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December 2017 Online Income Report – $10,879.9

December 2017 Online Income Report – $10,879.9

What a year 2017 was! We are SO excited to share this income report with you guys, because of the massive steps forward that we made in the month of December, that you can copy and get similar results!

Are you interested in starting a blog? Check out our tutorial that will help you start a blog of your own for only $3.49 per month (tiny cost for blog hosting compared to the potential profits!).

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally used.

If you sign up through our Bluehost link you will also get a free blog domain name and the lowest possible price for hosting.

Why We BlogHow we made $10,879.9 online in December 2017! If you want to see the exact ways that we made this extra money online, be sure to check out the article! Must read as we share some of our top secrets for making money online!

What we really LOVE about online business is that the earning potential is almost unlimited! We can basically choose how much we want to earn! It doesn’t get much better than that.

When you combine the freedom and the sense of helping people that blogging gives you, there really is not a better business out there! We din’t really start blogging to make a lot of money – for us it was more about the freedom blogging gives us.

So if you have not started a blog yet – we highly recommend starting one ASAP to ensure that 2018 is the year that you take back your financial freedom!

Blogging tip: Always pay for self-hosting with WordPress. It may be tempting to start a free blog but you will not be able to monetize the blog as effectively.

Self-hosting is very cheap (the price of a cup of coffee a month!) but it will allow you to monetize your blog using ads. Seriously we made this mistake years ago! Check out our tutorial that guides you through step-by-step to setting up your first blog that is self-hosted on WordPress.

 

Decembers Online Income – $10,879.9

This was another record breaking online income month for us. When we first started blogging we would always read blogging income reports from other people, but we din’t really think that we could make over $10k+ a month. It just kind of happened!

We were an ‘overnight success’. If you ignore the 4 years of working like a dog 🙂 , many failed attempts and abandoned strategies! Hopefully you can learn something helpful from this income report that will speed up the learning curve for you.

 

UnconventionalProsperity.com Income – $314.48

Paid survey referrals – we make extra money every month by completing paid surveys. It is not a lot of extra money though. However, another great source of income we have is that we receive commission for referring people to our favorite paid surveys.

The most popular paid survey site that people seem to love is PineCone Research. There is a wide variety of paid surveys to choose from that you can try out and promote on your blog to help other people make some extra side income.

Here is a list of the affiliate networks (and what we earned from them this month) that we currently work with to promote paid surveys to the readers of this blog.

Igain = $98.1

Peerfly = $49.2

Max Bounty = $29.2

Total = $176.5 from paid survey affiliate commissions.

We also used Ebates to get money back on our holiday shopping online. It was only about $20 so we haven’t included it in this income report. Still every little bit helps!

The cool thing about promoting paid survey sites is that the customer doesn’t have to buy anything for you to get paid! You get paid for them to make a little extra money!

It is a win-win business model and one that I learned from Michelle Schroeder-Gardner (She makes $100k+ every month with affiliate marketing. Her course ‘Making Sense Of Affiliate Marketing‘ is truly life changing! This blog would not exist if we had not bought her world-class affiliate marketing course!)

This leads me nicely to the other source of affiliate income from the blog this month…..Online courses.

 

Online Courses: What We Recommend and Promote

We are addicted to affiliate marketing courses. Especially courses that teach you how to drive huge amounts of traffic to your blog or website. The products listed below have been CRUCIAL to our success online and we are excited to promote them to our blog audience (because we TRULY LOVE THEM).

Here is a list of the main ones that we are affiliated with.

Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner = $78.8 affiliate commission in December (Read the review).

Pinteresting Strategies by Carly Campbell =  $25.6 affiliate commission in December.

The Perfect Pin: How to Create Viral Pinterest Images by Jeff Proctor = $18.8 affiliate commission in December (Read the review).

Wealthy Affiliate = $4 affiliate commission in December (Read the review).

Miscellaneous Affiliate Commissions

Amazon = $10.78 earned in December.

 

Traffic to UnconventionalProsperity.com

Traffic to this blog was almost exclusively from Pinterest. We saw a MASSIVE increase in traffic from Pinterest this month as you can see in the screenshot from WordPress below!

We had over 17,000 page views from Pinterest in December. Compare that to the traffic in November of just a few thousand views!! Crazy and very exciting! It just shows that all the effort is paying off!

The Secret To Our HUGE Pinterest Traffic Increase in December

We have been using Pinterest for 4 months, with slow but steady growth. We kept reading about how people were getting 100,000+ visitors to their blogs – depressing when we were averaging a pretty pathetic 50 views per day.

So how did we multiply our Pinterest traffic 10x in December?

We made more appealing pins. Yup it was a simple as that! You can read exactly how we did this here, if you want more information. This massive increase in blog traffic has filled us with hope for the future! Pinterest is a non-linear social media that can take off for you with just the smallest of changes to your pinning strategy!

Here is a screenshot of our Pinterest analytics, that shows our crazy Pinterest growth explosion, just days after we completed The Perfect Pin: How to Create Viral Pinterest Images course.

It is very easy to promote a Pinterest course when it gives us results like this! We have seen clicks through to our blog increase at a similar rate to the pin impressions shown above.

If you have tried everything and have the basics of Pinterest (group boards, verified business account, etc.) then perhaps what is holding you back is just the quality of your pins? Improving our pins certainly helped us and we can’t recommend How To Create Viral Pins course more highly!

Stock Trading Affiliate Income

We run a couple of other websites that make money via affiliate marketing. The majority of this months affiliate income came from a website that has less than 6000 views per month! Yup, we made $10565.42 from a website that gets 200 views per day!

We will be revealing the exact strategy and products that we sell from this stock trading website in the coming months so please check back for future updates (you can subscribe to the blog by signing up in the upper right side bar).

Here is a screenshot of the affiliate dashboard (just so you know we aren’t making this up!). This affiliate program makes up the majority of our online income. Hopefully we can grow this blog to a similar income level this year though!

Conclusions

We really hope you have learned something from this income report. If you have any questions about anything please leave a question in the comments below and we will answer you as soon as we can!

Happy 2018!

Russell and Maleah

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The 5 Easiest Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days

The 5 Easiest Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days

Unfortunately we live in a world where sometimes we just need cash…..NOW. An unexpected car repair bill, rent is 5 easy ways to make extra money fast! Read how to EASILY make $100-$200 or more from the comfort of your own home! due or there is just simply more month than money.

In this article we will show you the Easiest Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days!

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products we highly recommend. We won’t put anything on this page that we haven’t verified and/or personally used.

In this case, starting a blog is not really an option (An online business can take months or even years to produce a substantial income, but be sure to start one today so that in the future you don’t need to read an article like this one!).

Are you interested in starting a blog? Want to be able to produce an online income report like this one?

Check out our tutorial that will help you start a blog of your own for only $3.49 per month (it’s a tiny cost for blog hosting compared to the potential profits that are possible!).

If you sign up through our Bluehost link you will also get a free blog domain name and the lowest possible price for hosting.

Be sure to check out our recommendations page for tons of exceptionally useful tools that we have used to make money online. We love them all and we are sure you will as well!

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If you are truly tired of struggling month-to-month I urge you to take the following actions:

1. Read these books that changed my financial situation and the way I think about money and life. If I could recommend just one book to change your life, it would be number 3 on that list.

2. Start A Blog or Online Business – Control your own destiny, work from home in your ‘free’ time and add thousands of dollars of extra income every month to your household. Don’t think its possible for you? I promise you that it IS possible, just check out our income reports or the story of Michelle Schroeder Gardner (she makes $100k+ per month online).

How We Earn Up To $10K+ Blogging Every Month

Here are my other recommendations if you want to boost your blog traffic and earnings:

 

  • Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing Course Review – When I implemented the lessons taught in this course, I TRIPLED my website traffic within a few weeks! Read my full review.
Making Sense Of Affiliate Marketing
  • Wealthy Affiliate Community: This is an excellent community of affiliate marketers that I am an active part of. You can get started for free and the free membership even includes a free blog and hosting! Highly recommended as there are many experienced affiliate marketers in the Wealthy Affiliate community that can help you learn very quickly. Mentors are the key to success! Check out my review of Wealthy Affiliate.
  • The Perfect Pin: How to Create Viral Pinterest Images is an AMAZING course for only $47 that has skyrocketed our blog traffic and earnings! If you have an existing blog and want to make 10x, 20x or 100x the revenue then this course is for you!
    HERE is a link to The Perfect Pin course

 

If you want to change your financial situation by thousands of dollars per month, this particular article will not help you very much (other than the advice above about starting a money making blog).

