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Ezgi Platin
06:21
Love your writing - Alexandra! So nice to attend a live class with you : )
Jenipher Lyn
06:24
QUESTION: You might cover this, but just incase I miss part of the class, I’m curious how big companies working with you (like publishers) works without social media b/c I know how influential a big following is for a book deal. I know my not tiny but not big following definitely helped getting my last book deal.
Heather Culp
07:02
Aloha! New to your work. I’m also in Hawaii :))
Alexandra Franzen
08:02
Marketing Without Social Media - Workbookhttp://www.alexandrafranzen.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Free-Workbook-Marketing-Without-Social-Media.pdf
Jenipher Lyn
08:35
yay!
Cathryn Castle Garcia
08:37
YES!
Andrea Claassen
08:37
Yes
Heather Dakota
08:38
yes
Holly Grigg-Spall
08:38
Yes!
Stephanie Lyra Lin
08:39
Yes!
Dhinesha Karthigesu
08:39
YAAAAS
Cal
08:39
yes
Meghan Quinn
08:40
Yes!!
Rumi Tsuchihashi
08:40
Yes
PaulaDJones
08:40
Let’s do it!
Safiya Robinson
08:40
yes!
tamara
08:40
yes
Miranda Glit
08:41
YASSS
Tara Eidse
08:41
yesss
Amy
08:42
Yes!
Susan Clarke
08:42
yes
Jamie Khoo
08:43
yes!!!!!!!!!
Heather Tobin
08:43
Yes!!!
Nadie Roberson LPC
08:43
yessss
karenwan
08:44
Yes
Cat Kerle
08:44
yes 🙌
Ezgi Platin
08:47
So thoughtful with the workbook - THANK you!
maisiesmith
08:48
yep yep yep
nyanna tobin
08:48
ok
Sandy K
08:49
let’s do it!
Dionne Nicole
09:24
YAY! GO ALEX!!!
Anna Pugacova
09:28
WOW 10 years
Andrea Claassen
09:31
Congrats!!
Cat Kerle
09:32
congratulations!
Tawyna
09:32
Congrats!
Lynn Bodnar
09:35
Awesome!! you go girl!! xoxo
Maile T.
09:47
Congratulations. I think I’ve been following you all that time. :)
Lori S
10:13
So cool - congrats on the award for Tiny Press!!
Jenipher Lyn
11:09
I’m a product :) I wish I was service.
Denise Csaky
11:43
LOVE IT!
Miranda Glit
12:05
so excited to learn this <3
Lynn Bodnar
12:17
Same Miranda!!
Denise Csaky
13:10
Bingo
Annie Bell
13:43
Hut! I LOVE THAT!
Ezgi Platin
14:21
Trust you hut : ) YES!
Dhinesha Karthigesu
17:08
Guiltyyyy
Lynn Bodnar
17:24
Who me? (yikes!)
Alexa Fischer
18:04
: 0
Cathryn Castle Garcia
18:39
SO glad your mom didn’t have to kill you for getting killed by a train in a “Twitter incident.” Your presence is important HERE!
kanani
18:40
WHOA...there are consequences to the fragmented reality. #supertrue
Susan Clarke
18:54
Totally relate to the distracted and in need a wake up call
tiffanyhan
20:58
“this isn’t the person I want to be” <— RESONATES SO MUCH.
Lynn Bodnar
21:02
Amazing awareness...
kanani
21:13
autopilot compulsive haunting was the turning point...
Heather Dakota
21:18
Yep…wake up grab the phone
Woz Flint
22:19
i swear i remember this photo lol
Ellen Fondiler
22:39
I do too!
kanani
22:44
OMG, the perfect muffin photo...this is a proverb of the times...
Cathryn Castle Garcia
23:35
muffincompulsion. The struggle is real… brilliant story!
Fatima Alshameya
23:52
Yes so interesting, we spend so many moments getting the perfect muffin photo versus stopping to enjoy “the muffin”
Tia
24:04
muffingate lol
kanani
24:07
higher quality activities is the calling of my life right now!
Heather Dakota
24:20
Total distraction
PaulaDJones
24:21
LOTS of stolen time.
Alexa Fischer
24:21
Time suck…
Jessica Grajczyk
24:22
lots of time wasting for sure
Annie Bell
24:23
It takes up so much of my time!
Andrea Claassen
24:23
Waste of time
Amy
24:26
The comparison trap.
Hilarie Mae
24:27
I think it’s definitely a distraction for me, keeping me from being fully present.
Denise Csaky
24:27
Has wasted so much time and energy without any benefit
Woz Flint
24:27
missed moments with my kiddo
Marcia Baczynski
24:28
DOOMSCROLLING
Lori S
24:28
Social generally wakes up my inner critic.
Tawyna
24:29
Time suck, indeed.
Erin Stratton
24:31
I get lost in the scroll. (I have also had the muffin moment, but have made new rules about that.)
mnelson
24:32
time consuming
erin
24:32
I compare myself to everyone!
CrisMarie Campbell
24:32
It stresses me out - makes me feel unsettled
Lynn Bodnar
24:32
Pressure to "show up" that is "attractive" AND insisting on staying authentic to me
Miranda Glit
24:33
All of this resonates, for sure. It has cost me my own voice (always paying attention to others instead) and tiiiimmmmeee.
Tara Eidse
24:33
Becomes obsessive
Aurora Lady (she/her)
24:33
increased anxiety
Anna Pugacova
24:33
I use my phone because I feel lonely in my relationship. Its my coping mechanism.
