YTE 011: People first. How to build an online community with Brittney Rossie

July 27, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Starting a business when you're pretty much cut off from everything
  • How a  cancer scare in the family taught her a huge business lesson
  • Why you can't play the comparison game
  • Time management
  • Social media and how it can all start with just a Facebook group and asking questions
  • Building a community
  • Ways to fight giving up on entrepreneurship

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com.

Quotes

  • “I started seeing people needed help with what we started to incorporate into our website and newsletter stuff”
  • “Oh! I could make money helping people do this stuff”
  • “People first. Family first.”
  • "What is your time worth and how much are you willing to pay to get that time back?”
  • "I have adjusted my filter”
  • "You can learn new skills”
  • "An overnight success has been over 10 years in the making”
  • "Good design starts with good dialogue”
  • “It’s not about the sale. It’s about the relationship”

Resources

 

Connect with Brittney at www.brittneyrossie.com

 

Discover even more about this guest and all of my other guests at YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast

 

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Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

 

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YTE 010: Learn how to survive the wild, wild, west of web design with Webly Alfred

July 20, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Web design and the $300 website vs $1,500 website
  • Educating the client and setting the right expectations at the beginning
  • Why it's all about gaining clarity in terms of what is your business about?
  • Stepping up your level of professionalism
  • Scope creeping and isolation playground
  • Building relationships, providing good customer service and winning over your competition
  • Blogging and why you are not getting comments
  • This episode is jam packed

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com.

Quotes

  • “You have to find a way to make it work”
  • "I started on a budget "
  • "Usually they (clients) reach out for help after they’re out of cash”
  • "That level of professionalism invites them (clients) to step it up”
  • “People are not getting their content ready at all”
  • "How does the person feel when doing business with you”
  • "I need to cater to what truly matters”
  • "Run your own race and be intentional about it”
  • "It's about building relationships”
  • “The bottom line is, whichever platform you choose, there is a learning curve”
  • “It’s about getting to know the person”
  • “Simplicity is key!”
  • “What am I really, really good at?”
  • “You cannot give to others what you are not giving to yourself”

Resources

 

Connect with Webly at www.WeblyAlfred.com

 

Discover even more about this guest and all of my other guests at YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast

 

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Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

 

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YTE 009: Stepping out of your 9 to 5 & into entrepreneurship for the first time with Kelsey Turner

July 13, 2017

In this episode, we talked about

  • Stepping out on her own, leaving a 9 to 5 and testing out ideas for the first time
  • How to deal with the overwhelmed feelings
  • Working a part-time job and working on your business
  • Building a supportive community
  • Isolation even add a 9-to-5
  • How an art class made a huge impact on her and has helped shape her view on entrepreneurship
  • Evolving as a person and a business
  • How even if you're just starting out you still have great advice to give
  • How we are all at different stages in our journey

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com.

Quotes

  • "We've worked so hard and we put in that time blood sweat and tears into somebody else's business that now we're being rewarded with time to build something of our own”
  • “Creative minded people love the creative part but we're really bad at the other stuff”
  • "You should never be stagnant. Your website shouldn't look the same or year from now”
  • “You have to keep it fresh”
  • “Every no will lead to a yes”
  • “Give yourself some breathing room to fail because you're going to”
  • "You have to learn from those failures and use them as opportunities”
  • "Fail”

Bonus

I surprise my guest with something that will jump-start her business

 

Connect with Kelsey at www.instagram.com/kelc88/

 

Discover even more about this guest and all of my other guests at YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast

 

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Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

 

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YTE 008: Get more engagement when you go live on Facebook & Periscope with Keenya Kelly

July 6, 2017
 
In this episode, we talked about
  • Setting goals and beginning with the end in mind
  • Tips on how to set prices for your product or service
  • Strategies for moving forward in your business
  • How lonely entrepreneurship can be and what we do to overcome it
  • The one thing you need to be doing when going live on Facebook or Periscope in order to get more engagement

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com – A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com.

