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January 2017 Income Report – $815

I love the idea of income reports – the transparency, the strategy – but let’s face it, it’s discouraging when the only ones out there are from people making 5, 6, 7 + figures a month. Their strategies don’t always, or ever, seem realistic for where my business is at. I want to clarify that I’m 5 years and a few failed business models in (including a breakup with a business partner and a significantly profitable PR firm that was burning me the hell out). I’m not at the beginning. So wherever you are, no matter how many times you’ve failed, you still have a journey to go on and a story to tell. And so, as part of My Story to Making $10K a Month, where I’m inviting you to follow along while I figure out how to make 5 figures every 30 days, I’ve decided to do a business and blog income report

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I’m a Success, but Not Financially

Imagine it’s family game night. Fun right? (I know, not what you expected when you clicked on this link, stay with me…) You pull out Jenga. Because everyone likes Jenga and it’s simple: re-stack the blocks without f’ing everything up and making it fall over. I play Jenga every single day of my life. Only this edition of Jenga is called, “finances as a start up business owner.” It’s not quite as fun, or simple… If I pay the gas bill today, will it be too late to pay my AT&T bill in 3 days without my phone shutting off? Because if it does get shut off, how on earth do I run my business? Can I buy groceries today without having to ask for another extension on my rent due date? How big of an anxiety attack will I have if I spend an hour catching up on my bookkeeping

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How to Set Your Business Up for Financial Success

When starting a business every decision counts. You want to portray the perfect image in everything you do from how you present yourself to how you handle stressful situations. So what’s the secret to success when it comes to starting and running a business? Money. Financial success is what most business owners will probably tell you. No one wants to be in the red and when you’re starting a business it’s important to make smart decisions because, unfortunately, new businesses don’t have the luxury of (nor can they afford) second chances. The truth is the smallest oversight can cost you big time – but only if you let it. Every decision from how to set up your business on paper to which partners you decide to bring on board is directly related to your money and you need to nail it the first time – no pressure. This is our easy guide to managing your

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