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Tara Ballard

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The One Funnel Away Challenge Keeps You Accountable - Tara Ballard

One Funnel Away: Stories

Welcome to another episode of the One Funnel Away: Stories podcast! I’m so excited to introduce my guest for today, Tara Ballard, an IT specialist who, in pursuit of her purpose and passion, became a health and fitness expert.Tara originally started her career in IT, but in 2012, she started dabbling with online entrepreneurship in efforts to transform her love of fitness into a business. These days, aside from taking on some occasional consultancy work, her main focus is helping women in her 40s deal with the emotional and physical changes they’re going through. Powered by the support of friends and family, her brand started blooming, and she’s enjoying every second of it.Not so long ago, Tara Ballard was desperately searching for something that would help her break away from a pattern of exchanging time for money. Finally, after being bogged down by 70-hour workweeks, she discovered ClickFunnels through Russell Brunson’s Network Marketing Secrets book. Soon after, she decided to take the One Funnel Away Challenge, which helped get her out of fear and into learning by doing.Tune into this episode and hear all about Tara’s journey, her experience with the OFA, and how it helped her grow her brand as a fitness expert.Key Takeaways:Tara Ballard’s background story (1:46)What inspired Tara to start an online business (3:27)Balancing IT work and her personal training business (5:12)The story of how Tara got into IT (8:20)Running into Russel’s book and how she got hooked on funnel-building (10:29)The biggest takeaways from her One Funnel Away Challenge journey (11:42)How did taking the OFA impact her online business (13:05)What does Tara have in store for 2020? (15:32)Her number one tip for everyone starting out with digital marketing (17:09)Additional Resources:Take the One Funnel Away ChallengeOrder a free copy of Russell Brunson’s Network Marketing Secrets BookSubscribe for more awesome stories! And remember - you’re always just One Funnel Away!----Step #1:  Get Russell Brunson's Free BooksDot Com Secrets  |  Expert Secrets  |   Traffic Secrets Step #2: Want More 'One Funnel Away' Training?Free 30 Days Summit  |  One Funnel Away Challenge Step #3: By The Way, I'm A HUGE 'Funnel Freak'If You Want A 2 Week Trial To ClickFunnels, Go Here > ILoveClickFunnels.com


17 Apr 2020

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Alaska Women Poets, Ray Ball, Tara Ballard, M.C. MoHagani Magnetek, m.f. nagel

A Selection of Poetry, Literature and Music

Contributing poets to Alaska Women Speak--Ray Ball, Tara Ballard, M.C. MoHagani Magnetek, m.f. nagel and host Pam Simmons come together to celebrate Alaska Book Week 2019.Ray Ball (4:08- 15:46) is a history professor, editor, and author. She was associate editor of Alaska Women Speak from fall of 2018-fall of 2019. In addition to numerous scholarly articles and two books, she is the author of a chapbook entitled Tithe of Salt (Louisiana Literature Press, 2019). Her creative work has recently been published in Cirque Journal, descant, Human/Kind Journal, Rivet, and SWWIM Every Day. Ray has received multiple nominations for Best of the Net and Pushcart. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright to Spain and won the 2018 Chancellor's Award for Research and Creative Activity at UAA. When she’s not in the classroom, Ray can be found researching in the archives, hiking, or drinking bitter beverages.M.C. MoHagani Magnetek (16:49-28:14) (pronounced: emcee mahogany magnetic) is an African American Transwoman who resides in Anchorage at her Wonder Woman Hideout aka Camp Magnetek. She is an established Alaskan Writer/Poet and Hip Hop Artist. Her list of accolades also include riding her bicycle 100 miles in one day, jumping over five cars on her bike and chaining herself to a tree for justice, equality and respect for all people. She loves writing creatively and poetry every day and of course taking candy from babies.m.f. nagel (29:08- 39:13)was born in Anchorage Alaska. She lives and writes, along the banks of the Matanuska River in the Palmer Butte. Her Athabaskan and Eyak heritage is her poetic inspiration. Her poetry has been published in such journals as Alaska Women Speak, Boston Poetry Magazine, Belleville Park Pages, Amsterdam Quarterly, Istanbul Review, New Verse News, Word Riot, Passaic/Voluspa and North of Oxford.Tara Ballard ( 40:21-53:49) and her husband have recently returned home to Alaska after eight years in the Middle East and West Africa. Her collection, House of the Night Watch (New Rivers Press), is the winner of the 2016 Many Voices Project. Tara's poems have been published by Alaska Women Speak, North American Review; Poetry Northwest; Spillway; War, Literature and the Arts; and other literary magazines. She recently won a 2019 Nazim Hikmet Poetry Prize.This event, sponsored by the UAA Campus Bookstore and Alaska Women Speak, is free and open to the public. UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


4 Oct 2019

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Six Creative Writers: Cinthia Ritchie, Stephanie Thornton, Chaun Ballard, Stephen Bolen, Kellie Doherty, Tara Ballard

Alaska Authors and Themes

Six Creative Writers discuss Writing and Literary Genres: Memoir, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Poetry and Fiction. Cinthia Ritchie (2:33-12:21), Dolls Behaving Badly and a forthcoming memoir coming this fall; historical fiction author Stephanie Marie Thornton (12:44-22:01), American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt; poet Chaun Ballard (22:17-38:50), Flight; poet Stephen D. Bolen (39:17-51:00), a novel in progress called Tracing Grace); fantasy author Kellie Doherty (51:12-60:28), Sunkissed Feathers & Severed Ties; and poet Tara Ballard (60:42-74:51), House of the Night Watch) together for readings and a multi genre craft talk. Discussion and Q & A follow the readings (1:15-1:37).

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12 Jul 2019

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Poet Tara Ballard presents House of the Night Watch

A Selection of Poetry, Literature and Music

Poet Tara Ballard's first book of poetry is House of the Night Watch, published by New Rivers Press. It is the winner of the 2016 Many Voices Project. At this event, Tara ballard reads poems and discusses experiences that have influences her writing. Tara Ballard was born and raised in Alaska. She and her husband have lived in the Middle East and West Africa, for eight years now, where they teach English in local area schools and universities. Tara Ballard holds an MFA from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Her poems have been published by, or are forthcoming in, Bellingham Review; Poetry Northwest; One; Salamander; The Southampton Review; War, Literature and the Arts. Her voice is comforting and truthful at the same time.


23 Oct 2018

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Life's Too Short to Let Stress Wear Your Body Down. Tara Ballard Shares How to Make It Stop!


Ladies, we're all aware of the hormonal changes we are going through as we get older. Sometimes, we're SO aware of these that we lose sight of everything else going on with our bodies. That's why I wanted to visit with Tara Ballard, Metabolic Effect Certified Fitness and Hormonal Fat Loss Health Coach and founder of Prime Life Fit. Having been featured in OnFitness Magazine and several various fitness programs, she's going to be sharing a lot about how stress affects our bodies and ways to relieve this stress. She'll talk about how to develop the right mindset about your body and share the 5-S Strategy to ensure healthy aging. She's offering SEVERAL freebies, so don't miss this show! ALSO AVAILABLE ON ITUNES!


10 Apr 2018