Let me be honest, Facebook has made it really difficult to grow organically. You have to shell out a ton of your hard-earned money to run ads, boost posts, etc, as of now and it’s painful. OR AT LEAST THAT’S WHAT YOU’VE BEEN TOLD. No bueno. Fortunately, Rachel Miller knows differently!
When things like this happens it never ceases to amaze me the creative ways people come up with to get around or over these obstacles. I mean, the less you have to spend on promoting your brand, the more margin you get to keep so I’m all for creative.
The great thing about the internet and being a part of positive, empowering communities like the Because I Can Clan is that people are open to share when they come up with little tricks, tips, and hacks to overcome these obstacles.
Rachel Miller can teach you how to grow your Facebook organically!
In this episode, I bring in Rachel Miller, who is pretty much famous in the Facebook online marketing world because she has found the trick to grow your business FB page organically.
Yes, organically, with zero money. Can you imagine what it would be like to grow your page to thousands of followers or even millions of followers without paying Facebook? Let me tell you, it works.
How do I know?
Well, I’ve actually been friends with Rachel Miller for quite a while now and her advice helped me go from a couple hundred thousand followers to over 2.1 million followers on the How Does She Facebook page, and we did it in just a couple of years.
Then I took my eCommerce business before I sold it to over 400,000 followers with zero Facebook ad spend, and these weren't fake followers. These were people that I got to serve and sell to every day.
Rachel Miller can show you how to get the right people in your audience.
Now, I don't want those numbers to intimidate you. You might be thinking: “Alison, I just want a hundred. No way could I or no way would I want to get to a million followers.”
Well, the good news for you is that the rules have changed a bit in Facebook land in the past few years. Now, it's more about community than numbers. So, smaller numbers or follower counts can convert just as high as big numbers if you have the right people.
What’s working and what gets the RIGHT people is constantly changing though so you have to stay ahead of the curve. When I’m looking for up-to-date information on growing organically on Facebook, I always shoot over to Rachel’s group, which you can join my going to http://alisonprince.com/rachel. Rachel has spent years “collecting people”, as she calls it, on Facebook and all this knowledge comes out in her group.
In this episode, Rachel Miller dives into how you can find your perfect people, “collect them”, then love and serve them through selling them things they want to buy. It doesn’t matter if it’s 300 or 3 million, if they are the right people and you are providing them with what they desire, you can easily have a 6-figure business. Now, this doesn’t mean that if you go out and buy a few hundred random followers from someone in a Facebook message, that you’ll have a business. It has to be the right people.
Rachel is going to dive deep into this for us and also go into some tactical things like, what to do if you're not getting any comments on your posts.
Before you click play above, go grab your pen and paper because you’re going to want to take notes on this one.
Helping you find ways to not have to pay Mark Z all of your money. Why? Because I Can.
Rachel Miller is in the middle of open enrollment for her Grow Your Audience Course. Click here to learn more!
- Life changing!by Future CEO MR from United States
I bought your course last summer right in the middle of taking graduate courses to increase my salary lane as a teacher. No need to say that the increase in salary has not made any mayor changes. I always had the desire of doing an e-commerce business but did not know how to start. I still have not taken the time that I am supposed to dedicate to the course, however these podcasts had filled me with the courage I need to start doing it. Thank you Alison for your words of wisdom every Tuesday.
- Thank You Alison!by Savjack28 from United States
The best. If you’re serious about wanting to make real money online, you must listen to this podcast.
- Awesome Podcast!!!by Clarisse Gomez from United States
Alison, host of the Because I Can Life podcast, highlights all aspects of business, entrepreneurship and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
- Inspiring & Amazingby DoohikeyDesigns from United States
Alison is the real deal! She’s real as she inspires you to reach your best life. She gives you glimpses into how she has made multi dollar million businesses. Alison was called to serve others to help others reach the dreams we have always wanted to achieve. She inspires to help us Rise Up to what God wants us to become! It just keeps getting better and better! Wow! Today’s episode in February is amazing! Literally I sell wholesale and know what it takes. But now I’m wanting to really create more retail sales and I have since being in your program!
- Thank you!by gigisomar from United States
Allison, I really have so enjoyed your podcasts. Thank you for putting out all of this wonderful information.
- Inspirationalby Missladyamy from United States
Alison.. love having your podcast available to help me keep going. I can listen to it while I do my makeup in the morning and get ready. You inspire my day and give me hope. Thank you. I am already in e commerce but want to take a different route in this area and excited for the new ideas you provide. - Renee @beprosperity
- Wowby M.Murawska from United States
I have been Alison’s student for almost 2 years. I am still learning!!! This pot cast was a piece of information that I was missing! Let’s make $$$$ with influencers! Thank You Alison❤️
- Goldby Brandeerose from United States
I’ve been a Alison fan for over a year! She gives so much great content and she over delivers ‘all the time’! I’ve been following her system and am a happy customer. Her 100k system is THE bomb! I’ve tried so many other courses and she’s the real dill. Lol. Thank you so much Alison for all you do. You’re truly a blessing. Instagram handle @threadsofarmor ❤️
- Episode 15by -akoboe from United States
Loved this episode and how broken down and step by step the details were. Question for you: How do you decide on a business name and shop for an e-commerce store if you don’t have a niche? Or do you only recommend opening a store for those who do? In the beginning, you sold a lot of random things that didn’t relate to each other, so did you use third party selling websites to sell or did you start your own store and how do you do that without a specific product or niche?
- Excellentby B-Rex1 from United States
Alison continues to offer great teaching moments with love and enthusiasm!!
- Yes, BECAUSE WE CAN!by twimoonlight from United States
I love your passion and love for this business. I love that you have worked so hard to give us such an awesome mentor, business Opportunity guidance, tools, and a Facebook group that we all can draw from and count on. Thank You!!!
- Amazing!by Lissy Eubank from United States
Alison (and her course) is amazing!!! Listen, learn and apply! You won’t regret it!!
- The best!by Polarbe88 from United States
Alison knows her stuff!! I love listening to her!!
- Love this Podcast!by newmama4 from United States
I loved learning from Alison & Dave and can’t wait to check out the show notes! Sara & I started Stylingsamy.com thanks to Alison’s Because I Can Clan, we are still in the beginning, but I sense big things to come and wouldn’t be where we are right now without you Alison!! XOXO!
- Episode 10 - LOVED IT!!!by drewtheclue from United States
I have liked and learned a bunch from all of Alison’s episodes as well as from her YouTube channel and her courses. I really really enjoyed Episode 10 though - so many great quotables & gold nuggets were shared...I saved it and will take notes when I listen again!!!
- Alison knows E-Commerceby Lwisdom69 from United States
Seriously I wasn’t into podcast, Meh- But once I heard this “Because I can Life” with Alison J Prince, she’s Amazing in every way!!! She shows you what she is doing & walks you through her process. She is so transparent in every way. She shows us how to kick Fear in the teeth! She’s my go to momma bear!! I love this podcast- Your Truly, Lillian Wisdom
- Alison knows her stuff! This works!by c_beckstrand from United States
I have followed Alison’s journey for the past few years and never met anyone who is so willing to share what she knows to help others. There are so many golden nuggets from these podcasts that you can take and apply to your own business. She is the real deal!! Following her strategy, I now have a business of my own that is THRIVING because of the plan that she has laid out. She is changing lives!! Listen to this podcast- you won’t regret it!
