Hi, I'm Melanie! I built my business at my kitchen table, on the couch, and basically anywhere I had wifi. I had no background in social media, no network marketing experience, and no idea what I was doing.6 years later, I have created a substantial income for my family through blogging, Facebook, Instagram, and creating value to support others in reaching their health, fitness and business goals.My mission is to provide you content to help you so that you can reach success faster without having to reinvent the wheel!
Would you believe me that the fourth quarter is actually the BEST time to build your business? We know with all the holidays coming up, you may feel sluggish and want to give up. But, I am not going to let you give up. Tune in for Melanie's top tips for finishing 2019 strong!
It is officially October 1st; The Last 90 Days of 2019. Let's talk friends. We are going to get clear on what works and what does not work. In the month of October, what are you business goals? We are going to make sure those goals are specific.
Are you guilty of waiting to get to your comfortable point and just stopping? Let's take a step back and take a look at the bigger picture. It is not about getting to the goal that makes us that person, it is actually showing up today, and being the person you want to be. Melanie walks us through an activity that she does weekly and shows us how it helps us be the person we want to be.
Apply the SLIGHT EDGE. It is ALL about the small daily choices you make that will bring you closer or further away from where YOU want to be. You will quickly realize that you have to adjust your strategy and guarding your energy.
On this week’s episode we are going to talk abut organization, priorities, and scarifies. We are also going to talk about what is actually looks like to grow your own six figure business. Melanie shares what she would do if she had to start her business over today. Listen in to find out what she would she do differently.
Melanie digs deep into how network marketing can bring in the 6 or 7 figure income, but only if you have the right mindset. Melanie has been in this situation before; starting her business from the bottom up. She doesn't want you to feel lost, or hopeless. This week, Melanie is here for you, shes here for your business.
Chic Influencer information:
Katy Ursta instagram: @katy_ursta
Courtney Elmer Talks about:
The Surprising Truth About “Work-Life Balance”:
The reason it's so hard to find "balance," and why chasing after it is a waste of time
Discover what balance actually IS (and what it's not)
Learn the 3 simple steps you must take if you want to cultivate true balance in your life
The 3 Massive Mistakes Even Smart People Make That Keep Them Stuck, Stressed, and Spinning Their Wheels:
Discover the 3 hidden causes of stress that are keeping you stuck
Learn how to get "unstuck" and out of the gap between where you are and where you want to be, so you can start feeling relief from the stress and creating the success you want right now
Learn how to identify these patterns and stop them before they start so you can stay on track
Josh Coats and I are interviewing each other. Today, we are talking about obstacles, struggles, and mindsets.
Josh grew up in the church world, but gained interested in more of the music side of his faith. He wanted to always do something purpose based, but he wanted to work from home. He came up with Push Coach. Listen for more about how Josh became the successful man he is today.
We have a special guest today!! Her name is Kayse Morris, a former 8th english - language arts teacher who helps turn educators into thriving CEO teachers. She explains her ways of how she built her business from the ground up, landing her where she is today.
Podcast: The Go-Getters Podcast
As a business owner who has been a part of network marketing for 8 years, I can tell you that I'VE HEARD IT ALL! There is seriously no excuse I haven't heard before. So here's the deal: stop ghosting and remember to stay consistent in your business. Your actions speak louder than your words!
I was honored to have the opportunity to speak on the main stage at Beachbody's Coach Summit in Indianapolis this past week. I wanted to share that presentation with you today, and I promise it will resonate with you regardless of your business affiliation! Remember: everything is figure out-able.
Stephanie is a momma of 3 who has lost 80 lbs on her health and fitness journey and has a goal of taking this business full time. Hear our mentorship session with her where we chat about business, goals, and how to navigate some of the obstacles you face as a business owner. You can connect with Stephanie on IG @stephbeaulieu84
What's the first step you take when signing up a new distributor? It's important to remember that small daily actions lead to success, and overwhelming them in the beginning isn't the best path. Listen to today's episode for my tips on getting distributors starting right!
