How to Keep Your Dog Busy While Working from Home?
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How to Keep Your Dog Busy While Working from Home?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have started working from home. Although this change was initially welcomed as a primarily positive development, more and more people noticed that their productivity while working from home is just not the same. There are plenty of distractions, and there’s no one stopping you from taking small breaks…

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Separating Mommy time from work time

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: The worst thing about being a work at home mom is focus. You won’t have much if you’re trying to juggle children, housework, and work all at once. Not too long ago, my infant son and I were both a little stir crazy from…

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Managing your business’s slow season

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: This time of year is always our slowest sales season at the Gadanke journal shop. Chances are, if you are a blogger or retailer outside of tourism, it's your slower season, too. From a business perspective, this quieter time is a huge blessing. That…

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Charge What You’re Worth

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: Out here in rural Montana, there are some incredible artists and craftsmen trying to make a living. They're painting Montana scenes on mugs and ornaments, incorporating antlers into tasteful (and not so attractive!) pieces, and hand building jewelry with local sapphires or fabulous beads…

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How to Start Working from Home with Babies and Children

The following guest post is from Sarah Parsons of HelpMeetYourGoals.com: Starting a new business or stay at home work venture at any time can be a daunting task. Add in a new baby and/or small children, and you have taken daunting to a whole new level. Give yourself permission to learn as you go --…

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Deciding Where to Sell Your eBook {From Idea to eBook}

Once you write an ebook, how do you decide where you want to sell it? Should you make it available for sale on your website or list it exclusively with Amazon? How exactly do you sell an ebook on Amazon anyway? In Module 6, we're talking about the different formats and outlets available for selling…

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The Importance of Good Design {From Idea to eBook}

After spending a few week on high-level topics like choosing a topic and exceeding expectations, we're getting into the nitty gritty of creating an ebook, and while writing and editing (which we covered last week) are among the most important aspects of publishing an ebook, design is pretty high up on the list as well!…

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Outlining, Writing & Editing {From Idea to eBook}

In some ways, coming up with an ebook topic, hiring an editor and designer, deciding on formats, and marketing your ebook are the easy parts...writing is the part that takes the longest, is easiest to put off and is really the most important! In Module 4, we're talking about the writing process, including: The importance…

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Not Just “Good Enough” {From Idea to eBook}

There are a lot of areas in life where "good enough is enough" and it's important to let go of the idea of perfection. While it's important not to let perfection paralysis stop you from getting your ebook published, it's also important not to just throw content together quickly with the hope of making a…

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Deciding What to Write About {From Idea to eBook}

For many people, actually writing enough words to fill an ebook isn't the issue; choosing a topic that they want to write about and will sell well is. Although I'm always kind of thinking about potential ebook topics, blog series and business ideas, I don't often sit down and try to force myself to come…

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