Hosted by: Julie Merrill

Julie Merrill brings together her passion for business and active sports in The Paddleboarding CPA podcast. Not only will your active sports business benefit from the tips, stories, lessons learned and business hacks...


Super Power Secret to Filling Your SUP Tours and Classes - 017

Season #1 Episode #17

Are you working hard to build your SUP business, classes and tours and feeling frustrated when only 2 people show up for a class? You teach it anyway, but how can you fill your classes and tours? I have uncovered 7...
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SUP yoga off season strategies, growing your business and partnering with photographers - Lindsay Lambert of Paddling Yogini

Season #1 Episode #16

Lindsay Lambert, owner of Paddling Yogini and One Mind Yoga, is a certified SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Yoga instructor, a PaddleFit Core Coach, a Gold PiYo™ (Pilates/yoga blend) Instructor through BeachBody™, and...
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Instagram and Snapchat stories, tips, strategies and new features with Brock Johnson - 015

Season #1 Episode #15

Brock Johnson is a podcaster, entrepreneur, business coach and social media strategist.  His mission is simply to transform his listeners and followers into social media money makers.  In this episode of The...
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Insurance and Waivers for SUP, active sports, water and outdoor sports | Glenn Sudol, owner of OIG - 014

Season #1 Episode #14

Outdoor Insurance Group and Surfer Insurance specialize in the active sport, outdoor adventure and water sport industries.  Whether you have a board shop, run surf or paddle board camps and lessons, or have a mobile...
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Online stores and marketplaces: Why Shopify made SUPchic a raving fan and how Amazon and WooCommerce caused frustrations

Season #1 Episode #13

With all the possible online marketplaces and stores available today, where does a new seller start? Do they need to be on all marketplaces? Julie Merrill discusses her personal lessons learned and how her...
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Selling physical products from creation, design, sourcing, packaging, and shipping | SUPchic - 012

Season #1 Episode #12

In this episode, Julie dives deep into her story of selling physical products when she decided to source, design and sell standup paddle board SUP jewelry, clothing and accessories.  She walks you through things she...
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Guiding ECO adventure tours by kayak in Antarctica | Louise Adie - 011

Season #1 Episode #11

Louise Adie is a veteran kayaker and guide who spends months out of the year on eco-tourism ships with the destination of Antarctica.  She vividly explains the humbling experience of physically being on Antarctica’s...
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Standup paddle board racing, training, coaching, sponsorship and nutrition with elite SUP racer Seychelle - 010

Season #1 Episode #10

Hitting the standup paddle board racing circuit by storm, Seychelle has made a name for herself in 2 short years.  Only picking up paddleboarding 3 years ago, she has worked with coaches and implemented an incredibly...
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Business tips in stand up paddle fitness and SUP yoga from master trainer Nikki Johnston - 009

Season #1 Episode #9

Nikki Johnston, owner of Sea To Sky Fitness, has taken her love of outdoor fitness and created a complete wellness offering with personal training, nutrition coaching, stand up paddle (SUP) fitness and yoga classes. ...
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Book or host a destination retreat and Trip Tribe handles the logistics - 008

Season #1

Dave Aidekman is the CEO and co-founder of Trip Tribe, a company specializing in coordinating destination retreats for yoga, photography, wellness, hiking, fitness, cycling, mountaineering and much more!  They handle...
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How to optimize your Facebook business page, increase followers and engagement - 007

Season #1 Episode #7

Julie walks you through a tutorial and checklist on why you need a Facebook business page and how to optimize it so that you increase your followers, brand awareness and engagement. Did you know over 1 BILLION users...
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Planning a yoga retreat in Puerto Vallarta, lessons learned and tips | Tyona Vallejo - 006

Season #1 Episode #6

Tyona Vallejo is a yoga instructor, mind and life coach in Rancho Cucamonga, California.  She is hosting her second retreat in October of 2017 in Puerto Vallarta.  Working directly with the resort, she has taken a...
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