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Updated by Cindy Sullivan on June 12, 2020
The 9 Best Ways I’ve Found To Make Money Working From Home When You're Just Starting Out
It's frustrating for beginners wanting to make a full or part-time income online. Trust, I've been there!
No doubt, this does take effort.
The one I really recommend – from my experience – is affiliate marketing, or making a commission on every product you sell for another person or sales site like Amazon.com.
The important fact to realize is that with a large part of the U.S. population staying at home, online sales are exploding across many, many different needs and interests.
1. Earn Money with Blogging
I have been making money with blogging from the last 7-8 years. I had absolutely no idea about blogging when I started in 2010. I worked very hard but made no money with blogging for almost 1 year.
But I never gave up! I was doing my research on topics like, ‘how to create a blog', ‘how to write on your blog' and ‘how to promote your blog'.
And things started in my favor after one year of diligent plodding along. I made my first $100 from blogging in 2011. It then became a part of my work-from-home income. I enjoyed it, had the connections that I built over time, and I had niches I enjoyed and could blog about.
2. Become a Captcha Entry Solver
If you have more free time (2 hours a day) then you can add further income in your pocket by working as a captcha solver.
This is one of the easiest way to earn money online. As a captcha solver, you need to read the captcha images & type the exact characters.
You need to be very fast in order to earn better income. You can get paid up to $2 for every 1000 captchas you solve.
3. Earn with Affiliate Marketing
If you are serious about earning money online and you are a hard working individual who wants to make big income then affiliate marketing is for you.
There is more scope for affiliate marketing than before because of the enormous growth of online shopping – especially during the Covid-19 pandemic circumstances.
There are hundreds of online merchants like Amazon, Flipkart, eBay, Clickbank, CJ etc. where you can signup & promote their products.
In affiliate marketing, you are simply helping customers to buy the right product by bringing traffic (potential buyers) to product websites and in return you can earn 4% to 20% commission for every product sold.
4. Become a freelancer
Freelancing is another popular way to make money after blogging & affiliate marketing. As a freelancer, you can work with small or big companies on a temporary basis & provide them your services.
Freelancers can make $500 to $2000+ per month depending on the type of freelance jobs you will do for your client.
You can work as a content writer, web designer, graphics designer or provide services like SEO, data entry, video testimonials, digital marketing etc.
5. Virtual Assistant
A virtual assistant is like a personal assistant who can earn money by working online for someone without being physically present.
He or she can do variety of tasks like taking care of websites, counseling, writing & proofreading, publishing content, marketing, coding, website & app development, research etc.
There are dozens of companies like HireMyMom, MyTasker, Zirtual, uAssistMe, 123Employee where you can signup for virtual assistant work.
6. Get a Writing Job
Writing is another work-from-home way to earn money on internet through writing different types of content.
You can write for blogs, companies, institutions, individual people, etc. Different types of writers get paid differently.
Normally people get paid $5 to $20+ for writing 500 words content.
There are more ways that can help you to make extra income by working in part time. You can easily make $200-$300 per month by doing simple tasks on different sites.
Here you can work on variety of different tasks like identifying an object, rating & commenting on different sites, visiting some websites, finding contact details, doing small research, writing small articles etc.
There are many websites like mTurk, MicroWorker, SEOClerk, ClickWorker, GigWalk where you can work as a micro worker & earn extra income. After signup, we will show you how to work as Micro-worker and make money.
8. Become a YouTuber
YouTube is one of the hottest trend in earning money online. You can start your YouTube channel, upload some quality videos and then become a YouTube partner to make money online on YouTube.
You can create different kind of videos like prank videos, comedy videos, kitchen recipes, how-to-do videos, travel tips, or anything you think, is useful for people.
Once you get the videos views and subscribers for your channel then you can apply for YouTube partner program.
Once you get the approval, people will see the ads along with ads in your videos. You will make money for each views your video receive.
You can shoot videos from your smartphone or any DSLR camera.
9. Become an Affiliate Marketer/Online Seller
Online selling is not like traditional selling. You don’t have much scope of selling your items outside your local market but in online selling, you can sell your product all over the country.
There are 2 ways to sell anything online.
- You can create your own website and sell your products from your website OR become a seller on any famous shopping portal like Amazon, Flipkart, eBay, Snapdeal etc.
- The second option is much better as you will get existing customers of these popular portals.
Finally, one of the easiest ways to go into the affiliate marketing online money making work is to look for the business-in-a-box approach. These are companies that set up everything for you as to selling affiliate products. What you have to do as a marketer is bring in the traffic to the products – which can include paying for the traffic (which is a legitimate part of the affiliate marketing business or any product sales business). This is a very good approach, and can lead to rapid income.
About Author: Cindy Sullivan
I live in Sacramento, California, but grew up in Colorado. These days, I work from home running a successful affiliate business online and blogging in between. I have two teenage sons, ages 13 and 15. I write this blog, from personal experience, for people in search of solid work-from-home advice from someone who's been working from home for over 12 years. I enjoy reading, yoga, walking my dog, and the occasional game of Scrabble.