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Authors, Share Your Book with Millions of Readers


Get paid to publish your books, music, and films!
By Alicia Washington

Create Space, an Amazon company is a free service that you can use to create and self-publish your books, music, films, etc. to be distributed and sold online.  Whether you are an author, musician, or filmmaker you can use Create Space to reach millions of potential customers.  I have used them to get a couple of my books published and I highly recommend it because it is easy and free.  In fact, it is one of the easiest ways to get your content published and sold on Amazon, Create Space, and other distribution channels.   If you want like to or have ever thought about writing your own book(s) or creating and selling your own music, or even making your own DVDs this company will help make it possible for your creative work to come to light.

How it works?

You simply go to Create Space and sign up for a free account with your email address and choose which media format you would like to create.  Whether it is in the form of a book, DVDs, CDs, video downloads, or MP3s.  You create the content and Create Space will help you publish it.

For example, say that you would like to publish a printed book on Create Space, all you have to do is to upload your file on Create Space and they will lead you every step of the way from the beginning of choosing a title for your book, to selecting a cover, picking the design, and even deciding where you would like your book or books to be sold.  Because it is an Amazon company, you can even create a Kindle ebook and sell it on Amazon for free!

There are step by step tutorials to guide you through the whole process in addition to Create Spaces 24/7 member support team. They have all the tools for you to create your entire book within a day.  This includes being able to proofread your book's interior online before you distribute it.

Are all the services on Create Space free?

Yes.  There is an option for you to pay for additional services but this is not required or necessary for you to get your content published, unless you just want to.

How will Create Space benefit me?

Not only will it help you to reach a massive amount of people because your content will be available to a worldwide audience but it will help your books to be ready and available quickly, instead of waiting to get your books published the traditional way.  
Where will your books, music, and other content be sold?

It will be sold on Amazon and in Kindle format.  
Note:  You can choose the Expanded Distribution channel and have your books sold in bookstores, online retailers, libraries, academic institutions, Amazon Europe, your own e-store as well as Create Space direct.  There is a one time cost of $25 to enroll in the Expanded Distribution Channels but the benefit is that you will be able to reach many more readers, listeners, and viewers of your content.

When will I get paid?

You will receive your royalty check or have it directly deposited into your bank account once a month for the books, music, films, etc. that you have sold through Create Space as long as you have sold $10 in sales for that month.  If not, it will roll over until you reach your threshold and then your payment will be sent.

How much will I make?

It depends upon how much you decide to sell your content for.
You can earn 70% royalties on the sale of each book, music, film, DVD, etc.  You will continue to earn this income every single time your book(s) or other content generates a sale.  There is no cap to how much you can earn for your content.  Lifetime earnings.

Any other perks?

There is a community of authors, filmmakers, and musicians on Create Space that you can connect with and learn from there. You can even check the sales of your content on Create Space every day to see where and when your books are selling.
You can order proofs of your completed content.
You can self publish as many items as you wish on Create Space.
Try it out for yourself and publish your own content for free!
Publish and sell your book, music or film on Amazon.com and other channels using free tools from CreateSpace. Get started.

200 + Companies that Will Pay you to Work from Home
by Alicia Washington


Many people would like to know if there is really a way to earn money from home.  Some people say that you can earn money blogging, in affiliate marketing, and so forth but what if you are not interested in starting your own blog or have no desire to sell products to others.  Does this mean that you can no earn money from home?  Absolutely not.  There are several companies that hire people to work out of their home offices, many of which you can apply to today.

What kind of work at home jobs am I referring to?  It can range from professionals that are highly skilled such as in web design or as a computer technician as well as those with very limited or minimal skills involved in data entry, customer service, and other tasks.  In fact, many of the jobs even offer on the job training that you can complete right from your computer.

The recently published book entitled "200 + Companies that Pay you to Work from Home" provides a list of legitimate companies that really pay you to work from home either on a full time basis, part time, or on your own schedule.  There are many well known companies that you may not even be aware of that actually hire remote workers.  Companies like:  Apple, Xerox, GE, Hilton, UHaul, Enterprise Rent a Car, American Express, and many others!

This book also uncovers what you can do right now to land a work at home job and some tips that you can utilize to keep your work at home job.  It even explains the do's and don'ts of working from home and how you can find balance, which can be a challenge in itself when you work out of your home.  

For those who live outside of the United States but would like to work from home and are wondering if there are any jobs that hire people in various countries all around the globs, there is a section entitled, "Work at Home Companies that Hire International Workers" that you may enjoy reading.  In addition to this the chapter that contains the list of 200 + Companies that Hire People to work from home as well as the section entitled "More Ways to earn Money from home" are for those who want to earn extra money answering questions, for the opinions, to listen to music, and much more!  Anyone can do this and most of these gigs or tasks do not have any requirements or age restrictions.  This would be idea for students who may need extra cash.  

This book has something in it for anyone who has access to a computer and would like to earn money from home.  For each work at home company that is listed, it contains the job description and the pay, (if it has been disclosed).  This book has everything you need to successfully work from home.

If you have been discouraged by all the work at home scams on the Internet today, do not give up.  Check out "200 + Companies that Pay you to Work from Home" to help you find and apply to real work at home jobs.  You can view it below on Amazon.



Humanatic Interview with Questions and Answers
by Alicia Washington

I recently contacted Humanatic with some of the more popular questions that I have been asked and have wondered about myself as well.  For those who may not know, Humanatic is a non-phone work at home job that does not require a background check, special skills or experience to simply listen to calls from your computer and sort them accurately into categories.  They pay weekly as long as you have $10 in your account via Paypal.  

The only thing you will need to work for this legitimate company is a Paypal account and an email address.  Your training will be done online and only takes just a few minutes.  It is an easy work at home job but the pay is fairly low, so I contacted them to address these and other concerns and here are the responses I received.

1.  How long does it take to hear back from Humanatic after you have applied?                                             

Answer:
 Applications are generally processed within 24-48 hours after they have been submitted, with the exception of the weekend. Applications submitted over the weekend will be processed on a first come first serve basis starting Monday.

2.  What can you do if you are having difficulty signing up to work for Humanatic?                                                    

Answer:  If an applicant is finding that they cannot proceed with their application this could be a few things. Their Paypal address may not be verified.  Humanatic requires a verified PayPal address in order to sign-up.  The Paypal address may be associated with another account that is already in the Humanatic database.  Humanatic will not accept duplicate application information.  Their name may already be taken.  Again, Humanatic won't accept duplicate information.  A variation of their name should be tried.  The applicant may have applied with the same information in the past and been denied.


3.  Is there anything that can be done to avoid being penalized for inaccurately reviewing calls?
             

Answer:
 It is encouraged that all reviewers thoroughly read and refer back to the overviews and announcements.  The overviews will include detailed instructions as well as examples, and the announcements include important information about updates, tips, and requirements for reviewers and their accounts.  In addition, reviewers can access their Detailed Earnings History.  This spreadsheet will provide a detailed history of each call that has been reviewed, every earning, and any penalty that has been applied.

If a reviewer notices that they seem to be getting penalized dominantly in one or two categories more than others, they are welcomed to email
humanatic@centuryinteractive.com regarding those categories.  We can then perform an audit on their reviews for those categories and provide feedback to help them with future reviews.                                                        

We also provide a Call Viewer tool where reviewers can plug a call identification number in order to see the outcome of a previous review.  By doing this, they are provided with the opportunity to see their answer versus the data confirmed by the audit.  The dispute then processes into dispute queue that is handled by our in-house auditors on a first come first serve basis.

4.  When is the busiest time for call volume?               

Answer:
 Because our clients are all over, call volume will continuously fluctuate.  However, our busiest hours seem to be from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM EST, Monday-Saturday. 

5.  Does Humanatic promote their call reviewers?       

Answer:
 When needed, our most advanced and accurate reviewers are invited to become auditors.  The status of an auditor requires that a reviewer is active in all of our available categories, with a minimum of 100 reviews in each category, and an accuracy rating of 95-100% in each.  This, however, is not a guarantee to those that have the most advanced, most accurate accounts.  Auditors are only added on an as-needed basis.  Those accounts that become eligible will be held in reserve, to be added if/when the time comes.

6.  Will Humanatic ever offer pay increases?               

Answer:
 Each category pays an amount that is for the most part unchanging.  The amount will fluctuate slightly based on supply and demand of calls in a particular category, but they will always remain in the same general range.  The categories currently pay between 0.6$and 20$per correct review.  When reviewers show steady accuracy they are promoted to the more advanced, higher paying categories, with the opportunity to become active in all of our categories that are currently available.

7.  Can multiple people work from Humanatic in the same household?                                                          

Answer:
 Our system allows for multiple people to work from the same IP address, as long as this is not abused.  The accounts will need to have individual PayPal addresses though.

8.  Do you know of any other work at home companies that are similar to Humanatic?
                                    

Answer:
 At this time, we are not aware of any other companies providing this same opportunity.

9.  Is Humanatic open to those outside the US?
           

Answer:
 We accept and encourage applicants worldwide.

10.  Can teens work for Humanatic?
                             

Answer:
 Anyone can apply for a Humanatic account as long as they have a verified PayPal address.

I hope that this Humanatic Interview has answered some of your questions, give you some insight into how this company operates and help you to review your calls more effectively.  If you would like to sign up for Humanatic, please click here and make sure you put in my email address as a referral at aliciawashington@yahoo.com.  
Work at home for Great Virtual Works

Our opportunities are designed to support Independent Business Owners that are entrepreneurial and are looking to establish their own schedule and maintain flexibility in their daily activities.

At Great VirtualWorks we contract with Independent Businesses to provide services at a minimum of 10-15 hours per week and including support on the weekends. Learn more about Great VirtualWorks and how Great VirtualWorks is Virtualizing the Experience with No Limits. To get answers to some common questions, view our FAQ's.  

Within our network, we help deliver you the flexibility to support our clients from the comfort of your home.

1. Being your own boss!
2. The ability to work from home.
3. Flexibility and Freedom to set your own hours and availability!
4. Flexible certification times that works around your schedule!
5. We offer one of the most competitive service rates in the industry.
6. Performance based Incentive programs that allow you to continue to earn up to 100 days after the initial contact.

Great VirtualWorks is ready to get you started. If you have always wanted to become an Independent Business Owner, apply now.


List of Non Phone Work at Home Jobs
by Alicia Washington

So you want to work from home but you prefer not to talk to customers over the telephone.  There are many reasons why people want to do this and if this is the case for you also please be assured that you can still work from home because there are several jobs, gigs, and tasks that you can do to earn extra income online.  

You may be surprised to know that there are a lot of non phone work at home jobs because of the growth of the Internet and more and more people having access to it.  Especially would this be the case if the company has a lot of virtual needs.  It is much more cost effective and easier to hire telecommuters to complete their work for them.  Some of the jobs could be in writing, transcription, participating in online juries, data entry, and so many more things.  I have included a list of legitimate work at home jobs, tasks, assignments, and more that you can do on a full time basis, part time, or in your spare time.  

Here is a list of non phone work at home jobs that you can apply for and sign up with to start making money from.  Make sure to browse the other pages on this site and come back for even more jobs that will be added to this list.

Blogging                                                     Short Tasks
                                                    
About.com                                         Amazon Mturk
Constant Content                                Families.com                                                                            Clickworker 
Hubpages                                           Microworkers  
Yahoo Contributor                                Short Task

Test Scorer                                              Call Reviewer/Analyst
                                        
College Board 
ETS                                                   Humanatic           
Pearson                                              Reynolds & Reynolds
 
                                                        Writing 
Data Entry
                                                         Bubblews  
Cass Info                                            Textbroker
Great American Opportunities                  Write.com
Virtualbee                                            London Brokers
Xerox                                                   

Web Search Evaluator                               Social Media
 
Leapforce                                              Mylikes
Lionbridge                                             Sponsored Reviews
Appen Butler Hill                                     Pinbooster
                                                           Soci Buzz   
Moderators                                          Sponsored Tweets
                                                           Viraliti  

ICUC                                                     Virtual Assistant 
Live World                                
Znyga                                                   Fancy Hands             
                                                           Zirtual                                                                                  Lifebushido
Online Jury                         
                                                           Chat 
eJury
Online Verdict                                        Talk 2 Rep
Research Participants Institute                  Needle  
Jury Talk                                               G 5 Live 
Virtual Jury                                            Weebly 
Jury Test                                             
Trial Practices
Trial Juries
                                                           Game Tester
Answer Questons                                        
                                                           Panelpolls
Poll Buzzer                                             Nichols Research 
Just Answer                                                                
Ether 
Know Brainers                                           

Website Tester                                               Tester 

Usertesting                                             Utest
Whatusersdo
YouEye
Trymyui 
                                  
                                      
Music Reviewer                                              Forum Posting

Music Xray                                             Postloop
977 Music                                             WeLoveForums 
Slicethepie                                            Wiredflame                                                                                                                  

Webcam Studies                                            Watching Videos
 
Mindswarms                                            Rate My Video  
Video Chat Network

Research                                                          Self Publishing

Acop                                                     Createspace    
Vindale Research
NPD Research
Permission Research
Pinecone Research
US Consumer Opinion

Good Shoppers Needed to work for InteliChek
by an InteliChek recruiter

Would you like to work from home?  Do you want to work when you want to?  Are you looking to work 20-30-40 hours a week on your own schedule?  Well this opportunity might be for you.  All you need is:  

  • computer
  • high speed Internet connection
  • willingness to work for what you get paid
InteliChek is a market research company specializing in helping our clients understand their competition.  We do this by calling businesses across the US and gathering information that our clients would like to know.  Some of the things we have been asked to gather for our clients are the cost of oil changes, the prices of specific products, and part and even the price of specific windows and lumber.

If you want to learn more, go through this site to learn more about us and what we do and if you like what you read and apply.  We are always looking for great people that want to work on their own terms, their own schedule and the amount they want to earn.  It is not easy work, but it gives you the flexibility to work from home and earn money.

What is an InteliChek shopper?

Our shoppers help us gather information that our clients need and want across the country.  We are looking for well spoken people that speak English and even Spanish for some of our special assignments.  

What does an InteliChek shopper do?

You will be asked to call businesses and ask for very specific items like a set of tires that fit a 2005 Dodge minivan.  We give you all the specifics and even tell you what size tires you are looking for and the tire manufacturer we would like a quote on.  You enter the price for the set of tires in the system and any specifics like if mounting and balancing is included in the price.  That's it!  After you gather a number of prices we request we pay for the amount of prices you gather.

InteliChek Shopper

Shoppers are people that call businesses for quotes on services and products and parts.  The more professional you are, the faster you are, the more money you make per hour, per day, per week. Once again, it is not easy work, you have to make the phone calls, you have to gather the prices and we pay you for the tasks you complete.