Quotes:

  • “Entrepreneur mindset: Entrepreneurs are willing to do the thing that most people are not willing to do – their willingness to step out of that fear.”
  • “I wish somebody would have told me about all the legal aspects of things. What I should do from an early on stand point with the contracts, trademarks and all that.”
  • “Sometimes you just don’t know if they’re trustworthy so you just watch, and watch, and you watch and realize ok, they are trustworthy.  
  • “I rather take the risk and fail or succeed than to automatically fail because I didn’t take the risk.”

Resources: 

 

Connect with Keenya at www.keenyakelly.com

 

Bonus:

Check out the Facebook Live Keenya and I did after the show here

 

Discover even more about this guest and all of my other guests at YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast

 

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Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

 

Grab a Free audio book with Audible here

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YTE 007: Broadcasting tips that will grow your audience, ratings & sales with Michelle Johnson

June 29, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Broadcasting and how you can grow your audience, your ratings, and your sales
  • How you can start out by building your business on the side and start with just a simple newsletter in order to grow your business
  • That transition timing and what seems to be the sweet spot for most entrepreneurs
  • How having the perfect job and amazing clients doesn't always mean it's what's right for you and how to adjust
  • Feeling like you can’t say no, but why you need to get past that
  • That even if you come from a small town you can still make a big impact
  • How to deal with friends who are not in that entrepreneur mindset
  • How you can still win with fewer clients
  • Calendars and staying organized and why it’s important to plan ahead
  • How to cut out social media and move that needle in your business
  • Why you need to remove yourself from the computer
  • Podcasting and really broadcasting, in general, to make sure you get your sponsors

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com

Quotes

  • “There may not be a model for your success, you may be the model for someone else”
  • "What content am I going to wrap around it (podcasting)?”
  • "Build your business on the side”
  • "They made it easy for me, but not easy for my life”
  • “I thought I had to say yes to everyone and everything”
  • “My best ideas come from traveling”
  • “I was the Oprah of Albany”
  • “You have to know that you are not an island and that you cannot do it alone”
  • “You gotta make sure you got something that is a sellable product so that you could get your sponsors or advertisers”
  • “It’s about your content and what you really have to say”

 

Resources

 

Connect with Michelle at www.Michellepricejohnson.com

 

Discover even more about this guest and all of my other guests at YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast

 

***Be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave a review.***

 

Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

 

Grab a Free audio book with Audible here

 

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YTE 006: Find your “zone of geekdom” & discover if you’re giving too much away with Kate Doster

June 22, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Affiliate marketing
  • Contracts and why communication is important
  • The mindset battles you face
  • Shifts in your business
  • “Zone of geekdom”
  • Online courses and why you're probably giving too much and scaring away customers
  • Filtering out the noise

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com.

 

Quotes

  • “Zone of geekdom”
  • “Call pricing as a gift”
  • "Do not get caught up in what you're passionate about”
  • “What am I doing in my business right?”

 

Resources

 

Connect with Kate at www.KateDoster.com

 

Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

Be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave a review. Also, be sure to check out YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast for the show notes and links to connect with each guest. 

 

Grab a Free audio book with Audible here

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YTE 005: Why you need to turn your day job into a resource hub with Monica Tyson

June 15, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Technology, fashion, and the beauty business
  • Turning your day job into a resource hub
  • Living a simple life
  • Why you always need to have a plan B
  • Crisis management
  • How sometimes you have to go through a few people before finding the right person
  • Which era you need to go back to and learn from

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com.

Quotes

  • “There are no rules. There are only principles"
  • “Entrepreneurship doesn’t get any better than that – taking what you love and making money from it”
  • “Entrepreneurship is the vehicle to freedom”
  • “When you’re an employee there is no end game so the drive is different”
  • “When you’re an entrepreneur you have a mission, a vision, a dream, a goal – that’s your end game.”
  • "You have to be innovative in your thinking.”
  • “If you plan on leaving, turn your job into your client”
  • “I don’t want to be the smartest person in the room ever”
  • “I feel confident enough to go do what I need to do to build my business out”
  • “I realized I’m not dreaming big enough. I’m playing way too small”
  • “The greatest master is the greatest student”

Resources

 

