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Weekly Favorites, Gratitude, and Giveaways #114

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  • I was just asked to write a post about myself for another site and am really looking forward to seeing it go live (I’ll give you all the details if and when it does, lol).  They wanted it to be a success story, so it is totally not humble, but it did make me look at some cool earning numbers.  I did not really realize how great self-employment has really been.  I went from making $34,500 a year to actually bringing in $155,000 from July 2011 to June 2012!  And $115,000 from July 2012 through June 2013!  That means that in the last 2 years, my husband and I have brought in more than $750,000 in blog advertising for all sorts of bloggers!!!  How cool is that?!  We also estimate that we have sent, answered, and replied to more than 150,000 emails in the same time!  Holy moly!  Overall, I am just extremely grateful and appreciative…really…hard work, time, and self-made luck is priceless and totally doable for anybody!
  • Remember to sign up for my newsletter (in the right sidebar) —-> to be able to enter the separate giveaway that I host for subscribers only every month! Plus, I share things in the newsletter that I no longer share here (hint…what do you think happened to my monthly income reports).

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Thank you!


Please let me know if you are running a giveaway so I can add you to the list each week! If you already emailed me and don’t see your giveaway, it isn’t on purpose. Please email me again as your first email must have died a horrid death in my inbox…

Top 10 Referring Sites to BFS from the Last Week:

  1. Free Money Finance
  2. Single Mom’s Income
  3. LearnVest
  4. Get Rich Slowly
  5. Making Sense of Cents
  6. Funny About Money
  7. First Gen American
  8. AntiNecktie
  9. Budgets Are Sexy
  10. I Heart Budgets

Thank you! Feel free to contact me if you have any suggestions. I’d love to add a few more blogs to my regular reading list or at least give a shout-out for great posts or contests.

As always, thanks to all the bloggers that teach me something new every day. Thanks to all my commenters for making this blog the community I want it to be. Thanks to all my lurkers too. ;-)

I hope everybody is enjoying this as much as me!

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