Hey, I'm Carissa
I've been an entrepreneur since birth. Always turning everything into a business. It's instinctive & natural. I can't help it.
When I was very little, I tried to sell painted rocks.
In primary school, I would buy lollipops before class and sell them for double at lunch time.
When I got my first digital camera at the age of 16, I started selling framed prints of flowers in my mums garden on ebay.
My first official business was a graphic and web design company between the ages of 19-21.
When I was 21 I stumbled into the beauty industry and started a little spray tanning business in the garage of a rental property in Brisbane. I opened my first shop at 22 and hired my first team member. I quickly realised that I didn't have to be the one doing all the work, and I could hire people to perform the services while I kept the business busy using online marketing such as Facebook & our website.
By the age of 25 I had 3 stores, 9 staff, mobile services, a wholesale product range, and I didn't work in the business at all. I ran it all from home or from anywhere else I wanted to.
It was not an easy journey however. I experienced possibly everything that could go wrong in that time.
Including being lied to, stolen from, having my entire business ripped off, making ALL the mistakes as a "boss" before I learned how to become a good leader... and even struggling with depression and the extreme highs and lows that come with being a creative entrepreneur.
But I persevered, learnt from each "failure" and continued to improve, systemise, delegate and build a system that allowed the business to continue running without me in it.
There came a point when I realised that many other business owners I came across wanted to know HOW I had used social media marketing to keep my business growing quickly, and how I had set up the business to run without me in it.
It was at this point I decided to become a business coach and teacher, and launched my signature online program, the WolfPack Mastermind.
I also host an incredible Facebook group called "Coffee With Carissa" which is full of other obsessed, high achieving, creative entrepreneurs who are all out to build wildly successful businesses and lives for themselves.
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Carissa Hill is a natural born entrepreneur and jokes that she has been starting side hustles since she was in the womb.
Carissa can't help but naturally turn every idea into a business or a way to make money.
At the age of 21 her first "successful" business was born. Within 4 years Carissa turned a home spray tanning business into a chain of 3 beauty salons, with 9 staff, had her own range of wholesale hair extensions and mobile services around Brisbane Australia. She didn't work in the business at all and kept the business growing with Facebook marketing.
Since 2014 Carissa has been helping thousands of entrepreneurs across many industries to master the art of successful Facebook marketing and to setup their businesses to run (and grow) without them in it.
Carissa runs a successful Facebook group of over 16,000 members called "Coffee With Carissa" and is the founder of the Wolfpack Mastermind. www.wolfpackmastermind.com
Her current mission is to increase the percentage of female millionaires, after discovering that only 2% of female owned businesses ever make it to 7 figures.
She lives on top of Tamborine Mountain (and even owns her own rainforest) in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia with her husband Travis, her son Jayden, her toy Pomeranian, Pebbles and her black cat, Pepper.
Carissa is a bestselling author of the book "I Like Money - The Secrets To Actually Making Money With Facebook" and has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Inc, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, NBC tv, and Funnel Hackers Radio.
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