By Ben Sturgill
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Welcome to StartupCamp Stories where we bring you useful and inspirational stories from people just like you who pursued their passion, got their idea started, and continue to grow it today. The show’s host, Ben Sturgill, is an educator, StartupCamp coach, and fellow entrepreneur who believes in the power of the entrepreneurial community and the framework for success that is offered through StartupCamp. He wants to share with you the success stories of everyday entrepreneurs—normal people who have found the freedom and fulfillment that owning their own business can bring. If you are looking to start the business you’ve been dreaming about, StartupCamp.com hosts a variety of books, articles, videos, podcasts, and curriculum to help you turn your passion into your profession.
||CleanMaking The Jump To Professional Photographer||What separates a professional photographer from an amateur? The courage to jump in, over and over. That’s what our newest coaches, Jenn Wilson and Charla Storey, have to teach us. They’re the two beautiful voices sharing their journeys from photogra||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefining Your Direction with Ethan Dewhurst||The best way to reach success is to first define it. So you’ve got a great idea for a new product and are ready to bring it to market. Or maybe you’ve honed and tailored your skill and are ready to solve client problems. But what does success look l||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStaying Relentless With Bethany McDaniel||How one woman got her hands dirty in order to build a skincare brand. Bethany McDaniel is the owner and founder of Primally Pure, an all-natural skincare and beauty brand pulling in over 2 million dollars a year. If you ask her, she never set out to bui||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Sell On Amazon With Jamie Vie||How do you build a million-dollar business selling on Amazon? With hard work, fast learning, and maybe a little wisdom from our guest this week, e-commerce expert Jamie Vie. Jamie got his start sourcing products and selling on Amazon on nights and weeke||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Build A Business That Is True To Who You Are||If you don’t know who you are, you’ll be whoever someone else pays you to be. But you can only pretend for so long. Those words have stuck with John Emery for a long time. They helped him and his wife, Elyse, to build Emery Agency, where they guide||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAwakening To The Possibility Of Our Dreams||How a near-death experience helped Amber Lilyestrom transform her life and turn her business dreams into her reality. Amber Lilyestrom was having an emergency c-section during the birth of her first child when she stopped breathing. While she lay on the||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOvercoming Perfectionism With Alexis Busetti||Waiting for everything to be “just right”? Then don’t expect to get very far, says Alexis Busetti. That perfectionism is holding back your business. Alexis and her husband Seth Busetti started a financial coaching and advocacy business called Cist||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Diesel Mechanic To CMO with Nic Comanici||Nic Comanici was lying on his back under the engine of a school bus in the middle of a Pittsburgh winter, snowmelt and salt dripping into his face, when he decided to change his life. Three businesses later, Nic is the CMO of Carney, the founder of Tact||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLaunching A Business On A Shoestring Budget with Allie Casazza||What do you do when you have three kids in diapers, a husband working miserable long hours, and no friends or family for a thousand miles? First, declutter. Then, start an explosively popular online course to lift up other moms across the country. Sound||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Make A Non-Profit Work with Bryan Bessette||How do you beat the odds? By tapping into the power of the people around you. That’s what Bryan Bessette says. He’s the founder of Freedom Cafe, a non-profit working to end human trafficking. To launch Freedom Cafe, Bryan put together a board of dir||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhotobooths And The Hospitality Industry with Chris Centracchio||The hospitality industry is one that will never die, and as an entrepreneur in a niche market like Chris Centracchio’s, it’s exciting to realize that the market is not going anywhere. It takes elements of risk and creativity (entrepreneurs||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHigh Speeds, Leadership, and People-Centered Business with Tim Hafner||Life can feel like this sometimes, speeding at 120+ miles an hour with everything a blur and your heart racing. Sometimes it’s life that flies by you. And sometimes it’s you that speeds past everything else. At Fishtail Riding School, Tim Haf||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow He Built A $2.1 Million E-Commerce Business: Chris Graebe||In this episode of StartupCamp Stories, Chris tells his story--how three years ago, he built an extremely profitable e-commerce business by working on it part-time at night after his family was asleep. He turned $4,000 into a $2.1 million business in on||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A Great Listen!
These stories are so encouraging!