10 Steps to Turn Your Passion Into Money - Deepstash
Identify What You Love to Do

If you weren’t dealing with your job every day, what would you be doing instead?  Any activities you can dream of can be turned into a money-making venture.

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10 Steps to Turn Your Passion Into Money

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Before charging people money, do what you love for free for quite a while. 

Doing the work without worrying about turning your passion into a business right away will help you hone you...

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Figure out how to create your own success tool kit /secret sauce made up of all the different skills and experiences that only you have. This is what will make you stand out and keep your se...

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Spend some time researching the needs, interests, and preferences of your ideal client. Then brainstorm ways to help them.

Think about your ideal customer. What’s their lifestyle like?...

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Make Connections

There are plenty of cheap and easy ways to expand your circle and attract people who share your interests.

For example, if you want to write about food, start a food blog and get on socia...

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When you reach out to paying clients, you’ll be able to present the free work that you did as a sample or a portfolio. For a job that’s service-based, make sure you get references to help you mo...

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Take notes as you gain practice and experience; learn from both mistakes and successes.

Maybe you’ve found that the blog you’re keeping for your budding photography business isn’t gaining ...

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Note What You Like and Don’t Like

Don’t get stuck in a rut just because it’s the path of least resistance. It’s okay to adjust and shift gears as you go.

Maybe you thought you’d like taking wedding photographs, but the hou...

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In order to get the word out, refine your elevator pitch. Think about including not only what you do, but why you do it.

Your “speech” should sound like a friendly conversation that t...

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Take a look at the people you admire who are doing the work you want to be doing. What’s their strategy? How do they do it?

There’s no need to reinvent the wheel, Copy strategy, but make ...

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A day job can help fund your new venture until you start making real money, which takes the pressure off your passion project.

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