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Claire Pelletreau was just starting to grow her side business as a Facebook ad and marketing consultant when her full-time job disappeared. Desperate to land enough clients just to pay the bills, she was disappointed at how difficult it was to find real tactical advice that would help actually her get paid month to month. The Get Paid Podcast is Claire’s attempt to pull back the curtain on the reality of running an online business. All these people pulling in “six figures” - how are they ACTUALLY doing it? What kind of money do they take home after expenses? What are those expenses, anyway? Are they truly “solopreneurs” or are they supported by a team? What does that team do for them? How are they marketing their offerings and growing their lists? How long did it take to get to where they are? You’ll discover how different entrepreneurs get paid and what it costs them to bring in that money.

The Get Paid Podcast: The Stark Reality of Entrepreneurship and Being Your Own Boss Claire Pelletreau

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 266 Ratings

Claire Pelletreau was just starting to grow her side business as a Facebook ad and marketing consultant when her full-time job disappeared. Desperate to land enough clients just to pay the bills, she was disappointed at how difficult it was to find real tactical advice that would help actually her get paid month to month. The Get Paid Podcast is Claire’s attempt to pull back the curtain on the reality of running an online business. All these people pulling in “six figures” - how are they ACTUALLY doing it? What kind of money do they take home after expenses? What are those expenses, anyway? Are they truly “solopreneurs” or are they supported by a team? What does that team do for them? How are they marketing their offerings and growing their lists? How long did it take to get to where they are? You’ll discover how different entrepreneurs get paid and what it costs them to bring in that money.

    Steph Crowder: Group Programs or Courses to Scale?

    Steph Crowder: Group Programs or Courses to Scale?

    Today is another deep dive with my business bestie, Steph Crowder. Steph and I decided to take our daily Voxer conversations to the podcast. We're tackling the ever-present dilemma for entrepreneurs: whether or not to focus on selling courses or group programs.
    Spoiler alert: it’s not just about the money. But the earning potential of making the right choice for you is a huge bonus. 
     
    This Week on the Get Paid Podcast:
    Courses vs. Group Programs - how to figure out which one makes sense for you
    How to launch a group program (successfully) before you think you’re “ready”
    How we built up our launch confidence and changed our relationship to the expected results 
    What most people won’t tell you about group programs and how to leverage them for optimal client success 
    When to know if 1:1 isn’t cutting it anymore for you and for your clients
    What specialities makes sense for an online course and what makes more sense for a group program
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Our coach Dielle Charon: https://diellecharon.com/   
    Connect with Steph:
    https://www.stephcrowder.com
    Courage & Clarity Podcast: https://www.stephcrowder.com/listen
    The Messy Middle Mastermind: https://courageandclarity.lpages.co/mastermind/  
    Now it’s time to GET PAID
    Thanks for tuning into the Get Paid Podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts to subscribe, rate, and leave your honest review. Connect with me on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, visit my website for even more detailed strategies, and be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media.
    Now, it’s time to go get yourself paid.

    • 50 min
    You Won't Believe How Much Kirsten Roldan Paid Herself Last Year

    You Won't Believe How Much Kirsten Roldan Paid Herself Last Year

    Kirsten Roldan, a former healthcare professional, pivoted to the online business world in 2019, rapidly transforming side hustles into a booming $350K first-year revenue. By 2023, her business was bringing in $1M. 
     
    Learn how Kirsten refined her business strategy and long list of offers to hit those coveted milestones. All while crafting a business model that also protects her peace. 
     
    This Week on the Get Paid Podcast:
    Kirsten’s transition from working in healthcare to starting her own business in 2019
    How Kirsten went from a long list of side hustles to reaching close to $350k in revenue her first year in business 
    Hitting those high revenue numbers with a small email list
    Going from $350k to over a million in a year in revenue - important lessons in keeping things simpler
    Kirsten’s stance on hiring employees vs. contractors and what she would did differently
    Why an efficient system is everything for a peaceful business that continues to scale in revenue  every year 
    Kirsten’s secret to selling via email and spending only as much time on social as you want
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Kirsten Roldan’s website: https://kirstenroldan.com/
    Kirsten’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kirstenroldan/ 
    Get the free class: The Two Simple Ads That Sell Out your Group Programs: https://clairepells.com/class   
    Now it’s time to GET PAID
    Thanks for tuning into the Get Paid Podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts to subscribe, rate, and leave your honest review. Connect with me on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, visit my website for even more detailed strategies, and be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media.
    Don’t forget to get your free access to my class, The Two Simple Ads That Sell Out Your Group Programs: https://clairepells.com/class 
    Now, it’s time to go get yourself paid
     

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Everything You Need to Launch a Low Key Evergreen Ad

    Everything You Need to Launch a Low Key Evergreen Ad

    Today, I’m aiming to demystify evergreen ads and tell you what you need to know to set up a simple ad that consistently brings in new leads to your business. If you’ve got an online product, program or service to offer and want a fresh way to get in front of new leads, then you’re getting some step-by-step ad tips today.  
     
