Top 10 free ways you can earn holiday cash

It’s almost that time of year when we all go crazy trying to find a way to afford presents and vacations. Without further ado your turn ways Flexible and free ways you can earn an extra income for the holidays

  1. Uber
  2. Lyft
  3. Postmates
  4. Instacart
  5. Wonolo: is an app that connects you temp jobs
  6. Fiverr
  7. Freelancer
  8. Start a blog or weon wix or WordPress and become an affiliate Click here for more information Learn more about amazon
  9. Do surveys on inbox dollars, ongo surveys
  10. Become a mystery shopper on any of these free apps Gigwalk and fleet agent
  • If you want to save money Here are some apps to download as well
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    Communicating with customers

    The great part about today’s technology is the communication aspect as a small business or startup is the privilege of social media, email and phone notification you can connect with your customers.

    For example on September 14 spectrum had several outages in the northeast granted in some areas outages where caused by Hurricane Florence however in New York weather wasn’t an issue.

    However they decided to address everyone individually rather then as a whole this might have been a strategic move on their part, although I believe rather then your customers having to find you for information it’s better as a business to reach out to your consumers it saves time and money.

    Thanks to features like social media outlets and notifications on your electronic devices you can seek your customers to inform them of any issues.

    that’s all I have if you want to sign up for Uber or postmates and try Instacart as soon as I can get on I’ll do a review check out my other job app reviews support me on Amazon or PayPal.

    Kickstarters of the week

    Caturday a Cat cafe which is trying to open in Orange County also check them out on Facebook or check out their website Caturdaylounge.com

    Gourmonade a San Francisco lemonade stand who hit news for devastating reasons the owner Vicktor Stevenson has garnered support among his community

    Send Alyssa To politicon

    streamers of the week goes to

    Darren Marlar of Marlar house who does weird darkness and weird news daily

    Nateflicks which does employee evaluations and rewinds

    Final facts with Alyssa

    small business of the week goes to

    strike cord media they are an independent news organization dedicated to empower the audience with unbiased news and information to promote facts they have been around since the bush era.

    OnegoHub download the app to find the hottest night clubs in your city

    Your weave dealer

    Do you want to be added to small business of the week? If so shoot me an email Emilio.perezjr@ceoenterprisenx.com or comment bellow for more details

    Field agent

    Fleet agent is a free app that pays you to do on the spot surveys and audits.

    Audits

    The way it works is you pick a company they want you to audit there’s 2 ways to Do this via listings or map view

    Then you go to the location whether it be a store or a property (rental or condos) and the app will you weather or not to engage with employees or not, you are however required to take pictures and answer questions based on your experience and on occasion buy a product which they re-inverse you, you are given up to 3 hours to complete each individual tasks.

    Surveys

    Surveys are conducted a couple of times a month and that’s to determine what audits you can do it’s unpaid but you are given a a ticket and entered into a lottery for cash.

    Download

    It’s available for Android and iOS device it’s free to download and free to join.

    How, when & how much

    • how: you get paid direct deposit depending on the bank anywhere from 1-3 businesses day

    • When: as soon as you cash out

    • How much: there’s no limit as to how much you can do a day let alone a week and each job is different.

  • There is no referral code for this one but if your interested in Jobs similar to this check out these apps

    • Cash apps this app allows you to send cash and bitcoin to anyone who has the app and you get $5 per referral

      Dosh: this app pays you back every-time you eat or shop and referral bonuses it’s great for anyone who has a shopping addiction or business owners or both

      Coinbase : is a bitcoin app $10 per referral for both parties

      Robinhood: is a investment app where you can remotely invest in any company get a free stock when you refer 3 people

      Wonolo: a temp job app which you can read all about right here get $25 when you do your 1st job & get 5 stars!

      Postmates: a delivery app where you could earn as much as you want has daily and weekly promotions and your guaranteed to make at least $450 for your first 57 deliveries in New York City.you can also read my review on both Uber and postmates right here

    that’s all I have for today thanks for reading please feel free to check out my previous blogs and check out support me on Amazon or PayPal.

