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2023 Podcast Episode Recap

Oh, 2023. Let’s just say its a year I will never forget. While it was a rollercoaster ride of personal hardships, it was also an exciting year for Tech Savvy Creative! I spent the majority of the year being a full-time stay at home mom, so the little work time I got was often spent creating content and hopping on podcast interviews. Here’s a quick recap of all the episodes I was on this year!

Breakthrough Brand Podcast with Elizabeth McCravy

The Top AI Tools to Free up Time AND Improve Your Business with Dawn Richardson

From the shownotes: Today, we are talking about the #1 buzzword in the online space right now: AI. I’ve brought in Dawn Richardson, owner of Tech Savvy Creative and long-time online friend (and Elizabeth McCravy shop customer!). We met IRL recently at the Creative Educator Conference a few months ago, and I reached out to her immediately after asking her to come on the podcast and talk about the top AI tools to free up your time in your business.

Listen to the episode | Follow Elizabeth on Instagram


Independent Business Podcast with Natalie Franke

How AI Can Transform Your Business

From the shownotes: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the landscape of not only our future, but also how independent businesses are running. Dawn Richardson of Tech Savvy Creative is taking us on a deep dive of what this means for independents by sharing the big picture of AI and why you should be integrating AI into your business. She covers what beneficial tools are available to start implementing now.

Listen to the episode | Follow Natalie on Instagram


Power in Purpose Podcast with Candice Coppola

The Future of Weddings: How AI is Revolutionizing the Industry with Dawn Richardson

From the shownotes: AI technology is growing rapidly – and it’s become *the* topic of conversation within the wedding industry. In this episode, we break down the world of AI and how it’s changing the wedding industry on a daily basis. We also ask the question: what are the long-term ramifications of AI on the wedding industry?

Listen to the episode | Follow Candice on Instagram



How You Pictured It with Kate Hejde

ChatGPT and AI for Photographers with Tech Savvy Creative

From the shownotes: In this episode, I interview Dawn of Tech Savvy Creative about the use of AI and it’s benefits for photographers. Dawn talked about what AI is and what it isn’t.  We discussed different software tools such as AfterShoot, ImagenAI, and ChatGPT. Dawn and I discussed the ethical and legal* implications that might pop up using these tools. We also talked about using AI in our personal lives to get back more time for work!

Listen to the episode | Follow Kate on Instagram


Podcast Graphic for The Wealthy Woman Podcast Featuring Tech Savvy Creative

Wealthy Woman Podcast with Erinn Bridgman 

How to Utilize AI in Your Business with Dawn Richardson

From the shownotes: Have you tapped into the world of AI yet? There is no doubt that AI is taking the world by storm. You see it everywhere. The question is, how will you utilize it within your business? What do you think about AI? Are you for it or against it? Obviously, it’s here to stay and affecting how we do business. Have you found ways to incorporate it into your business or have you shied away from it out of fear? Tune in to my conversation with Dawn Richardson to educate yourself further on AI and see how it can help you move forward faster!

Listen to the episode | Follow Erinn on Instagram


Weddings for Real Podcast with Megan Gillikin

Hot Takes on Tech and AI for Wedding Pros, with Dawn Richardson

From the shownotes: It’s time for some more hot takes, this time with the Tech Savvy Creative, and all about the latest tech and AI trends in our industry.  We’ll be answering questions like:Is AI all it’s cracked up to be? What apps are overrated, and what apps are overlooked? And maybe most importantly, what happens when dozens of people recommend hundreds of different apps and it all becomes overwhelming? Where do you even start?!?!

Listen to the episode | Follow Megan on Instagram



Thrive Podcast with Bree Pair

Using AI for Bloggers + Content Creators with Dawn Richardson

From the shownotes: You can do exactly that when you unleash the power of AI. In today’s episode Dawn Richardson joins us to explain the benefits of using AI for bloggers and content creators. Listen in to get inspired as Dawn ignites your creativity with AI, ultimately changing your mindset and improving your content creation process. I am obsessed with helping bloggers and content creators build profitable businesses that have a consistent income. If you want to have a business that supports you, your family, and your dreams, come join me on October 19th for a free class about how to make an income as a content creator.

Listen to the episode | Follow Bree on Instagram

Workflows Podcast with Imagen AI

Workflows with Dawn Richardson

From the shownotes: In this episode, Scott speaks with wedding photographer, software engineer, and educator, Dawn Richardson about her photographic and photography business workflows. Dawn is a software engineer turned wedding photographer who helps creative entrepreneurs go from tech overwhelmed to tech empowered. Her mission is to create a safe, fun, and welcoming corner of the internet where creative entrepreneurs can learn how to leverage and implement technology in their businesses to spend less time working and more time with the people that matter most. If you’re already familiar with Imagen, then you know that more time with family is one of the things we love seeing Imageners have.

Listen to the episode | Follow Imagen AI on Instagram


Wedding Pro CEO Podcast with Brandee Garr

Workflows with Dawn Richardson

From the shownotes: Brandee Gaar chats with Dawn Richardson, an expert in integrating technology into the wedding industry. Dawn shares her journey from IT and software engineering to wedding photography, eventually leading to her current role in helping wedding professionals embrace technology. Tune in for Dawn’s top five recommended tools that can streamline how wedding businesses operate, enhancing client experiences, saving time, and generating leads.

Listen to the episode | Follow Brandee on Instagram



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