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About Tom Blake - Founder Of This Online World

Tom Blake is a personal finance expert and the founder of This Online World. He's been covering topics like making money online, the gig economy, side hustles, and passive income for 5+ years. Some of his main highlights include:

- Being an expert writer for publications such as The College Investor, Money Crashers, Frugal Rules, Moneywise, Cult of Money, and Forbes Advisor

- Being cited as a gig economy and side hustle expert on websites like Forbes, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, Niche Pursuits, and GoBankingRates.

-  Obtaining a B.A. degree is psychology and marketing from the University of Guelph.


Tom Blake has been writing content about personal finance topics since he founded This Online World in 2018. Since then, his work has appeared in dozens of publications, and Tom continues to write and oversee editorial responsibilities at This Online World. He's also the host of This Online World's YouTube channel, Tom Blake, which releases weekly videos about earning money online, side hustle apps, and other creative ways to increase one's income.

Tom's content creation process centers on a combination of real first-person testing and using secondary data, like user reviews and testimonials. It's his goal to create unbiased content that helps readers find the perfect side hustle or money-making tip for them. Ultimately, Tom wants readers to use This Online World as their go-to guide for honest, actionable personal finance content.

Outside of managing This Online World, Tom is currently living a digital nomad lifestyle. He's worked remotely from six continents and 12+ countries. He also enjoys playing guitar, soccer, and continues to write for several finance publications in addition to This Online World.

Education & Credentials

Tom Blake holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Guelph. He also holds a minor in marketing management.

You can get in touch with Tom or learn more about his past experience with the following links: