This post is more a reminder than the real big bang. Ever since internet has taken over world domination and changed the way we live in almost every faucet of our lives, people have been trying to benefit from it. Even though lately internet has gained notoriety for the fact that many people are becoming more and more addicted to it, we have to completely agree on one thing, we simply can’t do business anymore with business. Based on this fact, we can agree as well that people have also taken advantage of the fact that we can now do many things on our computers without as much as leaving our homes. We have come up with many ways as how to earn money online. Despite all of this, we need to be honest with ourselves, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows, it’s hard making a living by earning money online, you have to be persistent and patient in order to make it.
Making money online it’s not what usually people think, sending spam emails or clickbaiting us to open links we don’t want. There are many ways to actually do it.
Many people have found blogging to be something very useful when it came to expressing their talents or their hobbies. Numerous people have even become famous from their blogs and have managed to make quite a living. After starting your blog what you need to do is to sign up for an ad service. What ad services basically do is they put the sponsored links on the sides of the website or at the top. It is a very smart way to earn extra money from your blog because each time someone visits your blog you earn more money from the ad service.
2. Selling things on eBay
We all know how this works, if you have things that aren’t useful to you anymore you can just sell them on eBay. Even though it may sound very easy to do, there are some things that we should know first or things that you’re going to learn from experience you get along the way. The first being that you’re going to have to do in order to sell products is to make sure that people are actually willing to buy them and after that you need to write product pages that are both convincing and legitimate that in order to garner interest from the actual buyers. It is also of the utmost importance to make sure that the minimum bids are on a reasonable level.
3. Selling T-Shirts with your design
T-shirts are something that people of all ages love. It is a way that many people even express their character or their humor, some people prefer T-shirts with funny quotes while some others want them to be more unique or ironic. While internet has continued to grow it has made it possible for people to sell them online without even leaving your home. Websites like Spreadshirt.com and CafePress.com have made the job a lot easier for people to sell T-shirts designed by you. It’s very easy, you set up your own store within the web and design them, if people like it and start buying it you can make some good money from it.
Freelancing has become one of the most sought out way to earn money online for quite some time now. People with writing skills have managed to make a living from for many websites or blogs. The difference between a blogger and a freelance writer is that the freelance writers usually have to be more knowledgeable about the topic that they write because sometimes the niche topics that they write about are very specific that it is almost impossible to write about them without any prior experience. Writing isn’t the only thing that freelancers do, people that are experienced in programming or graphic design can earn quite some money as well as there are people always in need for good programmers and graphic designers.
5. Financial Services
An increasing number of people are choosing to buy financial services online. Tax preparation, bookkeeping, accounting and payroll processing are the services that people offer online nowadays. This is a win-win situation for businesses and individuals. Businesses get to hire fewer people and individuals can hire one when they need it. You might need to create a website first, based on the work that you do and then correspond with your clients through the website or emails. Something that is very important to know is that you may actually need government licenses in order to offer some of the services offered here
Yes, you read that right, Youtube. Youtube-ing is something that people are actually making careers off. If your cooking skills are off the charts and you want to share your grandma’s cooking secrets with the world, or you’re an avid gamer that is really good at video gaming or you like to review movies, even if you’re a history buff and would like to share with us your passion, why not make any money alongside having fun doing it?
There are thousands of and thousands of famous Youtube channels that have millions of regular viewers. Same as blogging, you can sign up for an ad service like Google Adsense and every time someone watches your videos you earn money from it.
Tutoring is also something that is quite on demand lately. Many people have turned to internet when it comes to learning, so instead of inviting people over to your home to teach you, with a few clicks you can find a tutor that is fit to help you in the topics that you’re interested. Websites such as Tutor.com make this possible quite easily. In order to teach, you might need to enter some tests just to see that you’re actually knowledgeable enough to teach that subject to others. One thing that might make this job harder is that the working hours many times depend on the clients, for example during weekdays from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m. may be more required because a lot of students get back home from the school.
8. Virtual Assistant
It may not be the most ideal job that will help you earn a lot of money, but it is definitely something. If you’re confident in your organizational skills and you also can manage to stick to deadlines, you can start thinking of doing this. And if you add to the list, proficiency in programs such as Excel, word or Powerpoint and you’re good to go.
9. Online Photo selling
All of us have that certain relative or family member that think they can become a famous professional photographer. But nowadays it’s much easier to showcase your talent and earn money through doing so. Websites like Shutterstock.com and istockphoto.com let you sell your photos online. It is obvious that there is a lot of competition that you will face there but it is definitely worth a shot.
10. Write an eBook
If you think that you’re a writer at heart and have something that you know can sell, why not give it a shot?
Even though it may be easier said than done because books require massive amounts of time in research and it’s something that will guarantee you money. But if your serious about writing one and selling it, consider doing so through Amazon’s Kindle and Apple’s iTunes connect.
Well, did you find something fitting for you? As mentioned above, these are beginners’ solutions. I will tell you my deeper insights and secrets in the upcoming posts.