How one woman built a 6-figure business that allowed her to move abroad
find – http://www.banhangkhongkho.com/2017/02/07/homework-tips-to-unlock-kidss-math-minds-5homework-com/. Caitlin and Ben Pyle in Ecuador. Caitlin Pyle In the summer of 2014, Caitlin and Ben Pyle were living in Orlando, Florida, earning $5,000-$6,000 a month between Caitlin’s job proofreading transcripts for court reporters and Ben’s work as a college financial aid officer. “Ben had a 45-minute commute each way,” Caitlin remembers, “and he hated it. I never saw him, and for the paycheck he was bringing home, it just wasn’t worth it. We could totally survive on my income, so I said, ‘Why don’t you do something different?
‘” Ben joined online entrepreneurship community The Foundation in August, and in September, the Pyles made two big decisions: First of all, Ben would leave his job to build his own company. Second, they would make it happen while living in Ecuador. On a flight home from a trip to Jamaica a few years earlier, the Pyles had seen an HGTV show where a family looked for a home in Cuenca, Ecuador, and were impressed by the area’s beauty and affordability.
“Instead of waiting until you have a business up and running, why don’t we do it now?'” Caitlin remembers thinking. “We thought Ecuador would be a good place to start living the dream earlier – there’s never really a good time or best time. You just have to do it, don’t wait.” However, the Pyles ended up staying stateside for nearly a year, during which Caitlin decided to undertake her own entrepreneurial project. Used to aspiring court proofreaders asking for her help attaining the necessary skills to book work in the field, she wrote an ebook on the subject in the fall of 2014.
“Honest to God I thought that was all anyone needed to become a good proofreader, but I found out early on that wasn’t going to be the case,” she says. Caitlin was being inundated with questions from readers with questions from the material, and by February 2015, she released a full-length course on proofreading on her website, Proofread Anywhere . Currently, she offers four options on her website: a 30-day “jumpstart” course for $197; the full, basic course for $897; the course plus some email support, including Caitlin’s personal feedback on your resume and website, for $997; and the VIP version for $1,197, which offers every service listed plus two 30-minute one-on-one phone calls.
Cuenca, Ecuador is only the first stop on the Pyles’ 14-month trip through Central and South America. Caitlin Pyle In the course’s first month, the Pyles made a $9,000 profit, and the numbers kept climbing.