Cheating is not tolerated

Our shoppers think we have a really good thing going and we do not want to jeopardize what we have and we will not tolerate any false prices or information.  We have certain fail safes in place and we catch anyone falsifying any information we will conduct an investigation and if it proves out to be the case you cheated we will prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law for everyone that works with us.  Cheating will not be tolerated!

What are the requirements?

You will need a computer, high speed Internet, unlimited phone calling plan and be fluent in English.  We also require that you are 18 + years old and have a mailing address.  You must be authorized to work in the United States and have a bank account in your name for payment.

How much can you make?

Shoppers are paid by the task and prices they gather.  These tasks range from $.30 to $1.90 and are based on the complexity of the request.  It is not uncommon for our shoppers to make $50 up to $100 per day and we have seen much more.  It really depends on the amount of time you are willing to put into this opportunity and the more professional and efficient you are with every phone call, the more you make.  

How much do I have to work?

We are looking for people to spend a minimum of 20 hours a week.  From our past experience we find that it takes us as much time to train an individual the works 5 hours a week as it does to train an individual that works 40 hours a week.  That is why we are looking for people that want to work a minimum of 20 hours a week.  

Do you train me?

Yes, we not only train you on how to do this most efficiently, but also on particular client jobs and requests.  Currently there are no formal tests or quizzes because we have found that our shoppers combined with their own common senses can handle all our clients needs.  If future assignments require much more in-depth knowledge of our clients needs there might be more formal training and testing in order to work on certain client programs.  

How much work can I get in a week?

You can have as much work as you want.  Our system enables you to pull as many tasks out of the system you can accurately complete.  As long as we have work, you can work as much as you would like.  

What type of schedule do I have to keep?

Well that is up to you.  If you can only work for us from 8 am to noon, that is fine, and that would allow you to hit your 20 hours per week.  If you wanted to work weekends or at evenings that is fine as well.  This opportunity allows you to keep your schedule. We know things come up from time to time and all we ask is that you input your availability in the system.  So, if you know you are taking a vacation or have a hectic first week back at school week for your kids, just let us know.

Why do we have to let you know that I am going to be on vacation?

Well like many businesses, we promise our clients certain due dates.  If you are a great shopper and we count on you to return a certain amount of tasks per week, we can compensate for your absence if we know it upfront for any looming deadline we might have.  We consider it common courtesy so we can plan our deliverable appropriately.  We have an easy to use availability calendar that is specific to you and your immediate producer.  

What is a Producer?

A producer is a person that at one-time was a shopper and has now been promoted to handling certain jobs for clients.  A producer makes sure you have as many tasks as you want as well as oversees your accuracy and timeliness per task.  Your producer is your friend but is also responsible for delivering a great product to our clients on time.  

Can I become a Producer?

Yes you can.  It is not a quick or easy route to becoming a producer, but all of our producers were great shoppers at one time.  It takes dedication and performance to be recognized to be considered to become a producer.  

Can I make this my full time job?

As long as we have client jobs and you have the dedication to work the amount you need weekly and monthly, yes it can be a full time job?  Many of our shoppers rely on our work for their sole source of income and we are proud that we can offer that.

Do you take taxes out of my pay?

No, since you work whenever you want and not regular hours, we consider you a contract employee.  You will receive all of your payments without taxes taken out.  At the end of the year if you earn over $600 in a calendar year, you will receive a 1099 from us. You are responsible for your own taxes for everything you earn on our 1099.

When can I start?

You can start as soon as you satisfactorily do a few things for us. We first need you to fill out a few forms within our site and after an acceptable telephone interview you will begin.

Does everyone that applies get an opportunity?

No, depending on your submission and telephone interview we will determine whether you are right for us and this opportunity.

Shopper comments:

Really like this opportunity because I can work when I want.
Have been doing this for over three years and it has been a great way to earn money at home and still raise kids and family. Housewife.

If you would be interested in working from home as a shopper for InteliCheck, please apply online at their official website here.   

Get Paid Cash to Join Google's New Panel
by Alicia Washington


Yes, it's true.  Google has a new panel called, "Screenwise Trends" that is open to panelists from the US and UK that will pay you cash just to join and every month thereafter to download and install their mobile meter.  This panel will help Google understand and see how everyday people use the Internet and mobile devices. They will also see how technology affects us and the relevancy or irrelevancy of advertising today.  

Google will reward you with $8 in the first 7 days of you sign up for the panel, download the extension and install the mobile meter to either your computer, smartphone, tablet or both.  You will also earn up to an additional $2 every week you stay with the panel. The more devices that you install the mobile meter on, the more you will earn.  

Here is the breakdown of what you will earn as a panel member.

First Week's earnings

Computer only $4
Smartphone or Tablet $6
Smartphone and Tablet $8

First Yearly Weekly Earnings

Computer only $1
Smartphone or Tablet $1.50
Smartphone and Tablet $2

You will also earn a voucher for staying active on the panel for 30 days.  In addition to the earnings listed above, you will also be entered to win laptops, tablets and credits to your rewards account every month.  If you answer surveys, you will earn additional rewards as well.  Your honest opinions and feedback will help to make the Internet and mobile apps smarter.  

Here is what you will need to join this panel

  • Be at least 13 (may require parent's permission)
  • Live in the US or UK
  • Have a qualifying smartphone
  • Be able to install software
  • Browse the Internet with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer.
If you are interested in joining this unique panel from Google, please sign up to get started today.  Make sure that you keep your meter installed so that you will receive your earnings.

How to Make Money on Fiverr

When posting on Fiverr, you’re actually competing for business against every other post. Therefore, you should somehow try to make your ad stand out to attract a continuous stream of buyers. The key to making decent money on Fiverr is to stand out! 

Let’s have a closer look at few tips on how to make money on Fiverr: 

* Videos can help in enticing potential buyers as they help in improving the validity of your offer. You can use high quality videos to convince buyers about the quality of your service. This is also the way to separate your offer from thousands of other offers.

* You should add a great title because this is the first thing your potential buyers will see when they are considering your service. Aside from being concise, it should state the most essential points. Your title should have at least two tags that you intend to use in your ad. 

* An enticing description is required to convince your customers to purchase your service. This description is seen by all those who are interested enough in your picture and title to look even more into your gig. Try to use this description to somehow finalize the sale and ensure a buy. Double check your description for grammar and spelling errors. 

* A customized picture is the best insight to your capabilities especially when you are selling some item or plan to do something artistic. A picture is worth thousand words and often gets more attention than a mere description.

* Reviews can make your ad stand out just a little bit more. Great ads right there on your gig will definitely leave your viewers awestruck and they will be unable to avoid buying your enticing service. 

* It’s best to offer multiple services on Fiverr. This will get you a much better response than putting all your eggs in one basket because this often leads to poor sales.

* You should use tags to your advantage. Tags are how people get interested in your service and ultimately find it. So by choosing poor ones or not using enough you are reducing the number of people who might be interested in your service.

* Don’t go for the same niche as everyone else because this increases your competition and reduces sales.

So, are you ready to make money on Fiverr?  Applying these tips will help you to do so.  Go to their official website to get started today!

I don't need a lawyer you might say

Have you ever signed a contract and thought I wish I had a lawyer to look over that?  Has someone ever owed you money and refused to pay you?  Have you ever been charged for a bill that you already paid?  Do you need a will made?  Well I have had all these things happen to me.  But I did not have to worry about it because I have a lawyer and so can you.
We have health insurance, car insurance, house insurance, life insurance and more.  Now it's time to have Legal Insurance.
To get legal insurance for you and your family click here.

Independent Contractor (IC) or Employee

A lot of times when you are looking for a work at home job, you will see either Independent Contractor (IC) or Employee.  How do you know which one is for you?  Well that depends on what you are looking for.

Are you looking for a job that is going to allow you to work at home that provides a set schedule, pays benefits, takes taxes out and usually has vacation and sick days.  If so, then you will want to work as an employee for a company.  These positions usually provides the same benefits that a regular brick and mortar job does.  

Or are you looking for more flexibility in your schedule?  The ability to work days, afternoons and evenings to have a more balanced life.  This will allow you to get up and work for a couple of hours and get the kids off to school.  You will be able to work more hours, help the kids with homework, prepare dinner and put them to bed at night.  If this is more desirable for you, then an independent contractor position might be more for you.  These positions usually are pay per talk time although there are some that pay by the hour.  They allow you the flexibility to choose your own schedule.  Companies that hire independent contractors to work from home usually require you to pay for your own background and possibly a credit check.  If they require a credit check, it may be non-refundable if you fail.  You can expect to pay anywhere from $10.95 up to $45 for one depending on whether it was a background or credit check.  Perfect credit is not a requirement in order to pass the credit check.  You will be responsible for paying your own taxes at the end of the year as an independent contractor.  

There are pros and cons to both.  If you need a steady paycheck and benefits then you might want to look at companies that will hire you as an employee.  If you need a more flexible schedule then an independent contractor might be a better fit.

There are some companies that might offer you both, meaning an employee position that allows you to set your own schedule or an independent contractor that pays by the hour.  Whatever you decide, hopefully this article distinguishes the difference between an employee and an independent contractor.  Happy work at home.

10 Creative Ways to Make Money Online

The internet has become the smartest way to earn money without a 9-5 job. The internet has opened endless avenues to the freelancers. The freelancers have plentiful of options available for them by which they can easily earn dollars. This seemed to be impossible just a decade ago. The avenues were there but people used to hesitate to rely upon internet. They used to feel more secure in their 9-5 job. But today the scenario has completely changed. Today there are countless millionaires who are earning handsome amount of money working on the internet.

  1. Design and Sell T-Shirts online

Do you love doing artistic things? Then try the art of T-shirt designing. You can make money online by designing unique T-shirts and selling them.

  1. Test Application for Mobiles

The iPhone App tester is highly in demand. If you have knack in the same field you can disc over bugs and get rewarded payment for your efforts.

  1. Sell on eBay

This is the site that allows you to sell almost every thing. You can earn handsome and lump sum money by becoming a wholesale buyer and a seller in eBay.

  1. Earn by leasing skills

You can earn online by leasing your skills. Internet needs people from every field and every skill has a demand in internet. You can hire out your skills as translator, designer, coder, writer and lots more.

  1. Try the post of Virtual Assistant

You can also look to become virtual assistant for small businesses. This is an important part of IT Job Placement. You would only need to do small things like handling clients, booking tickets for traveling purpose etc.

  1. Write eBooks

If you love to write then why not to use this knack in order to earn money. You can earn handsome dollars by writing eBooks on the genre that are high in demand.

  1. Sell the Affiliate products

Selling the affiliate products online is yet another interesting way for sellers to earn money. Use your selling skills in the right place and make yourself owner of millions of dollars.

  1. Blog for the Ad Revenues

Blogging is another very interesting and easy way to earn money through Google Adsense. It is very easy as you would only need to have dedicated readers for your Blog.

  1. Earn by Tweeting for Sponsors

Twitter offers an online platform where you can charge sponsors to advertise their messages. You will communicate the messages to the followers in your list. You have complete freedom to choose the category as well as the keywords for the same.

  1. Selling Stock Photography

Stock photography is in high demand in the internet world. There are number of commercial outlets and media outlets where there is need of stock photography. If you have the skill to produce high quality, imaginative images, and be consistent then you can try for it.

Author Bio

Claudia is a reputed recruiter who is a freelance writer as well. She recently has written regarding IT Job Placement and provided some useful tips for the candidates appearing in interviews follow me @ITdominus1.


Get Paid Cash for your Videos
By Alicia Washington


Do you have a webcam, digital camera or smartphone that will allow you to make videos?  If so, there are several companies that will actually pay you to upload and share your videos online.  It is an easy way to earn passive income from home and could also be done in connection with your other work at home jobs, tasks, or side gigs that you do in your spare time.  Here are some more facts about how you can get paid cash for your videos online.  

What kind of videos will they pay me for?  

Most companies will pay you for any videos that you create, whether they are instructional, funny, for entertainment purposes only, educational, and so forth.  As long as it is original and you own the rights to publish it, you can do so.

Is there a limit to how many I can upload?

No.  You can upload as many as you want to.  If you are thinking of using a revenue sharing site like YouTube, I would recommend that you upload your videos on a regular basis in order to generate interest for your channel as well as to maximize or increase your earnings. 

How much will I earn?

If you are using a company that will pay you upfront for your videos like Break.com, you will be paid $400 upfront for every video that you upload and is accepted by them.  If you are using a revenue sharing site, your earnings will not remain the same.  They may initially start at just a few cents to a few dollars a month to hundreds of dollars or even more.  This figure may also depend upon how many views your videos generate, number of subscribers, and so forth.  You will not know for sure exactly how much you will earn until you start uploading them.  When I first started, I was interested in bringing awareness to the
"Work at home Job" misconception but eventually I started earning money for my videos.  To read my YouTube story, click here.  

Do I have to upload my videos on YouTube to earn money?

No.  There are several other companies that you can use to earn money for your videos.  YouTube is just one of the more popular video sharing sites on the Internet today.

Do my videos have to be professional?


They do not have to be professional but you do want to make sure that they are of good quality.  The lighting and sound of your video should be sufficient.  You do not necessarily have to invest in expensive camera equipment to do this, you can improve the quality of your videos with Vimeo and feel confident about every video you upload and submit online. 

Are there any restrictions?

You will need to make sure that the content you share is yours or that you have permission from the owner to use it in your videos. You also want to make sure that you do not use any music, unless you have permission from the artist or you want to use it but you do not plan on monetizing your videos.  YouTube in particular has restrictions on using other people's content (music, etc.) in your videos.

Get Started today!

Do not let fear hold you back.  If you are in need of some extra money and you have all the tools to do so, start uploading and sharing your videos online.  You may even make a full time living from your videos.  Here are some sites that will pay you to do this.

About.com - They will pay you a flat fee of $250 for every video you that you produce and is accepted by them.

Blip TV - Earn money for your videos.  

Break.com - They will pay you $400 if they feature your original video on their homepage or $200 to license it to them. 

Hubpages - They will pay you for your original videos.  Revenue sharing site.

Metacafe - They pay $5 per 1,000 video views.

Magnify.net - Video sharing platform where you can earn money for your videos based on Adsense advertising.

Vimeo - The tip jar allows you to earn money for your videos on Vimeo.  You can also upload videos that have ads contained within the video.  You will need a PRO account to activate this feature.

YouTube - Earn advertising revenue for uploading and sharing your videos on Youtube.  You will need a Google Adsense account to earn money here.  Unlimited earnings. 
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15 Ways to Make Passive Income at Home
by Alicia Washington


Would you like to make passive income from home?  For those who don't know, passive income is a defined as income that you receive or generate on a regular basis with little effort.  You don't necessarily need to have a blog or website to make passive income from home.  How is this possible?  What is required and how much will I earn will all be answered in this article.  


