There are many ways to earn money online but I am covering just 65 ways. You require only one personal laptop or computer with an internet connection.
65 Ways to Earn Money Online
1. Simple Jobs
This is the first job I recommend to anyone who wants to make money online without any hard work. These jobs are like writing reviews, reading emails, clicking ads, completing surveys, watching videos, writing comments etc.
This is the best, simple and safest method to earn big money. You can earn huge income after becoming an expert in blogging. As traffic starts coming, you can monetize your blog with Google AdSense program or affiliate program.
3. Google AdSense
If you have a website or a blog, then you are eligible to earn money from AdSense. Just place AdSense code on your website and try to get traffic to your website. When visitors click on any AdSense ads, Google pay you 70% of the amount they receive from their advertisers.
This is another opportunity on internet to make huge money based on your skills and talent. There are many popular freelancing websites that offer you different jobs.
Vlogging or video blogging is just creating and uploading great videos on YouTube or other video sharing sites. If you can attract people with your videos then you can earn great revenue by applying Google adsense.
6. Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is where you sell products on behalf of companies like Clickbank, Commission Junction etc. You can also try big companies like Amazon, Flipkart, HostGator or anything related to your industry.
7. URL Shortener
You can make money with URL shortener services like Adf.ly, LinkShrink, Shorte.st etc. Just shorten an URL and promote online. Once you get traffic and when visitors click on the link then you get paid for the each click.
8. e-commerce Seller
Become an ecommerce seller on Amazon or eBay where you can sell a lot of merchandize on their behalf. You can earn commission on each sale you make. It is very easy to get started however experience with marketing is very important.
9. Writing Jobs
Writing jobs that you can do online are copywriting, ghostwriting, content writing etc. You can easily find writing jobs on Freelancer, Upwork, Fiverr, iWriter etc.
10. Online Consultancy
If you can solve problem of others in any particular field then you can start online consultancy. You can promote your services through your blog, Google+, Facebook etc. You can provide consultancy on phone or through skype.
11. SEO and SEM Services
You can earn huge income if you are an SEO expert who can help the companies getting their website high on the Google. You can start your own SEO business or provide freelance services.
SEM or Search Engine Marketing is nothing but Marketing plus SEO. You can earn more money if you are expert in Google AdWords, Facebook ads, Bing ads etc.
12. Database Selling
Database is an email list of thousands of targeted users in online market. Here you must have fresh and relevant database to sell to marketers online.
13. Online HR Recruiting
If you are an HR recruiter then you can find candidates through social media like LinkedIn and refer them to your client. You must have a decent profile with connections of HRs in your social network.
14. Social Media
Social media can be used for marketing if you are familiar with social media websites. Companies are in great need of social media marketers. Companies also need social media manager to manage their operations on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc. You must have experience with social media platform likes Facebook where you can run a campaign for the company you are working with.
15. Online PR Firm
Earlier Public Relations were limited to only TV and newspaper. Now online is a major platform for PR. If you have experience with PR then you start promoting people online and earn huge money.
16. Domain and Website Flipping
You can become richer by Domain buying and selling. Just buy a domain with a right name and sell to a bigger player for a higher rate. You can sell up to 30 times higher of your buying price.
Website Flipping is similar to domain flipping, where you can earn great money. Here you don’t sell domain but a complete website.But in order to earn online, your website must be a quality website with good traffic and at least 6 months earning history. After getting great traffic , you can sell it on websites like Flippa, Empire Flippers.
17. WordPress Plugins
If you know how to work with WordPress theme and plugins, then the companies want to hire you. You also add some code to it and deliver the website to your clients.
18. Coding Services
If you are expert in coding, clients never leave you. You have to write codes for fixing a given problem or designing a functionality of a website. You can earn great money here.
19. Web Designing
Here you must know web designing with PHP or ASP and a backend database. You may also require having a team with coders, designers and testers.
20. Developing Mobile Apps
If you can develop an innovative app for Android or iOS devices that solves people’s problem then you can make huge money with it. You must have experience in coding. You can also get the business from companies and individuals to develop a customize application for their business or services.
21. Transcription and Translator Jobs
You can find many Transcription jobs online. You have to copy and write from one medium to another. You can also find translator jobs where you will be translating from one language to another. Translating jobs are fewer in number than transcription jobs.
22. Customer Support
Big corporations outsource their customer support to others. You can find tech support jobs online where you have to solve technology related problems. These problems can be issues related to a computer hardware or software.
23. Virtual Assistant
You can make money online by becoming virtual assistant. Here your job will be held meetings and presentations on a given date.
24. Data Entry Jobs
Data entry jobs are one of the simple way to make money online. There are many other types of data entry jobs available. You have to achieve an accuracy of over 99% and finish it on time.
25. Cashback sites
You can get your cash back on purchasing your favorite things products from your favorite online shopping sites like Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm etc. You need to shop from cashback websites like eBates, ShopAtHome, CashKaro,Coupondunia etc.
26. Online Tutoring
Websites like Tutor.com can help you finding tutoring jobs. Here you are going to teach children online via Skype or other software. You can choose a subject that you know the best.
Podcasting is another great way to earn tons of money online, If you can record any video or audio and sell it online. People love to buy any podcast files for few dollars.
28. Writing eBooks
Write eBooks about your favorite topic and sell online for $1 or $20 per copy as per your own valuation.
29. Columnist for a Newspaper
You can earn money for writing a column on an online version of a newspaper. You can get paid for each word you write. Online columnists are in great demand these days.
30. Digital Journal
Digital journal is also like writing for an online version of a newspaper. However the difference is digital journal doesn’t have any offline presence. You write columns as a web journalist.
