How to Get Paid for Blogging: Is That Even a Thing??

Have you ever wondered how to get paid for blogging? It can be a great way to bring in some extra income. And yes, even us “regular people” can do it! Here are a few things you can do to earn money through your blog.

If you’re looking for ways to to add another income stream, or just bring in a little more money, we’re going to continue to talk about ways to do that today.

Last week we talked about creating a blog.  This week, let’s talk about how to use that blog to earn money.  There are hundreds of combinations you can try, and I strongly suggest that you try several different methods.  Don’t rely on just one way to earn money.

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How Do I Create A Blog? The Steps You Need To Get Started

How do I create a blog? If you’re looking for ideas for making money from home, creating a blog isn’t as hard as you think. Find out if you have what it takes to make a successful blog.

We Moms are a scrappy bunch.  We’re often in charge of the family budget.  So when we see that the outgo is greater than the income, we do what we can to make up for it.

And since you clearly like to read blogs (thanks for checking out Medium Sized Family, by the way!) you’ve probably wondered at one time or another, “How do I create a blog?”

Since this blog focuses on the best ways to save and earn money, I don’t want to overlook the way I’m bringing in money for my family these days.  But I’m not going to promise you the moon about blogging like some people do.

How Do I Create A Blog? The Steps You Need To Get Started

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A Decluttr Review: Is It As Easy To Make Money As It Seems?

A Decluttr Review: Is It As Easy To Make Money As It Seems?

This Decluttr review will explain the process, how you can earn money, and why Decluttr is a great alternative to driving a bag of donations in your car for months.

Why does clutter seem to multiply overnight?  You open a closet that you just organized only to find it stuffed full again.

You know that it’s important to keep up with it.  Too much stuff is stressful for everyone.  And we all have the best intentions.  So you pull out the keep/trash/donate boxes and get to work.

Once you’re done, you look at your closet with pride.  It feels good to tackle that job!

Now, before you turn around to face those boxes of stuff, you need to read this Decluttr review.  Because it’s going to change the way you deal with all of that clutter!

Ok, so the trash box is easy enough.  The keep box takes a little more effort, but you manage to find a home for everything.

Then there’s the donate box.  You might take it straight to the donation bin in town.  Or you might drop it in the corner of the garage or the back of your car.  And it’ll stay there for months.

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Secure Your Savings: Brainstorm Money Making Schemes

Secure Your Savings: Brainstorm Money Making Schemes

Have you ever stopped to consider how many different ways you’ve made money over the years?  Even if you got as little as $1, it counts as a money making scheme.

You probably have a wealth of ideas for making money at your fingertips and you didn’t even realize it!

Before we dig into today’s post, this is the final day of the 30 day money challenge I call Secure Your Savings and Find Peace in the New Year!  If you didn’t keep up with the series, there’s no reason you can’t read this post on its own.  But if you like the idea of having extra money, I suggest you check out this post for a whole list of money saving tips and ideas for bringing in extra cash.

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Secure Your Savings: How to Secret Shop for Pay

Secure Your Savings: How to Secret Shop for Pay

On my first secret shop, I was so nervous.  I was convinced that when I walked in the door, a giant blinking arrow would flash above my head.  “Alert!  Alert!  Secret shopper approaching!”

Well, that didn’t happen.  (Thankfully!)  I managed to get through the secret shop without any major blunders, and I even got my money.  The company also reimbursed me for the purchase I made, so I got a tube of caulk for free, too.  (If I were a DIYer that might have been a bit more exciting.)

If you enjoy shopping and are pretty observant, you can do well with secret shops.  Today, let’s talk about where to find this kind of work and what to expect from this “job”.

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