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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 | 9 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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CMI 25 – What I’d Tell My Friends About Money & Business (But Can’t)

CMI 25 – What I’d Tell My Friends About Money & Business (But Can’t)

| August 28, 2014 | 5 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the twenty-fifth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the twenty-fourth episode, we talked about a dilemma most of us entrepreneurs and business owners face, which is “should we focus on earning money right now or building a long term asset”. If you missed it and […]

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Stop Dreaming About Passive Income and Start Serving People

Stop Dreaming About Passive Income and Start Serving People

| August 26, 2014 | 10 Comments

There once was a guy who read a bunch of books like The 4-Hour Workweek and listened to a bunch of podcasts, like The Smart Passive Income Podcast, who dreamed of building a passive income business, so he could sit around and do what he wanted, every day. This guy was a dreamer through and […]

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CMI 24 – Should You Focus on Earning Money or Building the Asset?

CMI 24 – Should You Focus on Earning Money or Building the Asset?

| August 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the twenty-fourth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the twenty-third episode, we discussed how to create an action plan for leaving your job. If you missed it and want to get in-the-know on all of that, head back and listen to that episode. In […]

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Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt6

Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt6

| August 3, 2014 | 13 Comments

This is the sixth 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 and the fifth here. Up until last June, I worked for a small internet marketing agency. I’d been a part of their team since graduating […]

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CMI 23 – How to Create an Action Plan for Leaving Your Job

CMI 23 – How to Create an Action Plan for Leaving Your Job

| July 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the twenty-third episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the twenty-second episode, we discussed how to build a kick-butt website with Bluehost, WordPress and Genesis. If you missed it and want to get in-the-know on all the latest tech tools I’m using to create my […]

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7 Reasons to Give Your Ideas a Try Even If They Might Not Work

7 Reasons to Give Your Ideas a Try Even If They Might Not Work

| July 30, 2014 | 4 Comments

This past year, I’ve done the unthinkable. I’ve ventured out on my own on a path that’s full of unknowns. Fear has been at my side throughout it all, and although it’s threatened to take me out, I haven’t let it. Without a doubt I’ve done great things in the face of uncertainty. I didn’t […]

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CMI 22 – How to Build a Website with Bluehost, WordPress & Genesis

CMI 22 – How to Build a Website with Bluehost, WordPress & Genesis

| July 28, 2014 | 5 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download So it turns out that a little time, energy and trial and error DOES in fact pay dividends. This week, I’ll be sending off a commission check for close to $4,500, an amount of money large enough to buy one of you a very nice car. I’m happy […]

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CMI 21 – 7 Steps to Building Trust with Your Audience Online

CMI 21 – 7 Steps to Building Trust with Your Audience Online

| July 18, 2014 | 5 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the twenty-first episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the twentieth episode, we discussed the surprisingly short path to building and selling your expertise. If you missed it and want to hear more, head back and listen to that episode. In today’s episode, we’re talking […]

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CMI 20 – The Surprisingly Short Path to Building/Selling Your Expertise

CMI 20 – The Surprisingly Short Path to Building/Selling Your Expertise

| July 10, 2014 | 6 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the twentieth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the nineteenth episode, we covered how to identify your degree of independence. If you missed that episode and want to hear more, head back and listen to that episode. In today’s episode, we’re going over the […]

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