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Making Money Online

8 Tips for Starting a Home Business on a Tight Budget

How can you start a home business, especially if you have no money to “invest” in your business? Many bits of wisdom I have on business I take for granted, having started my first home business (or dorm business :)) more than 30 years ago. At the time, I had many preconceived ideas about what […]

In Praise of Passionless Projects. How Mundane stuff can help you successfully start your side hustle

In Praise of Passionless Projects that Give You a Boost

I also love to talk about passion projects — doing what you really love because you’ll easily sell/market/talk about what you are passionate about. I have an easier time talking to someone about what I do if I’m passionate about it. There’s something to be said for Passionless Projects too — boring, stupid stuff that […]

Frugal living can help your home business

How Frugal Living Helps Entrepreneurship

If I had a dime for how many times I’ve heard, “I wish I could afford to have a home business”, I would be a rich woman. Usually, it’s someone who has an idea in their head — a dream. But the dream is going to cost money. The programs she needs is going to […]

How LongTail Pro improves my marketing while cutting my marketing time

How LongTail Pro Cuts my Marketing Time by Half

“So I did a thing,” I tell my husband, Martin, over Cubanos on date night, “I bought this program called LongTail Pro about a month ago, and I can’t believe the difference.” My husband, a skilled tradesman, doesn’t understand much about things like keyword research and marking your online side hustle. But as I was […]

Solopreneur doesn't mean always flying solo

Solopreneur Doesn’t Mean Always Flying Solo

When starting out as a solopreneur (that is, an entrepreneur that works alone), you may be tempted to do it all yourself. And I get this impulse. I’m the same way. I’m a DIY sort of girl boss. Hubby says it’s more about being a control freak. We’ll agree to disagree there. Solopreneurs Can Rely on […]

Free printable Events and Recipients Zazzle Cheat Sheet for Zazzle Sellers

Freebie: Zazzle Printable Product Creation PDF with Calendar

Hey, fellow Zazzle Sellers! I have a freebie for YOU today! I wasn’t sure what to call this thing, so it’s just the Zazzle Printable Product Creation PDF with Calendar. Let me explain. As many of you know, I have been building a steady side hustle over at Zazzle.  When creating products, there is an […]

Two Ways You can Make Some Money on Zazzle

Two Ways to Make Some Money with Zazzle

I’ve become very excited about Zazzle in recent years. I love that I’m able to make some money on the side with Zazzle without too much extra time and effort. In fact, I now have several Zazzle stores for different niches, including gifts for coffee lovers and gifts for book lovers. All of these help […]

The Best Keyword Research Technique for Your Side Hustle

The Best Keyword Research Technique for Side Hustlers

Are you trying to figure out the best keyword research technique for your online side hustle? You’ve come to the right place. Let me walk you, step by step through a keyword research technique that will help your side hustle get more traffic from search engines and other sources, while also helping you plan your […]

What is Keyword Research and why should it matter to a solopreneur

What is Keyword Research and Why Should it Matter to the Solopreneur?

You may have heard of Keyword Research when looking into starting or growing a business online. But what is Keyword Research? Why should Keyword Research matter to the entrepreneur? The most important takeaways for you on the topic of Keyword Research are these two: Done right, Keyword research will help you determine if a niche […]

How to do Keyword Research: a step by step guide to finding great keywords for your online side hustle

How to Do Keyword Research for Your Online Side Hustle

If you have started an online side hustle, or have been considering starting a side hustle, you’ve probably heard about keyword research. But how do you do keyword research? What does keyword research entail? Here’s my step by step method on how to do keyword research that works for me and my side hustles. How […]

Why Keyword Research is Important even for Solopreneurs

Why Keyword Research is Important

Starting off with online side hustles in 2004, I didn’t understand most things about running or marketing a business online. I learned most of this stuff on my own. The most important thing I learned is understanding why keyword research is important. I’m going to share some insights I’ve had on the topic with you! […]

How to make extra cash using pinterest

How to Make Some Extra Cash Using Pinterest

Are you looking for a way to make some extra cash to add to your household income? This is going to blow your mind. A few months ago, my friend Christina Root (of Youthful Homemaker) created an e-course for how to make some extra money using Pinterest. I was intrigued for a few reasons: Most of […]