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Given that it’s the end of the year, this week’s email will be a little different.
I’m going to share with you the best content we’ve produced and shared in 2019, as voted for by your clickedy-clicks.
Best Newsletter Content (eBiz Facts)
Excluding them, here’s the eBiz Facts content that got the highest percentage of clicks in 2019…
We profiled Justin Fieber, who retired at age 33 and now lives off dividend income in Chiang Mai, Thailand 🇹🇭
The centerpiece of my 6-week investigation into Tai Lopez, where I fact-checked a bunch of his claims and critics 🕵️♂️
Justin began teaching himself digital marketing in the summer of 2016. By the time we interviewed him in 2019, he was earning $1500/week online 💰
This is a curated list of affiliate marketing websites and how much money they make, some more than $50k each month. I added 5 fresh examples earlier this week 🤑
Respondent is a website where you can participate in online market research studies. We tested it out and found you can earn about $21/hour on there, though it’s best used sparingly 👍
Best Newsletter Content (other sites)
This list from Pangian includes companies like Buffer, Capital One, Mozilla, Shopify and Zendesk 💻
An interview with Zach Katz on Starter Story, revealing how he built a unique business that earned more than $300k in its first two years 😲
An inspiring and insightful post on Reddit about a single mom going from zero to $5k/month as a virtual assistant 💪
That was how much money SwitchPod raised on Kickstarter. It went on to raise $415,748 in total before the end of the campaign 💰
The Uncomfortable Truth About Travel Photography
The main takeaway from this article on Fstoppers: what photographers consider great work and what actually earns them a living are often very different things 📷
Most Popular Pages (eBiz Facts)
Our website received more than 468,000 unique pageviews this year, and more than half a million total.
Here are the pages that attracted the most eyeballs…
An in-depth article helping you identify why exactly you hate your job, and 5 things you can do about it 🤔
An article about writing effective Upwork cover letters/proposals, so you can spend less time looking for clients and more time doing paid work 📝
The same article mentioned earlier. There’s a 15-minute video near the top that has racked up 117,000 views on YouTube ▶️
An audio interview from 2017 with a South African lady who earns $1k/month working part-time as a subtitler 🇿🇦
Not related to working online, but I once crossed the Pacific Ocean on a cargo ship and wrote this article as a guide for folks who’d like to travel by freighter 🚢
What was your best of 2019?
Did you come across any particular “make money online” resource this year that blew your mind? 🤯
If so, hit reply and let me know what it is. I’d love to hear about it.
That’s it for eBiz Weekly for 2019.
Thanks for the time and attention you’ve given these emails. I hope they have and will continue to serve you well.
Until next year, rock on with your legendary self 💪
Niall Doherty – Ubud, Bali
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