What is LLF?

LIVING LIFE FEARLESS (LLF) is a brand dedicated to creativity, culture, and all things we consider dope and inspiring. Whether that's through the arts, music, fashion, extreme sports, branding or other outlets, we strive to celebrate all forms and aim to shine a light on those individuals and brands doing and creating amazing things for the culture.

You can follow everything we're up to as a brand on our official profile: livinglifefearless

What is THE COLLECTIVV?

THE COLLECTIVV is a growing community of those individuals and brands dedicated to doing and creating dope and inspiring things. It's a place for them to connect with other like minds and to create, share, and discover compelling content.

We provide a great platform for our community to share their media, events, projects, and listings. While in turn discovering great content from other like-minded individuals and brands.

In short, a place to inspire and be inspired.

Is it free?

YES! It is free to use and always will be.

Why should I join the community?

We give you the platform to show exactly who you are and what you're all about; whether that's through your artwork, photos, poems, podcasts, songs, beats, events, projects, products, or services, we've got you covered.

We've also got the community to back you up. You'll find some of the most creative, amazing, and inspiring people and brands that you'll be able to connect and interact with on a real level.

Surrounding yourself with other great minds can only benefit your own work.

How do I get started?
  • Join the Community To get started click 'Join!' in the top menu and fill out the short form to get to your profile. It only takes 30 seconds.
  • Fill Out Your Profile We suggest uploading an avatar, listing your pursuits (interests), and a couple of your social networks for a strong start.
  • Find Someone to Follow Browse the stream on your profile page or go to the discover page (compass icon) and start browsing or searching by your favorite pursuits and follow some others.
  • Start Creating Now that your stream is flowing a little (pun intended), start creating some content of your own. Post your first status and upload some media.
  • Explore Now you're ready to get out there and start exploring the various pages. The stream is a great place to get inspired.
How do I edit my profile?

You can edit your profile by clicking the account settings link on your profile (the gear icon) or by clicking on your image in the top menu and going to account settings.

What are pursuits?

Pursuits are the things that you love to do. They are your favorite interests and passions in life. For example, branding, graphic design, music prodiction, etc. They are also the primary way in which people/brands can connect.

Why am I not receiving any notifications?

We notify you by email when another user starts a new conversation with you, leaves a comment on one of your posts, follows you, or mentions you.

If you're not receiving these emails, please check your email clients' spam folder. Adding noreply@livinglifefearless.co to your contacts will ensure that you receive all future emails.

How do I close my account?

If you wish to close your account you must go to your settings, go to the 'Account Settings' tab, and there is a button at the bottom that reads 'Leave the Community'.

Keep in mind that this can not be undone and you will lose all of your data.

Tips & Tricks
  • Include specific pursuits (i.e. indie folk) to increase your chances of connecting with the right people.
  • You can create multiple accounts, one for you and one for your brand.
  • Favorite posts to bookmark them on your profile.
  • Think before you post! There are no privacy controls.
  • Subscribe to our website and blog for updates about THE COLLECTIVV and other great content from LLF: https://livinglifefearless.co
  • For more general support questions, concerns, or suggestions; Contact Us.
How can I find people or brands?

There are a number of ways to discover interesting people and brands:

  • Start Searching Use the search input in the top menu to find people or brands directly by their names, usernames, locations, or pursuits.
  • Browse Posts Browsing pages (such as media, projects, market, events, etc.) is a great way to discover things that may interest you. Which in turn can lead you to some great people/brands to follow.
  • Discover Page Browsing the discover page directly (compass icon once logged in) is another great way to find people/brands. You can also browse the most popular pursuits and locations there.
  • All of the above.
How do I follow others?

Following another person or brand is as easy as going to their profiles and clicking on the follow button (the silhouette with the plus next to it) or by clicking the follow button on another page they may be listed on, such as the discover page.

How can I communicate with them?

Commenting on a status, media, event, project, listing, etc. notifies the owner that you have left them a comment. You can also start a conversation with up to 14 others by the conversations link located in the top menu or on profile pages.

You can also mention another user in a number of different places. Typing @ followed by their username (i.e. @livinglifefearless), will send them a notification.

Tips & Tricks
  • Having a complete profile increases your visibility dramatically.
  • Searching pursuits is the best way to find people/brands that share your interests.
  • Check the newsticker for the latest news dealing with the culture and creativity!
  • The discover page displays random members of the community.
How do I upload media?

Uploading media is easy. Either navigate to your media tab on your profile and click 'Add Media' or click the arrow icon located at the top of your profile, from any tab/page of your profile.

What can I upload?

We currently support the following file formats: (.jpeg, .png, .mp3). Videos cannot be uploaded directly to the site, however, they can be added by inputting their share URLs (i.e. Youtube and Vimeo). The same applies for adding music from Soundcloud.

Why won't my media upload?

If your media isn't uploading, double check to ensure that said media and any tags meet their respective requirements, then try again.

In some rare cases mp3 files may meet all of the requirements but still won't upload. To remedy this the file needs to be reconverted to the mp3 format. We recommend media.io or Audacity for this. The new file should now upload properly.

What are tags?

Tags can be anything you choose to describe the type of media being uploaded. For example, music, pop art, design, etc. They make discovering your media a whole lot easier.

