Today I thought it would be fun to invite everyone to share a little bit. How do you earn money from home (if you do)? What is your work at home job, or do you just do things for extra money here and there?
There are so many people that are still at a loss and have no idea what they can do to earn money at home. There are also lots of people who actually still don’t believe it’s possible to really work from home! They immediately think “scam” when you even mention it. How about lets prove those people wrong and give the ones who need help some input regarding what we do online to make money.
I will start:
I began earning money online way back in 2007 or so, but at the time all I really did was paid surveys and sweepstakes. For a while this earned me a steady “side income,” usually not more than $50 a month. If you want to know more about how I earned the extra income with surveys, check out my eBook. It’s not a scam at all, and it’s for sure “fun” money if you need that.
In 2008, I got signed up with ChaCha back when ChaCha was awesome and made a whopping $600 in one month! I was amazed that could be done online!
ChaCha went way downhill after that and I began doing freelance writing online. I started off at Textbroker as many new, inexperienced writers do. After I felt comfortable, I applied at Demand Media (it was Demand Studios at the time) and got accepted to write for them. I applied at wiseGEEK as well and was accepted, and I will say honestly that wiseGEEK was, hands down, my favorite content site to write for. I basically stopped writing for Demand when I got in with wiseGEEK.
I started doing titling for Demand Media as well and was amazed that I was actually making more money doing that mindless, easy work than I could ever make writing for wiseGEEK. But all good things must come to an end. Bye bye titling job 🙁
In the midst of some of the things mentioned above, I was quietly working away on this blog when I had time. It currently brings in a large portion of my monthly income from home, but I still dabble around in other things. I do forum posting, Mturk on occasion, and I have recently started doing a lot of ad writing for BoostCTR.
Your turn! Tell me what you do to earn money online currently and feel free to fill us in and how you got started as I did above. I am confident that your input will help others who need it (and help prove those people who think work at home isn’t “real” wrong!)
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