31. Visual Arts and Designing Jobs
If you know about designing then you can find jobs on websites like 99designs or Envato Studio. These sites have a huge number of members who are making money by designing various cover of magazines and online publications.
32. Completing Tasks On Apps
There are various smartphone applications that pay you if you perform certain tasks. If you shop using an app then they pay you once you have completed a task.
33. Showing Ads On Your Website
If your blog or website is very popular and getting huge traffic then you can sell some space of your site for marketing. You can set a price for showing ads on your website.
34. Membership Sites
You can create a site that solves a particular problem that people are looking for. Later on as traffic increases you can start charging for becoming a member so they can access more serious content.
35. Write for other sites
If you don’t have your own blog then you can write for some other established sites or bloggers and earn money online on the internet. You can contact them in person and decide on rates for each blog post you write. Your writing quality must be exceptional if you want to make big money from this. There are sites that can pay you up to $200 for each post.
36. Desktop Publishing
You can design publications, front page of magazines online by using adobe Photoshop. You can sell your design online.
37. Selling Old Books Online
If you have old books then you can visit a sites like BookScouter , Amazon, eBay etc where you can sell it for few dollars. You have to enter the ISBN number and bid for the selling price.
38. Selling courses Online
You can design various courses in the form of eBooks or Podcasts and sell it online. You can become a vendor on Clickbank and take help of other affiliate marketers there.These courses can be about cooking, blogging, photography etc.
39. Selling Gadgets
You can sell your electronic gadgets online and earn some money. You buy for a less price and sell it for more.
40. Sell Photos Online
If you a good photographer who can capture quality photos through your mobile camera or professional camera then you can earn money whenever someone bought your photo.
Similarly in stock photography bloggers and other websites would like to buy photos from you for a cheaper rate. If you can take decent photos then you can turn it into a great business.
41. Art and Painting Auction
If you collect arts and paintings then you can sell it online. If you have a passion for drawing paintings then you don’t have to wait for an auction because you can anytime do it online.
42. Arts and Crafts
You can sell all kinds of crafts which you make in your home and sell online on sites like Etsy.
43. Sell Music and Videos
If you have good voice and can create great music then you can sell them online. You can also sell cute videos online.
44. Create Your own Merchandize and Sell Online
In a nutshell you can create your own merchandize whether it is a mug or a t shirt or a cap and sell it online.
45. Stock and Forex Trading
You can trade stocks, commodities and even mutual funds online. Just open an account with a broking firm and get started. Stock trading is not new however you must know about the markets otherwise you will lose money.
You can trade currency and make huge amount of money through Forex. Forex trading is not allowed in some countries.
46. Paid or Sponsored Tweet
You can tweet on someone else behalf and make money. There are sites online which allows sponsored tweets.
47. Sign Up for a Credit Card
There are many credit card companies that offers sign up bonuses worth hundreds of dollars. You can sign up for such credit cards and make some money.
48. Product Testing
Companies around the world offer you money if you test their products and give a feedback. You have to use the product and send them a detailed feedback via an email. You get paid for the feedbacks.
49. Playing Online Games
You can earn money while playing games online. There are companies who develop online games and they need people who can play and test these games online.
50. Online Beta Version Software Testing
Before releasing the website a company wants it to test it. Not just a website but other piece of software also. If you use the software and report on bugs or other code errors then you get paid for doing that.
Crowdfunding is one of the best way to make money online. People donate money online to you, if you have a nice story to pitch.
Also Read : Top 10 Crowdsourcing Sites
52. Selling Insurance Online
You can sell insurance on the behalf of insurance companies online. You will be like an agent who will sell insurance online.
53. Sell Products On Your Own – Garage Sale
You can collect all the items that are catching dust in your garage and sell them online. You can sell products on website like tripleclicks and earn great money.
54. Web Services
You can create web services like software, apps or IT solutions for Internet users. You can earn huge money if an idea is successful. You can also receive huge seed funding from various companies.
55. Ecommerce Site
You can create your own merchandise website to sell your own products. You can sell local products that has huge demand but not available outside your locality.And also you can tie up directly with manufacturer or distributor so that you can buy it for cheap and sell online with a margin through your website.
56. Real Estate Site
You can start a real estate web portal to earn good money. You will just be a middle man between the online visitor and the owner of a property. You will get your commissions when someone buys or rents a home online.
57. Reservation and Ticketing Portal
You can also start hotel and air ticket booking web portal to earn great money. These web portals receive huge traffic daily. You need to create a website with front end, back end and a middleware.
58. Buying and Selling on Classified Websites
You can buy items on Craigslist, Quikr etc. for cheaper cost and sell it at a much higher rates. In order to do that you need to have some experience about selling stuff online.
59. Car/Bike Review/Comparison Portal
Car selling portal is also very popular. Lots of people are coming online for looking for a new car models. They want to check review or compare cars/bikes. If you can attract them on your website then you can make a lot of money just by advertising.
60. Online Ad and Branding Agencies
Companies need online advertising and branding agencies to develop their brand. If you are expert in advertising and branding business then start an online agency to earn decent money.
61. Start Your Own Coupon Site
62. Resume Writing and Cover Writing
You can get paid for writing resumes and design cover letters online. You can also make money if you can create PowerPoint presentation.
If you are live and active on forums and other Q & A platforms then you get paid for answering right questions. There are many websites like KGB, Fun Advice, Ether where you can signup and provide right answers.
64. Online MLM
You can earn huge money if you know how to promote products and recruiting members under your chain.
65. Mobile Recharge and Web to Mobile SMS Service
Create a web portal like way2sms that allows recharging mobile phones and visitors can also send free SMS to someone else on their mobile.
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