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  • Effective book cover design is both art and science. This article written by an experienced author and designer discusses some key cover design factors that will help make your book a success.

    How to Create Book Covers That Sell

    How to Create Book Covers That Sell

    by Carla Chadwick4

  • As a vital ingredient of search engine optimisation, link building can make the difference between ranking on page 1 and page 100. In this guide I'll outline the steps to perfecting a scalable backlink strategy to achieve exponential organic growth for your business online.

    An Actionable Guide to Building a Backlink Strategy for SEO

    An Actionable Guide to Building a Backlink Strategy for SEO

    by tomjwillis0

  • 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.

    27 Ways to Make Money From Your Small Farm

    27 Ways to Make Money From Your Small Farm

    by Mary Wickison116

  • Rev.com employs contractors who make money translating, transcribing audio, and captioning videos. You can make money from the comfort of your home, however it is difficult to make minimum wage. Some tips to make more money: improving your typing speed, buying quality headphones, text expanders.

    Make Money From Home Transcribing for Rev: The Pros and Cons

    Make Money From Home Transcribing for Rev: The Pros and Cons

    by Kent Adams1

  • 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.

    How to Turn Your Kindle Ebook Into a Print Book

    How to Turn Your Kindle Ebook Into a Print Book

    by Heidi Thorne17

  • Like craft books, self publishing cookbooks involves some special issues that regular fiction and nonfiction don't. Learn how to self publish a cookbook here.

    How to Self-Publish a Cookbook

    How to Self-Publish a Cookbook

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • Safe packaging of your worms for sale and shipment is crucial for keeping them alive. This is a comprehensive look at the measures you can employ for your worm farming shipping needs.

    Packing Earthworms for Sale and Shipment

    Packing Earthworms for Sale and Shipment

    by India Arnold9

  • 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.

    Crowdfunding Sites for Non-US Citizens

    Crowdfunding Sites for Non-US Citizens

    by Mary Wickison16

  • If you want to have a garage sale that is successful and makes you some money, then this is the guide for you. There is a price list in this article that has the average amount that a buyer will spend on an item.

    How to Profit from a Garage Sale or Yard Sale

    How to Profit from a Garage Sale or Yard Sale

    by Brittany Kennedy17

  • These ten things will improve your blog writing skills in short order. Learn how to improve your writing, fix common mistakes, and understand how blog writing differs from traditional writing.

    10 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Blog Writing Skills

    10 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Blog Writing Skills

    by Christin Sander35

  • How to start and run a successful card business with step - by - step instructions, videos and photos. Where and how to buy craft supplies for your greeting card business. How to make cards that sell at craft shows. Great card making ideas.

    How to Start a Greeting Cards Business From Home

    How to Start a Greeting Cards Business From Home

    by L M Reid7

  • 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.

    Make Money Writing on These Six Websites

    Make Money Writing on These Six Websites

    by Cari Jean80

  • 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.

    Marketing Tips for New Avon Independent Sales Reps

    Marketing Tips for New Avon Independent Sales Reps

    by Mellisa L35

  • 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.

    My Experience of Earning Online with Microworkers

    My Experience of Earning Online with Microworkers

    by Paul Goodman68

  • 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.

    Tilapia Farming in Lakes, Cages, and Tanks

    Tilapia Farming in Lakes, Cages, and Tanks

    by Mary Wickison14

  • 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.

    How To Get Your Child Into Modeling

    How To Get Your Child Into Modeling

    by SmartAndFun28

  • 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!

    How to Earn Money Writing on HubPages

    How to Earn Money Writing on HubPages

    by Tessa Schlesinger24

  • Have you ever wished you could make money writing from home? I do! Let me show you how I make hundreds of dollars each month on HubPages.

    Writing Online for Money with HubPages

    Writing Online for Money with HubPages

    by Kierstin Gunsberg41

  • 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.

    My Experience Writing for the Zerys Content Platform

    My Experience Writing for the Zerys Content Platform

    by Rose Clearfield34

  • 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.

    Designing a Business Proposal Cover Page

    Designing a Business Proposal Cover Page

    by watergeek11

  • 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.

    Writing Tutorials: The Process of Online Research Writing

    Writing Tutorials: The Process of Online Research Writing

    by Marisa Hammond Olivares186

  • 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.

    13 Ways to Make Money With Your Boat

    13 Ways to Make Money With Your Boat

    by Mary Wickison11

  • 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.

    9 Ways to Make More Money on Zazzle

    9 Ways to Make More Money on Zazzle

    by Mary Wickison20

  • 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 Challenges of Self-Publishing a Craft Book

    The Challenges of Self-Publishing a Craft Book

    by Heidi Thorne15

  • 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...

