It’s 2019. Whether you’re a college student or a homemaker, there are tons of opportunities available for you to make money online. You don’t need to have rocket science skills to get started. All you need is a computer, ability to learn new things quickly, time and patience to see results.
There are various methods to earn money online in 2019, and people fall easily for get rich quick schemes. However, if you follow the right path, you might end up profitable with your goals to earn income online.
Here are 5 simple methods you can use to make money online in 2019
Blogging is one of the most preferred ways of making money online. Because it is the easiest and convenient way to get exposure to the internet economy.
As of now, over 440 millions of blogs are published online. If you start today, you are definitely going to encounter competition. So, is it an end to blogging?
Well, I won’t say it’s an end, else I would be doing something else rather than blogging this post. But what do you write will really determine, if blogging is the right option in 2019.
Before we dig more into how you can still enter into blogging. Let’s take a look on how you can make money with your blog in 2019.
Advertising: Sign up to Google Adsense and other ad networks like Media.net. Publish their ads on your website and earn money. However, making money from ads won’t be sufficient to make a living, but you can still pay off your bills.
Affiliate Marketing, Selling, Podcasts, Services are the other ways to make money with blogging. We’ll discuss more about it below.
Now let’s talk about how you can still pursue Blogging and survive the market.
Before you enter the blogging arena, you should find out what are you going to write about. You cannot simply pick up a niche or category and write a few posts and expect readers to go through your blog and perform actions.
Niche research is a crucial part to determine if you can do well in any business. The best way to do it is to visit authority websites and find out what they are doing. Pick a micro-niche that is well focused on a subject and start your blog based on that particular topic.
Harsh Aggarwal chose a micro-niche for one of his random projects and it still generates over $2k per year with display ads. The niche he chose was about Cydia App, which is a package manager mobile app for iOS. He did amazingly well with his blog. Even you can follow this blueprint, to make money with your blog.
But is it that easy to make money with a blog?
It could be… or you will end up like the majority who makes nothing and end up with frustration. It happens because they don’t research the niche very well which affects their business.
I’ll write a blog about niche marketing and how you can do niche research to start your blog and make passive income from it, very soon.
Links you should follow to make the most out of your blog:
- 8 Ultimate Ways to Make Money from your Blog
- How to Make Blog Popular: A Guide to Attract More Visitors
Affiliate Marketing is one of the most trusted ways of making money online. It’s a prime way of a blogger or a marketer to make money.
I will list affiliate marketing at the top of every other way to make money in 2019. Because you can make a living if you’re into affiliate marketing and are working hard day and night.
If you’re new to affiliate marketing, let me tell you a brief about it before I tell you how you can earn money,
Affiliate Marketing is an online strategy to let product owners generate more sales by finding partners or affiliates, and recommend products to their audience.
In other words, if you are an affiliate marketer, all you need to do is find a product, refer it to a customer and if a customer purchases it with your recommendation (using your hotlink), you will earn commissions.
Sounds cool, yeah?
How much commission you can make as an Affiliate Marketer?
Services like Amazon provide 7% commission on every successful purchase made using your affiliate link. But there are services which guarantee commissions up to 80% like ClickBank.
Also, I have recently joined Builderall Platform, where you can make 100% commission on your first referral sale and then earn 30% commission every month from their renewal. So, if you refer to one customer, you can forever make money till they decide to cancel their subscription.
Amazing, isn’t it?
Well, that’s the power of affiliate marketing.
How to be an Affiliate Marketer?
Being an affiliate marketer is very easy and there are so many sellers, platforms that are ready to give you a unique which can be used to drive sales to their products.
All you need is to own a blog or social media channel/profile and link their products to your content so that if any customers click on that link they will be redirected to the product page. If they purchase the product, you will get the commission cut out of it.
You can join platforms like ClickBank, Shareasale, Commission Junction to find out right products for your business and get online to market them to the audience.
Tip: I have recently joined a Challenge to Make $1000 in 30 Days using Affiliate Marketing. In this challenge, I’ll be using multiple ways to market the product so that I can get the leads. You can read about the challenge using the link above and if you want to enter the challenge page directly you can enter the Million Dollar Challenge by clicking below on secure my spot.