Writing Articles

Writing articles is a great way to earn passive income from home. You do not need any experience to start writing and this can be done in your spare time at your own pace and schedule.  In order to generate the most income you will need to write quality articles on topics that you are either familiar with or passionate about. You will want to write for companies that pay residual earnings for the lifetime of your article.  For example Hubpages, Squidoo, and other residual writing companies will pay you every month for articles that you write or have written.  You can earn a few dollars up to hundreds or more every month.

Ebooks

Writing ebooks is a great way to earn passive income from home. It may only take you a few days, a few weeks, or even a few hours to write a book and upload it to Amazon and earn passive income every month, as long as they sell.  Unlimited earnings.

Blog

You can start your own blog and earn passive income simply by creating content there.  You can utilize some companies like Google Adsense to earn money from your traffic.  

Sponsored Tweets

Get paid to tweet out messages in the form of sponsored ads to your followers.  You will need at least 50 followers to get started but it is a great way to earn money from your social media traffic. The pay is per tweet.  You can make a few cents or hundreds or more per tweet depending upon how influential you are. 

Advertising

Companies and individuals may seek you out to advertise on your blog, website, and elsewhere.  You can set up fees and rates to earn passive income.  (In order to be competitive, try not to over charge).  Check your competitors rates and stay in the same ballpark or even lower, especially when you are first starting out.

Design Tshirts

Cafe Press, Zazzle, Spreadshirt and other companies will allow you to make your own designs and sell them on your own online store for passive income.  You could also make designs for others to use on their tshirts.  If your designs are really popular you might be able to earn pretty good income.

Videos

Upload your original videos to YouTube for passive income.  You can monetize them and get paid when you have earned $100.  If your videos are very popular and get a lot of views, there is no limit to how much you can earn here.  You can also take your videos and put them on DVDs and sell them.

Promote Products

You can promote well known products from companies and advertisers on your blog, website, on Facebook, Twitter, and anywhere you have an audience.  Some companies may prefer that you have a blog.  You will have to check with each one to see for sure.  Some Companies that you can sign up with to be a publisher and do this are:  Shareasale, Panthera Network, Commission Junction, etc.

Job Rolls

Make passive income with sites like Indeed, DoNanza, and Careerjet and post jobs on your site for passive income.

Flipping Websites  

Just like some people flip houses, you can flip websites also.  You can get a free blog and purchase a domain name for $10 a year from blogger and build up traffic to that blog and sell it for hundreds or even thousands of dollars.  You could also buy used blogs or websites and revamp them to resell for profit.

Sell blog posts

Yes, you can sell your blog posts and put them in an ebook or file for others to download for a fee.

Social Media

I already talked about Sponsored Tweets and how you can use this to earn passive income but there are other ways you can earn money from your social media traffic.  Here are some other companies that you can try.
  • Soci Buzz - Get paid to post messages from advertisers on twitter, Facebook, make videos, and more.  Pay per click.
  • MyLikes - Similar to Soci Buzz.  They operate in the same manner.
  • Pinbooster - Get paid to pin items to your Pinterest board.
  • Staree - Get paid to post photos and videos on this site.

Newsletter

Earn passive income from your subscribers to your newsletter by recommending items or selling your own products.  You can try companies like iContact for less than $10 a month, Constant Contact for free for the first 60 days or Mail Chimp.

Affiliates

You can earn passive income by getting others to sell your products and paying them a certain rate.  Maybe you could offer them $5 commission fee for every book or item of yours that they sell for you.

Some would say that trying to make passive income from home is not as easy as it sounds.  It will take some work to build up your traffic, if you are just starting but when you do, you can utilize these and other methods to earn passive income at home.

5 Top Google Adsense Alternatives
By Alicia Washington

If you want to earn money from home every single month but Google Adsense isn't for you or you have lost your Google Adsense account for some reason, I have 5 top Google Adsense alternatives that you can try today!  All of these companies have been tried and tested and they really do pay.  The great thing about these companies is that you are not necessarily required to have a blog or website to earn money from them.  If you have a Twitter account, have followers on Facebook, have an email newsletter that you send out, use Pinterest, or are active on any other social media outlets, post on forums, and so on, you can earn money from home.  

All you have to do is sign up for a publisher account for free and include your name, email address, and any other information that may be asked of you.  You will get a confirmation email within a couple of business days or so inviting you to join them.  From there, you will be able to start earning money promoting various products from well-known brands and companies like Gunthy Renker, Groupon, Yahoo, Vista Print, Hallmark, Target, and many other household brands.  

Many of these companies pay every single month as long as you reach the payment threshold.  You can decide to receive your payment in the form of a check, direct deposit, or through Paypal.  You can check your stats every single day to see how much money you have earned, which units are performing the best, and even sign up for new advertisers.  You have access to your account 24 hours a day.

If you have a blog or website, you can choose which and how many advertisers you would like to work with to promote there for your blog readers.  You can also become very creative with your campaigns and promote them in a post or wherever you feel will generate the most interest and attention.  

Here are my Top 5 Google Adsense Alternatives

  1. Panthera Network - This company is my all time favorite because they have over 300 + offers from around the world, monthly incentive promotions, top payouts, net 15 terms, user-friendly interface, and friendly publisher support.   I also got a $10 Starbucks gift card just for signing up as a publisher.  This is also one of the few companies that allows you to contact them by phone with any questions you may have.  Join today and get a $150 sign up bonus!
  2. ShareASale - It is so easy and fast to get started with Shareasale.com.  It is very user-friendly and they have plenty of advertisers that you can work with and choose from.  Join this company today to earn cash from home.  Bloggers and website owners can earn money for their content.
  3. Commission Junction - You will be surprised at many of the familiar companies that Commission Junction works with.  You can use this to your advantage and have confidence promoting these products.  They have a variety of brands for you to pick from.
  4. Link Share - Another company that I recommend you try because they have a well rounded group of advertisers that they work with that you can promote to your followers.  From beauty, to clothes, jewelry, travel deals, and so much more can be found here.
  5. Infolinks - If you have a blog or website, Infolinks is a great alternative to Google Adsense because they tailor ads that are related to the content contained within your blog or site.  You don't have to do anything here but sign up for a publisher account and put in your blog details and Infolinks integrates their advertising system into your blog immediately.  No fuss or hassle at all. 

If you sign up for an account and are not approved right away, try again in a couple of months or so.  You will not be disappointed! Please browse this blog for other ways to earn money at home. 



Get Paid to do Data Entry from Home
by Alicia Washington

It is the beginning of 2013 and now is the best time for you to apply for Virtualbee and Great American Opportunities.  These are legitimate data entry companies that will pay you to type in alpha and numeric keystrokes from home. Virtualbee will allow you to work anytime of the day or night that you want to.  These work at home jobs do not require you to have any experience.  This post will explain more about Virtualbee, how you can apply online, and I even have some tips to help you pass the test.  

If you would like to apply for Great American Opportunities, please do so by January 15 by sending an email to gaowebsite@gafundraising.com and tell them that you are interested in their data entry work from home program and would like to take the test.  If you would like to know more about Great American Opportunities, how much they pay and exactly what you will be doing from home, please watch this Youtube video.  

What is Virtualbee?

It is a crowdsourcing website that was formerly called Keyforcash and rebranded and relaunched into Virtualbee in September of 2012.  It is a legitimate work at home website that pays people to do data entry from home and has been in business since 2001.

What are their requirements?

You will need a valid email address and a computer with Internet access.  That is all.

Do I have to work a certain schedule?

No.  You have the freedom to work anytime of the day or night that you want to.  You can work as much as you want or as little as you want.  You just log into the system when you are ready to work and log off when you are ready to take a break or retire from working.  That is why this job would be perfect for mothers with small children, stay at home moms or dads, students, those who may work a part time job or do other side gigs, retirees, and anyone else who would like to type in keystrokes from their computer.

How much do they pay?

It depends upon how fast you type and what tasks you decide to work in each day but on average you can expect to earn anywhere from $5 to $6 per hour.

How do they pay?

Virtualbee pays via check in the mail that is sent out every Thursday as long as you have earned at least $30.

Will I have to take a test?

Yes.  There is a short evaluation test that you will be required to take online that contains 3 parts.  The test will consist of alphanumeric and numeric keystrokes and will take no longer than 15 minutes to complete.  The highest score that you can achieve is 100%.  I made a video that shows what you may key on your test and how you can get a higher score.  You can watch it here.

 
(Please note that you can retake the test daily if you are not satisfied with your current score)

How long does it take to find out if you got the job?

In most cases, it should take no longer than 8 weeks.  If you do not hear anything by this time, please contact them via email regarding your status at info@virtualbee.com  

How do I apply online?

Please go to their official website at Virtualbee.com and sign up to be a worker and fill out all your information, including your email address.  Next you will be invited to take their evaluation test online.  From there, you will wait to hear back from Virtualbee in roughly 8 weeks or so.  

My Thoughts

I highly recommend applying for this company if you like to do data entry work.  It is an easy flexible work at home job that really pays.


3 Ways to Make More Money on Postloop

By Alicia Washington

Postloop is a legitimate website that will pay you to post on forums.  If you already participate on forums online, you are no doubt quite familiar with this concept.  You simply respond to discussions online on subjects that interest you.  You can also start discussions as well.    

If you have already signed up with Postloop, you may be wondering how I can earn more money per hour as a web content writer for Postloop.  I have 3 simple things you can do to increase your earnings on Postloop.  Here are some strategies you can start using today.

1.  Write quality content.  You have probably heard this before several times, but when it comes to earning more money on Postloop it is a very important factor because it will directly affect your rating or score that you receive.  The highest rating is a 5 and you want to get as close as you can to reaching that score, if possible.

How can this be achieved?  Make sure that your responses contain at least 3 sentences.  You will need to check your grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.  To make it simple, I would suggest that you just review your answer and read it to yourself a couple of times before you post it online.  Does it sound okay?  Is everything spelled correctly?  Make sure you do this before every post.  This will improve your score greatly.

2.  Choose forums that offer bonuses.  After you are approved to post on Postloop, scroll down to pick from the various forums and choose those that offer bonuses.  It will be on the right hand corner of your screen.  Check your own rating score on your dashboard before you do this to make sure that you have a high enough rating to post on those forums that offer bonuses, otherwise you may not get credit for it.

3.  Tell your friends.  Refer anyone you can think of that would like to earn extra money posting on forums at Postloop online.  Try to find ones who would really be interested in doing this because if they are not active on Postloop, it will not benefit you.  This will also help you to increase your earnings.  

Here are some stats from Postloop that shows you how much you can earn in bonuses.  These bonuses points are based on your rating score.

Rating < 4: No bonus points
Rating of 4.00 - 4.24: 0.25 bonus points per post
Rating of 4.25 - 4.49: 0.35 bonus points per post
Rating of 4.50 - 4.74: 0.50 bonus points per post
Rating of 4.75 - 4.99: 0.75 bonus points per post
Rating of 5: 1.00 bonus point per post
Postloop is a fun way for you to earn extra money at home.  If you haven't signed up to do this yet, you can check out their website today by clicking here.  If you have any questions about how to how to get started writing for Postloop, make sure that you watch my video tutorial on Postloop here.  If you are having trouble signing up for Postloop and getting your account approved, here is an updated video on how to sign up for Postloop that you can watch here as well. Here is a recent payment that I received for Postloop to show you that they really do pay!


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Thank you for coming to visit my website.  I am currently looking for guest bloggers to contribute content to be published online.   If you have any tips, advice, success, knowledge or experience working from home I would love to hear from you.  I need articles on this subject or related to working from home.  If you are interested in writing for for me, I will attribute a link to your blog, website, etc. and post your article here for everyone to read.  Make sure that you put "articles" or "contribute articles" in the subject line of your email.  Please contact me by clicking here.  


Things you need to work from home

As you already may know working from home is an alternative that is gaining in popularity over the last few years.  Many companies are deciding to allow their employees to take advantage of this opportunity and give them the option to work from their home office.  There are many benefits of working right from your own computer.  You don't have to fight through traffic to get to work, you can save money by fixing your own lunch, keep the money that you would normally spend on gas and spend it on whatever you want to, or simply save it, you can have more time to spend with your family, and the list goes on and on.  Of course, it is important to establish limits.  Just because you don't work outside the home does not mean that you do not work.  You are still working and your family will need to understand that there will be times that you may not be available because you will have to keep to a certain schedule, depending upon which company you work for.  If you work at home job is flexible and you have the option to work and log in whenever you want, you may able to divide your time up accordingly depending upon your families needs. 

For many people working from home is idea and practical especially in this economy today.  But what do you really need to be able to work from home.  I will go over a basic checklist of some items that you may need to work from home.  If you don't have some of the things that I mentioned, as long as you have access to them it will be sufficient.

1.  Computer - In order for you to be able to work from home, having a computer or access to one is essential.  You will need it to be able to log in to work and complete your assignments.  Some companies prefer that you have an updated operating system.  You will have to check the requirements for each company that you want to work for.

2.  Email - If you don't already have an email account, you will need to get one.  This will be a way for the company to communicate with you back and forth.  Not just regarding your application but for other reasons related to your job.

3.  Phone - Having a phone is necessary, especially if your job will entail you talking to customers on the phone.  Some jobs may require for you to have a landline phone instead of a VOIP or cellphone.  If you acquire a job working from home in customer service, sales, or other area where you will be talking to customers on the phone, you will probably need to have long distance service.

4.  Fax Machine/Printer - If you are an independent contractor, the company you work for will send you documents that you need to sign as well as tax forms.  You will need to print these off and keep them in your personal records signed and dated.  If you are requested to sign the completed forms and send them back to company, you will need to have a fax machine or access to one.  It makes it convenient to fax documents back to them in a timely fashion and you therefore will not have to make a copy, if you don't have a fax machine.  If you are sent documents, information, or terms and conditions of employment, you will need to print these papers and put them in your personal records.  You can refer back to these when you need to.

5.  Paypal - This is one of the most convenient ways for companies to pay for you for your work online.  Paypal is a trusted and reliable resource that is available to transfer funds to and from your account.  You will be notified by email when you have received a payment from paypal.  Form there you can log into your account to transfer them to your bank account, receive a check or use it to make purchases online.  Most companies use this method of payment.  Others may use a check, moneybrookers, or whatever option of payment that you prefer and use.

6.  Quiet Place - Last but not least is to have a quiet, comfortable place for you to complete your tasks.  Make sure that it is not too comfortable, so that you can stay awake and alert.  Have a place set aside in your home that has limited access and traffic from others in the home.  This will help to ensure that your environment is conducive to working from home.  It will help you to concentrate and focus so that you can be productive when you sign on to work from home.


Get Paid to Record Your Voice from Home
by Alicia Washington

Did you know that there are several companies that will pay you to record your voice from home?  Your own unique voice can be used to help you earn extra money right from your computer. Whether it is for commercials, movie trailers, audio books, local and national radio and television ads, and other ways, there are many opportunities out there for those who are interested in this fun and exciting line of work.  Voice overs are needed from people who speak all languages.  You can actually make a decent living as a voice over artist.  This article will explain what it takes to become a voice over artist, how much you can earn, and what companies will pay you to do this.

