Are you wondering how much of a sacrifice is required to build an online business if you currently have a day job and family?
This post lays out 7 habits I enjoyed but happily chose to give up in order to get serious about growing my online business.
Plus I let you in on the 1 tip that made giving up these habits not feel like a sacrifice.
Each habit took up a portion of my time and energy that was not used to grow my business. By cutting out these activities and applying more diligent focus in the last 2 years I have seen my business grow consistently from $1-2k/month to over $10k/month.
My typical online business work schedule has me working 2-3hrs each weeknight (7:30pm-10:30pm) and 6hrs per day on weekends when my son is sleeping. My total hrs worked on my business is typically around 25hrs/week (some weeks can be a lot higher).Continue reading
The online world is a pretty amazing place… It is capable of sharing and showcasing some of the best of humanity – “people are awesome videos” “TED Talks” plus anyone can add value to world and build a business from anywhere – pretty amazing!Continue reading
This post is going to talk about a few things I have done to try and be as productive as possible while traveling and several of the problems I am having. There are far more experienced travelers than me and hopefully if you are one of them you can drop some of your best tips in the comments below.Continue reading
With the amount of crap on the internet and my plan to build multiple websites to earn money I didn’t want to be part of the problem. So a couple years ago I started with 1 belief “Always Add Value” I believed that whatever I did online as long as I added value I would be helping to make the internet a more awesome place.Continue reading
My reason for sharing what I do online is 2 fold….
1. I know that by putting myself out here I will hold myself accountable to my goal of generating $15k/month in reliable income by the time I am 35!
2. I want to show other people who have large time commitments (father, full time job) that it is possible to make money online. At the same time
Since I have been working online I have learned the most from the courses where people show me how to do things using a case study site. Lately even when I know and use many of the methods taught I gain insight from real case studies including Ed Dales 30 day challenge and Pat Flynn’s posts on the Niche Site Duel these practical examples are great for everyone involved.
UPDATE – Oct 1, 2012 – I am now able to share with everyone the biggest reason why I am so passionate about making my authority website a success – my first child will be here in 6 months!
I am extremely excited about this! We are lucky enough to have good jobs but I feel like that is not enough to secure a financial future for my family. Having one income source (a job) is not enough for me, I plan to continue to build my online income to be able to provide an extra layer of financial security for my wife and soon to be born child! Continue reading