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Issue 15 – February 2022


The phases of brand love by Tam Goldsmith.

A brand design with nature at its heart by Nicola Stewart.

A mindful story through the eyes of  Marili Vosmi.

The Brand You Insider by Emma Downey.


The perfect choreographed experience for my clients with Vicky Grammatikopoulou.

Kill it with quizzes by Heather Carr.

7 steps to sparkling testimonials by Shehnaaz Latif.

Transform your clients into advocates by Remeny Armitage.

Creating powerful reputations by Fiona Johnson.

The 3 pillars to a 5-star client experience by Jenni Schanschieff.

BIZ GIRLS… are taking good care of their clients.


How to nurture relationships online and offline by Marina Gask.

How to manage your stress by Saira Hasan.

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Elena Brennan – Bus Stop Boutique
Can you tell us a little about you Elena? What is a Brit doing in Philadelphia and what’s your business all about? 
I’m Elena Brennan a shoe designer, and the owner of BUS STOP Boutique in Philadelphia. London-born, I was whisked off my feet by an American (the first American I had ever dated).On my first visit to the States, he proposed to me, 5-months later, we got married in St. John’s Wood on a snowy romantic Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately we are no longer together, but I have a 32-year old son and two beautiful granddaughters. After a 27-year career in advertising and marketing, I felt I was ready to venture out on my own. Being a single mother, I waited until my son’s 18th birthday, so when I was 48 years old I became a female entrepreneur and opened my shoe boutique, and I haven’t looked back. It’s never too late to change careers! In 2015, I felt I was ready for the next phase in my business and I started designing my own shoe brand BUS STOP X.
You have a physical boutique in Philadelphia so what made you also want to create an online shop?
The Covid-19 pandemic really forced me to create an online shop. When you have to temporarily close your brick and mortar (which is the scariest thing I have ever done) it’s all about survival. I worked extremely hard during lockdown on my SEO and to build my online presence to what it is today. Some good things did come out of Covid!
Since launching your online shop, what has been the impact on your business as a whole? 
The impact of having an online shop is huge. I now sell my shoes all over the USA and Internationally too. I love it when I go to sleep and wake up to orders — I sell shoes in my sleep! 2022 will be BUS STOP’s No.15 Birthday, so the online platform will take my business to the next level.
You’ve been subscribing to Brand You Magazine for a few months now, how are you enjoying it? 
I absolutely love the magazine, there’s really nothing else quite like it. I look forward to reading my subscription every month and being introduced to like-minded female business women. And even though, I’m in the States I get to enjoy the digital version. 

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In this episode, Emma Downey chats with Olivia,  brand photographer and Editor-in-Chief of Brand You Magazine. We discuss:

The importance of brand photography for your gorgeous small business, beating those photoshoot nerves, pivoting after Covid hit, how she built brand awareness for her magazine and how she found her target audience and the evolution of Brand You Magazine.



In this episode, Tammi is joined by Olivia Marocco – brand photographer at her business Brand You Photography, and founder of Brand You Magazine.

Olivia shares her business journey from chasing a passion as a photographer to successfully building three businesses in the last 15 years.

Listen in as Olivia talks openly about how her love of adventure inspired a career change, and how she developed from a self-taught events photographer to launching a successful magazine for small business owners, all whilst splitting her time between two countries.



In this episode, Emma Downey of Women Who Do chats with Olivia Marocco, founder and Editor-in-Chief at Brand You Magazine and her two guests Gemma Storey from Infinity Creative and Sarah Gray from Sarah Gray Styling.

We talk about our own personal style, what we love about Brand You, our dreams for 2022 and get to know each other a little better.



In this episode, Hentiette Danel invited Olivia to share her story about how she decided to start her magazine and I know it will inspire you so much, that you can also make the unthinkable happen.

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