How to make money online?

Earning money from the traditional way of working is a way harder and requires a lot of manpower and capital. With the increase in the use of the Internet in our lives, every third person is searching for ways to earn money online.

You need to be very specific about the platform you are going to choose as there are many ways with the help of which you can earn money online. Remember, when you use online ways to make money, don’t expect to gain a massive amount quickly.

Here is a list of a few options, with the help of which you can earn money online.

1. Freelancing
Freelancing has always been a common form of making money online, and there are plenty of choices available on the Internet. Many websites provide freelance jobs for people that have different skill sets. All you need to do is build your account by providing correct credentials and remember them, browse the menu, and request the task that suits you best according to your skillset. Build a personal listing with your skillset details. Now the customers who are interested in your skillset will contact you directly. Websites that offer freelance jobs are:

  • Outfiverr.com
  • upwork.com
  • freelancer.com
  • worknhire.com

By using these websites, you can earn between $5 and $100 anywhere you go.


But note that, you’ll only get paid after you’ve completed the assignment, and the client has approved it. It can also mean several changes to the work when the clients’ expectations are not met. These sites also allow you to set up a PayPal account for the payment, as most of the customers/clients feel comfortable while paying through the same.

2. Start your website
Online, there’s enough content available to help you create your website. That includes choosing your website’s domain, templates, and architecture. Once your website is ready to provide all the needs of the visitor, then you can sign up for Google AdSense. This helps you in making money when an advertisement appears on your website, and the one visited your website clicks it. The more engaging your website will be, the more traffic or visits by the clients you will get. Gradually your earnings will also increase.


3. Affiliate marketing
When your website is ready and running, you just need to opt-out for the market your affiliate, which will be enabling corporations to insert links to your website. When you purchase goods or services from visitors to your site by clicking on those links, you receive money from that.

4. Surveys and searches and reviews
Several websites pay money to take online surveys, perform online searches, and write product reviews. To get the credit, other information, including one’s banking data, needs to be disclosed to them. Therefore, you will use this path very carefully. Some websites might ask you to register with them before you work on projects in accordance to authenticate your identity. The main issue is to authenticate that the website offering the money is True. Be careful when assessing the website’s reputation, as many of them could be a scam. Most sites promote businesses that show copies of check payments that can only be issued to intermediaries.

5. Virtual assistantship
A virtual assistant (VA) does all the corporate stuff from one’s home. They work with the clients remotely, i.e., they do not go to the client’s location. The VA takes care of those parts of the business that cannot be handled by the businessman by themselves. You can also work as a worker while you are working as a virtual assistant, or you can set up your own business.

VAs is trained, home-based professionals who provide administrative support to corporations, businesses, and entrepreneurs. E-mail communications, Internet analysis, data entry, telephone calls, arranging meetings, editing, writing, bookkeeping, marketing, proofreading, project management, graphic design, tech support, customer service, blog management.

Depending on your skill set and qualifications for becoming a Virtual Assistant. One can require some kind of training or certification. But, if you have strong communication skills and you can use software like MS Office, you can only register on platforms like elance.com, 24/7 Virtual Assistant, Assistant Match, and so on. A VA can earn in a range of Rs 1000 Rs 5,000, depending on his qualification and the skill he has.

6. Translating
Understanding another language than English might also help you gain some extra bucks. Many websites provide translation projects involving translation of a text from one word into another. That may include Spanish, French, Arabic, German, or any other English language.

It is very time-consuming task. Therefore, employ translators online from anywhere across the globe. Several websites, like freelancer.in, fiverr.com, worknhire.com, or upwork.com, are the sites that give you a professional translator network for many languages.

The one who doesn’t have the time or the required skill set to do the work, they put their work on this type of portal. Here the one can register themselves and start doing the work. The one can get paid up to Rs 10 per word depending on the requirement of the project.

7. Online tutoring
You can also earn money by teaching people online. Online training is a way of communicating online with students of all ages around the country to receive homework assistance and education in the subjects you have demonstrated knowledge for.
Many websites you have to provide a demo or free class on the subject of your expertise after getting yourself registered. If selected, we will do documentation and profile formation, followed by training and webinar on induction. When you’re attending the webinar, you’ll be identified as an instructor and have your sessions held online. One can earn from Rs 200 to Rs 500 per class as a beginner.

8. Social media earning

Yes, we can even earn from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., instead of only connecting with friends and strangers to chat. Industries and famous brands are paying social media strategists to help improve their product’s success. With the increase in competition, the brands pay you very high value to create attractive posts, that can quickly go viral and boost the brand value. Note, time, and energy devoted to social media needs to remain relevant. Then you need to share posts and communicate regularly with your followers regularly.

9. Web designing
The one can help the big companies to make a website if he has desired skill, especially websites-related, and make a profit from it. Coding and web design are essential ingredients in creating websites. Every site requires maintenance and may need regular updates that are directed by the company, which can ultimately turn to one’s revenue. The revenue of this depends from company to company.


