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Your host, Jaime Legagneur, has built her business, Flint Stone Media, from HER bedroom as her passionate pursuit of making OTHER people's dreams and goals come to fruition. Business in the Bedroom, is her latest effort to do just that--now with YOU joining her. So, please visit BizInTheBedroom.com for all the ways we can connect, including joining the conversation on Facebook in the group called Dreamers Become Doers. And, remember to "Hit it hard. Keep the lights on." Let's do this!!

Your host, Jaime Legagneur, has built her business, Flint Stone Media, from HER bedroom as her passionate pursuit of making OTHER people's dreams and goals come to fruition. Business in the Bedroom, is her latest effort to do just that--now with YOU joining her. So, please visit BizInTheBedroom.com for all the ways we can connect, including joining the conversation on Facebook in the group called Dreamers Become Doers. And, remember to "Hit it hard. Keep the lights on." Let's do this!!

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Your host, Jaime Legagneur, has built her business, Flint Stone Media, from HER bedroom as her passionate pursuit of making OTHER people's dreams and goals come to fruition. Business in the Bedroom, is her latest effort to do just that--now with YOU joining her. So, please visit BizInTheBedroom.com for all the ways we can connect, including joining the conversation on Facebook in the group called Dreamers Become Doers. And, remember to "Hit it hard. Keep the lights on." Let's do this!!

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English


Episodes

Episode 31: My Key Note Address for National Entrepreneurs Day

12/6/2021
Today, I'm going to open up the curtain once again on my own entrepreneurial journey and share my recent Key Note Address! The Palm Beach County School District recently asked me to be the key note speaker for their virtual National Entrepreneur's Day event on November 16th. Well, with that key note, I was walking the walk that I talked about in the last episode--that when people see you, STEP UP. So, I'll let you be the judge on how I did! You'll hear me trying to tackle two intentions with...

Duration:00:41:47

Episode 30: Using Conferences to Your Advantage

11/15/2021
I'm going to share with you my NUMBER ONE branding and business growth strategy that was an absolute gamechanger for me--attending conferences. And, there are different strategies and benefits you can utilize, depending on how you are going to that conference--as an attendee, a speaker, or with a media pass. I've packed this episode with lots of tips to help you find the right conferences to go to, decide how you want to show up, and to maximize your time while you're there. Plus, I'll...

Duration:00:29:42

Episode 29: More of Google's Suite Apps

11/1/2021
We are going to swing back to the subjectmatter from two episodes ago and dip into even more of Google's suite of apps and tools. First, I'll start with a deep dive into some of the other Google apps that I love, aside from the big three of Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Then, I'll share some quick mentions of other apps I've found useful--though I use them less often. And, we'll end with other Google tools I haven't really used, yet, but want to explore in the future. They look pretty cool, so I...

Duration:00:26:32

Episode 28: Showcasing Your Sizzle to Sell Your Brand

10/18/2021
Last Friday, I had the honor of being invited to appear as a guest for the She Podcasts LIVE 2021 Conference! It's “the largest in-person gathering of women podcasters, audio content creators, story tellers, and more!” Well, in preparing that presentation (which was specific to PODCASTING--breaking down the elements of a media kit, putting together a sizzle reel, for example), I realized I could EASILY reshift that content's focus to be more general to help you with YOUR business, because...

Duration:00:28:51

Episode 27: Google's Suite Services

10/4/2021
Already have a Gmail account? Guess what?!? You have a whole suite of powerful extra FREE tools at your fingertips! These free Google tools you likely already have access to really helped me as I was going my business on a bootstrapped budget; and, they can help you, too. With the Google tools in your account, you can bypass the need for Microsoft Office, collaborate with your team in real time, create professional-looking infographics and PDFs, and so much more. And, did I mention they are...

Duration:00:22:32

Episode 26: Creating Wrap-Around Services

9/20/2021
After creating a side hustle in order to make ends meet, the next phase of business growth can be fueled by creating wrap-around services for your CORE business. After all, your ultimate goal is to build up that core business as your full source of income. So, by creating these wrap-around services, you will move your resource for extra income away from the lane that your other side hustle is driving in to the same lane and customer base as your core services. Thus, you'll now be leveraging...

Duration:00:15:39

Episode 25: Keeping Track, Part 2

9/7/2021
I hope y'all enjoyed a Labor Day weekend that was both productive AND restful... If you recall, Episode 20 back in June was a VERY special episode, because I opened up the pages of my then new, beautiful grey, personal business journal and shared my recent entries and the lightbulb reason WHY I wanted to share them with you on this show. And that reason was because I wanted to illustrate in big bold letters the heart song that happens when you work toward making your living from your life's...

Duration:00:21:16

Episode 24: Your Side Hustle's Side Hustle

8/23/2021
As you're building the main portion of your business, you may have to support that effort with ANOTHER side hustle--especially if you have left or are leaving your 9-5 (or are open to other 9-5 options). You can typically create a side hustle for your side hustle in two different ways: 1) side work or 2) side products. Side work involves banking on your other marketable skills; whereas side products involve becoming a seller for a pre-established product line. Today, I'll explain how I built...

Duration:00:15:36

Episode 23: Tools for Time Management

8/9/2021
One thing we are guaranteed to never get back is our time. When you begin to outsource, as discussed on the last episode, you definitely get some of your time back, for sure. But, if you're anything like me, you are very prone to still saying yes to too many things and filling up your time. While working on building that mental muscle of giving yourself permission to not say yes to EVERYTHING, we can definitely start to work on some time management. So, today, we're going to focus on two...

