Solid business foundations for impact-driven business owners. Be supported through each stage of building your business with our signature Done-WITH-You support system.

Welcome To Catalyst: IGNITE

The Only Virtual Support Space for New Impact Driven Businesses with
As Much 1:1 and Community-Led Support You Need Fuelled
by Done-WITH-You real-time support.

The Launchpad for Sustainable Growth

We combine the expertise of Business Owners who have built sustainable, profitable businesses with the most current information, trends and tools you need to be successful.

Systems & Processes
Product & Pricing Strategy


Customer Lifecycle Management

Live done-with-you support for each stage of your business

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Tired of Trying to Figure it All Out Alone? Get the Support You Need to Transform Your Vision Into Reality.

Introducing Create the Rules Catalyst:Ignite – Your Personal Virtual Launch Pad for Startup Success

You have a vision for change and a passion to make a difference in the world. But the logistics of actually launching and running a business can quickly become overwhelming. From establishing foundations like processes and policies to building a website, crafting marketing messaging, and connecting with your audience – doing it all alone can leave you stalled out before you even get started.

That’s why we created Create the Rules Catalyst: Ignite.

We wanted to take what we do in Create the Rules: Catalyst with founders who are either growing or scaling their business, and work with new businesses to help them start out with the right tools, processes and offers.

Catalyst: Ignite provides real-time, done-with-you support so you can stop struggling and start making an impact. When you partner with our team of startup experts, advisors, and implementers, you get:

  • Built-in Accountability: We kick things off by working closely with you to map out a strategic 6 month startup roadmap to turn your vision into reality
  • Ongoing Implementation: With a combination of learning modules , our team supports your plan by helping you in real-time in our private virtual workrooms – turning your ideas and direction into functioning processes, policies, websites, campaigns and more
  • Real-Time Collaboration: Along the way, we meet with you regularly to collaborate, provide options and recommendations, and ensure you and your business are always aligned on priorities

With Catalyst: Ignite, you get to focus your time and energy on the mission that matters most, not the details that hold you back. We handle the heavy lifting so you can go from idea to action faster.

If you’re ready to stop tackling startup struggles alone, let Catalyst: Ignite help ignite your vision and amplify your impact.

Be in Business for Yourself,
but Not By yourself

How Ignite Compares

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FeaturesIGNITEGroup ProgramDIY CoursesPrivate Coach
1:1 Personal Coaching
Multiple Curated Expertsmaybemaybe
24/7 Virtual Co-workingmaybe
Educational Live Workshops
Done-WITH-You Implementation
Personalized SEO SupportOnly if it’s an SEO Coach
Communal Marketing Strategiesmaybe
Executive Dysfunction Supportmaybe
Accountability Support
Live Testing of Product & Service Support
Quarterly & Annual Profit Planningmaybe
Unlimited copy, web design & branding support
Community-led collaborationmaybemaybe
On Demand Courses, Checklists & Templates
Opportunity to Be Paid to Be an Expert or Host Workshops
Affiliate Programmaybemaybemaybe

Added Bonuses

A culture that focuses on belonging, stellar community colleagues, unlimited celebrations, plus powerful conversations about economy, leadership and our relationship to money, commerce and competition. This is a space where we focus on you, the business owner, the risk taker, the leader and the change maker. Come as your whole self and build the business that helps you create the impact & legacy you want.

You no longer have to build this alone. Be supported in Catalyst: Ignite.

Be Supported in Building your business

Be Supported in Building your business

All the Community & 1:1 Support in the Catalyst but Designed for New Businesses

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What’s Inside

What’s Inside

We’ve put together the steps and insight to help new business owners create the solid foundation they need to build out a thriving business.

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Business Foundations

Processes, Tools, Contracts, Customer Relations & Employee Handbook

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Profit Plan

Financial forecasts, Budgets, Profit Margins, Product & Pricing Strategies, Tracking Finances and more

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Brand Strategy

Develop the brand that speaks to your audience. From Website to packaging, we help you create the look, the content and the style that your audience loves.

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Business Systems

From CRMs, payment systems to email marketing, we’ll help you pick the right tools to help you grow your business.

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Discover how you want to market your business. We help you craft your omni-channel marketing strategy both online and offline.

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Audience Building

The tools, tactics and content you need to be where your audience is

Audience Nourishment

Your audience knows about you, now set up the systems, automations and processes that help them buy from you

Client Retention

Onboarding, client communications, invoicing and making it easy for people to buy from you again.

Price identity and the profit plan.

Rich Pitch

How to craft the perfect sales pitch to use on your website, sales calls and even pitching to potential investors.

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Be In the Room

Hello! I am Marissa Loewen, Founder and Lead Strategist at Create the Rules. Over the past three years we have been helping business owners grow, scale and thrive through our signature Done-WITH-You support system for impact driven entrepreneurs, change makers and culture creators. We saw there was a big gap in the coaching, mentoring and online course industries in actually helping business owners get their ideas to implementation.


