Visibility Talks

Visibility =

you can see it,

you can feel it,

and now you can hear it! 

For too long, the world of marketing, running your business and showing up online has been dominated by impenetrable, stuffy training and outdated advice shared by uninspiring people – well, my first decree was to change aaaaaall of that.

Here I share my stories and tips, chat to some brilliant women to stand out, stand up and be visible.

So, grab your favourite mug (or glass, cheeky), pull up a chair and enjoy the sassy but soft chat that’s accessible, welcoming, and understandable.

I’m on a mission. I want women to stop playing small when they want more fulfilment and satisfaction from their creative work. For women to be able to gain knowledge and evolve confidently in their lives and not to get lost in panic, overwhelm and confusion.

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season 4
S4 E14: The stories we tell ourselves about money with Selomé Samuel

S4 E14: The stories we tell ourselves about money with Selomé Samuel

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here Welcome to another episode of Visibility Talks where I am delighted to be joined by our first ever international guest - live from New York, it's Selomé Samuels! We met in the comment section of a brilliant woman...

S4 E13: All about Launching –  what works + what doesn’t (for me)

S4 E13: All about Launching – what works + what doesn’t (for me)

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here Back in the summer of 2023, I asked my Instagram community whether you’d like to know more about behind-the-scenes of my launches and and what I do differently these days, and you overwhelmingly said YES. So we set...

S4 E11: HOW TO HANDLE REJECTION WITH LIZ MOSLEY

S4 E11: HOW TO HANDLE REJECTION WITH LIZ MOSLEY

Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Podcasts here On today's episode of Visibility Talks, I’m delighted to be joined by graphic designer and branding expert Liz Mosley. But we aren't talking about branding today, instead we're talking about something that Liz has been...

S4 E9: BATTLING THE FEAR OF JUDGEMENT WITH THERAPIST LIZ STEWART

S4 E9: BATTLING THE FEAR OF JUDGEMENT WITH THERAPIST LIZ STEWART

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here On today's episode of Visibility Talks, I’m so grateful to be joined by therapist and Visible Vibes member Liz Stewart from Scotland. This conversation was inspired by a thread in my Visible Vibes community chat...

S4 E8: USING YOUR VOICE TO BE VISIBLE WITH HANNAH PEARN

S4 E8: USING YOUR VOICE TO BE VISIBLE WITH HANNAH PEARN

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here On today's episode of Visibility Talks, I’m delighted to be joined by Hannah Pearn, advocate for fertility education, acupuncturist and host of Don't Tell Me to Relax podcast.  In this episode We talked about a...

S4 E7: THE UNTOLD VALUE OF BLOGGING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

S4 E7: THE UNTOLD VALUE OF BLOGGING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here On today's episode of Visibility Talks, I'm so happy to share more about why blogging is so beneficial for other businesses by hearing from other businesses. It's all very well for me to harp on about why blogging...

S4 E5: THE POWER OF RITUALS & ROUTINES WITH AMY MILLER

S4 E5: THE POWER OF RITUALS & ROUTINES WITH AMY MILLER

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here Yay! On today's episode of Visibility Talks, I’m delighted to have Amy Miller from Amy Miller Yoga & Wellbeing / The Witch of Leith Hill talking all about the power of rituals & routines. In her own words -...

S4 E4: KEEPING MARKETING SIMPLE WITH HANNAH FROM HI COMMUNICATIONS

S4 E4: KEEPING MARKETING SIMPLE WITH HANNAH FROM HI COMMUNICATIONS

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here Ooh I've been looking forward to sharing this chat! On today's episode of Visibility Talks, I’m delighted to have Hannah from HI Communications talking all about keeping marketing simple. In her own words - Hannah...

S4 E3: HOW TO SHOW UP WITHOUT SHOWING OFF WITH ELLIE KIME

S4 E3: HOW TO SHOW UP WITHOUT SHOWING OFF WITH ELLIE KIME

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here After a week off, gosh we really dived in on this episode. I’m delighted to have Ellie Kime of Eleanor Mollie, The Enthusiast & Business Proposal fame on the podcast today. Thanks Ellie for sharing your wisdom!...

