Frequently Asked Questions
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How am I different?
You can google the best video content strategies, how to do video marketing, what equipment to buy - and yes I’ll help you with that too. But I help you FEEL great, look and sound and BE great in video because that is when it actually becomes effective, transforms people and creates a movement around your message.
I have been in extremely high pressure filming situations in audition rooms, in acting classes and on set where the stakes are extremely high and there are no do-overs. I know what it feels like to have your heart pounding out of your chest so loudly the lav mic can hear it, to have sweaty palms, dry mouth and a twitchy face while you worry about how you look, how you sound, is your voice going to say it the way it sounded in your head.
I used to be terrified to have a visible, public, promoted profile online where people could find me and judge me. What if something I said hurt someone I care about? What if the friends, family or even acquaintances in my life called me a fraud as I tried to show up as my real, true self in a bigger and visible way? What if my old clients from corrections found me online and trolled or came after me? What if complete strangers say mean things? What if I sound stupid or dumb or say something embarrassing or do it all wrong?
I used to think, I don’t even really know what to say anyway, who am I to teach anything. No one will care what I have to say - why have the audacity to show my face and tell a story - who cares?
I’ve felt all of that. I’ve heard the voice in the back of my head making fun of me. And I’ve chosen another way and experienced the transformative impact it has had on my own life and those that watch my videos and DM me deep gratitude for sharing.
I will walk with you as you build the fortitude and choose courage to see the fear move through it anyway. It’s time to be brave and get seen and be great at it.
I spent nearly 4 years working as a teacher and then Case Manager in adult male corrections, and the darkness sunk its teeth into me. I fell into a black pit of depression, self hate, feeling worthless, angry and spiteful. I would find comfort and solace in great film and tv, seeing the characters move through obstacle after obstacle and wondering how they could ever possibly get free and reach their dreams and I would step into that suspension of disbelief and feel the win with them when they finally succeeded. I admired their bravery and I began to remember the power of story, the power of choice, the power of action, the power of love. Storytelling is perhaps one of the greatest gifts humans give to one another; we change lives through story, we comfort one another, find ourselves, relate, survive, pull through, feel connected, shift entire belief systems and cheer for the hero. The thing is though, you’re the hero of your story. You are the hero of your life.
And so am I. I remembered how much I loved acting in theater growing up, so as a 24 year old adult, in Denver, CO, I decided to get into film and tv acting, professionally. Crazy, right? Within two weeks I booked the lead role in an independent film and felt SO ALIVE that I dove in. Still living in a tertiary market, I do as much as I can. I am represented as an actress in two regions, audition all over the US, have been in dozens of commercials, industrials (internal videos, like what we do in our businesses!), independent films, and now regularly audition for network tv and Netflix. I’ve been a professional adult acting coach to successfully help others improve their craft, nail auditions and workshops as well as have written and directed my own projects.
How do I help you put yourself out there?
I am here to help guide you along your journey, to help you shine as the hero in your story so that you can reach and inspire and help those that need to watch your "movie.” It’s time to show up and get seen, in a big way. I’m here as your guide, like the Yoda to your Skywalker, the Dumbledore to your Harry Potter like the trainer behind the scenes, the Aunt Antiope to Wonder Woman or Victor to Gracie Hart in Miss Congeniality - to help you transform into the best version of you - on camera.
But really, when we’re in person, I’m essentially the director there supporting you and guiding you as you make your choices, and online, I’m the “acting” coach helping improve your performance, your plan, delivery and execution.
But over the past five years I haven’t just dived into acting, I’ve also become obsessed with online business. Learning everything I possibly can about marketing, becoming a digital CEO, trends, what works, and what converts. I learned facebook ads, social media, funnels, email marketing and all the things, which means I understand the challenges you are facing and the solutions you need.
My focus is to get you feeling great on video so that you can impact as many people as possible, and this becomes easier when you have your brand vision mapped out with SOUL driven alignment.
I started my business, “Be Marvelous You” as a life coach because discovering personal development completely changed my life. I went from that black pit of despair into a light filled designer and co-creator of my life with vision, purpose, passion, fire and love driving me. Everything I teach is founded in mindset because no one is a lost cause, no one is too introverted or too shy or too broken or too ANYTHING to heal, to inspire and to become seen and successful.
And friend, to stand out online nowadays, you simply must be exceptional on video.
How do you know you need my services?
- Are entrepreneurs with an active business online, primarily using Instagram?
- Are scared to be on video? Do you feel stuck, like you need a push to do it?
- Do you want your videos to be good and useful?
- Do you get hit with massive nerves as soon as a camera is turned on.
- Are you ready for your voice to be heard, but you don't know how to do that effectively?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, my services would greatly benefit you!
What problem am I solving?
How to actually feel good on camera. Comfortable and confident in video, knowing what to say, what to talk about, how to deliver her message, how to move her body, how to look and dress and how to make sure that she actually does it. Needs a content plan and accountability.
Being on video is exhilarating and empowering! You feel free when the fears of being seen or judged no longer hold you back.
What internal fears am I helping my customers overcome?
- Fear of judgement from self, strangers, family, people who know you in your “regular” life while working to build this dream.
- Not feeling the confidence to really be you on camera.
- Do you feel frustrated, incompetent, or confused.
- Do you feel confused, cluttered and stuck when you try to get on video.
- Do you not know what to talk about, what to do, or how to make it effective?
What external challenges am I helping my customers overcome?
- Lack of equipment
- Unsure of the process (where to post, how to post and when to post).
- Unsure of what to say (what do you talk about and why).
- Unsure of how to deliver?(where to look, what to do with your hands, vocal and facial delivery that shows you as comfortable, authoritative, trustworthy, confident and genuine as possible).