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The Jennifer Allwood Show: How to Create a Beautiful Home and Build a Creative Business

Jennifer Allwood: Creative Business Coach, DIY Blogger, Painter, Home Decorator, Designer

Teaching you to create a beautiful home and build a creative business.

Episodes

45: Business Coach + Copywriter Sandi Krakowski
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 54:40
45: Business Coach + Copywriter Sandi Krakowski

Sandi Krakowski was my first business coach and an amazing mentor and friend who is an amazing copywriter as well. She's a "unicorn" and a wonderful motivator of small businesses. Learn more about how she started, and how she works on different projects. 

044: 4 Ways Survive the Holidays as Creative Entrepreneur
20:47
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 20:47
044: 4 Ways Survive the Holidays as Creative Entrepreneur

The Q4 is a goldmine and stressful, busy time for creative businesses. Here's some tips on how business owners can pace themselves and practice self care while working hard and making sure that they actually get to enjoy the holiday season while working. 

043: Jamie Ivey
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 41:02
043: Jamie Ivey

Social media influencer, podcaster, and soon-to-be author Jamie Ivey shares details on adoption, being a pastor's wife and how she got started podcasting. She's also an entrepreneur who runs a Happy Hour online store for other fun loving gals who love having a good time. Jamie's very first book, "If You Only Knew" comes out January 2018. 

42: How To Decide on Which Business Idea to Pursue
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 22:24
42: How To Decide on Which Business Idea to Pursue

Today's episode touches upon a topic that so many of you have asked me throughout this podcast: what kind of business to pick and get started on. So many creative people feel at a loss when choosing how to best showcase their skills and talents. Let's learn about how to get out of the "creative conundrum" together. 

41: Instagram Expert Sue B Zimmerman
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 36:27
41: Instagram Expert Sue B Zimmerman

On this week's instillation we're joined by Sue B Zimmerman, a long-time entrepreneur, online influencer, and trend spotter who currently teaches businesses who to market themselves on Instagram. 

40: Best-selling Author & Speaker Jon Acuff
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 44:18
40: Best-selling Author & Speaker Jon Acuff

On this week's episode, I'll be speaking to best-selling author Jon Acuff. He has published several books, and is regularly featured on large news outlets like Good Day LA and CNN. Jon is also a social media wizard and has a huge following of fans who admire his inspirational work. 

39: Lifestyle Expert Rachel Hollis
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 48:02
39: Lifestyle Expert Rachel Hollis

Today I'll be talking to my wonderful friend Rachel Hollis! She's an exceptional career woman and a mother to four children. Rachel is a former A-list event planner and the founder of Los Angeles based Chic Media and has been featured in several publications including InStyle for her entrepreneurial achievements. 

 

 

38: Business Buddy & Media Guru Carrie Robaina
37:46
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 37:46
38: Business Buddy & Media Guru Carrie Robaina

Today I'll be talking to one of my great friends Carrie! She's a longtime media maven who has worked for newspapers, universities, and radio shows. Today we'll chat about how she's inspired to teach women her online skills and guide them through health and wellness coaching. 

 

037: Creators Roadmap for Small Business Owners
27:57
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 27:57
037: Creators Roadmap for Small Business Owners

Today I'm talking to my small business owner listeners about the path of success it takes to make it as a creative business online. The way we run our business has changed in the recent years with social media and I'm here to help you with your strategy in order to get some quick wins. My roadmap for creative entrepreneurs includes the 7 things every business owner needs to have in place online. And the multiple revenue streams that can be set up for every business to help you hustle less and make more.

036: Success at work without success at home is NOT success
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 48:01
036: Success at work without success at home is NOT success

Dale has been one of my favorite online business people for years and today he is our podcast guest! He's been named by Huffington Post as one of the top social media influencers for this generation. Today Dale and I chat about success, media, and so much more.

035: The Entrepreneurial Struggle: Learning vs Doing
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 21:08
035: The Entrepreneurial Struggle: Learning vs Doing

Today's episode we delve into something a lot of people don't like to talk about. The goal of this episode is for you to self examine and change your behavior. We're going to talk about the hidden addiction of serial learning. 

034: Virtual Working and Doing it All with Carrie Wilkerson
55:38
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 55:38
034: Virtual Working and Doing it All with Carrie Wilkerson

Forbes small-business influencer, best-selling author, international speaker, and so much more - this Texas girl is making her mark. Today's guest on The Jennifer Allwood Show is Carrie Wilkerson. 

033: Not So Shabby Interview with Gina Luker
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 35:01
033: Not So Shabby Interview with Gina Luker

SEO expert and fellow creative from The Shabby Creek Cottage, Gina Luker, is our guest this episode. Her business is all about creative ways to eat and decorate your life with fun and easy ideas. Gina is a writer through and through - today she is here to give you some tips on blogging, working with mental disorders, and being content.