Duration:00:20:36

Episode 22: Outsourcing Buckets

7/26/2021
As we move forward now beyond my initial twenty tips recap, let's start to think BIG!! As you build your business, you are going to reach successes that cause you to have the great problem of too many clients to handle yourself. In fact, if your business model is anything like mine, then profitability RELIES on it being able to scale with other people helping greatly contribute to the work. SO, I wanted to share my approach to deciding how to begin outsourcing your work: my bucket approach!...

Duration:00:18:34

Episode 21: Top Twenty Tips from Producer Jaime!

7/12/2021
Welcome to a special episode of Business in the Bedroom! The show has now reached 21 episodes. That's right... This show is old enough to legally imbibe, lol!! In celebration, we are taking a look at the best tips from the first twenty episodes. I asked my Production Assistant over at the Florida Podcast Network, Amber, to use her journalistic skills and choose the highlights from each episode, including how to define your why, multitasking your business and your social life, SEO key points,...

Duration:01:01:56

Episode 20: The Importance of Keeping Track

6/28/2021
This is a VERY special episode, because it is really going to illustrate in big bold letters the heart song that happens when you work toward making your living from your life's passion. I'm opening up the pages of my personal business journal and sharing my notes from the last week and the lightbulb moment that made me realize I REALLY need to share these notes with you. Then, after that, I'm going to share some feedback from one of my favorite humans, Joy, who is also a listener, friend,...

Duration:00:20:14

Episode 19: Being a CEO on the Down-Low

6/14/2021
How do you capitalize on getting your brand out there using networking's secret sauce while also keeping your side hustle hidden behind a veil and protect yourself at your current job? Well, I'll first discuss electronic security and how being aware of your surroundings on- and offline can help save your current paycheck. Then, I'll turn more specifically to social media and share just why my Facebook friend requests currently stand at a VERY long waiting list. After, I'll run down how...

Duration:00:20:10

Episode 18: Networking's Secret Sauce

5/31/2021
Networking is key to overall business growth in SO many ways--from helping you navigate your industry's pitfalls through finding new clients and team members, and more. I'll first illustrate its superpower by comparing networking to a story I've often shared with clients and in my Dreamers Become Doers rooms on Clubhouse--a story you're probably already familiar with. But, this superpower comparison must really resonate, as my followers have begun sharing it around Clubhouse, too! Then,...

Duration:00:28:04

Episode 17: Laying the Groundwork to Build Your Team

5/17/2021
Building your business into having a great team can make SUCH a difference in propelling your brand to new heights. But, as a solopreneur, how do you get there?? Well, before we discuss the FINANCES of that growth, let's start on this episode with first laying the groundwork and focusing on your business' processes. We will look at those pieces of your business that make the most sense to scale--both in terms of serving your client life cycle and your internal business administration. Then,...

Duration:00:22:04

Episode 16: Mental Health and My Business

5/3/2021
Have you ever experienced a week where the AMAZING highs and wins you've scored in your business were as big in scale as the lows and losses that railroaded your PERSONAL life immediately thereafter? That was my week. And, I had to figure out how--through all the devastating news and circumstances--to still show up for my clients, my team, and also myself. It was a forced masterclass in balance I had to navigate in real time. Today, I'll share how I got through it and how you can prepare...

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 15: Contracts to CYA

4/19/2021
What DOES go into a contract to CYA? Though I'm not a lawyer, I've had to deal with contracts a LOT. So, I'm going to give you a super linear breakdown of my own contracts from top to bottom. I'll start off with all the identifiers I include to make it crystal clear which business entities (including my own) are involved. Then, I'll circle back to those proposals and scopes of work that we've covered and let you know what information you should pull from them into your contracts. Then, VERY...

Duration:00:23:10

Episode 14: Get that Sh_t in Writing

4/5/2021
I'm going to take a look now beyond attracting and closing new clients and talk about getting that sh*t in writing. At the very top of the episode, I'll take a quick minute to share my recent discovery of the joy that is Clubhouse and how you can hang out with me on there. Then, I'll start the discussion of getting everything in writing by sharing a horror story from the ghosts of my business' past. And, I'll give some clever ways of getting things on the record with your clients. Plus, I'll...

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 13: Decoding SEO Part 3 - Diving into the Details, Continued

3/22/2021
SURPRISE! Today you get a lucky Episode 13! Since I had SOOOO much to say when I sat down to record the deeper dive into Decoding SEO part 2 for Episode 12, I decided to split it up. (Who wants SEO fatigue, amirite? You're welcome!) So, on this part 3, I'll first go through other practices for keeping your site fresh and updated. Then, I'll go beneath the surface on key notes about site links. Finally, I can't help but also point out a few important things to definitely NOT do. Then, I'll...

Duration:00:21:27

Episode 12: Decoding SEO Part 2 - Diving into the Details

3/22/2021
Today we are going beyond knowing the basics of SEO, which we covered in part 1, and are diving into the details on part 2. First, I'll give you info on one of the major tools you can add to your arsenal for improving your website's SEO: Google Analytics, including some key ways to use it. Then, we'll take a deeper look at site relevancy and finish with a couple more notes about link backs. Listen in, and let's do this...! Link to Sound File for Sight Impaired: Click Here Host, Lead...

Duration:00:22:00