Connect with Monica at www.monicawisdomtyson.com 

 

Discover even more about this guest and all of my other guests at YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast

 

***Be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave a review.***

 

Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

 

Grab a Free audio book with Audible here

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YTE 004: Taking a leap of faith & building that know, like, trust factor with Bernadette Alverio

June 8, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Opening the dance studio and building that know, like, trust factor
  • risk and why you just have to take a leap of faith
  • Working a 9-to-5 and building her business on the side
  • Why do you have to be passionate about what you do
  • Would you change it and do something different?
  • Discovering the scariest part about business and the guilt associated with it
  • Managing a team of people and the many hats one wears
  • The one thing every one of your needs to block time out for now
  • Those dark moments when we question ourselves

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com.

Quotes

  • "Anybody can start dancing at any age any body”
  • "I learn stuff every session”
  • I had to work all these other jobs to work for free at my own business”
  • "When you're an entrepreneur it's more than a job it's all of you”
  • "It's a choice to be here”

Resources

 

Connect with Bernadette at www.dancersmovementlab.com

 

Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

Be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave a review. Also, be sure to check out YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast for the show notes and links to connect with each guest. 

 

Grab a Free audio book with Audible here

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YTE 003: The number one thing you need to be investing in when starting out with Tina Greer

June 6, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Strategic pricing
  • Live broadcasting with Facebook live and Periscope
  • How to create passive income
  • Who an LT millionaire is and you can become one too!
  • How it (entrepreneurship) all started by asking questions
  • The number one thing you need to be investing in when starting out
  • And why specializing in what you do is more important than trying to reach the masses

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com

Quotes

  • "You want to be able to deliver your best self "
  • "As a business owner, we have to get out of our comfort zone and go live"
  • “Consistency is key. People are looking for you to be there at a certain time”
  • "It’s all about the relationship. In order to build a relationship, you have to show up”
  • "I look at every challenge as a case study”
  • “In order for you to stand out, you have to have something unique about yourself because people are buying you.”
  • “Appreciate the value that I bring to the table”
  • “You have to be accountable to yourself”

Guests favorite quote

  • "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

Resources

Connect with guest

 

 

Background on the podcast

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

Be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave a review. Also, be sure to check out YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast for the show notes and links to connect with each guest. 

 

Grab a Free audio book with Audible here

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YTE 002: Why you really only need to work 2-5 hours a day with Michelle Lewis

June 6, 2017

 

In this episode, we talked about

  • Starting a podcast
  • How it’s important to do what works for you and not what everyone else is doing
  • Systems and why they are so important
  • Why working 2-5 hours a day is all you really need
  • Online courses - why less is more and how free beta testers doesn’t help you
  • “Going into the Submarine,” daily routines, and how to fight the loneliness
  • Email marketing and how you can make it fun and grow your list

 

Sponsor

StupidEasy.com - A new online course marketplace where you can easily create and sell your online courses without having a chunk of your sales taken out. Discover more at StupidEasy.com

 

Quotes

  • “No one else is going to do it for you” 
  • “None of our past failures are wasted time” 
  • “Clarity is always king or queen and it helps so much”
  • “The email didn’t go out correctly – it’s not the end of the world.” 
  • “My business took off so much faster when I was investing 2-5 hours a day. The rest I was resting and doing the self-work which is the hardest part ” 
  • “You want people to want to work with you”
  • “Take people on a journey”
  • “Give yourself permission to do something different. Do something new and believe that it will succeed because you are creating it” 

Resources

Connect with Michelle at Visibilityvixen.com

 

Background on podcast

 

Yes to Entrepreneurship is a podcast for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business or is already running one. This show features entrepreneurs who meet and talk about business, life, and how it all plays out.

Imagine sitting at a coffee shop and overhearing the people next to you talk about entrepreneurship – that’s exactly what this show is about. Swing by and drop in on our conversations - you're bound to pick up a thing or two!

Be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave a review. Also, be sure to check out YesToEntrpreneurship.com/podcast for the show notes and links to connect with each guest. 

 

Grab a Free audio book with Audible here

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