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103 Ways how to make money online

December 12, 2018 Share

With technologies rising so fast, it is logic that more and more ways how to make money online will be on internet. Some of them take time, some of them are making money instantly, some of them are totally free and some of them need some investment to start. in this article are all those methods combined. Most popular 101 ways how to make money on the internet. Great thing is that most of them you can do from home!

1. Online surveys

This is very popular way to make money online, there is a lot of pages that will pay you for your oppinion. Some surveys can take time, but it can earn some good extra money. Be careful for fraud pages. Few trusted survey sites should be: MySurvey, Ipsos, Valued Opinions or PineCone Research. Important: DO NOT PAY to sign up for a sites that offer pay you for surveys.

2. Freelance writing

If you want to be freelance writer, finding quality, well-paying gigs can be a hard task. Internet is full of people who are willing to pay cents for hours of your highly skilled time. So where you can find good freelance writing jobs? The pages you are looking for are probably BloggingPro Job Board, MediaBistro, Morning Coffee Newsletter, Freelance Writing or The Ultimate List of Better-Paid Blogging Gigs.

3. Surf the Internet and Earn Rewards

If you like to surf the internet, you may as well get paid to do it. Use Swagbucks to visit your favorite websites and earn gift cards to some of the world's biggest retailers - like Amazon, Walmart, Target, and more. They even give you the $5 bonus for signing up!

4. Drive for Uber

It is not exactly online but driving for Uber can be amazing way to make some extra money in your spare time. Just flip on the app, drive people around, and earn money. You can use your own car, or Uber can even help you find one. It's a great way to make money on your own schedule.

5. Start a blog

It is easier than you think. Just start your blog. It can be done on Wix or WordPress for free, hundreds of beautiful templates avaliable, you can modify them as you want. Write a good content about niche that you love. Then you can add some advertisement (again best from your favourite niche). You can also add some amazon products to your blog.

6. Freelance editing and proofreading

Are you constantly catching mistakes in the things you read? If you enjoy editing and proofreading other's work, this may be a great way for you to make extra money. You can get paid to edit and proofread blogs, books, magazines, court transcripts, and more!

7. Web design

The internet is big business, and it's not just bloggers who need a website. Companies need websites too, and they'll pay you to help. Take free classes or teach yourself how to design websites. Then, start selling your services to those you know. Good way to start it by selling your basic services on Fiverr. This can help give you experience, build your resume, and find leads for clients interested in higher paying work.

8. Start a profitable YouTube channel

If you prefer creating videos and entertain people, YouTube is the right place for you to go! There is a possibility to make thousands of dollars on YouTube, but truth is, start can be rough. The best way to be successful on YouTube is work in niche you truly love, create high quality content. Quality is always better than quantity. Be consistent and patient. The subscribes and views will start to grow.

9. Promote products and services

This can be amazing source of income. If you have blog, any website or social media account followed by some people, you can get paid by promoting products or services through affiliate marketing. Every time somebody use your affiliate link and purchase product or service, you get commission. There are hundreds of pages, blogs, tutorials on YouTube how to do it in really master way and if you are consistent, it can make you thousands of dollars.

13. Create a course

Speaking of courses, everybody is good in some different niche. Everybody is passionate about something else, but every time you can find somebody who is passionate about the same thing as you! If you possess special knowledge or are an expert in a particular area, you can create an online course and sell it. The online course business is on the rise and booming right now, and you can make some serious money if you hit the right niche. You can even create your own affiliate program with it!

14. Edit videos

People love to communicate through film and video. Whether it's slide shows for graduations and weddings, or professionally made videos advertising a business, people will pay you to make their videos. All it takes is a camera, an editing program, and an eye for detail and you could be making extra income in no time.

15. Photography

Starting your own photography business is very good way to make extra money. Even amateur photographers can make good money taking family photos, graduation pictures, and business photos.

