5 Easy Ways To Make Money On The Internet – Working & Tested Tips

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.

However,  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 the internet. Easy here means using your existing skills.

If you are someone who wants to quit your job and use the 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 the internet from now on:

Freelancer:

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This is the first place that I would recommend you to start with.  At Freelancer 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 testimonials as possible and once you have built 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, Freelancer com is a marketplace which connects freelancer with others. Personally, I have hired many skilled people from Freelancer and it works pretty well.

Join Freelancer here & build your profile

Become Virtual Assistant:

Chances are you might be an individual who doesn’t have great skill but you are good at data feeding or doing research work on the 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 the internet to do some simple tasks like editing excel sheet, proof-reading, find something on the internet and make a list, clean up email inbox to name a few.

This is so far one of the easiest job types you can find on the internet and earn a 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 a job.

You can also use Freelancer (Above) to find a virtual assistant job.

Fiverr:

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One of the biggest drawbacks of the above two methods is; you need to look for the 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 a 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.

Blogging:

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 PropellerAds, 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

Freelance Writing:

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 others hire you for the work.  If you 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.

Programmers:

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 freelancer very easily. You can earn a decent amount of money from your work.

These are the most credible ways of making money online. Also, money-making requires lots of hard work as there is no substitute for hard work. If you are using any other trick to make money on the Internet and that’s working for you; share with us via comments.

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A Blogger, Author and a speaker! Harsh Agrawal is recognized as a leader in digital marketing and FinTech space. Fountainhead of ShoutMeLoud, and a Speaker at ASW, Hero Mindmine, Inorbit, IBM, India blockchain summit. Also, an award-winning blogger.

16 thoughts on “5 Easy Ways To Make Money On The Internet – Working & Tested Tips”

  1. Tycoon Blogger

    These are indeed 5 good ways to make money online. I am doing 3 of the 5 right now (blogging freelance writer, home business) and making good money and having a good time.

    1. i kinda agree with arun on this one. freelancers make most money actually while they still have the hold of their time…however, it takes alot of talent to flourish in this kind of make money venture.

  2. Curios Little Person

    Good ways to earn money online… I’m currently blogging but can think of freelance writing as well

    Cheers
    Sandeep

  3. CharteredClub

    Just like Engineers use the internet for programing, similiarly finance professionals use Interent for trading in Stock Markets.

    and not only Finance professionals, everyone related to stock markets, trade via the internet from the convinience of their homes

  4. thanks for the money post ;), one thing sure i cant jump in the last four steps, but the first one really working for me – blogging. after two months of blogging i can revenue through my blog,
    the mistake i made in blog is when i started my blog , dont know about blogging, seo, social networking power. after blogging , I came to learn and learning many things, thats y some of them dont know my blog well ,

    note – my opinion for beginners !! : you should blog not for the case of money – if do then you lose interest if you dont get the much money you excepted, blogging is to share your creative ideas and niche 🙂 good going and go blogging !! and the money fill your account the way you make blogging 🙂

  5. Yes, blogging and freelance writing are the most important and useful ways. Well, I didn’t know one can work for call centre right from home and you made it really helpful by listing Alpine Access and Live Ops.

  6. The easy part has always been programming actually. The harder part is always spreading the word.
    Being a Java programmer and having worked for the top MNC in the world and having been associated with some apps, I have come to understand that just limiting your knowledge to programming will never make your money. May be you might get lucky to some what extent in freelancing. But the true money where you will be paid even when you are not working is apps.

  7. But there are lots of peoples who do not know programming making cheap bids in the freelancing sites. these cheap bidders are getting freelancing work but not able to complete the job, that’s why good freelancer’s reputation are going down. These cheap peoples are making freelancer a tough platform to survive.

    Are you agree?

  8. It seems there is a new blog everywhere you look and the ones that got to market first are the ones that will pull on the most money unless they lose their base. Alternatively, new bloggers must have a radical new viewpoint to catch a huge marketshare migrate readers from other blogs. The real questions becomes how saturated is the market, what’s the retention rate of a good blogger, what causes a bloggers to lose/fail to gain readership, and what ate the new areas people will flock to that bloggers are genuinely interested in and knowledgeable about enough to make a true living in today’s world?

    Writing is a skill that all the above needs just add is communication, and professionalism. Then there are the bloggers that come together that more or less form done type of publication. After all, what’s a blog anyway other than freelance writing being monetized in the end by most who are successful, take bloggers together of a same interest and you have a publication – and goodness knows many bloggers could use editors.

    Now there’s a job for someone, a freelance editor for bloggers.. or freelance agents for freelance programmers… 😉

    FVO

  9. Hi harsh

    I am Manish

    Right now I am a blogger and blogging platform is good and best way to make money online I have learned to blogging from your site shout me loud I want to learn more about the blogging.

    Thank you Harsh for this usefull post

  10. Hi Harsh,

    First of all thanks for providing us a well composed and informative post once again.

    I have a question about number 4. Blogging. Can I do the same with my website? I have a blog in my website and I do SEO for it.

  11. Good article. Odesk is now Upwork right? I work over at Upwork. My account transferred from Elance. I went kicking and screaming, but it’s not so bad now.

    I think in bidding lower you have to be careful. I did that myself for the first 2 gigs, but then moved on. If you stay at a lower rate beyond that it encourages potential clients to low-ball your rate. And why shouldn’t they at that point?

    Definitely you can make good money. It takes time though. It’s not a quick fix. I began unconventionally. I was already unemployed, but running a top-rated eBay business selling Antiques, Vintage an Knick Knacks. It wasn’t for me so I kept it going while I tried my hand at Freelancing. Almost gave up and then I landed my first gig. Rest is history.

  12. Prathap sunkara

    Really nice and useful article..

    Thanks for the such a useful article. I think, one can make some reasonable earnings through this methods.

  13. Sachin bhutani

    What about ecom, i am into ecom business from last 4 years and it is also a great way make money online, part time or full time.

  14. Hi Harsh,
    I was just searching some online tips on ‘making money fast’ and my search ended here. It’s really an amazing article. But I noticed one thing that you have not mentioned earning money through investing in stock market. This also easy way of multiplying money for a trend hand.

    Thanks for sharing such a fabulous article, keep posting….

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