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We’re buying out of the ad industry boys’ club. Hosted by Cornett owner Christy Hiler, Own It lifts up the stories of women and nonbinary ad agency owners: their challenges, their successes, and their goals for the industry. We’re aiming to start a movement—because you don’t have the power until you own it.

Own It Marketing Podcast Network

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

We’re buying out of the ad industry boys’ club. Hosted by Cornett owner Christy Hiler, Own It lifts up the stories of women and nonbinary ad agency owners: their challenges, their successes, and their goals for the industry. We’re aiming to start a movement—because you don’t have the power until you own it.

    How Erin Creaney and Tammy Brody of Good Day Collective, Own It

    How Erin Creaney and Tammy Brody of Good Day Collective, Own It

    On this week's episode of Own It, we’re talking to Erin Creaney and Tammy Brody of Good Day Collective. They describe the agency as the non-agency agency. That means clients get talent customized for their unique challenges without the overhead of a holding company or big agency. 
    We talked about their model, their journey to ownership and, of course, the challenge we face in putting more women in the role of agency ownership in the advertising business. 
    It’s always a joy to learn from smart, innovators in the space. Enjoy this conversation with Erin Creaney and Tammy Brody.
    Thanks for listening to this episode of OWN IT with Erin Creaney and Tammy Brody of Good Day Collective. You can find links to their LinkedIn profiles and the agency website in our show notes at untilyouownit.com. 
    If you’re enjoying Own It, please find it on your favorite podcast app and drop us a rating and review. Those help more people discover the show and join our community. 
    Also, if you’re a female or non-binary agency owner, or you want to own an agency someday, join our growing community at that same address … untilyouownit.com.

    • 35 min
    How Julia Beardwood and Sarah Williams of Beardwood & Co., Own It

    How Julia Beardwood and Sarah Williams of Beardwood & Co., Own It

    On this week's episode of Own It, we’re talking to Julia Beardwood and Sarah Williams from Beardwood & Co. Julia started the agency almost 20 years ago after time at P&G both on the brand side, and serving them at an agency. And Sarah, though she was one of the first employees, just took over ownership from Julia. 
    The firm was born from a dissatisfaction with existing agency models. The agency aimed to accelerate growth for existing brands and create mighty new ones. And have they!
    We talked about their respective journeys and perspectives on the agency world. And, of course, we talked about the challenge of closing the gender gap in agency ownership.
    You’ll so enjoy this conversation. We know we did.
    Thanks for listening to this episode of OWN IT with Julia Beardwood and Sarah Williams from Beardwood & Co. You can find links to their LinkedIn profiles and the agency website in our show notes at untilyouownit.com. 
    If you’re enjoying Own It, please find it on your favorite podcast app and drop us a rating and review. Those help more people discover the show and join our community. 
    Also, if you’re a female or non-binary agency owner, or you want to own an agency someday, join our growing community at that same address … untilyouownit.com.

    • 48 min
    How Kelly Bayett of Love Song & Barking Owl, Owns It!

    How Kelly Bayett of Love Song & Barking Owl, Owns It!

    On this week's episode of Own It, we’re talking to Kelly Bayett from Love Song and Barking Owl. She owns not one, but two audio production companies. Her work has touched many aspects of the advertising and agency world, so she not only has the ownership experience to share, but a unique perspective on the greater advertising world.
    We talked about her inspirations and challenges along the way to own two companies, her perspective on the advertising business and how the music business compares, and, of course, her thoughts on closing the gap in agency ownership. This was such a fun conversation. We're sure you’ll enjoy it as much as we did.
    Thanks for listening to this episode of OWN IT with Kelly Bayett from Love Song and Barking Owl. You can find links to her LinkedIn profile and the production companies websites in our show notes at untilyouownit.com. 
    If you’re enjoying Own It, please find it on your favorite podcast app and drop us a rating and review. Those help more people discover the show and join our community. 
    Also, if you’re a female or non-binary agency owner, or you want to own an agency someday, join our growing community at that same address … untilyouownit.com.

    • 37 min
    How Alison Monk of Eden Collective, Owns It

    How Alison Monk of Eden Collective, Owns It

    On this week's episode of Own It, we’re talking to Alison Monk from Eden Collective. Her resume is a Who’s Who of the advertising and media business. Edelman, Mercury, Price Waterhouse Cooper, Grey, Conde Naste, Merkle. That’s one of the main reasons I wanted to get her on the show … she has such a deep and wide set of experiences to share with us.
    Alison and I talked about her journey to ownership, her vast experiences and influencers and, of course, what she thinks needs to happen to get more women in the position of agency ownership.
    Get out your notebooks. There’s a lot to learn here today.
    Thanks for listening to this episode of OWN IT with Alison Monk from Eden Collective.
    You can find links to her LinkedIn profile and the agency website in our show notes at untilyouownit.com. 
    If you’re enjoying Own It, please find it on your favorite podcast app and drop us a rating and review. Those help more people discover the show and join our community. 
    Also, if you’re a female or non-binary agency owner, or you want to own an agency someday, join our growing community at that same address … untilyouownit.com.

    • 42 min
    How Christine Olivas of No Single Individual, Owns It

    How Christine Olivas of No Single Individual, Owns It

    To kick off 2024 on OWN IT, we’re talking to Christine Olivas of No Single Individual. Her firm bolts on strategy to other agencies, but she has a wealth of experience across nearly every vertical you can think of. She’s also a 2023 Stevie Award winner which is an award for women in business.  
    We talked about her journey, her experiences working at and with agencies, and of course, we heard her perspective on closing the gender gap in agency ownership in our industry. 
    I so enjoy hearing the perspectives from super smart leaders out there like Christine. I think you’ll enjoy hers today. 
    Thanks for listening to this episode of OWN IT with  Christine Olivas of No Single Individual. You can find links to her LinkedIn profile and the agency website in our show notes at untilyouownit.com.
    If you’re enjoying Own It, please find it on your favorite podcast app and drop us a rating and review. Those help more people discover the show and join our community. 
    Also, if you’re a female or non-binary agency owner, or you want to own an agency someday, join our growing community at that same address … untilyouownit.com.

    • 33 min
    How Tevis Houston of Friends Everywhere, Owns It

    How Tevis Houston of Friends Everywhere, Owns It

    On this episode of OWN IT, we’re talking to Tevis Houston of Friends Everywhere. Her creative studio is a little over a year old and  helps brands connect with their communities through what she calls transformative visual storytelling and seasonal campaigns. She has a lot of experience and work in the fashion and youth culture spaces and has driven award-winning work for brands like Levi’s, Vans, Spanx and Roxy. 
    We talked about her journey, how she’s built a strong professional network, her thoughts on measuring success, and of course, what we can do to close the gap in agency ownership among women.
    We loved this episode for lots of reasons and learned so much. We know you will, too.
    Thanks for listening to this episode of OWN IT with Tevis Houston of Friends Everywhere. You can find links to her LinkedIn profile and the agency website in our show notes at untilyouownit.com.
    If you’re enjoying Own It, please find it on your favorite podcast app and drop us a rating and review. Those help more people discover the show and join our community. 
    Also, if you’re a female or non-binary agency owner, or you want to own an agency someday, join our growing community at that same address … untilyouownit.com.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

JillyDV ,

So helpful!

As an independent PR practitioner blessed with a growing business and evolving toward an agency, I learn something on every episode! I’m thrilled to be a part of this community of smart women owners!

kmaddie924 ,

Great show!

Great show with great conversation with a great mission. Love listening to these women!

Kmaddie923 ,

Big FAN

I am such a big fan of this podcast and the mission behind it! Such great conversations.

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