EP 5- The Impact of Letting Your Light Shine with Kelly McCausey
Women Faith + Business Podcast
Kelly McCausey got her start in 2002, as a single mom with one young son, she made graphics and websites for other home-based business owners. She worked hard and charged too little for her time. Thankfully, she learned quickly there are smarter ways to build an income online. On this episode of the Women Faith + Business Podcast you will hear: How she moved from not getting one client for her business, to shifting to successfully getting clients and growing her business How she said goodbye to her day job to work at home online full-time How she used her skillset and gifting to start a business How recognizing other people’s needs and knowing what you’re good at can be the start of a successful business How she was able to pay off her debt with her side business The struggle to identify her calling and making sure it wasn’t work of the flesh How one person letting her light shine impacted Kelly and led her to a relationship with Christ How she let go of judgment and leaned into what God called her to do
Episode 605 – Best Of – Bright Shiny Object Syndrome with Kelly McCausey
The Bacon Podcast with Brian Basilico | CURE Your Sales & Marketing with Ideas That Make It SIZZLE!
Kelly dropped additional nuggets of sales and marketing goodness in the EXTENDED Interview. Be sure to click here to access all of our great extended interviews, transcripts and more within our Insider's Club.You can try it for the entire month for only $1.00![button link="http://baconpodcast.com/dollar-special/"]READ MORE >[/button]Click To Learn More!How Do I Decide What To Focus On Next?Tied for second place are questions like… Where should I spend my time and money? What activities actually make money? How soon after one project gets under way, can I add another? How do I know if a project is really working? What’s my Target Market? What’s my Unique Selling Proposition? How do I overcome Shiny Object Syndrome? What is Entrepreneurial ADD and why do people keep saying I have it?There are the questions asked by solopreneurs who sense they lack focus. They ask them because deep down they crave a better sense of direction!Podcast TranscriptionBrian Basilico: I don't know about you, guys, but I have a problem, and my problem is that I get distracted really easy. I call it, “Squirrel!” Our guest today is really, really good at helping you with that. Her name is Kelly McCausey. Kelly is going to help us learn about Bright Shiny Object Syndrome. Kelly, how are you doing today?Kelly McCausey: I'm great. How are you?Brian: I'm awesome. So, tell us who you are and how did you get to going from being a high school drop out to a solopreneur coach? There's got to be something in the middle there.» Expand To View More - Click HereKelly: There's a lot in the middle and it's all exciting to me. Being a high school drop out meant I had trouble with money pretty much from the get-go. Being hard to employ hard to promote, hard to credit, I felt like I always startled with money, never had enough and that pretty much describes the first 25 years of my life. But there was a point where someone suggested that I could make some extra money providing a service, doing some desktop publishing. I created a website to offer those services and no one hired me to desktop publish, but lots have wanted me to build them a website. Just like that.That brought me into the world of working home moms. My web host was Working Home Moms, my clients were work-at-home moms and as I would work on their websites, I would see all the different ways that they were making money and it made me very curious. [inaudible] but I had a community at the time, internet-based moms and it was a busy forum where I would sign lots of clients and outside became friends and ended up actually creating a membership site together that was launched in 2004. It completely changed my life because I went from being broke, under-employed to making a really exciting income just by shepherding a community and helping them find the information they needed to be successful.Brian: Awesome. Now that you're doing this stuff, let's talk about “bright shiny objects.” What are bright shiny objects in business and believe me, I understand. But explain to my audience, what do you mean by bright shiny objects?Kelly: In the internet marketing world and business in general, I'm sure Bright Shiny Object Syndrome is an issue, but in the internet marketing world, it's an epidemic of massive proportions.How many mailing lists are you on, Brian? How many people are you subscribed to?Brian: Too many to mention. I'm going to guess there's probably about 25 or 30.Kelly: Then how many Facebook pages have you liked? How many podcasts have you subscribed to?Brian: Too many?Kelly: The input is huge and constant. I just comes in waves – information and offers and they're all so sparkly, they're all so shiny and new. I know when I was first starting to make money on the internet, I knew how to do something, I knew how to create a graphic and sell it, how to create a website and sell it,
Ep. 290 - Creating Community to Grow Your Side Hustle with Kelly McCausey
Pep Talks for Side Hustlers
