So you want to make money online legitimately this year? You’re in the right place. Making money is one of the foremost desires of almost everyone yet it is unarguably one of the most difficult tasks.
The journey to financial freedom is often times daunted by failed strategies and loss of our scarce resources.
In this article, I’m going to explore 7 top ways anyone even a teenager can make money online with little or no capital.
Please read to the end, I have a gift for you.
1. Start a New Blog:
I know blogging is not new and you must have heard people tell you it is for a selected few. Hey! Can I tell you the honest truth? Every day millions of dollar are paid out to bloggers all over the world.
We all have experiences that are of great value that others want to learn from. Even if you don’t have any worthy experiences to share, you can research on top problems people want to read about and share your findings via your blog.
Just imagine you put a drop of honey in the corner of your room… Without making any other effort, ants will come to it. But for your blog, you have to make some effort to push people to it after dropping the valued honey.
The money is in the traffic and ad clicks which will be served to your visitors while licking your honey content.
So in summary, Start a blog, get compelling contents, drive traffic to it and the rest is auto-pilot. And guess what, you can blog about anything once you found a hungry niche dying to read about it.
2. Sell your skill by Freelancing:
People want to get things done professionally, very fastly and without spending so much. Do you have a skill you can sell? Can you do graphics design, social media management, audio editing and so on?
Setup a very professional profile and scout for your first client. When you deliver exceptional services, they give you 5 stars rating and little by little, you get known. Soon, your clients will be flowing to you effortlessly.
3. Start Selling Courses Online:
Similar to blogging if you are very good at a particular field of knowledge, or if you’re specialized in a particular skill, then you can teach it to others and make a fortune from it.
There are so many sites where you can upload and sell your courses at no cost to you. Some you might need to pay a token or split your revenue from the course. Sites like Udemy, Coursera, Skillshare, takelessons.com and so on provide you with the platform to sell your courses.
Now you may say I don’t have any skill to teach… The good news is that you can buy an online course, learn a new skill in a month and start teaching it to others like you who need that skill.
All you need to start is your knowledge, a computer to record your courses and internet to upload them to the platforms you choose.
4. Content Writing:
You can make a lot of money writing articles, thesis, research for people who don’t have the time to write for themselves. However, you who love writing and be good in English, especially with grammar construction,
Though it is time-consuming as it requires extensive research and knowledge to write about any particular topic, if you’re the academic type or writing enthusiast, this will be perfect for you.
All you need to do is to write a few sample articles and send them to your prospects and start working.
5. Social Media Management Services:
We’re in the social media boom and you too can earn from it. A lot of people and organizations don’t have the time to manage their social media accounts. They need someone who can give them a reputable social media presence.
You can start today without any financial investment other than making your own profiles appealing to attract your kind of customers.
To start, get knowledgable about social media management if you don’t know how already. Then, prospect a few companies and offer a month free as trials, deliver amazing results and start charging them from the 2nd month.
You can handle up to 5 accounts by yourself in your bedroom. Imagine the five companies pay you $200 each per month, that is $1,000 per month without leaving your house and working a few hours a day.
6. Make Money Through Instagram
Although Instagram’s original design is a primary channel where people share pictures and videos through their mobile phones, it has grown and transformed into a money-making opportunity for almost everyone.
Did you know that if you can do video editing or create fantastic picture quotes for Instagram you’ll make a hell of money? The good is that you can jump in right now.
What if you don’t have such skills? You can also start an Instagram account, build an audience and sell the account later.
If you love cooking, by simply sharing cooking tips with nice videos and pictures, you can build a big brand for yourself and make huge income before the next quarter is over. See there’s nothing stopping you but you.
7. Youtube Channel:
Youtube is the world’s largest video search engine and the second most visited website in the world. You can start earning from the billions of dollars advertisers pay to advertise on Youtube.
There are so many things you can do on Youtube to earn a great income. You can do videos about product reviews, trending events, forecasts, national and public events etc. Or make your own funny videos, create online presentations on interesting topics, in fact, the opportunities are endless.
Personally, this is one of my goals this year… to start a blossoming youtube channel and monetize it.
There you go… these are the top seven ways on how to Make Money Online Legitimately without investing much money. I know that it may sound easy but you and I know nothing is ever that easy. Each of these ideas has their gestation period so I advise you to do further research on what will work for you in your location.
But one thing is sure, if you take action on any of these today, by the end of the second quarter you must have started earning a good income.