Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Making Money with Photography

There are many ways to make money with your Photography. I am going to share with you some things to help give you some ideas on different ways you can sell your work.

You could do an online shopping cart. This can be an effective way to sell your products, but will require more work on your part because you will have to ship the items you sell. You may find that this may be an excellent solution for some products, while it may not be worth the effort for other types of products because you may have to have some inventory to sell your products. For ecommerce solutions this is what I recommend. Vstore

If you only have a few things to sell or a whole bunch of things to sell, I recommend opening an Etsy Store. This is a much better alternative to eBay. Keep in mind that Etsy is limited to the types of items you can sell.

The the most popular is online stores. You can create your own products and sell them in a variety of online stores that give you the versatility of creating multiple different products. Some of these stores offer everything from T-shirts to posters and books.
  1. Cafe Press
  2. Zazzle
  3. Spreadshirt
  4. LuLu
If you only want to sell your photos as prints or in a digital format, you can submit your photos to stock photography websites. These sites will pay you every time someone wants to use your photo. Some of these sites will only except specific types of photographs at specific times of the year. If you would like LayZ Daisy to use your any of your photos, this is the easiest way you can submit your work and get money. Please read Call for Entries for more info.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Be a Magpie on Twitter

You have probably noticed by now that I am a twitter user and I have written a few blogs about twitter. Did you notice I just added an icon in the right hand column of my blog? It is called Magpie. This is a great new program to bring you some income for referrals that click on your link. Here is how it works you click here to sign up.

Magpie works one of two ways to earn money for you. When you sign up as a twitter user Magpie will place a text add in your twitter account that is relevant to your tweets. You tell Magpie how often you want the add to run. You place an icon on your web page or blog. You earn money for everyone that signs up.

You can also advertise on twitter by using Magpie. You can use your earnings to run ads on twitter.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Banks in Trouble

In this troubling time in our economy, we have many uncertain things going on right now. Our real estate market is down, and the stock market has crashed. We are now in a recession that may take years to recover from. I am not writing this article so you will panic. I am writing this article to keep you informed in what is going on in the Banks today. This is a follow-up article to the the last article I wrote on September 30, 2008. This is part of the "Is your money safe?" series. With any article I write, I do extensive research, and usually provide some web links to verify my information. This is to ensure that you get the most accurate information that I can give you.

Most Banks are insured by the FDIC, Credit Unions are also insured by the NCUA. What this means is, your money that you have in your bank account located at each Bank and Credit Union is required to insure your money for up to $100,000. Bank watch list as published by The Bank Implode Meter, these are banks that have all been audited and written up for something. More information can be found on each individual bank FDIC, NCUA.

Level 3 watch Bank List.

  1. Fifth Third Bankcorp 11-06-08 (crashed, waiting on implosion)
  2. UBS Bank 11-04-08 (crashing)
  3. Mitsubishi Financial 10-27-08
  4. Citigroup 10-16-08
  5. Merryl Lynch 10-13-08 (may still come out alive)
  6. Bank of America 10-07-08 (settlement, not in the clear yet)
Failed Banks/ Credit Unions List.
  1. Security Pacific Bank, CA 11-07-08
  2. Franklin Bank, SBB, TX 11-07-08
  3. Freedom Bank, FL 10-31-08
  4. Alpha Bank & Trust, GA 10-24-08
  5. National City 10-24-08
  6. High Desert Federal Credit Union 10-17-08
  7. Meridian Bank, IL 10-10-08
  8. Main Street Bank, MI 10-10-08
  9. HBOS PLC 10-09-08
  10. N & W Poca Division Credit Union 10-03-08
  11. Watchovia Bank 9-29-08
  12. Washington Mutual (WaMu) 9-24-08
  13. Ameribank, Inc., WV 9-19-08
  14. Interfaith Federal Credit Union 9-17-08
  15. Lehman Brothers 9-11-08
  16. Silver State Bank 9-5-08
  17. Integrity Bank, GA 8-29-08
  18. Columbian Bank and Trust, KS 8-24-08
  19. First Priority Bank, KS 8-1-08
  20. First National Bank of Nevada 7-26-08
  21. First Heritage Bank N.A. 7-26-08
  22. Indy Mac Bank Corp 7-11-08
  23. First Integrity Bank 5-31-08
  24. ANB Financial 5-09-08
  25. Carnation Bank 5-09-08
  26. St. Luke Baptist Federal Credit Union 5-07-08
  27. Hume Bank of Hume, MO 3-10-08
  28. Douglas National Bank 1-28-08
  29. Huron River Credit Union 1-19-08
  30. Green Tree Federal Credit Union 1-19-08
  31. Metropolitan Savings Bank 1-19-08
  32. Miami Valley Bank 1-19-08
  33. Net Bank 1-19-08
  34. Sharebuilders Federal Credit Union 1-19-08
  35. Freemont General
  36. Bear Stearns
  37. Northern Rock PLC
  38. Coast Bank

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:27 AM Posted by LayZDaisy.

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