What is a voice over artist?

It is a person that uses their voice to express themselves. Because they are unable to rely on facial expressions and gestures, they use their voice to convey thoughts and emotions.

Do I have to be a professional voice over artist?

Absolutely not.  You just need a unique and clear speaking voice and be able to read scripts.  It would definitely be helpful if you practice reading aloud so that you can listen to your voice especially when you will be portraying different characters or personalities.  

What do I will need to get started?

Some basic items you need to do voice overs are a computer or at least access to one, a microphone, an up to date demo, and recording software that you can save on a mp3, wav, or other files.  You will need a quiet work environment to do this, so if you have small children it would be better to record when they are asleep or at school.  It is not necessary to have a home studio, although some may decide to invest in those in time.  If you are looking for a microphone here are a few good ones I recommend from Amazon 

 
How much can I earn?


Some voice over artists can earn from $50,000 up to $80,000 per year.  There are a few that earn a 6 figure salary recording their voice.  But many gigs can pay anywhere from $300 up to $600 or somewhere close to that range.

Companies that will pay me to record my voice from home

Here are a few companies that will pay you for your voice talent.

Able Innovations
Earworks
Fiverr
Go Voices
Internet Jock (charges a commission fee)
Online Voices
ProComm
Sun Spots Productions 
The Voice Realm
Voice Bunny



The Truth About Work at Home Jobs
by Alicia Washington


Is there really such a thing as the truth especially when it comes to the topic of working at home?  Yes there really is.  I will explain what it is and how you can find it.  

More and more people would love the opportunity to work from their home office.  It is practical, economical, even necessary for some.  But it seems as though this concept is more of a fantasy and not a reality.  

The fantasy:  I can work from computer in my pajamas and get paid without ever leaving my home.
The reality:    I can't even find work outside the home let alone work from home.
The fantasy:  I can be my own boss and work when I want on my own schedule.
The reality:    I don't even have any experience and wouldn't know where to begin.
The fantasy:  I could actually earn enough money at home and quit my day job.
The reality:    They only way I am going to earn money is to sell stuff on Ebay. 

Here is the truth.  Many people can earn money selling stuff on Ebay but you don't have to do this to work from home.  There are legitimate companies that are hiring right now in customer service, data entry, as a writer, blogger, in bookkeeping, accounting, transcription, and many areas and some of these jobs do not require for you to have any previous experience.  What makes me the expert, you may ask?  The truth is that I work from home myself and earn money doing some of the very things that I just mentioned in my spare time.  I'm not saying that you are going to be the next Mark Zuckerberg (one of the founders of Facebook) but I am saying that those fantasies can become realities and you can even earn a steady income online.  The book entitled "The Truth About Work at Home Jobs" not only tells you how you find legitimate work at home jobs but it even gives you a list of several companies that are hiring right now that anyone can apply for.  The truth about working from home is not so hard to find anymore.  You will enjoy this book and be pleasantly surprised to find just how many well-known companies are hiring people just like you and me to work online.  Please click here to download or purchase a copy of this book or go to Amazon to view a sample page of the book. 
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Make $9 per hour Working from home for Clickworker
By Alicia Washington

Would you like to start earning money today from home?  Are you looking for a non-phone work at home job?  Do you have access to the Internet?  If you have answered yes to all of these questions, you should definitely apply to work for Clickworker today.  What is Clickworker, what are the requirements, and more importantly, how can you start working form home today for this company will be explained next.

What is Clickworker?

Clickworker is a company that will pay people to complete and perform tasks online for their clients.  If you have ever worked from home for Microworkers, Amazon Mturk, Cloud Crowd, or Ziptask, it is similar in nature to these short tasks jobs that you can complete from your computer.

What will I be doing as a Clickworker?

You will work on tasks a variety of tasks or assignments that could include but not limited to:  web search evaluation, data processing, comparing and analyzing data, writing, editing, translating, video tagging, and much more.

Do I need experience?

No, you do not.  Anyone can sign up to be a worker for Clickworker.  All you need is a computer with Internet access.
You will also have to be of legal age.

What are the hours?

There is no set schedule or hours required.  You can work when you want for as long or as little as you want.  You can make and work around your own schedule.  Very flexible.            

Can I choose which tasks to work on?

Yes you can, but you will have more tasks and assignments offered to you and available for you to work on, if you complete and take a skills assessment test.  This will give you even more tasks and assignment for you to pick from.

How much can I earn working for Clickworker?

You can earn on average around $9 per hour.  It is possible for you to earn more depending upon the tasks that you decide to work on but on average, you can expect to make $9 per hour.    
Clickworker will pay you bonuses in addition to your hourly pay for tasks that you completed as well.

Can I work for Clickworker if I live outside the United States?

Yes.  Anybody from anywhere can work for Clickworker from home.

How does Clickworker pay?

They pay every single week either through your Paypal account or by direct deposit.

How can I apply for Clickworker?

Please click here to go to their official website to sign up to be a clicker from home.  If you have more questions about Clickworker and how it works, please watch my latest video

Get paid instantly from Paid Viewpoint
by Alicia Washington

Paid Viewpoint is not just another one of those "survey sites".   It is one of my favorite places to earn extra money at home.  It only takes just a few minutes to sign up and it is legit -meaning they really do pay.  I recently received another payment from Paid Viewpoint and I will give you an insiders view of why I love Paid Viewpoint and you will too!

Legit

This word has been thrown around in so many ways today but Paid Viewpoint is a legitimate company that will pay you to complete surveys online and give your opinion.  Although it hasn't been around very long, I have gotten paid by this company twice already.  Here are my payment proofs.

ICS/AskYourTargetMarket.com sent you $53.39 USD

 

Dear Alicia Washington,

Just thought you'd like to know ICS/AskYourTargetMarket.com sent you $53.39 USD.



Once the money's there you can:
Spend the money online at thousands of stores that accept PayPal.
Transfer it to your bank account (takes 2-3 days).
Get a PayPal Debit MasterCard.

Don't see the money in your account?

Don’t worry - sometimes it just takes a few minutes for it to show up.

Sincerely,
PayPal




ICS/AskYourTargetMarket.com sent you $21.50 USD

 

Dear Alicia Washington,

Just thought you'd like to know ICS/AskYourTargetMarket.com sent you $21.50 USD.



Once the money's there you can:
Spend the money online at thousands of stores that accept PayPal.
Transfer it to your bank account (takes 2-3 days).
Get a PayPal Debit MasterCard.

Don't see the money in your account?

Don’t worry - sometimes it just takes a few minutes for it to show up.

Sincerely,
PayPal


Plenty of Surveys

Unlike other survey companies, Paid Viewpoint has plenty of surveys available that they will send to you through your email address.  Don't be surprised if you receive a survey sent to your inbox at least 3-5 times per week.  Sometimes even more.  Make sure that you check your email every single day or go to your dashboard at Paid Viewpoint for the next available survey.

Fast Surveys

I have spent 30 minutes to almost an hour just completing one single survey online.  If you participate in the surveys offered at Paid Viewpoint, it will take you no longer than a minute to complete the entire survey.  At times they may offer you a survey that may last a little longer but you will know in advance and they will reward you with more earnings for completing these.  I have done these types of surveys before and they still never lasted more than 5 minutes.

Multiple Choice Answers

This is one of the things that I love about Paid Viewpoint is that your answer will always be in the form of a multiple choice answer.  You are not required to type in your answer.  You simply pick from the various choices underneath the question and proceed to the next question.  So simple and easy!

Real-Time Payments

It was earlier today that I requested for a payout from Paid Viewpoint and I received a confirmation email from my Paypal address that the money was already there.  It only took a couple of hours for me to receive my earnings.  Note:  You will not be able to request a payout until you have earned $15 in your account but as soon as you do, you can make a payment request.  Payment is through your paypal account.

Ready to give Paid Viewpoint a try?  If so, please click here to go to their official website to sign up online so that you can start earning cash for your opinion today.  

What you need to know before working from home for LiveOps
by Alicia Washington


I decided to include inform any and all who are thinking of working from home for LiveOps that there are some fees associated with this particular work from home company.  They do charge a $50 fee for a background and credit check before you can work from home for them.  You also do not get paid during your certification stage.  They also state that you could lose your certification if the terms are breached and have your Independent Contractor Agreement cancelled. 

Please make sure that you read their frequently asked questions or terms of service before you sign up for any work at home company.  If you do not agree with anything that is stated, you do not have to sign up to apply online.  

I wanted to share with you an experience by someone who recently applied for LiveOps and the outcome.  I have her permission to share her experience.  Please take note of the following:

I just want to let you know that I was invited to contract with liveops to take calls for their clients. The program I was going to participate in was AAA but unfortunately I had to cancel my contract after paying $50 for a background check because they did not make the requirements for their training programs clear. AAA certification training conflicted with my current work schedule and I was not made aware of it until after I paid for the background check and that is how it is with all of their programs. I think they have a great program but agent needs to be aware of what all requirements are. As we all know, this economy is a burden to many people including myself and I do need some extra cash to help out with additional expense and it is disappointing to have to waste money for nothing and liveops needs to realize this.
How to Make Money Writing for Hubpages
by Alicia Washington


I started writing for Hubpages online in the later part of February 2011, roughly about 15 months ago. Why?  I was looking for a way to supplement my income and I was determined to find something that I could do from home.  I always loved to write every since I could remember but I never thought of myself as a writer.  I rediscovered the writer inside of me through Hubpages.  

I stumbled upon Hubpages searching the Internet looking for legitimate ways to earn money at home.  I read the home page and the success stories inspired me to give it a try.  Especially since the writers came from different walks of life.  Some even reminded me of myself and I thought that I could do this too.  I mean, what did I have to lose.  I could write on virtually any subject or topic that I wanted to. I could even write poetry, which was right up my alley because I used to write poetry to express myself.  

The process was simple.  Sign up using my email address and then think of a topic to write about.  Of course, now Hubpages has made a lot of changes just in the short time that I have been writing for them online.  They now allow you to get paid for your videos, to answer questions, to sell products from Amazon and Ebay, and they even have an apprentice program where you can earn money just to improve in your writing.  All of the changes have made it possible for their writers to earn even more money. Now I am going to tell you how I make money writing for Hubpages and how you can too.

Initially, I starting writing on various topics from losing weight to relationships, to vacationing in the Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg Tennessee and all sorts of things.  Then I decided to start writing on topics that I was personally interested in and were already researching in my own spare time.  That would be about how to find work at home jobs or ways to earn money online.  Well, to my surprise I started to notice a trend.  My hubs or web articles started to gain more readers.  As a matter of fact, those articles were the ones that seemed to draw a larger audience.  So I decided to stick with these specific topics and focus on this subject entirely.  Four months later, I received my very first payment. Please click here to view proof of payment.  To date, I am still earning money writing for Hubpages. Some writers stick to one topic or subject and others write on a variety of topics.  There are no rules to this.  You can check your stats daily to view which articles are getting the most traffic and comments and adjust accordingly, if you desire.  

One thing that I have learned writing for Hubpages is that the more you write the more you will earn. There is a Hubpages challenge that you can participate in to write 30 hubs in 30 days.  If you do this you will get more exposure, followers, readers, views, and of course money.  

Anyone can write for Hubpages.  Even if you have never written an article before you can still make money writing for Hubpages.  Does this mean that you will get rich overnight?  No.  But with a little hard work, effort, and patience you will reap the rewards in no time.  As time goes on, you will get even better with your writing and build up your portfolio in the process.  Just think, your articles or story might even inspire someone else to start writing online for Hubpages.  

Hubpages is one of the most rewarding places to write online because they will pay you over and over again for each article that you write.  Yes it's true.  As long as it exists online, you will get paid. Payments are made through your Paypal account every month.  If you don't have one, you will need to acquire one in order to get paid.  

Do you want to write about your favorite celebrity, how you save money, places you love to visit, on parenting, your spin on the latest headlines, your favorite kitchen appliance, or that famous chili recipe you make?  The sky is the limit.  Whether you know it or not, you are an expert in something.  So start writing and earn some money in the process because there is a writer inside of everyone of us.  Click here to check out Hubpages for yourself. 


How to Make YouTube Videos if you are camera shy
By Alicia Washington


Would you like to earn money making YouTube videos without showing your face?  How can this be accomplished?  Here are a few things that you can do to get around this supposed obstacle.

1.  Make a video using screen capture software.  You never have to be intimidated about your appearance because your face will not be shown.  Viewers will only hear your voice.  You can record your activity on the Internet in an instructional video and upload it to Youtube.  If you have a Google Adsense account, you will be able to monetize your video and earn revenue from it.  

2.  Hire someone to make a video testimonial for you.  How much is this going to cost you?  It doesn't have to cost you hardly anything.  There is a popular website called Fiverr where you can hire someone to perform this service for you for
$5.  It is a virtual marketplace that many use to hire people to make logos for their website or business, to gain more Twitter followers, and all sorts of random things.  You can even request that they do a review for your website, business, blog, or advertise a service for you in their video.  You may have to check with each seller to find out their terms of service.  Every person is different.  Some prefer that you send them scripts and may have an allotted period of time for your video testimonial.  It could be anywhere from 30 seconds up to a minute or so.     

3.  Use Animation.  You can make a cartoon video and upload it to Youtube to get free traffic to your blog website or to advertise a product or service.  There is a free service offered on Youtube called GoAnimate that will allow you to make a video and pick which characters you would like to display and even change the sound of their voices.  You will type in what you want each character to say and upload it to YouTube.  The free videos are under 3 minutes or so but it can be a fun experience for you.  You can use MyLikes to make videos for free also but you will not be able to monetize those.  You will have to read the terms of service for Google Adsense and on MyLikes and GoAnimate to make sure you will not lose your Google Adsense account or be in violate any terms in your agreement when you use these free services.  

Nothing can hold you back.  You can still use Youtube to make videos and get free traffic, sell a product, promote your business or website, and earn some money in the process also. 
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Have your First Penny through Online Marketing

Evolving along with the call of the times is the way people look at earning opportunities. With the modern technologies available for everyone, there are more than a thousand ways to earn, or move one’s business online through business internet.

The good thing about these online marketing schemes is that they do not take an expert in the field of information technology to make these advanced techniques work for them. All it takes is a little knowledge about the different means of earning through the internet, and you’re good to start.


Online Merchandising

It was not long ago when people had boxed merchandising into the conventional, brick and mortar shops that everyone has to visit every now and then to purchase something, or anything. The entire process of actual shopping may be tedious, but who would even guess on something better to come. In the advent of business internet, a number of online shops have been put up in their own respective domain.

This mode of earning online is an alternative to earning in an actual brick and mortar stores; plus more. These days, more and more people prefer to do online shopping as it saves them the time and effort. On the ends of the entrepreneurs, putting up an online store may be more practical; no rents, bills, and other necessary and incidental expenses that an actual store would usually ask for.


