Here is why the business models used by many writing sites lead to failure. I offer my opinion based on my background as a systems analyst.
This is a Q&A session I've had with an inquisitive writer who asked significant questions concerning the Medium platform.
In online author forums for self published authors, you’ll see a variety of concerns on book printing quality, particularly for print on demand printing done by Kindle Direct Publishing. The problem is authors’ inexperience with the printing process and tech. Find out what you need to know.
The method I discuss in this article is useful for authors that post on their own site. This article no longer applies to using AdSense to track earnings on HubPages articles, because they use their own AdSense to collect author's revenue as of February 2020.
Wondering what it takes to get 1,000,000 views? Here's how I did it on HubPages. How to find topics, get followers, and maintain the momentum. The key is not to give up too soon.
Tilapia farming is a fast growing business in Brazil. With the year-round warm weather, tilapia can grow in ponds, lakes, rivers, and tanks. Find out how we have built our business here in Brazil.
Curious about how I make money online? Want to know the revenue streams I use to be able to only work half the year and travel the world? Well, I've finally decided to come clean and share with everyone my top 6 current income streams.
If you are interested in picking up some extra "dough", delivering groceries for Instacart.com could turn out to be the ideal job for you. This article will explain how you can make about $100 a day!
Learn what's involved with writing a motivational self-help book. I'll show you the structure and how to use your own life experience to help others benefit.
Poshmark vs. eBay for sellers: which is the better place to resell used clothing? Here, you'll find a comparison of all of eBay's and Poshmark's fees and a discussion about which site is better for you as a seller.
Do you want to work as an online writer? Experienced copy writer gives 5 tips for writing a sample copy that gets you a good first rating.
If whipping up a four course meal for your best friends while pouring a glass of wine for yourself sounds ideal, then these direct sales companies for food and wine lovers are perfect for you!
Last week, an advertisement in the local free newspaper caught my eye - an opportunity to earn extra money by delivering the new edition of the BT Phone Book for PDCUK. Since the extra money would come in useful, I decided to give it a try - after...
Mystery shopping can be a way to earn extra cash. Flexible hours, plenty of freebies, what’s not to like? Read on to find what being a secret shopper involves.
If you're living outside the USA and want to start a crowdfunding campaign, here are some of the sites which are available to you. These accept creators from around the world.
No matter what type of boat you own, find out how you can begin to earn an income from it to help offset some of the running costs.
How to start a successful greeting card business using photo prints. I show you how with step by step instructions, videos and photos. Start your own greeting card company by making photo print cards and selling them at craft shows and fairs or online.
This article provides tips for how people can make money recycling aluminum cans, plastic beverage containers and glass bottles, and it pertains mainly to recycling in California.
Hating your job and wishing you could start earning money writing from home? Here's how I earn hundreds each month working only a few hours each week.
A picture-journal entry showing how to move an erected grain bin on a flatbed trailer. Much useful discussion and advice in the comments section, should you wish to move your own bin in this way.
My journey through the Mary Kay Cosmetics pink kingdom was filled with a few good things, but there was a dark side as well. Here is my story.
When self publishing a book, should an author purchase a domain name for the book's title? Pros and cons are discussed.
With so many direct-sales companies coming and going, here are reviews of the the most current and relevant consultant jobs with direct sales companies for stay-at-home-moms.
If you're an Avon Independent Sales Rep, you need to learn how to boost your Avon Sales business with these helpful marketing tips and ideas. Don't just rely on your friends and family to shop with you! Find more new customers by using social networks, online advertising, and more.
Being an internet troll is not easy. Listed in this article are 6 steps to become the next money-making YouTube troll.
Is Displate the best way to sell artworks and make money online? I'll be sharing how much I earned so far so you can figure out if Displate is really worth your time or not.
Is money stopping you from fulfilling your dream of moving abroad? Here are a few ideas on how you can earn money whilst living overseas.
Looking for a way to earn cash but don't want to invest too much time or money? Consider designing book covers. With minimal design skills, you can create a cover and market it with no upfront costs.
How to do online research writing better and faster. Learn the tips and tricks of preparing and documenting online research, pre-writing skills, reflective editing and the publishing of your respective text. Includes graphic organizer ideas.
Making money by listening to music is something that many people want to do in their free time. In this article, I will show you how to earn money by listening to music.