- Alison Is The Real Dealby awishandakiss from United States
Have you ever watched fresh water pour out of a spring? That is what Alison is like. She shares and teaches so much good, over flowing with the very best! Love this podcast! Thank you Alison for wanting and giving the steps to success, for those that you teach. -Melinda L.
- Truly An Inspiration!by Alohalovelife from United States
Alison, I am LOVING your podcast!!! You are crushing it! You are such an inspiration! Thank you for stepping out there to share your story! You have helped me transform my mindset and my life! xoxo Michon
- Awesome!by SACP12 from United States
Love listening to Alison. She is inspiring and gets it. It’s making me move forward and giving confidence in doing so. Kick fear in the teeth.
- Thank you!by Gkeith88 from United States
Loving it all. Thank you for coming out from behind the scenes and sharing your real life. We all benefit from your knowledge and the joy you bring.
- Alison knows what she is talking aboutby J0di8 from United States
Alison gives such awesome advice on starting and growing a business even kids can do it! That's awesome!
- Right to my soul.by LiviaLight from United States
Alison is genuine, sincere, and has a passion and a fire that gets right to my heart. She has a great desire to help others and shares important content. Her energy and light can help you see possibilities for yourself that you never imagined. We are all humans on this journey of growth. Invite Alison to be part of your journey and you won’t regret it.
- Don’t miss out!by P. Cram from United States
This Is your chance to learn from one of the masters of e-commerce. Alison’s style of savvy business advice in an easy to understand and implement format will take your business to the next level! If you’ve ever thought about starting your own online business the first step is Alison’s program. Trust me, this is the road map to success you’ve been looking for!
- Alison Prince is great!by Shanda2005 from United States
Alison Prince gives great advice about how to run an online business. This is a great podcast. A must listen for entrepreneurs!
- An entrepreneur who GETS IT!!!by AshleyJohnston from United States
This girl just gets it. She understands doubt, she has lived hard days, she knows what it’s like to start from zero.....and then climb out of that crap. I think what I appreciate the most, is that she genuinely enjoys helping others find success. Truly a gift.
- Motivating and Inspiringby Lisa fruit pop princess from United States
Alison is great at motivating and inspiring! She has so much great info that she shares! You definitely need to listen to this if you've ever thought of becoming an entrepreneur!
- Pushing forward with Alisonby Gyetvaimom from United States
What a great podcast with such great information on how to build my very own e-commerce business! Alison is relatable, knowledgeable, and very inspiring. I enjoy these episodes while driving my kids to their activities, while making dinner, or while getting ready. Listening to ALISON motivates me to push forward in my new business.
- A dreamer/doers podcast heaven!by ReesieO from United States
Alison is so upbeat, so knowledgeable, and so passionate about what she does! This podcast shows all of that! If you don’t know where to start - START HERE! The information is GOLD! You’re in the right place and this girl will give you wings! Seriously, even if you’re just having a down day - Alison will lift you up and help you believe in your dreams again!
- Great Stuff!by AKP419 from United States
My husband and I are part of Alison’s Clan and we are so excited to have all this extra great info in podcast form!
- A must for all entrepreneursby heidilynn82 from United States
Love Alison’s Enthusiasm and passion for sharing her knowledge about all things business! It’s a must listen.
- Love Alisonby EricaWoodbury from United States
I absolutely loooooove Alison and her emery is so contagious! ❤️
- Hopeful:)by Polka. Lover from United States
So far I’m really excited about this podcast....and hoping it doesn’t all lead to what so many other podcasts I’ve listened to have, which is “I’ll tell you just enough to get you excited and start to believe you can do it, but to really start to change your life it’s time to pay for the membership/course and if you can’t afford it that’s just an excuse”. I’ve become a bit of a pessimist in the self-improvement journey while trying so hard to get started but not having much cash to do so. I’m that mom stuck living credit card payment to credit card payment which doesn’t exactly leave money to get started. I’m hoping this podcast is what I’ve been searching for to guide me on how to finally get something going that will bring hope and real change for my future. I love Allison and I have faith that she’s who can help me change my life!♥️
- LOVE HER!!!by IChooseYouCo from United States
Alison is AWESOME! She knows her stuff and is so generous in giving and teaching others. I am so glad I found her to help me along this journey of e commerce.
- Fab!by vbl<3 from United States
I’m new to podcasts, but wow...what a fabulous cast! I’m a fan and will be continuing to listen!
- So much help and valuable information!!by ealshfs from United States
We love Alison!! She gives such valuable information on how to run your online business. Through this podcast she will help you, inspire you, and encourage you. Through following her course my husband and I have sold over 15K so far in one of our businesses and are headed towards the 10k mark with our second business. Thank you Alison!!
- LOVE the heart and deep dive!by XefishX from United States
Thank you so much for the useful information and VALUE in these episodes- I’m totally hooked!
- Love Alison Princeby irsaguar from United States
Thank you for this amazing podcast. I cannot get enough of Alison and her amazing knowledge of E commerce, marketing and selling online she is awesome!!!
- Because I can!by shesgotdetermination from United States
Alison is a great mentor! She has a great amount of enthusiasm and determination towards her businesses. She really tries to motivate the clanners and get us excited about our businesses. I’ve learned a lot from the FB group! There’s so much information there. Thank you everyone for supporting each other!
- So worth listening to!by Orpheus Phunk from United States
Alison KNOWS what she’s talking about. She teaches from the knowledge of having taken the steps herself, to launch and scale profitable businesses. This podcast inspires you to stop making excuses and get to work building your own business. I love it!
- Inspirationby JLDiaz10x from United States
Alison is such an inspiration! She’s a real life woman who you can relate to! Love listening to her!!
- You Need to Listen to This!by Brookie Jane Boutique from United States
Listen to the Because I Can Life podcast if you want to be successful. Alison shares the “secrets” of making your business work. By the end of episode two, I knew the approach I needed to take in my new business to help my products sell themselves. Thanks Alison!
- Listen! You’ll love it!by llc732 from United States
Alison is amazing! She encourages you, helps you, and strengthens your resolve to do more, do better!
- Thank you!!by jesygirl from United States
Thank you for sharing all of your knowledge and excitement! It is contagious. I am glad you finally came out with a podcast.
- Mind Blown!by LuluAndHarley from United States
Wow! So amazing!!! I love these podcasts because as I listen to them I feel as if Alison is speaking directly to me. It’s like she’s in my brain and truly understands what I’m going through with my business- then helps me continue to the next step! Her voice is cheerful, yet calming and she is full of reassurance- I think she believes in me more than I believe in myself at this point!!!:)
- Amazing informationby kdirk25 from United States
These podcasts have amazing information to help you with your business!! They are insightful, and a must for anyone who wants to sell anything including you Mr. Eskimo who I will sell ice to... because Allison tells you how.
- Inspirationalby DoeRaeMegan from United States
Alison is the one who has inspired me to start something of my own. Her guidance makes magic happen! Only good things come from Alison!!!
- Wonderfulby stacemt from United States
Allison and her business strategy have had my attention for awhile now. I am thrilled to be able to listen and apply her wisdom from these podcasts.
- So inspiring!by raeggett from United States
I love all that I have learned from Alison and her amazing way of leading and teaching so many of us to create our own businesses!
- Inspirating and Motivatingby Jgb9 from United States
Alison is the real deal! She is all of us.... where we have all been and truly wants to help us succeed. She shares so much wisdom and knowledge and has blessed many lives!
