There are thousands of ways to make money online but here are my Top 17 Ways I have found to Make Money Online.
Idea #1: Sell Stock Photographs
a great way to make money online is through selling stock photographs. People take pictures for free so you might as well get paid for it. You can take pictures of everyday things and sell the rights to use the photographs on the Internet. People need pictures for everything from websites to presentations brochures and for graphics and whatnot so selling photographs is a big business and there's a huge market they can capitalize on. Just make sure you take high-quality photos because the prices are different depending on the quality of the image.
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Way #2: Article Writing
everybody needs content! If you are a skilled writer you can sell your writing services on the Internet for a fee. You are probably wondering where to begin in selling your writing services. There are tons of gigs on Fiverr.com where you can get on their and sell your services. Another great website that you can sell article writing to you is called info barrel. Info barrel gives you a percentage every time somebody clicks on an ad in one of your articles. This is a great way to make residual income on your content after you've done all the work.
Way #3: Blogging
there comes a point in every bloggers life when they asked themselves how they can monetize their blog? Blogging is a great way to share a passion that you have with the world but at some point you have to make money in order to pay for server costs, software costs, and maintenance costs. A great starting point for a blogger is to give away a free e-book in exchange for a visitors email address. The blogger can then keep in contact with the visitors or customers and share with them the latest products or services they are offering. It's a great way to offer people valuable services that they cannot get anywhere else. There are many more strategies but the best is to pitch your own high quality products or services.
Way #4: Membership Sites
Running a membership site can be very profitable but you have to have great content. When you're thinking about starting a membership site you have to ask yourself what is the point of my site. You must pick a niche and promote to that niche market in order to be successful. So for example if somebody was in the dating niche and they wanted to start a dating membership site. They could do a couple different things that can either start a dating website when you meet other single people or they could start a dating membership site where they give you the latest flirting tips and tricks every month and send you cool articles about what's happening in the world with the opposite sex.
Way 5 : Ad Swaps
You can only make money with this method if you already have an email list. Basically you sell an email to your list and the price can vary by amount of clicks. It is not unheard of to have people make thousands of dollars a day just by this method alone.
Way #6: eBay
Sell that stuff around your house and make a little cash with eBay. EBay seller fees have gone up in recent years but that doesn't mean you can't make some quick cash selling your old stuff online. All you have to do is pick an item that you want to sell and search it in eBay and find what the going price for the item is then you have to figure out what your seller fees are going to be and there's a lot of great regulators on the Internet where you can find out how much it's gonna cost you after eBay fees and PayPal fees. The last thing you want to do is work hard to sell your product only to find out you didn't make any money. If this is done right then you can make thousands of dollars on eBay and build a loyal customer base.
Way #7: Advertising
You must have a website in order to make money with advertising but when you do you can sell ad space on your website to advertisers in charge a cost per click. This is a very lucrative way to make money because advertisers can target based on whatever your niche website is so if you're running a dating website a dating advertiser who has a product would want to advertise on your website or blog.
Way #8: Give It Away For Free (Donation Button)
According to Alexa one of the largest website in the world runs off donations and you probably know exactly what it is Wikipedia. Now most of the time putting a donation button on your website is overlooked because people want to sell a product or service and make money doing it like that but some of the largest websites in the world use like Wikipedia a donation button and they run off donations I remember I used to use an old eBay calculator eBay fee calculator rather and it was free and there is a donation button next to the calculator and I remember donating actually a few times because I had use the calculator so much and help me with my Sify's seller fees. So if you're giving something away you might consider putting a donation button next to whatever product or service you're offering for free.
Way #9: Selling Your Time (Expertise)
if you have a skill that you're really good at you need to consider tutoring. There are so many great tutoring websites out there now including Wyzant and 1 million others. And and a good way to market your skills is to advertise on Craigslist or other classified ads to find people who want to learn what you know. So if you really good at playing the piano now you want to put an ad up saying you know your skill level and what you can teach people and so on and so forth.
Way #10: Leverage PPC Campaigns
if you want to make money using Google then you will need to set up an advertising account and you can drive traffic with what they call paper click PPC. You basically pay a certain amount to drive traffic to a page and if a visitor ends up purchasing on that page then you get a commission. So for instance if you're paying $.35 per click to drive traffic to a $20 product product sales page and you are getting a 50% commission on the $20 product so you're making $10 for every sale. It doesn't take long to figure out that if you can get one out of every two clicks to purchase the product than the rest of it is straight profit. Now you will never see an actual campaign do as good as example I just provided but that's just a good starting point of realizing how the paper click campaigns work. You can easily make thousands of dollars with these types of campaigns fairly easily if you know what you're doing.
Way #11: PLR material
Selling PLR rights to your training and software can be a great way to make extra cash if you are ok with other people selling your products and services. It can be called multiple things like white label rights or private label rights or master resell rights.
Way 12: Affiliate Marketing
The top affiliate marketers earn over eight figures every year – they can do this in their sleep it's really easy once you know what to do. Signup on one of these affiliate networks and start promoting offers that you have purchased and believe in.
- Ebay Affiliates
- Amazon Associates
Way #13: YouTube
YouTube can be a great source of income if you have a video or channel that goes viral and gets millions of views you could buy a new house tomorrow due to the ad revenues that you would have generated because of people having to watch ads that watch your video. They say that now you can make about two or $3000 per million views on your YouTube it is videos. You can expect to get rich from YouTube but YouTube is a great way to drive traffic to your blog or website and increase your brand exposure. You're a copy
Way #14 Fiverr.com
I wrote a post a while back about fiverr.com that answers the question if you can still make money on their services or if the fiverr.com marketplace is too saturated in your gigs just won't get found by the masses anymore. At the time of my Fiverr.com post my conclusion was that you could make any money on Fiverr anymore do to the amount of sellers on the marketplace and the stiff competition between them. But after getting some advice and training on the marketplace I soon realized that you can make some money on Fiverr.com and sellers have even bought houses from the money that they've made on this website!
I know it's hard to believe that even myself I made over $80 last month on their marketplace! Now this is not lifechanging income but I don't know of anyone who would say NO to an extra $80 per month in their pocket….. That's $960 a year which is a huge chunk of change but hey I'm sure it will increase in the future to over $200/ month. Check my fiverr post to stay updated on my Fiverr income here
Way #15: Etsy
Now, let me to say that I am not the best painter or craft maker in the world but I know artsy people who had made things that are great and can even sell them online. I once met a guy who was making necklaces for under five dollars per unit and selling them on the at the marketplace for over $40 apiece. So don't tell me there's not money to be made on Etsy. I just am not an artsy person when it comes to making jewelry or other little knickknacks.
Now I have got on the at sea marketplace and tried to sell a few things. There are couple things you should know about before you jump on the marketplace to make tons of cash. At sea wants you to buy their in site advertising program.
Way #16: The Software Creator
Creating software is probably one of the hardest but most rewarding ways to create value and make money online. One of the most challenging parts of software is knowing what to create for the market. You can easily find a developer on Odesk or Elance that can create your software. You have to know what you want and know how to speak some of the “technical” language in order for your software to be successful.
Way #17: The Freelancer / Entrepreneur
If you have a skill like web design you can sign up on a site like Odesk.com and start bidding on jobs to make some extra cash. Be sure to include some of your previous work when you bid on a project. If you don't have any previous clients then you could show some of your personal work and bidding below the project value can also give you a better chance of getting the job.
So there you have 17 Great Ways to Make Money Online so get out there and make some extra cash. Let me know what you think down in the comments below!