Nice Craft – The Creator Economy Workshop Series

Join our online workshop series that helps creators start.

Welcome to the Creator Economy

New tools have made it easier than ever to create and share your work. For artists, writers, musicians, teachers, and creators of any kind, it is a golden age to both create and make a living from your craft.

To help our students and community take advantage of these new tools, The Nice Center is excited to host our 2021 Nice Craft Series: The Creator Economy. Register here.

Nice Craft is our annual workshop series that provides actionable skills for attendees taught by the world’s experts. In this year’s series, we welcome speakers from California, South Africa, the UK, India and Fargo to focus on specific ways creators can make an impact. You will learn about new trends and opportunities and immediately have the opportunity to turn those ideas into action. View details about each session below.


Shea Newkirk NFTs Webinar

NFTs for Artists and Creators with Shea Newkirk – March 24th

Non-fungible Tokens (NFT’s) provide new ways for artists, creators, and more to verify authenticity of their digital work using blockchain technology. This has created new markets and ways to sell and own artistic work.

In this high-energy webinar, we invite Shea Newkirk, better known as @CryptoStache, to help us get started with NFT’s.

About ‘Stache

Newkirk runs an active YouTube channel with nearly 10k subscribers who learn with him about cryptocurrency. He also runs where he provides tutorials and information on bitcoin, NFTs and more. Shea is a designer, coder, musician, gamer, father, blogger, entrepreneur & more.

What You’ll Learn

  • What is an NFT
  • How to create a wallet to hold NFT’s
  • What an NFT marketplace is and how to use it
  • How to create your own NFT
TikTok with Jimmy Slagle

TikTok Marketing

TikTok is the first place most GenZ creators go to start. In this high-energy session, we learn how creators can use TikTok to build a brand and a business.

What You’ll Learn

In this webinar, we will dive into:

  • Tips and best practices for TikTok creators
  • How TikTok can become a business for creators
  • How businesses can use TikTok to grow their brand and sales
  • The future of TikTok and short form video

Who You’ll Meet

Jimmy Slagle will host our session. He is the co-founder of Trend Z Team, a TikTok marketing agency (yes, his job is to watch TikTok videos). Slagle has helped organizations from Sky Zone to NDSU to use TikTok to drive business. He is also a former Nice Center student showing that students can use their unique perspectives to create successful businesses.

No-code for testing and launching

No-Code for Launching and Testing Ideas

No-Code is a powerful way to create website and apps without knowing how to manipulate code as a developer. No-Code tools – such as Caard, Webflow, Bubble, and more – are helping entrepreneurs and businesses alike test ideas quickly. For creators, no-code tools are a perfect way to launch your first product and build a community.

What You’ll Learn

In this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • What No-Code tools are
  • How to get started with No-Code
  • How No-Code tools are used by creators and businesses to speed iteration and innovation
  • The best places to find templates, guides, and best practices for no-code

Who You’ll Meet

Madhuri Maram joins us from Hydrabad, India where she is a No-Code product designer. She is the founder of Nocoloco – a hub for learning and getting started with No-Code. She hosts the Hireworthy podcast and has built over 40+ products for organizations from the Amazon to Vodfone using No-Code. Connect with Madhuri on Twitter to learn more.

How to be a Million Dollar Teacher

How to Be a Million Dollar Teacher

The emergence of cohort-based curriculum (CBC’s) has changed online learning. Teachers can now reach students anywhere in the world and create community around their courses. The growth of these CBC’s, or transformational courses, has improved learning outcomes as well as financial opportunities for instructors.

What You’ll Learn

In this webinar, we will dive into:

  • What are CBC’s and transformational courses
  • How to build and launch a successful course
  • How to measure online learning outcomes and improve courses based on the data
  • The future of education and educators

Who You’ll Meet

Our instructors for this workshop are Charlotte Crowther, founder of mySnapshot, and Andrew Barry, Program Director of On Deck’s Course Creator fellowship.

Crowther joins us from the UK. She works with course creators around the world to measure and improve courses based on student feedback. By combining her skills as an artist and her interest as learning outcomes, she has helped some of the largest CBC’s improve their courses, including Ali Abdaal’s Part Time YouTube Academy, Tiago Forte’s Building a Second Brain, and David Perell’s Write of Passage.

Barry is from South Africa and is the founder of Curious Lion, providing corporate training for some of the largest companies in the world. He is now launching On Deck’s Course Creator fellowship as its inaugural Program Director, helping course creators launch around the world.

Start Creating

Now is the best time to begin creating and sharing your work.

We know the Nice Craft workshops will help you get inspired and get started. If you need additional help, please reach out to The Nice Center. We believe in entrepreneurship for all – and that means you.

Posted on March 23rd, 2021 by Scott in Events