Just a handful of success stories from  members

Just a handful of success stories from  members

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Anna doubled her previous salary in her first year freelancing

Anna doubled her previous salary in her first year freelancing

 

Anna is a conversion copywriter and brand strategist.

When Anna first joined Unreal Collective, she was just a couple of months into diving into the wonderful world of freelancing full time. She had already taken steps to outline goals for herself, and was looking to Unreal to help hold her accountable.

Anna says that Unreal helped her learn more about helping run her business, too. And just a year into freelancing, she's found real success being her own boss.

Learn more about Anna here

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"I really needed Unreal as a support structure, because while I am really good at my craft, running a business is different. And I needed help."

Anna Hetzel, Conversion Copywriter and Brand Strategist

Jesse launched his blog and began building his email list

Jesse launched his blog and began building his email list

 

Jesse is the creator behind Intentionally Lucky, a blog dedicated to helping you live the good life for less.

Jesse joined Unreal after the successful sale of his first company, VIP Waste. He was in search of his next challenge, and had a lot of different directions that he was considering.

Through the accelerator, Jesse honed in on his true interests and the way he wanted to impact the lives of others. Having learned how to hack his own way to extraordinary experiences with ordinary means, he decided to start a blog to help others do the same.

Learn more about Intentionally Lucky here

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"If you need some guidance, support, or accountability for where you're going, Unreal is the perfect way to get that."
Jesse Lear, Creator of Intentionally Lucky

Val launched a workshop that led to a new email strategy incubator

Val launched a workshop that led to a new email strategy incubator

 

Val is an email conversion strategist and copywriter.

When Val joined Unreal, she was already on top of her game. She was already earning well over six figures as a copywriter, and was looking at new product offerings.

Through Unreal, Val finished a course on customer retention and organized a workshop for copywriters who wanted to learn email strategy.

That workshop was so successful, that Val launched an incubator to help folks go even further.

Learn more about Val here

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Matt doubled his client base and launched his own website

Matt doubled his client base and launched his own website

 

Matt is a freelance videographer.

When Matt joined Unreal Collective, he had started videography as a hobby and was looking to do more. Through Unreal, Matt says he doubled his client base, launched his website, and even had some of his own branding done through other members of the Unreal community.

Learn more about Matt here

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"During my 12 weeks of Unreal I doubled my client base and I also launched a website...what used to be a hobby became a legitimate side gig."
Matt Ray, freelance videographer

Learn more at
https://mattray.co

Matt grew his audience and increased his open rates

Matt grew his audience and increased his open rates

 

Matt is the creator of Young Americans Let's Get Going, which produces a weekly email of political news called The Collective.

Matt and his team had been producing The Collective for several months before joining the Unreal Collective Accelerator, but says the Accelerator helped him hone in on what the audience really wanted.

Since that time, Matt has grown the size of his audience and doubled open his rates.

Learn more about Young Americans Let's Get Going here

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"It's been absolutely worth the investment and was absolutely worth the investment at a very early point in the experience."
Matt Deptola, Creator of Young Americans Let's Get Going

Erik prepared for the launch of his podcast

Erik prepared for the launch of his podcast

 

Erik is a venture capitalist living in Columbus, OH.

Erik joined the accelerator to kickstart a podcast he'd been eager to create. There are a lot of steps in a successful launch of a podcast, and he was being thoughtful to do it right.

Through Unreal, he was able to create a logo and website for the show, while creating the structure for a successful launch on the backend.

The community helped him hone in on the format, structure, and feel of the podcast. Now, he's recording his first interviews in preparation for launch.

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"We've gone from zero to 100 in our preparations for launch."

Erik Berg, cohost of the Almost Vested podcast

Jenni launched her new business brand and had her highest income month ever

Jenni launched her new business brand and had her highest income month ever

 

Jenni is a graphic designer from Philadelphia, PA.

She is also an accelerator veteran, having gone through the program twice now. When she started, she was working full time but had a serious itch to create products and be her own boss.

Through Unreal, she quit her job, began freelancing full time, and fleshed out her business plan. Then, she moved to Philadelphia, created her own brand, and started supporting herself with her freelance work.

Jenni has picked up serious momentum, making April her highest income month ever. And did we mention that she even did the branding for Unreal?

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"I worked with more clients and was able to charge more than I was comfortable with before."

Jenni Kowal, founder of Anytime Creative

Lindsey launched her rebrand andnew subscription service

Lindsey launched her rebrand and new subscription service

 

Lindsey is the founder and CEO of CONCUR.

When Lindsey joined Unreal, she was in need of a rebrand for her already successful product, Balm Skincare. Not only that, but she needed to find a packaging partner, prepare a fundraising deck, and more.

Through the accelerator, Lindsey found a packaging partner, launched a successful rebrand from Balm to CONCUR, and began selling a new subscription product.

Learn more about CONCUR here

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"Jay was able to connect me with the right people even outside of my group to really handle some of the bigger problems that I had."
Lindsey Moeller, founder and CEO of CONCUR

Travis launched his beta product and kicked off his fundraise

Travis launched his beta product and kicked off his fundraise

 

Travis is the founder and CEO of TribeVest, a platform for small-group investing.

When Travis joined Unreal, he was just getting started full time building TribeVest. Through the accelerator, Travis refined his pitch deck, began building his MVP, building his team, and even kicked off his fundraise.

Shortly after the accelerator, Travis used his deck to win a local pitch competition!

Learn more about Tribevest here

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"It has led to valuable networking. In fact, I've partnered with Unreal members, past members, and hired some folks to help me at TribeVest."
Travis Smith, founder and CEO of TribeVest
 

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