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Selling Pictures Online? What are the Possibilities and Problems?

Selling Pictures Online? What are the Possibilities and Problems?

One of the ideas in 20 Ideas on how to make money after retirement is to sell your digital pictures. Can you start selling pictures online just like that? What are the options you have? And equally important, what are possible problems you can encounter? I’ll elaborate on these in this article.

You don’t have to be a professional photographer nowadays to sell your pictures. Although it helps if you know what you are doing and if you maintain a quality standard in composition, use of color and format.

In my working life I was a graphic designer and I hired photographers all the time for my clients’ products. Before it was easy and accessible to buy stock photos on the internet, I bought CD’s with theme based pictures. In both cases the issue of copyright had to be dealt with.

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DIY: The Technique and Format of an eBook

DIY: The Technique and Format of an eBook

NoGeraniums gives – among other things – information how you can make money out of your hobby. Today’s article explains the technique and format of an ebook. Once you have written a book you can outsource the process that comes after that. But if you are like me, you want to do a lot of the process yourself in order to make your e-book as perfect as possible.

There are many eBooks on offer that are not – strictly speaking – an eBook. At some time I made a PDF for one of my websites – 20 Tips: How to get the most out of a Museum Visit. And during that same period I was commissioned to make an eBook in EPUB and MOBI format of the English version of The Story of Amnesty International that my husband wrote with a friend. Then I really became aware of the differences between an eBook and a PDF document.

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59 Ideas for Hobby Products to Sell

59 Ideas for Hobby Products to Sell

In 20 Ideas on how to make money after retirement I have been talking about selling your products. Let’s elaborate on that with ideas for hobby products to sell.

First of all, how to get ideas? I have written down 59 ideas here. Partly these are products I have made or am still making myself. And of course you can find loads of ideas on the internet. Great platforms for that are Pinterest and Instagram.

And a great way to develop ideas is to brainstorm. Writing this article I did that on my own, but brainstorming with 2 or more people produces a ton of ideas. Start writing down some keywords and from there go on and on. This is such a fun thing to do!

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3 Free Ways to start a Blog | Blogger – WordPress – Wealthy Affiliate

3 Free Ways to start a Blog | Blogger - WordPress - Wealthy Affiliate

At some point all the buzzing was about ‘Blogging! You have to blog!’ I am talking about the early years of this century. Blogging existed since 1994, I just hadn’t heard about it. Until then, I only had websites for my business and because I was intrigued I started blogging as well. 

There are many free ways to start a blog and you can set it up in a couple of minutes. When you are thinking of starting a blog, it is better to start writing right away. Don’t fuss about the name, the title or the design. Write! 

Blogging is a great way to develop your writing skills. And if you are thinking about monetizing on your hobby it is also a good way to experience with ideas and to find out if you have enough to tell.

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How to Customize your WordPress Theme – Advanced Tip

How to Customize your WordPress Theme - Advanced Tip

Questions in the comments on a blog are always great. It’s a marvelous chance to dive deeper into something. For instance: How to customize your WordPress theme.

Catherine’s question on WordPress Tips for Beginners is how to find or change a font of a theme. The answer is about fonts, but almost all other elements like color and sizes that use CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) can be changed this way. A website I consult often about CSS is w3schools. The explanation is good and there is a lot to find.

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WordPress Tips for Beginners – Readability, Design, User Experience

Wordpress Tips for Beginners - Readability, Design, User Experience

In How to make money from your hobby or passion? one of the mentioned possibilities is having your own website. Most hosting providers offer a one-click-process to install a WordPress blog, which makes starting real easy. So this article WordPress Tips for Beginners is not about installing, but about aspects to make visiting your website a great experience.  

The biggest mistake most beginners make is: they complicate the whole process. WordPress has infinite choices. However, this doesn’t mean that you should choose all of them from the start. Even if there are hundreds of plugins… Even if you can choose all the colors you want… Or every font that is available… Restrain yourself. The visitors of your website will appreciate it.

I will explain 12 aspects that – once implemented – will give your visitor a great user experience. Making sure they want to come back. 

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