How To Start A Podcast – Incredible Beginner Podcasting Tips from Ben Leavitt

If there’s one thing that has been abundently clear throughout 2018-2019 it’s this: podcasts are definitely a hot topic. The continued growth of platforms like Spotify and Apple Music have made the consumption of audio immensely accessible, and Podcasts are more popular than ever before. I’ve always been interested in learning more about how to start a podcast, and I’ve contemplated breaking into some form…

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Quarterly Blogging Income Report – Making $500+ With Blogging In 2019

When I made the decision to stop posting monthly blogging income reports and to switch to a quarterly format, I wasn’t sure how I would feel about going radio silent for a few months at a time. However, the first quarter has had a fair share of ups and downs when it comes to the growth of This Online World, and my personal life has…

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10+ Writing Sites That Pay – How to Make Money Writing Articles & Stories

I think everyone should have a skill in their back pocket that can make them extra money in case things ever get tight. Personally, writing has always been my go-to side hustle idea when I need extra cash. I’ve promoted freelance writing as a great college side hustle because I made some decent money by writing articles while finishing my degree. Additionally, I’ve even created…

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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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