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Owning Physical Gold & Silver Tips and Suggestions

In Self-Employment by M.D. Creekmore

by Bob When owning physical gold & silver there are a few general concepts to understand: Don’t tell the world! (2 or 3 is enough) You aren’t planning on using them in regular retail businesses in normal times. The best thing that can happen to them is you leave them to your heirs (you never needed them). They preserve wealth …

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How to Make and Save Money Living in the Country

In Self-Employment by M.D. Creekmore

Homesteading is also about earning a living! by D. in Kansas My husband and I were freaking out about the economy in 1978, so moved from a metro lifestyle in another state to rural Kansas where we fenced and planted a half-acre garden. I learned to can, soon filling the basement with Mason jars. We went “off the grid” for a …

How New Bloggers Make Money Via Affiliate Marketing

Turning a successful blog into substantial income can be surprisingly easy. Yet countless website owners, even people who receive millions of monthly visitors, are failing to take advantage of the opportunity that is staring them right in the face. That opportunity? Affiliate marketing. In today’s lesson, we will discuss three important affiliate marketing topics: how affiliate marketing works, why many …

Setting a Blogging Schedule for Your New Blog

Regular visitors come back to your site because they are excited to see new content. Stop putting out new content, and your visitors will stop coming back. It’s a simple as that. Unfortunately, writing on a consistent schedule and producing new content regularly is far from simple. As easy as it may seem now, once your blog starts taking off …

How to Get Subscribers for Your New Blog

You’ve probably heard the old saying “give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.” The online version of this saying would probably go something like this: “give a website owner a visitor and he’ll gain one-page view. Give a website owner a subscriber and he’ll have …

How to Choose The Best Web Host For New Bloggers

Note: I’ve had several readers ask me about blogging – how to start, how to get traffic, and how to make some money from it, so I decided to write and publish a seven part series here at MDCreekmore.com to help anyone who is interested get started. After all one of the most important thing when it comes to self-reliance …

SEO and Creating Good Content for Your Blog

This is part two of our how to start a blog series – making a living from a small homestead is difficult, however, if you have information to share (see this article for ideas on picking a niche topic) and an internet connection then blogging might be perfect for you. And it’s possible to make A LOT OF MONEY! My …

Getting Readers and Traffic To Your New Blog

You have a host, a domain name, a WordPress theme, and some good content written with both human visitors and SEO algorithms in mind. But without actual readers, your site will be like a pristine highway with no vehicles traversing it. In other words, it will be totally useless. Getting your name out there is going to take some hard …

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Moving Toward Self-Reliance for the Working Poor

In Self-Employment by M.D. Creekmore

by Sandra There are many of us who are or have been classified as the working poor, meaning we are employed and we earn a few bucks above the national poverty level ($12,140 for a single person and $25,100 for family of 4—2018 figures), but we don’t earn enough to pay for everything, e.g., food, shelter, transportation, medical, child care, etc. …

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How You Can Get By With Less and Still Be Happy…

In Self-Employment by M.D. Creekmore

by Sarah L I was raised in a very religious, conservative family. My parents had several of us kids that they were putting through private schools, so there was never any extra money. We lived below “paycheck to paycheck”. I’ve been to food pantries, salvage stores, garage sales, and used coupons. Anything to save money. I decided when I was …

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Start Saving Today and Live Your Homesteading Dream Tomorrow

In Self-Employment by M.D. Creekmore

Your dream of owning your own homestead is closer than it appears. It might seem like you’ll never be able to purchase a homestead. But if you have a plan in place to save, you can be harvesting fresh eggs and vegetables on your own property before you know it. It will just take a little work. Are you ready …