Networking without the "work"

A supportive community so building your business is a breeze!
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We get it. Building a business isn’t easy on your own.

You need your people!

Getting the prospects you need in order to be a successful entrepreneur can be stressful and time-consuming. Networking can feel overwhelming — let’s change that!

District Bliss is a community of creatives and business owners who want to expand their networks quickly, build their businesses with ease, and just find their people! We host socials that take the “work” out of networking and workshops taught by leading experts to get you on the road to success without the stress!

Fun, easy, supportive, and rewarding!

So, if you’re looking for networking that is fun and monetizes, business resources to get you those ideal clients, and a supportive community to help you achieve your goals, you’ve come to the right place!

The stress-free way to skyrocket your business!

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A Community Of Business Owners Who Are Ready to Uplevel, Succeed, And Support Others

If you’re going to join one networking organization, District Bliss is it!

We offer online workshops and support, light-hearted networking socials, support collaborations, help you feel more motivated, and cultivate friendships!

Get inspired and get growing!

After ONE networking event, I booked three new clients and have continued to book new clients at each subsequent event! Because District Bliss makes the events so warm, engaging and welcoming, that awkward networking ice is broken right away and business owners can immediately connect with perfect-match, top paying, high integrity, fun customers. You won't find this at other events. With the top-tier sponsoring opportunity, we are truly thrilled and have found a comfortable, monetizing networking hub — couldn't be happier!

— Melissa McFarlane

Creative Successful Entrepreneurs

“District Bliss is fantastic! The events are impeccable and SO much fun. They bring together local talent to help you build your business in a comfortable space.”

— Samantha Testa

Painted Palettes

“What an amazing find District Bliss has been! As a District Bliss sponsor, Sara immediately helped me connect with all the great District Bliss members by hosting my free workshop and promoting it extensively.”

— Parker Bennett

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December 2021

Ask Sara Anything: Monthly Office Hours with the CEO of District Bliss (Members-only Event)

December 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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One event on July 6, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on September 7, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 2, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Monthly office hours with Sara Alepin, CEO of District Bliss, where you can peek behind the curtain, hash out some ideas, collaborate, and get your burning questions answered!

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How To Use A Self-Published Book to 10X Your Business

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
ONLINE United States
The strategies you need to know to 10X your business's revenue using a self-published book with #1 best-selling author Jessi Beyer

The strategies you need to know to 10X your business's revenue using a self-published book with #1 best-selling author Jessi Beyer

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Virtual Networking Coffee | Create Authentic, Lasting Connections

December 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
ONLINE United States
Create authentic, quality connections that last! Virtual networking with an in-person vibe that's tons of fun! Networking Social

Networking Coffee Date! Build lasting connections in our warm, welcoming networking events

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Roundtable (Members-Only Event)

December 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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One event on September 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on October 12, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm

ONLINE United States
Entrepreneurial Mastermind with District Bliss

Monthly Roundtable | An Entrepreneurial Mastermind  — for Members only. Each month, we have a master topic with a training and specific Q+A for District Bliss Members.

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Virtual Co-Working (Members-only Event)

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
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One event on July 7, 2021 at 11:30 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 11, 2021 at 11:30 am

One event on August 18, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on September 1, 2021 at 11:30 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2021 at 11:30 am

One event on October 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2021 at 11:30 am

One event on November 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2021 at 11:30 am

One event on December 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm

ONLINE United States
virtual co-working with District Bliss for Entrepreneurs

District Bliss brings entrepreneurs together for a virtual co-working session so you can stop feeling isolated and get accountability

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Hosting Online Events 101: Plan, Execute, + Get Paid

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Free

How to Host an Exciting, Engaging Event that ConvertsDo you struggle with marketing your event?Are you confused about where to post your event for the best exposure?Do you feel your event is getting lost in the sea of other events?You realize the importance of hosting virtual events and everyone seems to be doing it; you want to stand out from the crowd, but you aren’t even sure where to start.Find the support you need to host high-converting events!Join us and…

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Hosting Online Events 101: Plan, Execute, + Get Paid

