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  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. Today my guest is Jen Eastwood, founder of Rock Rose Digital. Jen provides freelance social media management, consultancy and copywriting for purpose-driven small businesses, and she’s bloody good at it as well.

    In this episode, Jen shares how she started Rock Rose Digital, her experience with mental health and her top tips for using social media in a way that works for you and your business.

    We talk about:
    - how going freelance helped Jen to improve her mental health
    - why community is so important when you’re self-employed
    - how to use social media to grow your business
    - why knowing who your client is is the best way to utilise social media effectively


    LINKS
    Jen’s website: https://www.rockrosedigital.co.uk/
    Jen’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rockrosedigital/

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm sharing how coaching can be an incredible support in your business, what kind of things they can help with and how to find the right coach for you.

    If you'd like to hire me as your coach, click here to find out more about how I can help you achieve your version of success: https://independentgirlscollective.com/work-with-me

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

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  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. Today I’m talking to Sophie Carefull, a personal branding photography and mentor for visionary entrepreneurs and soul led creatives. Sophie is such a a lovely, sunbeam of a person, we’ve been Instagram friends for a long time and worked together, and I am so thrilled to have her as a guest on the podcast today. She also has an amazing Instagram account as you would expect for a photographer, but she also shares lots of super helpful videos on IGTV to make sure your photos are as incredible as your business is like posing tips, how to look and feel confident in your photos and make them professional and interesting.

    In this episode, Sophie shares her journey into branding photography, how she overcame shyness and anxiety to truly show up in her business and how you can do the same.


    We talk about:

    - Sophie’s journey to becoming a successful, fully booked business owner
    - How to network and put yourself out there as a small business owner
    - How to feel more confident in yourself and trust your intuition
    - The advantage introverted entrepreneurs have in business

    And lots more!

    LINKS

    Follow Sophie on Instagram: instagram.com/sophiecarefull
    Sophie’s website: sophiecarefull.co.uk
    Sophie’s guide to creating gorgeous branding photos: https://sophiecarefull.co.uk/photoshoot-planning-guide
    Brand mentoring
    Yes Yes Marsha’s video about feeling less self-conscious: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75FOMy1bZWQ
    How to be more charismatic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPhNnk7MDRI
    Amy Cuddy’s TED Talk on body language: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVmMeMcGc0Y
    Enterprise Nation: https://www.enterprisenation.com/
    She Can. She Did.: https://shecanshedid.com/international-womens-day-2020-events/


    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm sharing what to do if you're stuck in a rut with your business and four practical steps you can take to start feeling positive, energised and motivated again.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. Today I’m talking to Kat Horrocks, a women’s life and career coach and podcast host who encourages women to put themselves first in order to reach their goals.

    We talk about:

    - Kat’s journey to becoming a coach from starting out as a makeup artist and pivoting her business to follow her passion for coaching women
    - why female entrepreneurs need to take care of themselves and put themselves first
    - our morning routines and why they shouldn’t feel like work
    - how to stop being a control freak and let your business flow
    - how to set effective goals

    And lots more!

    LINKS

    Kat’s website: www.kathorrocks.com
    Put Yourself First podcast: https://kathorrocks.com/podcast/
    Kat’s Instagram: instagram.com/kat_horrocks

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. Today's episode is sponsored by Red Bull Amaphiko, a programme which gives wings to social entrepreneurs. I interviewed two of the Amaphiko entrepreneurs, Paulette Watson and Rose Deakin to learn about starting and running a social enterprise business.

    We talk about:

    - What it means to run a purpose-driven business
    - Why Paulette and Rose decided to run their businesses as Community Interest Companies (CICs)
    - Why asking for help is crucial for entrepreneurs

    And lots more!

