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Domain Parking

Domain Parking is a simple way to potentially earn money and improve the chances of selling your unused domains.

I started domaining last June 2009 and so far, I have hand-regged 20 domains (very few compared to a real domainer). Most of them are parked at sedo and others at afternic and namedrive. Afternic charges a very hefty escrow fee. I sold my first domain name for $75, but I only received $15 net. Heavy isn't it! At first, I thought there had to be a mistake, but when I reviewed their fees and rules, their escrow fee is 3% or $60 minimum even for an afternicDLS member. Oh well, at least, I was still able to double my investment ($7 reg fee) in less than a year..but still...huh..nevermind.

Last week, I received an offer for my other domain. It was parked at sedo. Price was $150. I was surprised to receive an invoice request from the buyer. I thought sedo handles these things. The whole point of selling through them is to avoid having to deal with the buyer or seller directly…

How to make clothing for dogs

Think "fashion designer," but with the pieces about one-third or one-fourth of an adult's size. You will be sketching outfits, matching material, and coming up with seasonal collections for man's best friend!

Materials:
Fabric, approximately a yard per outfit
Fabric accessories (beads, buttons, fabric paint, Velcro, etc.)Measuring tapePatternsSewing supplies (fabric glue, paper, pencil, needle, etc.) *All available in fabric stores as well as in Divisoria
Procedure:
Step 1. Sketch your desired pattern. You can find ideas on the Internet—check out http://sewing.circleofcrafters.com, http://www.make-and-build-dogstuff. com—and just tweak them into your own!
Step 2. Prepare your fabric. Just be sure the material is comfortable for the dog, durable, and washable. To save money, you can also use old clothes you have around to the house. Shop around for desired accessories and details you want to add to the outfit.
Step 3. Using a measuring tape, get measurements around the neck,…

How to make candy bouquets

Candy bouquets are a new take on the candies and flowers we normally give as gifts or tokens to friends and loved ones. And it can be a good sideline business, too, especially on Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and other occasions.Candy bouquets are also hot items for sale in online stores, so check out the Web to earn dollars from retail websites selling padala items.
Jhoanna Gan-So, president and head of research and design at Businessmaker Academy, says candy bouquet making is a good complement business to gift basket making, selling baked goodies and sweets, and doing balloon arrangements.

MATERIALS AND APPROXIMATE PRICES:

a pair of scissorsmeasuring tape
mini glue gun1 mini glue stick (P2.46)7 pieces of chocolates (preferably the Ferrero Rocher brand) (P14.67 each)7 balloon sticks and caps (P2.75 each set)1 flower accent (P10 each)7 flowerets (P3 for a bunch of 5)
curling ribbon (11/3-yard long)0.65 yard ribbons (one-inch wide) (P10.50 per yard)
a bow (P11.75)floral tape (3.5-yar…