Earning money has naturally been linked with and limited to traditional ‘offline’ path. With the Internet taking over a large share of our time, people are looking to find ways to earn money online to increase their financial incomes along with secondary income streams.
You must be watchful of the platform that you pick. Though there are a number of ways to earn money online, however, some of these might be fake. Also, one should not expect to earn a huge amount of money quickly when using online platforms to earn money.
In a situation of one spending more time at home or usually having more free time, with maybe fewer working hours for someone, somebody of you might also have some free time. Here are a list of online platforms or websites and tools that can lead you to earn some extra money or side income online.
Freelancing is one of the popular ways to earn money online. The Internet has numerous options. There are quite a lot of websites offering freelance tasks intended for people with various skills. All you need is to create an account and browse through the listings in internet, and apply for the job that suits you. In some websites you may even need to make a personal listing entering the particulars of your skill. This will help interested clients to contact you directly to get their job done by you. A few such website that provide freelance jobs are outfiverr.com, upwork.com, freelancer.com, and worknhire.com . You can earn a hefty amount starting from 5 dollars up to 100 dollars through these websites.
It is noteworthy that, you will the amount paid once the given job has been successfully completed and have been approved by the client. This means, the job may be revised and done several times till the client is satisfied and the job is up to his requirement. A PayPal account may be required for getting paid in some of the websites.
Starting a website
This world is full of materials online to help you accumulate and put it together in a website. This would include choosing a suitable domain, hosting, themes and overall layout and design for your website. Once the website is ready and you are in position with contents in your site you can apply for Google Adsense by simple sign up process. After having approval from google Adsense, Ads appear on your website and when these are clicked by visitors, you earn. Is not it so simple? The more traffic you website gets, the more money you earn. Traffic is directly proportional to earnings.
Once your website is ready and you are in position with contents in your site and it is running, you have Google Adsense, you can further opt for affiliate marketing by allowing companies to insert links on your site. This is like a interdependent business. When visitors in your site buy products or services by clicking on such links, you earn commission from it. Some such websites providing affiliate marketing are Amazon, Cliqbank, Oberlo, Hostinger etc.