I know what you’re thinking, not another article on Charlie Sheen. This isn’t an article on Charlie Sheen. Well not really anyway. It’s about the massive power of the internet and Twitter. What’s a personal finance blog doing talking about Twitter? The potential for making lots of money of course! […]
You may not know her name, but Amanda Hocking and others like her are riding the comet of digital publishing.
Fed up with attempts to find a traditional publisher for her young-adult paranormal novels, Hocking self-published last March and began selling her novels on online bookstores like Amazon and Barnesandnoble.com. […]
We’d all like to make more money, but I’m tired of advice telling me to ask for a raise. This asking for a raise crap doesn’t work when the employer is also having issues, so that tactic isn’t gonna work. I’m also tired of advice telling me to sell stuff on eBay. If someone else wanted my crap it’d be gone already, but they don’t so I can’t sell it. I don’t have time to deliver pizzas and if I did, I would have to compete with 100 other people who want to delivery those pies, plus it’s not too safe for female delivery people in New York, so that’s out the window. What’s left? Legally? Not much but whatever it is, you don’t want to risk pissing off your boss and losing the one stable job that you have. […]
I’ve been doing a decent job of evaluating secondary income streams since overtime at work is non-existent. I’ve sort of stumbled into a good one – building websites for people. Let me give you some background on this.
I first started building websites like everyone else – just tinkering here and there with no real plan. I really just wanted to learn about this whole internet thing. I built a website that was called the Premedical Student Guide which at one point ranked #1 in Google searched for the search term premed. I had NO clue what I was doing but I was getting lots of traffic and questions from people who visited my site. I wish I knew the potential gold mine that I was sitting on. That site went away when Geocities folded into Yahoo. I was too busy with school anyway. […]