    LINKS

    Paulette: https://www.facebook.com/AcademyAchievers25/
    Rose: https://www.thecropclub.com/
    Institute of Fundraising: https://www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/home/
    Reach Volunteering: https://reachvolunteering.org.uk/
    Law Works: https://www.lawworks.org.uk/
    National Lottery Awards For All: https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/under10k
    Alison Rose Review: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-alison-rose-review-of-female-entrepreneurship

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm teaching you how to create a simple strategy to grow your business without feeling overwhelmed.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm talking all things sales - why we find it difficult, why we react so strongly to it and how to sell in a way that's authentic for you and your business.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm sharing everything I wish I'd known when I started my business and my advice for you if you're a new business owner. From trusting your gut to networking, here's what you need to know.

    When to start charging for your work: https://soundcloud.com/user-105070076/episode-14-when-to-work-for-free-and-when-to-start-charging-for-your-work

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • I'm currently taking on new coaching clients! If you'd like to grow your business into something that gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment, follow the link to learn how I can help you close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. independentgirlscollective.com/work-with-me

    Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm sharing what you need to know if you're feeling worried about money, how you can combat it and why you need to let go of the fear for the sake of your business. I also get personal about my own journey with money and how I've developed my mindset.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Today I've got a bumper episode for you covering all things digital marketing with Charlotte Dougall and Lynsey MacDonald who are both freelance digital marketers. We cover why having a marketing strategy is less scary than it seems, how to keep your brand voice consistent to be authentic and stand out in your marketing and why following another business's marketing strategy probably won't work for you. Charlotte and Lynsey also share the thing they think is most important for your marketing.

    Charlotte: https://bletherdigital.co.uk/
    Lynsey: https://www.lynseymacdonald.com/

    The Independent Girls Podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • I'm currently taking on new coaching clients! If you'd like to grow your business into something that gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment, follow the link to learn how I can help you close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. https://independentgirlscollective.com/work-with-me

    Apologies for the sound quality in this episode!

    Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm giving you five tips to create more time in your day so you can tick everything off your to-do list, start working on that new project you've been putting off or just have some more time for yourself. I really believe that we create time, and that we make time for the things that matter to us, so here's how you can do it.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm talking about dealing with the comparison monster as a business owner. No matter how successful you become, you can always fall victim to a case of comparisonitis. I share how comparison affects me, why it gets under our skin so much and how you can combat it.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to independentgirlscollective.com/the-indep…ollective.

    In today's episode, I'm talking about protecting your health when you work for yourself, particularly if you work from home. Although the freedom of being self-employed can improve mental health, the isolation and stress involved can be damaging. I'm sharing my top tips to look after your mental health and what I do to protect my own.

    I hope you enjoyed this episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • Hello, and welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast. This podcast is all about combining practical advice with mindset magic to help you build a business which gives you freedom, flexibility and fulfilment. Consider it your weekly pep talk and mini coaching session.

    I’m Julia Day, a business coach and founder of The Independent Girls Collective, an exclusive, members-only platform which gives you access to tons of courses, resources and expert workshops from industry insiders to make the scary parts of running your business simple. In addition to all of this, you’ll also get access to a network of incredible UK businesswomen to support you in your journey. It can be lonely being in business, but it doesn’t have to be, which is why our community is here to help you grow your business and get the help and support you need. You can become a member of the Independent Girls Collective by going to https://independentgirlscollective.com/the-independent-girls-collective.

    In today's episode, I'm sharing why you should stop asking for permission to do what you want, why seeking external validation is pointless and why you should follow your gut instinct.

    I hope you enjoyed this short but sweet episode! If you have time, please leave the podcast a rating and review, and if you're feeling super kind please feel free to share the podcast on your social media. Thanks for listening!

  • As the tax return deadline approaches (31st January people!), I'm answering all your questions about your return, tax and expenses.

