About Lyn Davis
It’s always nice to know about the person or company behind the
web site, so here’s my story………
My name is Lyn Davis (short, sweet and simple to remember).
In fact, Lyn is an abbreviation of my first name, but all my
friends call me Lyn!
I’m a single Mum with an adorable 14 year old son called Adam.
He loves to play football, so time goes very quickly when
weekends are spent rushing from one football session, to another!
Career wise, I’ve spent the last 20+ years working in Education
and Science Research.
I enjoy my work, but like a lot of people, I got fed up with the
drudgery of working ‘9 to 5’ and wanted to do something more
with my life.
I’ve always been interested in Wellness, Health, Beauty, Anti
In fact, I think that Science and Wellness go hand in hand.
Because after all, what we eat can determine how we look and
And the creams, lotions and serums we put on our face and body
also influence how we look and feel.
So it’s all inter-related.
I belong to the Baby Boomer Generation, so Wellness has become
even more important to me, and I’m sure it is for you too
In fact, according to social entrepreneur Professor Paul Zane
Pilzer, Wellness is the next Trillion Dollar Industry for the
And it’s being driven for the most part by the Baby Boomer
All Work and No Play
Bringing up Adam hasn’t been easy.
Whilst he was still very young I had a very demanding employer.
At the time I worked nearly 100 miles away from home.
This meant a hectic motorway drive first thing Monday mornings
(I was up at 4am ready to make the journey), being away from my
adorable Son all week, then completing an equally exhausting 100
mile drive home on Friday evenings.
I did this for 3 years.
And although I enjoyed my work, my schedule was pretty
And I would never have managed were it not for my Mum.
She passed away 9 years ago, and I still miss her to this day.
Mum gave me the opportunity to be able to work and bring up my
son, keep on top of bills and pay the mortgage.
But I always felt there had to be any easier way to enjoy life.
Please don’t get me wrong, I believe in working hard to achieve
your goals in life, but goals should be achieved by working
smarter, not working harder.
‘I’m Running a Business’ (Or is the Business Running You?)
Those 100 mile journeys forced me to do some serious thinking.
And I started to ask myself the question: “How can I generate my
Because I didn’t want to be making 100 mile journeys backwards
and forwards every week-end for the rest of my working life.
So, after I decided to take a lesser paid education post nearer
to home, I bought into a Franchise running a Maid Service Agency.
It was very hard work, running an Agency in the evenings whilst
holding down a full-time education post.
But I’d decided that this was going to be my route to financial
freedom for myself and my son.
And for those of you who run a traditional business, you
understand exactly how hard a business is to run.
I was traveling to see clients and workers, dealing with
payroll, sending out, receiving and dealing with correspondence,
training workers, understanding employment law, perfecting
customer service, meeting bills, invoices, marketing,
advertising………..the list just went on and on.
And all this whilst working full-time and looking after a young
Many nights I only had 2 hours’ sleep.
But I ran my Maid Service Agency for nearly 4 years.
And in spite of the many challenges I faced, I thoroughly
enjoyed the experience.
Because running traditional, hands on business taught me many
It was a steep learning curve and I had to learn quickly.
And I have to admit that when the Franchise came up for renewal,
I was happy to relinquish.
But I didn’t lose sight of the fact that running your own
business can produce the goal of financial freedom.
And financial freedom is what I definitely wanted.
Technology is Coming to Town
Internet Technology has become a very powerful force over the
last 10 years.
It’s powerful because it can position you in front of a world
I think it was Bill Gates who said “If you’re not in business
globally by having a Web site, then you’re not in business”
So I began to realize the Global potential of being able to run
a successful business with the help of Internet Technology.
Because Internet Technology can help to free you from many of
the constraints often associated with traditional business.
Constraints such as:
The costs associated with marketing and advertising
The costs associated with communicating with people.
The costs and responsibilities of employing people
The costs associated with overheads such as premises, rents and
Internet Technology can help you start a business:
i) Part – time,
ii) Working from home,
iii) Around your children, or other members of your family
iv) Around the hours that suit you to work
v) On a very small budget
In fact, Internet Technology means that there is nothing
stopping you from generating a very successful enterprise.
Whatever you want that enterprise to be.
And Internet Technology is helping me do just that.
Live Your Life Doing What you Love
I believe to be successful and achieve your goals, you must have
2 things in place:
i) A positive mindset.
ii) A system of tools to help you.
So I’d like to share with you what I’m using to help me achieve
my business goals:
A book which has been around for many years but still has timely
principles is called
‘Think and Grow Rich’, written by Napoleon Hill.
It is one of the best selling, self-help books of all time.
You can read it for free
And Robert Kiyosaki’s book
Rich Dad Poor Dad
really opened my mind as to why some people are able to create
wealth, whilst other people remain poor their entire lives,
although they may be in work and even on a high income salary.
These 2 books are a must read because they will help direct your
mindset in a positive way.
Also, I mentioned previously the power of Internet Technology and
how it can help you build a successful business.
And the really great thing is that you don’t have to be a Computer
Techie to let Internet Technology work for you!
I built my Web Site using a company called Site Build It (SBI!)
This is a fantastic company because it has all the tools you will
ever need to help build successful Web sites.
(And Blogs too!)
Take a look below for yourself!
Solo Build It! can help you use your hobbies, life skills or business to
generate a solid income on the Web.
And I can help you too.
Because Solo Build It! has helped me combine my interests of Science,
Wellness and Internet Technology into a business which I enjoy
and which is helping me generate income away from the 9
to 5 job (of course, you know that job stands for ‘Just over
So, if you’d like more information about Solo Build It!, or if you would
like some ideas about Using your hobbies or life skills to build
an income, or building a business using Internet Technology,
please feel free to contact me using the Form below.
And in the meantime,
make sure you look and feel as good as you can, for as long as you can!