10. Content writingOnline platforms are a perfect and emerging platform to start your career with. Someone gets paid according to the quality of the products. One may be asked to work with clear guidelines on posts too.

11. Blogging
It begins with a hobby, curiosity, and passion, and for many bloggers, blogging soon becomes a career choice. There is various full-time blogger present in our nation.

One needs to purchase the domain name and space to start a self-hosted website. Self-hosted blogs have an additional benefit that you can configure the website’s elements and features.

You can monetize the blogs that you have written through ads, product reviews, etc. But note, earning by blogging will take a lot of time and effort too. For others, earning by blogging can take as long as a year.

12. YouTube
If you are not comfortable in writing the blog, you can even start it by shooting up the video from your mobile phone. Develop your YouTube channel, upload, and start monetizing your videos. You have to opt-out a category or topic for which you will make your video. You can find anything from cooking to political debates on YouTube. YouTube channel works like a blog on a similar model. When your channel gets popular. The earning also rises by the increase in the number of visits and watch time. The payment one receives based on every 1,000 views.

13. Kindle eBook
If you are good at writing stuff, then you can self-publish your eBooks and paperbacks with the help of Kindle Direct Publishing. It can help you in reaching millions of Amazon readers. Publishing takes less than a minute depending on the size of content and your internet speed, and within 24-48 hours, the book appears in Kindle stores worldwide. Customers get paid by the royalty on purchases his eBook. This is emerging as a very good business in India as well. It has become a very good business in last couple of years.
One can keep one’s rights under control and set their list prices at any time, and even make adjustments to one’s books. BooksFundr and pblishing.com are two other sites for publishing your book and making money.

14. Selling your products online
One needs to develop his website to sell the products online. As there is so much competition in this field of work, you need to do something very different to get attention. Alternatively, you can sell using a website like Amazon, Flipkart. Via affiliate marketing, one may increase the scope and exposure.

15. PTC sites
Many websites give money by clicking on the ads (after a certain amount of earning). Therefore, they are known as pay-to-click (PTC) websites. Before the project starts, one has to get licensed. But be careful not all of these places may be real. One can also refer friends in the process, and earn money. Some PTC sites are ClixSense.com, BuxP, and NeoBux.

16. Peer to peer
A (P2P) or peer to peer platform is a marketplace for money lending operations, similar to e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and OLX. Using the P2P lending network, you will lend money to others in a more organized and structured way. The recovery mechanism is in place for the P2P platforms, and one should understand it before using the network services. The interest rate received today will vary from 13 percent to 30 percent everywhere.

17. Data entry

This is the job that can be quickly done with the help of computers. But many data entry jobs are still available in India. It’s one of the most available jobs that you can do online, and no special skills are needed. One requires a computer with internet speed and fast typing skills. Many websites provide this work, and one can work remotely. The individual can earn up to Rs 1500 per hour.

18. Learn Stock Market Trading

You don’t need any money to start a freelance job, but to start your career as a stock trader, you’d need some money.

If you know how to pick the right stock, you can earn money online by doing stock trading.

I have to make you aware that in stock trading, you can lose money so best to start with less money and spend more time studying the fundamentals of stock trading.

 19. Become a Consultant

You will give many people your advice and expertise. You need not be an expert in your field for providing the service; you just have to be better than your client.

Often, I have been good and often bad. I have learned something new in content marketing with every failure. Today people call me an expert in content marketing and happily pay me Rs. 5000 an hour for my phone/skype advice.

I aid them in drawing up a marketing strategy for content. By running better marketing campaigns, they gain more profits.

The one with the skill can do it quickly. You just need to develop your website, and you can attract the clients easily.

Buy & Sell Domains

You can sell your domain if you have a strong SEO (Domain Authority) score, or you own a domain with a specific name. You can also purchase expired domains and sell them to people who need them at a higher price or the on which are in demand. The business of buying and selling domain is complicated. One must be an expert in doing that. Otherwise, you could lose the money that you have invested.

If you have a domain purchased a domain and you don’t have any need for it, then you can sell your area also. You will also learn how to make money from domain sales when you start working on your online business.

You don’t need any money to start a freelance job, but to start your career as a stock trader, you’d need some money.

If you know how to pick the right stock, you can earn money online by doing stock trading.

I have to make you aware that in stock trading you can lose money so best to start with less money and spend more time studying the fundamentals of stock trading.

Time for Action

I may keep sharing details, but before you take action, nothing can benefit you. People are afraid of failure, and they end up doing nothing.

Take the first step, and you see the light ahead of you.

I am sure that all the ideas about making money must be helpful for you. I tried to cover all the industries as much as possible. Whatever you might think, I’ve shared so many online business ideas.

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