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The Get Paid Podcast: The Stark Reality of Entrepreneurship and Being Your Own Boss

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Claire Pelletreau was just starting to grow her side business as a Facebook ad and marketing consultant when her full-time job disappeared. Desperate to land enough clients just to pay the bills, she was disappointed at how difficult it was to find real tactical advice that would help actually her g… read more

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Launch Postmortem: “I Didn’t Even Care At The End”

June 30th, 2022

57:13

In this episode, Claire walks us through her entire launch strategy, how much she made, conversion rates, and whether or not it felt like it was worth it. Braden Drake is back as a guest co-host asking all the right …

Claire Bares All With a Review of her Profit & Loss Sheet

June 16th, 2022

1:14:05

We’re changing it up with this episode! 

Claire’s friend and previous guest, Braden Drake, had her on his podcast at the end of 2021. The conversation all about Claire’s Profit & Loss sheet was so interesting and …

Tarzan Kay: When Emails and Divorce Hit Your Bank Account

June 2nd, 2022

1:09:36

Tarzan Kay is a former copywriter-for-hire who specializes in emails that are fun to read, and more addictive than Netflix. 

Her online courses teach how to write story-based copy and make consistent sales from a small …

Sarah Lucille: The Art of Sales Copy That Converts (Without Promising Specific Results)

May 26th, 2022

59:39

Sarah Lucille has over a decade of experience in copywriting, messaging, coaching, and communications.

Her clients refer to her as a messaging maven, muse, and wordsmith. Guided by the endless curiosity of a Gemini sun …

Annie Schuessler: 25 Launches for One Program in 4 Years

May 20th, 2022

1:38:16

Annie Schuessler is a business coach and the host of the Rebel Therapist®Podcast. She's been a business coach for therapists, healers, and coaches for over 12 years. With her Rebel Therapist®Programs, she helps …

Tomorrow = The Last Day to Join Workshop Magic!

May 5th, 2022

32:22
Enrollment for Workshop Magic closes at 7pm Eastern! 

Visit clairepells.com/magic to join us now.

The dates of the live sessions are:

  • Monday, May …

BIG Announcement 🗣🗣🗣

May 2nd, 2022

4:26

It’s Workshop Magic Monday! 

I'm just popping into your podcast app to let you know that enrollment is officially open for our ROI-focused course,

Jaymi Heimbuch: Steal This Brilliant Webinar Strategy

April 28th, 2022

1:22:26

From the time she first picked up a camera to document wildlife, Jaymi has felt the need to put images to work and engage viewers with the larger story of the photo’s subject.

Experiencing wilderness and witnessing …

The "Get Paid to Grow Your List" Strategy: a Detailed Walkthrough

April 21st, 2022

43:06

Today I’m going to walk you through the entire ad strategy + funnel I teach my clients inside Get Paid Marketing. This is exactly how you get paid to grow your list AND sell your high-ticket offer in a non-salesy way. 

 

The Battle of the Launch Strategies: Free Webinars vs Paid Events

April 14th, 2022

42:07

People have been getting great results by using paid events as a marketing tool lately. But does it really work as well as it seems, or are the …

Braden Drake: Should You Focus on Monthly Profit Goals?

April 7th, 2022

1:24:19

Braden Drake is a law school graduate in San Diego & took and passed the bar exam. That makes him an official lawyer. After that, he got his …

2 Things You CANNOT Leave Off Your Sales Page (but most people do)

March 31st, 2022

21:11

When someone applied for our marketing mastermind, I always look closely at the copy on their sales pages. 

Why?

Because sales copy is THE key to …

Who Should Launch Ads ASAP and Who Should Save Their $$$

March 24th, 2022

22:21

Because I’ve been working in Facebook ads for so long, I know what entrepreneurs need before they start running ads… and when they should wait.

 

In …

Suzy Ashworth: Earning £2 Million in a "Bumpy" Year

March 3rd, 2022

1:13:00

Suzy Ashworth is a seven-figure entrepreneur and a quantum transformation and embodiment coach. Her superpower is helping conscious entrepreneurs create six-figure breakthroughs in their business so that they too can …

3 Levers I Pull to Maximize Revenue in My Business

February 24th, 2022

36:32

The advice I’m giving in this podcast episode works best for people who already have an offer that converts well. Think about the offer you sell the most of or the one that brings in the most revenue and consider how …

Jessica Kupferman: The Live Event Business Model in COVID Times

February 17th, 2022

56:40

Jessica Kupferman is the co-host and co-founder of the She Podcasts brand, which currently supports over 21,000 female podcasters and has a digital marketing reach of over 55,000 content creators. Her sweet spot is …

2021 Year in Review: What Happened With The Lead Lab

February 10th, 2022

41:31

At the end of 2020, I decided to make a huge change to my business model: 

 

Instead of focusing on selling my popular self-study ads course, I …

Jereshia Hawk: 1.4M in Revenue but 1 MILLION in Profits!

February 3rd, 2022

1:45:52

Jereshia Hawk is a sought-after business coach and sales expert who grew her business from $0-2 million in less than 4 years with organic marketing, a lean team, and high-profit margins. She helps high-achieving, …

Dr. Shanté Cofield: The Role of $40 Webinars in a $240K Business

January 20th, 2022

1:16:28

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield, PT, DPT, OCS, CF-L1

 

Physical therapist turned entrepreneur, Dr. Shanté Cofield, aka The Movement Maestro, is the host of Maestro on the Mic, and the founder of The Movement Maestro LLC, a …

Ari Hale: The True Cost of Making $1,000,000+

January 6th, 2022

1:10:00

Ari Hale started out as an online project manager traveling overseas with her son, Silas. It looked amazing from the outside, but she was overwhelmed and spent way too much time on her phone and computer instead of …

Emily Thompson: Burnout Is Bitch. Here's How She Came Back From It.

December 16th, 2021

1:42:36

Emily Thompson is the co-founder and host of Being Boss, a resource, podcast, and community for creative entrepreneurs, and founder and CEO of Almanac Supply Co., a retail brand that makes and curates products that help …

My Business Backstory: From Ballet to Buenos Aires to Facebook Ads

December 10th, 2021

32:41

How does a kid whose plan was to be a professional ballet dancer end up running an online business about ads and marketing?

 

One of my favorite questions to ask my guests is “how did you get here??” so in today’s …

Courtney Sanders: From Bargain Pricing to a $50K Offer

December 2nd, 2021

1:25:58

Courtney Sanders is an online entrepreneur, speaker, and influencer to millennial women who puts a fresh spin on women's empowerment. Known for her ability to break complex concepts down in a fresh and relatable way, …

Brain Dump: 20 Things I Believe About Online Business

November 29th, 2021

22:43

I’ll be honest: this episode is basically a big ol’ brain dump! I wonder how many of these things YOU believe to be true as well . . . 

 

Mentioned …

Burned by Bad Ad Management? Here’s How to Recover

November 25th, 2021

13:27

I hear this sob story ALL. THE. TIME. You hired someone to run your ads, and you didn’t get a single lead or sale or client from this really big …

Why You Need a “Slush Fund” and How to Build Up Yours

November 22nd, 2021

27:08

A few years ago, I was struggling to cover my business expenses and consistently pay myself well (or at all). I’m a little embarrassed to share this but it put a lot of pressure on my home life.

 

In this episode, I …

Tarzan Kay: "I Feel a Lot of Conflict About Things I Did"

November 18th, 2021

1:14:32

Tarzan Kay is a former copywriter-for-hire who specializes in emails that are fun to read, and more addictive than Netflix. 

 

Her online courses teach how to write story-based copy and make consistent sales from a …

Don’t Overcomplicate Your Long-Term Ad Strategy

November 11th, 2021

16:55

On a recent coaching call inside my ads training program, a client asked what her long-term ad strategy should look like, outside of the webinar ads …

Announcement: My “Side Hustle”

November 8th, 2021

11:54

Tune in to hear the details of a brand new way you can work with me . . . but just for a limited time. 

 

Or get all the info here:

Megan Flatt: Pandemic Panic and a Pivot Away from Coaching

November 4th, 2021

1:16:30

Megan Flatt is the founder of Let's Collective, a business growth strategy firm devoted to making entrepreneurship easier. Let’s Collective helps …

Scarlett Cochran: Simplify Your Offers, Make More Money

October 22nd, 2021

1:15:54

Scarlett Cochran is a lawyer, wealth coach, and founder of One Big Happy Life, where she helps people take control of their money and create …

Mariah Coz: Are You Running a High Ticket Program By Accident?

October 7th, 2021

1:12:24

Mariah Coz is the founder and CEO of a multi-million dollar education company, mariahcoz.com. Mariah is the creator of the Empowering Enrollment …

Maya Elious: Making Millions (and Eating Shit in the Process)

September 23rd, 2021

1:27:50

Maya Elious is a personal branding strategist that teaches experts how to position themselves as the go-to authority figure in their industry so they can confidently launch their signature offer.

 

She’s helped hundreds …

Tasha Booth: A Stress-Free $295K Launch (Seriously)

September 9th, 2021

1:10:18

Tasha Booth is an agency owner, coach, and podcaster. She is the Founder & CEO of The Launch Guild - a full-service launch support agency working …

Chelsea Stevenson: Are $10K Months Possible for a Henna Artist?

August 26th, 2021

1:14:22

Chelsea Stevenson is the professional henna artist, business strategist, and powerhouse behind Hennapreneur. With a focus on sustainability through strategic and executive action, she brings passion and intensity to her …

Katy Prince: Starting Over With Zero Network

August 12th, 2021

1:15:47

Katy Prince is an ethical copywriting expert, sales trainer, coach, host of the Study Notes podcast, and founder and CEO at The Squirm-Free School of …

Merel Kriegsman: A Million Dollar Net Worth

July 29th, 2021

1:00:37

Women's Wealth Advocate and Business Mentor Merel Kriegsman is the CEO and founder of Merel Kriegsman Media - a company that has helped hundreds of women globally ascend into SELF-FUNDED WEALTH. 

She's dedicated to …

The ClairePells Open House: An Experiment

July 27th, 2021

1:37:24

We’re doing something very different with today’s episode! Tune in to check out a brand new sales strategy I tried recently: The Open House.

 

Links …

Eman Ismail: From Tiny Profits to Steady 10K Months

July 15th, 2021

1:26:25

Eman Ismail is the person to call when you want to make money from your emails. 

As an email conversion strategist and copywriter (and the founder of inkhouse.org.uk), she helps 6+ figure online business owners and …

Jordan Gill: “I Learned What I Was Made of in 2020”

July 1st, 2021

1:56:51

Jordan Gill, operations consultant and founder of Systems Saved Me, helps overworked one-woman shows become streamlined solopreneurs. Her jam is …

Dr Lindsay Padilla: You’ll Never Believe This Launch Story

June 17th, 2021

1:26:36

Dr. Lindsay Padilla is an ex-community college professor who accidentally started a business while on the tenure track. Now, as the CEO and …

Laura Belgray: On Jealousy and Being a "Slow Poke"

June 3rd, 2021

59:49

Laura Belgray, founder of Talking Shrimp and co-creator of The Copy Cure, is a copywriting expert who helps entrepreneurs find the perfect words to express and sell what they do in a way that gets them paid to be …

Winnie Lizardo: Keeping Claire Sane with Virtual PT

May 20th, 2021

1:20:23

Winnie Lizardo (she/her) is a Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach. She received her Bachelor of Science at Ithaca …

Rachel Rodgers: 1 Year and a 3 Million Dollar Revenue Jump

May 4th, 2021

51:35

Rachel Rodgers is the founder of Hello Seven, a multi-million dollar company that teaches women how to earn more money and build wealth.