    Kickstarters of the week

    Caturday a Cat cafe which is trying to open in Orange County also check them out on Facebook or check out their website Caturdaylounge.com

    Gourmonade a San Francisco lemonade stand who hit news for devastating reasons the owner Vicktor Stevenson has garnered support among his community

    Send Alyssa To politicon

    streamers of the week goes to

    Darren Marlar of Marlar house who does weird darkness and weird news daily

    Nateflicks which does employee evaluations and rewinds

    Final facts with Alyssa

    do you want to be added to small business of the week? If so shoot me an email Emilio.perezjr@ceoenterprisenx.com or comment bellow for more details

    ToHLo portable charger review

    I recent bought The 20,000 mAh ToHLo portable charger Because my old Gave out and that one was a 10,000 mAh Made by Just wireless and it works perfectly.

    8 hours to charge and an hour to get your phone from dead to full depending on the charger you have in addition all it takes is 30% to get to a full charge.

    Specs and features includes

    • Ultra Powerful and Compact: 20000mAh Large Capacity Portable Power Bank Charger, with premium thin compact design which is smaller than iPhone 8 Plus. Can charge iPhone X about 5 times, iPad about 1.5 times, Galaxy S8 about 4 times

    • Dual Input and Output: With Apple Lightning Input and Micro Input which is convenient for Apple and Android users. Both Apple and Android users only need one cable to charge the phone or recharge the power bank. Dual USB Ports is convenient to charge 2 equipments at a time. You can charge your iPad and iPhone simultaneously (or charging other Android tablet and smart phone at the same time)

    • Smart LED Digital Display: Equipped with unique Smart Digital LED Display that displays the proportion of the remaining power and the status of charging and being-charged Which ensures you to check and accurate battery capacity easily

    • Super Safe Protection: Built-in High Quality A-Class Lithium Polymer Cell, Multiple Smart Protection Systems, core intelligentn protection. Keeps your devices from over-charging, over-voltage, over-current and short circuit. Make the phone battery more safe and reliable to use

    The just wireless charger like all chargers had 4 indicators lights but took about 2 hours to get from dead to 100 it would only last me 4 hours before I needed to charge up again.

    This is a Great tool to have if you

    • Or at the gym

    that’s all I have for today thanks for reading please feel free to check out my previous blogs and check out support me on Amazon or PayPal.

    kickstarters of the week

    Caturday a Cat cafe which is trying to open in Orange County also check them out on Facebook or check out their website Caturdaylounge.com

    Gourmonade a San Francisco lemonade stand who hit news for devastating reasons the owner Vicktor Stevenson has garnered support among his community

    Send Alyssa To politicon

    streamers of the week goes to

    Darren Marlar of Marlar house who does weird darkness and weird news daily

    Nateflicks which does employee evaluations and rewinds

    Final facts with Alyssa

    do you want to be added to small business of the week? If so shoot me an email Emilio.perezjr@ceoenterprisenx.com or comment bellow for more details

    Shapr

    Shapr is a relatively new app That matches and Connects you with other entrepreneurs in your area with in your niche or Area of expertise.

    You can sign up by using your linkdin profile or your email address similar to the way Tinder Uses you’re Facebook and Instagram profile.

    Essentially The way it works is you set up your profile put in your niche or area of expertise and you swipe left or right depending on you would want to meet with and if your a match you can message them.

    It’s convenient, easy to use and a great app to connect with mentors, potential employers or clients especially if your getting into real estate, internships, apprenticeship or business all together.

    It’s available at the Apple App Store and google play, its free to download and has exclusive plans that you can pay for separately.

    speaking of apps can earn you exposure and jobs

    Thank you for reading, check my other posts you can donate to my PayPal or hire me

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    Nateflicks

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    Crowed funding of the week
    Send Alyssa to politicon

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/976844680/gourmonade-san-francisco-artisanal-lemonade-stand

    24 hours to hell and back Brownstone bistro

    In episode three of 24 hours to hell and back we follow a Cajun restaurant in the heart of Los Angeles, the owner Clive jackson who is broken, a man who’s dedicated not just to his work but to his community and family.

