We love to celebrate the success of our Rainmaker families, and while we know that we have a lot of amazing moms out there who want to turn their families’ finances around, we definitely have a lot of awesome Rainmaker dads, too! Today, we want to introduce you to one of them, Spencer Lacono. Spencer has an amazing story about how he makes passive income with his Amazon business, and we can’t wait to tell you all about him.Continue reading
Today, we’d like to introduce you to our friend Bradley Sutton. Bradley is no stranger to making money online. His first experience was selling on eBay in his late teens, and his first serious foray into the world of e-commerce was working with Hyundai to improve the American import market for aftermarket Hyundai parts.Continue reading
Who doesn’t want to make more money? It’s only natural to want to be better equipped and more financially capable of facing life’s problems. But there are only so many hours in a day, and if you have to sacrifice time with your family to make extra income, you might find yourself wondering if it’s really worth it. The ideal is striking a balance where you can make more without sacrificing that precious, irreplaceable family time.Continue reading
As entrepreneurs, the Rainmaker Family is always looking for new and exciting ways to make money. Whether we’re creating new products or simply shopping at Target, our brains are never resting! That’s the entrepreneurial spirit at work, and it pays to listen to it!
Today, we’re excited to share with you an amazing way to make money while you’re running your daily errands! Follow along as we make some extra cash and find potential ways to earn passive income by shopping at Target!Continue reading
As Rainmakers, we know the importance of having easy access to a good source of passive income. Sometimes, you just don’t have time to jump through hoops or fill out a complicated registration form. Fortunately, there are still plenty of ways to make money. We’re sitting down with one of our own success stories, Kamdon Callaway, and we’ve gathered some of her tips on how to make money off Amazon.
How To Make Money on Amazon Without Selling
There are so many different ways that you can start making money off Amazon, but one of the fastest is through something known as KDP or Kindle Direct Publishing. This is Amazon’s awesome printing service, which will create and bind books for you. This means that you don’t have to worry about inventory, shipping, or fees. When someone buys your book, you get the profits immediately! Amazon does the rest for you, including printing, binding, and shipping the product.
Unlike other options, Amazon’s KDP marketplace allows you to get paid and start selling in as little as 3–5 days.
Anyone Can Use KDP!
One of the biggest misconceptions that Callaway says she sees is that you have to have an “actual book” to sell something on the Kindle marketplace. This isn’t true!
As an artist, Calloway has sold thousands of plain notebooks and journals. She did little more than design the cover and create a simple lined page layout. Amazon handled the rest!
Getting Creative and Making Money Off Amazon
Callaway owes most of her success to the widespread ambiguity of Amazon. Its Kindle marketplace is massive, and millions of people use its platform every day. As such, even a simple lined notebook will get a few hundred hits without much work. Of these, a few people are bound to purchase the item.
In addition to plain notebooks, Callaway sells diaries, drawing books, and coloring books. These are, of course, just a few different ideas. You can also create specific purpose-built notebooks for whatever you may need. If, for example, you’re an accountant, you may wish that you had a book for tracking transactions. The good news is that someone else has undoubtedly had this idea, and you can be the one to make the product. All you have to do is upload the appropriate files.
Work Smarter by Outsourcing
Maybe you have an idea, but you don’t quite know how to create the end product. You don’t have to be a computer genius or graphic designer to jump into KDP, either. These days, there are dozens of sites, such as Fiver, which offer you the ability to hire someone to do the hard work for you.
Let’s say that you wanted to make a planner. Unfortunately, you’re not too savvy with Photoshop. You don’t have to invest in an expensive program or class to start making money. Instead, you can invest in a one-time fee and hire an expert to create the product for you. Once it’s done, you can upload the files to your KDP account and get selling!
In fact, there are also ways to get useful pre-made templates for all of your KDP needs. You can purchase these online, or you can do a bit of sleuthing and find some for free online. If you happen to be part of the Rainmaker family, you can even access a variety of Callaway’s templates for free in our app!
Know What Sells
Of course, you’ll still have to do a little bit of work and research. While you’ll make a nice bit of money selling basic notebooks, you’ll probably want to branch out. Dig into the internet and find out what people are talking about. Maybe they need specific daily planners for tracking their exercise routines, or they want a journal that has a special space for daily affirmations.
Much of Callaway’s success comes from knowing what to sell and who to market it to. It’s not enough to slap a planning notebook onto the Kindle marketplace; you need to really push it! Find the right niche, the right use, and the right people, and you can start making tons of money with very little effort.
Learn More With Us
If you’re ready to start your passive income journey, then join us! Take the Rainmaker Challenge today. Our seven-day crash course gives you the tools you need to start creating generational wealth and passive income streams. We even have a course from Kamdon that’s all about using Amazon’s KDP service to reclaim your time and break away from the 9–5 grind.
It’s no secret that our Rainmaker Families are all about dropshipping. But dropshipping in and of itself doesn’t have to be the end goal of your business. When you create a dropshipping business, you have two options:
First, you can grow it to a level that you can handle and rely on it for moderate passive income that will help build your family’s wealth. But if you want to take it further, you can scale up your business to create a company that you can eventually sell for a substantial profit.Continue reading
There’s a modern misconception among many aspiring entrepreneurs that you have to be creative to make it. If you don’t have art skills, tech skills, social media savvy, or creativity, you’re often made to feel that you’re not going to make it.
We want to change that!
Today, the Rainmaker family is talking about an amazing way to earn money online. This passive income strategy is available to anyone with a computer and is a perfect way to make money online.Continue reading
Many parents are torn between two paths. One: Hustle and work constantly to provide your family with financial stability and security. Two: Spend time with your kids and family to create emotional stability and security. If that sounds like you, here’s what you need to learn: You can do both! With passive or residual income, you can spend more time with your kids and family while making more money than you ever thought… in your spare time!Continue reading