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

How to Host an Exciting, Engaging Event that ConvertsDo you struggle with marketing your event?Are you confused about where to post your event for the best exposure?Do you feel your event is getting lost in the sea of other events?You realize the importance of hosting virtual events and everyone seems to be doing it; you want to stand out from the crowd, but you aren’t even sure where to start.Find the support you need to host high-converting events!Join us and…

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Hosting Online Events 101: Plan, Execute, + Get Paid

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST

How to Host an Exciting, Engaging Event that ConvertsDo you struggle with marketing your event?Are you confused about where to post your event for the best exposure?Do you feel your event is getting lost in the sea of other events?You realize the importance of hosting virtual events and everyone seems to be doing it; you want to stand out from the crowd, but you aren’t even sure where to start.Find the support you need to host high-converting events!Join us and…

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December Networking Social | Authentic Networking, Lasting Connections

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
ONLINE United States
Free

Networking online with an in-person vibe, quality connections, and tons of fun

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Hosting Online Events 101: Plan, Execute, + Get Paid

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

How to Host an Exciting, Engaging Event that ConvertsDo you struggle with marketing your event?Are you confused about where to post your event for the best exposure?Do you feel your event is getting lost in the sea of other events?You realize the importance of hosting virtual events and everyone seems to be doing it; you want to stand out from the crowd, but you aren’t even sure where to start.Find the support you need to host high-converting events!Join us and…

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Make the most of Small Business Saturday

Make the most of Small Business Saturday

As an entrepreneur, you will inevitably run into objections along the way.⁠ Sometimes, they will appear in the form of questions, poor reviews — or even lack of sales — and, sometimes they will be unexpected.⁠

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Follow @districtblissevents on Instagram!

Have you wanted to write a book for a long time, but are struggling with...⁠

✅why it’s worth it to go to all that effort⁠
✅overwhelm regarding all the publishing options⁠
✅uncertainty about how to grow your business with your book beyond just adding “book sales” as another revenue stream⁠

We've got you covered!⁠

Join us for How To Use A Self-Published Book to 10X Your Business on 12/8 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT with @jessibeyerinternational⁠

Link in bio to RSVP!⁠

"Jessi was amazing! I found the workshop to be most educational, very thorough and informative. Useful facets from top to bottom. Easy to follow and easily implemented (I’ll be using the smart-savvy tactics myself)." – Jennifer Stutheit, Executive Director, Eagle County Chamber of Commerce⁠

It's time to take actionable strategies in your book writing and publishing journey 🙌⁠


PS: District Bliss Members receive FREE access to our workshops. Ready to join? Hit the link in bio to get the details!⁠







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Does public speaking make you anxious?

I've been speaking for years. I was a high school teacher, after all.

I was recently reflecting on some of the things that I said during my teaching career and how, in retrospect, they were heard by my audience differently than what I'd intended — and differently from what I thought I was saying.

Here are some subtle shifts that I've made in my speaking — and they truly have made all the difference.

❌I used to say, "I am self-taught in ___."

While I was intending to say that I worked really hard and successfully taught myself how to, let's say, use Photoshop (true story), what my audience was hearing was, "I'm not qualified."

✅Now, I say, "I'm sharing this knowledge with you so that you don't have to learn the hard way how to master this [program/content/etc]."

❌I used to say, "My podcast is unscripted."

Truthfully, I have a script, but I rely on my instincts to guide me through the interview process rather than strictly reading from a script.

My audience was hearing, "I'm unprepared, this isn't important to me, and I am throwing it together at the last minute." And, they were also hearing, "You don't have to take this seriously or be prepared, either."

✅Now, I say, "I rely on my instincts to guide the interview, so I may not ask you all of the questions that you received via email prior to this interview."

These shifts have truly made all the difference in the way that my message is received — and in the way that people respond to me.

