Make Chic Happen

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Welcome to the Make Chic Happen Podcast with your hosts Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta. This podcast was designed for women business owners in mind. We know that building a business is messy, it's hard, and it brings about so many challenges that you never thought possible. In the Make Chic Happen Podcast, Katy and Melanie are going to unpack what being female business owners, raising kids, and trying to keep it calm and collected is like. They are going to give you the REAL TRUTH about business ownership every single week! With over 7 years of business experience they are about to rock your socks off with motivation, tips, tools and more!

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Episode 172: Reaching Your End Of Month Goals
00:31:39
If you just glanced at the calendar and realized that the month end is closing in faster than you’re closing sales, then this podcast is a definite listen for you!  Melanie and Katy are about to drop some hot last minute hustle tips for reaching your end of the month goals, even if you didn’t have the fastest start to the month.  Listen in as Melanie shares a personal story of waiting until the last minute to reach a goal.  She has some impactful takeaways from that experience that she vulnerably shares with our listeners. Hear as Katy draws a powerful parallel between parenting and setting and accomplishing goals. (The lightbulb moment from this story is eye-opening!) Our favorite Chic Besties are back together in this podcast doing what they do best – coaching you back into the driver’s seat to crush your goals and end your month strong. If you have teammates who you know are close to reaching a goal, but might need a little motivation or strategy, send them the link to this podcast.  It’s definitely not one to keep a secret! And if you are a leader in direct sales and are already thinking about how you want the next 6 months to look when you reach the end of the year, the 6-Month Leadership Mastermind with Melanie Mitro is for you! Be sure to reach those end of the year goals by joining the mastermind that begins on July 6th! Complete your application today and let's see if working together can help you grow and scale your business to the next level: https://chicinfluencer.com/leadership-mastermind
Jun 30, 2022
Episode 171: The Direct Sales Standout Part 3
00:26:53
Today, in part 3 of our 3 part series titled “The Direct Sales Standout,” you can feel Katy light a FIRE right under you with her top 5 tips for showing up on social media! She boldly (and politely) begs to disagree with some messages given by experts in the arena and gives you her step-by-step breakdown of posting with confidence. Tune in as Katy discusses how to set boundaries around what and how you share. (Spoiler alert, you do not have to bare your soul to your audience to convert them to consumers!) Listen as she gives you the permission to powerfully take control of your social situation in a systematic and meaningful way. This is not a podcast to keep on the shelf for a rainy day! Pop in your earbuds and push play on this motivating listen. Because we love our listeners so much, you can grab the ultimate free resource from us today! Download the Recipe for Great Content from our Chic Way media experts and use it as you plan out your next week of purposeful and meaningful content. If you listen to this episode and decide that you want more info on how to craft content that converts, we encourage you to check out the Chic Branding Experience through Chic Way Media! You can find information about this comprehensive service here: https://chicwaymedia.com/service/chic-branding-experience/ Follow along with Melanie and Katy on Instagram @chicinfluencer and @makechichappenpodcast
Jun 23, 2022
Episode #170: The Direct Sales Standout Part 2
00:25:09
Today, in part 2 of our 3 part series titled “The Direct Sales Standout,” you can listen as Katy answers the ONE question that she and Melanie are getting every day in their inboxes as of lately! Some experts are advising this one switch up, but Chic agrees to disagree. Tune in as Katy discusses how you can share a comprehensive peek into your business and personal world via your social media. She’s going to give actionable tips as it pertains to your messages about your business, products, services and niche. If you struggle with how to present your business and brand yourself on social, learn from the best on today’s podcast! The Direct Sales Standout Series are hands-on episodes where you’re going to want to have a notebook ready for all of the info that Katy is going to drop for you. They’re also episodes best digested with teammates, so invite your organization to tune in, too! If you listen to this episode and decide that you want more info on how to identify your unique sharing proposition or improve your marketing message, we encourage you to check out the Chic Branding Experience through Chic Way Media! You can find information about this comprehensive service here: https://chicwaymedia.com/service/chic-branding-experience/ Follow along with Melanie and Katy on Instagram @chicinfluencer and @makechichappenpodcast
Jun 16, 2022
Episode #169: The Direct Sales Standout Part 1
00:22:56
Today, in the first of a 3 part series titled “The Direct Sales Standout,” you can listen as Katy shares the foundation to any direct sales business: the staple story! Katy is speaking from the viewpoint of her own 10+ years of network marketing experience in the health and wellness sector to help you understand what an effective storytelling strategy looks like. She’s not only discussing what a staple story is, but how you can craft your OWN. (And YES, you have one!) She is not only going to walk you through her own captivating staple story, but she is going to share tips that will have you confidently sharing your story with your network, and one that will have people relating to you like never before! This episode is one that you will want to share with your teammates and direct sales besties … it is THAT good! If you listen to this episode and decide that you want more info on how to write a staple story or improve your marketing message, we encourage you to check out the Chic Branding Experience through Chic Way Media! You can find information about this comprehensive service here: https://chicwaymedia.com/service/chic-branding-experience/ Follow along with Melanie and Katy on Instagram @chicinfluencer and @makechichappenpodcast
Jun 09, 2022
Episode 168: 5 Time Saving Tips For The Goal-Oriented Entrepreneur
00:32:20
Join us today as Melanie and Katy chat with Morgan Butler, a 9 Star Diamond 2x Elite Health and Fitness Coach from North Carolina. Morgan has been a Beachbody Coach for 4 years and also launched her new business, “Your Coach Bestie” in the Fall of 2021. Morgan has walked through everything from her job in Corporate Sales at a Fortune 500 company to a stay-at-home-mom to her two beautiful babies. She has dreamed of bigger things for her family and that’s what led her to start not only a successful direct sales business, but also to launch “Your Coach Bestie.” Listen as Melanie and Katy talk with Morgan about the challenges of building a direct sales business, how to overcome the ever-looming ‘mom guilt” and what it takes to truly manage your time as a working mom. You can feel the sparks fly as these three business besties get deep about all things direct sales and business building. You’re going to walk away on fire for your business goals after listening to this episode! You can find Morgan on IG @coachmorganbutler or at www.yourcoachbestie.com Make Chic Happen Podcast listeners get 20% off first month subscriptions to Your Coach Bestie! Email hi@yourcoachbestie.com with the code "MAKECHICHAPPEN20" and we will get you set up! Follow along with Melanie and Katy on Instagram @chicinfluencer and @makechichappenpodcast for valuable business content and inspiration!
Jun 02, 2022
Episode 167: Leadership
00:33:47
Episode 167: Leadership by Chic Influencer
May 26, 2022
Episode 166: Top 5 Tips For Business Owners
00:38:56
Lindsay Pinchuk, founder of The Bump Club and Lindsay Pinchuk Marketing + Consulting joins Melanie and Katy to talk all things entrepreneurship!  Listen as these three powerhouses discuss how to start a business with no budget and from ground zero.  You’ll hear them talk about the top 5 tips that Lindsay has for business owners, as well as when you know it’s time to leave a job or business to begin again.  This is an extremely motivating show that is going to bring clarity, vision and next steps to both the budding entrepreneur and the seasoned business owner. You can follow Lindsay on IG @lindsaypinchuk and also find her on https://www.lindsaypinchuk.com.  Lindsay also has a podcast that is available on Apple, Spotify and Google Podcasts titled, “FoundHer” where she drops two episodes a week! If you yourself are looking for a community of entrepreneurs to mix and mingle with, look no farther than the Chic Community!  Our enrollment window is currently OPEN and we only do this a few times a year, so you’re not going to want to miss out on this opportunity.  Through the community you receive not only a private and exclusive group to meet other like-minded business owners, but you also receive 3 LIVE trainings and 1 LIVE Q+A a month with Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta of Chic Influencer.  We currently have a $30 off coupon for Annual Membership Enrollments that is good through the 23rd of May!  Use the code SAVE30NOW2022 at checkout.  Click here for more details on all the perks of a Chic Community Membership: https://chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow along with Melanie and Katy on Instagram @chicinfluencer and @makechichappenpodcast
May 19, 2022
Episode 165: Automation & Delegation
00:24:11
On this episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast, Melanie and Katy are talking about streamlining your business to maximize productivity and minimize stress. Listen as they share about how to effectively automate business systems that work for you while you focus on creative and enjoyable parts of your business! Our Chic leaders are also sharing how to delegate business activities, when to know that you’re ready to delegate (hint: you probably already are!) and what it looks like to hand over parts of your business that are crunching your time! This episode is packed with valuable tips that will help your business run smoothly while you smoothly run the parts of your business that you love. Don’t miss their tips and tricks that are sure to save you time on the back end of your business. You’re losing money by not checking out this episode! If you're a network marketer who is sweating the upcoming schedule changes that inevitably come with summer, we have a solution for you! Our upcoming "How to Get Your Business Summer-Ready" Masterclass is happening TODAY, May 12th! You can choose from three different times to accommodate your busy schedule. In addition to the class, you will walk away with access to three additional mini-trainings to get your business prepped and polished for summer. You can sign-up for the Masterclass here: https://chicinfluencer.com/summer-ready-business/ And we have a special announcement! The Chic Community is officially open for enrollment and we are saving you a spot inside! But act fast because enrollment closes on May 23rd. You in? https://chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast over on Instagram @makechichappenpodcast and follow Chic Influencer @chicinfluencer for more business and mindset tips!
May 12, 2022
Episode 164: 4 Ways To Position Yourself As The Expert
00:20:03
On this episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast, Melanie and Katy are talking about the four ways that you can position yourself as an expert in your industry.  Listen in as they highlight four actionable steps that build your confidence in yourself, as well as your audience’s confidence in YOU as a leader. You’ll hear our Chic leaders address positioning yourself as an expert through how you post, your branding messages and even more!  They share about how they have learned to elevate their own brands over their 10 years in network marketing and how you can do the same. This episode is guaranteed to assist you in communicating your expertise about your products, brand or services. You are definitely going to give this one a listen! If you're a network marketer who is sweating the upcoming schedule changes that inevitably come with summer, we have a solution for you! Our upcoming "How to Get Your Business Summer-Ready" Masterclass is happening on May 12th! You can choose from three different times to accommodate your busy schedule. In addition to the class, you will walk away with access to three additional mini-trainings to get your business prepped and polished for summer. You can sign-up for the Masterclass here: https://chicinfluencer.com/summer-ready-business/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast over on Instagram @makechichappenpodcast and follow Chic Influencer @chicinfluencer for more business and mindset tips!
May 05, 2022
Episode 163: Mindset Mastery
00:30:27
On this episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast, Melanie and Katy are addressing mindset mastery, but not in the way that you normally hear it! You’ll hear our Chic leaders address some real mindset questions from our followers. You’ll listen as they talk firsthand about how you can rewrite the narratives that hold you back from achieving the goals and dreams that you have set for yourself! Tune in as Melanie and Katy talk about how to address the root causes of your mindset roadblocks and what is possibly tripping you up on your way to success.  You’ll also hear how they themselves handled mindset mishaps in their direct sales businesses when they started and how they see things differently now! This episode is guaranteed to rewire your thinking!  Don’t miss it! If you loved this episode, check out some previous podcasts where we have talked about conversations and inviting: Episode 161: How to Establish Conversations that Actually Convert Episode 132: Our Top Tips on Getting Prospects to Purchase from You Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast over on Instagram @makechichappenpodcast and follow Chic Influencer @chicinfluencer for more business and mindset tips! And Click here to learn more about the Chic Branding Experience: https://chicinfluencer.com/chic-branding-experience/!
Apr 28, 2022
Episode 162: Your MOST Asked Questions About Network Marketing
00:25:26
On this episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast, Melanie and Katy are giving raw and unfiltered answers to some of your most personal questions about direct sales. You’ll hear our Chic leaders answer real life questions from our followers about everything from what they wish they had known when they first started in direct sales to what do you do when your family truly doesn’t support what you do. Tune in to hear the top 8 questions about network marketing that we received from our listeners and what Melanie and Katy have to say to set your business and mindset on the path to success. You are NOT going to want to miss this episode!” Want to hear Melanie and Katy answer more of your network marketing questions? You can submit yours at support@chicinfluencer.com with the subject "Podcast Questions" for the chance to be featured in Part 2 of this segment! And to learn more about the Chic Branding Experience go to https://chicinfluencer.com/chic-branding-experience/
Apr 21, 2022
Episode 161: How to Establish Conversations That ACTUALLY Convert
00:23:57
On today’s show, Katy and Melanie talk in depth about how to have conversations with your network about your business, service and products.  You'll learn how to establish conversations with your followers that actually convert and breed success! From your newest follower to your most engaged follower, Katy and Melanie share their tips for successful "reach-out" language. Are you ready to learn how to establish yourself as the expert in your industry? Katy and Melanie will discuss how to be confident when engaging with your network! Don't miss this impactful episode!