 

Her …

Sarah Von Bargen: 6-Figure Take Home Pay from $99 Live Courses

April 22nd, 2021

1:26:25

Sarah Von Bargen is the founder of Yes and Yes, an online space dedicated to helping people spend their time, money, and energy on purpose. She teaches people how to navigate this stuff - money, habits, goals, happiness …

Rachel Luna: Breast Cancer and The Power of Journaling

April 8th, 2021

1:30:12

Rachel Luna is a highly sought-after international speaker, Certified Master Neuroscience & Life Coach to 7 + 8-figure earning entrepreneurs, and …

Elizabeth Goddard: A $400K Year with 2 Toddlers At Home

March 25th, 2021

1:13:58

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Goddard is a UK-based online business strategist and educator for entrepreneurs looking to simplify their businesses for maximum success with minimum effort. Over her five years in business, she’s …

Alex Hillman: "One Business That's Thriving and One That's Dying"

March 11th, 2021

1:33:53

Alex Hillman is always thinking about the intersection of people, relationships, trust, and business. These days, he splits his time between running …

Stephanie Taylor: Does An $800K Year Change You?

February 25th, 2021

1:13:24

Stephanie Taylor is Co-Founder of HMO Heaven and Rent 2 Rent Success with her sister Nicky. At the age of 45, she founded HMO Heaven, a property management business, and has since attracted contracts worth £2m in 3 …

Sabrina Torres: She'll Do Your Sales Calls!

February 11th, 2021

56:48

Sabrina Torres stands out in a crowd. With her unique point of view about the power of organic growth, engaging content, bold colors, and coffee …

Lattice Hudson: Elevation to Success

January 28th, 2021

59:49

Lattice is a business coach, leadership mentor and social sales expert. She’s on a mission to help women make more money, and increase their impact while living a life that they love. “A woman with wealth, is a woman …

Emylee Williams: 83% Profitability Selling Earrings from Stories

January 14th, 2021

1:04:26

Emylee Williams is one half of the widely successful company, Boss Project (detailed in episode 90 back in 2019). So what compelled her to start …

Year in Review: The 2020 Shit Show

December 31st, 2020

47:33

It’s time for another Year In Review! I’m sharing what worked well, what went badly, and what’s changing in the business in 2021. 

Resources …

Maternity Leave #2: The Good, the Bad, and the Ranty

December 24th, 2020

51:13

I prepped to be able to completely take off from the business for her second maternity leave. In this episode, I share the birth story of my son, …

Greatest Hits: Andréa Jones, The Savvy Social Media Entrepreneur

December 17th, 2020

1:04:06

Andréa Jones is fiercely committed to helping businesses and podcasters build profitable communities online through simple social media solutions. …

Greatest Hits: Tony Rulli on Referrals, Competitor Friends & The Online Ad Business

December 10th, 2020

54:55

Tony Rulli is the lead strategist for all paid marketing campaigns at Intentional Spark, including Facebook Ads, Adwords, and web retargeting. He’s …

Greatest Hits: Janelle Allen Talks The Project From Hell that Kickstarted a Pivot

December 3rd, 2020

1:25:34

Janelle Allen is a Learning Designer and serial entrepreneur who believes that every company is in the education business. For the past ten years, she's worked with corporations such as Pearson Education, Potbelly …

Greatest Hits: Mariah Coz Made 7 Figures From Courses in Year One

November 26th, 2020

1:13:09

Mariah Coz has been creating and selling online courses, building webinars, and crafting funnels for many years. During that time, her company has helped hundreds of people create and sell courses about everything from …

Greatest Hits: Rachel Rodgers on Why 6 Figures Isn't Enough

November 19th, 2020

1:01:44

Rachel Rodgers is a woman of color, a mother of four and a seven-figure business owner -- in that order. Rachel started her career working as a …

Greatest Hits: Maya Elious Pivoted From Design to Strategy

November 12th, 2020

59:42

Maya Elious is a personal branding strategist that teaches experts how to position themselves as the go-to authority figure in their industry so they can confidently launch their signature offer.

She’s helped hundreds …

Jessica Eley: The Coach Who Transformed My Mindset

November 5th, 2020

1:06:50

Jessica Eley is a personal development and mindset coach for high achieving clients. Through her coaching programs, intensives, and online courses, she has helped countless entrepreneurs achieve the work-life balance …

Greatest Hits: Erika Lyremark's Provocative X-Factor

October 29th, 2020

1:00:36

Erika is the mastermind behind DailyWhip, where she dishes out business advice for bold women.

 

Showing early entrepreneurial skills when she let …

Greatest Hits: Tasha Cochran's Side Gig Made 6 Figures Before She Quit

October 22nd, 2020

1:22:10

Tasha is the wealth expert and business strategist behind One Big Happy Life, where she helps people grow their income and learn to spend intentionally so they can live their dream life today while also building wealth …

Greatest Hits: Eman Zabi Deals With Blatently Racist Prospects

October 15th, 2020

1:08:55

Eman Zabi started a copywriting business in the upstairs bedroom of her parents’ house in Qatar. Now the founder and copywriter behind The Scribesmith, Eman and her team work with entrepreneurs launching courses and …

Greatest Hits: Jasmine Star's Business Isn't Her Baby

October 8th, 2020

1:00:41

Jasmine Star is a photographer and business strategist from Newport Beach, California. She dropped out of law school and became an internationally …

Greatest Hits: Shinah Chang's High Paying Job Was Suffocating Her

October 1st, 2020

1:19:10

Shinah is a whiskey-loving, curse-word slinging, Harvard-trained former corporate attorney who left everything behind to find her passion. 

 

Shinah spent her entire life on the straight, "proper" path. She went to an …

Greatest Hits: Sarah Noked on Burning Down Her Agency

September 24th, 2020

1:26:08

Sarah Noked is an Executive MBA graduate, Certified Online Business Manager® and Digital Marketing Strategist with more than 10 years’ business experience in the online space. Her agency helps online entrepreneurs …

The Best Decisions I've Made In Business

September 10th, 2020

43:01

What are the things that have driven my business forward? What have been my biggest learning opportunities? What was the single biggest decision that I’ve ever made in my business and personally? What mindset issues do …

Ask Claire Anything: Round 2

August 27th, 2020

1:02:18

Are podcasts essential for all businesses? What role does tech play in my business?  How have I successfully been able to reduce the amount of client …

Ask Claire Anything: Round 1

August 13th, 2020

39:15

Do I get nervous when asking personal questions on money? What’s the best place to start with ads if your audience is tiny? Do you A/B test every ad? Is it possible to have success with FB ads with low spend on a low …

From Service Provider to Course Creator: a Chat With Cami Farey

July 30th, 2020

1:02:55

Cami Farey is a web design expert, coach, and course creator who teaches ambitious entrepreneurs how to create a website that sells, 10x your email list with JV Webinars, and bring your big ideas to life online. 

