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.
Is a stellar book cover really necessary to be successful at self-publishing? Well, yes and no. Discover tips for hiring a graphic designer for your book cover...or not.
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 Romance publishers are crying out for new material, even from unpublished authors...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'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 into HubPages' niche sites.
If you speak more than one language you could try Unbabel for online earning, but don't expect too much.
Big kids have it tough. You're old enough to want things and smart enough to realize that sometimes, your parents won't give it to you. How else are you to get what you want if you don't have your own money? Here are 16 ideas for kids such as yourself to earn money doing.
I show you how to track your AdSense earnings for each individual article on all HubPages Network Sites. This is a detailed tutorial specifically for HubPages.
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.
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.
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.
When self publishing, one of the critical factors for success can be how you price your work. Learn what factors need to be considered when pricing your self published book or eBook.
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.
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...
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.
Earning an income online: it might be the way of the future, but does it really work anywhere outside of the USA?
Can you make money from self publishing? Technically, yes, even if you make just a buck! But if you're looking for more income from self published books, the answer is more complex as discussed here.
Authors can use Flipboard to promote their own articles and share other content. I explain how it works, in addition to known problems and issues with the platform.
Before you check out the iWriter site, check out this iWriter review. The review and comments will teach you everything you need to know about buying and selling articles on iWriter.
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.
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 you are using a self publishing platform OR you are traditionally published, your primary income from your book will be in the form of royalties. Discover what book royalties are and how they work.
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.
Baffled by how to get AdSense Approval? Begin by understanding the four approval requirements of business, content, copyright, and organic traffic.
Do you love the idea of having a small farm but wonder how you can earn a living from it? Here are 27 ways to do just that. All of these are possible with a little planning.
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.
This article lists 5 legitimate ways to make money online with apps that let you earn for a variety of fun activities.
What owning a pawn shop is really like. Shows like Pawn Stars and Hardcore Pawn paint an inaccurate picture of the day-to-day life of a pawnbroker.
I've been on Fiverr buying and selling for over five years and I want to share my experiences with anyone considering using this platform for buying services or making money.
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 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.
In this article, we will examine the key insights you need to have in order to excel in your network marketing business.
Being unemployed sucks! You literally feel yourself getting poorer with each passing day. But you don't have to be broke just because you don't have a steady job! This article lists 10 ways that you can make money while you are unemployed and looking for your next job.
Digital nomads have been around since way back in the '90s. Even the author of this article can be said to be a Digital Nomad.
Going into the business of raising emu wasn't quite what we'd hoped for in our quest for financial independence.
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.
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.
My personal review on Copify, Textbroker and GreatContent UK and what my working from home experiences have been.
Selling pre-owned books online can be a money-spinner. Here are some tips about what sells and what some of the pitfalls are.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you a poet who wants to be published? Have you entered a writing competition and had your poem included in an anthology? Some of these contests are scams. Here are some tips to avoid being conned.
Amazon Mechanical Turk, or MTurk, is a 'crowdsource' program where you earn money online by performing basic tasks (known as hits) for employers. These Amazon Mechanical Turk tips and tricks aim to help the reader use MTurk more effectively to earn money online.
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.
Selling articles to magazines, newspapers, and blogs is the easiest entry-point into a tough industry. Market research boosts your chances of making a sale. This article explains why and how to do it.
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.
If you've been thinking about giving Uber a try and you're in the Chicago, Illinois, give this article a quick read and see what I have to say about it.
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.
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.
Learn how to have a successful shop launch on Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade, vintage, and supplies. Learn the ten overlooked features and common mistakes that Etsy sellers make.
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.
Earning a regular income from writing on HubPages is not easy, however, with motivation and the right approach it can be done. In this article I offer several pieces of advice for new and veteran writers based on my personal experience on HubPages over the last few years.
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.
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.
The attract people to your craft business is by offering information, ideas and projects. If you are a consultant or demonstrator for a craft company, it is essential that you show how to use your products to show your potential clients their value....
Do you really need extra money but can't seem to make it the traditional way? Are there always 1,000 other people already doing what you're trying to do as a side hustle? Then it's time you get a little weird! This article is all about weird ways to make money that most people don't even know about.
Freelancers more often burnout than employed workers, although all are at risk. Learn how to notice the symptoms, and what you can do to recover and prevent work-induced exhaustion and illness.
The best way to get published is to get noticed. Many places will not accept a draft without a query letter, and knowing how to write a good query will get you noticed.
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!
Find out which amazing free SEO tools the search engine optimization pros use to find keywords, nix the competition, and more!
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.
How to Write Reviews on a Blog: A guide to writing reviews on a blog, along with information about using photos, including disclosure notices and sharing review posts on social media.
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.
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.
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.
Pixabay and Freerangestock are websites that allow you to earn by uploading photos. Can these stock photography sites really provide a passive income?
I've discovered many unresolved issues with InfoBarrel while researching the site. I explain the reasons why I feel it will eventually fail.
Your rates should take into account many factors, including your experience, training, education, as well as your time and traveling expenses.
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!
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.
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.
Hiring an editor for your book can be a significant investment, both financially and emotionally. Here's what you need to know before you hire.
Learn amazingly simply tips on how to sell photos online and make money using your mobile devices to shoot, edit and upload photos!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to publish an eBook for free and get it distributed by Kindle, Apple, Google Play, Barnes and Noble, Sony, and others. How to get a free ISBN for your eBook. How much money can you make?
This is a guide to using Redbubble, a print-on-demand site where you can upload your artwork and have it added to products for sale. Redbubble gives many artists the opportunity to earn passive income while doing something they love, and can be a fun way to gain exposure as an artist.
‘It Works!’ is a company that sells health and beauty aids, most prominently body wraps that, when used with the consumption of large amounts of water, can firm and tone your body. The company also offers dietary supplements, ‘fat fighters’...
Are you a freelance writer looking for new platforms to add to your writing portfolio? I discuss my experience with Zerys, including pay rates, clients, rejection rates, direct orders, and more.
What are the best topics for writing articles on the web? Find out what subjects are likely to be the most lucrative.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Have a bunch of clothes you want to sell for extra cash? Does ThredUp pay good money on their consignments? Find out here!
Online shopping is now a huge industry. Creating an online fashion store is the dream of many women and men. And there is a way, even with minimal investment. Read on...