Word on the street is that being an influencer on Instagram is where it's at. But what about our old friend Facebook? Social media changes constantly, so don't let yourself get stuck in your old ways. Rmember that you need to serve, and not just sell!
Life is great at the Mitro household, but that doesn't mean there aren't obstacles headed my way! I've learned that mindset is the most powerful tool you need to make it through the messiest seasons in life. Today we discuss elevating your life by taking the wish out and putting the action in.
Tired of hearing that you need to buy followers on Instagram to grow your account? Looking for a way to connect with clients on social media instead of robots? This week is all about maintaining authenticity on Instagram. Sponsored by Chic Influencer. Find tickets for the SOS event here: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/socialoverthesummer?fbclid=IwAR3msAcPwGt2rn_Z2CKpcvHTKku_VFQFuBrDlTHVZJE6UqrvaR3P2oRZNCw
I am so excited to announce that this is our 100th episode of the Women Inspiring Women Podcast - thank you so much for being a loyal subscriber!! Listen to my message from the heart this week on taking that first step, believing in yourself, and knowing that you are worthy of success.
Trust me, friends - I am not successful because I got in early or because I have a history in marketing (I don't)! I am just a mama from a small town in PA and I am successful because I put my blinders on and do the hard work. Today I want to share some of my top tips for growing your following and increasing engagement.
As a business owner, you should approach everyday as an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life. You get to show up and inspire people to make a change and do hard things. But first you need to look at your life and ask, if you don't have the courage to overcome your roadblocks, how can you expect people to do things you're not willing to do?
Have you forgotten how important follow-ups are to your business? Follow-ups offer the opportunity to connect with your clients on a personal level and allow people some time to think about pulling the trigger. Remind them that the door is always open!
It's important not to burn yourself out when you're in the prime of growing your business. Today I share what works best for me to keep me feeling great when I'm tired, overwhelmed, or feeling blah. Tickets for the Rise Up Pre-Summit Event can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rise-up-pre-summit-event-tickets-60335904314
Are you speaking TO someone or AT someone with your posts? Have you checked if you're captivating your audience? Connecting to your audience in a personal way is so important for your business. This week Melanie talks to her BFF and co-founder of Chic Influencer, Katy Ursta, about rocking your social media. Tickets to the Chic Your Social event can be purchased here: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/registration-page-9784f63e-4b63-44d6-b38f-5913826f0130
Why is your product or service the best one out there? Have you started a portfolio of testimonials, or are you still trying to straight up sell? This episode is all about mastering your message to connect with your followers.
What is the best thing to do when you have a loved one that isn't supportive of your business? Sit them down and have them listen to this episode with my husband Matt! He was a staunch non-believer in the business until we set boundaries, worked on our communication, and set expectations.
Growing your Instagram is a huge pain point for many of my followers! So today I want to share some of my tips and tricks for rocking your Instagram and increasing likes, engagement, and your following.
Do you feel like you've forgotten to honor the things that are most important to you? Sometimes when we're so focused on perfecting things like social media, we forget our true priorities. Today's episode is a reminder to find balance in your life.
Our guest today is Chris Parrett! She is a 1 Star Diamond Coach, works in HR for the government, has 2 boys, is married to her husband Chris who also works for the government and she is crushing her business, her mission and her vision. She is here today to talk about believing in yourself and stopping the self-doubt. Connect with Chris on IG: @girlchris1006.
This week I was able to speak to my friend Moira Kucaba about strategies for reaching your goals on time. Moira is a Top 10 Beachbody coach who is the creator of the Rise Up Planner, designed to help you dream, plan, hustle, and win.
This week I had the honor of interviewing Niyc Pidgeon! Niyc is a business babe from the UK with a big heart, a big vision, and a big mission. In our interview, we discuss positive psychology and the hustle mindset. I can't wait to hear what you think!
