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Visionary entrepreneurs, thought leaders and change makers can discover how to increase income and impact as Melanie Benson and her guests cover how to amplify your results and achieve more of your bold goals.
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May 28, 2018

Your brand is the first impression a potential client experiences about you and your work. Does it really reflect your authentic message? Does it attract (or repel) your best clients? There are a few tricks to creating a compelling, attractive brand that inspires your target audience to work with you.

Branding expert Kristie Keever joins me on episode 76 of Amplify Your Success Podcast to share some of her years of branding both big and small businesses. She’s a treasure trove of amazing wisdom when it comes to marketing and success!

Key Takeaways

  • Discover the key steps someone can take to become an influencer through their brand.
  • The essential branding step you need to take, whether you are just getting started or a seasoned business owner.
  • What owning a business for a while teaches you about identifying your ideal clients – before you discover you are a bad fit for each other.
  • A few insider secrets about being an introvert and a brand influencer.

About the Guest:

Kristie Keever is a brand and business strategist who helps creates powerful brands for women on a mission to build an empire with impact. She’s specializes in helping women stand out and stay out in a sea of same-ness by creating smart strategies, engaging stories to attract a tribe and a signature style that others can’t help but take notice.

Kristie brings over 20 years of brand and business building experience. Her mission is to create clarity from the complicated and to empower women to be seen in a way that makes them shine like the star that they are.

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May 21, 2018

Procrastination is a sign you are out of alignment, or stuck in needing to know how to do something. One of the fastest ways to get yourself out of procrastination or burnout is through taking inspired action to grow your small business.

In episode 75 of Amplify Your Success Podcast, discover five ways that inspired action can help you achieve goals you feel stuck around, and how it’s the key to higher levels of productivity and motivation as a business leader.

Key Takeaways

  • The difference between power and force in your efforts (and why one is not sustainable and can cause you to feel overwhelmed!)
  • The trick to taking inspired actions to achieve your “flow state” which is when any activity starts to feel effortless.
  • Why when you imagine growing your small business bigger you talk yourself out of it or believe it would be too hard.
  • A myth about success and doing what you love (and the improved mantra that can make you feel unstoppable.)
  • How inspired ideas with fast action can be the key to getting any daunting project or idea off the ground.

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May 11, 2018

: LinkedIn is a powerful social media platform – but to unlock the riches in this tool you’ll need to approach connections very differently than Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms.

My friend Melonie Dodaro, best-selling author of the LinkedIn Unlocked book, joins me on episode 74 of Amplify Your Success Podcast to share some of her best strategies for connecting with and converting leads into happy clients.

 

Key Takeaways

  • If you’ve ever wondered if LinkedIn is right for your marketing efforts, Melonie shares the big difference between it and Facebook or Instagram
  • Melonie shares a big pet peeve of people reaching out to her on LinkedIn (and it gets an automatic “delete”)
  • We’ll cover the three most important steps to take when using LinkedIn for prospecting and lead generation
  • Plus Melonie maps out her simple to use LinkedIn connection process

About the Guest:

Melonie Dodaro is a preeminent authority on social selling and LinkedIn. She helps individuals and businesses build authority, credibility, and trust, and ultimately increase sales and revenue.

She’s received worldwide media coverage including being interviewed on ABC, Inside Edition, CBC, CTV, NY Post, The Toronto Star, Global News, The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, The Toronto Sun, Inc. Magazine and many more.

Melonie is the author of LinkedIn Unlocked and The LinkedIn Code. Plus, she teaches her proprietary methods through online programs, seminars, consulting, and ‘done-for-you’ services.

Melonie Dodaro is a globally renowned keynote speaker on LinkedIn and social selling, addressing conference and corporate audiences across Europe and North America. She’s also a contributing author for Social Media Examiner, LinkedIn Sales Solutions Blog, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog, Social Media Today and Canadian Business Journal.

Melonie is a dual citizen of Canada and the UK, and recently relocating to Amsterdam, Netherlands from British Columbia, Canada.

Connect with Melonie Dodaro

Visit Melonie’s Website Here 

Get Melonie’s new book, LinkedIn Unlocked

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May 7, 2018

Trying to stand out so you can attract your best clients as a service provider can sometimes feel like you are running a marathon – and falling behind.

But when you build an authority platform you’ll find that your marketing performs better, your ideal clients hire you faster AND you will open the door to coveted opportunities.

My friend Michael Neeley, host of Authority Blueprint Live and the podcast Consciously Speaking, joins me on episode 73 of Amplify Your Success Podcast to reveal the secret to accelerating growth by establishing credibility.

 

Key Takeaways

  • What an authority platform is, and how it is your secret weapon for increasing influence and income.
  • How Michael’s career in jousting and sword-fighting helped him become a major influencer in the coaching world.
  • Michael’s top “authority platforms” that establish your credibility and level up your influence fast.
  • A stellar authority building strategy that Michael believes that every coach, healer, emerging business leader and service based business owner needs.
  • Plus, Michael demonstrates how to establish your credibility in two minutes.

About the Guest:

Michael Neeley is a mentor and business strategist for visionary solopreneurs. He is a former professional actor and medieval knight, an author and speaker, and he hosts the podcasts Consciously Speaking, Buy This – Not That, and co-hosts Something to Wine About with Melanie Benson.

His passion is waking people up, and he does it by coaching heart-centered entrepreneurs in finding their gift, growing their voice, and stepping into the spotlight in a big way.

Michael is also a mindset master with a gift for helping people to get out of their own way. If you’re tired of being the best-kept secret – Michael is your guy.

Connect with Michael Neeley

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