032: Rachel Miller: Serial Entrepreneur, Mom & Facebook PHENOM
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 34:20
032: Rachel Miller: Serial Entrepreneur, Mom & Facebook PHENOM

Today's guest is the brilliant Rachel Miller - Serial Entrepreneur, Mom, and Facebook Phenom. Her Facebook page growth strategies have rocked my world. This high energy episode is one you do not want to miss!

031: Talking Creativity, Juggling it All, and Being Shatterproof with Julianna Zobrist
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 36:36
031: Talking Creativity, Juggling it All, and Being Shatterproof with Julianna Zobrist

Today's guest is a fashionista, part stand-by-your-man, and part hear-me roar -- Julianna Zobrist. She is such a busy woman and in this episode she joins me on The Jennifer Allwood Show to talk to us about how she juggles it all.

030: Discussing Vintage Jewelry with Lucy Farmer
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 39:53
030: Discussing Vintage Jewelry with Lucy Farmer

Today's guest is vintage jewelry designer and HGTV's Beach Flip runner up, Lucy Farmer! We were fast friends - this super talented, creative woman is so great to listen to. Join me as she shares her story and how she finds the pieces she uses to create her jewelry.

029: How Your Brain Affects Your Business with Dr. Samantha Madhosingh
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 43:38
029: How Your Brain Affects Your Business with Dr. Samantha Madhosingh

Today's guest, Dr. Samantha Madhosingh, is a licensed psychologist and best-selling author with over 20,000 hours of research on human potential and the brain under her belt. She helps entrepreneurs and women rewire their brain so that they can have mastery in their profession, success in their business, and get over the humps in their life. Dr. Samantha is here to talk with us about how the brain affects our lives and our business!

 

028: Calming Your Chaos
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 34:22
028: Calming Your Chaos

As creatives, we've all got some level of chaos in our lives. Today's episode of the Jennifer Allwood Show is all about how passion and excitement drive us and how to keep everything tame without changing who you are.

027: Outsourcing and Hiring Help
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 32:44
027: Outsourcing and Hiring Help

Outsourcing and hiring help is so important. In this episode, I talk about being able to recognize when you are overwhelmed and why you shouldn't always have the entire workload on your shoulders.

026: Learning How to Sell with Kendrick Shope
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 30:28
026: Learning How to Sell with Kendrick Shope

Kendrick Shope is THE sales expert to know - you'll want to tune in to this one! She is the creator of Authentic Selling and host of the Sell Like a Woman podcast. Together we discuss how to sell, whether it be products or ideas.

024: Chit Chatting with Jen Hatmaker
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 43:06
024: Chit Chatting with Jen Hatmaker

Jen Hatmaker - OG blogger, New York Times bestseller, regular on the Today Show, HGTV star.. and I could go on! She's my amazing guest today and I can't wait for you to listen to this one.

024: 6 Way To Make Money as a Creative Person
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 29:55
024: 6 Way To Make Money as a Creative Person

There are so many other options to make money without making and putting out product. You can shift your income and make money with your creative talents online - these are my 6 tips for you!

023: Tips for Time Management so you can UP your Productivity!
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 29:04
023: Tips for Time Management so you can UP your Productivity!

There's no prize for being busy. Today I give you time management tips so you can increase your productivity and make the most out of your time.

022: Nickel & Suede: Running A Business With Your Significant Other
27:13
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 27:13
022: Nickel & Suede: Running A Business With Your Significant Other

In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood Show, Jennifer talks with the owners of Nickel & Suede, a renowned accessory company started by Kilee Nickel and her husband Soren. Kilee and Soren give us the in and outs of running a creative business with your significant other. 

021: 8 Business Tips for Starting Entrepreneurs
44:43
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 44:43
021: 8 Business Tips for Starting Entrepreneurs

In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood Show, Jennifer gives 8 business tips for both beginning entrepreneurs and struggling businesses that need help and encouragement.

020: Interior Design Talk with Ruthie Staalsen
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2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 46:41
020: Interior Design Talk with Ruthie Staalsen

Come join me and my good friend Ruthie Staalsen for a chat! Ruthie is a lover of sparkles and the owner of DecRenew Interiors in Texas. Her business started as a way to get the average person to have a designer. She's most known for her hourly walk throughs where client's can pick her brain and ask for inspiration -- what a cool and fun approach to interior design!

019: Getting Your Spouse to Back Your Business
27:36
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 27:36
019: Getting Your Spouse to Back Your Business

018: Branding with Bymaster
51:48
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 51:48
018: Branding with Bymaster

Today's special guest is the crazy talented Tiffany Lee Bymaster. We talk about how she built her business and all things affiliate marketing.

017: Battling Burnout
34:15
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 34:15
017: Battling Burnout

Recognizing why you're feeling burnt out will help you rectify the situation and catapult your business to the next level. In this episode, I go through the top 8 reasons why you get burned out. Let me know at podcasts@themagicbrush.com what reason was #1 for you!

