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How to Make Money Online via Music Lessons in Skype

Updated on August 21, 2014

Finding ways to make money online seems to be a trend for home-based workers, or for people who just want to make some extra pocket money. One of the most interactive ways of making money online is using Skype, a free online video call application, to give various online tutorial, music lessons or any other possible businesses.

Skype, the Free Online Video Call Application

Skype is a free application, which allows users to have free online calls, free online video conferences and make use of other paid online calling services. You can obtain Skype from its official website easily. The only cost for you to start your Skype business is the internet connection charge (in most cases you are already paying) and a webcam, if you do not have yet.

Skype is renowned for its costless, stable and high quality video call services. Do get yourself a webcam with better quality. Other free applications that provide same sorts of online calling services are MSN messenger (MSN Live), Google chat and Yahoo chat, etc.

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Identify Your Own Niche Market

There are nameless business opportunities that you can do via Skype. The most common ones are to give language lessons, where you can give one-on-one lessons through Skype at home, or any other preferably quiet places. To have pleasant lessons, your counterpart should also have a webcam that is clear enough for you to hear and see him/her.

Skype also facilitates file sharing, so any tutorial materials that you want to send through, you can make use of Skype.

Other possible tutorial lessons that you can give via Skype are music instrument lessons (for instance piano, guitar or flute), magic tricks lessons and singing lessons etc.

Anyhow, don't restraint yourself to the common stuff that other people are doing already, try to identify your own niche market as Skype is basically suitable for anything that you can demonstrate via video conference.

Here is an example of Online Singing Lesson Via Skype

References on Using Skype and Online Teaching

Your Global Market with Low Set Up Cost

Another advantage of giving various lessons via Skype is the size of your potential market, which is literally GLOBAL. For instance, giving English tutorial class via Skype to Skype users in Asia or Latin America can be an attractive business, since most of times getting one-on-one lessons from native English speaker in non-English speaking countries are quite costly.

One of the things that you should pay attention to is time difference between the continents though.

Giving lessons via Skype can also save you travelling cost and time. Aside from the cost mentioned earlier in getting webcam and your internet connection, the cost in setting up your Skype business is really limited.

Affiliation programs with Lesson Providers

There are also websites available which you can sign up as a lesson provider and/or connects you with potential customers. Check those out to get yourself familiar with the concept. Most of them worked on commission base. To name a few, these are,,, etc.

Starting to give any sort of lessons via Skype does not involve loads of investment. Make some extra money online by using a free application!


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      Skype English Lessons 6 years ago

      Learning English on Skype is also very possible. Great article!!

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      Moxyl 7 years ago from Global Village

      Thanks a lot Triosol!

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      triosol 7 years ago

      very useful information. Thanks for sharing with us. Voted up :)