There are more success stories of independent entrepreneurs making real money all the time.
And, more people are continuing to recognize the potential of working for oneself in pursuit of a sustainable “lifestyle business” instead of just for more money or growth for growth’s sake.
Validating these business opportunities once again, Forbes.com brings us a great article titled “How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses“ by Elaine Pofeldt.
Her article focuses specifically on individuals who are running one-person companies that generate seven figure sales. These Click Millionaires include:
Read the full article (spread out over 3 annoying pages but still worth reading!) here:
The self-employment online trend we’ve all been promoting and participating in for years together is also supported by new statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the article there were 30,174 “nonemployer” firms that grossed $1 million to $2,499,999 in 2013. That’s up from 29,494 in 2012 and 26,744 since 2011 for strong (and encouraging) growth!
Especially since it’s been a few years since I published my Click Millionaires book, it was great to see this article offering recent proof of the possibilities for solopreneurship online.
Are these examples inspiring to you, too?
Had you previously heard of any of them or do you have other examples you can share with us?
p.s. It looks like Elaine Pofeldt is making a business herself of covering people like us! Her byline on Forbes.com says “I cover the growing wave of one-person businesses and their ecosystem.” Let’s hope we hear more from her soon!
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