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Andreea Ayers, Launch Grow Joy

A sponsored post from Andreea Ayers of LaunchGrowJoy.com

Do you have an idea for a product? Or do you already have a product line but are not sure how to get your products in stores or in magazines and how to get more traffic to your website? Andreea Ayers, a successful t-shirt entrepreneur turned marketing coach is the brains behind LaunchGrowJoy.com and Product Marketing Breakthrough, the only online course of its kind that covers all aspects of growing your product-based business – everything from getting more traffic and sales to your website to getting your products in stores and in the media.

Andreea started her eco-friendly inspirational t-shirt line in 2007 without knowing anything about apparel manufacturing, design, wholesale sales, screenprinting or selling t-shirts. But her passion for inspirational quotes AND eco-friendly living guided her as she grew her company to six figure sales by the time she sold it before her third baby was born in 2011. Andreea was able to get her t-shirts in over 300 stores and in more than 200 media outlets, including Shape, Self, Ladies’ Home Journal, Redbook and USA Today Magazine. She even had celebrities like Denise Richards and Sarah Jessica Parker as fans of her super cute tees!

Andreea Ayers, Launch Grow Joy, Product Marketing Breakthrough

Since selling her t-shirt business, Andreea has been working with thousands of entrepreneurs teaching them the exact marketing strategies she used to launch and grow a successful brand. And now she’d like to give you the opportunity to win a lifetime membership (a $999 value) to her Product Marketing Breakthrough course, a six-week live training program that begins on January 28, 2013.

Here’s what other entrepreneurs have said about Andreea’s Product Marketing Breakthrough course:

Oh My God, Andreea’s course (and I’m not even thru all of first hour yet!!!!) is so packed with info I need to know, provides direction, resources, answers my questions, somehow keeps it S O O O simple, doesn’t overwhelm me, has such a pleasant voice, and the huge one for me, doesn’t talk a mile a minute, just the right speed to be able to absorb info. One thing in particular she had said in her initial videos (1-4) ‘selling’ the program, that made an impression more than anything else, that you don’t have to buy any other courses, this covers it all. I believe that the statement’s going to be true because she’s already covered so much ground in such a short period of time.” – Robin Barr, CS Begone

“I love this course! What I have seen thus far is an abundance of information on the exact topics that will take my business to the next step. I knew I was going to redirect my business & change some things like my web site this year and this program has given me the exact information to do that. I’m really overwhelmed by how “on target” the subjects and information are. I had an idea of WHAT I wanted to do but had no idea of HOW to do it. Without the details of this program it would have probably taken me at least a couple of years to have success in many any of these areas that you cover. The information is clear, concise and easy to follow”. – Nancy Bayers Hoerdmann, The Beautiful Gift

“I‘d signed up for some other groups whose promises weren’t delivered…ended up feeling I/my business was just another stepping stone or rung of their ladder to success; my ‘success’ was immaterial. Now, I’m using my time more efficiently. I’ve learned how to make use of timing-saving resources. I’m able to construct effective pitches and know where to send the pitches. I know how to approach potential retail stores”. – Karen Whittier, Embrace Activism

Andreea Ayers, Launch Grow Joy, Product Marketing Breakthrough

How to enter:

1. Sign up at http://www.ProductMarketingBreakthrough.com to watch Andreea’s free four-part video training series where she covers simple tweaks you can make on your site to get more sales, how to get your products in stores and how to get publicity for your brand

2. Leave a comment below and let Andreea know what you need the most help with in your business right now!

And for additional chances to win, here’s what you can do:

- Become a LaunchGrowJoy fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/launchgrowjoy
- Follow Andreea on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/andreeaayers
- Follow Andreea’s inspirational boards on Pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/launchgrowjoy
- Share this giveaway with your Facebook fans and Twitter followers

This giveaway closes on January 27, 2013 at midnight PST with the winner announced on this post January, 28th. By entering this giveaway you are agreeing to the oh my! handmade giveaway policies

Jessika Hepburn

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Jessika Hepburn has written 506 posts on Oh My! Handmade Goodness. A cheerful activist and community matchmaker I delight in using my connection superpowers to bring makers and entrepreneurs together in ways that lift us all up. I believe in cooperation over competition, relentless good cheer as an act of rebellion, and the power of using our hands to craft a brilliant future. OMHG is part social enterprise, part grand experiment, and all goodness-so pull up a chair or pitch in a hand to join in creating our supportive community!
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  • http://www.paperandpostshop.com Brit

    This is such an awesome giveaway!

