Episode 39: Combining Skills + Passion To Build Your Own Empire When No One Is Hiring w/ Amber Ogunsola

THE AMBER OGUNSOLA DRIVE
After graduating from college in 2015 , Amber Ogunsola thought she would find her “dream job.” After months of no luck, she took matters into her own hands and launched her first business venture- Gxldroom, an online jewelry and accessories company. By combining her love for beauty and fashion, with her knack for social media, she soon realized she had tapped into a growing market and had created a sustainable business. Listen in as we discuss the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, how to leverage social in your business, why targeting your audience is key, how stepping outside your comfort zone is crucial, and more!

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IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
– How difficulties finding a full-time job post-college launched Amber into entrepreneurship
– How she decided what she would sell
– What inspired Amber’s move to Los Angeles
– How Amber grew her social media account to 20k followers in just one year
–  Why understanding your target audience is key + the advantage of being your target audience
– They key to a successful brand ambassador relationship
– Tips for stopping comparison + how to get past the fear of unknown
– Why Amber wishes she started Gxldroom earlier
– What to consider when building your TEAM
– Why focusing on yourself is not about selfish

TWEETABLES:

AMBER’S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Clear and open mind
2. Focus on goals
3. Be willing to do things out of the ordinary – step outside of your comfort zone

FIND AMBER/GXLDROOM:
Instagram: @gxldroom | @amberfola
Twitter:  @gxldroom
Web: www.gxldroom.com

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About Rana Campbell

Rana Campbell is the host of the Dreams In Drive Podcast and owner and founder of Dreams In Drive LLC. She is a marketing/branding expert that loves helping creatives & lifestyle entrepreneurs build brands that SHINE in the business world.

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