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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.

Oct 1, 2020

Shinah is a whiskey-loving, curse-word slinging, Harvard-trained former corporate attorney who left everything behind to find her passion. 


Shinah spent her entire life on the straight, "proper" path. She went to an Ivy League college, then a prestigious Law School, then worked her butt off as a corporate attorney for a big international law firm.


But, after one too many days of uninspiring work and nights of sleeping under her desk, she decided she had to reclaim her life! She quit her corporate law job and explored so many creative avenues - knitting, woodworking, drawing, graphic design. But CALLIGRAPHY is what she fell in love with.


Shinah needed plenty of inspiration along the way, but the usual sugary, fluffy stuff about beauty and dreams didn't reflect what she was really feeling. So she created Crooked Calligraphy to spread creativity, courage and honest, gritty life inspiration through calligraphy.


Crooked Calligraphy has worked with huge brands like Disney, Anthropologie, Jo Malone, and Dom Perignon, but Shinah’s favorite work is teaching calligraphy and encouraging her students to look at their fears in the face and move toward a life that will make them happy.


This week on the Get Paid Podcast, Shinah joins us to chat about how she gave up her career as a lawyer to start her calligraphy business, being a model minority, and what a professional calligrapher makes.


“I had to do all of the exploration, the trying, the failing, and the learning along the way in order to be ready for calligraphy.” — SHINAH CHANG


This Week on the Get Paid Podcast

  • What a professional calligrapher makes [04:51]
  • "Tiger moms" [09:44]
  • Being the model minority [15:50]
  • Burning out and quitting her job as a lawyer [31:35]
  • Finding and monetizing calligraphy [40:24]
  • Creating and launching her first online course [48:56]


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