Monday, June 22, 2015

TPT Seller Challenge: Week 2 Dare to Dream

This week for the #tptsellerchallenge the instructions are to Dare to Dream!  Although I am not one of the big time sellers on TPT I have seen my profit grow over the last year and that definitely excites me.  I have also connected with a great group of special education bloggers/sellers and they inspire me to be better and in turn create better products to share with all of you.  When I was thinking of my dream and how they are related to TPT, I can say that TPT (and blogging) have helped my dreams come true!  Here are some of the dreams that I am still making happen (or would like to see happen):



1. Vacation:  The profit from TPT has allowed me to pay for some great vacations including a fun Bahama cruise with some of my girlfriends!  I am thankful for that and for the little bit extra money it gives me to take my family on vacations.  I would love to treat my family to a vacation, completely paid for by TPT!  

2.  Pay Off Debt:   My husband and I are proud graduates of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace, but we still have some debt that we would like to get rid of, including a car and my hub's student loans.  

3.  Inspire Others:  One of my favorite parts of blogging and selling is the reach that I have to other teachers, especially special ed teachers.  It truly makes me feel so special that a teacher all of the way across the country wants my advice on reading or math or behavior.  The emails I receive from others confirms to me that blogging and selling on TPT is the right thing to do.  I know I have blogged before about the opportunities blogging has awarded me.  As long as I can continue to inspire others, I will continue creating and dreaming big. 

4.  Consult:  One of my biggest dreams, professionally, is to become a special education consult.  I have been lucky enough to do this on a small scale within my school district by presenting PD, being on our autism cadre, and assisting others with evaluations.  I am thankful that my products are able to give other special education teachers out there a way to reach their students or organize their special ed forms.  Maybe one day, when TPT can truly supplement my salary, I can become a full time consultant.  That is my BIG dream!!! :)


Now it's your turn!   What are your dreams?  What do you want to make happen through TPT?  

#dreambig 



4 comments:

  1. I loved reading about your dreams and the fact that TPT has already helped you pay for vacations. I am just starting out, so I am inspired by your success!

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    1. Thank you so much! Good luck on your TPT journey!
      Kim

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  2. I found your blog through the TPT Seller Challenge! It seems like pay off debt is a common theme, it's one of my goals too! Ugh, those student loans, lol! :) I look forward to seeing what you share in the next 2 challenges!

    Jenn
    Pink Polka Dots and Pre-K

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    1. Thanks, Jenn! I think everyone has some sort of debt to pay off and one day we hope to call Dave Ramsey's show and announce that we are debt free!!
      Kim

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Your comments make me smile! :)