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1.1.20

Top 20 ways to earn money online

  1.  GPT websites. 
       
    GPT stands for "Get Paid To", these websites are an easy way to earn money online. GPT websites pay you to complete surveys, do offers, refer your friends, play games, and much more. There is no catch, all you have to do is complete offers, follow the rules of the website, and make money. I would suggest creating an account with each one of the GPT websites in my article "
    The top three most profitable GPT websites." these are all websites that I make a decent amount of money from every month.
  2. Write content for others.  
       Writing content for others is a great way to earn some instant money online. People are always looking for other people to write articles, reviews, forum posts, comments, etc. and are willing to pay you for it. All you need is decent grammar, some-what good typing skills, and information on what you're writing about. If you don't feel like writing an article you can get paid for posting in forums, commenting on blogs, and much more.
    You can read my article on writing content for others here, this will tell you how you can get started writing for a profit.
  3. Stock photography.  
       Do you enjoy taking pictures, or do you just have a vast amount of images (that you own) and do you want to start earning money from them? You can establish a pretty good income with stock photography, all you have to do is upload your pictures. Every time someone purchases your image from the stock website you get $0.5 to $1 depending on the website that you're selling these images on.
    If you have a gallery of 1,000 images and 10 are downloaded each day, it can make for a pretty nice residual income. You can read my article on stock photography here.
  4. Design websites.  
       You don't need to be a professional coder, or designer, to design a professional looking website. There are online tools, such as Wix, that allow you to design a professional looking website in a matter of hours. I've been using Wix since I got started in earning money online, I use it to design websites for local businesses and to promote my personal portfolio. It has an extremely easy interface and a lot of helpful tutorial videos on how you can set up your own website with Wix. You can read my article on getting started as a Wix designer here.
  5. Affiliate marketing.  
       Affiliate marketing is selling a product or directing traffic to a product for a percentage of the sales. If you have a website or a blog you can add affiliate marketing pretty easily with Amazons affiliate program. Just post the item on amazon with your affiliate link on your website and every time someone purchases that item you will be given a percentage of the sale. This is a great way to earn money if you have knowledge on marketing, it's also a great way to get some experience with marketing. You can read my article on affiliate marketing here.
  6. Freelance your skills.  
       Do you have any skills that you could market on the internet, such as graphic design, writing skills, building back-links for websites, SEO, or any other skills you have that could be helpful to the internet world. Their are several websites where you can offer your skills as a freelancer my personal favorite is Elance, because it is one of the more well-known freelance websites, so naturally you will have a better chance of landing a gig their. You can read my article on freelancing your skills here.
     
  7. Create a blog, and profit from it.  
       Creating a blog is one of the more difficult ways to establish an income from the internet, however if done correctly it can be THE most profitable. Focus on one subject for your blog and work on writing articles, collecting pictures, and building an audience before implementing ads on your website. This can become very time consuming, however it is worth it in the end. You can read my article on starting your first blog here.
     
  8. Sell your stuff online.
       If you have some items laying around that you are no longer using, you can sell them online for some extra money. Websites like Ebay are great for this, you can list your items for free and when the item sells they will take a small percentage of the profit (don't worry it's not much). Once you learn how to use Ebay for selling your items online, you can start offering this service to people in your community and start selling their old items online for them for a percentage of the profit. You can read my article on selling stuff online here.
     
