Daren Smith

Daren Smith

Provo, UT
Founder of Craftsman Creative. Writer, Coach, Creative COO, helping five-figure creators become six-figure business owners.
Apr
17
Minimum Viable Numbers

Minimum Viable Numbers

Last week in the Society during our monthly MOVIE framework workshop, we were talking about Visibility and the idea of
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Mar
25
Which Seat Are You In?

Which Seat Are You In?

Your answer to this question determines how much control you have in getting to your desired destination.
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Feb
20
Blockbuster Summary

Blockbuster Summary

I want to leave you with a few short thoughts. Choosing the independent path means taking responsibility for the successful
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Feb
12
Distribution

Distribution

Ah, distribution. The final phase. Where your final, finished business comes in contact with the marketplace. Where your MOVIE becomes
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Feb
05
Post-Production

Post-Production

Expand your mission, vision, and purpose...
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Jan
22
Producing Profitable Projects

Producing Profitable Projects

Production is all about expanding your impact through partnerships. Movies start with a screenplay. It’s not much more than
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Jan
15
Financing Your Creative Business and Projects

Financing Your Creative Business and Projects

Financing creative projects and businesses is a huge topic, one that deserves an entire book. But I’m going to
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Jan
08
Development - Create A Profitable Business From The Start

Development - Create A Profitable Business From The Start

The Development phase in a creative project or business is essential to do deeply and completely. It can set you
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Jan
03
Expand Your Impact

Expand Your Impact

This final section is really only for those who did the work in the last four sections. By now you
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Jan
01
Tracking Your Results

Tracking Your Results

In this section of the book on implementing systems, you’ve got everything you need to create the core systems
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