Real-life advice from the mom of a working child model. Many people don't realize that getting into modeling costs nothing. Don't pay a modeling school or scout; read here first.
I’ve found that authors default to the cheapest price for a variety of reasons, none of which are in their best interest. Discover why 99 cents isn't the best price for Kindle eBooks.
Learn amazingly simply tips on how to sell photos online and make money using your mobile devices to shoot, edit and upload photos!
Your rates should take into account many factors, including your experience, training, education, as well as your time and traveling expenses.
Kathleen is a rideshare driver who worked for Lyft for six months before her account mysteriously got deactivated. As a 4.8 star driver, Kathleen wanted to know why she was fired and what she could do as recourse.
To celebrate and announce your self published book, you've taken a page from the traditional publishing playbook and want to host a book signing event. But that's quite a project! See what's involved.
The cover page of a business proposal creates a first impression that can encourage or discourage an evaluator from continuing. This article shows how to design an attractive proposal cover page.
Self publishing a workbook or guided journal can provide benefits for both authors and readers. Challenges for printing these specialty publications are discussed.
Need a summer job but want to be at the beach instead? Combine the two and make money while spending time at the beach. Start early to organize your summer job.
I'll show you proper page layout, how to set margins and font usage, as well as cover design and more, using Microsoft Word with Lulu and Kindle Direct Publishing.
Have a bunch of clothes you want to sell for extra cash? Does ThredUp pay good money on their consignments? Find out here!
Being able to work as a digital nomad can be fun and flexible, but a changing work space can sometimes be disruptive to your flow. Here are a few tips when transitioning your remote work space.
I'll show you how to make your articles look more professional with these 20 strategies. The ideas I share here will also help you get curated to HubPages' niche sites.
Most people hate ironing and that's why it's a great money making idea. With very little outlay, other than your time, you can begin earning money and building your own home based business.
Novice book collectors and sellers want to learn the meanings of the jargon antiquarian booksellers use in their quotes and catalogs to describe the physical condition of books. Here is a glossary.
If you are looking for ways to earn a little extra money online, there are some great paid online survey sites. There are also lots which aren't so great, where money making is concerned.
If you accept guest posts on your website, follow these tips to maximize the advantages of guest posting. Those who are interested in submitting guest posts, make sure you get proper attribution.
There is no time like the present to get started taking steps to make money online. Don't let past failures or fear hold you back. Check out some of my favorite revenue streams mentioned in this article and see which one works for you. Get started today!
Your idea needs to serve a useful purpose that is not achieved by anything else on the market. You need to be the first to claim the rights. I'll tell you all about it.
In this article, I will show you the exact steps that you need to take to start your blog even if you have no previous experience.
If you're frustrated trying to get published, why not try writing Romance? Romance publishers are crying out for new material, even from unpublished authors...
I've discovered many unresolved issues with InfoBarrel while researching the site. I explain the reasons why I feel it will eventually fail.
While there are some disadvantages and problems with Google Voice, the advantages for a sole proprietor like me are great. In this article, I'll cover everything I like about Google Voice as well as everything that causes problems.
An invitation-only rewards community, e-Rewards gives you the opportunity to share a point of view through online surveys. You are also provided the opportunity to test upcoming products and more resulting in e-Rewards currency. You trade this currency for retail products at participating companies.
The article discusses five free writing residencies that are good options for emerging authors who may not have many publications or references.
If you love lipstick and leggings check out these eight direct sales companies that give you the chance to make money from home selling beauty and fashion products.
The truth about online freelance writing from a writer's perspective. Can everyone become a writer and what does it take to make money from nothing.
Successful blogging is in the first instance about very carefully choosing a niche topic. A blog about your home town is an excellent idea, as you have a ready made niche market in the form of residents and businesses, while the subject is likely to know very little online competition. This page guides you through the process of creating a blog about your home town and how to position it that it knows the greatest chances of success.
Self publishing eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform is pretty easy. What’s sometimes not so easy is figuring out how all the Kindle programs impact your income. I explain here.
Are you angry with LuLaRoe or wondering if they're the right company for you to join? LuLaRoe recently changed their consultant return policy, leaving many thousands deep in debt and leggings.
Should you self publish your book on both Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) and IngramSpark? I compare the two self publishing platforms, as well as explain why to pick and stick with one or the other.
