Marisa Donnelly
Episode 24

Marisa Donnelly: Putting Down Pen to Paper

with Marisa Donnelly

Marisa Donnelly

Writing is one of those things that you either love or absolutely hate. Today’s guest is a lover of writing! Marisa Donnelly is a writer, editor, teacher/tutor, and founder of Be A Light Collective, a virtual and San Diego based writing/editing services company with a mission of reshaping what traditional education looks like through a relationship-based learning lens. For Marisa, writing is as essential as breathing, which is why she’s here to tell us all about her tricks and tips when putting down pen to paper!

Highlights: 

  • Ever since Marisa was a little girl, she always enjoyed writing and that’s what inspired her to pursue a career in writing, and then create her own business.
  • Having writer’s block every once in a while is totally normal, and Marisa gives her best advice on how to overcome it.
  • How to find your voice in writing, by leaning into who you are as an individual and letting your words flow naturally.
  • Why research is one of the most important steps in writing an accurate blog, even though it’s probably the least fun part of the process.
  • Not letting your voice get lost by tweaking the content too much based on the opinions of others (although it’s OK to ask a family member or a real friend what they think).
  • Avoiding grammatical errors in the fast-paced blog industry, where fewer and fewer people revise what they write and tons of typos/mistakes in grammar are found!
  • The keys to create effective sales copy: being authentic and having great storytelling skills.

To learn more about Marisa Donnelly, you can check out her website and follow her on Instagram.

Lara Schmoisman, CEO & Founder of The Darl and Marketing Simplificado

GUESTS

Nora Wendel
Episode 28

Nora Wendel: How to Be Magnetic

With Nora Wendel

Today’s guest is Nora Wendel, a women’s relationship coach and feminine magnetism expert who is eager to teach the world about self-love and self-worth.

sheila nazarian
Episode 40

The Truth About Making “Skin Decisions” With Sheila Nazarian

With Dr. Sheila Nazarian

Today’s guest is Sheila Nazarian, founder of Nazarian Plastic Surgery, the Nazarian Institute, Spa26, The Skin Spot. She has achieved many things, but we are going to talk to her about : escaping Iran, managing her own business, and what she learned in between.

Influencer Marketing
Episode 54

Influence that with Alessandro Bogliari of The Influencer Marketing Factory

With Alessandro Bogliari

Alessandro Bogliari CEO & Co-Founder of The Influencer Marketing Factory, outlines the key points and strategies of influencer marketing.

Emily Merrell
Episode 7

Emily Merrell: The Six Degrees

With Emily Merrell

On today’s episode, we have the awesome Emily Merrell as a guest. Founder of SDS, Emily knew what she wanted to do since she was very young: to give ear to other people’s stories and help them to create meaningful connections.

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