Episode 217: Gaining Your Clients’ Perspective with Jamie Hyatt

What We Talked About:

Gaining these Client Perspectives: 

  • Client Perspective: Whatever I’m hiring someone for IS NOT an isolated experience
  • Client Perspective: Idk SHIT about how to use your services
  • Client Perspective: Being helpful in OTHER ways besides your service is above and beyond AWESOME.
  • Client Perspective: My vision will not be the same as yours & I have to explain it to you even though I like most of the things you do.
  • Client Perspective: Positivity makes me want to hire you!
  • Client Perspective: If I can’t/choose not to work with someone and they send me a kind message referring me elsewhere or JUST BEING NICE, I will most likely refer them to other people!
  • Client Perspective: I respect the lives of people I’m working with.
  • Client Perspective: I want my info fast as possible

Check Jamie out here!

Our episode on Jamie's podcast, Made True: Creating Your Own Client Experience

jamiehyatt.com

Made True

Instagram

 

People & Links We Mention:

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 215: Building your business with Yessie, Pinkies Up

What We Talked About:

  • How reaching out to people can benefit your business
  • Keys to successful branding
  • Importance of Social Media in branding!
  • Why client experience is so important & how it helps!

Check Yessie out here! 

Yessie Nojas - Instagram

PinkiesUpSLO.com

People & Links We Mention:

Taryn Dudley

Savannah Starr

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 216: Taking care of yourself when you’re hustling hard

What We Talked About:

  • Maximizing your efficiency during your BUSY season 
  • How to adjust your schedule during busy season by: 
    • Adjust your schedule, batch your days
    • Plan days off in advance and stick to them
    • FOCUS.
    • Take care of yourself BEFORE
    • Take care of yourself DURING
    • Take care of yoruself AFTER
    • Remember that every minute you're not sleeping is.. Every minute youre not sleeping.
    • Delegate delegate delegate
    • Get systems in pace
    • Decide what work is important during this time (take care of yourself before)
    • Say no
  • Making time during your busy season for yourself and your friends/family 
  • Questions to ask yourself including : 
    • What days/weeks felt and worked really well? What days/weeks did you not enjoy so much? Why?
    • If you could do this busy season again, what would you do differently?
    • How are you feeling now you're almost on the other side? What can you learn from that
    • Are there any tasks taking up your time that don't feel essential in your business?
    • A year from now, what would I like to be different in my business?

People & Links We Mention:

Asia Croson Listener Survey

Biz Time With Asia Episode 009

Biz Time With Asia Episode 201

Planoly

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 214: How to get The Big Life with Ann Shoket

What We Talked About:

  • How to get The Big Life
  • Why having a "squad" is so important & HOW to find one
  • What kind of girls should be in your squad
  • How your dreams change & why its OK! 
  • How to build relationships properly 

Check Ann out here!

Bad Ass Babes

AnnShoket.com

Instagram

People & Links We Mention:

Seventeen Magazine

Cosmo Girl

Danielle La Porte

Michelle Phan

Jennifer Fisher

Start With Why

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 211: What To Do When You Have A Super Bad Day For No Reason (which you will)

Hello, World!

What We Talked About:

  • Goals for getting through a bad day:

  1. Survive today AND tomorrow
  2. Turn it around and be nice to yourself
  3. Identify any problematic variables and do something about them immediately
  4. Give yourself what you need
  5. Build TRUST with yourself

Why every bad day is a chance to learn something new about YOURSELF

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 210: The Ups & Downs of Perfectionism with Sam Brown from Smart Twenties

What We Talked About:

  • How the badge of honor that is perfectionism can be actually quite limiting!
  • Why Sam kept her blog secret from her loved ones for a YEAR
  • How sometimes telling yourself "Done is better than perfect" doesn't help
  • & What actually does help!

Check Sam out here!

Sam Brown

Get Out Of Your Own Way Challenge

Instagram

Snapchat: smarttwenties

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 209 : Discovering the Right Tools for Your Business with Amy Young

What We Talked About:

  • How Finding the right tools for your business, when you need them, when you don’t, and what we use ourselves.

