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BrightHubs massive failure

BrightHubs massive failure

As most of you who have been reading this blog for a while know one of my favorite sites to write was BrightHub. That was until nearly two years ago when they suddenly announced they were ending their submission process and even worse, they were ending their revenue sharing program…

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Someone will make money but not you!

Someone will make money but not you!

I’ve been writing about the number of spam comments I have received on my blog recently just to share my amusement. However, this does not stop me from trying to track down some of these jokers and see what it is they are promoting. One of these caught my attention…

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Check it out: iPhone app for self-motivation

Check it out: iPhone app for self-motivation

Some days I wonder if it is fate that sends me to find specific sites that are better left unexplored. Yesterday, I ran into a site on Twitter and later in the day, I ran into exactly the same site using another search.  What’s so ironic about this you might…

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Six or Seven Figure Income: Save your money!

Six or Seven Figure Income: Save your money!

I just love running into things that smack of schemes that are designed to separate people from their hard earned money. This morning, I was “cleaning” my Twitter account (which is a disaster looking for a place to happen!) and ran across a site that promised me I could have…

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When the BBB Fails

When the BBB Fails

I am a huge proponent of people checking out the BBB when they run across a work at home position. Because of this, it is typically one of the locations I check when I trip across a work at home opportunity. Yesterday,  I found this work at home position posted…

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Making a living on the backs of others

Making a living on the backs of others

I have no problem with people making money. When you run a business after all, you have to make money to survive. We all need money to live, to keep a roof over our heads and what not. I have even hired other writers to help me create content from…

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Mail order advertisement scam

Mail order advertisement scam

We are at it again! We are still allowing scam Work at Home Digest and scam Work at Home Business Opportunities the benefit of the doubt. So far, their record is horrific. I think I stated before that I think my dog could have done a better job “vetting” these…

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Internet Marketing and Ethics

Internet Marketing and Ethics

For my regular readers, you already know that I typically call a spade, a spade. Other times, I’m not as flattering as that.  I write about things I believe, I do not accept assignments that I consider questionable, contain bogus health claims and I almost always avoid product reviews.  However,…

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Spending instead of earning

Spending instead of earning

Multi-level marketing by any other name is still multi-level marketing! Frankly, when people are exploring opportunities to earn money online, there are several free options and there are still others that cost you a fair amount of money. But, I don’t subscribe to the idea that you should pay someone…

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Well worth repeating

Well worth repeating

Today, rather than do a new post, I’m going to link to another post that I did because I think it’s crucial that people LEARN ABOUT STAFF.COM it’s important for all freelancers to understand what this less than great site WILL NOT do for them! I tripped over a fascinating…

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Why I believe Freelancers Union is Bad

Why I believe Freelancers Union is Bad

There are many challenges that are faced by freelancers, however as small business owners, those risks are inherent to doing business. Are you ready to allow the government to interfere in your freelance business more than they do? Freelancers Union is committed to allowing the government to regulate how you…

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Writers Beware: Uneven playing fields

Writers Beware: Uneven playing fields

Freelance writers beware, there is no such thing as an even playing field when you are writing on content sites. It does not matter what site you elect to write on, there is not an even playing field. Even playing fields are impossible when other writers or editors are managing…

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Freelancing and More|Ethics and Morals

Freelancing and More|Ethics and Morals

Recently I had reason to comment on a forum about something that I believe falls into the category of ethics and morals when it comes to freelancing.  This is not the first time that I have come under fire for this type of comment, I have a very strong objection…

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Freelancers Union – a disturbing trend for freelancers

Freelancers Union – a disturbing trend for freelancers

Are you going to allow Freelancers Union to determine your future as a freelancer?

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