  9.  Sell Ad space on your website / blog.
       If you have an established blog or website already you can make some extra money selling Ad space on your site. If you're not that fond of ad-sense or just want to reach your readers on a more personal level, showing ads of similar websites is a good idea for you. Just like ad-sense you're going to need to have an established website before hunting for people to place ads on your website. You can read my article on selling ad space here.
  10. Make money with YouTube videos. 
       Making money with YouTube probably isn't as simple as you would think, however if you can become a popular YouTube star than their is great potential in it for you. You can make videos on relatively anything, from tutorials, to funny scripts, to music parodies and make money off of them. YouTube works similar to ad-sense, whenever someone clicks on an ad in your video you earn money from it. You can read my article on making money with YouTube here.
  11. Make money educating yourself.   
       If you don't feel like you know enough about earning money online then you can educate yourself farther, while getting paid for it. Postloop is a great website that pays you to post in forums, if you focus mainly on the forums and blogs about internet marketing you can learn a lot of extremely valuable information. You can read my article on postloop here.
  12. Market local artists products online. 
       I'm sure if you were to go down to your local market-place you can find a lot of talented artists who have no online marketing skills. Offer to market their products online for them using websites like Etsy, Ebay, and Amazon, these are great websites to sell art on. Etsy is a little bit different then Ebay and Amazon. They require you to pay a small amount to list your item online, and also take a percentage (less then amazon and eBay do) when the item sells, however Etsy has an extremely strong artistic community. You can read my article on selling local artwork online here.
  13. Create your own product to sell online.    We all have a creative side, so why not make money from it? If you enjoy making jewelry, decorations, etc. then you should start selling these products online. Artwork is a valuable part of society, but what good does it do if only the people in your local area can see it? Create an account with a website that allows you to sell your products online and start making money from your creations. You can read my article on selling your own products online here.
  14. Write reviews for local businesses.   Not that profitable of a way to earn money but it's a great way to get a lot of exposure. You can write reviews for local businesses in your area and post them online on your personal blog, or websites like Yelp. Writing reviews is a pretty good way to build traffic to your personal blog. People want to know what other people think about businesses, to know if they want to use their services. You should focus on popular restaurants and businesses to make sure you get the most possible traffic for your time. You can read my article on writing reviews here.
  15.  Make money with social networks.    You can't really make money directly with social networks, but they are great tools to increase the traffic to your blog or website, and that is how they will make you money. If you have a website or a blog, it'd be a good idea to implement social networks for them, this will increase your traffic and allow you to build a community for your site. If you don't own a website or a blog you can still create social networks and build a lot of followers, friend, and subscribers by posting helpful, funny, or informative stuff. If you have a large amount of followers on your social network website you can charge website owners to promote their site through your account, this can be a good way to earn some extra money. You can read my article on social networking here. 
  16. Amazons mechanical turk.
       This is something that anyone can do, and that not many people know about. The work is tedious and time consuming but it's a good way to kill some extra time while earning money. You probably won't make much more then a couple dollars an hour but it's a good way to make earn a little extra income. Amazon pays you to do things that their computers cannot, writing information about products and stuff like that. If you want to get started you can sign up for Mturk here. You can read my article on Amazons mechanical turk here. 
  17. Write a E-book.    If you are a talented writer, and feel inspired to sit down and write a short-story or helpful tutorial book, then writing an e-book could be profitable for you. This can take months to get going on, but if you can compose a popular book on earning money online then you can potentially make a large sum of money. You're going to need to have some basic designing skills to come up with a catchy cover for your e-book or else it probably won't have much success, you're also going to need to market it so people know it's out their. Writing an e-book isn't as simple as composing 50 pages and submitting it to kindle, it takes weeks, sometimes months to come up with a profitable e-book. You can read my article on profiting from an e-book here.
  18. Create promotional videos for others.   If you're comfortable behind a camera, then you can make pretty decent money creating promotional videos for others. You can create promotional videos for products found in commission junction and earn a percentage of the sales through your videos, this is somewhat similar to affiliate marketing except your targeting people who watch videos instead of reading articles. You can read my article on creating promotional videos for others here.
  19. Flip your websites for a profit.   If you've built a successful website to earn money with, but you no longer want to manage it, don't just let your hard work go to waste. You can sell your website for a pretty large sum of money, depending on how much traffic it's getting. Using websites like flippa you can list your website for sale, some people make thousands of dollars from selling a single website. You can read my article on flipping your websites for a profit here. 
  20. Get paid to listen to music.
       You can make money listening to music and writing reviews on these songs. This doesn't pay that well, usually about $0.05 a review, however if you are a music enthusiast this is a great way to share your opinions on upcoming musicians work and get paid for it. Using websites such as music xray, or songpeople, you can make money for your opinion on the music listed on these website. You can read my article on getting paid to listen to music here.

