8 Lessons I Learned from Writing My First Ebook

Lessons to Writing an Ebook

Now that I've written and published my first ebook and it's started getting some downloads, I wanted to share some lessons I learned as I went through the process of writing this first ebook. If you  have thought about writing an ebook,  I hope you'll keep these things in mind. Make it a priority - If you're determined to write an ebook, you need to set aside time to actually work on  the process.  If you work full t ime, this means you  may have to get early or stay up late so you can put in a little time on your ebook.  I often got up at 5:00 or 5:30 in the morning … [Read more...]

Get Paid to Blog with LinkVehicle

Review of LinkVehicle

I've been looking for ways to make more money on my website, so I decided to check out LinkVehicle, a website that supposedly pays you to write reviews on your blog.  Though I haven't been asked to write any blog posts for LinkVehicle yet, I wanted to provide some information about this website based on what I've read. What is LinkVehicle? LinkVehicle is a website that pays you to write posts on your blog for their advertisers. What categories of blogs does LinkVehicle accept? I couldn't find any specific information about this on LinkVehicle's site, but … [Read more...]

A Review of Yahoo! Voices

Freelance Writing for Yahoo! Voices

Yahoo! Voices, previously called Yahoo! Contributor Network or Associated Content, is one of my favorite sites to write for. You can write about what you want to write about, or you can write articles about any topics that Yahoo! Voices has requested.  In addition, there are a few different ways you can get paid.  In this blog post I'll provide a little more information about Yahoo! Voices. What can I write about on Yahoo! Voices? You can write just about any type of article on Yahoo! Voices - I've written articles about working from home, as well as articles on … [Read more...]

Create Affordable Business Materials with Canva

review of Canva

If you own a small business, it's important that you have different materials to promote your business, such as business cards, flyers, and even graphics for your website or Facebook page.  I recently discovered a website called Canva that makes it easy and affordable to create these different materials.  In this blog post I'll explain more about the website and how to use it to create different materials for your business. What is Canva? As I mentioned earlier, Canva is a website that you can use to create different projects, such as posters, business cards, and … [Read more...]

Organize Your Tax Documents and Receipts with Shoeboxed

review of shoeboxed online storage

It's tax time, which means it's time to pull out that shoe box you've been saving your receipts in and start figuring out where to deduct your different tax deductions.  Don't you ever wish there was a better way to keep track of those receipts?  Well luckily, now there is.  The website Shoeboxed makes it a lot easier to keep track of your receipts and other documents you may need to save for income taxes.  This article will answer a few questions about Shoeboxed and explain how to use the website to keep track of your receipts. Is Shoeboxed a free site? Yes, you … [Read more...]