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October 2011 Newsletter

 

If you want to feel inspired, all you have to do is check out the long list of amazing new members that have joined us each and every month! OurMilkMoney.com has proven month after month what passionate parents can accomplish when coming together over a common goal.

Please join me in applauding these parents who have chosen to run a home based business as a means to have more freedom, fun and funding for their families.

The applause shouldn't stop there! We wouldn't know success like this without you, our supporters! We thank you for allowing us to visit your in boxes month after month, as we spotlight these amazing moms and dads and for using your consumer power to purchase their products and services. Each and every hard earned dollar that you spend is contributing to a family.


Happy October!

 

 

Our Milk Money no longer charges a membership fee. We are grateful to icontact for covering the organization's business overhead each month to make the listings of these family owned bsuinesseses available to you.

 
Our Milk Money is currently accepting donations as an act of good faith. If you would like to make a contribution, our suggested donation is still $25/year. DONATE NOW.
 
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At Our Milk Money, we don't discriminate. Moms have great stories to share, but so do the Dads. It is definitely a sign of the times when Dads from all over the world begin to step up as primary care-takers and embrace their roles as stay-at-home parents.
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 Guys and Our Sports

 

Ah, October. The best month of the year in my opinion. The smell and feel of autumn is in the air. The leaves are exploding in vibrant colors turning the world into a dazzling, Disney-esque enchanted land. (Unless you live where I do. Thanks a lot, Southern California. Your only Disney-eque enchanted land…is Disney). Anticipation grows for Halloween, Thanksgiving and the joy of the Holidays to come. And it is the single greatest month if you’re a sports fan. College football Saturdays, pro football Sundays…and my personal favorite OCTOBER BASEBALL!  This may be a good time to inquire about...Continue reading →

 

Chris Loprete, the father of Our Milk Money, began writing his experiences as a new father upon the launch of Our Milk Money, calling his work, appropriately, The Daddy's Den.

 

"My Milk Money Pays for...
the teenagers that were pre-schoolers when we first began helping people care for their families' most prized possessions: photographs and memories."

Chirs Sutton - Boston, MA - Organized Photos

 

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How to Get What You Want In Life

 

Have you ever experienced something that has truly altered your core beliefs and became the one thing that lead you into your greatest self? There is really no telling which event is going to have the largest impact on who we are or how it affects the way we choose to lead our lives… Its inevitable that at some point in our existence there will be a life changing event for all of us. Perhaps it will be a near death experience or even the loss of a loved one. These events force us to confront our current behaviors, re-examine the consequences of our perpetual lifestyles and re-map our life’s purpose, or perhaps its just that these moments are the ones that define us and give us the purpose we’ve been searching for. Depending on the nature of these moments and how you perceive them, even the most tragic events will later transpire as blessings in disguise and precious life lessons.
How you weather the storms in your life are the keys to being able to
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Self -employed Parent Enthusiast Ally Loprete is on a mission to help others deal with the sometimes overwhelming prospect of leaving a full time job to start a new business, while running a full time household and raising kids. She is resolute about creating a haven in which parents across the nation will continue to thrive and obtain the support they need in their personal journeys.
Ally's blogging continues at ThisLittleParent.com

 

Web Analytics to Track Customer Behavior - Why is it Important?

Do you have analytics installed on your website? If they are installed, do you look at the data regularly? Analytics can help you learn valuable information about your customers’ behavior. It can tell you how to provide more value and optimize every customer’s experience.

 

What Analytics Can Tell You

There are varying degrees of analytics. At the most basic level a simple analytics program can tell you:

* How long a customer has been on your website
* How many pages they viewed per visit
* How they arrived at your website
* How long they stayed on your website
* What keywords brought them to your website
* How they were referred to your website. For example, social networking link

 

Advanced analytics can show you:

* Geographical information – where your visitors come from
* What page they land on when they arrive at your website
* What page they last visit on your website before they click away
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As many of you know from reading Julianne's articles for the past year, her passion, purpose and goal is to help parents be their own boss so they can be home with their children.  To that end she is working on featuring five parents per week in her column and one parent and their business per week on her blog

 

DO YOU WANT TO WRITE FOR OUR MILK MONEY?
If you are interested in becoming a guest blogger on The Our Milk Money Blog Spot, or contributing your own blogs for a collaborative stream, please contact us

 

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If anyone is going to convince the public to buy from parents like you, its us!  Let's give our supporters a wide variety of products and services to purchase this year.  To place an ad, or learn more about pricing, please contact Julianne Wish.

 

Congratulations to Lisa Nicholson for winning the iContact Email Marketing Business on This Little Parent Stayed Home!

Tune in to follow Lisa in her new home based business journey as she is given live support on the This Little Parent Stayed Home radio show.

