I’m so lucky that I got to interview Morgan, a self-made millionaire who has sold over 5 million dollars on Amazon! Morgan, A.K.A. Lil’ Mo or @cajunventures on social media, is also a content creator with thousands of followers. She has even recently developed an info product and is now teaching others to make money online just like she does. Morgan came to Austin all the way from New Orleans Louisiana to visit and I couldn’t be more excited!
Follow along with this interview-style post as I ask Morgan about how she started, her steps along the way, and what her plans are for the future as she continues to grow online!
Q: How did you get started making money online?
A: “I was so sick and tired of my job. I knew there had to be a more fulfilling way to earn my money. We — my husband Brook and I — began by selling products on Amazon. I used to be a couponer and it became very apparent that we had a lot of stuff sitting around that we weren’t utilizing. I started scanning a few books I had around the house to see if they would be worth anything. Then, I scanned some discontinued items that we never used. After listing and selling our first item, it was clear that there was a big market on Amazon for reselling items. We became hooked and started to make a decent amount of money. It wasn’t so much of a job as it was a game; we were constantly figuring out how we could make more money by working smarter not harder.”
Q: What gave you the confidence to go full time?
A: “It was a terrifying decision! It was terrifying to not have a 401k or health benefits! But at the end of the day, we were trapping ourselves in jobs that we hated! I used to be a waitress and my partner Brook used to be a sugar cane farmer. We were busting butt for $400 a week because that’s all we ever knew.
I did everything I was told to do in the right order. I went to school, I got a job, and I still wasn’t happy! I was miserable! We got to the point where we weren’t even concerned about how much money we were making. We were more concerned about living a life that…