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This week has been one of those week where, at every turn and click, I discover true GOLD in the way of remarkable content on the topic of working from home, freelance or marketing in general. Here are a few of my top picks:
CRAZY GOOD info from my friend Mia Wenjen. She blew my mind with this info! Bootstrap Marketing 101 for Authors
The Work at Home Wife has a killer article about 5 Six-Figure Work at Home Jobs That Don’t Require a Fancy Education
“It’s the dream of many to work from home earning six figures per year. Despite what you may be thinking, it’s really not that unusual. There are many women doing just that and without a fancy degree.” Read the rest HERE.
My buddy Allie Irish from Ramblings of a WAHM always offers up amazing info. Here’s her post this week:
SUCCESS IN 2015 for the WAHM
-looking for a career or job at home?
-do you need help building your email list?
-not sure how to use Social Media in 2015?
-just need help with your small home business?
Look no further, I have compiled a plethora of reading and study material to boost sales and grow your email list.
Best of 2014 Resources that Help You Find Work at Home Success
I am SO all over this one from Michael Hyatt! How to Successfully Self-Publish a Kindle eBook
Writing guru and fav of mine Carol Tice has another rockin’ article on Your 10 Best Freelance Writing and Blogging Posts of 2014
I picked yet another post from the amazing Mia Wenjen because the top is soooooo close to my heart (and calendar. I will be the big Five-o 11/30/15. YIKES) Facing Fear at Fifty via @PragmaticMom
Free gift time!
I am riding high on the motivation and desire to grab 2015 by the short hairs and Own.IT.
I am on task to organize my life, work and even whip this ‘ol bod into shape.
A big part of my drive (and thanks to my brand new, shiny, beauty-filled Create Your Shining Year Life& Biz planner) is the de-crapification of my surroundings. SO….For those (like me) who are feeling buried under clutter and chaos in your life, it’s time to Clean Up Your Act And Your Clutter For The New Year, This Year.
Grab this free guide and Resolve to Get Organized!
More Resources to Help You Along Your Side Hustle Journey
MOM BOSSING: The Freedom to Create the Business You Love is a book filled with personal stories, resources, support, wisdom, and encouragement from a solopreneur who has been in the trenches as a mom boss. This step-by-step guide shares the truth, fears, tears, and cheers of being a mom who is building a business empire on her own terms. If you are looking for a new career for the “second half of life,” venturing into direct sales, rocking a home business, or dreaming of leaving a dead-end job, this book provides the building blocks needed to move forward with a healthy dose of humor authenticity. In many ways, this book could also sport the tagline of Building a LIFE on Your Own Terms.
I was lucky to have Becky Flansburg join us at Multicultural Children’s Book Day when we first began our nonprofit. She was the “head elf” which meant she did everything from project management to help us get sponsorships. In the early years, we weren’t able to keep her busy for more than a few months a year and even that was very part-time. Becky’s contribution to the team helped us grow our nonprofit, and, in turn, we were able to keep her busier. Now, as a “mom boss,” Becky is sharing her journey and her wisdom for moms who want to try solopreneurship. It’s particularly helpful for anyone who wants to become a VA (Virtual Assistant).~author and mompreneur, Mia Wenjen
Also available on IndieBound.com.
Have you ever dreamed of working from home on your own terms instead of being confined to a corporate cubicle or windowless office? Have you ever dreamed of earning a steady and honest income while still having plenty of time for friends and family?
Lucky for you, it is all very possible. It’s a life that I have successfully been living for over 7 years…and I can’t imagine supporting my family (and following my dreams!) any other way.
Within the pages of this robust 90-page e-book and resource guide is the motherlode of excellent information about working from home (on your own terms) all rolled into a handy read-at-your-own pace guidebook.
Whether you are looking to pursue a career as a freelance writer, virtual assistant, graphic designer (and more) this Resource Guide will provide the insight, tools, guides, advice, and strategies that can apply to any freelance business. If you want the very basics of getting started without the benefit of support and coaching, this eBook is for you.
For anyone looking to start their freelance career, or up their game, this book is the perfect place to start. Jam-packed with actionable items and details about even handling unruly clients, well-meaning visitors, and kids while working from home – this book has it all! Highly recommended!~author and mompreneur, Carissa Andrews
For those who are contemplating the freelance lifestyle but need a guidebook with baby steps, this is your manifesto! Becky Flansburg shares her tips for balancing a freelance career with a family including the nuts and bolts such as the online tools she uses for networking and running her business. Becky is a gentle and realistic cheerleader for anyone who wants to work at home as a solopreneur.~Mia Wenjen
Also available on IndieBound.com.
Available in Paperback on Amazon: mybook.to/FREElanceFREEdompprbk