What To Do When You Feel Stuck In Life and Business – 3 Practical Solutions

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Let’s be honest: running your own business takes work. Some sleepless nights. Some days when you have to wait until the client or affiliate program pays up. Launching products that you thought an audience would dig only cricket sounds to be hard. It’s rough out here! And so when a friend of mine reached out recently and mentioned she was feeling stuck in her business, I immediately could identify! This...

How I Became A Freelance Social Media Manager

My educational background has NOTHING to do with marketing or social media. I have a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology and 2 bachelor’s degrees: one in nursing and one in biology (completely over-educated person over here). So how did I become a freelance social media manager? Here’s the abridged version of that story. I was in grad school and I needed extra money to pay the bills. Though I knew...

Here’s why you should to start a side business. Even if you never plan to leave your 9-5.

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This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve hung around me long enough, you know I am an advocate for starting a side business/side hustle even if you think you’re never going to leave your 9-5. A recent personal experience has brought this home for me so vividly. I am a research scientist by training which meant that when I was done with my PhD in May of 2015, I would...

10 Unique Ways To Make Money With Amazon in 2018 (For Regular Folks Like You and Me)

If you didn’t already know that Amazon is hands down one of the very best companies in the world right now, you must living be under a rock. And they are the best not just because they do billions of dollars in business each year but because of the opportunities they give to regular people like you and me to make money with their platform and prosper. If you have...

20 life lessons I have learned from blogging for 3 years

This post contains affiliate links which help me keep this blog running and valuable. I only recommend products I use, love and buy. WARNING : this post might be a little too real for some people. If you like to escape reality often, don’t read it. Still here ? Let’s party. When I started this blog in July of 2014, I had no clue where this journey would take me. I...

10 Udemy Courses Worth Your Time and Money

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Quick Note : This post contains affiliate links. Rest assured, I only recommend stuff I love, have used and would buy myself.  Online course explosion. It seems everyone is doing it these days , eh ? And sometimes because so many of us are desperate to build something NOW we spend a lot of money on courses that take us nowhere and get us no results. Right ? I have...

How To Build A Blog Audience That Adores You From Scratch – 5 Critical Steps

  This is part 2 of the series I started on creating a money-making career online. You can read the first part of the series here : How I Built A Money-Making Career Online Through Self Education In today’s post, I want to talk about the ONE thing that will ensure that your online business will never, ever sink : building and cultivating an audience. I remember when I first...

How I Built A Money-Making Career Online – Part 1 (Self-Education)

  Five years ago when I found out you could create a whole career for yourself online I was wide-mouthed and amazed for about a whole year at this “underground world”. Ha ! Five years into it and I am still excited about the growing opportunities to create multiple streams of income online. If you are in a place where you would like to create a career for yourself online...

10 Ways To Treat Your Freelance Clients So They Keep Coming Back

Today’s post is by Elinam Adjoble a Virtual Assistant (VA) who promises to help you reclaim one-third of your day ! Elinam blogs over at Brilliantly Virtual. Loyal customers, they don’t just come back, they don’t simply recommend you, they insist that their friends do business with you. ~ Chip Bell THAT is the dream of every business owner. Imagine having your clients do your marketing for you. Actually, forget about...

3 Lessons Every Solopreneur Can Learn From Facebook

In the summer of 2005, a co-worker at the college summer job I was working told me about this new thing called “The Facebook”. I actually did not get on Facebook until almost 3 years later. And while I expected this “fad” to fizzle out in a few more years, it has not. In fact, Mark Zuckerberg just gave a speech to hundreds of Facebook group admins about how the...