    His desire to save at risk youth After his only son was robbed of his life while he was waiting for a bus the man held his son in his arms and blamed himself.

    He wasn’t only about to lose his business but his family and his relationship with his wife and daughter this place needed saving.

    Let’s get down to some of the issues

    Big deals

    1. Cleanliness
    2. Guest first
    3. Respect
    4. Outdated system
    5. Temperature control
    6. Health standards
    7. Lack of training

    Subtle issues

    1. Employees on their cellphone while on duty

    I am more concerned with guest interaction then employees being on their cell phones

    As it Gordon Ramsay sat down the first thing he noticed was No one greeting customers at the front door, staff openly on their cellphone and absolutely no engaging with the customers, they failed to bring out all the food at once and then you have the managers cold demeanor

    The wings were cold, they served processed cheese and The presentation of the food was horrendous while the inside the kitchen was a whole different story.

    As discussed in several of my blogs guests are a priority hence guest first remember guest service

    • Greet
    • Usher
    • Engage
    • Smile
    • Thank

    S mile

    E ye contact

    R espect

    V alue the time

    I nitiate guest contact

    C reate service solutions

    E nd with a thank you

    I am all for employees expelling energy while it’s slow so as long as its in a productive manner.

    Examples every service job I’ve had weather it was

    1. Alcatraz
    2. Hornblower
    3. American outlet
    4. AMC
    5. Toys R Us
    6. Mars2112

    I spent time engaging current and potential customers and guest. I try to entertain the guests waiting online those were some of the best moments.

    You can also find other examples at Jekyll and Hyde club a theme restaurant in New York City where waiters and characters engaged in song and dance.

    So if you’re the waitstaff and everything that needs to be done is already done be creative and engage guests

    Cell phone usage

    Do not use your Cellphone in public unless you are reaching out to potential customers if it’s an emergency go to a private location like the bathroom or the break room same as if your eating or smoking

    Temperature control

    Check the temperature inside freezer if you can’t see your breath or you can still feel your face it’s not that cold enough and you need to check the number on the panel.

    With Cooked meat it’s important that you check the temperature do not under cook or over cook food parasites, germs and bacteria are attracted to certain temperatures make sure you read the guide lines.

    First in first out When in doubt throw it out

    Very important make sure everything is dated where you can see it, do not serve food that’s expired and before you serve food if it’s not something you would give to your family let alone your pet don’t serve it when in doubt throw it out.

    The kitchen

    Be sure to clean everything before you leave throw out the grease, clean out the vents and trays this could mean the difference between life and death a paycheck or law suit

    Passion over paycheck

    If you were working and you are not going to give it your best or show your interest for the job then leave.

    Pos systems

    It is the 20th century we are passed the era of writing by hand you have companies like toast, Presto and touch bistros

    Renovate, Revamp and renew

    Change the decor, create a new menu and renew your image. Remember Community is important, you’re not in it alone, get rid of dead weight and work with a team (team work makes the dream work)

    Lastly take care of yourself and your employees get rid of dead weight

    Thank you for reading

    Small businesses of the week are

    paladarny

    Midnight express

    Check out

    Final facts with Alyssa

    Earl verbatim

    Blogger of the week

    HEALTHY FIT COUPLE

    Earl of words

    Crowed Funding of the week

    gf.me/u/knh44h
    gf.me/u/knh5vh

    shark tank week

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lhrf/coffee-in-my-cup-with-a-side-of-book

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/976844680/gourmonade-san-francisco-artisanal-lemonade-stand

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/863952011/healty-eating-tools-greens-cutter

    Uber vs postmates

    I’m going to tell you several Key differences between Ubereats and postmates

    Pay per delivery


    Postmates can payout anywhere from $4.00-$6.00 per delivery

    Uber pays $2.34-$5.55 per delivery

    Payouts

    Postmates pays 5-7 businesses

    Uber you have the option to wait 4-5 businesses days or get the instant deposits sent to your bank for 50¢ or if you sign up for the Uber card you can cash out for free and get rewards on top

