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11 Different Ways To Make Money Online In 2018

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1. Working As A Freelancer

Who is a freelancer? A freelance worker or a freelancer is someone who works on his own and is in no way committed to one employer for a long-term contract. Freelancing is a fast and easiest way to earn online income while sitting at the comfort of your home. Working as a freelancer has many advantages which people who are work as an employee in a company don’t have. They include: picking who to work for, working for people all over the world, working at their own time and convenience, etc. watch out for my next posts on the advantages of working as a freelancer and the tools needed to succeed.

Great websites where you can work as freelancer include:,,,,, etc.

Services you can render as a freelancer include: graphic design, article writing, social media marketing, website designs and development, branding services, whiteboard animation video, data entry, voice over, presentation design/pitch deck, virtual assistant, etc.

2. Solving Online Surveys

One of the increasing easy ways to make money online recently is through online surveys. It involves filling out surveys online at your own convenience. There are many research companies out there looking for new members to recruit who will assist in answering surveys and testing new products and providing reviews.

Although the pay may not be too high, it can help get a cup of coffee. Here are few survey paying websites that you can give a try:, the panel station, The Opinion, Opinion Outpost, etc. a simple google search could help you get  more survey websites.

3. Working As An Affiliate

You may or may not have heard about affiliate marketing, but it is one of the best way to earn a full-time income online. This is not as easy as some other online income as it requires patience and time to be able to see results. First, you have to have a website, good social media presence, and the willingness to invest little cash in paid advertisement like Facebook ads campaign, Google Adword, Bing Ad, and other classified Ads websites.

Affiliate websites where you can sign up for free and start promoting products with high commission are,, Amazon,,, Awin networks, etc.


4. Domain Flipping

Just like house flipping, domain flipping involves buying a domain name with the intention of selling it later at a price higher than the original cost. It is profitable to buy domains that have commercial value and listing it for sale on websites like

There are many websites where you can research and buy domain at a very cheap rate, such as,,, whogohost, etc.

Many new businesses are springing up with each needing a new website and domain name. You can take advantage of that to target specific niche and purchase domain names that are good enough, then approach the businesses and sell your domain name to them.

5. Selling Of Photographs

Are you aware that those pictures you took for fun and leave stored in your phone gallery could earn you some few bucks online? Well, now you know!

By uploading nice creative and unique images on stock image websites like istockphoto, shutterstock, fotolia, etc., you will get paid for every of your picture that got downloaded/purchased.

Sign up with these premium stock photo websites today and start uploading the pictures of your vacation, the zoo you visited, museum, beach, forest or an event that your recently attended. You’d be surprise how much you could earn with the pictures you take.

6. Online Networking/Marketing

This is popularly called Multi-Level Marketing (MLM). It is the type of online business that is similar to affiliate marketing but a little bit different and more rewarding. You can earn money through the commission you get from selling products as well as recruiting new members to join the marketing trend. This allows you to also make money from the sales made by your downliners.

This is not a Ponzi scheme or quick cash money that requires no effort on your own side. No, you have to work and convince others to work as well. Your commission from the people who joined the marketing business only comes when they make sales.

Look for a product that your friends can pick interest in and spread the news.

7. Writing And Publishing Of Kindle Ebooks

Do you have what it takes to put together a fiction, non-fiction or practical guide on how to do anything? Great news is that, you can actually make money writing and publishing your own book.

Look for a common problem that you can provide a DoItYourself guide on how to solve or do anything and write about. It could be “How to create Facebook ads”, “How to create a WordPress website” or anything that you are capable of researching and writing that will interest people and add value to their life.

Ensure you don’t price your book too high. You can earn up to 70% commission for every purchase of your eBook on Amazon Kindle store.

Hire the service of an expert to get you a nice cover design for your book if you cannot do that, and encourage users to leave sincere reviews when they make purchases.

Also ensure that you thoroughly proofread your book and get another pair of eyes to look through it. Books with grammatical errors are always faced with negative reviews which affects the sales volume and profit margin.

8. Blogging

Another goldmine in the world of online income is owning a blog and populating it with unique and quality content that will keep readers glued and coming back for more. There are different ways of making money through blogging; you can embed Google Adsense code on your website, sell your affiliate products through your blog, sell sponsored posts, charge to have reviews published on your blog about a product or service in your niche, or use other advertising platforms that operate like Google Adsense such as Ad Maven, Infolinks, RevenueHits, Chitika, Adversal, Clicksor, Interllinks, PopAds,PopMyAds, PropellerAds Media, etc.

9. Create YouTube Video Tutorials.

This is another means of earning income online in the long-run. It is as simple as creating engaging video contents in a specific niche, about things that will add value to people and posting them on YouTube. Create a YouTube channel and post your videos there. You can have Google Adsense on your videos, which means that each time people click on displayed ads when they are watching your videos, you get paid.

Note that this requires some kind of patience and investment to be able to see results. You will have to do some kind of promotion to let people see and view your videos.

10. Establish Your Own Online School

You can make money online by being a virtual tutor. Engage people on one-on-one teaching sessions with topics you are an expert in. It could be an educational course, a language, a career course/counselling, or maybe a game.

You can use PayPal to receive money from your clients. It may take time to prove your expertise, but once you have been established, it will become a lot easier.

In all of these, you need to have strong social media presence as this will help you in gaining new clients through referrals and recommendations from friends.

11. Get Paid Writing Articles

Have you heard that people can actually make full-time income working as freelance writers? There are lots of request for article writers who can deliver quality and unique articles.

This may not pay you in bulk but constant flow of work will translate to constant flow of income. Sites like offers writing opportunities to people who can create engaging and quality contents. There is no competition here, it is only your ability to meet the writing skill set and delivery time.

You can build your writing portfolio by providing free articles to article directories like Good thing about writing is that, it is very diverse. You can venture into article writing, resume writing, email writing, product descriptions, creative writing, eBook writing, legal writing, etc.

Another great advantage with writing is that you can source for clients by messaging businesses through their website and offering to provide them with steady quality content. You might choose to write free sample articles for them.