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Make money – extra income

Let’s face it, we could all do with some
extra money. Not for things, but for people. Our people, in our close family
networks. Money can give your family financial freedom, money can give you
access and money can give you security. There are many ways to make money
online in today’s world and there are great resources such as that has tons of
info to help you earn more.

People blog, people freelance, some people sell on Amazon and some people have
thriving drop shipping businesses. The beauty of having an internet business/a
website is the freedom and flexibility that they offer. The key is to invest
your earnings to grow your wealth.

Everybody has something to offer

The great thing about blogging is that we are all unique. We will all connect to certain people that can relate to us, to our struggles or with our experiences. You may think you have nothing to offer, but being a mother, being a student, a traveler or perhaps beating an addiction. You have been through this and you can help others. Millions of people are about to be a student or about to be a first-time mother. You will have had to problem solve multiple times. What baby carrier is best? What helps soothe a crying baby? Is it ok to feel a certain way? Where should you go to the Azores?

It is a great way to connect to an audience


Use your website to talk to people, build an audience through your writing, your email list, maybe you can put a course together or perhaps you choose to add videos too. Be as creative as you wish, you’re your own boss now. If people like your content, they will be waiting to hear from you, you will be connecting on mass in ways you never thought imaginable.

Learn new skills

It is argued that the educational system often falls short in providing real-life necessities to equip us for adulthood. You may not come out with many useful practical skills for the real world. And certainly, we know nothing about money, how to make it, how to invest it or about taxes. But that’s for another blog post.

Starting a website, utilizing WordPress, understanding email marketing sequences and Google search rankings are priceless skills. If you get good at these skills, you have a very good chance at making a hell of a lot of money. These skills open you up to endless opportunities and the ability to quickly build ad scale multiple businesses. Perhaps even buy businesses or websites now you have these skills.

It can lead to bigger and better things that you couldn’t

You will communicate with new people,
network with like-minded individuals and readers. Facebook groups and regular
content will lead to invitations. You may be a leader in your niche, you could
be interviewed, fly to new places, you can open up an array of new and exciting

It’s extremely easy to do and you can be writing in 10

One of the best things is…anyone can do it. Literally. Don’t think you’re too young, or too old, or not computer savvy. WordPress is extremely user-friendly and you literally have nothing to lose. Hosting and domain names are cheap today, you don’t have to pay thousands of dollars for websites anymore. Once you get used to plugins and ‘widgets’ it’s all pretty straight forward so don’t think that websites need to be expensive or that you need to be a computer geek. Anyone can do it from anywhere with an internet connection.

Protect from automation

The world economic forum predicts that job automation will be 52% by the year 2022. A lot of jobs will be gone in the next few years. Warehouse operatives, checkout supervisors, bartenders and the big one which will cause a lot of disruption…self-automated cars. Building online digital skills are a great way to stay ahead of the curve. A robot cannot replace your experiences on holiday or your experience with motherhood. People will want a personal trust element and they will come to trust you for you. This is crucial and will help you stand out in the replaceable robotic future. Be a human with love, passion, and integrity and you will always have a voice.

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