What are some lessons you've learned from speaking?👇

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If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've been telling yourself you're going to write a book, but it always seems to fall to the bottom of your priority list.⁠

In other words, it's something that's cool, but not something that will really make a difference in your life.⁠

#1 best-selling author Jessi Beyer will teach you the exact strategies you need to know to 10X your business's revenue using a self-published book.⁠

Join us for How To Use A Self-Published Book to 10X Your Business with jessibeyer on 12/8 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT⁠

You'll walk away with the "how" to grow your business with your book, as well as the "why" to even put in the time to write a book in the first place.⁠

Let's do this! 🙌 RSVP link in bio!⁠


(PS: District Bliss Members receive FREE access to our workshops. Ready to join? Click the link in bio for more info)⁠








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Who are our small business friends out there?! 👇 We want to support you on #SmallBusinessSaturday!⁠






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You need to be networking, but sometimes networking online doesn't feel authentic. ⁠

We've cracked the code, so join us for a fun event that makes building your network a breeze!⁠

Join us for a Networking Social today, 11/18, at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT⁠

Snag a FREE ticket with the link in bio!⁠






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You need to be networking, but sometimes networking online doesn't feel authentic. We've cracked the code, so join us for a fun event that makes building your network a breeze!⁠

Join us for a Networking Social on Thursday, 11/18, at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT⁠

RSVP link in bio⁠

(PS: District Bliss Members receive free access to our events! Apply to join today!)⁠







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Are you ready for Small Business Saturday?

I was chatting with a fellow entrepreneur the other day and she said —

“Wait… Small Business Saturday is the day AFTER Black Friday? That makes no sense. Everyone’s already spent the majority of what they’ll spend during the holiday season before they even get to SBS.”

And, I realized that, in a way, she’s not wrong.

That got me thinking — as consumers, why are we waiting to “shop small” until after we’ve gotten a hefty portion of our gifts (for our loved ones or ourselves 😂) at Target, on Amazon, or from some other big name company?

So, I wanted to share some insight with you all…

🔹 If a SBS sale isn’t the right fit for your business, you don’t need to participate (as a business owner — I will always encourage people to support small businesses as consumers)

🔸 If you’re a business-to-business or service provider, SBS might not be a great fit for you — and that’s ok

🔹 You don’t have to wait until November 27th to start your sale. If you want to run a deal, you can start it whenever you want

🔸 Make sure to give yourself plenty of lead time for marketing. Have your marketing plan buttoned up and ready to launch ASAP

🔹 Grant early access to your people. I like to offer a special early-access sale to our email list as a way of saying thank you for being part of the District Bliss Community

Bottom line: do what’s best for you and your business.
I hope that’s helpful for you all!

To say thank you for reading this and for doing all you do to make an impact in the world, here’s a FREE ticket to our December Networking Social on Thursday, December 16th!

Click the link in bio to sign up — and to see the full blog post about Small Business Saturday prep!

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Wondering if it's time to take the plunge and start your own business or if your side hustle has full-time potential? We've got you!⁠

During the workshop, you will:⁠
✨Learn more about what it’s really like to be an entrepreneur/solopreneur⁠
✨Get inspired about the kind of business you might like to build, even if you have no idea what it might be yet⁠
✨Learn how bootstrapping and building a service-based business is often a far better way to go than seeking investors and venture capital⁠
✨Find out more about what being an entrepreneur actually really means, the nuts and bolts, money, benefits, time, skills, and whether you’re up to the challenge⁠

Walk away with lots of new ideas, inspiration, energy and excitement about your future – no matter what you decide to do with it!⁠

Join us for Are you Entrepreneur Curious? with @dewpointcomms today, Wednesday, 11/10, at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT⁠

"I went from unemployment to six figures in 2020! I've been able to hire a full-time employee and support myself. I ended 2020 reaching my monthly revenue goal and since January 2021 been doubling it every month – have already hit my annual goal for this year!"⁠

Link in bio to RSVP!⁠

PS: District Bliss Members receive FREE access to our events and workshops. Ready to take the leap? Visit our website to join today!⁠






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Your writing—even if you don’t consider yourself “a writer”—is a critical part of your personal brand.⁠

It's time to...⁠

✅Create a plan and share what you want to accomplish with a stronger personal brand.⁠
✅Re-visit all of the places your writing lives online.⁠
✅Frankly assess what your writing is saying about you, based on feedback you've received and your own impressions of others through their writing.⁠
✅Make an action plan for auditing and improving your personal brand.⁠

Join us for Writing to Reflect Your Personal Brand on Wednesday, 11/10, at 3pm ET / 12pm PT with @bold_type and learn what your writing is saying about you!⁠

