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👆👆 The one question you need to be asking yourself if you’ve built an online business, but can’t seem to break through the $10k, $20k, or 40k (or even $100k) month ceiling no matter how many hours you add to the work week...

Wanna know the biggest difference between the 7-figure online course creator or coach working only 25 hours a week…

...and the burnt-out entrepreneur whose profits have plateaued, no matter how much blood, sweat & stress they invest into growth?

Naaaaah. Not even close.

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✔️ You may think that moving away from 1:1 services, showing up on EVERY platform and creating countless courses gives them the best chance of success...

Nope. That’s not it either.

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✔️ You may think it’s all about list size… that having more {{ subscriber.first_name }}s and {{ subscriber.email_address }}es automatically gets them more sales...

It’d make sense… but that’s not it.

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✔️ You may think it’s the amount of time they’ve been in business… that hustling for years magically opens the doors to more freedom and fulfillment...

Creating more tasks and jobs, and problems, and headaches — without any real direction — will keep you running like a hamster on a Peloton towards a business that only exists on a vision board.


Sure, some of that helps...


- caitlin mitchell

“Rick is SO down-to-earth and tell-it-like-it-is that I truly feel I am getting ACTUAL VALUE and not just fluffy stuff. I really appreciate the tactical side of things. I also greatly appreciate that Rick checks in on us and on our progress. It's very comforting to have a sounding board and what feels like a true mentor who is championing our every move. Really, really happy. This is actually the best program we've ever invested in. My only regret is not having done so sooner!”

On the journey to more revenue and more impact…
Maybe, just maybe, you’re doing too much?

I mean, you’ve already invested a solid $43.7k (and more hours than you’d like to count) on the type of information that SHOULD help you push past a million in revenue

...even though some of it doesn’t work for your business and a lot of it contradicts the stuff you’ve already seen.

You’ve already hired, fired, launched, and set up more trendy funnels than you know what to do with. And even though you've created a business that would make past you jealous… you're still burnt out, cash strapped, and dealing with in-the-moment crises instead of working towards those big ideas that will shatter that 6-figure ceiling and make future you proud.

All of the courses & memberships you joined two years ago were perfect for where you were then, but suddenly feels a little… entry-level...

The paint by numbers, cut n’ paste funnel strategies sold to the masses don’t seem to jive with the way you want to run your business...

And you’re still following questionable tutorials from loud guys on YouTube™...

But by the end of your last launch (the one that made slightly more than the one before it, but nowhere near the amount you wrote on that sticky note) you were OUT of options, OUT of time, and OUT of energy...

Everywhere you look for solutions, you’re either faced with more of the common-sense fluff you’ve already outgrown or the exclusive mastermind clubs that prioritize WHO you know when you’re just looking to improve WHAT you know.

I want to show you how to continue growing, not just as a business, but as a CEO… an Optimized CEO.

Kwadwo came to the Accelerator with the goal of increasing his revenue, and... he did it by about 4 fold!

Kerry Egeler went from making $5k - $10k on a "good month" to an almost 6-figure launch of his course!

Annemie Tonken found clarity & confidence on her next steps... "the quality of people in the group is incredible!"

**All of our students come to our Accelerator coaching program with a varying degree of experience, expertise, and success. Their results may not be your results. Their journey may not be your journey. BUT, inside Accelerator, you will have everything you need to build the sales and marketing, mindset & systems and processes for the 7-figure version of your business.

The 3 invisible half-truths keeping a cap on your earning potential:

And before you can do that, here’s what you really need to know...

You need to balance your enthusiasm with a crystal-clear plan and resilient, scalable systems that are tailored to prioritize the business you’re building now AND the version you want to end up with. You need to OPTIMIZE.

If simplicity isn’t built into your business NOW, you won’t achieve it later, no matter how much revenue you earn.

You want to lead a streamlined & straightforward business, but the journey that you’re on looks about as obvious as a 73-step Ikea instruction manual.

After frantically reinventing your program (for the 6th time), starting your YouTube channel, launching new offers every other month, and trial-and-erroring your way through every piece of advice you’ve ever heard just to make enough money to cover your costs and pay yourself...

...there’s no way you could expect the end result to be smooth sailing.

The path to a simple business is complicated

Half-truth #1

You need to include high-level support in the most important parts of your business — delegating to high-level experts who are responsible for guaranteeing a result.

You need to hire the integrator to create your profitable systems (and stop trying to train your VA), you need to bring on a copywriter to maximize your conversions (and stop spending weeks writing your launch emails), and you need to let go of the tasks someone else can do better.