Advertise in Various Websites

For those who have put up their own brick and mortar stores, there could be no other better ways to advertise your shop but to advertise online. As survey has it, people spend most of their time online; either on their mobile phones, and other mobile devices. With this, riding with the call to do business internet could set you a notch higher than when you do not.

Advertising online in various websites could mean more opportunity to be noticed by your potential clients and customers; plus the fact that you get to reach a more extensive range of audience for your advertisement. Advertising online can give you guaranteed results, allowing your business to earn more than it used to.


Excellent Blogging

Blogging has been a hobby for many for two reasons—out of pure interest, or for profiteering. This may be the most effortful type of earning money online. Not only will you need superb writing skills, you also need to have the expertise to write about topics that you aim to push forward.


Donations. Your blog can earn you money through donation, only if your site is helpful enough for at least a considerable number of readers. Blogs which provides tips about certain hobbies could earn a lot from donations from its viewers.


Advertisements on Your Blog. Having some advertisement to grace your blog could be the best online earning opportunity for you. The good thing about having advertisements on your blog is the unlimited pay and further opportunities for your own site. The catch about this though is you have to constantly maintain, update and improve your site to maintain your readership, and even widen the same.

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Freelance Writing Job for Good Writers


Writing-job-online.com believes that good writers should use their exceptional skills to help others who are less proficient. This assistance is what their freelance writing service is all about. It also follows that a good writer that is going to share his or her talents, needs to be compensated to make all of the effort worthwhile. Writing-job-online.com offers attractive freelance jobs for good writers.

Good writers can bring in significant revenue by signing up with writing-job-online.com. With this site, a writer can make up to US$12-$15 per page. The more ambitious you are as a writer, the greater the opportunities that this freelance writing site will provide. It is easy to start earning money by accepting writing jobs online when you register with this professional organization. Join other writers within the community who have found writing-job-online.com to be the best choice for making money through freelance writing online.

Skilled writers can either be those for whom English is a second language, as well as those for whom English is their native language. Writing-job-online.com is interested in both types of talented writers. This site is unbeatable in terms of the pricing policy; there is nowhere else that offers US$8 for each page written by a non-native English speaker and as much as US$15 for each page written by a native English speaker.

The jobs offered by writing-job-online.com are not only profitable, but they are convenient as well. You can easily work from home once you have a working internet connection and a computer with Microsoft Word. The site’s support teams are available 24/7 to assist with any assigned tasks or any other questions or problems that you may have. Importantly, there are no start-up costs. You are not required to pay any money upfront. Instead, once you sign up with writing-job-online.com, you are paid for your work.

So if you consider yourself to be a good writer, then writing-job-online.com is the place for you.  Take your future into your own hands; you decide how much you want to work and how much you want to earn. Registration is quick and easy and you can start becoming a profitable online freelance writer in no time.


How to Write a Good Review for Slicethepie
by Alicia Washington

Have you recently signed up to review music for Slicethepie and are having difficulty coming up with a good review to earn money. If so, you are not alone.  There are several people who have experienced this same problem and wanted to know if there were any techniques or tips to help them write outstanding reviews to earn even more money on Slicethepie.  This post will discuss how this can be accomplished so that you can earn more money listening and writing reviews for songs at home.  

First let me explain some basic facts about Slice the pie.  This particular company pays music fans to review music twice a week on Tuesday and Friday as long as you have earned at least $10 in your account.  If you consistently do this, you can get paid 8 times a month!  The only technical requirement that you will need to do this from home is good Internet connection.  This means that you will not have to complete a background check, submit a resume, take a test or go through a screening process to start earning money here.  They pay through your Paypal account so if you don't have one yet, you will need to acquire one to earn money from this company.  

After you have signed up with your email address you will be asked to pick your genre or style of music that you like to listen to.  Make sure that you select the categories wisely because you will not be able to change them after you have signed up.  Now you are ready to start listening to tracks.  You will not be able to submit your review or rate the song until you have listened to it for at least 90 seconds.  At this point, you will be able to submit your review and give details on what you just heard and this is where most people tend to get stuck.  Here are some tips to help you write a detailed review with constructive comments for the artists.

I like to think of reviewing music on Slicethepie like some of those singing competition shows like The Voice, X Factor, American Idol or even the Singing Bee where the judges rate and critic the singers performance.  Because you won't be taking notes, I like to start writing my review right from the introduction of the song so that I won't forget or leave out any important details.  Details are essential for a great review on Slicethepie.  Was the introduction powerful?  If so, mention that.  Did the song reach a climax and exceeded your expectations?  Were the vocals too pitchy?  Did the song remind you of one of those timeless classics like, "My Heart Will Go On", from Celine Dion?  If that is the case, make the comparison and explain why you felt that way, what made this particular song stand out and any other details that could be helpful.  Remember your honest review will give these unsigned artists feedback they can use to make improvements and continue to hone their craft.  

Here are some elements that make up a song that you can incorporate into your reviews.

  • Melody - Part of a song that can be sung alone so that it is recognizable.  Examples of great melodies in a song are:  Journey, "Don't Stop Believing", I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor, Enya's Caribean Blue and Aersomith's Dream On.
  • Harmony - Notes that compliment or support the harmony line.
  • Rhythm - Pattern of beats included in a song.  
  • Tempo - The speed in a song.
  • Intro - The instrumental section right at the beginning of the song.
  • Verse - Part of the song that has it's own melody that occurs again after the chorus and introduction.
  • Bridge - Section of the song that is different from the chorus and verse.
  • Hook - An important phrase or memorable theme in the song that may be repeated various times.  "Single Ladies" by Beyonce was a very popular song with an infectious hook. Most memorable songs have great hooks. 
Now that we have the basic elements of a song down the next step is to use this in conjunction with adjectives or descriptive words to make your review outstanding.  Here are some descriptive words that you can use.

When describing the song or type of song

Flat, funky, bluesy, acoustic, harmonious, melodic, off key, unplugged, organic, punk, hard, raw, unique, eccentric or classic.

When describing the vocals

Rough, raspy, weak, strong, great, impressive, husky, complex, shrill, beautiful, hoarse, penetrating, gruff, high-pitched, soft-spoken, modulated, toneless, small, large, fierce, choppy or nasal.

When describing the lyrics

Romantic, infectious, touching, memorable, believable, wild, etc.

Of course you can add your own adjectives or descriptive words but these are a few examples that I came up with if you can't think of anything to describe the song you are reviewing.  A good review will include how the song made you feel.  Do not leave this part out because it will reveal to the artist your connect or disconnect with the song, how it made you feel, your response to the song and so many other factors that the artist will benefit from.  

If you didn't like the song reveal why you didn't and what could be done to improve it.  Your review doesn't always have to be positive.  Remember that a negative review has just as much value as a positive one does because they will both provide valuable insight from a listeners perspective. 

Here are some more tips to earning more money for your reviews on Slicethepie.

  • Try to review music when you are alert and not tired.
  • Make sure their is no background noise or distractions when you are listening to songs there.
  • Jump right in and start writing your review so that you will not leave out any important points.
  • Write lengthy, detailed reviews.  At least 5 sentences long and more if possible.
  • If you feel yourself getting burned out, stop and refocus for a few minutes.  Grab a snack, beverage or just relax for a few moments and then resume your reviews when you feel refreshed.
Here is a recent payment proof that I got from Slicethepie



This is really a fun way to make money from home.  Some people earn a few hundreds dollars per month doing this.  This is one of the few companies that pays you cash bonuses for a good review. Just apply some of these tips and techniques and you will earn more money for your music reviews.  Please sign up here to start earning money on Slicethepie today!  If you would like to read more tips and see an example of a positive and negative review for Slicethepie, click here to read more.

Get paid Cash to Scan Bardcodes
by Alicia Washington

Scantopia is a free app that you can download to your smartphone or other mobile devices to earn cash daily.  It is available on Google Play or Itunes right now.  It is one of my favorite apps because it doesn't require a lot of time and you can cash out fast! You can also get free gifts and virtual coupons that you can redeem as well.  Here is what you need to get started.

You will need either a smartphone phone or mobile device to download the app.  You will also need a verified Paypal account so that you can get your cash.  Once you download the app and put in your personal information, you can start scanning barcodes right away.

What kind of barcodes do you have to scan?  Nothing is off limits. If you have items lying around your home with a barcode label on it, you can scan it.  The only items that will not work is those that do not have barcodes on them.  As soon as you scan those barcodes the app will automatically detect it and read it.  You can earn up to .10 per scan.  You will get a dollar for your first scan which only leaves you with another dollar to earn to cash out.  

Make sure that you do not scan the same barcode or item within a 24 hour period because you will not get credit for it.  They even have Daily Super Scans which will allow you to earn more cash per barcode scanned.  

Sometimes you will earn points when you scan barcodes that you can use towards the weekly drawing where someone will earn cash or use in the Wierd Sweeps to win prizes.  

Remember, you don't necessarily have to go out and purchase any products because many of the items that you have at home contain barcodes on them already.  All you need is a Paypal account and a mobile device to download this free app to start earning.  Please use referral code 9P-53C-YC when you sign up.  Great for anyone to use at any age!


8 Ways to Earn Money at Home from Amazon
By Alicia Washington

Amazon is now known as the world's largest online retailer.  But what you may not have known is that there are several ways for you to earn money at home from this company.  You can make money working from home as a customer service rep, by doing simple tasks online, for your products, and so much more.  Here are some things that you can do right now to start making money online.

Sell Your Products

There are many places where you can sell your inventory or products online and Amazon also offers you the option to earn money for your items.  Because they are the number 1 online retailer, you will have access to millions of customers and have the potential to earn decent revenue.  You can sell DVDs, electronic equipment, clothes, jewelry, and so much more.  They are now launching an online wine marketplace so you could even sell wine here!  

With Your Own Website

Amazon will allow you to earn money with your own e-commerce website.  You can acquire your online marketplace on Amazon to maximize your online exposure and earn money while doing so.  
The service is free for the first 30 days and afterward you will have to pay a monthly fee but it is a great way to generate traffic to increase your sales online.

As an Affiliate

Yes you can sign up to be an affiliate for Amazon.com by advertising their products on your blog or website.  You can choose from a variety of items to sell on your blog and because Amazon is such a well known and trusted brand, you will not doubt earn money.  There is the potential to earn up to 10% in revenue as an affiliate on Amazon.  

Selling your Own Ebooks

You can write and sell your own ebooks on Amazon and earn money on their Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing website.  It is free and easy to set up.  You can earn 70 percent royalties from the sales of each book that you upload and sell on Amazon.  To learn more about how this process works, check out my Youtube video on exactly how to do this for free!

By Publishing your Blog on Amazon

You can earn money from your blog or website by publishing it on Amazon Kindle Publishing for Blogs.  You simply list your blog or website on Amazon with the description and appropriate category to list online.  Amazon Kindle readers can purchase a subscription to your blog for a monthly fee.  Most likely it will be around 99 cents or a little more but it is a way for you to earn extra money, especially if you get enough subscribers.

Amazon MTurk

Amazon has thousands of small tasks and assignments that you can do everyday from home to earn extra money.  You can choose your own hours and work when you want to.  Pay ranges for each task you complete.  The harder the task the more you will earn. Payment is deposited to your bank account.  You can earn bonuses here also.  Click here to check out Amazon Mturk. 

Amazon Work at home Careers

Amazon has customer service jobs that you can do from home. They pay around $11 per hour and offer full and part time positions available in certain states and areas across the country.  You can check the Career section of their website here and type in the words "work at home" for the latest work at home positions available.

Amazon Self Publishing

Create Space is an Amazon company that will provide you with free tools to self publish your own paperback books, music, DVDs, and more.  The service is free, including the cover, artwork, etc.  You can sell your own items all over the globe and earn 70% commission royalties for your items.  It is super easy and free to get started!  For more in depth information on how Create Space works, check out the article on this page.  Click here to sign up!   

Get Paid Cash to Play Games and Watch Videos
by Alicia Washington

What if I told you that you can get cash just to watch videos, play games, search the web, answer surveys, and so much more from a company called Swagbucks.  Swagbucks launched their official website back in 2008 and to date has paid their members over $48 million dollars to date and counting.  Why is this site so popular and how can you earn money with Swagbucks will be explained in this post.

What is Swagbucks?

Swagbucks is an online rewards program that is free to join and sign up with that will rewards you for your online activities.  They have several different ways in which you can earn and spend your Swagbuck rewards which allows it members various options to get free stuff or spend it whatever they choose.  Some of the ways you can earn Swagbucks are as follows:

  • Searching
  • Swagbucks TV
  • Shopping
  • Crowd Sourcing Tasks
  • Playing Games
  • Surveys
  • Special Offers
  • Trade-In
  • and more...
You probably already do many of these things and more online and so you can see why this site would attract so many users because they are actually doing these things online.  Not only are they engaging in these activities but Swagbucks will even pay you to do this, which is an even greater incentive.

How can you spend your Swagbucks?

You can visit their rewards store and pick from the various offers they have available.  Some of the rewards are Paypal, Walmart, Amazon, Facebook, and Starbuck gift cards.  You can even enter to win game consoles, laptops, iPad minis, and other items with the Swagstakes feature.  

What devices are Swagbucks available on?

You can access Swagbucks from your laptop,desktop computer, iphone, android phone, tablet, and other mobile devices.  If you download the Swagbucks app on your various mobile devices, you will be able to take it on the go with you and earn even more Swagbucks then just using your computer alone.  Your bucks will add up faster so their members can choose more rewards.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up here and go to Swagbucks official website to get started earning cash today!  You can either do so with your Facebook account profile or with your email address.  It is open to users in the United States and internationally.  Check out Swagbucks today and start earning rewards for doing what you already do.

18 Work at Home Companies that offer Perks
by Alicia Washington

What if I told you that you there are some companies that have impressive perks for their home based workers.  What kind of perks?  Because you work from home, these perks or incentives would be somewhat unique, not your average perks like receiving a discount for your lunch, free parking, fitness memberships, daycare centers at work, etc.  

Some companies that hire and use people to work from home recognize they may be low on funds initially but have the desire and discipline to work from their home office.  The only thing that may be stopping them from doing so is that they do not have a printer, or money to pay for long distance phone service or high speed Internet connection as a lot of companies require.  What solution have they come up with?  

A few companies understand the costs that the average remote worker may have to incur and they are willing to cut down or reimburse some of those fees which makes the job even more appealing.  Not only can you work from home but you may even get your high speed Internet connection paid for, they may even provide you with a headset, and a couple of companies have even been known to set you up with your own computer!  This ensure those workers that nothing can stop you from working from home, if this is your desire.  What companies will do this?  I have a list of legitimate work at home companies that offer awesome perks that you can read over below.  Please keep in mind they may or may not hiring at this time but make sure you are on the lookout for them when they do hire and apply as soon as you can to help you save even more money while working from home.  

