Kelly Stumpe (@the_car_mom) on becoming an “accidental influencer"

Kelly Stumpe of The Car Mom (@the_car_mom) talks about all the things in this episode!...Her vision and mission for The Car Mom, her accidental influencer status, and her explosive growth. She grew from zero to 140k+ on Instagram in just one year and over 1M YouTube views in less than 6 months! Through honest car tours from a mom’s perspective and car-related content, Kelly empowers people to make more informed car purchasing decisions. Kelly is sharp, authentic, hilarious, and totally relatable. She’s also part of Gush & Grow’s talent roster. But becoming The Car Mom hasn’t come without challenges. Kelly talks openly about the wins and surprises that have come with having influence. 

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