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How to Make Money Being Fat

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How to Make Money Being Fat

Whenever people stumble across the idea of being fat or overweight, it’s one topic most people choose to avoid. But whether you choose to address it head-on or cower in fear of what your families, friends, and colleagues at work would say, it still goes back to the same old story.

Being fat is not a disease nor is it a crime. Of course, some people may want to argue that fat people are not being discriminated against in treatment and even in earnings, but that is far from the truth.

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But as a fat person, being fat does not stop you from making some cool cash. Being fat does not stop you from enjoying all the goodies that come with having money. And so, in this article, I will be guiding you on steps you can take to make money even while being fat.

Key Takeaways

🎯 More than 1 billion people worldwide are obese – 650 million adults, 340 million adolescents, and 39 million children. So you see, several fat people might even be fatter than you in the world.

🎯 Sadly, most fat people are often been discriminated against and looked down upon by friends and colleagues who think they are too lazy, unserious, or unfocused.

🎯 These fat people may be body-shamed and stigmatized for the rest of their lives.

🎯 But your fatness is not a sign for you to lose hope about happiness and making money in life because there are endless opportunities out there for you to achieve these goals.

🎯 So, whether you are fat or not, several crazy side hustle ideas can make you extra cash in 2023.

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How to make money being fat

1. Working as a freelance writer

This is 2023, and according to data from Upwork on freelancers, 44% of freelancers made more money than they did when employed at a traditional job.

Also, according to the 2022 Payoneer global freelancer income report, it was revealed a significant increase in the global hourly freelancing rate from $21 in 2020 to $28 in 2022.

 What do all these statistics mean? It is to tell you that freelance writing is a huge market for you to make money even while being fat especially if you have good writing and communication skills.

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There are several online marketplaces you can use this skill to make some cool cash, such as Fiverr and Upwork.

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Some of the work, you will handle as a freelance writer includes, articles, blog posts, etc. As of March 2023, the average hourly pay for a freelance writer in the United States is $33.02 an hour and you can make even more for quality writing, although this may take time.

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All you have to do is get to some of the freelance websites earlier mentioned, set up your account, pitch your previous work and experiences, set up your pay rates, and consistently show up. It’s just a matter of time before you start getting money despite being fat.

2. Working as a Translator

Another way you can make money while being fat in 2023 is to work as a language translator.

As of March 2023, the average salary for a translator is $20.66 per hour in the United States. This is another area you can make a lot of cool cash without having to worry about being fat or body-shamed.

 Although there are numerous translation tools available online today that you can easily use in language translation, none of them has ever been as effective as human translations.

So there is a huge demand in this market, and so if you are a bilingual person and feel that you are much versed in a particular language, all you have to do is to look online for platforms where such language translation service is needed and you can eventually land either a parttime, gig-based or full-time employment.

You can find some of these language translation jobs on sites such as Upwork or PeoplePerHour.

3. Launch your own e-commerce business.

Do you have a business idea but being fat has been hindering you from actually moving ahead with it from the fear of little or no patronization from friends, families, and potential customers?

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Well, this is just to let you know that it’s not the end of the road for your business idea, as you can now launch your business even from the comfort of your home and make money like never before by setting up your eCommerce site.

 Several online solutions already have structures in place in a bid to help you build, manage, and promote your store online such as  Shopify, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, osCommerce, Volusion, etc. Of course, you will need to do some bits of work upfront and stay patient, because starting any business whether online or offline will take time whether in selling, growth or making profits.

Hence, you need to determine what you want to sell, how you plan on advertising your online store, the payment platforms for receiving payments from your customers, and so on. This is another cool way of making money while being fat in 2023.

4. Working as a blogger

Working as a blogger is also another way to make money while being fat in 2023. The salary of the average blogger is $48,042 in 2023, although it can range between $40,574 and $52,829 depending on factors like education, blogging experience, etc.

 It’s a very flexible and risk-free idea for a major or even a side hustle, with several free blogging platforms out there such as WordPress, Wix, etc get started today for free, although you have to get a good hosting plan from companies like Bluehost, to start a blog.

Final Thoughts

Being fat in 2023 is not an excuse for you to be poor, or hinder you from enjoying some or all of the good things life has to offer, which can only be gotten with money.

Therefore, all you have to do is, first change your mindset and convince yourself, that you are more than your body mass.

You have the brain and all it takes to make money because you don’t make money with your body mass but with your ideas and skills which are unlimited if only you will take some of the steps listed above today.