    This Week on the Get Paid Podcast:
    What an ongoing, simple ad is and why it's good for your business
    How to set up an ad that doesn’t need your constant babysitting, starting with the right lead magnet
    Creating a landing page that converts visitors into leads
    Starting your ad budget at just $10 a day and how to adjust it from there
    Tips for creating engaging ads, whether you use images or videos
    Leveraging your email service provider to make your ad campaign smoother
    What you really need to know about your cost per lead to help grow your business
    Plus, I'm giving you a peek into my Absolute FB Ads course for those who want to dive deeper
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Get the free class: The Two Simple Ads That Sell Out your Group Programs: https://clairepells.com/class 
    ConvertKit: clairepells.com/convertkit   
    Now it’s time to GET PAID
    Thanks for tuning into the Get Paid Podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts to subscribe, rate, and leave your honest review. Connect with me on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, visit my website for even more detailed strategies, and be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media.
    Don’t forget to get your free access to my class, The Two Simple Ads That Sell Out Your Group Programs: https://clairepells.com/class 
    Now, it’s time to go get yourself paid
     

    • 22 min
    2023 Year in Review

    2023 Year in Review

    I'm kicking off the podcast in 2024 with a candid review of my last year in business. Expect a mix of successes and setbacks, as I share insights from both. I’ll tell you what went even better than I expected, including my revenue and profit. And, I’ll give you an honest look at where I really struggled and what it took to get out of my own way. 

    It's a real mix of lessons learned, so let's jump right in!


    This Week on the Get Paid Podcast:
    Why I was surprised about my business numbers even after calculating 2023 expenses
    What happened when I shifted to viewing myself as a wealthy woman 
    The transformational experience of traveling in style
    An immense appreciation for my amazing clients in Get Paid Marketing
    The journey to repositioning my programs and making my big bold claim
    Why it was important to formalize the Get Paid Marketing curriculum
    What didn’t go well last year and the common denominator
    Learning to recognize when I’m creating untrue stories about a result
    Rethinking how I look at my expenses and judge my revenue (and myself)
    Why we really can’t skimp on the support and mindset work, no matter how “experienced’ we are in business
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Get the free class: The Two Simple Ads That Sell Out your Group Programs: https://clairepells.com/class 
    Reach out to my friend and admin genius, Emylee Williams: https://www.creativescatalyst.com/services 
    Now it’s time to GET PAID
    Thanks for tuning into the Get Paid Podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts to subscribe, rate, and leave your honest review. Connect with me on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, visit my website for even more detailed strategies, and be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media.
    Don’t forget to get your free access to my class, The Two Simple Ads That Sell Out Your Group Programs: https://clairepells.com/class 
    Now, it’s time to go get yourself paid
     

    • 48 min
    Sue Mcleod: $200K a Year From Ceramic Glazing Courses

    Sue Mcleod: $200K a Year From Ceramic Glazing Courses

    After joining Get Paid Marketing, Sue McLeod transformed her ceramic glazing business from a side-hobby to a $200k p/yr business. 
    Sue McLeod is a ceramic studio technician who teaches online classes on creating your own pottery glazes. Since joining GPM, she has celebrated a sense of financial stability, a work-life balance that includes her mental health, major powerful mindset shifts about herself as a business owner, and the benefits of a strong community of entrepreneurs. 
    Enrollment for Get Paid Marketing is officially open until December 13th. Secure your spot and implement your fully optimized $50k evergreen funnel starting in January. Apply and enroll now at clairepells.com/gpm
    This Week on the Get Paid Podcast:
    Why Sue created a very specific niche teaching about pottery glazes
    How Sue reached her first $200k in business teaching people about glazes
    The mental fortitude she developed when it comes to handling rejection or disgruntled customer service emails
    What financial stability now looks like for Sue when it comes to saving money and allocating funds for taxes and other expenses
    Prioritizing her own mental health and taking breaks from work 
    Delegating tasks so she can focus on what she needs to keep her business running while having time off
    Unlearning the mindset of constantly needing to overcompensate and do more 
    The value that she experience from the support of the GPM community and group calls
    Mentioned in this podcast:
    Get Paid Marketing Application: https://clairepells.com/getpaid
    Sue’s website: https://suemcleodceramics.com/ 
    Connect with Sue on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/suemcleodceramics/ 
    Now it’s time to GET PAID
    Thanks for tuning into the Get Paid Podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, head over to Apple Podcasts to subscribe, rate, and leave your honest review. Connect with me on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, visit my website for even more detailed strategies, and be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media. Now, it’s time to go get yourself paid.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Get Paid Marketing Info Session Replay 🗣 Bonus Ends Dec 7th

    Get Paid Marketing Info Session Replay 🗣 Bonus Ends Dec 7th

    The Get Paid Marketing Info Session recording is live and enrollment for our January 2024 cohort is officially open!
    Listen in to hear about:
    ✅ Building a $50k funnel that works on autopilot - including a peek at the newly updated GPM curriculum
    ✅ The role expert guidance in your marketing, ads, and conversion copy play on how quickly you see revenue growth 
    ✅ Why community and shared values can you mean you take more strategic action sooner.
    ✅ The benefits of early enrollment, including your custom marketing blueprint
    Time Sensitive Announcement:
    When you enroll in Get Paid Marketing by December 7th at 5PM Eastern, you'll receive:
    🎯 A personalized marketing blueprint created by our team of experts.
    📚 An early chance to get started and book your messaging call
    Early enrollment closes soon, so get your application in ASAP! 
    https://clairepells.com/getpaid

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
266 Ratings

266 Ratings

rebeccalynneMT ,

Love this podcast.

I always enjoy Claire’s content, her interview style, and love hearing her guests stories and business journeys! Claire is a true gem!

kimandfaith ,

Love your sharing!

You tell it all and that is so refreshing and helps me feel it’s all a part of doing business. Yet I love your suggestions on how to avoid or overcome obstacles!!

Bernadette Marciniak | Solhaus ,

The realest talk about business out there

LOVED the episode with Charlotte the farming coach! I love how Claire doesn't shy away from talking about the profit, and reality of money. A conversation we all need to be having. Claire provides real, specific advice and I always walk away learning something of value.

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