Whether you want to change a wheel, make a lavender bag, start using Skype or find out how to roast monkey nuts, www.howopia.co.uk has the answers. Each ‘how to’ guide gives you simple step by step instructions to help you complete the task.
Founders Mark Smith and Nick Beeny say Our aim is to turn www.howopia.co.uk in to a valuable resource for people looking for information and instructions on how to complete a huge range of tasks. We hope to build up a pool of quality writers and contributors who will share in the success and growth of the website, whilst sharing their expertise and knowledge with others. www.howopia.co.uk is all about “knowledge for the masses by the masses” – and by applying good editorial and publishing practices to our writer’s quality contributions we will meet our aim.
The site is broken down into sections by theme; from holidays and parties, to work and careers; fashion and style, to personal finance. There are also special seasonal instructional guides to help you prepare for Christmas, save money as you approach the New Year or make something special for Valentine’s Day.
Howopia.co.uk also offers a way to make money from home or on the move. Contributors earn a share of any advertising revenue that is generated by visitors who have read their guides.
In the US ‘ How To’ websites are the latest hit with leader of the pack ehow.com now the 17th largest web property in the US, with 86 million unique visitors per month and 10,000 freelance content creators.
Mark Smith adds ‘In time we hope that visitors to the site will not only look for solutions to immediate needs but also be inspired by some of the postings to try something new.’