“By breaking down the sometimes daunting concept of a 'personal brand' into manageable pieces, Grace helped alumni to hone their writing and gave the audience tools they could use to shape their writing style immediately after the webinar."—Sarah Adler Smith, Senior Associate Director, Alumni Career Services, Georgetown University⁠

Hit the link in bio to RSVP!⁠

PS: District Bliss Members receive FREE access to our workshops and events. Ready to join us? Visit our website to apply!⁠






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Did you head back to the office today, dreading your 9-5?⁠

Wondering if it's time to take the plunge and start your own business or if your side hustle has full-time potential? We've got you!⁠

Come find out what it really takes to be a successful solopreneur!⁠

It's been called the 'Take This Job and Shove It' economy.⁠

After everything we've been through in the past 18 months smart professionals are starting to question whether working for someone else is really all it's cracked up to be...⁠

What we really want is:⁠
✨Flexibility⁠
✨Autonomy⁠
✨Creativity⁠
✨Balance⁠
✨Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world⁠
Financial security.⁠

Is that too much to ask?⁠

Nope, it's totally possible, and one way to achieve these things is to start a service-based business – to take your professional skills, combine them with your own unique strengths and talents, and bring them to the market yourself.⁠

Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy, but those who've done it successfully will tell you that it's 100% worth the ride.⁠

So, if you’re curious about what it would be like to start your own service-based business then this workshop, Are You Entrepreneur Curious? with certified business coach, @dewpointcomms is for you.⁠

Join us on 11/10 at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT as we dispel some common myths, describe what’s possible, and help you gain clarity on whether or not entrepreneurship is the right choice for you – either now, or sometime down the road.⁠

See you there!⁠

PS: District Bliss Members receive FREE access to our events! Ready to apply? Click the link in bio!
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What is your writing saying about you?⁠

Your writing speaks for you when you're not in the room. ⁠

It's often the first touchpoint people have with you — whether through email, on social media, or on your website.⁠

Your writing—even if you don’t consider yourself “a writer”—is a critical part of your personal brand.⁠

It's time to...⁠
✅ Create a plan and share what you want to accomplish with a stronger personal brand.⁠
✅ Re-visit all of the places your writing lives online.⁠
✅ Frankly assess what your writing is saying about you, based on feedback you've received and your own impressions of others through their writing.⁠
✅ Make an action plan for auditing and improving your personal brand.⁠

Join us for the Writing to Reflect Your Personal Brand with @bold_type on 11/10 and learn what your writing is saying about you!⁠

“By breaking down the sometimes daunting concept of a 'personal brand' into manageable pieces, Grace helped alumni to hone their writing and gave the audience tools they could use to shape their writing style immediately after the webinar.—Sarah Adler Smith, Senior Associate Director, Alumni Career Services, Georgetown University⁠

Link in bio to RSVP!⁠

(PS: District Bliss Members receive FREE access to our events and workshops. Ready to apply? Hit the link in bio!)⁠
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What is your writing saying about you?⁠

Your writing speaks for you when you're not in the room. ⁠

It's often the first touchpoint people have with you — whether through email, on social media, or on your website.⁠

Your writing—even if you don’t consider yourself “a writer”—is a critical part of your personal brand.⁠

It's time to...⁠
✅ Create a plan and share what you want to accomplish with a stronger personal brand.⁠
✅ Re-visit all of the places your writing lives online.⁠
✅ Frankly assess what your writing is saying about you, based on feedback you've received and your own impressions of others through their writing.⁠
✅ Make an action plan for auditing and improving your personal brand.⁠

Join us for the Writing to Reflect Your Personal Brand workshop on 11/10 and learn what your writing is saying about you!⁠

“By breaking down the sometimes daunting concept of a 'personal brand' into manageable pieces, Grace helped alumni to hone their writing and gave the audience tools they could use to shape their writing style immediately after the webinar.—Sarah Adler Smith, Senior Associate Director, Alumni Career Services, Georgetown University⁠

Link in bio to RSVP!⁠

(PS: District Bliss Members receive FREE access to our events and workshops. Ready to apply? Hit the link in bio!)⁠







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