Apr 14, 2022
Episode 160: Auditing Your Own Account For Success
00:27:37
Katy and Melanie share 4 questions you can ask yourself to audit your account. They'll discuss the importance of auditing your account and how to audit for success! Katy and Melanie share the importance of cultivating a connection, showing up consistently, creating relevant content, and being confident. If you're wanting to grow your account or increase your sales through your platform, an audit is necessary. Don't miss this week's episode! AG1 link: fbuy.io/ag/32thgdqw For more on the Chic Branding Experience: chicinfluencer.com/chic-branding-experience/
Apr 07, 2022
Episode 159: What To Do When it Feels Like Everyone Around You is Giving Up
00:30:10
Katy and Melanie share 5 questions you can ask yourself or others when quitting becomes an option! They'll cover some of the following topics: being intentional with rest, becoming resentful of your business, the game of comparison, matching your income to your effort, maximizing your potential. Katy and Melanie encourage you to evaluate quitting based on a few things, but one of them is not emotion! AG1 link: fbuy.io/ag/32thgdqw For more on the Chic Branding Experience: chicinfluencer.com/chic-branding-experience/
Mar 31, 2022
Episode 158: What I WISH Someone Would've Told Me Before I Started in Direct Sales
00:30:30
Melanie and Katy take you on a throwback journey from when they FIRST started in direct sales! They're sharing the three things they would do differently if they could go back to the beginning. AND they'll also share three things they nailed when they first started. If you've been thinking about starting a direct sales business or if you're currently in direct sales, don't miss this episode. It is loaded with so much information to help you have success in your network marketing biz! For more on the "Direct Sales Done Right Mentorship", visit: services.chicinfluencer.com/direct-sale…-mentorship For $30 off (through March 28th), use the code: PODCAST30DSDR AG1 link: fbuy.io/ag/32thgdqw
Mar 24, 2022
Episode 157: Planning Your Day For Where You WANT to Take Your Business
00:29:31
Katy and Melanie tackle the question- "When I'm strapped for time, what are the most important things for me to get to in my business daily?" If you're unsure of the action steps you need to take every single day to grow your business, you're going to want to stream this episode! They'll also discuss getting connected to your "WHY" , and how they managed to work on their business while being a full time teacher and a stay at home mom. You'll hear the behind the scenes about productivity and planning your day for success! For more on the "Direct Sales Done Right Mentorship", visit: https://services.chicinfluencer.com/direct-sales-mentorship For $30 off (through March 28th), use the code: PODCAST30DSDR Two Hour Workday Checklist: https://chicinfluencer.com/the-proven-2-hour-workday/
Mar 17, 2022
Episode 156: 3 Tips for Establishing a Side Hustle While Working Full-Time
00:33:02
Are you trying to create a side hustle while still working your full time job? It can be so difficult! In this week's episode, Katy Ursta shares how she started in direct sales while also being a full time teacher and mom. Katy shares three tips that will help you manage your time well and set you up for success! She'll discuss benchmarks, time management, goal setting, vision, and finances. This is such an insider episode loaded with so many great tips to help you launch your side hustle with little time! FREE OFFER! Join our "Proven 2 Hour Workday Challenge". In this free 1 week challenge, Katy and Melanie will share daily their top tips for mastering your business tasks in 2 hours a day. This challenge will be hosted from March 14th-18th! Find out more or register for the challenge here: chicinfluencer.com/2-hour-workday-challenge AG1 link: https://fbuy.io/ag/32thgdqw
Mar 10, 2022
Episode 155: The Truth About Reaching More People Through Hashtags!
00:21:41
Do hashtags feel like a mystery you're just trying to solve? In this episode, Katy and Melanie are sharing a few tips and tricks on how you can reach more people through hashtags. You'll learn how to find the right hashtags for your business, as well as how to interact with your hashtags to see results! AND- they'll answer a tough question: Why are my hashtags not reaching more people? Be sure to tune in! For more on Athletic Greens (AG1), visit: https://fbuy.io/ag/32thgdqw
Mar 03, 2022
Episode 154: Everything You NEED to Know to Create Successful Reels
00:23:08
This week Katy and Melanie are walking you through everything you need to know to create successful Reels! They share some of their most helpful key components of a Reel, how to find trending Reels/audio, and how to batch your Reels to save you time! If Reels seem intimidating to you, check out this week's episode where Katy and Melanie simplify this daunting Instagram feature. By the end, you'll feel equipped and ready to create this content with ease! OFFER! The Chic Branding Experience is a new experience offered through Chic Way Media to clarify your unique brand story using the thumbprint marketing method. This customized experience consists of 4 phases designed to create a completely unique marketing strategy for your personal brand. For more info or to register click HERE: chicinfluencer.com/chic-branding-experience/
Feb 24, 2022
Episode 153: Ready to Increase Your Instagram Reach?
00:19:19
In this week's episode, Melanie Mitro is joined by Chic Influencer's social media manager, Alysa Gumto. Melanie and Alysa are sharing three ways to increase your reach on Instagram! Are you creating quality content BUT still experiencing low reaches on your post? Alysa and Melanie are giving you some strategic tips that will help you increase your reach and find your target audience! Ready to take your socials to the next level? Enroll in "Social Media 101: The Chic Way" here: services.chicinfluencer.com/social-media-academy Use this $20 off coupon code: PODCAST20
Feb 17, 2022
Bonus Episode! The What, When, and How of IG Content
00:19:34
SURPRISE! On our BONUS episode, Melanie Mitro is giving you the break down of each IG feature. She is sharing about IGTV, Reels, Stories, Lives, Carousels, and Single Posts so that YOU can know WHAT feature to use so that your content converts and engages your audience. Do you have trouble knowing WHICH feature to use and WHEN to use it? Then you're going to want to tune in! Ready to take your socials to the next level? Enroll in "Social Media 101: The Chic Way" here: https://services.chicinfluencer.com/social-media-academy Use this $20 off coupon code: PODCAST20
Feb 15, 2022
Episode 152: What It Takes To Hit Your Next Level of Success!
00:40:32
This week, Elizabeth Hartke the creator of the Luminary Leadership Co. joins us! Elizabeth explains how to move forward when you feel stuck in your business. Then Katy, Melanie, and Elizabeth explore the day to day actions that will take your business to the next level. And last, Elizabeth shares a secret for entrepreneurs that will set you apart! Get Elizabeth's FREE "TRUE NORTH GUIDE" here: https://luminaryleadershipco.com/truenorth/ Connect with Elizabeth: https://elizabethhartke.com https://luminaryleadershipco.com/podcast/ https://www.instagram.com/elizhartke/ https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethHartke Ready to take your socials to the next level? Enroll in "Social Media 101: The Chic Way" here: https://services.chicinfluencer.com/social-media-academy Use this $20 off coupon code: PODCAST20
Feb 10, 2022
Episode 151: Social Media Features You SHOULD Be Using to Grow
00:25:36
Katy and Melanie are sharing some behind the scenes info on what they've learned about social media through their own platforms. In this episode, you'll hear about three features you SHOULD be using on your social platforms to increase your reach and engagement! Looking to set profitable goals for your social media this year? Then tune in to this week's episode! FREE RESOURCE!! Instagram Reels Done Right Free 5 Day Bootcamp Join us live February 7th through February 11th! Give us 5 days and you will be ready to rock the reels! Enroll HERE: chicinfluencer.com/instagram-reels-done-right
Feb 03, 2022
Episode 150: Afraid of People Seeing You Fail At Your Goals? TRY THIS!
00:22:36
Katy and Melanie dive deep into proclaiming your goals and vision out loud despite fear of judgement! In this episode, you'll learn about topics like accountability, willpower, devotion, and consistency. Katy and Melanie also speak on inspiring others as you proclaim your goals! If you've ever feared being judged from starting your business, this episode is for you! The Chic Branding Experience is a new experience offered through Chic Way Media to clarify your unique brand story using the thumbprint marketing method. This customized experience consists of 4 phases designed to create a completely unique marketing strategy for your personal brand. For more information: http://chicinfluencer.com/chic-branding-experience/
Jan 27, 2022
Episode 149: Marketing Your Story: A MUST For Every Business Owner
00:18:19
The NUMBER ONE thing you MUST have as a business owner- a staple story!⁠ ⁠ Katy is walking you through what a staple story is and the three key components to craft your own staple story. ⁠ Your staple story is THE WAY you connect with your audience. Remember, people buy from people not just products/services. Tune in to this episode for a step by step! ⁠ Take your Instagram to the next level the Chic way!! Our ‘Chic Your Gram – Custom Social Media Audit’ packages are a unique opportunity to level up your social media marketing. Receive custom feedback and suggestions from Alysa Gumto, the Chic Influencer Social Media Manager. Go HERE: chicinfluencer.com/chic-your-gram/
Jan 20, 2022
Episode 148: The Time Management Tips You NEED in 2022
00:16:20
Do you struggle to find the time to work your business? This week Melanie is giving you some of her best time management tips so you can achieve your goals faster!⁠ ⁠ You'll learn a few tips on setting healthy boundaries, creating personal time for your business, and making short term sacrifices when needed.⁠ ⁠ If you have little time to spend on your business, and you want to make the most of it- this episode is for you!⁠
Jan 13, 2022
Episode 147: #MakeChicHappen on Your Socials
00:26:47
On this episode, Katy Ursta and Chic Influencer's Social Media Manager, Alysa Gumto share some common mistakes you may be making on your social platforms. They share all the details and tips on how to make "chic" happen on your socials! Looking to turn your followers into buyers? Download our FREE GUIDE HERE: chicwaymedia.com/from-follower-to-buyer/
Jan 06, 2022
Episode 146: 4 Secrets to Scale Your Business in 2022
00:23:57
Are you ready to level up your business in 2022?! NOW is the time to start goal setting and creating a vision for your new year👏🏻👏🏻⁠ ⁠ In this episode, Katy and Melanie share 4 secrets to leveling up your business in 2022! If you're looking to scale this year, you HAVE to listen to this episode on the Make Chic Happen podcast!⁠ ⁠ You'll learn: ⁠ -How to define "leveling up" your business!⁠ -Some tips on time blocking so you can allocate time to the right tasks in order to level up.⁠ -To transition from a "wing it" mentality to an established marketing strategy.⁠ -The importance of accountability and how to evaluate your circle so you can bring your business to the next level.⁠ -The one thing you should be investing in to level up in the new year!⁠ Needing private mentorship so you can level up and reach your goals in 2022? Sign up for private coaching with Katy and Melanie here: chicinfluencer.com/private-mastermind/
Dec 30, 2021
Episode 145: The Roadmap to Building a Successful Business
00:25:21
Katy and Melanie are walking you through the 5 Phases of building a successful business and how to walk in it confidently. In this episode, you'll learn:⁠ ⁠ -You must have front end and back end marketing. We'll show you the difference and how to get started.⁠ ⁠ -There is always a heavy emphasis on new customers, but what about your loyal ones? We'll share how to create a loyalty program that keeps your customers coming back! ⁠ ⁠ -How to identify when you need to delegate and start staffing for your business.⁠ ⁠ -A few tips for developing yourself into an expert in your industry! ⁠ Want to get on the Chic Influencer Community Member Waitlist? Join HERE: https://chicinfluencer.com/membership/
Dec 23, 2021
Episode 144: Vision Casting Mistakes That Are Killing Your Goals
00:21:06
2022 IS NOT going to magically make all your problems disappear. You can make a vision board, set new goals, get committed whenever you please.⁠ ⁠ BUT...⁠ ⁠ A new year isn't going to make all the underlying reasons why you keep falling short on reaching your goals.⁠ ⁠ In this episode, you'll learn:⁠ ⁠ -If you're struggling with vision casting, that is totally normal. Allow yourself to feel uncomfortable!⁠ ⁠ -Your goals should push you, grow you, and challenge you. But they should also be realistic! ⁠ ⁠ -If the big vision paralyzes you, then you need to break it down into smaller, more attainable goals. ⁠ ⁠ -As you think about your vision, you have to connect it to the work that has to happen. What do you have to do to show up and make that vision a reality? ⁠ Need help vision casting for 2022? We are hosting a FREE virtual workshop, "Chic's Empowering Vision Board Workshop" on December 28th @ 7:00pm EST. Register here: chicinfluencer.com/goal-setting-webinar/
Dec 16, 2021
Episode 143: 7 Truth Bombs About Your Missed Year End Goals
00:23:05
We are dropping truth bombs this week! So buckle up and get READY!⁠ ⁠ This week on the Make Chic Happen Podcast we're sharing some insights about why you may have missed your year end goal. Yikes! ⁠ ⁠ You'll learn:⁠ -Imposter Syndrome and self-doubt will keep you from achieving your goals. Don't get in your own way! ⁠ ⁠ -You need people in your corner who know what you want, see your potential and push you to not give up on your goals.⁠ ⁠ -Your goals have to be connected to what you really want in life. Not insta-worthy goals, but goals that are personal to YOU! ⁠ ⁠ -Reaching goals isn't about dreaming better. You have to clarify the action steps it will take to get to the goal. ⁠ ⁠EXCITING NEWS! We are hosting a FREE workshop, "Creating an Empowering Vision Board for 2022" on December 28th @ 7pm EST. Register here: chicinfluencer.com/goal-setting-webinar
Dec 09, 2021
Episode 142: 5 Tips to Creating a Healthy Holiday Hustle
00:25:29
This week, we are giving you all the tips to creating a healthy holiday hustle!⁠ ⁠ The holidays can be so busy and demanding. You may feel like you're being pulled in every different direction. You're wearing way too many hats, and it's hard to keep up. ⁠ ⁠ We get it! We've been there where every holiday season, it was hard to feel fully present. There were so many demands, and it was hard to find peace.⁠ ⁠ During this holiday season, we are encouraging you to take care of YOU! Find your joy, gratitude, peace and be fully present this year. We are rooting for YOU! ⁠ In this episode, you'll learn:⁠ ⁠ -Scheduling your joy first actually fuels your excitement and creativity in your business. ⁠ -Acknowledging deadlines and goals beforehand keeps you on the offense. Block out time on your calendar! ⁠ -Be strategic and start scheduling out your content ahead of time. ⁠ -Evaluate every request for your time and measure it against the goals you have set for yourself.⁠ ⁠ And most importantly:⁠ -Who you are becoming is so much more important than what you are achieving. Be grateful for the journey! ⁠ To purchase the Make Chic Happen Planner, click here: shop.chicinfluencer.com/products/make-chic-happen-planner-3rd-edition ⁠
Dec 02, 2021
Episode 141: Let's Get Chic Done
00:19:11
It's time to get chic done! In this week's episode, Katy and Melanie share their vision and all the "glow ups" behind the Make Chic Happen Planner! Mark your calendars- the Planner releases NOVEMBER 27th and from the response we have received, we are expected it to sell out fast! In this episode, you'll learn: -It doesn't matter what type of business you have, as long as you are leveraging social media to grow- the Make Chic Happen Planner is for you! -The Planner allows you to reflect on your weekly content and see the progress of your goals. -Planning out your content, grows your confidence which then grows your income! And most importantly- ALL the "glow up" features the Planner has to offer, and how they can help you grow your business using social media. Sign up to be on the waiting list for the planner, so you can be the first to know when it is ready to purchase: chicinfluencer.com/product/make-chic-happen-planner Anyone who signs up gets first dibs on the Planner! You'll also receive trainings, freebies, and more
Nov 24, 2021
Episode 140: Creating Content that Converts
00:26:44
Do you ever feel like you're producing a ton of content, but nothing is converting into more business or sales? ⁠ Katy and Melanie share the recipe for great content, "The Thumbprint Method" On this episode, you'll learn:⁠ ⁠ -The thumbprint of how you do business differently should show up repeatedly through your social media.⁠ -The Unique Sharing Proposition of your brand is the reason for people to connect with you. ⁠ -It is not about what you sell, but about how selling that product will make an impact in your audience's life. ⁠ -You should be cultivating a community on your socials. Creating connection over just selling is key!⁠ ⁠ In honor of the new planner, we are offering a freemium to show you what to post each day of the week on your socials so you can produce content the converts. You can get the freemium sent straight to your inbox here: chicinfluencer.com/recipe-for-great-content/ ⁠ The release of the Third edition Make Chic Happen planner is coming soon! To be the first to know when it is ready to purchase, go here: chicinfluencer.com/product/make-chic-happen-planner You'll get a notification as well as trainings, freebies, and more!