Today we are talking about the one skill that people consistently have trouble mastering - self-reflection!! How can you meet and exceed past your goals while creating engagement WITHOUT selling? It's time to learn how to tell your story.
You know to lean in when things get hard - otherwise, you wouldn't be a very good business owner. But what happens when you miss your goals? Is there a difference between getting close and totally missing the mark? The answer is yes - as I always say, work until you can't do a fingernail more.
The end of the month is definitely crunch time for meeting your goals - and I want to help you crush them! By utilizing the If/Then method, you can find time in your day to meet your goals before the month is over.
Can you still build a business through social media in this day and age? I'd argue YES! It's all about content, content, content and marketing yourself to reach new clients. Today I will discuss the basics of email marketing and creating freemiums for current and future customers.
I've been in this business for 7 years now and I can tell you with honesty that the times have changed! It's no longer a sell, sell, sell world - now is the time to build trust, collaborate, and let people in.
You have to be willing to live your life like other people are not so that you can have the things you envision in a year or even five! I'm going to share some of my time blocking tips to make sure you are being efficient with your busy days. Remember that current challenge are preparing you for future successes!!
We are all going to be faced with challenges in 2019 - but how will you face them? Are you going to let your challenges propel you forward or will it be another year where you fall short of accomplishing your goals?
Finding your tribe is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your business! Learn more about square friends, plus the launch of Chic Influencer.
Here is the link to sign up for the free training on Identifying Your Gap Guide for next week: https://chicinfluencer.mykajabi.com/pl/54176
*Part 2 of the Goal Setting Series will come out next week!
You know going live is an important part of your business, but are you too afraid to do it? Today, Melanie talks to Lindsey Wheeler about her LuLaRoe business and the benefits of going live on social media. Plus, the girls challenge you to #90livesin90days!
What brings you joy during the holidays? I want you to commit to scheduling these fun events in addition to your business time. This way you'll avoid the dreaded "I could have done more" AND you'll get in some self care!
The worst thing you can do for your business is to check out now and think everything will be there waiting for you in the new year! Be the consistent voice that people see every day and become a fourth quarter warrior.
So many of my followers ask how they are supposed to build a business while working full time. Today I interviewed one of my coaches and friends Mackenzie Goss who is a full time nurse and rocking her business at the same time. She has tons of nuggets of wisdom for you!
How do you recruit rockstars for your team? You know the ones - people who are actually committed to working the business and making an income! It requires discipline and strategic posting on your part - plus, you can't be afraid to ask for a decision.
This week, Melanie is joined by Megan Weisheipl, a mom, wife, and founder of The Corporate Refugee. Megan was sick of the mom guilt and decided to leave her corporate job to start a career helping others find their life's purpose. You can read more about Megan at meganweisheipl.com.
It's not about being lucky or signing up a magical client! If you want to be successful in the world of network marketing, you need to match your enthusiasm with skill. Face yourself in the mirror and realize when you are spewing excuses.
Don't tell people what they should or shouldn't be doing. Instead, you should be inspiring people by leading - because the moment you stop leading, people will stop following. Tune in for more words of wisdom on the process of duplication.
I use social media to gain clients and grow my organization, but it's taken seven years to get to where I am today. I want to share some tips with you on gaining influencer status from scratch! Are you trying to convince people or are you leading by example?
Have you solidified your brand on Instagram? Do you know the difference between IG stories and your feed? Growing your IG account takes hard work, consistency, dedication, and a whole lot of trial and error.
What goes in your feed and what goes in your Instagram stories? How important is your brand when it comes to IG? Be prepared for some truth bombs and tough love ahead as we get your Instagram into tip top shape.
It's time for a little self reflection - have you forgotten to bring the passion? Have you moved into selling mode and forgotten that you are an influencer? This week we are going to discuss building belief through experience and bringing passion back into your business.