16. Become a virtual assistant

There are countless businesses always looking to outsource tasks and you will be paid for help. Great thing is that you can be paid by simple tasks or for longer projects, it depends on you.

17. Become a personal assistant

Just like businesses, people will pay you to help organize their life. As a personal assistant, you may work virtually or in person. Tasks could include answering emails, booking appointments, shopping for groceries, doing laundry and basically everything.

18. Rent a room

If you got extra room to spare, you can earn money to take on roommate to save money or rent it out for companies for some extra cash.

19. Event planning

Do you love entertaining and have a keen eye for details? Starting an event planning business may be a great way to generate some side income. As an event planner, you can help plan everything from weddings to company parties. Get your name out there and start networking right away.

20. Interior design

If you love furniture, wall art, and paint colors, doing interior design work in your spare time is an excellent way to make extra money. There are a lot of people willing to pay for your talent.

21. Promote fitness weight loss products

If you've used any fitness products, you can earn extra money by promoting them to your friends. Use the products, get results, and earn commissions on referrals. Probably the best niches are still making money online, dating and weight loss, so you can chose from countless products to use and promote!

22. Find a need and fill it

You can start a side business for almost anything, with technologies changing every day there are and always will be needs that you can use to earn money. If you satisfy and help a lot of people, you can earn a lot of money. Just find a need and fill it.

23. Graphic design

If you are good with computers, especially with graphic software like Photoshop, maybe Gimp or Sony Vegas you can provide graphic design. There will be always demand for good graphic design. Good way again is to use Fiverr to start your small business.

24. Consulting

Do you have specialized knowledge that people would pay you for? Instead of helping everybody for free, provide consulting services on the side. It doesn't have to take much time, and you can make some extra money doing it.

25. Do weird stuff

Seriously, there are infinity ways on internet to make money. Remember one million dollar page? On Fiverr are people that will be praying for you for 30 minutes for $5 (and they have thousands of buys) or will be chating with you on Skype for 30 minutes, or even take a photo of your company name written somewhere on their body. On YouTube are people in masks singing songs in various languagues. Creating such things can be fun and what is better than earning money and having fun?

26. Create tutorials

People will always hanker for knowledge. They will constantly study and learn new things. I bet you can do several things better than most! Write an article about it. Create a video about it. If it is good quality content with intention of helping somebody, you will definitely create some good money.

27. Manage social media

Do you know how to manage a social media account? Do you know what people want to see? Can you entertain a big mass of people? Could you help others to do the same? Do it! Bloggers or businesses will pay you big money to improve their social media presence and brand building.

28. Sell gigs on Fiverr

Fiverr was mentioned in many tips here. It is great place to make money or get great stuff or service. You can make money off literally everything. If you crazy enought about something, do it on Fiverr, people will find you. If you have great skills in any niche, start selling gigs about it on Fiverr. You will make some extra money.

29. Become a coach

If you've been successful in a certain area, others almost always want to know your secret. Coach them how to do it and charge them for your knowledge and power.

30. Prepare taxes

Doing taxes is boooooring. People will be happy if you can help them with them. Offer tax preparation sevices and earn. Do not forget to check local regulations before doing it!

31. Become a translator

If you are master of at least two languages, it is easy for you to make extra money, just become a translator. Companies, websites, writers and more are nonstop looking for translation.

32. Sell on eBay

eBay is another great place to sell stuff. Find old furniture, clothes, artwork, board games, books, everything what still have some value, it is in okay shape and put it on store on auction.

33. Write a book

These miraculous days, there is no need for publishing company to publish a book or article. If you have skills, imagination or even just oppinions, try to write it down. You can easy self-publish through Amazon, then sell for a profit.

34. Learn a New Skill

This is not a direct way to make money, but if you like something and postpone it your whole life, just get on to it, you will learn by doing. With new skills comes new ideas, with new ideas comes new opportunities! For example if you wanted to play piano or violin, just go for it, then you can create YouTube channel about it! You can make concerts on Skype via Fiverr! There are infinite possibilities.

