Seizing Opportunity:      How To Go From  {   Making Coffee Money      To Earning A Real Living                  Gigi Ross...
[squirming isok…andencouraged]
[a few words onselling out]Everyone’s definition ofvalue is different. Be ok withyours.                - me
[one: market the bestpossible version of you]                Be a yardstick of                quality. Some               ...
[two: fill your own littlebuckets of awesome]
[three: put theWORK inNETWORK]     WORK to build     it ….so it     WORKS for you
[three: put the WORK in NETWORK]                           Networking Dos:                           1. Build your LinkedI...
IF OPPORTUNITY                 DOESN’T KNOCK,                   BUILD A DOOR.                        - MILTON             ...
[five: always think in terms of an hourlyrate]                              Is being paid $100                            ...
[six: before you say no, PUCK it]Pay it forward | Upsell | Cross-sell | Kindly keep me in mind                            ...
[seven: find theway to yes] •   It’s not about you •   Be creative •   Solve a problem •   Think big on project,     small...
[now…rock it!]
[questions?    slideshare +resources available         at kludgymom.com]
[advertising networks]Google AdSenseBlogHerFederated MediaLijitRivkiGlam MediaMartha’s CircleChitikaMomPulseKontera (in-te...
[sponsored posts]The SITS GirlsClever GirlsBlogFrogOne 2 One NetworkCollective BiasMom Bloggers ClubMission ListEverywhere...
[freelancing]Contributing Writer        Ghost Writer               Editor             Curator       Social Media        Co...
[freelancing jobsources]LinkedInProblogger Jobs BoardMashableMediabistroSimplyHiredAbout.com BloggingJobs BoardCraigslistF...
Paid Blogging Opportunities You Should Watch Out Forhttp://www.kludgymom.com/blog-advertising/Bloggers Working For Free: N...
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  • blog conferences twitterfacebooklinkedinPre-blogging contactsBlog friendsthen it works for you don’t be afraid to tell people you are looking for work: emailUpdate linked in profile regularlyCheck linkedin contacts regularlyFind a way to mention you are looking for workGo to conferences for the sole purpose of networking: not swag
  • blog conferences twitterfacebooklinkedinPre-blogging contactsBlog friendsthen it works for you don’t be afraid to tell people you are looking for work: emailUpdate linked in profile regularlyCheck linkedin contacts regularlyFind a way to mention you are looking for workGo to conferences for the sole purpose of networking: not swag
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    1. 1. Seizing Opportunity: How To Go From { Making Coffee Money To Earning A Real Living Gigi Ross @KludgyMom Kludgymom.com
    2. 2. [squirming isok…andencouraged]
    3. 3. [a few words onselling out]Everyone’s definition ofvalue is different. Be ok withyours. - me
    4. 4. [one: market the bestpossible version of you] Be a yardstick of quality. Some people arent used to an environment where excellence is expected. Steve Jobs
    5. 5. [two: fill your own littlebuckets of awesome]
    6. 6. [three: put theWORK inNETWORK] WORK to build it ….so it WORKS for you
    7. 7. [three: put the WORK in NETWORK] Networking Dos: 1. Build your LinkedIn profile 2. Look at offline 3. Look past the end of your nose Networking Don’ts: 1. Visiting an expo floor for swag only. 2. Ignoring a “smaller” blogger. 3. Failing to mention what YOU do. 4. Missing the open door. Every interaction is an opportunity to market yourself.
    8. 8. IF OPPORTUNITY DOESN’T KNOCK, BUILD A DOOR. - MILTON BERLE[four: create opportunities wherenone exist]
    9. 9. [five: always think in terms of an hourlyrate] Is being paid $100 for a Twitter party or $12/freelance post “good pay?” Consider non- monetary upside or downside BEFORE you start KNOW THY PROJECT
    10. 10. [six: before you say no, PUCK it]Pay it forward | Upsell | Cross-sell | Kindly keep me in mind To go forDon’t be theafraid togive up the GREAT
    11. 11. [seven: find theway to yes] • It’s not about you • Be creative • Solve a problem • Think big on project, small on brand • Know your audience • Offer options • Lead with your strengths • Collaborate – strength in numbers • Utilize Twitter, FB direct messages, email, network
    12. 12. [now…rock it!]
    13. 13. [questions? slideshare +resources available at kludgymom.com]
    14. 14. [advertising networks]Google AdSenseBlogHerFederated MediaLijitRivkiGlam MediaMartha’s CircleChitikaMomPulseKontera (in-text)InfoLinks (in-text)
    15. 15. [sponsored posts]The SITS GirlsClever GirlsBlogFrogOne 2 One NetworkCollective BiasMom Bloggers ClubMission ListEverywhere SocietyIndividual brands
    16. 16. [freelancing]Contributing Writer Ghost Writer Editor Curator Social Media Coordinator Blogger Relations PR Virtual AssistantPersonal Coaching
    17. 17. [freelancing jobsources]LinkedInProblogger Jobs BoardMashableMediabistroSimplyHiredAbout.com BloggingJobs BoardCraigslistFacebook4FreelancersElanceGuru.com
    18. 18. Paid Blogging Opportunities You Should Watch Out Forhttp://www.kludgymom.com/blog-advertising/Bloggers Working For Free: Not A Black and White Issuehttp://www.kludgymom.com/bloggers-working-for-free-not-a-black-and-white-issue/How To Make A Clip List for Freelance Writinghttp://www.kludgymom.com/how-to-make-a-clip-list-for-freelance-writing/How to Succeed at Freelancing Without Losing Your Tribehttp://www.kludgymom.com/freelancing-without-losing-tribe/Wonder Twins, Activate! Maximizing Blog Friendshipshttp://www.kludgymom.com/blog-friend/So You Want To Be A Freelancer?http://www.kludgymom.com/freelance-writing-jobs/
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