Hey everyone, I’m Nat – the creator of Rags To Niches!
What Is Rags To Niches About?
- Helping people create and build their own blogs/websites.
- Helping people find legit training programs and platforms for helping them making money online – whether that be a small amount on the side or eventually replacing their day job.
- Reviewing the Good, the Bad and the Ugly when it comes to online money making opportunities – sifting through the scams is much easier when you know what to look out for.
- Helping people discover ways they can grow income streams online.
- Helpful “how to,” or tutorial related posts to help get started with your blog or website.
Who Is Nat?
I’m a stay-at-home mother to my two boys, who are now 7 & 10.
I used to be a couch potato who wasn’t very fit, nor healthy.
But I turned my life around a few years ago and started running & eating healthily.
This year I’ll be training for my third marathon. Running definitely transformed my life.
Aside from running, I love to cook, (and eat) and you’ll usually find me reading a self-development book, or a biography.
As a family, we are avid film watchers and theme park enthusiasts!
My eldest son has high functioning autism and, while I could have gone out to full-time-work outside the home, having a child with an, (often) misunderstood condition meant that it wasn’t the best option for us.
Ultimately, I knew we would all be a lot happier if I could figure out how to work from home… and then I could still be there for them full-time.
My introduction into making money online started over six years ago, when I would enter thousands of online competitions/sweepstakes a month in a bid to make a bit of extra money on the side!
It could be highly repetitive and boring, but it became a bit of an obsession once I’d actually started to win.
I’ll never forget that the first thing I won.
I’d been “comping,” for around one month and I won a designer handbag, worth nearly £500, (I’m in the UK).
After that, I was hooked.
I also did really well at it – winning gadgets, ipads, TVs, breaks away, cash, vouchers and considerably more.
But I knew all along, that I couldn’t only rely on this long term.
Even with some of the awesome things I won, it wasn’t a reliable and there were no guarantees with it.
I decided to try and find a more long-term/reliable way to make money online, but I didn’t even have a clue how.
Back then, I didn’t even realise that people made substantial money from things like blogging or self-publishing….
…and I had no idea what SEO meant, let alone niche websites!
After stumbling around online for months trying to figure out what route to take, I was felt pretty overwhelmed by all the conflicting info out there.
Eventually, I found an online training program and community that taught me about affiliate marketing and building websites.
Starting the training there, also opened up other potential doors for me, by teaching me valuable skills online – such as SEO, creating content and keyword research.
Within a few months I set up a tonne of websites at once, (NOT a good idea) and I sailed through loads of training…
I made a tonne of mistakes in the process and I didn’t take on board all the advice at first.
However, I made my first sale online within a few months with a niche website and that gave me the confirmation I needed that the potential was there.
The rest is history!
I initially set up Rags To Niches to share my experience along the way – but I enjoyed writing for this blog so much, that it became my primary website.
This website is also just an opportunity for me to write about topics that I’m really passionate about – and rant about products that I think are rubbish.
I’m always on the look out for great quality products…. and I do hope to see more of them in the future.
If you have a program you’ve created and think it great, or you think you know of a great way to make money online that I haven’t covered yet – let me know about it!
If you have any questions, I’d be more than happy to answer them. You can contact me via this contact form.
You can also contact me over at WA, (you can see my profile here!).
All the best! 🙂