Nov 18, 2021
Episode 139: 5 Reasons Why Your Goals Are Essential To Your Business
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Goal setting boils down to how you manage your time. Angela Henderson said it best, "Goals are just goals if we don’t do anything with it." Angela Henderson is an international award winning business mentor who helps women in business get all the pieces in place to have consistent 5 figure months and then on to 6/7 figure years without burning out in the process, through her small business consulting or her business coaching for entrepreneurs. In this episode we explore: -Writing down your goals subconsciously keeps you accountable. -Goals give you a way to track your progress. Data doesn't lie! -Seeing progress in your goals motivates and energizes you to keep going. -Setting goals allows you to recognize your actual deeper internal desires, instead of just your external wants. To get your freemium, the Recipe For Great Content click here: chicinfluencer.com/recipe-for-great-content/ To connect with Angela Henderson, check out her website: www.angelahenderson.com.au
Nov 11, 2021
Episode 138: Behind the Scenes of Starting Your Own Business
00:40:50
Feeling stuck? Unsure of how to create a business? Looking to scale your current business? We have the behind the scenes for YOU!⁠ ⁠ In this episode, we discuss:⁠ ⁠ -Simple steps to starting a business -Legal considerations you need to know -Financial aspects to plan for -Business plans -Affiliate marketing -Mastering your mindset -Marketing your business on social media Offers: -Free One Hour Consultation with Catina & Mara, reach out to Laura@catinamara.com -7 day free access to PlanMakersAcademy.com from Jaclyn Wise -5 Module workbook to starting your business right: https://bit.ly/chicblueprint -Save $50 on Chic Influencer Social Media Marketing & Content Creation Academy: https://bit.ly/chicacademy -Web Solution Services: Bit.ly/Chicweb
Nov 04, 2021
Episode 137: Hustling Isn't The Answer For Your Business
00:43:37
In this episode, we talk with Tanya Dalton about: -Goals are not the goal. Goals are the vehicle to get you to where you want to go. -Being stuck is a choice. Get unstuck by taking ownership of your actions! -Creating tiny actions every day will build your confidence and help you find satisfaction in your day to day life. -The things that distract us aren't always negative. Schedule your joy! -How to overcome self doubt and fear! And if this topic resonates with you, definitely check out Tanya Dalton's new book "On Purpose". You can find it here: tanyadalton.com/onpurpose
Oct 28, 2021
Episode 136: Scaling Your Business Using Social Media
00:30:35
In this week's episode, Katy Ursta is tackling 5 questions to ask yourself regarding scaling your business using social media. A few things you'll learn in this episode:      -What a social media manager does and how to tell if you need one.   -The benefits of using a marketing calendar to reach your business goals.   -To display the highlight features of your business.   -The importance of having a clear brand message that resonates with your audience.    -That presenting yourself as an expert in your field will help you stand above the crowd.       Want to read more about boosting your social strategy, check out this week's blog post:   chicinfluencer.com/boost-social-media-strategy/    For more information on the Free Business Summit: chicinfluencer.com/small-business-summit/
Oct 21, 2021
Episode 135: Why Your Why Isn't Working
00:25:46
Your "Why" is so critical because it's rooted in your definition of success and in what you want for your life. Is your "Why" working for you?⁠ ⁠ In this week's episode of the Make Chic Happen podcast, we discuss:⁠ ⁠ -What is a "Why", and how to know when you need to redefine it.⁠ -Why some "Why's" work and others do not.⁠ -How to visualize your dreams so you can make them actually happen.⁠ -The danger in having a Plan B option for your business.⁠ -How important your narrative is, and how to change it to have a successful mindset.⁠ Want to read more about your "Why", read our newest blog post: chicinfluencer.com/what-is-your-why/
Oct 14, 2021
Episode 134: Speeding Up the Mindset of Success
00:31:51
On this week of the Make Chic Happen Podcast, we have our good friend Brad Bizjack. We are going to talk about what might be missing when you are hungry for more in your business. Follow Brad on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/bradbizjack/ Follow Brad on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/BradBizjackCoaching Reserve your spot for Brad's Webinar happening on October 13th at 10AM Central Time: https://www.bradbizjack.com/oct-webinar-aaa?ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bradbizjack.com%2Fa%2F2147496181%2FFnhNAMGF Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Oct 07, 2021
Episode 133: 5 Things to Consider When Starting a Small Business
00:20:12
How do we stay out of the weeds? Stop counting yourself out! On this week's Make Chic Happen podcast, Katy and Melanie are giving you their go-to tips to smart a small business. There are multiple ways to run a small business, but there are for sure specifics that help you start off on the right foot rather than doing it all by yourself at once! If you ever need this broken down, if you need it to be more simplified, we are ready to help. We are starting a 30 Day Mentorship on October 4: Get more information here: https://chicinfluencer.com/services/
Sep 30, 2021
Episode 132: Our Top Tips On Getting Prospects To Purchase From You
00:12:45
We are walking you through the specifics of handling a healthy conversation that you may be struggling with. Sometimes we rush the conversations, so we want to make sure you are hitting all the points to close your sale. Are you ready to take your business to the next level? We are ready to help. https://chicinfluencer.com/accelerate-direct-sales/ Want to learn more in-depth from Katy and Melanie with monthly trainings and a q&a? Come hangout with us inside the Chic Influencer Community! Check out our Chic Influencer Community: chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Sep 23, 2021
Episode 131: Maximizing the 4th Quarter Push
00:18:02
Katy and Melanie are talking about the last part of the year, and how to maximize your abilities! We are redefining the word PUSH for you. We are redefining the word PUSH. All we want for you is to have joy while you are achieving your goals. Join Katy and Melanie in a 5 day challenge to show you how you can build your own successful business in 2 hours a day. They have created a FREE PDF for you with all of the tips and tricks they use themselves! Sign Up Here for the FREE challenge: http://chicinfluencer.com/2-hour-workday-challenge/ Tune into episode 130 to hear Melanie Mitro sharing how it is possible (yes, possible) to build your business amongst the chaos! If you are a business owner feeling as if success is not for you, Melanie is here to tell you that is! https://soundcloud.com/user-939426329/episode-130-building-your-business-amidst-the-chaos Want to learn more in-depth from Katy and Melanie with monthly trainings and a q&a? Come hangout with us inside the Chic Influencer Community! Check out our Chic Influencer Community: chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Sep 16, 2021
Episode 130: Building Your Business Amidst the Chaos
00:15:00
Melanie Mitro is sharing how it is possible (yes, possible) to build your business amongst the chaos! If you are a business owner feeling as if success is not for you, Melanie is here to tell you that is! The Proven 2 Hour Workday PDF: https://chicinfluencer.com/the-proven-2-hour-workday/ Want to learn more in-depth from Katy and Melanie with monthly trainings and a q&a? Come hangout with us inside the Chic Influencer Community! Check out our Chic Influencer Community: chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Sep 09, 2021
Episode 129: The Power of A Strong Opt-In!
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Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta are sharing with you the IMPORTANCE of having a STRONG (yes, STRONG)opt-in when it comes to giving your audience what they want more of! If you are a business owner and still do not have an opt-in to get people onto your email list, you are missing out my friend! Here are some examples of opt-ins that we have made for Chic: Taglines that Convert: https://chicinfluencer.com/taglines-that-convert/ Quality Content Creation Guide: https://chicinfluencer.com/quality-content-creation-guide/ Personal Development Book Checklist: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/book-recommendation-checklist Want to learn more in-depth from Katy and Melanie when it comes to creating an opt-in? This is a topic that they are sharing more about this month in September right inside the Chic Influencer Community! Check out our Chic Influencer Community: chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Sep 02, 2021
Episode 128: What To Do When Business Feels Slow!
00:16:16
Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta are asking you 3 uncomfortable questions when it comes to your business and why you think it is slow right now! If you are struggling with where you are at right now with your business, then this is an absolute MUST LISTEN episode for all! Make Chic Happen Planner: https://amzn.to/2YJflcb Want to learn more in-depth from Katy and Melanie? Check out our Chic Influencer Community: chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Aug 26, 2021
Episode 127: Are Hashtags Really Effective On Instagram?
00:10:39
Katy Ursta is sharing with you her top 3 tips when it comes to using hashtags on Instagram. If you are struggling when it comes to hashtags and wondering why your content is not being seen, then friend Katy has totally got you covered in today's Make Chic Happen Podcast episode. Banned hashtags article: https://andrewlee.ventures/blog/instagram-shadowban-what-it-is-and-how-to-remove-it Want to learn more in-depth from Katy and Melanie? Check out our Chic Influencer Community: https://chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Aug 19, 2021
Episode 126: How To Face The Fears That Hold You Back
00:17:42
You can have all the systems in the world, but if you can't overcome your fears you won't take action. Join Katy and Melanie on this week of the Make Chic Happen Podcast to learn about what your fear is really doing to your business. You first have to identify what it is that you are afraid of and become aware that you are avoiding critical activities because of the fear. Once you have recognized and identified the fear, then you can start taking steps towards pushing past that fear. And we are helping you figure out the next steps. Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Aug 12, 2021
Episode 125: WTF My Account is Not Growing! Here is Why!
00:16:05
Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta are giving you the real reasons why your social media accounts could have hit a wall and won't grow! There are 100% certain action steps that have to be done every day to see the true growth you desire. If you are struggling to grow your social media pages, then this is the episode that is a MUST listen! Be a part of something bigger than yourself. Join the Chic Community here: https://chicinfluencer.com/membership/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Aug 05, 2021
Episode 124: The Framework For Writing Quality Social Media Content That Creates Engagement
00:31:56
Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta are sharing with you the framework that they use for writing QUALITY social media content that ACTUALLY converts all while creating engagement as well. If you are struggling with content creation when it comes to all things social media, then this is an ABSOLUTE must listen podcast episode! Get your FREE Quality Content Checklist PDF here: https://chicinfluencer.com/quality-content-creation-guide/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Jul 29, 2021
Episode 123: Three Secrets to Accelerating Your Direct Sales Business
00:25:04
Join Katy Ursta this week as she takes you on a trip down memory lane to the beginning days of her direct sales journey as she shares the three secrets to accelerating your direct sales business. If you are in direct sales and feel STUCK or questioning where you are at right now, then friend this is the episode for you! Katy also shares about the newest mentorship program specifically for those in direct sales! How do I know if this is the right mentorship for me? If you shake your head yes to the statements below then you are the perfect person to join our 30 day mentorship. Do you have self limiting beliefs? Do you have poor time management? Do you lack confidence? Do you feel confused with where to start and what to post? Do you worry about having to sell to your family and friends? Do you know how to post on social media without being salesy? Do you want to avoid the “ick” factor (Can I get an AMEN?!)? The doors are officially open for The 30 days to accelerate your direct sales business mentorship! Learn more and reserve your spot here: https://chicinfluencer.com/direct-sales-mentorship/ Class starts on July 26th! Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/
Jul 22, 2021
Episode 122: Social Media Taglines That Convert!
00:17:47
A brand new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast is now LIVE! Join Melanie and Katy this week as they talk all things TAGLINES! Katy and Melanie discuss how they have learned that tiny little tweaks in the way you write can make a big impact in how your audience reacts and improve your social media marketing strategy! Sign up for the FREE MASTER CLASS here: https://chicinfluencer.com/accelerate-direct-sales/
Jul 15, 2021
Episode 121: The ONE Phrase You’re Saying That is Killing Your Biz!
00:31:26
Welcome back to a brand new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! This week Melanie is dropping some hard truths about getting REAL with yourself when it comes to your biz! As we head into the second half of the year, it's crucial to evaluate where you are and where you want to be by the end of 2021. We are currently accepting new clients for our Chic Way Media services! If you are interested in connecting with us about your unique marketing needs, complete the form below and our team will reach out to give you a custom proposal to meet your marketing needs. 💻: https://chicwaymedia.com/contact/ Space is limited to only 2 new clients. We want to ensure that we can provide quality service to each account we take on. We anticipate spots will fill up fast. Interested in our 1:1 private mentoring? Click here: https://chicinfluencer.com/private-mastermind/
Jul 08, 2021
Episode 120: Instagram Mistakes to STOP Making
00:17:57
When it comes to Instagram, it’s the little things that make a world of a difference especially when people are coming to your account for the first time! ⁣ ⁣ From your profile image, to your highlights, to your images, there’s so much that goes into making your account personal to you and your interests. ⁣ ⁣ Social media is a BIG topic that we will be focusing on during the month of July inside our Chic Influencer Community! Tune in to hear from Melanie Mitro as she talks about some of the biggest mistakes that we see being commonly made and hope to encourage you to STOP making them too! ⁣ ⁣ These are just some of the MANY topics that we are going to be sharing about inside our Chic Community this month! Learn more about our community here: https://chicinfluencer.com/membership/
Jul 01, 2021
Episode 119: Is This ONE Tiny Oversight Killin' Your Sales?