Hint: If it’s not a $1,000/hour task... then it doesn't belong on your plate (or calendar).

And when you’re not at the helm of your company, steering your business from the captain’s chair, it gets harder and harder to bust through that 6-figure glass ceiling.

When you just hand over the execution, you become responsible for the planning, the training, and the quality control. The tasks you remove from your to-do list can take up more of your time & bandwidth, for longer.

Bottom line: you end up too busy to lead.

If you really want to grow, outsourcing doesn’t save you time. (There. I said it.)

You might think that delegating & managing every task gives you more control and oversight, but getting bogged down in the details reduces the control you have over the trajectory of your business… 

You can keep scaling by delegating tasks

Half-truth #2

And even if that were the case…is that really what you want? Just a million dollars in your pocket so you can make the money and run?...

…Or do you actually want to earn that money improving the lives of the people you help?

Just because something worked for someone else, doesn’t mean it’ll work for you. And half the time, you’re only seeing what that influencer wants you to see, not the shitshow behind the curtain. Because “shitshow” isn’t exactly profitable.

And even more than that, most people's successes (or shortcomings) aren’t always a reflection of how hard they’ve worked or what they’ve done. Everyone’s circumstance is affected by their access–or lack there of–to privilege and resources.

The 7-figure business you’re building–the business that serves your life and your people without the hustle and burnout–will have to stand out from the crowd. 

If there were a single, cookie-cutter, tried-and-tested way to get to that level, everyone would do it. They’d just lather, rinse, repeat, make a million dollars. ← And if they’re telling you that you can… run away. Fast!

So if someone’s “blueprint” doesn’t account for your lived experience...then it may not be for you.

Look around you… how many people have a business like yours?

And how many have the business, home life, and personal priorities you’re aiming for?

How many share your exact values, experience, and perspective?

Keep looking...

No one, right?

Sure, there are some tactics that work across the board, but you can’t scale to record months by doing what everyone else has done. (Or even what you’ve done before.)

There’s a blueprint for scaling a 7-figure business

Half-truth #3

But, when you apply the best strategies & systems for YOUR business, account for your values, priorities, and personality, then test & tweak your way to success by measuring what’s working and what isn’t...

All with expert guidance, support, and wisdom–you have the custom growth plan for your business and your goals.

And at this stage in your business, identifying your problem IS the problem… and it’s really hard to fix something if you don’t know it’s broken.

You need to lean on coaches, colleagues, and your community who can uncover your oversights and show you how to make giant strides in your business.

Nicole Rankins had the most growth ever in her life and business since joining Accelerator.

Accelerator helped Valerie Trumbower take her business to the next level.**

Are you in?

And that’s what I want for YOU.

That, my friends, is called OPTIMIZING.

I aimlessly scaled that business to 7-figures in less than 4 years, but quickly realized I was STILL working too many hours & moving further and further away from the life I wanted to live. 

And worse than that… both my mental health & relationships were at an all-time low. 

Until my daughter was born…

Becoming a father forced me to slow down, simplify my approach, systemize my business, and focus almost exclusively on the areas I enjoyed. Doing that gave me a way to run a sustainable, million dollar online course business & still close my laptop in time for dino shaped fries and hamburgers with my family every night.

After 12 years working on online marketing strategies for large corporate businesses and getting sick of working too many hours for people who didn’t understand my value or share my values, I KNEW I had enough expertise to launch my own FB ads business.

Hi, I’m Rick. And I like to keep it simple.

Do I slip back into my old ways sometimes? Absolutely. Anxiety and workaholism don’t disappear overnight. But at the end of the day–I have a strategy for a business that creates more impact and profit, with way less hustle. Allowing me to show up for myself and my family in the ways that I want and need.

As a coach, mentor, podcast host, and leader — with thousands of successful students — I light up when I get to work closely with YOU to uncover your oversights & remove the mental blocks that are holding you back from success.

But I know that any community that has potential for such massive impact, also has the ability to cause profound harm.

My team and I are committed to creating a culture and community that is safe for all members. We do this through:

Personal and company accountability: my team and I work with a DEI coach and consultant to help us continue to evaluate our language, practices, processes, and education

Creating the infrastructure, not just marketing

Inviting guest leaders and experts with different lived experiences to bring their expertise to you

A closely monitored community with a zero tolerance policy for hate, intolerance, and discrimination in any way

Not tone policing or bypassing our members when they’re having a negative experience A closely monitored community with a zero tolerance policy for hate, intolerance, and discrimination in any way

Making VALUE-ALIGNED decisions FIRST, and ROI based decisions second

Using our privilege, access, and resources to fund, lift up, and provide opportunities for those who have traditionally been marginalized

So if that sounds like a place you’d enjoy growing in, we’d love to have you!

