How To Make Money Online As A Freelancer
Want to make money online? The following is a list of some ideas you can start today to make money online without any investment. If you’re a student, stay-at-home mom, or need to make some extra money on the side. This list will help you to start making some cash today.
1. Get Paid For Guest Blogging:
If you are a writer or you enjoy writing, you can make some money writing for others (Guest Blogging). Some of the blogs need articles written, and they are willing to pay for it. You can earn from $30 – $300 per article.
Some writers complain that they submit articles to blogs and their articles was rejected. Please make sure that you follow the writer’s guidelines of the website. Also, you need to be able to write good English. And don’t ever copy and paste from other blogs.
2. Proofreading / Writing:
If you have good writing skills, you are able to spot writing errors. As for proofreading, you will get paid to correct other writers’ errors. You can make between $25.00 – $150.00 per article. You can also sell articles as a freelance writer on platforms like upwork.com, freelancer.com, and peopleperhour.com. You can also offer a writing service through your own blog.
3. Start Your Own Blog:
By starting your own blog you can make a full-time income. But you must understand that it may take time if you go the free/ or SEO route, what do I mean? If you start your own blog and wait for free traffic it will take a lot longer to reach full-time income than if you invest in paid traffic. People pay for traffic for a reason, and the reason is to make money quickly.
After you start your own blog, you will need to publish at least 20 to 30 articles before you can start advertising.
The quickest way to advertise is to display ads in your blog using an ad platform like Google Adsense. Then you can join an affiliate marketing platform, and find a product or service that matches your blog, and/or article niche. When your blog starts to receive at least 10000 views per month, you will be able to sell ad spaces on your pages.
4. Dropshipping :
The best way to go about this is to search the Facebook marketplace about used cheap stuff. And when you find something that selling for a good price, then check it on Amazon or eBay. If you see that You can make at least 35% profit then you can advertise it on Amazon or eBay, and when it’s sold you can buy it from the Facebook marketplace and send it to the buyer.
The only risk you may have with dropshipping business is the refund policy of Amazon and eBay. So it’s better to buy the product and ship it to your address first, and then ship it to the buyer so if they return it they will return it back to you, not to the Facebook marketplace seller, and then you can resell it.
5. Social Media Management
With social media management you will be responsible for analyzing content on platforms daily, and developing strategies to drive sales to products and/or services. You will also be responsible for engaging with users and replying to all inquiries.
You can find Social Media Management jobs on forums, freelancer websites, Fiverr, and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
6. Website Design And Development
As a website designer and developer, you can work with new or existing businesses to develop and update their website presence. Some businesses will require a website developer to manage their website regularly, and make all the updates required.
Website design and development jobs can be found on Social Media, Freelance websites, job sites, and local advertising. You can also visit your local businesses, eg: restaurants, and offer them your service.
7. Virtual Assistant
As a Virtual Assistant, you will be replying to email inquiries, answering and making calls, schedule appointments, and engaging with clients on social media. You can work from home as a virtual assistant. You can find virtual assistant jobs on social media, freelancer websites, and Fiverr.
8. Email Marketing
Email Marketing is an effective digital marketing strategy used to drive more sales to a company by sending emails to a company’s subscribers to promote new products, services, and special offers to turn a one-time buyer into a regular and loyal customer.
9. Infographic Design
Infographic Design is another effective marketing strategy for driving visitors and customers to a product and/or services. It can also be used in email marketing. As an infographic designer, you will create graphics presenting information and knowledge about a product or service. Also sometimes can be used in education.
10. Graphic Design
Graphic Design is used in any type of business like newspapers, offline and online advertising, leaflets, newsletters, business cards, product packaging, promotional materials, and many more.
As a graphic designer, you can work from home as a self-employed or in the office for full-time employment. You will be responsible for creating effective customer-driven visual graphics combined with company details and the business’s brand identity.
There are many ways to make money online. But you need to make sure to read the reviews and feedback for any online website that promise you any income online for free as some of them will let you complete offers, and surveys and you will get nothing from them. These websites are affiliated with others and you should not go with them unless they have good reviews.