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Building Your Authority Platform

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Beate Chelette

Building Your Authority Platform

Beate Chelette

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14. Questions


Class Trailer

The Authority Platform

1 Class Introduction 08:09 2 Generations Matter in the Way You Sell 09:34 3 Business Has Changed 22:52 4 Move From Selling to Serving to Solving 19:51 5 The Authority Platform 19:20 6 Your Elevator Pitch 06:26 7 Stop Selling and Start Connecting 32:48
8 Hot Seat - Elevator Pitch 27:09 9 About Beate 07:42 10 Platform Building Overview 16:49 11 How to Cut Through the Noise 15:17 12 Interview with Andrea Reindl 24:14 13 Workshopping 18:47 14 Questions 05:50 15 Why Peer Approval Matters 09:56 16 Creating a Word of Mouth Campaign 22:30 17 Hot Seat - Word of Mouth Campaign 41:54

Social Networks

18 The Why of Social Networking 12:17 19 How to Build Influence 24:24 20 How to Tell Your Story 26:50 21 Hot Seat: Put Your Story Together 19:37 22 Finding Your Voice 04:18 23 Where to Find Topics for Blogging 16:05 24 The Blogging Formula 11:37 25 The Blogging Amplification Model 18:53 26 Workshopping - Blogging 21:30 27 Your Personal Brand 09:05 28 The Fab Five Social Networks 23:46 29 How to Use the Five Social Networks 35:17 30 YouTube 10:53 31 What You Can and Can't Post 06:32 32 LinkedIn Overview 13:44 33 Skype Interview - Clint Evans 22:39 34 How to Build Your Profile 23:36 35 LinkedIn Links to Group 10:23 36 Top of Mind Awareness and Misconceptions 10:26

Lead Generation

37 Your Website is More Than a Portfolio 33:56 38 The Call to Action 08:33 39 Hot Seat - Unique Selling Proposition 24:36 40 Workshopping - Unique Selling Proposition 12:04 41 What is a White Paper 13:13 42 Why You Need a White Paper 18:45 43 Skype Guest - Uros Rojc 29:58 44 Be The Authority 10:29 45 Misconceptions about Media Relations 17:59 46 Skye Guest - Shannon Rose 38:26 47 Workshopping - PR Pitch 21:31 48 Great Leaders are Made, Not Born 10:14 49 The Authority Playbook 59:11 50 Accountability and Review 12:34

Lesson Info


This is from p fault. What is your feeling on google plus, and maybe who have you seen that the most successful for? I actually, I'm going to cover google plus a little bit more and social networks, the social networks they are, we're going to go over that I personally, I'm not the biggest google plus fan, really? Um, I found, and this is sort of what I'm teaching is you've got to find things that you really comfortable with because they are sort of natural to us. We have any other question, or we wrapping up the segment we can, we can take a couple more questions and let me know if you have any in the studio audience. Yeah, um, let's see, so the question is, have you have you had people are talking about business to business? Yes versus business to consumer types of companies that they're trying to build. Have you had better financial success with this with the corporate market? Because you've talked about doing both then with individual offerings in general on dh, this person is sayi...