Hallie Sherman received mentorship in Accelerator that helped her business grow 200% in 6 months… in the middle of a global health crisis.

• Implement a predictable, repeatable, scalable system for earning more consistent revenue

• Have a simple & profitable strategy aligned with the impact you want to make 

• Create a business that exists to support your life instead of draining you & pulling you away from it

• Empower a skilled team you can trust to strengthen your business and give you back an extra 10+ hours each week

• Build the mental resilience required to step into the CEO role and lead the business you’re building

All of that could be a very real reality for you.
And you know that—it’s why you’re still reading…




To scale your business & keep your sanity you have to Optimize:

So you can build a sustainable, profitable business that provides you, your family, and your team with the lives you want to live

So you can live life on your terms because you have a business that works, even when you don’t 

So even when (not if) life & business challenges creep in, you have the tools you need to stay mentally strong, healthy, and confident

My friend, it’s time to finally become the Optimized CEO of your business needs.

...and combine expert direction and community support with the established momentum you already have, so that you can:

You can work with me & my team of expert coaches to skyrocket your business through simplicity, by becoming The Optimized CEO

Because the truth is, you can be IN your business, ON your business, or even OUT of your business and still increase the amount you earn by making the most out of every action you take.

But, instead of throwing your time & money at low ROI activities, guessing your way through every step, and spending more bandwidth than you even have to spare…


The complete 12-month (ongoing open enrollment) personalized coaching program and mastermind experience for established online experts who want to take the guesswork out of optimizing, and grow towards 7-figure+ profitable business without more anxiety, stress, and hours spent in front of the computer.

It’s an intimate, intensive group training for high-level business owners who want to grow a million-dollar business (and still be good humans) through support & strategy from me and my team of expert coaches.

This isn’t just a login with a bunch of videos for you to watch & implement alone.

more profit. more impact. less hustle.

- Patti Firth

“In the last nine months, my business has completely transformed. And I have Rick and Team Mulready to thank for their mentorship and coaching over that time. My business has changed, and I wouldn't even recognize it, nor would it have even been something I would have dreamed possible nine months ago. We have seen our list triple in size. In that time period, we have seen a 60% revenue growth. And in August, with Rick's leadership and push, we were able to leverage Facebook ads to achieve our very first six-figure launch.”

- brittany hege

“At this point, my biggest win has been learning how to make decisions based on the actual numbers in my business instead of what I think I "should" do. This has actually saved me time from making updates to things that the numbers indicate don't need unnecessary updates!

I am so glad I made the decision to jump in! I know for a fact my business is heading in a different trajectory than it was before I decided to join.”

Nikki Dingraudo’s business has grown 250% in just 1 year since joining Accelerator.

Here’s what you get from Accelerator that you won’t get anywhere else…

You and I work together to clearly define your specific and unique goals, pull back all the layers, uncover your challenges, and craft a detailed strategy for YOUR business

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customized strategy

1-on-1 Kick Off Game Plan Call with me to find you quick wins in the most profitable parts of your business and plan out your first 90 days.

1-on-1 Strategy & Recalibration Call with me after your first 6 months in the program so we can look at your game plan and your progress and optimize your remaining time inside the Accelerator.

1-on-1 Strategy Calls Every 90 Days with your exclusive Accelerator success coach where you’ll spend time breaking your goals down into actionable Objectives and Key Results.

Weekly Audits & Critiques — you’ll have an opportunity to submit your work to me for custom feedback and assessment each week. So whether you’re launching a new website, working on a course outline, setting up a new ads campaign, optimizing your funnel, or writing a new team member job description, you’ll get my eyes and thoughts on any given tasks as you work towards your big Game Plan Goals.

“I really enjoyed my kick off call with Rick - it helped me get a lot of clarity around what I'm doing in the next 90 days and why! I love how available Rick makes himself to the group in the FB group, the calls, the weekly audits + AMA.”

I LOVED my 90-day strategy call with Rick and my coach! It was so helpful to get their advice on my game plan for the next three months and to understand what numbers I should be tracking.”