Check Amy Young out here!

http://www.amyyoungcoaching.com

Youtube Channel : Amy Young

Scheduling:

To-Do's:

Invoicing:

Scheduling Content/Social Media:

Photos/Graphics:

Equipment:

Video/Communication:

Website Platforms:

Misc Fav's:

People & Links We Mention:

Kayla Hollatz

Becca & Jake of Dubsado

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 208: Staying In Your Own Lane with Paige Schmidt

What We Talked About:

  • What it means to stay in your own lane
  • How to stop comparing yourself to others
  • Why that's not even helpful!
  • How the people you surround yourself with online affect you just as much as the people you surround yourself with in person
  • How to do your own thingggg and why people will love you for it

People & Links We Mention:
Starting With Why  

Amy Young 

Check Paige out here!

Paige Schmidt

healthyhitsthespot.com

finallyfreeprogram.com

healthyhitsthespot Instagram

 

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 207: The Type of Client Your Business Needs

Hello, World!

What We Talked About:

  • Which type of clients your business needs to focus on
  • Repeat clients versus new clients
  • Ways to keep your clients loyal
  • How to invest in your current clientele
  • Remembering to put yourself out there! 

People & Links We Mention:

Yelp Review/ Testimonial Template

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 206: Ignore Everything

What We Talked About:

  • What & who to ignore on your journey
  • The difference between inspiration and comparison
  • Ignore anything and everything that is getting in your way!
  • "You don't need a plan, you need to be present"
  • Trusting yourself to take the next step  

People & Links We Mention:

Paige Schmidt

Amy Young

bloglovin.com

 

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 205: Humble Beginnings with Amy Young & Paige Schmidt

What We Talked About:

  • Ask people you trust - "what are my strengths/what would you come to me for?"
  • Write down all of the things that excite you
  • You differentiate yourself by all the unique things you like!
  • Don't pay attention to views or likes, just start
  • Stay in your own lane, don't compare yourself to someone else
  • Start it and don't stop! Dont stop until you get there
  • If you're stuck, just focus on having fun! 

People & Links We Mention:
Danielle LaPorte 

Jen Carrington 

Alex Beadon

Check Amy and Paige out here!

Paige Schmidt

healthyhitsthespot.com

finallyfreeprogram.com

healthyhitsthespot Instagram

Amy Young

amyyoungcoaching.com

Youtube channel : Amy Young

 

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 204: My Dream-Chasing Timeline (so you know you're not behind)

What We Talked About:

  • There is no point by which you have to have it all figured out
  • You never catch your dream- you're always chasing it
  • Chasing your dreams take time
  • NEVER ever feel your journey is taking too long, or isn't worth it, or isn't even related to what you want to do! 

People & Links We Mention:

asiacroson.com blog post

 

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 203: Why You're Not Taking Action In Your Business (and how to fix it)

What We Talked About:

  • If you've never done something before, you're just not good at it YET!
  • Ask yourself all the questions
  • Start with the easy!
  • Make time for your new project
  • Your project is WORTH it, keep going and take action
  • Step outside your comfort zone

People & Links We Mention:

99u Book Maximize Your Potential

 

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 202: 5 Ways To Get Reinspired In Your Business

What We Talked About:

  • Remember why you started your business
  • Remember where the world would be without your product/service
  • Rework your schedule! 
  • Have a fun side project outside your business
  • Start a new project INSIDE your business
  • Find your people ( people who uplift you in your business!) 

People & Links We Mention:

Jamie Hyatt

biztimewithasia.com

 

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 201: Paying Attention To Your Life

What We Talked About:

  • Pay attention to yourself
  • Take advantage of being in charge of your life
  • What areas of our lives we need to start/continue paying attention to
  • How small adjustments to your routine can make you happier
  • Choosing friendships and partners that make you happy
  • Designing your life the way you want it to be

People & Links We Mention:

Paige Poppe

 

www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat:  @asiacroson
Instagram:  @asiacrosonphotography // @Biztimewithasia

Episode 018: How to not let Instagram's new algorithm worry you

What We Talked About:

  • What the new Instagram algorithm means for you
  • How to not totally freak out
  • Spacer & Facer solutions for the Instagram problem
  • We do not own social media platforms
  • Using your website as a hub for your online presence
  • How being active locally will never change
  • The challenge of this new Instagram algorithm: make your stuff worth looking up
  • Tip (we didn't mention this on the podcast): Engage with your business friends more than usual- it will help them reach more people, and they will do the same for you!
  • Why you should only put out the best of the best on your social media

 

  • People & Links We Mention:


Space To Face Instagram
Paige's Instagram
Asia's Instagram

 

Check us out here!

www.paigepoppe.com // www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat: @paigepoppe // @asiacroson
Instagram: @Paigepoppe // @asiacrosonphotography

Update: Instagram, New Offerings, and Podcasts We're On!

