How I made $500 from my First Blog Post

I want to start this post by stating that my intentions in starting a blog was never to make money. I wanted a place to share projects and ideas to hopefully help others.

Well let’s get to the real reason you’re reading this post. My first blog post was a guide on how to control wireless outlets from your phone using a raspberry pi. This point leads me to my first piece of advice.

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Wireless Power Outlets

Rf 433mhz raspberry pi

Thanks Wired MagazineLifeHacker & HackADay for featuring my post. If anyone has questions please leave a comment below and I’ll be happy to help!

Have you ever wanted to wirelessly control power outlets from your phone? You could buy a Belkin WeMo Switch for over $40 for 1 outlet or build your own with 5 outlets for under $35 if you already own a Raspberry Pi. Hopefully this post will guide you in the right direction.

Voice Control Outlets (Follow up Guides)

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