Hello 2018! About my transformation from employee to entrepreneur!

by Camilla N Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
Before Two years ago my Christmas vacation was not pretty! I wasn't mentally present with my family. I couldn't enjoy anything. I couldn't relax. I knew what was wrong, and I knew that fixing it was going to be one of the toughest things I'd ever done.  I had to leave my job of 8 years.  I was feeling stressed out, unappreciated and unfulfilled and my boss was a nightmare. Colleagues were falling like flies with long-term stress or just leaving the mess. I ...
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Find Your Perfect Lead Magnet in 15 Minutes

by Camilla N Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
A great Lead magnet or a Freebie is the 'secret sauce' that helps you build your e-mail list. I find that many marketers and online business owners struggle with ideas on Lead Magnets, so I found this little 'hack' that you can use. Step 1: Go to Google.Images.com Step 2: Search for "[YOUR NICHE HERE] Magazine" Step 3: Write down the titles that intrigue you. The titles are valuable and tested ideas for a lead magnet.  Step 4: Write a short how-to, cheatsheet, e-book where you solve ...
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What Are Solo Ads And How To Pick a Good Solo Seller!

by Camilla N Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
Many affiliate marketers use solo ads to get traffic to their offer because it's cheap and easy.  When you buy a solo ad, you basically 'crash' another person's huge email list, so solo ads are really great if you're just getting started and don't have a list of your own or if you want to grow your list quickly.  But how do you pick a good solo ad seller?  I use Udimi to buy solo ads (you'll find the (proven) swipe files in ...
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The Secret Marketing Shortcut To Accelerate Your Business

by Camilla N Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
Traffic temperature The biggest secret to insane marketing results is to meet your potential customers exactly where they are.  When I first started marketing online, I wondered why some people responded to one marketing message, and others didn't. Then I heard marketers like Russel Brunson (the founder of ClickFunnels) talk about traffic temperature. This changed my thinking about targeting my audience, and today I'll share this strategy to laser target your marketing messages!  I know that the term 'traffic temperature' doesn't sound sexy, but hang ...
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These markets represent the greatest business opportunities online

by Camilla N Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Investing
Most online marketers are constantly scouting for profitable markets to enter and make money off. These 14 markets are amongst those with most activity online and they each represent huge business opportunities for online marketers. 14 profitable markets 1. Beauty - skincare, makeup, home remedies, plastic surgery 2. Business opportunities - how to start a business, how to run a profitable business. This could be in real estate, online business, healthcare etc. 3. Internet marketing - training and tools, info products, courses, information, business software, affiliate programs.  4. ...
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What does a digital lifestyle mean to me?

by Camilla N Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
A couple of years ago, I quit my job to build my own business. After 10 years of working with innovation and managing projects in the public sector, I’d had it with long hours, furious bosses and a stressful work environment. As a mother of two little boys, I also missed having more flexibility in my life, and I wanted to have more time and freedom to be with my family and being present in my boys' childhood. An online business that scales - ...
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The Power of Pinterest in Marketing - beginners guide

by Camilla N Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
For most people, Pinterest is still about knitting, DIY and food recipes. Well, fellow marketers - that's changing fast!  Many marketers, and especially men (sorry guys), haven't noticed yet that Pinterest has become a powerful marketing platform. Pinterest is a great tool to drive traffic to your website or your landing page.  Pinterest is actually a great tool to drive traffic to your website or your landing page.  I have collected my best tips for getting started on Pinterest in this blog post. In a ...
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What's on your NOT-to-do list?

by Camilla N Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Lots of people make to do lists. We have so much stuff to do that the only way we remember it all is by writing it down. Studies show that it is extremely hard to stick to a to do list, but that's a whole other discussion.  Do you obsess over crossing off items on your to do list?  Some of us take our 'to do listsing' to the next level and obsess over crossing off items on the list.  We break up the ...
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Entrepreneur! What is on your book shelf?

