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Top 4 Ways to Make Money Online

The internet presents a lot of new opportunities, and these opportunities include more ways to make money. More and more folks are taking to the web to try to make a profit. Some are trying to earn extra spending money, others want a full time job, and some want to start an online empire. The odds are great that you fit into one of these categories; you are in very good company.

If you want to make money online, there are a lot of things you could try, and some work better than others. The following are just four of the top, easy ways to make money online. As you try to set up various income streams to maximize your profits, explore these top ways to help you make money online and maximize your potential for even more profitability.

Start a blog.

Blogging is one of the best ways for absolutely anyone to make money. Blogging can mean big bucks; if they weren’t profitable, you wouldn’t see so many of them out there.

When you start a blog, you are opening up many streams of income for yourself, if you do it right. When you start a blog, you can make big money from many sources. With you blog, you can make money from affiliate marketing, pay per click advertisements, paid posts, placed posts and other channels. Additionally, you can use your blog to showcase your other skills and abilities; you can potentially get hired out to do other tasks by those who find your blog.

Be a freelancer.

It doesn’t matter what your particular skills are; the odds are great that you can be a freelancer. Writing, editing, photography, web design, graphic design, customer service, social media, research, sales, and more are all tasks that are often outsourced to freelancers. If you do one of these things, or a number of the other types of work that freelancers are asked to do, you can use the web to start your life as a freelancer.

While you can freelance without the net, the internet makes being a freelancer, finding jobs, and getting paid faster and easier than ever. To start, get your resume ready and join sites like Guru, oDesk, or eLance to get started.

Sell your stuff.

People have been making money off of selling their used, unwanted items for as long as there has been money. This activity was limited often to the garage sale or swap meet before the internet. Now you have lots of web sites where you can sell these items to folks all over the globe for a big profit.

There are many sites you can use to sell items, but eBay and Craigslist are two of the biggest. Both are easy to use, but eBay lets you sell to folks internationally, and Craigslist is locally based and free. Utilizing both of these channels can help you make money on things that you might have otherwise discarded or simply given away.

Sell stock photos.

Stock photos are all over the web. Most of the images you see on blogs, websites, and even physical print brochures weren’t specifically taken for these mediums; they are stock photos.

Some of these photos are taken by professional photographers, but a lot of these have been snapped by everyday folks with their point and shoot camera. Professionals and amateurs alike sell their photos on sites like iStockPhoto and Stock.xchng; being on these sites doesn’t guarantee sales, but you could end up with a top seller, especially if you cater to niches and keywords that are underserved.

This guest post is contributed by Kevin Moor, who writes for, which is seeking ways how to speed up my pc.

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My name is Kevin Moor. I started to write back in the days when I had to go to college. Since then, I realized that Internet marketing is my calling. My interest turned into a profession, so now you can read my articles.



  1. bala abubakar

    Mar 14, 2012 at 11:34 am

    This is an awesome article, I ‘ll be checking out your site!

  2. Ashok

    Mar 14, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    Wow, Awesome article bro, thanks for Grate info about Make Money online, I like your post.

  3. Newbie to ProBlogger

    Mar 16, 2012 at 11:52 am

    It was quite a nice and informative post. There are indeed lots of ways to make money online but one thing, these are not as easy as most people think they are.

    • James W

      Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 pm

      Thank you for comment Maninder, and that’s so true, it’s not as easy as most people think.

  4. Bishwajeet @Comptalks

    Mar 17, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Start your own ecommerce business, if you have enough money to survive

    • James W

      Mar 17, 2012 at 8:05 am

      thank you for your comment Bishwajeet, and that’s true, you will need big capital to survive.

    • Fabricio

      Jun 21, 2012 at 10:03 am

      I love a good article and this one is great. You make many inisreettng points and I agree on several. I don’t disagree on others, but they require some thought.

  5. Trung Nguyen

    Mar 20, 2012 at 1:46 am

    start a blog is best way to make money online, nice post, it’s really helpful for those who want to make money online.

    • James W

      Mar 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm

      Thank you Trung for comment, yes starting blog is one of the ways.

  6. jeremy

    Mar 30, 2012 at 5:39 am

    Excellent post, I thing that to earn some money online is not so hard, but requires to learn to do it and takes time.

    • James W

      Mar 30, 2012 at 1:07 pm

      Yes it really takes time and a lot of learning.

  7. Bryan

    Apr 16, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    nice article first of all
    i agree with the mentioned points ,, starting a blog and selling takes some marketing.. if you want to earn income right away the best way is to find a freelance opportunity
    thanks for sharing

    • James W

      Apr 16, 2012 at 8:37 pm

      Hi Bryan, thank you for commenting, Kevin is really a good writer, and I’m glad you liked the post.

  8. Richa@content writer

    May 22, 2012 at 7:40 am

    Internet has revolutionized the whole world. Making money through internet is not that difficult if done with proper research and care. The ways you have mentioned are one of the best things to do. But you have to be while working as a freelancer as there are many frauds operating in the business. Your post is very informative and right on target.

    • James W

      May 22, 2012 at 9:13 pm

      True Richa, thank you for commenting.

  9. Joy@Bankruptcy Lawyer Orangetown

    Jul 31, 2012 at 9:54 am

    Thanks for this enlightening share, it takes a great deal of work to make money online and these are some great suggestions. Never underestimate the power of planning,research and developing online marketing strategies and you are bound to succeed.

  10. Kristine@cash for diamonds

    Jul 31, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Making money online sure sounds interesting, I have never really explored other options such as selling stock photos. I have a big collection of photos I took long before digital photography became such a big trend. I want to look into this possibility, thanks for letting me know.

  11. Taran

    Aug 2, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    Its a great article, you have written such a great content.Selling stuff can really pay you big money.Its a good post to share, thanks for sharing.

  12. malds

    Aug 27, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    Used to be a freelancer so I know that definitely works, obviously. I’m now a start up blogger and noob IM dude, and pleasantly surprised that you really can earn money blogging. Starting out slow but I’m seeing the potential for growth.

    Nice post.

    • James W

      Aug 28, 2012 at 11:05 am

      Hello Malds, yes start slow and grow over time, concentrate on one thing first, there is a potential to grow. thanks for stopping by

  13. Emilia@portable building

    Sep 17, 2012 at 11:12 pm

    Making money on the internet is never easy, you really have to exert effort, dedication, and you should have the patience and motivation to wait and work on your online venture. Innovation and resourcefulness count as well. Happy posting!

    • James W

      Sep 18, 2012 at 1:18 pm

      True Emilia, hard work, dedication and patience will bring you results and after that, it only becomes easier and easier.
      thanks for stopping by 🙂

  14. Craig Jones

    Oct 5, 2012 at 10:38 am

    Thanks for these awesome tips James, I appreciate it! Gonna put them into gear right away, and fingers crossed, I’ll see some results! And your commission will be in the post 😉

    • James W

      Oct 5, 2012 at 10:46 am

      Thank you for your comment Craig, the post is really good, you need to put the tips into gear for sure.
      You could profit for sure, thanks for stopping by 🙂

  15. Ajay king

    Nov 19, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    Very nice article.good job.

  16. tait_marsh

    Sep 28, 2013 at 8:51 am

    thanks for the informative and helpful post

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