016: A Look into Brittany Hayes' Business
32:57
2017-12-12 00:36:57 UTC 32:57
016: A Look into Brittany Hayes' Business

Today's guest is jack of all trades, Brittany Hayes; designer, dreamer, doer, lover of color, and owner of Addison's Wonderland! Tune in to get the inside scoop on what it's like being a full-time Digital Media Influencer.

015: How to Keep Going in Your Biz when you want to Shrink Back and Shut Down
34:44
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 34:44
015: How to Keep Going in Your Biz when you want to Shrink Back and Shut Down

Feeling like you want to shrink back and shut down is normal! Entrepreneurship comes with its ups and downs, but that is no reason to give up. Tune in to find out my top 4 reasons WHY you'll get this feeling and solutions to get through it. 

014: Building Your Business Online with guest Jenni Ingram
28:03
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 28:03
014: Building Your Business Online with guest Jenni Ingram

Thinking of taking your business online? Here is the down and dirty of what you need to prepare for! Is it easy? No. Is it possible? Yes! Join me and guest Jenni Ingram from Roots and Wings as we discuss the do's and dont's!

013: How to Succeed as an INTROVERT in Business
32:27
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 32:27
013: How to Succeed as an INTROVERT in Business

In this episode, Jennifer will share some tell-tale signs of an introvert. Find out which celebrity business owners are introverts, and how being introverted can actually HELP you succeed in business!

012: Woodworking with Shanty2Chic
49:41
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 49:41
012: Woodworking with Shanty2Chic

In this episode, Jennifer welcomes sisters Ashley and Whitney, woodworking and design experts of Shanty2Chic, who share their life journey from their first craft with a handsaw to their success today!

011: 6 Steps to Grow Your Social Media
32:54
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 32:54
011: 6 Steps to Grow Your Social Media

Want to know how to get followers and engage them to grow your brand? In this episode, Jennifer shares 6 insider tips of the trade on how to take your social media to the next level, and answers your questions!

010: Chrysy Huff Talks Family, Furniture, and Funday!
44:07
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 44:07
010: Chrysy Huff Talks Family, Furniture, and Funday!

009: Living a Fulfilling Life with Nicole Walters
30:53
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 30:53
009: Living a Fulfilling Life with Nicole Walters

008: Breaking Out and Moving into a Creative Business with Sherri Louison
31:30
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 31:30
008: Breaking Out and Moving into a Creative Business with Sherri Louison

In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood Show, paint and design expert, Jennifer, answers a commonly asked question -- How do I break out of corporate America into a creative business? Where do I start? Jennifer brings on and coaches friend, Sherri Louison, who has been through the same situation.

007: 6 Myths About Starting Your Own Business
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2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 25:27
007: 6 Myths About Starting Your Own Business

The truth is 8 out of 10 businesses fail. The biggest reason is because when people go into a business, they have a disillusioned idea of what business ownership looks like. In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood Show, owner of the Magic Brush and leading paint pro and DIY-er Jennifer Allwood tells you the 6 myths about starting your own business to help prevent you from becoming part of the statistic.

006: Fixing It Up with Clint and Kelly Harp
47:41
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 47:41
006: Fixing It Up with Clint and Kelly Harp

In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood Show, owner of the Magic Brush and leading paint pro and DIY-er Jennifer Allwood talks with Fixer Upper's carpenters Clint and Kelly Harp. The duo share their carpentry story, answer some of your questions, and discuss their new show, Wood Work, which premiers on the DIY Network tonight, March 8th at 7:30ET/6:30CT.

005: Falling in Love with Your House... Again!
22:12
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 22:12
005: Falling in Love with Your House... Again!

Your house should always be a project in a state of transition. In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood show, Jennifer gives practical tips of what you can do in your house to help you fall in love with it all over again.

004: Business Coaching with Stacey Haynes
24:11
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 24:11
004: Business Coaching with Stacey Haynes

In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood Show, owner of The Magic Brush and pro DIY-er Jennifer Allwood chats with Anchored Soul Designs business owner and member of her coaching group, Stacey Haynes. Jennifer coaches Stacey and helps her find ways to transform her business. You can find Stacey doing business at http://www.anchoredsouldesigns.com/

003: Running A Business From Home
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2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 25:00
003: Running A Business From Home

69% of all business owners start their business from home and, in this episode, Jennifer Allwood encourages you to make that leap! Jennifer shares her story on how she got to where she is.

002: Talking Design with Jennifer Bertrand
25:18
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 25:18
002: Talking Design with Jennifer Bertrand

In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood Show, Jennifer talks to designer and friend Jennifer Bertrand. The two creative experts talk about Bertrand's story from winning HGTV's Design Stars to losing her home and going through complications with her new child.

001: The Secret Sauce to Decorating Success
23:27
2017-12-12 00:36:58 UTC 23:27
001: The Secret Sauce to Decorating Success

In this episode of The Jennifer Allwood show, Jennifer shares her key tips to successful home decorating and running a creative business and how success often comes from just TRYING THINGS.