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  • Want to know how to have a best seller book? There's legit, and not so legit, ways to get one. Best selling book shenanigans are called out her. Also learn why best selling status may not matter.

    How to Have a Best Seller Book ... For Real!

    How to Have a Best Seller Book ... For Real!

    by Heidi Thorne14

  • Most people are familiar with the concept of an ebook. But when authors choose to self publish their work as ebooks, the "What is an ebook?" question gets more complicated as discussed here.

    What Is an Ebook... Really?

    What Is an Ebook... Really?

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • Your item photo is the first impression buyers get. Make it a great one to capture their interest and increase your chances for a sale several fold.

    Selling on E-Bay: Take Great Photos

    Selling on E-Bay: Take Great Photos

    by Liz Elias10

  • Auction finds are a great way to make some extra money! Learn some tips and tricks for earning some side-cash from winning a bid at your local auction house.

    Auction Tips to Win Big

    Auction Tips to Win Big

    by Matthew Hotaling0

  • Have you self-published your first book? Are you ready for the next steps to being a successful authorpreneur? In this article, I’ll share my first author expo experience, how I networked with other authors, how I prepared for an author expo and what to do and not to do an author or book expo.

    10 Things You Should Know About Your First Author Expo and Book Fair

    10 Things You Should Know About Your First Author Expo and Book Fair

    by Amelia Griggs4

  • 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.

    What Is Localization for Book Editing?

    What Is Localization for Book Editing?

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • Are you tired of getting paid less than what you are worth? This article will show you how to get better paying freelance writing jobs even if you are not very experienced.

    How to Get Better-Paying Freelance Writing Jobs

    How to Get Better-Paying Freelance Writing Jobs

    by Kshitiz Gaur0

  • How do you make a copywriting portfolio? Do you really need one, and what benefits can it bring you? Find out everything you need to know.

    How to Make a Copywriting Portfolio

    How to Make a Copywriting Portfolio

    by JohnMello11

  • Looking for ways to monetize your blog or other content? Learn how to become an influencer to increase your chances of attracting advertising sponsorships.

    How to Become an Influencer

    How to Become an Influencer

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • It is my belief that it is the duty of seniors everywhere to share their treasure chest of wisdom, education, tears, and joys for our future generations to follow. Senior writing comes best from life’s experiences. Besides that, a little extra money never hurts! Old people, like me, should write!

    I Believe That Old People (Like Me) Should Write and Get Paid to Do It

    I Believe That Old People (Like Me) Should Write and Get Paid to Do It

    by Joel Diffendarfer9

  • I will share my experiences with four online sites where people sell their previously owned items: Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, Let Go, and Offer Up. These sites are like an online yard sale.

    A Review of Four Sites to Sell Your Stuff

    A Review of Four Sites to Sell Your Stuff

    by Finn Liam Cooper3

  • 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

  • It is important to write an impressive proposal and bid the right amount to get the job that you want. In this article, I will share some tips that you can use to maximize your chances of getting the job that you want.

    How to Write a Proposal and Bid on a Freelancing Website

    How to Write a Proposal and Bid on a Freelancing Website

    by Kshitiz Gaur0

  • While all entrepreneurs are in business to make money, there are some that are identified by either their business structure, who they are or the work they do. Discover types of entrepreneurs here.

    Types of Entrepreneurs

    Types of Entrepreneurs

    by Heidi Thorne13

  • "How many words (or pages) should my book be?" Common question from new, even experienced writers. Short answer is use as many words as it takes. Long answer is a bit more complex as discussed here.

    How Many Words Should a Book Be?

    How Many Words Should a Book Be?

    by Heidi Thorne22

  • Some self published authors are getting creative in finding ways to make money from writing, including crowdfunding a book project. Is it legit or a scam? Find out here.

    Crowdfunding a Book Project

    Crowdfunding a Book Project

    by Heidi Thorne20

  • Is it hard to work from home with kids or a baby? Yes, yes it kind of is but aren't most things when you're a parent? Here's how I work from home as a writer and content creator with two kids by my side.

    Keeping Your Kids and Baby Busy When You Work From Home

    Keeping Your Kids and Baby Busy When You Work From Home

    by Kierstin Gunsberg3

  • Everyone has a story inside of them, waiting to be told. However, only a fraction succeed in getting the story “out there.” If you want your novel to reach the world, first understand the main obstacles that cull most would-be authors.

