Resources to Better Your Side Hustles

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On this page, I’d like to share with you the tools and resources I use for all my hustles. These are tools that I have used in the past or am still using at present. Use these resources to better your side hustles.

My side hustles are:

  • e-commerce,
  • affiliate marketing,
  • trading,
  • print on demand,
  • translation work and
  • self-publishing.

I only recommend quality products that have worked for me, and hopefully will also make your work easier.

Feel free to subscribe and check them out for yourself. The majority offer a free subscription. Do not purchase any tools you won’t use.

Ask me if you have any questions.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. For more information please see my disclosure here

Here is the list:

 

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Aweber

Email Marketing

This video will introduce you to AWeber Free. Yes, AWeber is free to join and test for yourself.

How awesome is that!

And this is what you can do with AWeber:

And you don´t even have to think about what to write. You are provided with premade templates.


Affiliate Marketing

Wealthy Affiliate

All-in-One Platform for Affiliates

Wealthy Affiliate is the platform I use to host my websites, keep updated on Affiliate Marketing, network with like-minded colleagues, get all the technical help I need, purchase domains, and access a powerful keyword search tool called Jaaxy.

Read my full Wealthy Affiliate review here.

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Marketing

MoneyLine

Get Buyers Leads Globally

MoneyLine is a way of finding potential customers globally, then build your list of contacts.

You can send a 150 character message to your contacts. When someone clicks on your messages, that person is added to your personal list of contacts. The higher you subscribe the more exposure you are going to get.

There are six types of subscriptions: FREE, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.

I encourage you to register for free and check out the videos on how it works.


eBookFairs

Promote Your Book Online

You have published a book and need to get it in front of more readers?

eBookFairs is a curated booklist directly by the authors. You can list your books, promote them in a fair, and even start your own fair and invite other authors to join.

Readers are free to join.

Authors pay a small monthly fee. Use code FRIENDS20PCT for 20% off for life.


Outsourcing Work

Fiverr

Hire a VA Online

Do you need a designer to create an eyecatching logo, a writer for your blog content or help with social media marketing?

Don´t get overwhelmed with work.

Fiverr has got you covered.

Subscribe for free and browse for VAs (virtual assistants).


Design

Canva

Design Tool

Canva is an awesome web-based design tool that everyone should use.

It is user friendly and has a tonne of design features.

You can easily create all types of designs for all your social media.

The best thing is that you can sign up for free. Besides, most of its features are available on the free version.

Go ahead and check it out.


Placeit

 

Design and Mock Ups

Placeit is a web-based tool where you can create designs, videos and mockups, using premade templates.

Select the template you like. Then change colours, drag and drop images of your own, or select from a wide range of images from the library.

You can access a few designs and mockups for free. Subscribe for unlimited access.

 


Print on Demand

All Sunsets

Sunset Graphics

Cool sunset graphics for personal or commercial use. Yearly subscription.

Go to AllSunsets


Creative Fabrica

Premium fonts & graphics for just $1

Fonts, Graphics & More

If you are looking for original fonts and unique graphics for personal or commercial use, this is the online marketplace for you.

I discovered Creative Fabrica when I was creating my first children´s picture book, and now I keep going back for more illustrations.

You can purchase individual items or subscribe. Some of the benefits are:

  • high-quality images
  • affordable prices
  • discount deals to your email
  • freebies daily
  • commercial use

Check them out.


Flexible Online Jobs

Appen

Translation & Web-based Tasks

Appen is a legit online platform and they hire globally. If you wish to find flexible online jobs that you can do from home, then Appen is an option for you.

Appen offer language translation tasks, social media tasks and web-search related tasks amongst other assignments. You just need a computer with a good internet connection, and can also work using your mobile device.

I do translation work every now and again, and the pay is about 10-20$ an hour.

Appen has various projects going on and you can apply for the ones you like.

Creating an account is easy. Fill in your personal data and when accepted you can add your language skills and other qualifications, as well as availability for work.

Check it out. It doesn´t hurt to earn some extra cash.


Self-Publishing

Children´s Book Creator

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Create Kids Picture Books

Children´s Book Creator by The Home Boss by Nuria Corbi is a step-by-step tutorial to learn how to research, plan, prepare and publish your first children´s picture book.

Nuria walks you through the whole process in a simple method that you can follow, and by the end of the course, you´d have your book ready for publishing.

The course includes video tutorials and an ebook version. It is a lovely course, and I can guarantee you will enjoy it.

 


Book Bolt

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All in One Tool for Self-publishing

Should you need extra help with your self-publishing business, Book Bolt comes in handy. On Book Bolt, you can

  • Do the research
  • Find good niches
  • Find great keywords
  • Spy on your competitor
  • Find categories
  • Design book interiors
  • Design book covers

Besides, with Book Bolt Pro, you can create up to 13 different puzzles and word games.

 


Amazon Sellers Tools

HELIUM 10

Use discount code ART50

All in one Software for Amazon Sellers

Helium 10 is the all in one resource you require if you are a seller on Amazon. The powerful software provides you with a ton of information to help you in your research, marketing, SEO, and training.

The Helium 10 software offers you more than 25+ tools that allow you to view:

  • the BSR or Best Sellers Rank
  • sales history of any product sold on Amazon
  • spy on your competitors sales and ranking keywords
  • downloadable information on product reviews
  • calculator to check your possible profit you on a specific product
  • Black box product research tool for different Amazon marketplaces

And many more.

Do you want to check it out? Sign up using the discount code ART50 and you get 50% off of the first month. What are you waiting for?


Trading

Plus500

Trade CFDs

Plus500 is a reliable and one of the largest top leading online CFDs Trading Platforms – a professional yet simple and easily navigable platform and a top-rated CFD trading App that allows you to trade on the go – suitable for experienced traders only.

Though Plus500 is a very user-friendly platform, CFDs are “complex financial products,” thus the platform is not ideal for beginners/ un-experienced traders.

If you are looking for an easy platform to trade CFDs, then this is for you.

Risk Warning: “72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.


IC Markets

Trade Forex

IC Markets is an Australian based forex broker regulated by ASIC Act (Australian Securities and Investments Commission).

IC Markets operate on 3 different platforms; MT4, MT5 & CTrader. The most commonly used is MT4.

You can open an account with a 200 USD minimum and it is an easy online process. There are no deposit or withdrawal fees and various methods of payment are accepted, including credit card and PayPal. Fees apply to international bank withdrawals.

A demo account is also available.

IC Markets operate from Australia, Cyprus, and Seychelles.

If you are looking for a broker to trade forex, then IC Markets is a reliable broker you can trust.

IC Markets also offer educational trading tutorials by experienced and successful traders.