by Camilla N Arts and Entertainment, Business, Self Improvement
A couple of days ago, I made time to search for inspiring books. Not novels this time, but books on business, entrepreneurship and personal growth.  It seems like I'm not the only one, who was out to have an inspiring read during vacation time :) I started my search on Facebook. Here I found several friends asking people for book inspiration for the summer. On LinkedIn people were also more than ready to share their best reading experiences. On my own book shelf, ...
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Make catchy Facebook posts in 5 minutes

by Camilla N Business, Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online
Images are a huge part of every Facebook stream, where they reach our potential customers.  Even though we strive to pick beautiful and catchy images, it doesn't always seem to catch the eye of our audience, which can sometimes leave us with a feeling that we're doing a lot of hard work for nothing.  Well, let's spice things up a little.  Here is an easy step by step method.  How to make a Facebook post with rotating images and links 1. Go to your business ...
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The power of an online business

by Camilla N Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
My journey as an entrepreneur started in 2014, where I opened my first business after being an employee for 10 years. I was never happy in my job, and finally, I found a way out of my comfort zone and quit to build my own business and be my own boss.  The business was based on my passion for tech - a 3D printing service and consulting business - pretty cutting edge just a few years back and it was a lot ...
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6 advantages of being your own boss

by Camilla N Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
How I became my own boss I quit my job in the spring of 2016. It was the best decision I've ever made! Extremely liberating! Extremely empowering! And a little scary... The decision was underway for a couple of years. My heart was ready, but my mind had too many 'what if's'.  That's because it's a huge decision to leave your job and life as you know it. I felt overwhelmed and excited at the same time by the new and totally unknown ...
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Tips for making your signup form convert like crazy!

by Camilla N Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
Most online business owners are using signup forms to get new subscribers to their newsletter or email list. To the untrained eye, many signup forms look similar, but there are certain things you can do to stand out and increase your conversion.  If you are setting up a new form or if you want to increase the performance of an existing form, try to take the following into account.  Some of the hacks might seem obvious, but hey - sometimes it doesn't take much ...
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From employee to entrepreneur - what I had to unlearn!

by Camilla N Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
My transition from employee to entrepreneur started about 3 years ago. I was working 9-5 as an innovation consultant at a medium sized hospital. On paper, this was the job of my dreams. In reality, I was drained, frustrated and frightened that the critical working conditions would influence my health. So I quit my job and decided to start the journey of becoming my own boss.  But how do you get from 10 years of being an employee to starting your own ...
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The freedom to work from anywhere

by Camilla N Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Home and Family
The nomad lifestyle I'm a nomad... A digital nomad... My business is online, and I only need a laptop and an internet connection to get stuff done.  I'm a part of an inspiring global community of people with online businesses. Many of my colleagues take advantage of this freedom to travel the world. Frequently I see updates from people on their way to Bali, some bounty island in Thailand, or having great experiences in Florida or the Grand Canyon while running successful businesses from ...
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Are you ready to leave your job?

by Camilla N Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Reference and Education
When I left my job in March 2016, I had been ready for several years. I was so drained by inhuman expectations and rage outbursts from management and I dreaded Monday mornings which meant that another exhausting work week was dawning. After 8 years (7 too many, I'd tell you if you ask me today), I handed in my notice.  In the months leading up to the 'big day', I prepared to resign many of times but got scared and decided to ...
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Be Your Own Boss and build a Business you Love

by Camilla N Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Where are you? Are you spinning in the good old hamster wheel? Working too much and returning home exhausted? Do you feel like you spend your best hours away from your family, working for somebody who doesn't even appreciate it like you deserve? "But where do I start", you might think. I'd recommend you to take a look at starting an online business. It has never been easier, you don't have to be a tech-savvy person anymore and there are tons of resources out ...
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The basics of a sales funnel

by Camilla N Business, Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online
Why should you set up sales funnels in your business?  The answer is simple: It will do WONDERS for your sales. And the good news is that most sales funnels are super easy to make and you just have to set it up once. So you'll save valuable time that you can spend on scaling your business or progress in other ways.  I've written an overview of the building blocks of a basic sales funnel that is super easy to implement - even if ...
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