The Internet is the largest place where people come together, stays connected, talks to each other, and shares their idea. In short, the internet is the undeniable part of people’s life. Such a huge crowded place become the largest marketplace where almost anything can be sold and purchased. In this way, lots of people choose online earning as their full-time profession.
Lots of people search online for money making ideas, many blogs and websites provide tips and tricks to make online money. Many websites and blog claiming that they have the shortcut or special program, method to earn money online are almost fake.
You can listen to the real-life successful people, it will make you clear that earning online needs sincere dedications and consistency in work. I am not saying that you will need to do hard work, you should be quite clear about your goal needs at least some regular dedications.
When the term “Professionally” comes, it is directly related to your passion and expertise field.
If you are passionate about your profession, you will surely enjoy your work, and very high possibility to have success.
Which of the way you select to earn online, relies on your passion.
For example, John is passionate about cooking and he is an expert cook, anyone can tell that It is very high possibilities that John will be successful in hotel and food restaurant business. But, If John neglects his passion and starts participating in swimming competition in which he is not even interested how can he be successful ??
That’s very simple theory,
In order to be successful you must work in the field about you are passionate and expert, and when the success comes it is up to you, to utilize your success impact to earn money.
Now, come to the point, John is passionate about cooking and he is an expert cook, now he thinks that he should also make money online.
Then, he will choose options from following.
- He can create his own online blog to teach people, how to make a delicious dish, how to run a successful restaurant business, how to create a good relationship between customer and your restaurant.
- He can create YouTube channel to post video tutorial to make different types of dish.
- He can publish eBooks for the same
- He can sell spices, ingredients online which are required in his recipes.
In all of above, he can smartly integrate affiliate marketing, advertising and other types of commissioning networks to earn commission or direct money.
Here, we are talking about making money online in ” Professional ” way, there are a lot of methods to earn money online, but here I am going to explain only most reliable and proven ways to turn them into your profession.
A blog is the personal diary type website. A blog is the place where you can share and express yourself, your ideas, your feelings and your experience. A blog is made of pages and posts. Your blog post should add values to readers life. It should benefit people. Visitor always appreciates good blog post.
To publish a blog post you need a blog. Blog can be started on blogger, WordPress for free. If you are serious and decided to start an online blog with lots of features and customization go for hosted WordPress blog. It hardly cost you max $ 100 for first year with sufficient basic starter plan.
Once you create blog you have to publish blog post regularly, promote them on social media. Create a blog around specific topics, so people interested in that topic will quickly subscribe & visit regularly to your blog.
Webpages are pillars of the website. They are created for specific purpose. Such as About Page, Contact Page, Disclaimer, Policy etc. Pages are used to present an online service to the visitors. ie Download page.
Place affiliate links , implement ad sense even you can promote your own product. In this way you can make income & profit.
2 YouTube Channel
Video is the most viral content on internet. Almost everyone is using video sharing sites like you tube. This is the age of video blogging (vlogging). Video is most easiest way to explain subject or topic because it includes both visuals and audio. Thousands of words matter can be explained in few minutes video.
It is very easy to create you tube video channel and publish video just by recording on your smartphone. To become successful video blogger you have to create niche /topic based video channel. You have to publish good videos regularly.
For example, a person having a camera drone can publish Ariel footage of famous landmarks, places, occasions.
Many people on YouTube called as youtubers making more than $1000 per month. Meme, vines, tutorials , lists are the most viral types of video.
Monetize YouTube videos to make money from videos. More views of in video ads = more commission.
3 Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is a revenue sharing concept. Where we will get shared revenue( commission) if we lead someone to purchase product or service to our affiliate partner. It makes it possible for affiliates to earn money on product sales without creating products of their own. The cost to the customer is not affected by most of the scenario.
Affiliate marketing is the most common earning strategy for the niche-based online business. There are many ways we can implement an affiliate program. Thousands of affiliate programs are available which we can join. The affiliate network is the hub for affiliate programs, where thousands of affiliate programs can be searched under the single account. Actual product owner gets customers they probably wouldn’t reach on their own. Affiliates can earn commissions on a one-time purchase or recurring income through sales of subscriptions or membership programs.
