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BRAND PARTY Podcast

Christine Lieu

This podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY. 🎉 Your brand is worth celebrating. It can be FUN and I’ll show you how. Let’s get this party started!
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In today’s episode, learn more about the sustainable alternative to building a successful business without the hustle and grind. Want to siesta & fiesta throughout the week? Take Fridays off? Christine and Renee (@reneerising) chat about the realities and true impact of the hustle and burnout that is normalized in the world of entrepreneurship. But they won’t leave you hanging, dive into the tested solutions for ditching burnout without sacrificing your biz.

Renee Janes-Reid is a Career + Wellness Coach, integrator, and COO for change-making entrepreneurs. She helps ambitious, service-oriented, but oh-so-overwhelmed entrepreneurs and professionals to turn their work and lives into a burnout-free zone. Renee’s clients have dumped the hustle, developed healthy, sustainable habits and boundaries, clarified their lifestyle goals, and transitioned into creating huge impact doing work that lights them up without sacrificing their wellbeing.

What to Listen For:

  • Busy Mode Activated. How are you stopping yourself from showing up as the best version of yourself? (4:05)
  • Need tips to avoid burnout? The pathway you need to step away from the hustle and realign with your values . (10:53)
  • Do you do this? What All Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common. (11:36)
  • Check your phone as soon as you wake up? Your morning routine should include these essentials to optimize your day. (12:30)
  • You can do this right now. 3 things you can do to move the needle forward and ditch the overwhelm. (15:02)

Resources From This Episode:
Renee on LinkedIn
Renee on Facebook
Burnout Self-Test
Christine’s Favourite Book

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About this show:
As featured in Top 10 Canada Design and New & Noteworthy Art & Design, the Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!

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In today’s episode, learn actionable tips and tools to have your video marketing working for your business, instead of the other way around. Christine and Scott (@entrepreneurscanparty) dive deeper into the (sometimes intimidating) world of SEO and YouTube tools to improve traffic to your website, and your YouTube videos. Plus, they take it one step further and explore behind-the-scenes of what it takes to keep people watching your videos, watching more of your videos and subscribing to your YouTube channel.

Scott Stockdale is the host of Entrepreneurs Can Party, a Top 10 Rated Apple Podcast. He delivers entrepreneurial insights and motivation to his growing audience! With his SEO skills, he’s helped deliver successful campaigns for big-name brands across the world, including Watches of Switzerland, 118 118 Money, and countless others! Scott teaches you to drive more traffic to your website, boost your YouTube views, and get ranked in the top 10 on the Apple Podcast charts.

What to Listen For:

  • Videos will be 82% of global internet traffic in less than 2 years. Do you have the 3 factors to make your video content more powerful? (3:30)
  • Struggling with video content? There are 3 essentials to get traction on your videos. (7:52)
  • Intimidated by SEO? How you can improve your own SEO with these 3 professional tools . (11:36)
  • Taking it to the next level with SEO? The 3 advanced SEO pillars to improve your Google rankings. (13:34)
  • Have a YouTube Channel? A mini-masterclass of ways to boost views, comments, and subscribers on YouTube Videos with SEO. (15:34)

Resources From This Episode:
Keyword Magic Tool
Google Keyword Planner
Keywords Everywhere
VidIQ
SEOYoast
Email Scott
Scott on LinkedIn
Join Skillshare & Get 2 Months Free

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About this show:
As featured in Top 10 Canada Design and New & Noteworthy Art & Design, the Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!

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In today’s episode, get clear on how you’re really spending your money, energy, and your non-renewable resource, time. You think you know what’s going on in your business, huh? Until you have the cold-hard facts staring you in the face, you can’t work smarter. By knowing your essential tasks AND your hidden time wasters, you can become more efficient by focusing on what’s moving the needle forward in your business. Listen in to find out some of Christine’s best ways to set up no-fail communication channels so that your designer can deliver in less than 5 minutes.

Now - Let’s get to work!

New here? Catch up on everything you missed in Season 1!

Christine is the founder of CL Designs and the host of Brand Party Podcast. Christine has traded in climbing the corporate ladder for climbing mountains around the world. She helps lifestyle businesses realize their vision and connect with the people most important to them through branding, web design, and social content creation, with a holistic brand 360 perspective. Saying no to dull and clunky visuals and yes to consistency, creativity and efficiency form the core of her approach.

