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The Flexibility of Working from Home
The Flexibility of Working from Home

Of all of the benefits of running a home-based business side hustle, I think the flexible schedule is what I love the best. Sometimes when I talk to moms who are thinking of working from home or working some kind of side hustle for a little extra money, they get hung up on The Schedule. […]

Two Choice: Cursing the Changes or rolling with them
Rolling with the Changes or Cursing them?

I was recently talking about the changing face of business and marketing due to the internet, with a friend who has grown so much in her home business ventures. Her epiphany came via a group of kids at a homeschool enrichment class on marketing, of all things. After we reminisced about it after running into […]

Marketing Fails: Angering your target audience is a bad first impression
Marketing Fails: Angering Your Target Audience is a Bad First Impression

When it comes to marketing, there are some fatal errors that people not only participate in but sometimes I’ve even heard them taught as if these are a good idea. When it comes to marketing tips, I’ve seen some of these promoted as “effective” even though the average consumer, when talking about them, find them […]

what is a niche and why does it matter?
What is a Niche?

If you’ve heard anything at all about business, blogging, or working from home, you’ve probably heard the word “Niche” before.  Usually, it’s used together with “marketing”, “business”, or even “blogging”. So, what is a niche?  It is a very narrow market or specialty within a larger field.  That sure clears it up, doesn’t it? A […]

What is Zazzle?

What is Zazzle? In short, Zazzle is an online print-on-demand company whose mission is “to give people the power to make anything imaginable”. Zazzle is an online marketplace where designers can sell their designs on a huge selection of products that automatically shop to customers from Zazzle. This is a great win-win for both customers […]

Connection: The Key to Print Marketing in a Digital World
Connection: The Key to Using Print Marketing in a Digital World

Some people claim that print marketing is dead. I disagree. Strongly. Some of you may even be here due to my print marketing efforts. Rethinking Print Marketing When I’m talking about Print Marketing, I do not mean buying expensive ads, renting billboards and signs, or other traditional ad campaigns. What I am referring to is […]

What is Print-On-Demand and How does it work?
What is Print-On-Demand?

What is Print-on-demand? Print-On-Demand is a publishing and manufacturing process where an item can be printed one at a time, as the orders come in. This is different from traditional manufacturing, where a huge inventory of items are created and hopefully sold. One of the biggest benefits of print-on-demand is being able to test out […]

The Day Zazzle finally started to click for me
The Day Zazzle Finally Clicked for Me

I initially tried out Zazzle during a year of sampling different side hustles to see what may work for me and to write a review of these for my readers. Zazzle frankly did diddly squat for me. I was disappointed, but not surprised. I was feeling pretty low and frustrated in general so I sulked […]

The Year Long Side hustle Experiment
The Year-Long Side-Hustle Experiment

About six years ago, a friend and I set out to try out some popular “side hustle” ideas that cost nothing to start. This was after hearing the same question over and over from friends on social media and via email about whether or not you could really make money doing some of these common […]

Developing Better Habits for Home Business Success
Developing Better Habits for Home Business Success

What is the key to home business and work from home success? While there is no one thing that will guarantee success, I believe forming better habits will tip the odds more in your favor. A few friends and I were talking about the topic of working from home. We all seemed to agree that […]

The Work from Home Time Money Tradeoff
The Home Business Time-Money Tradeoff

Most women decide to become a WAHM because they want to spend time with their children while they’re growing up, but yet they still need some income to make ends meet. The problem is, as anyone who has ever started a business knows, newborn businesses tend to need as much attention as newborn babies, depending […]

Creating an Extra Side Income with your Side Hustle
Creating an Extra Side Income

Stagnate wages and inflation means that we as middle class, working class families are slowly sliding into poverty by reason of the cost of living expense increases we are facing. For many families, adding something towards the family income may help shore up the budget if you’ve already cut as much as can be cut. […]