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How To Make Money Fast: 30 Ways, Plus 200 Ways To Make Money Online [Infographic]

How to make money fast is at the forefront of  many people's minds. You don’t need to be in dire straits or a victim of the economic depression to be interested in how to make money fast. Opportunities are nearly endless for those willing to do a little research and work to ensure their money-making ventures are a success.  This article will examine several different income generating ideas that can help everyday people learn how to make money fast.

I am including a list of companies that you can use, but please note: I do not personally endorse any of these companies. It is up to you to research them to see if they are a good fit.

Now let's get down to business.

Read to the end to see the bonus infographic: 200 Ways to Make Money Online.


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Content Writer For Hire: How To Get Hired NOW

If you are a good writer, you have may have heard of all the ways you can make money as a wordsmith. Or, maybe you haven't. Did you know that if you have good writing skills, you could be making a living as a content writer?

A content writer is someone who creates written work that are to be published to the masses, usually for profit, but not always. I have a more extensive definition of a content writer and how content writing is a big deal.

Let's look at how you can get into the lucrative business of being a content writer. You can also check out this great article by Humanities 360 which tells you Which Avenue of Writing is the most Lucrative.


How To Start Making Money Writing From Home


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WPEngine Review: Coming From Hostgator Dedicated Hosting

Let's start off with this WPEngine Review by saying…

  1. I personally use WPEngine Personal account
  2. I personally have (past tense) used Hostgator Dedicated Baby Linux Plan
  3. I personally use Hostgator shared plan for my small websites (with low traffic)
If you are building a website to eventually grow.. have room for growth. Let me share with you my experience since blogging from 2007.
My journey might have been like yours or could be …
I tinkered with frontpage and DreamWeaver in college back in 1998 – 2000 and most of those sites played music… no kidding.
why? I was inspired by this (do you remember the hampster dance?)
hampster_danceSo I built some family websites (hosting images) but never really understood marketing, traffic, and how the internet could pay my way online so eventually those got shut down. (remember GeoCities?)


*Update Speed Test 12/20/14
– updated to basic wordpress theme
– added some 2 security plugins other plugins I'm testing
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Marketing Years (my start to building a business from home)

2007 – started with and wasted a ton of time there due to not understanding optimization and proper affiliate marketing (they don't like it cause  you don't own the hosting). Got my first international MLM Rep signup through a blog post (had no clue how I did this)

managed wordpress hosting wpengine 2 months off2008 – started writing on forums, marketing sites, articles sites to get some traction
2009 – I opened my first self hosted site (was horrible) and started tinkering with Amazon selling.
2010 – I got some education under my belt (here) and learned Blogging and Marketing with SEO and this site was born ( you are here:)

I've been using Hostgator Hosting for the longest time and still recommend them for beginners .. I was using iPage for hosting initially and they were straight horrible (I repeat.. horrible) and have been happy with Hostgator shared servers for years.

2011 –  Sold thousands on Amazon with niche sites. At one time had over 20+ sites ranging from cat water fountains to clickbank products.

2012 – Started to get too big on a couple sites and wanted to look for better hosting than just “shared” hosting… by this time I was doing $30k/month income from blog sales and information marketing (affiliate marketing). A mentor of mine told me to get a dedicated host. So …. (more…)