Maile T.
24:35
Get emotionally hijacked by something
nikki
24:35
less sleep for sure!
Kellita Maloof
24:36
Falling in rabbit holes when I mean to do one simple thing on FB...
Jen Boyle
24:37
Scroll hole
Heather Culp
24:38
Tuning to fear or other negative energetics
Susan Clarke
24:38
Distracted, taken up too much of my time - tracking Likes
kanani
24:39
the mana sucking vortex of comparison
Kelly Nash
24:39
Distraction and increased anxiety
tiffanyhan
24:40
Spending time on the ‘gram instead of with my kiddos!!!
Cathy Mazak
24:41
getting upset at things people post
Meghan Quinn
24:41
It keeps me engaged in other people's lives instead of what I want to create in my own
Nadie Roberson LPC
24:42
pressure to post once you get some engagement
lisa sarick
24:42
Taking attention from my daughter
Barbara Churchill Coaching
24:43
The feeling that I "have to" be on it for work
Kim Davies
24:43
I don’t do more creative activities like playing my instruments, art, etc. Netflix instead.
Julie M.
24:44
Social media has sucked me into impulse purchasing
Diana Layseca
24:44
when i have free time i do not know what to do with it>
Jamie Khoo
24:44
i feel extremely agitated & overwhelmed by all the noise
Sarah Williams
24:44
spending more time on my phone than playing with my kid
Jessica Grajczyk
24:45
Also not a fan of Zuckerberg
Kimberly
24:45
makes me feel like I don’t have much control because it’s autopilot - waste of time
Kim Marie
24:48
the drain
Tawyna
24:50
It's more "noise" that suffocates my own inner voice.
Cal
24:50
The phone can take priority over answering my kids request of my attention
CrisMarie Campbell
24:51
Measuring up
Diane MacKinnon
24:52
I pick up my phone to check my calendar or look something up and I end up checking texts and not doing what I was going to do in the first place.
leestiffler-meyer
24:54
inadequacy
Jane W. Wang
24:56
Like you, too much thinking about what and how to post
karenwan
24:59
Waste hours getting caught up in the latest news or traumas
Danielle Holdman
25:03
wearing the world conflicts on your shoulder
Tiffany Ingle
25:06
I was using twitter in bed next to my husband. I forget what he said, but my reply was, "Don't worry- I don't love you more than Twitter" 😂 He still teases me about that.
Cathryn Castle Garcia
25:08
digital rabbit holes...
nikki
25:08
unhealthy unnecessary comparison
michelleb
25:11
A feeling/obligation of all or nothing
Danielle Holdman
25:17
trauma porn and imposter syndrome
kanani
25:32
actually choosing to put myself in a situation that is a false/edited projection of a life that is supposedly better than mine
PaulaDJones
25:51
sometimes feel like my thoughts and emotions became so entangled and not my own after a while
Sara Bragin
26:08
Addiction to phone, in general … I fall asleep playing solitaire, never getting back to the book I swore I’d read for a while.
maisiesmith
26:13
An aid to procrastination
kanani
27:20
way too much coming at us all the time...makes it difficult to filter it all. I have been taking responsibility for that every since mywriter's retreat with you in January 2020!! my life is SOOOO much better
Aurora Lady (she/her)
29:29
*screams*
Lynn Bodnar
30:28
hurts my hut...
Meghan Quinn
30:38
That's not including scrolling through and just looking at what other people post.
Marcia Baczynski
31:09
And that’s so many naps I could take instead!
Amanda Gist
31:22
@Meghan SO true...scary
kanani
31:55
That is like serving serious jail time...the mind hemmed in by the bars of th etimeline
Heather Dakota
32:42
Yes
PaulaDJones
32:42
Yes
Alexandra Thurston
32:44
Yes, we can see it.
kanani
32:45
yep
Susan Clarke
32:45
yes
CrisMarie
32:46
yep
Lynn Bodnar
32:46
yes all good
Tawyna
32:50
yep!
karenwan
32:50
Looks good
Lori S
32:50
Yup.
Jen Boyle
33:55
Talk to my friend Jessica
Lynda Carey
33:59
Swim in the ocean all day long.
Alexandra Thurston
34:09
Good food, good people
Jessica Grajczyk
34:11
Yeah talk to my friend Jennifer… fly to BC to be with her and my family
Tiffany Ingle
34:11
Quality time with my husband, our children, and my favorite sister
Lori S
34:11
Invite everyone over for laughter and hugs.
Andrea Claassen
34:12
Go out in nature and spend time with my family
Melissa Danielle
34:14
Get on a call with a few folks, make love to my man, spend the day at the beach with him and our baby girl
Meghan Quinn
34:16
I would lay on my back in the forest
Nadie Roberson LPC
34:17
I’d want to spend it with my parents and my best friends doing whatever
Tanis Frame
34:18
record a video for each of my daughters
Melissa Danielle
34:20
Have a good meal
Jamie Khoo
34:21
tell everyone I love how much I love them, and talk to them deeply
Kim Marie
34:21
Spend the day with my beautiful boys and Mother Nature
Ellen Fondiler
34:21
gather my friends and my kids close to me
ariellange
34:23
Hug an kiss everyone
ericapeng
34:25
be in nature
Anna Pugacova
34:25
I would allow myself to FEEL and soak in all the beauty around me - NATURE, AIR. HEAVEN. BIRDS, TRESS
Safiya Robinson
34:27
I would definitely hit the beach
Anne Day
34:28
have read your book on this
Tanis Frame
34:29
spend the day with my hubby and girls
Carrie Dinah-Rivah
34:30
Give all my paintings away to friends and family!
