Sustaining Innovation with Stephanie Cartin

“Everyone has really great ideas, but it all comes down to the execution.” 

– Stephanie Cartin

Her Story of Success… 

Stephanie Cartin has a gift for staying ahead of the curve and executing on great ideas. She’s the co-founder and co-CEO of Socialfly, a social-first digital and influencer agency that’s worked with major brands like Girl Scouts, Samsung and Univision. Through the process of growing Socialfly and wanting to inspire other women, Stephanie and her co-founder Courtney also launched Entreprenista Media, where they co-host the Entreprenista Podcast and co-authored Like Love Follow:  The Entreprenista’s Guide to Using Social Media to Grow Your Business. Stephanie has appeared in or been featured on media outlets including Bloomberg, Forbes,, Refinery29 and CheddarTV. She’s been recognized for her work with the SmartCEO Brava Award and a Stevie Award for Women Run Workplace of the Year. Additionally, Stephanie is the co-founder of Markid, a marketplace app where parents can sell gently used kids items. 

Along with all of her innovation and business success, Stephanie has also dedicated herself to raising awareness through sharing her own struggles with infertility and a complicated pregnancy. She’s an incredible example of a woman who’s achieved both success and personal fulfillment, all while continuing to innovate and change the way companies approach marketing.

In This Episode:

Stephanie shares her inspiring story of starting a company at a young age and offers advice for other women business owners based on the lessons she’s learned along the way. She also opens up about her health struggles and explains how going through a difficult pregnancy helped shape her into a better CEO.

Episode Highlights:

  • Stephanie’s story of starting Socialfly and growing it into a successful company
  • How to work on multiple brands or businesses at the same time
  • The benefits of mentorship, coaching, and peer networks
  • Stephanie’s story of struggling with infertility and finding answers through sharing her story
  • Marketing advice for women business owners 

Episode Transcript

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