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Squidoo - The Best Free Internet Job Ever

Updated on January 5, 2014

Why Is Squidoo The Best Free Internet Job Ever?

I love Squidoo. I guess you could say I'm a Squidoo addict. Recently I was asked;

"Why Squidoo? What the heck is so special about this place with the hokey name?"

This caused me to wonder why indeed? Here is what I came up with.

Millions of people search endlessly for ways to work from home on the Internet. Most of those people are looking for a free Internet job, meaning a job or means to earn money without investing any of their own money. So they get online searching for work-from-home websites where they can earn money working from home on the Internet.

Usually what happens is they fall for something that sounds very easy, often a free Internet job that sounds too good to be true. And find out that's exactly what it was, too good to be true. It was either a complete scam or required an investment of far too much money after a "free" introductory offer.

Is that you? Well it was me at one point too. Then I discovered Squidoo. Not just a free Internet job, but the Best free Internet job ever.

So I thought I would share my top seven reasons why Squidoo is a great way to work from home on the Internet and how easy it is for you to begin your Squidoo addiction today! I also included some very valuable resources via other Squidoo lensmasters to help you work from home, make money online and become successful on Squidoo too!

How To Squidoo And Work From Home On The Internet

The First Step To Work From Home Is Easy - Sign Up


Squidoo is Totally 100% Free to Use.

No domains names to purchase, hosting fees, membership, nothing. Nada, zip, zilch, zero.

The first step to the best free Internet job ever is real simple. Just sign up for your free account. You can do that right here - right now.

New Lensmaster Tip #1

Jump In - The Water Is Great

You Can Swim With Us Squids Right Away.

Find Out How Right Here.

What Is All This Squidoo Stuff Anyway?

How To Work From Home And Make Money Online - Stick With Squidoo!


Free Resources!

All the resources you need to be successful to work from home on the Internet are right here on Squidoo at your disposal - for FREE!

Now that you have become an official Lensmaster, you probably should get acquainted with a few of the special terms that are part of the culture here at Squidoo. You just might be wondering what is it with all this Squid stuff? Or maybe, what the heck is a lens and a lensmaster?

Relax. Like anything else new it takes a minute to get acquainted, but it doesn't have to be difficult as long as you begin at the right place.

And where is that?

A little side trip over to:

Getting Started With Squidoo

OK How Do I Build A Lens?

A Work From Home Website That Teaches You For Free!


No Technical Skills Required

You don't need to know any super technical skills or fancy computer stuff in order to build really cool lenses (websites).

Lens building is fun, addictive and if you are prepared, pretty easy. If I had to do it over again, rather than just jumping in and struggling to build a lens, I would visit as many "how to build a lens" lenses and learn from the experts.

I like to shorten any learning curve I can, unfortunately I usually discover how to shorten a curve AFTER I have taken the longer route. In other words, I learn from my mistakes. Had I visited good quality lenses FIRST in my Squidoo journey, I might have experienced success a little earlier in the game!

Want to visit some really cool lenses on "how to build a lens"? Let me introduce you to a few right now.................

How To Make Your First Lens

New Lensmaster Tip #2

Write About What You Love And Feel Passionate About.

The Most Successful Lenses Are Written By Lensmasters Who Are Passionate About Their Topic.

It Doesn't Matter What The Topic Is, If Your Passion Is Purple Door Knobs, Make A Lens About Purple Door Knobs!

Hey! This Free Internet Job Stuff Seems Like A Lot Of Work

Learn To Work From Home And Make Money Online By Working With Great Resources & Cool People


Plenty Of Helpful Friends!

Here on Squidoo, you can become part of an entire community of friendly people who are eager to help you succeed if you are willing to work hard.

What???? Hard Work?

Yes, you have to work at it, but your efforts will pay you back.

I look at it like this - In life we get what we give. That principle works here on Squidoo and just about everywhere else. There is no free or easy ride.

Yes, Squidoo is a free Internet job. The best, in fact. But it does require effort on your part.

If you are someone who is looking to get rich quick and believe those empty promises that run wild on the Internet, then this isn't for you.