35. Play freerolls

On every big poker site there are freerolls for new players and scheduled freerolls for stable players, the really good players do not play those, because it is not interesting for them. This is fun, just learn basic poker rules and try your luck, it doesnt matter if you are good in poker or not, you are not investing anything. 888 poker should be the best for freerolls right now.

36. Listen and rate music

Everybody loves music, there are few sites that will pay you for listening to all various kind of songs and rating them. In this case it will not be much, but it is a great way to earn few dollas enjoying music. Maybe you will find some amazing new artist you never listened before.

37. Give advice

If you are the person who give a lot of advice to your frined and family in all kind of areas, you can be paid for your effort.

38. Get paid to tweet

Be active user on Twitter with a lot of followers can be jackpot. PaidPerTweet is the site where you can sign up for free and then earn money by tweeting messages from other advertisers to your followers. The amount of money you earn directly correlate with how money followers you got. The more followers you have, the more you can earn.

39. Paid to click services

I personally love legit paid to click services, it can earn you interesting money monthy for just few minutes a day. You normally view ads and earn some small anout of money for every ad. Great thing is that on many sites you can build your own refferals and then multiply the earnings. Good pages for this are Clixsense or Neobux.

40. Gather bitcoins

On page Bitcofarm you can earn money in bitcoins for view ads. You can click up to around 200 ads a day and earn some money, there is also a possibility to build you refferals and then with earned bitcoins buy virtual chickens or other animals (normally for 1 month), and they earn you bitcoins every day. If you want faster start it is good to deposit, but you can build a solid farm for free if you are patient. You can use my refferal link to try it or just write me, i will try to help.

41. Help students with their homework

You can help students across the world with their homework and get paid for it. There are many homework help and tutoring websites. Students post their questions, and experts earn a certain amount of cash for helping them with answers. One of the best page for this probably is Student of Fortune.

42. Text to make money

People are using their smartphones for everything, finding answers to questions is one of those things. As an expert, you earn money for answering every question.

43. Turn the latest trends into cool t-shirts

I bet you know already what im talking about! You see it on Facebook every day, t-shirts about everything what is trendy just now. It can be t-shirts about new season of favourite TV show. T-shirts about politics (i do not recommend this). Famous quotes or movies or just any creative way you seems people would buy and wear. There are sites to create t-shirt for you for all right price.

44. Letgo

Letgo is amazing app that will allow you to sell things in seconds, you take photo of thing you want to sell, add price, short comment and post. People around 5-15km can instantly see thing you are selling and can arrange a meeting and buy it really fast, especially if you live in a big city.

45. Review software

If your mind is positively critical enough in software development, you can get paid by reviewing software, for example on SoftwareJudge. You should be honest, precise on your reports, observations and opinions.

46. Try websites

There are a lot of sites that can pay you for trying websites, you need normally to install their program to catch your mouse movement and then you surf the websites and act naturally. You can be paid for this web analysis from $1 to $10.

47. Test mobile apps

Market with mobile applications are growing with amazing speed and it will not stop for some time. You can test mobile applications and then say what you think about it and what should be improved, what is nice and just say your oppinion. Better paid testing jobs are often associated with iPhone apps, so you maybe want to target those.

48. Sell your arts and crafts on Etsy

I love pages that support modern and actually all artists. There are many people who making a living on Etsy. If you are interested in this kind of things, do not hesitate and jump right on to it.

49. Be a research subject

Universities and clinics are always looking for respondents for their surveys or studies, and they can actually pay good money for it. There are studies with some amount of risk, try to avoid those and focus on the studies that are without risk, maybe take some longer time, but then it should be payed good. Find out more details from the National Institutes of Health, or browse ClinicalTrials.gov to find studies to partake in.

50. Be a game tester for Nintendo

If you enjoy games, this opportunity can be like a dream for you. It can be exciting, funny and rewarding. Most of us play games and do not earn anything. Watch out for scam sites, a lot of them will try to install fraud tracking software or other bad things, focus on legit opportunities, which should be on Nintendo's official site.