  • ABC Financial - ABC Financial will provide you with computer equipment.  
  • Accurate Background Inc. - This company will reimburse you $60 every month for your Internet and long distance service. 
  • Apple - This company will provide you with an iMac to make your job easier.  They also offer benefits, and employee discounts on their various apple products.
  • Active Network - This company will provide you with a headset and company computer.
  • American Kidney Services - Allows you to use your cell phone to work from home.
  • American Express - They provide you with computer equipment and money towards your phone bill.
  • Century Link - This company will provide you with a headset, phone, and possibly an amplifier after you complete training. 
  • Citi Group - Company will provide PC, monitor, phone, headset and keyboard. 
  • Concero Resources - They will provide you with all the technical equipment needed and reimburse you for your high speed Internet connection.
  • Doherty Staffing - This company will provide you with a PC, monitor, keyboard, mouse, headset, and surge protector.
  • Higher One - They will reimburse you $30 for phone service.
  • Language Line Solutions - Your headset will be reimbursed by the company.
  • Real Page - You can use VOIP and not have to purchase land line phone service to work for this company.
  • Reynolds & Reynolds - This company will provide you with a company car, blackberry, laptop, printer, scanner, copier, and a furnished corporate apartment for your training in their Houston TX location for 5 months and then transition to working from home.
  • Sedgwick - This company will reimburse you for your phone and Internet connection and provide you with a computer, keyboard, mouse, and phone if you get hired.  
  • Transparent Health Group - This company needs bilingual call center agents to work from home.  Company will provide phone and headset.
  • Wayfair - This company will provide you with all the necessary equipment needed to work from home.
  • Windy City Call Center - They will provide you with a company headset.

How to Get Data Entry Work at Home
by Alicia Washington

I know how difficult it can be to find and obtain legitimate data entry work from home.  At times, it can seem to be next to impossible.  This is largely due to the abundance of data entry (scams) on the Internet today.  They are posted everywhere.  You can't escape it!  

But what if you found a legitimate data entry company like Cass Info, GAO, or Virtualbee and you still have difficulty getting accepted for these companies.  Does this mean that you should give up your goal to work from home as a data entry operator? Not necessarily.  It just may require you to think outside the box. What do I mean?  Let me explain.

I realize that data entry is an aggressively desired job that can make it a challenge for you to land a position but you can turn the tables around and have the clients come to you.  How can this be accomplished?  By offering your typing skills to others in exchange for pay.  You could initially try one of those open marketplaces like Fiverr and offer to type a page, document, or report for others for $5.  You can even do add-ons where you will agree to deliver the work in just a day or two for an extra $20 or agree to do several pages for an extra $5 per page or whatever you decide.  Make sure that you stipulate exactly what your typing gig involves and does not involve so that it will be worth your while.  Those data entry gigs and tasks could turn out to equate to you earning $10 to $15 per hour or much more.  

If you acquire a lot of satisfied clients on Fiverr, they may become repeat customers and refer new customers to you which will allow you to make a decent income doing data entry from home and give you the option of starting your own data entry business!  With your own business, you can branch out and reach even more clientele and even set up a free blog or website of your choice to promote your services and display your portfolio.  It will also give you more control over the prices that you set, help you to take home all of your revenue and not have to share it with others, and allow you to earn even more revenue if you decide to monetize your blog or website.

Of course, Fiverr is not the only option because you could use advertise your services on Craigslist, Odesk, or even Elance. Pursuing and taking advantage of as many avenues as you can will bring you a lot of exposure.  This is exactly what you want and need to finally do data entry work at home and have the customers coming to you.

Review of ACD Direct
by Mrs. R

ACD Direct


This is one of my favorite companies for flexibility of schedule and a non-stressful customer service position.  Didn't know that existed. Well it does with ACD Direct.

What does the job entail at ACD Direct?  

ACD Direct takes calls for Public Broadcasting Service, National Public Radio, political campaigns and other charities.  Most calls are inbound (where the customers call you and you don't have to call out).  This is one of the best customer service jobs to have. Usually when you are in a customer service position you are dealing with customers that have problems they want you to solve.  A lot of times, they are irate and it can be very stressful dealing with this on a day in day out basis, but this is not the case with ACD Direct.

You are taking calls for people who are calling in to give a donation or pledge.  The whole call is different and they usually end the call thanking you because they think you are volunteering your time and are the people they see on TV during the fundraisers.

Management is very helpful and your co-workers are nice too.  We all work as a team.  All sounds too good to be true, right?  I know you are waiting for the drawbacks.  Well this job is a pay per minute per talk time position which means, if the calls are not coming in you will not make any money.  But during pledge months the call volume is awesome and you will have no problem making more.  This would not be a job that I would use to replace my full time job but it is great for supplemental income.

How to Earn More Money working for ACD Direct

My suggestion would be that when the call volume is up, work as much as you can to offset the low call volume.  Also when the call volume is slow, use that time to certify for as many clients as you can.  The cost to certify for a client is $5-$10 or you can use your own points.  You get points when you sign up to work shifts and certify for clients.  Take advantage of the opportunity to certify for a client.  The more clients you certify for, the higher your call volume will be will means more earnings for you!

Pros
  1. Flexibility of Schedule
  2. Not Stressful
  3. Enjoyable Work
  4. Wonderful management
  5. Great co-workers
  6. Pay per minute talk time
Cons
  1. Does not pay by the hour
If you are looking for a stress free customer service job with a flexible schedule.  Check them out.  You will be glad you did. 

Get paid to Unlock your Smartphone

by Alicia Washington

If you love Ibotta, you will love Locket.  Locket is a brand new app that will pay you just to unlock your smartphone.  How is this possible?  Every time you open your phone, you will see an ad or offer.  You will get paid just for viewing them on your phone.  It may be an ad for a movie trailer, an offer for a new product from your favorite brand, and so much more.  You can either decide to swipe left and watch the trailer or swipe right and proceed to your phone like you always do.  Either way, you will get paid!  You probably check your phone and swipe it hundreds of times a day anyway, so you might as well earn some money for doing this. 

The app is free and is still in the beta phase but it is open to the public to download and use right now!  What does this mean?  You can start earning money right now today with your smartphone. It has been featured on several well-known media outlets like:  TIME, abc, Gizmod, PCMAG.com and more.  

There are three ways you can use your cash.  
  1. You can cash out and redeem it.
  2. Put the cash on a gift card.
  3. You can even donate it to charity.
You get to choose which option is best for you.  If you choose to cash out and redeem your money, you will need to have at least $10 in your account before you are able to do so.  You can withdraw those funds into your Paypal account immediately thereafter.

Locket will also pay you to refer your friends.  How much?  You will earn $1 for every friend that you refer and signs up to download their app.  Your earnings can add up pretty quickly if you have a following on Twitter, Facebook, or any other social media networks.   

There are many more features to come in the near future but it is an easy way for you to earn some extra cash from your Smartphone.  Check out Locket today and download their app for free to start earning money just for unlocking your phone.  You can download their app here to get started today!  

Get Paid Cash to Answer Questions
by Alicia Washington


Do you like to idea of getting paid to do something fun?  If so, I have a new website that you will want to try that will pay you just to answer 3 questions.  If you like Pollbuzzer or Paid Viewpoint, you will love ICS.

ICS or Instant Cash Sweepstakes is a brand new legitimate website that is partnered with Paid Viewpoint that will reward you for your feedback.  It only takes a few seconds to register and you are ready to get started earning money right away!  All you need is a PayPal account.

Not only will they give you a $1 just for signing up but you will also earn points or tickets that will go towards winning a daily prize of $50 in addition to what you have already earned for the day.  You can cash out multiple times as long as you have at least $2 in your account. 

Your answer will be selected in a multiple choice form.  It only takes a few seconds for to answer one survey and earn money. Please sign up here for ICS today!

Here are some other get paid to answer sites that are similar to ICS that you can try as well.

E-poll
Poll Buzzer
Paid Viewpoint
Tellwut
Just Answer
Darwin's Data
Pinecone Research
Weegy

My Experience with Arise
by Mrs. R

Arise is one of my favorite work from home companies. Why you may ask? It offers the best of both worlds. At Arise you are a home based business or independent contractor. What does that mean?  That means you are responsible for paying your own taxes, you do not get benefits, but you may be able to deduct expenses associated with a home office(check with a tax professionals) and you get to choose your own hours.

To get started you have to:

1. Setup a profile

2. Take a brief Voice Assessment*

3. Complete a background check*

4. Certify as a Client Support Professional (CSP 101)*

5. Setup your own Independent Business or join an existing Independent Business Partner

I enjoyed working for Arise because it gave me the best of both worlds. I had worked as an independent contractor before where I was paid by the call, which meant if the calls were not coming in you did not make any money.
With Arise you are paid an hourly wage or a per call rate. So if the calls are slow you make the hourly wage. If they are coming in quickly you make the per call rate.

So you always know you cannot make less then whatever your hourly wage is times the hours you work.

At Arise you have to be a home based business or LLC. You can have someone do this for you or you can go online and download the papers and do it yourself (it is much cheaper this way) and then you have to pay a fee to keep it every year, which depends on the state. I paid $40.00. You also have to have an EIN number with you can get by calling the IRS. This is free. You also have to do a background check and you need a name or your business.

Once you complete all of this and turn it in you are ready to pick your client. You have to pay for the certification course which could range from $29 to about $200 for some clients offer deferred payment. The courses can last one week to 2 months during which time you are not getting paid. But some companies do offer a bonus once you pass the course and take calls for certain amount of time, (they will tell you this at the beginning).

You do the class online in a webex type environment. At the end you take the test and if you pass you are ready to start servicing that client.

I like Arise for the flexibility of it. I could choose my hours. If I wanted to work morning one day, afternoon the next, evening the next it was fine as long as I did my required weekly hours. (which is told to you upfront).


How to Find Work at Home Jobs using Craigslist
By Alicia Washington


Can you really use Craigslist to find legitimate work at home jobs? You may at first assume that there is absolutely no such thing. Craigslist only has scams but I will show you how you can use this site to not only find but also apply to work at home jobs using Craigslist.  Here are some practical tips to help you get started.

Start your search in the location in which you are closest to or in a larger city

If you decide to start you job search in one of the larger cities, you may have a greater chance of finding a work at home job and spend less time of the site.  What major cities am I referring to?  Here are some of the larger ones listed below.
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • San Antonio
  • Dallas
  • San Jose
  • Austin
  • Jacksonville
  • Nashville
  • Indianapolis
  • San Francisco
  • Columbus
  • Forth Worth
  • Charlotte
  • Detroit
  • El Paso
  • Memphis
  • Boston
  • Seattle
  • Denver
Because Craigslist is so popular with over 20 billion page views per month, many posters will target this site and in particular the job section because they are aware that people are looking for ways to earn money from home.  They may be trying to get referrals, customers, and who knows what else.   What can you do to avoid this?  Search very carefully.  Look for things like you would if you were searching in your local newspaper. A job title, job description, job duties, pay, contact information including their name and phone number, and name of the company as well if it is provided.  This will enable you to research the company further and do your own investigation.  Not all job listings will have everything that I described in this list but try to apply to those jobs that have detailed information included in their post.

Avoid job descriptions like:

Make $700 a week!
Easy money from home
Need extra cash
Get paid daily
Social Media jobs
Get paid to Type

This just an example of some of the ads that you will see there but people will get more creative and experienced posting these ads so they are not limited to what is shown above.  

Do not give out any personal information  

If a company asks for your bank account information, social security number, or any other personal information just to apply without even knowing whether you will get the job or not RUN FAST!  Do not give out your private information to a poster on Craigslist.

Ask questions 

If you are not sure if a particular job or company is legitimate, ask someone else.  Preferably someone who has worked from home or is knowledgeable about work at home companies or even contact the poster and ask him or her specific questions about the job if you are very interested and it seems to be a very vague or shallow listing.  If they don't want to give out any information or want to disclose your earnings, it could be a sign that it is not legit.  You have a right to know as much as you can about a company or a job that you want to perform for them before you get fully invested in them.

Search in multiple cities 

Do not limit yourself to just one city or location to look for work at home jobs.  If you have time, search 3 or 4 locations at a time to increase your chances of finding a work at home job.  

Search the company's website

Most likely, if the company that is hiring people to work from home is legitimate, they will have a website that you can visit and browse through.  If you found their job listing on Craigslist, look in the career section on their official website and search through the jobs and frequently asked question page to get more information. If there is no company or website listed in the posting, just be careful when proceeding.  It doesn't mean that it is not legitimate because some employers choose to remain anonymous on Craigslist for whatever reason but you will definitely want to find out more especially as you get further along in the process.

Search regularly

As the old saying goes, "If at first you don't succeed try and try again".  This is also true when it comes to looking for work at home jobs.  You may not find anything that interests you or you want to apply to the first time.   Does this mean that there are no work at home jobs for you.  What should you do?  Keep looking. You may have to search multiple times on a regular basis but don't give up.  Eventually you will find a suitable work at home job just for you.

For even more tips on how to search for wok at home jobs on Craigslist, please watch this video here.



Get paid from your Social Media Traffic with Viraliti
by Alicia Washington


If you are not already on social media I will give you another reason why you may want to consider doing this, especially if you want to make money from home.  Viraliti is a company that is designed to help you monetize your social media traffic.  How? Very simply they will pay you to pin ads on Pinterest, share stuff on Twitter, as well as Tumblr.  If you like sharing on social media and you spend a lot of time doing this, it could definitely be beneficial for you to sign up with this company because you can earn money for your social media traffic.  This is by far, one of the easiest and fastest ways to earn money at home.  

If you are looking for an easy way to earn money online and you don't have a lot of time to commit to a full or part time schedule, you may want to give Viraliti a try.  Here are some more details about Virtaliti and how you can get started with this company today.

How do you sign up?

You simply go to their official website at Viraliti.com and sign up for a publisher account using your email address.  You will confirm it and put in your user name for your Pinterest, Twitter, and Tumblr accounts.  It only takes a just few seconds to complete this entire step and you will see ads on your dashboard that you can share to your followers right away.

What will this involve?

There is minimal work that is required from you.  Viraliti has actually done all the work for you.  All you have to do is pick from the various ads and social media networks that you would like to share by clicking on the ads with your mouse.  Very simple.

How much will I earn?

Of course every individual will be paid a certain rate depending upon the number of followers they have.  The pay is based on a CPC or cost per click ratio so when someone clicks on your ad(s), you will earn a certain amount based upon how many clicks you generate.  The more followers you have the more likely it is that you will get more clicks which will mean more earnings for you. You can also earn money when you get your friends to join as well.

When will I get paid?

As soon as you have earned at least $30, you can request your payment from Viraliti.  They pay through your Paypal account twice a month as long as you have reached your payment threshold.

Can anybody use Viraliti?

Yes.  Anyone anywhere can use and get paid from Viraliti.