 
 

Let's catch up! Today we're sharing a few quick updates on what's new in our Space to Face world.

We're talking:

  • Our new Instagram
  • Our epic Phoenix reunite that is about to happen
  • Our episode on Jen Carrington's Make it Happen podcast
  • The new offerings we're creating for you! 
  • Interviews coming up on the Finding Arizona podcast

People + resources mentioned: 

Check us out here!

www.paigepoppe.com // www.asiacroson.com

Episode 017: Portfolio Building to Getting Paid

We are building an online community (because of your responses to the Listener Surey!) and are SO EXCITED TO SHARE IT WITH YOU (coming soon!)

 
 

 

What We Talked About:

  • Transitioning from portfolio building/spec work to getting paid
  • How we did it, how fast we did it, and how we would do it differently
  • One size does not fit all
  • Don't give your work away for free
  • If people want to pay for your work, let them
  • The difference between practicing & portfolio building
  • Consider the time, material cost, talent, communication, etc that goes into your work (aka how to set price)
  • Being uncomfortable with your pricing is totally fine
  • Who to portfolio build with in the beginning & why
  • Who to portfolio build with for forever & why (hint: other creatives)
  • Offering a new service does not mean you are portfolio building
  • Practicing is different than portfolio building
  • Being careful with working for "exposure"
  • Working well under pressure & why pressure is not a negative thing
  • Testing the waters with portfolio building
  • Charging your clients means you will serve them better
  • We repeat: Putting a value on your work means you produce better work
  • Be excited for the next phase of your business if you're in the portfolio building stage! It's exciting!

People & Links We Mention:

Our interview on Jen Carrington's podcast Make It Happen!
Paige will be on Finding Arizona's podcast so soon! Check them out in the mean time!

Jamie Hyatt
Miss Mallory Fit

Check us out here!

www.paigepoppe.com // www.asiacroson.com
Snapchat: @paigepoppe // @asiacroson
Instagram: @Paigepoppe // @asiacrosonphotography

 

Episode 016: Jen Carrington: Content Creation, Being an Introvert as a Business Owner, and Standing Out Amongst The Noise

What We Talked About:

  • Interviewing Jen Carrington, content coach & creative mentor & blogger extraordinaire
  • How Asia started working with Jen, and how her coaching changed Asia's blogging life
  • Discovering you are a creative person, and realizing that "creativity" doesn't have to mean what it means for everyone else
  • Starting a blog about *anything* is a great way to start
  • "You can affect someone with what you create."
  • Finding your strengths & running with them
  • "Coaching isn't telling someone what to do, it's making the space for that person to figure out what they want to do."
  • Giving yourself permission to be good at something
  • The confidence you have to say "I don't know" 
  • The difference between faking it til you make it and only selling what you can deliver
  • Starting a business young & being "ballsy"
  • Not having to use your blog to prove you're an expert
  • Having a voice amongst the noise
  • Not having to be the loudest voice to be heard
  • "When I'm creating content, I'm not trying to be someone else." 
  • "Strong content creation comes from strong intuition with your content."
  • Putting your brand at your core
  • Listening to yourself to lead your content 
  • "It's a muscle you have to work on."
  • Extroversion doesn't equal confidence; authentic doesn't mean outgoing
  • Advice for those of you drowning in noise, or being burnt out in content
  • "Strip it back to basics"
  • "What am I trying to say in this season of life"
  • You stifle your best content by worrying about content strategy
  • You don't have to care about equipment/tech tools/the how as much as you have to care about the why
  • Being an introvert does not mean being isolated
  • For the millionth time, creative friendships are INTEGRAL in the creative business owner's life
  • Writing a blog post for one person
  • Being okay with charging what you know you're worth
  • Good for you, not so good for me. That's okay to say!

Round 2 of this episode will be on Make It Happen podcast!

Check Out Jen Carrington Here:

Jencarrington.com
Twitter: : Jen_Carrington
Jen's Podcast: Make It Happen

Check us out here!

www.paigepoppe.com // www.asiacroson.com

Periscopes: @paige_poppe // @asiacroson
Snapchat: @paigepoppe // @asiacroson