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A checklist and workbook for those that would like to level-up their brand/influence in the digital world.

Content creation guides

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Wanna know how I keep myself organized while creating content and being a mom and a wife?

When I created Merlot & Chat in 2017 was mainly as a hobby outlet for me to express my thoughts in the digital world. Fast-forward 2020 (the year of COVID-19) and I'm able to earn a monthly salary from home. I was able to make a hobby into a full-time job because of my determination and my passion. I know you have those valuable skills as well, but if you really want to make your hobby/passion into a job that will allow you to have freedom to be with your family at home, then keep reading below!
There are different ways that you may feel right now in regards to creating digital content. I know it can be frustrating to not see results right away. However, I know that if you are focused on building the strategies that I share with you in my guides. Then, you'll have better tools to up-level your brand/influence.

what you need is less strategy & more mindset work...

What if I said you already have the skills you need to grow your hobby to a full-time job? 



creating content that you love and feels organic

Overworked & hustling 

not earning at your potential

Burnt out, stuck & unmotivated


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— Melissa Fortes.

Pia is very accommodating and will truly do what it takes to deliver compelling content for the brand – she is a fantastic partner and I would highly recommend her for future brand activations."

Organize your partnerships depending on the type they are (paid or gifted).

• Keep the contacts organize as well as due dates.

• You can edit this to add as many as you'd like!

Keep track of partnerships and monetization with the Monetizing and Brands Tracker Guide

For those of you that can't find time in between adulting chores.

• Easy method of planning content with color codes.

• Using some apps (free apps) to keep feed cohesive. 

Monthly content creation goals section.

Master your Content Creation Calendar with the Ultimate Guide For CCC.


 Whether is your phone or a professional camera, you'd be able to create amazing content!

• Follow the steps to vary outfits, poses, and camera lenses.

Editing apps are a must to uplevel your images. You'll find my favorite editing programs here! 

The Camera Shy Guide:

"Pia has been an integral partner for Cheryl’s Cookies, which is part of the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. family of brands. Her content helps drive brand visibility and purchase consideration among new and existing buyers in the Columbus/Dayton communities and beyond.
I have had the pleasure to work with Pia for over a year on direct influencer partnerships and she continues to be a strong advocate for the company, always exceeding our brand goals.

Pia is very accommodating and will truly do what it takes to deliver compelling content for the brand – she is a fantastic partner and I would highly recommend her for future brand activations."

— Melissa Fortes, Public Relations Manager at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.

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