Making money online is both easy and difficult.

First, find something that is profitable and then align it to your passion.

After all, we are in this business to make money and hence, making money is your priority.

Today, let me share with you 5 simple methods to make money from the internet that you can start almost immediately.


1) Paid Surveys

Yes, believe it or not, your opinion matters. In this world where Big Data is emerging, very data is valuable and this is why companies actually pays you for taking part in surveys.

Check out one example of a Paid-Survey website here. There are also medical research or product usage reviews that paid customers to take part in their programs.


2) Doing Online Gigs

Providing your service at various platforms such as doing translation, transcribe audio or even recording a video to wish someone happy birthday.

Yes, someone will actually pay you to record a happy birthday video for 5 bucks on Fiverr. Basically, just sell your service, it would be better if you are already an expert at it and have all the resources available to earn the extra money.

The key is that you are providing your service online and you deliver your work electronically. So, you can do this at your own free time.


3) Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is about promoting other people’s product and in the process earns affiliate commission when there is a sale.

This is one of the easiest way to start selling online as most of us would not have our own product at first.

There are many ways to do affiliate marketing.  One of the more popular way to to build a list and promote offers to them. Another method is to do direct linking using PPC ads.

You can read more about affiliate marketing here.


4) Selling on eBay, Craigslist

Yup, you can sell all kinds of physical items on the internet making use of eBay and Craigslist.

Sell your second hand items and earn some quick bucks now. You can also venture into niche forums to sell specific items.

If you are like me from Singapore, you can make use of the local platforms such as Carousell or Gumtree to sell your items to make some quick money.


5) Create Content

Surely, you have some passion or interest that you have a certain level of knowledge.

You can write articles, do blogs and even sell your content. You can also make you own music and sell them! If you have a blog, you can leverage on banner advertisements and Google Adsense to earn extra income!

Thus, regardless of which way you decided to make money online you’ll need to remember that in order to make money, you are going to be selling something. It is the same as you are working physically in an office where you are selling your time and expertise.

Now, choose one method and focus on becoming an expert in it. Let’s make money now!

Have fun 😀