It’s been a long time since I’ve written a blog post. It’s been a long time since I’ve really focused on my business and not just done what had to be done. I just lost my focus, my mojo. Whatever you want to call it, I lost it. But these last couple of months I’ve started feeling it again. 🙂 I’ve been taking stock of where I’m at with my business and where I want to be.
Where I’m Been
By God’s grace I have managed to keep a couple of clients through the last couple of years. I’m so thankful for my monthly retainer clients who stick with me. They are the only reason I still have an online business. So if any of you are reading this – THANK YOU!
A couple of years ago I sold Faithful Bloggers and let my other projects go as well.
Where I’m At
I’m slowly getting back into the grove. Something I always struggled with in the past was balancing time with my kids and the time I worked. This time around I’m planning all my business work around the kids. So during the summer months I won’t be able to work as much as I want, but that’s a good thing. It means I’m spending time making memories with my family.
Now when school starts back up, all bets are off! All 4 of my kids will be in school next year! It will be my first year not having a child at home with me everyday during the school year. It’s going to be very weird and I know I’m going to miss my kids but I’m excited about the additional time I’ll get to dedicate to my business.
Business wise I’m focusing on FreshNets – my web development, support, and training site. It’s my first love and I’m so excited to get back to it.
Of course I have a side project going as well. Just for fun and to learn more I opened a Etsy shop, Faith Inspired Designs, selling faith inspired coloring pages and printables. It’s one of those things I’ve always wanted to do but just never did. I don’t want to have any regrets this time around so I went for it. To help promote the faith inspired coloring pages I create a free site, Free Coloring Fun, to build a mailing list. While it’s all setup, I’m still learning and tweaking.
Where I Want To Be
Long term I just want an online business I can be proud of and know that I’m providing a value to people without compromising my faith or morals.
Short term I have a new optin I need to complete for FreshNets and have a WordPress plugin I want to write and distribute.
So what have you been up to lately?
P.S. I signed up for the free 30 Day List Building Challenge by Nathalie Lussier which started today. I found out about this challenge from Cindy Bidar at Virtually Thriving . If your not following Cindy you should be – she gives great tips and valuable information to help your business. Thanks Cindy! I’m excited about the challenge and I think it’s just push I need right now. If you decide to join, let me know, so I can cheer you on.