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Shortly after I started blogging in January 2012 I had what I like to call a laundry room epiphany, with low readership and dismal earnings I was in the middle of a major pity party when it occurred to me; Almost every career out there worth having requires either a 4 year degree or a lot of working your way from the bottom to the top, why would blogging be any different.
That day I entered my own personal “Blogging University” and decided I would devote 4 years to learning as much as I could about blogging and putting it into practice. At the end of the 4 years, I would evaluate if it is working for me and my family or not; until then I am giving it all I could without disrupting the family balance we all love.
2023 Update: I am now in year 11 of blogging and dedicate around 15 hours a week to it. I am still not a six-figure blogger but I do generate a good hourly return for my time spent of right around $11 an hour. I keep going because there is no other job I know of that is so flexible. I can work at it whenever I want and walk away from it whenever I need to. If you are looking for a side job to bring in some part-time income –blogging is an excellent choice.
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