Ever feel like standing up, flipping off your boss and pulling a Jerry Maguire? Or firing all your pain-in-the-ass clients? You’ve probably heard of the concept of f*ck you money—the amount of money that would put you in a position to be able to do this (theoretically, of course). What that number is depends a lot on who you’re talking to. Exactly How Much Money is F*ck You Money? Most people equate f*ck you money
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Name: Lisa Kaela Yu Occupation: Copywriter & Content Strategist + Founder & Director of Seeyu Studios Current Location: Vancouver, Canada Services: B2B/B2C (E-Commerce) Sales Copywriting, Web Content (Landing Pages, Blog Writing, Lead Magnets), Social Media Copy & More Websites: lisakaela.com & seeyustudios.com What are you currently working on? Copywriting and editing projects as a writer. Account management & content creation for my agency. I’m currently working as an editor for a true-story graphic novel
Idea Generation “Write down every single idea you have no matter how big or small.” Richard Branson “The best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.” Michael Arrington “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” Josh James If you’re stuck in this phase, here are some questions to help you come up with ideas. Solving Problems “Don’t find customers
I got thinking about how I came up with some of my first ideas. For me, it was process of answering questions just like the ones below. If I dug deep enough, I’d still be able to find my early brainstorming notes filed away in Google Drive or scribbled on the inside covers of books. A funny thing happened over time. Once I had gone through the process enough times, my mind was trained
Both freelancing and entrepreneurship can be great ways to start an online business. Each can earn you the freedom to work for yourself if you go through the correct the process of identifying a customer need and fulfilling it. Early on, I quit my job to start freelancing so I could spend more time working on my website ideas. Once one of them took off, made the switchover to full-time entrepreneurship. Which you should