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Is Working for Yourself Really So Risky? 3

Does the thought of starting your own business or being otherwise self-employed scare the crap out of you? It would for me too...if I wasn't already doing it. What's more, my wife recently celebrated two years of the freelance life herself, meaning that neither of us has had a traditional...

YouTube Studio: Exploring Some Recent Updates for Creators 2

If you’re a creator on YouTube, you may have noticed some changes to YouTube Studio as of late. Little by little, YouTube has been updating the ecosystem in which channels upload their videos, navigate analytics, and more. Like with any changes to popular platforms, these updates haven’t been without some...

Sniffing Out a Website Scam

A few weeks ago, I wrote an entire post dedicated to cool items I've discovered thanks to Instagram ads. However, this week my wife and I had a slightly different experience on the platform — one that almost led us right into a potential scam. To set the stage without...

Is Now the Time to Write a Book? 5 Tips for Starting Your Manuscript While in Quarantine

Spending a lot of time at home lately? Unless you're an essential worker, you probably are (or should be). And while most people seem to be spending their newfound free time consuming Tiger King or whatever the new, hot streaming show is by the time you read this, others are...

Travel Tuesday: Is Your Airline or Hotel Status Being Extended? 2

I'm going to take a shot in the dark and guess that, if you're reading this post around the time it was initially published, you haven't been traveling much lately. For frequent travelers, not only is this a change of pace that may make cabin fever even more impactful but...

How Much Do YouTube Creators Make? What You Need to Know About the YouTube Partner Program and Monetization 3

If you've ever thought about starting a YouTube channel, you've likely pondered how much creators actually make. After all, these days there are entire channels dedicated to giving away ridiculous amounts of money or gifts — so are the people behind these channels really making it rich on the platform?...