- Great Infoby Tam4040 from United States
I appreciate the information that Alison is providing as she teaches us how to overcome fear and self doubt while encouraging how we CAN have the lives we want!
- Femmepreneurby Suncreature from United States
Allison is so inspiring. She is so supportive and gives us so many tools to help us reach our goals. She is the ultimate #Femmepreneur. She is empowered and wants all of us to feel empowered as well. “Because I can” is such an empowering statement that can lead us to success. I feel so blessed to have found her course and podcast.
- So inspirational and motivating!!by jayveetally from United States
This was such a motivating podcast! The priceless information she spills about how to be successful selling online is interesting and exciting. I can’t wait to hear more!!
- Keep the podcasts coming!by SHefel87 from United States
Alison has such an enthusiastic outlook and so much knowledge to share regarding business ventures. Have thoroughly enjoyed the first few ‘Because I Can’ podcasts. I look forward to listening to her future episodes.
- I can? Yes, I can!by Too hard to review from United States
Allison does a great job of punching a hole in all of your excuses for why you can’t do this. She’s a down-to-earth cheerleader for everyone. Great podcast.
- Obsessed!by Hidequa from United States
Holy cow- Alison I can feel your energy through my phone as I listened to your podcasts today! I’ve just recently stumbled across your Instagram and even two weeks ago watched a webinar by you as well. I can not tell you how much I feel like you are talking to me, yet I feel myself hearing you, as if I am the one talking. I have felt for a long time that I have something bigger than me I need to do to help people but like the lady in your podcast with the epi-pen, I’m kinda closer to that side of things right now. BUT I feel like I am on my way and I hear your passion for helping people. I can’t wait to listen to more of your podcasts and see where this will take me in the future. Thank you for sharing your loving heart with others.
- Get inspired!by DistinctlyDawning from United States
Alison is so inspiring, knowledgeable and encouraging! She’s been there, done that and continues doing so which allows her to provide real time helps for your business. You can’t resist but to feel uplifted and ready to go after your dreams after listening to her!
- Thank youby clanner90 from United States
I appreciate your passion and for sharing
- The Real Dealby momof5forlife from United States
This girl right here is why I am still building my online business. Thank you so much Alison for the encouragement and great teaching tips! Love it!
- Fairly new to podcastsby simplyLudic from United States
I have listened to one other before and enjoyed it. I am looking forward to Allison’s as she has so much good stuff to share. Thanks Allison for doing this.
- Thanksby DeVonya M from United States
Alison thanks for sharing you and your thoughts and ideas!! I have made changes in my life thanks to you!!!
- Inspiring & Amazingby DoohikeyDesigns from United States
Alison is the real deal! She’s real as she inspires you to reach your best life. She gives you glimpses into how she has made multi dollar million businesses. Alison was called to serve others to help others reach the dreams we have always wanted to achieve. She inspires to help us Rise Up to what God wants us to become! It just keeps getting better and better!
- Awesome!by SACP12 from United States
She is such an awesome coach. It will open up doors you never thought you could go through!
- Great informationby ACP2545 from United States
Alison is so inspiring and gives such great info
- The Best Podcast!!by Micah Hyde from United States
I have been starting up my own business and this podcast has given me so much motivation to finally get everything done!!! I started thinking up tagalongites.com about 2 years ago and my dream is finally a reality !! Thanks Allison for all the motivation!
- Love it!by Shanluvsry from United States
Love her story, love her driver, love her willingness to share! This lady ROCKS!
- Because I can is the best podcast out there!by GmaSheriE from United States
Alison and her team are inspiring and changing lives! Join the clan! Because you can!!
- Love this!by kcraven683 from United States
Alison you are awesome, way to go! And thank you for this!
- You are amazingby StazzyLynn from United States
You are an inspiration. Truly talented.
- Positivityby sophster78 from United States
If you want to feel good and get excited listen to Alison. Her enthusiasm is contagious and she is just always happy.
- The best podcast!by Bloodbath000 from United States
She is the most honest, intelligent business woman out there. Love listening to her!
- Inspiringby Snyder,A from United States
I love how down to earth and real Alison is. Motivating podcast!
- So encouragingby lovesstraberries4 from United States
Alison always has relevant content and always so encouraging.
- Inspirational and Real!by Greenski Beanski from United States
I love listening to Alison because she shares from her heart! You can hear the passion in her voice and how much she loves what she’s doing. I’m excited to be able to listen to her marketing wisdom so I can put it in place in my business. Thank you for being real! Thank you for putting yourself out there and kicking fear in the teeth so I can learn to do the same!
- Treasure Trove of Expert Goodnessby linescrew from United States
If you're looking to learn about building a successful online business, following your passion, and drive from a real person who practices what she preaches, this is the place! Alison is passionate about others successes- you can hear it in her voice. Against her norm of staying out of the spotlight and working behind the scenes Alison pushed past her fears of putting her face out there to follow her inner drive to teach others how she has been uber successful in several online businesses. She is still active in maintaining several online businesses and has taught me (and thousands more) how to build our own businesses. She is unselfish and wants success for all (and teaches how to do it without going into debt!). She gives so much to help others build their own dreams. Alison is the first mentor that I have found that doesn't hold back in sharing each piece to the complicated puzzle of successful business practices from idea to distribution to customer care. She doesn't promise magical overnight success- but gives you the keys you need and reminds you that your success depends on your dedication and hard work. I can't wait to see what her future episodes bring. Thanks Alison, for overdelivering yet again.
- She’s Changing Lives!by TaraGlutting from United States
Alison gives all her time and energy toward teaching people like you and me how to start a business and make all your dreams come true! This podcast is inspiring!
- The Real Dealby CecOlpin from United States
Alison is down to earth and relatable yet also extremely knowledgeable and savvy in her approach to business. You will enjoy and come away feeling empowered after listening to her amazing wisdom!
- Real deal!!!!by AnnieBoz from United States
Alison is the real deal and super legit. She knows her stuff and has helped me reach my goals plus more on many occasions. She is sincere and truly wants to help others and loves to see them grow. She is very motivating and she continues to inspire me in my life and with my business goals.
- Love love love Allison!!by BreakingYarn from United States
I was so happy to see Allison put out a podcast! She’s a huge inspiration and I admire her and her business sense! Already loving all the episodes!
- Alison is Thee Female Entrepreneur To Follow!by JaimeCross77 from United States
She’s been around the block, built a family and multiple, multimillion dollar businesses - what’s not to love about this HERo! Alison speaks from her heart and years of proven results. Would not be without this podcast in my back pocket.
- Info needs to be consistentby joness59 from United States
I missed that you mentioned the link to your bundle at the beginning of the podcast. At the end you mentioned the site is becauseicanlife.com/bundle. This is an invalid URL. I spent time trying to figure out the link until I saw it posted in the notes of your podcast. My feedback is to make sure the info you provide is consistent. Other than that it was a real good podcast. Hope this was helpful. Stephen Jones (your old Boise neighbor)
- I LOVE MY MOM❤️❤️by bridges!! from United States
WOOT WOOT!!!!!! Gooooooooooooo MOM YOUR THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- She’s the coolest little buddyby Emmaisbeast from United States
She’s really cool and everybody should and will Love her and this was the most spectacular thing in the whole universe because she is an angel
- 5 starzby camila_hernandez from United States
she is so awesome and i love this podcast so much!!!!
- AMAZING!!!by Dad in church from United States
Seriously love you!
