It’s a Beautiful Influence

It’s a Beautiful Influence

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Creating You Online with Krista Fabrick and Alison Furno. We can help you build your business, expand connections, or grow your social media influence! This podcast will help you build your personal brand, and your business' brand, through influence on social media! Personal branding expands your connections as well as your reach and attention in the community and even the world! Learn how to use your unique characteristics to build something you love! Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick
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63. Scammers: If it Sounds too Good to Be True...it is!
Social media - especially IG and YouTube - have made it easy for scammers to take people’s money! These scammers make it look like they have the life someone wants, and usually show stacks of money/screenshots of bank accounts/wire transfers, etc.  This can also include things like fitness or nutrition influencers selling plans, products, or services that don't actually deliver the results they promise and more. Tune into this episode to learn more about the types of scams that exist and how you can avoid getting scammed! Connect with Creating You on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
17:17
April 2, 2020
62. Keyboard Warriors: Hidden People Promoting a Cause
Keyboard warrior: a person who posts highly opinionated text and images online in an aggressive or abusive manner, often without revealing his or her own identity. (From dictionary.com).  In this episode, we talk about keyboard warriors, how they're different from Internet trolls, the negative effects of keyboard warriors, and how you can be a positive keyboard warrior to make a difference! We encourage you to live boldly and use your influence for good! Connect with Creating You on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
17:05
March 25, 2020
61. Does Abortion Really Empower Women? With Lucia Scatamacchia
Join us for this interview with Lucia Scatamacchia. Lucia is a passionate young woman in her 20s who has already become the Chairwoman at Republican National Hispanic Assembly, plans to attend law school starting the fall of 2020, and hopes to run for Congress someday.  She is using social media to share her beliefs and passions in hopes of helping others. She is the host of the YouTube Channel, The Conservative Next Door, where she comments on political and cultural issues of today. She is also active on Instagram. Her goal is to educate and empower other young conservatives to stand up for what they believe in.  Tune in to hear her perspective on some hot button issues of today. To learn more about Lucia and connect with her, find her on YouTube or Instagram: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwOuRjHnYZJh1cEcy8x5AZA https://www.instagram.com/luciascatamacchia/?hl=en Connect with Creating You on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
34:28
March 18, 2020
60. 5 Places Middle Schoolers and Teens are Getting Illegal Drugs
The younger kids are when they start drinking or doing drugs, the more likely they are to become addicted.  Sadly, it is surprisingly easy for kids as young as middle school age to get illegal drugs! Even worse, today's culture and the influence of social media are making drugs more normal, and even cool. Tune into this episode to hear where these kids are getting drugs and what you can do to help (even if you're not a parent)! Connect with Creating You on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
21:29
March 11, 2020
59. Grit: Developing Perseverance and Passion for Long-term Goals
Many people give up too soon and don't achieve their goals and dreams. But YOU can do it! You just need to work on developing grit. And you need to be pursuing something you're passionate about. Tune into this episode to learn more about what grit is and how you can get it!  Connect with Creating You on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