However, if you are looking to make $100-$200 extra per week as side income then please read on! It really is pretty easy to make some extra money with a few side hustles.

Let me show you exactly how we do it. I actually think you can make $100 per day from these methods if you dedicate yourself to them and treat them like ‘real’ jobs.

1. Get Paid For Your Opinion With Paid Survey Sites

If you are looking to make some extra income, then you should consider completing paid surveys. With these legitimate online survey sites, you can earn easily $1,000/month!

The work is boring and mindless at times but survey sites like ensure that you have a steady stream of surveys that you are qualified for. Here are the most popular survey sites that our readers love and that we use on a daily basis.

OpinionCity is a fantastic survey site that you can earn up to $500 a week just for giving your opinion!

If you can sign-up for just two survey sites I highly recommend OpinionCity AND Survey Junkie (below). Both are FREE!

Survey Junkie is one of my all time paid survey favorites!

We Reviewed Survey Junkie – Check it out!

VIP Voice is a very highly rated survey site that has some easy surveys that pay very well!

Survey Momma is a great site that emails you surveys that you qualify for from a lot of different survey sites.

Swagbucks ($5 bonus for signing up and confirming your email address and some great surveys).

Vindale Research (The pay per survey completion time is very good. A few minutes can earn you $2+ or more.)

Pinecone Research (Very exclusive survey site that pays very well but is hard to get accepted to).

 

Most surveys only take 10 mins or so to complete and they are perfect if you have a few hours of time in the evening to just complete as many as possible. Earning $10 every day or so is a relatively easy target to aim for with these sites.

Here is a screenshot from SurveyJunkie, where I was able to make $10 in just an hour or so. This was from JUST Survey Junkie in a short period of time! You can probably start to see that making $100 in 7 days is not hard – you can do it from the comfort of your own home!

Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days

 

If you focus on completing surveys from the list above, you can easily make $100 in 7 days without even reading on!

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2. Test Websites

Did you know you can get paid for simply testing some websites? Website testers get paid to test websites and record their thought processes as they navigate the site. Each test only takes about 10 minutes or so and is less tedious than completing paid surveys.

Sites like UserTesting.com and TryMyUI will pay you $10 per test! This is so easy and works out to be $30-$40 per hour! The difficulty in scaling website testing to a significant income is that typically you are only offered a few tests per week. This can be mitigated by signing up for a lot of different user testing sites.

You will need a good laptop for this side hustle. You are usually required to take a short test where the company asks you to complete a task (I had to navigate around the BestBuy website and give my thoughts on how easy it was to choose a digital camera).

Your screen will be recorded and your voice will be recorded as you walk through finding something on a particular site. Your face is NOT recorded during the tests or actual paid work. I have joined two sites and passed the tests both times with no problems – the barrier of entry is not that high!

User testing websites is very easy money but it is quite hard to get a lot of hours. I made $10 in 10 mins (screenshot below) but nothing for a few days. This may be different for different demographics though.

Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days

 

3. Rent Out A Room In Your House on AirBnB

We did exactly this and wow it pays well! We rented all three of our spare bedrooms out on AirBnB and made $800 per room per month! That is $2400 extra per month! We locked in longer term contracts for similar rates. What a great passive income stream! Yes we had to give up some privacy but it was worth it for such easy extra money.

If you own your own place you could make money as soon as this weekend by renting out a room! AirBnB do a great job vetting applicants and you get paid very promptly.

 

Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days

 

4. Collect $20 From Ebates and MyPoints

 

If you want to earn $20 for just a few minutes of your time then you have to sign-up for Ebates and MyPoints.

These sites are cash back websites where you can earn money back for your online shopping!The attraction of both these sites in the short term is that they both offer $10 signup bonuses  (it is free to join them). Ebates and MyPoints as rewards programs that help you save a ton of money in the long term as well.

How To Make Money With Ebates
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Since most people do all their shopping online, if you aren’t using these sites to get a few percent cash back on every purchase then you are leaving money on the table.

Signup for BOTH and get $20 – they are both free and legitimate sites so you honestly have nothing to lose!

5. Cleaning Houses On Craigslist

We were very surprised to find that cleaning houses (e.g. for people moving out of rentals etc) is a surprisingly lucrative business. The going rate for cleaners is NOT minimum wage like you would expect if you applied to be a maid at a hotel.

