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Jeff Proctor

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Breaking The One Percent
Making Money
Money, Millennial
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Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Where there is a demand for service, there is also the potential for a legitimate home business. My first attempt to start a business at home flopped within a month of launching. But that experience taught me that what works for some people doesn’t work for everyone. Ten years later, I’m still learning from my… The post 40 Low-Cost Business Ideas You Can Start From Home appeared first on Breaking The ...
Posted: Jan 30 2020 @ 2:09 AM
Five years ago, if you’d told me I’d be sitting here today making a living blogging, I would’ve laughed in your face. Actually, I probably would’ve said, “What the heck is a blog? And how does one make money blogging?'” Five years ago, I was working as an investment analyst at a financial planning firm.… The post How to Make Money Blogging for Beginners: A Complete Guide to Your First $1,000 ...
Posted: Jan 21 2020 @ 10:23 PM
Imagine throwing away $2 per day for the rest of your life. If you live 50 more years, that adds up to $36,500. Depending on your online and in-store shopping habits, you could be paying more for your purchases than necessary. Rather than wasting that $2 per day, you could be getting cash back using… The post 18 Best Cash-Back Apps and Websites to Save Money appeared first on Breaking The ...
Posted: Jan 06 2020 @ 12:11 AM
If you had asked me in 2008, “How can I make money from home?” I would have just shrugged and laughed. I didn’t have a smartphone, and my laptop was a dinosaur before I bought it. Because good technology wasn’t as readily available back then, making money from home was something you didn’t hear much… The post 40 Ways to Make Money from Home (Up to $1,000/Month or More) appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 04 2020 @ 4:22 PM
When I’m scrolling through Facebook or searching questions on Google, I can’t ignore advertisements that use the word “free.” And running into legitimate opportunities to get free gift cards is no different. There’s something alluring about getting things for free, even if that freebie requires me to answer some questions, try different grocery brands, or… The post 20 Best Places to Get Free Gifts Cards Online appeared first on Breaking The ...
Posted: Jan 03 2020 @ 12:00 PM
Emergency situations can come up when you least expect them. Maybe your dog needs surgery, your car needs servicing, or you can’t pay the rent before your next paycheck arrives. Expensive situations like these can be stressful when you need money right away. What are the best ways to get quick cash in your hand… The post 28 Ways to Get Fast Cash When You Need It appeared first on Breaking ...
Posted: Jan 02 2020 @ 11:10 PM
A big reason why Ben and I started Breaking The One Percent was to help people learn about different ways to make extra money. From simple gigs on the side, to launching a full-blown startup (and everything in between), we’ve researched it all. Obviously, earning extra money is something that can really change your life.… The post 113 Legitimate Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side appeared first on Breaking ...
Posted: Aug 30 2019 @ 11:00 PM
Are you tired of seeing the same lead generation tactics being blasted in your face by Facebook ads and big-name bloggers? You know, the one’s that say: “All you have to do is include a lead magnet in your post and email subscribers will just come your way in droves.”  “The more relevant the opt-in,… The post How to Start a Blog Interview Series With Leaders in Your Niche appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 05 2019 @ 11:44 PM
I firmly believe that blogging on Instagram is one of the most important things you can do in terms of marketing your business. That’s not to say that you should ignore huge traffic drivers such as Google and Pinterest. But when it comes to getting loyal fans and readers, it’s all about Instagram. Instagram allows… The post Blogging on Instagram: 6 Tips to Grow Your Blog and Get More Traffic appeared ...
Posted: Jul 01 2019 @ 11:56 PM
How amazing is it that you can start a blog with almost nothing and really quickly find yourself in the company of giants? I’m not there yet. But I know people who are. Ben and Jeff (the owners of this site), for example. Who you are, how you get started…none of that matters to your… The post Site Speed: Where to Start When Your WordPress Site is Slow 😓 appeared first ...
Posted: May 28 2019 @ 11:06 AM


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