What to Listen For:

  • Not reaching those major goals in your business? If you’re on the verge of a breakdown, don’t quit, try this tip. (1:14)
  • Afraid of the B word ? This advice will help keep you on brand and appropriately on-trend. (1:32)
  • Taking calls at all hours and answering messages after midnight? Ouch! Set these guidelines up ASAP . (2:34)
  • Speed Recap: 5 ways to level up as an entrepreneur. (3:28)

Resources From This Episode:
Join Skillshare & Get 2 Months Free
Dubsado
Wave
Stripe
Acuity
Calendly

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About this show:
As featured in Top 10 New & Noteworthy Canada & Top 10 Art & Design Canada, Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!

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In today’s episode, learn how to grow your social media following with one simple switch, connect with the human behind the screen. Christine and Jessica (@connectioncollectiveco) share so many giggles and words of wisdom as they explore if it's really the algorithm’s fault and the key to success when it comes to your social media strategy. Plus, take a deep dive into when and where to make the smartest investments in your business.

Jessica Hamilton is an Expert Coverage Specialist and Instagram Queen, founder of Connection Collective Co. She helps cutting-edge conferences and large-scale events create major FOMO to sell out every single time. With over 10 years of marketing experience, Jessica brings major FOMO to the table for her clients, spanning top-level content creation, guaranteed results, and better coverage than SPF 100.

What to Listen For:

  • Planning a virtual event or an IRL event in 2021 ? Event Coverage will have you selling out every single time. (5:19)
  • Who the heck are you talking to? The biggest thing you’re overlooking in your social media strategy. (8:05)
  • Are you ready to invest? When to DIY and when to hire a social media professional. (9:12)
  • Need a pick me up? The reminder you need daily as you step into the best version of yourself. (13:51)
  • Take the Next Step. You’re ready if you’ve had this eye-opening moment in your business. (15:49)

Resources From This Episode:
Quick & Free Instagram Analytics Tool
Later.com
Read this Before you Invest
Making Content Just Got Easy with Canva Pro

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About this show:
As featured in Top 10 Canada Design and New & Noteworthy Art & Design, the Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!

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In today’s episode, get clear on what SEO is and how it can help potential customers find you easily. If you use Google every day, then SEO is constantly helping you find what you need without you doing any extra work. Today’s episode is action-packed with practical solutions so you can improve your own SEO in less than 5 minutes. Plus, Christine and Kristina (@kristinaazarenko.digital) chat about what you can do, starting today, if SEO is on the bottom of your priority list.

Kristina Azarenko is the founder of MarketingSyrup, based in Toronto, Canada. Kristina is a Technical SEO & eCommerce consultant who helps businesses get the web traffic and sales they deserve without paying for ads. Kristina believes that a website is an asset that should serve your business needs and bring customers to you 24/7. She is also the creator of the SEO Challenge Course for people who want to learn how to do what she’s doing. When Kristina is not optimizing websites, she’s enjoying time with her husky or dancing hip-hop.

What to Listen For:

  • Are you overlooking this SEO essential? The biggest mistake you’re probably making when it comes to SEO. (4:54)
  • Using Squarespace or WordPress for your website? This customization tip will improve your SEO in less than 60 seconds. (5:58)
  • Are you working twice as hard when you create content? DO this 1 thing before you create ANY content . (8:07)
  • Spammy content will no longer fly. These 3 resources will improve your keyword research tenfold from one simple Google search. (11:46)
  • Is my SEO working or not working? Watch these key metrics to know if you are on track . (16:01)

Resources From This Episode:

Kristina on Twitter
Kristina on LinkedIn
Kristina’s SEO Challenge Course
Keywords Everywhere Chrome Extension
Join Skillshare & Get 2 Months Free