ng, in my experience, individual creative's are more fun but are less willing to spend money, and we've talked about that as well, but what within here is in terms of the for the b two b stuff? Well, boy there you know firing away here right? So this you know, it's always a question off how you want to position yourself so my love for entrepreneurship especially creative entrepreneurship it is undisputed because I've been one I know how hard it was so I believe that you know when when something is fabulous happens to someone like me where you really build a creative company and you sell it for millions of dollars that information kind of does have to be shared so that others like me can go out there and also make their fortune in creative entrepreneurship because without creativity without art, without music, without dance without things that touch our heart bypass our brains will be all you know that the world will be an awful place to be it so I think this part ofthe for me a moral obligation and ethical obligation where I feel that I don't want to turn my back to something that has been so good to me so that's that's part of it what drives me absolutely crazy is the expectations of free in the creative world and I cannot drive that point home more and more and often enough again if you expect free freeze what you will get it is an energetic principle it's an energetic principle free brings free so unless you put yourself out there and this is part ofthe why in you know to this question the photo is intensive I have consistently raised my prices to a point where I know that that fee is painful for most why? Because I have found that unless the commitment has that pain level it's meaningless to make so it has to hurt to commit because then you expectation off a return it's much much higher if it is irrelevant on whether or not you get a return on investment then why would you you know that that then you can just doodle around but the syria city off it comes from the intention to say I'm fully in one hundred percent committed that is something in the creative entrepreneur world that that's probably why I went into the business side of things and everybody wants me and everyone says you can teach the business because people don't want to learn the business they don't but I'm doing it anyway and I'm doing it like andrea said often enough because I do believe that eventually the pain level is high enough for it to change iss there on the business side ofthe creativity a boatload of money to be made it's tough you can make a living can you you know can you do can you do what I did in the stock photography business and sell it for millions of dollars? I don't think so but so here it goes again but because I have this following here and I understand how to build this following now the value is again in the corporate world where they say, look how many people she's reaching, she must be saying something that's a value to people and she's been doing it long enough so the corporate world for me already is becoming a much, much a better return on investment just because one gig is it is so much more than you know, like you find one client to give you one gig and that's as much as she had to find, you know, ten other clients to pay you that so you know, the energy for ten clients, the energy one client for the dollar amount is just one of those things I I find a lot of people want to work with entrepreneurs and creative entrepreneurs, but creative entrepreneurs are just by the nature, unfortunately cheap or broke but, um, end is the blame in lifestyle and this our objective to get out of the bohemian lifestyle so we can, you know, participate in sort of mid level, but it starts with with the mind set, so I don't haven't answered the question really, but to me, because I can't afford to do that, I do both if I couldn't afford to, that would be probably a much harder question for me to say can I afford to continue to do this if the feedback is not it's, not there

Class Description

After years of effort, you have mastered your craft. All that hard-earned wisdom and expertise should be shared with others, not only to raise the bar in your niche but also to establish your own credibility with clients and customers. Business expert and entrepreneur Beate Chelette is just the person to show you how to do it. 

Beate is a respected speaker, career coach, serial entrepreneur, and author of Happy Woman Happy World. In Building Your Authority Platform, Beate will show you exactly what it takes to become a thought leader in your own creative niche.  

In this class, you will learn strategies for growing your reputation and influence within your sphere of expertise. 

You’ll learn how to: 

  • Create and tell your personal brand story 
  • Find the perfect platforms to connect with your ideal audience 
  • Share the right amount of information on social and through whitepapers 
  • Get and leverage social proof through referrals and testimonials 

It's a challenge at any stage of your business to balance doing the work itself with building influence and attracting new customers and clients. In this class, you’ll learn practical ways to share your insights effectively without wasting valuable time. 

Great leaders are made, not born. Learn specific, actionable techniques for sharing your wisdom with others and building your professional reputation in Building Your Authority Platform.



Beate Chelette delivered so much value with so much style and grace that it was a "no-brainer" decision on the 2nd day -- I needed to own "Grow Your Business as the Authority In Your Space"! This is material I can really go back to and mine for nuggets over and over -- PLUS, I can't wait to get a closer look at the workbook (and start trying out the exercises of course!). Beate's surprisingly broad expertise coupled with her polish and professionalism made each day's programming a true joy to watch. She is a wonderful role model for all of us nascent women entrepreneurs -- and obviously, men will find her lessons just as empowering. Thank you, CreativeLive and a special thank you to Beate Chelette!


Outstanding lessons and advice on how to make your sales become real. The advice on how to link yourself to others via Linked-In is compelling and easy to begin. I like her advice about doing at least 1 thing every day for your business. Barry L Walton

Amy Fletcher

I love this course and dip back into it frequently. I would highly recommend this course to entry-level and mid-career academics, particularly women. More courses please from Beate Chelette! Cheers, Amy