“Wealth Creation for Small Business Owners” is a book by James Cheeks. What are the pros and cons of this personal finance book?
When you work from home, there are a few things you can do to make that time enjoyable and much more productive.
We don't always have the privilege of living alone and working with little to no distractions. If you are a freelancer who needs razor-sharp focus anywhere, here are some ideas!
Do you enjoy writing but you're not sure what to do to publish your hard work? It's all laid out here. How to write, edit and publish your work with ease. You could make money on it!
One of the hottest ways that coaches and experts are leveraging their expertise and knowledge into revenue streams is by creating online courses. Learn what they are and pros and cons for using them.
Power working is a concept to increase your work efficiency in 20 minute chunks. It is an easy, effective process that anyone can adapt and use in their one-person home-based business.
With online buying being so based on product reviews these days, book reviews can be important for both authors and buyers. Learn how to write a book review on Amazon that's helpful for everyone!
Bonanza is a user-friendly, seller-focused E-commerce site that trumps eBay in every aspect that is important to a seller.
Social media has proven to be a driving force in society. Using it wisely can contribute greatly to your business; using it excessively it can be digital procrastination.
Regardless of what anyone says, earning through writing online is challenging. Read on for a reality check of the online writing scene.
I explain my preparation, process, and tracking of submitting an unsolicited book manuscript to publishers.
In order to grow, you must be willing to always learn and invest in yourself. This article gives you helpful tips that will aid in your freelance writing business.
Freelancing might not be for everyone. I believe sharing my experience with it will help someone decide if they would want to be a freelancer or not. So here's what I thought.
Sure, everyone can have a blog. But what's sets a good blog apart from a phenomenal blog? Planning and forethought.
You may have already written your next business book or blog without knowing it! Learn how to find gold in existing self-published material to boost content marketing efforts without a lot of effort.
Amazon offers some pretty great rewards to Prime members who choose no-rush shipping. It seems too good to be true, so what's the catch?
Neil Harris writes about the challenges involved in implementing e-commerce for websites, and how to avoid being rejected by payment providers during the application process.
Whether you plan to sell on Amazon, Ebay or your own website, answer these six questions before you start earning money. These resources will get you started.
Here's a quality and underserved niche that could attract a lot of views on YouTube. Here's how to do it with little work and no cost.
Consultants and coaches are creating Facebook Groups for business in pursuit of engagement with customers and prospects. But is that a good idea? Discover what you need to know.
It took a while, but I finally reached $50 profit while blogging for Hubpages, and I continue to earn. Here I'll explain how I did it, and how you can, too!
Do you know the true secret to creating the perfect example of unique content? Are you sure you use multi-tasking the right way? Did you know that a few distractions might make you more productive?
When interviewing an author, you want to be creative. Do you really want to ask the same questions that other interviewers are asking? That gets boring after a while and will not prompt readers to check in on any interview you conduct.
A writer is constantly learning, evolving, and improving. Have you considered getting paid to do this?
How to fully understand plagiarism, understand your rights and protect your content from plagiarism and copyright violations effectively.
Frustrated by the prospect of offering their content for free, bloggers and website owners may turn to a gated content strategy. Learn what is gated content, along with its risks and rewards.
If you self publish, you might be wondering how to create an audio book edition. It's much more complex than self publishing a print book or eBook! This Q&A answers your questions.
Writing a book isn't enough, even if you do land an agent! By building a name for yourself, you ensure the success of your work and supplement what your people can do for you.
How do people decide whose business cards to keep and which ones to trash? Keep yours out of their recycle bins with these networking and business card design and use tips.
It's the little things that count when hosting on AirBnB. Make your guests WANT to leave you a 5-star review with these hosting tips including the one most important thing you can do to wow them.
When you are working with an editor, they need to hear you say a few things to help the relationship grow stronger.
Presenting your small business as bigger than it is is not only bad etiquette, but can lead to unhappy customers. Don't fall into this networking trap!
Many networkers make the mistake of thinking that it's all about them! They feel the need to prove their value by slick talking, when in fact, networking is all about the other person!
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.
They can be some of the worst customers ever! Confused buyers can be high maintenance and low profit. Discover some ways to deal with them... or not.
