When you’re a creative entrepreneur, the learning never ends, and there are many ways to do it. You can sit in a traditional classroom, take an online course, watch countless YouTube videos and Instagram reels…the list goes on and on. Or, you can refine a spectrum of skills by way of our BlogHer video library. We’ve gotten one-on-one time with some of the best creative experts; from award-winning actresses to social media experts to standout brand owners, and more. Between all of them, you’re bound to discover the advice you’ll want to immediately put into practice.
Start by replaying these workshops, panels, and fireside chats with Black creative masterminds.
During BlogHer Biz, journalist and reporter Brittany Cooper facilitated a conversation with actor, writer, and comedian Phoebe Robinson about uplifting marginalized voices with her book imprint, as well as expanding her comedy empire.
In a BlogHer Biz panel moderated by Braintrust founder Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, a group of Black business experts – J.P Morgan Commercial Banking Managing Director Leyonna Barba, Cantu VP of Global Marketing Dametria Kinsley, Carol’s Daughter founder Lisa Price, and Beautystat CEO Ron Robinson – discussed the benefits of various lived experiences within brands and businesses.
Creators Summit was a feast for the ears with numerous inspiring conversations, including this one with Nicole Beharie. The award-winning actress shared how the pandemic impacted her creative side and how she stays inspired and motivated in an ever-changing industry.
During BlogHer Biz, the Partake Foods founder and CEO reflected on her humble beginnings and shared what it’s really like to have the financial backing of high-profile venture capitalists.
For International Women’s Day, VOTY 100 honoree Candace Junee brought her renowned branding skills to our virtual stage, where she taught viewers how to optimize their marketing efforts, reach their target audiences, and more.
Our Winning Women series was a meeting of creative masterminds – specifically writer and DJ Ty Alexander, HerAgenda founder Rhonesha Byng, and The Idea Girl founder Brittany Antoinette – who discussed the strategies that led to their successes and the lessons we can take from their journeys.
Struggling to own and share your unique voice or idea? This Winning Women convo between actors/comedians Michelle Buteau and Sarah Cooper will leave you more inspired than ever.
If you want to monetize that blog you began as a hobby, this BlogHer Biz workshop led by branding expert and influencer Jenell Stewart is a standout primer for getting started.
There are a unique set of challenges that Black mothers face within the healthcare system. During BlogHer Health, actress Tatyana Ali discussed her own journey as a new mom, as well as ways that all of us can help incite change when it comes to birth equity.
The word “pivot” has become ubiquitous with “creator.” During BlogHer Biz, experts Kendra Bracken-Ferguson and Chidinma Asonye had a conversation about the importance of being flexible and knowing when to make a change, whether you’re a new creator or seasoned entrepreneur.
One of the most important skills a creative entrepreneur can learn is how to set their rates and negotiate paid opportunities. This BlogHer Biz panel – starring branding expert Brittany Hennessy, multi-hyphenate Karama Horne, and lifestyle expert A.V. Perkins – includes tips for running a lucrative business, leveling up your expertise, and combatting imposter syndrome.
“There’s always somebody out there that wants to learn what you want to teach.” During BlogHer Back to School, Ice Cream Convos founder Xaviera Bryant taught attendees how to refine a course structure and market it so that people actually attend.
For those dreaming of YouTube stardom and success, tune into this BlogHer Back to School session. XayLi Barclay, visual content creation coach and Start Shoot Grow creator, dived into her latest and greatest equipment recommendations, studio setup tips, and visual story-telling best practices to increase production value.
Watch BlogHer U speakers Kachet Jackson-Henderson and Candace Junée share their business brilliance and strategies on how to build the monetizable value of your professional brand. Learn how to establish your brand, increase revenue and diversify your content across platforms while maintaining your voice.
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