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How to Make $200 Cleaning an Oven

April 3, 2014

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There are few things that people hate more in life than cleaning their oven. People dread the prospect of cleaning filthy ovens and would rather give them away or sell them for peanuts than clean them. Multiple times a month we will make anywhere from $100-$200 simply by cleaning an oven and then reselling it. […]

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6 Steps to Starting A Successful Blog

March 19, 2014

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Here’s how most blogs start. After reading advice from other bloggers about how to start and run successful blogs, you spend a few hours in a burst of activity and inspiration giving birth to your blog that’s going to teach people a new way to look at the world. You then spend a ton of […]

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The Secret to Selling on Craigslist

December 29, 2013

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You seem like someone I can trust, so I’ll take it, she said.  A surprising number of people have said the same thing. After talking with me for a few minutes on the phone, I estimate at least 90% of callers end up making a purchase. So what is it that closed the deal?  I […]

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How I Get Items From the Free Section On Craigslist

November 10, 2013

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I no longer respond to ads on the free section by telling people I can come right away. I’ve given up. There are so many people sitting on there trying to get the items that it’s not worth my time competing to be the first to respond. The thing is, you don’t have to be […]

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How To Make Money Selling Scrap Metal

October 24, 2013

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I used to be fascinated by the scrap metal trucks driving around town and often wondered how the world of scrap metal worked. How much money are they making each day? How much is the metal actually worth? What do they do with it? Then one day a few years ago I decided to find […]

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How To Become Rich

September 26, 2013

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Spend less than you earn. It doesn’t matter what you do for a living. It doesn’t matter if you have a college degree or were born into a wealthy family. It doesn’t matter if you work full time or part time. It doesn’t even matter how much money you make! What matters is how much […]

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How To Negotiate On Craigslist

September 15, 2013

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Many times in life, the difference between success and failure is just a few details. This is especially the case when it comes to negotiating with people in the wilderness of Craigslist. Whether you are negotiating as a buyer or seller, the following 11 tips will help you get the price you want. Negotiating tips […]

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How To Make A Great Craigslist Ad

September 5, 2013

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A well produced Craigslist ad will help sell your item faster and at a higher price. It should also make the entire process more pleasant for you and the buyer. In this post I share some of the biggest tips I’ve learned over the course of thousands of successful Craigslist transactions. 1. Great Titles “Nice […]

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10 Tips That Will Make You More Money on Craigslist

August 25, 2013

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“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein Over the course of my life I have come upon many a problem that I was not able to conquer because I kept doing the same thing over and over again hoping for different results. Today I want to share […]

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How To Start From Zero

July 11, 2013

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Yesterday one of my favorite bloggers, Mr. Money Mustache, wrote about what he would do if he woke up broke. (Check out his site, it’s well worth it.) Three years ago, I not only woke up broke, but was 25k in the hole. What would I do if it happened again? Even worse, what if I […]

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