Marcia Baczynski
34:34
write letters and make phone calls
Stephanie Lyra Lin
34:36
Express my gratitude to my parents. Immerse in Nature. Tell my friends why I love them.
Tanis Frame
34:37
play outside
erin
34:37
hot springs with friends
Kellita Maloof
34:51
Lead a guerrilla burlesque parade
CrisMarie
34:51
Take a walk with Susan and the dogs in the woods
Heather Dakota
34:54
“Thanks for all the fish.”
elmira
34:58
Pack up my family and go to the sea coast and be really present; really see them and enjoy being really seen by them
Meghan Quinn
34:59
Definitely NOT on social media! Or online in general
Lynn Bodnar
35:07
gather my loves and have a party. expressing, releasing, resolving & uplifting
Tawyna
35:23
beach. with my kids. for sure.
Marcia Baczynski
36:06
Yessss Kellita!
michelleb
37:09
I missed it…..does this include reading emails and reading links from emails?
Sarah Williams
37:20
52,000 hours. 5.9 years.
Meghan Quinn
37:23
10 hours at least
Aurora Lady (she/her)
37:24
oh lord. the truth hurts
michelleb
37:28
Thank you
Sarah Williams
37:43
Your iPhone will give you a breakdown.
Anna Pugacova
37:58
I do about 5h per day 5 times a day
Jamie Khoo
38:15
and that is literally 24 hours a day within those x years!
Anna Pugacova
39:13
Close to 2000 h
Annie Bell
39:25
My hut is saying, “I told you so!”
tiffanyhan
39:30
a very different way of showing up!
Jo Vraca
39:31
what about for ecommerce businesses?
Anna Pugacova
39:32
My HUT is tired and disconnected
Liz Traines
39:35
Too many hours on social media. I want to use it differently!
Gina Davis
39:40
it's saying it's too much
Amy
39:41
My hut feels sick.
PaulaDJones
39:42
Use as little as possbile
Cathryn Castle Garcia
39:48
“simplify & focus"
Jen Boyle
39:50
I wonder how long we spend on the toilette 🤔
Jamie Khoo
39:52
I feel embarrassed!
Liz Traines
39:55
I remember you telling this story when I joined your list!!
Julie M.
39:56
Yikes! 5.19 years! Not worth it …
Meghan Quinn
39:56
It doesn't align with my life values
karenwan
39:57
Need to use it less
ericapeng
40:07
I actually don’t use social media, but feel pressure to start for marketing!
Jo Vraca
40:31
I can understand dropping off social media once you have a good mailing list already but what if you don't?
michelleb
40:34
Coming from a place of not using social media much for my business (yet) I now see I don’t want to look back and regret the time I might get stuck there
Lynn Bodnar
41:09
Same ericapeng - feeling the pressure and how else to get the word out in a significant way? I have natural resistance to social... :-(
PaulaDJones
41:16
WRITE
Heather Dakota
41:17
Learn to play guitar
Anna Pugacova
41:20
Read
Jamie Khoo
41:24
write more!
Gina Davis
41:25
create art
Tawyna
41:27
I'd finish the three books I've started.
Amy
41:28
paint
Erin Stratton
41:28
Art
Lynn Bodnar
41:28
create
Alexandra Thurston
41:30
Read and write more
Gina Davis
41:34
be with my loved ones
Lori S
41:34
Hang out with actual friends in real time.
Sandy K
41:34
finish a project
Aurora Lady (she/her)
41:35
walk.
Tanis Frame
41:36
read, write, create, play outsdie
Liz Traines
41:37
Connect meaningfully with people! In new ways, not sure how though
junedonenfeld
41:43
Finish the middle grade novel I’ve been working on for far too long.
Andrea Claassen
41:47
write more poems
mnelson
41:48
get balanced: mind, body, spirit
Sandy K
41:50
be in nature
Meghan Quinn
41:51
Learn Spanish once and for all, create my own brand in a focused way, read many books, improve my writing, meditate
Miranda Glit
41:54
write letters! learn mastery! write books!
Anna Pugacova
41:55
BUILD RELATIONSHIPS
Sarah Williams
42:03
have less anxiety
kanani
42:31
gosh, I love that...writing letters...
Jo Vraca
42:32
how do you build relationships with people who don't know you exist?
Meghan Quinn
43:15
Very excited!
Dhinesha Karthigesu
43:19
ZOMG YES
tiffanyhan
44:32
this works!!
Jo Vraca
44:51
I get that! But how do you find the people to add to your list in the first place? maybe you'll get to that?
Woz Flint
44:53
I remember :)
Safiya Robinson
45:18
You said no??? And she reached out again???
Safiya Robinson
45:24
Woz you are incredible
Safiya Robinson
45:30
I feel like I'm dying when people say no
Safiya Robinson
45:34
(I know I am not but...)
CrisMarie
45:41
THREE TIMES?
Woz Flint
46:09
<3
Jessica Grajczyk
46:30
That’s how I built my business basically
kanani
46:31
yes!
Jessica Grajczyk
46:33
before social media/blogging
Heather Dakota
46:36
Yes. I was hired that day
Safiya Robinson
46:39
I have done it - lots of Nos
Nadie Roberson LPC
46:42
yup. best internship I’ve ever had
Ezgi Platin
46:43
I did - they began following me on Instagram : )
Erin Stratton
46:43
I have been terrified of that for 20 years. Time to get over it.
