When most teenagers want to feed their video game habit, they do one of two things. They either put out their hand and make a withdrawal from the Bank of Mom and Dad or they get a job. They flip burgers or pour coffee and they hand over their minimum wage to the clerk at the games store.
Not Temper Thompson. When Temper was in eighth grade he decided he wasn’t going to ask his parents for money, and he didn’t want to smell of fries either. So he fired up his computer and he started online marketing. His goal was to earn $100 every month.
He’s now 17 years old and the courses on Kindle publishing that he sells from his website are earning him … $30,000 a month. That’s more than many Americans make in a year. I asked Temper how he’s doing it and what he’s learned as he built a six-figure income before starting college. He broke his success into five lessons.
1. Take action