Starting a business during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic was daunting, but for me, the worldwide uncertainty presented a unique opportunity. Here's my story.
By recycling the lead in bullets, you can fee the environment of a toxic metal and scrap the lead for money. Shooting ranges harbor thousands of bullets, and the copper, brass, steel, and lead they are made of can be recycled and scrapped for cash.
I've been working and doing odd jobs online for several years. These are a few of my favorite ways to make money from my computer, and none of them requires a college degree.
How do artists make a living using their art? Here is just one of the ways I have found that is working for me: royalty print-on-demand merchandise sites.
Let’s explore why authors may feel compelled to rewrite self-published fiction works and whether it’s advisable to do so.
In this article, we explore several ways you can earn money via affiliate marketing without having your own website.
This article includes an exhaustive list of items for vendors to bring when they are selling merchandise at a farmer's market, bazaar, festival, or other event.
Is the book-advertising process different for fiction and nonfiction? The answer is yes and no. I explain.
I am a teacher and needed a side hustle that would work with my ever-changing schedule. DoorDash was the best fit for me. Here are some tips for brand new DoorDash Drivers that I wish I had known when I started.
Revising an article so that it stays fresh and current is important. However, sometimes it can be difficult to know how to revise your article or what specifically to change or update. Here are some of the things I consider when updating my work
eBay is a hugely popular selling platform. There are millions of successful resellers on the platform, and you can be one of those people. I've found hats, shirts, shorts, shoes, and jackets to be the easiest things to sell for a profit on the eBay platform.
Tips are very useful for newer content writers because it is easy to get lost as a beginner. In this article, we will look at nine key content-writing tips that you can apply to your work today to take your career to the next level.
As you approach retirement age, you may wonder whether you have quite enough money in your savings to RV full-time. Luckily, there are a number of ways for you to use your personal skills to make extra money to supplement your savings as you travel in your RV.
I have been an online writer for over 10 years and have written over 5,000 articles. Some of them have received thousands of views while others have not had as many. So, what are the reasons some articles get read often while others barely get read?
Getting mass media coverage for self-published books is really, really tough. As a former trade newspaper editor for 15 years, let me share why that is, along with some tips for improving your chances of getting media coverage.
A question about Amazon best seller rank (BSR) came in from one of my YouTube video watchers. He asked if my Amazon advertising made an impact on my Amazon BSR. Honestly, I don’t know. And, honestly, I don’t care. Let me explain why.
Being a new mom is hectic. Running your business is hectic. Being a new mom and running your business is overwhelming. But it can be done.
Low-content coloring books and activity books for markets of all ages represent a continuing opportunity for authors interested in self-publishing. Here's what you need to know about publishing them on Kindle Direct Publishing. Examples are included.
Multi-genre works can be likened to mixed-media art, which combines multiple materials or styles. They can be experimental and done intentionally to create new forms of expression. However, for some authors, a multi-genre book is a symptom of their awkward motivations and inexperience. I explain.
For authors, paid subscription email newsletters and content monetization platforms can be an additional non-book profit center or income stream. Some authors may even use them in lieu of publishing books or blogs. But are they really moneymakers? Let’s explore the facts and fictions about them.
Creating content with relevant keywords is the way to go for everyone in the world of online marketing and search engine optimization (SEO). In this article you will be introduced to some tools that will help you to identify beneficial keywords and useful topics for your content.
I've been selling designs on Zazzle and Cafepress for several years now. Here are some of the mistakes that I've made and some things I would have done differently.
If you want to make more money writing for HubPages, follow these simple tips.
When I receive collaboration offers, I ignore most of them. Some of them are just not legit. Others just want too much. And some are just not a good fit. Let’s discuss how to evaluate collaboration opportunities because some of them are more trouble than they’re worth.
If you are curious what pay, benefits, and services a teaching contract in Thailand might include, take a look at this 2013-2014 example.
I’ve encountered self published authors who are interested in doing branded merchandise (or “branded merch”) for their books. While there are very economical and efficient ways to do that with print on demand these days, it still may not be worth the effort. I discuss.