From Cake Decorating to Financial Freedom: My Journey of Turning Passions into Passive Income Despite Being Told I'd Never Work Again
Hi I'm Amanda van der Gulik and I'm excited to share with you my journey of turning my passions into passive income and achieving financial freedom, even when the doctors said I would never work again.
In 2016, I woke up from a 3-week coma as a disabled lung person, unable to work. I was devastated. I had always been an active, hardworking person and suddenly, I was faced with the reality that I would never be able to work again.
But then, I remembered something my parents had taught me when I was a kid: "It's not what life throws at you, it's how you handle it." I was determined to find a way to make money from home and live my life to the fullest.
That's when I remembered my love for cake decorating and baking. I had always loved making cakes for family and friends and had even turned my hobby into a business. I started filming my decorating skills and sharing them on my YouTube channel. To my surprise, my videos were a hit and I started making passive income from them every month!
After my coma when I was strong enough to get back on my laptop I was absolutely blown away that while I was asleep, fighting for my life in a coma, the passion passive income I had built prior was still generating passive recurring income every single month!
That's when I realized that I could turn my passions into profit. I started learning everything I could about online business, entrepreneurship, and YouTube organic marketing. I also made sure to emphasize this in my other business where I was teaching my kids about financial literacy and the importance of having multiple streams of passive income.
That was a second business I had built prior to my coma and I was still selling my courses during my coma and months of rehab. It was absolutely incredible and gave me a new mission.
Now, I help entrepreneurs like you turn your passions into passive income through my website, Cleverdough.com, where you'll find tips, strategies, and resources to help you build a successful online business. I also share my knowledge and experiences about financial literacy for kids on cleverdoughkids.com, helping parents like you raise money-smart kids and secure their financial future.
So, if you're someone who loves cake decorating and baking, you can visit cleverdoughcakes.com to find out how I turned my passion into passive income and how you can do the same.
Or, if you're an entrepreneur who wants to build a successful online business, or a parent who wants to teach your kids about money, I've got you covered!
Here's my advice to you: don't let anyone or anything hold you back from achieving financial freedom and stability. You can do it, and I'm here to show you how. Join me on this journey and let's turn your passions into profit!
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I hope that by sharing my story, I can inspire and empower others to turn their passions into passive income. I believe that everyone has the ability to create multiple streams of income, no matter what their circumstances may be. Whether you're just starting out on your entrepreneurial journey, or you're looking for ways to diversify your income streams, I am here to help.
On my YouTube channel, you'll find a wealth of information and resources to help you turn your passions into profit. From online business and entrepreneurship tips, to financial literacy for kids, to cake baking and decorating tutorials, I've got something for everyone. My goal is to help you turn your passions into a steady stream of passive, recurring income, so that you can achieve financial stability and freedom.
One of the biggest challenges that many people face when starting their own online business is getting noticed and growing their audience. This is why I also offer tips and strategies for organic YouTube marketing, so that you can grow your channel and reach more people. Whether you're just starting out or you're looking to take your channel to the next level, I've got you covered.
So, if you're ready to turn your passions into passive income, I invite you to join me on this journey to financial freedom. Subscribe to my YouTube channel now, and let's turn your passions into profit!
And, if you're here to raise money-smart kids, I'm here to help you with that too. On my channel, you'll find resources and tips on teaching your children about money, so that they can make smart financial decisions and achieve financial success. Whether you're looking for ways to teach your kids about goal setting, or you want to find fun ways for them to make money, I've got you covered.
I hope you enjoyed learning about my journey and that it inspired you to turn your own passions into passive income. Leave me a comment below and let me know what passion you're thinking about turning into passive income or if you have any questions about raising money-smart kids. I'd love to hear from you!
Together, we can turn our passions into profit, and achieve financial stability and freedom. So, what are you waiting for? Let's get started!
Amanda van der Gulik