With the evolution of Internet, many people like me and others are now making money from the comfort of the home. For me, it was 2008 when I started blogging, and now I earn over $8000/month from the blog. You can read about my journey over here. Though blogging is not for everyone as it requires a lot of time and patience. There are many other ways that you can use to make quick and easy money on internet. Easy here means using your existing skills. If you are someone who wants to quit your job and use internet for making a living, I would suggest to read this article carefully and make a note of things that you could do.
Perhaps you should try different methods mentioned in this article and pick the one that works for you. I have also listed down few sites from where you can get some quick work and money will start pouring in. For the record, initially you might be making money in small chunks but once you have mastered the field you are working on, you will be making huge. So, let’s get started with this ultimate list of online money making methods.
How you can start making money on internet from now on:
This is the first place that I would recommend you to start with as at oDesk you can find various freelancing jobs. Since you are the one who knows what you are good at (Writing, Web-designing, Social media or anything) you can find the job listed by many others, and you can apply for it. The job varies from $1-$300/hour that is a lot. For the starter, you need to create a free account and start building your profile. What I recommend is to start working at the low price and give your best.
Try to get as many positive testimonial as possible and once you have build a good profile you can start raising your hourly price. oDesk offers help guide for newbies which you can use to learn how to use it and how you can earn more from it. In simple word oDesk is a marketplace which connects freelancer with others. Personally I have hired many skilled people from oDesk and it works pretty good.
Become Virtual Assistant:
Chances are you might be a person who doesn’t have a great skill but you are good at data feeding or doing research work on internet. Virtual assistant is a popular kind of job that anyone with limited internet skills can use and make money. In virtual assistant job you will be hired by anybody on internet to do some simple tasks like editing excel sheet, proof-reading, find something on internet and make a list, clean up eMail inbox to name a few. This is so far one of the easiest job type you can find on internet and earn decent income. Here I’m listing down few resources which will make you learn everything about being a virtual assistant and places where you can find such job. You can also use oDesk (Above) to find virtual assistant job.
- How Virtual Assistant work – Everything you need to know
- 5 Websites to find virtual assistant jobs
- How to become an effective Virtual assistant and earn more
One of the biggest drawback of above two method is; you need to look for recruiter. If you don’t find a job which matches your skill-set, you have to be idle. This 3rd method is for those who have a defined skill set which is unique in nature. Fiverr is a marketplace where you can sell your skills starting at $5 and earn more. For example, if you are someone who can convert text into speech, or install WordPress or do any other thing which is in demand, you can earn good income. There are users who are earning more than $50,000 from Fiverr. If you are wondering what kind of things you can offer to others on Fiverr, you should check out their homepage and browse and see what others are selling. Below I have listed few more ideas that you can use on Fiverr to earn from home.
If you have patience and writing skills, Blogging is the best way to make online money. You can make a free blog on Blogger . You need to write a post time to time keeping lots of factors in your mind like SEO, marketing of blog, design of blog etc. and you can attract lots of visitors and after certain period of time you can monetize your blog. There are lots of ways for making money by blogs: Google Adsense, affiliate marketing and various ads program like Chitika, Infolinks etc. We have already got the whole procedure of creating a Blog covered, and you can learn about it here: The only guide you need to start a Blog
For persons who are experienced journalist, editors and copyrighters, freelance writing is a great source of money. Depending upon what level you are at, you can pick the right medium for you. You can start by taking a freelance writing job from any of these sites and start building your profile. Another smart way by which you can make huge money online from freelance writing is; building a visible portfolio. Create a blog and showcase your writing. You can add a page like “Hire me” or “Services” and let other hire you for the work. If your are a talented writer then you can write for newspaper and magazines too. Many large newspapers and magazine Organization take freelancers to save money on full-time employees.
If you are a programming geek and you have a knowledge of C++, Java, .NET, PHP then you don’t need to worry about any work. There are lots of opportunities available on the internet. You can get a freelancing work on Getfreelancer very easily. You can earn descent amount of money from your work.
These are the most credible ways of making money online. So be aware of those spam emails which make you tend towards wasteful work. Also money making require lots of hard work as there is no substitute of hard work. If you are using any other trick to make money on Internet and that’s working for you; share with us via comments.