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THE SHORTCUTS

To Success

THE SHORTCUTS

To Success

See the Magic in Action

About Estie Starr

After a decade working in the nonprofit world and rising in the ranks to become CIO, Estie left her job in the C-suite to build her own company, Strand Consulting. Estie brought her company to six figures in profit in under two years without spending a dime in ads! As a certified professional coach for more than 15 years, she’s helped thousands of small business owners earn more money with less headache.
  • Former CIO of NLE International 
  • ​Founder of Strand Consulting, a multinational small business consultancy, 2012
  • ​Founder of Better Business School, an online business incubator, 2019
  • ​Winner of Best in LA Business Consultancy, 2018
  • ​Host of the Business Breakthrough podcast, featured by Nasdaq as a top 10 business podcast, 2019
  • ​Featured contributor to Entrepreneur, 2019
  • ​Co-founder and co-host of the annual LinkedIn Influencer Summit, est. 2019

See the Magic 
in Action

About 
Estie Starr

After a decade working in the nonprofit world and rising in the ranks to become CIO, Estie left her job in the C-suite to build her own company, Strand Consulting. Estie brought her company to six figures in profit in under two years without spending a dime in ads! As a certified professional coach for more than 15 years, she’s helped thousands of small business owners earn more money with less headache.
  • Former CIO of NLE International 
  • ​Founder of Strand Consulting, a multinational small business consultancy, 2012
  • ​Founder of Better Business School, an online business incubator, 2019
  • ​Winner of Best in LA Business Consultancy, 2018
  • ​Host of the Business Breakthrough podcast, featured by Nasdaq as a top 10 business podcast, 2019
  • ​Featured contributor to Entrepreneur, 2019
  • ​Co-founder and co-host of the annual LinkedIn Influencer Summit, est. 2019

Check Out Some of Estie's

Featured Press:

Speaker Life Magazine: Fall Edition 2023

Estie Starr is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning business consultant and speaker. After a decade-long
career in the nonprofit sector, she left her CIO job in 2011 to fulfill her business dream, serving small business owners who wanted to live theirs. The founder and owner of both Strand Consulting and the Better Business School, Estie helps small business owners earn their first million in new business.

Estie has logged over 12,500 hours of one-on-one business coaching over the past 15 years, guiding thousands of
micro business owners to transform their business ideas and dreams to fully scaled businesses, with an average
300% profitability increase.

Entrepreneur

Estie Rand's contributions to Entrepreneur as a writer and thought leader have enriched the platform with a wealth of practical advice and innovative strategies for business growth and entrepreneurship. Estie's expertise in business strategy, marketing, and efficiency improvement, combined with her genuine desire to help businesses succeed, resonates with readers looking for real-world solutions and inspiration. Through her work with Entrepreneur, Estie continues to influence a wide audience of business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, sharing her knowledge and experience to foster a community of growth-oriented individuals.

Yahoo Finance

In 2021, Estie Rand made a significant mark in the consulting world, earning a spot among the top business consultants featured in Yahoo Finance. This recognition highlighted her innovative approach to helping businesses thrive in a rapidly changing marketplace. With a strong focus on strategic planning, digital transformation, and sustainable growth, Estie has carved out a niche for herself by providing actionable insights and practical solutions that drive business success. Her inclusion in this prestigious list not only underscores her expertise and impact in the consulting field but also reflects her dedication to empowering entrepreneurs and businesses to achieve their fullest potential.

Pinnacle Global Network: Improve Your Marketing…While Spending Less - With Estie Rand

In her interview with Allison Maslan, the Founder and CEO of Pinnacle Global Network, Estie Rand delivers impactful advice on enhancing your marketing strategy. Sharing her journey and the successes she's achieved through Strand Consulting, Estie emphasizes the critical role of effective marketing in business growth. She offers viewers a wealth of practical tips for refining their marketing approaches, drawing from her own experiences of overcoming challenges and leveraging her unique strengths. Estie's enthusiasm for assisting businesses in achieving financial success and her innovative take on marketing and strategy are evident, providing a rich source of inspiration and actionable insights for those looking to boost their marketing efforts and elevate their business.

