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Ten ways for teachers to make extra money

If you have a background in education, or sometimes just a college degree, there are a variety of ways to earn extra money. While I personally don’t have a teaching certificate, I have taken teaching jobs in private elementary schools, … Continue reading

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Making extra money with “Micro-gigs”

A brainchild of the recession, “Micro-Gigs” are turning average job-seekers into entrepreneurs by showing various ways to make extra cash. Micro-gigs are very small and quick services that can be completed virtually or in person. For example, you may not … Continue reading

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Reverse Marketing: Your Way To Millions

In the traditional business mentality, many times companies (or individuals) will create a product or service and then head out to find their customers. They spend way too much time and money trying to convince potential customers that their thingamajig … Continue reading

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Create multiple income streams from one idea

Entrepreneurs are “idea fountains”, never at a lack of starting a brilliant new venture. But how many times have you sat down with ONE brilliant idea and found many ways of earning income from it? The point of this exercise … Continue reading

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Have you Googled yourself lately?

You would be amazed at the amount of information that is available online. In just a few simple clicks you can find out so much information about a person including their family, where they live, and even their purchase history … Continue reading

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Get in on the ground floor — plus other small business lies

Who wouldn’t want to be ahead of a trend? Being the first investors or employees of a company like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, or Apple creates a position of lifelong financial security. Of course, no one knows what the next big thing … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Marketing your Etsy Shop

Today’s guest post comes from Aubrey Phelps, a writer for free website hosting. A note from The Queen: Etsy is an online marketplace for crafters and artisans. Think of it as your community summer art fair, but all online. In order to sell on … Continue reading

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Is onlinestudentjobs.com a scam?

Update: The website onlinestudentjob.com has been taken down. However, I do feel that this article is a good exercise in learning how to research job offers and postings you find in the real world. So, this article will remain on the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Use Social Media to Better Understand Your Customers

Today’s guest post comes from Gina Smith, explaining how small businesses can use social media to better understand their customers and grow their bottom line. Understanding your customer’s needs and wants is imperative for any business.  Consumer preferences can change rapidly.  Trends, … Continue reading

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What is mystery shopping?

This is the beginning of a series specifically geared to those interested in Mystery Shopping. Here, I answer the basic question: What is Mystery Shopping?  Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting … Continue reading

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