Most of the sites provide a sign-up portal for affiliate registration, Most companies that offer affiliate programs indicate that with an “Affiliates” or “Partners” link at the bottom of their site home page.
Make a survey of the particular product that suits your online business, contact the seller of that product. make the inquiry by phone, email for affiliate partnership program.
Looking for potential affiliate products at affiliate program managers that include Commission Junction, Clickbank, and ShareASale.
4 Selling Products Online
Leading e-commerce websites such as Amazon, e-bay, Alibaba etc provides partnership program and rewards us by paying commision per purchase amount lead by our link.
Become an associate partner to leading e-commerce websites, such as Amazon associates. They have different programs for different countries. Many local e-commerce websites (such as Flipkart in India) provides partnership affiliate program. You have to promote and review good quality products related to your online business, blog, niche topic.
Drive your traffic to your blog post where the particular product is featured. Suggest them good quality products you have tried or tested. If a customer makes the purchase using your link, your affiliate account will be credited by a prefixed commission.
The list of top e-commerce associate programs are
- Amazon Associates
- Ali Express
- Flipkart (India)
- Souq (Gulf)
5 Sell eBook
Write a e book in portable document format [PDF]. This days people purchases digital copy of the books, so they could read it on their mobile, tablet or computer any time any where. E book can be a digital PDF copy of any book with any subject. There are lots of online eBooks store like
E Books has wide exposure, they can be promoted and sold online through blogs, websites and eBook stores. Digital copy of books can be sold anywhere in the world and no shipping required.
e books can be exact copy of your printed book, novel or hand book. for example a good Indian cook can publish top Indian dish recipe in the form of e book. To add value to his book he will write history of each dish and interesting stories on the same topic.
6 Write an Articles
People are very interested in stories. It could be yours or about incidence happened around you. Write story that tells people what and how happened.
for example if you are police you can write a story how you investigated a crime to bust a criminal. If you are doctor you can tell a story of your strange patient how he healed when there was no hope. If you are traveler you can tell story of your journey to the particular location.
Article is the published detailed explanation of particular subject, concept or fact. Articles improves knowledge of the reader. They can create of change view point of the reader on particular subject. Articles are piece of the newspaper, magazine and publications. They are used to report news and information. People are very hungry to read articles on their interested topics.
You can write and publish stories, articles on your or others website, blog and even in publications like magazines. Good articles can be sold for $100-$200. If you become reputed writer you can write stories and articles for reputed publications like Forbes, New York Times, Times Magazine. Higher reputation and quality means higher compensation.
7 Sell Software
Develop or Find software that can be sold on your website, make a business tie or join a partnership program with software developers. Promote software product on your website, blog. Business software’s such as ERP, Billing, Accounting etc
8 Sell Graphics Content
As a photographer, you can easily earn some extra cash (or even start a new career) if you know the right places to sell your photos online. Photographers of various skill levels are in high demand for their work, now more than ever. Everyone from large corporations, small and medium size businesses to bloggers, graphic designers, marketers and publishers buy and use photos regularly online.
Digital assets have huge demand. Digital assets can be Stock Images, Event Photographs, Vectors, Graphics, Website Themes, Mockups, Products Photos, Arts, Music / Video Compositions, Domain Names, ready-made Websites. Build your portfolio website, sell digital products/assets online on various digital contents stores such as Envato ThemeForest, Shutterstock etc
The days of stealing images are becoming numbered due to tools that can easily match pictures and their originators. For most legitimate firms the potential lawsuit is not worth it. Thats great news for photographers looking for recurring income while safeguarding their work.
See top 12 best places to sell photos online and make money doing what you love.
Start freelancing, provide online web contents services such as website designing, digital marketing service, SEO, website plugins, themes etc. and makes money from various platforms such as Envato market, google play etc.