Tag : make money

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I will be the first to admit that self-publishing isn’t for everyone.  It’s a hard road to travel when there are other commitments in my life.  The question I am asked about what I do usually involves the concept of money. I won’t be the first author to say that I made some dumb choices …
Publishing anything is one of the hardest things a writer can do.  The possibilities are endless when it comes to living a life of writing- or publishing. It does come with a price.  There is always some sort of work to be done, and you can not simply fit back and enjoy the money.  There …
It is not enough to have a blog and a website to earn money.  It is not enough to have some semblance of social media presence when you are an author.  There is a lot more at stake than a few dollars. I have paid a lot more attention to my website in the last …
Blogging can be a hobby, a pastime, a business or a a combination of all of them as a blog grows and changes.  The important aspect is: Comments. A few days ago, I  had a serious discussion with a friend of mine who has been writing, and publishing a blog for as many years as …
Just because you find something or someone inspiring does not mean that you will become a better writer or anything.  You are just inspired by them. Hold on to that thought for a moment, and think about that statement.  When you see a movie and you love it, does that mean that you want to …
You have one chance and one chance alone to impress a person with your writing and, what is more important, to earn money on your published book. For most writers this sounds like a challenge — in a good way.  Just write something (or something more) and publish it.  If you want to, you can …
Google directs people where they need to go to find out information.  Most people are educated enough that they know that search terms they should type in so that they will most likely find what they are seeking.  The internet is both a blessing and a curse to many people.  It can foster mass education, …
We are guilty.  It’s a huge mistake to make, and one that is very simple.  Once we’ve published a book, we want to spend the next day, month or week just talking about it to every person imaginable.  It sounds like people are interested, and it seems that there will be success, and most of …
Money, music, and the struggles of pursuing your art                 We have spoken a lot about keys to success and how people define success differently on this blog over the past few months. This month we will look at the eternal conflict between the life of an artist and sustainable income. Nobody likes to talk …
Writers are dreamers, but they also want to make money for themselves. We all have hobbies, and these might not make us much money, but we love to do them anyways.  Money isn’t the issue in a passion for something we love- it’s the fact we have the time to do it. There is nothing …
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