Would like to average at least $2000/m, how would you do it?

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I, like many of us here absolutely hate our day jobs and would like to replace our income some we'd have more time to develop our businesses.

I was wondering what kind of things can be done to accomplish this. I know I could write articles for others, but at $5 an article, I'd have to write at least 3 of them an hour for 8 hours a day to get over $2000/m.

Is there anyone that is doing this? Or can anyone suggest other ways to bring in a steady income while I get my affiliate marketing business off of the ground?
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  • Profile picture of the author Andyhenry
    I would write 20 books and put them on Amazon, setup a blog for them and do a kindle and ebook version.

    I tend to get about 200 sales a month just from Amazon without any promotion other than a blog - so 20 books would be enough to reach your target and more.

    Then you can sit back and take the money - tax free with no real work to do. Or you could spend a few hours a month promoting them or writing more -but only if you want more money.
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    • Profile picture of the author latrice17
      Originally Posted by Andyhenry View Post

      I would write 20 books and put them on Amazon, setup a blog for them and do a kindle and ebook version.

      I tend to get about 200 sales a month just from Amazon without any promotion other than a blog - so 20 books would be enough to reach your target and more.

      Then you can sit back and take the money - tax free with no real work to do. Or you could spend a few hours a month promoting them or writing more -but only if you want more money.
      Andy
      That sound like a good idea, Andy. how do you choose what topics to write your books on? Also, how many pages should a book be?
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      • Profile picture of the author Andyhenry
        Originally Posted by latrice17 View Post

        That sound like a good idea, Andy. how do you choose what topics to write your books on? Also, how many pages should a book be?
        Personal preference.

        I write about stuff that people ask me about. So rather than try to explain something to them - I just write a book and then point them to that.

        Length is usually between 60 and 200 pages - but that's just because that's how they've come out - I don't decide beforehand.

        I don't write about anything JUST to try and sell a book on it.
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  • Profile picture of the author amylimcd
    Andy- Thanks for the input. Do you just post on Amazon.com and buyers come or do you optimize your book titles for keywords and do other promotion to get buyers to know about and buy the book?

    We tried some Kindle books based on keywords but have not had very good luck with it. I am guessing we need to be looking at other niches.

    Also- it looks like you are doing physical books (perhaps using print on demand)- does this help v. just ebooks via Kindle?

    I'd love your input.

    Amy
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