S4 E2: HOW TO START OUTSOURCING AND FIND A VA

S4 E2: HOW TO START OUTSOURCING AND FIND A VA

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here Hey gang, Maddy Shine here, host of Visibility Talks where women come to learn how to be more visible with their businesses and lives.  I’m delighted episode 1 went down so well, thank you so much. It’s always a bit...

S4 E1: THE ONE WHERE I REBOOT THE PODCAST

S4 E1: THE ONE WHERE I REBOOT THE PODCAST

Listen on Spotify here Listen on Apple Podcasts here And just like that....the podcast formerly known as the High Vis podcast, is now back, rebranded as the Visibility Talks.  It’s been a hot minute, hasn’t it? I haven’t recorded a fresh episode for almost two years!...

season 3
How to sell without feeling gross

How to sell without feeling gross

This week I’ve been thinking a lot about selling. Selling is treated like a dirty word by so many people I speak to and I completely get it. No one wants to be sold to if they’re not interested in the product or service. So how can we share about our products +...

The idea of not feeling good enough

The idea of not feeling good enough

Did you miss me? We went on a little summer hiatus and by we I mean me and by summer hiatus I mean wow did I need a break. That's the thing about running your own business, it's easy to run on empty and I'm not keen on burnout (I've been there and done that) so I took...

Finding ideas for content

Finding ideas for content

 As you know, The High Vis podcast is here to help you be more visible, get booked by your dream clients, and give you a good dose of behind-the-scenes goings-on in my business. So with that in mind, I want to share a recent discovery I’ve made, and that is that I...

The practice of becoming more visible

The practice of becoming more visible

I imagine I’m not the only one who bought a pile of things over lockdown, thinking I would finally have time to give That Thing a go. So alongside a stack of books, there’s also a calligraphy kit and a paint-by-numbers set that I asked for for my birthday that remain...

Stop Cancelling Yourself – Done Really is Better than Perfect

Stop Cancelling Yourself – Done Really is Better than Perfect

OK you might notice there’s very much a vibe happening with my recent podcasts but oh my goodness, the feedback I’m getting is that it’s so good to hear someone else say it, and I love talking about it, so I’ll continue. In season 3 so far in case you missed it, I’ve...

The Game of Managing Expectations

The Game of Managing Expectations

Why is it only when you're in a bad mood that you catch your clothes on the door frame?It's never when things are going smoothly, right?The more I chat to others about this, the more I see that it's a general vibe of so many people in this whole running your own...

How to be the face of your business (a word on personal branding)

How to be the face of your business (a word on personal branding)

Can I ask you a question - who do you love following on Instagram (apart from me, obvs haha)? Do you know what they look like? How come? Do they show photos of themselves? Do they speak on Instagram Stories?What about their websites - how much do you know about them...

How I deal with overwhelm in my business

How I deal with overwhelm in my business

Well, I can hardly believe it’s been six months since we rather abruptly ended Season 2 of the podcast. Crazy. But in fact, why I took such a long break rather links to today’s topic.   You see, I asked my free Facebook community (“Seeking Exciting Opportunities”)...

season 2
How to get your images found on Google

How to get your images found on Google

 How to get your images found on Google So here we are, the final blog and podcast before the Christmas holiday break! We will, of course, be back in the new year dishing out even more visibility advice, but today I want to share with you how to get the beautiful...

The Power of Yoast – the magical free SEO tool

The Power of Yoast – the magical free SEO tool

The Power of Yoast - the magical free SEO tool I was listening to David Gray the other day, random I know but it's 2020 - "Saturday nights I'm running wild, All the lights are changing red to green" It got me thinking. Everyone's so worried about getting it all wrong...

How to never run out of content ideas again

How to never run out of content ideas again

How to never run out of content ideas again The way I see it, there are two ways of seeing the world of running your own business right now... either it's gimme gimme gimme I'm ready and I'm willing and I need to be told what to do by you, you blue haired queen you!...

Making money + making mistakes (gulp)

Making money + making mistakes (gulp)

High Vis podcast episode 15 - making money + making mistakes (gulp) Subscribe on iTunes here Today I had a bit of a breakthrough moment. I've been having a wobble recently, I don't mind admitting. After the most successful year of my career so far, I got inside my own...

