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As advancements in technology take root, there is a dramatic upheaval in our lifestyles. The internet’s disruptive nature has been at the forefront in increasing the rate of change. With social media and online search at our fingertips every morning, we now have an almost instant access to the entire world. That leaves us thinking of ways we can make money from such kinds of advancements.
The reality of the matter is that to make money online is not an easy task. There are so many headlines vying for our attention which makes it almost impossible to get a reputable source for generating your income.
What has happened in most cases is that we have encountered unscrupulous Internet Marketers whose intentions are inclined at making money out you rather helping you get an extra dollar. But that isn’t a recent innovation. Ever since time memorial, people have become preys to affiliate marketing scams, pyramid schemes, networking marketing even before the net took a center-stage in our lives.
So, what can you do to make money online? Read through as we give you a comprehensive guide to do so.
- Write And Sell An Ebook
If you are good friends with the pen then it’s about time to make out of that by writing an E-Book. Whereas we admit that the market is saturated, books that provide invaluable lessons on technical topics are still the way to go. This is one of the simplest ways to make side-money and doesn’t need heavy capital investment for you to begin generating money.
Among the places you can sell your e-book include Apple’s iTunes Connect or Amazon’s Kindle program. Remember that as much as you won’t invest a lot of money in this, time investment will be a necessity. You will need to take time to write the book and set aside more hours for marketing.
- Sell Audiobooks With Audible
Even as the digital-ebooks continue to loose market, the audio-books’ popularity is on the rise. People tend to prefer audio and visual for guidance on technical subject. But you may find it helpful to first do an e-book and then convert it to audio-book later on.
- Create An App
Well, we are more technical here. Of course everything begins with having the skills before you can think of making money using this method. As Forbes puts it, Apps are a great way to get passive income if you do them in the correct way. You will have access to a great number of smartphone users all over the world.
Just like many other major investments, apps need time and money investment. If you lack the know-how, you may consider hiring someone with the right skills to help you out.
- Offer Gigs On Fiverr, take up projects on Freelancer
Are skilled in social media marketing, graphical design, web development or search engine optimization? Convert that into cash by taking up projects on Freelancer or offering gigs on Fiverr.
However, keep in mind that like any other money-making task, it takes time to succeed here. The better your reviews are, the more money you are likely to generate.
- Build A Blog
Among the most demanding ventures to try is building a blog as a way to make money online. It takes a lot of work and dedication. But the moment you get to a certain level, the momentum begins to sway in your favor.
You can generate as much as tens of thousands of dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars per month if you do it in the right way. Some years down the line you will look back and wish you had started early. So why wait another moment?
source: Forbes Magazine