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10 Exciting Ways to Make Money Online

Updated on February 15, 2020
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Nitin is a certified life coach, executive coach, writer, husband, and father. His passion is to help people become the best they can be.

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Have you ever wondered about how to make money online?

If the answer is yes, then you don't have to wonder anymore because I have listed here 10 popular ways to make money online.

Choose the one that you are most comfortable with and just go for it.

There are millions of dollars to be made online and you will make money online depending on how much time and effort you put in.

1. Freelancing

There are many ways to make money on the internet.

One of the ways to earn money online is to do freelancing.

Freelancing can be done in various ways.

There are many websites on the Internet that facilitate this type of work.

One such website is called Fiverr.

After having signed up for Fiverr, you can fill in your details and then showcase your work and expertise in any field.

Then you can get work from people which is also called gigs.

Gigs can be done for anything from $5 to $500.

There are also websites where freelancing can be done like and

If you search online, you can find many more such websites that provide freelancing opportunities.

2. Blogging

The second way of making money online is through blogging.

Blogging is a very common and well-known way of making money online on the internet.

Many people know about blogging and many people have been blogging at various levels.

Some people have just started blogging and some have been doing it for many years.

People are making money with blogging ranging from a few dollars to thousands of dollars.

A beginner will find it very difficult to make money with blogging but once you know how to do, then it becomes very easy to make money with blogging.

There are several aspects involved in blogging and there is a long learning curve involved.

A blogger has to learn how to create beautiful looking websites. He has to learn on-page SEO,off-page SEO, technical SEO, keyword research, traffic generation, Google AdSense, affiliate marketing and a whole lot of other things.

Some people who don’t want to concern themselves with the technical things regarding blogging, hire people to create and maintain blogs for them.

3. Affiliate marketing

Another way of making money online is through affiliate marketing.

Affiliate marketing is nothing but selling the products created by other people and getting paid a commission for doing so.

This is one of the most exciting and easiest ways of earning money online.

You don’t have to create any products and all the hassles that go with it.

You just need to sell the products and pocket the commission.

People are earning 6, 7, and even 8 figures in income through affiliate marketing.

For a beginner, this is the easiest way to start making money online.

There are many affiliate marketing networks like Clickbank, Amazon, Flipkart, eBay, Warrior Plus, JVZoo, Commission Junction and many others.

A person has to sign up for these networks and then sell the products listed on those networks for a Commission.


4. YouTube

Many people are earning thousands of dollars through YouTube.

This is one of the easiest and most powerful ways of making money online.

People usually select a niche or topic and then create videos around that niche.

The more views and subscribers they get, the more money they can make.

Usually, the money is made through products that are advertised.

Money is made through Google ads displayed on the video.

Some people even sell courses or digital products on YouTube videos.

These are different ways of making money on YouTube.

You can consider this way of making money online

5. Transcription

Doing business transcription or medical transcription is another way of making money online.

Many people are involved in this online work.

Transcription involves listening to audios and then transcribing them or typing them out in words.

Transcriptionists are paid on the basis of how many words or pages they type.

If your typing speed is good and you can type without any errors, then this should be a good work for you to earn money online.

This could also be an offline business but many people do it online.

6. Providing digital services

Another way of making money online is by providing digital services like Website building/ Designing/ SEO/ Social media manager/ VA/ Social Media Marketing.

Nowadays, digital services are in great demand.

We are living in a technologically dominated world today.

Everybody is going online whether its companies,' organizations, businesses or shops everybody wants to be online

This has opened up the market for people who can provide digital services like website building, web designing, coding, SEO expertise, social media manager, virtual assistants, and social media marketing to just name a few.

If you are an expert in any one of these, you can make good money online.

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7. Content writing

Another service that is becoming very popular nowadays is content writing.

In today's online world, content is king.

The demand for content writers and copy editors is growing day by day.

Everyone wants high quality, fresh, and regular content on their websites.

