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Episode #18: Tina Essmaker on How to Turn Your Passion Project into a Business
Most creative professionals have some kind of passion project, and many have dreams of turning it into something more. But should you? In the latest HOWLive podcast episode, Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.com and Partner for HOW Design Live’s new Creative Entrepreneur program, talks with Tina Essmaker, co-founder of The Great Discontent, a print and online magazine featuring timeless conversations with today’s artists, makers, and risk-takers, about how she and her partner have developed their side project into a viable business, that is still evolving.
About Tina Essmaker:
Tina Essmaker is partner at NYC-based creative studio, Wayward Wild, and Editor in Chief of The Great Discontent, a print and online magazine featuring timeless conversations with today’s artists, makers, and risk-takers. Launched as a digital-only magazine in 2011, TGD has grown to include film projects, events, and print. Prior to TGD, Tina freelanced as an editor and copywriter, and spent a decade working with runaway and homeless youth in Michigan. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Wayne State University in Detroit.