Do I have to pay tax on online income?

Do you have to pay tax on online Adsense income, Amazon income, etc even it is a really small amount of money?

Does HMRC really need to know about my secret online income stream? Why would I pay tax on online income?  Isn’t that my money? Continue reading

Content maintenance – Review and update old blog posts

If the purpose of your blog is to attract visitor traffic and make money from advertising, it really pays to go back and review your old blog posts from time to time.

Just read them through from start to finish and see where improvements can be made.  You might be surprised just hoe many simple changes you make when you review your blog post with a fresh approach. Continue reading

Should you still be using SEO SearchTerms Tagging 2?

Should you still be using the WordPress plugin SEO SearchTerms Tagging 2 in 2014?

SEO SearchTerms Tagging 2 is a WordPress plugin which captures incoming search terms from Google, Bing, Yahoo, or any other search engine.  The plugin stores these search terms for your posts in your WordPress database. Continue reading

Start Making Money Online with Amazon India Affiliate Program

The Amazon.in Affiliate Program in India is one of the newest additions to the Amazon Affiliate Program and it is live now.

Amazon has rolled out it’s Affiliate Program to India in recent weeks allowing Indian webmasters and web developers with websites in India to benefit directly fron the Amazon Affiliate Program and make money online through commissions on Amazon sales. Continue reading

When to register as self employed with HMRC for tax

If you are thinking about starting up in business, either as self employed or in a partnership, one of the very first things you need to is register with HMRC for tax purposes.

Being registered with HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) means that the tax office knows about your business activities and can arrange to make sure the correct tax is paid.  HMRC collect taxes on behalf of the government and when you are in business you are liable for tax on the profits of your business. Continue reading

How to invoice for Google AdSense income in your Accounts

Do you invoice for Google Adsense income?

Being a blogger, Internet Marketer or Affiliate Marketer that receives income from Google AdSense clicks is not like a standard bricks and mortar business.

You don’t buy materials, build them into something and sell products to lots of customers.  Instead you provide a platform, your blog, for Google to advertise other people’s products and services.

You receive an income from your visitors clicking on the links or for displaying large numbers of impressions of those advertisements.  So technically you are receiving a payment for services rendered, those being the supply of the advertising platform. Continue reading

How to choose a subject area or niche for your WordPress blog

Choosing a subject area or niche for your new blog can be trickier than it seems.

So you have decided to start a blog and maybe you’re doing this to make a little passive income on the side.

Have you thought about what you are going to write about?  This is probably the most important decision you will make with your blog, so think carefully about it.

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