Do you have an idea that you’ve been thinking about for a long time? You know one of those ideas that get’s you so excited, you can’t sleep at night. Well, if that’s the case, this week’s show will inspire you. This week we featured a very inspiring interview with Dave and Mary Morris of www.front-porch-ideas-and-more.com. A couple of years ago, Dave and Mary Morris sat down to come up with an idea for an online business that would get them out of the regular 9-5 rat race. They wanted a business that they could both be passionate about; one that would allow them to work as a team.
One idea that they kept coming back to was fact that they both loved to drive around and look at the different porch designs and decorations people had. As Dave said, they would often see one that really caught their eye so much, that they would turn the car around and drive back by just to get a second look. After doing a little research online, they decided to create a site around that very topic- front porch ideas.
Both started out working hard as a team, writing content for the site. Mary said she would often stay up until 1 or 2am working on it, while still working at a corporate job. But they were both passionate about this niche and loved doing it so you can hardly call it work right?
Two years later, today Dave and Mary both now earn a full time income from their site through advertisers and affiliate sales. Both are living the life they want in the middle of what many have termed the “worst economy since the Great Depression”. They travel whenever they want to visit family and friends and make every vacation a business trip since they are always looking for unique front porch designs to get pictures of on their trips. In addition to creating their own content for their site, they also have a built in community of visitors that often submit photos of their own porch designs. What a great way to leverage your time!
I think you’ll find this interview very inspiring if you have plans to start your online business soon.
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