Additionally, I have listed Top Affiliate Networks you can join right away to start earning.
Freelancing is a way out to your 9 to 5 job, because it gives you the freedom to work at your own schedule.
To get started, you don’t need any efforts other than finding the best platform and creating a freelancer profile.
The profile helps the employers to match your skills and if you’re a perfect fit for the job, you’re good to go ahead.
Join freelance marketplaces to find freelancing projects. It is for sure that you might end up making less than you expected from the first few projects. So, your focus should not lie upon earning money but earning good reviews and testimonials that will ensure some better projects from future clients.
Before you start bidding for projects, you should determine your target market and your services. Find out your skills and then recognize what you can offer to the clients. Make a list and then, create a portfolio on LinkedIn and other networks to increase your professional presence online.
Once you’re ready with basic steps, you’re good to bid for projects.
Top resources you should read before you step into Freelancing Career:
- Top 10 Freelancing Sites To start working from anywhere in 2018
- 18 Types of Freelance Jobs, which you can pursue to make money online
The e-commerce market is now 25+ years old. But most of us are yet to explore it at full potential. There are over millions of stores online all over the world, but still, the market has huge potential for newcomers. If they have something out-of-box, there is a chance to make millions from their business.
Recent technologies have made selling online an easy task. All you need now is a product and some marketing skills to sell the product.
The platform for selling online and the logistics are covered by third-party companies. Amazon, Shopify, Etsy are the boss of the e-commerce industry.
Investment For Business
Unlike Freelancing, when you sell online you will need some investment to buy raw material or products from outlets before selling. Also, services like Amazon, Flipkart will charge you for their service which includes packaging, delivering and miscellaneous charges.
If you don’t have a product and are not sure what to sell.. You should do product research and market analysis before stepping in. You cannot simply sell a top seller product in a high competition market or a low price product without doing the analysis.
The best way to research is to step into Amazon’s portal and list down the products in your niche. Find out how they are doing, also check the reviews of each product to know the customer demands.
Check the price of the product with different sellers and estimate the profit you can make if you sell it.
Market The Product
Once you find out your product and the market, it’s time for you to do marketing so that it reaches a wider audience.
Make social pages and connect with people on social media. Interact with people and contact influencers on Instagram. You can also connect with bloggers who can write blog posts about your product and help you to grow the brand.
Create FB Ads, use Google AdWords and reach out advertising agencies who can help you to promote the Brand.
Create a personal website for your Brand and showcase your products to make it look more professional. You can use this step-by-step guide to set up your business website in just a few minutes.
Marketing is very crucial for any business because every top business follows this principle of 40% content and 60% promotion. So, all your goals should be based accordingly.
Creating courses is now very easy, thanks to websites like Udemy, Teachable, that allows anyone to create their course and make money.
Are you an expert of any skill? Be it swimming tutorials, guide to feed your cat…
Create any type of course, which you can teach the audience. You will definitely make money with your courses.
What Do You Need to Create Your Courses:
- A Laptop/PC
- Camera (You can also use mobile phone or web-camera at some situations)
- Video Editing Skills (Basic)
- Topic Research and Expertise
That being said,
If you’re master of something, teach it…
Courses can be a good way to teach people. You will not only make money, but also become a trusted authority on the subject and people might seek your opinion in the future.
Here are a few courses creating platforms you can join to teach and make money.
- Udemy – Best and Recommended platform to create your first course.
How much money you can make by selling online courses?
There are multiple factors that can determine how much money you can make by creating and selling courses. Some of them are:
- Expertise on the subject
- Market Availability
- Topic Category
- Price of the Course
- Course Reviews
- Presentation Skills
- Size of the Audience
and much more…
Many top marketers and businessmen make six-figures or seven-figures income by selling courses, but there are beginners who make only a few sales due to lack of expertise or marketing skills. So, it will purely depend on how do you market your course and how people interact with it.
Hope you loved these simple ways to make money online in 2019. Also, I will wait to know what do you think about these methods, if you have tried any… Let us know in the comments below so we can create a discussion about it.
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Have a nice day.