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This site is designed for those who want to leave their cubicles and build real, substantial, and profitable businesses from their skills and interests. This includes things like whether or not you should incorporate, how to manage your business finances, and how to outsource projects to subcontractors. When it comes to the details of running your business, check here first.

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Reality Blog: Likes and Comments Make You Feel Good, But You Can’t Eat Them!

By Andrew Murray | September 25, 2020

When marketing on social media, it’s nice to get likes and comments. It shows people are engaging with you. But the real goal is click throughs. You want people to come to your website.

Brian Tracy’s 6 Qualities of Wildly Successful People

By John Forde | September 24, 2020

Do you emulate the qualities of successful people? Doing so can put you on a faster track to success. Click through to discover six of the most important qualities that will speed your success.

From $700 a month to $3.5 million a year – Sarah Titus and Blogging Success

By Heather Robson | September 22, 2020

Sarah Titus has one of the most inspiring blogging stories you’ll ever encounter. Discover how she learned to live well on $700 a month… and then how that knowledge carried her to $3.5 million a year.

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Building the Life You Want – Holly Reisem Hanna’s Blogging Success Story

By Heather Robson | September 22, 2020

Holly Reisem Hanna had a successful career, but found herself dreading Monday mornings. Through her blog, she’s been able to build the life she wants.

Follow Your Passion – A Blogging Success Story with Carol Bryant

By Heather Robson | September 21, 2020

You have to love what you blog because you will be doing it for a long time. That’s the idea that led Carol Bryant to start here successful blog, Fidose of Reality.

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Member Update: The Danger of Low-Paying Work

By Heather Robson | September 21, 2020

When you’re first starting out, it’s tempting to take on any project that comes your way, no matter what it pays. There’s a place for this strategy, but you have go in with you eyes wide open…

Living a Beautiful Life – Blogging Success with Sal O’Neill

By Heather Robson | September 18, 2020

Advice from an experienced blogger to someone just getting started – Just start and perfect as you go along. There’s really no need to wait to launch your own blogging success story.

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Reality Blog: Slow Down and Regain Perspective, It’s Good for The Soul!

By Andrew Murray | September 18, 2020

Sometimes you need a change to your routine to regain perspective. Andrew Murray shares his story of how travel serves to open his eyes to what’s important.

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