Welcome to my podcast! My name is Alicia Withey and I am super passionate about helping businesses and creatives grow through the gifts of Social Media. I'm an advocate of the social aspects of what the Internet can provide and love to learn, inspire and educate in an optimistic fashion. This podcast will include a range of topics that relate to the online Social arena such as digital marketing, branding, business, technology, self-awareness, coaching, psychology, media, communication, sales, news and everything else in between. Enjoy the episodes and I would love if you could share my podca
In is episode I speak with the incredible 'Cake Illusionist' Hannah Edwards! Hannah is an award-winning cake artist who has appeared on national television and in various popular publications because of her amazing cake creations. We discuss everything from building a business In a time of need and how that has impacted Hannah's creativity to the high's and lows of the cake industry. To follow Hannah on her amazing Entrepreneurial journey, you can catch her on Instagram: https://instagram.com/thecakeillusionist?igshid=kpjlhh0j98wh , Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thecakeillusionist/ or through her website: https://thecakeillusionist.co.uk/
In this episode I chat with the lovely Dominique Woolf of Woolf's Kitchen. We discuss the launching of her new range of Thai-inspired sauces and what inspired her to get into the food business as well as discussing her very busy lifestyle including juggling being a mum of 3 and running two business networking groups in her local area.
If you live local to the North London Area then you are lucky enough to be able to pick up a bottle or two of Dominique's brand new sauces!
The stockists are:
Middle Lane Market, N8
Lyons Restaurant, N8
Harringay Local Store, N8
Butler's Deli, N4
Greens of Highgate, N10
Limone Fine Foods, N6
Bekems Food Store, NW11
The Green Basket, E5
Dan and De Carlo, N2
Weino BIB, N1
Alternatively, you can also get hold of the sauces via
Or her official website:
and receive10% off your order when you sign up to the newsletter!
Follow Dominique and Woolf's Kitchen on Social:
In this episode I chat to Jenny Stallard, of Freelance Feels, a community set up to help, inspire and motivate freelancers on their journey to growth. Jenny is a freelance journalist and Writer who has worked for many popular national newspapers and magazines as well as large digital agencies. We cover many topics including getting work, the emotions associated with being a business owner and freelancer and how to overcome common barriers. Jenny
Jenny Stallard - Lifestyle Journalist - www.jennystallard.com
Founder of Freelance Feels "Wellbeing for humans who work for themselves"
Follow on Instagram @Freelance_Feels
Download all the podcast episodes on Spotify or wherever you get your pods!
Sign up to the Freelance Feels Newsletter:
In this episode I chat with money mindset and Social Media Marketing coach, Lizzie Vince. We discuss the mental blocks associated with making money and the correlation that has with gender in the business and working world. Lizzie has a wealth of knowledge in finance, coaching and entrepreneurship and has helped many women and men to uncover their limiting beliefs associated with money. Her coaching has led many to charge more, earn more and work less in their chosen field of work. To follow Lizzie's journey and to get in contact with her you can visit her Instagram page: https://instagram.com/lizzievince_?igshid=l2wrwesxtt4s or Facebook business page: https://www.facebook.com/TheFemaleMoneyMindsetCoach/
In this episode I surpass discussing the actual Corona Virus and instead, give you some very useful strategies for growing your business online, specifically on Social Media. This applies if you are a business new to the online arena or you have made the transition from face to face interactions to utilising a network through Social and need some help and guidance with marketing and growth strategies. Please share this podcast so that it may help other business owners and marketers to get the best out of marketing their business on Social Media. Also, feel free to check out my business page on Facebook: Smartbus Agency London or my Instagram Page for more useful tips: https://instagram.com/socialmediasmartbus?igshid=775v3m7hwoz1
In this episode I chat with Maya Lingam, the co-founder of EcoSpot, an early stage startup that helps everyday people measure and reduce their carbon footprint. We chat about all things relating to the negative effects of our carbon footprint on climate change and the positive changes EcoSpot aims to make by helping people live a greener lifestyle everyday.
To calculate your carbon footprint with EcoSpot, visit: www.ecospot.io and to contact Maya you can email her at: email@example.com or via her LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maya-lingam/
In this episode I talk about 'flow' in work and life, an almost zen-like state where where you are are optimally productive in your actions and laser-focused on your results. This can be achieved by expanding your emotional intelligence (EQ) and in this episode I discuss exactly how I was able to do that and how you can too! Please feel free to share this podcast with your network and those you care about as I believe the information can help many many people to thrive in their life and with their work. Enjoy and let me know what you think of the topic!
In this episode I chat with Zaf Khan, a Lifestyle Entrepreneur, global business owner, speaker and business mentor based in Queensburgh, South Africa. Zaf is an avid teacher of Personal Development concepts and in this episode, we discuss the importance of Belief and Confidence as an Entrepreneur and for anyone who is on the journey of personal growth and self mastery.
To learn more about Zaf's business and to get an insight into the stuff he shares on Social Media, you can visit his Instagram page where you can further connect with him: https://www.instagram.com/therealzafkhan/
In This episode I chat with Vittoria Veltri who founded 'Pasta 'n Play' a London-based company inspiring young children, teenagers and adults to learn the therapeutic and healthy skill of traditional home cooking and in particular, Italian pasta. Using the old family recipe learned from her 'nonna' Vittoria takes us through what inspired her to set up her business teaching thousands to gain the benefits of this age old skill and the trials she experienced on the way. To learn more about Vittorias business and get an insight into her journey you can visit her Instagram page: https://instagram.com/pastaandplay?igshid=1o85fn00gq279 or her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pastanplay/
In this episode, we are joined by Mike Rynart, a Web Consultant, Digital Creator and Speaker with over a decade of experience discussing the importance of digital presence and expressing your brand message as a business owner.
We kick off the new year of 2020 with a discussion about nutrition with Nutritional Therapist, Amber Silverman and how it relates to all other areas of your life. Check out Ambers Instagram page for more nutritional enlightenment and delicious, simple, healthy recipes: https://instagram.com/amber.nutritionforhealth?igshid=ebc6hpatfvoi
In this episode, I chat to Varsha Amin about what it takes to become a self-starter and how we can all benefit from technology as technology users and business owners.
You can find out more about Varsha's business through her various Social Media channels or by email:
Listen to my first episode where I give a little background info on my passion and purpose as an advocate of Social Media.
I also discuss the current state of Social Media Psychology and my views on the latest move from Instagram.