7 Ways to Make Money Without Spending It

One of the questions I see a lot when we have people coming into out Facebook community is that they need to start making some money before they can invest into their business.  As someone who is extremely opposed to debt, you're never going to hear me say "put it on...

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How to Set Boundaries in your Business

I always get a big chuckle when I see quotes that say things like, "Only entrepreneurs would work 80 hours a week for themselves in order to avoid working 40 hours a week for someone else." Most entrepreneurs I know fall into one of three categories: they are the...

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How to Create a Website

Do you ever seem to have those little projects that never seem to get done? You always intend to do them, but somehow you never seem to remember to do them until it becomes important? This blog post is one of those. I know I've been asked a lot about how to start with...

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3 Tips for Creating a Bulletproof Business

There are two kinds of people when they move: the organized ones and the… not so organized. I have been both, and recently as we moved into our new farmhouse I realized that the process of moving is a lot like running a thriving business. One of the things...

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How to Rock Blogging

You write a set of blog posts, send them out into the world, and you immediately get traffic, all of that traffic buys through your affiliate links, and then enthusiastically leave blog comments on how amazing you are and ask thoughtful questions. This is the story...

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Affiliate programs for DIYers

Making money through affiliate marketing is one of my favorite ways to bring in income, while helping people solve problems in their lives in a real, tangible way. I am also an avid crafter, even though that isn't the focus of my business.  One of the questions I get...

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The Secret to Massive Progress

I came across a poster today that has left me in a contemplative kind of mood. Looking back over the past few years, I distinctly remember what it felt like to be an unsuccessful entrepreneur. Actually, to be honest, it's a little strange to...

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Change Your Life

Every year, towards the end of the year I pick a new focus word or phrase. My words in the past have been things like Success, my phrases have been Progress, Not Perfection. It helps me focus my goals under one heading. Focus for this year This year, I...

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Is Your Fear Sabotaging Your Success?

I had a client once, well, he wasn't even my client. He was my client's husband. He thought he was brilliant. Really a "God's gift to mankind" kind of guy... you know the type. 🙄 He went on and on about all of the follower on his blog, and the tons of comments he was...

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An Open Letter to Side Hustle Bloggers

Dear Side Hustle Bloggers, You're probably a really nice person. You probably started a blog, with the intention to help people and make some money while you did it. I know I've made a ton of mistakes as a blogger, so I'm not here to judge you or assume...

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How to find content to promote on any topic

Did you know that 3 out of every 5 entrepreneurs without a product of their own struggle to find the right things to promote? Okay, actually that statistic is one I don't have any hard numbers for, but I've had so many people ask me and bring this up in the OYB...

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Which is the best Pinterest Image Scheduler?

I have made a living using Pinterest, which has enabled my family to completely change our lives in many ways. I often get asked which tools I use and why, because it can be super-overwhelming to get the Coschedule Coschedule is hands-down my favorite resource for...

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2 Thing to Avoid on your Pinterest Profile

One of the biggest challenges I see people struggling with is how to grow your following, and what they miss is that their profile is a huge piece in that equation. I just want to make sure I'm being clear: upgrading your profile isn't a "magic quick fix" like some...

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Confused about how to use Tailwind?

I loooove Pinterest. Before I used it for business, I used it to save everything:  meal plans, ways to save money, techniques and encouragement for getting our finances together so we could get out of debt... you name it, it was on my Pinterest account. When I...

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