    I need help with exposure. I need to get my products in front of magazines, blog readers, etc., but I’m just not sure the best way to go about it.

    Thank you!

  • http://www.trashn2tees.com Jenelle

    Woo hoo, I’ve been subscribed to Andreea’s blasts for a while now and they’re always full of solid advice.

    Currently I need help with putting together a badass media kit and a virtual look book. If you wanna save me some slip me the direct emails to every editor I’ll need, too! (<— That would be fantastic!!)

    Thanks for hosting such a rad giveaway Jess!

  • http://www.rachelalison.com/ Rachel

    More clients, of course. (Doesn’t everyone?) And more professional connections in general.

    Thanks Jess & Andrea.

  • http://www.rachelalison.com/ Rachel

    Now following on Twitter!

  • http://www.colleenattara.com colleen attara

    So inspiring. You put one foot in front of the other. And you did it patiently with a plan. Love that.

    Right now, I am working on putting my art on environmentally minded t-shirts and an e-book is in the works.

    Any wisdom would be much appreciated. Thank you for setting a great example.

  • http://www.my-organized-chaos.com jojoebi

    I love Andrea and her work, she is a great inspiration!
    I am at the point where I need to get in front of more people and get my name out there but not sure what my next steps are to get there.

    Thanks,
    jo

  • http://www.my-organized-chaos.com jojoebi

    I follow on twitter

  • http://www.my-organized-chaos.com jojoebi

    I am a facebook fan

  • http://www.my-organized-chaos.com jojoebi

    and I follow on Pinterest – it is starting to look like I am an Andrea stalker!

  • http://richmom.byrenaechristine.com Renae Christine

    I’ve followed Andreea for a loong while now. Love everything she does.

  • http://heroonmyarm.com Seneca

    Signed up to watch videos, facebook, twitter and pinterest!

    I need the most help with, ugh, everything! Well, I guess with focus and clarity- where to focus my time and energy.

  • http://www.creativebag.com Lorrie Everitt

    Amazing. Great video … can’t wait to see more.

    I am a facebook fan now as well and following Andrea on Pinterest.

    Already left Andrea a message on her video comments about where I am looking for more help right now … getting into magazines and television.

  • http://jennalou.com Jenna @Jenna Lou Designs

    I need help getting in the public eye and building brand awareness for my brand Jenna Lou Designs. I feel like I have everything in place to grow, but am trying to find the next level of audience.

  • Jenna

    Just signed up to watch the video! I need help with wholesale and media!

  • Jenna

    Liked on Facebook!

  • http://jennalou.com Jenna @Jenna Lou Designs

    I’m a new Pinterest follower.

  • Jenna

    Followed on twitter!

  • Jenna

    Followed on Pinterest (great boards btw!)

  • http://jennalou.com Jenna @Jenna Lou Designs

    New Facebook Fan as well.

  • http://www.artanddesignstudio.ca Tara

    I’ve been following her blog, fb, pinterest and twitter for a while. She provides so much great information. Definately need help prioritizing what is key to building my business and putting things into action. I get caught up in the creation and loose focus on the marketing/pr.

  • http://www.backyardpatch.com marcy

    I signed up and listened to the first video, checked out the resources and followed several on pinterest, even linked up on twitter because I cannot believe how perfect this is for my brand based herb business! Thank you so much!

  • http://www.backyardpatch.com marcy

    I think the website is my weakest link. It does not generate much business and I do not think people visit it nearly enough!

  • http://www.paperandpostshop.com Brit

    I also followed on Twitter, liked on Facebook and followed Andreea’s Pinterest boards. Woot!

  • http://www.lady-like.net/blog Diana Foree

    I liked on FB, following Andreeas’s Pinterest boards, and following on Twitter. What an incredible giveaway. Our weakest point is getting our Etsy shop more exposure to the public. We get comments about our professional photography, the quality of our products but can’t seem to break into consistent traffic and sales. HELP!!! Thanks again for this giveaway!!!!