00:28:09
Welcome back to an all new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast. Katy Ursta is flyin' solo on this week's episode and she is asking you some pain point questions in regard to what you are putting out on social media! Katy talks about identifying PURPOSE in your content and how to help clarify your message in order to stand out on social media! Did this episode help you out? Let us know and tag us on social media: @makechichappenpodcast
Jun 24, 2021
Episode 118: Academy Sneak Peek: The Signature Style (Lesson 2)
00:41:01
Welcome back to another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! Friends, we're changing it up this week and we are giving you a SNEAK PEEK into our Social Media Marketing & Content Creation Academy! We are sharing the entire lesson with you where we talk all about your SIGNATURE STYLE! We are peeling back every single layer of our process and giving you step-by-step directions for social media marketing and social selling. We have included everything from how to set up your accounts to creating the actual graphics to writing amazing content captions. We even spent an entire portion of the training talking about the back-end marketing strategies that support what you see on the front end. That means that we walk you through conversations that don’t make people think you are just spamming them! We literally thought of every angle that is needed for effective social media marketing and included it in this course! Imagine being able to spend less than 30 minutes creating your social media posts! Imagine being able to lay out an entire week’s worth of content in under one hour in your weekly planning sessions. Imagine creating content that brings you new ideal prospects right to your inbox! Imagine feeling empowered instead of overwhelmed by all the social media platforms! We are so excited for you to experience the Social Media Marketing and Content Creation Academy!!! Enroll by this Sunday June 20! https://chicinfluencer.com/social-media-academy/
Jun 17, 2021
Episode 117: Leveraging Social Media to Grow Your Biz with Julie Voris
00:55:03
Welcome back to another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast!! This week, Melanie sits down with Julie Voris, who has been building her network marketing business for more than 13 years! Julie tells Melanie what growing her business looked like in the beginning compared to how it looks today. Julie also talks about how she has adapted and changed the way she had to market herself over the years! Friends, you don't want to miss this episode! About Julie A former HS English teacher, turned fitness instructor, turned ‘kitchen-table-CEO’ , football coach’s wife, mom to 3 amazing daughters, and lover of all things Disney!!Fitness expert Julie Voris has trained thousands of fitness instructors.Julie has appeared in renowned training videos including P90X2 and Shaun Week Insane Focus, as well as Turbo Kick, PiYo, and Insanity instructor videos. Working alongside top fitness gurus like Chalene Johnson, Shaun T, and Tony Horton, Julie has risen to the top .01% in the Team Beachbody network, building a business from the ground up. Committed to inspiring life change through fitness, Julie spends her days leading a team of thousands of female fitness coaches, helping women reach their nutritional and fitness goals, and teaching live classes. At her core, Julie deeply believes that we are all—women especially—so much stronger, more capable, and fierce than we give ourselves credit for. And she’s on a mission to help women find and harness their own fierce through sustainable habits and choices.. At home, health and wellness is a family affair. Her husband, Jeff, leads the Butler University football team and their three daughters all enjoy working out. Connect with Julie Instagram: @julievoris Website is www.julievoris.com It's official! The Social Media Marketing & Content Creation Academy is back! This academy is a go-to guide, one-stop-shop, and a marketing-made-simple approach to the overwhelmingly complicated world of social media marketing. We designed this course with ALL business owners in mind. This course helps any marketer in any industry successfully grow an engaged following, and convert followers into consumers by giving you a complete step-by-step guide for how to make social media marketing simple and effective to implement. Learn more & enroll here: https://chicinfluencer.com/social-media-academy/?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fapp.asana.com%2F
Jun 10, 2021
Episode 116:3 Social Media Secrets That Top Biz Owners Aren't Sharing
00:24:40
Katy and Melanie are back with another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! This week, Katy and Melanie are giving you the top 3 social media tips that biz owners aren't telling you! Katy and Melanie remind you that you can in fact have a healthy, thriving and successful business and STILL take time for YOU!  Both Katy and Melanie have more than 10 years of biz ownership and they are helping you clarify your voice on social media! Join Melanie and Katy at 7:00 pm EST on Wednesday, June 9th for this FREE Master Class on how to identify top secrets to social selling like a marketing pro! Sign up here: https://chicinfluencer.com/social-selling-secrets-webinar/
Jun 03, 2021
Episode 115: Our Secret Sauce to Mastering Your Social
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Katy and Melanie are back with a brand new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! This week, they are giving you 4 CRUCIAL tips to mastering your social media strategy! Check Out Banned Hashtags: https://taskant.com/banned-instagram-hashtags/ Social Selling Success Series In this FREE step up your social selling success, from June 1 – June 4, we are going to teach you how to: -Choose the best social media platform to market your business. -Show you how to set your business up for success on social media -Give you our top tips for brand and aesthetics on social media -Help you identify your 4 hash method -Give you tips for creating content that converts to clients You will also receive a FREE pdf workbook included in the challenge that contains: -How to choose the right platform -How to elevate your professionalism -How to create your 4 Brand Pillars -Quality content checklist. Sign Up Here: https://chicinfluencer.com/social-selling-success-series/
May 27, 2021
Episode 114: Is Curiosity Marketing Still Effective?
00:15:14
Welcome back to an all new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast with Katy Ursta and Melanie Mitro! On this week's episode, Katy and Melanie are asking a critical question... Is curiosity marketing still effective? And if not, what SHOULD you be doing?! Friends, you DON'T want to miss this! Listen to a new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast EVERY THURSDAY on iTunes, SoundCloud or Spotify!
May 20, 2021
Episode 113: Discovering Your 4 Hash Method
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Katy and Melanie are back with a brand new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! One of the biggest questions we get - especially within our Chic Community - has to do with determining your 4 Hash Method. This week, Katy and Melanie are not only telling you WHAT the 4 HASH Method is but they are also telling you HOW to discover your unique method! Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! FitDadCEO Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/fitdadceo/?hl=en
May 13, 2021
Episode 112: Building Credibility Through Live Content
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Katy and Melanie are back for a brand new episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! This week, Katy and Melanie are explaining WHY going live (or posting video content) on your social media platforms is crucial for your credibility. They are also giving their top tips to make you feel more comfortable in front of the camera! Interested in joining the Make Chic Happen Community? Head to our website: https://chicinfluencer.com/membership/?nab=0
May 06, 2021
Episode 111: Mastering Your Mindset with Brad Bizjack
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Welcome back to another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! This week, Katy and Melanie sit down with Brad Bizjack, Personal Development Expert, Certified High-Performance Coach, Mindset Strategist, and Inspirational Speaker. Join Brad for a A 90 minute FREE masterclass to where you'll discover how to achieve your goals faster, feel less stress, and make this year the most successful year of your life... without working more hours on MAY 5, 2021! Sign up here: https://bit.ly/334dUrH Follow Brad on Instagram: @bradbizjack Follow Brad on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPgk3vukCvaIBLVew6ULOrg/videos Follow Brad on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BradBizjackCoaching/
Apr 29, 2021
Episode 110: 4 Tips to Boost Content When Business is Slow
00:27:19
Welcome back to a brand new episode of the #MakeChicHappenPodcast! This week, Katy and Melanie are sharing their tips on how they boost their content during down time in the biz! Everything from reflecting on your insights to stay up to date with current trends! Grab your coffee, have a seat and lets Make Chic Happen! Introducing the Free 5-day Reels Done Right Bootcamp Whether or not you are a member of the Chic Community, you get to hang with us as we teach you the most simple strategies for creating Reels that will grow your organic reach and bring in new leads to your biz! Sign Up Here: https://chicinfluencer.com/instagram-reels-done-right/ Stay Up to Date on Current Social Media Trends: Social Media Today https://www.socialmediatoday.com/ Sprout Social: https://sproutsocial.com/
Apr 22, 2021
Episode 109: 3 Tell-Tale Signs You Are on The Road to Serious CEO Burnout
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Katy and Melanie are BACK for another episode of the #MakeChicHappen Podcast! Do you struggle with burnout? Do you know how to schedule your joy first? Friends, burning yourself out is NOT a badge of honor. Katy and Melanie will walk you through their tips to becoming a #HealthyCEO. Leading on Empty by Wayne Cordeiro: https://amzn.to/3mR3ULQ Chic Influencer's Time Blocking Resource: https://chicinfluencer.com/planner-resources/
Apr 15, 2021
Episode 108: What Does Success Look Like?
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Katy and Melanie are back for another episode of the #MakeChicHappenPodcast! This week, they are deep diving into what is YOUR definition of success? Spoiler Alert: Success is different for everyone! Melanie and Katy also discuss the importance of cultivating a community AND how relatability DOES MATTER! Are you a member of the Chic Community? If you answered no, then friend - what are you waiting for? Head to the Chic Influencer website to learn more about this incredible opportunity! https://chicinfluencer.com/community/
Apr 08, 2021
Episode 107: 5 Steps to Enhance Your Business Strategy
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Welcome back to a brand new episode of the #MakeChicHappenPodcast! Melanie and Katy are giving you 5 steps to enhance your business strategy and friend, you're going to want to grab a notebook to write these down! The 5 Week Business Mentorship trainings include: 🌟 Preparation for your launch of a new product or service. 🌟 Procedural expectations with turning a “big idea” into “big profit.” 🌟 Direct guidance and education for scaling in the industry. 🌟 Specific implementation strategy for individual goals. 🌟 Step by step action plan for the implementation and refinement of the business plan. 🌟 Additional considerations such as financial obligations & legal expectations. 🌟 Support creating a comprehensive business launch/growth strategy Reserve your spot here and get more details HERE: https://chicinfluencer.com/business-mentorship/ Book Mentioned: The Motivation Myth by Jeff Haden
Apr 01, 2021
Episode 106: Legal Considerations When Launching a Business with Laura Catina and Amy Mara
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Have you ever wondered how to start a business and how to determine what kind of entity/structure you need? Did you ever think about agreements and actually understanding those terms? What about protecting your business from copyright issues? Friend, you don’t want to miss this episode! This week,Melanie and Katy are sitting down with Laura Catina and Amy Mara of Catina & Mara PLLC. PLLC. Catina & Mara, PLLC provides legal services throughout New York and New Jersey. We represent businesses and individuals in a wide variety of commercial, corporate and employment matters and take pride in the relationships that we develop and sustain with our clients as well as the results that we achieve for them. Take a look at our site to find out more about how we can help you: https://www.catinamara.com/ Follow Catina & Mara on Instagram @catinamaralaw Attorney Advising Disclaimer: The information contained in this podcast is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls and communications. Contacting us, however, does not create an attorney-client relationship. The 5 Week Business Mentorship The 5 Week Business Mentorship trainings include: 🌟 Preparation for your launch of a new product or service. 🌟 Procedural expectations with turning a “big idea” into “big profit.” 🌟 Direct guidance and education for scaling in the industry. 🌟 Specific implementation strategy for individual goals. 🌟 Step by step action plan for the implementation and refinement of the business plan. 🌟 Additional considerations such as financial obligations & legal expectations. 🌟 Support creating a comprehensive business launch/growth strategy Promo Code: CHICPODCASTBIZ for $300 OFF Reserve your spot here and get more details HERE: https://chicinfluencer.com/business-mentorship/ Amy's bio: Amy has been practicing law for 7 and a half years now and joined Laura in their current partnership in November 2020. Amy’s primary practice consists of commercial, business, and real property litigation. Like Laura, Amy also counsels individuals and multi-dimensional entrepreneurs and small business owners on their business matters, such as contract disputes, partnership dissolutions, and business transactions. Amy and Laura have worked together for more than 12 years and are excited to be working together again to create their dream vision of what a law firm should look like for themselves, as attorneys, as well as their clients. Amy is married and has two kids, Olivia (4) and Joseph (3 months). Laura's bio: Laura has been practicing law in and around New York City for 19 years. After working for other firms throughout her career, she opened her own practice in December 2019. In November 2020 she joined with her partner, Amy Mara, in Catina & Mara, PLLC. Laura focuses on business and employment litigation, as well as business and employment law with a focus on counseling small to medium size businesses, and real estate transactions. Outside of the practice of law, Laura has 3 children, ages 11 (Matthew), 9 (Chris) and 8 (Caylee), and mentors other women on how to build and maintain a healthy lifestyle, while juggling a career, a family, and everything else that comes along with it.
Mar 25, 2021
Episode 105: 3 Steps to Turning Your Big Idea Into an Income
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Welcome back to another episode of the #MakeChicHappenPodcast! This week, Katy and Melanie are deep diving into supporting your vision and the necessary steps to take to turn your idea into income! Grab your coffee. have a seat and let's Make Chic Happen! Interested in joining the Social Media Marketing and Content Creation Academy waitlist? Click here to join: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/social-academy-waiting-list
Mar 18, 2021
Episode 104: Creating Content to Align with Your Unique Sharing Proposition
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We are back with another episode of the #MakeChicHappenPodcast! Katy and Melanie are deep diving into the 4 HASH Method and giving you what you need in order to align with your unique sharing proposition aka USP! Enrollment is NOW CLOSED for our Social Media Marketing and Content Creation Academy. Get on the waitlist: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/social-academy-waiting-list This academy is a go to guide, one stop shop, and a marketing-made-simple approach to the overwhelmingly complicated world of social media marketing. We designed this course with ALL business owners in mind. This course helps any marketer in any industry successfully grow an engaged following, and convert followers into consumers by giving you a complete step-by-step guide for how to make social media marketing simple and effective to implement. ENROLLMENT IS NOW CLOSED. GET ON THE WAITLIST: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/social-academy-waiting-list
Mar 11, 2021
Episode 103: 3 Brand New IG Trends You MUST Implement NOW!