Tips & Tricks
  • Tagging your media increases it's visibility dramatically.
  • Adding some cover art to your audio uploads can really make them stand out!
  • Audio doesn't have to be a song. Don't forget about your spoken words, podcasts, poems, etc.
  • If that audio file you want to upload is too large, try using media.io or Audacity; they'll compress the size down for you.
  • You can add links in your captions. Maybe to itunes or your personal website?
Why should I follow an event?

Following an event is a great way to stay up to date with it. You will automatically be notified of any new updates or media uploads, even after the event has taken place.

How do I create an event?

To create an event go to your events tab, the events index, or any event page directly, and click 'Create Event'.

What are tags?

Tags can be anything you choose to describe the type of event you're creating. For example, concert, art show, brand launch, etc. They make discovering your events a whole lot easier.

Why won't my media upload?

If your media isn't uploading, double check to ensure that it meets the requirements, then try again.

In some rare cases mp3 files may meet all of the requirements but still won't upload. To remedy this the file needs to be reconverted to the mp3 format. We recommend media.io or Audacity for this. The new file should now upload properly.

Can I post videos in my updates?

Yes videos can be embedded in your updates by switching to the html editorin the text editor and pasting the videos embed code.

In fact you can completely style your updates any way you'd like by using the html editor.

W3 Schools is a great resource for learning the basics of html editing.

Tips & Tricks
  • Favorite and follow events; they'll be bookmarked on your profile. Following an event will notify you of any new updates or media, even after it has taken place.
  • If you're in a new city try searching that city's name to find some events around you.
  • Include specific tags (i.e. product launch) to increase the chances of people finding your event.
  • Don't delete your old events! You can turn your collection of old events into a portfolio. Show people why they should be excited for your upcoming ones.
  • Update! Update! Update! Any chance you get, post updates about the event.
  • Even after an event ends you can continue to post updates and upload new media. Followers of the event will still be notified.
  • Including an avatar and banner can really make your event page stand out.
  • If you know some html you can fully customize how your event details and updates appear.
  • W3 Schools is a great resource for learning the basics of html editing.
Why should I follow a project?

Following a project is a great way to stay up to date with it. You will automatically be notified of any new updates or media uploads, even after a project ends.

How do I create a project?

To create a project go to your projects tab, the projects index, or any project page directly, and click 'Create Project'.

Why isn't my project listed?

There's a waiting period before new projects appear in the listings. Check back in a few hours and it will be there.

What are tags?

Tags can be anything you choose to describe the type of project you're creating. For example, debut album, indie film, apparel brand, etc. They make discovering your projects a whole lot easier.

Why won't my media upload?

If your media isn't uploading, double check to ensure that it meets the requirements, then try again.

In some rare cases mp3 files may meet all of the requirements but still won't upload. To remedy this the file needs to be reconverted to the mp3 format. We recommend media.io or Audacity for this. The new file should now upload properly.

Can I post videos in my updates?

Yes videos can be embedded in your updates by switching to the html editorin the text editor and pasting the videos embed code.

In fact you can completely style your updates any way you'd like by using the html editor.

W3 Schools is a great resource for learning the basics of html editing.

Tips & Tricks
  • Favorite and follow projects, they'll be bookmarked on your profile. Following a project will notify you of any new updates or media.
  • Projects on profile pages are listed by the last time they were updated.
  • Support local projects! Search for projects in your hometown and show them some support.
  • Include specific tags (i.e. art installation) to increase the chances of people finding your project.
  • Don't delete your old projects! You can turn your collection of old projects into a portfolio. Show people why they should be excited for your upcoming ones.
  • Update! Update! Update! Any chance you get, post updates about the project. Keep your followers in the loop about the progress being made.
  • Even after a project ends you can continue to post updates and upload new media. Followers of the project will still be notified.
  • Including an avatar and banner can really make your project page stand out.
  • If you know some html you can fully customize how your event details and updates appear.
  • W3 Schools is a great resource for learning the basics of html editing.
How do I create a listing?

To create a listing go to your listings tab, the listings index, or any listing page directly, and click 'Create Listing'.

Does it cost to create a listing?

No, creating a listing will cost you nothing. No buying or selling actually occurs on the site. You must provide a link to your own outside store.

What can I list?

You can list any product or service you want as long as it is by your own design. Reselling is strictly prohibited; our market is for original content only.

Services in particular must be only for the creation of a unique end product.

What are tags?

Tags can be anything you choose to describe the type of listing you're creating. For example, streetwear, tattoo design, art print, hip hop beats, etc. They make discovering your listings a whole lot easier.

Why won't my media upload?

If your media isn't uploading, double check to ensure that it meets the requirements, then try again.

In some rare cases mp3 files may meet all of the requirements but still won't upload. To remedy this the file needs to be reconverted to the mp3 format. We recommend media.io or Audacity for this. The new file should now upload properly.

Tips & Tricks
  • Include specific tags (i.e. raglan hoodie) to increase the chances of people finding your listing.
  • Favorite listings to have them bookmarked on your profile.
  • Listing a music project? Upload an album sampler as the featured media.
  • Adding cover art to your music listings can really make them stand out.
  • Don't forget, not all listings need to be physical products. Get creative.