    Postmates

    Guarantees are given only if the total amount of tips and trips does not exceed these amounts so they cover the difference

    • $60.00 for 7 deliveries from 10:30am-1:30pm
    • $90 for 10 delivery’s from 5pm-9pm
    • $540 for 65 in five days from 12am Friday- 12am Wednesday

    Uber eats

    Regardless of tips and trips

    $10- $20 per 4 deliveries you can make up to $160 in bonuses does not include trips and tips

    Extra

    Depending on the time and area you’re in you can qualify for extra cash

    Start time

    Postmates

    start working within 2 weeks once approved they send you a hot and cold bag and postmates debit card (use for deliveries only

    Uber eats

    start working within 3-5 days

    Transportation

    Walker( public transportation)

    Biker (Bicycle, moped, E-bike, scooter skateboard)

    Car or partner with a friend

    Tools

    A portable charger

    A bike lock and chain

    Earphones

    A water bottle

    Reflective clothes

    Rain gear

    Bike helmet

    Thermal hot+cold bag( not included with Uber eats)

    Taxi app (Uber, lyft, via, Juno)

    Google maps

    7-Eleven APP

    McDonald’s app

    Referral and signup bonuses

    Both post mates and Uber eats pays up to $250 postmates after 55 deliveries and Uber it’s first 35 deliveries

    Tips and tricks

    Check the bag

    Be Customer Oriented ( smile and greet with more then one word)

    Communication between merchant customer if they don’t have what the customer wants call the customer and see if and substitutes will do

    call ahead(postmates only)

    As opposed to Uber eat there will be times where you’ll have to pay with your post mate debit card as result it will tell you to order when you arrive if you are ordering from A restaurant and it tells you to order when you arrive call the restaurant and question and order it ahead (except Starbucks or fast food)

    If you’re a walker and you have a lot of a ticket delivery take a cab

    Do not click order pickup or order complete unless you have received or delivered the item to them

    pay attention to the postmates map it will give you a clue as to where the drop off is

    Both are good for networking

    All I have to give for now if you’re interested in signing up for postmates or Uber eats you will be eligible to receive an amazon gift card up to $50 With the purchase of a portable charger

    Employ the homeless

    OK I want to talk about something that holds true to my heart in June 2016 I had the pleasure and opportunity to learn and spend time with people in need and help addicts there is a nonprofit agency by the name of victory outreach ministries

    they run several rehabilitation homes and training centers across the world. these programs that are available to assist people to get off drugs and alcohol they also provide them with on the job training and life skills to assist them to get their lives back on track.

    It’s done in 2 phases

    phase 1

    they work with you for six months to year after you graduate you’ll be in you’ll get extensive studies, counseling and learn skills to go back out into the job market.

    phase 2 which consist of a sober living environment where you begin seeking employment in the meantime you will have people who are going to work with you so that you won’t go back to drugs and alcohol.

    Training centers are completely different, The urban training centers provide education and training for those who seek to go out to become missionaries and pioneers to build churches and rehabilitation homes and to assist those in need and to help stop gang violence.

    These training centers are located in Strategic cities in the world.

    Why do I speak of this you may ask It’s because in order to get the homeless off the street, people off drugs, children back in the arms of sober parents and gangs to die out we need to start doing this and with our immigrant population slowly fading away due to the trump administration farmers and other corporation may be able to take advantage of this rather than the immigrants that are desperate to Come into this country and work. if you’re a business and you need workers utilize services Provided by nonprofit organization you’d be assisting them in learning new skills that they can take too the workplace and begin to have dignity, self-respect and self worth.

    This is a great opportunity to make a difference especially if you want to help the homeless people and addicts that take away from your business rather then give into it, by doing this you are helping veterans, homeless people, at risk youth and reformed people.