18:02
March 4, 2020
58. Presidential Election: Will Social Media Change the Results?
Social media has changed the way we talk about politics and the way politicians campaign. With the 2020 Presidential election well underway, we discuss if and how social media will change the results. Tune in to learn more about it and to hear what you can do to avoid fake news and misinformation! Connect with Creating You on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
22:17
February 26, 2020
57. Press the Damn Button with Brian Fanzo, Digital Futurist
In this episode, we are joined by Digital Futurist Brian Fanzo. Brian is one of our favorite people on social media! He is real, raw, and loves to help people just press the damn button and get started! We talk about everything from having a niche versus not having a niche to what real influence is to why Twitter is his favorite platform and more.  Brian Fanzo is a digital futurist keynote speaker who translates the trends of tomorrow to inspire change today. His customized and personalized programs showcase real-world stories and examples of forward-thinking people and businesses. He teaches companies of all sizes how to leverage technology in real-time in order to engage their customers at the right time. Brian has a gift for bringing people together online and offline. He has worked in 76 countries, highlighting his passion for change, collaboration, and technology. This episode is not to be missed! Brian is full of energy and his passion for what he does and how he wants to help are amazing! You can find Brian in all the places, including: https://www.brianfanzo.com/ https://twitter.com/isocialfanz https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfanzo/ https://www.instagram.com/brianfanzospeaker/ https://www.facebook.com/BrianFanzoSpeaker/ Connect with Creating You on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
54:52
February 19, 2020
56. Spotted: Fake Influencers, and Fake Accounts
Influencer marketing is growing quickly..but so are fake influencers and fake accounts! Consumers, wanna be influencers, and companies that hire influencers all need to be aware of fake influencers and fake accounts. Tune in to this episode to learn what fake influencers and fake accounts are and hear how to spot fake ones.  Connect with us on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
16:45
February 12, 2020
55. Social Media’s Impact on Super Bowl 2020
Super Bowl is the single biggest television event in America. Not only do the two best NFL teams face off for the Lombardi Trophy, but the halftime show is also just as high-profile, and then there are the commercials - which are often a bigger talking point than what happens on the field. Social media has given everyone who wants it the opportunity to talk about all of these things and more...and many people end up going viral just by sharing their opinion on this event. Tune into this episode to hear our thoughts about social media and Super Bowl 54! Connect with us on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
14:48
February 5, 2020
54. The Dangers of TikTok
Have you heard of TikTok? Have you downloaded the app and checked it out? TikTok has blown up in the last year and it's still growing very quickly. But a lot of people don't know much about it, and many have concerns about the safety of TikTok! Tune into this episode to learn more about these concerns and what you can do about them. Connect with us on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
15:10
January 30, 2020
53. Disrupting the Education System with Dr. Ai Addyson-Zhang
In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Ai  Addyson-Zhang who is a college professor turned entrepreneur. She talks about how social media transformed her life and why she wants to change education as we know it. Ai is the creator of Classroom Without Walls, an alternative school for entrepreneurship. She is a thought leader in alternative education and founded Classroom Without Walls because she believes the best education happens outside the classroom.  Ai's list of credentials is long, including being an Adobe Education Leader and a HubSpot Academy Instructor. She has also been featured in Forbes, Inside Higher Education,  and Pearson Education, among others. Ai hosts a weekly live streaming show, in which she interviews leading social media and digital marketers such as Seth Godin.  We promise you don't want to miss the energy and passion in this episode or miss hearing Ai's story of how she has used and is using social media to make a big impact! Connect with us on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
24:44
January 22, 2020
52. Is Culture Glamorizing Obesity?
Are our current culture and the trends on social media glamorizing obesity and making it something to aspire to be? We are all about accepting people as they are and for who they are, but are we as a culture going too far? Tune into this episode to hear our thoughts on this issue as well as what we can do to use our influence in a beautiful way and promote positive change on social media.  Connect with us on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
19:53
January 15, 2020
51. The Art of Influence in 2020
What does influence mean in 2020? Do you have influence? Why do you want to have influence? Tune into this episode to learn more!  Connect with us on Instagram or www.creatingyouonline.com
18:42
January 8, 2020
When and How to Tag on Instagram
If you're posting on Instagram, then you need to know how to tag other accounts...the right way! Tagging people or brands that are in your posts or stories can help build relationships, your network, and can even help you become a brand rep/ambassador or influencer. Tune in to this episode to learn more about using tags on Instagram the right way.  Also, this is our last episode of Season 1! Thank you to everyone who listened, shared, and reviewed us in 2019! We're thankful for all of you! If you haven't left us a rating a review yet, we would greatly appreciate it if you did. Stay tuned for January 2020, when we will launch with Season 2...and a new direction for the podcast! To learn more about us and #CreatingYou, visit www.creatingyouonline.com
10:15
December 11, 2019
How to Keep Going with Your Personal Brand
You've started building a personal brand but you don't feel like you're getting anywhere...we've been there! Don't give up yet! It takes time and persistence. In this episode, we talk about how to keep going with your personal brand.  To learn more about us and #CreatingYou, visit www.creatingyouonline.com
15:55
December 4, 2019
Should You Invest Time in TikTok?
