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The Ultimate Guide to Starting & Growing an Epic Online Business

The Ultimate Guide to Starting & Growing an Epic Online Business

Do you have lovely, technicolor dreams about turning your blog into a business? Or perhaps you currently work a 9-5 and you dream of starting a blog and turning it into a business so that you can LEAVE your 9-5? Maybe you dream of owning a rainbow colored unicorn that will poop delicious sprinkle-infused custard at your command? (Sorry I can't help you with that last one!) But if you dream of turning your blog into a business, read on.

After blogging for over 6 years, a year ago I finally made the decision to turn my blog into a business. Originally I started this blog as a way to share the weddings that I shot in my photography business and as a personal online diary for documenting and sharing whatever the heck I wanted! But deep down, I knew I wanted to make blogging my number #1. I was so passionate about teaching and helping other creative entrepreneurs and I was READY to go steady. (IF you know what I mean!) ;-)

30 Ways to Grow Your Online Business This Year!

30 Ways to Grow Your Online Business This Year!

Well, it's officially 2016! Is that pure insanity or what?! Man, I remember ringing in Y2K old school rocking out to Will Smith and the 'Millennium' song! It has been sixteen years since then ... SIXTEEN YEARS!!! THAT'S HALF OF MY ENTIRE LIFE PEOPLE!!!! 

Ehem. Sorry. Minor break down. And now I suddenly feel very old. And if you don't know what Y2K means then I will feel even older.

How I Started Making a Full-Time Income from Passive Income in 10 Steps

How I Started Making a Full-Time Income from Passive Income in 10 Steps

Do you ever talk to yourself out loud in public and not realize that you’re doing it until you catch a stranger staring at you strangely? (Yep, that totally just happened to me for the millionth time today.) OR do you ever pretend like you’re talking on your phone in public so that you can talk out loud to yourself as much as you want without looking crazy?

Totally me. (I swear I’m not crazy!)

Ehem! That all has nothing to do with today’s blog post, by the way. Nope! Today I’m sharing with you how, over the course of the last year, I’ve transitioned into making a full-time income with passive income.

The 7 Strategies I Use to Get around 3,000+ new Subscribers Each Month

The 7 Strategies I Use to Get around 3,000+ new Subscribers Each Month

You know, I figured that it was about dang time I wrote a blog post dedicated to the whole list building thing. I’m always babbling about how important growing your e-mail list is if you want to have a profitable online business and I’ve shared strategies for list building in my webinars (like this one), but I haven’t actually laid it all out in a blog post!

So buckle your bedazzled seatbelt, because we’re heading into … the list building zone.

How to Create the Perfect Freebie to Grow Your Email List

How to Create the Perfect Freebie to Grow Your Email List

Alright um ... I'm pretty darn excited today!

And no, it's not because I just discovered how to make delicious "nice cream" (aka ice cream) out of frozen bananas and almond milk! (Although I AM pretty excited about that.)

It's because I am going to show you exactly how to create the perfect freebie to attract the RIGHT people to your business and grow your email list!

The Top 10 Things I Did This Year that Grew My Blog + Online Biz the Most

The Top 10 Things I Did This Year that Grew My Blog + Online Biz the Most

Holy crapola, I can’t believe that 2016 is already almost over. I mean … did the earth get sucked into some giant black hole which caused some weird time warp or something?!

Surely there has to be a perfectly reasonable explanation, right?

(Yes, the probability that the earth got sucked into a giant black hole which caused a mega time warp is definitely a perfectly reasonable explanation!)

Ehem. Anyway. This past year has not only been a busy one, but also a really freak’in good one too filled with lots of growth in my blog + online business! Some notable growth benchmarks from this past year include: