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.
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.
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.
Not all guest blogging opportunities are created equal! Here are some times you might want to take a pass on these invitations.
Thrift Flipping is the business of scouring thrift stores for a valuable find, and then turning around and selling it for a profit! This is a great way to make some extra income.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mystery shopping promises lots of freebies. Is it too good to be true? There are some scams but also some legitimate opportunities. Here are some ways to tell them apart.
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.
Sure, everyone can have a blog. But what's sets a good blog apart from a phenomenal blog? Planning and forethought.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A writer is constantly learning, evolving, and improving. Have you considered getting paid to do this?
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.
Here's some advice on how to stay busy as a freelance writer and attract new writing gigs and publishing opportunities.
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.
All new authors need to get people to notice their books. Here are 7 ways to help you get that job accomplished.
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.
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.
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?
Beat writer's block with these awesome ideas, writing prompts and helpful tips that will help you decide what to write about
“Wealth Creation for Small Business Owners” is a book by James Cheeks. What are the pros and cons of this personal finance book?
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.
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!
What is an author platform? Discover what it is and why you need to start building one even BEFORE self publishing your book.
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 common self-publishing mistake in nonfiction is using OOPS (Only Other People's Stuff). Learn why it increases publishing risk and can decrease an author's success.
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.
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.
In just the last decade or two, with the increasing popularity of the Internet, the landscape of writing has changed drastically.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
Take your freelance business seriously. Try these three Upwork alternatives that will help you grow your business successfully.
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.
4 areas that are too often overlooked by webmasters applying for Google AdSense Approval. Oversight in any is inevitably a reason for rejection.
Did you just self-publish your first book? Congratulations! Here are 10 things you should know to start you on your author journey.
With over 100,000,000 users and over 85% being women, Pinterest is an extremely popular social network. You need to get your home business on it.
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.
I love history. Everything in my booth is inspired by history. I love vintage, antiques and Shabby Chic.
Asking for feedback on self published book cover designs can be helpful. But how much feedback is too much? Discover ways to resolve the dilemma and move forward.
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!
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!
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?
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!
Being in business, any business requires discipline and organization to succeed. Raise your chances of success by learning what other successful business owners do.
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.
Worried about getting ripped off? Here are five ways to easily spot a fake publisher or literary agency.
Bonanza is a user-friendly, seller-focused E-commerce site that trumps eBay in every aspect that is important to a seller.
How to fully understand plagiarism, understand your rights and protect your content from plagiarism and copyright violations effectively.
After months of your head in a book, you finally hit 'publish' -- Now what? Here are 5 things you can do.
Consultants, beware! Your brain might be picked during networking. Discover strategies for deflecting and redirecting these requests which drain your brain and your sales!
Most of us would love to be able to work from home, but not many get to. Here's why they don't, and why you can.
After working with several nonfiction authors, I've identified these common self-publishing mistakes that need to be avoided.
Thinking of making or bundling a product to sell along with your self published book? Read this first to learn what you need to know!
When you are working with an editor, they need to hear you say a few things to help the relationship grow stronger.
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.
This article explains how to prep, package, and add finishing touches to your Avon orders before you deliver them to customers.