WEI 004: Retiring early from corporate world thru freelancing with Marv De Leon of freelanceblend

March 28, 2017

Introduction

In today's internet age, freelancing is the new way of earning extra income or another option

to replace your day job. By rendering your service to many clients around the world, you can

now earn money using your computer and an internet connection at the comfort of your home. You

don't need to travel and avoid the hassle of traffic in the city. There are a lot of way for

you to do freelancing such as writing, graphic design, virtual assistant, accounting service,

admin task and many others. You just to identify your valuable skills that you can offer to

your clients and you can instantly earn money wherever you are.

 

Marv De Leon has started exploring the world of freelancing before he finally retired from

corporate world. He started his freelance blend blog and podcast to connect with Filipino

freelancers. Freelance Blend community has started to grow thru meet ups and by helping each

other achieving their goals. His podcast show helped him to attract more aspiring and current

freelancer audiences. He is now earning by conducting workshop, offering online course,

sporsorship and many others. If you want to explore freelancing or online business, listen from

his journey in this episode.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • How he retired from corporate world at the age of 40
  • How’s the feeling of doing your passion for a living
  • His experience in accumulating bad debt using his perk in the company: credit card
  • How he successfully acquired a foreclosed property to earn passive income
  • His other businesses aside from online business
  • How he started his online business thru blogging and podcasting
  • How to overcome your fear in starting a podcast
  • How he continuously growing his podcast show
  • What’s the trends in podcasting in the Philippines
  • How meet-ups or network with people is very important to become successful in your field
  • How he monetize his podcast thru workshop, online course, sponsorships and many more
  • His experience in TV and media appearances
  • How to start a side business while having a day job without worrying about your employer
  • Tips and advice on how you will succeed in starting a business
  • Business failures he encountered when he starting out

Words of wisdom:

You must invest in yourself before someone will invest in you. – Marv De Leon

Links and Resources:

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Launch by Jeff Walker

www.freelanceblend.com/awesome/ebook

www.facebook.com/freelanceblend/

www.instagram.com/freelanceblend

 

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Contact me if you want to connect with me or you have any concern at marvin@doitwais.com

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WEI 003: From physical business to becoming a digital solopreneur with Allan Ngo

March 12, 2017

Introduction

Building a physical or brick-and-mortal type of business is really a difficult route including expensive capital and lot of moving parts. That is why many Filipinos are now choosing to follow the path in creating an online business because you only need a laptop and an internet connection to run the business. Most especially, it won't cost you an arm and leg to build and maintain the business.

My friend Allan Ngo started his online business journey thru affiliate marketing where in he endorses other's products and services to his audiences. He earned a high amount of commissions during the re-launch of Truly Rich Club of Bo Sanchez. He is now focusing more on email marketing and how storytelling can help grow and transform your business to the next level. Allan also coaches aspiring entrepreneurs to become successful thru email marketing. He speaks in seminars and summits related to personal finance and online business.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • How he get started to become an entrepreneur
  • His first franchise business that eventually didn’t succeed
  • What we can learn from Chinese about business
  • Offline versus Online business
  • His freelance experience before becoming a solopreneur
  • How giving back helped him to pursue online business
  • Ways to earn money thru blogging and online business
  • How to standout from other competitors
  • How to improve your skills
  • Why he rebranded his TRC (Truly Rich Club) blog into Bread Winners United
  • Why important to focus on one thing
  • His 30-day email challenge where he writes and sends one email per day
  • His challenges in starting a side online business
  • How he focuses on important things and productivity tips to be more productive
  • How important to follow what you love to do and not just only pursuing money alone
  • How to market with your customers the right way
  • And many more...

Words of wisdom:

"Done is better than perfect" – Allan Ngo

Links and Resources:

 

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Contact me if you want to connect with me or you have any concern at marvin@doitwais.com

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WEI 002: He got laid off but blogging saves the day with Billy Ramirez of thinkpesos.com

March 12, 2017

Introduction

Nowadays, job security has been long gone because technology can replace human skills at anytime. Globalization and outsourcing are also a big risk because any company can outsource their labors in any country to save costs and happily to let you go. This is why it is highly recommended for you to have another source of income while having a day job and you can do it thru side business and investing.

Billy Ramirez is a blogger and financial literacy advocate. He has two blogs related to his passion and skill. He started his  blogs to earn extra income while having a day job. When he got laid, his side online business helps to compensate their daily expenses and with the help of his spouse. He is still continuing to grow his online business while babysitting their first baby at home.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • How Billy got laid off in his BPO job
  • Whats the importance of emergency fund
  • Why financial literacy is very important for every Filipino
  • How did he start a blog and earn from it
  • Why giving value is the best approach in any business
  • Why investing in yourself is very important to build wealth
  • Finding your niche market is a good strategy in business
  • Smart strategy before creating a product so you won't waste your time and money
  • How Billy earned 5-figure in his first e-Book without any expenses
  • Why technology and internet is a game-changer in business
  • What are the challenges that he encountered when he is starting out
  • And many more...

Words of wisdom:

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. " - Mark Twain

"Get out of your comfort zone." - Billy Ramirez

Link and Resources:

  • Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  • Four hour work-week by Tim Ferriss
  • Check out his personal finance blog www.thinkpesos.com
  • His CCNA network blog at www.ccnaphilippines.com

 

Check-out the complete details and more resources here:

 http://wp.me/p7gQqj-bl

If you enjoyed the show, please leave a Review and Ratings in iTunes.

Contact me if you want to connect with me or you have any concern at marvin@doitwais.com

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WEI 001: Introduction of this podcast show and what to expect

March 9, 2017

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • About myself and my background
  • My past financial struggles
  • Why I decided to work abroad
  • Book that changed my life
  • The answer to my financial struggles
  • Why I started this blog and podcast
  • Why helping people will help you to become successful
  • What are my plans for this podcast show that will benefit you
  • Many more…

After listening to this episode, I really need your input and feedback about this. I will really appreciate your help.

 

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If you enjoyed the show, please leave a Review and Ratings in iTunes.

Contact me if you want to connect with me or you have any concern at marvin@doitwais.com

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March 9, 2017

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