If you’ve listened to Pep Talks for Side Hustlers for any length of time, you know that once a month I give you a look behind the scenes of my business into not only the financials and the strategies, but also the journey of me running up against my limiting beliefs and having to work through my fear and self-doubt on my quest reach the goals I’ve set for myself. And just like any good quest, I meet people along the way who reveal the path forward for me, and my conversation with today’s guest was another one of those transformational moments. Kelly McCausey is the founder of Love People + Make Money, a membership program for female entrepreneurs, especially single moms, to help them build up their communities and businesses. One of the reasons I was so excited to have Kelly on the show is that just like me, she’s all about building a business through relationships and community. Kelly and I did this interview at the end of January and at the time, I was just closing out my biggest revenue month ever, and like I told you back in my January 2020 Income Report that one of my podcast guests mentioned the book “The Big Leap” to me in an interview. That was Kelly. And she probably doesn’t know this, but her recommendation sent me on that four-month long journey that I talked about in my April 2020 Income Report (288) to rewire my mindset around money, my self-worth, how I value my body of work and what makes me happy. That’s the kind of person Kelly is, and that’s the kind of impact she can have on someone in a single conversation, so I’m super excited to introduce you to her today so you can connect with her and change your life too. Today we’re talking about: Kelly’s journey from starting a work-at-home-mom radio station to building a community around her podcast. How she creates connections and community. How she started monetizing without trading hours for dollars. How she sets herself apart + finds success in a saturated market. Why building real, genuine relationships will build your business. What a typical day looks like for Kelly. Her best advice if you’re struggling to grow your business. The one belief Kelly had to change about herself to get where she is today. My favorite quotes from Kelly: “When you're brand new, the most important thing you can do is take a stand and have something to say.” “If you want people to know that you're legit and that you care about them, then then show it” “Create content that gives value, create experiences that deliver value. Create the opportunities for people to see you the way you want to be seen." “A great brand comes out of knowing yourself and knowing your community so well.” Resources mentioned in this episode: Jessica Larue Mastermind Hub Code: Kelly The Big Leap Book Bio: I got my start in 2002. A single mom with one young son, I made graphics and websites for other home based business owners. I worked hard and charged too little for my time. Thankfully, I learned quickly there are smarter ways to build an income online. For many years now, I no longer trade hours for dollars. I blog, podcast, design, partner, create information products, run membership programs, hold live retreats and coach others to get where they want to be in an online business. Connect with Kelly: Love People Make Money Website Facebook Build a website in just 5 days (even if you're not techie) at www.free5daywebsitechallenge.com Learn how to market yourself online without ads, algorithms or spending all your time on social media at www.howtomarketyourselfonline.com Learn how to get your first web design client at www.startafreelancewebdesignbiz.com Leave a Review!
#113: Creating Space and Inviting Others In with Kelly McCausey
Super Power U: Mental Models and Tactical Skills To Activate Your Inner Superhero
Six-figure business? Kelly McCausey took her skill of graphics and web design and started working smarter rather than harder, to turn it into a six-figure business, surrounded by a loyal and booming online community. Sponsor: Life Legacies because your loved ones’ stories matter! "Content must have meaning and depth and really deliver value." — Kelly McCausey Connect with Lisa on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn Connect with Kelly on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn Super U Resources: Feedback and show ideas to email@example.com Super Power U Facebook Page Super Power U Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play LisaBL.com See Full Show Notes Online
#31 - Kelly McCausey discusses the power of vulnerability
9 Minutes of Creative Wisdom
Kelly McCausey is the Owner of Love People + Make Money. We discuss how connecting with new people can improve your business and your life, being proactive about money matters allows you to be more in control of your business, and being vulnerable allows you to connect with your audience in a way that sticks. Check out Kelly's work at www.lovepeoplemakemoney.com/ Let's connect! Best place to find me right now is on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/olga-kirshenbaum/ Check out my blog at www.ragstorichesconsulting.com/blog for money insights--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olga-kirshenbaum/support
Kelly McCausey - Why You Need To Build A Community
Women Really Mean Business: Connecting Professional Women Worldwide
Kelly McCausey is an internet marketing expert and is as authentic as they come. In this talk you'll learn why it's so important to build a community - no matter your business - and why it's also important to have real communication.
