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Ways to Earn Extra Income

After retiring I found myself with a lot of extra time on my hands and not as much free cash as expected. I decided to find a way to earn extra income. I didn’t want to be tied down to a 9 to 5 job so I searched for a part time way to earn extra income. The choices weren’t very attractive. The pay was low and the hours not suitable.

Regardless of what I did I wanted to be in charge of my time and earnings. I can hear you saying good luck with that. I have to agree. My search was disappointing. There was lots of work but nothing meeting the criteria I had set. Then good fortune smiled on me. In a discussion with a friend of a friend I detailed what I was looking for. He said there was only one way to attain what I wanted and that was Internet Marketing.

He explained that it would take some work and time but it was possible to earn extra income through Internet Marketing. I was interested but didn’t have a clue where to start. After further discussion I realized I would need someone or someplace to get the knowledge I would need.

He steered me to the training organization he was using and I will be forever grateful.

For a modest fee I was able to join a training organization that provided everything I needed. In just a short time I had learned about niches, keywords and the different types of marketing. Not long after that I had a domain name and had built my first website. The training took me step by step through each area that I needed. Sure I had questions, lots of them but the help and support was always there. The community at the site was much more than I expected or could have hoped for. Someone was always there to encourage me or give advice.

If you find yourself in the same situation as me and want to stay in control there are many training organizations available. Do a Google search or check out a few of the many forums on the marketing that interests you. Do not however sign up to one that is making get rich quick promises. Internet marketing is just like any worthwhile venture. It takes hard work and perseverance. Being in control of your time and income makes the hard work and time investment worthwhile.


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Interesting life story John. Agree with what you said.

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks Eugene. It's been a long time since I've heard/seen from you

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  about 6 years ago
Teresa M  

Interesting article John and website too! ...I'm still a newbie at this but have discovered IM is the best option if you want to be your own boss! Time and effort go hand in hand if you want to succeed - Glad you found your extra income!

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks Teresa. I haven't arrived yet but I'm moving steadily forward.

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  about 6 years ago

In the same boat as you John and can readily identify with your article. Well written!

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks Theo. I'm just starting to get results with my IM career

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  about 6 years ago

Great article John. Been into Internet Marketing now for about a year and really enjoying it Regards Keith.

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks for the comment Keith

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  about 6 years ago
Chris48  

Good article John

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks Chris. Appreciate you stopping by

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  about 6 years ago

Your article struck a note with me because I have been toying with the idea of Internet Marketing for about a year now. I have been seriously at it for about a month. I guess I will see how it goes.

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  about 6 years ago

if you are interested in Internet Marketing follow the links to my site then click on the link there that will give you an opportunity to check IM out for free. good luck and fell free to contact me with questions.

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  about 6 years ago

Nice site John, I will check it out in a bit.

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks shawn

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  about 7 years ago

Like the web site John, hope it keeps going good for you.

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Rob

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  about 7 years ago
Lemuel  

Good advice regarding get rich quick promises - an internet newbie can easily fall into this trap. Great article John and a very nice website that is worth visiting.

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  about 7 years ago

Thank you Lemuel, I appreciate that

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  about 7 years ago
Barbara9  

great information, thanks

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  about 7 years ago

You're welcome. Thanks for the visit

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  about 7 years ago
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