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In today’s special double feature episode, hear how Varsha of The Screamery Toronto and Ian & Chelsea of Courage Cookies started new businesses in the middle of a worldwide pandemic. They’ve been wildly successful too! If you’ve got a sweet tooth or need a jolt of joy, you’ll be drooling and smiling through this episode. But that’s not all, The Screamery & Courage Cookies are all about making a larger impact. They didn’t spend months and years planning to start these businesses. Learn how both of these businesses were born as a response to their personal pandemic experiences and how they grew because of their customer care, honesty, and integrity. You’re not going to want to miss this special episode.
Varsha, is half of the duo behind Toronto’s hottest, new, small-batch ice cream company, The Screamery. When life made Varsha scream, she turned to making ice cream with her best friend and hasn't looked back since. The Screamery Toronto provides small-batch and made-to-order ice cream that never scrimps on the mix-ins you love most.
After making more cookies than they could ever safely consume, Chelsea and Ian of Courage Cookies came to realize that this surplus of tasty treats needs to be shared with the whole city all while donating a portion of their revenue to support those in need. Now, they are inviting you to stuff your face at their location at Stackt Market in Downtown Toronto.

What to Listen For:

  • Bringing the joy out of the darkness. Varsha’s path to building an unplanned business in such a challenging time. (2:38)
  • We all scream for ice cream. The creative key to garnering amazing PR & quickly growing a new business. (6:01)
  • Exploring a non-traditional business model? The advantage of new offerings and limited production. (8:47)
  • Always Ask. The advice you need when you realize you can’t do everything on your own. (17:17)
  • The best cookie you’ve ever had. How do you make cookies when there’s a flour shortage during quarantine? (19:05)
  • Honesty is the best policy. The simple trifecta of successful community building in 2020. (22:02)

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Resources From This Episode:
The Screamery BlogTO feature
The Screamery Taste Toronto feature
John Tory Visits Courage Cookies
Courage Cookies Taste Toronto feature
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In today’s episode, learn how to grow your business from $30 websites to a team of 33 people. Whether you are new and just thinking about starting an eCommerce business or have been struggling to grow, you’ll hear ways to build a stronger business from the ground up. find ways to Christine and Damiano (@damianor) will have you earning money while you sleep with the best advice on building a strong and successful eCommerce business.

Damiano Raveenthiran is a Shopify Development Expert with over 10 years of experience working on eCommerce and Retail businesses, and owner of eCommerce Development agency Startup Slang based in Toronto, Canada. Damiano and his agency help highly-motivated entrepreneurs grow and thrive by offering great creative Ecommerce and Web development services for digital businesses of all sizes with innovative ways to generate revenue reaching goals and ROI targets.

What to Listen For:

  • Damiano’s road to riches. How to go from $30 websites to a team of 33 people. (4:00)
  • The numbers don’t lie. The key contributor to figure out your pricing structure once and for all. (6:12)
  • Is it the right jump for you? One piece of advice to take you from freelancer to agency owner. (8:47)
  • 3 ways to make money while you sleep as an eCommerce business. (10:00)

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This free, 3-day virtual summit is all about Pinterest marketing. Christine is presenting Pinterest Podcasting with Purpose. Pinterest helped Christine increase her website and Pinterest traffic by 50% time and time again.
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Resources From This Episode:
Damiano on Fiverr
Join Skillshare & Get 2 Months Free

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As featured in Top 10 Canada Design and New & Noteworthy Art & Design, the Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!

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In today’s episode, you’ll get in touch with yourself as you explore the journey of self-love. Hear about setting boundaries, taking care of your mindset and the essential self-care practices for a busy entrepreneur. Christine and Sarah (@fitnessbysarahtaylor) each share their best practices for living their best lives.

Sarah Taylor is the owner of Fitness By Sarah Taylor, Personal Trainer, Former Miss Plus Canada, Plus Size Model, Blogger and Motivational Speaker.

Sarah openly shares her journey of surviving abuse, self-hatred and sadness to thriving in a place of joy and self-love to give other women hope that they too can overcome anything and see beauty in themselves. She has learned that being an athlete has no size and her mission is to help women on their journeys to live their best lives – body, mind and soul.

As a plus size woman most of her life, she knows what it's like to walk into a gym, feel intimidated, not know what to do and wanted to make a safe space for women to feel comfortable in the gym, build their strength and their confidence – in and out of the gym - so they can live their best lives! She owns a boutique studio in downtown Toronto and offers online video-based programs.

