If you are looking for some ways to make some extra cash, take a look below at 10 ways to make money online. Believe it or not there are tons of ways to make money online and get a little extra cash in your pocket. These ways to earn are simple, legal, and anyone can give them a try. Take a look below at 10 ways to make money online and see how easy it can be to start earning!
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10 Ways to Make Money Online:
1. Start a Blog
Did you know you don’t have to have a big blog, or even a lot of traffic to make money by sharing what you love! In fact you can make over $1,000 a month with just a small blog generating traffic through Facebook and Pinterest! That’s 12K a year even when you’re first starting out, in fact it took me less than a year to make several thousand dollars a month so I personally know it really is possible! I have a great article on How to Start a Blog that walks you step by step through the process and I also share 3 things you need to know before you start a blog.
SIDE NOTE: I am also in the process of starting a weekly email for bloggers and small business owners on how to build your business with tips and strategies I use. If you’re interested in getting these updates you can sign up here. Like I said it’s a work in progress but I get a lot of questions on these topics so I thought this would be the best way to share with you how to get started and grow your business while still keeping the blog focused on saving money.
2. Get Paid to Search
Sites like Swagbucks.com pay you to search the internet, in fact you’re probably already doing that and NOT getting paid so this one is a no-brainer. Sign up for Swagbucks Here, then use the Swagbucks search engine just like you would Google or Bing and you’ll earn points just for searching. I get at least 1 Amazon Gift Card a Month from using Swagbucks and I’ve been a member for almost 6 years now! It’s one of my favorite (And Completely Free) Ways to earn money online!
3. Take Online Surveys
You can earn extra money by taking online surveys! The key is to find reputable survey companies that offer lots of surveys so that you can maximize your time. One of my favorite companies is Opinion Outpost they offer a lot of great surveys and they are currently taking applications. Remember the key to making money with online survey companies is to be consistent! It’s not a get rich quick thing, but it is a legitimate way to boost your budget. I save all my gift cards I earn for Christmas Shopping, if you just earned $10 a week with online surveys you would have an extra $500 or more every year for Christmas Shopping!
4. Freelance as a writer
There are so many blogs out there looking for freelance writers and you can earn a great income while setting your own schedule just by putting your writing skills to work. Make a list of topics you’re passionate or know a lot about and then start looking for blogs in that niche that offer paid writing positions, or are looking for guest posts. There are also several freelancing job boards on the web that allow you to post your skill set or apply for jobs.
My friend Holly makes over $200K a year writing online, she did a guest post for me on How to Make Your First $100 as a Freelance writer and it has some great tips on getting started if this is something that you’re interested in learning more about.
5. Sell Things You Make on Etsy
Etsy is the online selling place for all things handmade and even vintage. If you are a crafter or have antiques you would like to sell, snap a picture and create your listing for as little as a nickel. My brother in law is getting into making furniture and he plans to sell it online through Etsy, there really is no limit to what you can create or sell. There is everything from crafts, to customized water bottles made with a Cricut Machine, to Online Digital Printable files, to Custom Easter Baskets, Kids Chore Charts and so much more! The sky really is the limit, if you can dream it up you can probably sell it!
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6. Sell your stuff on Craigslist
Craigslist is a local deal site where you can sell items or offer services in your own local area. Craigslist is free to list on and easy to use. You can also sell unwanted items or things you have outgrown and don’t need anymore on Facebook using one of the local Garage Sale Groups.
7. Sell your services via Facebook
Do you clean houses? Pet sit? Babysit? You can create a business page for yourself on Facebook and advertise your services there. A business page is free, just get your friends to “like” your page and spread the word so business gets booming. This is also great if you have an At Home Business selling your favorite products, create a page so you don’t have to worry about annoying your friends and people who are truly interested in connecting with your business can follow along.
8. Develop Lesson Plans for Teachers
Teachers Pay Teachers is an online community where you can create and sell lesson plans! The best part is you can do this from home on your own time table. If you have a background in education or you just love creating themed lessons you can create and sell your own lesson plans from the comfort of your own home. This site is similar to ebay or etsy, they charge a small fee for each listing and take a percent when you sell something, but the best part is it doesn’t cost you anything to get started!
9. Sell Your Services on Upwork or Fivrr
Visit Fiverr.com or Upwork.com where you can offer services like creating graphics, editing content and so much more. Offer to write articles, make crafts, or tell jokes even for $5! Both of these sites take a small cut out of your profit, but it is still a fun way to make cash and get clients quickly.
10. Work for Amazon from a Virtual Location
If you are super smart, why not grab a job that you can do at home from anywhere. Amazon has a list of online jobs that you can do from any virtual location, that means if you have access to the internet you can work from home. Currently there are over 200 open jobs in virtual locations, take a look at the list here and see if you can find any that fit your skill set.
See how easy it is to earn money online? These ways are easy, legitimate, and a great way to put some extra cash in your wallet!
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