- Best Podcast!by Thesimpsoncrew3 from United States
Alison is so encouraging and a wealth of information! Real, Genuine and Relatable! So thankful she took the leap as she has paved a way for us to do the same!!!
- Stop whatever you are doing and subscribeby 534426783 from United States
Seriously, if you are looking for a heart-centered coach who is going to break it down for you and hold your hand to the online marketplace, this is your leader. Follow her. Do what she says. Listen to everything she says. Take notes. Take action. Rinse and repeat. So happy this podcast has been born!!!
- Wow! So powerful!by BevSchweig from United States
I am loving Alison’s podcast! She is so down to earth and honest! You can hear the passion she has for helping others in her voice! She has over delivered once again. Can’t wait to hear more!
- Inspired!by Jen 850 from United States
Alison’s enthusiasm is infectious! I want to get started right now!
- Love!!!by Beastajt from United States
I have been a huge fan of Alison for years now! So excited she has launched a podcast!
- Thank You Alison!by Savjack28 from United States
So glad Alison is now doing a podcast. Very inspiring!
- Because I can! Love,Love, Love!by Mysterious____ from United States
This podcast is really great! Alison is such an inspiration!
- So inspiring!by Heather of come home from United States
Thank you Alison! You always know just what to say to help me get out of my way. I’m for sure going to start recognizing those fake negative thoughts and turn them around. ❤️
- Finally!!by shellcoates from United States
It’s about time Alison made a podcast!! I’ve been waiting! She is a professional business mastermind, yet so relatable as a mother and woman. Go Alison!!!
- The Because I can Life Podcastby My Beautiful Child And Me from United States
Alison is the real deal. She doesn’t just preach and leave us on our own. Alison works her online business right along with us and teaches from her own experiences. She shares the highs and lows and gives us the tools we need to succeed. She is kind and welcoming and supports us even when we feel we are failing. The community she has created for us to find like minded people who want to make a difference is the best group I have ever been a part of. I love that she is always up dating her course that we have life long access. The fact that she takes the time to do FB lives a few times a week where she is open to all our questions is remarkable. I am grateful I found her. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out or a seasoned business owner, Alison offer something for all of us. Connie Leonard
- Real and Inspiringby lastev from United States
Alison delivers relevant content that works. Most importantly, she is your biggest cheerleader and keeps you motivated to work hard and kick fear!
- An inspirational podcastby Dude202 from United States
I love listening to podcasts to inspire myself in my business growth. An enjoyable and helpful podcast!
- BEST COACH EVER!!!by Oak&Willow from United States
If you are looking to start your own e-commerce business, you will be hard pressed to find a more honest, passionate, caring person than Alison. She puts it all out there for you to see how to be successful. This podcast is going to change lives!
- All Entrepreneurs Must Hear Thisby seesnow99 from United States
I’ve been following Alison for a while now. I bought into her 0-100K system. My store is up & running thanks to her & a lot of hard work. If you want to have an e-commerce business & have the best support team ever, look no further. I’ve done tons of webinars & online research. Nothing compares to what I have learned from Alison. Her online Facebook group is nothing short of phenomenal. You can post your struggle & ask for help. Five hours later, you come back to loads of encouraging posts from fellow “clanners” who have been there & they’re offering helpful advice. I have been in her course since May 2018 & have watched her course get better & better. That’s because she’s constantly adding to it. The best part about all of this is that Alison is genuine. She really wants to see her students succeed. This podcast is just another way to encourage us & all of you at the same time. I’ve met her in person more than once & her sincerity is more than evident. Sit back & enjoy the podcast! Better yet, take that jump & come join us in the Because I Can Clan!
- Yes I can!!by A. Nieto from United States
Yes!! Loving the podcast! Real and raw reminding us all that we all start somewhere and we can each be successful.
- So. Much. Info.by An Interpreter from United States
I've learned so much about being an entrepreneur from Alison. Her teachings have changed my thinking, my shopping, and my future. I'm so happy she now has a podcast!!
- Yessssss!by ryanhelms from United States
Thank you Allison for sharing all your knowledge with us!
- Amazing!by sarakappas from United States
Alison is always so fun to listen to and as usual, is giving us amazing content that can really change your life!
- So true and authentic!by Daxy111 from United States
Alison is seriously the best and most talented business mom I've learned from! You rock!!
- Perfect Morning Pick Me Up!by Arichards130 from United States
This podcast is the perfect morning pick me up to kick my behind in gear and get motivated to live my best life everyday! I’m still in the beginning stages of my journey, but I’ve seen, heard and felt the real life stories of Alison’s students who continually inspire, support and encourage me to keep walking my walk and doing the work to realize my goals! Like Alison said, usually the best place to start is the beginning, so just jump in!
- Lucky us!by Wild Azalea from United States
Alison’s passion for helping others comes through loud and clear. I have already learned so much from her and look forward to future podcasts.
- So motivating!by LexHemming from United States
I’m loving this podcast. I feel like I CAN do whatever I put my mind to. It’s so nice to have such a positive, motivational, sincere example of what you can do when you trust yourself and step out of your comfort zone. Can’t wait for more episodes.
- INCREDIBLE!!by Dragonmaster191 from United States
Seriously Alison is just INCREDIBLE!!! She is such a huge inspiration! She is so honest and real and you know she honestly truly cares about helping others succeed!!! I know she loves celebrating us when we learn from her and take steps to change our lives for the better....Because I Can!!!!! Thank you!!!!!
- My new favorite podcast!by JBest4 from United States
I’m loving Alison’s podcast! She has been so successful in her businesses and to have the privilege to learn from her is incredibly valuable. I could listen to her all day because she is so genuine and relatable. Her passion for helping others really shines through too.
- Awesome content!!!!!by dtorell from United States
She is so inspiring and has made the mistakes so we don’t have to. Thanks for your drive to help others help others
- Amazingby Sarah Because I Can from Canada
I was never one to listen to podcasts. But now I am hooked! Alison is brilliant I am learning and continue to learn from her. She knows the e-commerce business inside and out implement what she teaches it’s amazing! I am definitely enjoying the journey of the Because I Can Life.
- Like Rachel Hollis...but betterby Erin_Verb7 from United States
Alison is inspiring and makes you believe in yourself, but she doesn’t stop with the warm fuzzies. She takes you by the hand and shows you how to turn your money making dream into reality with action steps designed to help you create your own success, not just dream about it.
- Your Millionaire Best Friendby VinaHowell from United States
Alison’s podcast feels like an invigorating conversation with a best friend. If you’re interested in a life of “more”, learning marketing and e-commerce, and hearing someone whose persistence and authenticity is unmatched, this is the podcast for you.
- Awesome sauce!by Coolcv1998 from United States
Alison you are in your element!! You are so easy to listen to. This is as real as it gets. Can’t wait for more episodes. Add this to your list for sure everyone!! Just awesome!
- Inspiring!!by Olga Bella from United States
Alison just makes me want to jump up and cheer. She is so inspiring!
- ✨SO much goodness!by Briestarr from United States
Alison shares so much goodness in this podcast! If you want tangible tips to take your biz to the next level and get inspired at the the same time, listen in!
- So good!by Trendytikes from United States
I love that she’s not only shelling out entrepreneur inspiration, she’s giving out real step by step advise for moving forward with business goals!!
- So motivational! Love it!by elizathere321 from United States
Love all the free advice Alison!
- Awesome Alison!by Chelli C from United States
I’m such a fan of Alison. Her podcast didn’t disappoint!