51. Amazon affiliate marketing

Amazon offers a amazing opportunity, to promote products and earn commisions. You can but them on your site or blog and earn money. Be careful, start this after you have some followers or stable traffic to your site, Amazon will shut down your account if you do not make a sale in first 30 days. This can be really fun, what if it will work for you?

52. Design logos

If your soul is creative, you can try to design logos. You maybe would be amazed, how much money can a high quality logo cost. Cool page to do this is DesignCrowd. This is business that reach across all industries, so there is no need to worry about low demand.

53. Freelancing

Really amazing way how to make money is freelancing. For a lot of people seems like a natural idea when it comes to make some extra money online. The power of freelancing is that it is simple and cost effective. You don't need any starting capital, you dont sign any contract and you can work from home. Exceptions can be long term project, but it could be a good thing, to create stable income from home, learn new things and met new people.

54. Do micro jobs

Doing micro jobs is a great way to make extra money in a way that you know exactly what you need to do, how long it will take and how much money you will earn. With that you can easy calculate you earnings. There are small tasks as watch YouTube video and leave a honest comment for $0,4 or possibility to bigger job as write an article for $10.

55. Build your own forum

This tip can take some time, but it is worth it. You should target forums on niche you truly love and build up a community. When you have traffic, then it is easy to make some money off it. Place ads or just combine tips from this list, promote products. Important thing is that making money should be just one of your goals, provide good high quality content should be priority number one. Help people with their problems, listen to them, think about their situation and try to solve it best as you can.

56. Provide tech support

If you are great with computer related stuff, if you a expert techie, register on Experts Exchange and start earning. You will make money by resolving people's issues on computer hardware, software, programming or whatever connected with computers.

57. Post on forums

The forums are great way to make money, especially if you are creator of the forum, but anyway it can be hard to make forum appear busy, the fact is, it is hard to get people to join a new forum. This is the reason, some people in this business pay you money to join and be active on their forums. Your participation in a new thread and post will be rewarded.

58. Make and sell music

Do you have your own music? Are you good in creating nice melodies? Try to Sell it on many sites like Band Camp, CD Baby, fetchapp, Indaba Music and many, many more.

59. Sell videos.

If you don't want just to build your channel on YouTube and want instant money a little bit faster, try to sell your videos. Videos should be high quality, should be funny or with intention to help somebody. If you fill a need, you will earn some money. Try ClipCanvas, Cruxy, MetaCafe. But there is a lot of more sites where you can sell your videos.

60. Sell fully established websites

If you own a website that is up and running, you can sell it, or even create one with intention of selling. The websites are like online real estate. It is just like land in online sphere. The more money it makes, the more valuable it is. Some pages you can use for this are Buy Sell Website, Deal Site or EmpireFlippers.

61. Make money dealing domain names

Some may say that for this is a bit late, but truth is that some domain names can be sold for tens of thousands of dollars due to their high demand. Buy domain names, purchase registered domains, sell domains and take 10% - 20% commisions. Suitable pages for this are AfterMarket, Afternic or Bido.

62. Make money creating apps

If you are good in creating mobile applications, you can make a ton of money, you can create games, learning apps, basically anything you want. You can then add donate button in applications, some ads on fair place not to bother users or create some monetized content in it. If it is high quality app, people will spread the word and you will be earning nice passive income!

63. Paintings

Are you expert in painting or just sometimes feeling creative and relax and paint? You can try to sell your paintings on various sites. artlondon, artmajeur, artnet, artweb.

64. Reading or responding to emails

Want to get paid for reading emails? Try InboxPays or SendEarnings

65. Avoid HYIP (High Yield Investment Program)

This is not exactly tip how to earn money, but it is a tip how not to waste your money. Avoid all sites that generates 100% profit a day, or 500% in 14 days, 7000% in 3 days and similiar. They very often will not give you back any money you invest and the same for profit. There is big amount of these fraud pages and it feels wrong how many people invest and lose their money. Lifetime of those sites is usually 1-3 months. Stay far away from those sites.

66. Offer humorous and other advices

Fun Advice is a place where you can answer questions, earn points by doing so and those points can be converted to dollars.

67. Giving advices via telephone/SMS

You can answer questions for people on subjects of your interests. You can use BitWine, Ether, Jyve and more.

68. Play games

Getting paid to play video games, sounds like a dream, right? But it is real and legit. Try gamesville, gamesradar, game-testers, paidgameplayer, slingo or worldwinner.

69. Transcribe audio to text

You can do this for businesses, academic or personal needs. Try it on Scribie. Get paid $1 per 6 minutes of audio transcription.

70. Crowdfunding

It is not exactly making money but raising money for your creative quality project can be good way to make things get moving. It is just about your idea and about how you present your idea to people. Crowdfunding for mobile apps - appbackr, Crowdfunding platform for businesses - Crowdfunder, crowdfunding for charity - Crowdrise.

71. Do concert window

You can do a live webshow from your living room and get paid (selling tickets, donations, etc). You can do this on Concert Window Open.

72. Be online jury

You can help render verdicts so attorney's can practise before trial. Get paid 5 to 10 dollars per verdict! eJury.

73. Watch TV

Sites that pay you for watching TV, another dream job? You can watch your favourite TV shows as you would normally, then answer trivia questions about the shows, then you earn points that can be redeemed for cash and prices.

74. Be a Field Agent

Here users of iPhone can become agents, scan barcodes, mystery shop, check prices, take polls, explore neighborhoods and more. Work done can be exchanged for between $3 and $12 for each task. Page for being an agent is Field Agent.

75. Sell unused items

I bet you will find in your house many things that have some value and you haven't used them in years, try to sell them on your local bazaar or auction.

76. Explore browser extensions

There are extensions you can add to your Chrome browser that you can get paid for using. You can be paid for clicking sponsored ads that appear in your searches (through the extension) and the second just for having it installed. Try Qmee.

77. Pick out names

There are few pages that allow you submit ideas for things like domain names, businesses etc that their clients need. If your name is picked, you can earn money. If you are interested in this look on Picky Domains or Naming Force.

78. Call center

Work from home by taking calls from a call center with pages like Liveops.

79. School support

Are you very good at certain school subjects? Became an online tutor for students using sites like Ace Your College Classes.

80. Promote

Promote songs, movies, etc. from the Apple Store and get paid through the Apple Affiliate Program.

81. Lose weight

Get paid to lose weight through HealthyWage or DietBet.

82. Website tester

Become a website tester. You can make up to $30 an hour doing this with a company called User Testing.

83. Provide feedback

Help companies gather feedback from consumers on different aspects of their business and getting paid. Pro Opinion is one example.

84. Design plugins

Design WordPress plugins and sell them to bloggers and website owners. You don't even need a website to do this because WordPress gives you an easy-to-rank sales page for your plugin.

85. Design themes

Design and sell themes for WordPress sites or others that people can use to make their website look good and function well.

86. Work As Voice Talent

Using your voice to get paid is a fun and unique way to make a decent amount of money online. On Voice123.com you can create a profile and start browsing open talent positions. You also don't have to pay any commissions or fees to Voice123. They have a free membership as well as a paid one that offers more benefits.

87. Manuscript editor specialist

Cactus Global hires freelance copy editors and substantive editors who are experts in various academic fields to edit manuscripts. Your job will be to make sure the final documents are in standard scientific English and free of any error, grammatically or otherwise. To be considered you'll need to have a PhD, master's degree, or bachelor's degree in one of their specialized subject areas. Editors have the potential to earn $1200-$3000 USD per month (based on regular availability) and can work a flexible schedule.

