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The Hashtags+Stilettos podcast is like having your own personal publicist in your pocket. Tune in for business, lifestyle and PR insights and interviews from entrepreneur and PR expert Sakita Holley.

The Hashtags+Stilettos podcast is like having your own personal publicist in your pocket. Tune in for business, lifestyle and PR insights and interviews from entrepreneur and PR expert Sakita Holley.
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The Hashtags+Stilettos podcast is like having your own personal publicist in your pocket. Tune in for business, lifestyle and PR insights and interviews from entrepreneur and PR expert Sakita Holley.

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Episodes

Ep. 42: Brand Partnership Q&A Part 1

2/27/2018
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On this episode, I​ answer 10 listener questions about how to navigate the waters of brand partnerships. ​I draw from my own experience of having been on both ​sides of the coin, as someone who has successfully pitched for partnerships for my personal ventures and as a PR agency own who facilitates partnerships on behalf of our clients. ​Questions Answered on This Episode: ​1. What Do I Need to Start Doing to Become an Authority in My Industry? 2. How Do You Show a Company Your Value With...

Duration:00:35:35

Ep. 41: Write Your Intentions Down

2/12/2018
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On this episode, I talk about how writing your intentions down can alter the course of your life. I tell this story using a letter that I wrote to myself at the end of 2016 about what I wanted my 2017 to look like. When I opened the letter at the end of 2017, I realized that most of what I had written down in the letter manifested EXACTLY the way that I had written it, reminding me of just how powerful the words we choose to speak over our lives truly are. At the end of this episode, I...

Duration:00:18:58

Ep. 40: If You Drop the Ball, Pick It Up

10/1/2017
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After a long Summer hiatus, I’m back with a new episode of the #HashtagsandStilettos podcast! On this episode, I talk about where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to and address a topic that’s been weighing heavily on my mind. It’s about all of the unnecessary pressure and stress that we put on ourselves every single day and how to bounce back after you’ve dropped the ball in your personal or professional life. Text HASHTAGS to 444999 to join the email list. Email hashtags@hos-pr.com to...

Duration:00:20:13

Ep. 39: Chris-Tia Donaldson's 'Crawl, Walk, Run' Philosophy

5/29/2017
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Chris-Tia Donaldson is the founder and CEO of Thank God It’s Natural (TGIN), a company that manufactures all natural hair and skin care products that she launched in 2013. A few years prior to launching the company, Chris-Tia wrote a book about natural hair after struggling with accepting her own while working in corporate America. The book and the product line were well-received, but Chris-Tia decided to keep her job as senior corporate counsel at a Fortune 100 company while she grew the...

Duration:01:02:48

Ep. 38: Demetria L D'Oyley is Writing Her Way to a Life on Her Own Terms

5/15/2017
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Demetria Lucas D'Oyley is an award winning journalist and author who at 30, leveraged her 'ABelleinBrooklyn' blog into a dream job as the relationships editor at Essence Magazine, guest starred as a relationships expert on her first reality show and landed a book deal with Simon and Schuster. Safe to say, things were going pretty well. Then, she quit that job she loved so much to pursue a life of entrepreneurship and eventually self-published her second book. On this episode, we talk about...

Duration:01:12:35

Ep. 37: Shea Moisture Problems

5/8/2017
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About a week ago, Shea Moisture, a company that specializes in organic hair, beauty and body products for multicultural consumers released an ad on Facebook focused on “Hair Hate,” that immediately caused a firestorm of controversy and led to a huge PR fail for the brand. In this episode, I talk about what happened in the immediate hours and days after the ad was released, dispel some popular myths about the company for context and provide 10 tips for Shea Moisture and any other brand,...

Duration:00:37:01

Ep. 35: Adenah Bayoh on Using Real Estate Development and Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurship

2/7/2017
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Many people believe that in order to become an entrepreneur they have to get struck by lightening and have an amazing once in a lifetime idea, get funding or find other ways to get it out into the world and then they'll be successful. Adenah Bayoh turns that notion right on its head. Adenah is the founder and CEO of Adenah Bayoh and Companies, which is the parent corporation that owns IHOP franchises in Paterson and Irvington, NJ and a real estate development portfolio with more than $225...

Duration:01:01:20

Ep. 33: 5 Things YOU Should Know About Brand Partnerships

1/3/2017
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The topics covered on this episode will provide some key insights and hopefully answer any initial questions you may have about securing brand partnerships or extending the brand relationships you already have. My hope is that I can get you to think differently and strategically about how YOU, yes, YOU, can work or collaborate with brands even if you don't have a blog or a huge following on social media. Working with and pitching brands is one of my favorite topics to discuss because of...

Duration:00:31:46

Ep. 32: Be Your Motherf**king Self

12/21/2016
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Recently, I asked myself a question that changed everything. I asked: Is there a prize that you've received from purposely being less than who you know yourself to be that you still have today? The answer was no. Listen to this episode to learn more about this moment and how I plan to show up in the world, personally and professionally, as my full self from now on. - - Text HASHTAGS to 444999 to join the email list. Email hashtags@hos-pr.com to submit questions. Social Media:...

Duration:00:14:32

Ep. 31: What if Your Dream is Ugly?

