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Driven Women Who Dream Big with Ayesha Coker and Mattie James


Ayesha Coker brings the Porsche brand to life as the Director of Experiential Marketing for Porsche Cars North America, Inc. She leads a high-performing team focused on experiential brand marketing, strategic partnerships, driving programs, and the Porsche Club of America. In the midst of our new reality, strong leaders like Ayesha stand out by innovating, adapting, and fostering connection in new and even unconventional ways. As an entrepreneur, Mattie James is a total BOSS in the truest sense of the word and she really does walk the talk. Not only has she successfully turned her passion project into a thriving business but she’s bringing the rest of us along with her thanks to her online courses and downloads that teach us how to build a multi-figure business, too. In this episode of WorkParty, I have the pleasure of sitting down with both of these ladies to discuss how to turn your ambition into a booming business and level up your leadership skills. If there’s one message we want you to take away from today’s conversation, it’s to dream big, believe in yourself, and follow your dreams.  Join the party on social @workparty and stay in-the-know at workparty.com. Produced by Dear Media


8 Mar 2021

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What You Need to Know to Become an Authentic Influencer with Mattie James

Smart Money Mamas Show

#092 In today’s episode, I'm talking with the full-time content creator and influencer, Mattie James. Mattie now creates content for her blog, Youtube, and podcast and collaborates with some really big brands like Samsung and TJ Maxx. She's sharing about how her current six-figure income all started with a blog and the inside scoop on what it's really like to be an authentic influencer.  (5:34) Find out how motherhood impacted Mattie's business in a dramatic way  (17:45) Why Mattie is making sure that her kids have the choice between being an employee and being an entrepreneur  (21:05) Learn why Mattie wants to redefine the word "influencer" and unpack the misconceptions about being one  (36:25) Are you curious about how you make money as an influencer? Listen here!  (46:30) There's no way around it. You just have to suck in the beginning. So just start!   (51:38) Chelsea’s Top Takeaways Looking for more information, mama?  Visit the show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/mattie Grab your FREE Passion Project https://smartmoneymamas.com/passion-project-workbook


4 Feb 2021

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Why Understand Your Value? ft. Lifestyle Influencer and Blogger Mattie James

Radically Honest

On the eleventh episode of Radically Honest, your host Dasom Lee gets real with Lifestyle Influencer, Blogger, and Entrepreneur Mattie James. Featuring her beautiful family, @themattiejames's picture-perfect life online exudes posh glamour. Amassing an audience to be reckoned with, her decade-long journey as a blogger is worth hearing about. Turn your volume on high—here's a conversation (and person) you'll fall in love with. Inspired by her mother's love for magazines, Mattie dreamt of working at a magazine editorial. Her passion transcended her actions when she began her blog ten years ago. She recalls a reader warmly referring to her as an "everyday black girl."  Relatable, her content helps her audience discover magic in the mundane everyday. Five years of hard work and retail 9-5 jobs later, she became a full-time blogger. 98K Instagram followers and a #Mattiemademedoit hashtag later, her exuberance reaches many. "Be yourself. Tell your story. Show up as you, this is enough." - Mattie James. Mattie fiercely believes that authenticity is the key. Trust that your followers will be impressed by who you are. After reshaping her priorities, she now experiences more peace than happiness—she's thriving. Her openness on her and her husband's humanity in their marriage surprised some of her followers, confirming that highlight reels are curated. Influencers are people, too. When negotiating brand deals, you represent your value. Candid about her experiences with adversity, she notes that indirect prejudice can lead to an unfair return on your hard work. Educate yourself on the compensation your industry peers are receiving. Be professionally direct. So, how can you stand up for your worth? Listen to the episode to find out. Join the movement. Support:  Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube: @themattiejames


22 Sep 2020

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Charging What You're Worth (And Figuring It Out) w/ Lifestyle Influencer Mattie James

TheBlondeMisfit Podcast

On this week's episode of TheBlondeMisfit Podcast, we sat down with lifestyle influencer and entrepreneur Mattie James who dished on all things business, believing in oneself and setting your price. I have loved Mattie's work for years and have always been inspired by her willingness to share, share, share. This episode was the actual reason why I bossed up and finally got my newsletter set up (which you guys can subscribe to right here) and I am so happy that we recorded this episode (despite some wonky tech issues) because it is so important for you to shoot for the stars when it comes to money.  Be sure to share the podcast with your friends and leave us that five-star rating if you're on Apple Podcasts! Some resources for ya: Mattie James: https://www.instagram.com/themattiejames/ Breonna Taylor: https://www.gofundme.com/f/9v4q2-justice-for-breonna-taylor Check us out on social media to stay up on all things misfit: Newsletter: bit.ly/2zShzhy Website: https://www.theblondemisfit.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theblondemisfit Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/theblondemisfit Podcast: https://www.anchor.fm/theblondemisfit YouTube: https://bit.ly/TBMYoutube Therapy resources: https://bit.ly/tbmtherapy Additional resources: +1 (800) 273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline +1 (877) 565-8860 The Trans Lifeline +1 (888) 843-4564 GLBT Hotline


10 Jul 2020

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Mattie James: How to build your social media and remain authentic

The Magnify Podcast

Social media has become a staple of our society, modern culture and a route to entrepreneurship. In the midst of this, especially for those for whom social media is a huge part of your life, how can we display more authenticity online? We spoke to Mattie James who has been creating online content for over 10 years, has over 100,000 followers across her social media platforms and coaches other influencers in growing their business. We spoke about why she's passionate to provide more opportunities for women like herself in the influencer industry and why it’s important to make sure your faith and life are prioritised so that work doesn’t take over. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


