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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 27, 2017

This is a Nurture Your Business segment with Dana. Dana talks through focusing on what you really want instead of being distracted by shiny object syndrome. This show is sponsored by Pierce Social.

 

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Pulling babies out of the river.
  • How to address the right problem and create focus.
  • Saying no or not right now and how it builds confidence.
  • How you can know what to focus on.
  • Your future: emotional, physical and financial.
  • Asking "Is this serving me in getting to where I want to go?"
  • Time, resources and experiences.
  • Turning goals into actions.

Our Podcast Sponsor: Pierce Social

Is social media management a huge time suck for you? Pierce Social’s free 5 Day Challenge is designed to help you reduce the time spent on your social media marketing tasks & create a system for managing it. This challenge includes a free Trello board. Get her free challenge NOW!

Pierce Social is also sharing the love and offering the Boss Mom listeners a 40% discount on her NEW workbook through February 10th. They can use the discount code BOSSMOM.

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Can I quote you on that?

  • The things that pull us away from our focus will help us find our clarity and find our focus and confidence in decisions. - Dana

Connect with Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

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Jan 26, 2017

Master Your Own PR with Christina Nicholson. In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast, Christina gives practical tips for growing your own media presence and growing your business. This episode is sponsored by Pierce Social.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How TV isn't as glamorous as it seems and how being a TV mom changed her life.
  • Being a mom entrepreneur and having her own schedule.
  • Taking time for self-care in the midst of a busy business.
  • When it's right to hire public relations help and when someone can do it themselves.
  • How important it is to get media coverage.
  • Why it's important to promote your story.

Sponsor: Pierce Social

Is social media management a huge time suck for you? Pierce Social’s free 5 Day Challenge is designed to help you reduce the time spent on your social media marketing tasks & create a system for managing it. This challenge includes a free Trello board. Get her free challenge NOW!

Pierce Social is also sharing the love and offering the Boss Mom listeners a 40% discount on her NEW workbook through February 10th. They can use the discount code BOSSMOM.

 

Recommended links and resources:

Can I quote you on that? 

  • Success isn't defined by what happens between 9-5. - Christina

More about our guest, Christina Nicholson.

Christina Nicholson is a former TV reporter and anchor who now owns a public relations firm, Media Maven. She helps small business owners earn exposure through media relations, video production, writing, and blogging. She also recently launched Master your PR - an online course that teaches solopreneurs how to handle public relations on their own. 

The e-course, (Dana's affiliate link) Master your PR, is designed for small business owners and solopreneurs who want to earn media exposure for their business, but do not have a budget to hire a firm.

I also offer a free mini-version via email. For Boss Moms, Christina has her special link here.

FacebookWebsite / Instagram / Twitter

Connect with Dana: Instagram / The Boss Mom Facebook community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

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Jan 24, 2017

How to Leverage a Live Event with Dana & NJ. In this episode, Dana and NJ share the basics of live events and how to leverage them. This episode is sponsored by My Proxy Fox.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Creating a live event strategy.
  • Decide who you're looking to connect with and decide what you're going to do with them once you meet them.
  • Facebook hacks for live events.
  • Businesses are numbers and people.
  • Clearing space on your phone.
  • Taking action immediately when you make a connection.
  • Taking notes in a way that is effective.
  • What to wear to a conference or live event.
  • Advice for pitching podcasts or other things you want. 
  • Being helpful is better for getting clients.

Cover photo by Let's Frolic Together.

Our Podcast Sponsor: My Proxy Fox

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • Giving a business card isn't enough, you have to connect more. - Dana
  • Have an appearance that is worth of the price you paid for the ticket. - NJ

Connect with Dana & NJ

Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

NJ : Website / Instagram (her total happy place)

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
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  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
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We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both of us hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

Jan 20, 2017

This is a Nurture Your Business segment with Dana. Dana tells you what you should be doing to show your community love and how she shows it through her community.

 

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Staying authentic and connected in community.
  • Love is everything in business.
  • How you can create an action out of love for community:
    • Listen to your community - show them they are valued
    • Give them things - give them things that make their lives easier
    • Elevate others
  • Growing pains of raising a growing community.
  • Creating larger groups is a way to leverage your value and show others at a larger scale.

Referenced in the show:

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Can I quote you on that?

  • Love is how I run my business. - Dana
  • You want to show someone you care? Listen to them. - Dana
  • By giving up power, you gain power. - Dana

Connect with Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
  2. Tap the Search tab.
  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
  5. Tap the album art for the podcast.
  6. Tap the Reviews tab.
  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.
Jan 20, 2017

The Housewife Revolution and little NLP with Vanessa Matthews. In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast, Vanessa talks about her journey from housewife to entrepreneur and her passion for changing the brains neuro-linguistic programming for her coaching clients. This episode is sponsored by the Boss Mom Retreat.

 

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Vanessa's story of becoming a mother.
  • How entrepreneurship was engrained into her from a young age.
  • What changed with wanting to buy a pair of expensive boots.
  • How being an entrepreneur helps with creativity and makes us better moms.
  • How she found fulfillment in starting in her own business.
  • NLP - Neuro-linguistic programming and how Vanessa uses it in her coaching practice.

Sponsor: The Boss Mom Retreat 

We want to make this a fun AND impactful event for you. So we are going to make sure the event is easy to get to, fun to attend, comfortable, interesting, exciting, invigorating, relaxing, amazing, and so much more. (Maybe not all at once)

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • The linchpin of work is the mindset part of work. That's where I focus. - Vanessa

More about our guest, Vanessa Matthews.

Vanessa is a Mindset, Business & Life Coach, author, public speaker and founder of The Housewife Revolution. I help wifepreneurs and mompreneurs find passion, purpose and fulfilment and grow businesses that make a serious contribution to the family finances.

Facebook Group / FacebookWebsite / Instagram / Twitter

Connect with Dana: Instagram / The Boss Mom Facebook community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
  2. Tap the Search tab.
  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
  5. Tap the album art for the podcast.
  6. Tap the Reviews tab.
  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.
Jan 17, 2017

Social Media Smorgasbord - Dana & NJ. In this episode, Dana and NJ go deep into the basics of social media, what platforms to live on and tools they use for scheduling posts. This episode is sponsored by Pierce Social.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Facebook from a business angle.
  • If This Than That recipe.
  • Tools that you can use to schedule.
  • API access and what it is.
  • How to decide what social media platforms to be on.
  • Algorithms changes and how it's changing what we see on social media.
  • Getting people on your list and why it's important.
  • The Boss Mom Facebook group.
  • Hashtags defined by Dana.

Our Podcast Sponsor: Pierce Social

Is social media management a huge time suck for you? Pierce Social's free 5 Day Challenge is designed to help you reduce the time spent on your social media marketing tasks & create a system for managing it. This challenge includes a free Trello board. Get her free challenge NOW!

Pierce Social is also sharing the love and offering the Boss Mom listeners a 40% discount on her NEW workbook through February 10th. They can use the discount code BOSSMOM.

Recommended links and resources:

*Affiliate links present

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • You don't have to be on every single platform. - NJ
  • Social media platforms are business. - Dana
  • Think about posting pins as a Google search. - NJ

Connect with Dana & NJ

Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

NJ : Website / Instagram (her total happy place)

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
  2. Tap the Search tab.
  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
  5. Tap the album art for the podcast.
  6. Tap the Reviews tab.
  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both of us hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

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