Useful Skills to Learn for Young Adults – Career & Entrepreneurship Toolkit

A younger family friend reached out recently to ask for my advice on choosing a post secondary/college route, and for a while, I really struggled to give any sort of advice. I’ve done a lot of thinking since graduating college this past year, and while I’m happy I decided to pursue post secondary education, I’m also of the opinion that the curriculum (in most programs)…

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15 Weird Ways People Make Money – Think Outside The Box!

One of the pillars of This Online World is finding fun, interesting, or weird ways to make money. My entire blog started out because I learned about phone farming, and I’ve dabbled with a bunch of other creative ways to make money like opening a POD Etsy shop or other online money making ideas in general. The most popular gig economy platforms can also be…

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Is Tailwind Worth It? My Tailwind App Review for Bloggers

I’ve been trying to crack the Pinterest marketing code ever since I started blogging and have been trying to grow my monthly traffic. I spent a lot of time manually pinning resources from my blog, joining group boards, following other people in my niche, and creating eye-catching graphics that have the potential (I hope) to go viral. For the longest time, all of my efforts…

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The Future of Phone Farming, Lockscreen Apps, & Other Passive Income Freebies

Finding unique ways to generate passive income has always be one of my interests with This Online World, and it’s also the entire reason I started blogging in the first place. For the past year or so, I’ve also been a proponent of a few different types of ‘easy’ passive income streams: Data collection apps. Phone farming. Lockscreen apps for Android phones. Phone farming has…

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What I Learned After Graduating College – My Personal College Advice

I recently published a post called the Top Finance Tips for College Students and had 23 pros share some of the college advice they wish they had known when they were in school. Out of all the tips that were given, 3 general rules stood out: Avoid crippling debt by choosing a cheaper college. Hustle like hell during school. Don’t make rash purchases/decisions when you…

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Financial Tips for College Students – 23 Pros Share Their Wisdom

Learning how to ‘adult’ can be hard. From figuring out your career path to accepting the stark realization that your mother won’t book all of your appointments anymore, there is a whirlwind of change and uncertainty. For the most part this sort of change is good; anything that makes a person get outside of their comfort zone and grow can be incredibly beneficial. Sure, every…

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13 Ways to Make Money Testing Websites & Games

The percentage of budget that companies allocated to quality assurance and testing work out of total IT spend increased from 18% in 2012 to 40% in 2019, according to Statista. This change is absolutely incredible, and it also signals one very important thing: quality assurance skills are a hot commodity right now and this probably won’t change any time soon. The world is extremely competitive, and…

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15+ Ways To Make $1 to $100+ Per Day – Realistic Side Hustle Ideas

When it comes to side hustling or finding ways to make extra money, I think it is incredibly important to set goals. I started This Online World to see if I could make money by blogging while helping other people, and along the way I have realized that setting tangible benchmarks and goals is ultimately what keeps you moving in the right direction. It doesn’t matter…

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