TikTok has exploded in 2019 and now has over 500 million users! You may have heard it’s only for kids and maybe think you shouldn’t bother. Well, tune in to this episode to learn more about it and find out if you should invest time in TikTok! Learn more about #CreatingYou at www.creatingyouonline.com
10:29
November 27, 2019
Creating Content from Scratch
Almost everyone struggles with constantly coming up with new ideas for content. But building a strong personal brand requires you to create and share a lot of content. We're here to help! Listen to this episode to learn more about how to create content from scratch and create content that your audience wants to consume! To learn more about us and #CreatingYou, visit www.creatingyouonline.com
21:30
November 20, 2019
Defining Daily Success
Do you struggle with knowing what to do every day to be more successful? Is your personal brand not growing how you'd hoped? Are you not achieving your goals? Then tune in to this episode and learn about the little things you can (and should) do every day to achieve success! To learn more about us and #CreatingYou, visit www.creatingyouonline.com
20:47
November 13, 2019
Social Media Self-Image: Learning to Live in Reality
Repeat after us. Social media is not reality! Social media is not reality. Social media has become a huge part of our lives and it can really hurt our self-image. Social media mostly shows the highlights of people's lives and can seriously alter our perception of reality. Social media isn't going away and it can be difficult and impractical to avoid social media completely. Instead, you can learn to live more in reality while still being a part of social media. Tune into this episode to learn how! To learn more about us and #CreatingYou, visit www.creatingyouonline.com
16:53
November 6, 2019
Instagram Feed Layout Strategy
Instagram is constantly changing, but sharing good content and making it look good always matters! Tune into this episode to learn more about how to make your Instagram feed better! Also, we get a little bit into people who are over-promotional...especially some network marketers. Krista is in network marketing so she talks about her perspective on what she’s seen work and not work. To learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
16:45
October 30, 2019
Goals Game Plan for 2020
2020 will be here before you know it! A new year and a new DECADE! Are you excited? Be sure to finish this year strong, but it's also time to start planning for 2020. Think about how your 2019 went...what were your successes and failures? Did you accomplish what you wanted to with your personal brand and on social media? It's time to reflect, celebrate, learn, and then revise your goals and plans to smash your goals in 2020! To learn more about us and #CreatingYou, visit www.creatingyouonline.com
17:33
October 23, 2019
Eliminating Distractions: How to Refocus on Your Vision
It so easy to get distracted today! Whether it’s your phone, a person, or the next big idea you’re chasing down, we all get distracted from our vision. Tune in to this episode for tips on getting rid of distractions and refocusing on your vision for building your personal brand! To learn more about us and #CreatingYou, visit www.creatingyouonline.com
10:28
October 16, 2019
The Big Mistakes College Students Make on Social Media
College is fun. Social media is fun. But are you making some serious mistakes on social media that can affect your personal brand and your future? Yes, you should be yourself on social media and build an authentic personal brand. But we want to make sure you're not making some common mistakes that a lot of college students make. Tune in to learn more about avoiding the bad stuff and doing more of the good stuff! To learn more about how we can help you, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
25:03
October 9, 2019
5 Instagram Stories Hacks
Instagram Stories are growing every day! If you're using Instagram to build a personal brand, then you need to be using Instagram Stories daily. Instagram Stories offer an incredible amount of ways to make your stories more interesting, more interactive, and to help you reach more people. Listen in to this episode to learn 5 Instagram Stories hacks that can help you use some of these tools. To learn more about how we can help you, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
12:21
October 2, 2019
Why You Should Have a Personal Branding Coach
Are you trying to build a personal brand? Are you thinking about starting that journey? Then you could benefit from a personal branding coach! Tune into this episode to learn more about why you should have a personal branding coach and how it could help you! To learn more about how we can help you, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
12:13
September 25, 2019
How to Prepare for Cyber Monday
If you sell anything online, whether it’s t-shirts, your services, beauty products, etc., you need to take advantage of Cyber Monday! It may only be September, but you need to be planning now! Tune in to this episode for some tips one what to do to be ready for the biggest shopping season of the year! To learn more about how we can help you, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
12:44
September 18, 2019
The Five Unspoken Rules of Being Classy on Social Media
We've all seen it...the post that makes you cringe. Or mad. Or disappointed. Whatever it is, many people don't seem to understand how to be classy on social media. We are all about sharing and telling stories on social media, but there are some simple guidelines to keep in mind to make sure you're staying classy on social media. Tune into this episode to learn how to stay classy.  To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
18:18
September 11, 2019
No Filter: Setting the Right Expectations for Your Personal Brand
Do you have the wrong ideas about or expectations for personal branding? Do you assume that you can't do it because you're not good enough or smart enough, etc.? Have you been building your brand for awhile and think it's not working? Then this episode is for you! We dive into what improper expectations are for your personal brand and how to set the right expectations! To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
19:26
September 4, 2019
How to Take Your Business from Online to In-Person
A lot of people have an online business and a lot of people have an in-person business, but not all these businesses do both. Both types of businesses can benefit from doing both, so in this episode, we talk about the benefits of taking your business from online to in-person and how to do it!  To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
15:38
August 28, 2019
Social Media Self-care
We love social media just as much as anyone else. But social media can cause problems too. In this episode, we talk about how to take care of yourself when using (or not using) social media so that you can enjoy it without causing problems. Tune in to find out more about some steps you can take today towards social media self-care!  To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com  
15:14
August 21, 2019
5 Things That are Killing Your Personal Brand
You have been working hard to build your personal brand, but maybe you feel stuck or like you’re not getting where you would like to go. It could be because you are doing one of five things! Tune in to this episode to learn about the five things that are killing your personal brand. Maybe you’re doing one of them. Maybe you’re doing all of them. No matter what, we’re here to help you take it to the next level and grow your personal brand!