- Tavia Redburn

- Valerie Trumbower

Online business owners at the 6 & 7-figure mark have a very unique set of needs and challenges. You’re far past the boilerplate, “free content level” action steps. But you still need guidance to weed through the day-to-day muddy waters as you implement high-level, big-vision strategy. The training inside of Accelerator will give you the tangible plans, practices, and policies you need to have in place as you continue to take your business from start-up to legacy.

high-level training

Guest Expert Speaker Workshops — private, advanced-level training and Q&As with industry experts. So whether it’s launch strategy, funnel creation, copywriting, branding, or systems you’ll always have access to top-shelf, innovative, and updated information to help you as you rise to the top of your industry.

Extensive, Step-By-Step Trainings — trainings designed to help you structure, plan, strategize, organize, and optimize your business's sales & marketing, systems & processes, team, values, infrastructure, and day-to-day operations.

2 Live In-Person Retreats — you’ll get high-level mindset coaching, expert guests, personal development, and relationship-building, mixed with strategies for streamlining your business & finding new revenue opportunities.

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No matter how much planning & prep you do–when you’re running an online business there are times where you just need help at a moment's notice. Whether you’re in the middle of a launch, setting up a new funnel, or troubleshooting a time-sensitive campaign–you need to be able to get the help you need when you need it. Which is why, in addition to the weekly, monthly, and quarterly support, you also have access to real-time feedback and advice from your Accelerator team for those urgent questions, challenges, and optimizing opportunities.

instant access support

Bi-Weekly Group Coaching Calls hosted by me and the Accelerator Coaches — personalized feedback and actionable strategies you can implement right away.

"Ask Me Anything" Group Coaching Calls Twice a Month — this rapid-fire, 1:1 hot seat is perfect for when you want to get the solution to a challenge you’ve never faced before.

Voxer’s Bat Signal — The Accelerator Bat-Signal is available via the Voxer app and is an additional way for you to reach out to the Accelerator team for emergency help or have a quick question you'd like to get answered. Voxer allows you to communicate with Team Mulready via voice or text.

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“AMA with Rick has been super helpful. It's very nice not to have to wait to get a hot seat. Problems in business are more immediate and you need a change for a quick sounding board. Questions and comments in the group are very high level.”

- bree noble

This team of industry experts has been specifically curated to provide you with more advanced training, strategy, and advice in the more nuanced and complex areas of your business.

real time feedback from high-level specialists

Mindset & Productivity Coaching Calls Twice a Month with Life Coach School Master Coach Neill Williams — helping you move through the mental hurdles as your business evolves.

Copy & Messaging Office Hours Twice a Month — submit sales and launch copy for custom review and feedback during live Office Hour calls from Copywriter Coach and Launch Strategist Brittany McBean.

"Neill is AMAZING! I was on a call for about 30 minutes and already so much has changed for me - from the way I schedule my week to the thoughts I'm thinking. I really couldn't be more impressed.

- caitlin mitchell

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advanced entrepreneur peer support

Access to Our Private, Members-Only Facebook Group — the online entrepreneur world can be a lonely one. The nature of this business means that personal and business challenges often impact us in a way that is hard to articulate to people outside of the industry.

This intimate community of peers is the perfect place to ask daily questions, collaborate, and openly share personal and professional challenges. We have intentionally worked to structure an open, affirming, safe, and constructive community for all of our Accelerator members no matter your background, identity, culture, or life experience.

“The community is great. Being around other business owners that get info and then execute immediately. I thought I was weird for being so quick on execution. Turns out I just wasn't hanging with the right peeps.

- stephen taylor

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"You guys have really created something special with Accelerator!

I absolutely LOVE the 1:1 strategy call with Rick (SO valuable!) I love Rick's method of simplifying and really focusing on a few key things each quarter rather than trying to take on too much and overcommitting.

I also have a lot of clarity on the top projects and actions to take to hit my goals for this next launch. I'm excited about the momentum this has created in my business. I'm finally getting consistent with my content creation and have a solid plan in place for audience growth. We optimized our video workflow and full beginning-to-end process so that I can bring on small team (editor + writer/SEO person) to handle everything after filming. That way I'm only involved in the creation process (ideation, writing, filming) and can be 100% hands off outside of that.

I've been wanting to join a mastermind for some time, and after coming from a very large group coaching program where it was easy to get lost and harder to get to know the community, really love how intimate this is.”

- chelsea nicole

Accelerator is 12-month (ongoing open enrollment) a high-touch, custom 1:1 and group coaching program led by me & my team of expert mentors for entrepreneurs who believe in living out their values & building their businesses with integrity.

And you’ll get game-changing trainings, featuring industry leading experts, that are exclusive to this community… (Lemme tell ya, this isn’t like the free content you can Google) help you plug any gaps & reinforce existing strategies with proven methods for online business growth.

