Tuesday, August 30, 2011

I Started Making Money Online When I was 17 Years Old


I started making money online when I was 17-years-old. No, that's not a typo. That's the God's honest truth.

Since the age of 17, I've been earning money by utilizing the power of the Internet. By the time I was 18, I was earning a steady income online. Four years later, at the age of 22, I had the potential to earn thousands of dollars per month in the comfort of my home, by tapping away on the keyboard. Today, I am six months shy of thirty and still going strong as a writer.

The fact that I started earning money online before I was legally an adult is apparently hard to believe for some. People constantly assume that I exaggerate my earning potential, while others believe that I must have a college degree and years of publishing experience. While those two things certainly increase one's chances of success, they're unnecessary.

As I've mentioned previously, when I first got started in the freelance writing industry, I had no degree, no expertise, no contacts, and no resume. My first writing positions were very low paying (think $1 per 100 words) but I moved on to better opportunities as I went along. I slowly established myself by creating unique, quality content, and eventually was able to define my worth as a writer and therefore, increase my earnings.

Uninformed readers are ninja-quick to dismiss my blog as a scam. That couldn't be further from the truth.

Freelance Lady was created because of the scams online. I literally created this blog so that people could easily find legitimate online writing opportunities in one place. The purpose was so that readers, like you, no longer had to search through thousands of Google pages to find one real online writing job that pays well. Every position on this blog is legitimate. You're free to browse through the listings, no registration required. No bidding on positions. I'm here to help you earn money using the Internet, just like I am, starting at 17-years-old.

What was your first paid online gig?

4 comments:

  1. I have so desperately been trying to find someone who is truthful. And although this my first time on your site I believed you. I am so sick and tired of the Scammers and they keep on coming. Could you please guide me or show me how you did it. I do write blogs,but it is mainly the traffic that concerns me. I am a disable woman and I also take care of someone who is disable and it is hard trying to maybe got to classes or something to bone up more on my writing. I have been writing for awhile,but I would like to know how I could earn some desparately needed cash. I'm a fast learner and eager to learn,thank you,thank you!

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  2. I don't know why, but Blogger just now brought it to my attention that I had a comment! Ugh, sorry about that. Anyway, after reading your comment, I decided that I'll write up a post about EXACTLY how I got started, along with a follow-up post including tips on how to make your blog successful (traffic-wise). I will contact you personally as soon as the posts are finished!

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  3. It would be far too much to explain in a single comment.

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