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“Living to work” no more, this successful marketing consultant kissed his corporate job goodbye!

Rodney Kwong had had enough of the corporate world and decided to quit his job and go backpacking around the world instead. After a painful experience in Mexico where he was mugged and left penniless, he had to resort to eating two-day-old chicken out of his trash can, something he concluded was STILL better than working his old 9-to-5 job. Upon that realization, Kwong knew there had to be a better way to make a living. Today, he is a successful marketing consultant who helps businesses...


Working full time AND writing on the side, this busy freelancer will soon replace her day job!

Gina Gould is a freelance writer who specializes in copywriting and content marketing. After starting out in the mining business, she and her husband realized the volatility of that industry and decided she would find work elsewhere. Unfortunately, Gould did not find satisfaction in her new job and researched other things she could do to eventually replace her income. Gould has been writing on the side for two years in addition to her full-time job, but she’s looking forward to the near...


Father of twins turns a side hustle into an extra $1,000 a month!

Owen Morrill, father of two, is a technical writer, web designer, and web content specialist. Over time, he saw that business sites often lacked compelling content and knew he could help them create it. Using the skills he already had, along with the motivation of the Work-At-Home Summit, Morrill decided to take charge of his own income and presented his ideas to a potential client who hired him right away! Today, he works with a variety of clients, including a concrete excavator, and soon...


From office manager to successful VA, this mom took charge of her own income story -- and the rest is history!

Sherri Stotler is a mother of two and former office manager. Stotler decided it was time to work from home after her children were born and started off with a large virtual assisting (VA) agency, which she did for about six months. She soon saw the potential of earning more money with her own business, much to the disdain of the agency. After being faced with the tough decision to work for them or work for herself, Stotler made the choice to go at it on her own and has not regretted...


From overworked and overtired to relaxed and loving life, this Work-At-Home School student is reaping the benefits of his home-based business!

Aiden McFarland worked in the amusement park industry in Los Angeles and was on the verge of a mental and physical breakdown due to his stressful job and long commute. He decided enough was enough and turned his side hustle into a full-time, work-at-home business in which he is a virtual assistant and business consultant for artists and creatives. Today, McFarland enjoys a much more relaxed schedule and loves what he does, find out the details of how he achieved his new relaxed life in...


Wardrobe stylist turns her brick-and-mortar business online and finds passion in helping female entrepreneurs dress for success!

Jennifer Mackey-Mary was a career-driven mobile corporate trainer in the fashion industry. After her first child was born, she decided to stay home with her daughter and started a home-based business in direct sales selling jewelry. She soon discovered that selling jewelry wasn’t a good fit, but along the way realized women had a real need: How can they look and feel their best, and how can clothing help them do that? Today, Mackey-Mary is passionate about helping women build a wardrobe...


When opportunity knocks... Semiretired broadcaster turns a bad situation around and starts his own business

Tim Burke is a semiretired broadcast news anchor turned voiceover artist. After he moved to a beautiful home in Michigan, he realized he was working too much to be able to enjoy it. Soon after that, Tim was let go from his job, but instead of moving again, he saw that there was much work available in the voiceover industry and decided to pursue this line of work from home. To date, he has narrated nineteen audiobooks and is looking forward to expanding his business in the future. Listen...


The riches are in the niches! At her two-month point, Sonya was earning $3.5k per month from home

Sonya Bethea is a virtual assistant in the real estate and home-cleaning niche. Prior to that, she worked at a call center. After Bethea decided enough is enough, she quickly landed a job with a real estate agent as a virtual assistant. This allowed her to quit her full-time job and focus her efforts on running her business from the comfort of her own home. Today, she has several clients and does a variety of things in the virtual assistant space, from transaction management to social...


Work-At-Home School Graduate goes from Corporate Job to Running her own Business in 3 months’ time

Mallory Herrmann is a newly-married Work-At-Home School graduate who had been leading a very busy life, working a corporate job, sometimes working as many as seventy hours a week. In addition to that, she had a part-time retail job plus some writing projects on the side. After her company cut opportunities for overtime, Mallory decided to pursue more editorial projects which soon allowed her to quit her full-time job and grow her business from home. Today, Mallory has a successful online...


6 Months in, This Mom of 3 Earned 7x Her Investment: Joanna's Story

Joanna Bradley is a marketing professional and full-time working mother of three. Working from home appealed to her, but she was convinced that she would never be able to realize it. After hearing about Work-At-Home School, Bradley’s husband saw her desire and agreed to her enrolling. Within six months, Joanna was running her own business called Mojo Marketing Plus and using knowledge learned from the courses to pay for her Work-At-Home School enrollment. Her next goal is to grow her...