GlobeNewswire: The Top 10 Business Consultants To Watch in 2021

Estie Rand's inclusion in GlobeNewswire's prestigious list of "The Top 10 Business Consultants To Watch in 2021" is a testament to her profound impact on the consulting landscape. Recognized for her innovative strategies and unwavering dedication to client success, Estie stands out as a trailblazer in the field. Through her consultancy, Strand Consulting, Estie empowers businesses to navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and achieve remarkable results. Being featured among the top consultants underscores Estie's commitment to excellence and positions her as a beacon of inspiration for entrepreneurs and professionals alike, seeking expert guidance to thrive in today's competitive business environment.

Shoutout LA

Estie Rand's impactful presence in the entrepreneurial landscape of Los Angeles shines brightly through her feature in Shoutout LA. As the founder of Strand Consulting, Estie brings a wealth of expertise in guiding businesses towards sustainable growth and success. Through her contributions to Shoutout LA, Estie shares valuable insights and perspectives, enriching the entrepreneurial community with her wealth of knowledge and experience. Her dedication to empowering others underscores her role as a leading figure in the Los Angeles business ecosystem, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to encounter her guidance and wisdom.

Check Out 
Some of Estie's

Featured Press:

Speaker Life Magazine: Fall Edition 2023

Estie Starr is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning business consultant and speaker. After a decade-long career in the nonprofit sector, she left her CIO job in 2011 to fulfill her business dream, serving small business owners who wanted to live theirs. The founder and owner of both Strand Consulting and the Better Business School, Estie helps small business owners earn their first million in new business.

Estie has logged over 12,500 hours of one-on-one business coaching over the past 15 years, guiding thousands of micro business owners to transform their business ideas and dreams to fully scaled businesses, with an average 300% profitability increase.

Entrepreneur

Estie Rand's contributions to Entrepreneur as a writer and thought leader have enriched the platform with a wealth of practical advice and innovative strategies for business growth and entrepreneurship. Estie's expertise in business strategy, marketing, and efficiency improvement, combined with her genuine desire to help businesses succeed, resonates with readers looking for real-world solutions and inspiration. Through her work with Entrepreneur, Estie continues to influence a wide audience of business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, sharing her knowledge and experience to foster a community of growth-oriented individuals.

Yahoo Finance

In 2021, Estie Rand made a significant mark in the consulting world, earning a spot among the top business consultants featured in Yahoo Finance. This recognition highlighted her innovative approach to helping businesses thrive in a rapidly changing marketplace. With a strong focus on strategic planning, digital transformation, and sustainable growth, Estie has carved out a niche for herself by providing actionable insights and practical solutions that drive business success. Her inclusion in this prestigious list not only underscores her expertise and impact in the consulting field but also reflects her dedication to empowering entrepreneurs and businesses to achieve their fullest potential.

Pinnacle Global Network: Improve Your Marketing…While Spending Less - With Estie Rand

In her interview with Allison Maslan, the Founder and CEO of Pinnacle Global Network, Estie Rand delivers impactful advice on enhancing your marketing strategy. Sharing her journey and the successes she's achieved through Strand Consulting, Estie emphasizes the critical role of effective marketing in business growth. She offers viewers a wealth of practical tips for refining their marketing approaches, drawing from her own experiences of overcoming challenges and leveraging her unique strengths. Estie's enthusiasm for assisting businesses in achieving financial success and her innovative take on marketing and strategy are evident, providing a rich source of inspiration and actionable insights for those looking to boost their marketing efforts and elevate their business.

GlobeNewswire: The Top 10 Business Consultants To Watch in 2021

Estie Rand's inclusion in GlobeNewswire's prestigious list of "The Top 10 Business Consultants To Watch in 2021" is a testament to her profound impact on the consulting landscape. Recognized for her innovative strategies and unwavering dedication to client success, Estie stands out as a trailblazer in the field. Through her consultancy, Strand Consulting, Estie empowers businesses to navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and achieve remarkable results. Being featured among the top consultants underscores Estie's commitment to excellence and positions her as a beacon of inspiration for entrepreneurs and professionals alike, seeking expert guidance to thrive in today's competitive business environment.

Shoutout LA

Estie Rand's impactful presence in the entrepreneurial landscape of Los Angeles shines brightly through her feature in Shoutout LA. As the founder of Strand Consulting, Estie brings a wealth of expertise in guiding businesses towards sustainable growth and success. Through her contributions to Shoutout LA, Estie shares valuable insights and perspectives, enriching the entrepreneurial community with her wealth of knowledge and experience. Her dedication to empowering others underscores her role as a leading figure in the Los Angeles business ecosystem, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to encounter her guidance and wisdom.

Check Out Some of Estie's

Podcast Features:

Cash In On Camera
From Likes to Leads -  Crafting an Effective Multi-Platform Social Media Strategy with Estie Starr
Estie Starr shares her expertise in crafting an effective multi-platform social media strategy that transforms mere likes into valuable leads for your business. She reveals how to create a cohesive and powerful strategy that maximizes your online presence and drives real results. From understanding your target audience to leveraging the strengths of each platform, she provides practical tips and actionable insights to help you elevate your social media presence.
Your Brand Amplified
Why Morons and Geniuses Shouldn’t Be Your Marketers: A Chat with Estie Starr
Estie's journey in marketing and PR, starting her own businesses, and her passion for helping small businesses.This episode provides valuable insights into the world of marketing and entrepreneurship.
Guts, Grit & Great Business
More Money Less Headache
Join us for this conversation where Estie demystifies what it takes to build a successful small business, what every successful small business has, and where solopreneurs and small business owners often go wrong.
The Tony Durso Show
Six-Figures With No Advertising W/Estie Rand
Estie Rand built a six-figure business with zero dollars in ad-spend in under two years, with a fully virtual team (while raising five kids!). The founder and owner of Strand Consulting, an LA-based boutique consultancy, this marketing maven guides business owners ranging from freelancers to multi-millionaires on how to earn more money with less headache. 
Garlic Marketing Show
The Ultimate Guide to a Successful Small Business Marketing Strategy with Estie Rand
Estie Rand, founder of Strand Consulting is helping people take the headache out of their business, through growth, scale and generating a profit, regardless of where you currently are – just starting, a few years down the road or even well-established. 
Rise Up For You
Making Social Media Magic With Estie Rand
Estie Rand is an award-winning business consultant, marketing strategist, acclaimed international speaker, and founder of Strand Consulting, a multinational micro-business consultancy that’s focused on helping small business owners earn more money with less headache. She believes that anyone can build a professional and profitable business doing what they love, earn buckets of money and still have time for their life and family.
Making It: How to Be a Successful Online Entrepreneur
What You Don’t Know (Estie Rand)
Estie shares her journey of learning and entrepreneurial growth across myriad industries and side hustles. Her passion for owning her business and helping others with their dreams of successful entrepreneurship has led Estie down the path to making it. Her recipe for success is to be inspired by a vision of her own success but guided to that success by those who know what it takes to get there.

Want to dive deeper into Estie's Podcast?

Estie has also been featured on 100+ podcasts, and has recorded hundreds of episodes on her podcast: "Create Your Own Salary" (formerly Business Breakthrough)

Check Out 
Some of Estie's

Podcast Features:

Cash In On Camera
From Likes to Leads -  Crafting an Effective Multi-Platform Social Media Strategy with Estie Starr
Estie Starr shares her expertise in crafting an effective multi-platform social media strategy that transforms mere likes into valuable leads for your business. She reveals how to create a cohesive and powerful strategy that maximizes your online presence and drives real results. From understanding your target audience to leveraging the strengths of each platform, she provides practical tips and actionable insights to help you elevate your social media presence.
Your Brand Amplified
Why Morons and Geniuses Shouldn’t Be Your Marketers: A Chat with Estie Starr
Estie's journey in marketing and PR, starting her own businesses, and her passion for helping small businesses.This episode provides valuable insights into the world of marketing and entrepreneurship.
Guts, Grit & Great Business
More Money Less Headache
Join us for this conversation where Estie demystifies what it takes to build a successful small business, what every successful small business has, and where solopreneurs and small business owners often go wrong.
The Tony Durso Show
Six-Figures With No Advertising W/Estie Rand
Estie Rand built a six-figure business with zero dollars in ad-spend in under two years, with a fully virtual team (while raising five kids!). The founder and owner of Strand Consulting, an LA-based boutique consultancy, this marketing maven guides business owners ranging from freelancers to multi-millionaires on how to earn more money with less headache. 
Garlic Marketing Show
The Ultimate Guide to a Successful Small Business Marketing Strategy with Estie Rand
Estie Rand, founder of Strand Consulting is helping people take the headache out of their business, through growth, scale and generating a profit, regardless of where you currently are – just starting, a few years down the road or even well-established. 
Rise Up For You
Making Social Media Magic With Estie Rand
Estie Rand is an award-winning business consultant, marketing strategist, acclaimed international speaker, and founder of Strand Consulting, a multinational micro-business consultancy that’s focused on helping small business owners earn more money with less headache. She believes that anyone can build a professional and profitable business doing what they love, earn buckets of money and still have time for their life and family.
Making It: How to Be a Successful Online Entrepreneur
What You Don’t Know (Estie Rand)
Estie shares her journey of learning and entrepreneurial growth across myriad industries and side hustles. Her passion for owning her business and helping others with their dreams of successful entrepreneurship has led Estie down the path to making it. Her recipe for success is to be inspired by a vision of her own success but guided to that success by those who know what it takes to get there.

Want to dive deeper into Estie's Podcast?

Estie has also been featured on 100+ podcasts, and has recorded hundreds of episodes on her podcast: "Create Your Own Salary" (formerly Business Breakthrough)

Hear From Some of 

Estie's Clients:

  Peter Sage 

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR; 6X TED SPEAKER

"My name is Peter Sage, international best selling author on human behavior, and I really need to share about what impact working with Estie had on my business. 

I was at a time where I had so many moving parts, things were confusing, and I needed somebody who had the perspective and the experience and the skill set to cut through that and really say, right, this is what you need to do next. And I got that from Estie and it propelled my business 10x. If you have a chance to work with Estie, grab it with both hands She is a genius at what she does."

''Estie Rand was insanely amazing. She gave such great content and through her personal stories, she gave actual tips, actual tips that will propel these women's businesses forever.

And when she came to the JW, these women packed in like sardines. You can't even imagine.

These women women couldn't even like, it was standing room only. Let's just say that. And they were just eating up her words. And I really if you ever want to hire Effie as a speaker, just do it. Like, what are you waiting for?''

Abbey Wolin

SOCIAL MARKETING STRATEGIST

Alex Lasarev

CONTENT CREATOR AND PERFORMER

''My name is Alex Lasarev. I am the founder of the Infinite Man Summit. And I just have to tell you, if you're considering having Estie speak at your event, she is amazing, not just as a coach, but the way she interacts with the audience. 

She's funny, she's charismatic, she's so easygoing, and her passion for actually helping people monetize their businesses speaks for itself. Truly an amazing woman, and a great speaker. Highly recommended.''

Hear From Some of 

Estie's Clients:

  Peter Sage 

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR; 6X TED SPEAKER

"My name is Peter Sage, international best selling author on human behavior, and I really need to share about what impact working with Estie had on my business. 

I was at a time where I had so many moving parts, things were confusing, and I needed somebody who had the perspective and the experience and the skill set to cut through that and really say, right, this is what you need to do next. And I got that from Estie and it propelled my business 10x. If you have a chance to work with Estie, grab it with both hands She is a genius at what she does."

Abbey Wolin

SOCIAL MARKETING STRATEGIST

''Estie Rand was insanely amazing. She gave such great content and through her personal stories, she gave actual tips, actual tips that will propel these women's businesses forever.

And when she came to the JW, these women packed in like sardines. You can't even imagine.

These women women couldn't even like, it was standing room only. Let's just say that. And they were just eating up her words. And I really if you ever want to hire Effie as a speaker, just do it. Like, what are you waiting for?''

Alex Lasarev

CONTENT CREATOR AND PERFORMER

''My name is Alex Lasarev. I am the founder of the Infinite Man Summit. And I just have to tell you, if you're considering having Estie speak at your event, she is amazing, not just as a coach, but the way she interacts with the audience. 

She's funny, she's charismatic, she's so easygoing, and her passion for actually helping people monetize their businesses speaks for itself. Truly an amazing woman, and a great speaker. Highly recommended.''

Media Kit

You are welcome to use these beautiful photos of Estie digitally. Please email our team at Hello@EstieStarr.com to let us know where she can be seen!

Media Kit

You are welcome to use these beautiful photos of Estie digitally. Please email our team at Hello@EstieStarr.com to let us know where she can be seen!

BOOK ESTIE TO SPEAK ON YOUR SHOW, OR AT YOUR NEXT EVENT

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ON YOUR SHOW, OR AT YOUR NEXT EVENT

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