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The Independent Girls Podcast is a podcast to empower creative female entrepreneurs to feel confident making, managing and discussing money.

The Independent Girls Podcast Julia Day

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The Independent Girls Podcast is a podcast to empower creative female entrepreneurs to feel confident making, managing and discussing money.

    Creating incredible content with Michelle Gately, Founder of The Unfinished Bookshelf

    Creating incredible content with Michelle Gately, Founder of The Unfinished Bookshelf

    Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. Today my guest is Michelle Gately, business content mentor, podcaster and journalist.

    In this episode, Michelle shares how she started her career in journalism, finding her path in the business world and why great content is the key to growing your business.

    We talk about:

    - Michelle’s journey from journalist on the brink of burn out to starting her own business
    - How to create brilliant content which gets your business found
    - Why podcasting is one of the most powerful marketing tools you can utilise for your business
    - Finding your passion and building a business from it
    - Our favourite podcasts (and why The Bill is the perfect working from home TV show)!

    LINKS
    Podcast Academy: https://theunfinishedbookshelf.com/waitinglist
    Michelle's Website: theunfinishedbookshelf.com
    Follow Michelle on Instagram: instagram.com/unfinihsedbookshelf
    Content Etc. podcast: https://theunfinishedbookshelf.com/podcast
    Better Words podcast: http://www.betterwordspodcast.com/
    Predator podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/predator/id1459966557
    Shameless podcast: https://www.shamelessthepodcast.com/
    Simple SEO for small business ebook: https://theunfinishedbookshelf.com/shop/simple-seo-writing-small-business-ebook
    Evil Genius podcast: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0605sx6/episodes/downloads

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. Follow me on Instagram @independentgirlscollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Building A Community With Your Business With Jen Eastwood, Founder Of Rock Rose Digital

    Building A Community With Your Business With Jen Eastwood, Founder Of Rock Rose Digital

    Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. Today my guest is Jen Eastwood, founder of Rock Rose Digital. Jen provides freelance social media management, consultancy and copywriting for purpose-driven small businesses, and she’s bloody good at it as well.

    In this episode, Jen shares how she started Rock Rose Digital, her experience with mental health and her top tips for using social media in a way that works for you and your business.

    We talk about:
    - how going freelance helped Jen to improve her mental health
    - why community is so important when you’re self-employed
    - how to use social media to grow your business
    - why knowing who your client is is the best way to utilise social media effectively


    LINKS
    Jen’s website: https://www.rockrosedigital.co.uk/
    Jen’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rockrosedigital/

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

    • 50 min
    How coaching can help you to go from stuck to achieving your goals

    How coaching can help you to go from stuck to achieving your goals

    Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm sharing how coaching can be an incredible support in your business, what kind of things they can help with and how to find the right coach for you.

    If you'd like to hire me as your coach, click here to find out more about how I can help you achieve your version of success: https://independentgirlscollective.com/work-with-me

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

    • 14 min
    Showing up in your business with personal branding photographer and mentor, Sophie Carefull

    Showing up in your business with personal branding photographer and mentor, Sophie Carefull

    Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. Today I’m talking to Sophie Carefull, a personal branding photography and mentor for visionary entrepreneurs and soul led creatives. Sophie is such a a lovely, sunbeam of a person, we’ve been Instagram friends for a long time and worked together, and I am so thrilled to have her as a guest on the podcast today. She also has an amazing Instagram account as you would expect for a photographer, but she also shares lots of super helpful videos on IGTV to make sure your photos are as incredible as your business is like posing tips, how to look and feel confident in your photos and make them professional and interesting.

    In this episode, Sophie shares her journey into branding photography, how she overcame shyness and anxiety to truly show up in her business and how you can do the same.


    We talk about:

    - Sophie’s journey to becoming a successful, fully booked business owner
    - How to network and put yourself out there as a small business owner
    - How to feel more confident in yourself and trust your intuition
    - The advantage introverted entrepreneurs have in business

    And lots more!

    LINKS

    Follow Sophie on Instagram: instagram.com/sophiecarefull
    Sophie’s website: sophiecarefull.co.uk
    Sophie’s guide to creating gorgeous branding photos: https://sophiecarefull.co.uk/photoshoot-planning-guide
    Brand mentoring
    Yes Yes Marsha’s video about feeling less self-conscious: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75FOMy1bZWQ
    How to be more charismatic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPhNnk7MDRI
    Amy Cuddy’s TED Talk on body language: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVmMeMcGc0Y
    Enterprise Nation: https://www.enterprisenation.com/
    She Can. She Did.: https://shecanshedid.com/international-womens-day-2020-events/


    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

    • 42 min

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