10 Ways to Earn Money Online

10 Ways to Earn Money OnlineAre you looking at a source for your second income to fight this inflation? There are thousands of people who are daily looking at means to earn money online using internet and there are lakhs of pages (literally) to describe different techniques to earn money using internet marketing techniques. You may have a well-paying job but what if you can earn a few extra dollars every month that too using the skills and knowledge that you already have.

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Let me be very clear, there no shortcuts and quick money, you will have to put in your time and efforts on online media as well. Ready? I am sharing some ways to make money on the Internet and for sure they are ‘legitimate’ ways of earning money online.

1. Start a website or a blog

Start to write on topics of your interest. There are tons and lakhs of people looking for information online and are actively searching for content to consume. Start to write regularly on you website or blog. You can monetize your website by starting to advertise. Use ad networks like Google AdSense, BuySellAds and Bidvertiser. Once you have a considerable amount of traffic to your blog you can even sell your own ads directly through Google DFP.

2. Newsletters

Start your own Newsletter. Let people subscribe to your newsletter and get updates and information. You can find sponsors or use a subscription model (people pay a fee to receive your newsletter) to start to earn money from Newsletter.

3. YouTube

Create a YouTube channel. YouTube is not only a great source for videos but also is second most used search engine. YouTube has 490 million unique users worldwide per month, estimated 92 billion page views each month. YouTube through AdSense shares revenue generated via YouTube videos with person who uploaded it. The more views your video gets more the Dollars you earn. Create engaging, entertaining and knowledge based YouTube videos and upload it on your own YouTube channel.

4. Sell online

Make something nice like candles, handbags, wallets etc. and sell them online on marketplace websites like eBay, Amazon and SnapDeal

5. Sell books and eBooks

If you can write well and write a book and publish it on the Kindle store, Google Play and iBooks. Also you can sell eBooks on eBay and Amazon as well.

6. Do you know coding?

Create an account on websites like freelancer.com, elance.com as a freelancer and offer your services. There are thousands of open projects to bid for and get paid for your coding, designing and development skills.

7. Create Mobile Apps

As smart phones are gaining popularity developing and selling your own smartphone app is becoming a lucrative way to make money on the Internet. Developing an app requires a little money and entails no shipping costs. You can enjoy the best profit margins.

8. Affiliate programs

There are business who pay you for customers you refer similarly there are websites who pay you commissions or affiliate fees for referring them a customer. If you could refer someone who makes a purchase on Amazon, amazon through its affiliate program will pay you a certain amount of commission. This is Amazon’s affiliate program. Similarly you can earn through eBay, FlipKart. You can use Vigilink, ShareASale, Commission Junction or LinkShare to know about the various vendors that offer affiliate programs.

9. Sell Photos Online

You can sell photos online and earn handsome money through websites like iStock Photo, SmugMug, Flickr Collection etc. You can sell your images through iStock Photo and earn a royalty rate of 15% for each download, or you can also become an exclusive contributor and earn up to 45%.

10. Sell Unused Items Online

Sell items that you no longer use like books, furniture, other household items on websites like eBay, Craiglist or OLX.


  1. parag Naik

    I took internet conetion and i m serching way to earn money from internet but is der any other way u have so plz let me know asap…

    1. ashish963

      Hello Parag, You may first want to try techniques mentioned above as they are well proven techniques to earn money online.

  2. maruthi chitwadgi.

    I want creat my own website. And people can share their ideas. Upload their photos.. etc…… which one is good for me. Sugest

    1. ashish963

      Hello Maruthi, you can try a WordPress with BuddyPress to make a website where people can upload their photos and share ideas etc.

  3. Mayur Gothe

    I have to create my own website..and i have to share my photographs on internet ……..means i have to sell it ..how can i do ?

  4. Rahull

    How start online advertise business. And where purchase adds.you know click on add and other..plz give me detail information..

  5. gilshan kumar

    sir i hv create a adsence acnt n i hv alrdy connected to youtube n i hv uplop many videos but i cant get the $ in adsence acnnt what i hv yo do plz tell me

    1. ashish963

      Hi Gilshan, you have to ensure that your videos are doing exceptionally well in order to earn a considerable revenue through YouTube videos.

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