- 1. Participate in online surveys
- 2. Tutoring students online
- 3. Writing blogs and articles
- 4. Affiliate marketing
- 5. Email and SMS marketing
- 6. Transcription and Translation
- 7. Downloading apps
- 8. Trade on Stocks and Cryptocurrencies
- 9. Surfing the internet
- 10. Answering questions on QA platforms
- 11. Youtube
- 12. Data Entry
- 13. Web Design
- 14. Guest posting articles
- 15. White hat SEO
- 16. Influencing
- 17. Paid per Click
- 18. Graphic Design
- 19. Script Writing
- 20. Ebook writing
- 21. App and Web Reviews
- The Bottom Line
- HERE'S A FREE GUIDE TO ONLINE MONEY MAKING
You can work and earn online money while at home. Especially during this pandemic period, you need alternative sources of money. Suppose you’re a student and looking for a way to get extra bucks for upkeep, I have the secrets I can’t hold from you. Please note that these are NOT get-rich-quickly or Ponzi schemes where you’re promised success overnight. Some of these approaches will require your dedication while some are easy while you may or may not need to use your money for the beginning. If you want more money, go for the hard tactics, otherwise, the easy ways will also earn you online money, but your audience should be larger. Your most valuable resource, time, will be utilized to its upper limit for you to achieve the desired results.
The following are guaranteed ways to earn money online, the payments will be channeled through Paypal.
1. Participate in online surveys
Surveys are conducted daily for research purposes. You need to participate in several online surveys and earn money online. Some of the platforms with a proven history of payment include;
There are some platforms that place a higher limit for withdrawals. You can do further research on online survey platforms before deciding on the best platforms to focus your energy. Remember that to get a decent amount of money, you need to participate in several surveys. Some of the surveys may not require answers for people from your country, you need to keep checking or subscribe to their contact list. You may not need to know what the online survey companies do with the information, but the truth is, some of them sell your contacts to relevant companies. If you won’t mind such, actively participate in online paid surveys to earn extra bucks.
2. Tutoring students online
Platforms such as Chegg will give opportunities for you to help students in their homework, project proposals, research work, dissertations and other academic journals. Many students are making a fortune by helping other students to crack their homework. Sample websites where you can tutor students or handle assignments include;
- Unemployed Professors
- Livingston Research
- Coursehero etc, the list is endless
3. Writing blogs and articles
Online marketplaces such as Upwork will give you a favorable condition to bid for tasks of copywriting. Upwork charges 20% of the fee you request, but recently, they brought an option where if you bring your own client, the fee is not charged to you. Notably, when you earn over $10,0000 from the same client, your fee reduces to 5%. Can you write a compelling landing page? Are you a talented writer looking for a place to earn extra bucks online? Take the initiative and sign up to write both blogs and articles as a freelancer. Most of the platforms will allow the use of PayPal for payments. Some platforms allow you to write and submit quality content then they compensate you. Some of the platforms for those interested in article and blog writing include
- Better Humans
- Income Diary
- Modern Farmer
- Bible Advocate Online
- Referral Candy
- We are Teachers
- Eureka Street
- Just Parents
4. Affiliate marketing
You can promote products and services of eCommerce stores such as Amazon, eBay, ClickBank, CJ, or any other corporation and earn a commission. Always choose your niche and specialize. It’s advisable to have your website for better performance otherwise you can go for a free WordPress website. Affiliate marketing is one of the ways I can say it’s ‘hard” since you have to commit time for research and the art of persuasion. Your role is solely to market a product even if there are other cheaper options in the market. You have to think beyond the price tag of an item, although I don’t mean you completely ignore it. Besides the affiliate commissions, you can also get other money through adverts on your web pages. Here is where Google Adsense comes in handy.
5. Email and SMS marketing
Another rising form of digital marketing is email marketing and the most recent form is SMS marketing. All you need is to build an email list, send a compelling offer to your mail contacts and watch the magic. Please don’t bombard your contacts on the first day with an offer, you have to learn your customer curve. Additionally, you need to update your mail list preferably after every six months. You’ll learn detailed concepts such as A/B testing and probably opt to purchase software for the effective running of your errands.
6. Transcription and Translation
Some companies strictly need 100% human translation. Thanks to such organizations, despite the rise of Artificial Intelligence, they still employ people instead of machines. You must know the original language of the file and the desired language for translation. To keep a good relationship with your client, never use machine for translation. There are platforms where you can download audio files and transcribe. It could also be a video file.