- Rockstar!by Christine Michelle James from United States
Looking forward to this! She rocks whatever she touches!
- YESSS!! About time!!!by LINDS100k from United States
Love Alison J. Prince! Can’t wait to learn more from her in this amazing podcast!!
- Ready to learn!by tjshrews from United States
Ready to soak up more info from this lady and her amazing family. Gives great practical tips for growing an online business! And...I just love that her whole family is involved!
- The best Cheerleader!by KimHenrie from United States
When you are feeling like a failure, you need Alison to cheer you on and to keep you going. She’s always reminding you that you were made for more.
- From a Dads POVby StartupDadHQ.com from United States
So happy Alison has launched this podcast. So refreshing to find parent entrepreneurs who are crushing it in business but at the same time being REAL, TRANSPARENT, and VULNERABLE about what it's really like to build a business with a family (without sacrificing the family)! So many families out there are struggling working 9-5 or more and still unable to provide for their families. Alison's journey is a tremendous inpiration that it doesn't have to be like that and as a Entrepeneur myself I'm looking forward to some solid advice and tips through this podcast. Thank you Alison!!
- Left me wanting more!!!by kristin.sparks from United States
Alison I love your passion for helping others succeed, it comes through loud and clear. Can’t wait for the next one.
- Excitingby Queen Bee of three from United States
I’m excited to see how this podcast evolves! We all need a pep talk now and then but I can’t wait until Alison digs in to some more juicy details for those of us already working the program. And I would love to hear interviews with successful fellow clambers. Thanks again!
- Get Into This Community!by MindYourMomentum from United States
You will never find a more supportive community anywhere else online than in Alison’s Because I Can Clan. Beginner? Everyone’s cheering for you to succeed. Intermediate? Everyone’s cheering for your continued success. Advanced? Everyone’s still lifting you higher. No matter your level, you’ll learn something new every week, if not every day. So excited to now have a podcast to listen to on my daily walks! #becauseican #becauseicanclan
- Most Caring Coach❣️by 23569 from United States
Alison is the best inspiring coach to help people start their own online businesses. If you have a dream to do this, know that Alison can help, inspire, encourage, and nicely kick you in the butt if that’s what you need! You can do it with her help and with the help of her team, which includes her husband Jared and her children who themselves made $100k in less than a year. Legit legit legit! You can live the Because I Can life!
- Life changing!by rubyandedie from United States
Alison knows her stuff when it comes to e-commerce. If you have ever wanted to start your own business she is the lady to follow!! Not only that but she helps you build confidence and belief in yourself!! Seriously listen to what she says!
- So Grateful!by Brosky1213 from United States
Alison is such an inspiration!
- Love Alison’s authenticityby Sawshee from United States
Alison has a great way of sharing her passions as if she is already your best friend. She’s is truly authentic and wants to bring value to as many lives as she can. I’m loving this already! Keep them coming!!!
- Beca Millerby Beca Miller from United States
“Because I am not going to settle!” Alison is full of gold! I strongly recommend listening to her podcasts and learn how you don’t have to settle and can reach your dreams.
- Just WOW!by Walter Gro from United States
Alison is so inspiring and informative! We were so moved by her story of creating her business and changing her families future that we’ve got our kids listening too! Love it
- Love love love!by mlci from United States
Wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey Alison has the message you need. ❤️
- Not aloneby melnemlove from United States
Having your own business can feel like you are all alone. Alison and her program make me feel like I have a personal coach and cheerleader. Can’t wait to see how far I can go...because I can!!!
- Alison is the expertby Mm1982us from United States
Alison isn’t just the expert, she is a mom entrepreneur and knows real life experiences and feelings and helps you overcome yourself and get out there! Excited you finally have a podcast!
- Best everby nyecreate from United States
This is will help anyone no matter where they are in trying to run their life and business.
- A podcast full of awesomenessby JLO52006 from United States
This podcast talks about the real life of a success entrepreneur, Alison Prince, and other like it. She tells you how to run a business and have a life too. She’s down to earth, tell it like it is presence, is exactly what people want to hear. She’s honest, open and funny. Take a listen, and you won’t regret it.
- Speaks from the heartby Lisa Dinsmore from United States
Alison has a great knowledge of business and shares that with us. She truly cares and wants other to succeed just like she has. I’m so excited to continue learning from her as she shares her knowledge.
- I’m learning new thingsby Trippy6911 from United States
My garage is full of stuff that I can sell, I had no idea where to start. My cousin recommended I listen to Alison and truth be told I’m beginning to have an idea on how to get my business going. I truly recommend listen to her or even watching her YouTube videos.
- Authenticityby Samantha Richardson from United States
She’s the real deal and no Bs, her passion to help others shows in everything she does. I love following/listening/ watching Alison because shes knowledgeable and is taking you through her experience! I’m soooooo excited for a podcast! Can’t wait to hear what more I can learn from this woman!
- Thank you, Alison!by stacyj:) from United States
Thank you for your words today! Very inspiring to me! Can’t wait for the next!
- The best!!by Lacegan from United States
Alison knows her stuff in the e-commerce world and is so great at showing others the path to success too!
- This is the best person & podcast to learn E-Commerceby Viciousinc from Canada
Alison is hands down one of the best people on the planet to learn e-commerce from. Not only has she successfully gone through the process and failed forward along the way, she also shares everything and does it with such genuine grace and humility. It’s hard to find people that walk the walk and do it in a way that lifts up the people around them. This is that person. Listen and more importantly apply everything she says. Thank you Alison!!
- Life Changingby N Family from United States
Alison is an expert in her field. If you want to change your financial future this is the podcast for you!
- Real Dealby Mashie422 from United States
She is so authentic and her messages are heartfelt and real. So glad to finally have a podcast from Alison!!
- Got my wheels spinningby iRunOnEmpty from United States
Alison has a way of getting you to not only think about your goals and your dreams, but Act on your goals and your Dreams. I’m ready for that Because I Can Life!
- Alison Prince WALKS THE WALK Like No Other Person I Knowby Supreme Dragon Slayer 69 from United States
Full Disclosure. I met Alison and her amazing family just a few years ago and in that time I have witnessed an incredibly humble person step into even more of her greatness. This is someone who chases Impact over Significance in everything she does. In a world where most “big marketing gurus” who just yell louder to be heard and rely mostly on manufacturing celebrity to become a house hold name... Alison has been actually walking the walk for decades. She is family focused. She is heart centered. But make no mistake. She is one of the most BRILLIANT Marketers and Business Builders in the world. She had proven herself time and time again on her multiple businesses in multiple niches. All. From. The. Ground. Up. So yes. I know her. Which makes me qualified to write this review bc if you do have an opportunity to ever meet her in real life, feel good knowing she is the same in real life as she is on this podcast. Dave
- The real dealby Utah PT from United States
If you really want to know what it takes to change your life then you better listen. Alison knows what it takes to start and grow your new online business and love your entrepreneur life.
- So happy Alison finally is releasing a podcast!by Arushi-315 from United States
So ready to listen to all these episodes.
Rachel: 00:00 I realized as I was collecting people that I wasn't really making a difference in their lives just by having them in my audience. I make a difference in their lives when they're inspired to make a change and people are inspired to make a change when they spend their time or their money, right?
