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.
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.
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.
Get creative with ideas for earning extra income. One way to make extra money is to part-out products for resale.
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.
Self publishers come in two varieties: self published authors and authorpreneurs. While they both publish books, there motives are completely different. Find out which one you are.
Readers who privately consume books to avoid judgment from other people about their book choices are "closet readers." Here's what you need to know about the challenges of marketing your self published book to them.
Almost anything is possible when it comes to book printing if money is no object. If you don’t have that kind of cash, then you need to consider your book printing options carefully. I provide insight on some frequently asked questions (FAQ) and comments about book printing for self publishing.
Looking to make some money doing food delivery for Uber? I had a question concerning the viability of such a side gig, and that was whether or not I could make decent money, I will share some experiences I have had with you here.
Authors often offer signed copies of their books for their loyal fans. But is offering them more hassle and expense than they're worth, especially for self published authors? I discuss the logistic challenges of offering signed copies.
While self published authors should choose Amazon categories for their books that align with their subject matter, some authors get overly concerned about them. I explain why they shouldn't be.
As a freelancer, there are two pricing schemes you can explore: hourly rate or fixed price. While each has its own advocates, let's lay down the pros and cons of both schemes so that you can make an informed decision.
These tips will help you receive the pay rate you desire, whatever the freelance or consulting field you specialize in.
Writing your book is just the first step in your self publishing journey. Though you might not believe me now, it’s also the easiest part of being a self published author. So let’s see how ready you are for what comes next by taking the quiz.
Pen names, or pseudonyms, can sound like a good idea for building an author brand or identity, preserving privacy, and being able to explore different writing genres. But using them can have an impact, positive or negative, on your book sales and even your life. Find out how.
Before you start promoting yourself to potential clients, there are a few things you should prepare in order to ensure that your pitch will be complete and professional. Here's a list of essentials you need to make a good impression and land a successful pitch.
An author I follow on social media was launching her first self published book. She asked her followers about what to do on book launch day. Was it a regular day? Should there be some celebration or events? Here are some insights and ideas for the day your self published book goes live.
A popular theory says that your next book helps market your last book. True to a point. The danger in this is that authors think that by self publishing more books, they won't have to do book marketing. Sadly, this works against them. So how do you kick the habit of self publishing too many books?
This article lists the pros and cons of selling clothes on Poshmark, and might help you answer the question of what to do with your clothes when you don't want them anymore.
Reader magnets are usually freebie eBooks that self published authors give away in exchange for collecting a reader’s email address and/or contact information. But do they really work to build an email list of fans and book sales?
A self published author was concerned to discover that a new book with a very similar title was appearing before hers in search on Amazon. She feared that this other book would take away her visibility on Amazon and Google, even though hers was published much earlier. Were her fears valid?
Self publishing a co-authored book is really “ourself” publishing. Collaborating on a book can be a fun and fulfilling project between family, friends, or colleagues. But co-authored books add several issues to all the challenges of individual self publishing.
Do a quick check to see if you are overlooking something that could interfere with your career as a remote employee or freelancer.
Even though self publishing is easier than it’s ever been in history, as a self published author, you still need to have these non-writing skills.