Earning money has always been correlated with conventional ‘offline’ ways found in the real world.
With the Internet taking over a large part of our lives, more people are looking to ways to earn money online to increase their financial inflows.
However, you have to be attentive of the platform that you opt for. While there are various ways can help you earn money online, some of these could end up being scams, hence you have to be careful. Also, do not expect to earn a huge amount quickly when using online avenues to earn money.
Here are some online platforms, websites, and resources that can help you earn money online with very easy ways.
1.Fiverr (Freelancing website)
FIVERR is the wolrd’s largest marketplace for digital services. You can find Job of Design , write articles, do voice overs, become a virtual assistant and so much more.
2. UserTesting (Services) Get Paid to Review Website
Create a 20-minute video review of a website or an app and get paid $10. Website and app developers pay good money to find out whether there is anything wrong with their product. They want to find out if it is easy to use, if the graphics are appealing and if there is any difficulty with the workflow. Developers use this data to identify which areas they need to improve.
3. SkillShare (Teach) Create an online course
This is probably one of the most profitable programs in this list if you do it right. According to Skillshare website, starting teachers may earn up to $200 on the first month and can reach up to $7,000/month for seasoned teachers. Top teachers can earn as much as $100k per year! Skillshare charges its users with an annual or monthly subscription fee.
4. Foap (Photography) Sell your pictures clicked by your phone online
Foap does not promise a huge income potential but you will have a lot of fun doing it. Snap, upload, formulate a tag and that’s it! It takes less than 3 minutes to increase your chances of earning something from your pictures.
5. Etsy (Sell) Earn from your Hand made goods
Etsy provides you with a platform to setup your own store and sell your handmade crafts. You only need to pay a small fee to get your product listed. No more expensive physical rental space.
6. TranscribeMe (services) Convert audio to text
Transcribing is the process of converting audio files into text files. It requires a lot of patience because it could get really boring. Once you get used to it, transcribing can become a sustainable and rewarding job. TranscribeMe is a popular platform that made this seemingly monotonous job become more enjoyable. They cut long audio files into short segments and distributes them to different transcribers. In this way, transcribers only get 2-4 minute voice clips and not long conversations. Too bad you won’t get to hear the whole story though…
7.(Teach) Become an Online tutor
Skooli is a tutoring platform that connects tutors with students online. Tutors would need to have a valid North American instructor qualification such as an ESL certificate. Skooli will verify any certification to prove your expertise.
8. JustAnswer (Teach) Get paid for answering the question
JustAnswer is a portal that connects professionals such as doctors, lawyer, mechanics, vets, computer experts, plumbers, engineers to people who needs expert advice.
9. Amzon MTurk (services) Microjob On Internet
Do various tasks such as transcription, answering short surveys, categorizing tweets, signing up to programs, recording videos, data collection and a lot more – basically jobs that still cannot be automated. This method does not promise huge earning potential but this is still an alternative way to earn that is why it is in this app.
10. Shopify (Sell) Setup your own Online Store to sell
Setup an online store and reach millions of potential customers. Shopify charges a monthly fee for hosting and other services. They provide templates so users can easily setup and customize their shops. Shopify comes with a lot of useful features such as Facebok integration which can really help maximize exposure. Search YouTube for “Shopify” or “dropshipping” and find tons of useful tutorials.