The training you need to become the Optimized CEO

Optimized: Mindset*

You’ll focus on developing your vision and belief to take control of the grey matter that’s responsible for you running your business like an Optimized CEO.

You’ll get clarity on the limiting beliefs that are curbing your growth AND separate them from the real-life circumstances outside your control (hellloooo COVID!), and gain the confidence to tackle the mental blocks holding you back from shattering that income ceiling.

On top of that, you’ll have instant access to exclusive expert guest trainings, such as:
→ “From Imposter Syndrome to $15k Months” with Dr. Nicole Rankin
→ “The Thought Model” with Dr. Shannon Irvine
→ “The Blueprint for Impact, Wealth, and Freedom” with Mel Abraham
→ And more...

Inside Optimized Mindset...

Around here, we know that not all things are "limiting beliefs." There are very real circumstances that can hinder our path towards the business we want. We know that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and other systematically marginalized people often need to work twice as hard to see the same results as white cisgendered heterosexual individuals.

Mindset will play a powerful part of your journey but it’s not a magic pill that automatically eliminates all of the things holding you back.

Over the next 12 months, my team and I promise to work with you to skyrocket you and your business towards profit, impact, and freedom without bypassing or discounting your lived experience.

Optimized: sales & marketing

You’ll receive coaching & support as you dive into and implement our signature Facebook™ and Instagram™ads training to build your visibility, your influence, and your online community. We’ll equip you with the strategies you need to roll out dynamic, funnels & offers optimized to serve your people well and increase customer lifetime value.

You’ll have access to a start to finish launch plan complete with systems, processes, tech, templates, and tracking.

You’ll learn how to implement tried-and-tested tactics AND trailblazing, innovative strategies for email sequences, webinars and evergreen launches that will help you scale sustainably — and simply. 

On top of that, you’ll have instant access to exclusive expert guest trainings such as:
→ “How to Leverage a Podcast to Increase Exposure,
Listeners & Paying Customers” with Pat Flynn
→ “How to Write a High Converting Sales Page” with Brittany McBean
→ “The Facebook Experience: Pop-Up Groups” with Caitlin Mitchell
→ And More...

Inside Optimized Marketing...

Optimized: systems & processes

You’ll discover how to build the exact automated systems and processes your business needs to run without you so that you can actually rest and have peace of mind that everything is still operating smoothly.

You’ll learn how to onboard new team members and set them up to deliver tangible results so that you can scale your business without dedicating more hours to sitting at your desk. 

On top of that, you’ll have instant access to exclusive expert guest trainings such as:
→ “Evolving into a 7-Figure Program while Only Having to Work Two Hours Per Week”
→ “Create Your Perfect Schedule” with Master Life Coach &
Productivity Coach Neill Williams
→ “DEI Business Foundations” with Erica Cordeau
→ “A Foolproof Hiring Process” & “Leadership
& High-Performing Team Dynamics” with Tianna Tye


Inside Optimized Systems & Processes...

Alvaro Berrios learned more about how to run his business in Accelerator than he did in his business degree program.

Caitlin Mitchell applied the lessons from Accelerator as she runs towards $3 million in yearly revenue while working only 20 hours a week.

After joining Accelerator and making changes to my mindset Karin Carr had her first six figure launch.

Meet Your Coaches

I don’t believe that any of us are served through homogeneous thought and perspective. I also don’t believe that any one person can be the one and only expert in all things that you need in your business. Which is why I’ve curated a team of specialists and experts in the online business & marketing world so that you get the most comprehensive and custom experience during your life-changing year.

We’ve carefully selected a team of coaches with different life and business experiences, all aligned in our goals, values, and desires to watch your business skyrocket. You won’t find a team of coaches with this much combined experience, success, and credibility anywhere else.

inside accelerator, in addition to rick, you'll have exclusive access to:

Neill is a Master Certified Life & Time Coach through The Life Coach School, host of The Unbusy Your Life podcast and creator of the $10K in 10 Hours Mastermind. Neill helps high-achieving online entrepreneurs divorce the number of hours they work from the amount of revenue they make so they can stop sacrificing their time and lifestyle freedom. 

Success Coach & Productivity Coach

Neill Williams

Brittany McBean is a launch strategist & conversion copywriter who specializes in anti-sleazy, ethical, craaazy high-converting copy for online course creators & educators. She believes that
marketing needs to help, not harm, and that it's our responsibility to use our brands & resources to build up, magnify, and support historically and systemically marginalized people.

