Want to start making money online?
Wondering where to begin?
I put together a list of twenty creative ways to make money online throughout the year or just for the holidays.
1| Voiceover Actor Have people told you that you have a great voice? Do you want to learn what it takes to be a voice actor? Learn voice over without a coach and how Carrie landed an agent without even a demo.
2| Brand Ambassador If you’re always taking pictures of things you love and posting about it online, like my son with his Starbucks, then you might want to think about being a Brand Ambassador. The fastest way to becoming an online brand ambassador is to pitch yourself to the companies you already know and like.
3| Crowd Funding Come up with a creative project idea and raise money to kickstart that plan. Dream it, fund it, make it. Need some inspiration, here are the Top 10 Business Crowdfunding Campaigns of all time.
4| Search Engine Evaluator Search engine evaluators are responsible for searching various terms (sometimes given by the company or sometimes based on your own search history) and judging the quality of results obtained. You can make $15 an hour.
6| Virtual Assistant What if in the next 30 days or less you could start a successful virtual assistant business from scratch? Using skills you already have or learning a few new ones, YOU CAN!
7| Affiliate Marketing Is the process of earning a commission by promoting another person’s (or company’s) product. A lot of bloggers use affiliate links to make money but you don’t have to have a blog. You can make money by signing up for affiliate marketing sites like Share a Sale and post affiliate links on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.
8| Youtube Channel You could start a Youtube channel and make money from the ads. It does take some time to build your audience unless you already have a big internet presence that you could cross promote too. This would be an ongoing side gig that you would work on throughout the year in my opinion.
9| Sell Domains Domain flipping is not always about making quick cash, although you can, think of it as more of an investment. Spend time researching profitable niches and their keywords and you can really make money on some domain flipping.
10| Blog Flipping Flip a blog website for a profit. Just like house flipping, you build or buy a blog, then fix it up, and flip it for a profit in about three months.
11| Start a Blog Monetize your site with ads, like Google Adsense or Media Vine, write sponsored posts, and advertise products in the sidebar widgets. You can also create and sell your own ebooks or courses.
12| Freelance Writer Offer your writing services and write on a variety of subject. You could find work on Freelance, Facebook groups, and Fiverr.
13| Ebooks Self-publish ebooks. I’ve known people who publish ebooks several times a year about gardening and each book is only around sixty pages or less. Niche the topic down to something specific.
14| Online Courses Build your audience by creating courses with an open course creation, such as Teachable or Thinkific and have more control on price and how it’s shared.
15| Freelance Designer Make Logos, customize websites, or create videos and animation.
16| Marketplace Courses Create courses and sell them in an online learning and teaching platform, like Udemy or Coursera.
17| Online Store Sell unique products and become a profitable online seller with Amazon Handmade or eBay.
18| Depositphotos Take and sell stock photos, illustrations, and vectors.
19| Fiverr Freelance services on demand. You can offer to perform side gigs for just about anything on Fiverr.
20| Tutor Try tutoring students online, set your own hourly rate, and manage your schedule online.
Have you tried any of these, let me know in the comments below and feel free to tell me about other things I may have missed.
Hi! I was a stay-at-home mom turned online entrepreneur. My goal is to help other women make money online through blogging, entrepreneurial start-ups and help you find ways to make money on the side while you’re building your online empire. Subscribe (free!) to get access to my resource library with all my free printables and over 300 blogging resources.