Solo Entrepreneurs Spur Growth of Ecommerce with Money-Making Niche Websites, Reveals American Writers & Artists Inst. in Recent Report

American Writers & Artists Inst. Newest Report Finds that Writing Skills – Not Technical Knowledge – are Key to Niche Online Business Success

Delray Beach, Florida – December 18, 2012 – Doing business on the Internet may seem overwhelming to many.

But it turns out that while big companies like and eBay are in the headlines, thousands of small-scale, solo online businesses in super-targeted niches are quietly making millions of dollars collectively.

These entrepreneurs are tapping into their hobbies, expertise, even life and work experience to create successful money-making niche websites.

“Creating simple online businesses has never been easier,” says American Writers & Artists Institute Co-Managing Partner and Vice President of Online Marketing, Rebecca Matter. “Nowadays free tools like WordPress do all the heavy lifting. All the business owner has to do is provide content. And that means writing skills, not technical ones, are most important.”

Because these businesses are based on one of the owner’s passions in life, writing articles, blog posts, and other content for the site is second nature and even fun. Copywriters with skills in marketing and advertising writing do especially well with these types of sites, which in many cases are spare time projects for extra cash.

An American Writers & Artists Institute member profiled in the report, Karen McCamy, uses her site to indulge in her love of archaeology, specifically human evolution, Mesopotamia, and Mesoamerica. She sells educational materials, mostly to students. It’s a perfect part-time business that allows her to care for her elderly father

Another American Writers & Artists Institute member profiled in the report, Nancy Hearn, is passionate about water quality issues – specifically in ways to combat dehydration and reducing water pollution. Nancy writes reviews of water filtration systems and makes $1,000 to $3,000 a month from affiliate online sales.

This is a business model ideal for writers who want to do business online but don’t want to get caught up in customer service, refunds, and other time-consuming activities. Their affiliate partners are responsible for all that.

In a time of high unemployment and distressed retirement accounts, small-scale money-making websites can provide much needed cash for current expenses and for the future.

To read the American Writers & Artists Institute entire article, see here: “Entrepreneurs Match Passions with Profit”.

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About American Writers & Artists Institute
American Writers and Artists Institute (AWAI),, has been publishing direct-response copywriting and graphic design home-study programs since 1997. Their mission is to help people develop the critical skills to acquire financial security, independence and freedom. AWAI equips members with the tools and connections necessary to land clients, start working professionally, and earn money fast. And through their free site, businesses can find and hire skilled AWAI members quickly and easily. For a complete list of programs and more information about AWAI, please visit the site or call (866) 879-2924.

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Published: December 18, 2012