What do we want to be known for + how to make that happen

What do we want to be known for + how to make that happen

What do we want to be known for + how to make that happen Last week on the High Vis podcast we spoke about goals, how to set them and how to adapt as the goalposts move. So now you have a clearer idea of where you want to go, it’s time to take a look at what it is you...

Why we don’t set goals (and how to adapt when things change)

Why we don’t set goals (and how to adapt when things change)

Why we don't set goals (and how to adapt when things change) Hello and welcome to season 2 of The High Vis Podcast! I am of course back once again, like the renegade master himself.  So what can you expect from season 2? Well, it’s going to be more of what you all...

season 1
High vis podcast season 1 review – the best bits

High vis podcast season 1 review – the best bits

High vis podcast season 1 review - the best bits Welcome back to the High Vis podcast with Maddy Shine, your SEO and visibility queen, for the final episode of season one!  I started this podcast because I believe there is so much to talk about with regards to being...

The not-so-secret formula to being more visible

The not-so-secret formula to being more visible

The not-so-secret formula to being more visible Do you wish you were more consistent with marketing yourself but, well, you’re not?  Are you overthinking every bit of content you make, meaning you want to do more, but you don't?  Are you unsure if what you’re doing...

Writing about yourself + actually having fun with it

Writing about yourself + actually having fun with it

Writing about yourself + actually having fun with it I am delighted to be back with a brilliant guest and a high energy chat full of laughs, and a few cackles in my case, for you today.  Joining me is Ellie Kime who, in her own words, is the loud laugh and ‘words gal’...

Building a strong foundation to be more visible

Building a strong foundation to be more visible

Building a strong foundation to be more visible We resume normal inbox activity once again (wink) as I'm back with a new episode of the High Vis Podcast, your biz bestie for visibility. It’s been a busy few weeks here at Shine HQ launching 3 new offerings, moving...

The Power of Community in being more visible

The Power of Community in being more visible

The Power of Community in being more visible I know not much feels certain right now but if there's one thing I know for sure it's that the internet is a powerful thing. I'm just loving learning, seeing, participating, supporting others get through this weird year. If...

How I deal with imposter syndrome

How I deal with imposter syndrome

How I deal with imposter syndrome I know what it’s like. You keep hearing ‘be visible’ but you’re scared sh**less."Who am I to say these things?" you ask yourself. "What will people think?" I’ve been there. It’s called imposter syndrome. It doesn't matter how much of...

How to sell and build relationships on Instagram with Sara Dalrymple

How to sell and build relationships on Instagram with Sara Dalrymple

 How to sell and build relationships on Instagram with Sara Dalrymple I really wanted to share this right now because can we just take a moment to talk about Instagram. Ahhh... Instagram. Sometimes Instagram is like a weird ex who won't stay out of our DMs ("but what...

What do I say on my website aka what on earth are my keywords?

What do I say on my website aka what on earth are my keywords?

What do I say on my website aka what on earth are my keywords? There are 3 types of people in this world.There's the Aesthetically Pleasing Type...The Aesthetically Pleasing (AP) Type of people have built their websites, and the priority is - you want it to look...

Does having an ideal client really make a difference?

Does having an ideal client really make a difference?

Does having an ideal client really make a difference? So, something I get asked all the time, isn't where did you come from you sparkly Gandalf you (although that has been asked before I admit) but it's this question I get asked over and over again....does having an...

Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable

Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable

Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable Remember last week where I spoke about how to show up and how to share more of your personality online, but sharing more also means being more open about sharing your thoughts and your opinions? In the past this is...

Black Lives Matter & How to share your personality online

Black Lives Matter & How to share your personality online

Black Lives Matter & How to share your personality online I feel moved to share this because if I don’t, it wouldn’t feel authentic to talk about visibility and growing a business without talking about how to include being an actual human. I have found that we...

And like that *poof* I launched a podcast!

And like that *poof* I launched a podcast!

And like that *poof* I launched a podcast! I believe visibility is absolutely essential to making a success of your business. No matter if you are fully booked or have zero bookings, you need to be constantly reminding the right people you exist and that you are the...

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