14:39
August 14, 2019
Building Self Confidence: How to Talk Yourself into Success
Confidence is key in personal branding. How you talk to yourself and about yourself to others determines what kind of action you take in your life. You don’t want to miss this episode!
13:50
August 7, 2019
All in One Instagram Hashtag Strategy for 2019
If you're building a brand on Instagram, you need to be using hashtags! Most people know that by now but many could use a little help with using hashtags effectively. Listen in and learn how to choose and use the right hashtags for your Instagram posts and stories!  To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com  
19:35
July 31, 2019
Social Triggers: How Our Social Media Habits Cause Comparison
We have become so dependent on social media for our entertainment and as an entryway into others' lives that we ignore the impact it actually has on our own lives. The reality is, people are constantly showcasing the best pieces of their life on social media. which leaves us comparing our true reality to our friends' idealized, perfectly Instagram filtered feed. This doesn't mean you need to get off of social media. Instead, you need to be intentional about how you spend your time and energy on social media and work on the following 3 habits: 1: Reduce your time on social media: use phone reminders, limits and check your screen time. 2. Assess where your negative comparisons are coming from and make the necessary changes to stop them. 3. Redirect your focus on the things that really matter.  Listen to this episode to hear more about the social triggers caused by social media and how you can stop comparing yourself!  To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com 
23:29
July 24, 2019
10 Strategies to Outsmart Instagram's Algorithm
Instagram's algorithm is always changing, and recently, it feels like it's gone a little crazy! We talk through 10 specific strategies to help you outsmart Instagram's algorithm. No hacks or tricks, just practical advice that anyone can use to get more reach and better engagement on Instagram! To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
21:29
July 17, 2019
Analyzing Your Audience
What do you know about your audience? If you're not taking the time to figure out who's in your audience and if they're the right audience for what you're trying to do, you should be! This episode will help you figure out who your audience is and how to start creating and sharing content that will engage them! To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
11:21
July 10, 2019
Connecting Social Media to the Real World
This episode will help you learn how to bring the real world to social media and take social media to the real world.  To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
12:51
July 3, 2019
How Documenting Can Build Your Personal Brand
 This episode will help you understand what documenting is, how to do it, and how it can help build your personal brand! To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
15:07
June 26, 2019
How to Get Comfortable Using IG Stories
Instagram Stories are getting more and more popular. If you’re building a personal brand and are using Instagram, you NEED to be using Instagram Stories. But, a lot of people struggle to post on Stories because of its raw, unfiltered, and spontaneous nature. In this episode, we’ll give you practical tips and advice so you can get more comfortable using Stories! To connect with #CreatingYou and learn more, visit us at www.creatingyouonline.com
19:45
June 19, 2019
Using Your Big Mouth for Social Media
 Learn how you can use your big mouth to build a presence on social media, build your personal brand, and gain influence. Visit us at creatingyouonline.com Connect with #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline  Connect with Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick   
13:27
June 12, 2019
Fake Famous: Exposing Misconceptions of Personal Branding
Listen to this episode to learn the truth about common miconceptions about personal branding.and social media! Visit us at creatingyouonline.com Connect with #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline  Connect with Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick    
12:42
June 5, 2019
7 Ways to Increase Your Engagement on Social Media
Many brands and people can greatly benefit from having a presence on social media! But lots of people are confused and overwhelmed by how to effectively engage their audience. We'll get you going in the right direction!  Listen to this episode to learn about specific tactics to increase engagement with your audience on social media!   Visit us at creatingyouonline.com Connect with #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline  Connect with Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick    
17:49
May 29, 2019
Personal Branding Persistence
You've started building a personal brand but you don't feel like you're getting anywhere...we've been there! Don't give up yet! It takes time and persistence. In this episode, we talk about how to stay persistent with building your personal brand.  Visit us at creatingyouonline.com Connect with #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline  Connect with Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick   
17:00
May 22, 2019
