• FIRE Financial Independence, Retire Early,  Online Stores,  Side Gigs,  working from home

    Black Friday Countdown Begins

    Ready for Black Friday? We’re now about four weeks away from the biggest shopping day of the year. Thought about the three products you’re going to create for your own Black Friday sale? Just think, all it takes is one product per week, and then a final week polishing and refining them and then you’re all set. I worked on my self-publishing product this week, next week, it’s going to be the promotion tool kit, and week three, well actually, I’ve changed to a self improvement tool kit. Remember your sale product doesn’t have to be a physical one, it could be digital like mine, or it could be a…

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  • Business Talk,  FIRE Financial Independence, Retire Early,  Side Gigs,  working from home

    Learn Something New Every Day Begins on Sunday

    It begins on Sunday. Are you ready? November 1st is day one of the BSG Learn Something New Every Day Challenge. What’s on your list? It could be something that’s just plain fun. It might be something that will save you money. Perhaps it’s something that could even make you money. Is there anything you’ve been trying (or dying), to learn but haven’t been motivated enough? The Instant Pot or bread maker you bought that’s just been sitting on the shelf unused because you can’t figure out how to use it or what to make in it? The irritating door that squeaks but you’ve no idea how to fix it?…

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  • Business Talk,  FIRE Financial Independence, Retire Early,  working from home

    Places to Learn New Skills

    Are you ready for the Learn Something New Every Day challenge that kicks off November 1st? By now you should have some idea of some of the new skills you want to attain over the course of 30 days. It could be something that saves you money like learning to sew or can. Or makes you money, like learning how to write more engaging blog posts. In case you’re still haven’t figured out what you wan to learn, or even where to go to learn your new skill, here are my top five favorites sites I use all the time when I need to figure out how to do something.…

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  • Business Talk,  working from home

    Be Flexible When Working From Home

    Today’s the perfect example of learning to be flexible when you work from home. My to do list included getting at least one new class recorded. I was all set, ready to plug in my microphone when…wait, what was that noise? Hammering, guys talking… I’ve worked in my home office for close to twenty years. My neighborhood used to be the quietest place I’ve ever lived. Fast forward to the last few years, especially this year, and things have changed. Not only have more neighbors begun to work remotely and think it’s a great idea to make their sales calls with their windows wide open, but it seems like everyone’s…

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  • Business Talk,  Online Stores,  Side Gigs,  working from home

    Getting Ready for Black Friday

    Are you ready for Black Friday? Not the shopping part but the selling side of the big event. I know it’s only the first full week of October. It’s not even Halloween yet but I’m seeing more things about Black Friday than ever before. Online sales are going to be huge in 2020. Today’s been busy and I was thinking about skipping a post to you but then I came up with an idea. How about a Black Friday challenge? Between now and Black Friday, let’s create three products, packages, services, whatever it is you do and turn them into Black Friday products to sell. Something new to offer your…

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  • Monday Motivation

    Monday Motivation-Shift Your Energy

    Sometimes things are out of our control. People’s attitudes and bias, the people that tell us it can’t be done. I’ve found rather than waste my energy on trying to change them, I’ve gone ahead and put my focus into living my dream. It’s your life, your energy, your dream, use it wisely.

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  • affiliate marketing,  FIRE Financial Independence, Retire Early,  Online Stores,  Side Gigs

    What Are You Waiting For?

    Have you purchased the CCC Toolbox yet? No, you’re still thinking about it? I often put off buying something until the very last minute and when I do, I wonder why I waited so long. I know you’re going to love this deal but thought I’d highlight some of the great products you’ll find in it- Anne Elizabeth Perez How to Repurpose Your Blog Posts for Maximum Impact training I’m always looking for ways to give older posts, yes, those from 2005, a new life, so I’m looking forward to diving into this training Kelly McCausey Affiliate Beginner’s Challenge training   If you’re new to affiliate programs, Kelly knows her…

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