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The Irresistible Lure of “Free”

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When you’re fielding offers and promotions on the web, whether it’s a banner ad, an email from your favorite online merchant, a sales web page, or anything else, which ones grab your attention? I don’t know about you, but if they have the word “free” in them I always give them at least a second […]

Cashing in On Facebook

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The recent headlines confirm it: Facebook is a juggernaut of a company. The massively popular social media site, started by some college kids, recently made a big splash during its IPO. It was a bit of rocky start, true. But the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, is still one of the youngest billionaires in the […]

Become a Consumer Consultant

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Chances are, you’re a consumer. And if you’re a consumer, that probably means you have some strong opinions about the products and services you buy. What if I told you there’s a way you can make money from your opinions? Thanks to the Web – and a little technical savvy – it’s possible these days. […]

Making Money on Fiverr.com

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Do you have a fun, creative talent that you feel you haven’t been able to benefit from? Are you an expert at the kazoo? Are you a great doodler who hasn’t taken the ill-advised step to becoming a street caricature artist? Have you been told more than once that you have a baseball announcer’s voice? […]

How to Start Earning Interest from Borrowers as Early as Monday Morning

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8:12 AM Dear Entrepreneur: This business is unlike anything I’ve seen before.  I’ve wrote about it last year, but so much has changed I wanted to give you an exclusive update. This opportunity has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Time, Wired, Fast Company, CBS News, CNBC, Business Week, and Money […]

From Foodie to Food Profits

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If you love food and drink (and really, who doesn’t?) you should know one very important thing: we are in a golden age of food-love. Thanks to celebrity chefs such as Wolfgang Puck, Anthony Bourdain and Gordon Ramsay and the glut of restaurant themed TV shows (not to mention an entire channel dedicated to cooking […]

Using CashCrate.com for Great Deals… and Quick Cash

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Market research is a hot commodity. How well something sells, who it sells to, what demographic it appeals to most…all this information is worth money. And lately, there has been a proliferation of “survey” websites that, in return for your help in gathering this market data, promise money and prizes for just minutes of your […]

Advice Experts Needed!

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Let’s say you have a very unique, maybe eccentric, hobby. I’ll use taxidermy as an example. So let’s say every spare minute you have, every hour you’re not on the clock at your regular job, you devote to taxidermy. Over the years you’ve developed certain skills and knowledge that only a few people possess. And, […]

Cashing In from Bringing Small Local Businesses into the Digital Age

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In the days of old (okay, just 15 years ago), if a local small business owner wanted their business to succeed, they might buy an ad the phone book or spring for space in the local newspaper or penny saver. These days, however, in the digital age, print ads are quickly losing their effectiveness, impact, […]

Enjoy the Night Life – The Profitable Way

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What could be better after a long week at work than to blow off some steam with your friends out on the town? The great American pastime: you’ve worked hard all week and now it’s time for a little fun, a little downtime, some much-needed R&R so your batteries can recharge… Which lasts, I believe, […]

The Ultimate No-Commute Job: How to Become a Virtual Assistant

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Thanks to the amazing leaps in technology in the past couple of years, more and more people are finding it more economical – and more lucrative – to work from home. And one of the most highly sought-after jobs for these folks – and maybe you – is that of virtual assistant. What’s a Virtual […]

Marketing Your Business – and Profiting – with Online Video

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Mention online video and what pops into mind? Cats and dogs getting into silly situations? Or if you’re a sports nut, maybe it’s the year’s top 10 soccer goals or golf shots. Kids doing funny things, perhaps? I don’t have to list them all – you no doubt have some on your Facebook page right […]

Becoming a Lifestyle Consultant

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The typical person in today’s 9 to 5 world is always tired and a little unorganized. They come home from a busy day at the office and find a dozen more errands and chores waiting for them. A busy week leaves them feeling fried and ready for a margarita. It’s a sad fact. For far […]

Stop Paying Retail for Advertising! How to “Beat the System” Today with This Unique Insider’s Approach

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5:57 AM Dear Entrepreneur: Most business entrepreneurs and business owners buy advertising at “rack” prices.  Rack prices are also known as FULL retail.  You can go broke paying full retail!  There’s a better way to play the advertising “game”.  In fact, if you learn how to play the “game” you could make out like a […]

The Effective Newsletter: Your Gateway to Success

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When a marketer or entrepreneur like you is trying to get a business started, the key to success is to get the attention of and build relationships with prospects and potential customers. Sure, it’s obvious. But I wanted to mention that simple fact right at the top, as many businesspeople in startup mode seem to […]

The Pet Care Boom…And You

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Never before have we taken better care of our pets. Whether we have a dog, a cat, a parrot, or a school of fish, they all receive top-of-line care: grooming, gourmet animal food, play structures… you name it, most pets have it. In fact, I have friends who actually pay more for their pet’s healthcare […]

Make $50,000 in the Next 12 Months as a Freelance Writer Using a “Time Tested” Renegade Tactic

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7:15 AM Dear Entrepreneur: You can make money by writing a best-selling novel, movie script, travel book or even a Broadway play.  These are legitimate writing opportunities. But most of us we would be happy making an extra $50,000 this year as a renegade freelance “hack”…writing about stuff that interests us.  Today I’ll show you […]

Taking the Fashion World by Storm

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Who among us hasn’t looked at the newest style “collections” produced by the top fashion houses in the world and thought, “Who in their right mind would wear that?” Modern fashion? More like a bizarre form of modern art hung on ultra thin models, forced to march down catwalks in Paris amid pulsing dance music, […]

Get Paid to Surf the Web – for Real

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Do you like to surf the Web? Ever use Google? Last question… How would you like to get paid to do both of those things? I’m talking about $50 an hour at a minimum. It could be a great part time gig to make extra money. If you go full-time, you could make a very […]

The Booming Healthcare Industry and You

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If you look at any job forecast or trend story, one industry reigns supreme in terms of growth and availability of jobs: healthcare. The widespread availability of medical care in the United States, healthcare reform, and our aging population in need of more and more medical services of all types as they get older all […]

3 Exciting and Profitable Gigs for Freelance Writers

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If you’ve tried your hand at the freelance writing game, you may have become disillusioned with the industry. Because let’s face it: for all the well-paying writing gigs that actually pay what your time and effort are worth, there are dozens of ads for writing gigs that pay peanuts. And that means a lot of […]

Sports Fans, Problem Solvers, Clever Students… This Jobs for You

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What do you do when you have a “burning” question? Say you’re at lunch with a friend, and he maintains that the Al Pacino movie, “Scent of a Woman,” was released in 1996. You say no way, it was 1992. (You’re right.) Or maybe you’re walking home in a scary thunderstorm, and you wonder if […]

Helping People in Their Time of Need – and Making Money at the Same Time

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It seems counterintuitive, but often some of the biggest opportunities to profit are in times of economic crisis. And there is a business that is absolutely booming in the US right now. There are more customers than there have ever been in recent memory. Thanks to the Internet it’s easier than ever for individual entrepreneurs […]

Serve on an Online Jury – and Get Paid!

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If you’re like me, you’ve had to serve on a jury before: that colored envelope showed up in your mail box and told you that your services as a juror were needed. Sigh. Didn’t I just get one of these last year? It told you when you needed to report. You probably needed to be […]

Is Living “Off the Grid” a Fantasy? What About Doing Business and Making Money?

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The short answer is yes! Living “off the grid” is feasible. There are boatloads of options when it comes to business, working and making money. I talk about living “off the grid” because of my interest, but also because of the number comments and posts I receive.  Today I’ll give you my insight on the […]

 
 
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