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Episode 07: Kimberly Lewis: DIY Subscription Box to Creating Products

Episode 07: Kimberly Lewis: DIY Subscription Box to Creating Products 0

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Welcome to the seventh episode of Dreams Inspire Reality podcast. This week I sat down and spoke to Kimberly Lewis. Kim is the co-founder of CurlMix, the first DIY brand for curly hair. Her innovative take on Do–It–Yourself hair products has won her praise from top industry publications such as Refinery29, Essence Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Hype Hair Magazine, and Naturally Curly. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics & Marketing from the University of Illinois, Kim has taken the DIY spirit to heart, building CurlMix from the ground up.

Kim was a runner-up in the Black Enterprise Pitch Competition and the winner of the Association of Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs Pitch Competition.

In this Episode we discuss how Kim has taken her subscription box idea and began to make her own natural hair care products, thus pivoting and launching a new line that has already getting buzz and sales are increasing daily!

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*Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase any products, I will receive an affiliate commission. I highly recommend the Curlmix's hair products, thank me later.*
Episode 06: Lamar Tyler: The Master Coach helping entrepreneurs turn their dream into a reality

Episode 06: Lamar Tyler: The Master Coach helping entrepreneurs turn their dream into a reality 0

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Welcome to the sixth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality. This week I sat down with the amazing Lamar Tyler. Lamar founded Traffic Sales & Profit to provide entrepreneurs with solutions to improve their website traffic and to increase their income streams and profits. While growing Black and Married with Kids into an international brand, he was able to test and create successful strategies that helped the blog skyrocket. We also discussed his wildly popular and successful business conference for Entrepreneurs coming up in June.

Among the recognition received for his work, Lamar, along with wife Ronnie was named one of Ebony Magazine's Power 100, a list of the top 100 movers and shakers in the black community, finalists for Black Enterprise's Family Business of the Year and finalists for Infusionsoft's Small Business ICON award. This is an information-packed episode. Make sure to visit us at dreamsinspirereality.com

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This episode was so good! Hope you receive tons of nuggets like I did!

 

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Episode 04. Brandon Andrews: Pitching to Investors & Funding your Start-Up Part 2

Episode 04. Brandon Andrews: Pitching to Investors & Funding your Start-Up Part 2 0

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Welcome to the fourth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality. In this episode, Brandon gives you several ways that small business owners can raise capital on their own without having an investor. Brandon provides steps that the everyday business owner can take to hit their money goal. If you have thought about or planning to pitch your business to investors, this is the episode for you. Brandon provides 3 key pieces of advice on pitching to investors. There is sound advice for every type of business owner in this episode. Brandon leads a nationwide casting tour which focus was to bring more diverse ideas and voices to ABC’s, Shark Tank, and advising/supporting businesses. He peels back the curtains on who is given the resources to truly excel in the world of entrepreneurship. We also get a more personal look at who is Brandon Andrews.

 

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Episode 05: Terry Foster: How to Generate millions in Online Sales Using FB ADS

Episode 05: Terry Foster: How to Generate millions in Online Sales Using FB ADS 0

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Welcome to the fifth episode of Dreams Inspire Reality. In this episode, I interview the Facebook guru Terry Foster. Terry is the founder of Terry Foster Consulting Services, which specializes in Facebook Advertising. Terry has managed over $5 million dollars of ad spend for clients resulting in over $15 million dollars of online sales as well as several hundred thousand leads for his clients. This is a "must listen" episode. Terry gives insight on the most important steps to running an ad and even some of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make when running ads. Make sure to listen to the end because Terry has a special offer for the DIR listeners.

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To purchase Terry's special offer to our Listeners, please visit:

terryfosterconsulting.com

Code is DREAM to receive the annual subscription for $100 for the first year.

 

Episode 03. Brandon Andrews: Pitching to Investors & Funding your Start-up Part 1

Episode 03. Brandon Andrews: Pitching to Investors & Funding your Start-up Part 1 0

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Welcome to the third and fourth episode of Dreams inspire Reality. In part one of this two-part episode, I interview the expert on all things start-up and investing, Brandon Andrews. Brandon does it all. He is an investor and entrepreneur and also co-founder of Gaugh, a mobile market research platform fundamentally changing the way successful companies make decisions. In this information-packed episode. Brandon shares invaluable information on how to pitch to investors, get start-up funds and key tips on entrepreneurship. Make sure you have your notepad ready, there is so much valuable information in this episode, we couldn’t include it all in one episode.

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Episode 02. Amber Wright: Your Brand Story, Well Spoken

Episode 02. Amber Wright: Your Brand Story, Well Spoken 0

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Welcome to the second episode of Dreams Inspire Reality.

In this episode, I interview the amazing Amber L. Wright. Amber is a Los Angeles based communication expert, speaker, and public speaking coach. I sit down with Amber and discuss how her dream of being an author came to fruition. Amber shares with us her experience of publishing her book and how she realized that her true talent was in helping entrepreneurs find their voice on-stage, online, and on paper. Once described as a teacher in many classrooms, her effervescent personality and inspiring nature make her a favorite among corporate to collegiate audiences across the country. Tune in for a fun and relaxed episode.

 

An authority on interpersonal communication and relationships, she has been featured in or mentioned on sites such as Forbes, Mashable, Fast Company, Black Enterprise, and She Knows Media. Her debut book, “Can We Talk? 10 Life Lessons on Finding Your Voice and Finding Yourself” was released in 2017 and is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com.

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