PTM 036 – Teaming Up with a Friend to Start a Business with Erin Mavian and Kym Pitlor of Blueprint Proposals

Part Time Money PodcastErin Mavian and Kym Pitlor, two friends with entrepreneurial minds, saw a need in the wedding planning market. It wasn’t in the planning of the wedding itself, but in the actual proposal. Guys needed help creating a memorable event and making it happen, and Mavian and Pitlor had the skills to help them.

So a year ago, they began a part-time business called Blueprint Proposals, a boutique service designed to help their clients propose well.

Erin and Kym were able to take their desire to work together, along with the things they did daily in their 9-5 careers, and employ them to create a business that has the potential to become their full-time jobs in the very near future.

Listen to the Podcast

Play

Highlights from the interview:

blueprintproposal

Blueprint Proposals is based in New York City.

  • How did you get started with Blueprint Proposals?
  • What types of services do you provide?
  • How did you structure your pricing initially and how has that changed?
  • How much money have you made in your first year?
  • What kinds of expenses do you have?
  • How do you balance your full-time and part-time jobs?
  • What insurance and legalities are involved in setting up your business?
  • Why do you blog? How else do you market your business?
  • What are some mistakes you’ve made along the way?

Watch the Team Up with a Friend to Start a Business Google Hangout

Thank you so much for listening!

Non-iTunes feed for you to subscribe to the podcast. For iTunes users, you can subscribe there using the unique iTunes feed.

View the full transcript. Click show