Last July, I was able to leave my full-time job to turn my side hustle into my main source of income. Grayson did the same thing with his business in November of last year. Since then, I have enjoyed a lot of success in building my freelance business, but like with any kind of business, I have also experienced some lows, made some mistakes, and learned some things along the way. One thing I learned is that I love working from home. I can work … [Read more...] about How to Say “No” When You Work From Home
Like Grayson, I quit my job earlier this year to run my online business full-time instead. In the past few months since I quit my job, I’ve had lots of incredible opportunities come my way. In fact, I’ve had enough job offers and business offers that I’ve recently had to take some time to evaluate my business and where I’m going with it in the future. Some business owners are incredibly talented at looking at the big picture and planning for … [Read more...] about Jack of All Trades, Yet Master of None?
Last month I reached a new height with my online business, I earned over $4,000 online. That is almost double what I earned per month from my full-time job when I quit. In just 15 months, I went from making $285/month to over $4,000/month from my online business that started out as a side hustle. I attribute a big part of my online side hustle’s success to the method I used to build my business – word of mouth. There are lots of different … [Read more...] about Build a Successful Online Side Business Using These Three Methods
Being an entrepreneur is generally seen as a positive thing in our culture, at least much more so than it used to be. I definitely take pride in the fact that I am an entrepreneur because I know it comes with a lot of advantages, one of which is the creativity to think outside of the 9-5 culture. In fact, yesterday I was able to take a walk with my dog in the middle of the afternoon. I could enjoy the warmest part of the day and still get … [Read more...] about 3 Times When Being an Entrepreneur Can Backfire
As a small business owner, I'm always looking for ways to keep my costs down, reduce my tax liabilities, and generate more profit. Isn't that the goal of pretty much any business small and large? Generating a consistent profit can be a huge challenge for an entrepreneur. Your business may face heavy competition for customers. Even when you do make more money, that can create more challenges as well. A business owner needs to make careful … [Read more...] about Are You an Entrepreneur? Here are Some Smart Tax Tips for Any Business Owner
Everyone who reads this site on a regular basis knows I'm a fan of business. I like business, especially entrepreneurs. I've been a small business owner for some time, dabbling in different niches, but I have finally found my spot. I've finally found where I belong with regards to business. No, it's not blogging. I do love blogging, but my favorite part about it is the actual technical aspects behind the scenes. This is where I shine. I … [Read more...] about The Real Power Behind Word of Mouth