The most important things to consider about magazine writing: how to write a good query letter, how to match your articles with the right publication, and how to persist despite rejection.
A good book title is important for marketing any book. But how do you choose? Discover tips for choosing one that works for SEO and marketing when self publishing nonfiction.
There are a number of tools out there that will help you automate content so that you can be constantly active in posting a consistent message with little effort. Here are 5 ideas to get you started.
Holding a "Pay What You Want Yard Sale" is a quick and easy way to get rid of your excess stuff without spending a lot of time.
Authors can be so concerned about getting book reviews for their books that they fail to do book reviews for other authors. Discover the benefits of supporting other writers with book reviews.
Freelancing has its benefits, but what are the drawbacks? Is it as easy as everyone says it is or is it just like any other job?
Come take a look at some ways I'm earning extra holiday money with eBay! This online auction site is still active and very much alive; let's get started!
Content is just content until it gets transformed into something else. Learn ways to repurpose content, especially blog posts, to make more money from writing.
Are you considering selling on Fiverr®? We have a total earned income of more than $4000 in sales and we are going to give you the scoop when it comes to the pros and cons of Fiverr®.
This article shows how to contact previously hard-to-contact people, how to increase the visibility of your message and how to target specific groups of people to see it, all by using Twitter.
S.W.O.T. is a grid containing four squares that represent strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to your one-person home-based business. It helps you identify where you are strong and weak.
There are multiple types of editing for books, each one addressing a different aspect of a manuscript. Developmental editing, line editing and copy editing are discussed.
What is a promotional byline and why does everyone who freelances as a speaker, writer, or designer need one? Here's how to write a mini-biographical note that sounds professional, yet approachable.
Not all guest blogging opportunities are created equal! Here are some times you might want to take a pass on these invitations.
Now that self publishing is available to almost everyone, many feel inspired to write and publish their memoirs. But is it a good idea? Explore the reasons you should (or shouldn't!) write a memoir.
Here's some advice on how to stay busy as a freelance writer and attract new writing gigs and publishing opportunities.
This article will list some of the best online tools and resources that any writer can, and should, use to improve their work and to save precious time while writing.
There's nothing wrong with asking friends for book reviews of your self published book. However, there are some caveats when it comes to soliciting reviews as discussed here.
Keywords or backlinking? What if I told you the secret to SEO was something else entirely? It's time to step up your website game.
How many of your self published books will you sell? Big question that's tough to answer. Gain insight into the self publishing book sales landscape.
If you have a large inventory, but don't want to pay for an expensive eBay store, you need to take advantage of eBay's variation listing format. Learn how, inside.
After months of your head in a book, you finally hit 'publish' -- Now what? Here are 5 things you can do.
Localization is reviewing and editing communications (text, audio, video) to make sure they follow the language standards and idiosyncrasies of the intended audience. Find out more about these edits.
If you've done a book review, be sure to send them a link to your review. Here are some tips to ensure you're polite when emailing them.
A step by step guide for anyone looking to get into the vaping industry. Learn what you will need to do to start your own vape juice manufacturing operation.
A critique is an often overlooked process that can help authors ready their book manuscripts for more detailed editing. See what a critique is and how it helps.
If you started writing a book, then got sidetracked by life or even other writing endeavors, it's hard to get going again. Find out what to do if your book writing is stalled.
This article explains how to prep, package, and add finishing touches to your Avon orders before you deliver them to customers.
Venturing out on your own as a freelance copywriter takes a brave soul and lots of patience. Nevertheless, you should try to avoid these 5 common blunders if you want to succeed.
Is there a book inside of you that is just busting to come out but you don't know how to get it out into the world? It's easy and it's not expensive!
When you are conducting an interview with an author, you want an interview that will stand out. After all, there are hundreds if not thousands of interviews out there on the internet vying for attention.
Whether a content writer, reviewer, blogger, traveler, storyteller, or poet, find some of the best places to write at on the web to get your work seen and add content to your writing portfolio.
There has been a marked rise in the understanding of the characteristics of goats, but unfortunately, these findings have not produced a measurable impact on their meat production.
In just the last decade or two, with the increasing popularity of the Internet, the landscape of writing has changed drastically.
Freelancing in all sectors is gaining popularity. This means the vultures are flocking to the market and saturating it with false promises and bogus information. So, where to go and how to start?