But! If you are someone who really wants to work from home and money online and aren't afraid to invest time and effort in yourself, then this is an ideal opportunity created just for you.

So those of you who are still here, let's move on to the next step!

New Lensmaster Tip #3

Mind Your Manners!

Yep, That's Right!

Squid Etiquette Is Essential To Your Success Here.

Some important Squid Manners are:

Write your own original content - never plagiarize!

Don't ask for likes on your lenses, if they are good, people will like them.

Obey copyright laws!

Freedom To Express Yourself On The Internet

How Many Work From Home Websites Offer This?


Freedom Of Expression

Imagine a free Internet job where you can write about almost any idea your creative little mind hatches!

Maybe you are a writer or perhaps an artist. This is the place for you. If showing the world how in love you are with your hobby, be it beading, cooking, fishing or displaying your tattoos, this is also the place for you.

Squidoo encourages creativity and individuality. Now you can tell the world about whatever you are passionate about - for Free! Imagine getting paid for talking about what you love.

Here is a list of some lenses that are passionate, creative, totally unique, eccentric with a common thread, these lensmasters are passionate about their topics. Please pay them a visit.

Higher Education Is The Key To Success

Squidoo - A Free Internet Job With Free Resources


Endless Possibilities

Endless possibilities from the number of lenses you create to how much money you can make. All you need to do is to take advantage of the Free education offered on Squidoo.

Visit Squidoo Headquarters to find out all the latest on Squidoo.

You can also hang out in the forum to chat, get questions answered, lenses critiqued and more. Wanna go? Visit The Lensmaster Lounge.

Squidoo Is The Best Free Internet Job And Fun Too!

Work From Home & Make Money Online AND Have Fun - What A Concept!


Squidoo Is Too Much Fun!

All this and you get to have FUN too!

Imagine what life would be like if you were working in a job where not only did you make money, but you had fun doing it!

Please keep reading and learn more about Squidoo and the mega talented people who hang out here. You can be one too!

New Lensmaster Tip #4

With Lens Love Like Anything In Life - You Get What You Give

Want People To Notice Your Lens?

It's Easy - Show Other Lensmasters Love By Rating And Commenting.

They Just Might Love You Right Back!

You've built your lens. You love it. It's shiny and new. Your proud creation. Happy Graduation!

Now where are all your readers??

It's time to learn the next phase and that's Lens Promotion.

Here are some lenses written specifically with you in mind!

New Lensmaster Tip #5

Always Give Credit Where Credit Is Due!

Best New Lensmaster Tips Ever:

Don't Stop At One Lens.

Learn As Much As You Can

Take Part In The Community

Build More Lenses

Didn't Sign Up Yet? No Problem!

Have you tried other work from home websites? Do you have a success story about Squidoo? Please share your experiences here!

Do You Think Squidoo Is The Best Free Internet Job Ever? - Do You Work From Home And Make Money Online?

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    • profile image


      6 years ago

      good lens

    • TransplantedSoul profile image


      6 years ago

      You have soem great resources here... I will be back. Also see my new lense about how to create a "Feeling Lucky" button to showcase your content.

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      Nicely done! And yes, I love Squidoo, it's the best job!

    • Philippians468 profile image


      7 years ago

      what else can i say? i love Squidoo!

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      A lovely resource and well structured guidance. I am relatively new to Squidoo and am bless to among a wonderful society of Squids. :) Thank you.

    • LoKackl profile image


      7 years ago

      This is a terrific resource and tribute lens all in one. Well done!!

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      @LisaAuch1: Lisa - Thanks for the blessing, that means a lot!

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      Lisa Auch 

      7 years ago from Scotland

      I love Squidoo, not only can i write about what i want, I get to meet wonderful people too! And make money, now that cant be bad! blessed by the "Work at home Angel"

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      Moe Wood 

      7 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      A fresh perspective and a worthy topic. I agree it's definitely is addicting.