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Welcome back to another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! Our girl Katy is here this week to bring you 3 BRAND NEW Instagram trends that you must implement NOW! These 3 trends are crucial if you are building your business or brands on Instagram! Katy gives you the reasons WHY it's important to stay up to date AND she even tells you what we are doing at Chic Influencer to adjust to these trends! Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! _______________ Make Chic Happen Planner: amzn.to/3oQzkB8 Make Chic Happen Planner Resources: chicinfluencer.com/planner-resources/ _______________ Are you a part of the Chic Community? When you join the Chic Community your vision becomes our personal goal. With tools, resources, trainings, and community we are personally invested in helping you navigate through the messy middle of building, growing and scaling your business. Learn more today: bit.ly/3iw7ZCG
Mar 04, 2021
Episode 102: How to Avoid a 'Wing It' Social Media Strategy
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Welcome back to another episode of the #MakeChicHappen Podcast! Join Melanie Mitro this week as she talks about creating a good social media strategy and the importance of brainstorming your content. Melanie also talks about why you need to eliminate external factors as motivators and learn to look at yourself for your inspiration! Friends, do you struggle with trying to figure out social media marketing on your own? Are you someone who knows that you need to be using social media to market your products, services or experiences? Do you struggle with writing content in a way that converts followers to clients? Friend, we invite you to register for our FREE virtual class on March 4 at 7pm EST: How To Promote Your Business Like a Marketing Pro FREE Webinar Listen up friends! If you are scaling a business in 2021, this class is a must!! You will learn: How to identify your ideal target audience and how to find them online. How to build an authentic connection through storytelling. How to write content in a way that converts followers to clients. How to connect your social media content to your business goals. Sign up here: https://chicinfluencer.com/promote-your-business/
Feb 25, 2021
Episode 101: Showing Up With Purpose on Social Media with Guest Rachel Thomsen
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Katy and Melanie are back again with another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast with special guest Rachel Thomsen. Rachel is a mom of 3 from Iowa who participated in our private mentorship program and is now crushing not only her direct sales biz but her social media goals as well! Melanie, Katy and Rachel discuss the value of connection and serving your audience through social media as well as gaining clarity on your 4 Hash Method! Are you interested in learning more about private mentorships with Katy and Melanie? Check out the following link for more details: https://chicinfluencer.com/private-mastermind/ Follow Rachel Thomsen: https://www.instagram.com/p/CLIFptMFrBZ/ Get your 2nd Edition of the Make Chic Happen Planner: https://chicinfluencer.com/planner-second-edition/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Feb 18, 2021
The 100th Make Chic Happen Podcast: The Truth About Podcasting Growth!
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Welcome back to a brand new episode of the #MakeChicHappen Podcast! The 100th Make Chic Happen Podcast: The Truth About Podcasting Growth! Today we are celebrating our 100th EPISODE! Katy and Melanie are give their 5 tips when building your business with a whole new perspective! Interesting in learning more about the Chic Community? When you join the Chic Community your vision becomes our personal goal. With tools, resources, trainings, and community we are personally invested in helping you navigate through the messy middle of building, growing and scaling your business. Learn more today: https://bit.ly/3iw7ZCG
Feb 11, 2021
Episode 99: How Not To "Wrecking Ball" Your Business
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How Not To "Wrecking Ball" Your Business 4 Simple Strategies for Effectively Managing Your Business Katy Ursta and Melanie Mitro, Co-Founders of Chic Influencer, are back for another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! Katy and Melanie sharing 4 simple strategies for effectively managing your business from scheduling your priorities around your joy to auditing your time (and energy!) on social media! Direct Sales Done Right Begins MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021! 4 Week Small Group Mentorship Program $50 OFF DISCOUNT CODE: COMMIT50 The 4 week Direct Sales Done Right mentorship is designed to help those who are starting out in network marketing or need a fast start to success in getting their business off the ground. This mentorship opportunity is hosted by Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta of Chic Influencer. During this 4 week mentorship you will get a detailed tracker that is required to be turned in weekly for points towards end of month rewards and recognition. You will receive 4 weekly trainings on: -The mindset of a successful network marketer -Setting yourself up for business (organizational basics) -Creating a healthy pipeline from day 1 -Recruiting 101 https://chicinfluencer.com/direct-sales-mentorship/ Make Chic Happen Planner: https://amzn.to/3oQzkB8 Make Chic Happen Planner Resources: https://chicinfluencer.com/planner-resources/ _______________ Are you a part of the Chic Community? When you join the Chic Community your vision becomes our personal goal. With tools, resources, trainings, and community we are personally invested in helping you navigate through the messy middle of building, growing and scaling your business. Learn more today: bit.ly/3iw7ZCG
Feb 04, 2021
Episode 98: Why You're Really Not Making Any Money in Direct Sales
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Katy Ursta and Melanie Mitro, Co-Founders of Chic Influencer, are back for another episode of the Make Chic Happen Podcast! From being consistent on social media to focusing on the right income producing activities to believing in yourself (& your products, Katy and Melanie are getting candid about why you are NOT making any money in your direct sales business. SPECIAL OFFER FOR MAKE CHIC HAPPEN LISTENERS! $50 OFF DISCOUNT CODE: DSDRPodcast50 Direct Sales Done Right 4 Week Small Group Mentorship Program The 4 week Direct Sales Done Right mentorship is designed to help those who are starting out in network marketing or need a fast start to success in getting their business off the ground. This mentorship opportunity is hosted by Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta of Chic Influencer. During this 4 week mentorship you will get a detailed tracker that is required to be turned in weekly for points towards end of month rewards and recognition. You will receive 4 weekly trainings on: -The mindset of a successful network marketer -Setting yourself up for business (organizational basics) -Creating a healthy pipeline from day 1 -Recruiting 101 SPECIAL OFFER FOR MAKE CHIC HAPPEN LISTENERS! $50 OFF DISCOUNT CODE: DSDRPodcast50 _______________ Are you a part of the Chic Community? When you join the Chic Community your vision becomes our personal goal. With tools, resources, trainings, and community we are personally invested in helping you navigate through the messy middle of building, growing and scaling your business. Learn more today: https://bit.ly/3iw7ZCG
Jan 28, 2021
Episode 97: Social Media Isn't The Only Way To Market Successfully
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Social Media Isn't The Only Way To Market Successfully When it comes to launching any product, service or experience we have an entire Chic Influencer strategy we follow that has proven time and again to produce results. In today's podcast episode Katy Ursta and Melanie Mitro are breaking it down! *The Chic Community: When you join the Chic Community your vision becomes our personal goal. With tools, resources, trainings, and community we are personally invested in helping you navigate through the messy middle of building, growing and scaling your business. Learn more today: https://bit.ly/3iw7ZCG **No More Failure To Launch Our launch strategy is an easy and effective way for other business owners to generate more income through successful launches. This course is for entrepreneurs preparing to launch a product, a service, a new business, or an event. For more information about this course or sign up, click here: https://bit.ly/391xZ5M
Jan 21, 2021
Episode 96: How to Deal With Friends Who Don't Support Your Business
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Welcome back to the Make Chic Happen Podcast with Co-Hosts Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta! Have you ever had someone close to you unfollow you due to marketing your business on social media? If you answered yes, you are not alone. This week, Melanie Mitro gives her advice on navigating your business without the support of friends and family! Grab your coffee, have a seat and lets #MakeChicHappen! BONUS: Framework For A Rock Solid Business We are excited to announce that our small group mentorship program, Framework For A Rock Solid Business, is open for enrollment!! This 8 week mentorship is for network marketers who are serious about building a framework for success and creating sustainable income growth. This mentorship is for business owners who are willing to put in the work, can handle honest feedback and have a solid foundation established in their current business. During this 8 week mentorship we are going to walk you through the process we personally implemented in our own network marketing businesses that has allowed us to create exponential growth and freedom for our future. Learn more and reserve your spot here: [https://chicinfluencer.com/mentorship/]
Jan 14, 2021
Episode 95: 3 Tips to Make Algorithm Work in Your Favor
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Friends, let’s talk about the algorithm! Are you guilty of blaming the algorithm for you frustrations? Have you ever put your heart and soul into a post only to be crushed by lack of response? What about relying on luck instead of strategy when it comes to posting? If you answered 'YES" to any of these questions, you MUST listen to this episode! Katy Ursta dives deep into algorithm and gives you the tips on how to work with it rather than against it! In this episode you'll learn: -What is algorithm and how does it play a role in your business? -What it means to be intentional with the content you are putting out. -Why an active audience is more important than a big following AND understanding why engagement matters more than growth. Grab your coffee, have a seat and lets #MakeChicHappen!
Jan 07, 2021
Episode 94: Best of Chic Part 2 with Melanie and Katy
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On this week's episode, Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta are sharing with you 3 more of our top Make Chic Happen episodes of all time! Today, you will hear a clip from the following episodes: Episode 43: Changing the Way You Approach Your Goals Episode 60: The 5 Things That Are Killing Your Business Episode 40: The Truth About What Your Social Media is Really Telling You Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! Make Chic Happen Planner - 2nd Edition: chicinfluencer.com/planner-second-edition/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Dec 31, 2020
Episode 93: Best of Chic Part 1 with Melanie and Katy
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On this week's episode, Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta are sharing with you the top 3 Make Chic Happen episodes of all time! Be sure to tune in again next week, to hear the other 3 as well! Today, you will hear a clip from the following episodes: Episode 42: What It REALLY Takes to Build a Successful Network Marketing Business Episode 23: The 3 Reasons Why You Really Aren’t Making Money with Your Side Gig with Rachel Bell Episode 68: The Steps to Making Your Side Hustle Your Full Time Job Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! You're invited to our Goal Setting Party on December 30th at 7PM EST! Reserve your spot here: chicinfluencer.com/goal-setting-webinar/ Make Chic Happen Planner - 2nd Edition: chicinfluencer.com/planner-second-edition/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Dec 24, 2020
Episode 92: The 5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Take Your Business to the Next Level in 2021
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Episode 92: The 5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Take Your Business to the Next Level in 2021 Join Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta this week on the Make Chic Happen Podcast as they give the 5 questions to ask yourself to take your business to the next level in 2021! In this episode you'll learn: -How to identify your signature style and whether or not you are creating content that engages your audience -How to manage your time effectively and focus on the right activities to move your business forward -What it means to set an achievable goal for your social media that aligns to your overall business goal -SNEAK PEAK: Melanie and Katy give a look inside of the 2nd Edition of the Make Chic Happen Planner! Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! Be the First to Know About the Make Chic Happen Planner - 2nd Edition: https://chicinfluencer.com/planner-second-edition/ Get your FREE Year End Review Here: chicinfluencer.com/end-of-year-reflection/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Dec 17, 2020
Episode 91: Why do I REALLY Keep Giving Up On My Goals?
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Episode 91: Why do I REALLY Keep Giving Up On My Goals Join Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta this week on the Make Chic Happen Podcast as they give their 6 reasons why you may be giving up on your goals! It's time to raise your own level of awareness and understand what exactly may be hindering you from reaching your goals! Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! Get your FREE Year End Review Here: https://chicinfluencer.com/end-of-year-reflection/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Dec 10, 2020
Episode 90: Everything You Need to Know About Marketing on YouTube with Special Guest Erika Vieira
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Join Melanie and Katy this week for Episode 90: Everything You Need to Know About Marketing on YouTube with Special Guest Erika Vieira Erika Vieira is an experienced entrepreneur, the host of the YouTube Power Hour Podcast and the creator of the Zero to Influence YouTube Bootcamp. She is a lover of all things social media, YouTube and influencer strategy. Melanie, Katy and Erika chat all things YouTube and dive into the secret to building a YouTube channel as well as implementing these strategy/tactics to your own business marketing! Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! Follow Erika Vieira on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beautyandthevlog/ YouTube Power Hour Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-youtube-power-hour-podcast/id941015904?mt=2 Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Dec 03, 2020
Episode 89: What does it REALLY mean to GET LUCKY in your business?!
