Petursey has a photography web site!

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Regular-reading Petursey has opened up a virtual storefront promoting his photography business, and you should go check it out.

It’s here.

We’re friends on Facebook, and he’s been posting a photo of the day lately. Which is inspiring.

Some of the best advice you ever read/hear from photographers is to practice, practice, practice and then practice some more.

Take a look at the site and the facebook, and be inspired to start your own thing, in whatever art you find compelling and fun for you.

 

Tempting: I BOUGHT AN APARTMENT TO RENT OUT ON AIRBNB

In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the past year. This post includes everything I learned as well as some revenue numbers.


Finding a place to buy

Each listing on airbnb has a publicly visible calendar that shows which nights are booked and which nights are available. Using this tool it’s very easy to work out almost exactly each host is making. This makes it an invaluable resource when researching where to buy.

Simply find a listing that’s in an area you’re thinking about buying and click on the calendar tab. Then count up how many red squares there are in a given month, * that by the nightly rate listed on the profile and you have the monthly revenue.

Read on.