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What’s going on everyone? I hope y’all had a good June. Things have pretty good since my last update in May. I’m not freelancing as much. Over the past few weeks, I’ve taken the time to figure out my angle. I decided to focus on finding ways on how to grow traffic. For the longest, I’ve heard people say that you can’t be 100% active on every social media website. I decided to listen to them. I have started focusing more on Pinterest and Facebook. I recently started back using Tailwind after being away from over a year. I’ve been using their Tribes feature and also scheduling hundreds of pins. I’m starting to see some more growth. If you’re interested in trying Tailwind, you can get a free month of their service here. I also use Boardbooster for Pinterest as well.
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I’ve also continued to focus more on eBay. Because of that, my sales have increased. I’ve also been able to find more merchandise during the weekends. I had two swift sales last this month. The first item that sold quickly was a Johnny Unitas jersey.
It sold in 11 minutes. At the time that was my fastest sale ever. A few weeks later I sold a Memphis Grizzlies jersey in three minutes. It sold for $100. At first, I was super excited and then I thought for a second. It sold quickly for a reason. I could have listed it for a higher price and made more money off of it. I wasn’t too mad though. I paid $6 for the jersey. I’m not complaining about a $94 profit.
Because I’m getting more items to sell on eBay, I had to do something about space. I had things spread all over the right side of my living room. It was beginning to be a bit much. I found this storage rack on eBay. My living room looks so much better now. Below is a picture of the storage rack and my items.
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My total debt went from $63,088.10 to $62,660.22. That’s a decrease of $427.88. It was better than last month’s decrease. I know it will be better in July. I have a few affiliate payments coming through, and I may have another regular client. One thing that is certain, I have to start applying more to the debt. Earlier this year the debt was dropping by $800 for a few months. I want it to fall by $1000 each month sooner than later. I have to get on it.
Loan 2 – Down from $4520 to $4200
Navient – Down from $23,737.23 to $23,634.17
Nelnet – Down from $34,830.87 to $34,826.05
Navient fixed my account after they messed it up last month. There is a huge difference in being charged 10% interest instead of 5%. More money is going to the principal again.
How was your June?