Happy Wednesday!

It’s turned out to be another gorgeous day here in Central Ontario after a very rainy morning. I’m planning to head out for a very quick walk once I get this sent off to you!

The Results are In…

Several people voted in the poll last night, so thank you for that! There ended up being just enough yes votes according to the number I had in mind to make it worth doing the Master Rights for the products in the Ritchie Media Closing Sale. I will start setting those up tonight and you will be able to purchase them tomorrow.

Please keep in mind that these are ADD-ON licenses, meaning that you must already own the product to be able to purchase the license. There will be only 20 Master Rights Licenses available for each product so if there’s something you want, you’ll need to grab those sooner rather than later.

The sale runs through May 31, and that’s when the option to purchase the Master Rights runs out as well.

The Ritchie Media Closing Sale

Today’s Read: 3 Ways Business Systems Set You Free to Create

It all sounds so easy… slap up a website, stick a PayPal button on it, and rake in the cash. And voila! You have a successful online business.

Not quite.

While it might have been just that easy in the beginning (except that when I started 25 years ago there was no PayPal, and getting a merchant account was cost-prohibitive for a lot of people) but it’s not quite that simple anymore. Now you need to be strategic about what you do and how you do it, and that’s where business systems come into play.

It’s not enough anymore just to be creative and put your work on your website and hope it sells. But the problem as I see it – speaking from my own experience here – is that we creative types are great at creating, and not so great at the mundane stuff that feels like work!

You know what I’m talking about right… the bookkeeping, the emailing, the technical stuff, and all those “chores” that have to be done to keep your customers and the tax man happy.

Making the shift into business ownership can be a little scary when the realities of what is expected and required to run the business hits home. While teaching your classes and selling your creations may be the goal, the government and your clients also require you to be able to deliver that service or widget along with excellent customer service and quarterly filed taxes.

That’s where business systems come into play and can set you free to continue your creative processes with a whole lot less stress.

Read the full article

Top Picks This Week

Six Figure Systems from Cindy Bidar

My favorite membership for the past few years has been Cindy Bidar’s Six Figure Systems. As much as I love content, and do have several content memberships as well, the only membership that’s non-negotiable for me is Cindy’s. And that’s because the way she structures her trainings makes it easy for me to focus and follow along and actually get things done.

From today through Sunday, she’s put the membership on sale and you can save 25% off the monthly price. She’s also added an annual option for this sale as well. This is the last time the price will be this low as it’s increasing later on this summer.

So, I should probably tell you what you get inside your members area:

  • 33 In-depth business building courses
  • 15 checklist and template packs
  • 12 Members-only Workshops

That’s what’s waiting for you when you sign up. Then each month you’ll get:

  • Live workshops
  • Checklists and Templates
  • Trello boards for managing your projects
  • Continual improvement cheat sheets
  • Access to the members-only community

Check out Six Figure Systems Here

A Few Other Deals You Might Like

Starts at 7 p.m. ET Tonight!! FREE Create a Workbook Live Workshop from Alice and Yusef is on Wednesday, May 24.

Last Day for This! Money Blocks Mindset Workbook from Jenn at Planning Addicts is available and on sale through Wednesday, May 24. Use coupon code CASH to save 50% at checkout.

Overcome Inferiority Complex PLR Special from Tools for Motivation is available this week through May 26 for only $14.95. This special deal includes: 10 articles, plus audio versions, mini-reports, and slide decks repurposed from them, 20 social tips posters, The “How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others” Tips Report, along with a slide deck, images, and video content

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome PLR from Sajan and Justin is on sale this week through Sunday, May 28. This one kind of goes along with the Inferiority Complex content above from Tools for Motivation.

The Printablepreneur Bundle hosted by Becky is on sale from today through May 31. She’s got 60 PLR products and 10 personal uses courses with a combined value of over $2000 for only $37.

I am loving this Etsy Class on Personalized Stationery from Kristie Chiles. I love stationery and if you’ve been around here for any length of time, then you know I have tons of digital papers and journal templates that could be repurposed for this. I’ve been having a blast creating all different types of stationery to stock my shop!

NEW!! Michelle at PLR Niche is having a Memorial Day sale from now through May 31. Use coupon code MEMORIAL50 to save 50% at checkout. The only product excluded is the recently launched Herb Garden Journal.

NEW!! Massive 248 Product PLR Fire Sale from Alice is on this week. I’m not sure how long it’s going to last, but for now you can grab a huge amount of archived content from her as part of a fundraiser for a new business venture. Find out what she’s planning, and everything that’s included in this massive bundle here: Alice’s Massive Fire Sale and did I mention… it’s only $47 for the whole lot!


Free! Etsy Digital Product Mockups from MaryJo at Cool Bean Design are available now. There are 10 different layouts in the set, editable in Canva, and come with a personal use license.

Free Personal Development Newsletter Pack from Publish for Prosperity. It includes 4 articles, 3 newsletter layouts, and affirmation and quote graphics to get you started. You could easily set up the layouts with your own style and branding, and then add any of your own or other DFY content to create your own newsletter series.

10 Free Achieving Work-Life Balance Inspirational Graphics from Publish for Prosperity

Free Lavender and Teal Digital Papers from D’vorah

Free Goal-Setting Pack with Article, Checklist & Poster from Ekit Hub

Free Goal-Setting Printables Pack from Ekit Hub

6 Free Canva Templates from Kate Danielle

Free Self-Employment PLR from Cheri at Grow Your Blog with PLR includes 3 articles and 3 emails.

Freebie of the Week from The Hungry Jpeg (changes each Wednesday)

Free Design of the Week from Design Bundles (changes each Friday)

Free Font of the Week from Font Bundles (changes each week)

Daily Freebies from Creative Fabrica

And that’s it for me today! I’m going to go for a walk and then start putting the Master Licenses together for tomorrow!

Have an amazing day! Create what makes your heart happy!

About the author, Ruth Bowers

I'm a self-styled creative soulpreneur who loves that she gets to play with words and pictures for a living. My friends call me the "Repurposing Queen" because I'm always coming up with new ways to use and reuse DFY Content. And I love sharing what I find with you too!

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