Over …

The Biggest Problem Course Creators Must CONSTANTLY Solve

July 16th, 2020

30:10

Are you thinking of launching your own course? Or, maybe you’re already an ace at course creation but you’re struggling to find the right people to buy.

If you’re running a service-based business, you may have many …

The #1 Reason I Can Balance Business With Motherhood

July 2nd, 2020

47:12

Is it possible to run a successful business while balancing motherhood? Hell yeah!

Although it’s never going to be easy.

If you’re currently …

7 Skills Online Business Owners Need To Succeed

June 25th, 2020

29:59

If you’re someone who’s putting yourself out there, creating a personal brand, and connecting with potential customers, you’re going to find this …

Me, My Money, and My Financial Upbringing

June 18th, 2020

36:57

What impact does your upbringing have on your relationship with money?

By the time you listen to this episode, I will have already begun maternity leave. With our second child on the horizon, my husband and I had been …

Mindset Shift: What I’m Focused On Growing (It’s No Longer Revenue)

June 11th, 2020

21:12

What figure comes to mind when you think about growing your business? The number most people talk about is revenue. And, when you’re focused on growing revenue, this is what drives the business decisions you make. 

A Relevant Encore Episode: Trudi Lebron On Impact, Diversity, & Equity In the Coaching Industry

June 4th, 2020

54:06

Trudi Lebron is a straight-up BAD-ASS. The former teen mother of two and high school “opt-out” is now a business coach and impact strategist …

Launch Debrief: The Chillest Launch I've Ever Done

May 28th, 2020

42:00

Want to know how to make money fast?

Following on from the success of my $99 live workshops and given that I’m in the last stretch before my …

Ashlyn Carter: The Anatomy of a $560K Year

May 21st, 2020

1:19:58

Ashlyn Carter is a conversion copywriter and marketing strategist specializing in wedding & creative industries. She traded Fortune 500 clients in corporate marketing to bring in more than seven-figures in her …

Kendall SummerHawk: Growing Past the Tears and Fears

May 14th, 2020

59:06

Kendall SummerHawk is the creative founder of the #1 online coach training school where women become Certified Money Breakthrough Business coaches …

Janna Denton-Howes: A Business of Sex Built With Facebook Ads

May 7th, 2020

1:07:44

Janna Denton-Howes is a Marriage Coach who specializes in helping married women want and enjoy sex more with their husbands. Known for her popular …

Jacquette Timmons - Having a healthy relationship with money

April 30th, 2020

1:01:58

Jacquette M. Timmons focuses on the human side of money. She works as a financial behaviorist and is committed to getting you to see that you don't manage money - you manage your choices around money. 

 

In addition to …

Special Announcement: Workshop Magic is About to Open!

April 28th, 2020

9:40

Claire’s brand new course, Workshop Magic, is coming on May 1st! Enrollment will be open for a VERY short time, so make sure you jump on the waitlist …

Cailen Ascher: The 3-Day Workweek

April 23rd, 2020

1:00:12

Joining us on today’s episode of the show is Cailen Ascher. Cailen is a Business Coach with a 3-day workweek, a mom of two, and the founder of Success Made Simple Academy ™, a yearlong program for women entrepreneurs …

3 Weeks to Earning $10K from a $99 Workshop

April 9th, 2020

53:23

In early March, 2020, I was scared. 3 months away from maternity leave, coronavirus started rocking our worlds...and seriously hurting my sales funnel. 

After a few days of panicking, I came up with an idea I hoped …

Mariah Coz: 7 Figures From Courses in Year One

March 26th, 2020

1:13:22

Mariah Coz has been creating and selling online courses, building webinars, and crafting funnels for many years. During that time, her company has helped hundreds of people create and sell courses about everything from …

Andréa Jones - The Savvy Social Media Entrepreneur

March 19th, 2020

1:04:06

Andréa Jones is fiercely committed to helping businesses and podcasters build profitable communities online through simple social media solutions. …

Inés Ruiz: Tapping into your niche and harnessing your passion

March 12th, 2020

57:46

Inés Ruiz is an award-winning entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and founder of several successful businesses, including Conversa Spanish Institute. …

The Keys to Unlocking Your “Capacity”

March 5th, 2020

1:09:32

Lisa Fabrega is a leadership coach, helping ambitious women expand their capacity to handle more growth, wealth and success. For over a decade she’s helped not only entrepreneurs and corporate executives, but Academy …

Greatest Hits: Nathan Barry on the Origins of ConvertKit

February 27th, 2020

1:47:45

Why would you change course from a personal brand that’s making $250,000 in annual revenue to build a software-as-a-service business in an incredibly …

Year in Review: My Business in 2019

February 20th, 2020

1:01:26

On this week’s episode of the Get Paid Podcast, we’re picking up where we left off in June to chat about everything that’s changed in my business.

From bringing on a new team member, to experimenting with a new medium, …

Greatest Hits: Christine Hansen and the Biggest Price Increase I'd Ever Heard of

February 13th, 2020

1:08:25

Christine Hansen is the founder of Sleep Like a Boss, a sleep consulting company that helps busy CEO’s, executives, and high achievers transform …

Greatest Hits: Shanté Cofield - The "Imbalance" of Instagram

February 6th, 2020

1:06:21

Shanté Cofield is a former Division I athlete with a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from New York State University. She is the creator of The Movement Maestro, a social media based company devoted to all things …

Greatest Hits: Mark Butler on Being Un-Fireable

January 30th, 2020

1:01:13

Do you need a CFO to help you manage the money in your business? If you’re having trouble keeping track of your business finances, you need to make sure you know exactly how to use your revenue projections in order to …

Greatest Hits: 8 Mindset Shifts that had the Biggest Impact on My Business

January 23rd, 2020

54:40

There’s so much we can learn from other people’s journeys, so I wanted to end season 5 of the Get Paid Podcast sharing a little bit about my own business-building journey and some of the mindset shifts and realizations …

Greatest Hits: Brooke Castillo - the Conversation that Changed My Business

January 16th, 2020

1:24:57

Brooke Castillo is the co-founder and CEO of The Life Coach School, an online certification program for life coaches that helps clients and …

Greatest Hits: Jereshia Hawk on Her 60K Month from a Side-Hustle

January 9th, 2020

1:10:15

Meet Jereshia Hawk, the engineer turned entrepreneur who went from leading projects worth hundreds of millions to doubling her corporate salary and quitting her job within the first year of starting her online business. …

Maya Elious: When You're Not the Smartest Person in the Room

December 26th, 2019

1:00:55

Maya Elious is a personal branding strategist that teaches experts how to position themselves as the go-to authority figure in their industry so they can confidently launch their signature offer.

