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Welcome to M5 Entrepreneurs!

The new format of the M5 Entrepreneurs Academy allows you to choose your courses or workshops by topic for an in-depth workshop on the areas you need to work on in your business.... when you need them!

Over 40 workshops to choose from in 10 categories... they are being released one category at a time so come back soon if you are waiting for a later release!

All courses have lifetime access and can help you build and grow your business immediately upon registration.

 

 

FREE MINI COURSE!

Email Marketing Step-by-Step with Mary

Join me for a free mini-course to teach you how to set up an email marketing campaign using Flodesk (my #1 recommendation for newsletters!) with a 50% link for your first year.
How to set up your account, compose your first email, create "opt-ins" and pop-ups for new subscribers, create automated workflows and manage your audience.

Email marketing is one of the MOST important aspects of your business and one of the biggest factors in monetizing and growth - let's get you started!

REGISTER for the FREE MINI COURSE!

See Our Course Library

With more than 40 workshops to choose from, the M5 Entrepreneurs Academy can help you grow your small business with education and actionable steps. Interested in ALL of them!? Email us to inquire about our ALL ACCESS PASS! [email protected]

NOT SURE WHERE TO START?

We can help! Take our survey and we'll send you some suggestions!

Tell us a little more about you and your business in a custom M5 Entrepreneurs survey - we'll send you a personalized email with the most beneficial workshop suggestions and direction for where you are and your goals!

TELL US ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS!

M5 SMALL BUSINESS CORE COURSES

Ready to build your small business from the ground up? These are our original course modules to teach you how to build your small business from scratch. The below courses all include companion workbooks shipped to your home with a welcome package!

SMALL BUSINESS FROM SCRATCH

From the ground up, learn to build a successful, sustainable small business.

REGISTER NOW $699!

SELLING & SHIPPING FROM SCRATCH

Learn how to sell and ship your products from beginning to end.

REGISTER NOW! $699

SOCIAL MEDIA FROM SCRATCH

Learn how to grow and market your small business with the power of social media.

REGISTER NOW! $699

SMALL BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS PACKAGE!

Includes all 3 "from scratch" courses and 18 new workshops!

REGISTER NOW! $1899

LEARN FROM SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCED ENTREPRENEURS

Mary & Brian Heffernan

We're serial entrepreneurs and together have started more than 20 successful small businesses.

Our experience ranges from restaurants, education centers, boutiques, creative spaces, service businesses and now ranching, direct-to-consumer ranch sales and a custom butcher shop.

We've built our life around building succesfull, profitable businesses and through the M5 Entrepreneurs Academy & Community we pass that knowledge onto entrepreneurs like you.

BENEFITS OF JOINING THE M5 ENTREPRENEURS ACADEMY

Start Right Away

Immediate and lifetime access to all workshops and content upon registration!

Work at Your Own Pace

You're busy, we get it. Work through the modules at your own pace.

M5 Community

Connect with other small business owners and ask Mary & Brian questions daily!

20 Years of Experience

Learn from Mary & Brian's 20+ years of small business knowledge and experience. 

Q & A's with Mary & Brian

Mary & Brian share what's working in their businesses and answer your questions.

In-Person Workshops

Come to get-togethers and workshops in-person with other M5 Entrepreneurs!

"THE WAY MARY PRESENTS ALL THE MATERIAL MADE EVERYTHING SEEM MORE ATTAINABLE - WE WOULDN'T BE WHERE WE ARE TODAY WITHOUT THIS COURSE."

Hannah Neeleman
Ballerina Farms | Utah

THE M5 LIBRARY OF WORKSHOPS

Mix and match the workshops you need to move your small business forward.

WEBSITES

Learn how to build and manage your own website or platforms!

REGISTER NOW! $299

EMAIL MARKETING

Kick-start and grow your email list - one of the best tools you own!

REGISTER NOW! $299

BRANDING

Your small business brand is so much more than your logo.

REGISTER NOW! $399

THE PRESS

Share your small business story and get in the press.

REGISTER NOW! $199

INSURANCE

Keep you, your business and assets covered.

REGISTER NOW! $299

FUNDING

Learn how to find funding and grants for your small business.

REGISTER NOW! $299

EMPLOYEES

Learn best practices for hiring and managing employees.

REGISTER NOW! $399

ACCOUNTING

Take control over your small business accounting.

REGISTER NOW! $299

GETTING STARTED

EVERYTHING you need to start a business in agriculture!

REGISTER NOW! $699

START SELLING

Ready to tackle selling and shipping online? Start here!

REGISTER NOW! $599

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Learn to sell using subscriptions and how to retain customers.

REGISTER NOW! $199

BUILD A PLANT

The fundamentals of building a USDA meat processing plant.

REGISTER NOW! $899

POINT-OF-SALE

Discover the best point-of-sale systems for your business.

COMING SOON! $199

OPENING A STORE

Learn how to get your retail store opened and going.

COMING SOON! $299

PRODUCT PRICING

Price your retail products for profit and turnover.