Jenipher Lyn
46:45
In 2017 I pitched my artwork to a licensing company and they said no, and i just pitched them a few weeks ago and they might want to sign me. :)
Liz Traines
46:49
No business, but relationship building!
Amy
46:50
No, I haven’t even tried!
Ellen Fondiler
46:51
all the time!!
Lynn Bodnar
47:02
I'm so open to this! Can you kindly share how to find folks and their contact ?
Holly Grigg-Spall
47:04
Basically how anything real in my work life has happened!
Jamie Khoo
47:10
i wrote to a trainer to ask for some help - and they suggested co-writing a book and offering to give me work!
Lori S
47:12
Before social media, that’s how I built my first two businesses. Lots of no, but also lots of yes.
Susan Clarke
47:18
Yes and I have success and some without success but always felt good when I did it
Susan Clarke
47:35
Like I was in motion and connecting
Safiya Robinson
47:48
Woz - you are my hero
Cathryn Castle Garcia
47:53
Cold-called a guy whose work I love. He hired me to edit two books for him! Now I serve on his creative team. He loves telling the story of the “weirdo who came from out of the blue and rocked his business.” Then, last week, crashed and burned using the same tactic. Not giving up … just licking wounds.
junedonenfeld
48:02
Just recently contacted someone via LinkIn whose work I admire to say so—and why—simply to put more good out into the world, recognize someone who deserved it, and initiate a relationship. Bingo!
Woz Flint
48:11
Safiya :)
Lynn Bodnar
48:52
beautiful - junedonenfeld!
Jessica Grajczyk
49:30
i wonder if you could convince a digital marketing agency to pivot from social ad campaigns to email/snail mail marketing
tiffanyhan
49:45
do you have thoughts on how to translate this to a business that’s more course focused, ie lower-priced offers that require more people?
Safiya Robinson
49:54
This one I have done and it has worked
Marcia Baczynski
49:55
Yes, and it has worked and I really need to do it again
Jenipher Lyn
49:57
I sell products though, how many emails can I send to ask “buy this"
Kellita Maloof
49:57
Many times! Often works!
Jessica Grajczyk
50:01
Yes I have and they said “thanks for reminding me! Yes I want to hire you!"
karenwan
50:10
Yes, it does work.
Meghan Quinn
50:15
I have done this - not many times. Mostly didn't hear back, but have gotten re-hired a few times. I know I can do this more.
Jenipher Lyn
50:17
I feel like it might be different if you’re not a service. :(
Paula Diaco Book Coach
50:24
Yes, I do this, and it always surprises me when they need additional help with their writing. but it does work.
Jen Boyle
50:27
Definitely interested @tiffanyhan. Higher volume sales of digital products and services requiring new leads/clients.
mnelson
50:27
yes it does. but now it's consumed me and I only have a single client. would like to diversify
Jamie Khoo
50:33
what would you do if you’re starting a new business and your current client base is at zero? No previous clients to go back to?
Tawyna
50:49
I had a client reach out to me after years, out of the blue, telling me I'm their favorite photographer and if I need work to let them know. Came at a time I felt hopeless in getting work
Jamie Khoo
51:33
i ADORE your emails / newsletters!!!!
Meghan Quinn
51:46
Great re-frame
Paula Diaco Book Coach
51:51
@Jenipher Lyn, I also own a sign company, and you would think a single sale would be it, but I have repeatedly sold new signs to existing clients. It's fun that it just takes a little nudge to get a new job.
Susan Clarke
51:54
Love yours!
Ezgi Platin
51:57
LOVE your newsletters...
Denise Csaky
51:58
I LOVE this reframe about my newsletter.
Ezgi Platin
52:08
I send it to my friends all the time.
michelleb
52:19
As an End of Life Doula and RN I want my clients to know my energy is directed at them and for them and not in Social Media (and ego) saying “look at me, look at me”. This is all making so much sense and lands so well in my “hut”. Thank you.
Erin Stratton
52:27
I’ve been starting my newsletter back up this year and have been totally doing it as an art project. So fun. So much easier.
Jessica Grajczyk
52:40
Do you have tips for building your list without social media?
kanani
52:55
Wow, Michelle, gorgeous life purpose!
michelleb
53:30
Thank you Kanani. It’s an absolute honour and privilege. xx
kanani
54:14
a birthing into the great wilderness, the unknown beyond...how lovely!!
Dionne Nicole
54:23
Yessss
Marcia Baczynski
54:27
yessss
Sandy K
54:30
me!
kanani
54:36
#supertrue!
emilywjteng
54:37
I’ve sent snail mail since the first grade! It’s a trademark of who I am and how I lead my life!
Jessica Grajczyk
54:46
Thank you cards are a nice touch for sure
Lynn Bodnar
54:49
Send personal notes with my book to reviewers - thanking them and they are always surprised for the personal note. I LOVE the connection!
Kellita Maloof
54:58
I’ve had mail not arrive over the last 3 months :(…the USPS is failing...
Jen Boyle
55:39
@lynnbodnar such a good idea!
Liz Traines
55:41
I was just thinking that too… I’m going to use Fedex or UPS
kanani
55:54
I just sent my dad a card with all kinds of stickers and pretty art customizing it...totally deepened our much needed communication breakthrough.
Lynn Bodnar
56:31
Thanks @jenbolye xoxo
Anna Pugacova
56:39
How do you sell your book offline?
Woz Flint
57:38
i know it feels hard, but we all started from nowhere with no lists or anything at some point. :)
kanani
57:56
True, an amazing artist for Big Island candies does the snail mail thank you card and just sends day maker cards...and he is thriving. absolutely thriving.