    STEP BY STEP TAX RETURN GUIDE + VIDEO: https://www.easyasvat.com/blog/2017/11/12/how-to-complete-your-self-assessment-tax-return

    Welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast: a podcast for creative female entrepreneurs who are ready to make, manage and feel GOOD about money. My name is Julia Day and I run The Independent Girls Collective, a members-only platform designed to empower you to take control of your finances and give you the support you need to build a fulfilling, financially sustainable business.

    BECOME A MEMBER OF THE INDEPENDENT GIRLS COLLECTIVE: www.easyasvat.com/the-independent-…irls-collective/
    FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/easyasvat
    FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: twitter.com/easyasvat

  • Happy New Year! The Independent Girls Podcast is back and ready for 2019. In this episode I'm sharing my predictions within the small business world over the next 12 months, from business retreats to *gasp* going back to the 9-5. Got any predictions of your own? Share them with me via Instagram: @easyasvat

    Welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast: a podcast for creative female entrepreneurs who are ready to make, manage and feel GOOD about money. My name is Julia Day and I run The Independent Girls Collective, a members-only platform designed to empower you to take control of your finances and give you the support you need to build a fulfilling, financially sustainable business.

    BECOME A MEMBER OF THE INDEPENDENT GIRLS COLLECTIVE: www.easyasvat.com/the-independent-…irls-collective/
    FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/easyasvat
    FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: twitter.com/easyasvat

  • Welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast: a podcast for creative female entrepreneurs who are ready to make, manage and feel GOOD about money. My name is Julia Day and I run The Independent Girls Collective, a members-only platform designed to empower you to take control of your finances and give you the support you need to build a fulfilling, financially sustainable business.

    As 2018 comes to a close, before we start setting out our goals for 2019 let's look back and take time to reflect on what we've achieved this year. We're often so preoccupied with reaching our goals that we don't take a beat to recognise how far we've come, so today I'm encouraging you to do just that.

    I've also shared my tips for overcoming your fears and created a free printable worksheet here: www.easyasvat.com/blog/celebrate-your-achievements

    BECOME A MEMBER OF THE INDEPENDENT GIRLS COLLECTIVE: https://www.easyasvat.com/the-independent-girls-collective/
    WORK WITH ME: www.easyasvat.com/coaching/
    FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/easyasvat
    FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: twitter.com/easyasvat

  • Welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast: a podcast for creative female entrepreneurs who are ready to make, manage and feel GOOD about money. My name is Julia Day and I run The Independent Girls Collective, a members-only platform designed to empower you to take control of your finances and give you the support you need to build a fulfilling, financially sustainable business.

    In this episode, I'm talking about the fears we have to face as entrepreneurs and how we can overcome them. I've covered five common fears that are common for business owners: being visible, criticism, lack of customers, money and failure.

    I've also shared my tips for overcoming your fears and created a free printable worksheet here: www.easyasvat.com/blog/overcoming-fear

    BECOME A MEMBER OF THE INDEPENDENT GIRLS COLLECTIVE: www.easyasvat.com/the-independent-…irls-collective/
    WORK WITH ME: www.easyasvat.com/coaching/
    FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/easyasvat
    FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: twitter.com/easyasvat

  • Welcome to The Independent Girls Podcast: a podcast for creative female entrepreneurs who are ready to make, manage and feel GOOD about money. My name is Julia Day and I run The Independent Girls Collective, a members-only platform designed to empower you to take control of your finances and give you the support you need to build a fulfilling, financially sustainable business.

    In this episode, I'm sharing the simple actions you can take to ensure that filing your tax return is a stress-free activity.

    I've also shared my tax return tips and created a free printable tax return checklist on the blog: www.easyasvat.com/blog/stress-free-tax-return

    REGISTER FOR PRIORITY ACCESS TO THE INDEPENDENT GIRLS COLLECTIVE AND GET A FREE PRICING COURSE: www.easyasvat.com/the-independent-…irls-collective/
    WORK WITH ME: www.easyasvat.com/coaching/
    FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/easyasvat
    FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: twitter.com/easyasvat