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Hey my friend, and welcome to the #PrettyAwkward Entrepreneur Podcast where we talk all things entrepreneurship, marriage, personal growth and how they all intertwine.

My name is Meg and I’m a serial entrepreneur, having built three successful businesses in the last ten years. But what I’ve found? The secret to success is in the HONEST conversations we have with our fellow entrepreneurs, our partners, & our own selves.

At #PrettyAwkward Entrepreneur we are all about helping you build a business that allows you to thrive in your marriage just as much as your bank. And the kicker? Doing it in a way that’s truly unique to you AND helps you stand out from the crowd. Let’s dive in.

Connect with Me:
Over on Instagram: @meganyelaney @theprettyawkwardentrepreneur
Join my free Facebook Group: #prettyawkward Female Entrepreneurs Create Impactful Passive Income
Check out my Website www.meganyelaney.com

The #PrettyAwkward Entrepreneur Podcast Megan Yelaney

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Hey my friend, and welcome to the #PrettyAwkward Entrepreneur Podcast where we talk all things entrepreneurship, marriage, personal growth and how they all intertwine.

My name is Meg and I’m a serial entrepreneur, having built three successful businesses in the last ten years. But what I’ve found? The secret to success is in the HONEST conversations we have with our fellow entrepreneurs, our partners, & our own selves.

At #PrettyAwkward Entrepreneur we are all about helping you build a business that allows you to thrive in your marriage just as much as your bank. And the kicker? Doing it in a way that’s truly unique to you AND helps you stand out from the crowd. Let’s dive in.

Connect with Me:
Over on Instagram: @meganyelaney @theprettyawkwardentrepreneur
Join my free Facebook Group: #prettyawkward Female Entrepreneurs Create Impactful Passive Income
Check out my Website www.meganyelaney.com

    The Perspective Shift I Needed To 5X My Income

    The Perspective Shift I Needed To 5X My Income

    In this episode, Meg discusses the biggest mindset shift she needed to take with her business in order to see her income 5x in one year, especially when it comes to content.
     
    She emphasizes the need for a blend of mindset and strategy, sharing her own experience of how mindset shifts propelled her business growth. 
     
    Meg encourages listeners to envision their ideal day and the freedom they desire, reminding them of their initial reasons for starting their business. 
     
    Biz Resources
     
    →Join the 3-Day Free Challenge, Mastering Sales Through Storytelling here: https://meganyelaney.com/storytelling
     
    →Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/meganyelaney/

    • 21 min
    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Growing a new IG account to 23K followers and dealing with nasty comments online

    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Growing a new IG account to 23K followers and dealing with nasty comments online

    In this episode, Meg discusses the growth of her new Instagram account and shares three types of content that have helped her attract ideal client followers. These types include POV videos, day in the life videos, and storytelling. 
     
    Meg emphasizes the importance of relatability and vulnerability in storytelling and encourages listeners to share their truth, even if it may attract negative comments. 
     
    She also highlights the need for consistency and niche targeting in order to attract and retain followers.
     
    Biz Resources/Links Mentioned
     
    →Join the 3-Day Free Challenge, Mastering Sales Through Storytelling here: https://meganyelaney.com/storytelling
     
    →Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/meganyelaney/
     
    →POV Video example: https://www.instagram.com/reel/C4iAGOSOLg6/
     
    →Day In The Life example: https://www.instagram.com/reel/C2C25XXOa4_/?igsh=Y3VoeGY5OW5nNzhh 
     
    →Storytelling example: https://www.instagram.com/reel/Czq0oTQuBN2/?igsh=c2h6bnNjamYyb3V6 
     

    • 38 min
    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Mastering Sales Through Storytelling

    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Mastering Sales Through Storytelling

    Storytelling is the fastest way to increase trust and sales on social media. It helps people see themselves in your “before” and feel more capable to actually make a change. 
     
    But one of the biggest parts of a story that’s needed to actually sell your offer is a *pivotal moment*.
     