88. Search engine evaluator

As a Search Engine Evaluator you'll conduct internet-based research and provide evaluations for companies around the world. You get to set your own schedule and work as much or as little as you want. According to Komando.com, evaluators make $10 to $14 per hour.

89. Ads quality rater

If you're bilingual, ZeroChaos, Inc. might have a part-time position for you. They often hire "Ad Quality Raters." To qualify you'll need to be fluent in one of the languages on their list. The job consists of reviewing ads in the applied language and identifying if anything looks or sounds amiss. According to The Penny Hoarder, pay is around $15 per hour.

90. Edit images

If you are a photographer or image editing expert, you can apply to be a freelance Picture Editor or Image Reviewer for Shutterstock. These are remote positions that require you to edit and review images based on Shutterstock standards and requirements.

91. Personalized Internet Assessor

LionBridge hires Internet Assessors to review and evaluate online search results and advertising. Your review will help to improve content, grammar, quality, and relevance. The positions are available in certain countries and each has its own specific requirements including but not limited to language fluency, length of residency, and other numerous marketing or education requirements.

92. Tutor For Math Elf

You'll get paid $20 per hour as a tutor for Math Elf. You'll tutor math students around the world, make your own schedule, and get paid weekly. There are no setup fees but they request applicants have at least 2+ years of math teaching or tutoring experience.


As a member of the MODSQUAD it's your job to engage digitally with business customers. You'll assist with customer chats, web content, managing online communities, social media, and much more. You can work from any private location and select the projects and schedule that are right for you.

94. Joke creator

Do you love jokes and are you good in creating them? Submit your piece to Reader's Digest and if it's selected for publication you'll receive $100!

95. Write a 10 item list

Write a 10-item list (1-2 paragraphs per entry) and submit to Listverse. If chosen, you'll get paid $100 (via PayPal only) and your list will be published online in front of millions of readers. Topics covered are entertainment, general knowledge, bizarre, lifestyle, science, society and more!

96. Be creative

Be creative with Cracked. Cracked accepts several forms of creative submissions for review. Write an article, Photoshop a funny photo, create an infographic, or shoot a professional, but funny video. If they like what you send, you'll get paid. According to Moneypantry.com, "They pay $50 for four really short funny stories, and when you submit feature-length articles, your payout goes up to $100. Your fifth article on will be paid $200 apiece."

97. Write For A Sports Publication

If you're into sports and have some decent knowledge on a particular topic in the industry, try writing an article for a sports publication. Lucky for you, WritersinCharge published a list of 23 Sports Magazines That Pay Writers Up To $750. There are several that pay well over $100 per article.

98. Work for Hubstaff

Hubstaff is a time-tracking software that also monitors app & internet use and provides an employee payroll system, and 30+ add-on integrations. They also hire people to work for them remotely. Head to their jobs page to see the opportunities they have available now.

99. Improve resumes

Resume services will remain in demand as long as companies require good candidates and job seekers do not know how to write resumes. It's a high-demand business if you know how to improve the resume of a candidate.

100. Become a calligrapher

Do you know how to do calligraphy? You could sell your handwriting on sites like Etsy for a great price. Many people are searching for individuals to write in calligraphy, especially for invitations and stationary for special occasions.

101. Become An SEO Guru For Others

SEO, or search engine optimization, is a great freelancing gig for those that are analytical. If you're a little savvy and analytical, you can make $75/hr or more.

102. Monetize links

Monetize links that you usually share on social media using linkshrink.net. The payout rates ranges from $0.34 to $5.44 per 1000 views. AdFly should do the same thing.

103. Giveaways

Participate in various giveaways on social media or other giveaway sites to win cash prizes and rewards. Always remember you can combine all of those things! If you have few dollars from surveys, few dollars from affiliate marketing, few from clicking ads, all combined can make a huge help. If it cost you only several minutes every day, it can be counted almost as passive income! Remember also if you want to build a sustainable and highly profitable business, be patient and consistent.
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