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4 Original Ways to Make Money Online You Can Use Right Now
Starting a blog or an eCommerce business are both great ways of making money online. But they require a lot of time and constant supervision to manage. The good thing about the Internet is that it offers a multitude of opportunities for everyone. So, if you want to make money from home yet be minimally busy, you should consider reselling some services or goods, creating online classes, or get a cool job with flexible hours.
4 Ways to Make Money Online by Playing to Your Strengths
1. Create an online course
If you have any skill you can teach, monetize it by creating your own online class. You can use platforms like Udemy, Coursera, or FutureLearn to sell your classes. You should also look for specialized niche platforms if there are any for your subject.
The online education industry is predicted to grow to $243 billion by 2022, so now would be a great time to use this opportunity. If you have the time, you can take it a step further and become an online tutor. Classes can be used as a supplementary source of income as well as an aid for your private lessons.
2. Resell hosting
You don’t have to invest in an expensive server setup to become a hosting provider if you choose to make money online by resell hosting for profit. You can use this as a complement to your other online business.
This would be a great way to quickly boost your income if you already have a website hosted with a company that offers this service. As a reseller, you will be able to brand ‘your’ hosting service as you like. This means it’s a smart choice for companies that already offer some digital services, like web design or marketing.
3. Get a job by testing/evaluating goods or services
You can get a very flexible and interesting job by becoming a type of ‘tester’ for a variety of things. One opportunity is to test various goods to provide reviews. Note that not all offers like this provide payment. But you can get a chance to enjoy some branded goods you won’t be able to afford otherwise. Online surveys can be counted with this kind of business too as sometimes companies that pay for surveys will send you a selection of products to assess using their questionnaire.
As to the assessment of services, you can become a mystery shopper. By working with Bestmark or similar companies you might get paid for shopping in specified places and assessing the quality of their customer service in the meantime.
If you’re lucky to live within the covered area, try to score a spot with Trendsource as this company will pay you for evaluating pizza.
4. Don’t let anything of yours go to waste
One of the simplest ways to make money online is selling the stuff you aren’t using. Think of it as a garage sale, but with a higher chance of purchase and much less work with organizing it. All you need to do is make a few good shots and upload them with short descriptions onto websites like:
You also should look up Facebook groups specializing in used goods sales.
If you don’t feel like selling yet, consider sharing services, which are pretty much like regular rent. For example, use Sailo for renting your boat, RVShare for your RV, or KitSplit for your pro camera equipment.
In case you used said equipment to make some good pictures, be sure to upload them to Shutterstock so you make some money off them too.
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