If you're a smaller-scale farmer or gardener, use these four tips to make your experience selling at farmers markets more enjoyable and profitable.
Content writers can stay competitive by keeping their skills sharp and keeping up with what employers are looking for.
Big-name record labels and musicians sell box sets (or boxed sets) and bundles. So do big publishers and authors. Can small, self-published authors do it, too? Yes. But like anything else, there are some things you need to know before diving in.
I've unpublished a number of my Kindle ebooks. Unpublishing your books is an important decision. Here’s what you need to consider.
Navigating the world of freelancing can be hard. There's much more to this job than proper time management and the search for clients. This article breaks down three crucial things freelancers need to do that usually go unmentioned.
You can actually make money by writing for just a few hours a day, but it's not easy. Here's what I've learned as a freelancer.
Non-native English writers are often very gifted, but they may find it a bit harder to be successful in the competitive world of writing and publishing. An excellent command of the English language is a must. Experience and self-confidence are equally important.
"I’m going to donate all my self-published book’s profits to charity." I’d suggest simply making a cash donation to your favorite charity instead of sharing your book’s profits. Let me explain why.
This article includes information and tips about selling new and used items on localized, online marketplaces like OfferUp, Nextdoor, and Craigslist.
Learning how to properly manage your money is crucial if you want your freelance career to flourish. This article breaks down five of the most common mistakes young freelancers make and why they should be avoided.
Does self-publishing a book on one platform, such as Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) or IngramSpark, is it okay to publish it n another one, too? And does self-publishing your books on multiple platforms really increase book sales?
One question that I frequently receive (and that pops up regularly in author forums) asks what else can be used to market one’s self-published books other than social media. So, let’s look at book marketing without social media and discuss whether it’s even possible.
Authors who need book design or editing often consider bartering for these services, especially if finances are a concern. Learn when and how bartering works in writing and self-publishing.
This article looks at HubPages and Medium from a writer's perspective. It compares and contrasts their relative merits and draws conclusions as to which is the better platform for online authors.
Reels are the fastest way to grow your Instagram account. This article discusses three free tools you can use to create, edit, and post your reels. Done is better than perfect, and easy is better than hard. Have fun!
Creating and self-publishing a custom card deck or journal is easy. Selling It is not. Let’s dig into the topic of selling these products on creator-selling platforms such as Etsy.
Many writers aspire to write on a daily basis but just can't seem to make it happen consistently. This article draws on my 35 years of experience to provide 5 practical tips for those who desire to write every day.
The whole subject of fan fiction puts me into a panic. Let me explain why along with what you need to know about the legal and marketing challenges it entails.
Recently, a fellow author brought to light—or rather, created a drama about—something something that touched on a topic writers deal with almost daily: the dreaded “bad review.”
YouTube's monetisation is notoriously unreliable, but why? And are they doing anything about it?
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.