My family and I were bopping around our NY hood and leaning into tourist life because friends were visiting.**by the way I have never met a double decker tour bus I didn’t love but I digress I wanted a family pic where us (OK ME) and approximately 4,678 other families also had the same idea  […]

We Were Actually Arguing Here…

How much time do you have? Because there were SO MANY MISTAKES I made when I first launched my business at the top of 2017. For those of you who don’t know the back story, here is a video I made that is Cliff Notes In hindsight I now realize that me trying to be […]

My Biggest Mistake When I First Started My Business

I hate to tell you this. But most of what you write no one reads. The same for your videos. No one watches them. Why? It’s all too long.  SIGH.  I watched this SHORT Ted Talk video and he affirmed (with actual data) what we always knew in the video storytelling world. You are taking […]

Stop Being Selfish

Writing about yourself is hard. Showing up on camera and talking about yourself -that isn’t one giant snore fest- is even harder. In order to stand out from the approximately 897,675 other people doing the exact same thing as you, you will want to get comfortable with sharing key parts of your back story that […]

How to Make a Killer About Me Video

My biological dad left my family when I was 5 years old.Bear with me here….I promise I’m not sending you down my personal Lifetime Movie path. It’s something I don’t think about often and if I’m being honest, probably have not fully come to a complete peace with. But you could say rejection is something […]

Why Tough Childhood Moments are Worth Sharing

Patrice with laptop sitting on floor looking out of the window

Hooks are the beginning of every amazing story. And the hype is true.  Write a hook that connects and it’s the reason your audience will continue watching your video (or reading your pitch, email, newsletter.) Write one that doesn’t hit home and that video or newsletter you spent HOURS, OK…DAYS making will be for you […]

5 Hooks to Keep Your Audience Wanting More

Dropping my go-to secrets for making consistent content that RESONATES with my audience. It’s a funny story why I am doing this so make sure you read TO.THE.END. 👀Do you find yourself making a $hit load of content but it doesn’t seem “to land?” 😭Are you posting a lot to your feed, showing up on […]

Content Strategy Tips

I outsourced my 4-year-old to “front yard camp” for the next few weeks while I was living in Chicago 💃🔥✨… so it was a great Monday indeed. I nearly cried tears of joy while also wanting to make out with the camp counselor upon drop off.  But I digress on why I’m writing… “Patrice, what […]

The One Video You Need for Your Business

Anyone else have trouble celebrating the good things in your business? Do you feel like the ball could drop at ANY MOMENT so it’s easier to remain calm, collected, NON-EMOTIONAL and to just keep focus on the NEXT goal.  I’ve been in business for a bit over four years and I swear to God it […]

How I Landed My 1st Big Piece of Press