Even though it could be a creative and desirable product, self publishing a custom printed deck of cards can be a challenging and expensive venture. Learn what costs are involved.
Now that Amazon's Createspace no longer offers book formatting or book layout, self-published authors will have to look elsewhere for these services. Find out what you need to know when buying.
These days, many authors and independent publishers are turning to self publishing platforms to get their books to market. Learn what these platforms provide, as well as pros and cons.
My personal review on Copify, Textbroker and GreatContent UK and what my working from home experiences have been.
A small passive income would be welcomed by many. If you can write grammatially and can still learn a thing or two, here's how to do it!
Selling on eBay these days is more challenging than ever. However, with a little ingenuity and outside of the box thinking, you may be able to build an eBay business that is all your own. If you need some ideas for what to sell, here are 70 surprising things to sell on eBay.
Taking the time to set up a new ring binder organizer, such as a Filofax, is key for keeping track of appointments, accomplishing daily tasks, setting goals, making monthly budgets, and more.
My review of the make money online website, Microworkers, where you complete small tasks for employers online in return for payments. I look at the pros and cons compared to other similar sites, such as Amazon MTurk.
Selling pre-owned books online can be a money-spinner. Here are some tips about what sells and what some of the pitfalls are.
Pixabay and Freerangestock are websites that allow you to earn by uploading photos. Can these stock photography sites really provide a passive income?
When offering your readers self-improvement advice, it’s crucial to have an authoritative nature throughout the book. I'll explain how to do it right.
If you are going to self-publish your book, it is important to take the time to market it to the public. Below are eight tips to help you market your book.
Self-published authors can now publish a print book through Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). But it's not easy. I share my experience and tips for converting an eBook into a print book on KDP.
If no one has suggested that you consider farming as a career, then let me be the first. Within the next 20 years, more than half of all the farmers in the United States will be too old to work, retired, or deceased.
If you speak more than one language you could try Unbabel for online earning, but don't expect too much.
Effectively marketing your blog can be the difference between making money with your blog or wasting time trying to make money, only to end up failing. The mistakes described below are some that I wish I knew about before I started blogging. Hopefully they help you to avoid the same mistakes I made!
Zazzle is an amazing free platform for designers to make worldwide sales without the hassle of buying and mailing the stock. Here are 9 ways to increase the amount you earn using Zazzle.
This article lists 5 legitimate ways to make money online with apps that let you earn for a variety of fun activities.
We should encourage kids to earn money online to pay for the extra things they desire and for some pocket money on the side. It’s like teaching kids entrepreneurial skills at a young age. So, how can kids earn online and what is the best way to start. Find out what jobs kids can do on and off line.
This is a detailed review explaining how to self-publish a children’s paperback book and let Amazon handle printing and order fulfillment at no cost to you.
Medium pays authors from subscription fees based on reading time. I researched Medium before publishing on their platform. This is my review, updated Oct 2019.
Here’s how you can receive and request payment safely and quickly from anywhere in the world and escape the high fees using Payoneer.
Whether you're an artist, a poet or someone who can come up with snappy one-liners, if you're looking for an additional revenue stream, consider selling greeting cards online.
Antiques pickers can make money while saving the past. Find out what a "picker" is and how to make money doing it.
Self publishing a book is easier and cheaper than it's ever been! Learn tips for publishing a book using the Amazon KDP (formerly known as Createspace) platform.
Should you aim to win in the ad bidding wars on Amazon Marketing Services to advertise your Kindle eBooks? No! And learn how to set an ad bid for your book and budget.
I review essential tools HubPages provides that help you make more money with your writing. Don't overlook these effective techniques.
Anyone with good English and something worthy to say can start earning some extra cash right now for free. How? With HubPages, the easiest, most instructive and best paying platform to make money on the internet.
How do you get AdSense Approval easily? It begins by understanding what is business attraction, content, copyright, and organic traffic.
Can you make money on Pinterest in 2018? Here is a step by step guide on how you can earn money by selling Amazon products on Pinterest. You will earn extra money by making affiliate sales for Amazon
Craft books present a number of unique challenges when self publishing. Photo use, printing, eBooks, legal issues, and writing how-to instructions when self publishing a craft book are discussed.
If you know how to write and write well, you can earn good money by writing articles and creating content. If you want to start making money writing, here are 6 websites you need to sign up for today.