Alison: 00:24 Hey. Hey. You are listening to the Because I Can Life Podcast, where we believe we can decide our own income, choose happiness, kick fear in the teeth, and never, ever stop. Why? Because we can. I'm your host, Alison J. Prince and I went from being a junior high science teacher to building four online multi-million dollar businesses, with four kids, at my feet. Each week, I'm bringing you real conversations that have led me as well as other experts to step into our dream online business lifestyle, so that you can get the answers you need to craft your Because I Can Life as well. Take that first step and commit now to your Because I Can Life by downloading your free personal bundle at alisonjprince.com/bundle.
Rachel: 01:11 On today's podcast, I'm bringing in Rachel Miller. Yes, it's true. She is pretty much famous in the Facebook online marketing world because she has found the trick to grow your business Facebook page organically. Yes, organically, with zero money. Can you imagine what it would be like to grow your page to thousands of followers or even millions of followers without paying Facebook? It works. How do I know? I have actually been friends with Rachel for quite a while now and she has shared with me some of the tricks of the trade and we went from a couple hundred thousand followers to over 2.2 million followers on How Does She, What Am I Facebook pages, and we did it in just a couple of years. Then I took my eCommerce business before I sold it to over 400,000 followers with zero Facebook ad spend and these weren't fake followers. These were people that I got to serve and sell to each and every day.
Alison: 02:19 Now, I don't want those numbers to intimidate you. You might be thinking, Alison, I just want a hundred. No way could I or no way would I want to get to a million followers. Well, the good news for you is that the rules have changed a bit in Facebook land. It's more about community over numbers right now, so smaller numbers or follower accounts can convert just as high as big numbers if you have the right people. Pretty cool, right? Rachel dives in this episode on how you can find your perfect people and even influencers by asking the right questions on your page and she talks about what to do if you're not getting any comments on your posts. Now, I know that there are a lot of free Facebook groups to join out there in Facebook world, but I'm actually going to encourage you to join hers.
Alison: 03:14 It's a pretty good one to be in and the link is Alisonprince.com/Rachel. One of the reasons is because it's my go-to for Facebook organic growth, especially when Mark Zuckerberg gets on the stage to announce all the new Facebook changes that are rolling out, Rachel is taking notes and shares them in the group and a few bullet points we get to hear how to make the changes, how to stay current and move along so we can focus in our own business growth. So make sure you go and join that group and I cannot wait for you to hear what she's about to teach today. So let's dive in.
Rachel: 04:08 Hey guys, I am hijacking this intro today to introduce you to one of my mentors, Alison Prince, because I got to meet her in Utah. And it was the craziest thing guys. Have you ever met someone that you like instantly felt a connection with you, felt like they got you and they understood where you're coming from? And maybe it's because we both have like a van full and then some have kids and we're also running big businesses. But it was so much fun getting to meet Alison. So I got to hijack it and introduce you guys to her today. And this is a good intro. I like that. Only introducing you.
Alison: 04:47 Okay. So Rachel, I think you were, I don't think I know you are the queen of Facebook, especially when it comes to organic growth. So I teach a lot of my students how to organically work with influencers and other ways to organically grow their business because we'd much rather pay other people in our world like the influencers verses give more money to Facebook. And I know you're a big believer in that too. So how did you start this whole process of I'm going to figure out how to grow Facebook organically?
Rachel: 05:18 I started Facebook organic growth. I mean you know this started because I was just a stay at home mom and I was desperate to talk to somebody who had a heartbeat that wasn't under the age of four. So like we've all been there. If you're a stay at home mom and you've got a house full of kids, you need interaction. That's like real and deep interaction. And that's I think why we both connected because you are in the eCommerce space and growing a Facebook audience and I was still in the people collecting stage. I go out to people collecting heads when I grow an audience with people and then I figure out what they want to buy. And it's a lot of fun. But I think that's why I started it was because I was a stay at home mom.
Rachel: 08:54 My audience, her priority was she bought my program to take down her local school board. Oh wow. No desire to make money. She just gave her son a cheese sandwich and she didn't like the fact that he got a cheese sandwich when he was overdoing his lunch bell. So she went to take down the school board. So my point is she's valid, she's building an audience for what to her is a really important thing. Kids were being bullied because they got cheese sandwiches at school and she wants to take down the bully. So for us, everyone has a different reason for an audience, but every audience has kind of the steps it needs to go through to get its purpose. So you need to have the right audience with the right message and the right content in order to reach your purpose. And that purpose might be you want to make a million women march and you need a million women to be a part of this movement to go marching.
Rachel: 09:48 Or like the rest of us, we want to make a difference. I'm saying the rest of us, sorry, we want to make a difference with 300 people if they're the right people with the right message and right content, because with those 300 people, we can build a whole business of a six-figure a year business off of 300 of the perfect people. Both of them are good in a sense. Both of them are audience growth, but they're like two different reasons to build an audience. But the same tactics that you would use to grow that million women march are the same tactics that you would use to help that accounting firm get 300 of their best clients to find them and show up at the door.
Alison: 10:26 Okay, good. And I guess what I meant was it's not about doing just going out there and just getting numbers, it's about finding those perfect people.
Alison: 10:36 And whether you're 300 or 3 million, you have to find your perfect people. It's not just about going out there and buying likes, just.
Rachel: 10:46 Oh, I get what you mean now. Yes, totally. Because the audience, a bot audience I would say will never buy from you because they're conditioned to get it for free and their condition and not take action and we want to make a difference and we're going to make a difference with people spending their time or their money in us and in our businesses and preferably both. And so that's going to happen by getting them to march and wear the tee shirt or it's going to happen by getting them to fix their taxes and pay for our program and also spend the time doing their tax program. So I was bringing up the million march and the accounting league.
Alison: 11:19 No, perfect. Perfect. Perfect. I'm glad we defined that because I want to, you know, I work with a lot of people that are just starting their eCommerce businesses and they're nervous or they don't know how to get their perfect 100 people. And I know you have a challenge that you offer a couple of times during the year, but let's say someone's listening to this in March that's not available. Could you share some of those tactics so they don't have to wait? They should join but give them something so they start until the doors are open again.
Rachel: 11:51 You are probably looking for influencers. Then you're looking for the bigger people that have the audience that you can then serve that audience and sell to that audience through that other person as the vehicle. Right? So if you're looking for people who have audiences, you're going to want to find a way to segment to collect those people and build a relationship with them before you go to them with an ask. I, we've known each other for like, yes, maybe a decade. I don't know how long, but it's been a long time.
Rachel: 12:21 We've known each other and I didn't go to you was an ass, show me how to do this. But guys, she didn't have a program when I first knew her. She didn't have, she was just killing it also, it was killing it. And I didn't go to you right away with show me your secrets cause I want to do this too. I like stopped you for a while and I became friends with you and I messaged you and I said how you doing? And I shared your stuff and I got into communities where I knew you were and I talked to you. And by building that relationship then I could say, okay Alison, I'm making a pivot in my business. I'm going to add some B commerce to it. What do I need to do? And so you like love being graciously walked through it with me and I appreciate you to the moon and back.
Rachel: 13:04 You have no clue. But that happens because I had a relationship with you. So just like I didn't cold-call Alison, I don't want you guys to cold-call your influencers. So where's your influencer? And then how can you put your face in a w in front of them and then interacting with them.
Alison: 13:22 Now can I just go back and say one thing? Yeah. It was actually stalking you on how to grow my audience organically. So I think it's so funny how we were both trying to not just barge in each other's door and be like, Rachel serve me. Right? [inaudible] gonna do that though.
Rachel: 13:40 We've all been grossed out by somebody who's done that. So we both were like doing that dance and that dance is really important because I wouldn't trust Alison as much as I do today if we didn't have that dance.
Rachel: 13:51 So sometimes your people, if they're struggling, it might be that they jumped the gun on that dance and like a little too fast in that dance. Right. And one of the things too is if you go too fast, you can backtrack it, but it's a little harder to backtrack it than it would be to just soften them up slowly. Because sometimes you can get a bad impression and it's harder sometimes to fix those. Everything is recoverable - everything. Okay guys, everything's recoverable, but you know, do it right the first time. What does it mean to do it right? It means find where those people are. And that usually means Facebook groups, Instagram, DMS, page, DMs commenting on their content, getting in front of them, tagging them. When you see something you think that they would find interesting. Finding a way to have a mutual friend and then if possible, a mutual friend and that introduces the two of you. That way it kind of walks through the stages, kind of like a blind date. If you're going to go on a blind date with somebody's mind. You guys, I haven't dated in like 18 years, 19 years. So as I'm saying this, take it all with a grain of salt.
Rachel: 14:56 I've been happily married for like forever. Glad you're not dating right now. I kept trying to get him to go on a date with me for 18 years. Dates are few and far between. In a good way guys, it's a good thing, but one day I'll go on dates with my heavy again. So when you're going through that wooing process, it's a lot easier to go on that blind date with somebody is somebody that's a mutual friend introduces the two of you. Whereas if you've just saw somebody across the party and you're like lock eyes, you're like, dude, I want to go on a date with that person. You have no connections with them. The likelihood of you getting a date is like milk. But if you have a mutual friend, your chances go up a lot higher. So start with people that already are in your realm of influence, in the realm of influence of your friends and family.
Rachel: 15:42 So I was going to ask them, does anybody know someone who tell me who they are and you're not asking them to connect you right away. You're asking them just to tell you who they are. So now you can get into their feed, talk to them, say hi to them, you know, interact a little bit on the sidelines before saying, remember when you told me about so-and-so? I just have been following them. Love them. Can you do an introduction for me? But you've already gotten your face where they would recognize your face before that introduction comes. So now you're a lot easier to get that date. So guys, it's dating. It's online dating only for moms who don't. Yeah, and our business, our marriage is the cell, right?
Rachel: 16:25 Married. We're dating for sales.
Alison: 16:29 I love it. Okay. So I love that analogy. I love that analogy. So talk to me about, and I've seen you do this live, talk about how some people come off the words that they use. Just make it feel a little bit slimy or hold or coming from someone that it's just not right. So I know you have specific words to use and what are some of those that people can actually use?
Rachel: 16:58 I like to literally take the word I out of almost all of the discussion. It's like if you're one of those people who finds that you're, you're talking a lot about yourself or about your product, I would literally try to take that out of your conversation when you're first introducing yourself to your audience and to the people that you want to be as influencers take you and take your product out of it and talk about the other person first.
Rachel: 17:24 So every time you ever make a social interaction, your job is kind of to make that other person feel good, right? And to make them look good. So if you're having content that's expert positioning, like my audience is this, your audience really needs this cause my product does X, Y, Z. Well they're going to be like, I don't know, cause like you're coming on strong. I don't know if I want to see your product get, give me a break. If you come on too strong, you're going to push them away. And what usually looks like when you're coming on too strong is talking a lot about yourself and a lot about your product and about the benefits and about the pain that somebody has. I was like to, or the last analogy I've been giving is the one of my kids when I was at the grocery store, it's like there's two different ways to tell your audience that they have a problem.
Rachel: 18:08 And I'm going to assume in this scenario that I'm the person that has the problem. My kids, one of my sons refuse to ever wear shoes and socks like they were office feet and seconds. I could do anything in the world. They would never stay on his feet. And some other moms here, you totally understand. If you've never had a child who's never taken their socks and shoes off, good for you. I have six kids, five of them didn't and one of them did. So I would go to the grocery store and well-meaning grandparents. Every time I ever went to the store. You know what our time would tell me? Did you know your son doesn't have socks and shoes on? Some people would say, lady, your son's got no socks and shoes. His toes are cold. I'm like, I know there's somewhere in this Walmart, there's somewhere here. I've lost them again.
Rachel: 18:52 And another grandma type of come up inside me and say, they are the cutest kids. You have six kids. Wow, you must have your hands full. Oh, I had five and the, Oh look at that. He likes this. He likes the color red. He's wearing all red but with no socks. Look at those toes is the one grandma got me to listen to her because she was having a conversation with your other grandma was telling me, making me feel bad because she was pointing out my pain. So a lot of times you either come across as an expert or you're coming across talking about their pain when they're not there to talk about their pain. You're not their doctor, you're not their psychologists that are therapists. They're there to like go to the grocery store. So for you remember your audience, if they're on Facebook, they're there at the grocery store.
Rachel: 19:39 They're not there to talk about their pain and they're not there to talk about you. So how do you feature your person? How do you get them to trust you? It's by having a conversation with them and having a conversation with them about themselves. And if you're having that conversation about them any spammy way, people can feel it. Yes, they can, can feel if someone doesn't love ya, you can feel if they're coming across manipulative, you just know in your heart it's manipulative, right? Like we've all had that where we've been in a group and we've seen somebody pitch their program in such a way that they're like backhandedly pitching it. We've all seen that happen, right? And we've all kind of felt like, Ooh, what's he doing? Right? We all felt that way. Sorry, I said he guys, girls, us girls here, we don't do that, right?
Rachel: 20:26 I've been guilty of it too, so I wouldn't say that I've totally done this, but when you come across, we don't want to be that person, so we want to talk about that other person first and truly love them, truly serve them. Because if we actually are coming from that good, true heart space are going to feel it. They're going to talk about themselves and as they talk about themselves, we will get to learn more about them and the needs that they have and we will be able to be trusted by them and sell to them. That's, I just went on a Rachel rant. I love it on the way we love Rachel rant.
Alison: 21:04 All right, while you are on your rant, I want you to rant about the complexity that some people use in their posts and how you advise them to keep it simple.
Rachel: 21:16 Oh my word. Yes. So actually this is not just on post. This is on everything. You do it, all of your communications. So like do you think in real life we've, we're moms here, we've got a five year old, if we tell them, put your shoes on and get your lunch, get it into this backpack, where's your jacket? Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah. If we do all of that at one time, what happens to our five-year-olds? They like shut down, right? They're like, I'm just going to stand here. Or they start crying or the other one just ignores me and does whatever he wants to do anyways. I've got six kids. They all have different personalities.
Rachel: 21:47 They all respond differently when I word vomit at them, right? But none of them respond with doing all of the things I want them to do because that's not the way humans interact. It's just like that's not the way humans interact in real life and in our real world space. That's not the way humans interact online. So when we're making content for them, we want to look at our page and the posts that we put up, and we want to have one call to action per collection. So on your profile, when they come there, they should see one thing about you. So if you come to my personal profile, you'll see she's a mom. I want you to see one thing about me that's going to help you trust me more. When you come to my page, you're going to see one thing with Alison.
Rachel: 22:34 I don't know if she's changed her page, but I remember last time I saw it, it was because I can, that's what she wanted you to know that you can do it. That's the one thing she's communicating. When you first come to her page, just like there's one message there. Your content also has to have one message. So if you're starting a conversation with, are you a mom or a gardener or somebody who goes traveling on the weekends, let me know. Because I live in an a, that's too many things for an audience to connect to. They're like going three different places. Pick one thing. Are you someone who wishes they could? Because you can because again, you can eliminate urge that in there. Okay, and I need your tee shirt. I don't have your tee shirt. Go on a limb here and Alison, you're going to send me a tee shirt.