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Join Melanie and Katy this week for Episode 89: What does it REALLY mean to GET LUCKY in your business?! Katy and Melanie discuss he importance of taking imperfect actions and giving yourself permission to fail forward. They also dive into the phrase "What if" and how do you use that term...do you view it in a negative or positive light? Grab your coffee, have a seat and let's #MakeChicHappen! Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Nov 26, 2020
Episode 88: The Truth About Comparison and Why Finding A Community Matters with Liz Petrone
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Join Melanie and Katy this week for Episode 88: The Truth About Comparison and Why Finding A Community Matters with Special Guest Liz Petrone Katy and Melanie sit down with author and blogger, Liz Petrone, to chat about her new book “The Price of Admission” and the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people. Liz Petrone is a true believer in the healing power of storytelling. A suicide survivor and a recovering anorexic, she found unprecedented support and community in telling intimate stories that speak to the lessons learned in survival and recovery. She’s built that community into a safe space for her readers to gather and speak openly and honestly about their own struggles. Today, she’s an author, blogger, speaker, and survivor. She shares her stories on lizpetrone.com, and lives in a creaky old house in Syracuse, New York, with her ever-patient husband, their four children, and an excitable dog named Beau. Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Nov 19, 2020
Episode 87: The Perfect Marketing Strategy Without End of Year Burnout
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Join Melanie and Katy this week for Episode 87: The Perfect Marketing Strategy Without End of Year Burnout With the holidays quickly approaching, it's no secret our lives are going to get even busier. Melanie and Katy give their insight on how to market effectively during the holidays without feeling burned out! Are you someone who feels overwhelmed with your business during this time of year? Join Katy and Melanie for Holiday Business Planning Open House on November 19th! This is a FREE resource! Can't make it? No problem! Sign up and you will receive a recording to your inbox! https://chicinfluencer.com/holiday-business-planning/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Nov 12, 2020
Episode 86: Things That You Would've Never Considered Before a Partnership
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We are so excited to have John Chamberlin and Rachael Rennebeck from YaJagoff! on our podcast today as they speak on partnerships, collaborations, and all the things in-between as well. Melanie and Katy have gotten the opportunity to know them and are looking forward for you to hear from them today! Learn more about YaJagoff! here: https://www.yajagoff.com/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Nov 05, 2020
Episode 85: The 6 Most Common Social Media Mistakes That Are Hurting Your Biz
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Cue the confetti because we are celebrating the 1 year anniversary of our Chic Your Gram Audit service that we offer here at Chic Influencer. The guest today is our very own Social Media Account Manager, Alysa Gumto who is sharing with us the 6 most common social media mistakes that are hurting your business! Learn all about our Chic Your Gram Audit service and the 2 options that we have for you, here: https://chicinfluencer.com/chic-your-gram/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Oct 29, 2020
Episode 84: The Mindset of a Successful Network Marketer
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Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta are sharing the importance of your mindset when it comes to those in direct sales. If you are in direct sales and struggle when it comes to your mindset, then this episode is perfect for you! Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta have successfully grown their direct sales businesses over the past 8 years. They have gone from the ground up to seven-figure businesses all without the "ick factor". You have been asking and we are delivering with our Direct Sales Done Right 4 Week Mentorship. Mentorship calls take places beginning on Wednesday, October 28th and will run through November 18th at 1:00PM EST. Save $50 by using code, PODCAST50 at checkout. chicinfluencer.com/direct-sales-mentorship/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Oct 22, 2020
Episode 83: Melanie's Secret Sauce to Building a Multi 7 Figure Direct Sales Business
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Melanie Mitro is sharing her secret sauce aka the 6 ways she was able to scale her direct sales business to 7 figures. If you have been in direct sales and feeling stuck on what it truly takes to get to the top, then friend you are in luck! Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta have successfully grown their direct sales businesses over the past 8 years. They have gone from the ground up to seven-figure businesses all without the "ick factor". You have been asking and we are delivering with our Direct Sales Done Right 4 Week Mentorship. Mentorship calls take places beginning on Wednesday, October 28th and will run through November 18th at 1:00PM EST. https://chicinfluencer.com/direct-sales-mentorship/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Oct 15, 2020
Episode 82: Figuring Out the 1st Steps to Starting a Passion Project ft. Jessica Walker
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Katy Ursta has the honor of getting to interview Jessica Walker from Better and Company who is sharing how she took her first steps into starting a passion project. Have a passion project that you have been thinking about starting? Then, you are in luck! Connect with Jessica on her website: https://www.betterandcompany.com/ Connect with Jessica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/betterandcompany/ Learn more about Jessica's new book, Better Together that is launching November 2nd. https://mailchi.mp/680543cea20c/better-together-virtual-book-tour You are invited to join us for our FREE webinar that will take place on Tuesday, October 13th at 8:00 pm EST. This webinar is reserved for anyone who has tossed around the idea of direct sales, has just started a direct sales business or is feeling frustrated with the current slow progress of their business. Reserve your spot here: https://chicinfluencer.com/direct-sales-success/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Oct 08, 2020
Episode 81: The Truth About Embracing the Chaos of 2020
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Have you been embracing the chaos of 2020? Have you been embracing exactly where you are right now by giving yourself some much needed grace? Katy Ursta shares the importance of reevaluating your priorities right now and not when they are convenient. This is one of those episodes where you are going to want to have your pen and paper ready for! Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets
Oct 01, 2020
Is Going Live on Facebook Dead? | Episode 80
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Are you wondering if going live on Facebook is even worth it? Katy Ursta asks just that and gives you her best advice for how to create organized, memorable lives that deliver value for your audience. So, is going live on Facebook dead?” (hint: it’s not!) Snag your FREE resource here: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/taglines-that-convert Sign up for the Framework For A Rock Solid Business mentorship: http://chicinfluencer.com/mentorship/ In this episode, we mentioned... ∙ Fascinate by Sally Hogshead: https://www.amazon.com/Fascinate-Your-Triggers-Persuasion-Captivation/dp/0061714704 Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets
Sep 24, 2020
Mentorship Unfiltered: A Candid Conversation ft. Lindsay Fortney | Episode 79
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Have you ever wanted to get a sneak peek of what mentorship looks like the ladies of Chic Influencer? You're listening to the right episode! Katy and Melanie sit down with Linsday Fortney, a mom and entrepreneur who has participated in Chic Influencer's frameworks and private mentorship. They have a candid conversation about growth, leadership, goals and balance. You do not want to miss it! Connect with Linsday! ∙ Instagram: @lindsay.fortney Back by popular demand, enrollment is back OPEN for our Framework For A Rock Solid Business 8 Week Mentorship. Learn more here: https://chicinfluencer.com/mentorship/ In this episode, we mentioned: ∙ Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty: https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488 ∙ The Joy of Missing Out by Tanya Dalton: https://www.amazon.com/Joy-Missing-Out-Live-Doing-ebook/dp/B07R4T8YVQ/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3KCPFJ0RTEH4U&dchild=1&keywords=the+joy+of+missing+out&qid=1599942389&s=books&sprefix=the+joy+of+missin%2Cstripbooks%2C159&sr=1-1 ∙ The Ed Mylett Show Podcast w/ Jay Shetty: https://edmylett.libsyn.com/podcast ∙ Stretch by Scott Sonenshein, recommended by Brené Brown: https://www.goodbooks.io/books/stretch Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets
Sep 17, 2020
How Knowing Your Enneagram Can Help Your Business ft. Jaime Gordon | Episode 78
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Have you ever thought about how your personality impacts how you run your business? Jaime Gordon and Melanie Mitro dive into what the Enneagram personality types are and how knowing your (and your team’s) type can help you run an effective business, manage your time and build the life you want! Jaime is a transformational life coach and Enneagram expert. She helps people figure out what their next step is by forming habits and skills… and personality plays a big role in that. Connect with Jaime! ∙ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaimegordonlifecoaching/ ∙ Website: https://jaimegordonlifecoaching.com/ Get your 14-day FREE trial of Kajabi HERE: https://app.kajabi.com/r/DJLBVk4r/t/ttg2pt4x In this episode, we mentioned: ∙ The Road Back to You by Ian Cron: https://www.amazon.com/Road-Back-You-Enneagram-Self-Discovery/dp/0830846190 ∙ Personality Plus by Florence Littauer: https://www.amazon.com/Personality-Plus-Understand-Understanding-Yourself/dp/080075445X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=personality+plus&qid=1599592783&s=books&sr=1-1 Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets
Sep 10, 2020
How to Find a Success Tribe | Episode 77
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Building a business is fun, empowering and inspiring. It’s also challenging, demanding and sometimes isolating. It’s so important to find a community- a TRIBE- who can rally around you, encourage you and help you see that you aren't alone. Melanie Mitro talks ALL the details of success tribes, from why you need one to what to do once you join one. Download the FREE guide to help you find the right tribe for your business: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/find-your-success-tribe In this episode, we mentioned: ∙ The Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets
Sep 03, 2020
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting in Direct Sales | Episode 76
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Katy Ursta and Melanie Mitro of Chic Influencer dive into what they did wrong when they first started in direct sales. They give you 5 tangible tips for how to avoid the mistakes they made and be on your way to a fast-growing, profitable network marketing business! In this episode, we mentioned: ∙ Chic Way Media: https://chicwaymedia.com/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets
Aug 27, 2020
Episode 75: Overcoming the Comparison Game
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Katy Ursta of Chic Influencer dives into how to overcome the comparison game. As an entrepreneur, it can be super easy to become wrapped up in what others are doing or achieving. Katy gives you 5 tips for how to break the cycle and realize that another's woman success is NOT your failure. In this episode, we mentioned: ∙ Chic Your Gram Social Media Audits: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-your-gram Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets
Aug 20, 2020
Episode 74: Are You Controlling Your Social Media or is it Controlling You?
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Melanie Mitro of Chic Influencer explains why it's important to approach your social media in a strategic way. She breaks down her process for planning weekly content and offers her favorite time-saving tips for how to maximize every minute you spend on social media. As a business owner, you need to find a content system that works for you- and Melanie helps you do just that. In this episode, we mentioned: ∙ The Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember ∙ The Make Chic Happen Planner: amzn.to/2YJflcb ∙ Later Instagram Scheduling: https://later.com/ ∙ Plann Social Media Scheduling: https://www.plannthat.com/ ∙ Facebook Creator Studio: https://business.facebook.com/creatorstudio/?tab=home&mode=facebook Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Aug 13, 2020
Episode 73: The Truth About Thinking Outside of the Box in 2020
00:53:07
Learn from Kathryn Richardson, Caitlin Thomas & Judi Holler as they share tips and tricks for thinking outside of the box in 2020. Don't miss out on an incredible, limited-time giveaway opportunity! Connect with Kathryn: Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/theloveliestco/ Website- https://www.theloveliest.co/ Connect with Caitlin: Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/beyondboss_/ Website- https://shopbeyondboss.com/ Connect with Judi: Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/judiholler/ Website- http://judiholler.com/ Get all the details about our AMAZING giveaway on our Instagram @chicinfluencer. Hurry, we'll be announcing the giveaway winner on August 10th. Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Aug 06, 2020
Episode 72: The 5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Connecting with Your Audience
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Katy shares the 5 questions that you need to be asking yourself when connecting with your audience especially as a network marketer. If you are not asking yourself these questions, then friend you are doing it WRONG!! This is the jeans post referred to: https://www.facebook.com/onefitfighter/photos/a.1447190308860107/2738596399719485/?type=3&theater This is the post that Katy referred to that she reads at the end of this podcast. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDILu1FAit5/ You’ve been asking and we delivered…. A mentorship program for EVERYONE! 🙌⁣ The 4 week Direct Sales Done Right mentorship is designed to help those who are starting out in network marketing or need a fast start to success in getting their business off the ground.⁣ ⁣ When it comes to direct sales, have you struggled with:⁣ ⚡️Self limiting beliefs⁣ ⚡️Poor time management⁣ ⚡️Confidence⁣ ⚡️Not knowing where to start⁣ ⚡️Not wanting to sell to family and friends⁣ ⚡️How to post on social media without being salesy⁣ ⚡️Avoiding the “ick” factor (Can I get an AMEN?!)⁣ ⁣ Girlfriend, there IS a right way to do direct sales! 💁‍♀️⁣ ⁣ Melanie & I have successfully grown their direct sales businesses over the last 8 years. We’ve gone from the ground up to seven-figure businesses… without the “ick” factor.⁣ ⁣ Are you ready to get this party started?⁣ ⁣ 📲 Space is extremely limited, so reserve your spot today here: https://chicinfluencer.com/direct-sales-mentorship/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jul 30, 2020
Episode 71: How to Create Post Event Momentum
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On this week's episode, tune in to hear from Melanie as she shares what she is always sure to do after a big event. One of her biggest tips is to actually take action and have inner peace with yourself in order to not over complicate all the things. Do you want the opportunity to have your Instagram audited? We just opened up 10 spots for our Chic Your Gram Instagram Audit service. Use code: JULY50 at checkout to save $50 off! Reserve your spot here: chicinfluencer.com/chic-your-gram/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jul 23, 2020
Episode 70: Why Losing Followers is a GOOD Thing When You Want to Grow
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Melanie and Katy are sharing the reasons why to stop taking it personally when you lose followers on Instagram. It's so important to always remember that your following is going to change as your life changes and that is totally okay. This is one episode that you cannot miss out on! Do you want the opportunity to have your Instagram audited? We just opened up 10 spots for our Chic Your Gram Instagram Audit service. Use code: JULY50 at checkout to save $50 off! Reserve your spot here: https://chicinfluencer.com/chic-your-gram/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jul 16, 2020
Episode 69: Why Your Vision Board Isn't Working
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On this week's Make Chic Happen podcast episode. we are walking you through why your vision board isn't working and why you need to STOP looking for external validation for your WHY it is that you do. Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jul 09, 2020
Episode 68: The Steps to Making Your Side Hustle Your Full Time Job
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Melanie is sharing with you the steps you need to take in order to make your side hustle become your full time job. You will learn the importance of delaying instant gratification for long term success and understanding that your success is driven by your outcomes not your output. We have just a few spots left for our Framework For A Rock Solid Business Mentorship! This 8 week mentorship is for network marketers who are serious about building a framework for success and creating sustainable income growth. This mentorship is for business owners who are willing to put in the work, can handle honest feedback and have a solid foundation established in their current business. During this 8 week mentorship we are going to walk you through the process we personally implemented in our own network marketing businesses that has allowed us to create exponential growth and freedom for our future. We (Melanie and Katy) have walked the walk and talked the talk. Everything that you will learn is practical, tangible and duplicatable to your own organization. Can you imagine where you could be in just 8 weeks when you commit to the simple steps we are going to teach you each and every week?! To provide the highest quality services, spaces are limited to only 30 participants. Enrollment closes on 7/6/20 or when spots are filled. Reserve your spot here: chicinfluencer.com/mentorship/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jul 02, 2020
Episode 67: Identifying the Gaps in Your Business
00:22:40
On today’s episode, we are talking to retired nurse Christy Monahan who came into network marketing about 5 years ago. She had early wins in her business but hit that stuck status. Does that sound familiar? Christy re-evaluated the steps she knew how to take and took the steps that ultimately led to increased revenue. She didn’t want to invest in her business for fear that it wouldn’t pan out but it ended up working out in her favor. Follow Christy on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/unapologetically_christy/ We are so excited to announce that our Framework For A Rock Solid Business Mentorship is officially open! This 8 week mentorship is for network marketers who are serious about building a framework for success and creating sustainable income growth. This mentorship is for business owners who are willing to put in the work, can handle honest feedback and have a solid foundation established in their current business. During this 8 week mentorship we are going to walk you through the process we personally implemented in our own network marketing businesses that has allowed us to create exponential growth and freedom for our future. We (Melanie and Katy) have walked the walk and talked the talk. Everything that you will learn is practical, tangible and duplicatable to your own organization. Can you imagine where you could be in just 8 weeks when you commit to the simple steps we are going to teach you each and every week?! To provide the highest quality services, spaces are limited to only 30 participants. Enrollment closes on 7/6/20 or when spots are filled. Reserve your spot here: https://chicinfluencer.com/mentorship/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jun 25, 2020
Episode 66: How Katy REALLY Created the Post That Got Over 100,000 Shares on Facebook
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Katy walks you through step by step, how her most recent Facebook post went viral. She is giving you the ins and outs on how it is possible for you too! As of 6/14, Katy's post has 11.8 million people reached and 3.6 million engaged, and over 107,000 shares on Facebook. Here is Katy's original post: https://www.facebook.com/onefitfighter/photos/a.1447190308860107/2700896856822773/?type=3&theater Here is the complimentary content that Katy talks about Content that continues the conversation: https://www.facebook.com/onefitfighter/photos/a.1447190308860107/2701761506736308/?type=3&theater Content that cultivates connection after the original post: https://www.facebook.com/onefitfighter/photos/a.1447190308860107/2702620289983763/?type=3&theater Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jun 18, 2020
Episode 65: Realigning Your Goals & Managing Your Time
00:34:44
Melanie walks you through her top tips and strategies on the importance of realigning your goals and managing your time. What you were doing once before, may not work today. Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jun 11, 2020
Episode 64: 5 Reopening Strategies Post COVID-19 for Brick & Mortar Business Owners
00:26:51
Tune in to hear from Katy as she shares her top 5 tips for brick and mortar business owners getting ready to open the doors again. If you do not already have a strategy put in place, then friend you are going to want to have a pen and paper ready! Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Jun 04, 2020
Episode 63: Influencer Tips on Landing Collaboration Opportunities with Kelsey Breisinger
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We are so excited to have Kelsey Breisinger as our guest on today's Make Chic Happen Podcast episode. We met Kelsey at the Beyond Boss event a few months ago and are so excited to reconnect again with her today! Kelsey is going to be sharing with us some of her top tips when it comes to establishing yourself on Instagram and how to land collaboration opportunities! Follow Kelsey on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/kelclight/ Check out Kelsey's website here: http://kelclightstyled.com/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
May 28, 2020
Episode 62: From Skeptical Husband To Melanie's #1 Supporter
00:37:38
Tune in to hear the real conversations that Melanie & Matt Mitro had to have when Melanie first began her network marketing journey. You will learn the true importance of communicating with your spouse the goals that you have for where you want your business to go. Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
May 21, 2020
Episode 61: Are you a step taker or a long jumper? What I said to my friend who almost quit her biz!
