The Align with Alora Podcast

The Align with Alora Podcast

How do I start my business? How do I set myself apart from the competition? How do I juggle work-life balance while being a mompreneur? Does Instagram still convert clients? These are just some of the questions we answer on the Align with Alora Podcast. This show will help wedding photographers with growing a profitable business without leading to burnout. Subscribe now so you don't miss another episode.

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May 3, 2021 14 min

So we got hit with a pandemic last year and many of us were affected in the service industry. Well, you're in luck! For today's episode, we are talking about some passive income ideas you can get to work on in order to build more streams of income in case ANYTHING happens ever again!

Tune in and get to work!

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Raise your hand if you're ready for 2021 to be better than 2020!
Haha, but, seriously, here's a minisode to catch you up on what's next for Season Four! Below there's a quick look at the past seasons and the top three most popular episodes for each if you want to binge on what you missed or re-listen! See you next week friends!

Season 1 – Intro to Business

  •  My Story: Why I left the Wedding Industry
  •  Mindfulness and Per...
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    How to plan your year for impossible efficiency. Did you know writing down your goals increases your chance of achieving them by 80%? This episode will help a ton with tracking what works and what doesn't as well as helping you achieve your goals over time. I am a huge advocate for breaking things down into simple tasks to then produce mad results. Press play to listen and learn my friend!

    "People work better when they know ...

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    Natalie Franke Hayes is an entrepreneur, mobilization marketer, community builder, and neuroscience nerd. As one of the founders of the Rising Tide Society and the Head of Community at HoneyBook, she leads tens of thousands of creatives and small business owners while fostering a spirit of community over competition around the world.

    I have wanted to interview Natalie forever and let me tell you. We get so RAW and real in here, I co...

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    December Oak creates custom websites empowering creatives through conversion-driven design & teaching designers how to have a more fulfilled business and life.

    Today we speak on how a website enthusiast survived death TWICE and made the leap into the creative industry, while also guiding us on what we need for our websites to convert and connect! Are you ready? Let's dive in!


    Dec Oak's Links:
    https://www.instagram.com/dec....

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    Rachel Greiman is a copywriter and documentary family photographer in Philadelphia, PA. She owns Green Chair Stories, a company committed to taking photographs and writing words that look and sound like real people. She believes cookies are a perfectly acceptable breakfast food, as long as you eat some salad later. She lives with her giant dog (an 80-pound bernedoodle named Bernadette), her giant husband (a 6'6" man named T...

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    December 23, 2020 31 min

    Merry Christmas Eve Eve!
    One of my favorite days of the year that everyone never celebrates haha! In this episode, I am going to update you on my entire pregnancy from the Second and Third Trimester during COVID.

    Here's a link to most of the  mommy must-haves and purchases

    "Clinodactyly" is the word for his "crooked pinky lol

    Links:
    Align Photog Fb Community
    INSTAGRAM: Alora Rachelle

    Honeybook for $1 a month trial for 8...

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    Josie is a Charleston-based photographer creating intentional brand photography for her clients - creatives, makers, and small business owners who serve their clients with warmth and a love for the process. She's a mom, a coastie wife, and forever daydreaming about a one day home in the hills of Tuscany!


    Links:
    Align Photog Fb Community
    INSTAGRAM: Align with Alora
    INSTAGRAM: Alora Rachelle

    Josie's Social Links:
    www.josiederrick.c...

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    December 8, 2020 22 min

    When I first started out, I didn’t know where my leads were coming from or how much money I made. I was also losing emails half the time and had to follow up to see if my client still wanted to book with me… 

    No more! Everything is streamlined and organized with Honeybook.
    Click play to listen to why and a little FREE GIFT I have for you


    Links mentioned in this episode:
    Honeybook for $1 a month trial for 8mos!! (**recently extended th...

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    December 1, 2020 36 min

    Hannah Murphy helps entrepreneurs create a profit-focused schedule that eliminates unnecessary task switching, long nights and never-ending to do lists.  She is also the founder of  With Hannah Murphy.  She and I had a candid conversation about all the things concerning:

  • How Hannah got started as a Virtual Assistant and became the master of all things productivity
  • The reality of burning ourselves out as entrepreneurs and does work li...
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    Laylee, founder of the Creative Educator Academy, and I had a candid conversation about all the things concerning:

  • How to know when you’re ready to become an educator
  • What NOT to do when trying to become a creative educator/coach
  • Tips on how to hire the right people
  • How to juggle multiple businesses at once

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     **BLACK FRIDAY DEALS ARE LIVE HERE!*
    - Limited spots available
    - one-on-one coaching with me
    - Early Bird pricing of the n...