Copy & Messaging Coach

brittany mcbean


Success Coach & Ads Coach

Kwadwo is a language guy. He's fluent in Mandarin Chinese and conversant in Spanish. After living in China for 11 years, he now resides in Mexico with his wife and two kids. In addition to Chinese and Spanish, Kwadwo also speaks fluent YouTube, Instagram, sales funnels, and Facebook ads.

jess brooks

Ads Coach

Jess is a self-proclaimed tech geek, Mum of two girls, and ‘true-crime’ junkie. She's worked in marketing for online businesses since 2008, specializing in Facebook and Instagram Ads in 2018 after joining Rick’s FB Ad manager program. Since then she's worked with clients across the globe in a variety of niches, both online and local businesses, building funnels, strategizing, and running ads for 5, 6, and 7 figure launch clients.

“The big benefit is connecting with other successful business owners and the sessions that we do around mindset… My schedule has changed, the things that I do have changed, how I perceive my business has changed, and the shape of my team has changed.

I take more time off, and I make more money. And I don't feel guilty about either one of those two things.”

- mike kennedy

how to accelerate


Need your funnel reviewed?

Want to analyze your numbers?

Sales page not converting?

Overwhelmed with your weekly schedule?

Ads cost too high?

Webinar sign ups too low?

Turning a live launch evergreen?

Need to hire a new team member?

Submit it to Rick for an audit!

Bring them to your Success Coach Strategy Session!

Let Brittany look it over in a copy audit!

Let Neill help you simplify and organize your calendar!

Let Jess help you optimize!

Kwadwo can look at your ads while Brittany gives you feedback on your landing page!

Work with Rick on your funnel strategy, Brittany on changing the copy, and Jess to help you nail those ads! Submit it to Rick for an audit!

Send in your time audit for the next Hot Seat!


Questions other growth-focused online business owners asked before they joined Accelerator

Frequently Asked Quesadillas

The Accelerator Program is a 12 month program ongoing open enrollment. We have new members joining throughout the month!

When can I join the Accelerator Program?

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Definitely (probably) not!

A lot of successful business owners who previously joined Accelerator still had glaring oversights (AKA opportunities) in their sales process, time management, systems and processes, or mindset.

You can solve high-level problems (even if you aren’t aware of them) with coaching and support that’s tailored to help you unlock your revenue potential.

I’ve grown pretty quickly and now I’m stuck… I don’t even know where to start to reach the next level. Is Accelerator too advanced for me?

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How much time have you got?

Our time together is planned and structured, but if you come to our calls prepared and ready to action we can take MASSIVE forward movement with hyper-specific advice and guidance.

We’ll start working together 1:1 with a 90-min call that creates the steps for the quarter. Then we’ll continue to work together inside the group, on group-coaching calls, “Ask Me Anything” lightning coaching calls and weekly audits & critiques of any project you’d like me to review in your business. 

In between your quarterly strategy calls, I’m working with you to build your business — not setting you up for success then leaving you to it. We’ll tweak and tinker with your master plan until your business is firing on all cylinders.

The Accelerators who see the MOST success in our 12 months together are the ones that take advantage of all of the expert-level support found inside the program.

Our strategy sessions will give you laser-focused clarity for the next right steps in your business but it’s the bi-weekly AMAs, the copy coaching calls, the ads coaching, the productivity coaching, the Voxer access, and the peer community that gives you the in-the-moment, day-to-day “what do I do right now?” confidence and certainty.

How much time will I get with you, Rick?

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Good question. At this time, we're schedule to have our next live in-person retreat is in June of 2022!

We're so excited to meet you in-person and hope you'll be able to join us!

You had me at retreats. Are the retreats currently virtual or in-person?

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No. You are :) But our FB ads coach and I will make sure you have everything you need to crush it with your paid ads to reach your traffic and your revenue goals.

I focus on ensuring you and your business are consistently capable of converting more of your audience.

If you really want sustainable revenue, there are no shortcuts worth taking.

You’ll have me and my team in the trenches with you, helping you put everything in place.
When the 12 months are over, those systems and strategies will be built into your business, instead of just living in my brain.

You’re the ads guy, are you going to make my traffic convert?

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We believe that, no matter how much our business and personal lives intersect, family and the people we love come FIRST. Every time.

The best part of entrepreneurship is that we aren’t held to the trappings of corporate life but sometimes that keeps us even more chained to our business as the stakes of stepping away are even higher.

The unfortunate reality is that women who take extended leave after having a baby often experience career setbacks or delays as a result of their time away from their job. It’s also true that very few new dads have an opportunity to step away from their careers to focus on their family when a new baby comes into the world.