3 months in averaging $3K per month with FBA

Justin Thomas graduated the University of Nebraska in May 2017. As soon as he was done, he had a full time job lined up. Thomas immediately realized that the 9-5 was not for him. He knew there must be an alternative so he scoured the internet to find what he was looking for. After extensive research, Thomas came across a business model of fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). He immediately identified an opportunity, immersed himself in finding out everything he could about it, and took action to...


Niching down to scientific proofreading/copyediting

Melissa Kreikemeier started out as forensic scientist which lead to becoming a science teacher. After her third year of teaching, Kreikemeier became very frustrated with her employer, saying “I loved the work and my students, but it was not a positive work environment.” So she set out to find something she could do for herself. After stumbling upon Caitlin Pyle’s Proofread Anywhere Transcript course, Kreikemeier emailed a British agency asking if they hire American proofreaders, and the...


Making it happen, life is too short not to.

Emily Milsom works remotely for a company called Tribal Impact helping other companies improve their employee advocacy programs. Emily always felt like there was something missing, so during her regular 9-5 she started a business selling vintage homewares. Although she loved the business she created, Milsom decided to call it quits, take her flexible lifestyle job on the road, travel once she landed her remote job, and work from anywhere! Find out how she snagged the job she is passionate...


100% organic growth to $3k per month

Kevin Meng grew his freelance business 100% organically not using any freelancer websites when he was starting out, at least none that actually gave him any return. Getting into content writing took about a year as a side hustle after Meng started teaching English in Prague. The traction started when Meng reached out to a blogger with a personal email then followed the advice given to him. He hustled hard at the start, sent cold emails, and ignored the voices in his head to grow to $3k a...


Figure it out as you go & pivot to find the right fit!

Karrie Stringer had no plan for what she wanted to actually do with her life. She just wanted to do work that she enjoyed and get paid for it. Before she worked for herself, politics had overtaken good sense in her corporate workplace, and instead of working from 6am to 11pm for a few weeks of the year, it had become pretty much the norm for Stringer. Figuring it all out as she went along and using the skills she already had, Stringer took the plunge and carved a path for herself where she...


Heal your work life, build your business!

May Flam found herself constantly complaining to her husband, friends, and family about her work drama. She claims, “They were as exhausted as I was”. Since quitting her draining, abusive job, sooner than she thought, Flam’s life has improved tremendously. Embracing her strengths of empowering people to make changes in their own lives, Flam worked for her coaching certification, presented her plan to her husband, and committed to working for herself empowering women to create the type of...


Not just an admin! How to turn it into a profitable business

Korryn Haines had a triple whammy of life events in 2014 – her father was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she was made redundant from her long term manager role, and found out she was pregnant. A chance connection through a networking group with an old boss informed Haines her skill set was being wasted doing temporary admin work. The old boss asked Haines to come into her business as a contractor implementing processes for her current team. It was this one act of belief in her skills that...


Turn your pain into passion & PROFIT

Paula Burgess’ son has an ADHD diagnosis, he had been expelled from yet another daycare, and Burgess knew in that moment she would need to support him when he went to school. She started a virtual assistant business so she could be available for her son. Once established Burgess felt even more pressure with balancing a business and the needs of her child. She looked for support for parents with ADHD children and found nothing. Today Burgess works as a ADHD coach running support groups,...


When you realize all you need is right in front of you to build the life you love

Robert Birchall managed paid ad campaigns on Google, Facebook, and Instagram for small businesses and large global brands for five year and was very unhappy. He cites feeling like he’d sold his soul for money to try to become a millionaire. Then, he realized he didn't need millions, just freedom from commuting to earn money and the space to do the things he wanted to do. Birchall learned the importance of looking after himself, being creative, spending time with loved ones, and (perhaps...


Harnessing the power of time blocking to build a thriving WAH life

Amy Demone fell into her WAH life by accident, working her first 9-5 for a grand total of 6 days before she was so crippled she couldn't walk. Two weeks later she Googled "How to Make Money Online." Now she’s working with coaches and is a nerd when it comes to sales funnels. Demone recently became a Certified Ontraport Consultant, has been in the online world for 2 years, and hasn't looked back since! Listen to her journey to 4k and sometimes 8k per month all from home, here! For more...