Lisa Mills of Heartmylife.com, blogging for people who want to work from homeWelcome to Heart My Life, where we are committed to helping you build the life of your dreams! My name is Lisa Mills and I’ve been working from home for the last 20 years. I love having the freedom to be my own boss, set my own schedule, and determine which project I want to work on. (And having more than 10 vacation days a year is awesome too.)

If you’ve been wanting to escape the corporate grind, you’re in the right place! This site is all about helping you leave the 9 to 5 behind and join the growing number of people who have found their dream life working from home.

Thanks to modern technology you have dozens of work-from-home careers to choose from, including blogging, writing, design, virtual assisting, affiliate marketing, crafting, coaching, teaching, and so many more avenues you could pursue. People are making full-time incomes in all of these fields. I’d love to help you become one of them.

I know it’s possible to work from home and contribute to your family’s income. Check out this article about my recent experiment with affiliate marketing. I was able to earn $90.00 in one week with just one simple pin…no blog, no website.

Another important stop on the tour is the Free Resources page, where I link to courses and downloads and freebies you can access and benefit from right away. Sign up for my mailing list and grab the free printable to do list that’s so pretty it will make you WANT to plan!

Have fun exploring and let me know if you have any questions. I’d love to hear from you!

~Lisa

Heart My Life Blog with Lisa Mills

Free Resources

Stop by the Free Resources page, where I link to courses and downloads and freebies you can access and benefit from right away.

Heart My Life Blog with Lisa Mills

Blogging Toolkit

Thinking about blogging? You’ll want to investigate the tools of the trade and the latest in technology that will make your job easier and more productive.

Heart My Life Blog with Lisa Mills

Planners & Printables

Need help getting organized? I have just the thing! Heart My Life printables and planners make it fun to organize your schedule and your life.


 

Pinterest and I have a longstanding relationship.

I began using Pinterest many years ago at my sister’s urging. She was an early adopter of the platform and was always emailing me links to pins she’d found that she thought I might appreciate. Before long, I set up my own profile and began pinning, and we’d message back and forth on Pinterest.

I love to crochet and I quickly discovered a community of fellow yarnaholics on Pinterest.

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I’ve been doing business online for about 20 years. I’m embarrassed to say that for many of those years, I wasn’t terribly effective or profitable. And sadly, I know why. I treated my business like a giant guessing game, focusing on the parts of business I enjoyed doing and hoping they produced a profit. I was flying blind most of the time and in the back of my mind I knew that was a problem.

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Lately, I’ve been talking to my email list about Pinterest and using this platform as a marketing tool to increase traffic to your blog or increase your affiliate marketing sales. One powerful Pinterest feature available to online business owners is group boards.

In case you aren’t sure what a “group board” is, let me take a quick minute to offer explanation. Whenever you set up a board on Pinterest, you have the option to invite other Pinners to collaborate with you.

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If you’re a blogger or have considered blogging as a way of creating an online business, you’ve likely heard the term “affiliate marketing” thrown around. Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways to make money online. However, while it may be the best way to earn an online income, affiliate marketing is by no means easy. As with any business model, there’s a learning curve and many facets and aspects of the subject to consider as you invest your time and energy into setting up your affiliate marketing sales funnels.

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A couple months ago I began journaling and was amazed at how much I enjoyed it. You have to understand, I’ve been a lifelong skeptic of journaling and its purpose. I guess every time I heard the word “journal” I thought of a thirteen-year-old girl doodling hearts and scribbling love-sick poems about the new boy she’s crushing on. Besides, journaling my thoughts on a page seemed a useless waste of time when they were already in my head.

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Have you ever lost your motivation and couldn’t find it again? I mean LOST…as in completely disappeared and unretrievable. I have, and it sucks! What sucks even more is that people, even experts, can’t always tell you how to get it back. So many articles on motivation give you a list of gimmicks to try to help you move past your motivational malaise.

You’ve read the blogs and articles that tell you to: Go for a walk.

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