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I'm Shannyn . In 2011 I started blogging to vent my frustrations about the grind & being a broke grad student-but quickly found that people were using online business as a way to break out of the 9-5...not just complain about it. I wanted in.

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28 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

3 time-management tips for entreprenuers

If you’re working for yourself, your time is the most important thing you have. With it, you can build a business, raise a family and accomplish your personal goals. With it, you can also do the same thing – but in a video game. Here are some basic time management tips: 1. Use the Pomodoro […]

18 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Four Of The Best Books For Beginner Entrepreneurs

If you’re starting your own business, there’s no better way to get inspiration than from a book. There are so many successful people who’ve written about their journeys that it’s easy to find one that will inspire you. Here are my favorites: 168 Hours by Laura Vanderkam Reading this book was a lifechanger for me. […]

12 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

How a virtual assistant can grow your business

One of the best pieces of advice I ever heard was, once you start to make a profit in your business, use that money and pay someone else to do the things you don’t have to. When you’re running your own business, it’s easy to think that you have to do everything yourself. You can […]

10 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Lessons Learned From a Beginner Entreprenuer

I have been running my own blog and working in social media for almost five years now- which in the new media industry is an eternity.  From starting my frugality blog and then later, my own social media consulting business, I made many mistakes along the way, out of fear or due to the fact […]

06 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Frugal Feature: Loan Options for the Financially Challenged- Avoiding the Pitfalls

The following post is from a frugalpreneur contributor. Thank you for supporting this blog! People who need to borrow money but whose credit is spotty or nonexistent often face a particularly vexing issue. They don’t have a wide range of options and it often comes down to choosing the least bad choice rather than the […]

03 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Frugal Feature: Spending Money to Make Money

A lot of frugalpreneurs have trouble reconciling their artistic visions with the reality of doing business. One of the biggest hang-ups is with the truth of having to spend money to make money. You’re a frugalpreneur. This means you want as much as possible for as little as possible! Spending to earn flies in the face […]

27 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Frugal Feature: 4 Steps to Starting a Home-Based Franchise

It’s important to be frugal when you’re starting out as an entrepreneur. Managing/running a home-based franchise business is definitely frugal when compared to the traditional brick & mortar franchises that require a huge upfront investment for buying the real estate. So if you’re looking for a cheaper way to start a franchise, then choosing a […]

22 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Frugal Feature: How A Digital Marketing Agency Serves Customers

Digital marketing and advertising has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception. Companies are now using this space to drive new leads and engage with new and existing customers. Research has shown influential customers engage with a particular brand through digital media even while watching their advert in the television or reading a special […]

21 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Blogging Secrets For Cash, Perks and Swag. Get Ready To Blog Like A Rockstar In 2013! (Exclusive Offer)

  Please enjoy this post I originally posted on FrugalBeautiful, my personal blog, and feel free to leave questions in the comment section. ————————————————————————————————— 2012 was the year I wanted my blog to finally work for me.  Hundreds of blogs are started every minute, and very few ever make it to the big leagues.  Too […]

13 December 2012 ~ 1 Comment

My 5 Best Tips To Make Money Blogging

This post was originally published on my personal blog- frugalbeautiful.com   A few people have asked me what it means to be a “problogger,” and if I really make money from my blog.  I do make money from my blog (of course, I do prefer to have other sources of income to subsidize that!) and […]