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Make a Grand Per Month Teaching Others How to Take Great Photos

The right photo can make all the difference. From capturing the image of love on the faces of a newly married couple, to the adorable tiny foot of a newborn, to a beautiful nature scene, excellent photographs can move us emotionally and take us back to a special time in our lives.

If you have a knack for taking great photos, there are plenty of opportunities for you to make a grand per month doing what you love. We’ve already talked here about several ways you can make money with photography from selling your photos to being a wedding photographer.

However, there is an exciting new way to make money from your photography skills–teach others how to take excellent photos themselves.

Bloggers Need to Learn How to Take Better Pictures

Blogs are not new, but many, many blogs are mostly text with very few photos. This wasn’t really an issue

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Join Pinterest to Grow Your Side Gig

If you’re an entrepreneur whose started your own gig or would like to (which I’m assuming you are because you’re reading this blog!), one medium you can’t ignore is Pinterest. Pinterest has more power to engage your customers than Facebook or Twitter!

I know, you may have put off joining Pinterest because you think it’s just a place for women to go to waste time. (I actually had an artist friend tell me that when I tried to convince her to join Pinterest to advertise her drawings and paintings of Great Danes.) If that’s what you think, you’re missing out on a great opportunity to grow your business exponentially.

We’re all visual people, and an eye catching photo can lead people, hundreds of people, from Pinterest to your website, increasing your traffic and your sales. Whether you’re a blogger, freelance writer, crafter, or anything else in between, joining Pinterest and

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4 Ways to Market on a Shoestring Budget

We’ve all heard the saying, “You have to spend money to make money,” but if you’re looking to make a grand per month to pay down debt or even just meet your monthly bills, spending money to make money is impossible.

Unfortunately, in what seems to be a catch-22, if you are just starting a new business, you need to find a way to advertise and get the word out about your business, which usually involves spending money.

I say usually because marketing yourself and your business doesn’t have to cost anything.

Kelly Lester, the work at home mom behind EasyLunchboxes has grown her business from an idea to a business that will make $1 million in gross sales this year, just three short years after she launched.

Surprisingly, while she markets frequently, she doesn’t spend money to do so. In short, her advertising budget is $0.

Kelly Lester’s Marketing

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