What to Listen For:

  • What else can the journey of self-love bring? The unexpected benefits for your health, career, and relationships. (8:07)
  • Are you putting yourself at the bottom of your list? The 3 Self-Care Essentials to put yourself on top. (11:32)
  • Why do you hide the hard parts of running a business? The community and conversation that needs to continue (12:21)


Resources From This Episode:

Sarah’s 6-Week Online Challenge

Sarah’s Segment on CityLine

Christine’s Favourite Journal Prompts

Christine’s Go-To Book for Building Self-Love

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As featured in Top 10 Canada Design and New & Noteworthy Art & Design, the Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can im

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In today’s episode, listen in to hear how Christine left the cushy salary, benefits, close friends, and the business network she developed for over 7 years to discover her next challenge. She literally traded in climbing the corporate ladder for climbing mountains around the world. If you’ve never started a business before, it’s hard to know where to start. The entrepreneurial roller coaster comes with a lot of ups and downs, nauseous feelings, and thrilling top-of-the-tower moments. Maybe you’re unsure about leaving all the comforts of your job to do your own thing. Christine explores the 5 things you need to know before starting your own full-time business.

New here? Catch up on everything you missed in Season 1!

Christine is the founder of CL Designs and the host of Brand Party Podcast. Christine has traded in climbing the corporate ladder for climbing mountains around the world. She helps lifestyle businesses realize their vision and connect with the people most important to them through branding, web design, and social content creation, with a holistic brand 360 perspective. Saying no to dull and clunky visuals and yes to consistency, creativity and efficiency form the core of her approach.

What to Listen For:

  • Are you a perfectionist?You’ll need this motto on a post-it to keep you moving forward. (1:03)
  • Success isn’t instant.
    Does upgrading skills really improve your business or is it a waste of time? (2:27)
  • Shaking in your boots?
    Choose courage over doubt if you’re feeling this very common reaction. (3:31)
  • Bonus Tip! The icing on top of the cake for being in business full time (4:44)

Resources From This Episode:
Join Skillshare & Get 2 Months Free
Building Your Personal Brand podcast episode
Consistency In Your Brand podcast episode

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About this show:
As featured in Top 10 New & Noteworthy Canada & Top 10 Art & Design Canada, Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!

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In today’s episode, get clear on how to define and find your own version of success in your business and life. If you’re saying ‘yes’ when you want to say ‘no’ and your days are filled with tasks you hate even though you ditched your boss long ago, listen up. Christine shares 5 ways to find success inside your business on your own terms. Following and obsessing over someone else’s exact path to success will not bring you happiness but with these suggestions, you can find your own way. Which one are you trying first?

New here? Catch up on everything you missed in Season 1!

Christine is the founder of CL Designs and the host of Brand Party Podcast. Christine has traded in climbing the corporate ladder for climbing mountains around the world. She helps lifestyle businesses realize their vision and connect with the people most important to them through branding, web design, and social content creation, with a holistic brand 360 perspective. Saying no to dull and clunky visuals and yes to consistency, creativity and efficiency form the core of her approach.

What to Listen For:

  • Not living your best life? Daydream your way to your ideal day with these questions! (1:06)
  • You first. Follow this advice to prioritize yourself to avoid burnout and fill up your cup. (1:40)
  • Do you have a treasure map for your customers? This must-do task to move your client from liking your posts to buying from you? (2:51)
  • Speed Recap: 5 ways to level up as an entrepreneur. (3:00)

Resources From This Episode:
Join Skillshare & Get 2 Months Free
The Happiness Equation Book
Making Content Just Got Easy with Canva Pro

Want to hear Christine in her element?
Join her and 25+ other speakers at Gem Conference 2.0 on Sept. 30th-Oct. 1st, 2020 at their breakout session to learn to quickly audit your brand during and ensure consistent as you shift and change in your business. Get your ticket now.

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About this show:
As featured in Top 10 New & Noteworthy Canada & Top 10 Art & Design Canada, Brand Party Podcast will energize you to invest in your brand in new ways. Join me for tips, insights, and actions you can take to make your brand a priority in your business. My guests and I deliver honest, to-the-point advice you can implement RIGHT AWAY!

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