Challenges to Starting your Own Business

Intrigued as to people’s views of the ‘challenges of starting a business’ I decided to run a short survey. This was aimed at a small circle of people I know that have started their own business or thinking about setting up their own business. To give some context to the survey below are the types of businesses they wanted to start: Becoming a freelancer e.g. software development, social media , Read More …

10 Practical Tips to be a Successful Freelancer

What is a successful freelancer? People will have different ideas of success but I believe to be a successful freelancer you should have a good reputation within your niche and foster great relationships with your clients. If you are looking to make freelancing your main income there are a few things you will need for this to work for you: Consistent work Satisfying pay Setting your preferred work hours Working Read More …

3 Reasons Why Selling Using Amazon FBA is a Great Passive Income

If you are looking for a passive income stream Amazon could work for you. Although selling on Amazon isn’t 100% passive income it does lend itself a certain flexibility to fit around your work and family life. First, a quick explanation on what is involved in selling via Amazon FBA: Set up a free seller account  – it is usually linked to a credit card for any fees to be Read More …

My Amazon FBA Seller Mistakes and How you Can Avoid Them

I had been looking at ways to make a consistent passive income. As a freelancer I get paid for my time but as me and my husband are both self-employed we don’t earn when we don’t work. This means no sick pay or holiday pay. This is a frustrating position to be in as in order for us to go away for a break we need to save money for Read More …