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    Kendra from Girl Means Business and I had a candid conversation about all the things concerning:

  • How to balance mom life 
  • How she built her photography business
  • Pivoting your business
  • How to market your business and kick off your email marketing
  • Social Links:

    Align Photog Fb Community

    INSTAGRAM: Align with Alora

    INSTAGRAM: Alora Rachelle

    Kendra Swalls Social Links:

    Instagram: Girl Means Business

    Podcast: Girl Means Business

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    Karima from Karima Creative  and I had a candid conversation about all the things concerning:

  • Why investing in your education is crucial to your business success
  • How to overcome burnout and re-ignite your creativity
  • How to rest not quit
  • Create a slow morning routine
  • And so much more!
  • Social Links:

    Align Photog Fb Community
    INSTAGRAM: Align with Alora
    INSTAGRAM: Alora Rachelle

    Karima Creative Social Links:

    INSTAGRAM: karima.creative
    Website: ka...

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    Patricia from Patricia Mari Creative and I had a candid conversation about all the things concerning:

  • Being a new Mom and adjusting to balance
  • Morning Routines to make things less stressful
  • Understanding the clients you want to work with
  • How she built her business and will continue to do so with grace
  • Social Links:
    Align Photog Fb Community
    INSTAGRAM: Align with Alora
    INSTAGRAM: Alora Rachelle

    *Free Instagram Challenge!*

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    September 24, 2020 22 min

    What a time to be alive, right? To say 2020 has been pivotal and traumatic is even an understatement. Listen on what lessons I've learned in this time and what I am continuing to do as we push to the new year

    Links mentioned in this episode:
    Business Books I read
    Self-Help Books I love

    Social Links:
    Align Photog Fb Community
    INSTAGRAM: Align with Alora
    INSTAGRAM: Alora Rachelle

    *Free Instagram Challenge!*

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    September 17, 2020 50 min

    Jenn, the CEO of  Success Beyond the Lens and I had a candid conversation about all the things concerning:

  • Tips on outsourcing: When and how to do it and what to outsource
  • The challenges and triumphs of starting your own business 
  • Reasons why you need a CRM tool
  • Balancing work, life, and mom guilt
  • Social Links:

    Align Photog Fb Community
    INSTAGRAM: Align with Alora
    INSTAGRAM: Alora Rachelle

    Jenn's Social Links:

    INSTAGRAM: Sucess Beyond th...

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    September 10, 2020 20 min

    Turning "30" was such a pivotal time in my life (a few months ago, haha)
    And I wanted to reflect on a couple of things I wish I knew or did in my early 20's. It's such a beautiful time in your life to discover and truly live life without boundaries, and these are the things I wish someone told me.

    Click play and let me know what you think!

    Social Links:
    Align Photog Fb Community
    INSTAGRAM: Align with Alora
    INSTAGRAM: Alo...

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    August 31, 2020 49 min

    Francisca from Sophia Frances Events and I had a candid conversation about all the things concerning:

  • Being in the Wedding Industry 
  • Making Vendor Friendships
  • To being Enneagram 3's 
  • And Letting go of a Toxic Relationship

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    "But, webster's dictionary defines Friend..." - Leslie Knope

    friend

    \ ˈfrend  \

    Definition of friend
    a: one attached to another by affection or esteem


    WHOA WHOA. This topic always gets me fired up. I think I will record a confidence episode here soon but, listen to this if you are even the slight bit curious about whether or not you're in a toxic friendship/relationship.

    You deserve to happy AND to FEEL GOOD ABOUT yourse...

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    Dee from Availa + Co. and I had a candid conversation about the book
    "Girl Wash Your Face"

    If you have felt like this book wasn't the best fit for you or maybe even triggered??
    Take a listen and hear us out.
    It's not you, there's a whole club of us scratching our heads too


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