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      Maurice Glaude 

      7 years ago from Mobile, AL

      I agree with most of the things said here, but to be honest I don't do if for the money. It's a great perk don't get me wrong, and can be a fun challenge to make more, but Squidoo is just so darn fun and It allows me to explore and learn so much. I'm 10X smarter than before I started on Squidoo. Awesome lens you have here.

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      I am a relatively new Squid, but I am loving it so far. There is a lot of great information on your lens that I need to check out! Thanks!

    • norma-holt profile image


      7 years ago

      A wonderful tribute to Squidoo lens. Love the way you used these graphics of Steve and how you have incorporated so much information into it. Featured this on Squidoo Hot Tips.

    • MargoPArrowsmith profile image


      7 years ago

      Lensrolled to An Ode to Squidoo Thanks to Victor Hugo

    • TeacherSerenia profile image


      7 years ago

      Wonderful lens and Angel blessed too. I have got to look for some of those amazon books about squidoo.

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      @EuroSquid LM: Why thank you so much for the lens love and the Angel love!

    • EuroSquid LM profile image

      EuroSquid LM 

      7 years ago

      excellent lens! blessed by an Angel

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      @verymary: You are welcome - I was just thinking about your lens recently because we didn't make snowflakes this Christmas. (ran out of time) I finally took last years down some time around April! Maybe we will have Christmas in July this year! ;)

    • verymary profile image


      7 years ago from Chicago area

      I couldn't agree more -- Squidoo gives us fabulous opportunities, and the creative freedom is awesome...and addictive! Thanks so much for including my Paper Snowflakes lens in your art lens examples!

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      @ajgodinho: Thanks AJ!

    • ajgodinho profile image

      Anthony Godinho 

      7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Excellent work on this lens and I can definitely second your recommendation to join Squidoo and start making money online. Squidoo is a phenomenal platform and online community and best of all it's free. **Blessed by a Squid-Angel**

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      have you been able to make considerable money through squidoo? I hope to do so.

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      I'm very new here. I work at home in my own little shell sewing dollies. I am so grateful for Squidoo! This site and the members here are teaching me and helping me to become more social...slowly, but I have seen a difference in myself. Thank You for a great lens!!!!

    • george185 lm profile image

      george185 lm 

      7 years ago

      Really nice Squidoo Lens!

    • oldiesmusicnut profile image


      7 years ago

      Squidiction is a good thing, and your lens is, too :-) Thanks to you, I think I've got a handle on things.

      Heh, another fun thing about Squidoo -- the security words. I've gotta go down and type "gigaparrot." ROFL!

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      Awesome lens!

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      Wow!! You lens is one of the best out there for tips and help!! I bookmarked it and will be visiting everyday! Great job!

    • ICanCook profile image


      7 years ago

      Squidoo is easy to love if you take a minute to see!

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      7 years ago

      I second the title of this lens. Been a long time member and it totally rocks. Great lens by the way.

    • jptanabe profile image

      Jennifer P Tanabe 

      7 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      I love Squidoo too! You've listed many of the great things about it and in a very encouraging way. Great job!

    • JoyfulPamela2 profile image


      7 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      I LOVE SQUIDOO!! For so many reasons - it has made a positive difference in me. : )

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      What a lovely friendly, encouraging lens! Very useful too.

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      Squidoo is awesome and addicting :)

    • KarenHC profile image


      7 years ago from U.S.

      I love Squidoo too -- and am basically addicted. You included great tips and resources for newbies and more experienced Squidoo-ers!

    • Kiwisoutback profile image


      8 years ago from Massachusetts

      Squidoo is awesome. It was slow to start for me, but once I got the hang of it, it was addictive, fun, and it actually pays. I've learned almost everything about building websites and pages from reading and writing on Squidoo.

      I do use Squidoo as a big part of my overall online presence, but the one tip I'd give above everything else is to also sell products elsewhere as well. Two incomes can't hurt, and Squidoo compliments so many other platforms like CafePress, Zazzle, and blogs.

    • jolou profile image


      8 years ago

      What a lovely lens. I do love Squidoo also, we can be as creative as we want and have fun too.

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @DecoratingEvents: Thanks for your blessing!