I hope you've found this article helpful, and that you share it with your friends. I've put a lot of time into studying and researching these subjects and would appreciate your feedback and your support by sharing my blog.

1.1.18

How to get started with earning money online.

   Aloha everyone, I am a local entrepreneur from Hawai'i, the purpose of this blog is to help people who are UN-employed, looking for work, or just want some extra cash. I will go through many ways that you can start legitimately earning money online. The world of "Internet marketing" is by no means instant cash, however with time and dedication you can achieve great things. You can earn money by doing practically anything online, all it takes is basic computer skills. So what are you waiting for, let's get started making money right away, below you can find information on great programs that can help you earn money.

1. GPT websites, earn through referrals and surveys. - Many of you have probably heard of "GPT" websites, (Get paid to). these are websites that allow you to earn money by referring new members and completing surveys. The most profitable way to earn money with GPT websites is with their referral systems. I'm currently making $35 a day off of the referral systems of two websites, however I plan on promoting multiple websites and increasing that amount dramatically. Here is a quick reference to the top three GPT websites.
1. Points2shop - Helping Hawaii Official Points2shop Guide!
2. Cash-crate
3. Swagbucks
I would suggest you start out with one of these GPT websites to help you understand the basics of internet marketing, while earning some extra cash.

2. Postloop - For those of you whom are discourage by GPT websites, or simply want to make the most you possibly can, posting in forums can sometimes be a profitable way to spend your free-time. You're not going to make a substantial amount from posting in forums, however this method will help increase your writing skills, and depending on the forums your posting on, will teach you some very helpful methods on internet marketing. I would strongly suggest using postloop to help increase your knowledge on internet marketing, and earn some extra cash while doing it. I'm making $5 a day by posting in forums, I haven't taken advantage of their referral system yet but I will probably see a substantial increase once I start getting referrals. You can read more about earning money with postloop in my postloop guide

3.  Create a website - Creating a personal website to blog on, sell your products on, or write information about a subject you have knowledge on. If you click on the link at the front of this paragraph it will link you to Wix, Wix is an online web design platform that is extremely easy to use. I started creating personal websites with Wix 6 months ago, now I'm professionally designing websites for small businesses all throughout the state using this platform. You're going to focus more so on learning how to operate this system by creating your own personal website structured to earn you money, or focus your website on affiliate marketing (see #4 for more information). I will be writing a more detailed guide on how you can do this shortly.

4. Affiliate marketing - Affiliate marketing is one of the most sure-fire ways of earning a residual income online. Once you learn how to create a website using Wix you can shift your focus to incorporating affiliate marketing onto your website, or re-designing a website specifically for affiliate marketing. With affiliate marketing you can earn up to 15% for select items that you sell through the Amazon affiliates program, this is a great way to establish an income from the internet, it also has great potential to start making you thousands of dollars a month. Currently I'm making an average of three hundred every month, mainly because I focus most of my time on my photography and web-designing.

5. Ebay - Ebay is a great way to get rid of unwanted items that you have in your life and earn some money from them. If you're not sure on how you can get started earning money with E-bay subscribe to my blog and I will be writing a step by step guide on selling items on e-bay. I've never personally done this myself, however I've heard many great reviews on this method so I will give it my word, I will also be trying this method out with some items in the shop I work at.

These are 5 great, and successful methods to earn money using your computer and operating skills of a computer. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me by e-mail, facebook, or any other social network that I'm connected to. Aloha everyone I hope you've found this information helpful in starting your career of earning money online.

3.7.12

How to make money with stock photography.