    Top 6 Reasons You Can't Finish Your Novel

    Top 6 Reasons You Can't Finish Your Novel

    by Jana Louise Smit1

  • I write online full-time. There are three sites I write for. Each one is different with some advantages and disadvantages. Perhaps this information will help you determine where you want to write.

    3 Sites I Write for and What I Think About Them

    3 Sites I Write for and What I Think About Them

    by Margaret Minnicks26

  • 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

  • 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.

    Be Creative When Interviewing Authors

    Be Creative When Interviewing Authors

    by Rebecca Graf0

  • 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.

    7 Things to Know When Self Publishing a Book

    7 Things to Know When Self Publishing a Book

    by Robert P Sullivan6

  • Not everyone has the interest or skill set to be a writer or Mommy blogger. What are other legitimate stay at home jobs, other than writing?

    Stay at Home Jobs Other Than Writing

    Stay at Home Jobs Other Than Writing

    by Tamara Wilhite6

  • 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 letter will get you noticed.

    Writing a Query Letter with a Sample

    Writing a Query Letter with a Sample

    by Angela Michelle Schultz13

  • 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!

    5 Strange Items That Sell Hot on Ebay!

    5 Strange Items That Sell Hot on Ebay!

    by Matthew Hotaling3

  • Break into freelance writing with this advice and soon you can be earning a very lucrative income while you are also mastering your craft.

    How to Become a Freelance Writer

    How to Become a Freelance Writer

    by Richard Bivins50

  • 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.

    HubPages Vs. Steemit

    HubPages Vs. Steemit

    by Jason B Truth4

  • Dailybreak is one of the hottest websites around to earn a few dollars quite easily, with minimal time investment. Let's take a look at how you can do it.

    How to Earn Easy Money With Dailybreak

    How to Earn Easy Money With Dailybreak

    by Anti-Valentine0

  • Being a work-from-home mom has it's perks - staying calm all of the time isn't one of them. Here's how to balance working at home while caring for your family without losing your peace.

    Staying Calm When You Work From Home With Kids

    Staying Calm When You Work From Home With Kids

    by Kierstin Gunsberg1

  • Most people think that it is impossible to make money from home. In most cases, this is true however there are some people who do not fall for the scams and find a valuable tool for making money.

    How To Make Money While Sitting At Home

    How To Make Money While Sitting At Home

    by Tonya Kirkpatrick1

  • 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.

    Types of Editing for Books

    Types of Editing for Books

    by Heidi Thorne10

  • How to create a group on Facebook to promote your small business. How to join Facebook groups to share your articles online and sell your crafts and other products. I show you how to start a Facebook group for business.

    How to Create a Facebook Group to Promote Your Business

    How to Create a Facebook Group to Promote Your Business

    by L M Reid20

  • 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!

    The Art of Making Money Blogging Demystified

    The Art of Making Money Blogging Demystified

    by Jennifer Morris Fouts3

  • 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.

    Tips for Finding Success on HubPages

    Tips for Finding Success on HubPages

    by CWanamaker3

  • To sell freelance articles in today's competitive market place, you must do everything possible to give your work the edge. Presentation matters as much as content. This article explains in detail how to present your work so it's more likely to sell.

    How to Write Articles That Sell: Preparing Articles for Submission

    How to Write Articles That Sell: Preparing Articles for Submission

    by Austin Hackney8

  • Do you need to make a website, but are working with a tight budget? You can get a domain name for free to ease some of the initial costs. There is a MAJOR catch, though.

    How to Get a Domain Name for Free

    How to Get a Domain Name for Free

    by Jorge Vamos0

  • 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.

    8 Incredibly Useful Online Tools for Writers

    8 Incredibly Useful Online Tools for Writers

    by VerityPrice0

  • 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.

    Should You Write a Memoir?

    Should You Write a Memoir?

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • Any business, large or small, can benefit from making video marketing part of its core strategy. But it's important to understand what works and what doesn't. This article explains five proven strategies you can use to build your brand, drive traffic, and increase sales, video marketing on Youtube.

    5 Ways to Use YouTube Videos to Build Your Brand, Drive Traffic, and Boost Sales

    5 Ways to Use YouTube Videos to Build Your Brand, Drive Traffic, and Boost Sales

    by Amanda Littlejohn2

  • 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?

    Tips for Writing the Perfect Freelance Article

    Tips for Writing the Perfect Freelance Article

    by Jayme Kinsey49

  • This article will tell you about more than 20 free tools that are very useful for bloggers. All the tools in this article will help you to write, organize, do SEO and much more easily,

    Free Blogging Tools That Every Blogger Should Use

    Free Blogging Tools That Every Blogger Should Use

    by Kshitiz Gaur6

  • If you have only recently become aware of Swagbucks (like me), then you might be wondering if you can actually make a little money on the side through it. Because it does sound a little bit too good to be true, doesn't it? Although I've only joined a few weeks ago, I'd like to share my experience.

    Is Swagbucks Actually Worth It?

    Is Swagbucks Actually Worth It?

    by Sarah0

  • If everyone tells you that your art is fantastic and you should sell it, you may be asking yourself where and to whom. Here are some ideas to get your career as an artist on the move .

    9 Ways to Make Money as an Artist

    9 Ways to Make Money as an Artist

    by Mary Wickison4

  • Nine steps to take now to get started in the self-storage business. You can crush your competition and make big profits with the specific tips provided.

    Self-Storage Business Profits

    Self-Storage Business Profits

    by Marc Goodin14

  • If you own an RV and need to make a little money while traveling, one way is to become a Work Camper. You get to stay in great campgrounds, perform simple jobs and make some cash for your travels.

    Work Camping:  Make Money as You Travel in Your RV

    Work Camping: Make Money as You Travel in Your RV

    by Don Bobbitt2

  • 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.

    How to Improve Twitter Presence

    How to Improve Twitter Presence

    by John Lyons2

  • 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.

    Blogging for Business: Can It Hurt Your Sales?

    Blogging for Business: Can It Hurt Your Sales?

    by Heidi Thorne13

  • A book launch is the next logical step after a book is published. Find out what is a book launch, along with tips for self published authors, getting buzz, and virtual book launches.

    What is a Book Launch?

    What is a Book Launch?

    by Heidi Thorne6

  • 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?

    Picking a Genre for Self Publishing

    Picking a Genre for Self Publishing

    by TraceyE LM2

  • Making money on eBay isn't hard, without the right training. These free eBay tips will get you started in the right direction so you can start making an income from online auctions today.

    Five Tips to Help You Sell More on EBay

    Five Tips to Help You Sell More on EBay

    by Kiwisoutback10

  • This article focuses on 10 words of advice for those who want to start out using Freelancer.com as a platform to get clients. An experience in getting scammed will showcase a number of things that you need to look out for in order to start out the right way

    10 Words of Advice for People Starting out on Freelancer.com

    10 Words of Advice for People Starting out on Freelancer.com

    by Oana C1

  • 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?

    Ghostwriters in the Sky

    Ghostwriters in the Sky

    by Cherie Mitchell3

  • Finding a real method for earning a living without leaving your house is quite a tricky prospect, but with these 10 ways to make real money from home you can do it.

    10 Ways to Make Real Money From Home

    10 Ways to Make Real Money From Home

    by Robert P Sullivan1

  • 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!

    Write and Publish Your Book With Ease

    Write and Publish Your Book With Ease

    by Joanna0

  • 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.

    How to Create an Audio Book

    How to Create an Audio Book

    by Heidi Thorne9

  • Translating a book into another language can open up new reading audiences. However, it can also open up a messy situation with translators and editing issues. See what's involved here.

    Should You Translate a Book You Self Published?

    Should You Translate a Book You Self Published?

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • Writing evergreen content has been identified as a way to improve search ranking, stay relevant and extend sales. Learn what is evergreen content and tips for using it.

    What Is Evergreen Content?

    What Is Evergreen Content?

    by Heidi Thorne20

  • Free downloadable and printable garage sale signs that are sure to catch eyes and turn heads! Simply print and fill in your information in the blank space with a Sharpie!

    Free Printable Signs for Garage and Yard Sales

    Free Printable Signs for Garage and Yard Sales

    by Nikki McClees0

  • A blogger is a person who operates and regularly authors a website on a specific subject from their personal expertise and experience. But how do you become one?

    Get That Job: Professional Blogger

    Get That Job: Professional Blogger

    by Jaldert Maat0

  • Alex delves into three possible ways of making some extra money on the internet. He reviews three businesses that offer compensation for work with their sites.

    Three Ways to Make Extra Cash Online

    Three Ways to Make Extra Cash Online

    by Alexander James Guckenberger12

  • Though blogging software, such as that from WordPress.org, is usually free, that doesn't mean blogging is free! Find out the cost of a self hosted blog.

    Cost of a Self Hosted Blog

    Cost of a Self Hosted Blog

    by Heidi Thorne10

  • It would seem that these days there is an app for everything! What most don't realize, is that there are even apps that can earn them money. Best of all, some (apps) even provide passive income!

    How To Make Free Money With Smartphone Apps

    How To Make Free Money With Smartphone Apps

    by Benjamin Allen1

  • Before you join and use Steemit, you'll want to read this. It will discuss what Steemit is and how to make money there, as well as its pros and cons.

    Steemit: Read This Before Using Steemit

    Steemit: Read This Before Using Steemit

    by scoop0

  • 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.

    Dan Poynter, the Father of Self-Publishing

    Dan Poynter, the Father of Self-Publishing

    by Jennifer Wilber2

  • Think you're not press-worthy? Think again! Find out how to design a media kit that provides press contacts with the information they're looking for, along with money saving tips for creating yours.

    How to Design a Media Kit

    How to Design a Media Kit

    by Heidi Thorne15

  • This guide will show you how to make passive income by selling professional quality photographs online using the camera of your smartphone. You will learn about the minimum requirements needed, free software to use, where to get started selling your pictures and where to go from there.

    Create Passive Income With Stock Photography on Your Mobile Phone

    Create Passive Income With Stock Photography on Your Mobile Phone

    by Dave Tromp2

  • 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.

    Three Important Points of Magazine Writing

    Three Important Points of Magazine Writing

    by Kristen Willms0

  • Read surprisingly lucid insights from a comedian who asked the same question many times before finally pursuing their dream of making crowds laugh.

    Are You Funny Enough to Be a Comedian?

    Are You Funny Enough to Be a Comedian?

    by Regi Brittain1

  • Do you want to be self-employed and completely in charge of your work schedule? It can be a great setup. Are you already your own boss and in search of pointers for better effectiveness in your daily pursuits. Read this article for insight into managing yourself when you are the boss.

    How to Manage Yourself When You're Self-Employed

    How to Manage Yourself When You're Self-Employed

    by Regi Brittain0

  • Ever run into people who proudly declare that they are serial entrepreneurs, like it’s a badge of honor? In some cases, it is. But in other cases, it's just a cover for serial failure. See why.

    Serial Entrepreneur or Serial Failure?

    Serial Entrepreneur or Serial Failure?

    by Heidi Thorne20

  • People start a home-based business to get away from the corporate world, work from home, and spend more time with their families. But they have to decide how they want their business to grow.

    Organizing Your One-Person Home-Based Business

    Organizing Your One-Person Home-Based Business

    by iamradiantrose0

  • Constant Content is one of the best-paid online markets for short web content and articles. This review of Constant Content is based on my personal experience making money writing from home.

    Make Money Writing Articles for Constant Content

    Make Money Writing Articles for Constant Content

    by Stephanie59

  • Can you make money blogging? Back in the early days, yes. Today? Well, it's more challenging. While the blogging model of the mid-2000s may be going extinct, it is evolving into something else.

    Is Blogging Going Extinct—or Evolving?

    Is Blogging Going Extinct—or Evolving?

    by Heidi Thorne16

  • 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

  • Whether you are looking to start affiliate marketing or to take it to the next level, the following tips and procedures for affiliates can help you turn your online business into a success.

    Effective Affiliate Marketing Strategies

    Effective Affiliate Marketing Strategies

    by Michael-Duncan0

  • Stuck and unsure what to do next? How do you get blog topic ideas? How do you provide quality content readers want? It's as easy as re-imagining your role as a blogger.

    8 Ways to Imagine Your Role as a Blogger

    8 Ways to Imagine Your Role as a Blogger

    by Rachael Lefler4

  • Working from home is a dream for many people, but there are many downsides. Here I list the seven main ones.

    9 Reasons Not to Work From Home

    9 Reasons Not to Work From Home

    by Paul Goodman1

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