And when life happens–whether it’s the birth or adoption of a new baby, or unforeseen tragedy (sudden death, illness, or injury)–the LAST thing on your mind should be your business expenses.

So if you are taking time away from your business due to a significant life event, planned or unplanned, we are more than happy to pause your Accelerator membership & payments until you return to work.

I’m having a baby this year, what happens if I take family leave from my business? Do I get to pause Accelerator?

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Unfortunately, most of us are all too aware of how quickly life can change. If you have an unforeseen emergency (sickness, injury, death, or mental health crisis) in your life, and will be taking time away from your business then I will happily pause your Accelerator membership and payment for the time you are not actively working in or on your business.

It’s important that we keep a life/family-first mentality in our community as that perspective is essential to our health and our success. If and when life happens, your Accelerator community will be here waiting for you when you're ready.

What happens if I have a life emergency? 

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Accelerator is full of smart business owners, like you, who are experts in their field and KNOW if they can optimize their business, they can stop leaving those extra zeros on the table

    This group is a safe and inclusive place for all. We strive to create a community of peers that  represents the diversity of the online space while having a zero tolerance policy for hate, discrimination, or harmful marketing practices.

The group never grows beyond our ability to provide individualized high-level support for every person. On average, we have about 35 people inside and we’ve never even gotten close to not being able to deliver maximum value — we’d definitely cap it before we got anywhere near that point.

What kind of people are inside Accelerator? Do you cap the number?

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Accelerator is NOT for you if:

Not everyone who applies for Accelerator gets in.

not for you if...

that’s bringing in an average of at least $8K-$10k per month (some members are at the $10k month mark, some are bringing in 6-figures in revenue each month, but all are working to scale with more profit and way less hustle.) The challenges you’ll face in the different levels of your journey are worlds apart — it’s important we make sure we’re tackling the headaches you have NOW, not the ones you’ll have one day (or the ones you had yesterday.)

→ You don't have an established online business with proven offers

not for you if...

You just want to coast while working as little as possible. Not everyone wants to scale and that’s totally cool. Of all the things you have to have in place in order to grow to 7-figure years, I can help with most of them, but that drive is all on you, my friend.

→ You aren’t passionate about building your online course business

not for you if...

We don’t believe that our businesses are built to get us rich. The security, freedom, and wealth that comes with scaling a successful business is a goal, but it is not the only goal. Your business has the potential to reach millions of people and inside Accelerator, we help you build something bigger than yourself so you can create transformations, impact more people, give generously, and be the change you want to see in the world. If that’s not a top priority for you, then there are other programs that would be better suited to your goals.

→ “Impact” isn’t a core value of your business.

not for you if...

There are many marketing strategies that “work,” but usually at a high cost to the buyer. We don’t use shame, fear, or dishonesty to promote, market, or sell our products. No. Matter. What. So if you’re promoting a get rich/skinny/successful/whatever quick kinda business...this isn’t the place for you.

→ You're comfortable using outdated manipulation marketing practices.

not for you if...

Because, when we know better, we do better.

→ You’re not aligned in our commitment to create a safe and inclusive community for all with zero tolerance for hate speech, tone policing, or whitewashing.

not for you if...

You can only build the business of your dreams if you remain willing to try something new. If you’re not coachable or open to suggestions, Accelerator will be a pointless investment.

→ You feel like you already have all the answers.

not for you if...

Strategies, mindset shifts and systems are powerful in your business IF you’re the kind of person to put them to work. Not sure if you’re ready to take action in your business? This probably isn’t for you.

→You’re not an action-taker, you want results to just… happen.

not for you if...

Accelerator is all about the community — it’s not warm and fuzzy networking, it’s a mastermind of experts who help each other hit new heights. If you don’t have the time to make the most of that element, you’ll never be able to make the most of the program.

→ You’re too busy to contribute to the rest of the members’ growth.

We make sure everyone who does get in is right for this experience.

That’s why I’ve created the Accelerator Agreement.

I’ve supported countless students who have gone on to smash their revenue goals, spend time doing the work they love and take control of a more optimized business.

So because I’m confident the only thing standing between stagnation and success is your capacity to commit to staying coachable and doing the work...

I only want to work with business owners who I know I can help.

The truth is, when you apply these strategies in the right way for YOUR business, they work… 

Because the things you did to get to 6 figures won’t get you to the next level, whether that’s breaking 7-figures or finally having a little extra room in your schedule to simply breathe and enjoy your life. 

In this program, you’ll learn how to get to exactly where you want to be… and we’ll support you on your way there.