   If you're an amateur photographer, or just a hobbyist, you probably have a lot of pictures stuffed in folders throughout your computer that are just taking up room. Why not make some extra money from them? Stock photography is a great way to get experience as a photographer while earning money doing so. Most professional photographers wouldn't bother with stock photography because of the low payout, however if you happen to be like me and take hundreds of pictures whenever you take your camera out on a photography venture then stock photography can end up being a pretty decent residual income.

1. Getting started.
   Their are a few legit websites out their for selling your stock photography at such as;
IStockPhoto
ShutterStock
Fotolio
These are great websites to get started on selling stock photography with, as they all offer pretty decent rates for your pictures and are all very popular stock photography websites. You should submit your photographs to all of these three websites to make maximum profit from your photography.

2. Keep Em Comin.
   You don't want to only upload 20 pictures and then never upload anymore, you want to set yourself up so you are uploading around 30-40 pictures a week. Get yourself at a steady rate of taking and uploading high-quality stock photographs and before you know it you will be making quite a large amount of money from stock-photography alone.

3. Know your rights.
   Be sure to read all the terms of the stock photography websites before uploading your pictures, because you could be giving away the copyright if you're not careful. You should also get to know about selling extended licenses to your photographs and other beneficial ways to profit from stock photography.

Aloha, I hope you've found this article helpful, be sure to like us on facebook and subscribe for weekly articles on how to earn money online.

29.6.12

How to write content for a profit.

  If you have any talent as a writer, then you can earn money by writing online for a profit. There are many free services that allow you to post articles, post in forums, comment on blogs, and establish your own blog. I will be going over the many ways you can earn money by writing online in this article. Keep in mind that writing for a profit will take time, with patience and motivation you are bound to succeed.

1. Squidoo, HubPages, Wizzley great websites for people starting out writing for a profit.
   Squidoo, HubPages, and Wizzley are all great websites to get going with if you're just getting started with writing articles online. They will provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge to get on the road to success as a online writer. Squidoo offers a program called rocket-squids to their new members, throughout this program they will encourage you to write a weekly article on a preselected subject, this is a good way to learn how to structure your articles when writing online. HubPages and Wizzley are both similar to Squidoo, in the sense of learning how to establish yourself as an online writer. All three of these websites allow you the possibility to earn money through the ads, and affiliate links throughout the article, this will help give you a basic idea of how you can earn money online. I would suggest starting out with Squidoo, then once you have a basic grasp of writing for a profit move on to HubPages and Wizzley, and eventually onto your own personal blog.

2. Start writing your own blog.
     Writing your own blog can become fairly profitable if you can bring in a decent audience. Getting traffic to your blog is going to be a lot more challenging then writing the content, but let's not worry about that right now. You should focus on building content before worrying if it's going to get read or not. Write 10-20 quality articles all focused on a similar subject, in my case it's making money online, but you can write about anything. Once you've built up your content, it's time to build up your audience. To make sure you're getting as many potential visitors as possible you need to make sure you're using keywords (labels), creating quality back-links (a back-link is a link to your website from another website), and Implement your website on social networks, you can read my article on writing a blog for profit for more information on building your audience.

3. Freelance your writing skills.
   Web developers and bloggers are always looking for quality articles for their sites. If you don't feel like dealing with all the SEO and hassle of managing your own blog, or website, you can freelance your skills as a writer on websites like Elance. Elance is a online service that allows you to offer your skills as a freelancer in an online portfolio, and allows you to place bids on gigs that are listed on the site. This is a great way to find clients looking for freelance writers.

4. Submit articles to your local newspaper.
   I'm not entirely sure if this is a paying gig or not, but it is a great way to get free exposure as a writer, it also looks good on your freelance portfolio if you have a few articles published in the paper.

I hope you have good luck making a profit online, if you have any questions or comments you can leave a comment below, or contact me directly by e-mail.

28.6.12

Help us get the word out.

   Aloha, I've just come across the challenge of bringing quality readers to my blog. I'm to busy writing articles and taking pictures to get the word for the blog out so I need your help to spread the word. If you know anyone that's having trouble getting a job and would be interested in earning money online then just send them the link, it'll help me greatly.

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