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Branding for Success | An Interview with Aleya Harris

In this episode, I had an exciting opportunity to interview Aleya Harris, Owner of Flourish Marketing and a branding expert. With executive experience in both the corporate and entrepreneur worlds, Aleya has a unique perspective on the importance of building your personal brand. We get into what branding is and how to start, how to place value on your expertise, rookie mistakes most new business owners make, how to incorporate practical spirituality, and how we can leverage personal branding as a way to live a more fulfilling and successful life and career.

Why is branding important? Branding tips for beginners? How to build an authentic brand that tells a story? How to create a brand? In this episode, we cover all of these questions and more. Join us in this episode using the Podcast link below!

About Aleya Harris

Aleya Harris, CPCE is the founder and owner of Flourish Marketing, an agency dedicated to helping service-based creative entrepreneurs reach their full potential through “done with you” and

“done for you” marketing education, strategies, and copywriting solutions that attract more clients. She is a firm believer that business owners should make good money doing what they love, and she uses her position as an industry thought leader to share tangible revenue growth tools.

Aleya has made it her mission to transform small business owners from invisible and overwhelmed to sought-after and confident. Her decade-plus long career, including being a chef, catering company owner, and Marketing executive for a major foodservice corporation, has provided her with a multi-faceted knowledge base she leverages to create actionable strategies for passionate empire-builders looking to turn their talent into treasure. Her engaging personality makes learning how to develop lucrative streams of income fun, inspirational, and valuable.

As a professional speaker, she fosters interactive discussion about practical marketing tactics and profit-driven storytelling to motivate her audience to take charge of their financial futures. Her quality presentation skills and expertise in social media marketing, brand storytelling, marketing strategy, and email sales funnels have earned her spots and top rankings on stages across the nation, including The Special Event and Catersource.

A WeddingPro Educator for 2021, Aleya also currently serves as the marketing committee chair for NACE National and is the proud founder and head of the NACE Black Caucus. She has also received the Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) designation to add to her list of accolades, which also includes being a StoryBrand Certified Guide.

Links to Aleya’s social media, website, and additional info is located below.

Topics Discussed

· Why is branding relevant to EVERYONE?

· Best branding practices and mistakes.

· When is it time to start your own business?

· How to get started on a new brand.

· The best time to embrace fear.

· Determining your cost per hour.

· Aleya’s favorite manifestation story.

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