4 Ways Technology Has Changed The Way We Work

Technology changed how we earn

We live in a progressively technological world, so it should be no surprise to you that technology is drastically changing the way we do a lot of things in our life. It’s changed the way we eat, the way we shop, and, of course, the way we work. All it takes is one swift glance around your workplace for you to see just how much technology is out and about. Even in a home office, there are computers, printers, smartphones, tablets, and so much more, and all of these things…

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App Paye – A third party payroll provider of PAYE services for the Self Employed

Fintech Desk

Anyone that knows my history will know that I started out in the world of computing as a contractor. Contracting offers you a lot flexibility in terms of what you go to work since you tend to change your job role every few months however that in itself also brings its own troubles when it comes to getting paid. App Paye is a first of its kind smartphone app that is designed to make life easier for both the freelance contractor AND the payroll company. It doesn’t matter if you are…

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Are You Sitting on a Goldmine With Your Home?

Are You Sitting on a Goldmine With Your Home?

We can all struggle with money at times. When your bank balance isn’t looking too healthy, it’s easy to assume there’s not much we can do about it until payday rolls back around. But actually, the answer to your problems could be right under your feet, and you could be sitting on a goldmine with your home. Here are some ideas for how to make money with it. Rent out a spare room If you have a spare room at home, have you ever considered renting it out? Working professionals…

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How to earn money online – just by sharing your knowledge with HowNow

HowNow share knowledge

Have you ever put a video up on YouTube or posted a blog that took you hours of work and you get loads of engagement but unfortunately there’s little to no monetary value? I write a lot about how to make money and one way to do that is to sell your knowledge and expertise by teaching people online. But where to start?   The best site I’ve found for this is HowNow. It’s similar to YouTube in that it’s easy to use and you can monetise your content, however…

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The Downsides of Delegating Tasks to Contractors or Employees

employee or contractor

Conventional wisdom in the Information Age dictates that web entrepreneurs or like-minded business folk hire contractors or other lesser-paid workers to perform tasks for the company owner. Indeed, there are benefits to delegating work, as reported by People HR. Whereas assigning others tasks that don’t need to be done by a person who runs a self-employed business, for example, can save time for the person at the helm, such a move isn’t always as beneficial as touted. As a person who runs a successful publishing company, I’ve experienced the downfalls…

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Why SEO can help your business

Why SEO can help your business!

When posed with the question of ‘What digital marketing approach is best for your business?’, it is important to gain an understanding into the different types of digital marketing and how they can help improve your overall digital marketing approach. What is SEO? SEO or Search Engine Optimisation, put simply, is the process of getting traffic from the organic search results on search engines. In order to make web pages appear higher in the search results, the process of SEO is used to shape a website according to Google’s algorithm.…

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Getting Started With Shares – Useful Tips For Beginners

getting started with shares

Do you want to increase your assets, boost your savings and have a healthier retirement fund? Shares could be the answer. A tempting avenue for would-be investors, the stock market has a lot of potential for you to grow your income. It sounds like a dream, but the stock market can also be a nightmare – especially if you’re a novice. Before you begin investing in stock, you need to do your homework. This will help you get your investments off to a safe start and build your confidence up…

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Getting ready for Matched Betting during the World Cup with HeadsandHeads

HeadsandHeads World Cup Offer

A lot of people view the gap between the end of the football season in May and the start of the new one in August as the ‘dry season’ for Matched Betting but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Of course, there are weekly race meeting with a whole raft of offers running and on top of that there is England Cricket and Wimbledon with it’s endless in-play offers but this year we have the mighty 2018 World Cup to bring us even more risk free money! With this…

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Five Tips For Surviving Your First Year As A Freelance Writer

Five Tips For Surviving Your First Year As A Freelance Writer

Today we’ve got a guest post from the amazing Ruth over at Ruth Makes Money. This girl is a freelance juggernaut and what she doesn’t know about surving the self employed lifestyle isn’t worth knowing! Your first year as a freelance writer is inevitably one that’s peppered with wins, losses, ups, downs, and a whole load of lessons learned. There’ll be days when you feel like you’ve cracked it, and there’ll be days when you wish you’d never even started in the first place. By the end of the 12…

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TotallyBlogging – The best FREE Resource for bloggers on the Internet

TotallyBlogging setting up Awin

Totally Blogging is a fantastic new FREE resource that is for bloggers of all abilities. At the moment there is sadly a trend online of people wrapping up information that you can find online for free about how to run a blog and charging for it with some of these courses costing in the 3 figures! For a while now it has annoyed me that I see people charging for this kind of ‘all the information in one place’ type offering and so I wanted to create a site to…

