Episode 31: Tara Darnley-The Ebb & Flow of Entrepreneurship & Building a Brand (Season 2 & Updates) 0
Welcome to Episode 31 of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast! LIVE RECORDING
Hey guys. I’m so excited about today’s episode. This is my first solo episode and it’s going to be all solo episodes throughout the month. I wanted to get to know you guys and also for you guys to get to know me more.
I will be going to share the DIR long-term goals, which the main one being hubby and I’s desire to impact on a smaller scale to our tribe. We would like to help aspiring entrepreneurs to nurture their gifts and talents through online mentorship, workshops, one on one coaching sessions and much more.
There are so many things I need to update my DIR family about. I will be sharing updates on recent updates for me and what’s new with Dreams Inspire Reality. I will give a bit of insider on how DIR Podcast got started, in hopes of giving a bit of information to anyone who wants to start their own podcast. Will be talking about the feedback we got, how the name Dreams Inspire Reality came to be and what inspired the intro music.
Moreover, I’ll touch on my newly formed super engaging Facebook group.
This was my first solo episode and first LIVE recording in my Facebook group, it was a fun!
Stay tuned as next week will be talking about ‘Pitching’, how to find pitch competitions, pros and cons, and more.
Thank you so much for listening.
Dream Big, Execute Hard.
Episode 27: Lauren Cain-How to Successful Open a Brick & Mortar Store While Owning Your Niche 0
Welcome to episode 27th of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast!
In today's episode 27, I'm excited to have Lauren Cain, who is a Mom, Wife and an Entrepreneur. She Co-founded the 9-month old Crunchy Boutique (natural parenting shop) with her mom Keema and brother Brandon. It was during her pregnancy period when Lauren saw the needs of her community and was inspired and motivated to open a natural parenting shop not just for herself but for the community as well. Her dream turned into reality when her mother encouraged her to pursue it by giving her full support.
To Lauren, social media is the best way to drive sales. It is about letting people know what products you have and knowing exactly who your audience is. Lauren shares with us some challenges that they faced as a small independent store; how she was able to use 'social media' to drive traffic to their shop and how it helps them decide what products to sell. She also gives advice to anyone who wants to open a brick and mortar store, "don't be afraid... get out there and try it."
Find out more, how she chose the location of the store, their product offerings that you can't find in other stores and how they differentiate themselves from competitors!
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Episode 26: Briana Ford- Digital Marketing Strategies To Increase Brand Visibility 0
Welcome to episode 26th of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast!
Today we are joined by the brilliant Briana Ford. She is a digital marketing and customer experience expert based in Dallas, Texas. In 2015, she founded Startup Noire, a consultancy that teaches black entrepreneurs how to start and grow businesses with customer experience in mind. Briana's background in social media marketing, brand positioning, and creative design has made her a go-to strategist for businesses looking to upgrade their brand's image and perception.
In this episode, Briana shares with us the #1 mistake on growing your brand.
She also gives us tips on knowing who your customer is and how to find the ideal person to outsource your digital works with.
Briana also take us to the technical aspects of Digital Marketing, from the basic digital marketing techniques we should know for 2018 and how important SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is in your business. This episode is a must to listen! If you wanted to optimized your digital work.
Episode 18: Adeea Rogers (The Purpose Pusher) on Creating Content Relevant To Your Brand and Tribe 1
Adeea Rogers also known as the "the trendy socialite" is a social media personality and strategist and brand consultant. She help empower others to develop and pursue their purpose, and as a result she's known in periscope as a purpose pusher. In 2012 Adeea founded the International Natural Hair Meetup Day in women around the world- the opportunity to meet and network with others and share information techniques, inspiration and other beauty tips and guide each other in your natural hair journey. Adeea also is the host and founder of "Trensettets Podcast, a lifestyle podcast that empowers you to create the trends in your life. In 2016 Adeea pushed her personal purpose by leaving her full time employment where her alma mater East carolina University, to pursue her own business ventures. Since that time she has become the sought after coach, event and host workshop facilitator, speaker and pannelist. And today Adeea takes us on her story and gives us secret sauces on creating content relevant to our brand and tribe.
Episode 08: Lenneia Batiste: On Pitching Media & Scoring your Dream Job 0
Welcome to the eighth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality Podcast. This week I sat down and spoke to the beautiful Lenneia Batiste. Lenneia is a news anchor for News 12 the Bronx and Brooklyn. She anchors the morning shows and covers stories related to health, fitness, and parenting. In this episode, Lenneia gives us some amazing tips as it relates to pitching to the media and preparing for when the media calls.
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