COMING SOON! $199

MERCHANDISE

How to design, print and sell SWAG and retail merchandise.

REGISTER NOW! $199

STARTING OUT

Get started with social media for your small business.

REGISTER NOW! $299

INSTAGRAM

Instagram is a valuable marketing tool for your business!

REGISTER NOW! $299

PINTEREST

Pinterest is a powerful search engine to grow your brand!

REGISTER NOW! $199

PODCASTS

Podcasts & YouTube can increase your audience and reach easily!

REGISTER NOW! $199

HOST EVENTS

Looking for ways to increase revenue and build your brand?

REGSITER NOW! $299

WITHOUT SOCIAL

There are lots of ways to grow your revenue without social!

REGISTER NOW! $299

DIVERSIFY INCOME

There are SO many ways to add revenue to your business!

REGISTER NOW! $399

PUBLISHING

Want to create your own cookbook? Learn how!

REGISTER NOW! $299

AFFILIATES etc

Make extra revenue with affiliate links and work with brands!

REGISTER NOW $399

SPREADSHEETS

How to use Excel and Google Spreadsheets for business.

COMING SOON! $199

DIGITAL CONTENT

Create and sell digital content to diversify your revenue streams.

REGISTER NOW! $299

ALL THE TOOLS

See which tools can help you to grow and diversify your business.

REGISTER NOW! $199

INVEST IN YOU

Find the tools, knowledge and confidence as an entrepreneur!

REGISTER NOW! $299

GET IT DONE

Learn how to set goals and manage your time well.

REGISTER NOW! $199

WORK TOGETHER

A strong foundation starts here! Advice & experience to share.

REGISTER NOW! $99

THEY CAN DO IT!

Tips on raising expectations... and raising super capable kids!

REGISTER NOW! $199

SELLING BEEF

Want to sell beef, direct-to-consumer? Start here.

COMING SOON! $399

SELLING PORK

Want to sell pork, direct-to-consumer? Start here.

COMING SOON! $399

SELLING LAMB

Want to sell lamb direct-to-consumer? Start here.

COMING SOON! $299

SELLING POULTRY

Want to sell poultry, direct-to-consumer? Start here.

COMING SOON! $299

RANCH TO RETAIL

Are you looking for the next step in your ranching operation with shipping direct to customer or your own mobile or brick-and-mortar butchery and harvest? Then RANCH TO RETAIL is for you! This workshop includes ranch operations tour, custom meat co butchery tour, USDA mobile kill trailer tour, farm store packing and shipping meat tour, lessons on how we built our audience and sell to tens of thousands of customers every year, and much more including a “should you do it?” with basic numbers and hurdles to consider before you build a USDA meat plant, harvest facility and/or sell direct. 

REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP $899.00

Not sure where to start for your business? Try our M5 BUSINESS QUIZ!

Not sure where to start? our Small Business QUIZ coming soon!

NOTHING'S EASY

Entrepreneurship is hard work. It's a lifestyle. It's a commitment. Nothing's easy - but it's worth it.

CONNECT WITH OTHER M5 ENTREPRENEURS IN THE M5 COMMUNITY

The M5 Entrepreneurs Community is available to anyone who joins a workshop or core course for $99 a year or $9 a month. The M5 Entrepreneurs Community is a virtual gathering place to ask questions, find answers, share opportunities and group discounts, develop relationships with like-minded business owners, connect with each other and get answers quickly when you need them!

At the Very Beginning of Building a Business?

START HERE.

14 Days to a Small Business

Ready to get started? Want to move quickly? In this Beginning Business Boot Camp, Mary will teach you how to get your small business idea off the ground in just 14 days. 

GET STARTED

We Can Help You Grow

Brian was an attorney and Mary founded notable brick-and-mortar small businesses in Silicon Valley before they changed paths to become cattle ranchers in 2013. As first-generation ranchers they knew they'd need to develop a new business model from the ground up, reaching customers all over the country by selling online and shipping their ranch raised goods - when very few were doing it and now including a USDA processing facility as well.

These courses share all of their knowledge and expertise to help you build and grow YOUR small business - no matter the industry. From entity formation and insurance to payroll and funding, branding and marketing to growth through social media and diversification in profitability to selling online and shipping goods. 

Mary and Brian are passionate about empowering entrepreneurs with the tools to build and grow successful businesses from the ground up and to inspire agricultural business owners to fulfill and continue to grow their small business dreams and find profits quickly - and the M5 Entrepreneurs community is a powerful network to harness and grow with, right alongside Mary & Brian!.

"THIS COURSE IS THE PERFECT WAY TO JUMP-START YOUR BUSINESS - IT INCLUDES EVERY TOPIC, TOOL, RESOURCE AND HAS THE SUPPORT I NEEDED!"

Eddie & Niki Hammerich
High Sierra Sheep Co | California

Courses & Community to Help You Grow

The M5 Entrepreneurs Academy offers a variety of digital courses and workshops, lessons from Mary & Brian, expert interviews, tools, resources, printable workbooks and an online community - all designed to help you grow your business and your entrepreneurial skillset.

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