Thursday, April 21, 2011
Thursday, November 22, 2007
Browsing For Furniture
If you go to Yahoo and type in the keyword furniture, it will give you over 438,000,000 websites. So you start from the top and work your way down...or do you? This can get very old, very fast. You'll come across sites that aren't user friendly, the furniture is way over-priced, they don't have a large selection or you seem to get dropped in a rabbit hole. While you're trying to look at Bedroom Furniture, you're met with "look at Dining Room Furniture" or "look at Bar Furniture" instead of what you're actually wanting to see. Frustration can eventually have you rethinking your online shopping experience.
There is a website that offers everything you could want from an online furniture store. Discount prices, a large selection of furniture, and a very user friendly site stand out among the other competitors. Discount Furniture Warehouse is based in Long Beach, California and they carry several nationally recognized brands, including Tempur-Pedic®, Ashley (Millenium) and Wesley Allen just to name a few. They make shopping online for furniture an enjoyable experience.
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Ya Know What....
Monday, November 19, 2007
Blogger of the Week
Pia and I became blogging friends not long after I started blogging a few years ago. She's always inspiring and encouraging regardless of her own circumstances. Pia also does paid posts and has recently started publishing on Associated Content. Go by and check out her blog and read her articles on AC!
If you'd like to be considered for Blogger of the Week next week, all you have to do is leave a comment!
Saturday, November 17, 2007
eHow $50 Holiday Program
Hi, The holidays are just around the corner, and we’re offering eHow’s high contributors a chance to earn $50 Christmas spending money. We have noticed you’ve been submitting quality and resourceful content to the eHow library. On top of the Writer Compensation Program earnings, we would like to extend a bonus of $50 for 10 articles. Thus far you’ve submitted “5” articles, and if you have “15” articles by 11/30/2007, we will give you $50… It’s as simple as that!
All we ask of you is to follow these minor rules—
1) MAKE SURE to write on these following category topics: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Sundance Film Festival, Winter X Games, Awards Season (such as the Golden Globes, etc.), NFL Playoffs, or Internet. Please limit on recipe and food articles.
2) Proof read for spelling and grammar.
3) Article is at least 4 steps.
4) Add at least 2 photos to article (if possible).
5) Make sure your profile is filled out (if it hasn’t been).
If this is something you would be interested in, please message me back and I will make note of your enrollment. I will check back on 11/30/2007 and if you have 10 more articles than what is noted on this message, you will be given $50, BUT PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CONTACT ME AND TELL ME YOU ARE GOING TO BE ENROLLED FIRST. Another thing, the prize doesn’t stop there; we will be giving away one website domain to 10 different enrollers of the $50 bonus program. Our editorial staff will pick the 10 best New Year’s Day articles (make sure to submit at least one New Year’s Day article to be eligible), and winners will receive a ChannelME.TV website. Our friends at ChannelME.TV will offer you your own personalized domain name with cool web/social networking tools to make your web building experience as easy as 1-2-3. For more info on this product, check out http://www.channelme.tv/. Make sure to contact me ASAP so I know if you’re interested :) Thanks. -Rich
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
The First Step
My hope is to give you an honest opinion about working at home by doing what I do which is writing online. It's so easy to get focused on making it work that you can start to lose sight of the other important things going on in your life, such as your family and your home. Odds are you're not going to make a quick million in one night, but if you wait and perservere you might actually start to make a decent income.
The first thing I did was to create a blog. When I first started blogging it was mainly for the purpose of having a diary or journaling. I didn't think of it as a tool to make money, but because that's what this blog has turned into, I'll try to give you my perspective from if I was to start from scratch. So, the first thing you need to do is start a blog. I use blogger because it's free and in my opinion, easy to use.
I think the most important thing to do when starting a blog would be to do it based on one or a couple of interests. You can have as many blogs as you want so I think it's best to have a separate one for your personal blog if that's what you decide to do. Niche blogging, where you blog about one thing instead of a broad range of things, will attract more readers and possibly a better ranking in the search engines. Since I've ressurected this blog, it's been almost like starting from scratch. I've been posting about one general interest which is working at home and so far it's working. I have a few loyal readers! Later on I'd like to start another blog about a different interest. I'm not exactly sure what I will blog about, but I do know that I want it to be unique.
Once you've started your blog, it may be a little while before you can get approved to get paid for blogging or paid to post because they require that your blog be active for so long, be indexed by Google or Yahoo and/or have a page ranking. However, in the meantime you can go and sign up for Associated Content, eHow and Shared Reviews. You can get paid for things you write for their site and also advertise your blog there. Those sites also pay you for page views, so you can advertise the articles you write for them on your blog. This past week my page views on Associated Content went from just under 6,000 views to over 13,000 views.
Well, I'm off to clean my kitchen. I'm doing a video on how to make turkey stuffing for Associated Content and it has to be done today. After that I'm working at the grocery store so I probably won't be posting again until tomorrow. I'm happy to share any knowledge I have, so if you have any questions at all that I can answer, just let me know and I'll try! Leave me a comment while I'm gone if even just to say hello and I'll come visit you and leave you a note to let you know I've been there!