Alternatives to gainful employment for generating income in order to create your own life.
For this post, I set out to find people who started a blog and went on to do well; and I asked them about their story. What inspired them? What traits helped them? What circumstances helped them?
The results of my search were interesting. Many common themes emerged among their stories, and it reminded me of […]
-+*Most people fit into one of two categories: 1) business minded or 2) creative; but to be successful as an entrepreneur, you need both. That's why so few small businesses succeed: their leaders are too heavy on one side or the other.
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-+*If you don’t have a blog yet, read How to Blog :: The Manual to get started. It’s not that difficult and it’s the first step to building your own online brand. In the future, your earning potential might have a lot to do with how connected you are on the internet and a blog is the networking machine to get you there.
-+*A year ago I was not a blogger. I thought blogs were for people who wanted to keep an online journal about how their day was going and how bad their ex-boyfriend sucked. I knew I needed an online presence, but I thought my needs were more advanced than a blog could provide.