How to Pitch & Land Paid Brand Deals With a Small Following

Ready to land brand deals regardless of how many followers you have? In today’s episode I’m sharing the secrets to successful pitching using the “shine structure”, a strategic framework designed to craft winning pitches that prioritize a brand’s needs and position you as their ideal partner.


It’s about strategy, and focusing on the RIGHT numbers. By focusing on value and proactive engagement, you can unlock brand partnerships regardless of follower size. I believe in the power of starting where you are and building something extraordinary.


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04:20 Small following can lead to faster payments.

08:00 Pitch daily, craft strategy, attract brand deals.

11:34 You’re already pitching in daily life interactions.

15:20 Pitching technique emphasizes shining the focus on others.

19:13 Create compelling pitches by showcasing relevant content.

22:11 Thorough research before pitching leads to success.

24:53 Find a knowledgeable coach for success.

30:16 Seek new perspectives, gain success, share insights.



“I am so passionate about the art form and really the goodness that is pitching, that is putting yourself out there, that is knowing the right way to ask for what you want, to get what you want, and then for people to happily pay you for that.”

— Julie

“In your pitch, you take the shine off you and you put the shine on them. You take the focus off of yourself and you put the focus on them.”

— Julie

“It is your job to figure out what that is and to make sure that your pitch to them is super compelling and that you’re showing them, not just telling them how you’re able to do that.”

— Julie

“Give yourself permission to learn the right way to pitch, come learn some new strategies, and then start making some money and start getting that freedom and that success and that exposure and that brand recognition that I know that you are craving.”

— Julie



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