She’s helped hundreds …

Erika Lyremark: Business Lessons from Stripping

December 19th, 2019

1:01:51

Erika is the mastermind behind DailyWhip, where she dishes out business advice for bold women.

 

Showing early entrepreneurial skills when she let …

Rachel Rodgers: Why 6-Figures Just Isn’t Enough

December 12th, 2019

1:01:44

Rachel Rodgers is a woman of color, a mother of four and a seven-figure business owner -- in that order. Rachel started her career working as a …

Claire Pelletreau: 3 Things You Got Wrong About FB Ads

December 5th, 2019

25:59

This week on the Get Paid Podcast, you get another round of one-on-one time with yours truly to chat about all the myths surrounding Facebook and …

Claire Pelletreau: 3 Reasons You Can’t Wait Another Year to Learn FB Ads

November 28th, 2019

27:30

This week on the Get Paid Podcast, it’s just you, me and Facebook ads as we chat about why adding Facebook and Instagram ads to your marketing …

Monica Froese: The Mom Blog that Obama Reads

November 21st, 2019

1:24:50

Monica is a professional blogger and Pinterest marketing expert. She has an MBA degree in finance and marketing, and blogs at Redefining Mom, a site for helping women thrive in motherhood and business. She spent 11 …

Claire & Tony: How to Subsidize Your Facebook Ad Spend

November 14th, 2019

55:12

Tony Rulli is the lead strategist for all paid marketing campaigns at Intentional Spark, including Facebook Ads, Adwords, and web retargeting. He’s …

Brittany Berger: When Productivity Is Unhealthy

October 24th, 2019

1:07:05

Brittany Berger is a content marketing consultant and the founder of WorkBrighter.co, a digital media company that helps productive unicorns go …

Abagail and Emylee from the Boss Project: Hitting $200k in Year 1

October 17th, 2019

1:08:27

Abagail and Emylee founded Think Creative Collective just months after meeting each other online. What began as a conversation over wine on Abagail’s …

Sarah Noked: Walking Away From $100K Months

October 10th, 2019

1:26:08

Sarah Noked is an Executive MBA graduate, Certified Online Business Manager® and Digital Marketing Strategist with more than 10 years’ business experience in the online space. Her agency helps online entrepreneurs …

Prerna and Mayank Malik: 60% Net Profit + Brilliant Budgeting

September 26th, 2019

1:09:08

Prerna and Mayank Malik are the founders of Content Bistro (www.contentbistro.com), a conversion copywriting agency. They are the creators of Profits on Tap ® - the premium program for service providers who want an …

Wahida Lakhani: Ditching 7 Bosses + Counting Other People's $$$

September 19th, 2019

1:11:47
Wahida Lakhani is the founder and Lead Strategist of Brands Are Stories. Wahida cut her teeth in the tech startup and agency space where she worked …

Hailey Dale: Done-For-You Vs. Courses (and We Hate Membership Sites)

September 12th, 2019

56:52

Hailey Dale is a certified content strategist and founder of Your Content Empire, where she partners with small business owners who are over the

Lauren Caselli: Big Event Planning + Diversity Riders

September 5th, 2019

1:24:04

Lauren Caselli owns a strategic event planning and marketing firm that provides digital entrepreneurs, mid-sized tech companies, and venture capital …

Janelle Allen: The Project From Hell that Kickstarted a Pivot

August 29th, 2019

1:24:28

Janelle Allen is a Learning Designer and serial entrepreneur who believes that every company is in the education business. For the past ten years, she's worked with corporations such as Pearson Education, Potbelly …

8 Mindset Shifts that Have Dramatically Changed My Business

August 22nd, 2019

55:43

There’s so much we can learn from other people’s journeys, so I wanted to end this season of the Get Paid Podcast sharing a little bit about my own business-building journey and some of the mindset shifts and …

Becca Tracey: On the Road to a Million Dollars

August 15th, 2019

1:03:03

Becca Tracey teaches solopreneurs to build a business that helps them finally live their dream life (of working without pants and never setting foot …

From the Archives: Becca Tracey in 2015

August 15th, 2019

1:09:06

Becca Tracey of The Uncaged Life makes business look ridiculously effortless. (I’m serious - it’s ALMOST annoying.) That’s what happens when you …

Jamie Jensen: More Creative, More Profitable

August 8th, 2019

1:07:10

An award-winning screenwriter, business strategist and the creator of Story School, Jamie Jensen has helped over 700 entrepreneurs increase their …

From the Archives: Jamie Jensen in 2016

August 8th, 2019

54:15

Copywriting, in any sense of the word, is something that most business owners need to be good at. Whether you’re writing website copy, PR copy, or Facebook ad copy, copywriting is an integral part of every business. Our …

Gwen Castleberry: From VA to OBM

August 1st, 2019

1:07:16

Gwen Castleberry is a certified OBM and has been working as a VA/OBM since 2013. She helps online entrepreneurs bring structure and flow to their businesses through project management and systematization. Having worked …

Melanie Miller: Sexy Dollar Dashboards

July 25th, 2019

1:26:07

Melanie Miller teaches women how to create Profitable, Liveable, Loveable businesses (without fear or guilt). Over the past 9 years, Melanie has helped over 6000 people build more sustainable businesses through the …

From the Archives: Melanie Miller in 2015

July 25th, 2019

1:13:12

Failed launches. Products nobody wanted. A membership site with costly backend problems.

