Mark Rasmussen, originally hailing from Australia, lives in Toronto, Canada as a professional writer and journalist for 15+ years on sports, music, film & entertainment, business, and travel. These days he plies his online skills building websites and copywriting for clients around the world. He’s ... Read More about 6: Building beautiful, elegant, functional websites for a mix of clients all from home!
Alex Edwards is a full-time freelance writer and web marketer. She left the tech startup world to kick it with her laptop and sweatpants at home, doing great work for radical organizations that align with her values. Edwards loves conceptualizing new ways to think of and do work that is accessible, ... Read More about 5: From working for tech startups to designing her own life as a freelancer working in alignment with her personal values
Katherine Pomerantz runs a virtual accounting firm and money mentor business for creative entrepreneurs. Pomerantz said that “it took a long time” to find the people that she fit with the most, to serve in her business. She’s passionate and driven, and certainly doesn’t take no for an answer. ... Read More about 4: Freelance actress and artist, turned accounting firm business owner for creatives
Rick August, Ph.D., is a single dad with two children. In his late 30s, he returned to university and earned a doctorate degree. After five years working 60 to 80 hours a week as a professor, he realized he’d become what world-renowned financial expert Robert Kiyosaki dubbed “the educated poor.” ... Read More about 3: From driving IN traffic, to driving traffic on YouTube, with no prior video experience
After seeing friends working in the entertainment industry limited and needing to survive waiting tables to support their passions, Adrienne Luedeking launched a business proofreading for court reporters to support herself. She discovered a passion for entrepreneurship and started another business: ... Read More about 2: From a career in the entertainment industry to passionate entrepreneur/blogger