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Practical and proven online business-building strategies, including real-life takeaway lessons from some of the world's most successful solopreneurs.

Raising Independent Women of the New Millennium With an Online Business

From an early age, Richard Gorham was captivated by books about leadership and self development. He grew his passion into an online business that not only generates significant income for him and his family, but also supports him in raising his three girls as independent women of the new millenium.

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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 18 October 2018 | 8:17 pm

How Her Passion for Knitting Helped End a Lifetime of Abuse

Vickie Danielsen's story is the stuff that movies are made of. She was isolated from the world, with no friends, in an abusive relationship. How her love for knitting (and Solo Build It!) enabled her to escape this nightmare and build a happy future for herself… that's what you'll hear in our interview.

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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 October 2018 | 11:36 pm

53 Online Experts Open The Door to Their Most Critical Business Decision

The better decisions you make early in your solopreneur career, the faster you will achieve results. We asked over 50 entrepreneurship and marketing experts which early decisions impacted their business the most. Ignore this real-life advice at your peril!

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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 26 September 2018 | 9:03 pm

How a Love for Languages Supplements This Retired Teacher’s Pension

For years Catherine Simonton taught ESL at local adult schools. After funding dried up, she needed an alternative income source, preferably from home. When she ran into Solo Build It!, she realized she could do this -- build an online business to teach English, keep her mind active and generate an income.

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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 16 August 2018 | 10:03 pm

Turning Comics Into Cash – Lessons From a Solopreneur Superhero

In today's video interview we talk to a guy who went from losing $30K to $1.4 million in sales in just two years. Meet Ashley Cotter-Cairns, the "Ash Man." After several detours he finally found his perfect business in a forgotten childhood passion: comic books and superheroes. Let's find out how he became the superhero of his own story.

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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 2 August 2018 | 10:56 pm

Why This Hi-Tech Career Mom Loves Her Side Hustle

Why does a sought-after hi-tech sales manager start a website about Tel Aviv? And how did she develop this side-hustle into a steadily growing additional income stream? These are just two of the questions Ayelet Porat answers in our Solopreneur Story of the week.

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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 13 July 2018 | 2:48 am

Video Interview: A Solopreneur Fairy Tale

''I am living the dream,'' says Solo Build It! member Carl Trent. In our video interview he shares how he became the "Disney Dad." Whether you want to add extra income, find your dream retirement job, or completely change career, Carl's story will inspire you to follow your passion.

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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 28 June 2018 | 12:38 am

How a Fascination with Sleep Helped This Mom Build a Lifestyle Business

Heidi Holvoet was always fascinated with sleep. She had a deep desire for helping others and a strong need for personal freedom. She combined them to build a profitable online business. Now she works at home, enjoys more time with her family, and helps new parents around the world.

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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 13 June 2018 | 5:49 pm