Today, we have a great guest post from Oli Kang. Oli is a working mum who has a passion for teaching and all things educational. With a background in marketing, Oli manages the digital channels and content at Courses.com.au.
When you’re just starting a business or when you’re truly passionate about what you do, it’s quite easy to forget that there’s more to life than work. Most new parents actually struggle with this problem as they are looking for creative ways to help them divide their time between work and family.
The problem gets even more complicated when you work from home (as a freelancer or entrepreneur). In this case, you don’t have the possibility to put a physical barrier between work and home.
However, it’s important to realize that you can’t be productive without getting some downtime and your life won’t have meaning if you only focus on work. Not to mention that this balance is crucial for your mental state and overall physical health and wellbeing.
So, if you’re looking for a way to strike that sensitive balance in your current life, have a look at the tips listed below. They helped me stay sane through some of the most stressful times of my life and I hope they’ll have the same effect on you.
The internet has given us many unusual ways to make money. Whether it’s selling photographs you’ve taken, turning a craft hobby into a profitable business venture or even acting as a virtual receptionist for a business halfway across the world, there are countless opportunities out there that are just waiting to be taken advantage of.
One of the more unique and flexible ways to make money is to actually monetize a website. This could have plenty of implications because of how varied and far-reaching your website is, and there are actually hundreds of ways to turn your website into a profit-making machine–and that also includes the opportunity of passive income!
So in this article, we’re going to take a look at how you can monetize a website for real profit instead of just leaving it to rot.
Nothing is more important than a big fan following for music artists. But it takes a lot of talent, hard work and good luck to get there if you are aspiring to become a famous artist. At the same time, some smart digital promotion strategies can ease up your journey and get you there sooner than you expect. It all starts with knowing your audience and connecting with them the right way. Also, you would need a promotion partner with the right experience to help you with planning and implementing the right strategies for success. Here are a few digital promotion strategies that can help aspiring music artists to achieve their goals.
For those noticing their disposable income decline slowly over the past few years, you’re not alone. Across Australia, income growth has stalled in almost all industries, with some even experiencing declines. As a result, there are now thousands of Australians looking for new ways to make money - that don’t involve working a casual job on top of their 9 to 5.
We’re here with a great list of unusual ways to make money that might make paying your rent, loan or phone bill just that little bit more manageable. Take a look below.
Not all that long ago, you literally jumped out of bed excited for your day to start. Starting a business was a great decision. All that changed when your business took a nosedive. An accumulation of challenges and problems upended your health and your business.
You want to run a business that's financially successful and doesn't derail your well-being. What's the solution?
Find out which ones are the most profitable businesses, research what industries already excel in the marketplace and pick one. Then, pursue your business and health goals simultaneously because your chances to succeed will take a positive upturn.
Here's how two business owners did an about-face. They switched from owning unprofitable businesses to most profitable businesses in order to balance business and personal goals.
Whether you’ve been in your job for six months or ten years, boredom is likely to creep in if your employer hasn’t managed to keep things interesting for you. Before you throw in the towel, try these suggestions to work out if there’s still life in your job or it’s time to move on.
Investing your money is by far the best way to secure your finances, but a lot of people don’t do it because they don’t think that they have enough money in the first place. If you want to invest in real estate, for example, you need enough for a down payment on a house and most people don’t have that sitting around in their bank account. However, not all investments require that much money upfront and there are plenty of lucrative opportunities that you can get involved in with as little as $100. If you’re looking to invest some money but you don’t have that much saved up, these are the best ways to start investing with just $100.
The cost of living is increasing year on year. Many families are feeling the pinch and finding that the cost is unsustainable for a variety of reasons.
So it's no wonder that more people than ever before are looking at a way to earn more money in a flexible and most importantly sustainable way. As wage growth continues to flag, taking on a second job may seem like a good idea but working 80 hours plus a week is unsustainable for many people in the long term, not to mention can wreak havoc with your health in the long run. It’s easy to think that you will be making huge amounts of extra money from your side-gig, sometimes enough to quit the 9-5 and make your hobby a full-time gig. However, this sometimes is not the case! Here we've outlined a few myths when it comes to chasing your side hustle.
A side business can be the perfect way to bring in an extra income and turn a hobby into a career. If you’ve got a particular interest, you may already have a springboard into starting your business and doing something you enjoy is always advantageous. However, all business owners must adhere to regulatory requirements, so it’s essential you take steps to ensure your side business is legitimate.
As eager as you might be to get started with your innovative business plan, you need to press pause just for a moment. Launching a business is a huge commitment that you need to be fully invested in right from the very beginning. So before you find the perfect web designer or put an advert online for your first employee, you need to consider a few important things. Many aspiring entrepreneurs make the same mistake during the early days; they dive into their business launch way too quickly. No matter how enthusiastic and eager you are to get your ideas off the ground, you need to have a plan in place. So take action right now and you will soon be more than ready to kick start your very own company.