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Would You Like To Make Money Selling Dishes?

Would You Like To Make Money Selling Dishes?

May 22, 2013

Make Money Selling Dishes! Have you ever wondered how you could make money selling dishes?  It may be easier than you think! Who would have thought you could make money selling dishes? Not me- but it certainly worked. Let me share with you how this came about and how I made over $600/mo selling dishes.  [...]

WAH: Mystery Shopper

WAH: Mystery Shopper

November 9, 2011

What is Mystery Shopping? We often decide where to shop or who to do business with based on our previous shopping experience with the store.We remember if our waiter was rude, or if we stood at checkout for 10 minutes waiting for the sales person to finish talking on the phone with her boyfriend. Because [...]

6 Ways Frugality Makes Good Business Sense for the Home Business Owner

6 Ways Frugality Makes Good Business Sense for the Home Business Owner

August 25, 2011

This guest post was written by Liz Krause. Frugality is often associated with those who are in dire straits and have found themselves tightening the financial belt to such an extreme that there is hardly room to breathe.    However, the practice of frugality not only applies to the penny pinching family of five, but also [...]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working from Home

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working from Home

August 16, 2011

Over the past ten years I’ve spoken with hundreds of moms, dads, career changers and retirees who are interested in launching a business from home. Many of them have formulated business plans, conducted market research and applied for financing and yet they have still overlooked one of the most crucial steps in the business planning [...]

Online paid surveys

Paid Online Surveys

April 28, 2011

Online Survey Companies Want to go straight to the good stuff?  FrugalMom’s list of Recommended Online Survey Companies Survey Scout & The Survey Scout Scam Claim We receive a lot of emails from people asking us about Survey Scout. FrugalMom can no longer recommend Survey Scout.  When we originally reviewed this program several years ago, it [...]

How to Transfer Email Messages from Thunderbird to Windows Live Mail

How to Transfer Email Messages from Thunderbird to Windows Live Mail

February 16, 2011

Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to transfer your Thunderbird email messages into Windows Live Email.  Unfortunately, Windows Live Email only lets you import from Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, or Outlook Express.  According to their Help Center, you are unable to import from any other mail programs.  But of course I couldn’t let [...]

3 Free Books on Writing Ebooks

3 Free Books on Writing Ebooks

July 4, 2010

Writing and selling your own ebook is a fantastic way to create an ongoing steam of income.  The first cookbook I wrote was an ebook called  Frugal Mom’s Guide to Once a Month Cooking.  My cookbook has fantastic sales and continues to bring in income each month.  I love once a month cooking and freezer [...]

Success Tips for a Home-Based Business

Success Tips for a Home-Based Business

June 4, 2010

Guest Post by Lisa Gold Setting up and maintaining a home-based business isn’t an easy task, but it can be a very rewarding experience.  I created my home-based business, LikeWear®, with my husband Ken in 2006.  LikeWear is the first and only company to focus on selling licensed apparel and accessories via the Direct Sales [...]

Starting a Pet Sitting Business from Home

Starting a Pet Sitting Business from Home

May 26, 2010

According to Molly Locklin of MyPetBusiness.com, “Opening up a pet sitting business is a fantastic way to turn your love for animals into a little extra cash. This type of business becomes more popular each year, and many people are even turning it into a full time career. Pet sitting businesses are great because they are [...]

How to Start a Dog Day Care Business

How to Start a Dog Day Care Business

May 26, 2010

How to Start a Dog  Day Care Business Is a Dog Day Care Business For You? Some of the reasons you may be considering starting your own dog day care business are because you love dogs, and want to be in business for yourself. Or maybe you want to take more control over your own [...]

How to Start a Pet Sitting Business

How to Start a Pet Sitting Business

May 21, 2010

Every day someone asks me, “How do you start a pet-sitting business?” I try to answer their question succinctly. But the truth is, starting a pet-sitting business, or any business is not always a succinct process. Following are 21 tips that I know can lead to pet-care business success in any economy. 1. Accept what [...]

Top 10 Tips for the Mystery Shopper

Top 10 Tips for the Mystery Shopper

May 21, 2010

1.  Above all: Act professional. 2.  Don’t accept a job if you are not able to complete it. Schedulers and mystery shopping companies are depending upon you – don’t let them down. 3.  If an emergency comes up and you are unable to complete the shop, notify your scheduler or the mystery shopping company as [...]

4 Steps to Becoming a Mystery Shopper

4 Steps to Becoming a Mystery Shopper

May 19, 2010

Congratulations in taking the first steps in becoming a mystery shopper.   One thing you must understand about mystery shopping is a large amount of time must be spent in the beginning applying to companies, but this is a necessary step if you want to work. Step 1:  Get an email address dedicated solely to mystery [...]

Mystery Shopping Companies

Mystery Shopping Companies

May 19, 2010

Alphabetical List of Mystery Shopping Companies Please help us keep this list up-to-date!  To add any new companies, or report broken links please contact Candace. . A A Step Above A Top Shop ACRA, Inc. Ann Michaels & Associates Mystery Shopping ACE National Mystery Shopping Amusement Advantage Anonymous Insights Apartment Shoppe B Barry Leeds & [...]

Frugal Graphics for Your Blog

Frugal Graphics for Your Blog

July 30, 2009

Are you in need of graphics for your blog or website but don’t want to spend a lot of money? Fotolia.com and istockphoto.com are two resources I use exclusively, and are the lowest prices I have found for high quality images. Both sites have a searchable database of royalty free stock photos for purchase on [...]

Find Products to Sell

Find Products to Sell

December 9, 2008

Home based business Have you ever thought about working from home selling your own products online? Maybe you’d like to become a Power Seller and sell on eBay, or maybe have your own online store. If so, I have a great (free!) ebook for you called, “Successful Product Sourcing: How to Find REAL Wholesale Products [...]

WAH as a Copywriter

WAH as a Copywriter

November 1, 2008

If you are looking for a fast, easy, get rich quick program, then copywriting is not for you.  But if you are looking for a real, work at home career, or even something to do part time and supplement your income, then this could be “the one.” Basically, if you can write a simple letter, [...]

Free Office Software

Free Office Software

October 12, 2008

If the $399.00 price tag for Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) is a bit steep for your budget, then the comparable Open Office Software is the perfect solution. It has all that Microsoft Office offers, except the price. The cost? Free. Open Office components include word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, data charting, formula editing, a [...]