This Online World started in 2018 as a small college side hustle. Since then, the blog has grown to reach over 400,000 monthly readers.
The goal of This Online World is to help people learn about ways to make money online, create passive income, and start profitable side hustles.
And along the way, This Online World has always aimed to be:
- Honest: There are so many side hustle ideas out there and money-making opportunities, but not every idea is worth your time. We want to provide honest reviews to help readers make the best decisions possible and to make more money.
- Actionable: Our reviews and guides aim to help readers take action and speed up their learning curve.
- Impactful: Even though we cover everything from beermoney apps to jobs that pay $5,000 a month or more, we want the information on this website to leave a positive impact on readers and benefit their lives.
- Fun: Personal finance doesn’t have to be boring. Side hustles and endeavors like starting your own online business can actually be incredibly rewarding and fun, and we always try to highlight this fact.
The This Online World Team
If you’re wondering who the team behind This Online World is, here’s a sneek peak behind the scenes at our small team of three who keep the content coming!
Tom started This Online World in January 2018 when he was still in college.
The blog started as a passion project when Tom began documenting his phone farming experiences and experiments with making money online.
Since graduating college, Tom has left his job at a digital marketing agency to work as a freelance writer and live abroad to try the digital nomad lifestyle.
Tom currently writes for personal finance publications including Money Crashers, Frugal Rules, and Side Hustling Money. He also writes for The College Investor, Investor Junkie, and was the editor for Cult of Money, a website dedicated to cryptocurrency.
His writing has also been quoted or featured on Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, GoBankingRates, and dozens of other finance blogs and news outlets.
These days, Tom focuses on freelance writing and is currently working with The Motley Fool in a Strategic Outreach role.
He’s also focusing on This Online World’s YouTube channel and some other exciting blog-related projects, so stay tuned and subscribe! 🙂
Tom’s Most Popular Post: DoorDash vs Uber Eats – What’s Best For Drivers?
Get In Touch: Use This Online World’s Contact Page to send Tom a message!
Selena Fulham started writing for This Online World in 2020 and continues to provide in-depth coverage of selling apps, online money-making ideas, and various other side hustles.
Some of her posts include our guide on apps like Fetch Rewards and her stellar breakdown of Gamehag, an online gaming rewards platform.
Currently, Selena is a freelance content writer who specializes in SaaS, B2B technology, social media marketing, and personal finance.
Selena also works as a marketing director for an artisanal blacksmith company alongside her freelance writing work.
In her spare time, Selena enjoys hiking, snowboarding, drinking lots of coffee, and continuing to write online.
Selena’s Most Popular Post: The Best Places To Sell Yugioh Cards.
Get In Touch: Get in touch with Selena on her website!
Daniel is the first writer who ever started working with This Online World, and he’s also a blogger himself!
At This Online World, Daniel specializes in covering various money-making apps, gig economy apps, and ways to save money.
Daniel has covered quite a variety of topics, from places to sell Pokemon cards to ways to get free Steam games.
On his own blog, Modern Teen, Daniel also helps teenagers with topics like personal finance, fitness, fashion, life advice, and other useful tips for students entering college. Seriously, give his blog a read because Daniel is an awesome writer! 🙂
In his spare time, Daniel enjoys hobbies like volleyball, archery, and finding new ways to make money.
Daniel’s Most Popular Post: The Best Apps That Pay You To Play Games.
Get In Touch: Find Daniel’s contact information at his blog, Modern Teen!
Kim Ritter is a personal finance expert and blogger with a passion for saving money and frugality. She’s also an expert in side hustles, money-making apps, and finding ways to make money online.
She also blogs at Two Kids And A Coupon where she saves tips to help families make and save more money. Her work has also appeared on other awesome personal finance blogs like Dollar Sanity and others.
Kim’s Most Popular Post: JustPlay App Review.
Get In Touch: Find Kim’s contact information on her blog, Two Kids And A Coupon!
Jessie Faber is a freelance writer originally from Canada. She’s the newest member of the This Online World team and specializes in side hustles, making money online, and freelancing.
She also has a passion for mental health advocacy, wellness, passive income, and fun side hustles.
In her spare time, you can find Jessie looking for a bargain at the thrift shop, writing songs, or playing soccer.
Jessie’s most popular article: The Best Sites Like Facebook Marketplace.
Maggie Twidale is a freelance writer from Toronto, Canada. She has over six years of experience writing for provincial and national non-profits to help them raise funds. And she’s currently pursuing a degree in Professional Writing and Communications.
At This Online World, Maggie specializes in covering the gig economy and online money-making and money-saving tips. In her spare time, Maggie enjoys painting, exercising, and hanging out with her cat and dog.
Maggie’s most popular article: Is Rover worth it?
I am incredibly grateful to anyone who reads, takes the time to comment or email, or shares our content on social media.
I’m also very grateful to have met exceptional writers like Selena and Daniel who are a ton of fun to work with!
The fact that this blog continues to grow is, frankly, pretty cool! I also think it’s a testament to the fact that anyone can start a profitable online business or side hustle that has the potential to change their life.
So, if you’re thinking of starting your own blog, I definitely recommend giving it a try!
Alternatively, if you’re interested in joining the This Online World team in a freelance writing role or have other collaboration ideas, please visit our Work With Us page.
I’m incredibly excited for the future of this website, and I want to continue to provide the most honest, beneficial personal finance content possible.
If you ever have article ideas, suggestions, or want to see more (or less) of a certain type of content, please get in touch as well.
Thank you all for the support so far and for your readership. It’s truly been an incredible few years so far, and I look forwards to many more to come.
I’ll catch you guys in the next one!
Tom from This Online World.