How to Make Money Online?

How to Make Money Online?“. This is the mostly asked question to me through out my Web Development career. So, i was thinking to put the most popular and effective ways of making / earning money online in one single post.

Today, you will find thousands of advertisement on internet regarding, how to make money online? Most of them are fake or spam but still they are many which are actually real and workable methods. In the following article i will mention some mostly widely use methods by people to earn money but this doesn’t mean you will start making money the very first day.

People who are earning five figures or even six figures a month online, spend months or years to master the skills in their selective fields. And this is true for you, not every option will work for you. And key for success is hard work and patience.

1. Monetizing your Website or Blog

The first way of making money online is to monetize your website or blog if it already exists. If not, then you can start your own which in some cases free and in some you have to buy a domain and hosting.

After creating your website or blog, you have work to increase traffic on you website which on later step give you a chance to make money.

So, on the next step you put advertisements on your website which convince you site visitors to click on it which in turn generate a revenue for you. Some of the popular ad serving networks or websites are:

  1. Google Adsense
  3. Infolinks
  4. Chitika
  5. Exponential

2. Freelancing

The second most famous way of making money online is Freelancing. If you have any skill like  Graphic Designing or Web Development, then you can offer these services to others and earn money. There are many web sites which provide platform to freelancers to show case their skills. And people who are in search of professionals to do their job can easily contact them and discuss their requirements to get the job done.

Few of the freelance websites available today are:

  1. Upwork
  2. Fiverr
  3. Freelancer
  4. PeoplePerHour
  5. Guru

3. Affiliate Marketing

Third way of marking online income is Affiliate Marketing. This method can be made your big source of passive income if done rightly. But this also required great deal of work in early stages to find best companies who share good percentage of revenue when you promote their products and services on your blog or website.

Whenever someone click on the Affiliate Ad or link on your website and purchase some product, you get your share in your account.

Here is the list of few website which provides affiliate links:

  1. Amazon
  2. eBay
  3. Clickbank
  4. Click Junction
  5. Link Share

4. Teaching Online Courses

One of the famous and fourth method in my list of “How to Make Money Online?” is to teach online courses. You can create you own website, record some quality courses and sell to others. If you don’t want to create you own website, still they are many websites available where you can upload your courses. Each website has its own way to revenue sharing but you can still make good earning by marketing your courses through different methods, e.g social media like Facebook and twitter.

Free websites which give you option to create online courses and sell:

  1. Udemy
  2. Teachable
  3. CourseCraft
  4. Skillshare
  5. YouTube

5. Selling Online

Last but not the least is to earn money by Selling Products Online. This could be physical products like if you have some offline store and you sell gift products, you can sell them online by creating your own eCommerce website or on some big platforms like Amazon or eBay.

Also if you have some digital products like videos, photos, e-books, domains and web hosting etc, you can sell them online. This is very vast category, so i will keep this discussion for any later time and share more on selling stuff online.

Brief list of websites where you can sell something:

  1. Amazon
  2. eBay
  3. Shutterstock
  4. Buy Sell Website
  5. Craigslist

What is Next…

So, i tried to keep this listing very brief, otherwise they are a lot of resources available online describe various method of How to Make Money Online? If you have interest to find more, this article “500 Different Ways to Make Money Online” is a good one. But in the end you need to find which field you have passion and/or some experience and spend some time and effort to get success.

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