Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress

free resource libraryWelcome To Our Free Resource Library! The FREEBIE Fortress: Where We Share All Of Our Best FREE Resources

By Jennifer Spears

What is a free resource library? Think of it as one of those little free libraries that are popping up in communities all over the world…but with our free resource library, you don’t have to return anything. All of our best resources are kept in one convenient location, and you can download them whenever you need them. Continue reading “Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress”

10 Awesome Summer Jobs For Country Kids | Opportunity In Rural Areas

When we moved to the country 5 years ago, we quickly discovered that there are plenty of summer jobs for country kids. You don't need to live near a town toHow To Help Your Kids Earn Money When You Don’t Live In Town

By Jennifer Spears

When we moved to the country 5 years ago, we didn’t realize that it was going to be a lot more difficult for our teenage kids to earn money. Luckily, we quickly discovered that there are plenty of awesome summer jobs for country kids. Continue reading “10 Awesome Summer Jobs For Country Kids | Opportunity In Rural Areas”

Making Sense Of Affiliate Marketing | Increase Your Earnings

making sense of affiliate marketing I didn't know anything about affiliate marketing until I enrolled in Michelle's course, Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing. Within just a few days of finishing...My Review and Recommendation of the Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing Course.

By Jennifer Spears

Have you ever heard of affiliate marketing? I really hadn’t..until I heard about Michelle from Making Sense of Cents and her course, Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing.

I recently shared that I was starting to take this blog a lot more serious. Blogging takes a lot of time, and to be honest, it’s really hard. It was starting to seem like a waste of my time because I wasn’t making any money…and there didn’t seem to be any money in the near future either. I was about ready to give up, simply because I didn’t know what I was doing. Continue reading “Making Sense Of Affiliate Marketing | Increase Your Earnings”

Thinking About Starting Your Own Business? Read This First!

Thinking about starting your own business? Get tips and a list of action steps you can take to help you be successful, plus a FREE business plan worksheet.Questions To Ask Yourself And Actions To Take If You Are Thinking About Starting Your Own Business

By Jennifer Spears

Starting your own business is kind of like swimming in a really big pond…or maybe even the ocean. There are some really big fish, but there are more fish that are on the smaller side. Some are even teeny tiny…still darting around, not really knowing what they are doing. Every once in awhile though, one of those teeny tiny fish shows a little spark…a hunger…as if they are suddenly awakened to the possibilities that exist in the pond. Although they can only see what is in the water right around them, they no longer see what lies in the unknown darkness ahead as scary, but as exciting and exhilarating.

And with that…a small business owner is born! Continue reading “Thinking About Starting Your Own Business? Read This First!”

Can You Really Make Money Blogging?

Can you really make money blogging? People ask me that all the time. Can real people really add to their income through blogging? It's time to find out.Hmmm…Can You Really Make Money Blogging? My Very First Income Report!

By Jennifer Spears

Can you really make money blogging? I get asked that all the time! I guess people just assume that since I have a blog, that I must be making money from it. After all, aren’t all website owners raking in cash faster than the speed of light?  Continue reading “Can You Really Make Money Blogging?”

10 Things To Do After You’ve Started A Craft Business

10 Things To Do After You've Started A Craft Business

You’ve Started A Craft Business…Now What?

By Jennifer Spears

You finally started a craft business!

Congratulations!

I’m so happy for you! Running a business from home is fun and exciting, and since your business revolves around your hobby, you’ll never dread a day of work again! Continue reading “10 Things To Do After You’ve Started A Craft Business”

Positive Affirmations For Small Business Success

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Positive Affirmations For Small Business Success…and a Happier Life!!!

By Jennifer Spears

Can spending a few minutes every morning reading and reciting positive affirmations really help your small business?

Yes! It can! Continue reading “Positive Affirmations For Small Business Success”

A Look Back At Our First Year Of Self-Employment

 

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A Look Back At Our First Year Of Self-Employment: What We’ve Learned, What We’d Change…And A Nasty Little Secret!!!

By Jennifer Spears

Do you know what is coming up in just a few days? As of February 5…my dear hubs has been “pretired” for exactly one year! As we look back at our first year of self-employment, I’m excited about all that we’ve overcome, accomplished…and learned about ourselves! Continue reading “A Look Back At Our First Year Of Self-Employment”

What We Say When People Ask Us How We Do It

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What We Say When People Ask Us How We Do It

By Jennifer Spears

People ask us all the time how we do it. How we support ourselves and our 5 children that are still at home, with our small business.  

We could take the time to explain that we had been dreaming of and planning for our escape from the rat race for years.  

We could explain how we had scrimped and saved, putting away enough money to buy the most precious thing ever…time. 

We could…but honestly, even though we did do those things, when it came right down to it, we had to decide that it was time. Continue reading “What We Say When People Ask Us How We Do It”

10 Reasons Why It Sucks To Work At Home

10 Reasons Why It Sucks To Work At Home

10 Reasons Why It Sucks To Work At Home…And Why We Do It Anyway!

By Jennifer Spears

It sucks to work at home sometimes, so as I sit down to write my 50th blog post (Yay me!), I thought I would talk a little bit about that, and also try to explain why we do it anyway! 

So here they are, in no particular order…10 reasons why it sucks to work at home! Continue reading “10 Reasons Why It Sucks To Work At Home”