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4 Easy Ways to Make Money

Updated on November 13, 2015

Making money is not easy to do without a stable 9 to 5 job, but with so many programs offering income opportunities, it has been easy for many to make extra income on the side. Those fortunate have been able to leave their full-time jobs to dedicate themselves to their own businesses. However, to be successful in making extra income or making a full-time income, many make a huge effort to succeed by marketing or finding easy to use programs.

As someone who makes income on the side, I have found some great programs that not only help you with the marketing process and to get traffic onto your site, but it also makes it easy to earn extra income.

Through my search for income without going to a 9 to 5 job, I found a few apps and sites that have helped me make extra income and will help you too!

1) Foap

Foap is an app that allows you to post photos to sell. This app is similar to the micro stocks such as iStock, Shutterstock and Dreamstime, the only difference is that Foap uses the camera phone photos and can only be uploaded through the app. It is also easy to upload the photos and input the necessary information. Foap also offers challenges, where companies post photo competitions. Through the photo competitions, the winners can make anywhere from $100 - $1,000. Foap is available in Android and iOS.

How much do you make? Each photo is sold for $10. $5 goes to you and another $5 goes to Foap.

How much have I made? Since I recently started with Foap, I have not made anything yet, but I have heard of many making up to $500 in a week. Remember, the more quality photos you have, the more chances there are of selling your photos.

2) Freelancer

Freelancer is a website for freelancers looking for a job. With so many jobs posted, you can make any amount of money depending on the amount you and the employer agree on. This site is highly competitive with so many low bids available on the projects.

How much do you make? This varies. There are fixed prices and hourly prices.

How much have I made? I have made roughly $50 within the first few weeks of being on Freelancer, which isn't bad for an hour work. However, there's plenty of competition and the more reviews you have the more likely you are to get more work.

3) Fiverr

Is there something you can offer others? Are you good at writing or at designing websites? Fiverr will allow you to sell your services for $5. Once you become a level 2 seller, you can sell extra gigs for any price of your choice. You can also sell items you make on this site as well as do voice overs for companies.

How much do you make? You make $5 for each gig order, but once you are a seller 2, you can make more than $5.

How much have I made? I have made about $600 in less than a year, but there have been a few who have made roughly $60,000 a year on Fiverr and have since quit their full-time jobs to work from home.

4) iStock

If you like to take photos and would like to make money, then iStock is the perfect choice. There are many micro stocks available, but I found iStock to be simple and easy to manage. I also like the payout and how it works in regards to getting paid. It's easy to input the information and upload the photos, which is a huge benefit for someone who has 500 photos to sell.

How much do you make? $o.28 for non-exclusive contributors and a minimum of $0.34 for exclusive contributors.

How much have I made? I have recently started on iStock and have made a few dollars. However, from my research, I have found that many have made a profit from iStock and have also been fortunate enough to quit their jobs.

Hopefully within a couple of months, I will have made more than I have now, but these helpful sites have been proven ways to make money and have worked for many looking for extra income and those seeking to leave their jobs.

What has been the best way to make money for you?

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      EZPZ 2 years ago

      Thank you!

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      Daddy Paul 2 years ago from Michigan

      Worth the read