The Secret to Influence: Talk Your Way Into Being an Expert
Influence is not about winning, it’s about problem solving. If you can solve someone’s problems you can persuade them. As much as you would like to get what you want right away, you always want to think about the long-term impact; and influence takes time. If you are viewed as a problem-solver and solution provider, you will build your credibility in the long run, which will make gaining influence easier and more effective.  Visit us at creatingyouonline.com Connect with #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline  Connect with Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick    
18:42
May 15, 2019
Reviews: Giving & Getting Them
Everyone likes to read reviews. And why not? It helps us understand if a product or service is worth spending our time and money on. In this episode, we cover: Why reviews are important. How to get reviews How to deal with negative reviews   Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline  Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno  Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick  
21:18
May 8, 2019
5 Ways Social Media Can Help Your Small Business
If you have a small business, you should be on social media. Not every platform is right for every business, but there is at least 1 platform that is right for your business! In this episode, we talk about just 5 of the many ways that social media can help your small business! Also, as mentioned in the podcast, our new online course - From Invisible to Influential: The Beginners Guide to Building  a Personal Brand on Social Media has launched! You can learn more here. Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick   
20:48
May 1, 2019
Stop Comparing Yourself & Start Thriving
Social media can cause us all to compare ourselves to what we see online. Entrepreneurs, small business owners, and anyone wanting to build a personal brand are especially prone to struggle with comparison. This episode will give you some ideas and tools to help you stop comparing yourself and start thriving instead!   Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline  Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno  Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick  
20:34
April 24, 2019
How to Create Content When You're Out of Ideas
We've all been there. You know you need to post something on your Instagram/LinkedIn/Insert social media platform here, but you just don't know what to post. But there's hope! You can get unstuck and come up with more ideas. This episode will give you three practical and tactical ideas for coming up with ideas for your content and for creating content when you run out of ideas!  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick  
13:45
April 17, 2019
Instagram Influence
If you want more Instagram influence, this episode will help point you in the right direction. Instagram is a powerful platform for building your personal brand and your company brand, so why not learn how to use it better?  We talk about: Why you should use Instagram What influencer really means How to have a solid Instagram Bio  An overview of the 4 main areas of Instagram (Feed, Stories, IGTV, Live)  An introduction of what to post  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick  
27:30
April 10, 2019
Personal Branding: Spotlight Your Startup
Consumers' changing needs are making personal branding more important than ever because they want to know the face behind the brand. This means that you, as a startup founder, and your team can benefit greatly from building a personal brand and your influence online. Building your personal brand helps you build trust and credibility for you and your business. It also establishes the why and characteristics behind your brand so consumers will get to know your story, remember you, and want to do business with you. This episode will cover: Why you should build a personal brand How to start documenting your work How to share your vision and mission  How to use video for your personal brand How to engage with your audience  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick 
29:29
April 3, 2019
Overcoming Distractions
Our world is full of distraction and we all struggle with distractions at some point. Even as people who love social media and use it for their business, we realize that it is also a major distraction. This episode will help you with that! Join us as we discuss our best tips for overcoming distractions.  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick     
23:45
March 27, 2019
Telling Your Story
We all have a story to tell, and telling that story is one of the best ways to connect with and grow your audience on social media. This episode will help you learn how to tell your story on social media.  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick      
35:18
March 20, 2019
2019 PHX Startup Week Highlights
We had the opportunity to attend and speak at 2019 PHX Startup Week on March 6 and 7. We spoke to startup founders about personal branding and wanted to share a little bit of our experience as well as clips from a few other attendees.  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick     
14:11
March 13, 2019
How to Make Your Brand Authentic