  • http://www.thepetitcadeau.com Alison (The Petit Cadeau Blog)

    Reaching out and finding new followers for my blog/site without being “spammy”! Building and growing my connections in a wholesome and honest way!

  • http://www.thepetitcadeau.com Alison (The Petit Cadeau Blog)

    Now following on Twitter!

  • http://www.thepetitcadeau.com Alison (The Petit Cadeau Blog)

    Now following you on Pinterest

  • http://www.lady-like.net/blog Diana Foree

    I shared on our FB, Twitter and signed up for the video training. Sorry, forgot to mention that.

  • http://foundationcreations.etsy.com Micaela

    I need help with completing my branding and working on exposure.

    I have signed up and starting following on pinterest! :)

  • Piia

    Signed up to watch the videos! I need help with building my brand! Thank you, awesome giveaway! Will tweet about it!

  • Adrienne Niverson

    I need hep with building my brand, and creating a more productive online presence.

  • Adrienne Niverson

    I also started following Launch Grow Joy on Twitter @adrienneleighn

  • Adrienne Niverson

    I’m following & loving Launch Grow Joy’s boards on Pinterest!!

  • Adrienne Niverson

    I liked Launch Grow Joy on Facebook!

  • http://hexagoninc.etsy.com HexagonInc

    I need help with converting my visitors into actual sales!!

  • http://www.vitrine.etsy.com Vitrine

    I’d love to know how to get my sales up! I’ve tinkered with prices (no change), engaged on facebook and twitter. i get lovely compliments on my photography skills, but no ka-ching. been selling actively on etsy since dec 2009. because we were both laid off, my husband and i, no money to attend shows/fairs, so really relied solely on word of mouth or social media so far. i would like things to change! any tips would be much appreciated! (found you through FlourishThrive)

  • Stephanie

    After becoming a statistic and losing almost all of my marketing budget to a scam artist, so embarrassing, I lost focus, drive and desire. Luckily, I have two amazingchildren who said, “put your big girl panties on and start over!” So, my biggest hurdle is trying to build a website on a shoestring budget. I also need major help on branding and focus on my target market. My weakness is wanting to provide product for ALL markets.. thank you!

  • http://www.reliccharm.com Jennifer Kroeger

    Would love to be a part of this course. I am always looking for advice to help me take my business where I know it can go. I just need some help along the way to GROW! Thanks for the chance to win :)

  • http://www.reliccharm.com Jennifer Kroeger

    I follow on pinterest!

  • http://www.reliccharm.com Jennifer Kroeger

    I liked on facebook!

  • http://www.reliccharm.com Jennifer Kroeger

    I follow on twitter!

  • http://www.thetangledtreehouse.blogspot.ca Rebecca

    I need help with the initial launch. I have been toying around with this for a long time, and now it is time for it to take flight! I am terrified of making huge mistakes.

  • http://www.linkouture.etsy.com Bev

    Right now, I really need help defining my target market and learning how to reach them (i.e. what marketing strategies I should be using). Thanks!

  • Tina B

    I am launching a new school fundraising business and need exposure! How can I get my first schools to participate when I am still an unknown, unproven program?

    Love your website and can’t wait to learn more!

  • http://www.beautifuladdictions.com Jennifer

    What an amazing and timely giveaway for me right now! I am struggling with getting my jewelry OUT THERE and how to market my jewels. I am clueless when it comes to PR, I have the drive…just need the tools! I have been following LGJ on Pinterest and now on Twitter & FB! thank you for this opportunity! :)

  • Gretchen

    I have been trying information from lots of different websites and it would be great to get it all from one source and not have to spend so much time searching instead of doing. Thanks

  • http://vintageacorns.com Gretchen

    now following on Pinterest!

  • http://yellowheartart.etsy.com Leonora from Yellow Heart Art

    i would love for andrea to show me how to get my products in stores!

  • http://yellowheartart.etsy.com Leonora from Yellow Heart Art

    like her as “yellow heart art” on facebook!

  • http://yellowheartart.etsy.com Leonora from Yellow Heart Art

    following on twitter as “yellow heart art”

  • http://yellowheartart.etsy.com Leonora from Yellow Heart Art

    aaand following her pins as “pinterest.com/leonora”

  • Tera

    I just watched the first 3 videos and I can’t wait for the next one! I need help figuring out how to reach my target market.

