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Unique Ways to Make Extra Money With Your Online Project

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This is a guest post from Jay Wright, who is an internet marketer and entrepreneur, acting as Managing Director at digital marketing agency Search Insights and Marketing Director at Follow him on Twitter

You’ve finished your novel and posted it online for people to purchase on Amazon. Maybe you developed a video series where followers can opt into a monthly subscription to receive new content and learn how to make a viable food truck business or grow tomatoes in their home. Are you capitalizing on all the ways to make extra money with your business?

According to the Intent Index, a study reported by the Examiner, 34 percent of people go online to purchase an item, and more than 80 percent of people go online for education and entertainment.

This means that your new e-commerce product or book or even your freelance writing services have plenty of new ways to make extra money, even if you think you’re maxed out.
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32 Best WordPress Plugins for Writers

best WordPress plugins for writers

  Building a WordPress blog is an essential step in gaining a readership and potentially making money online as a writer. One of the best things about creating a self-hosted WordPress blog is that you have access to a huge database of plugins to … [Continue reading]

Amazon Click Through Chaos – October 12, 2014

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Alrighty, one of my favorite movie podcasts, the Film Vault, does an interesting segment on their show, thanking people who click through their Amazon affiliate links, and showcasing the more interesting click-throughs. Now it's my turn to look at … [Continue reading]

Get Paid to Write? Ha! Why People Request Free Writing

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I like to get paid to write, but just last week I received an email asking me to send in two free writing samples, even though I submitted about forty previously written samples in my portfolio. They wanted to see that I could write in their niche. … [Continue reading]

Best Things to Do in Chicago for Writers and Creatives

best things to do in Chicago for writers and creatives

As a resident of Chicago for most of my life (besides my four-year haze in Bloomington, IN,) I tend to walk or ride my bike along the long paths and streets filled with honking cars to find the best things to do in Chicago for writers and other … [Continue reading]

Han Solo on Beta Readers and Writing Critiques

Han Solo on Beta Readers and Writing Critiques

Photo Credit: Sam Howzit from flickr. As I approach the publication of a new book and test the waters with new critique groups in the city I have started to compile tips and tricks on how to work with beta readers and writing critiques based on my … [Continue reading]

Solutions for Those Who Just Want to Write, and Not Market Their Writing

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Whenever I write a short story and send it off to a publication, or rattle off a dozen blog posts during the week for my freelance clients, I sit back and think about if the work I'm doing is worthwhile. Do I enjoy my writing? Am I remaining true … [Continue reading]

Never Mistake Motion for Action – Decoding Ernest

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Never mistake motion for action These are popular words spoken by an artist that some people like to consider famous. Ernest Hemingway dropped numerous lines that shape the way authors and writers mold words, but for some reason the motion vs. … [Continue reading]

Word Count or Time Goal? Which Gets More Writing Done?

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A day in the life of a writer requires discipline and a constant battle with distractions and personal demons that tell you your writing isn't worth squat. I wake up in the morning, pry myself out of bed and sulk around thinking that a bowl of … [Continue reading]

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Temptations Throughout

a day in the life of a writer

As a fulltime freelance writer, I crave a morning where I sit down and have no distractions. The email inbox is empty, my energy level is high enough so I don't need to run around or chug a cup of tea, and the internet decides not to produce anything … [Continue reading]