    Get Published: How to Write Romance

    Get Published: How to Write Romance

    by Kate Swanson36

  • Self publishing print books with print on demand (POD) can be cost-effective, but that doesn't mean it's cheap. Here are tips for photos, color, and book size that can make POD books more affordable.

    Self Publishing Print on Demand Books for Less

    Self Publishing Print on Demand Books for Less

    by Heidi Thorne10

  • Learn how to become a full-time freelance writer. Explore the truth behind this career choice, income potential and pitfalls to avoid.

    How to Be a Full-Time Freelance Writer

    How to Be a Full-Time Freelance Writer

    by Christin Sander91

  • Does your car seem to suck money out of your wallet? It's time for a change, make it earn its keep. Here are 17 ways for you to make money from your car.

    17 Ways of Making Money With Your Car

    17 Ways of Making Money With Your Car

    by Mary Wickison16

  • This article discusses the best ways to price and display your homemade crafts so that you can make more sales. I will also highlight on the importance of the display and the pricing of your products.

    Best Display Ideas for a Successful Craft Business

    Best Display Ideas for a Successful Craft Business

    by L M Reid8

  • 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.

    Earn Money Selling Pre-Made Book Covers to Authors

    Earn Money Selling Pre-Made Book Covers to Authors

    by Mary Wickison36

  • Formatting the pages of a book for publication can be done with Microsoft Word, which includes tools for book formatting. I'll show you how to set page layout, font size, titling, cover design, book spines, and more.

    How to Properly Format and Self-Publish Your Book

    How to Properly Format and Self-Publish Your Book

    by Glenn Stok31

  • 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.

    How to Create a Successful Blog About Your Home Town

    How to Create a Successful Blog About Your Home Town

    by Gordon Hamilton10

  • Here are some simple shipping suggestions that will save you time and money. Don't wait until you get to the post office to find out you could have chosen a better, less costly shipping method.

    How to Ship a Package

    How to Ship a Package

    by Ellen Gregory9

  • Whether you're an artist, a poet or someone who can rattle off snappy one-liners, if you're looking for an additional revenue stream, consider selling greeting cards online.

    5 Ways to Sell Greeting Cards Online

    5 Ways to Sell Greeting Cards Online

    by Mary Wickison36

  • Why would anyone want to rewrite a book that's already been published? To reach more markets and make more money! Discover the top reasons to rewrite your self-published book.

    Top Reasons to Rewrite Your Self-Published Book

    Top Reasons to Rewrite Your Self-Published Book

    by Heidi Thorne34

  • 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.

    How to Write a Copywriting Sample

    How to Write a Copywriting Sample

    by Virginia Kearney15

  • 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.

    Can You Make Money From Self Publishing?

    Can You Make Money From Self Publishing?

    by Heidi Thorne20

  • 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.

    Self Publishing Platforms Pros and Cons

    Self Publishing Platforms Pros and Cons

    by Heidi Thorne40

  • 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.

    12 Ways to Earn Money as an Expat

    12 Ways to Earn Money as an Expat

    by Mary Wickison27

  • ‘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’...

    Making Money Through 'It Works!' - A Tale of Skepticism and Belief

    Making Money Through 'It Works!' - A Tale of Skepticism and Belief

    by Mr-Mediocre15

  • 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...

    Is It Worth Delivering Phone Books for Extra Money?

    Is It Worth Delivering Phone Books for Extra Money?

    by Polly C18

  • 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.

    The Proper Way to Feature a Guest Writer on Your Blog

    The Proper Way to Feature a Guest Writer on Your Blog

    by Shauna L Bowling178

  • Author Shout Cover Wars allow authors to promote their writing by entering the book into a week long competition based on the appearance of the cover. Entry is free and participation has a limited range of benefits.

    Participating in Author Shout Cover Wars

    Participating in Author Shout Cover Wars

    by Cecelia0

  • 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.

    How to Start Your Own Ironing Business From Home

    How to Start Your Own Ironing Business From Home

    by Mary Wickison18

  • 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.

    Why Young People Should Consider Becoming Farmers

    Why Young People Should Consider Becoming Farmers

    by Rachel Koski31

  • 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.

    Top 10 Amazon MTurk Tips and Tricks

    Top 10 Amazon MTurk Tips and Tricks

    by Paul Goodman139

  • 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.

    How to Recover From Burnout

    How to Recover From Burnout

    by Kymberly Fergusson9

  • Self publishing a book is easier and cheaper than it's ever been! Learn tips for publishing a book using the Amazon Createspace platform.

    Self Publishing a Book for Almost Free

    Self Publishing a Book for Almost Free

    by Heidi Thorne159

  • How to start a successful greeting card business using photo prints. Start your own greeting card company by making photo print cards and selling them at craft shows and fairs or online. Step by step instructions with videos and photos.

    How to Start a Greeting Card Business From Home

    How to Start a Greeting Card Business From Home

    by L M Reid19

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