Year in Review – 2018

I started the year in Kansas City, Missouri and ended it in Brazil, two very different places. I moved to Brazil after visiting several times in the last 15 years and living here for most of 2016. Of all the places I’ve traveled, it holds the high score for the factors I want in life…

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Why I Started An Online English Teaching Business

I wanted to live in Brazil but didn’t know how to make it work. That frustration led me to create an online teaching business that now allows me to live my dream life, spend half the year in Brazil, or live anywhere in the world with a consistent income. Let me tell you how it…

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Best Conference Choices for 2017 for People Who Work Online

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] “What were the best things I have spent money on?”  Definitely many of my best purchases were tickets to conferences where I could learn about building an online business and meet other like-minded online business owners. I’ve curated a list of the conferences I’m most…

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100 Questions for a Personal Annual Review and Preview

Put down your egg nog and get out your journals! The last month of the year is a great time to review how things went, see what you learned, and make some informed, exciting plans for the new year! I’ve made a list of 103 115 questions as prompts to get us ready for the new…

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5 Solid Jobs to Work Online from Anywhere Now Even if You Don’t Have a Specific Skill

If you want to move abroad or travel, there is no time like the present. Although many higher-paying jobs are reserved for those with advanced education or entrepreneurial skills, there are tons of ways you can get started and earn a living while you travel, live and work abroad. In the past you had to specialize…

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3 Essential Mindset Shifts for Video in My Online Teaching Business

Can I share 3 of my biggest problems relating to video creation and online business? ​​OK, here we go.. this is going to get kind of personal.   I used to get really hung up on getting everything just right. ​​Why? I used to think YouTube was just like TV and I held myself up to that…

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My Free Content Marketing Creation Blueprint

When I was starting out with teaching English online, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on marketing. So I created my BROKE content marketing method. It’s a reusable, free-to-implement blueprint for getting your best content out there and attracting your best students. Here it is: Brainstorm Record Outreach (K) Converse Extend an…

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The one thing that your videos need WAY more of

When a lot of video creators get started, they wonder why after creating several videos their content isn’t getting a lot of views, shares, comments, subscribers, etc. I think there might be something missing.​​ Yeah, you’re sharing great information. You have pretty interesting content that people are searching for. But there’s that special awesome sauce…

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A Simple Way to Create More from Your YouTube Videos

My goal is always to work smarter, not just harder (although I also work hard!)​​. So when I figured out that I could do this quick thing that would help me grow my audience, I thought, “Why not?!” ​​With an extra 2 minutes of effort you can get more exposure by adding your content to…

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How I Got Started on YouTube (the untold story)

Hello friend, How are you doing? I want to share a little background story with you, and hopefully you’ll find it funny or interesting or maybe even inspiring… Most of the time, I never talk about the first time I actually used YouTube as a creator. The first time I ever posted on YouTube wasn’t…

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