 

Business coach Melanie Miller was so broke she …

Jessica Kupferman: Throwing a Big Ass Business Party

July 18th, 2019

1:13:51

Jessica Kupferman is the co-founder of She Podcasts and the Podcasting School for Women, who has been featured on The Social Media Examiner, …

From the Archives: Jessica Kupferman in 2016

July 18th, 2019

1:24:14

Today on the show, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my favorite people in the podcast world, and the person who inspired me to begin the Get Paid Podcast: Jessica Kupferman. Jessica is the host of the Lady …

Shenee Howard: Confessions of a Worksexual

July 11th, 2019

1:00:36

Shenee Howard started her business at the tender age of 22. Over the past 7 years, she has worked with hundreds of businesses and built over 30 digital products and classes for women. Now, she helps business owners …

From the Archives: Shenee Howard in 2016

July 11th, 2019

58:59

Brand strategy and brand copy is incredibly important in our businesses. Our brand image, design, logo, as well as the copy we produce can often send subliminal messages to our readers, clients, and potential customers …

Maggie Patterson: A Business Breakup

July 4th, 2019

1:20:53

Maggie started her first business at the age of seven and has been setting up small businesses ever since. A communications strategist with more than 20 years of experience, Maggie has made a career of working in and …

From the Archives: Maggie Patterson in 2015

July 4th, 2019

1:16:52

Copywriting, guest blogging, storytelling . . . if it has anything to do with writing the words that’ll make you money, Maggie Patterson and her micro-marketing agency can handle it. But why did Maggie leave her …

Racheal Cook: Where Are They Now

June 27th, 2019

1:04:37

Racheal Cook is an award winning business strategist who believes entrepreneurship doesn’t have to be so complicated. Over the last decade, she’s helped thousands of women entrepreneurs design predictably profitable …

From the Archives: Racheal Cook in 2015

June 27th, 2019

1:16:03

You gotta spend money to make money, and Racheal spends hers on people. People who are doing tasks that SHE could definitely do herself.

You’ve …

Tara McMullin: Where Are They Now

June 20th, 2019

1:26:27

Tara McMullin (formerly Gentile) is back for our very first Where Are They Now episode. Tara’s the founder & host of What Works. She’s been …

Tara Gentile: Launching, Group Coaching and Beer (GPP01)

June 20th, 2019

1:12:24

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“Do exactly what I did and you’ll have the same kind of success as me!” It’s a painfully common marketing message, …

5 Months After Relaunching the Podcast: An Update

June 13th, 2019

37:50

And that’s a wrap! In the final episode of the season, we’re talking about some of the highlights of Season 4 (looking at you Brooke Castillo), how I …

Iczel Katz: Learning From The Best (and a Challenge For Claire)

June 6th, 2019

1:46:51

Iczel Katz is a launch strategist and business coach who uses her expertise with Facebook ads, the ASK Method®, and online launches to successfully …

Tasha Cochran: The 6-Figure Side Gig + Internet Trolls

May 30th, 2019

1:21:04

Tasha is the wealth expert and business strategist behind One Big Happy Life, where she helps people grow their income and learn to spend intentionally so they can live their dream life today while also building wealth …

Arianna Taboada: Mat Leave Prep and Repurposing Content

May 23rd, 2019

1:35:31

Arianna helps service-based entrepreneurs design seamless maternity leave plans that allow them to step away from their business without feeling like everything they’ve built is going to come caving down. In today’s …

Kira Hug: Hosting a $75K Live Event

May 16th, 2019

1:22:45

In a previous life, Kira was an art major who ended up working with global brands like Estee Lauder Companies. Now, she leads a team of multiple …

Courtney Foster-Donahue: Insane Growth From "Critical Events"

May 9th, 2019

1:13:43

Courtney Foster-Donahue is an actor by trade, a four-time entrepreneur by accident, and host of The Courtney Show on purpose. She helps other entrepreneurs build, grow, and scale their businesses through her suite of …

Jereshia Hawk: Selling Your Signature Service + Trimming the Fat

May 2nd, 2019

1:10:10

Meet Jereshia Hawk, the engineer turned entrepreneur who went from leading projects worth hundreds of millions to doubling her corporate salary and quitting her job within the first year of starting her online business. …

Tarzan Kay: TFW You Land Clients Like Amy Porterfield

April 25th, 2019

1:10:07

Tarzan Kay, a.k.a. The Empress of Email is a copywriter and launch strategist. She started her online journey through blogging and social media and has worked with some of the most well-known leaders in the industry …

Christine Hansen: Raising Prices from $800 to $7K Overnight

April 18th, 2019

1:07:32

Christine Hansen is the founder of Sleep Like a Boss, a sleep consulting company that helps busy CEO’s, executives, and high achievers transform …

Brooke Castillo: $17 Million In Revenue From 2 Offerings

April 11th, 2019

1:23:55

Brooke Castillo is the co-founder and CEO of The Life Coach School, an online certification program for life coaches that helps clients and …

Steph Crowder: $163K After One Year In Business

April 4th, 2019

1:18:54

Steph Crowder is the former Director of Customer Success at Fizzle and a business strategist that helps entrepreneurs balance “the head and heart of entrepreneurship.” Through her group coaching and signature program,

Courtney Sanders: Rejecting the "Guru Track"

March 28th, 2019

1:16:56

Courtney Sanders is a women’s empowerment coach, public speaker, and online influencer for ambitious millennial women with an uncanny ability to break down complex concepts and deliver them in a fresh and engaging way. …

Abbi Perets: From Cancer Mom to Consistent $10K Months

March 21st, 2019

1:38:36

Abbi Perets is the founder of Successful Freelance Mom. She is a copywriter with over 20 years of experience. She has worked with some of the …

Val Geisler: Selling Out a $5K Program by Getting Specific AF

March 7th, 2019

1:09:54

Val Geisler is a game-changer in the email marketing world. She is an email marketing conversion copywriter and strategist who brings massive value to her clients' businesses with her background in content development, …

Claire Pelletreau: Everything I Did to Close Out a $220K Year

February 28th, 2019

37:03

How did you determine the product your market needs? How did you launch your online course? How did you start getting clients? How do you get paid? These are several of the questions I ask my guests on the show and in …

Claire Pelletreau: Origin Story (From the Archives)

February 28th, 2019

1:17:52

The tables have turned and now I’m in the Get Paid Hotseat! My friend Val Geisler interviews me about the evolution of my business since May 2014, …

Shanté Cofield: Asking Your Question and the Power of "Swipe Up"

February 21st, 2019

1:06:28

Shanté Cofield is a former Division I athlete with a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from New York State University. She is the creator of The Movement Maestro, a social media based company devoted to all things …

Membervault's Erin & Mike: Relationship Marketing, SaaS and Parenting on the Road

February 14th, 2019

1:17:44

Erin and Mike Kelly are the husband-and-wife team who co-founded Membervault, a fantastic tool that allows business owners to sell to their clients …

Arielle Hale: Landing Big Name Clients & The Digital Nomad+Mom Life

February 7th, 2019

56:34

Arielle Hale is a project manager specializing in helping 6-figure online business owners to launch their online courses and coaching programs. She …

Tony Rulli: Referrals, Competitor Friends & The Online Ad Business

January 31st, 2019

55:01

Tony Rulli is the Founder and Head of Advertising at Intentional Spark, an online advertising company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow their …

Adrienne Dorison: $120K From a 20-Person Workshop

January 31st, 2019

1:22:26

Adrienne Dorison is the co-owner of Run Like Clockwork, a company designed to help entrepreneurs improve their small business operations and efficiency while increasing profits. Through their workshops, coaching, and …

"Didn't You Used to Have a Podcast?"

January 31st, 2019

26:06

Welcome back to season 4 of the Get Paid Podcast! After taking a longmaternity leave and hiatus from the show to evaluate what worked, what didn’t work, and what changes I needed to make to improve the show - I am …

Ash Ambirge's Secret Weapon in Business? "Being Better."

July 29th, 2016

1:04:44

It’s the Season Finale of the Get Paid Podcast! I am super excited about this episode – but even more excited about our guest on the show today. She …

Gena Shingle Jaffe's $170K Launch that Saved Her Financial Life

July 22nd, 2016

59:53

Legal terms, Terms and Conditions, client agreement contracts – these are all topics that most business owners and entrepreneurs cringe at. Before you start running for the hills and refusing to listen to today’s …

Kira Sabin: $80K by Coaching "Normals"

July 16th, 2016

1:10:54

Welcome back! I am incredibly excited about today’s guest, the “Troop Leader of Love” and founder of League of Adventurous Singles, Kira Sabin. Kira is a life and love coach specifically for singles looking for help …

Dan Norris on the 7 Day Startup and Building a Brewery

July 8th, 2016

42:05

This week, I am excited to have the opportunity to interview Dan Norris, co-founder of WP Curve - a service-based company specializing in helping entrepreneurs fix WordPress problems - and the author of “The 7-Day …

Shannon Simmons: The Challenge of Scaling a Service-Based Business

July 1st, 2016

59:28

Finances and budgeting are significant and crucial parts of running a business. I’ll admit, it is not my favorite part of being a business owner – but it is too important to ignore. In today’s episode, I am joined by …

Megan Flatt: Selling a Planner and Coaching Mama CEOs

June 14th, 2016

1:09:06

Running a business while juggling the crazy, hectic schedules that come along with motherhood can be a challenge – to put it mildly. From rushing …

Russ Ruffino: $200K Per Month With a Marketing System

June 10th, 2016

38:52

If you are a coach, consultant, thought-leader, or service provider and are wondering how you can ramp up your business over the next six months, …

Denise Duffield-Thomas: $1M in Annual Revenue, Money Blocks and All

May 31st, 2016

1:01:01

Welcome back to the Get Paid Podcast! I am super excited about today’s guest, founder of Lucky Bitch, and author of the Get Rich, Lucky Bitch book, Denise Duffield-Thomas. Over the last few years, I have become a huge

Smashing Liz DiAlto's Revenue Records with a Completely New Spin

May 27th, 2016

1:03:30

This week I interview one of the most inspirational women in the entrepreneurial world, Liz DiAlto. You know, it is always music to my ears when a guest on the show says “I’m an open book” and is willing to answer some …

Chase Reeves: "This Shit Is Hard"

May 20th, 2016

57:24

Today I am ecstatic to interview Chase Reeves, co-owner of the Fizzle show! Since I began podcasting, I’ve always known that I wanted to get inside Chase’s head; talk to him about his goals, dreams, aspirations, and …

Tanya Geisler: Your Starring Role and In-Person Coaching

May 13th, 2016

1:06:41

Imposter syndrome, imposter complex – whatever you want to call it, it affects thousands of successful business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives …

Corbett Barr: Audience or Product First?

April 29th, 2016

1:02:01

If you’ve listened to the show for any length of time, you know by now that I am a huge fan of Fizzle. Fizzle has literally helped me develop and grow my business from its inception. On today’s show, I had the …

Laura Roeder: $200K a Month and Going After More

April 14th, 2016

42:15

Small businesses and solopreneurs know that social media and content marketing can significantly impact the growth and development of their company, …

Chris Guillebeau on Book Publishing Myths and "Born for This"

April 7th, 2016

31:15

Book publishing has become a market that is sometimes overlooked. Many people believe the misconception that book publishing is simply not very profitable – not to mention a lot of work! This lead me to wonder exactly …

16 Tools, Apps & Companies We Hope Never Go Away

April 1st, 2016

1:07:45

Season 2 went by super fast, didn’t it? I know it has for me and my awesome co-host, Val Geisler. In today’s episode, Val and I created a little game – I call it “The Claire & Val Newly-Wed Game.” We talk a little …

Hiring Help: Who, When and How to Bring On Support

March 28th, 2016

56:25

Have you ever heard the phrase “You have to slow down to speed up?” This phrase perfectly summarizes what it’s like to hire a contractor, team, or agency for your business for the first time. Today, Val and I talk about …

How to Track Numbers When You Don’t *Get* Google Analytics

March 22nd, 2016

1:01:56

Welcome back to The Get Paid Podcast! In this episode, my good friend Val Geisler and I talk about using Google Analytics to help you grow your business. I know, Google Analytics can take a little time to learn how to …

“Getting Out of the Building” to Make Real Connections

March 12th, 2016

1:01:09

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Getting Out of the Building?” This phrase means a lot of different things, but in the business world, what exactly does it mean? In today’s episode, Val and I will explain what “Getting …

Pivoting, Rebranding, and “Leaving” Your Business

March 4th, 2016

59:52

Have you ever taken the time to think about how your business has evolved over the years? What changes you have made within your business and why you …

Launching: Real Strategies for You to Steal

February 23rd, 2016

1:07:13

We’re back with my good friend and co-host, Val Geisler and today we’re talking about launching your product. Many new and experienced entrepreneurs …

Marketing Beyond Your List - Reaching New Eyeballs Week After Week

February 17th, 2016

1:03:28

I’m back with my good friend Val Geisler and today we’re talking about marketing. What is marketing? Is it the same as advertising? Does marketing consist of one thing, or is it more of a blanket term to describe …

Cha-ching! Creating Products that Sell Without Losing Your Mind

February 12th, 2016

1:07:12

Today, Val and I talk about creating products. Creating products has recently become a hot topic throughout the entrepreneur industry, with many new and established business owners launching new products on an almost …

The Fast Track to Revenue: 1-On-1 Work

February 5th, 2016

1:10:02

This week, Val and I talk about one-on-one work, and how this type of work can be very lucrative in the service providing industry. Many people don’t like one-on-one work – with very valid reasons. This working model …

10+ Systems That'll Streamline Your Business, Details and All

February 1st, 2016

57:18

Today, Val and I talk about systems and processes for your business. What are systems and processes? Why are systems important? How can they help you manage your business more effectively? What type of systems are …

The “Formula” Myth of a 6-Figure Business

January 25th, 2016

1:17:21

Welcome to Season 2 of the Get Paid Podcast! For the next 10 episodes, I’ll be joined by my lovely co-host, Val Geisler, so we can dive deeper into some of the topics that my guests and I touched on in Season 1.

In this …

Lifestyle Blogger Jessie Artigue: Surviving the "Crash" of an Industry

November 4th, 2015

1:58:33

I've always wondered how "lifestyle" bloggers made their living. Don't brands just give away free stuff in exchange for reviews? 
 
Jessie Artigue of Style and Pepper says those days are long over, but that doesn't mean …

Meghan Leahy: Investing $25K as a Business Beginner

October 21st, 2015

1:25:22

Life coaches abound, but how many do you know who spend several thousand dollars on their education and training? Or who have a weekly paid column in …

Studio Neat: Selling Products with Kickstarter (GPP19)

October 15th, 2015

1:15:06

This online business world is full of coaches and consultants whose expenses are limited to team members, software and maybe some extra coaching. But …

Kim Greco: Taking an Offline Business Online (GPP18)

October 7th, 2015

1:11:29

In all the feedback I’ve gotten about the Get paid Podcast, the most common request was to hear from business owners who are outside of the B2B, teaching-people-to-build-businesses arena. So when I was introduced to Kim …

Being Boss Podcasters Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson (GPP17)

October 1st, 2015

1:21:14

If you haven't heard of the "Being Boss" podcast then you've been living under a rock because this show has exploded over the last 9 months.
 
My guests today are Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson the hosts of "Being …

Mark Butler: The CFO You Can Never Fire (GPP16)

September 17th, 2015

59:23

Having trouble keeping track of your business finances? Make sure you know exactly how to use your revenue projections in order to stimulate business …

Ernesto Tagwerker: the Lean Software Boutique (GPP15)

September 9th, 2015

56:52

Thinking about hiring a developer to build an app for your business? Make sure you know exactly what you DON’T need before you start shelling out piles of money.

 

Ernesto Tagwerker is the owner of OmbuLabs, a software …

Janet Kafadar: Coached to Death (GPP14)

September 3rd, 2015

1:16:18

Since everyone and their mother wants to make passive income selling courses, it’s no wonder Janet is rolling in clients with her course creation and …

Nick and Gen: $25K Per Month with Affiliate Marketing (GPP11)

August 13th, 2015

1:17:08

It’s considered one of the sleaziest corners of the online marketing world, and yet Nick and Gen are pulling in $20,000-$25,000 per month by …

Ellen Ercolini: $99K with 1-on-1 Coaching (GPP09)

July 29th, 2015

1:21:22

How do you (nearly) crack the 6-figure mark with one-one-one coaching WITHOUT burning yourself out?

 

Ellen Ercolini, money making expert, has done …

Nell McShane Wulfhart: Unglamorous Travel Writing (GPP08)

July 23rd, 2015

56:04

If you thought the travel writing industry was all resorts, fine dining and freebies galore, think again. Nell McShane Wulfhart is an established …

Barrett Brooks of Fizzle: Membership Sites and a Cautionary Tale (GPP07)

July 16th, 2015

1:15:13

Once I (stupidly) tried to convince a potential client NOT to launch a membership site. I was really out of line, especially since I didn’t know her business very well, but fortunately she forgave me after I worked hard …

Nathan Barry: Smarter Email Marketing to Sell Books and Courses (GPP06)

July 8th, 2015

1:50:50

Why would you change course from a personal brand that’s making $250,000 in annual revenue to build a software-as-a-service business in an incredibly …

Suzi Istvan: Growing A Design Agency and Spending Money on People (GPP04)

June 24th, 2015

1:28:28

Suzi Istvan’s design business brought in big bucks in 2014, but her take-home pay was far from six-figures. A year of big growth means big investments, but the strategic way she spends her money has set her up with a …

Tena Pettis: Running an Agency, Office Included (GPP03)

June 22nd, 2015

1:10:22

Tena.cious is a social media and design agency with 10+ employees currently serving 5 and 6-figure accounts. But it started just like so many small …

00: Start Here ⬅ (What to Expect)

June 9th, 2015

10:28

No more vague advice! The Get Paid Podcast is about the stark reality of running an online business. We're kickin' off this party with a quick intro episode to share with you:

-- why being "frantic" about my business …

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