How to Build a Business that Fuels Your Passions with Marisa Donnelly – Social Circle
How to Build a Business that Fuels Your Passions


How to Build a Business that Fuels Your Passions with Marisa Donnelly

In this week’s episode, I talk to Marisa Donnelly, writer and founder of Be a Light Collective, about how to build a business that fuels your passions. We discuss how Marisa made her childhood dream of becoming a writer a reality and how she was ultimately able to build a business that allowed her to harness her passions of writing and teaching others.

Marisa also shares how to create content that goes viral while remaining authentic and true to yourself. Finally, we chat about some of the biggest mistakes we tend to make as content creators and what we can do to address them.

Pour a cup of mint tea and listen to this week’s episode of Hustle with Purpose!


Key Points of Discussion:

(05:08) The realities behind going viral and how it changed things for Marisa
(07:20) How Marisa ended up creating Be a Light Collective
(09:52) Finding your voice, your message and your value when making content
(13:15) Getting out of your comfort zone as a writer or content creator
(14:43) The biggest mistakes you can make when producing content
(17:35) The importance of contributing to others during these times


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About Marisa:

Marisa Donnelly is a writer, editor, teacher, coach, and founder of Be A Light Collective, an educational services business that specializes in SEO-friendly copywriting, editing, writing coaching, and English Language Arts tutoring with a focus on building relationships and community.

You can check out at Marisa at

@bealightcollective |
@_marisadonnelly |

About Your Host:

Jacinta Gandy is passionate about small business and a champion of women’s entrepreneurship. She’s the founder of Social Circle, a branding and marketing agency that helps service based solopreneurs turn their passions into profitable businesses.

You can learn more about Jacinta at

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