Adoption without the surprise Kelly opens up about her life as an adopted child, the challenges she faced growing up. How these challenges then became adult challenges as she dealt with a failed marriage and the hardship of raising sons as a single mother. Traversing the minefield of dealing with alcoholic parents, of raising 2 sons as a single mom, on top of overcoming her own hardships of being a pregnant 19yo and having to put her first child up for adoption, she has made her way in the world by creating a community built around her open discussions of what she has been through. Are you adopted? Do you have adopted children? Are you a single mom? Are you searching for community where you can commune with others like yourself? Listen to the podcast as Kelly opens up about adoptions and life as a single mom. Then visit her on her show and contact her through the show for more. 2:30 - has always felt positive about being adopted; at 19 found out she was pregnant and was unmarried. Put her son up for adoption and now wants to adopt. 6:50 - remarried and had another son, now married. 9:00 - wants to adopt a teen to see the world through a teenager’s eyes again. Feels much more prepared to handle a child now than she did at 19. 14:30 - her background of being adopted and living with alcoholic parents are a large part of why she wants to adopt and help a teen now. Pitch - 1993 had an internet radio show that grew an audience around the show. Migrated to podcasting 1994 “Work at Home Moms Radio” Launched paid membership program 2004 Show now is “Love People & Make Money” (blog and podcast) and is about creating a community around her show. “Think about content you are producing as being directed in person.” Learn more about Kelly and her work at https://www.lovepeoplemakemoney.com. Want to know more about your bowtied host? LeeRowley.com All full episodes available at www.LeeAfterDark.com.
1421: Elevating Relationships over Money with Kelly McCausey Founder and Owner of Love People + Make Money
The Entrepreneur Way
Kelly McCausey start in business in 2002. At the time she was a single mom with one young son, she made graphics and websites for other home based business owners. She worked hard and charged too little for her time. Thankfully, Kelly learned quickly there are smarter ways to build an income online. For many years now, she no longer trade hours for dollars. Kelly blogs, has a podcast, she designs, she partners, she creates information products, runs membership programs, hold live retreats and coaches others to get where they want to be in their online business. “elevate relationships over money. Go into networking opportunities looking to make friends not gather leads. Seek to be of service. I really really value a mutual experience in networking”…[Listen for More] Click Here for Show Notes To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to https://wp.me/p6Tf4b-7j9
089 | Information Products For Effective Content Marketing | Importance Of Personal Development | Kelly McCausey
Bootstrapping Your Dreams Show
Manuj Aggarwal and Kelly McCausey discuss on getting started as an entrepreneur by doing things with love. They also discuss effective content building and marketing strategies. What are you waiting for? Tune In Now! In this episode, we will learn about: Getting started with content building and marketing How to start a businessHow to create online courses and market themHow to structure the contentHow to make a project with loveImportance of spending time in leisure activitiesImportance of self-love and personal development About Kelly McCausey Experience: Since 2003 she owns Love People + Make MoneyAccomplishments: Currently, she is the co-founder of a coaching company called "Beachpreneurs," and also has a podcast show.Obstacles Overcame: She managed to overcome bankruptcy as a single mother by using her own capital and website designs. Links & Mentions From This Episode:Kelly's Website: https://lovepeoplemakemoney.com/TetraNoodle consulting services: https://bootstraptechstartup.com/TetraNoodle professional training: https://courses.tetranoodle.com/ Thanks for Tuning In! Thanks so much for being with us this week. Have some feedback you'd like to share? Please leave a note in the comments section! Enjoyed the episode? Kindly share it with your friends. Don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic episode updates for our "Bootstrapping Your Dreams Show!" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Kelly McCausey, Founder of Love People + Make Money on building successful online businesses – 119
Extraordinary Women Radio
Today on Extraordinary Women Radio, I'm excited to bring you the delightful Kelly McCausey, Founder of Love People + Make Money on building successful online businesses.In this interview we jam on how: Working smarter rather than harder Building a successful online business Shifting mindset to right thinking Kelly’s practices in continuing to be in the essence of self-loveKelly began her business ventures in 2002 as a broke single mom making graphics and creating websites for home-based business owners. Kelly eventually started working smarter instead of harder, discovered better ways to build an income online, and founded Love People + Make Money.Now, she runs a six-figure online business and hosts amazing retreats (on the beach!) for female entrepreneurs to help them build up their communities and businesses.Kelly is vulnerable, real and full of rich insights into building an online business! We jam on the importance of loving on our peeps and so much more… Let meet the fabulous Kelly McCausey!“I had a revelation about self-love… ego-driven words vs. essence-driven words matter. When I was looking at the words listed under ego-driven and essence-driven categories, I realized I was all ‘ego-driven’.” – Kelly McCauseyFollow Kelly McCausey on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Visit her website here.Kelly McCausey Show Notes