123: How to Start Charging for Your Expertise And Stop Doing Things For Free w/Sakita Holley

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123: How to Start Charging for Your Expertise And Stop Doing Things For Free w/Sakita Holley

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Today in the guest chair is Sakita Holley, the Founder/CEO of House of Success PR.

Since 2011, Sakita’s firm House of Success PR has worked with a wide array of clients that include African Pride, Lottabody, KinkyCurlyYaki, Harlem Arts Festival, Heat Free Hair and more.

In addition to her PR work, she also hosts a popular business podcast called Hashtags and Stilettos, which is designed to help millennial women win at work, in business and everywhere in between. Sakita has been featured by Essence Magazine, Black Enterprise, Women’s Biz Journals, xoNecole AND more for her PR and business expertise.

In 2017, Sakita was named as one of PRWeek’s 40 Under 40 honorees and she is a proud graduate of Howard University. Sakita played a special role in the beginning of this side hustle Pro podcast and you’ll hear all about that in this episode. 

In this episode we are going to be breaking down how to start charging for your expertise and stop doing things for free because we are going into 2019 and we are charging for our expertise. You are going to start making money from your side hustle and we are going to get rid of the intimidation and fear that can come with setting our rates and charging folks.

You’ll learn how Sakita started her own PR company and the financial struggles that she faced. You’ll also hear how she learned how to set her rates and of course we get into how to start charging for your services including when to be flexible.

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Meet the host:

Nicaila Matthews-Okome

Hi! I’m Nicaila, the Creator and Host of the Side Hustle Pro Podcast. I started Side Hustle Pro when I was a side hustler myself. I was a digital marketer at NPR by day, side hustler by night. Through the powerful stories shared on this show and the courage to launch my own initiatives, I was able to quit my own job and go full time with Side Hustle Pro.

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