Cat Kerle
58:20
is this frozen for anyone else?
Julie M.
58:29
I did a TEDx Talk about handwritten letters, "The Gift That Lasts Forever" ;)
kanani
58:31
not frozen
Marcia Baczynski
58:44
I love doing this kind of thing for people!
Jen Boyle
58:48
Sending hand-made custom cards for people would be such a fun business idea
Diana Layseca
58:52
Julie what a great title
Cat Kerle
58:53
thanks kanani, must be my end
junedonenfeld
59:16
Great to hear this (being unexpectedly generous) This is one of my favorite things to do ANYWAY, whether referring people to others who they need (or vice versa), or passing along useful, timely info.
Lynn Bodnar
59:19
Good stuff JulieM!!
junedonenfeld
59:36
Invariably, people are thrilled and appreciative.
Erin Stratton
59:45
I make art and send it to clients.
Sarah Williams
59:52
Send a stack of prints
mnelson
59:58
send an appreciation card
Jen Boyle
01:00:02
Send my gummies to my friend
Alexandra Thurston
01:00:05
Send a gift or note
kanani
01:00:05
wave a sign in support of my friend running for Mayor.
Jessica Grajczyk
01:00:20
I give leads that I can’t take on to other copywriters starting out, without no referral fee
Jamie Khoo
01:00:24
write a tribute honorary blog post all about a mentor
Ellen Fondiler
01:00:27
send chocolate!
Diana Layseca
01:00:29
unexpectedly act of generosity - the title inspires me: just a note thinking of you
Marcia Baczynski
01:00:32
I refer to therapists all the time
junedonenfeld
01:00:35
I just sent along useful, hard to find scientific info to an immune-compromised person
Gina Davis
01:00:36
send something sweet (taste-wise)
Diane MacKinnon
01:00:39
Make a Zentangle video for the people who have been coming to my Zentangle classes!
michelleb
01:00:43
Call my friend’s 87 year old mum who is struggling with how she wants to spend her remaining months/years
Sara Bragin
01:00:46
Send a beautiful card to the friend who wrote a generous review of my book. What book? The Living In Her Dying!
Kellita Maloof
01:00:52
Send certificates to recognize programs clients have completed in the past
Maile T.
01:00:54
Okay — it’s social media, but writing a LinkedIn Recommendation
kanani
01:00:54
OMG yes...send chocolate.
Cathryn Castle Garcia
01:01:07
I’ve been sending “pandammit” postcards acknowledging friends’ struggles with the pandemic. I can’t fix it, but letting them know I care has been good for them AND me!
Kellita Maloof
01:01:10
I LOVE it: create and award!
Jessica Grajczyk
01:01:34
That’s cute.. I’d love to make a macaroni statue for someone
Cathryn Castle Garcia
01:01:52
macaroni! Yes, Jessica!
Alexandra Thurston
01:02:10
Start a mailing list
Jamie Khoo
01:02:10
write to my dream client!
Heather Dakota
01:02:10
Snail Mail
elmira
01:02:12
snail mail
Annie Bell
01:02:13
Unexpected generosity
Denise Csaky
01:02:13
3! (And do 2 again)
Dionne Nicole
01:02:13
I need to reimagine my newsletter!
Diana Layseca
01:02:14
Act of generosity
Verô Souza
01:02:14
ALL OF THEM
Andrea Claassen
01:02:14
Circle back to a previous client
Kellita Maloof
01:02:18
Certificates!
Nadie Roberson LPC
01:02:18
1-4 honestly
Anyssa Garza
01:02:19
Send snail mail
junedonenfeld
01:02:20
Dream client missives.
CrisMarie
01:02:21
Send an email to a previous client and ask them to hire us again
Tawyna
01:02:21
start a newsletter
Lynn Bodnar
01:02:25
ALLLLLLL!!!!
Jen Boyle
01:02:26
Make a card and send to my sis who just paid off a butt-load of debt.
Meghan Quinn
01:02:26
reach out to a dream client
Diane MacKinnon
01:02:27
Circle back to a previous client.
michelleb
01:02:28
Make someones day and call her.
Amy
01:02:30
Start an “art project” mailing list! :)
Susan Clarke
01:02:32
The generosity for a few folks who would love that
Rumi Tsuchihashi
01:02:35
Circle back to a previous client
Tish
01:02:35
I’m going to start emailing film festivals to ask if they have a spot for another programmer because I WOULD BE GREAT FOR THEIR TEAM
Lisa Faulkner
01:02:37
love the be a lighthouse shift for newsletter
kelly
01:02:40
snail mail
Erin Stratton
01:02:40
I’ve got some snail mail to send. And some address/ email lists to start.
junedonenfeld
01:02:42
Alexandra, when you do these things, do you keep a log?
kanani
01:02:54
finish thank you cards for all who sent condolences cards for my sister's time of passing recently.
Jessica Grajczyk
01:03:06
SAME!
Alexandra Thurston
01:03:09
(That moment when you forget you are not the only Alexandra in the room. LOL)
junedonenfeld
01:03:14
Oooh. A checklist compatriot!
junedonenfeld
01:03:35
Checklists save lives. In many senses.
Jessica Grajczyk
01:03:35
Love checking things off a list. So satisfying. Sometimes I add extra things just to feel good about checking them off.
Kellita Maloof
01:03:46
Thank You, Alex! Need to hop off!
Julie M.
