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Business Unveiled: Expert Tips and Secrets from Top Creative Industry Professionals

Business Unveiled is a podcast helping people in the creative industry refine their skills and grow their business. In every episode, you’ll be taken behind the scenes of the creative industry with celebrity wedding planner, entrepreneur, and productivity consultant Angela Proffitt as she shares her experiences in running a high profile event and design company around that world. There's nothing Angela and her team haven't seen before, and you'll get to listen to what she's experienced, how she got through it, and what she learned along the way. Business Unveiled is the go to podcast for anyone who wants to develop a productive and profitable business in the creative industry. For more helpful tips, visit www.angelaproffitt.com.
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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 30, 2018

The Creative Life of Business Experience   

   

In this episode, Angela and Meghan discuss:  

·        Giving back to your community.  

·        How technology has changed business.  

·        Understanding the benefits of websites.  

·        How loving what you do impacts your overall fulfillment.  

·        The invaluable merit of experience.  

Key Takeaways:  

·        Creative minds should strive to embrace learning and education for business.  

·        Having a niche sets you apart and helps reach new audiences.   

·        Strategists are fantastic resources for growing your business. 

·        It’s okay to step outside your business and try new things and take new opportunities.   

  

   

"We have been in the trenches with you." — Meghan Ely  

  

  

Connect with Angela Proffitt Client & Communication Specialist:  

  

Get your free wedding website at https://www.zola.com/angelaproffitt  

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/angelaproffitt/  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngelaProffittLLC/  

Website: www.AngelaProffitt.com  

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/aproffitt/  

YouTube: Angela Proffitt  

Twitter: @AngelaProffitt_  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelaproffittLLC/  

  

  

Connect with Meghan Ely:   

Twitter: @ofdconsulting  

Instagram: @ofdconsulting  

Website: ofdconsulting.com    

LinkedIn: ofdconsulting 

  

  

Show notes by show producer: Laura Gray  

  

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it.   

Oct 23, 2018

Quality Experiences for a Quality Life  

   

In this episode, Angela and Leah discuss:  

·        How prior careers give strengths to new business building.  

·        Understanding the pros of non-refundable deposits.  

·        Making the time for your clients to give them quality experiences. 

·        The creative expression in finding your brand.  

·        Venues and organization for location. 

·        Pop-up shops. 

Key Takeaways: 

-Business building is always a learning process, regardless of your background.  

·        Research is a core principal to a happy and healthy business.  

·        Making good connections with venues can shape the entire experience.  

·        Helping your clients build a good understanding of their budget allows for trust and better planning.  

  

   

"There are so many things coming at you, but you have to take a breath and then go step by step." — Leah Weinberg  

  

  

Connect with Angela Proffitt Client & Communication Specialist:  

  

Get your free wedding website at https://www.zola.com/angelaproffitt  

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/angelaproffitt/  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngelaProffittLLC/  

Website: www.AngelaProffitt.com  

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/aproffitt/  

YouTube: Angela Proffitt  

Twitter: @AngelaProffitt_  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelaproffittLLC/  

  

  

Connect with Leah Weinberg:   

Twitter: @Colorpopevents    

Facebook: @Colorpopevents 

Website: www.colorpopevents.com    

Instagram: @Colorpopevents    

  

   

Show notes by show producer: Laura Gray  

  

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it.   

Oct 16, 2018

Know Your Worth, Marketing with Media  

   

In this episode, Angela and Matt Andrews discuss:  

·        How the introduction of social media has changed the process of learning and making connections in the creative world.  

·        How do you pick the best person for the job you are looking to have done, what kind of research you should do to make the best choices.   

·        How social media has affected the marketing of businesses with creative aspects, how to demonstrate the need for your company and its services in your social media marketing.   

·        Understanding how pricing changes with the increase of demand for services. Knowing how marketing improves this demand.  

Key Takeaways:  

·        Social media is shaping how we advertise our businesses as creatives. It has changed how we approach, explain and market our skills.  

·        Learning how to maintain deadlines and make sure that those deadlines are met is critical for the relationship between you and your clients.   

·        Time blocking allows you to maintain a schedule that is doable and helps to prevent burnout while keeping deadlines and producing quality work. 

