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Summer is Having Its Way with My Writing Schedule

Summer is Having Its Way with My Writing Schedule

| July 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

No matter how hard I try, summer is having its way with me. With the entire family home it’s been difficult to write. After experiencing this writing slump (not totally self inflicted), I realize that I have to make a few changes in my writing strategy. Next year I’ll be prepared for the summer slump. […]

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Why I Love Residual Writing Income

Why I Love Residual Writing Income

| July 3, 2009 | 4 Comments

The other day I was talking to my brother about work, writing, jobs, etc.  He’s a successful executive and travels extensively.  There are times when he’s out of town more days in a month than at home.  For his troubles, he’s paid handsomely. Being more of a free spirit I enjoyed earning money according to […]

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The Only Way to NOT Make Money Online is to Quit

The Only Way to NOT Make Money Online is to Quit

| July 1, 2009 | 8 Comments

If you are a freelance writer, an online entrepreneur, an affiliate marketer or anyone who makes money on the internet, the only way you won’t make money is if you quit. Once you earn 1 cent on the internet, you know you have what it takes to earn $1. After you earn $1 you know […]

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Another eHow Cleanup

Another eHow Cleanup

| June 29, 2009 | 3 Comments

Apparently eHow is still in the process of cleaning up their site. From what I can tell, this is the second round of article deletions. This time around 11 of my articles were deleted. I agree with 10 of them, but the 11th one I can’t figure out why it was deleted nor will I […]

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The Not So Bad Newbie Mistake

The Not So Bad Newbie Mistake

| June 19, 2009 | 4 Comments

When I first starting playing around with web design and creating websites, I utilized free article sites like Ezine Articles and Article Database for content. At first I wrote 100% of my content. Then I started adding free articles so the ratio switched to 50-50. Over time, I think the ratio changed a bit more […]

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When Life Happens…

When Life Happens…

| June 9, 2009 | 6 Comments

Recently we’ve been dealt a rather large dose of life. From time to time we all have to deal with things that are out of the ordinary. Sometimes the life doses are small and other times they’re large. This time life dealt us a biggie. The wonderful thing about being a freelance writer and dealing […]

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Slow and Steady Wins the Suite Race

Slow and Steady Wins the Suite Race

| May 29, 2009 | 6 Comments

Sometimes you don’t realize you have a treasure until someone inquires about it. The other day one of my readers asked about whether or not it was worth writing for Suite 101. Her question was more about time than money. Most folks want guaranteed payment up front for their hard work. Not to sound like […]

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When Will They Ever Listen?

When Will They Ever Listen?

| May 24, 2009 | 1 Comment

The other day as I was picking up after my kids and having a mental fuss fest in my head. I was wondering when will they ever listen?  I try to impart information and wisdom to my kids to help them grow into responsible successful individuals.  I wonder sometimes if my efforts are all in […]

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And the Sourpuss Award Goes to…

And the Sourpuss Award Goes to…

| May 14, 2009 | 10 Comments

I’ve been challenging myself to find articles everywhere. Whether I’m in the grocery store, walking around the lake or spending family time, everything and everyone is a potential article or blog post. Imagine my surprise when unsolicited material for this blog landed in my lap. I couldn’t believe it. I’ve gotta share this one with […]

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eHow and the Minimum Wage

eHow and the Minimum Wage

| May 4, 2009 | 11 Comments

My eHow articles have finally surpassed the minimum wage mark.  According to the Department of Labor , the current minimum wage is $6.55 an hour (this number will increase to $7.25 an hour effective 7/24/09) and I’ve finally surpassed that number with my eHow articles. Here’s How I Figure It It takes me about ½ […]

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