Twenty Ideas To Make Money Online!
Here are Twenty Great Ideas to Make Money Online from the Comfort of Your Own Home!
These days, thanks to the Internet, it is easier more than ever before to earn extra cash from home, or even to develop a huge, full-time income from home. Gone are the days when people absolutely had to go to an office or a place of employment to earn a living! There are over 16 million adult Americans who are self-employed and many of us are making money from home with our own, home-based, one-person enterprise. If we can do it, so can you. You just have to make up your mind to do something, and start doing it right away. Stop procrastinating, stop being a cry baby, and take control of your life. Believe in yourself, and believe that you can do it, because you really can do it! As my colleague and friend Father Time always says; "You can do anything that you make up your mind to do!" If anyone you know says that you can't do it, shame on them for trying to interject negative thinking into your life, and shame on you if you listen to them!
If you're a passionate writer who wants to make money with your writing talents, you can make each keystroke get you closer to earning a serious income by writing your own blog. Starting a blog doesn't require any technical skills but it's important that you have expertise in the field you are writing about. This expertise will attract visitors to your site. Building a large following will enable you to earn profit by luring advertisers, writing paid reviews or getting commissions for promoting other people's products. You can set-up a Free Blog at WordPress.com and as it happens, they are responsible for 32% of the pages on the Internet.
If maintaining a blog is too difficult for you but you still want to indulge your passion for writing, you can find others who will pay you to write for them as a ghostwriter or writer-for-hire. There are tons of people who have a website or a blog, but they are at a loss for words, and do not know what to write. As you gain more and more clients, and develop a good reputation, you will begin getting some word-of-mouth advertising and referrals from your writing clients.
Most people who are seeking a new job or a career change, are unable to create their own, effective and powerful résumé and this creates the opportunity for you to become self-employed with an online résumé service. From the comfort of your home, apartment, dorm room, or motel room, with a computer, or laptop, you can earn a handsome living by writing résumés for others. They can pay you online via PayPal, and you can email the finished product to them. You can also offer, if you have a great printer, sending them several hard copies on nice paper for an additional price.
The demand for tutors is in high demand and it just keeps growing. If you like helping other people to learn, e-teaching could be the earning ticket for you. All you need to become an online tutor is expertise in your subject and a few spare hours per week. TutorVista, e-tutor, SmartThinking and Tutor.com are some of the sites where you can enroll. If you gain a good reputation as a coach, you could even conduct Webinars-lectures or seminars transmitted over the Net. College and university students are willing to pay to gain entry to a well-respected Webinar.
For those who have the knack of selling, one of the best ways to make money online is to become an affiliate/reseller. An affiliate is a person who gets a commission for the sales of products that she or he promotes, whether on a website or through a blog. You often see where people are writing about a product or service, and then there's a link leading the readers to a website where they can order that product or service. You don't have to own the product. You only need to sign up for an affiliate program with a company and start selling its products under your referral link. Firms such as Commission Junction or Click Bank have a large pool of products.
Get Your Own Website
It is not nearly as complicated as you might think to get your own website, and there are actually companies that can give you your own website instantly, and it will be stocked with thousands of items. Usually the company that hosts and offers the premade websites will work in conjunction with another company which provides all of the merchandise. As a website owner, when someone buys something from you, at prices that you decide, you turn around and buy those items at wholesale, and the wholesale supplier will ship the items to your customers for you. It's easy, it's fun, and you can eventually develop quite a nice income. If you would like a website cery similar to the one you're on right now, please click here for more information!
Buying & Selling Domain Names
Buying and selling domain names is yet another great way to make money from home and requires very little investment or time. You can buy domains at their registration prices or even cheaper and trade them at a profit. With an account at GoDaddy.com you can become a reseller of domain names, and you can even set-up your own website offering domain names to others. You can research on sites such as sedo.co.uk, afternic.com, ebay.com or other domain auction sites to get an estimate of the hottest selling names. The best way to find good domain names is to use terminated domain lists, which contain several expired names that are back in the pool.
Selling on eBay or Etsy
Websites such as eBay or Etsy give ordinary folks a chance to sell merchandise and various services online. It is very easy to set-up an account, it's easy to create listings, and it can be fun and rewarding to work from home selling through a venue such as these. You can check around, because there are also many other alternatives to sell merchandise online! People can pay you online through a company such as PayPal, and if you are selling something that you physically have in your possession, you can mail the items to your customers. Alternatively, if you are selling merchandise that is in the hands of a wholesaler, perhaps they will dropship the merchandise for you.
You can sell space on your Website or blog for advertisements and you earn when these ads are clicked by visitors to your site. The sorting and placing of advertisements is free. The profitability of pay-per-click advertising depends on the traffic level of the Website and, most importantly, on the clickthrough rate and cost per click. Google AdSense is the most popular option for monetizing a website, while others are BidVertiser, Text Link Ads and Blogads. Direct banner and RSS feed are some other forms of online advertising.
