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Since I’m no longer actively blogging, I think it’s time for me to convert some of my old blogs into static HTML websites. Why convert them instead of taking them down? Well, for the most part, a lot of the information on the various blogs is still relevant and continues to be helpful to some [...]


The Sad Facts of My Online Writing Income

2013 was not a stellar year for my online writing income.  My writing income hadn’t been this low in several years.  As a matter of fact, I had to go back to 2008 in order to see such low residual numbers. Here are the facts.  In 2013 my earnings were a whopping $11,458.43! To give [...]


Hosting Company Network Problems

Many of us were affected by the major network outage on New Year’s Eve. I was working on my sites when the outage occurred. Having gone through such an outage not too long ago, I felt it was time to look around for another hosting company. HostGator has been my web host for many years [...]


Google Earnings Warning

Things have been pretty quiet on the writing front over here. I’ve been spending my time on other projects, but imagine my surprise when I logged into my AdSense account and saw this HUGE warning plastered on the center of my screen: The actual wording is: “Your earnings on June 23 were 69% below forecast. [...]


Sites that Pay Freelance Writers

Now that I’m actively looking to earn more money writing, I’ve been roaming around the Internet looking for writing gigs that pay. In my roaming I came across the site Writers in Charge. Writers in Charge has two blog posts which list a total of over 70 paying writing gigs. The first post I stumbled [...]


Big Girl Pants

I’ve finally decided to put on my big girl pants and try something new. As I was writing articles for Constant Content, I found myself pulling some of them off the site. I put a lot of work and research into my articles and expect to be paid accordingly (Anna’s rant hit home). I decided [...]


Finding a Part-Time Job

Well, here it is. Felicia at No Job for Mom is admitting that she’s working a part-time job.  That job is writing articles for Demand Media Studios (again). My residuals have taken quite a beating and it’s time for me to do something to stem the tide.  As I’ve done before, I’m taking my Demand [...]


If I Had Half a Brain I’d Quit

It just goes to show how far a person can go with less than half a brain! I’m still in the process of placing my Suite articles on a few of my blogs.  During this process I decided to update some of my income charts.  I had stopped updating several of my charts because it [...]


Tip Toeing into Demand Studios Again

The more things change, the more they stay the same. It was several years ago when I wrote my first post  about Demand Studios, and here I am writing about Demand Studios again (Thanks for the suggestion, Diane). What’s Different? This time around there are two major changes: Demand Studios My Attitude Demand Studios The [...]


$1,257.33 for a Blog Post?

If I told you that I was paid $1,257.33 for a blog post would you believe me? Better yet what if I told you I had 14 blog posts that paid $1,257.33 each, would you think I was sipping something stronger than cream in my coffee? The truth is the $1,257.33 figure isn’t a solid [...]