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The Paddleboarding CPA

real marketing and measurable business growth with Julie Merrill

Julie Merrill, The Paddleboarding CPA guides small business owners and adventure sport businesses through effective marketing strategies, real business growth, streamlined processes and making money with their passion.

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Connect and collaborate with other active / adventure sport business owners in a promotion free environment.


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Listen in on Julie's interviews with other active sport business owners and gain valuable tips and lessons learned.


Talk to Julie directly

Schedule a podcast interview or a 1:1 coaching call directly with Julie. Choose from 30 and 60 minute coaching call times.



Watch Youtube videos on business, active sports, SUP, tech hacks, marketing & travel.


I Recommend....

From software to paddleboarding gear and products, see what Julie recommends.


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About Julie

Julie Merrill, aka The Paddleboarding CPA

Julie Merrill is a business and marketing coach, entrepreneur, podcaster, SUP instructor, travel vlogger and a CPA (inactive).  For 20 years she has been an integral part in companies seeking to start, grow and accelerate. Julie has seen hands-on what works and what doesn't and applies those lessons learned to the water sports community. 

Her mission is to help 100 active sports businesses double their income in 2019.  Learn from her years in business, marketing insight and lessons learned to help you gain clients, grow your active sports business around your passion, while making money on and off the water. 

Email: [email protected]

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What Others Are Saying....

"Thanks for all your tips, videos and info! Its been SUPER helpful for me becoming a legit SUP Biz :) You're amazing!!"

Misty Marcum Rolfs
Brand Ambassador at Evolve Paddle Boards & Yoga Teacher at Yoga Now Keego

"Two months into our new SUP venture and I was excited but overwhelmed by all my ideas and struggling to develop some systems in our business. Julie gave me some great ideas that are easy to implement on how to find and target my ideal customer. She reviewed my website and social media accounts, provided helpful feedback, and quickly taught me some ways to improve them easily moving forward. Her intimate knowledge of the standup paddling market is super helpful because she can provide insight into our potential customers and suggested several other classes we can add to our offerings. Most importantly, she is friendly and encouraging and really cares about her clients. I'm looking forward to booking another strategy call in the future!"

Helen Cooper
Portside Paddle Co

"Even though I've yet to finish putting her advice into action, what I have done so far is already bringing in the clients "

Alex Thornhill

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