like you have too many ideas in your product creation bank? Wondering which path to go and feeling... more

04 Mar 2024 · 41 minutes
10 Life-Changing Business Tools for Teacher Sellers

Having the right tools can make all the difference as a teacherpreneur! If you're looking to leverage the power of... more

26 Feb 2024 · 23 minutes
Organizing your TPT Business with Ayten Disbudak

Looking for some ideas for keeping your business organized? You'll love this podcast episode with special guest Ayten Disbudak of... more

19 Feb 2024 · 30 minutes
Breaking Down the Product Conversion Funnel

In this spring break themed episode, we'll be talking about the journey a curious shopper takes as the move through... more

12 Feb 2024 · 21 minutes
Using Live Workshops to Sell Bundles on TPT with Melanie Battistelli

When you have a TPT bundle that converts well or a high ticket product that you'd love to have some... more

05 Feb 2024 · 36 minutes
Using TikTok to Increase Brand Awareness

"Am I too old for TikTok?"You're likely not! TikTok is a fun and trendy way to get newer eyes on... more

29 Jan 2024 · 27 minutes
Cleaning Up Your Email List with Melissa Seideman

It's a brand new year - it's the perfect time for us teacherpreneurs to do some cleaning and get rid... more

22 Jan 2024 · 21 minutes
Having a Store Style to Amplify TPT Product Listings

As we scroll through Teachers Pay Teachers we see stores who fall into 3 visual styles. Which style is your... more

15 Jan 2024 · 13 minutes
Setting Yourself Apart from the Competition With a Positioning Statement

I take you back to my own college experience with a fun analogy! In this Bama Rush inspired episode, we're... more

08 Jan 2024 · 20 minutes
BONUS - 5 Things I Learned From a Facebook Ads Bootcamp

What's one of the best things you can do to build and expand your audience for 2024?Run a list-building Facebook... more

05 Jan 2024 · 21 minutes
How to Have Cohesive and Appealing Colors for Your TPT Store

Ready to level up your knowledge of color harmony so that you can create the best possible resources and marketing... more

01 Jan 2024 · 22 minutes
7 Business Wins - A Reflection on What I've Learned for 2023

Walk down memory lane with me today to hear 7 business wins I'm reflecting on as we wrap up 2023... more

21 Dec 2023 · 18 minutes
Starting or Joining a TPT Mastermind: Behind-the-Scenes

Ever wonder what it takes to start or join a TPT mastermind? What are the steps to get started and... more

18 Dec 2023 · 40 minutes
Product Listing Series #4 - Editing and Publishing Your Listings

Publishing your TPT listing brings an endless list of small decisions to overthink. Let's talk through all the choices together... more

11 Dec 2023 · 27 minutes
Product Listing Series #3 - Titles and Descriptions

Let's get those TPT listings found in search and added to cart! Today I'm sharing tons of actionable tips for... more

04 Dec 2023 · 22 minutes
Product Listing Series #2 - Product Preview Strategies

Should my preview be widescreen, portrait, or square? How many pages should my preview be? How much of my resource... more

27 Nov 2023 · 22 minutes
Product Listing Series #1 - Product Cover and Thumbnail Strategies

Let's go through a checklist of the DOs (and don'ts) of covers and thumbnails that convert to cha-chings.Episode HighlightsWhat a... more

20 Nov 2023 · 20 minutes
AI - The Future for TPT Sellers

Where can AI save us time and take some heavy lifting off of our plates? I'm sharing some of my... more

13 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
BONUS: Behind the Scenes of The Creative Teacher Lab

The Creative Teacher Lab is officially here! I have developed and created a series of trainings specifically for teacher sellers... more

08 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
Level Up Your Technical TPT Game

Roll up your sleeves and add some technical skills to your TPT toolbox. SEO, pricing, and high quality products matter... more

06 Nov 2023 · 19 minutes
4 Reasons to Give Your TPT Store a Makeover

Your TPT store's visual identity is more important than you might think. Think of your favorite brands from a decade... more

30 Oct 2023 · 12 minutes
Branding and Graphic Design Q&A

Today we are doing a rapid-fire Q&A on 10 common frequently asked questions among TPT sellers about branding and designing... more

23 Oct 2023 · 21 minutes
BONUS: News and Updates on TPT

Pop out a seat, grab some coffee, and let's chat about some new things happening in TPT land! There are... more

19 Oct 2023 · 16 minutes
6 TPT Strategies for Success with Yari Aguilu

Join me in this enlightening episode as we dive into the world of TPT success with Yari Aguilu of Sweet... more

16 Oct 2023 · 30 minutes
Repurposing Content for Social Media with Kassaundra Foster

Ever wondered how to get more out of your content without all the extra work? Our guest Kassaundra Foster has... more

09 Oct 2023 · 36 minutes
A Behind-the-Scenes Look: Membership Launch Debrief

Are you wondering what it's like to launch a course or membership for the first time? Want some strategies to... more

02 Oct 2023 · 25 minutes
Hiring Your First VA with Hayley Klees

Ever wonder the process of hiring a VA or how to even get started? Luckily our guest this week, Hayley... more

