TpT 101: How to Become a Teacherpreneur
Are you interested in becoming a teacher seller or blogger? Are you already one and you're interested in taking it up a notch? We've been there! Here is the cliff notes version of our teacherpreneur story:
May 2012: Marti first started a TpT store called Live Laugh Learn & sold her first product
July 2013: Anna joined the company and we renamed the store Bee's Knees / Bee's Knees Teach
January 2014: We started our first blog on Blogger
June 2015: We set up our first Instagram account
July 2015: We attended our first TpT Conference in Las Vegas
August 2015: We incorporated and rebranded our store as Edunista
November 2015: We moved our blog over to WordPress & Bluehost
June 2017: Anna left the classroom to focus on Edunista full-time
We've been blogging and selling on Teachers Pay Teachers for years and absolutely love it! We've seen a lot of changes and have grown and learned a lot along the way. Creating resources for and sharing blog posts with teachers has been so rewarding.
What is a teacherpreneur?
A teacherpreneur is a teacher entrepreneur. In other words, a teacherpreneur is a teacher seller and/or blogger.
Can you become a teacherpreneur?
Do you have great ideas for resources and blog posts to share with other teachers? Do you have a different way of doing things? Do you want to make money outside of the classroom? Do you love creating? Of course, you do! You're a great teacher and have so much to offer others! You have a unique way of teaching because there is no one size fits all when it comes to teaching. And other teachers would love to hear from you and learn from your experiences!
So, what are you waiting for?
Dive in! Start a blog! Start a store! Start your own company!!! You can be your own boss! You will love having the autonomy to choose your own projects and the flexibility to work when you want to!
How do you get started?
Over the next few weeks, we will be dishing out all of the juicy details about how to become a teacherpreneur! We will be looking in depth at how to start a blog, open your own Teachers Pay Teachers store, and market through social media. Join us to make this summer your Teacherpreneur Summer!