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

    Learning Something New and Black Friday Challenges

    We’re in the homestretch for both our November challenges. Did you learn anything new this month? Something fun? I’m hooked on the idea of trying to expand my skill set and while I won’t be doing it every day, I’m going to aim for learning a couple of new things per week in 2021. And how about the Black Friday challenge? Do you have three products ready? I have mine ready to do, but yesterday I got into a panic. I loaded everything into the store, but for some reason, I couldn’t upload the files that customers will download on check out. I thought I’d have to alter my plans…

  • FIRE Financial Independence, Retire Early,  Friday Ramblings,  Online Stores,  Side Gigs

    Friday Ramblings-Getting Ready

    Is it just me or has November flown by? I’ve been busy so sometimes that makes it feel like I have more stuff to do than hours in a day. I got the three Black Friday products finished and next week, I’ll start loading them to the site. I was going to use coupons for the sale but have decided it’s a lot less hassle for both me and buyers if I just discount them on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And of course, we’re not only entrepreneurs selling goods next week, but buyers too. Are you looking for anything in particular to go on sale? I trying to…

  • Business Talk,  FIRE Financial Independence, Retire Early,  Side Gigs,  Teaching and Coachig

    One Week Until Black Friday

    November’s flying by and are you ready with three products to offer your customers? I finally got mine finished, now it’s time to create sales copy and graphics for them. I decided to go with two different products to the ones I’d originally told you about. I have a self publishing kit as I know lots of people are self publishers these days. And with a new year just about five weeks away, I thought it would be a great time to put together a New You package. And finally, stress is at record highs so I have a package that will help people deal with that. All three will…

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

    The 30 Days of Learning Continues

    We’re half way though November and the learning something new each day continues? How are you doing and what have you learned? Anything fun? Anything that’s going to save you money? Have you acquired a skill that could make you money by turning it into a side gig or even a business? Still on my to learn list, is making vegan cheese…I ordered all the ingredients and it’s on this weekend’s things to do list. There are a couple of brands I like but they are pricey so I think if I can figure out how to do it myself, I’ll save money, even after buying all these ingredients. I’m…

  • Friday Ramblings

    Friday Ramblings-Checking The To Do List

    I’m almost done with my to do list for the week. I promised myself the days of working beyond 5 p.m. and weekends were behind me, but sometimes you have to push yourself just a little more. I’ve told myself that this afternoon I’ll sit down and finish working on the final product for my Black Friday Sale. Once it’s done, then I’m going to find something fun to watch and relax. Next week, I want to put the finishing touches to all three products, do final edits for my WIP, and work on my 2021 goals. How about you? Set any goals for the new year yet? Sometimes the…

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

    Black Friday Sales

    Two more weeks and counting… Still working on your three products for the upcoming Black Friday sales rush? I must admit that I’m running behind just a tad. I have two products almost ready. One more left to go and then I’ll work on the graphics. One product will also launch my new site that I’ll be telling you more about. If you’re a self publisher or thinking about becoming one in 2021, stay tuned. I’ll also be putting all the products in the store on sale for Black Friday and then have another promotion for Cyber Monday. I’m also thinking about having a 12 days of Christmas sale where…

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

    What Did You Learn Last Week?

    Week two of learn something new each day. Following along? It’s not too late to start. In fact, my motto is it’s never too late to start anything. If you have been following along, do you want to share with us what new skills or knowledge you’ve acquired? Last week, I focused on learning how to make homemade shampoo bars…love those things but the price is high. I also watched a tutorial on making your own air fresheners, and one on making lip balm. Also, on my list was making mug cakes. I love baking but I have to be honest if I make a whole cake, it’s a too…

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  • Monday Motivation

    Monday Motivation-Make A Difference

    If you don’t think your business in impacting someone’s life in a positive way, think again. Your coaching could inspire someone to dream big and achieve something that’s always been in heart. Or even give them the confidence they need to take that first step. You might even be providing a product that puts a smile on someone’s face after a long day at work. This is one of my favorite sayings because many of the products and services we have today is all because someone else put in all that work, sometimes years ago.

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