Episode 112

How to Balance Content Creation with a Full-Time Job

Published on: 23rd March, 2023

Episode 112: How to Balance Content Creation with a Full-Time Job

Welcome to episode 112 of the Cocktails & Content Creation Podcast! For this episode, we’re going to talk about balancing content creation with a full-time job with Colleen Blair, a full-time marketing professional and the face of Travel Like a Local: MA.

In our one-hundred-and-twelfth episode you’ll learn:

  • How this marketing professional balances her FT career and her side hustle
  • How her background in marketing gives her unique insights to her content creator projects
  • How she makes her weekends work for her and how she plans the workload
  • What it takes to be both a content creator and have a full-time position

About our Guest:

Colleen Blair is the Boston-based blogger & content creator behind Travel Like a Local: MA, with a focus on travel across Massachusetts and New England. She covers destinations, hotels and restaurants, as well as cultural attractions, outdoor adventures, events and local shops, businesses and products, all from the perspective of a local resident.

Colleen started Travel Like a Local: MA in 2019 and has organically grown her Instagram following to more than 17K engaged followers. She has become a trusted source of recommendations and travel inspiration for those living in and visiting New England.

With a background in public relations and marketing, and a full-time marketing position today, Colleen is passionate about helping raise awareness of - and drive sales for - the partners she works with through storytelling and compelling visuals.

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Until next time, cheers to your next cocktail and happy content creating!

Kate & Jessie

Hosts of “The Cocktails and Content Creation Podcast”

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Cocktails & Content Creation
Sharing Easy Ways to Create Killer Content
Kate Andrews of Fashionably Kate & Co. and Jessie Wyman of Jessie Wyman Photography discuss easy ways take your own photos, build your brand, and garner a social media following all while living your best life.

We'll have expert guests on to discuss the best ways to use hashtags, how to build a booming Facebook group and how to find your message for your audience.

Follow us on Instagram, @cocktailsandcontentcreation, and join our Facebook group for more tips and tricks on making content creation easier for you!

About your hosts


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Jessie is a Boston commercial photographer specializing in branding, headshot, and product photography. She loves creating visual content that builds brands and helps her client's bottom line. Whether its getting them in front of their ideal audience as a service provider, or creating images for your products that boost sales, Jessie is here to help get you there.

There are a few things you should know about Jessie:

• She is completely obsessed with her weenie dog

• She loves sweatpants. If she's not out shooting, she can easily be found working all day in her pajamas.

• She loves watching murder mystery shows…the husband always did it

• She's always cold. It could be 90 degrees out and she will likely still be under a blanket while watching TV

• She never takes herself too seriously

• She constantly convinces her husband to ‘be a model for her’ - he’s learned to listen pretty well

Kate Andrews

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Kate Andrews is a fashion, lifestyle and travel blogger and freelance writer for several online outlets.

She began her professional career as a Television Producer, News Anchor, Reporter and Show Host in the Boston market. During her TV career, she interviewed celebrities like Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Nicholas Cage. She has also reported live from Pope Francis' 2015 visit to the United States and at the 2011 Academy Awards. She has covered movie premieres, elections, and the March on Washington.

In November 2017, she founded Fashionably Kate & Co. as a creative outlet to share her passion for fashion and travel. She lives just north of Boston with her husband, Alex, their daughter, Arielle, and two cats, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson.