This blog post is based on David Garland's interview with Marie Forleo for his HubSpot-sponsored web series " The Rise to the Top. " You can watch the full interview below.

Rich, Happy and Hot -- sounds like a chick flick or a must-read women’s book, right? It’s actually the main brand name of Marie Forleo’s program targeted at female entrepreneurs and geared toward encouraging marketing, online marketing, and connecting with customers in creative, non-conventional ways.

Forleo, founder of Rich, Happy and Hot , is a blogger, content creator, online entrepreneur, speaker, Nike athlete, and master trainer, fitness personality, and dancer/choreographer. She is also author of the best-selling book, Make Every Man Want You: How to Be So Irresistible You’ll Barely Keep from Dating Yourself!

Relevant to her own personal stories, Forleo shares her advice in her interview. Key points include:
  • Offer free content to large groups of people; the right people love it.
  • Keep a close eye on financial services.
  • Dedicate time to customer service and customer response.
  • Benefit others.

The business growth brand strives for personal intelligence by promoting financial, spiritual, and emotional wealth entrepreneurship. One program within the program is Rich, Happy and Hot B-school , an eight-week business school for women who wish to make it big online. Rich, Happy and Hot Live is a three-day experience connected to the heart and creativity with everything from fitness to marketing.


Originally published Jun 1, 2011 8:00:00 PM, updated March 21 2013