Alison: 23:19 I'm totally sending you a tee shirt and I'm going to send you, if I can planner. We have some of the most amazing swag and I only at certain times of the year.
Rachel: 23:37 Never like I never find it at that time like guys, come on. I can't wait just like everybody else.
Alison: 23:48 I can think I can get you.
Rachel: 23:49 One is to have one call to action. If you're confusing your audience, your audience is confused and a confused person freezes up just like your five-year-old does. So we don't want our audience to be confused. We don't want them to be frustrated. We don't want them to freeze up. Just like we don't want that for kids. Don't do that for our audience. And if you're confused like I know personally guys, I don't see when I confuse my audience because I'm guilty of this, I will give my audience 15 things cause my brain goes fast and I word vomit on people all the time.
Rachel: 24:21 So I'll give them 15 things and then I'm confused wondering why they don't get it. Because in my mind I already had them all. I see them all as one package. So if your just like me and your confusing your audience, have someone else look at your content and ask them what they think the point of it is. So often your kids could do this. What is mommy asking? Can you rephrase this for mommy that like my kids do that for me all the time. What is this saying? And they can help me. So for, if it's not your kids, how somebody else look at it for you because every single one of us, even me, and I've been doing this for like 11 years, 12 years, something, I don't know, a long time. Even me, I, I often try to cram multiple things in and so to zero in on the focus, ask your audience if you're confused and or a friend or family member, is this clear?
Rachel: 25:16 Is this really clear? And take away every single extra word you can. So when you look at your posts, say, okay, how many words in here could I get rid of? And it still says the same message. Okay, we'll get rid of those then. Love it. Love. I teach that with my offers too. When you're offering your people 15 different choices, they get stuck. It gets that one or two, maybe three maybe if it's a different color, but help your customers, I don't want to say not think, but help your customers choose easier. Well, it is not thinking because frankly, you guys are all moms, right? And you're at the grocery store or you're cooking dinner and you're talking to your child and you're on Facebook. I was totally guilty of that last night. My daughter took my phone because we have a note, like when someone's talking to you and it's dinner time, you take the like no phone policy and my kids like mine, my daughter called my phone.
Rachel: 26:13 But my point is I can't really devote my energy to my daughter and to that conversation on Facebook adequately at the same time and cook dinner and make sure everybody has their peas or whatever it is on their plate, but just like I can't do that. You need to make it stupid, easy for people to understand. That way they can still focus on their kids. They can still focus on getting peas onto the plate. Well, schooling the content on Facebook and totally getting the message of what you said because they're doing something else at the same time. And if it's not at that moment of cooking dinner, it's while they're watching TV and with their spouse and they're on their phone. So make it stupid, easy for them to understand. Like when I say stupid, easy, like you could grunt it. That's what Don Miller says is it's Grenoble. I love it. Can you grow a caveman?
Alison: 27:01 Okay. So I have one last question. This is, I know a lot of people deal with this and it freezes them to keep trying from posting on Facebook, so post something and they don't get any comments. I know you've talked about the simplicity of it. I know you've talked about finding more of your perfect people. What else do you recommend for those who are hosting but they're not seeing anything happen?
Rachel: 27:25 It could be the place where you're posting, so usually if someone's having a problem, it's either did you confuse them? Did you make your audience look good when you ask the question or is the question really making cube look good because they fall flat with that? Or are they not your people? Because it could be that you're reaching out to people that art your future buyers. Like if I was talking about business stuff, well the girls in my church community, they don't get that.
Rachel: 27:53 They're not the audience. If I had a business question for me to go ask. So I need to go to the place where those business people are. Because if that's my audience, if I was doing a how to cook dinner, crockpot meal thing, that is the right audience, I could ask them crockpot meal questions because that is the place for that conversation. So for you it, first thing I would say ask, look at your content you're putting out. If you're not getting any engagement, are you confusing your audience? Because if you are, well, you're going to have a hard time getting engagement even if they're the right people. Are you making them look good? Cause if you're not making the person that responds look good, then they're probably not going to engage because it makes them not look at every time people talk on Facebook, they know other people are watching them.
Rachel: 28:33 So make sure if the content lifts your audience up. And then the third one is if neither of those is the case, maybe they're not your people and the art tricks to help you find where your people are. Facebook groups, audience insights on Facebook, other pages. There are lots of ways to find those people, but it's probably more than I could tell in like a 10 other 10 bit they, Oh, another tip though is to tag. Once you do find that you have some of your perfect people, you can begin tagging those people in like the comments. So you ask a question and then tagging the comments. I'm especially looking forward to hearing your opinions because I value it so much so and so and so and so. I love it. I love that it makes them feel important. It makes them feel important that they're needed because they are in the end, they want to make a difference in your life and in other people's lives.
Rachel: 29:18 So give them that opportunity. You end up, yeah, it works.
Alison: 29:23 Okay. Rachel, where can people find you?
Rachel: 29:25 I'm Rachel Miller, Moolah marketer, and I have a Facebook page, a group, excuse me. Grow your audience. And right now we have a challenge going on. That's insane. We had 56,000 engagements in two days time.
Alison: 29:38 So are you reading every single one of those comments?
Rachel: 29:43 No, I don't think I've read a 10th or 15th or 20th I'm trying my darnedest but y'all are chatting. I'm on there all like four hours a day.
Alison: 29:55 Even during dinner time and you're getting busted for it.
Rachel: 29:57 I'm getting busted. My kids are like, yeah, totally calling me out on it and it was, yes it's there. If the challenge is running right now, it's getting insane results. That said, if you want to actually be where I can talk to your face, it might be better to join my page or my group at this time.
Rachel: 30:14 My challenge, you will get results in my challenge so it is an active place on my words. You can see how engagement, how to game engagement cause you can see it in real life.
Alison: 30:22 It's amazing. It's amazing. I will leave links in the show notes for people to go over. If you're listening to this and the 10-day challenge is not open. I'm sure you'll have a sign-up page for when it is opened and then you'll send me an email and let them know.
Rachel: 30:35 Totally, totally. Thank you because I know what you've done for my business and my life and there was a time when I needed, you didn't know how much I needed you to help me with e-commerce because I had just had like the rug ripped out of me and I needed a big dose of confidence and that's what you gave me and I know that that's what you give to your people, so it gives me goosebumps. I'm beyond honored to be here and just I want to thank you. If there's not enough words to thank you for what you've helped me with.
Alison: 31:03 Well, that was a great way to end the podcast.
Rachel: 31:08 I appreciate it so much, Rachel. Thanks for being on with me. As I said, I will leave show notes down below for you to be able to get in and see what Rachel has to offer about how to grow your business organically on Facebook.
Alison: 31:28 Oh my goodness. That was so much fun. Thank you for listening to this episode of Because I Can Life Podcast. Now, I've had a lot of you reach out to me and say, Alison, what are some of the products you started with when you didn't have a lot of money? So what I decided to do is I got 16 products, some of my very first products online that got me to my first million dollars, and I have a feeling some of these products are going to absolutely shock you. So you've got to get this free downloadable PDF. Now, to do that, just go to becauseIcanlife.com/gift. All right. I can't wait to talk to you on the next Because I Can Podcast.