Are you making up excuses as to why you aren't reaching success? It's time for a truth talk. If you're not successful, it's because you're not doing the right activities. Don't be a collector of information!
Who are you spending your time with? The dreams and the believers, or the complainers who are looking for validation as to why they can't be successful? Remember that you are the sum of the people you are around most often.
Some people think I have it all together - but I get nervous and anxious just like everyone else! I've actually had panic attacks since college and today I want to give you my tips and strategies for overcoming anxiety and pushing past fear.
How do you start a business? Once you figure out your vision, it's time to SHARE SHARE SHARE! Be patient and persistent. Don't fear failure. Be okay with putting yourself out there. Take action. For more tips and a 90 day challenge, tune in!!
Not sure how to rock your business when the kids are out of school and all you want to do is sit at the pool? This week, Melanie shares some of her top tips for making your time count during the summer months.
Are you underestimating what it is going to take to reach the level of success you desire? Remember that everything is happening for a reason and it's all part of your story. Today we share some of my top tips for crushing your goals!
The number one topic I am always asked about is "How did you get Matt on board with your business?" So today we are finishing up our Spouse Support series and you will hear from both Matt and I on how our relationship has evolved since starting the business.
I don't believe in having a perfectly balanced life. You need to make conscious decisions about how and where you are spending your time, as well as who you are spending it with. Think about the bigger picture and remember that communication is key.
Are you stuck in a rut where you're arguing with your spouse because they're not on board with your business? Today I'm sharing my top tips for communicating your goals with your significant other so that they can understand why you are so passionate!
In today's episode we are going to talk about creating rituals for success. I am going to share my rituals and habits plus how I prioritize my day! Join the discussion, ask questions and let me know what resonates most with you!!!
Times are changing and you need to get with it if you want to continue to grow and build your business! This week, get some of Melanie's top tips for conquering social media's latest trend - Instagram stories.
How can I use storytelling to grow my business? This week, Melanie sits down with entrepreneur (and BFF) Katy Ursta to talk storytelling and how to use it to connect and build trust with your audience.
You cannot run if you don't learn to rest! This week's episode is about creating pauses in your business so that you can enjoy all that you've worked for. Remember that you don't have to work 24/7 - your relationships are important!!
Today we talk about not getting distracted by the noise of social media in order to move your business forward. There's a lot of chatter out there which can be distracting and it can take you away from the business activities that will actually move you forward!!
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. That's how it works for your meal planning AND your business! Today we talk about some of the most important tasks to do each and every day to move your business forward.
Farin Doran is a 1 Star Diamond Coach with Team Beachbody who hates talking about goals. But this girl knows what to do to make it happen!! Tune in to hear how Farin takes advantage of training, focuses on her tribe, talks accountability with her spouse, and more.
This episode is part of our Owning Your Success (OYS) series.
What does success actually look like to you? It's going to be hard, and the times are going to get tough. At the end of the day, it's all about the things that happen behind the scenes - the daily activities of true grit that make it happen. #OYFS
Are you guilty of creating a game plan at the beginning of the year and slowly but surely forgetting about those goals as the year goes on? Don't make excuses or become paralyzed by fear - it's time to take action.
In this episode, Melanie goes through exactly how to connect your own personal product story and belief to your customers in order to grow your business. Use these simple steps to improve your success rate.
Nothing is ever going to be handed to you on a silver platter. There is no magic pill to build a successful business! Tune in today to hear Melanie's top 7 habits for building your business successfully.
Resistance and tension is what promotes growth. Living in your comfort zone will not challenge you but when you focus on breathing through the uncomfortable moments that is where growth happens. Being stretched and challenged is not a bad thing at all.
This one goes out to all the mommas who are busy raising kids while building their businesses! Don't let the highlight reel make you feel bad about yourself - we're all in this together.
For more information and podcast info, visit melaniemitro.com/podcast.