On Craigslist, we have hired people for $30 per hour and this seems to be at the low end of the pay scale! We couldn’t believe it either – perhaps it has to do with everyone gaining college degrees and refusing to ‘stoop’ to cleaning jobs.

So if you don’t mind some light cleaning work, check out your local Craigslist for some extra income generating work. If you want the best jobs you have to be fast to respond to the client, professional and offer a great deal.

Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days

Conclusions on Ways To Make $100 in Under 7 Days

I hope that you have found some new ideas in this article for making $100+ in 7 days or less. I want to be clear that this is NOT a difficult task and that most people never actually try to make money outside of their 9-5 job. I also want to make it clear that I am not advocating these side hustles for long term wealth generation – they are not for that! Exchanging time for money should be a temporary fix while you build your online business or other cash generating assets.

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How? She Used Vindale Research Surveys!

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I recently came across a story that I wanted to share with you. I was browsing Youtube and came across a video by a young woman called Lindey Glenn.

She explains in detail how she made $50 every week on a simple paid survey site called Vindale Research (Check it out here). She did this while she was breastfeeding her new baby! The breastfeeding process does not really let the feeder do anything else simultaneously, certainly it is very difficult to make money during the feeding process!

Vindale Research Surveys

After watching her Youtube video (below), I signed up for Vindale Research and within a few minutes I had made $4 from a couple of easy surveys. Vindale Research is a very easy way to make a little extra money!

Vindale Research History

The Vindale Research survey site was one of the first online survey sites that paid people to complete surveys. The site first appeared about 12 years ago and has improved dramatically over the years.

Vindale now has an ‘A-‘ rating from the Better Business Bureau, although a few years ago it was rated only a ‘C’. Clearly, they have been improving the site and the A- rating shows that is a company that can be trusted.

What I Love About Vindale Research SurveysWow check out how this mom made money with paid surveys like Vindale Research even while she was breast feeding! Very inspiring and a must read if you are a new mom looking to make some money from home!

I have experience with many paid survey sites and I must say that my first impression of Vindale Research has been very positive. Here is what I LOVE about the site so far:

  • The pay per survey completion time is very good. A few minutes can earn you $2+ or more.
  • Honesty – if a survey gives an estimated time for completion – my experience with Vindale Research is that the survey can be completed in an even shorter time! This is not my normal experience with paid surveys.
  • Emails that tell you surveys are available – frequent notifications for surveys that I qualify for have impressed me. I rarely get rejected from surveys on the site.
  • I have found that the surveys are very interesting and that they often reveal the details of cool new products that are in development for future release. For example, a survey I completed yesterday introduced me to the features of the new ‘smart speaker’ device (like the Amazon Echo) that will be on sale this Christmas.

Money Making Tip: The ‘Mystery Study’ surveys that Vindale Research emails to you (when they become available) are the highest paid per minute of your time. They generally range from $1-$3 and will only take a couple of minutes of your valuable time. I really only complete the Mystery Study Surveys – usually they are sent to you once or twice every single day. This is probably the best way in my opinion to make a little extra money with Vindale Research.

Vindale Research

I have added Vindale Research surveys to my daily to-do list just for the Mystery Topics feature. I don’t really need to complete surveys that take a long time to complete (I make most of my online income from blogging).

I am a little addicted to completing survey sites though! When I am bored at the grocery store or waiting in a line, I just pull out my cell phone and complete a couple of short surveys – why not use the time productively?

What I Don’t Like About Vindale Research

Unfortunately, the minimum balance that you must have is quite high – you need to earn a minimum of $50 before Vindale will send you payment. This will likely take you anywhere from 3 days to a week to earn, so it is not a huge deal.

However, other sites that I have tried (SurveyMomma, Survey Junkie, Swagbucks etc.) have much lower payout thresholds.

Conclusions

Vindale Research is a great place to begin if you want to make a little extra money doing market research surveys. The survey questions ask about your opinions on products that exist and products that are in development. No skill is required and it is totally free to join Vindale.

When you reach the $50 cash out threshold – you can take a selfie with the check and receive more rewards! There are lots of different ways to make money on the site and I highly recommend that you sign-up and see if Vindale Research Surveys are a good fit for you.

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