Katie Hunt is the founder of Proof to Product and she’s my guest this week on the podcast! We get to talk about things of particular interest to solo entrepreneurs and creative business owners including community building and business growth… And so much more.
Katie founded Proof to Product (formerly Tradeshow Bootcamp) about 7 years while. Today, she’s a business strategist, mentor to creative entrepreneurs and fellow podcaster!
Over the years she’s been in business, Katie has connected hundreds of creative entrepreneurs through her in-person conference Paper Camp and online courses she offers. She’s a firm believer in professional development, surrounding yourself with community (you’ll hear all about this in our convo) and pushing ‘go’ even when you might not feel 100% ready.
In 2017, Katie also launched her podcast, Proof To Product, which takes listeners behind the scenes of growing a product-based business. Guests share their successes, struggles and how they’ve made difficult but important transitions in their business to continue growing. If you enjoy listening to maker stories for inspiration or instruction, you’ll definitely enjoy listening to Katie’s podcast.
Katie has taught classes for CreativeLive, The Savvy Experience, Seanwes Conference, Be Sage Conference, Unique Camp, and Makers Nation. She frequently speaks about strategies for creating a product line, selling wholesale, business planning and the importance of community for entrepreneurs.
Listen in to hear Katie and I talk about:
- Creating wholesale programs for your products… And if you even should…
- Exhibiting at trade shows
- PaperCamp and almost everything you need to know about it 😉
- Benefits of peer groups and coaching programs
- Strategies for hiring employees and outsourcing
- And of course, Tradeshow Bootcamp!
- And so much more…
I think you’re really going to enjoy what she has to share in this conversation 🙂
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