We want to help you with making your brand authentic. While this seems simple to do, many people struggle with doing this! In this episode, we give you tips and action steps for making your brand authentic. The four main keys we discuss are: Reflect on your personal brand Don't overthink it, be yourself Document your journey Review and revise Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick     
29:11
March 6, 2019
Amusing Your Audience & Being Yourself - With Kevin Kauffman
Join us as we talk with Kevin Kauffman of Group 46:10 with eXp Realty and hear his perspectives on personal branding, amusing your audience, being yourself, creating video content, and just doing it!  Kevin has built a strong personal brand across multiple platforms and it has benefited himself and his business. Be sure to check Kevin and his company out at all the following places: Instagram: Kevin Kauffman Facebook: Kevin Kauffman Podcast: Kevin & Fred's Next Level Podcast YouTube: Kevin Kauffman Instagram: Kevin & Fred Facebook: Group 46:10 Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick    
28:01
February 27, 2019
Collaborating on Social Media
This episode covers all the basics of collaborating on social media, including: Collaboration benefits  Different ways to collaborate  Different types of collaborations How to approach collaborations  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick   
36:41
February 20, 2019
Dealing with Criticism on Your Social Media Creation
Rules for criticism We also talk specifically about how to respond to: Criticism on you  Criticism on your creation Criticism on your brand Finally, we address questions to ask yourself when you receive criticism. Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick  
30:15
February 13, 2019
How to Engage Your Audience on Instagram
Many brands and people can greatly benefit from having a presence on Instagram! But many people are confused and overwhelmed by everything Instagram has to offer, and how to engage their audience on Instagram.  In this episode, we're here to help. We talk about specific tactics for engaging with your audience on Instagram!  Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick  
31:54
February 5, 2019
Doubting Yourself on Social Media
Do you doubt yourself on social media? We all do! It is so easy to think that everyone else is better than you, has a bigger following than you, is doing better than you on social media, etc. But we need to overcome this doubt and keep on going with building our social media presence. Doubt in your abilities with social media causes:  Hesitation Indecision Confusion Reasons why you may doubt yourself on social media: Uncertainty in your validity or knowledge  Uncertainty in people's perception of you Uncertainty in your ability to be successful on social media You can overcome doubt, and we talk about how to do it.   Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick
28:48
January 29, 2019
Social Media Tactics Overview
In this episode of It's a Beautiful Influence - an Overview of Social Media Tactics. If you want to build your influence online, you need to start with defining your target audience.  Once you've done that, you should figure out which platform(s) to focus on. You can do this by:             Joining and using each type of platform Then Consider your:           Goals           Audience            Strengths & Level of Comfort We help you figure out which platform(s) might be the right choice for you by talking about characteristics of each platform, along with strategies for each platform Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick  
34:36
January 22, 2019
Understanding the Creative Process
Most people struggle with being "creative." We think that just about anyone can be creative if they better understand what it means and the process. In this episode, we break down the creative process and explain the following major steps of it: How to get ideas Create an outline Edit, revise and add Finalize and share Learn and revise In this episode, we mention the 30 Circles Challenge. Click here to get that exercise. Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook. Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick
24:41
January 15, 2019
Audit & Enhance Your Personal Brand
In this episode of It's a Beautiful Influence, learn about: Why you should audit your personal brand How you can audit your personal brand Building your personal vision and  mission statement How you can enhance your personal brand Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick
41:57
January 4, 2019
Discover Your Why and the Path to Becoming Known
Learn about why you might want to be known, the importance of knowing your why, and where do you go from there.  Why Become Known? Being known can provide a sustained and permanent career and/or business advantage over those who are not known in your industry.  Why Do You Want to Be Known? Try and complete the following sentence: Becoming known will connect me to people and help them in these ways… Where Do You Go Next? Figure out what you want to be known for and you want to know you. Then find where your ideal audience, start creating content and building a community. Find #CreatingYou on Instagram and Facebook @creatinguonline Find Alison on IG & FB @alisonkayfurno Find Krista on IG & FB @kristafabrick
34:06
January 2, 2019