‘The internet is the new town square for the global village of tomorrow’ – Bill Gates
If you have a decent computer with a reliable internet service, you can take advantage of numerous money-making opportunities.
Here are 12 simple ways to make money from the internet:
1. Building Websites
Every business and company worth its salt has a presence on the internet in the form of a website. Since there are currently more than 250 million websites on the internet, you can hope to make an excellent income from website building.
2. Paid Freelance and Academic Writing
If you are good with words, then you can make a steady income by writing for clients. Academic writing pays more but involves writing research papers etc.
3. B2B (Business to Business) Internet Marketing
Every online business needs professional marketing assistance in order to be able to reach customers and increase sales. Use your marketing skills to earn an income.
4. Social Media Consultancy
Social media including Facebook, Twitter etc are excellent tools for businesses to market their products and communicate with customers. If you understand how social media works, you can use this knowledge to help companies reach out to prospective clients.
5. Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction E-Books
You can consider writing an E-book on a subject which you are passionate about. Both fiction and non-fiction e-books command a huge market both in the UK as well as internationally.
6. Filling out Online Surveys
There are numerous companies that pay you to answer online surveys. There are websites that will send you surveys to respond to.
7. Online Tutoring
If you are fond of teaching, then you can become an online tutor. Online tutoring gives you access to students from different geographical locations.
8. Freelance accounting
If you are good at accounts, you can offer freelance accounting services to clients from different countries.
9. Video Making and Editing
Most company websites have videos and product demos. If you have special knowledge in video making and editing, this could be a lucrative avenue to make money.
If you are willing hard to post useful, informative blogs, blogging is an effective way to earn money.
11. Graphic Designing
Every company likes its website to be a combination of aesthetic value and functionality. Put your graphic designing skills to work and earn money online.
12. Sell photography
If you are a shutterbug, upload your image on photography sites and sell them for money.
The internet’s versatility, speed and cost-effectiveness make it an excellent tool to make money. Have you established an income through the internet? Share your tips with us in the comments below.