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August’s Income/Expenses- Another SOLID Month: $3,000 in Revenue

August’s Income/Expenses- Another SOLID Month: $3,000 in Revenue

| September 2, 2014 | 8 Comments

This is the seventh edition of my income/expense report on my business so far. The first update can be found here, the second, here, the third, here, the fourth here the fifth, here, and the sixth, here. Up until last June, I worked for a small internet marketing agency. I’d been a part of their […]

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How (and Why) You Can Accomplish Anything You Put Your Mind To

How (and Why) You Can Accomplish Anything You Put Your Mind To

| July 9, 2014 | 17 Comments

Today, I got nothing done… I slept in because I was tired. I talked with my mom on the phone for an hour until ten thirty. My friend, Adam came over after that and helped me take my car to the shop. Then, we had lunch at my place and sat down and talked business […]

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How to Sell Your Summers for a Few Bucks and Never Get Them Back

How to Sell Your Summers for a Few Bucks and Never Get Them Back

| June 23, 2014 | 14 Comments

I woke up on Monday, July 19th, 1999 at 9:00 am. After 20 minutes of lying there half awake, I decided to get up and start my day. On my agenda for the day was to mow three lawns in the neighborhood: Mrs. Rubis’, Mrs. Palmer’s and Mrs. Schultz’s. I took a trip to the […]

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7 Benefits of a Location Independent Business (That a Job Can’t Touch)

7 Benefits of a Location Independent Business (That a Job Can’t Touch)

| June 10, 2014 | 12 Comments

Six years ago, I was a recent college graduate and a broke entry level employee. I was making a whopping $30,000 per year as a salaried employee. For the first time, I had money to spend (although not a lot of it). That paycheck was coming in rain or shine every two weeks and I […]

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15 Things You Can Do TODAY to Stop Relying on a Job You Hate

15 Things You Can Do TODAY to Stop Relying on a Job You Hate

| May 11, 2014 | 44 Comments

I had a conversation with a friend the other day, whom we’ll call Jake. He makes a good living working for a marketing company in their account management department. He’s miserable there, but relies on the paycheck to stay afloat financially. He’s fiercely looking for jobs elsewhere, but has both a lack of confidence and […]

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An Update on My Direction and Introducing Mathias Media

An Update on My Direction and Introducing Mathias Media

| March 11, 2014 | 20 Comments

In the past two months, I’ve been hired for several consulting and website development projects. Those, along with sales of the new course I launched in January, have brought in some decent income for me for the first time since leaving my job last summer. *To view this video on YouTube, click here. I remain […]

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Announcing My New Course, Create My Independence with Blogging

Announcing My New Course, Create My Independence with Blogging

| December 9, 2013 | 17 Comments

Last week, I realized something my recent boss told me about myself was actually true. Naturally, I was depressed for a second or two. He used to tell me that I gave up on things too easily and often didn’t follow through long enough to see things to completion. That has just so happened to […]

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If You Aren’t Learning from These People, You’re Living in the 90’s

If You Aren’t Learning from These People, You’re Living in the 90’s

| December 4, 2013 | 11 Comments

As I sit here at Caribou drinking my $2 holiday drink, it occurs to me that I’m bipolar. Some days I feel on top of the world but others I feel like heading back to the corporate jungle just to escape my self imposed pressure. So, the question is, what causes my confidence to flip […]

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How Starting a Blog Helps You Build Fruit-Bearing Relationships

How Starting a Blog Helps You Build Fruit-Bearing Relationships

| October 24, 2013 | 16 Comments

Two years ago, I was 27 years old and like many other 27 year olds. I had a full time job, I had friends. I had a place to live and a car to get me around. Heck, things were pretty… well… normal. Normal can sound great to some people, but to people like me, […]

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Why You Need to Start a Blog This Week

Why You Need to Start a Blog This Week

| September 9, 2013 | 25 Comments

Last week, I linked to Chris Guillebeau’s site, The Art of Non-Conformity, in my post featuring an interview with Sean Ogle of Location 180. I have to credit Sean for pushing me to take a closer look at Chris’ site, giving me the chance to find this gem, 279 Days to Overnight Success, by Chris […]

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