 

"My Milk Money Pays for...
...the opportunity to help youth groups achieve their goals."

Don Searcy - Visalia, CA - Mr. Cookie

 

 

Meet Angela Imes!

 
Meet Angela Imes.  Her passion is helping other parents.  Read on to learn about what motivated her to start her own business, what she finds rewarding and her advice to others looking to start a business of their own.

 

1.    Please tell us about your business and the service that you provide:

I am home-based CPA specializing in providing accounting and tax services to individuals and home-based and micro-businesses. My passion is helping other parents who have found their own unique work-family balance.

 

2.    What motivated you to start your business?

I had lost some of the spark I always had for accounting after my twins were born and found it again when I realized I could stay home with them and use my education, skills, and experience to help other parents find the same balance....  Continue reading


 

Meet Brenda Jones!

 

 

Meet Brenda Jones.  After over a decade in autism and early childhood intervention, she retired from a very successful career to raise her now-3-year-old daughter.  Her venture into being a mompreneur began as a way to be with her but also provide for her.

 

1.    Please tell us about your business and the service that you provide:

I have two (actually 3) businesses.  Aerowyn’s Castle — hair accessories, tutus, custom tees, and much more.  Master Signing Time instructor certified to teach sign language to infants, children, families, and educators utilizing the Signing Time curriculum (this one is on hold indefinitely).  My newest business is as an Independent Consultant for Rodan + Fields Dermatologists.

 

2.    What motivated you to start your business?

Aerowyn’s Castle began when my daughter was a few months old.  She had a TON of hair and we couldn’t afford boutique prices for clips, or rather chose not to spend our money on them.  It soon expanded into more items than I can name in this small space.  I became a Signing Time instructor because I wanted the full curriculum for my daughter and I figured I’d give the business a shot.  Not wanting to schedule weekly time away from her, I never taught organized classes, but have done occasional play dates, etc.  It took me a long time to ...Continue reading

 


Meet Sheila Jones!

 

Meet Sheila Jones.  Her business is Bright Tutoring/ In Home Private Tutoring Services customized to the specific needs of the child.   Read on to learn about her business, and the advice she shares about starting a tutoring business.

 

1.    Please tell us about your business and the service that you provide:

We offer one on one, in home private tutoring customized directly around the academic needs of each child.  Our business helps to match our exceptional tutors with the students specific needs in order to ensure a great fit, both academically and emotionally for the child.

 

2.    What motivated you to start your business?

I had a friend who worked at a tutoring center and I would listen to her complain about the amount of money people paid for their kids to be helped and the lack of success they had as an outcome and how parents just  loathed dropping their kids off and waiting for them to have tutoring. I just knew a more focused approach would be a more effective route to bring grades up....Continue reading

 

 

"My Milk Money Pays for...
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.. my three sweet babies, Charlie, Miles and Brock!
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Susan Duncan - Los Angeles, CA - Wood Studios

 


 

 

 

 

Children’s Directory, Jennifer Erickson, Seattle, WA
Independent Consultant with The Pampered Chef, Christina Nunez, Phoenix, AZ
Karma Nelson Fitness, Karma Nelson, Houston, TX
Onpoint Gifts, Demetrius Joseph, Philadelphia, PA

Mr. Cookie, Don Searcy, Visalia, CA,
Children’s Books by Allison Babcock, Allison Babcock, St. Louis, MO
The Bag Holder, Kara Anderson,  Jacksonville, FL
PI Web Solutions, Tyler Slijboom, Canada
VaVaVoomph, Kim Scott, Springfield, MO
Absolutely Maid Clean, Dalva Karpinski, New Jersey
Independent Team Beachbody Coach, Ellen Polk, Philadelphia, PA
Wood Studios, Susan Duncan, Los Angeles, CA
Primerica, Michael Roy, Los Angeles, CA

College Nannies & Tutors, Ellen Sandweiss, Los Angeles, CA
Better Engine, Regina Page, Columbia, SC
Teresa Laing, Teresa Laing, Los Angeles, CA
dv8 Murals, Patricia Strachan, Phoenix, AZ
Muralady, Patricia Strachan, Phoenix, AZ

Apparition Retail, Crystal Silva, Los Angeles, CA
SINC Communications, Sandee Whalen, Canada

Green Apple Ideas, Tricia Cutler, Washington DC

Rastelli Direct, Cathy Hetherington , New Jersey

Plum Properties, Aneissa Van Metre, ColoradoSprings, CO
Organized Photos, Chris Sutton, Boston, MA
Kid-Friendly, Jackie Andrews, Chicago, IL

 

 

"My Milk Money Pays for...
...replacing my husband's income and bringing him home to enjoy our kids Brandon and Julianna.
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Regina Page - Columbia, SC - Better Engine

 

 

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