21 Jun 2020

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Episode 24: How to Become an Instagram Influencer with Mattie James

Making The Brand with Timeesha Duncan

Today, I’m giving sharing the interview I did with MattieJames.com, Lifestyle Blogger, Influencer, and all-around dope chick.  Mattie is a featured Instagram Influencer inside my book, The Instagram Bible, and during this conversation, Mattie shared with me how she was able to organically grow her Instagram and become a highly sought after Brand Ambassador using the Instagram platform.   Resources Mentioned Enroll in the BrandMade Society- www.BrandMadeSociety.com Social Media Links www.TimeeshaDuncan.com Instagram: Instagram.com/TimeeshaDuncan MattieJames.com Instagram: Instagram.com/themattiejames


13 May 2020

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Epi. 23 The One Thing That Keeps Me Fueled Throughout the Day by Mattie James of mattiejames.com


The original post can be found at https://mattiejames.com/getting-more-sleep-benefits/--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


6 Mar 2020

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190: How to Create A Business As A Content Creator and Influencer (w/ Mattie James)

Side Hustle Pro

Today in the guest chair we welcome Mattie James, a full-time content creator and the influencer behind MattieJames.com.  After being crowned Miss Liberia USA in 2009, Mattie started her blog as a hobby, but it was consistency and a great first hire that helped her grow her blog into the business it is today. She now creates lifestyle content for her blog, podcast and YouTube channel while working with brands like Samsung, TJ MAXX and J. Crew.  In addition to blogging, she has taught over 1,000 bloggers and entrepreneurs the business of blogging with her online courses and masterclasses.  In this episode, Mattie shares a ton of information about how to approach brand partnerships, the difference between a content creator and influencer, and how to share your story. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Soundcloud, Stitcher,  This episode is brought to you by: Zip Recruiter  Side Hustle Pro listeners can try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/hustle. Skillshare Skillshare is offering Side Hustle Pro listeners 2 months of unlimited Skillshare classes for FREE. To sign up, go to Skillshare.com/sidehustlepro FreshBooks Try FreshBooks FREE for 30 days. Go to freshbooks.com/sidehustlepro and enter SIDE HUSTLE PRO in the how did you hear about us section to get started.  Links mentioned in this episode MattieJames.com Mattie James YouTube  Pitch Please Course  InstaStyle: Curate Your Life, Create Stunning Photos, and Elevate Your Instagram Influence Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed): http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss Announcements Join our Facebook Community If you’re looking for a community of supportive side hustlers who are all working to take our businesses to the next level, join us here: http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook Send questions to “Ask Nicaila” You can now send questions for the new “Ask Nicaila” segment that’s coming to Side Hustle Pro. Once I get a critical mass of questions, I can start rolling out this segment. Just email hi@sidehustlepro.co and put hashtag #AskNicaila in the subject.  Social Media Info Mattie James (Instagram) - @ themattiejames Mattie James (Twitter) - @themattiejames Side Hustle Pro – @sidehustlepro #SideHustlePro

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4 Mar 2020

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Winter Refresh: Episode 037 with Influencer, Mattie James

She's Off Script

In today's winter refresh episode, we revisit an episode that aired earlier this year with Influencer, Mattie James.Mattie is a full-time influencer who has booked over 500 brand campaigns over the course of her career. She is also one of the few black influencers who also educates other influencers on how they can grow their platforms.Since we last had Mattie on the show, she shared that she and her husband are expecting their 3rd child, they moved into a beautiful new home and she is continuing to kill it in the influencer game.So many of you reached out to share how Mattie has inspired you to try again! If you’re new to this podcast, grab a pen and notebook because this episode is packed full of gems.With that, join me as we go off script with Influencer, Mattie James.Listen on Apple PodcastsYou'll learn about: Which social media platforms to start with as an influencer. How Mattie built her team and who she hired first. How to organize your day. How to build a constant pipeline of brands to work with.Mentioned in this episode: Instagram: @themattiejames https://mattiejames.com/Announcements: We want to share YOUR Off Script moments on the podcast and hear where your off script journey has taken you. Whether you’ve changed careers, ended a relationship, started a new business, moved countries, or significantly changed your mindset, we would love to share your story. If you would like to be featured as the Off Script listener of the week, send me your story at hi@shesoffscript.com If you’re looking for a community of supportive women who are looking to Go Off Script with their careers, lifestyles and businesses join us here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ShesOffScriptCommunityThank you so much for listening!Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, join our Facebook community, and follow us on Instagram! If you have any general questions or comments for the show, click here.


12 Dec 2019

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Episode 037: So You Want To Be An Influencer? with Mattie James

She's Off Script

In today's episode, Mattie James, content producer, influencer and educator, walks us through how she became a full-time influencer. If you have plans to become a fulltime influencer in the near future or are just curious how it's even possible to earn a living in this way, this episode is for you!Mattie started blogging on the side and had been battling with herself on whether or not she could go fulltime. Eventually, the decision was made for her when she was laid off. Over the course of 4 years, she has turned her blogging into undeniable influence.Listen on Apple PodcastsYou'll learn: Which social media platforms to start with as an influencer. How Mattie built her team and who she hired first. How to organize your day. How to build a constant pipeline of brands to work with.Mentioned in this episode: Instagram: @themattiejames Website: https://mattiejames.com/Announcements:If you’re looking for a community of supportive women who are looking to Go Off Script with their careers, lifestyles and businesses join us here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ShesOffScriptCommunityThank you so much for listening!Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, join our Facebook community, and follow us on Instagram! If you have any general questions or comments for the show, click here.


30 May 2019