Authentic Networking 101 with Jess Milanes of Smart Podcast Solutions

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Are you struggling with organically growing the clientele for your business? Have you shared your 15 second elevator pitch with the people around you? Focusing on building relationships with other Entreprenistas may be exactly the solution you need to help move your business in the right direction. 

In today’s special episode, we sit down with Jess Milanes, founder of Smart Podcast Solutions. Jess and Stephanie share all the insider information about getting the most out of networking groups, how to grow a business online, and so much more. 

“My goal is to build this really powerful podcasting agency that is for women and by women, and helps to give women a voice in the podcasting space.” – Jess Milanes

This week on Startups in Stilettos:

  • Jess shares how she met Stephanie (1:41)
  • Stephanie talks about how she started networking with Socialfly (7:07)
  • Jess chats with Stephanie about how Entreprenista League is different from most networking groups (10:10)
  • Jess shares her background (15:37)
  • Stephanie chats with Jess about the referral agreement process and what it provides (20:06)
  • Jess shares tips for growing a business online (25:13)

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Our Favorite Quotes:

  • “That’s kind of like two big rules of thumb that I have found in my business is to create those clients that are super fans of yours because you show up and you do such good work that, like, they want to promote you to other people because when you succeed, they succeed. And then the other thing is just the idea of being open with people and saying hey, that’s not me. But this is what I can do. ” – Jess Milanes
  • “My mission is to give women a voice in the podcasting world.” – Jess Milanes
  • “People are dying to connect right now, everyone is so desperate for connection. Because we have not had that level of connection. We haven’t had that emotional connection for two and a half years.” – Jess Milanes

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