What you will need to sign up for Viraliti?

  • Email address
  • Paypal account
  • Twitter account
  • Pinterest account
  • Tumblr account
You will need an invite for Pinterest, so if you are not already using Pinterest, please contact me here and I will send you an invitation.

How to sign up?

Click here to sign up for Viraliti today!

Why do I recommend Viraliti?

It is a great platform for anyone who desires to earn money from home without having to obtain a blog or website.  It also connects you with advertisers, helps promote their products, and at the same time generate income for yourself in the process.  Check out Viraliti today and get paid for your social media traffic! 


Smartphone Apps that Pay Cash
By Alicia Washington


Many of you probably have a smartphone that you use on a regular basis.  They can be very convenient and help to simply many tasks that we do on a daily basis.  Did you know that there are some apps that you can download for free that actually pay cash!  Some of the apps can even help to offset some of the cost of your smartphone bill.  

What will this involve and is it as easy as it sounds?  Many of the smartphone apps will pay you just to take a poll, scan your grocery receipts and barcodes, for your opinion, to check prices, and many other easy tasks.  As a matter of fact, the tasks are so simple that it will only take you a few minutes to complete each one and get paid for it.  You could even earn a dollar or more just for 2 minutes of your time.  Because of this appeal, thousands of people have downloaded and regularly use these free apps to earn extra money and so can you.

If you are a smartphone user, here are 5 reasons why you should use these smartphone apps.

  1. They are free to download.
  2. They pay you cash.
  3. There are no requirements.
  4. You can redeem your money within 24 hours.
  5. Anyone anywhere can do this.
I personally use many of the apps that I recommend and I have gotten paid from them as well.  Most of the companies do pay through your Paypal account, so you will probably need to acquire one if you haven't already in order to receive your money.  Here are some of the smartphone apps that pay cash that you can check out and sign up with today!  More apps will be added to this list as other companies offer this unique way to compensate smartphone users for completing simple tasks with their phones.


Field Agent
Gig Walk
Endorse
Ibotta
Checkpoints Be sure to use the username/Bonus code aw1219
Jingit
Mobile Expressions


Get paid to use Infolinks
By Alicia Washington 

Infolinks is an in-text advertising network that will double your earnings if you sign up to be a publisher before April 15, 2013.  If you earn $100 in April, Infolinks will double that amount and pay you $200!  If you are a blog or website owner and you haven't tried Infolinks yet, right now is a great time to give Infolinks a try. For those who are not aware of Infolinks and how it works, I will explain just how easy it is to get started, the pros and cons of using Infolinks, and how you can sign up today.

Infolinks will highlight a few specific keywords embedded within your content on your blog or website that your readers can view or click on for more information as they read along.  You earn money from Infolinks when a visitor to your website or blog puts their mouse over the highlighted text.  Some of the in-text advertising that Infolinks uses are:
  • insearch
  • intext
  • intag
  • inframe


Example of Infolinks In-Text advertising (Blue highlighted words are Infolinks ads) 



For many website owners, Infolinks is a great alternative to Google Adsense especially if you have been banned and lost your account.
Some publishers have even claimed to earn more with Infolinks than Google Adsense because of the clever way in-text ads work along with your content.  Here are some more pros as well as cons about using Infolinks to make money online.

Pros Cons

Doesn't take any ad space to use Can be a distraction
Look like normal links on your site Compete with other ads
Easy to install (1 minute or less)      Highlighted text       Does not slow down page
Can use along with other advertising
Passive Income
High traffic website not required
Ads show up immediately
Reduce bounce rates
Enhance your SEO
Engages your readers
Ads are related to content
Is Free!

If you would like to double your earnings with Infolinks, here is what you need to do.  It only takes 3 simple steps to sign up as a publisher.  

  1. Create a free publisher account
  2. Wait for a confirmation email of your approval from Infolinks.
  3. Paste the Javascript code in the body section of your blog or website.  You can also use a plugin for Blogger, Wordpress, Joomla, and Drupa sites.  Super easy!
Infolinks is a great way to earn passive income from home for your content.  It is also a great option to Google Adsense or could even be used along with Google Adsense and other advertising and affiliate companies to increase your earnings from home. 



Get paid $1 for every answer you give online
by Alicia Washington

Would you like to get paid $1 for every multiple choice answer that you give?  Would you like to receive your money the very next day just for answering questions online?  Poll Buzzer is a company that will pay you for each answer you give.  It is one of the easiest and fastest ways that I have earned money online.  It only takes a few seconds for you to earn money from Poll Buzzer.  If you could use a few extra dollars a month, you should definitely give Poll Buzzer a try.

What is Poll Buzzer?

It is a real-time opinion research company that will pay you for your answers.  They work with clients who need feedback from their consumers and will pay you to for your answers.  

How does it work?

You simply sign up to be a panelist on their official website and include your name and email address to receive questions that you will respond to in the form of a multiple choice answer.  Because it is real-time it is unique from all the other research companies and you will get paid in less than 24 hours!  

Can I use my cell phone?

Yes.  You can either give your answers from your cell phone or through your email address.  You will still get paid no matter which method you decide to use.

How many questions will I get?

You will get a few sent to you every month.  It will also depend upon your profile but you can expect to receive questions from Poll Buzzer regularly. 

How will I know when a question is available?

They will send you an alert through your email address or via your cell phone.  You will need to check it regularly so that you do not miss any questions that they may send you.

How will I get paid?

You will get paid through your Paypal account within 24 hours for every single answer you give!

How do I sign up for Poll Buzzer?

You click here to go to their website and sign up for Poll Buzzer today.   


How You can Get Paid Daily from a Blog
By Alicia Washington

Have you ever imagined having your own blog or website and actually being able to earn money from it?  It is really possible for anyone to do this.  All you need is a computer, content, and Internet connection.  How much can you really earn, how to get started and more will be explained in this article.

What is a blog?

A blog is simply a platform that is used to put content on.  It is information that you will put on an online journal or diary to be published on the World Wide Web.  Because it is published online, people will come to find out more information about the subject or topic that your blog is centered around.  From cooking to sports to fashion, a blog is your personal footprint or voice that can be heard virtually.

Can anyone start a blog?

Absolutely.  Teenagers, adults, celebrities, businesses, corporations, and anyone who wants to can have their own blog.  

How much does a blog cost?

Nothing.  You can get a free blog from blogger.com or wordpress. Of course you can pay for a blog if you choose to but this is not a requirement.  Many choose to purchase hosting from sites like Go Daddy, Host Gator, or Blue Host.  Hosting is basically renting space online to have a place for your blog or website to sit, but this is also optional and up to the discretion of each blogger.  
Note:  If you use blogger you can host it there and never have to pay hosting fees but if they feel that you have violated their terms and conditions, they could take your blog down without any notice and that is why some people decide to host it on a server like the ones I mentioned above.  This will give the blogger full control over their blog or website and content contained within.

What will I blog about?

Anything you want to.  It is all up to you.  If you feel that you are an expert or have knowledge in an area or subject that will benefit others, you can blog about it.  You can also have a personal blog and post and upload pictures of your favorite places to travel, foods to eat, your pets, etc.  You can even create a hodgepodge of a blog with random things on it.  Because it is your blog, you can post whatever information you want.  It is a reflection of you and even if there are hundreds on blogs on the topic you choose, it will still be unique, because no two people are the same.

How can I make money?

By placing advertisements on your blog or website.  You can also sell advertising slots on your blog.  Sell your own products and so much more.  Here is a recent video I made about how to put ads on your blog.  Please click here for a list of companies that will pay you to be a publisher and promote other businesses and well known companies.

How much will I make?

You can make anywhere from a few cents per day to a few dollars a day or even hundreds a day.  It depends on how much traffic you get.  It also depends on the content that you produce.  The content is what will drive people to your blog or website.  Try to create good, quality content on a regular basis.  You can also get free content from a few companies that I have listed here.

Just remember to have fun, work hard, and you will reap the benefits accordingly.  If you are seriously considering starting your own blog or website, please watch this video that will give you some tips on how you can start your own blog or website today!

Make Money From Home by Making the Web a Better Place
by Kimberly Odom

Do you sometimes wish that you could help make the web a better place?  Well, now is your chance to make a difference for billions of people all over the world.  Automattic.com is now hiring for various positions that you can work from home.  It doesn't matter where you live, Automattic is located all over the world - California, Texas, New York, Canada, Georgia, New Jersey, Australia, and more stateside and overseas locations.  However, you will be working from home.

What is Automattic,?  Automattic, Inc. started in August 2005 and has been growing ever since.  It seems like a fun and exciting place to work.  Automattic works on projects for P2-themed Wordpress.com blogs, private IRC channels, and Skype and AIM projects.  Automattic works 24/7 because they are located all over the world.  Check out the interview on their website to learn more about being a part of Automattic.

When you apply for a position you will go through an interview process.  After making it through the interview process, then you will work on a project that will last between 3-8 weeks.  When you decide to join as a full-time employee, you'll do customer support for WordPress.com for your first three weeks.

You will be an employee of Automattic.  So, you get benefits such as dental, health, and vision insurance for US employees and their family; 401 (k) plan for US employees; vacation time; they cover costs of company travel; they will provide or reimburse hardware or software you will need for your job, and they will provide or reimburse books or conferences that promote continued learning.

Check out Automattic.com for the various work from home position they have available.  



Get Paid to use Pinterest and Twitter
by Alicia Washington

Twitter and Pinterest are some of the more popular social media outlets that many people use every single day.  Did you know that you could actually get paid to tweet and to pin items to your boards on Pinterest?  The great thing about this money making opportunity is that it only takes a few seconds to tweet or add a pin on Pinterest.  How much money can you earn?  How does it work?  Will it really be worth my time?  Those questions will be answered in this post.

How does it work?

If you already have an account with Pinterest and Twitter all you need to do is to sign up through a company called Pinbooster and Sponsored Tweets and they will link up your Twitter and Pinterest accounts to start earning money.  If you don't have an account, you will have to sign up for one to be eligible.  After you have signed up and your accounts are linked, advertisers will offer you a price to tweet out messages to your followers or to pin items to your boards on Pinterest online.

How much will I earn?

It will depend upon how many followers you have on Pinterest and Twitter.  They also consider your social media influence online which will also determine how much you earn.  Generally after your accounts are linked the price may be set for you but you can always adjust it to suit your needs.

Is this legal?

Absolutely!  But you will have to by, disclose that you are sending out a sponsored tweet or pin by simply include #sponsored or #ad within your tweet or pin.  Sponsored tweets embeds those hashtags within your tweets before you send them out.  Pinbooster discloses this information on their official website.

Is it worth your time?

I would say yes, especially if you have many followers on Twitter and Pinterest because it will only take you a few seconds to send out a tweet or add a pin to your board on Pinterest.  It is one of the easiest ways to earn money online.

How do I get paid?

Pinbooster will pay you 24 hours after your pin has gone live and you can withdraw your funds directly into your bank account after you have earned $100!  Sponsored Tweets will pay you through your paypal account.  Simply log in and request that your funds be withdrawn into your paypal account.  Note:  Sponsored tweets payout request used to be at a threshold of $50 but now that is not the case.  You can request your funds for any amount under the $50 but they will charge you a $2 fee for early withdrawal.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up right away by going to Pinbooster and Sponsored Tweets to starting earning money for your tweets and pins!  You will need a Pinterest account to sign up for Pinbooster and if you would like and invite for Pinterest, please contact me via email here and I and include your email address and I will send you one.  Please watch my latest video on how you can make money on Pinterest by clicking here if you would like more information.  Happy Pinning and Tweeting!
Get Paid $10 for 15-20 minutes of your time as a website tester!
by Alicia Washington

It is really possible for you to earn $10 in approximately 15 to 20 minutes to rate and review websites.  This is an ideal work from home job for those who need a flexible working schedule.  Stay at home moms, students, retirees, or anyone looking to earn extra income online can do this job because you are not required to have any experience to get started.  

What is involved?

This job is fairly easy to do.  You get paid paid to visit a website and browse around on the homepage and other pages to give your honest feedback or opinion on the things you liked or didn't like.  If you have been on the Internet for some time, you probably have visited or visit several websites daily.  This is exactly what a website tester does.  Companies will pay you for your review of their site and use this data to make improvements or adjustments to accommodate everyday users to their site.  Your opinion and reviews are valuable to the success of their company or business and that is why you will be compensated for your time.

What will I need to get started?

Every site is different but in general you will need a computer with a microphone, possibly a webcam, a paypal address, and an email address.  Depending upon whatever company you sign up for, you may need to download a software program to your computer so that they can capture your screen when you visit each site but this is just to record your experience while you are completing each test.  Keep in mind that every company will not require you to download any software to be a website tester.

How long will it take?

It will take you only 15 to 20 minutes to complete each test online.

How much will I get paid?

You will get paid $10 for each site that I will list below with the exception of Whatusersdo.  They pay $8 for each test you complete as a website tester.

When will I get paid?

Either the same day or before the week is up through your paypal account.

How do I get started?

Go to the official website of the company or companies that you are interested in signing up for to be a website tester.  Fill out your personal details including name, email address, etc.  You may need to fill out an application online but not every company will require that you complete this step, for example trymyui does not require that you fill out an application.  After you complete those steps and confirm your email address, you are ready to get started.

How will I know when a test is ready for me to complete?

When a test is ready for you to complete you will be sent an alert through your email address.  Simply open that email and click on the link contained within and proceed accordingly.

My recommendations

Please make sure that you read any information or F.A.Q. listed on their homepage so that you will know exactly what is required of you.  It will also be helpful to watch any videos that might be available.  All of your questions should be answered there, if not, contact each company directly for more information.

List of companies that hire website testers to work from home


Trymyui

Userfeel

Usertesting

Userlytics

Whatusersdo
How to make $10 a day working from home
by Alicia Washington

Could you use an extra $10 per day working from home?  At first, it may not seem like a lot but if you think about it that is equivalent to
$70 per week, around $310 per month and $3,650 per year!  You could use that extra money to pay off a couple of bills for the month.  There are a few companies that will pay you $10 a day to do a variety of things right from your computer.  Here are a list of some of the things that I found.

User Testing

This company will pay you $10 to rate and review every single website that you visit online.  It only takes 10-25 minutes at the most to visit each website and give your opinion from your computer.  No software or webcam required.  It pays through your paypal account.

Slicethepie


You can easily make $10 a day listening to music and writing short reviews on what you just heard.  If you are a music lover, you will love this site!  Pays every Tuesday and Friday via Paypal.

Bright Hub

This company will pay you $10 per article upfront for your original content that you submit to them online.  You will also earn additional revenue income for the lifetime of your articles.  Payments are made on a monthly basis.

TextBroker

This website will pay you every single week for your original articles online.  You can get paid to write on a variety of topics.  Simply pick the topics that are of interest to you and depending upon your rating you can earn $10 a day writing for Textbroker easy!  They pay every week.

