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Claire Pelletreau was just starting to grow her side business as a Facebook ad and marketing consultant when her full-time job disappeared. Desperate to land enough clients just to pay the bills, she was disappointed at how difficult it was to find real tactical advice that would help actually her get paid month to month. The Get Paid Podcast is Claire’s attempt to pull back the curtain on the reality of running an online business. All these people pulling in “six figures” - how are they ACTUALLY doing it? What kind of money do they take home after expenses? What are those expenses, anyway? Are they truly “solopreneurs” or are they supported by a team? What does that team do for them? How are they marketing their offerings and growing their lists? How long did it take to get to where they are? You’ll discover how different entrepreneurs get paid and what it costs them to bring in that money.

May 11, 2023

Tune into one of our most powerful podcast episodes featuring the founders of Marvelous and And She Coaching Co., Jeni Barcelos and Sandy Connery. Despite starting in different industries, Jeni as an attorney and Sandy in footwear and gait analysis, they bonded as the only two women in a tech course with 600 participants. Together, they faced countless obstacles such as securing investors, dealing with copycats, and even running two companies with long COVID before it was widely known. In this powerful interview, Jeni and Sandy share their inspiring story of building their businesses and overcoming adversity in a male-dominated industry. Don't miss their incredible journey of tenacity and resilience.

This Week on the Get Paid Podcast:

  • How Sandy and Jeni combined their very different personalities and ways of seeing the world to become successful and supportive business partners

  • How they navigated the traumatic process of securing investors and raising funds in a male dominated industry 

  • The impact of COVID and quarantine on their business and the process of receiving thousands upon thousands of urgent customer service requests

  • How long COVID affected Jeni at a time when no one really understood what long COVID was 

  • What a 22 staff hire in 3 weeks looks like for a small tech company

  • Why a company doing exceptionally well applied for Get Paid Marketing 

  • The power of really personalized ads consulting and 1:1 support even when your business is thriving

  • The commotion with Silicon Valley Bank closing down

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Now, it’s time to go get yourself paid.