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  • 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

  • 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 rider_tiger0

  • 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

  • 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.

    Is Mystery Shopping a Scam?

    Is Mystery Shopping a Scam?

    by Beth Eaglescliffe4

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Thorne7

  • All new authors need to get people to notice their books. Here are 7 ways to help you get that job accomplished.

    7 Ways to Get Your Book Known

    7 Ways to Get Your Book Known

    by Rebecca Graf0

  • 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

  • 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.

    5 Social Media Content Ideas You Can Automate!

    5 Social Media Content Ideas You Can Automate!

    by Sara Millis0

  • 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

  • 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!

    It's All About You... Or NOT!!

    It's All About You... Or NOT!!

    by Stephen Meadows2

  • 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 Jasper6

  • Take your freelance business seriously. Try these three Upwork alternatives that will help you grow your business successfully.

    3 Alternatives to Using Upwork

    3 Alternatives to Using Upwork

    by Talulah Roe0

  • 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.

    3 Common Mistakes Made by Rookie Freelancers

    3 Common Mistakes Made by Rookie Freelancers

    by Russell William Fry0

  • 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

  • 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!

    Social Media Network Failure!

    Social Media Network Failure!

    by Stephen Meadows0

  • 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

  • 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!

    5 Ways to Earn Christmas Cash on Ebay

    5 Ways to Earn Christmas Cash on Ebay

    by Abe Cano0

  • 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.

    5 Steps to Earning Money Online

    5 Steps to Earning Money Online

    by John Bullock5

  • 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