25 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
Having a Brand Strategy and Identity

What does it take to build a holistic brand - keeping a clear strategy with also keeping the visuals in... more

18 Sep 2023 · 23 minutes
Having a Long-Term and Sustainable Business on TPT with Lauren Fulton

Do you feel as though you're going through the motions of having a TPT business, but also feel like you... more

11 Sep 2023 · 34 minutes
Maximizing Your TPT Potential: Tips and Reminders for Your TPT Store

Is it too late to see growth or reach levels of success on TPT? The landscape of TPT is always... more

03 Sep 2023 · 36 minutes
Welcome to The Creative Teacher Podcast!

Are you a TPT seller looking for branding and graphic design tips for your business or looking for simple and... more

23 Aug 2023 · 1 minute
I'm Quitting - My Experience Leaving the Classroom to Work on TPT

In 2021, I resigned from teaching mid-year and leapt "full-time" into my teacher business. The situation wasn't in the way... more

29 May 2023 · 20 minutes
The Importance of Having a TPT Buddy or Mentor with Laura Fogle

Do you ever feel like you're an island in a sea of other teacher sellers? You're not alone! There are... more

22 May 2023 · 30 minutes
Three Business Tools that Have Helped My Productivity TREMENDOUSLY

I love to share teacher seller business tools, especially when they help with productivity! If you're feeling the overwhelm of... more

15 May 2023 · 23 minutes
Using Mockups and Moveable Pieces to Create Unique Images for your TPT Business with Kelly Harvill

Have you ever seen the same mockups on product listings or social media posts? Maybe you feel discouraged that a... more

08 May 2023 · 30 minutes
Balancing a Teacher Business and Being a Work From Home Mom

Mommin' isn't easy! And neither is being a teacher business owner. Doing both? Some days it seems nearly impossible! How... more

01 May 2023 · 25 minutes
Using Color Psychology in Your TPT Branding

Did you know that colors play a HUGE role for us as a consumer and as a business?  Whether you are rebranding your... more

24 Apr 2023 · 24 minutes
Enneagram for Teacher Sellers

You may have heard of Enneagram for Big Kids, or Enneagram for Teachers.... now I think it's time to bring... more

17 Apr 2023 · 28 minutes
Mockup Magic with Katie Brockmeyer

Ever feel unhappy with your product photography or wondering how to amp up your branding for your listings and social... more

10 Apr 2023 · 25 minutes
8 Teacher Website Must-Haves

Do you have a teacher website (or have been thinking about starting one)? Don't skip some important things to include... more

03 Apr 2023 · 25 minutes
Updating TPT Resources with Alex Baxter

You might love to create teacher resources and create product listings for your resource. But what about UPDATING your resources?... more

27 Mar 2023 · 24 minutes
4 Ways to Attract Potential Customers on TPT

Welcome to the TPT matrix. This episode shares with you 4 ways to attract customers specifically on the TPT platform!... more

20 Mar 2023 · 18 minutes
5 Blogging Strategies for Teacher Sellers

Blogging is not dead, friends! It’s alive and thriving! Even with the boom of podcasts, blogging is still a great way... more

13 Mar 2023 · 21 minutes
2 Graphic Design Trends for 2023

Have you ever wondered what exactly is trending in design right now and how you can apply it to your... more

06 Mar 2023 · 20 minutes
Seller Strategy - Batching and Editing Similar Tasks

If you have to proofread and edit a hefty and large resource, it can feel daunting. In this super short episode,... more

02 Mar 2023 · 10 minutes
Get Savvy with Social Media

Okay, okay... I'm not the BEST person to talk to about social media. But that doesn't mean I don't have... more

27 Feb 2023 · 18 minutes
Taking the Leap From Teacher Side-Hustle to Full-Time Business Owner with Amy Porterfield

Are you a teacher working full-time in the classroom (and working on TPT or your teacher business hustle on the... more

20 Feb 2023 · 34 minutes
Email Marketing with Ease

Have you started an email list yet? An email list is a collection of names and email addresses who have given... more

13 Feb 2023 · 20 minutes
Tax Tips for Selling Resources on Your Website

This is the first bonus episode of 2023! I asked Emily Bryant about tips regarding charging sales tax on your... more

09 Feb 2023 · 13 minutes
Bookkeeping Best Practices with Emily Bryant

Feeling intimidated by taxes or bookkeeping? It doesn't have to be scary! Our guest Emily Bryant knows the ins and... more

06 Feb 2023 · 32 minutes
4 Ways to Stand Out in the TPT Search Results

Wondering how to adjust and tweak your resources so that they stand out in a lineup of similar products? While we... more

30 Jan 2023 · 16 minutes
Level Up Your Product Listings and Marketing

Are you looking to level up your product listings and marketing? This podcast episode is all about how to take your... more

23 Jan 2023 · 15 minutes
Level Up Your Branding

Ready to level up your branding? In order to create a successful business, you need to have a strong and unique... more