Content writing can be a very lucrative business if you know the tricks of the trade and are good at writing.

Many revenue sharing websites have come up and many content writers are making good money through these sites.

8. Proofreading and editing services

As mentioned in the previous section, proofreading and editing are also big business.

People are earning a good sum of money working as proofreaders and editors.

This is another good way of earning money online if you are interested in writing, reading, and books.

9. Publishing books or eBooks

Big players like Amazon have jumped into the book publishing business big time.

This has opened up a myriad of possibilities for ordinary people who want to publish books and make money through it.

Many people have made thousands of dollars publishing on Amazon and other book publishing companies.

Amazon Kindle has opened up the book market to ordinary people to self publish and earn.

This is one way how people can earn significant amounts of money.

It's more important to grow your income than cut your expenses. It's more important to grow your spirit than cut your dreams.

Robert Kiyosaki (Rich Dad Poor Dad)

10. Digital Coaching

Finally, the business of digital coaching is gaining much ground today.

Many people are entering into the digital coaching business and have started making good amounts of money.

There is a learning curve involved in digital coaching, but the rewards are wonderful in terms of money, branding, and satisfaction.

Of course, you will have to invest some money in yourself by taking courses and getting mentored by an experienced person.

Becoming a digital coach will not only help you to make money, but you will be imparting your knowledge to others and this is very satisfying.

Concluding thoughts

These are 10 ways of making money online today.

You can choose any one of these or more than one that you feel inclined towards.

If you think that you are not well equipped to do some of these, then you can easily outsource it.

Many people are involved in blogging or writing books but they don’t write their blogpost or books themselves.

They outsource it to other writers to write them.

So be creative and be smart and the money is there waiting for you on the internet.

No longer do people have to slave it in a 9 to 5 job.

They can make a career online and be their own boss.

They don’t even need to have an office and can work from home whenever they want.

The internet has truly revolutionized ways of making money.

Take full advantage of this golden opportunity and start making money online with any one of these 10 ways to make money online.

My poor dad often said, " I'd rather be happy than rich." My rich dad said. "Why not be both."

Robert Kiyosaki

This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.

© 2020 Nitin Khaire


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    • hmkrishna profile image

      Halemane Muralikrishna 

      3 weeks ago from South India

      It is nice to read your income generating article, Mr Nitin. Your article would change the quality of life of the reader. One can feel happy by doing entrepreneurship without much investment online.

    • Suchismita pradhan profile image

      Suchismita Pradhan 

      3 weeks ago from India

      This article is full of information.Thank you for sharing different ways of generating money.Internet is the new age and we should use it in every possible way to generate money and knowledge both.Thanks for sharing.

    • nitinkhaire profile imageAUTHOR

      Nitin Khaire 

      4 weeks ago from Mumbai

      success79 thank you so much for your encouragement. It is my desire to help people earn money online just as I am doing it.

      The internet is a magical place to turn fortunes around.

      Of course, it is not a get rich quick scheme but hard work and patience are required.

    • nitinkhaire profile imageAUTHOR

      Nitin Khaire 

      4 weeks ago from Mumbai

      Hi Sumit. Yes, the internet has opened up a gold mine indeed. Anyone, irrespective of age, qualifications or country, can earn money online.

      Good to know that you have worked in most of these online opportunities.

      Wishing you all the best.

    • success79 profile image


      4 weeks ago from New York

      This is certainly a very informative article with useful information that can help someone to get started.

    • Sumit273 profile image

      Sumit Chakrabarti 

      4 weeks ago from Kolkata

      This is a truly contemporary and highly useful topic for the current days. As digital marketing has emerged as the sunshine industry, it has opened up new opportunities for people with various skill sets. Personally, I have done freelancing, blogging, transcription, content writing, and proofreading. All these experiences provide the much-needed industry exposure and avenues to make money online. Moreover, these types of work can be done from home without the hassles of daily commuting. Thank you, Nitin Ji, for such a well-written and handy article!


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