·        Know your own value. Don’t be afraid to voice your worth and show that your service is the best there is to offer. Be confident!  

  

   

"You’ve gotta be positive!" — Matt Andrews 

  

  

Connect with Angela Proffitt Client & Communication Specialist:  

  

Get your free wedding website at https://www.zola.com/angelaproffitt  

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/angelaproffitt/  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngelaProffittLLC/  

Website: www.AngelaProffitt.com  

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/aproffitt/  

YouTube: Angela Proffitt  

Twitter: @AngelaProffitt_  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelaproffittLLC/  

  

  

Connect with [Guest]:   

Instagram: @mattandrewsphoto   

Website: Nashvilleweddingphotography.com & Mattandrewsphotography.com 

  

   

Show notes by show producer: Laura Gray 

  

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

Oct 9, 2018

Creative Business Models and the Power in Knowledge  

   

In this episode, Angela and Kelly discuss:  

·        Embracing the Entrepreneur lifestyle, knowing when to take the leap of faith on your journey to your dream business.  

·        ROI, learning about Return on Investment, and how to educate and explore the creative mind while growing your business. 

·        Finding your passion in business and the benefits to starting a business. Knowing how to balance that passion and the mechanics of a keeping a business. 

·        Establishing your role with your clients, transparency with what your business offers and how this will benefit their desires. How this communication will help prevent burnout. 

·        How social media can affect the expectations of your business and knowing how to lead your clients through the processes to create their desired experience.  

Key Takeaways:  

·        Be aware of the possibility of burnout. Take care of your creativity and passion by balancing your work and being self-aware. 

·        You never stop learning. There is always a new, fresh perspective on an aspect of your business that you can learn about. This will help you to better present your business, work with your employees, and improve the experience of your clients. 

·        The effects of social media have shaped the desires and hopes of clients, creating a chance for growth in businesses. Be open minded and embrace the ideas presented to you. 

·        It’s important to understand the numbers in business, so that you are charging appropriately for your services. This will maintain a steady and healthy growth of the company.    

  

   

"Everybody can be a business person if you want to be." — Kelly Perry  

  

  

Connect with Angela Proffitt Client & Communication Specialist:  

  

Get your free wedding website at https://www.zola.com/angelaproffitt  

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/angelaproffitt/  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngelaProffittLLC/  

Website: www.AngelaProffitt.com  

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/aproffitt/  

YouTube: Angela Proffitt  

Twitter: @AngelaProffitt_  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelaproffittLLC/  

  

  

Connect with Guest:   

Twitter:   @TeamFlower 

Instagram: @TeamFlower   

Website: TeamFlower.org 

Podcast:   All In Podcast 

Conference: Team Flower Conference 

 

 

Show notes by show producer: Laura Gray  

  

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it.

Oct 2, 2018

The Power of Simplifying and Networking 

  

In this episode, Angela and Chelsea discuss: 

-Simplifying and automating in the wedding industry.

-Using the grid method to figure out what to outsource. There is a benefit to letting go. You don’t have to do everything yourself.

-The importance of digitizing to make sure your clients can be taken care of should anything happen.

-The power of in-person relationships in a digitized media world. 

Key Takeaways: 

-Evaluate everything – where are you struggling, what tasks do you procrastinate – and figure out what can be outsourced or automated.

-Step back, get organized, and think ahead. Don’t try and do everything in one fell swoop.

-To build your workflows, just write down what you’re doing on a project.

-Find conference options that focus on what you want to learn more of, no matter where you live, and take advantage of the networking sessions. 

  

  

"Having systems in place – it changes everything." — Chelsea B. Foster 

  

  

Connect with Angela Proffitt Client & Communication Specialist: 

  

Get your free wedding website at https://www.zola.com/angelaproffitt 

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/angelaproffitt/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngelaProffittLLC/ 

Website: www.AngelaProffitt.com 

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/aproffitt/ 

YouTube: Angela Proffitt 

Twitter: @AngelaProffitt_ 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelaproffittLLC/ 

  

  

Connect with Chelsea B. Foster:  

Instagram: @chelseabfoster 

Facebook: Chelsea B Foster 

Website:  TheEmpoweredBossLab.com 

Show: Burnout-Proof Your Biz 

  

  

  

Show notes by show producer: Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie 

  

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it.  

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