    • DecoratingEvents profile image


      8 years ago

      A Blessing for this wonderful lens! :)

    • sheilamarie78 profile image


      8 years ago from British Columbia

      I love the way you have organized such a lot of helpful information! I will return for sure and check out the promotion section. Writing lenses is fine, but to make it a paying job, promotion is key. I have yet to break through the income side of things.

    • JollyvilleChick profile image


      8 years ago

      I like the way you used colors and font styles to make the lens enjoyable and encouraging.

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @Stazjia: Stazjia - Your blessing is so appreciated. Thanks!

    • decapod profile image


      8 years ago

      Nice lens and thanks for your welcome. I think what excites me is that I can create a Squidoo lens on anything I like - unlimited potential here!

    • Stazjia profile image

      Carol Fisher 

      8 years ago from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK

      I think you've captured the essence of Squidoo and given the reasons why we love it so much. Blessed by an Angel.

    • missbat profile image


      8 years ago

      Squidoo certainly is one of the best jobs around. Thanks for sharing all these great ideas and tips! Have lensrolled it to my Giant 100 lens.

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @CCGAL: Thanks! I'm off to visit Good Stuff Maynard - what a cool name!

    • CCGAL profile image


      8 years ago

      Yes - I love Squidoo and I often tell people that Squidoo attracts some of the nicest people on the planet. This is an exceptionally well done lens - I've blogged it to Good Stuff, Maynard (my blog of links I think are worth sharing) and I've given it the thumbs up & a Fav.

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @norma-holt: Thanks Norma!

    • norma-holt profile image


      8 years ago

      Wonderful tribute lens on Squidoo. *-*Blessed*-* and featured on Sprinkled with Stardust and also on The Beating Heart of Squidoo.

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @Lady Gotrocks: Why thank you so much!

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      Lady Gotrocks 

      8 years ago

      AWESOME LENS!!! Blessed!

    • profile image


      8 years ago

      You have great skills to be successful lensmaster. So keep it going. Build more lenses.

    • Peregrina LM profile image

      Peregrina LM 

      8 years ago

      Thanks for the great information. This is such a pretty lens, too!

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      8 years ago

      What a great idea for a Squidoo lens. You got it right all the way, because Squidoo is awesome and I mean awesome!!! Glad it was recommended to me over two years ago.

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      Anthony Godinho 

      8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Squidoo is a great platform which is unique from a normal blogging site. It's sophisticated, yet simple to use. There is definitely a learning curve to it, but it doesn't take too much to get started. I would definitely recommend it!

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      8 years ago

      cool lens!...I am a HUGE Squidoo addict! :o) ...thanks for popping into my reuse toothbrushes lens...I appreciate your comments.

    • LadyFlashman profile image


      8 years ago from United Kingdom

      I agree! It is such a great concept and I learn something new every time I visit a lens, I am addicted!

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      Deb Kingsbury 

      8 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      No idea why this would be your lowest ranking lens (at the moment). It's great! Looks really good too and is loaded with resources.

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      Pete D 

      8 years ago

      I love squidoo! great lens..

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      Faye Rutledge 

      8 years ago from Concord VA

      Yes, I agree, Squidooi is the best free internet job ever!! Love it!!

    • sheriangell profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @indigoj: Why thank you, I take that as a huge compliment!

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      Indigo Janson 

      8 years ago from UK

      Sure it is, and it is also one that seems to fill so many people with passion. In a world where everything seems too good to be true and usually is, Squidoo is a site that keeps its initial promises -- work hard, learn the ropes, and you can make some money. Simple as that. Love the way you organised this page with your favourite lenses. You are clearly a Squidoo Angel in the making... ;)

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      oztoo lm 

      8 years ago

      Absolutely, Squidoo is a great place to be. Especially if your new to the internet. Everyone can learn something here with the great Squidoo community and available help. All for free. What could be better. Great Lens with lots of useful links.

    • WindyWintersHubs profile image


      8 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Oh, yes, Squidoo is too much FUN. You will learn lots of cool things, meet great lensmasters and find lots of helpful information. Have a great summer! ~ Squid Greeter


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