One Military Spouse Entrepreneur’s Journey to Incorporation: Part 4

One Military Spouse Entrepreneur’s Journey to Incorporation: Part 4 on www.MilliGFunk.com

This is Part 4 in a multi-part series about my journey to incorporation as an LLC as a military spouse entrepreneur stationed overseas. I hope that by documenting this journey publicly, I can help other spouses navigate the waters more smoothly, and that I can raise awareness about policies that make entrepreneurship (a concept that … Continue reading

Diversifying Your Income Through Blogging

MilliGFunk Freelancer

Diversify Your Income For the longest time, I resisted trying in any way to monetize my blog. Then my freelance work got little slower than I like. While ebs and flows are part of the nature of self employment, I started to understand the wisdom my fellow freelancers were sharing when they’ve … Continue reading

The Good News & The Bad News About the #Come2Germany Contest

Vote for MilliGFunk to #Come2Germany

Today I have some good news and some bad news to share with you. For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been competing for a chance to win a week of paid travel through Germany as part of the Germany National Tourism Office’s #Come2Germany campaign. It’s been an incredible experience, … Continue reading

Will You Help? A Once-in-a-Lifetime International Ambassadorship

#Come2Germany Ambassador

I’m in the runnings to become an official social media ambassador for the German National Tourism Office, so I decided to start an Instagram campaign called ‪#‎29Reasons‬ to‪#‎Come2Germany‬ to remind you to cast your votes, and to inspire you to visit this beautiful country I get to call home! Each day … Continue reading

How We Saved 60 Percent of Our Income

Our Family Budget Has Helped Us Save Big

My first piece was published last week on The Penny Hoarder Blog, a blog that’s all about strange and quirky ways to earn and save more money. The piece I wrote was all about our family budget, and how budgeting helped us save or invest around 60% of our family income … Continue reading

Staying at the Smart Hotel in Tromso, Norway

The Smart Hotel in Tromso, Norway - MilliGFunk.com

Note: This post is in no way sponsored by Smart Hotel. I just wanted to share our excellent Smart Hotel experience with other budget-conscious travelers. I hope you enjoy this post! Norway isn’t a cheap country to travel in, so my husband and I wanted to find a clean, no-frills … Continue reading

Day 15 of My 30 Day Pinterest Challenge

MilliGFunk's 30 Day Pinterest Challenge - Day 15

I kicked off a personal 30 Day Pinterest Challenge 15 days ago. “Does deleting pins help increase Pinterest engagement?” I wondered. It’s beginning to look like it does. Keep reading to learn more. Here’s what my Pinterest Analytics looked like on May 12th (Day 1): And here’s what they look like today, May … Continue reading

Day 8 of My 30 Day Pinterest Challenge

MilliGFunk.com Traffic on Pinterest

On May 12th I kicked off a personal 30 Day Pinterest Challenge. “Does deleting pins help increase Pinterest engagement?” I wondered. Here’s a screenshot of my Pinterest analytics on May 12th, before deleting any pins: After eight days of gradually deleting pins, two interesting things have happened: My follower count … Continue reading

My 30 Day Pinterest Challenge

Pinterest Analytics MilliGFunk

Does deleting pins really help to increase Pinterest engagement? I’m about to find out. Here’s a snapshot of my current (May 12th, 2015) Pinterest analytics:   I’m getting an average of 895 daily impressions and 622 average daily viewers. Each month, I have an average of 8,367 viewers (awesome, right?), … Continue reading

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