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Crisis-Proof Your Income With an Online Business

Generating extra income with your own online business is already great during good times. It's priceless in these times of crisis

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Margit Streifeneder

Margit Streifeneder is the Communications Manager at SiteSell. She handles the Editorial Calendar, coordinates marketing initiatives and is renowned for her organisational skills. She's passionate about helping solopreneurs achieve success, and enjoys interviewing SBI! members about their achievements. Her personal goal is "never being cold again," so she chose to settle in Nicaragua, for now.

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Posted on 4 April 2020 | 1:25 am

5 Retirement Ideas to Plan for Your Future While Surviving the Present

How to use the present lockdown to your family’s and community’s benefit while locking in your own plans for a profitable retirement.

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. Having taken early retirement from work in social care, she describes her "day job" - her online business, Raising Happy Chickens, like this: I spend my time doing what my mother calls “playing on that blasted computer all day” — and I love it. Knowing that other people benefit from my knowledge gives me goose-bumps. And goose-bumps are as important to me as the money my online business makes.

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Posted on 27 March 2020 | 3:11 am

How to Overcome Boredom in Retirement: Practical Solutions

Boredom in retirement is a top concern for pre-retirees and retired folks. Explore these practical solutions for beating the boredom blues.

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. Having taken early retirement from work in social care, she describes her "day job" - her online business, Raising Happy Chickens, like this: I spend my time doing what my mother calls “playing on that blasted computer all day” — and I love it. Knowing that other people benefit from my knowledge gives me goose-bumps. And goose-bumps are as important to me as the money my online business makes.

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Posted on 13 March 2020 | 1:44 am

Get the Click All the Time: 7 Tips to Fix Your Headlines Today

Want to know how to write a headline that gets the click? Follow these 7 tips (with real examples) and leave your competition in the dust.

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Yuki Evoy

Yuki Evoy is the Social Media Coordinator at SiteSell. She handles the Social Media calendar and posts interesting stuff about solopreneurs, blogging and online business building. Between balancing her SBI! for WordPress blog and work for SiteSell, her motto is "if you really love what you’re doing, you can always find time."

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Posted on 26 February 2020 | 2:58 am

5 Unusual Information Products to Monetize Your Blog

What are information products, and how could you create one? We examine 5 possibilities to add to your monetization stream.

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. Having taken early retirement from work in social care, she describes her "day job" - her online business, Raising Happy Chickens, like this: I spend my time doing what my mother calls “playing on that blasted computer all day” — and I love it. Knowing that other people benefit from my knowledge gives me goose-bumps. And goose-bumps are as important to me as the money my online business makes.

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Posted on 19 February 2020 | 3:05 am

What Is WordPress and How Does it Work?

WordPress is a free software tool that helps you build a website or blog. To learn how it works and where to get it, read our short overview.

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Carole Macpherson

Carole Macpherson is a SiteSell Professional and member of the Content team. She is an IT professional and proficient webmaster who is well known for sharing her technical knowledge in the SBI! forums.

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Posted on 14 February 2020 | 3:06 am

7 Simple Business Motivation Tips That Work

Struggling to stay motivated in your business? Use these simple tips to keep your motivation alive and achieve the success you deserve.

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Yuki Evoy

Yuki Evoy is the Social Media Coordinator at SiteSell. She handles the Social Media calendar and posts interesting stuff about solopreneurs, blogging and online business building. Between balancing her SBI! for WordPress blog and work for SiteSell, her motto is "if you really love what you’re doing, you can always find time."

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Posted on 29 January 2020 | 3:07 am

Website Architecture: 3 Benefits to Organizing Your Blog (And How to Do it)

Using good website architecture benefits readers and pleases search engines. We show you how to do it right.

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Carole Macpherson

Carole Macpherson is a SiteSell Professional and member of the Content team. She is an IT professional and proficient webmaster who is well known for sharing her technical knowledge in the SBI! forums.

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Posted on 24 January 2020 | 2:30 am