  • Tera

    Just became like #2,601 on the FB page! :)

  • Tera

    Following on Twitter as TotTude.

  • Tera

    And following on Pinterest as LittleLeeleys. :)

  • http://www.launchgrowjoy.com Andreea

    So excited to see everyone’s comments here!!!!! Can’t wait to have a winner :)

  • http://blog.lsvdesign.com lidia varesco design | typebaby

    Andreea is such a wealth of information! I’ve learned so much from her blog and other resources. I just launched a line of baby apparel and have determined my target market, but I need help creating an organized marketing plan. Thank you for the opportunity!

  • http://www.TerraDeiFarm.com Alexandra @ Terra Dei Farm

    Oh! SO MUCH! We’re really working towards breaking into the wholesale world this year and I’m trying to learn all that I need to about that arena – but am basically starting from scratch. As a business owner I am really needing a roadmap to help me navigate the wholesale jungle. (Truth be told, I’ve been wanting to take the Product Marketing Breakthrough course for over a year now and have been saving up my pennies – but as a stay-at-home mom to four little ones, money is tight. As it is for everyone – I’m not trying to complain, just trying to express my long-held love and respect for all things Andreea!) :) Thank you.

  • http://www.TerraDeiFarm.com Alexandra @ Terra Dei Farm

    Also – Shared, Tweeted and Pinned this giveaway!

  • http://tiffzippy.com Tiffany B.

    Oh My is right! I just watched one of Andreea’s videos and she ROCKS! I want to learn so much more! This giveway is crazy insane and I would use every last drop I received from Andreea. I am at a point in my business that I need to grow more. I need help finding how to grow more and reach more people.

    Thank you,
    Tiffany

  • http://www.cakeforcharlie.com Sarah

    I need help primarily with wholesale information and how to get my product into stores. I could also use help in many of the other areas you mention, too, however! I think that being a part of a supportive community via the FB page will be vital. I work alone at home so connecting with others who are trying to do the same thing will be a huge energizer.

  • http://www.olivenaturally.com kara

    I would LOVE the opportunity to win this and it couldn’t have come at a better time for me! I have been in business about two years and I’m feeling very stuck with what I should focus on and which direction I should take things. I have a product line that I believe in and have a very small loyal following, but I’m not sure where to go from here.
    I had already signed up to watch all four of Andreea’s videos and I was very impressed!

    However, I’m operating on a shoestring budget right now and was completely bummed at the thought of NOT being able to sign up for Product Marketing Breakthrough… and THEN I find this giveaway on one of my FAVORITE blogs! It’s kismet! ;)

  • http://www.olivenaturally.com kara

    I also follow LaunchGrowJoy on facebook!

  • http://www.olivenaturally.com kara

    And follow Andreea on twitter (@olivenaturally)

  • http://www.olivenaturally.com kara

    as well as on pinterest! (pinterest.com/olivenaturally/)

  • Christine

    I have only just started thinking of my hobby as an entity that has the potential to grow into a sustainable small business.
    It would be so amazing being guided by Andreea with all her marketing knowledge.
    Just watched the videos and they have definately left me wanting more.

  • http://envibrance.com/shop Julene

    Awesome, I found Andreea’s website last year and am so inspired by her insight and resources! I was especially drawn to her because I’m also growing an inspirational T-shirt line that encourages people to live out their dreams and gives back to charities. Her expertise would help me get unstuck especially in the area of wholesale, improving my website and marketing materials and converting giftings and press coverage into committed supporters and patrons of creative, uplifting art. I’ve seen modest sales but have not yet made a breakthrough to see my brand grow – this training is just what I need to see dreams become reality! Really enjoyed the videos and would love to be part of this year’s course!

  • http://envibrance.com/shop Julene

    By the way, I have been a Facebook fan of LaunchGrowJoy since last year!

  • http://envibrance.com/shop Julene

    I’m also following Andreea on Twitter and have shared the course with my followers.

  • http://envibrance.com/shop Julene

    I’m now following Andreea on Pinterest as well! Thanks for sharing your expertise & creativity Jessika and Andreea!

  • http://www.TerraDeiFarm.com Alexandra @ Terra Dei Farm

    Can’t wait for the winner to be announced!! What a great contest.