00:21:51
Are you a step taker or a long jumper? Tune in to hear what I (Katy) said to my friend who almost quit her biz! (And it's the same advice I'd give to you,boo!) Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
May 14, 2020
Episode 60: The 5 Things That Are Killing Your Business
00:33:02
Get ready for some tough love because we are sharing with you the 5 things that are killing your business. You are not going to want to miss this episode! Join the Chic Community: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Chic Influencer Presets: chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
May 07, 2020
Episode 59: The Secrets to Asking for More when Negotiating with Alexandra Carter
00:36:05
We are so excited to have Alexandra Carter on today's episode. She is the Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School, where she is also as an award-winning professor, and a world-renowned negotiation trainer for the United Nations. She also serves as Executive Director of Stand Up Girls, helping tween girls develop relationships for greater self-esteem and resilience. Alex is the author of ASK FOR MORE: Ten Questions to Negotiate Anything (Simon & Schuster; May 5, 2020). She is going to be sharing with us her top tips when it comes negotiating anything in life. Learn more about Alexandra Carter here: Website: https://alexcarterasks.com/ Pre-Order Alex's Book here: https://alexcarterasks.com/book/ Send an email to preorders@alexcarterasks.com with your receipt to receive a downloadable campaign journal Chic Influencer Presets: https://chicinfluencer.com/chic-lightroom-presets Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram $99 Audits & use code: 100OFF at checkout! : bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Apr 30, 2020
Episode 58: The Truth About Being Vulnerable with Your Story on Social Media
00:36:03
We are so excited for this week's newest episode where we had the honor of getting to interview Michelle Smith. She is an addictions and mental health counselor who is going to be sharing with us today her story and the importance of being vulnerable on social media. Learn more about Michelle Smith here: Website: https://www.recoveryisthenewblack.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/recoveryisthenewblack_/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram $99 Audits & use code: 100OFF at checkout! : bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Apr 23, 2020
Episode 57: Focusing on Making an Impact over Income on Social Media with Jasmine Star
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We are so excited for this week's Make Chic Happen Podcast episode. We had the honor of getting to interview, Jasmine Star. Jasmine is a new mama, a photographer and business strategist from Newport Beach, California. She is going to be talking to us about how to make an impact on social media with her top tips + strategies! Tune in until the end, it's a great episode! Learn more about Jasmine Star here: Website: www.jasminestar.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/jasminestar/ Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram $99 Audits & use code: 100OFF at checkout! : bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Apr 16, 2020
Episode 56: Unfiltered Conversation with Elise Joan: Positivity, Purpose & Pandemic
00:41:36
We are so excited to have Elise Joan on the podcast with us today. You are just really going to enjoy Elise’s message. She genuinely loves listening to people’s stories, and helping them work through challenges to help them live a fulfilling life. Today, she is going to share more about positivity and purpose during the current pandemic that we are in right now. Learn more about Elise Joan here: Website: www.elisejoanfitness.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/elisejoanfitness/ Join us for The Make Chic Happen Small Business Virtual Summit You are invited to join us for The Make Chic Happen Small Business Virtual Summit on Thursday, April 16th from 9AM - 1PM EST. ⁣This is a FREE (yes, FREE) one day virtual gathering for business owners to prepare, plan and execute their online marketing strategy for their small business. ⁣Hear from us (Katy and Melanie) along with 9 top industry leaders as they share their best back-pocket tips for purposeful virtual business growth during this time of uncertainty.⁣ ⁣ PLUS an evening virtual Q&A hosted by Katy Ursta, Melanie Mitro, and the Chic Influencer Team on Thursday, April 16th at 8PM EST.⁣ ⁣ Can’t make it live? No problem! The recording will be sent to all who register!⁣ Register for the summit here: https://chicinfluencer.com/small-business-summit/ Do you want to know how to rock Instagram? Are your curious about whether or not hashtags are actually needed and how many you should be using? Are you struggling with getting people to actually click the link in your Instagram bio? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you can now have access to the replay of our #LaptopLifestyle 4 part series to help you rock the gram.*Current Chic Influencer Community members get this for free* Learn more and watch the replay here: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/laptop-lifestyle Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Apr 09, 2020
Episode 55: Triggers that Cause Panic, Fear, & Anxiety During Stressful Times
00:47:24
Today, we have a very special episode with Coach Monique DeMonaco here with us, and she is going to be talking to us a little bit about just stress, anxiety, fear, and triggers that cause panic. I know so many people out there right now in business, in life, and relationships really are struggling with some of these things, especially because of all the changes that are going on in the world right now. Learn more about Coach Monique here: Delete Delete Video https://coachmonique.com/chic Website: www.coachmonique.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/thecoachmonique/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/CoachMoniquePGH/ Do you want to know how to rock Instagram? Are your curious about whether or not hashtags are actually needed and how many you should be using? Are you struggling with getting people to actually click the link in your Instagram bio? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you can now have access to the replay of our #LaptopLifestyle 4 part series to help you rock the gram.*Current Chic Influencer Community members get this for free* Learn more and watch the replay here: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/laptop-lifestyle We are SO excited to announce our course, No More Failure To Launch, is available! Check it out and register HERE: bit.ly/32shoTY Use code PODCASTCOURSE to save $20 off. Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Apr 02, 2020
Episode 54: Managing The Chaos in A Time Of Uncertainty
00:31:35
We are talking all about how we are currently managing the chaos in a time of such uncertainty. We get how you are feeling and know that you are not alone. We hope that these tips help you! Do you want to know how to rock Instagram? Are your curious about whether or not hashtags are actually needed and how many you should be using? Are you struggling with getting people to actually click the link in your Instagram bio? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you can now have access to the replay of our #LaptopLifestyle 4 part series to help you rock the gram.*Current Chic Influencer Community members get this for free* Learn more and watch the replay here: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/laptop-lifestyle We are SO excited to announce our course, No More Failure To Launch, is available! Check it out and register HERE: bit.ly/32shoTY Use code PODCASTCOURSE to save $20 off. Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Mar 26, 2020
Episode 53: How to Corona Proof Your Business
00:40:16
We are so excited to have financial coach, Jaclyn Wise on the podcast today. Be sure to tune in to hear her top tips on how you can make sure that yourself and business is Corona proofed. LEARN MORE ABOUT JACLYN WISE; To access the Emergency Budget freebie, go to www.jaclynwise.com and click on "Freebies" in the main menu, and select "Emergency Budget." To join Jaclyn's free Facebook Community for in-depth financial trainings, go to facebook.com/groups/thewiseway To get quick tips on how to better manage your money, follow Jaclyn on Instagram, @coachjaclynwise Do you want to know how to rock Instagram? Are your curious about whether or not hashtags are actually needed and how many you should be using? Are you struggling with getting people to actually click the link in your Instagram bio? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you are invited to join us for our #LaptopLifestyle 4 part seroes to help you rock the gram on Monday, March 23rd. *Current Chic Influencer Community members get this for free* Learn more and reserve your spot here: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/laptop-lifestyle We are SO excited to announce our course, No More Failure To Launch, is available! Check it out and register HERE: bit.ly/32shoTY Use code PODCASTCOURSE to save $20 off. Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Mar 19, 2020
Episode 52: The Truth About Why You Need To Create A Launch Team
00:13:09
We are sharing with you all the reasons why you need to create a launch team. If you are not taking advantage of creating a launch team, then friend YOU ARE MISSING OUT!! We are SO excited to announce our course, No More Failure To Launch, is available! Check it out and register HERE: bit.ly/32shoTY Use code PODCASTCOURSE to save $20 off. Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Mar 12, 2020
Episode 51: Walking You Through Our Top Tips + Strategies For An Effective Launch
00:37:14
We get to talk with Shannon, about our top tips and strategies for an effective launch. If you are getting ready to launch a product, service, or event then this episode is filled with such great takeaways for you to begin implementing today! GIVEAWAY RULES 1. Leave us a rating + review on iTunes 2. Take a screenshot of your review 3. Share your review to your Instagram stories + tag @chicinfluencer *The winner will be announced on the Chic Influencer Instagram on Thursday, March 12th. We are SO excited to announce our course, No More Failure To Launch, is available! Check it out and register HERE: bit.ly/32shoTY Use code PODCASTCOURSE to save $20 off. Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Mar 05, 2020
Episode 50: Guess What Is Finally Here?! The No More Failure To Launch Course
00:18:35
Can you believe that today is our 50th podcast episode?! We have some exciting news to share in today's episode, and you are not going to want to miss it! GIVEAWAY RULES 1. Leave us a rating + review on iTunes 2. Take a screenshot of your review 3. Share your review to your Instagram stories + tag @chicinfluencer We are SO excited to announce our course, No More Failure To Launch, is available! Check it out and register HERE: http://bit.ly/32shoTY Use code ROCKMYLAUNCH to save $50 now through 3/1/20. No exceptions. Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Use code MAKECHICHAPPEN to save 10% off Chic Your Gram Audits until 2/29 11:59 EST: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Feb 27, 2020
Episode 49: Our Bag Of Tricks When It Comes To Creating A Monthly Marketing Plan
00:24:30
We are sharing with you our bag of tricks when it comes to creating a monthly marketing plan. No monthly plan can be set in place without taking the time to reflect on what did and did not do well in the month prior and tweak what is necessary. Want to learn even more of our top tips and tricks on how to have a successful launch?! We are going to be taking a deeper dive into creating a successful launch on Thursday, February 27th at 12PM EST. Reserve your spot here: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/no-more-fai…nch-webinar Follow the Make Chic Happen Podcast: www.instagram.com/makechichappenpodcast/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Use code MAKECHICHAPPEN to save 10% off Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influe…ail-sign-up
Feb 20, 2020
Episode 48: Our Top 3 Secrets To A Successful Launch Strategy
00:12:14
We are sharing with you our top 3 secrets to having a successful launch strategy. It does not matter if you are getting ready to promote a product, service, and/or event, these tips are perfect for any business owner! Want to learn even more of our top tips and tricks on how to have a successful launch?! We are going to be taking a deeper dive into creating a successful launch on Thursday, February 27th at 12PM EST. Reserve your spot here: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/no-more-failure-to-launch-webinar Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Subscribe to our email list: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/chic-influencer-email-sign-up
Feb 13, 2020
Episode 47: 4 Reasons Why the "Loretta" Google Ad Won the Super Bowl Marketing Game
00:25:45
Did you watch the Super Bowl this past Sunday? Did an ad in particular bring you to tears right before the halftime show? The "Loretta" ad from Google had us here at Chic in tears and that's what this week's podcast episode is all about. Watch the "Loretta" ad on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/6xSxXiHwMrg Enrollment is now OPEN for our Chic Community, join here: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/
Feb 06, 2020
Episode 46: Bonus: The Story Behind Plato's Cave
00:13:04
In today's bonus podcast episode, Katy is walking you through the importance of truly understanding the story behind Plato's Cave. Don't forget to tune in this Thursday for another new Make Chic Happen podcast episode! Enrollment is now OPEN for our Chic Community, join here: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/
Feb 04, 2020
Episode 45:The 4 Reasons Why You Aren't Converting Your Followers into Paying Customers
00:18:28
Struggling with converting your social media followers into paying customers? Melanie will walk you through the 4 reasons why you are unable to convert your current following. Enrollment is now OPEN for our Chic Community, join here: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/
Jan 30, 2020
Episode 44: Our Top Tips On Effectively Speaking To Your Ideal Client
00:24:51
Are you struggling with trying to speak to your ideal client? Do you keep hearing the phrase ideal client avatar and still have no idea what that even means? Friend, this is something that so many of people struggle with and we are here to help with that! In today's episode, we have the honor of interviewing Tommie Bengs who is a Chic Community Member to learn more about who her ideal client is. Follow Tommie here: https://www.instagram.com/tommienichole/ Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jan 23, 2020
Episode 43: Changing The Way You Approach Your Goals
00:19:04
Are you still upset that you did not meet your 2019 year end goals? Are you wanting to give up altogether seeing the accomplishments of others and not understanding why you couldn't accomplish that too? Friend, this is something that so many of us struggle with during this time of year and know that you are not alone. Tune in to today's episode to learn the importance of changing the way you approach your goals. If you are a business owner that is serious about wanting to grow your organization and want to work with us in a smaller, more personalized setting, we have created two different 8 week mentorship opportunities. You can learn more here: bit.ly/chicmentorships Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jan 16, 2020
Episode 42: What It REALLY Takes To Build A Successful Network Marketing Business
00:33:01
Are you a network marketer and feel as if you SHOULD BE further along in your business but aren't? Do you feel STUCK and not know what you are doing wrong? If so, be sure to have a pen and paper ready to take notes from this week's newest podcast episode. If you are a business owner that is serious about wanting to grow your organization and want a deeper dive into this, we have created two different 8 week mentorship opportunities. You can learn more here: bit.ly/chicmentorships Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jan 09, 2020
Episode 41: Chic Your Goals In 2020
00:34:15
If you really want to chic your goals in 2020, you must first accept where you are NOW and take the time to really reflect on how you got to this position. Episode 5: How To Beyoncify Your Business, was mentioned during this episode and you can listen to that episode here: http://bit.ly/beyoncifyyourbiz Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jan 02, 2020
Episode 40: The Truth About What Your Social Media is Really Telling You
00:23:30
It is time to finally come to terms with the fact that sometimes your audience does not like what you are posting and that is totally okay. As a marketer on social media, it is up to you to take the time to reflect each week on what went well and what did not. Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Dec 26, 2019
Episode 39: Are you a WINGING IT Business Owner? How's That Going For You?
