Posts tagged with: work from home

  • Get your Etsy store off to a great with this step by step guide from the owner of a top of category Esty store.

How To Get Your Etsy Shop Off To A Great Start

When I started my Etsy shop, way back in December 2013, I had no idea what I was doing. I’d been selling on eBay for over 10 years and was used to their format, the slightly warped logic of their best...
  • Side Hustle Success | How to stay sweet with the tax man. If you're creating an income with a side hustle, here are some general rules you should follow.

Side Hustle Income: How to stay sweet with the tax man

It’s tax time in my neck of the woods and that means keeping sweet with the tax man. That’s easy enough to do if you’re getting a pay cheque from your employer because they handle all your tax payments. Generally...
  • April blog traffic and income report why blogging is a great way to make money online

Blog Income Report – April 2016

Welcome to April’s blog income and traffic report for Smart Money, Simple Life. Sharing this information still feels a little odd but I know the value I get from reading others’ blog income and traffic reports so I’m hoping my monthly...
  • blog income and traffic report March

Blog Income Report – March 2016

Welcome to the second blog income report for Smart Money, Simple Life. I debated whether or not to publish a traffic and income report for quite a while before jumping in last month and publishing my first blog income and traffic...
  • four tips for seekers of freedom and fulfillment

4 Tips for Seekers of Freedom and Fulfillment

Freedom and fulfillment. Two words that define success for Hal Elrod, me and quite possibly many of you, too. Freedom is the external hallmark of success for me. Freedom to choose how I spend my time, my money and my...
  • truths about self employment

9 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing Self Employment

There are certain truths about self employment that are often glossed over by those of us who make a living on our own terms. Being self employed is, for the most part, a completely liberating way to make a living...
  • what I learned in my first year of blogging

My First Year of Blogging

The last day of January officially marked the end of my first year of blogging. Serious blogging. I’ve had other blogs over the years but I wasn’t serious about them. I didn’t have a vision for their future. I didn’t...
  • diversify income using a side hustle

The Power of the Side Hustle

The power of the side hustle: jobs can disappear easily, so it’s smart to have another way to earn money already up and running. There are many ways of looking at the purpose of the side hustle. Like your emergency...
  • 2015 in review blogs and business

Year in Review – Blogs, Business & Other Stuff

My year in review: blogs, business and other stuff. They say life begins at the edge of your comfort zone. If that’s true, then this is the year my life truly began. There have been many different detours beyond the...
  • a goof off day can be good for you

The Hidden Value of a Good Goof Off Day

A good goof off day. Nothing beats it. You know how it is… You know from the moment you force your eyelids apart, today is not going to be a good day for work. If you’re an employee, it’s the...