Surviving as a new blogger can be very tricky, especially if you don’t have a day job, or you quit the job to do blogging full time. Blogging needs time, patience, determination, regularity, strategies and good writing skills.
While you are creating your big money blog, you need to keep earning some money in order to pay your bills and get through the period of struggle.
Therefore, to help you with making money, here are six ways to earn money online without paying for anything besides an internet connection, and well, a computer!
These methods can make you earn a decent income, depending on the amount of time and effort you put in.
How To Earn Money From The Internet?
Honestly, there are hundreds of ways. When you look online, you will find legit sources along with and many that are scams. I highly recommend you to stay away from programs which ask you to make the initial investment to start using their money making formula.
Here, I’m listing a few money making methods for internet users, which are easy to use and legit at the same time. Few of them will require you to have certain skills like good communication, good writing abilities, etc.
Without any delay, let’s get to it:
1. Article Writing Service
Bloggers and webmasters are always looking for new and unique content for their blogs and websites. Digital point forums can be a good place to start making decent money even though its full of scammers and spammers. You will be paid $2-$10 per article depending on the quality. You’ll be instructed on the quality of articles, niche, number of words, etc. while making a deal.
2. Writing Blog Reviews And Paid Posts
If you run a blog which already gets decent traffic, you can start doing a sponsored review for your blog. This also applies to those with a YouTube channel. For YouTube channels, you can join Famebit (free) to get sponsored offers. You can read this guide by Harsh Agrawal on using Famebit to make money.
Remember to review good products, businesses, and websites only. It’s a zero-investment income if you use free blog hosting services.
- Paid reviews: Good, bad or ugly?
- Five effective tips to write paid reviews
- How Much Should You Charge for Paid Reviews
3. Guest Posting For Your Clients
It can help you make a lot of money. Guest posting has great benefits regarding traffic, exposure, credibility, and recognition from search engines. Just imagine the amount you can charge if you have the caliber to get a guest post approved on ShoutMeLoud! Your clients will pay you thousands of dollars.
For this, you need to have writing skills and you can find a list of high authority blogs that allow guest posting here.
Affiliate marketing is the best way for anyone to start earning money online. This requires zero investment & you can use your blog or even your social media platform like Twitter, Facebook to promote and earn money. Here is the best beginner guide to Affiliate marketing. I know of bloggers earning thousands sitting at home just with affiliate marketing. Here is a post where you can see how much a person like you and me is earning from affiliate marketing.
For further reading:
- Affiliate marketing eBook for beginners
- How to start with affiliate marketing
- 5 Affiliate marketing myths uncovered
- How to choose affiliate programs for your blog
5. Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies
It’s 2018. There is no doubt that cryptocurrencies are here to stay. Just like the dot com boom, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are at a very basic stage but if you spend some time working hard, you will end up earning a lot of money.
The best part is, you can find most of the information online and I recommend you to spend the first few days learning about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as much as you can before you start investing in it. Since the market is new and a lot of people are getting in, you can expect a lot of growth in the coming months or years.
You can browse Harsh’s website CoinSutra to educate yourself in the field of cryptocurrencies.
Here are some of the best tools and resources you need to get started with cryptocurrencies:
- Binance: An exchange where you can deposit Bitcoin and Ethereum to start buying other low cap and high probability crypto coins.
- Cex: An international website to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum and few other popular Cryptocurrencies using credit/debit card.
I can’t really explain how you can earn money from cryptocurrencies in a few lines but here are few suggestions:
- Cryptocurrency investment (buying good coins)
- Cryptocurrency trading
- Master node coins
- Staking coins
Like I stated above, read Harsh’s CoinSutra.com to learn everything you need to know about cryptocurrencies.
6. Become A Broker For Webmasters And Website Owners
Earn commission by getting them clients who pay for advertisement. Join webmasters forums and contact itraders to get this kind of work. These are all free ways to make money online and survive while you work on taking your blog to greater heights. Personally, I won’t recommend anything other than points 1, 2 and 4.
Another popular way to earn money is by helping someone sell their website or domain. This is a big business and with every successful sale, you can earn anywhere from $20-$20,000. The commission is usually 10% of the selling price of website or domain.
For further reading:
- 5 Websites to Buy Or Sell Websites & Domains
- How To Start Selling Website on Flippa: A Beginner’s Guide To Success
Also, remember to strike a balance between time spent on your main money blog and doing odd jobs online. Odd jobs must not divide your attention and cut-in the time needed to work on your main blog.
Do let me know if you use any other method to earn money online. Which of the above methods have you tried?
Do share more such free tips to earn money online.