16 Jan 2023 · 13 minutes
What to Expect When Hiring a Service Provider with Chloe Tascoff

If you're interested about service providers and how they help other teacher business owners, this is a must-listen! I have... more

09 Jan 2023 · 38 minutes
My Journey as a Freelancer - Adding on to my Teacherpreneur Business

Believe it or not, I wasn't always intending on also starting a service-based business in addition to having a TPT... more

02 Jan 2023 · 25 minutes
CTP Top 10: My Favorite Tidbits from 2022

It's almost 2023! As we inch closer to the new year I wanted to take a moment and share with... more

26 Dec 2022 · 34 minutes
My Biggest Month on TPT - 3 Things I Did to Scale

If there's one thing I've learned as a seller on Teachers Pay Teachers, it's that you have to be constantly... more

19 Dec 2022 · 19 minutes
Holistic Marketing in your TPT Business with Jenzaia DiMartile

If you're like me, you are always looking for ways to improve the marketing side of your TPT business, whether... more

12 Dec 2022 · 37 minutes
Your Product Listing Must-Haves

As a teacher, you know how important it is to find the best resources for your classroom. When you're shopping... more

05 Dec 2022 · 23 minutes
From Flop to Viral: When TPT Resources are Suddenly Trending

Have you ever created a resource for Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) that you thought was great, only to have it... more

28 Nov 2022 · 13 minutes
Managing Your Time as a TPT Seller

As a TPT seller, it's important to manage your time well. There are so many things to do - optimizing... more

21 Nov 2022 · 20 minutes
How Digital Courses Have Helped My Business

When I first started selling on Teachers Pay Teachers, I was pretty clueless. It was my first time ever setting... more

14 Nov 2022 · 19 minutes
A Design Secret That Will Help Boost TPT Store Sales

If you're like me, you're always looking for ways to boost your TPT store sales. Well, I've got a secret... more

07 Nov 2022 · 19 minutes
How a TPT Storefront Makes or Breaks a Sale

What's spookier than a ghost or a haunted hayride to a designer? A product or service that is not well-designed.... more

31 Oct 2022 · 22 minutes
How to Convert Print Resources to Digital using Google Slides and Easel

Digital resources in this day and age are a necessity. With many students learning virtually due to the pandemic, TPT resources... more

24 Oct 2022 · 21 minutes
Planning a Viral-Worthy Resource

Social media videos and news stories can go viral - can TpT resources go viral too? Absolutely! Even if you're not looking... more

17 Oct 2022 · 16 minutes
How to Stand Out in a Noisy Online World

It can be hard to stand out when there are so many other teacher-authors selling similar resources as you. How... more

10 Oct 2022 · 15 minutes
Hiring a VA for Your TPT Business - Daunting or a Dream?

Sometimes it's so hard to do everything in your business - from product creation to updating resources, product listings, and... more

03 Oct 2022 · 24 minutes
Recent TPT Changes - and What You Can Do About It

This a bonus episode from the heart! I've been reading and listening to stories of sellers, both new and established,... more

30 Sep 2022 · 14 minutes
6 Tips to Showcase Your TPT Products Using Stock Photos

It’s extremely important to capture the attention of a potential customer when selling resources on TPT. Even more important is that... more

26 Sep 2022 · 18 minutes
Listening to Your Customers on TPT

It can be SO frustrating to see 3- and 4-star reviews on your prized TPT resources (or worse)! But believe... more

19 Sep 2022 · 17 minutes
Your TPT Store, Great British Bake Off Style

One of my favorite shows to watch is the Great British Bake Off. In each episode, a set of amateur... more

12 Sep 2022 · 16 minutes
5 of the Latest TPT Trends for Sellers

You hear many other teacher-authors saying how important it is to stay current, relevant, and top of mind, but WHAT... more

05 Sep 2022 · 25 minutes
Ways to Revise or Refresh Your TPT Business

We've made it to the very last episode of Season 1! To commemorate this inaugural season, I want to share... more

30 May 2022 · 19 minutes
Using Idea Pins to Grow Your Teacher Business with Emilee Vales

Are you ready to throw the towel and give up on Pinterest? Not just yet, my friend! What typically has... more

23 May 2022 · 41 minutes
Using Data to Drive TPT Product Creation

Do you feel as though you're in a rut, wondering what product to create next? Or maybe you've run out... more

16 May 2022 · 15 minutes
Brand Values - Digging Deep in the Backbone of your TPT Business

On the surface, it may seem as though logos, colors, and pictures are what makes up a brand. But this... more

09 May 2022 · 16 minutes
How to Make the Most of a Site-Wide TPT Sale

You see an email pop up in your inbox - "Get your store ready for the site-wide sale"! But other... more

02 May 2022 · 21 minutes
DIY Your Product Photography

Have you ever wondered what goes into taking good photos of your resources? Do you REALLY need to have a... more

25 Apr 2022 · 19 minutes
The Creative Teacher Podcast
Your TPT Store, Great British Bake Off Style
The Creative Teacher Podcast

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One of my favorite shows to watch is the Great British Bake Off. In each episode, a set of amateur bakers are... more