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How To Make Money Online, With Some Help From Net Business Blog

Written by Brett McKay

Increasing income is an important step for law students, undergrad students, or anyone to beat debt and become financially free. Many people, however, don’t have the time or energy to take on a second job. That’s why internet revenue is an awesome solution to increasing your streams of income.

Despite all the hype, making money online is difficult. Only a few people will ever make six-figure incomes blogging. That shouldn’t stop you from trying, though. With time and some work, you can make $50-$100 a month from blogging. That extra money adds up quickly, especially if you invest or save it.

If you don’t know how to get started with making money online, head of to Matt Codington’s Net Business Blog. While his blog is only three months old, he’s already making $1,000/month in ad revenue. He provides excellent tips on how to make money online. Some of my favorite posts include:

Matt is genuinely interested in helping others make money online. That’s why his blog has been such a success. Another sign of Matt’s genuineness is that he’s offering a free link back to anyone who reviews his site. In the short time it takes to write a review, you can have a link on a high traffic blog, thus increasing the chances more traffic comes your way. Matt, I salute you.

250 Business Cards $.99 from Office Depot

Written by Brett McKay

Ever since I read Legal Andrew’s post on business cards for law students, I’ve been wanting to get some of my own. If price has been a concern for you, look no further to Bargain Quest’s post on 250 business cards for $.99 at Office Depot. The original price is $12.99, but using the offer code 29540100 at the check out brings the price down to $.99. The only downside is that you only have three templates and three fonts to choose form. However, I think this is a great deal. I’ll be buying mine today. Offer ends January 29.

Networking Carnival Up!

Written by Brett McKay

This week Legal Andrew is hosting the Networking Carnival. He was kind enough to invite me to participate. Thanks, Andrew for including me. Go check it out today!

Networking for Law Students

Written by Brett McKay

After just finishing my first semester of law school, my thoughts are turning to summer internships. I’ve quickly learned that landing a good internship often isn’t based solely on what you know, but who you know.

So how can law students network? Many students think that the only way to network is to attend state bar meetings or other functions where practicing attorneys will be at. Right now, I don’t have the time (or sometimes the money) to attend these types of things. However, I think my best resource for networking is the people sitting next to me in class. That’s right. Other law students are a great networking resource.

How can this be? They’re not even practicing yet? How can they get me a job? They don’t have to be practicing law to be able to get you a job. They just have to know people who can. Many law students have family members who already practice law, so perhaps they can connect you with an uncle who needs an intern for the summer. 2L’s and 3L’s are excellent resources for networking. They’ve already interned for different firms during their law school career, so perhaps they can introduce you to a former employer.

To be honest, I was kind of a lone wolf my first semester of law school. I don’t like studying in groups. Because I’m married, I don’t go out to the bars every weekend with all the single students. Consequently, I didn’t get to know many law students.

Here’s a list to of five things law students can do to network with other law students:

  1. Join a club
  2. Introduce yourself to a new fellow classmate everyday
  3. Study in groups
  4. Don’t be a pompous jerk. Every section has this person. Don’t be them.
  5. Attend a few social functions with fellow law students
  6. Use Facebook. I’m not a big Facebook fan, but if used correctly, it can be a powerful networking tool with your fellow law students

I plan on implementing these ideas into my networking plan next semester. I’m sure there are other ways law students can network with each other. Drop me a line and let me know what you think.

This article is part of the Networking Carnival hosted by Legal Andrew.