Small business owners have to wear all of the hats when it comes to building their business and we know that many experience instances of Executive Dysfunction, Imposter Syndrome, Analysis Paralysis, and being overwhelmed with ALL OF THE THINGS. We also know that Occupational Loneliness is a very real issue impacting entrepreneurs.

So we designed a virtual platform with personalized support and a community of business owners in the same stage as you are.

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Nourishing the Risktakers

Using a combination of on-demand learning and live, personalized support, we help impact-driven business owners get coaching, mentoring and implementation support right in the tools and tactics you choose for your business.

Tailoring great ideas to fit your business to help you build your business, fully supported.

Facilitated Momentum

Facilitated Momentum

Launching a new idea or business can be lonely work. You have an idea, but don’t know how to offer it, who to offer it to and how to build it into a business you can grow or scale.

Our experts will help you design, plan and implement your idea into a business. With support all year long in our dedicated live workrooms, you have access in real-time to experts across many modalities to help you.

Be Supported in Building Your business with Self-Paced modules

Collaborate with experts and other entrepreneurs in live co-working sessions to get personalized support and guidance. If you’re a passionate start-up founder in your first year of business, imagine being able to tap into a room filled with the collective wisdom of seasoned business professionals. With these sessions, you’re not just dreaming, you’re planning your next powerhouse move.

Access self-paced foundational modules to learn crucial business skills and strategies. As a driven entrepreneur, you understand the value of continuously refining your skill set. These modules are your secret weapons to mastering the art of business development and staying ahead in the ever-evolving entrepreneurship landscape.

Bring your work on these modules into the Live Co-Working Sessions to get expert advice on creating the plan that works for you.

Refine your core business concepts into actionable plans. This feature is especially catered to you, the ambitious business owner with a side gig, ready to transform your flashes of brilliance into robust, revenue-generating ideas.

Create and expand a loyal customer base through effective marketing and audience-building techniques. As a business owner, you know that your audience is your goldmine. Now, imagine striking gold every time with the right tools and tactics to attract, engage, and retain your client base.

Maintain and strengthen relationships with your audience over time. Imagine being the entrepreneur who not only gains a customer but earns a loyal fan. With this feature, you are set to nurture and deepen connections with your audience, fostering a community that truly values your business.

Engage directly with consumers through email marketing strategies. Your customers are just a click away. Stay present in their inbox, provide value, and watch your business relationships flourish.

Stay competitive and responsive to consumer needs through ongoing market research. As a dedicated business owner, you understand the importance of keeping your finger on the pulse of your market. Let these tools help you stay in tune with your clients’ needs, preferences, and aspirations.

Learn how to create your own profit plan – the best way to price your products and services in a way that helps you easily reach your financial goals.

Annual Membership paid monthly

$250a month/year commitment
  • 15 Facilitated Business Foundational Modules (held live 2 times a year)
  • 12 Months Access to a Team of Experienced Professionals
  • Quarterly Planning Sessions
  • Private Co-Working & Experiential Rooms
  • Private Podcasts, Workshops & More

Annual Membership Paid Annually

$2500a year (Get 2 months free)
  • 15 Facilitated Business Foundational Modules (held live 2 times a year)
  • 12 Months Access to a Team of Experienced Professionals
  • Quarterly Planning Sessions
  • Private Co-Working & Experiential Rooms
  • Private Podcasts, Workshops & More
  • ⭐ BONUS: Private 90 Minute Coaching with Marissa Loewen ⭐

“Fantastic way to stay focused and be productive”

I just joined and so glad I did! I already have great insights into next year’s planning as well as partnership types I hadn’t considered before. The co-working is a fantastic way to stay focused and be productive. I already feel I’ve gotten more than the value I paid, and I’ve only taken advantage of a fraction of the resources.

Kimberly Robb Baker, Writer

“Truly a Life Giving Community”

Before joining, I was struggling to sell something I fell out of love with and spinning countless offers without much impact. Now, I have the clarity and confidence to build out new offers that are sustainable while also doing work I love!

The numbers have also been really something I haven’t been great at so the profit plan has given me so much clarity. I’m also obsessed with the co-working calls. Anytime I need inspiration or want to chat I can join! It’s truly a life giving community!

Melody Johnson, Customer Success Consultant

“100X Easier To Overcome My Mental Block”

The Profit Plan made me feel truly in control of my business for the first time. As a creative entrepreneur, envisioning where I wanted my business to go was easy. But running the numbers on what it would take to get there had me breaking out in a cold sweat. Going through the Profit Plan with Marissa made it 100X easier to overcome my mental block and gave me the confidence to pursue my creative vision. The Profit Plan is literally a foundational piece of my business and I come back to it again and again. I’d recommend it to anyone, whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in the game for a decade.

Darci Ellenberger, Sweet Tooth Creative

“more aligned & profitable than I ever dreamt it could be”

My business is more aligned and profitable than I ever dreamt it could be

The Profit Plan shifted my entire perspective on how I run my business, which has continued to have positive impact even 16 months later – my business is more aligned and profitable than I ever dreamt it could be in this timeframe.

Joa Ahern-Seronde
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