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Learning How To Really Make Money Online

learning how to really make money online

It’s something that you have probably heard about and thought of a lot in the past, but knowing how to actually make money online is something else entirely. Generally, as with anything in life, you need to spend a lot of time on it and practice it to really become successful, and that is why most people fail, simply through a lack of patience. As it happens, making money online is actually relatively easy, and we have arrived at a place culturally where money may be had by anyone with…

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Add Value To Your Home – 4 Home Improvement Projects

Add value to your home

With house prices at an all time high many people are considering making improvements to their properties rather than moving. Moving house is expensive, especially when you take into account the cost of taxes, legal fees, estate agent fees and removal costs. If you are considering a move to upgrade to a larger property the financial jump can be colossal and may be beyond the average person’s financial capabilities. This is why a lot of people choose to extend their existing property, as although making home alterations isn’t cheap, it…

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The Growing Trend of an Online Career

The Growing Trend of an Online Career

Working online would have seemed like a half-baked dream just 10 years ago. Yet, it’s become a reality for lots of people. Digital jobs are now a serious business. Improvements in technology have enabled this growth in online employment. Wifi access is instant and available in the home, as well as at cafes and restaurants. Laptops are light and portable, so you can work on the move. Managers and companies are realising the benefits of allowing their employees to work from home. Individuals are creating jobs for themselves. Working online…

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The 4 Money Principles That Will Make You Rich

The 4 Money Principles That Will Make You Rich

Today we’ve got a guest post from Jennifer Kempson over at MamaFurFur all about the 4 money principles you should follow if you want to be rich! Everyone wants to be rich, to have enough money to live and create their dream life without the need to work for someone else to make that money. But most people believe that it is only the very lucky who will get there, or have to rely on a lottery big win to ensure that happens in life. Here’s the truth – ABSOLUTELY ANYONE…

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Advanced Power Tool Technology Now Offers More for Your Money

Advanced Power Tool Technology

Recent advancements in technology have seen a lot of positive changes for many useful products, including power tools. While prices for new tools may have slowly increased, considering the rapid rate their technology has grown they can offer great value for money. For anyone in need of a new power tool, there are some important technology elements to look out for that can really demonstrate great value for money.   Smart Technology Application A lot of the technology features found in your phone are now moving across to be included…

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Getting Quick Money Without Diving Into Shark Infested Waters

Shark Infested Waters

Every household does their best to be financially responsible. Even though the prospect of raising a child in the 21st century, we do our best to be frugal while still ensuring that our kids get all the benefits we had in our own upbringings along with some of the luxuries and experiences that we didn’t. Thus, every family walks a financial tightrope, week in week out. In the UK, while other economies have weathered the storm of the economic crisis of 2007-2008 pretty well, we still seem to be struggling…

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Alternative Ways To Invest In Stocks (That Don’t Require You To Be A Stock Market Expert)

laptop spread betting

There are lots of alternative ways to invest in the stock market. Some are certainly more complex than others and may require a financial degree to get your head around, however others are relatively simple. Not only that – you don’t need much money to try out these investments. Here are just a few unique ways to make money out of stocks. Use a robo-advisor Many people hire a stockbroker to identify the best places to invest, however stockbrokers won’t always guarantee you the best deal – many will choose…

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A Guide to UK Property Bonds

property

There are loads of investment opportunities available, offering varying levels of risk and rates of return. Property investing remains one of the most popular, however, particularly given the returns available in the UK market. Property bonds are one of the options you have if you want to invest in UK property. What are UK property bonds, however, and how do they work? We’ve got the answers to your questions. What Are Property Bonds? With a property bond, you invest in part of a property development. Your investment is typically secured…

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Looking To Earn Some Money On The Side?

make money on the side

People tend to get a bit greedy with money, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. Money does literally make the world go wrong, so why would you not consider making some money on the side? There’s so many different side hustles that you can do to bring in that little bit of extra income that you need. For the most of them, you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your own home. So, if you’re looking to earn some extra money on the side, here’s some of…

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£50 Amazon Voucher Giveaway

£50 Amazon Giveaway

We’ve got a fantastic competition going on at the moment until the end of April where you can win a £50 Amazon Voucher just by getting involved in a bit of ‘social sharing’ all about The Money Shed. There are 3 different ways to enter the contest with 1 entry being possible every day! So what better way to celebrate the NEW TAX YEAR than having a bit of a splurge over on Amazon thanks to The Money Shed   a Rafflecopter giveaway Good Luck! The Competition closes on 30th…

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