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5 Reasons to Monetize your Passion Online

Updated on November 3, 2012

As the internet has evolved into a solid platform for doing any type of business, more and more people are tempted to monetize their passion online. And there is no reason that they should not do that. It is the most reasonable and logical thing to do after all. Realizing and identifying what you love, and doing that to earn money is the ideal way to earn a living.

It is a harsh fact that you will find very few people, who can proudly say that their job is also their hobby. This is because most people do not ever find the courage – or the reasons – to start monetizing their passion. Though, they forget that there are more than 1 reasons of doing it.

Following are 5 reasons to monetize your passion online. Read and evaluate to know if you fit the bill.

1. You Want to Quite your Day Job:

Monetizing your passion online is far better than your day job, which you – apparently – do not even like. If you want to quit your 9-5 job, it is time to think about some other alternatives. While doing so, why not identify the thing that you are most passionate about, and start doing it?

However, while thinking of doing it, make sure to have all of your bases covered. This is because every new venture does take some time in order to get settled.

2. You have an Influential Personality and Unique Voice:

People with a great influential personality and a unique voice have a rare gift in today’s world. Using which, you can easily succeed in whatever type of work you do. For example, these qualities come in extremely handy for freelancers, internet marketers, copywriters, bloggers and online business entrepreneurs. And since you are trying to monetize your passion online, you automatically fall in at least one of those categories.

Using your persuasion skills and a unique style, you can easily get many fans, subscribers, readers and customers.

3. You Do not Want to Be Constrained:

People, who do not want to be constrained in their careers, day jobs or businesses, will definitely like the idea of monetizing their passion online. If you are a type of person, who likes adventures and vacations, a day job or a local business might not be their cup of tea.

With the luxury of earning a living online – and that too with doing what you love – is a blessing in itself. Reports suggest that for many freelancers, it was one of the primary reasons to choose their career.

4. You are Creative:

Creativity is one of those things that can rarely be constrained. If you are a creative person, you need to squirt it out at some stage of your life. While constantly doing one thing over and over again, a creative person can never be satisfied.

If you are a creative person, it is a good enough reason to start doing what you actually love. And what is better if you can even earn a reasonably good amount of money out of it?

Whether it is writing, painting, photography or animation, there is some room for everything in the online world.


5. If you Want Financial Freedom:

Gaining financial freedom – in some ways – is only possible in doing what you are really passionate about. This is a fact, as many reports and studies have suggested that when a person does 40-50 hours of work that he does not like, his productivity level eventually falls down. If you want complete financial freedom, it is wise to start monetizing your passion now.


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      PurvisBobbi44 5 years ago from Florida


      Thanks for this information as it will help any who are looking for this advice. I voted useful and interesting.


      Bobbi Purvis

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      One other reason: to make enough money to finance our passion! Voting this Up and Useful.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Great advice, if you have a passion for money, monetized your passion:). Voting up.