01:03:47
Kellita and Erin, thanks for the modeling of the book :)
kanani
01:03:50
YES. my planner is amazingly checklisty.
Lindsey Smith
01:04:00
Erin <3
Meghan Quinn
01:04:53
I actually have a lot of friends not on social media
junedonenfeld
01:04:56
FOMO perhaps.
Erin Stratton
01:05:02
It’s an addictive substance.
Jen Boyle
01:05:29
I’ve been off for 3 weeks Saturday and it’s been really great. Deactivated fb and instagram.
Jen Boyle
01:05:53
More time to actually do things, even just chopping vegetables or snuggling dogs
kanani
01:05:56
I noticed that my life got smaller and more handleable...definitely space and quiet were growing noticeably.
Jenipher Lyn
01:06:04
I love that Tish!
Jo Vraca
01:06:06
how do you communicate with friends who are distant? email? we can't always call each other... just curious.
Vanessa Krchova
01:06:22
super interesting, thank you so much, I have to go, but will finish watching the recording later <3 btw I’m doing no phone sundays since February. it’s so good
Jen Boyle
01:06:26
I do find I spent more time in messaging, viber and whatsapp
Jessica Grajczyk
01:07:01
Yes, need more time for therapeutic vegetable chopping
Jessica Grajczyk
01:07:58
I think social media private messaging is different since you’re communicating and not just scrolling and posting for likes
kanani
01:08:18
yes, time slowed down and the rushing stopped. and I got back in touch with my own voice...totally turning out okay. my partner is noticing I am more myself...
Jamie Khoo
01:08:51
@Jessica Grajczyk: I agree. Mindful engagement with specific people
Jessica Grajczyk
01:09:18
Yes Jamie! :)
Jane W. Wang
01:10:35
For major book publishers, if you don’t have social media followings (influencer platforms), will they still take your book proposal?
Lori S
01:10:40
I have to run - this was gorgeous and I’m very grateful. Thank you!
Lynn Bodnar
01:11:04
Feels more authentic and engaged with those are intended to connect with you. Not worrying about the masses and hitting all the likes and algorithms.
Anna Pugacova
01:11:11
Great Q @Jane W. Wang
Anna Pugacova
01:11:34
I loose every 5th year of my life
Jen Boyle
01:11:37
@JaneWWang they might, but “platform” is queen these days. Not enough of it is why I got rejected from harper collins
Liz Traines
01:11:43
I don’t have fun on social media like I used to! I’m craving more IRL connection
Aurora Lady (she/her)
01:11:43
I’ve realized there’s hope for me and my future!
PaulaDJones
01:11:44
Business is about relationships and I can do relationships without social media.
Lindsey Smith
01:11:44
@ Jane As a lit agent - yes! Not all my clients have huge platforms. If the idea is good enough and marketable, social media is just a PIECE of the pie, but not everything.
Diana Layseca
01:11:48
Out of focus running around
Sara Bragin
01:11:49
Letting less important things go allows space for m ore important things to enter
Brooke Monaghan
01:11:54
My current business is at odds with what I want in my day to day life
Alexandra Thurston
01:11:56
“Treat your newsletter/outreach like a fun project, rather than a chore"
Amy
01:11:58
Social media is, in fact, optional!
Jamie Khoo
01:11:59
‘analogue’ lo-fi connections are still as powerful as ever
Tawyna
01:12:00
I'm nervous about trusting that people are finding me without that tangible "likes".
Meghan Quinn
01:12:01
Make a stand that I can find a way to succeed and live my life by my rules/desires/Hut's longing
Gina Davis
01:12:02
building meaningful relationships is more powerful and impactful than fleeting social media likes
Cathryn Castle Garcia
01:12:02
Alex & Woz, gotta run … thank you so much for this time! I truly appreciate it. Be well …
Amanda Gist
01:12:04
@Lindsey thank you for answering
Jessica Grajczyk
01:12:09
I would exercise more if I wasn’t so distracted by social media
karenwan
01:12:11
I have realized I could have a different approach to my marketing that would feel more artistic and gentle.
kelly
01:12:12
need to work harder at my craft before I reach out
Diane Ludeking
01:12:13
I’m deleting the FB app from my phone + only checking it once a day because I am in several groups/classes right now. Would love to ditch FB altogether by the end of the year!
Andrea Claassen
01:12:13
I’ve been leaning towards getting off social media and I’ve never had a client come from social media. So I feel it’s time I explore this and put more work into relationship building.
Jen Boyle
01:12:14
@lindseySmith good to know thank you
Maile T.
01:12:14
Definitely the art project
Susan Clarke
01:12:14
love the treat newsletter like an art project
Fatima Alshameya
01:12:15
That when I put down the phone, the noise may stop. Love calm and quiet.
Sandy K
01:12:16
There’s better ways to spend your time.
mnelson
01:12:17
that my preferred method of communicating (letter writing) is not dead
Erin Stratton
01:12:23
That my actual problem is bravery.
junedonenfeld
01:12:39
Not really realized, per se, but fully reminded that I spend way too much time reading too many articles on-line, posted by good friends, that SEEM too vital to miss…but most are eminently missable.
Miranda Glit
01:12:54
Spending my time writing articles once a week or even once a month to publish > Instagram captions every day
Rumi Tsuchihashi
01:12:54
Give people something meaningful to talk about—the story will go “viral” without social media
michelleb
01:12:56
I have a gift as an end of life doula and I don’t want to waste that on SM…. time is also my gift to share with people that need me……. In real time, in person…… true connection. Matters so much more.
