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  • 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

  • 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

  • Writing a children's book can be tougher than you think. Self publishing and marketing a children's book could be a legal and marketing nightmare. Here are just some of the challenges.

    Writing a Children's Book Challenges

    Writing a Children's Book Challenges

    by Heidi Thorne8

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Are you looking for alternative to eBay to buy or sell goods online? These are the best online marketplaces, some of which have a niche. Check out all the options!

    Ten Sites Similar to eBay

    Ten Sites Similar to eBay

    by geraldhakks13

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sales are great. But if it costs too much to get those sales, a small business will be running at a loss. Learn how to calculate customer acquisition cost.

    What is Customer Acquisition Cost?

    What is Customer Acquisition Cost?

    by Heidi Thorne6

  • One of the decisions you need to make when self-publishing is about your ISBN number. What you decide can have implications for the future of your book or eBooks.

    What Is an ISBN Number?

    What Is an ISBN Number?

    by Heidi Thorne20

  • 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

  • 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.

    Tips for Getting 5-Star Reviews Hosting on Airbnb

    Tips for Getting 5-Star Reviews Hosting on Airbnb

    by Viola Horne0

  • 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

  • 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.

    Literary Magazines: Old School, New School, and Ones that Pay in Cash

    Literary Magazines: Old School, New School, and Ones that Pay in Cash

    by JJ Murray8

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    How to Make Money on Survey Sites

    How to Make Money on Survey Sites

    by Robyn J Williams0

  • 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.

    Book Reviews: Why Authors Need to Do Them

    Book Reviews: Why Authors Need to Do Them

    by Heidi Thorne13

  • What does a beta reader do? He or she can provide valuable early feedback prior to self publishing a book or eBook manuscript. Learn more about hiring and working with beta readers.

    What is a Beta Reader for Books?

    What is a Beta Reader for Books?

    by Heidi Thorne22

  • What is affiliate marketing and how does it work? This article describes what affiliate marketing is and how to make money from affiliate marketing.

    How to Earn From Affiliate Marketing

    How to Earn From Affiliate Marketing

    by Michael-Duncan0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Truth2

  • If you're thinking of quitting your job to become a consultant or freelancer, be sure to consider the pros and cons of self-employment versus full-time office work before making your big decision.

    Working from Home vs. Full-Time Office Work

    Working from Home vs. Full-Time Office Work

    by Sally Hayes1

  • 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.

    Growing as a Freelance Writer

    Growing as a Freelance Writer

    by Billie Raucci8

  • 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

  • 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!

    How to Work Distraction-Free From Anywhere

    How to Work Distraction-Free From Anywhere

    by Dylan Buckley1

  • 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

  • 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.

    Becoming a Senior Companion on a Stipend

    Becoming a Senior Companion on a Stipend

    by Demas W Jasper7

  • With the advent of the internet and improvements in communication technology, many jobs can now be done remotely. I list the advantages and disadvantages of working from home.

    Working from Home: Advantages and Disadvantages

    Working from Home: Advantages and Disadvantages

    by Paul Goodman1

  • 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

  • If you have ever wondered "How does Craigslist make money", you are not alone. In this article we explain how Craigslist makes money even though they don't host any ads on their website.

    How Does Craigslist Make Money Online?

    How Does Craigslist Make Money Online?

    by Jacob Horning1

  • 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

  • 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.

    Goats in Farming

    Goats in Farming

    by Vincent Lionheart0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

    Why Write And Self Publish A Book?

    Why Write And Self Publish A Book?

    by iamradiantrose1

  • Hi!  Are you an Ebay seller?  Selling on Ebay seems to go in cycles - sometimes I have lots and lots of sales and other times it's slow. This lens outlines the techniques I have used to take advantage of slow times and to continue to make money...

    How to Increase Your Ebay Sales

    How to Increase Your Ebay Sales

    by hotbrain131

  • 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

  • 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 Cooper1

  • This article analyses Kindle Scout as a publicity tool. The program does offer contracts to some authors, but has many advantages for Amazon / Kindle and less direct benefits for the authors.

    The Kindle Scout Experience for Writers

    The Kindle Scout Experience for Writers

    by Cecelia0

  • Thinking about signing up for Opinion Outpost? Wondering if it's a scam or legit? Read my review of Opinion Outpost and get a real review from someone who has made money from taking online surveys.

    Opinion Outpost Review: Legit or Scam?

    Opinion Outpost Review: Legit or Scam?

    by adistin9611

  • 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

  • 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 Minnicks18

  • 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

  • Looking for free high traffic domain names? Want to start a blog or affiliate website, but can't buy a domain name? If that is the case for you, then I'm your man! Go ahead and read on . . .You'll know what I mean!

    Best Free Domain Names

    Best Free Domain Names

    by Rakshith MG7

  • Working from home? Might not be the healthiest choice. Here are some tips to keep you healthy and still enjoy the benefits of working from home.

    Healthy Tips for Working From Home

    Healthy Tips for Working From Home

    by Rebecca Graf0

  • 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

  • Even if the written content is stellar, poor presentation and packaging can turn any self published book or eBook into trash. Find out what makes a book or eBook look unprofessionally self published.

    How NOT to Make Your Book Look Self Published

    How NOT to Make Your Book Look Self Published

    by Heidi Thorne20

  • 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 Fouts1

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    What Is Gated Content?

    What Is Gated Content?

    by Heidi Thorne10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 to Market Yourself as an Author for Free

    How to Market Yourself as an Author for Free

    by Sarah Gawle1

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