100 episodes

The podcast for brave creatives who live in a world that wants you to play it safe.

It's time to face facts: You are an indestructible woman fused with super powers that defy convention. Am I right? If so, then this podcast is for you!

In Play It Brave, D'Arcy Benincosa dives in deep to her wit and wisdom to teach you about creative a life full of mindset, money, and marketing miracles! Let's get started!

Play It Brave Podcast D'Arcy Benincosa

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 164 Ratings

The podcast for brave creatives who live in a world that wants you to play it safe.

It's time to face facts: You are an indestructible woman fused with super powers that defy convention. Am I right? If so, then this podcast is for you!

In Play It Brave, D'Arcy Benincosa dives in deep to her wit and wisdom to teach you about creative a life full of mindset, money, and marketing miracles! Let's get started!

    4 Tips to 4 Million: How to Reach Your Version of Wealth

    4 Tips to 4 Million: How to Reach Your Version of Wealth

    Over the past 9 years as an entrepreneur I’ve slowly built my empire and made 4 million dollars and counting… The truth is, I’m not on a fast track to growth that it often seems many entrepreneurs get a first class ticket to. My path to the millionaire benchmark was in fact slow, but oh so sweet. In this episode I’m sharing my top four tips to reaching your version of wealth, and how you, too can build a business to build a beautiful life.

    • 42 min
    Get Off the Marketing Hamster Wheel & Scale with Facebook Ads

    Get Off the Marketing Hamster Wheel & Scale with Facebook Ads

    Tired of spending hours upon hours creating content and dancing for likes with little to show for it? We all love to complain about the algorithm, but what if I told you there’s a better way? Dive into this episode with my friend, past coaching client, and fellow photographer, Heather Anderson, while we chat about how paid advertisement has changed our businesses for the better, and how you can too with just a few simple strategies!

    About Heather Anderson:
    Heather is a California elopement photographer, workshop host and educator with 10 years of experience. She went from a full-time teacher to a destination wedding photographer (just like me!), and is now combining both passions to help photographers build their businesses with proven marketing strategies.

    SHOW NOTES: https://darcybenincosa.com/play-it-brave/heather-anderson

    • 33 min
    5 Things You Can Do to Recession-Proof Your Business

    5 Things You Can Do to Recession-Proof Your Business

    I’ve read all the things on the internet about an impending recession. But what if your mindset was RECESSION PROOF. What if your business was so intentional and systematic that no economic event could touch it with a ten foot pole? 
    Successful people beat the odds all the time. Do you have what it takes to be someone who constantly proves the naysayers wrong?
    Anything is possible when you believe it. When you embody it. When you show up and do it. Hit play to hear my top 5 things you can do to recession-proof your business.
    SHOW NOTES: https://darcybenincosa.com/play-it-brave/recession-proof

    • 42 min
    From Fireman to Passionate Photographer: How Ryan Ray Built a Beautiful Reputation

    From Fireman to Passionate Photographer: How Ryan Ray Built a Beautiful Reputation

    If marketing and sales feel slimy to you, then today’s episode will give you a fresh perspective. Ryan Ray is a former fireman turned world-renowned photographer with a passion for serving his people. He doesn’t rely on formulas or set strategies to grow his business. Instead, he relies on connection, relationships, and building a beautiful reputation. Tune in to hear his story on how he took his passion to serve to become a sought after destination photographer, and how you can too.
    About Ryan Ray: Ryan is a photographer based in the south and travels worldwide for the work he does. He lives in Texas with his wife Cary and boys, River and Rocky. The most important things to know about him are: He loves people deeply, approaches his work with professionalism and enthusiasm, and gives God glory for enabling him, through photography, the opportunity to show others just how beautiful and unique they are.
    Show Notes: https://darcybenincosa.com/marketing/ryan-ray

    • 1 hr 4 min
    How to Raise Your Prices Without Losing Clients & Customers

    How to Raise Your Prices Without Losing Clients & Customers

    Ready to raise your prices, but worried about losing your clients and customers? Listen in on this exclusive preview of The Money Map course where I walk you through what you need to do to raise your prices with confidence (and without the bat of an eye from your clients)! Let’s get started.
    SHOW NOTES: https://darcybenincosa.com/money/how-to-raise-your-prices

    • 28 min
    Bonus Episode: Decadent Desserts with Nathan Freitas

    Bonus Episode: Decadent Desserts with Nathan Freitas

    This bonus episode combines three of my favorite things: sleeping, eating, and sexy men. Wrap yourself up and hit play while Nathan Freitas lulls you to sleep while tantalizing your senses.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
164 Ratings

164 Ratings

Ashly McCoy ,

The Best Podcast

Play it Brave is one of the best podcasts I have had the pleasure of listening to. D’Arcy does not only help you become a better photographer and business owner, but a better person. Working and challenging you from the inside out. Sharing stories from her past, her journey of healing, introducing you to so much knowledge with each episode. I am so grateful!

jen54779 ,

Helpful content and amazing guests

The podcast is great! Full of wisdom and excellent business advice for creatives. Love love love.

a.taggart ,

Best podcast!

Every episode is so valuable and inspiring! D’Arcy is honest, candid and vulnerable, all the while lovely and funny, always asking the right questions to her guests so the audience gets the most value from each episode. I come away after each one feeling inspired and excited!

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