ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Useful Tips to Help You Make Money Online

Updated on January 21, 2015
Investing is simple as it requires less capital and extensive skills to start.
Investing is simple as it requires less capital and extensive skills to start. | Source


What does it take to make money online? The online market is fast rising to be a lucrative source of jobs with unlimited opportunities. Unlike the mainstream 9 to 5 office routine, opportunities for earning big abound. Put simply, your earning is equivalent to the input and your expertise. More so, there are differing fields to choose from. Nonetheless, it doesn't imply that the online market is devoid of risks. All too often, starters, and even seasoned online workers, forget things could easily hit a snag. Scams, poor pay and similar risks abound online. Even so, it actually pays to cast your monetary net online, since possibilities abound; but only if you've know-how to navigate the expansive online market. This article offers you useful tips to help you make money online.

1) Leverage on educational resources.

Nothing beats knowledge power when it comes to investing online. With zillions of websites offering free or paid for learning resources, there isn't an excuse enough to remain ignorant especially so if you're leveraging to earn online. You could subscribe to e-mails from trusted sources, E-books and even be trained by trusted experts.

2) Learn to differentiate between legit income opportunities and scams.

According to Internet Crime Complaint Center, scam and internet fraud is real and thriving. According to IC3 statistics, more than 45 percent of those who work online have suffered scams. You're not an exception. Learning from a mentor is the best way to learn on how to differentiate between the good and the ugly of the online market place.

3) Create a unique brand.

In any given field, competition is plenty high. So then, how will your brand gain traction online? Creating a unique brand is key to winning clients in large numbers online. This includes offering services not so common yet quality in nature. Over and above this, keep your clients satisfied even as you seek to expand further.

4) Master the necessary skills.

There's no denying, quality is king. And the way to create quality content is through skills mastery. This entails specializing in a few selected fields and making your self and authority in such fields. Else, playing the jack and master of all trades may only weigh you down.

5) Have multiple income streams.

There's no guarantee that your current stream of online income will retain its earning potential. If anything, online markets are dynamic based on the high competition. For this, it's only fair to invest in multiple revenue earning streams just in case one of the online income sources dries up.

6) Put in place an action plan.

While working online means more liberty to alter your working schedule, it also requires discipline in time management. For this, ascribing to a plan of action is utmost paramount. This includes outlining goals to achieve, developing a working schedule and seeking resources required.

Which Are the Legit Ways Through Which Individuals Can Earn Money Online
Which Are the Legit Ways Through Which Individuals Can Earn Money Online | Source

5 Ways You Could Make Money Online.

Affiliate marketing-entail advertising products from different manufacturers and earning commission when sales are made.

Content writing- involves write contents for web clients on sites such, Odesk, Elance and more. Clients pay for content that meets their expectations. While the pay is far low for Newbies, experienced freelancers can earn huge sums from content writing.

Amazon associates- any blogger can search for products to advertise from Amazon and earn commissions from the resulting sales. This is especially fits blogs who have highly trafficked and authoritative blogs.

Selling Advertising spaces-creating and posting great articles on your blog could easily attract business and individuals that may buy advertising space. This can provide passive incomes in the wrong.
Selling services- Freelancing sites such as Fiverr offer opportunity where you could easily sell your services world over. This niche suits experts in various niches who could earn from offering consultation services.

Mistakes that Freebies Commit Online.

Quite often, starters fail to break even online for committing same mistakes time and again. Avoid these pitfalls to succeed online.

a) Plagiarism: This involves stealing copyrighted content without authority of using the content. Apart from being banned from different sites online, you could face legal action in your state or country.

b) Stagnation: Earning online is usually an exciting venture at start up levels. Without creativity however, it becomes grueling and energy draining. It's therefore paramount to learn different trades necessary to survive and serve competently online.


Making money online is fun, but only if you possess the skills and knowledge to guide you through. These tips are an ideal asset for your online endeavors.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)