I always knew I was different
And since you’re here reading this, you probably always knew you were different too.
Doing things differently just seemed to follow me.
In middle school I insisted on trying out for baseball instead of softball, blazing a trail at my school for girls who wanted to play “boys” sports.
I wore a custom tailored Chinese Qipao dress to my Senior Prom instead of the usual poofy dress.
In high school I petitioned the principal to let me spend two days per week taking college art classes in Boston.
I never did the things I was supposed to and the status quo just wasn’t in my wheelhouse.
I was always longing for something more.
I didn’t know what it was going to look like, but I just knew there was going to be more to my life than the path my parents, friends and teachers wanted me to follow.
The first time I got a taste of what this ‘something more’ would be was when I spent 3 months living in Xi’an, China teaching English and volunteering at a local orphanage.
Being alone in a foreign country opened my eyes and heart to the world.
I found it. A tiny taste of the feeling I had been chasing.
There was only one problem: I had no idea how to make a living doing it.
So I put my adventurous life on pause and returned home to attend college.
After four years of falling in line at college, I was ready to color outside the lines.
After graduation what that looked like was me living in my friend’s backyard shed (yes, like an actual, literal shed) while trying to make it as a mural painter in Venice Beach, California.
Not following the 9-5 path doesn’t automatically lead to a life of freedom.
I began longing for another kind of freedom – financial freedom.
To pay the bills, I got a job doing data entry where I made cold calls and slogged through spreadsheets all day.
I knew that this could not possibly be the life I had dreamed about.
Then, one day as I was eating expired yogurt at my desk, my boss came up to me and said “You’re a millennial, can you build us a website?!”
I had never built a website before but I instantly said “YES!”
The first thing I did was google “How to Build a website.” The fear and panic set in.
Looking back, this was the moment I changed the course of my life.
In a string of 2am nights, I built that site line by line with manually written code.
Honestly by the end of this project I literally made 20 cents an hour with how long it took me to build this thing. But it was all worth it.
I had learned that I can trade something *other* than my time for money.
I learned that I can trade my value. I can trade my results. And that was a huge game changer.
After that, things quickly fell into place for me.
I worked successfully as a Branding Director for multi-million dollar media companies.
My design work was featured in publications like Buzzfeed, CNN and on the Fox TV show New Girl.
I spoke at conferences and made guest appearances on podcasts and panels.
I had a good job, a good salary, and I was doing creative work I loved every day. I had made it.
Except, not really.
That little voice in the back of my head crept back in.
That “you were meant to be FREE and different and not do what everyone else does” voice.
(I know you have that voice too)
Even though I was doing well and loved my work, it just wasn’t me to be sitting in meetings while the sun was shining outside.
I was a kick ass designer but I didn’t know how to build a business that would allow me the freedom I so craved.
I knew I needed help.
I began to search for a business coach and quickly became overwhelmed by the amount of information and coaches offering their services online.
How would I choose? This was my business, my future, my freedom.
I could not trust this to just anyone.
A few months into my search I met a particularly sparkly person that left such a warm impression on me.
After some light internet stalking I realized “This is it, I found her.”
And the thing that pushed me over the edge and solidified my decision to hire her?
Of all the coaches I had sifted through, her site stood out to me right away.
It was real, it was sparkly, and it just *spoke* to me.
So much so that I was ready to hand over thousands of dollars, ALL of my savings, to this sparkly human whom I’d JUST met.
After 5 minutes on her site anyone could see she is the real deal.
Being the real deal is money in your pocket.
This is why you need a website that shows off how legit you are. (Cuz I KNOW you are legit).
If you are an online entrepreneur, your website is the most important part of your business.
Your website is the digital version of you.
This is where people will go to make a split second decision about hiring you and buying your products.
If your website doesn’t deliver, people will not buy from you.
This is bad not only for your bank account, but also for the world because you are depriving people of your services that they desperately need.
How many missed opportunities have there been for you to serve others because you aren’t putting out the right vibes on your website?
It is my mission to help you kick ass and be *real* online by building you a brand and website showcasing your truest, rawest, most sparkly self.
Imagine clients having that “aha” moment left and right and banging down your door to work with you.
Imagine having a website that empowers you to change lives.
My clients are featured in publications like Variety, The Huffington Post and The New York Times.
My clients travel the world, speaking internationally at universities and conferences.
My clients craft the freedom and life of their dreams.
I know you’ve only read this far because you FEEL me on this.
You know you were meant for something more.
You want to serve others and be free.
Your website is your ticket to freedom and I am here to help you get there.
Listen to that voice in the back of your head telling you there is more out there.
Decide that you will explode into the next phase of your life.
Get yourself a brand and website so badass your bank account won’t even know what hit it.
Not to mention the goofy smile on your face you’ll get every time you send people to your site knowing that it shines as brightly as you do.
Are you ready for freedom?
Let’s share your spark. Click the button below to get in touch – I can’t wait to work with you!
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