She Made $1.1M 2015 Performance Arts Center, Now Coaching with Stacy Tuschl

Stacy Tuschl

In Episode #411, Nathan interviews Stacy Tuschl, who has maneuvered her way to the top with a brick-and-mortar business and has now entered the online world. She just launched her Level Up group coaching program, another step in the right direction as a true entrepreneur.

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Famous Five:

  • Favorite Book? – Virtual Freedom
  • What CEO do you follow? — Amy Porterfield
  • Favorite online tool? — Google Calendar’s gTasks Pro
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep? — Always
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be? – Find a coach to work with immediately

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:40 – Nathan introduces Stacy
  • 02:15 – She has been in business since she was 18
  • 02:40 – Her performing arts center and her online world are both sources of revenue
  • 03:05 – She started teaching dance in her parents’ backyard when she was 18
    • 03:25 – The business snowballed, and people started to pay her
    • 03:45 – The company is now 11 years old
  • 04:05 – Total revenue was 1.4 million
  • 04:15 – Tons of expenses with a brick and mortar business
    • 04:35 – Profit margins were not great
    • 05:15 – She pays herself a salary and does distributions
    • 05:50 – She strategizes with her CPA
  • 06:15 – A team of 14
    • 06:25 – Payroll was $350000 last year
  • 06:40 – Unique sales were 2000 in a week
  • 07:20 – Her coaching started the last couple years
  • 07:25 – She wanted to challenge herself and help other people
  • 07:55 – Selling one-on-one calls evolved into group coaching
    • 09:00 – One-on-one coaching helps you get to know your customers and their needs
    • 09:35 – Group coaching was launched last week
  • 10:15 – Using Facebook
  • 10:35 – She has about 2000 people on her list
    • 11:05 – People could trust her and get behind her
  • 11:24 – Spending on Facebook ads is $1200 for the first two weeks
  • 11:50 – How her consulting business is doing.
    • 12:50 – It was launched in November 2015
  • 14:00 – A win-win and a partnership with her affiliates
  • 14:35 – Writing a book was not to make money. She wanted to establish her expertise
  • 15:05 – She wanted to help people get their businesses on track
  • 15:20 – Her last speaking gig
    • 15:35 – About 50 people attended
    • 16:00 – She made that event perfect, to attract attention for the future
  • 16:20 – Her last paid speaking was for $1000
  • 17:05 – How to know if a speaking opportunity is right for you
    • 17:20 – Look at the audience and the connections
  • 17:40 – Epic Launch is going to help her relaunch the book
  • 18:20 – Connect with Stacy and follow her podcast, Business Rescue Roadmap
  • 18:35 – Text “Levelup” to 24587 to join her free Facebook community
  • 20:00 – The Famous Five

3 Key Points:

  1. Find ways to strategize and save with your brick-and-mortar business.
  2. Don’t be afraid to challenge yourself and take on new business ideas.
  3. Get to know your customers’ needs.

Resources Mentioned:

  • Host Gator – The site Nathan uses to buy his domain names and hosting for cheapest price possible.
  • Freshbooks – The site Nathan uses to manage his invoices and accounts.
  • Leadpages  – The drag and drop tool Nathan uses to quickly create his webinar landing pages which convert at 35%+
  • Audible – Nathan uses Audible when he’s driving from Austin to San Antonio (1.5 hour drive) to listen to audio books.
  • Toptal – Great for business people to start building their app
  • Virtual Freedom – Stacy’s favorite business book
  • gTasks Pro – A new Google Calendars application that syncs your tasks to your calendar
  • Business Rescue Roadmap – A podcast to help you save your startup from going under
  • Epic Launch – Help to launch your book to the top of Amazon
  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives