earning money tips, earn money online, no investment neededIn 1975, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak started building computers in Jobs’ parents’ garage. They had no money, and they were creating products for a nearly non-existent market. Yet, despite the adversity, they persevered. Two years they released the Apple II, which became the prototype for the personal computer. By 1979, their sales had reached $200 million.

Like Apple, some of the biggest household names got their start from nothing. No investments, no savings, and no rich grandparent to fork over the initial capital. With the internet streamlining nearly every aspect of business operations, it’s become much easier to start a business from home. Working remotely has become a norm, and more and more people have found effective ways to establish and run a sustainable business from the comfort of their kitchen table. The notion of setting up shop without a nest egg to boot sounds scary – if not impossible to most people. However, history has demonstrated that it’s been done before. Even if you’re not a computer genius, there are some sound ways to earn money online from home without an investment.

No product? No problem. One of the best ways to make a living online remotely is to sell your services. Are you a wiz with numbers? An ace developer? A wordsmith? Or just an amazing scheduler? Businesses are always on the hunt for freelance accountants, coders, writers, and personal assistants. Some of these skills require degrees, certifications, or other official training programs. Being a personal assistant and scheduler are professions that just involve an innate talent for organization.

Successfully selling your services means you have to market yourself. Be sure to create profiles on Fiverr, UpWork, Creative Circle, Taskrabbit, and Skillshare to let the world know about your qualifications. You’ll also want to get a website to showcase your skills. Tumblr and Wix are easy and free platforms for creating your own website.

The barter system. Launching your own business without a penny is a tricky endeavor. Even Steve Jobs had to sell his Volkswagon and Wozniak traded in his then-novel Hewlett-Packard calculator to make ends meet. If you need training in bookkeeping, ask a local accountant if they’re interested in giving you a tutorial in exchange for a few nights of babysitting. If you’re a developer who needs a few samples in your portfolio to get started, reach out to a local non-profit and ask if they need help creating online newsletters or redesigning their website.

Get creative. The gig economy has expanded the freelance market. There are now hundreds of routes to sell your services on the internet. Here’s a list of some fields that are always in need of more entrepreneurs:

Online English teacher. All you need is an internet connection and Skype to make a living as a virtual English teacher.

Translator. If you know another language, you can market your skills to different corporations looking to translate product copy.

High school and college essay editor. If you have a Ph.D. or a master’s in literature or English, you can start a business helping students edit and improve their academic papers.

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net worth, celebrity net worth, Eben Pagan's net worth“Seduction Expert” isn’t a common job title you’ll find on LinkedIn, but it’s the career that has made Eben Pagan a millionaire. The entrepreneur, author, and speaker is best known for his book “Double Your Dating,” a how-to guide that helps men become “rejection-proof”. Aside from giving dating advice, he also heads up a consortium of DIY business guides, that include “Wake Up Productive” and “Self-Made Wealth”. He also goes by the name David DeAngelo, and various sources have different versions as to which is his real name. Google either one of his names, and hundreds of pages about his tactics and teachings are bound to pop up. Like other self-made marketing gurus, Pagan has a compelling life story detailing how he landed where he is today. So what is Pagan’s net worth?

Pagan grew up poor in rural Oregon. In his early 20s, he moved to San Diego and tried his hand at real estate. After eight unsuccessful years as a mortgage broker and agent, he discovered marketing, and realized that he had strong interpersonal skills, and excelled at “communicating value.” He eventually started a consulting business, where he helped real estate and mortgage companies strengthen their marketing and sales departments. In 2001, he jumped on the early internet craze and published an e-book, “Double Your Dating” which soon evolved into a newsletter with hundreds of thousands of subscribers. According to a Digital Marketing Revealed interview, he charges recipients $20 a month.

Thousands of people have published dating self-help books, but Pagan’s book spoke to a unique niche. “Double Your Dating” is a self-help book for men who have a hard time meeting women. For years, Pagan struggled with his romantic pursuits, and had no luck scoring a date. Out of desperation, he started eating up all the dating advice he could get — from lectures, motivational tapes, and books. His real “aha!” moment came when he found a group of guys who he considered to be “naturally good with women.”  Just like in “Hitch”, the early-oughts classic starring Will Smith,  Pagan was mentored by these men on how to approach women with confidence. These lessons became the inspiration for his book, which put him on the map as a leading expert in the dating industry. “Double Your Dating” continues to be a success, and allegedly rakes in over $20 million in sales every year. It soon spawned a series of related products including a coaching business, CDs, DVDs, and seminars.

Several different publications have extremely varying estimates of Pagan’s worth.  According to Celebrity Net Worth, as of 2007, his ventures earned him $20 million annually. The Richest claims his net worth to be $1.25 million. The Entrepreneurs-Journey Insider states that Pagan rarely does interviews, and therefore few can surmise Pagan’s actual net worth. Another source claims that his dating advice business generates between $25 million and $30 million a year. Despite the broad-spanning estimates, it’s clear that Pagan’s net worth hovers in the millions. However, with the dating app industry constantly evolving, it’s difficult to evaluate how much he might be making now.

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Whether you are a new mom or have been a mom for a while, saving money in today’s economy is a necessity. Inflation seems to be at an all-time high, with prices soaring week after week. If you’ve walked into the grocery for your weekly, bi-weekly or monthly shopping and thought, “Wait a minute, this wasn’t this expensive last time,” you aren’t alone. You must save money wherever you can; otherwise, your kids’ college funds aren’t going to be enough when they grow up.

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