7. Downloading apps
Do you know that developers around the globe are uploading their apps on Appstore and Google Playstore awaiting you to download and write a review? Some developers pay people to download their apps since it increases their chances of earning. You can do this and I know it’s simple! The only challenge could be that some developers would want only app user from a certain part of the world
8. Trade on Stocks and Cryptocurrencies
Digital money as crypto may be referred to is gaining track. Platforms such as Binance offer you the opportunity to trade all coins available. People assume that the only coin is Bitcoin. Advance your research and buy other volatile coins, especially during a market crash. You can also trade on stocks, bonds, and precious metals like silver and gold.
9. Surfing the internet
Platforms such as qmee allow users from countries such as the UK, US, Canada, and Australia to surf, click ads, and be paid. You must be at least 13 years old and this is not the only available option. Other websites that will pay you for surfing include
- Inbox Dollars
- Opinion Outpost
- Smart Panel
- Bing Rewards
- MicroSoft Rewards
10. Answering questions on QA platforms
Quora and reddit are some of the popular online Question & Answer platforms. Do you know that if you set up a quora space, build large followers then you can begin earning from your space. The option is limited to users from some countries, please confirm your country.
You can start earning money by uploading quality videos on youtube. You can also insert your affiliate links in the description or comment section of your videos. You can earn a few bucks when people view, like, or download your content. You need to offer new content that keeps viewers coming to your channel and check for more.
12. Data Entry
Do you have basic excel knowledge? That’s your starter pack, you don’t have to know much about statistics. Neither do you need advanced excel knowledge. It’s just an added advantage, otherwise, you can get jobs on websites such as freelancer and earn your money online.
13. Web Design
You could be thinking of an online venture and need to set up your website. If you don’t know the process, from purchasing a domain name, hosting and launch of the website, don’t worry. There are those who do this daily and have gained a wide client base. Equally, you could be the one offering such services, market your skills on relevant platforms and earn money online.
14. Guest posting articles
The appearance of your website link, whether full article/interview featuring the founders or comments has an effect on the page ranking. You can choose to write quality content related to your client’s niche and guest post on Forbes, Medium or other reputable magazines.
15. White hat SEO
You can specialize to improve Google ranking for clients. The technique involves embedding video in articles, optimizing images, using Yoast SEO to check if the article meets SEO requirements and other criteria. You will need tools such as MOZ, SEmRush, Jaaxy or other relevant for keyword search and checking your website ranking.
Influencers have already built their brand names. Think of popular musicians like Lady Gaga or any famous philanthropist. The moment these people open a Youtube channel, they attract a huge following. If you’re a fashion designer, you can open an Instagram channel. Think of opening a Tiktok account also if you’re a music enthuciasitic. Footballers such as Cristiano Ronaldo can also open sports coaching Youtube channel. These people, are sure of a huge following and their content will always go viral. If you’re reading this and you’re an influencer, act now and open relevant channel to begin earning money.
17. Paid per Click
Companies pay for their adverts. They want their websites to appear on Google’s top page and for you to be motivated to click the ads, you’re also paid. There are some agencies and companies that specialize on paid per click, do in-depth research and work for them
18. Graphic Design
Do you know that there’s a new company now in search of a company logo? You can open a freelancing account with some of the already mentioned platforms such as Upwork and bid for gigs. Are you good at making animations? You’re on the right course, simply sign up on a reputable website and keep the good work. Send appealing proposals to your potential clients and you’ll thank me later.
19. Script Writing
Can you write a thrilling play? Is your greatest concern on how to get legit employers to work online? Could you be worried if the current trend where software are used for screenwriting? If any of your answer is yes, then this is your opportunity to try websites which also need human know-how in scriptwriting. Several clients are available on Upwork for similar tasks, you can check their gigs.
20. Ebook writing
You can write either short or long ebooks and sell them online. Amazon kindle gives you an opportunity to educate or entertain the world through books. You can also pick ebook writing gigs on freelancing platforms aforementioned.
21. App and Web Reviews
To close our list today, you’ve seen new products after launch and the product developers want online visibility. They sometimes opt to pay people to review their products. You can frequently check the latest products in the market whose developers need reviews. It may also be linked with affiliate marketing where you could decide to review a product to help your traffic.
The Bottom Line
Developing a working system that generates online money even when you aren’t working should be your final focus. I’d encourage you to invest your time on such methods which include digital marketing. Whenever a software can assist and client permits the use, utilize such technology to make your work easy. Chime in with a comment for further engagement below.