Making money online

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Want to make money online?

With the current economic situation, relying on one job to fulfill your needs is not an option anymore.

With a lot of people looking for jobs, and the jobs becoming scarce by the day, one needs to think extra about how to get money from side hustles.

One of the main ways that you can make money is by working online. There are a lot of ways that you can make money working online.

We will look at some of the ways through which you can start earning online, and also how to keep making money.

  1. Blogging
  2. Offering services online e.g. consultancy
  3. Data entry
  4. Participating in surveys
  5. Affiliate marketing
  6. Youtube monetization

Now let’s look at each of the above in details.

  1. Blogging
    This is probably most of the famous ways to make money online. Blogging simply involves content development, where you can then monetize the traffic as a result of people visiting your blog.

    One key factor to make your blog successful is to choose an area that you like. Since it may take some time before you get enough traffic, you need the passion and motivation to keep going no matter what happens. Find out more on how to create a blog here.

    Once your blog is up and you get enough traffic, you can create a marketing campaign with companies like goggle via Google adsense, or sell marketing space to companies directly.

    You can also place products in your blog, where visitors can purchase directly from you.

  1. Online services
    Another familiar way to make money is by offering your skills online. Sites such as Fiverr offer the best market place for entrepreneur who want to make money anytime anywhere.

    Just register for an account, create your gig and start earning. See more on how to make money via Fiverr here.

  2. Data entry
    You can also become a data entry clerk, and be paid based on either work done, or hours spent. You can get such opportunities from sites like Freelancer and Upwork

  3. Doing surveys
    This is maybe the easiest way to make money online. Imagine just participating in a survey and then you get paid.
    In other words, just give an opinion and make money. You can get such opportunities from sites such as Swagbucks, Toluna, YouGov etc.

    The only limitation with these opportunities is that they are only available in some countries.

  4. Affiliate marketing
    Have you ever tried to sell a product to someone, or someone tried to sell a product to you, then at least you know what is marketing.

    Unlike typical marketing, where someone has to do this face to face, affiliate marketing involves doing a review of a product online, telling people why they should buy the product, and informing them about the features.

    You can either do this via website/blog, or through social media. Read more on affiliate marketing here.

  1. Youtube monetization
    Do you like making videos, and posting them online? Then it’s time to make money from your videos.
    Just create a youtube channel and apply for the youtube monetization program.

    Before you apply for the monetization program, it’s good to read their terms here.

These are some of the simple ways through which you can make money online.

Now that you know how to make money online, what does it take to make money online.
In our next article, we will look at what it takes to make money online.