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Hi. My name is Melody, and I’ve compiled a shit-ton of information on how to launch and grow a blog over the past several years. It’s what I do late at night when everyone else has gone to sleep. In other words…

Blogging is what I get nerdy about.

Soloprenista is my baby. It’s what I’ve learned about growing a blog from having been in the trenches of blogging myself, to lessons from top entrepreneurs and bloggers, to just throwing stuff at the wall to see what sticks.

I’ve ranked #1 on Google, I’ve had posts go viral, I’ve been featured on top blogs and podcasts. AND, I do it all from my yacht (scroll down for more on that!).

Now, I want to show you how to do the same. Minus the yacht, of course.

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Start a freedom business.

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Ok, ok, yacht’s a bit of a stretch. I’m coming to you from a regular old sailboat, which can technically be called a yacht, but I don’t want anyone getting the wrong impression.

I’m not that kind of girl. A “yachtie,” that is.

At 41, I’m more of a free-spirited kind of woman. A little bit hippy, a little bit sophisticated, a whole lotta nerd. I also drop the occasional f-bomb, so if you’re easily offended, you’ve been warned.

You see, many revolutions around the sun ago, after studying audio engineering in Nashville and doing some freelance social media/PR work for recording artists, I wound up in a cubicle working for a marketing company, and I. was. miserable.

One day my boyfriend (now husband) threw out the idea of moving onto a sailboat and traveling around. I told him he was insane, and that was that.

But one night, after many months of soul-searching and research, and probably after a shot or two of tequila, I said, “Okay.”

Yes, I got rid of almost everything I owned (including most of my shoe collection), moved onto a sailboat, and I’ve been blogging while traveling on our boat ever since.

Now, I want to help YOU create a badass business for yourself, so you can leave the rat race and live a life that is worthy of you. I’ll be doing this through blog posts, free guides, books, and online courses. You get to learn from a straight-shooter who’s been-there-done-that, and I get to continue to live this lifestyle (which. is. awesome.). It’s a win-win!

Sign up for my email updates (so you don’t miss any of the good stuff), and reach out to me via email or my social channels. Comment on my posts so I know what you like and want more of.

Here’s to your success.

xo,
Melody

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