First Year Blog Update: How I Earned over $36,000 in One Year of Blogging

first year bloggingI am finally sharing my first year blogging update.

First year!!

WOW!! It’s already been a year since I started my blog and I am so grateful for all the support and help I got from everyone.

Seriously, in this one year I have come to know how helpful this blogging community is and I am so thankful to be a part of it. And I am grateful to all my readers who keep sending me email messages about my posts.

Last year was a big rollercoaster ride for me right from starting my blog to making it a full-time business.

Yes, I am earning more than a full-time income from my blog within a year. I am not saying it is going to be the same for everyone, but you will never know what you can achieve if you don’t try. I took the leap, and I am super happy that I did.

Lots of things happened last month with regards to changing my ad network, starting a new course and more, I want to share them with you. Hopefully, it is going to help you in your blogging journey in some way.

If you are thinking of starting a blog, just do it. I took the leap and started my blog, and now I am making significant income from it. It took time and hard work, but it is all worth it. I have an easy step-by-step guide to start a blog even if you are not a techie. So, go ahead and start your money-making blog. (more…)

10 Side Hustles You Can Start For Less Than $50

side hustles less than $50I love side hustles.

Who wouldn’t want an extra income stream to increase  financial stability or just as a hobby?

What I love about side hustles is that there are so many to choose from according to your skill or liking. And the money-making potential for most of the side hustles is great.

Some of them you can start for free and some you might have to invest first to get started.

Today, I am giving you a list of side hustles or side jobs which you can start for less than $50.

I know that investing in something can be hard when you are on a tight budget, but the income potential for most of these side hustles is enormous. So, have a read and try the ones which suit you.


Create Courses

I would probably not call this as a side hustle; this can be very well a main income earner. Melyssa Griffin earns most of her online income from her courses. If you have expertise in any skill, then you can go ahead and create courses or e-books on that topic and start making money. (more…)

Make Money by Referring Friends With These Awesome Sites

referring friendsWouldn’t it be great if you could make money just by referring friends to your favorite programs?

It would be awesome!!

Well, that’s what today’s post is about. I am going to list out some of the referral programs which are excellent, legitimate and trust worthy.

Referral programs are the ones which give you some extra bonus when you refer someone. This can be a great way to make extra income recommending the products you love. But always remember, refer the programs which you have personally tried or which are highly recommended.

So, how do you get paid?

Whenever someone you referred joins the program, you get paid either in cash, through PayPal, by gift cards or by check. The best way to make money this way is to refer the programs you use, so you know the credibility of the product or brand.


Here goes the list,


Cashback Apps (more…)

5+ Best Jobs With Flexible Hours That Let You Set Your Own Schedule

jobs with flexible hoursEveryone wants jobs with flexible hours.

There are so many work-at-home jobs around, but the ones that let you work when you want to are the most wanted.

Having flexible work is the best feature when you are planning to look for online jobs.

The independence of working in your own time can be beneficial for many reasons such as low stress, being more productive and having a good work-life balance.

Today, I will share some of the work-at-home jobs/ hustles which have high flexibility and can give you the freedom of working whenever you want according to your schedule.

Below are some jobs with flexible hours, 


Data Entry

Data entry jobs are the most wanted on the web because the work is relatively easy and most of us have basic typing skills. Typing jobs are usually flexible where you work when you want to with only project deadlines.

You can easily pick data entry gig on websites like MTurk, Clickworker and freelancing sites like Upwork (formerly oDesk), Freelancer, etc.

Though data entry jobs don’t pay much, the main point here is to get the flexibility than the income. You can also check out this list of websites which offer data entry gigs. (more…)

13+ Work-at-Home Companies hiring Always (Almost)

companies hiring alwaysSearching for a work from home job is pretty much similar to any other job search process.

You want to find out which companies are hiring at present and apply. First, you will have to search for legitimate companies and then check if they are hiring.

But this whole process can be made much easier if you know which companies recruit for work-at-home positions almost all year long.

Yes!! There are companies which recruit work from home or remote positions all through the year, well almost.

Today, I am making a list of companies in different fields like virtual assisting, customer service, sales, transcription which have positions open all year.



This uber famous company hires for At Home Advisor which is the most popular position. You will be helping customers who have product based enquiries and who are looking for support. This position is advertised in many cities within the US. A good knowledge of the Apple products, a pleasant demeanour and zeal to help the customers are some of the basic requirements for the role. Apply for the role here. (more…)

6 Simple Steps to Create Multiple Streams of Income

multiple streams of incomeDo you need multiple streams of income?

Reading the post title, you might think why do we need to create more than one income stream.

In a perfect world, you don’t need to. But imagine you lose your job, or you have some urgent need for money, or you have a growing family and your needs are increasing.

All these things are some of the reasons you should consider having multiple income streams. For me, the best advantage of having multiple streams of income is to be financially free.

Having multiple streams of income can be a big balancing act, but if managed properly you can achieve the financial freedom and create a perfect system of more than one income stream.


Here are some tips to create multiple income streams,


Decide what your income goals are

This is by far the most important thing you need to do if you are planning on having multiple income streams. Our needs dictate most of our financial decisions. So, if you want to generate more income, you should first focus on what you want to achieve by making more money. What is the level of income you are looking to make if you start streams of income other than your job? (more…)

Become A Brand Ambassador and Make Money on Instagram

make money on instagram

In the series of side hustle interviews, today, I have an interview which is really interesting if you want to know how to become a brand ambassador and make money on Intagram.

Emma Lomas of shows us how she has been earning a great income on Instagram and how this is possible for anyone.

This is a perfect side hustle if you love being on social media and can become an awesome income earner. Instagram is a great way to connect with brands and earn a good income online.

Now, over to Emma,


Please tell us about yourself and what you do?

Hi! I’m Emma, I’m originally from England but currently live in Sydney, Australia. I’ve been in Sydney for the last 2 1/2 years, as I’m currently studying business at University. I will be graduating in November, and setting out on a year long trip with my boyfriend, Yannick covering the whole of Australia in my 4×4 and parts of Asia. In addition to being a student, I’m also a travel blogger and social media influencer with Yannick. (more…)

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