CrisMarie
01:12:57
Too funny June
Anna Pugacova
01:13:05
I loose every 5th year of my life because of social media …
Jen Boyle
01:13:08
@rumi yes good point!
Stephanie Slawek
01:13:33
the greater the risk, the greater the reward.
Jessica Grajczyk
01:13:39
I think I would still use twitter for breaking news from a lot of different sources, but I doubt FB and Insta add much value to my life. Those will be the first to go.
PaulaDJones
01:13:42
Nurture my email list
Diane Ludeking
01:13:42
Deleting FB app from phone
Emily Sadowski (she/her)
01:13:46
get a newsletter going
Jane W. Wang
01:13:49
Thank you @Lindsey ~
Hilarie Mae
01:13:55
Delete the apps on my phone.
Lynn Bodnar
01:13:57
@lindseysmith - thanks for that truth. It's all a choice.
Heather Dakota
01:13:58
Improve my writing and communication so I can leave social media
michelleb
01:14:00
Learn how to write newsletters and build my mailing list
CrisMarie
01:14:01
Write people ask ASK them to Hire me again — I haven’t been that direct
junedonenfeld
01:14:04
Go over my list of dream clients I’ve been maintaining and pick just THREE and send them a note.
Tawyna
01:14:05
creating automatic messenger responses for my facebook pages that point people to email me so i don't have to stay logged in.
Alexandra Thurston
01:14:12
Foster/re-engage the mailing list that I started.
Jen Boyle
01:14:15
Keep using 750 words every day so I’m actually writing and not just ‘posting’ as a writer
Amanda Gist
01:14:17
focus more on my newsletter
Miranda Glit
01:14:19
I've already deleted Facebook this week, and Instagram next week. I committing to being off of it for a year and focus on building relationships.
Ezgi Platin
01:14:20
I’m on that boat.
Diana Layseca
01:14:21
Starting a list - data base
Liz Traines
01:14:22
I want to send a few random acts of kindness
kanani
01:14:23
to grow my crowd in a space with intention on authenticity and true quality... in a way that is courageously advocating on behalf of me. Cheerleading for me. Uniquely for me...that doesn't look like that muffin picture. Hawaii's tourism economy is crowd-based, and it is so impactful on our beautiful beaches, trails, neighborhoods, roads, and culture...
Andrea Claassen
01:14:25
Getting off Instagram and being more intentional with my marketing efforts that are not social media.
Ezgi Platin
01:14:25
Integrate your tips!
Jenipher Lyn
01:14:25
Same problem @Jane & Jen!
Jamie Khoo
01:14:29
restrict the time and frequency i spend on facebook/instagram
Rachel
01:14:29
To try one weekend free from social media. Baby steps!
karenwan
01:14:29
Identify dream clients and ask them to hire me.
Dhinesha Karthigesu
01:14:32
Take consistent no screen days and reconnect with myself and making decisions from that space
Jane W. Wang
01:14:32
I feel like I got confirmation I don’t have to get on Twitter or IG after all!
Meghan Quinn
01:14:34
announce on fb that I'm phasing out social media and to join my mailing list
junedonenfeld
01:14:41
For me, often all it takes is to take a small action and that precipitates a chain of positive actions on my part.
Susan Clarke
01:14:42
I want to list three people I want to nominate for leadership awards or send a special care package
Jamie Khoo
01:14:58
@meghan quinn: GENIUS!!!! amazing idea
Ezgi Platin
01:14:58
How do you “package” your services? Do you mail your clients directly?
Lynn Bodnar
01:15:01
Identify what's clear for me, my hut and laser focus on the choice'
Denise Csaky
01:15:01
Great idea!
Jen Boyle
01:15:08
Put timers on your phone! Google it, it’s so helpful!
kanani
01:15:22
awesome class
Lindsey Smith
01:15:30
Yes! I will say people have this myth in the book industry that you need to be an influencer or have 1000k followers. I picked up an amazing book recently at our press and the writer doesn’t even have a website - ha! But it’s an amazing book and I know it needs to be in the world. :) don’t give up! <3
Jane W. Wang
01:15:38
I’m one of those rare people that never got onto IG or Twitter so now have confirmation I don’t need to get on them. I also haven’t posted on my personal FB for 2 weeks now and it feels so wonderful and spacious.
Heather Dakota
01:15:47
YES!
Denise Csaky
01:15:49
Already doing it!
Brooke Monaghan
01:15:50
STARTING TOMORROW
Liz Traines
01:15:51
100%
Annemieke
01:15:52
Thanks! going off FB today!
Lynda Carey
01:15:53
Yes. For 6 months!
Tawyna
01:15:53
absolutely
junedonenfeld
01:15:54
Three days—easy.
Laura Marsolais
01:15:54
easy. of course.
CrisMarie
01:15:54
Yes
kelly
01:15:54
i already do that
michelleb
01:15:55
No brainer
Jessica Grajczyk
01:15:55
yes
Gina Davis
01:15:56
I can try!
Rachel
01:15:58
So ready!!!!
Tanis Frame
01:15:59
yes
Meghan Quinn
01:16:02
Absolutely
Andrea Claassen
01:16:02
I’m almost a week in!
Jamie Khoo
01:16:04
i’m going to do it this weekend!
Heather Culp
01:16:04
yes!
junedonenfeld
01:16:07
Am not on social media on my phone already.
Fatima Alshameya
01:16:09
Perfect timing. Totally doing it!!!