Freelancing for Professionals
Freelancing is a great option for professionals who are experts in their respective trades and know how to ensure customer satisfaction. Various freelancing and project-oriented sites allow companies that need help to describe their projects. Freelancers and small businesses offer bids, ideas or proposals, from which the buyers can choose what they find most suitable. Websites such as Elance cover everything from programming and writing to data entry and design, while RentACoder focuses on software programming.
Once a Website is created and optimized for search engine (SEO), the SEM or Search Engine Marketing begins. A treasure trove lies hidden here. A good SEO/SEM expert, who is responsible for marketing a Website, can promote it in various ways. These include article marketing, writing press releases, forum posting, blog posting, submitting your site to directories and search engines, social bookmarking, et cetera. Most companies don't do this in-house and pay you to conduct the SEM for them. I make a nice living writing articles, blog posts, and website pages for others! So I know what I am talking about!
As more and more people seek an online presence, the demand for Website templates and WordPress (Blog) themes will keep increasing. If you are good at Web designing and coding, you can earn a lot from designing Web themes. In this segment, there are mainstream Websites, such as TemplateMonster and ThemeForest, which act as a marketplace where you can sell your themes. Templates are sold and priced depending on the rights and features that are bundled with them.
If you enjoy photography and are good with a camera, then you might be sitting on a goldmine. There are many people out there who will be interested in your collection of images. These days it's easy to take your photos to the public, thanks to the Internet, providing you with a dynamic and convenient way to build a secondary income stream. Many stock photo agencies, such as Fotolia, Dreamstime and Shutterstock, offer incentives for people to earn from their photos.
Support & Service
Providing coding or fixing other Webmasters' issues is another great way to earn extra bucks from home, for those with great computer knowledge and skills. There are simple jobs ranging from adding a script to setting up websites, but knowledge of Web coding is essential. One can offer support for Web CMS (content management systems) like Drupal or Joomla. After you are comfortable with your own installation, you can help other people to set these up and configure them.
Joining the stock/forex market may seem a bit risky, but you can start small and continue researching until you gain enough experience in this area. Once you do, it will be easy for you to earn from trading foreign currencies, buying and selling commodities, and day trading stocks. The rates fluctuate every few seconds depending on supply and demand, and economic and political influences around the world. The aim of any day trader is to spot which currency or stock is likely to rise or fall in value against another. The more time you put in, the more you will learn, and the more you can earn.
Small businesses always need help in running their business, but they may not always be willing to hire a full-time or even a part-time employee. As a virtual assistant, you can perform practically any administrative task that a traditional secretary or assistant would perform, such as making travel reservations, handling expense reimbursements or paying bills. You can do it remotely from the comfort of your home, interacting with clients either online or by phone. You can work from home in your uderwear or your pajamas. Your expertise will determine how much money you can earn as a virtual assistant.
Medical transcription involves making written copies of oral material dictated by doctors or other medical experts. These transcriptions may include history and physical reports, clinical notes, consultation notes, reports, letters, psychiatric evaluation and so on. The dictated material needs to be transcribed swiftly and accurately, which is the most challenging aspect of the job. To become a medical transcriptionist, you need to have a good knowledge of medical terminology and a high typing speed along with accuracy.
You Tube Channel
If there's a performer or entertainer hidden inside you who craves applause, praise and adulation, then you can upload yourself onto YouTube. You can be a filmmaker, musician or comedian who wants a wider audience. You can start your own YouTube Channel and after you develop an audience, your earnings will come from ads displayed on your video page. This process is similar to the pay-per-click advertising program common to other Websites and blogs. Sites such as Flixya and Mediaflix can be helpful in this regard.
Doing Research for Others
Don't feel bad if you can't write, design or code, because most people cannot. Lack of talent cannot stop you from making money online, especially if you're willing to work hard for a few hours each week. You can do simple research jobs for other people who don't have the time to do it themselves. You could search for opportunities in organizations that provide funding for research and offer to assist them through online investigation.
With smartphones gaining more and more popularity, the demand for their applications, or apps as they are popularly known, has also increased tremendously. There are over 3 million apps for the iPhone and over a million apps in Google's Android market. Most of these applications are selling like crazy. Developing and selling your own smartphone applications is becoming a very lucrative way to make money on the Internet. Apps cost virtually nothing to develop and entail no storage or shipping costs. So they enjoy the best profit margins.
Well, there you have it... twenty great ways to make money online, working from the privacy of your own home. Instead of wasting countless hours playing video games and watching nonsensical television programs, you can start earning extra cash from home, and you can eventually develop it into a full-time income. When you decide to try something like this, be forewarned that at least a few people you know, who are negative and pessimistic by nature, will try to tell you that you can't do it! Just ignore them, and maybe even distance yourself from them, because I am telling you that you can do it! Walt Disney once said, "If you can dream it, you can do it!" An ancient Chinese proverb reminds us, "The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it!"
Good Luck & Many Blessings!
Copyright 2018 by Jennifer Juniper