Different ways you can make extra money online

Different ways you can make extra money online

Are you sick and tired of your job? Is there a passion that you want to spend time on and turn that into a way to make extra money online, make ends meet, or replace your income?  The internet has provided many people the opportunity to make extra money online, and by being successful at it turn it into a living, or just for fun and easy online money.

Here are 5 different ways to make extra money online. The only way to make easy online money is to actually say to ask yourself, “how?” then do it.  Here are 5 ways to get you started!

1. Advertising using the most popular “mini-blog” platform!
2. Writing 400-1000 word articles
3. Photography for download
4. Surfing the web and testing out websites
5. Blogging!!!

Many people who are desperate to find an opportunity do not even realize there is opportunity right in front of them. They have hobbies and passions, but they do not realize they can turn some seemingly wasted time to make extra money online.

1. Advertising using the most popular “mini-blog” platform!

You do not need a degree in business or a degree in marketing and advertising to start earning money through online advertising. All you need is a Twitter account in existence for 60 days, have at least 100 status updates, at least 100 followers.

Once you have those qualifications on your resume, sign up for SponsoredTweets: a new Twitter advertising platform that connects advertisers with tweeters. (SponsoredTweets.com)

You will be assigned a suggested price per tweet.  This is based on the above qualifications.  As you build your followers, your suggested price per tweet will increase.

One you are set up,  wait for offers to arrive in your email or Twitter inbox. If you accept the offer set up your tweet and they will send it out once approved!  Simple, easy, and yes, spare cash. Sit back and get paid and wait for more offers!

Hint: Lower your suggested price in order to be a competitive ‘bidder’ for advertising opportunities. Minimum is $1.00.

2. Writing 400-1000 word articles

If you know anything about anything and can write 400 words on that anything, you can get paid to write! “How to Articles” are hot. From “How to cook a pot roast” to “How to set up a blog”.  Writing “How to Articles” on things you know ‘how to’ do can earn you money!

make extra money online by writing articles on websites like Helium.com and AssociatedContent.com can lead to a pretty good ‘side gig’. The pay per views or ‘ad sharing’ can build up on a monthly basis if you continue to submit quality articles on subject matters that interest you. Entering contests and submitting to ‘marketplace’ content can also help you make money online and generate a hefty sum of money!

As your article submissions grow, so can your online income. Marketing them through social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter, sending links to friends and family via email, and referring other writers to write, can lead to a nice way to make extra money online! It is all up to you!

3. Photography for download

Take out that camera and start shooting pictures! Those pictures can make money online! Yes, this means you need a decent camera: a point and shoot or SLR it doesn’t matter, as long as it meets qualifications for submission to websites like: ShutterStock.com.

Submit your photos to Shutterstock and get paid every time one of your photos is downloaded. Web designers, magazine editors, and other graphic artists purchase monthly subscriptions to Shutterstock to download.

This takes a little bit more ‘education’ as you do need to be a photographer with an ‘eye’. This does not mean you need to be a professional.

4. Surfing the web and testing out websites

You surf the web anyway. You might as well get paid for it! Visit Usertesting.com and signup to be a user tester. Once you fill out the form for usability-testing sit back and wait to get notified.

This is an opportunity to test out websites and make extra money online! If you become a tester you can earn $10 per website. A tester is a normal person who can clearly articulate an experience while performing tasks on a website that needs to be tested.

Hint: This is a tedious process but one that can pay quite a lot of money. Think about it- you can make $30-$40 an hour as a tester in the comfort of your own home!

5. Blogging!!!

Do you have something to say? Does the world need to hear your voice? Well, blog it! And if you are as compelling as you think you are, you will make extra money online.

How? Through ad sharing and Google’s Ad Sense and affiliates.  The tough part is: creating an audience and increasing blog traffic.  Through social network sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter, you can drive people to your blog and generate traffic which creates page views and hopefully clicks on your Google Advertising.

There are a few incredible success stories on bloggers who started to make extra money online and found out how to make millions. Research them, do what they did, and you too can say you earned millions of dollars as spare cash.

Tips on blogging and make extra money online: “Making Money Online

The work, the effort, and the commitment level is up to you. Some can make millions, some may be to afford rent, and some, may be to just spend thriftily as their income grows. It is all possible, doable and realistic. But it is up to you to make it happen!

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