I currently work at a grocery store. My dream is to eventually write and also eventually publish a novel. Which in turn should help me with my retirement plans in the far future.
At least live comfortably for a while.
Enough dreaming. Currently Walmart is building two stores in my city. Both in close proximity to my store. Naturally this has me and some of my coworkers a little bit concerned for our futures.
Several years ago and up to earlier this year I tried to find ways to start a business and make money online to supplement and eventually, should it happen, replace my usual income. This was really hard and I didn’t even make a penny. Everyone seems to want your money though.
I gave up.
Resigned, I stopped reading, looking and educating myself and told myself it was a fool’s errand to even try anymore.
A few months pass. One day I come home I turn my computer on and check out Facebook, then when I have dinner, watch some documentaries on youtube. On Facebook, while checking out funny pics, I see a comment. I can’t remember what it said, but something made me click the link. It took me to a capture page and after I watched the video, I decided to try it out. I put my information and clicked enter.
Immediately or nearly so, I got a friend request on FB from the person who wrote the comment with the link. I went through the process of getting signed up and doing the requirements most of which were free, but some I chose cost a little bit like $1.99 and so on. I was in.
Then I learned what I got myself into.
At first I was devastated.
Then I thought about it. Anything worth getting should take some work.
So I buckled in and got going. To tell you the truth, I haven’t made any money yet. From reading all the posts on the FB groups, many people are having success. I just need to work on it.
Just keep a positive mindset and keep moving. Keep doing. Nothing ever makes itself.
Blood, sweat and tears go into businesses, and it is no different online. At least that is what I am telling myself.
There are no free rides but this is as close I have seen it come.
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