17 episodes

I’m your host, Marisa, founder of Quill & Co design and mentor and educator for other designers just like you.
Step into clarity with me as I have candid conversations about both the growth and the goof ups of navigating this wild ride of online business.

Step Into Clarity Marisa Messick

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

I’m your host, Marisa, founder of Quill & Co design and mentor and educator for other designers just like you.
Step into clarity with me as I have candid conversations about both the growth and the goof ups of navigating this wild ride of online business.

    Building the Foundation For the Next Version of Quill & Co: Podcast Season 1 Finale with my Q2 Recap!

    Building the Foundation For the Next Version of Quill & Co: Podcast Season 1 Finale with my Q2 Recap!

    This is season 1’s last episode!
    While I was looking back on the podcast’s analytics it became apparent to me that you guys LOVED the Q1 recap back in Episode 07. So I thought I’d end season 1 with a bang and recap a bit of Q2 here at Quill and Co.

    • 15 min
    When your Self-Esteem Controls your Life and Your Business with Krista Walsh

    When your Self-Esteem Controls your Life and Your Business with Krista Walsh

    I am excited for you to hear this week’s episode with Krista Walsh. Krista is a website copywriter and strategist for client-based businesses, which means that she writes your website so that you not only attract more clients but also the right clients, the kind who are confident they want to work with you — and won’t settle for anyone else. In this week’s episode, she gets personal and opens up about how therapy helped her validate her pain and find a way to process it. She dives deep into how it helped not only her personal life but how therapy can reshape your business and propel you forward.

    • 25 min
    Getting Paid to Learn: How White Labeling Can Save You Years of Work with Lizzy Colombo

    Getting Paid to Learn: How White Labeling Can Save You Years of Work with Lizzy Colombo

    In this week’s episode, I sit down and chat with Lizzy Colombo. She is the owner and lead designer of White Point Creative, a boutique creative agency that specializes in brag-worthy brand identities and custom Showit websites for lifestyle brands and wellness entrepreneurs. We talk about why white labeling is a good fit for her, how it can save you years of work when you’re starting, and how she learned the important lessons to speak up, just ask, and just go for it

    • 22 min
    Another Side of My Story: A Candid Interview with My Fiancé

    Another Side of My Story: A Candid Interview with My Fiancé

    In this week's episode, I sit down with my partner in life and in business; my fiancé Danny! After a poll on Instagram, you all wanted to hear more from him. I forced him to sit down with me and chat for the podcast. We have a candid chat about what it's like to start and run a separate business together, how we handle both working from home, our roles in our relationship, and he answers some of your questions from Instagram.

    • 27 min
    How to Infuse your Personality, Authentically with Rachel Greiman

    How to Infuse your Personality, Authentically with Rachel Greiman

    In this week’s episode, I interview Rachel Greiman, of Green Chair Stories. She founded her company, a copywriting collective for photographers, in 2014 and is now a team of 5 writing websites, selling products, and offering coaching for photographers as well. I love Rachel’s passion for not only working alongside designers but helping them find their own voice for their copy.

    • 26 min
    Imposter Syndrome Needs a Rebrand

    Imposter Syndrome Needs a Rebrand

    In this week’s episode I wanted to chat through my own personal feelings on imposter syndrome in hope’s that it helps any fellow designers going through something similar. There’s a lot of talk in creative spaces around imposter syndrome but not enough around the root of it. I talk through how imposter syndrome shows up for me in my business, and personally, how the term itself has always felt off to me, and some steps both you and I can tackle this very real societal problem.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Krista Walsh ,

Love the honesty shared here

Such a breath of fresh air amid creative business podcasts. The guests & host share their nuanced and honest stories about navigating running an online business. Highly recommend for when you want to be reminded that there’s more beyond the highlight reel.

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