12/12/2016
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On this episode, I talk about the realities associated with pursuing your dreams based on an epiphany I had a few months ago at 5am. - - Text HASHTAGS to 444999 to join the email list. Email hashtags@hos-pr.com to submit questions. Social Media: Instagram.com/HashtagsandStilettos Instagram.com/MissSuccess Twitter.com/MissSuccess Hashtag: #HashtagsandStilettos Show Notes: hashtagsandstilettos.com/ugly-dreams Like this episode? Rate and review it on iTunes!

Duration:00:11:05

Ep. 29: Done is STILL Better Than Perfect

9/28/2016
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*Anniversary Episode* Yes, that's right. Today, the Hashtags and Stilettos podcast turns one! It all started a year ago with the first episode "Done is Better Than Perfect," so it's only right that I talk about why that mantra still and will always apply to our lives and how we can apply it. Text HASHTAGS to 444999 to join the email list. Email hashtags@hos-pr.com to submit questions. Social Media: Instagram.com/HashtagsandStilettos Instagram.com/MissSuccess Twitter.com/MissSuccess...

Duration:00:18:00

Ep. 28: I'ma Throw Shade If I Can't Get Paid

9/24/2016
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On this episode, my goal is to give you "invoicing 101" tips to create flawless invoices so that you always get paid on time! You will learn the questions you should ask a new client or partner before you create or send an invoice. How you should submit that invoice. The pieces of information that should be included and when it's appropriate to follow-up regarding payment after you've sent your invoice. Text HASHTAGS to 444999 to join the email list. Email hashtags@hos-pr.com to submit...

Duration:00:29:55

Ep. 27: Small Biz Q&A

8/9/2016
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On this episode, I answer your most pressing small business and career questions straight out of my inbox. I tackle the importance of streamlining your business's customer service response system, provide tips on differentiating your online store so that you can attract and retain customers, share alternatives to having interns or employees work out of your home office, talk about the benefits of staying in your own lane in business even when your customers are the ones who want you to...

Duration:00:29:26

Ep. 26: Myleik Teele on the Lessons Learned While Scaling a Business

7/24/2016
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Myleik Teele is the founder and Chief Experience Officer at curlBOX, a monthly subscription service that changed the way women buy and discover products for their curly hair needs. She is also the host of the #MyTaughtYou podcast where she provides invaluable career and business advice to thousands of women. On this episode, I caught up with Myleik, whom I first interviewed in 2012 a few months after she launched curlBOX, to talk about some of the things she said during that interview and...

Duration:00:49:06

Ep. 25: The Curvy Fashionista on Growing and Evolving with Your Brand

6/28/2016
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Marie Denee, better known as 'The Curvy Fashionista' is a fashion blogger, freelance fashion writer and a respected voice and influencer in the plus size fashion arena. With over eleven years of experience, Marie has made it her mission to continuously show women that they can be Curvy, Confident and Chic. In 2008, Marie founded TheCurvyFashionista.com after realizing that when it came to great stylish clothing for plus size women, options were limited. Armed with an MBA in marketing,...

Duration:00:54:32

Ep. 24: The Sakita Method to Creating Your Own Luck

6/25/2016
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On this episode, I reference a 2012 blog post titled the "Sakita Method," and go deep on the tried and true strategies that I've used over the years to create my own luck in my career and in business. I swear by this method and can wholeheartedly say that if you employ the tips that I outline, you will be successful in getting a new job, client or opportunity. Don't waste another second of your life waiting for things to happen or allowing things to happen to you. You have more power and...

Duration:00:39:21

Ep. 23: Olori Swank on Building a Profitable Personal Brand

6/6/2016
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Olori Swank is a serial entrepreneur, celebrity stylist, fashion designer and she recently became an author with the release of her first book '101: The Blueprint for a Swank Life,' which she describes as a "fashion and lifestyle advice guide that provides tips on style, dating, finance, entrepreneurship and more. As a celebrity stylist, Olori has worked with notable names such as Keyshia Cole, Tyrese, Teyana Taylor, Lance Gross, Keke Palmer and others. Using the knowledge she gained from...

Duration:00:43:36

Ep. 22: Crosby Noricks on the Power of Niche Markets

5/1/2016
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Crosby Noricks is the founder of PR Couture, a top editorial destination serving, supporting and celebrating the field of fashion communications. Crosby is also the author of Ready to Launch: The PR Couture Guide to Breaking into Fashion PR as well as an experienced digital marketing strategist and business coach who is currently in the process of establishing the first trade organization for fashion communicators called Fashion Communicators International. On this episode of the Hashtags...

Duration:00:34:21

Ep. 21: Renae Bluitt on Why You Need to Create Your Own Sh*t

4/25/2016
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Renae Bluitt is the founder of Crush Media, a beauty PR and lifestyle marketing firm she founded in 2008. Although her firm has been behind campaigns for marquee clients such as EDEN Body Works, Elasta QP, Karen's Body Beautiful and many more, she is perhaps better known as the founder and editor of InHerShoesBlog.com, a platform she lovingly refers to as a "one stop shop for women who are the captain of their own ship." On this episode of Hashtags and Stilettos, Renae talks about why she...

Duration:00:49:39

Ep. 20: How to Build a Killer Network as a Boss Introvert

4/4/2016
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Networking has become somewhat of a dirty word and that's mainly because people are doing it wrong. Most people view the concept of networking as trying to know as many people as possible so that they can use them for some future gain. However, it's much more than that. Are you an introvert? Do you hate going to networking events and happy hours but want to build a killer network? Then the tips provided in this episode of #HashtagsandStilettos are for you. Show Notes:...

Duration:00:26:12