PaulaDJones
01:16:12
I’m actually on a one month hiatus as we speak, which is why I was so drawn to this webinar! I was like DUDE - same wavelength.
Diana Layseca
01:16:15
I am almost there!
Safiya Robinson
01:16:17
Sounds great!!!
junedonenfeld
01:16:17
Rarely on Instagram.
Alexandra Thurston
01:16:40
I quit social media, but didn’t do the handoff to my mailing list/blog/website. Then time passed.
Lindsey Smith
01:17:07
Loveeee you Alex! I’m heading to go pick-up food! Amazing class <3
Anyssa Garza
01:17:27
Thank you for a great class!
Heather Dakota
01:17:57
Yes please
CrisMarie
01:17:57
Oh yea
junedonenfeld
01:17:59
Yes
Gina Davis
01:17:59
yes!
kanani
01:18:00
yes!
Meghan Quinn
01:18:00
Yep!
michelleb
01:18:00
Yes polease
Heather Culp
01:18:00
Yes :)
PaulaDJones
01:18:01
Yup
Ellen Fondiler
01:18:01
yes!
Rachel
01:18:01
🙌🙌🙌🙌
Andrea Claassen
01:18:01
yes!
Cal
01:18:01
yay
Denise Csaky
01:18:01
Sure
karenwan
01:18:01
yes
Erin Stratton
01:18:02
Yes! Just dropping off camera.
Denise Csaky
01:18:02
!
Nadie Roberson LPC
01:18:03
yesss
kanani
01:18:30
yep
Amy
01:18:32
Yes!
Woz Flint
01:18:46
http://www.alexandrafranzen.com/program/
Simone
01:20:06
sound is off?
PaulaDJones
01:20:22
I can hear you
Alexandra Thurston
01:20:23
I can hear fine
Liz Traines
01:20:23
I can hear
Amy
01:20:23
No. I can hear!
Sandy K
01:20:25
i can hear
kanani
01:20:25
sound is fine
Anna Pugacova
01:20:28
No
Rachel
01:20:29
I can hear okay
Jenipher Lyn
01:23:16
Has anything tried to do something to replace scrolling? Like when you think “oh scroll” what do you do instead?
Jamie Khoo
01:24:00
I have to head off now as it’s past midnight here and I’m turning into a pumpkin! THANK YOU so much offering this. I’m so grateful and so inspired now! Love love love x
Cat Kerle
01:24:02
Jenipher - Journal or read or meditate/breath practice
Simone
01:24:19
when I logged off, it erased the chat. can someone share the program link again please
Jenipher Lyn
01:24:24
Is this class only for service? I don’t get “hired” really…
Cat Kerle
01:24:48
movement/dance/exercise is also good Jenipher
Fatima Alshameya
01:24:57
http://www.alexandrafranzen.com/program
Fatima Alshameya
01:25:13
There you go Simone, there’s the link
Woz Flint
01:25:28
Thanks, Fatima!
Cat Kerle
01:25:30
what an awesome package in the snail mail
Simone
01:26:30
thanks!
Andrea Claassen
01:27:06
This sounds awesome!
Lynn Bodnar
01:27:11
Thank Alex! Love your style, vibe, content and overall coolness. xoxo
Diana Layseca
01:27:20
Thank you it looks like an awesome package -
Erin Stratton
01:27:21
And you’re so good at making that happen!
Anna Pugacova
01:27:26
I LOVE that offer!!!
Anna Pugacova
01:27:32
I am in! I will sen you an email <3
Diana Layseca
01:27:36
Chances you can email the program?
LaReesa Sandretsky
01:27:39
thanks!!!
Jane W. Wang
01:27:41
Thanks Alex! Gotta go but have been enjoying seeing how you do business as unusual!
Lynda Carey
01:27:41
Are you on the Big Island?
Jenipher Lyn
01:27:52
If you use social media less, doesn’t it hurt your algorythm? It makes me less, even though I’m doing it way less.
Anna Pugacova
01:27:59
I have enjoyed ALL of your programs
Woz Flint
01:28:03
Questions?hello@alexandrafranzen.com
Sandy K
01:28:05
Thank you, Alex. Your energy is fantastic. Thanks you for sharing with us today.
Jenipher Lyn
01:28:13
nervous* not less lol
Diana Layseca
01:28:28
Super!
Heather Culp
01:28:31
Thank you so much!!
Anna Pugacova
01:28:35
THANK YOU!
Heather Dakota
01:28:43
Thank you for the inspiration!
Susan Clarke
01:29:05
Great class - thanks Alex
Melissa Danielle
01:29:18
Mahalo for this class and all the insights!
Maile T.
01:29:23
Mahalo Alex! Look forward to the class! Thank you for this class!
Meghan Quinn
01:29:30
You really inspire me, Alex! Thanks for sharing your experience with us! I have learned a lot and have much to chew on moving forward in my business and life. Much love to you!
CrisMarie
01:30:30
Alex you are delightful! Thank you for your contribution to the world and my life 💕
Laura Marsolais
01:30:42
thank you so much!!!
lisa sarick
01:30:48
Thank you! <3
michelleb
01:30:52
What a gift you are, thank you so very much xx
Dhinesha Karthigesu
01:30:52
Thank you so much Alex
Liz Traines
01:30:55
Thank you!!!
Andrea Claassen
01:30:56
Thank you!
kanani
01:31:02
Mahalo e Alex!!! kiss kiss hug hug to ZUKI...
Anna Pugacova
01:31:04
THANK YOU! I am joining
Rachel
01:31:05
Thank you Alex 💕