00:40:38
Are you a WINGING IT Business Owner? How's That Going For You? We are sharing with you the 3 key action steps to take that are crucial in becoming an intentional business owner. The time is now friend, to truly make chic happen. Order your #MakeChicHappen Planner here: https://amzn.to/2YJflcb Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Dec 19, 2019
Episode 38: Guess What Has Arrived?? The #MakeChicHappen 52 Week Social Media Game Plan
00:28:20
IT'S FINALLY HERE!!! We are so excited to announce that the #MakeChicHappen Your 52 Week Social Media Game Plan is now available for purchase on Amazon. Order your copy here: http://bit.ly/makechichappenplanner Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Dec 13, 2019
Episode 37: What We've Learned After One Year in Business
00:29:43
In today's episode, we are going to be talking about all the things we have learned after being in business for one year! We have done a lot of growing, a lot of failing, and a lot of figuring it out! Nothing can prepare you for building your business from the ground up. Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Dec 05, 2019
Episode 36: How To Land Your First Collaboration
00:12:00
Curious to know how to land a collaboration on social media? Katy shares her top tips to help YOU land your 1st ever collaboration! Social media is meant to be SOCIAL, you are supposed to be interacting with people anytime possible which is why collaborations are so important now more than ever before!! Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Nov 28, 2019
Episode 35: Stop Using these 4 F Words in Your Business
00:10:22
If you want to attract your ideal client, you need to STOP using these 4 F words as a way to brand yourself. You have so much more to offer your audience and it's time to show that! Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Nov 21, 2019
Episode 34: Do You Suffer from Entrepreneurial Burnout at the End of the Year?
00:28:33
In today's episode we walk you through our personal experiences with burnout and how to prevent that from happening to you this holiday season. Be sure to join us on Thursday, November 21st for our Hustling Through the Holidays Virtual event! Hustling Through the Holidays Virtual Event: bit.ly/virtualholidayhustle Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Nov 14, 2019
Episode 33: 7 Things to Know Before Going into Business with Your Bestie
00:26:52
Have you been considering going into business with your bestie? Do you want to know how Katy and Melanie manage to run 2 businesses all while remaining best friends at the same time? Katy and Melanie are sharing all the things to take into consideration before going into business with your bestie! Hustling Through the Holidays Virtual Event: bit.ly/virtualholidayhustle Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Nov 07, 2019
Episode 32: Melanie's Top Productivity Hacks to Get Chic Done
00:13:42
Do you struggle with all things time management? Melanie shares her top productivity hacks to getting chic done. After listening to today's episode, you will understand the true importance of why you truly do need to better manage your time now more than ever before. Chic Your Gram Audits: bit.ly/chicyourgram Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Oct 31, 2019
Episode 31: Truth Bomb: Do You Focus More On The Glory Than On The Grind?
00:16:14
Do you take the time to focus on the glory instead of the grind? Katy shares her live video she made two years on the way to closing on her dream home. After listening to today's episode, you will understand the true importance of why the grind really does matter. Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Oct 24, 2019
Episode 30: The Truth About Growing Your Engagement on Instagram with Brock Johnson
00:39:41
If you are struggling trying to get engagement on your Instagram, then this podcast is just for YOU! Brock shares with us all his secrets on how you can be successful on Instagram all while still being authentically true to you. We cannot wait to hear all of your top takeaways from this episode! Connect with Brock Johnson: www.instagram.com/brock11johnson/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Oct 17, 2019
Episode 29: When Business isn't CLICKING: This ONE THING will change the game!
00:46:25
When business just isn't clicking, this ONE THING will change everything for you! Curious to know what that one thing actually is? Be sure to listen to today's episode and have your notebook ready! We have the honor of getting to interview Jen Casey on today's episode and cannot wait to hear your top takeaways! Connect with Jen Casey: www.heyjencasey.com Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Oct 10, 2019
Episode 28: Master Your Time & Respect Your Priorities with Tonya Dalton
00:40:19
Struggling with time management and not knowing how to really respect your priorities? Luckily, we have an expert just for that! We interview Tonya Dalton who shares her knowledge with us. Tonya just recently released her book The Joy of Missing Out and it is a MUST read for all! Connect with Tonya Dalton: www.tonyadalton.com/ Purchase The Joy of Missing Out here: https://amzn.to/2ozqAWI Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Oct 03, 2019
Episode 27: Pin with Purpose, Beginner Tips To Monetizing Your Pins with Rachel Ngom
00:25:04
If you aren't using Pinterest for your business, then you are doing it WRONG. We have the honor of getting to interview Rachel Ngom who provides the tips and tricks you need to know to make Pinterest an amazing platform for you to utilize. Connect with Rachel Ngom: https://www.rachelngom.com/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Sep 26, 2019
Episode 26: I Don't Have A Successful Story Like You. Can I Still Be Successful?
00:33:36
We get told all the time, that you don't have a story to share. Well friend, that is all going to change after you listen to this week's episode with Amber Lilyestrom. Connect with Amber Lilyestrom: https://www.amberlilyestrom.com/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Sep 19, 2019
Episode 25: Truthbombs About Tracking
00:18:16
Are you avoiding tracking because you do not want to come to terms with the real truth with what those numbers reveal? Katy walks you through why you're REALLY not doing the easiest task in your business. Can you guess what it is? Be sure to tune in to find out! Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Sep 12, 2019
Episode 24: Secrets to Successfully Recruiting Using LinkedIn with Bob Heilig
00:56:26
Melanie talks with Bob Heilig about the secrets to successfully use LinkedIn as a way to recruit even more people to your team. If you are not using LinkedIn, then you are missing out! Connect with Bob Heilig: www.yourvirtualupline.com/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Sep 05, 2019
Episode 23: The 3 Reasons Why You Really AREN'T Making Money with Your Side Gig with Rachel Bell
00:50:44
Today we chat with Rachel Bell about the reasons why you AREN'T making money with your side gig on Instagram. At just 24 years old, Rachel herself has grown two 7-figure businesses - without spending a dime on advertising. Rachel Bell's Instagram: www.instagram.com/rachelbell/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Let us mentor YOU: chicinfluencer.com/mentorship-programs/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Aug 29, 2019
Episode 22: How We STOPPED Just Talking About the BIG Goal and MADE the Goal HAPPEN
00:26:14
Can your business survive, if you are not willing to work with other people? Do you feel like you are running your business as a one man show? Girl, if you said yes to either of those questions you need to listen to today's episode! Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Let us mentor YOU: https://chicinfluencer.com/mentorship-programs/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Aug 22, 2019
Episode 21: An Open Conversation About Collaboration OVER Competition with Natalie Franke
00:46:44
Today, we chat with the creator of the Rising Tide Society Natalie Franke who started the #communityovercompetition movement. Learn more about Natalie here: https://nataliefranke.com/ Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Aug 15, 2019
Episode 20: 4 Tips on Navigating Life as an Entrepreneur After Vacation
00:21:20
Did you just get back from vacation and feel so overwhelmed that you aren't sure what to do first? Tune in as we share our top 4 tips on navigating life after vacation as entrepreneurs. Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Aug 08, 2019
Episode 19: Your Mindset Changes Everything
00:16:02
Melanie was honored to have the opportunity to speak at the Steeped Tea Conference in Canada two weeks ago. Be sure to tune in to hear why things did not go as according to plan but having a positive mindset made all the difference. Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Aug 01, 2019
Episode 18: What Life's Really Like After an Event
00:30:53
Still overwhelmed from a recent business event that you were just at? And not sure what to do now that the event is over? We are here to guide you in the right direction. Grab your notebook and lets make chic happen! Rise Up Planner: http://bit.ly/riseupplanner Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jul 25, 2019
Episode 17: Driving Towards Daylight
00:18:05
Katy was honored to have the opportunity to speak at the Pre-Summit Rise Up Event in Indianapolis this past week. Tune in to hear what Katy presented on and the importance of driving towards daylight even on your darkest days. Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jul 18, 2019
Episode 16: Don't Fear When Facebook Fails, We Have Got You Covered!
00:19:31
We talk about the recent instances where Instagram and Facebook either stopped working altogether or became extremely sporadic. As entrepreneurs, it is our responsibility to make sure that we are not just relying on one platform to run our business. Tune in to find out why! Chic Influencer Website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jul 11, 2019
Episode 15: 5 Ways to Win Through Failure
00:20:56
Do you let failure define who you are? Use that setback or failure as fuel so that it can move you in a direction of positivity and action. Chic Influencer website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jul 04, 2019
Episode 14: Level Up Your Leadership with Doug Smith
00:37:31
Are you struggling with trying to level up your leadership game? Melanie and Katy talk with Doug Smith about all things leadership, you are not going to want to miss this episode! Learn more about Doug: https://l3leadership.org/ Chic Influencer website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jun 27, 2019
Episode 13: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You "Jump Ship"
00:32:20
Do you often find yourself asking: "Should I stay or should I go?". Tune in to hear Katy and Melanie give the 5 questions to ask yourself before you decide to ultimately "jump ship". Chic Influencer website: www.chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jun 20, 2019
Episode 12: The Importance of Having an Entrepreneurial Mindset
00:35:32
Melanie and Katy talk with Miriam Mayr, the Director of Sales at Sabika Jewelry. Tune in to hear Miriam discuss the importance of having an entrepreneurial mindset when you are growing your business. Chic Influencer website: chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
Jun 13, 2019
Episode 11: Why Partnerships and Collaborations Matter
00:27:42
Melanie and Katy talk with the girls from the Girls Night Blog to chat all things partnerships and collaborations. Be sure to grab your notebook and lets make chic happen. Girls Night Blog: https://girlsnightblog.com/ Girls Night Blog Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/girls_night_blog/ Chic Influencer Website: https://chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/
Jun 06, 2019
Episode 10: SOS! Our Top 3 Tips for Getting Your Business Summer Ready!
00:24:04
SOS! Are you ready for the busy summer season?! We share our 3 top tips on how YOU can get your business ready for the summer months. Chic Influencer website: https://chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
May 30, 2019
Episode 9: The Trifecta of Facebook: 3 Ways to Leverage Facebook to Grow Your Business
00:35:27
Katy and Melanie talk with Sarah Williams, who left her career in luxury sales and jewelry design to be home with her children, only to discover that she wanted more for herself, her marriage, and family. Sarah discusses the 3 ways that you can leverage Facebook to grow your business. You can find her on Instagram: @momsofbusiness, Facebook: Moms of Business, and www.momsofbusiness.com Chic Influencer website: chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
May 23, 2019
Episode 8: The Truth About "Hey Girl" Messages with Kayla Ybanez
00:31:00
Kayla took her passion for Instagram marketing and turned it into her business while caring for her daughter who was hospitalized for unknown bone marrow failure. She provides 3 foundational ways to avoid those icky sounding hey girl messages. You can find her on Instagram www.instagram.com/kaylaybanez. Chic Influencer website: chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
May 16, 2019
Episode 7: Why Is My Downline Quitting?
00:44:27
89% of network marketers believe that their downlines leave because they aren't making money. Katy and Melanie share the real reasons why your downline might be leaving. Tune in to hear the 6 reasons why the downline is quitting and how to cultivate a culture of growth, abundance and leadership. Chic Influencer website: chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
May 09, 2019
Episode 6: Do You See The Rocks Or The Shovel?
00:17:51
Katy shares a story about a mindset shift she just can't stop thinking about. It's a great metaphor for building a business that's too good not to share! Plus, she gives 3 easy-to-implement calls to action that all business owners can apply now for guaranteed results. Chic Influencer website: www.chicinfluencer.com Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
May 01, 2019
Episode 5: How To Beyoncify Your Business
00:25:44
Have you watched Homecoming yet on Netflix? Beyonce's two-hour performance called for 8 months of prep, hours of choreography development, lighting, marketing, music, and more. Today we discuss 5 things you can learn from the Queen B herself.
May 01, 2019
Episode 3: The PLANN App with Mackayla Hall
00:41:51
Today we want to introduce you to one of our favorite apps for Instagram scheduling and analytics. Truly, we would be LOST without this app! In this episode, we got the chance to speak with Mackayla Hall, a rockstar businesswoman who runs the PLANN app's marketing and social media. Chic Influencer website: chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
May 01, 2019
Episode 4: How To Leverage Rewards Trips
00:17:55
Everything you earn through your company is an opportunity to showcase how incredible network marketing truly is! In this episode, we discuss how to take advantage of rewards trips and use them to grow your business.
May 01, 2019
Episode 2: Is This Word Killing Your Business?
00:16:18
We challenge you to remove this word from your vocabulary. Curious what it is? Grab your coffee and listen to our latest episode to find out! Chic Influencer website: chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/ Join the Chic Community: chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/BecomeAChicMember
May 01, 2019
Episode 1: Introducing Make Chic Happen!
00:25:47
Welcome to Make Chic Happen with Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta! In this episode, hear more about your hosts and how they got their businesses started. Click here to learn more about the Chic Influencer Community: https://chicinfluencer.com/community/ Chic Influencer website: chicinfluencer.com/ Chic Influencer Instagram: www.instagram.com/chicinfluencer/
May 01, 2019