048: JFDI & Master the Secrets of Leveraging Meetup.com to Grow and Scale Your Business with Kat Halushka, Founder of Meetup Tribe

Kat Halushka has spent the past several years creating and mastering Meetup.com groups, which led to the creation of her business, Meetup Tribe. Meetup Tribe helps entrepreneurs generate more leads and convert them into paying clients through hosting live events via Meetup.com. She has successfully used this online platform to build her business, sell her products and services, become a pillar in her community, and even secure major sponsorships to fund her events. Hailing from Edmonton, Canada, let Kat share the secrets of leveraging live events to attract and generate more leads for your business.

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Questions Answered in this Episode

·      Who is Kat, and what does her business do?

·      What motivated Kat to start her own business?

·      Who is Dan Martel and what does his coined acronym, JFDI, mean?

·      How does Kat help her clients attract and convert new clients?

·      How can you get in touch with Kat?

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·      Connect with Kat on LinkedIn

·      Email Kat Here

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Rhodes Perry

Rhodes Perry is a nationally recognized expert on LGBTQ and social justice public policy matters, with two decades of leadership experience innovating strategy management, policy and program solutions for corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. At his core, Rhodes is an entrepreneur, where he most recently established Rhodes Perry Consulting, LLC, a national diversity and inclusion consulting firm that uses an intersectional approach to collaborate with leaders on creating solutions in the practice areas of strategy management, issue advocacy, and stakeholder engagement. Previously, Rhodes founded the Office of LGBTQ Policy & Practice at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and prior to this assignment he served as the founding Director of Policy at PFLAG National where he led the policy strategy and advocacy efforts for the organization’s 350 chapters. He cut his teeth serving as a Program Examiner at the White House Office of Management & Budget, where he improved upon federal benefit programs designed to provide assistance to low-income communities. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and obtained a Master of Public Administration from New York University.