Accelerator IS for you if:

but you need help OPTIMIZING your business to make everything work in the background and put it on the path to 7-figures.

→ You know you’ve got an offer your audience will love...

from your online course, membership, or coaching offers but you've hit the ceiling, and you’re unsure of what to do to grow your business without having to work harder.  

→ You’re an Online expert averaging a minimum of $8-12k a month

You’re not afraid to take action and do what it takes, knowing that you’ve got a solid game plan and accountability systems in place.

→ You take responsibility for your own success.

with how you grow your business, but you’re not totally sure what next steps to take.

→ You know you need to get more strategic

through real-life transformations, provable promises, personal growth, and intentional generosity.

→ You’re committed to creating a business that positively impacts the people you serve 

in place to attract new clients and customers every single month — you’re leaving it to fate and hoping for the best.

→ You don’t yet have a proven, repeatable, scalable process

→ You KNOW that you’re capable of more…

more profit, more impact, and less hustle so you have time to enjoy the life of  freedom you set your sights on when you first got started, even if it seems so far away.

- ciera harris

“In the first three months of being in this amazing group, I have been able to find systems that work for me and put them in place…

I have been able to find clarity in my short term, and in my long-term game, and even more important, I'm making more money, and friends — from the amazing personalized support to the focus and actionable meetings.”

- hallie sherman

“I can honestly say the Accelerator program has blown me away. I am now a CEO and the owner of a business that is able to flourish, grow and thrive in the middle of a pandemic, while working full time and with two young children at home. If you asked me six months ago if I was able to pull any of this off, I would have told you no. And that's one thing I have truly loved about the Accelerator program. Not only am I getting the tips and strategies I need to grow my business, but I'm also able to tackle the mindset work that I need to realize that I am capable of striving for crazy results that I never thought were possible.”

And you also know you’d do justice to your growing business if you had a plan that was tailored to you and adaptable for the future.

If you’re an online course or membership creator who wants to reach 7-figures as fast as they can (and stay there)... you need to be a part of Accelerator.

If you’re tired of doing all the “right” things you’ve learned through courses & podcasts that promised more than they delivered… you need to be a part of Accelerator.

If you just want to be a good human using ethical marketing strategies (and not just whatever sells) to feed your family and change the world… you need to be a part of Accelerator.

If you’ve been stuck in an overwhelm pile-up for months on end with no concrete plan to change that anytime soon… you need to be a part of Accelerator.

If you’re second-guessing yourself and your ability to become an Optimized CEO (even though the whole world is crying out for what you have in your brain)... you need to be a part of Accelerator.


If you want to bring more people to your offers, build a business you don’t have to work in from 9-5 and create the impact your audience needs… you need to be a part of Accelerator.

You know that the only thing keeping you spinning your wheels, juuust out of reach of more profit (and less stress) is clarity over exactly what you need to do next in your online business.


Join us inside for this 12-month program, designed to transform your online business beyond recognition.

**With every new member that joins Accelerator we like to spread the love even further by making a donation to a nonprofit in your honor. This year, our Accelerator donations are going to The Trevor Project, Bridging Tech, Vanessa Behan, Feeding America, and Kula Project.**

By now you know that the path to 7-figures is not paved with hustle and heart...

But instead, by intentionally developing the CEO mindset, sales, and systems that your business needs to scale beyond your individual capacity.
If you’re ready to take that leap in your life and your business,
I invite you to apply today.

BUT, before you do, you should know that this program, along with everything else in our business, is designed through the lens of our values. I don’t need you to think, live, or act exactly like my team or I do, but we do need to be aligned in these 5 values:


In our team: Integrity is a culture, not just a set of actions.

In our marketing: Profit is not the ONLY lens through which we make marketing decisions.





We believe in using our brand, resources, and privilege to support, advocate for, and protect people with all different life experiences, especially those from underrepresented and marginalized groups.

We are comfortable with being uncomfortable.

We lead with kindness, love, and care in everything we do.

We are creative problem solvers.

If, after reading those, you find yourself shouting a big old “Hell yes!” then Accelerator is for you.

So go ahead and apply. I can’t wait to meet you.

- Ashley Shaw

"I couldn't be more grateful for what I've learned from Rick and how its transformed our lives."

Ashley went from $10K/month to $30K in 3 months, had her first $100K month a year later, and at the year and a half mark hit 7-figures.

- Patti Firth

"I wouldn't have even dreamed this was possible 9 months ago!"

Within 9 months of joining Accelerator, Patti Firth’s revenue increased 60%.**

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