If your household income is limited (you didn't retire "well off") and you have a desire to give helpful service to others, a perfect combination is volunteering as a Senior Companion with a stipend.
Face-to-face networking is still the best way to build a business. However, social media works great too, as long as you know how! Don't make the mistakes these people made!
SEO for Dummies is a simple guide that's going to help people who have no clue regarding SEO and even professionals will find some of the content insightful and informative.
You've decided to self publish a book. How do you know how to pick a profitable genre? Is it simply choosing something that's hot like romance, or do you go with what you know?
A step-by-step guide to gathering all the documents needed to get your visa and start teaching English in Korea.
Ghostwriters - there are more of them out there producing good works with zero kudos or royalties for their efforts than you could ever imagine. So why do they bother?
You need talent, time, and discipline to learn how to become a freelance writer, but the financial and personal rewards can be worthwhile. This article introduces the fundamentals you need to start.
Now is the best time to get your new business website up and running. But you must pay attention to these 5 things if you want it to work for you.
This article features a sampling of jobs for writers, a list of average salaries for various writing jobs, and recommended books for working in different writing jobs.
For new-comers to the world of eBook self-publishing, Amazon touts robust options and strategic programs. But can you really "nail" a niche non-fiction market with Amazon KDP Select?
You probably know of someone who makes a living as a blogger-what really goes into blogging on a website? How do you get “found”, get traffic, and ultimately make money? Let's take a good look now!
A lot of what is taught about making money on YouTube is silly and untrue. Here's the exact way to generate a solid income from YouTube. It's not as hard as you may think.
If you're looking to self publish a book, then here are a few tips and roadblocks that you might want to be aware of. Get the know-how to avoid costly mistakes.
If you need some extra cash on the side, try finding these 5 items that you would never think would sell great on Ebay and rake in the profits!
Dan Poynter, the "father of self-publishing," is an inspiration to new aspiring self-published authors. His books offer advice for any writer hoping to break into the business of self-publishing.
To make money as a freelance writer, you have to write a lot of articles. This article explains how to set up an outline, brainstorm, perform research to write articles fast, to sell more articles.
Blogs have been touted as an effective marketing strategy. But they are public and could be viewed by anyone, including competitors. See how blogging for business could impact sales.
Is it really a good idea for you and another writer to review each other's books? Here are 6 reasons why you shouldn't.
The hosting provider you choose for your site has a great impact on your ability to maintain content online and achieve your site's purpose. Here are the key things your host must have.
Attention poets, writers, artists, journalists, photographers, and other creative people: Online and print literary magazines are alive and well. Author, poet, and one-time e-zine editor J. J. Murray examines respected “old school” and “new school” literary magazines and gives a detailed list of 19 literary magazines that make it easy to submit work--and they pay in cash.
A common book marketing suggestion is to set up a pre-order offer for an upcoming book or eBook. Here's what to consider for a pre-order for YOUR self published book.
Many online ventures where you can set up your own shop or blog, require you to create a logo for consumers to identify with. But how can you do this without expensive software?
So you want your very own Wordpress blog using your own Hostgator account? I've found some great video tutorials to help you install everything yourself.
I love history. Everything in my booth is inspired by history. I love vintage, antiques and Shabby Chic.
What is affiliate marketing and how does it work? This article describes what affiliate marketing is and how to make money from affiliate marketing.
Can’t find a seat at Starbucks? Has working from home becoming more hassle than its worth? Here are seven places you can work from home without being home.
To be a good journalist, you must believe strongly in the public's right to be informed. To be a good writer, you must have a driving desire to be good at producing content. Knowledge is everything.
What are the warning signs that you should not work with a client? What red flags indicate that you should stop working for a client on a crowdsourcing website?
Many people looking for a way to supplement their income turn to online surveys. We look at how much you can expect to make, and the best ways to go about it.
Learn how to become a full-time freelance writer. Explore the truth behind this career choice, income potential and pitfalls to avoid.
Take your freelance business seriously. Try these three Upwork alternatives that will help you grow your business successfully.
Consultants, beware! Your brain might be picked during networking. Discover strategies for deflecting and redirecting these requests which drain your brain and your sales!