All Posts By Tricia Meyer

Tricia Meyer is a mom, blogger, and affiliate who has worked from home since before she had her two daughters. She spends most of her time on her cash back and coupon site, Sunshine Rewards but also does some affiliate marketing consulting and builds niche sites about pop culture topics. You can follow her on twitter @sunshinetricia.

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Tricia has written 43 awesome article(s) for It's A WAHM Thing.


Be Productive By Doing What You Enjoy

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My friend Lisa Picarille and I were having a discussion over Skype yesterday about productivity and it really made me think about what I do in a typical day and how I am most productive. We all have to do things sometimes that we don’t enjoy, but scheduling your work in such a way that […]

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Is It Time to Get Up from Your Desk?

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(This post calls for some audience participation, so get ready for it.) Working from home it seems that I either spend all of my time at my desk or none of it. On the weekends I try not to go into my office at all to preserve some of the “space” between my work and […]

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Learning to Say “Thank You”

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Last week I posted on my Facebook wall asking how many people still taught their kids to write thank you cards. There was a mixed bag of responses. Some families still write them for anything. Some write them only when the gift is opened out of the presence of the gift giver. Some didn’t write […]

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Swimsuits in the Snow (Or: Not Planning Ahead)

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This weekend I took a picture of my kids in the snow holding their brand new swimsuits that we just bought at Target. I thought that it would be a funny picture showing the juxtaposition of the weather and what we were shopping for. The more I thought about it, it was actually a snapshot […]

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Too Busy Teaching Others to Take Your Own Advice?

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There’s an old saying that “The cobbler’s children go unshod.” In modern language we would say “The shoemaker’s children have no shoes.” It’s an odd idea but completely appropriate for those of us who consult in the same areas in which we practice. What the saying essentially means is that often we are so busy […]

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Creativity Can Come from Consulting

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I spend about 80-90% of my time at my desk doing the same routine tasks. I process coupons and promotions for Sunshine Rewards. I blog on my niche sites. I contribute to various forums and Facebook groups. Every day can start to run into the next. But about 10-20% of my time I spend consulting […]

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Why Attending Conferences is Important to WAHMs (and Dads)

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Fresh from returning home from my trip to Philadelphia for Affiliate Summit East, I am feeling invigorated and inspired to get things done. Every time a conference comes around, I get a sort of feeling of dread. How can I be gone that long? How much will it cost? Will the family be okay without […]

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Back to School Time is Content Gold

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Most of us have those days (weeks) where it’s just hard to come up with new content. We feel like we’ve written a thousand posts or emails or Facebook posts about the same topics over and over. It can be hard to get inspired to come up with creative promotions to fill your blog or […]

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My Quest for Inbox Zero

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I always see people posting about how they are down to “Inbox Zero” and I get a little jealous. My inbox usually runs between 100 and 200 messages, depending upon how much I have worked in a given week, whether I am in the middle of a lot of promotions, and the shopping season. The […]

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Maintaining Focus When It Seems Impossible

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The last couple of weeks have been a blur to me. One of my daughters finished elementary school. Another finished intermediate school. Every day there was some kind of recognition ceremony or Field Day or talent show. It was my birthday. Then the Indy 500. Then Memorial Day. We had company in from out of […]

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