    In this episode I walk you through a few exercises to find what your pivotal moment should be, just in time for our 3-day Free, Mastering Sales Through Storytelling challenge, happening on April 23, 24, and 25th! Secure your spot through the link below!



    Biz Resources
     
    →Join the 3-Day Free Challenge, Mastering Sales Through Storytelling here: https://meganyelaney.com/storytelling
     
    →Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/meganyelaney/

    • 19 min
    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Changing Plans In Business & Social Media Is Fake

    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Changing Plans In Business & Social Media Is Fake

    In this episode, Meg shares her recent experiences and lessons learned after being back to work from maternity leave for one month. She discusses the importance of adaptability and discerning between discomfort with change and something not feeling right. 
     
    Meg also talks about reevaluating the rules you’re following and the value of launching in her business. She highlights the trend of sharing honest truths on social media and the power of intentional vulnerability in building authority. 
     
    Finally, she announces an upcoming free storytelling event that will help participants master sales through storytelling.



    Biz Resources
     
    →My “social media is fake” post: https://www.instagram.com/p/C4sn8KVuBB7/?img_index=1
     
    →DM me “STORYTELLING” on Instagram to get first dibs when the free challenge link drops: https://www.instagram.com/meganyelaney/
     
    →Get My Free On-Demand Training: Creating Content To Attract New Followers: https://meganyelaney.com/content-that-attracts

    • 39 min
    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Three Essential Elements For Long-Lasting Success In Entrepreneurship

    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Three Essential Elements For Long-Lasting Success In Entrepreneurship

    Welcome to episode 4 of a 4-part series, “Business Revamp: Crafting My Post-Maternity Leave Life”
     
    In this episode, Meg discusses the indicators of long-lasting success in entrepreneurship. She emphasizes the importance of adaptability and the ability to make necessary changes in response to market shifts and evolving client needs. 
     
    Meg also highlights the willingness to take calculated risks as a key trait of successful entrepreneurs. She encourages listeners to embrace change and view it as an exciting challenge rather than a burden. By adapting and taking risks, entrepreneurs can thrive in a constantly evolving business landscape. 
     
    She closes it up by discussing the importance of owning your expertise while also being willing to learn and admit what you don't know. She shares personal experiences of investing in her business and the lessons she has learned along the way. Meg emphasizes the need for entrepreneurs to adapt and evolve, as what worked in the past may not work in the future. She also highlights the value of community and the impact it can have on success.
     
    Biz Resources
     
    →Get My Free On-Demand Training: Creating Content To Attract New Followers: https://meganyelaney.com/content-that-attracts
     
    →Apply for Smart Online Success Accelerator (or DM me “SOSA” on Instagram @meganyelaney): https://meganyelaney.com/sosa
     

    • 49 min
    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Sales “Scripts” That Work (and don’t make you sound robotic)

    (STRATEGY WITH MEG) Sales “Scripts” That Work (and don’t make you sound robotic)

    Welcome to episode 3 of a 4-part series, “Business Revamp: Crafting My Post-Maternity Leave Life”
     
    Wanna skip the life update? Go right to minute 20:34 for the strategy portion of the episode.
     
    In this episode, Meg dives into the topic of sales scripts that work and don't sound robotic, emphasizing the importance of asking powerful questions and addressing objections. 
     
    Meg provides examples of ready-made replies for objections and how to tweak them for your specific business.
     
    Biz Resources
     
    →Get My Free On-Demand Training: Creating Content To Attract New Followers: https://meganyelaney.com/content-that-attracts
     
    →DM me “CLOSE FRIENDS” on Instagram to join the BTS of coming back from maternity leave: https://www.instagram.com/meganyelaney/ 

    →Apply for Smart Online Success Accelerator (or DM me “SOSA” on Instagram @meganyelaney): https://meganyelaney.com/sosa

    • 35 min

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Megan shares the truth about growing an online business and it’s so dang refreshing in the age of inflated or exaggerated results and over simplified strategy. Highly recommend.

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