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How Hubpages has Changed My Life

Updated on November 19, 2010

Hubpages Changed My Life

Years back I started making money online. I worked day and night providing leads for many of the major Internet companies that you see today. I am not going to mention any companies but almost all of them would lie cheat and steal even from their affiliates, customers etc.just to become successful.

I actually own private stock in a few of the companies that is near worthless. So what I am saying is, I feel like I paid my dues online. It took me a few years to realize that this was not the way I wanted to conduct business. You could say I was over it for many years.

Hey I was one of the first 1000 Internet Marketing Warriors. This might not mean much to many of you, but I dont know a Warrior that didnt make money. My biggest money making day online was around $16,000 dollars. I wrote several sales letters one that produced over 1 million dollars of sales for one of my clients.

The reason I am telling you this because I would like you to realize that I am coming from a place of experience. I didnt touch a computer until I went online. I didnt know a mega from a giga.

The probability of being successful and building a successful business online from home was astronomical for me. Seriously!

After I had many successes and failures, I was ready to hang it up.


Well mainly because it used to take to much technical savvy to make it online. You used to have to know your stuff. I learned html,php,cgi, all that crap just so I wouldn't have to pay some web guy to update my website 50 dollars an hr.

More than 2 years ago I started writing for Associated Content I still do OK with them but it is way harder than Hubpages.

2 years ago I started making Hubs and began to make steady money again.

Hubpages enabled my to move to Costa Rica for a year. It totally supported me my wife and daughter for a year. Some of the hubs that I created brought traffic to my websites .

I continued to learn from the hubpage community and my hubs got better. I was inactive for a time and I was still getting paid from Adsense, Amazon and Ebay.

I will be retiring totally in the next 2 years with hubpages as my total income. Hubpages will be my pension along with a few web sites I created with Wordpress.

Thats it! Here is your retirement plan Hubpages.

Did I mention that creating Hubs is Fun and you will have the opportunity to learn something new everyday!

Now get to work making Hubs, meeting people in our community and having fun!

Hubpages changed my life in so many ways I cant even begin to tell you. My wife and kids create hubs and make money also.

The main thing that hubpages did for me was helped me to build confidance that I can learn and grow as a person while I create a life long income. You can not put a dollar sign on that. I know that the people who created hubpages also had this vision for us!

Thank you Hubpages!


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  • coolbreeze profile imageAUTHOR

    Rik Rodriguez 

    7 years ago from Hawaii

    Yes I do good question Sally. As you know Hubpages is a great place to learn other skills. I also started buying domains a few years back. I have developed several domains and they also are creating an almost automatic income. Using several ways to create income from a website is always a good idea.

    Affiliate marketing is OK But you need your own product and or service. I am also doing private SEO. I use WP for all my sites.

  • Sally's Trove profile image


    7 years ago from Southeastern Pennsylvania

    I always enjoy reading about how folks get to where they are on HubPages. Thanks for sharing your experiences and providing encouragement.

    I have hardly begun to tap the potential of HP, but even with my small number of Hubs I see the revenue grow each month.

    I love your plan for HP being your retirement income, but, and not to rain on this excellent parade, there is something to not putting all the eggs in one basket.

    It's clear that HP is doing a fantastic job, and I hope they are around well into the next decades, yet, every good Plan A also needs a good Plan B. I wonder if you have any additional thoughts about this?

    Voted up and useful.


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