3 Things To Remember When You Feel Like Quitting

On July 23 2017, it will be exactly 3 years since I started this blog. Three years ! During this time period : I finished grad school and became a bonafide Dr. Moved to gorgeous San Diego, California. My son who was then 11 months is almost 4. I started a freelance writing and social media management business I am so grateful for. I created a course and wrote an eBook on...

25 Side Income Ideas To Aid Your Summer Budget

This post contains affiliate links. Summer is just around the corner and for most of us (unless you live in San Diego like me , then it’s pretty much vacation from April to December) this is when we plan our fun activities. Thing about fun activities though ? You need some dough to make it happen in the ways you want to make it happen. If you listen to me...

How To Write A Book Quickly : 3 Tips That Helped Me Write One in 10 Days

It’s been a minute since I have written on the blog but it does not mean I have not been actively producing content ! I have a Monday through Thursday show on Periscope and Facebook Live where I drop all kinds of knowledge on creating multiple streams of income. You will realize that going forward most of my blog posts are going to be re-purposed from my live content –...

The 5 E-mail Marketing Strategies That Took Me From 40 to 180 Subscribers Per Month

Building a profitable blog/vlog depends heavily on your e-mail list. And the more targeted that e-mail list is the better. Two and a half years ago when I started this blog, I was completely oblivious to this fact. Thankfully at the beginning of last year, I wised up and when I did, my e-mail list building efforts literally jumped from 40 (or 50 on a good month) to around 180...

5 Ways To Make Money Online With A Tiny Audience

It’s so easy to get down on yourself when you read income reports from bigger bloggers and online personalities and you realize that you have maybe 1/100th of the audience they have. How are you supposed to compete or get a piece of the delicious online income cake when you’re still in the beginning stages of your own journey ? You have probably thought to yourself “If I had even...

How I Find Time To Run An Online Biz…While Still Working The 9-5

I know the frustration. You really want to build this online business but your 9-5 leaves you exhausted and you're wondering how you are ever going to find time to actually nail this. On top of that, you have family responsibilities, responsibilities in your local community or church AND you have to find time somewhere in all that craziness to sleep as well. Take heart friend ! It's not all hopeless.

I know the frustration. You really want to build this online business but your 9-5 leaves you exhausted and you’re wondering how you are ever going to find time to actually nail this. On top of that, you have family responsibilities, responsibilities in your local community or church AND you have to find time somewhere in all that craziness to sleep as well. Take heart friend ! It’s not all...

4 Ways I Make Money As A Blogger

I recently re-started my live-stream life over on Periscope and Facebook Live (Hint : follow me there !). A question I have received almost every single day since I began live-streaming again is “how do you make money blogging?” Honestly, I thought this was common knowledge. But no and really, there are people who don’t know that you could leverage a blog to make some nice side or full-time income....

7 Ways To Share A Single Blog Post On Social Media

You’ve heard it : content creation is 20% of the work ; promotion is 80%. I’ve found this to be too true. The real work of blogging is PROMOTION and making sure the right eyes see that amazing piece of content you’ve created. Beyond the problem of knowing how to use social media to build a blog, I find that when we as bloggers write individual blog posts, sometimes we...

How To Level Up Your Pinterest Game Using BoardBooster [Video Tutorial]

I know. I know. Considering that I am all gung-ho about social media and ESPECIALLY Pinterest, I can’t believe that I did not get to using BoardBooster sooner. Before BoardBooster I would typically go into Pinterest every other day and pin my newest pin to the groups boards and then do some repinning of my older pins as well as pins submitted by members of my group board How to...

6 Amazing Alternatives To LeadPages

If you have an online business, you know by now that you should be collecting e-mails. You are collecting e-mails right ?? Well, even that piece of information has eluded you until right this minute, you’ve landed in the right place. I will say this right now and right here – if you are not building a database of potential clients and customers AKA an e-mail list, you should start...