Any type of earning needs you to put some effort and to earn money on the Internet is no different. Though some people may make you believe you can receive online for free, don’t think them, mainly if you have set your eyes on earning a sizable amount. If you have a computer, a steady Internet connection, and are willing to invest some time and effort, here are four ways you can earn money online with minimal or no investment:
- Writing blogs and articles. Many businesses look for quality blog/article writers. You can join online marketplaces and bid to win such writing projects or try to find such jobs on various online forums. Creating your blog may sound tempting, but unless you have a steady viewership, you won’t be able to monetize your blog. You may even look for guest posting opportunities where businesses let you write on a topic that resonates with their line of business (but doesn’t promote any competition). At times, guest posts may even have an author bio, which you can use to drive traffic back to your blog or website, in case you have one.
- Create and upload blogs. Video blogs (or blogs) are an excellent way to start earning online, especially if you offer value for your viewers and subscribers. From tour and recipe videos to how-to’s and educational ones, you can make from your creations if you are addressing a long-standing demand of viewers or offering solutions to the pain-points of many. This could be a slow process and monetize your blogs (via AdSense or affiliate marketing) would work only when you have a decent viewership.
- Online trading. Trading in shares or commodities online can fetch you good results if you take the time to learn the ropes and are willing to proceed with caution (at least during the initial phase) instead of putting all your hard earned money at one go and losing a sizable chunk of it. Since these markets are volatile, understanding how to spot and invest in potential stocks or shares, learning technical analysis, ways to minimize your risks, the right time to exit, etc. together with patience are essential keys to success.
- Trading in cryptocurrencies. There’s a growing interest in cryptocurrencies as news keep emerging about how young people are making a killing by selling in them. If you are ready to take some risks, this could be a good time to jump right in and cash in on this boom.