The happytans Podcast

Listen to inspiring and informative interviews
with some of the industries most successful business owners.

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#49 – It’s Branding Time

Today we’re learning from another Queen City local, Katherine “Kat” Katz, who’s responsible for branding and marketing with GloBody, Inc. in Charlotte, NC. Kat educates our listeners on the “business in a box” approach of GloBody, Inc., where the foundational business pieces are provided to those interested in starting this type of business.

#48 – Thinking big

Today we are joined by Haley Murphy from San Luis Obispo, California. She’s the owner of OATS, which stands for Organic Airbrush Tanning Salon. Her journey began as a client, as many of our other interviewees have shared. Although finding success in full time employment elsewhere, Haley was determined to make a change and desired to reach higher!

#47 – Leap of Faith

Today we are welcoming Kait all the way from Winnipeg in Canada! Although she’s only been in the industry for a short amount of time, she’s quickly paving her way. With many years of experience in the service industry and a lack of interest in pursuing the “college-job-work for others” route, Kait took a leap of faith to work for herself!

#46 – Collaboration over Competition

Jessica Creese is the owner of Bronzed Belles in Weatherford, Texas. She has successfully owned her salon for the last 5 years and has been in the industry for over 14 years. During this time, she worked in and out of the industry, left her business for a time, and came back committed and stronger!

#45 – Business is business!

Jenna Alvarado’s interest in spray tanning began with a personal experience with a friend and a Google search. She serves over 30 different towns and shares with our listeners the different elements that have allowed her to generate such a wide-range of business. She also offers great advice for utilizing social media, specifically Instagram, to connect with clients!

#44 – Finding a new path

Today we are joined by Marleen Antelo, the owner and founder of Smooth Summer Tan. Her mobile tanning business exists in Austin, Texas and she also recently released a tan remover product, which you can hear more about in the interview!