    For more information check out
    http://victoryoutreach.org
    https://www.doe.org
    http://caridadcharity.com
    http://www.bayarearescue.org

    or to hire everyday people check out

    Wonolo

    Check out Moonlighting

    Thank you for your support

    Customer service

    Let me start by saying I have been working in the service industry for over 10 years I have stayed in hotels and eaten at several restaurants, been to several movie theaters even worked at one.

    With that being said I believe Customer/ guest service is one of the most crucial aspects of any business.

    Today were going to go over several aspects of customer/guest service

    1. Acknowledge your guest when you first see them preferably as soon as they come in the door Embrace them with a smile and a warm welcome
    2. Be approachable, Post posture is important try not to lean never cross your arms
    3. Create a fun atmosphere for everyone be playful but not too playful be energetic do not be sloppy
    4. Always be objective and understanding to the customers concerns and complaints.
    5. Be consistent with customer rules of conduct and policy that has been set in place emergencies in special circumstances may apply
    6. When ever you make a mistake make sure you fix it do not get upset do not blame the customer or the messenger (cases of couriers)
    7. Be courteous, be mindful and be on time.
    8. Specifically for apps make sure you have a way for us to reach you I Purchased McDonald’s two weeks ago never received my order and I still haven’t gotten word back from them I have a better response time with lyft and Uber

    If you’re a business in the service Industry that suffering check out One of few experts In the service industry coach David Brownlee his Training program is amazing

    Check out his YouTube channel and this video that will help you and employees deal with customers

    Or check out Go the extra mile by Tycho press or

    Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service (Disney Institute Book, A)

    if you like what you read please subscribe like and share if you wish to support this blog you can donate to my PayPal , shop on Amazon or download Dosh The app that gives you money every time you shop, dine or travel you get five dollars automatically when you sign up and and additional five dollars every time you or for someone else

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    Gordon Ramsay’s to hell and back episode review

    In this very first emotional premiere of Gordon Ramsay’s to hell and back we see the transformation of Bella Gianna’s a restaurant in Congers, New York and deal with important issues that strike small business owners like immediately spoilers ahead let’s dive into it. Now the first thing I noticed was the owner Vinni who was suffering from A severe state of depression after the loss of his brother in law and the declined of his business. He Felt like he failed his parents who were the ones keeping the restaurant afloat, His level of anguish and resentment showed in the way he treated customers, his employees and his family, The chef had ultimately given up due to stress brought on by Vinni. The Decour was old and the kitchen was not up to code The restaurant had gone through hell with the help of Gordon Ramsay,The family, staff and crew a simplified menu, revamp, rebranding and renovation of the restaurant he managed to turn it around in just 24 hours while working together with ultimately it was up to Vinni To maintain this new style. Now I want point out a couple things.

    1. It is just as important for an employee to maintain order as it is for the employer. Make sure that you maintain your space and disregard orders deemed impulsive or illogical continue to follow food and safety rules
    2. As an employee of a small business understand that you are not just an employee but a partner and member of the family and to treat it as such even if that means tough love don’t just complain but maintain.
    3. Take initiative to improve company standards bringing your own style and flavor and make that difference.
    4. As an Owner listen to the employees and your customers change what needs to be changed and if you are past the point of no return and are bleeding money And can’t get Gordon Ramsay or celebrity to help you I urge you to set up a crowdfunding campaign and offer incentives to those who partner with you.
    5. revamp And rebrand your restaurant invite members of the community as well as influencers that will help you along your journey
    6. After you have revamped, Rebrand and renovate Use social media and sites like meet up’s to invite more customers to dine at your restaurant
    7. always remember you’re never alone whether you’re in business or in life so talk to someone about your struggle. Everyone fails in life but life is as long as you keep it the opportunity to rise above failure is nearby so don’t give up.

    That’s what I learned from the first episode Let me know what you guys think of the episode and join me next time also if your A small business owner, student, I do blog on business and education as always don’t forget to check out my streamers the week

    Marlar house for your daily dose of weird news visit

    Nateflicks for employee evaluations, rewind and Pet peeves

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