Sponsored Tweets

If you have a lot of followers on Twitter, you can earn $10 per day sending out tweets online.  It also depends upon how active and influential you are on Twitter but even if you don't have a lot of followers, you can still earn money tweeting from Sponsored Tweets.  

Remilion

This company will actually pay you $8 per hour to write articles online.  You will be required to work 15 hours per week and submit at least 5 articles but it actually equals out to be more than $10 per day.  If you write for Remilion, you will earn $120 every week. 
www.GlobalTestMarket.com

Navigating the job world to find a Work at Home Job

By J Leach

FINDING A WORK AT HOME (W@H) JOB


Finding a job can be a daunting task. Many job seekers looking for a work at home (W@H) job can feel incredibly overwhelmed. Working at home may not be the right path for everyone but it has some advantages that many find appealing including:

  • · *Saving time: Lessening commute time to and from work.
  • · *Saving money: Money savings on fuel, eating on the go, etc.
  • · *Promoting greater work-life balance.

These are just a couple benefits you can reap from working at home. As note earlier, this arrangement is not for everyone. Some challenges associated with working at home include:

  • · *Inability to separate work and home life.
  • · *Feeling of being cooped up in one space.
  • · *Missing social interaction with coworkers.

Evaluate the pros and cons of a W@H job to see if it is truly the right fit for you. If it is, here are some helpful tips to aid in your job hunt.


W@H JOB TIPS

1. Searchable sources: Don’t limit your search by looking only online. Check out other media channels like radio, newspaper, etc.

2. Evaluate your skills and experience: Not all jobs can transition easily into a W@H job. If your current or former job falls in this category, think outside the box. Think about how your skills can transition into a W@H job. For example, if you were an admin for a large company, perhaps virtual assisting is W@H job to pursue.

3. Join a forum: It might be comforting to see other people in the same boat as you. One of my favorite work at home forums is WAHM (Work at Home Mom). Some other online resources include Telecommute Mama and Warrior Forum.

4. Be patient: Finding a job takes time. Don’t be discouraged if it takes some time to secure your W@H job.

5. Look to your employer: Are you already employed now? Talk to your employer to see if your duties could be completed from home. In many cases it’s cheaper for the employer to have their staff work from home (i.e. Less resources used at the office, smaller office space required, less costly, etc.)

An alternative to working with an employer W@H arrangement would be self-employment. Operating an at-home business can have minimal cost involved for operations in some cases.


HOME BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES


Here are some examples of at-home business opportunities:


Direct Sales: Avon, Mary Kay, Scentsy, etc.

Affiliate marketing: Sell other people’s products for a commission; in some cases even 100% commission!

Independent contractor: Search engine evaluator jobs on a contract basis with companies like Appen Butler Hill or Leapforce are some examples of independent contract work. Other opportunities such as site testing, staff writing, etc.

Task work: Advertise your skills on sites like Odesk, Freelancer, Fiverr, Twentyville, etc. People select you to complete tasks like creating a web banner, data entry, writing an article, sharing a resource, etc.

Today, W@H jobs are much more common than in the past. Hopefully the tips shared will aid in your quest to find a W@H job.


www.telecommutemama.com

Finding Legitimate Online Jobs 
by Pernita L. Spears


I think when it comes to working online you have to be very skeptical about the companies you apply for.  I speak from experience, back in the year 2008, I signed up for a company called Panda Research (it is a survey completion job) and I didn't research it or look it up to see if it was a scam before agreeing to their policies.  I got in routine in completing the surveys the pay was great but the thing is I never got to see my money even after I requested it for pay out.  It was only $50 but I also had money that was pending which was $100.  My pending money never got included into my active active I waited 2-3 weeks to see a change.    

After the long wait and contacting customer service and got no answer, I then researched the company and saw the reviews that were available and seen people who were deep in the hole worse than me.  For an example, I seen a lady that had $3000 in her account and she had another $1500 pending and she said it never got added and she never got the check that she requested in the payout area.  This shows me exactly what I thought this place is a scam and I don't know if they were using my email for nonsense or for spam and trying to collect my personal info from it.  I have just recently researched them again and they are still having the same problem and scamming people to believe that they will get all this money and that they really pay them when they get to the payout goal or beyond.  Working online takes a lot of time and dedication and research in order to make sure that you're dealing with a properly legitimate job and staff that can help you when things may go wrong.  I have learned my lesson early and have taken the initiative to really network with people my age and older and pay attention to the little details that may be warning signs to stay away from this site.  I try to stay away from sites that ask you to come out of your pocket in order to work for them.  I do in fact like MCA (Motor Club America).  I also like Textbrokers it is a legit writing company that pays you for writing articles short and long.    

October 2, 2012
Facebook:  Pernita Spears

Pernita.spears@gmail.com/
mrsgohard1@gmail.com/
Chicago, IL

    
  

Work at home Jobs for the Disabled
by Alicia Washington

If you are currently receiving SSI or SSDI benefits from the Government there is a company that offers free job placement services for those who would like to work from home.  They have over 500 full and part time positions for those who currently receive SSI or SSDI benefits in cities all over the country.  If you are between the ages of 18-63 and are receiving SSI or SSDI benefits My Employment Options has many possibilities for you to work from home.  

My Employment Options was set up by the Ticket to Work Program that the Government created in 1999 to provide the Social Security disability beneficiaries with choices, opportunities, and support to become or stay employed, increase their earnings, and eventually be self-supportive. Here are some typical questions you may be wondering about this opportunity and how to get started.

Is this service free?

Absolutely.  The placement service is free for those looking to get back in the work force.

What are the requirements?

You must currently be receiving  SSI or SSDI benefits.  Be between the ages of 18-63 and live in the US.

What kind of work at home jobs are available?

They have jobs in customer service, as a home agent, a call center agent, and much more.

How do I apply?

You go to My Employment Options official website here and pre-qualify by clicking on the option that fits your current situation to complete your online application.  

This is a great opportunity for those who would like to work from home and are currently receiving benefits from the Government.  To see if you qualify for disability benefits and for a free disability benefits evaluation. Get SS Disability Benefits Help Now! Click Here
5 Ways to Make Money without a Blog or Website
by Alicia Washington


Have you ever heard that you can't make money without a website?  It is true that there is money to be made by having your own website.  You can sell advertising slots on your blog, use affiliate programs to earn passive income and of course Google Adsense.  That is the top money-maker for many webmasters on the internet today.  Some would say that they couldn't even survive or keep their blog going without it.  But is there a way for you to earn money without a blog or website?  Let's explore this question next.

Some may feel that it is too risky to try to earn money without a blog or website.  It may seem unrealistic for some but it really is possible for anyone one to do this.  You may be thinking that you don't have a skill or talent that you could parlay into a product to sell, but this is not a requirement in order for you to be able to earn money online.  So does this mean that you will have to talk on the phone and pretend to be someone else to earn money online.  Absolutely not!  You will not have to do anything illegal or engage in an activity that would go against your conscience to earn money at home without a blog or website.  

Is it a scam?  
Do I have to come up with money upfront?  
The answers to both of these questions are NO.  Are you in complete suspense now?  By now, you can probably think of a thing or two that you can do from home and if not, you may come up with even more things you can do to earn money without a blog or website that I haven't mentioned here.  Just remember to think outside of the box and take risks.  How will you know what the outcome will be if you stay in the "safe lane".  Here are a few ideas for you to earn money online.

1.  Write your own books - You could be the next best-seller out there.  Do you have a story to tell?  Are you already writing online but just have not made the leap into writing your own books as of yet?  Are you an expert in a certain area or topic and have valuable information to share with others?  If you have ever thought about writing a book of poems, a how-to, your own special recipes, a fiction novel, or anything that you are passionate about, you can write.  Don't wait for the right time.  The time is now. Amazon and many other places has made it so easy for you to self-publish your own books for free.  All you have to do is decide what you will write about, type it, and download it to whatever format they accept.   Then you upload it to their website, set up your price, and you are ready to sell. Ebooks are so convenient for book readers and popular today.  You could even write your own book in a couple of days if you know your topic well.  So get started writing and self-publishing your own book or books today.

2.  You Tube - There is a large audience for anyone to earn money making videos on You Tube.  Maybe you have a funny video of your kids playing around the house or yard, or you could show people your favorite make up tips and so forth.  Sign up for a Google Adsense account and you can earn money every month for your videos.

3.  Blog Frog - This is a website that helps brands and bloggers to expand their businesses by engaging in conversations with other bloggers.  So what if you don't have a blog, that is okay.  You don't need a blog or website to earn money from Blog Frog.  You sign up, start your own community, and allow advertising to run inside your community and get paid for page views alone.  Once you have reached $30 in your account, you will be sent a check in the mail from Blog Frog.  You just start discussions on your favorite topic or subject and interact with others on the things that interest you.  It is that simple.

4.
 Blogging - You can write for others online and earn money.  There are several legitimate writing and blogging gigs online.  The best part about it is that you do not have to be experienced to break into writing.  Even if you have never written anything before in your life, you can earn money writing articles, blog posts, and more online.  There are an abundance of writing jobs for all.  Please check out this blog for the latest legitimate work at home writing and blogging opportunities.

5.  Working from Home - You no longer have to work outside the home unless that is your preference because there are many companies that hire Telecommuters to work from their home office.  There are jobs in customer service, transcription, bookkeeping, accounting, sales, data entry, and more.  Just check out this blog and make sure that you go to the weekly job section for the current work at home jobs available.  

You could also sell your handmade crafts, get paid to tweet out messages to your followers, offer to complete simple tasks on places like Fiverr for others, and so much more.  The possibilities are endless.
Free Way to Get Traffic, Increase your Page Rank, Get Content, and Earn up to $350 per month!
By Alicia Washington

Blog Frog is a must-have tool for all bloggers and those looking to earn extra money at home.  Blog Frog is designed to take your blog, brand, or website to the next level.  Even if you don't have a blog or website, you can still use Blog Frog.  

First let me explain how Blog Frog works.  You simply go to Blog Frog or you can visit the Blog Community page on this website to see an example or to sign up for this free service.  After you have confirmed your email address, you are ready to start using Blog Frog.  You can either join other communities and start discussions with other bloggers or you can start your own.  You will want to do this so that you can get the full benefit from Blog Frog.  

Starting your own community at Blog Frog is absolutely 100% free.  You can give it a unique name or name it according to your blog or business.  For example:  The one on this page is entitled "Workersonboard Community" to coincide with the name of this website.  You do not need to be tech savvy to set up your own community and will only take you minutes to do so.  It is already configured for you.  You just pick from the styles, designs, colors, and other options or features that you like.  You set the rules for your community in that you may not allow harassing other members, profanity, etc. and from there you can start your own discussions based around your blog or business or simply talk about the latest news or hot topics to stimulate conversation.  Before you do this, it is important that you find friends or people to follow because you need them to participate in your conversations.  There is no limit as to how many people you can follow daily, like on Twitter (You may like to read my article on How to Avoid Twitter Jail).  The next step would be to allow advertising.
For this step, you don't need to have a Google Adsense account to allow advertising.  As soon as you allow for it, ads will run on the left and right side of your community.  Every time someone views your page, not click on the ads but simply views your page, you earn revenue.  You can earn up to $350 per month via check in the mail.  For those who don't have a blog but would like to earn extra money at home can still set up their own free community and earn money online.  It is that simple.  


So how does it help your business or brand?  It will provide rich content for your website or blog.  Visitors to your website can participate in these online discussions and look forward to sharing and learning information in a timely fashion.  It will increase your page rank.  It will bring more traffic to your blog from other bloggers on Blog Frog that spread the word about your community and from those loyal visitors to your website as well.  Not to mention that you can earn up to $350 per month passive income just by starting your own community.  No strings attached.  Anybody anywhere can use Blog Frog and benefit from it in several ways.  It's free so you have nothing to lose.

Hurdles of Newbie Online Job Hunting



Searching for an online job as a beginner is tougher than just merely applying to a real job offline. How can I say this? Merely because, as a newbie in online job, the information in the internet is overwhelming for someone who is just starting. The variety of information yielding in front of you when you hit google makes you confuse of what are you going to follow first; the information in the first page of google or the ones next and so on.

Another reason for complication of an online job seeking is the linking of websites and articles in a particular first visited web page. For an instance you are reading "Online Job Opportunities" article where there are array of clickable links about the specific jobs mentioned. This alone makes the newbie job seeker to be astonished clicking all the links and opening all the tabs almost simultaneously.

As a beginner, one should set priorities first to avoid the confusing ideas mentioned above. List down your interests or passion in numeral order. Make your most loved interest to be at the very top of your list. If you have a passion in writing, lets say, you search for writing opportunities first and avoid clicking on links unrelated to your main subject. Focus on your priority and abide on your own set of rules for your own sake. Open tabs once in a while, read the page first and close it before going to another link. If one interests you enough, you may bookmark it on your browser and go back to it later when you feel that it is better than the other opportunities. Make sure also to place it in a separate folder from your other bookmarks to make it easy for you to retrieve it later. Do this on the next priorities on your list one at a time.

By following this simple direction, you can refrain from getting complex job ideas online. Thus, make it easier for you to start your online job hunt and land to a good one sooner.


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Basic Couponing 101 Part 1 Should I Coupon Or Not !


Should I coupon or not ?

Well if you knew me very well I would never try doing any thing like this. Then times got really tuff when I lost my job. I heard some one talking about it so I did my research and gave it a try.My first Free item I got with a coupon was Kraft BQ Sauce. I was hooked. So it is a big yes. So week after week I would get Free items.So I was like ok I told my husband for the first time in 34 years of married will you put me on a really budget. The look on his face was priceless. So if you would like to save 50% or more on your grocery bill then yes you should coupon.


What is a coupon ?

It is a way of saving and getting a item for the lost price possible.Matching a coupon to a sales ad,Your goal is to try and shop for coupon sale items only.


I know you are asking your self can I really save money ?

It is 100% yes let me show you a example of what I am talking about here is a store ad deal ok this is a Homeland deal and the coupon doubles.
Kraft BBQ Sauce $1.27
Use $1.00/2 Kraft BQQ Sauce SS 5/6 exp 6/6
Final Price: $1.54 or $.77 each
so see after you start learning the art of how to stock pile I will have that in a lesson down the road. You kind of start focusing on a few items a week. This was the first item I got for free so you really have to watch your ads and match your coupons to the store deals I post.

What about clipping coupons for products I don't buy ?

Boy did I learn the hard way on this one. I always make sure a little of everything in my coupon binder.You have to think out side the box for me I was thinking about donations to my church and people in need out side of my family. And trust we before I started to coupon I was very all about the brand name. Now that is not the case a lot of the brand we have changed. Like toothpaste,soaps,hair spray,deodorant. So if you could get these item for very little or free. would you change you way of shopping?

So stay tuned for next week I will go over Lesson 2 Where to find coupons

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