Working from home has some really awesome benefits and is truly worth it. It allows people to enjoy time freedom and even financial freedom in some cases.
Working from home without investment is very much possible and it can be done in a number of ways. If you’re somebody who is new to the internet marketing business or if you’re totally broke right now, you can give the following ways a shot!
The ways mentioned in this post are completely tried and tested. They have resulted in some really good results for my readers. These ways have been put together after doing a survey of people who are making money online without investing a dime.
I hope you choose the best way for yourself and kick start your journey to make money online:
- MAKE A FREE BLOG AND MONITIZE IT
Create a free blog and monetize it! Yes, as simple as that!
You can get started with creating a free blog on SiteRubix. Once you create a free blog, you can monetize your website with Affiliate Products from Click Bank or Amazon. Learn more about creating a blog HERE.
If you wish to learn affiliate marketing for free, check out my free affiliate marketing training here.
- WRITE REVIEWS
Yes! You read that right. You can make money without investment by reviewing different websites or products.
Some bloggers get as high as $100 per review. Once you’re able to pass the selection procedure, you’d be given different review requirements.
The best websites to get paid for writing reviews are:
- PAID SURVEYS (LEGIMATE)
Survey Sites are often seen as scams and people hardly believe in them. But, there are a few sites on the internet that demand no investment and pay people after successful completion of surveys.
On an average, a survey takes at least 15-20 minutes to complete and a user gets paid anywhere between $5 to $30 per survey.
A very close friend of mine makes over $500 every month from a local survey site.
Following sites are the most credible ones available in the market for online surveys:
- SELL ITEMS THAT YOU DON’T USE
Okay, so just do what I say for 1 minute
Put your work on hold and look around your room for a couple of seconds.
I’m sure you’d have found a lot of things that you don’t use any more. You can simply sell them off online and make good money from it.
The following websites are undoubtedly the best ones:
How would you feel if you’d get paid over $2500 per tweet? (Yes, some people get that much money!)
There are people who make tons of money online by tweeting on Twitter (obviously).
Here are a few sites that can be used to make money online for free by tweeting stuff:
- SELL PHOTOGRAPHS
If you’re good with photography, you can start selling your work online. Some photographers make over $100 per sale of photographs. That’s a really good pay I guess?
The best places to sell photographs online include:
- PUBLISH KINDLE BOOKS
Amazon’s direct publishing program can be used to publish Kindle Books on Amazon and generating money from the sales that are made.
Thomas Strock is an eighteen year old publisher who has made thousands of dollars selling Kindle Books on Amazon.
So you’re someone who loves to write, you can give this publishing program a shot and make some good money out of your talent!
- MAKE MONEY FROM YOUTUBE
Have you ever noticed the sponsored ads at the bottom on YouTube videos?
Every time someone clicks on those ads, the video owner gets paid. Moreover, if you watch the ads at the beginning of YouTube videos, the YouTuber gets paid again.
YouTube usually pays its users for the views that they get on their videos.
What if you’re able to generate a fraction of this amount? It’s going to be INSANE!
- MAKE MONEY ON FIVERR
You can make money on Fiverr.Com by doing anything. You can create videos, write content, design, give testimonials, get yourself clicked or do something stupid. Fiverr is a great website to get paid for doing such things.
The minimum amount that you can charge your customers is $5. You can include other add ons of greater value and charge more from the customers.
There are several people on Fiverr who make thousands of dollars every month.
- TEACH ONLINE
Udemy is one site where you can teach and charge a good amount in exchange for the education that you provide.
So if you have expertise in anything and you feel that you can share it with people, click on the above link and start making money online on Udemy.
And yes, no investment would be required
- WORK AS A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT
Upwork is one website where you can work as a virtual assistant and get paid for the work that you do. You might write content for someone or create a logo. You might do some website creation or search engine optimization.
Upwork is a really good platform to make money by working as a virtual assistant without making any investment.
- ARTICLE WRITING FOR REVENUE SHARING SITES
You can write articles for revenue sharing sites and make some good money online. The process is followed as depicted below:
Once you write an article on these sites and it gets public, a number of ads are displayed on them.
You get paid for the clicks that are received on those advertisements. That’s how Google Adsense works on personal blogs or websites.
These websites are already ‘Google Friendly’ and they work really well for newbies who wish to generate residual income online.
Best sites to make residual income from article writing:
- AFFILIATE MARKETING
As explained in my free affiliate marketing training, affiliate marketing is a process where you get paid for selling other peoples products.
Some Affiliate Programs pay as high as 100% commissions for the sales that are made by the affiliates.
This is one of the best ways to create a good source of income online for the time to come.
Blogging is the most widely used methods to generate money online. You can start off a blog for free or if you’re thinking of a long term business, you can buy domain and hosting from BlueHost.
BlueHost works the best when it comes to reliability and performance. They are really good. I remember purchasing my first domain name and hosting from them.
- WRITE AN EBOOK
You can write an e-book about any topic of your niche. If your e-book adds value to your readers, they’ll definitely buy it.
If you’re really serious about writing an eBook then you should definitely check out Pat Flynn’s eBook called ‘eBooks the $mart way‘. It’s really awesome!
Once you get through with writing an eBook, you can put it on sale using platforms like e-Junkie.
Using e-junkie you can automate the entire sales funnel for e-books.
- MAKE MONEY BUILDING WEBSITES
If you’re someone who knows how to build websites, then you should definitely think of making money online by building some.
Building sites using WordPress is really simple. I created over 3 websites in the last couple of months and it made my over $500.
If you don’t know how to make websites, you should check out this free tutorial from new leaf web design.
- TEST WEBSITE AND MAKE MONEY
Yes, it is very much possible to test websites from home and make money. And yes, no investment is required in order to test websites.
You’d be required to simply review websites. UserTesting is a website that I found really user friendly and easy to navigate. Once you get approved to be a tester, the pay per review would be $10 which is really cool for starters.
So you can easily make $100 per day using this method.
- VIEW ADS AND MAKE MONEY
How would you feel if you’d get paid for viewing ads on your cell phone lock screen?
Yes, there are applications on Android and IOS that pay users to view ads on their lock screens. I tried using the application called SlideJoy and made a few bucks. It won’t make you rich but you’ll get paid for doing nothing.
Give it a shot!
- TEACH ENGLISH AND MAKE MONEY
Keeping in mind that you’re reading this article, it become pretty evident that you know English. Sounds funny right?
Websites like iTalki pay people to teach different languages online. They keep 15% of the total transaction and pay the remaining 85% to the tutor.
- MAKE MONEY PLAYING VIDEO GAMES
Yes! Why the hell in the world didn’t I know this when I was in High School!
Recently I got to know about a gamer that made over $1000 from a single game in a week’s time. Damn! That’s freaking awesome man!
Diablo 3 is the best game in terms of entertainment and money. But mind it, enjoying the game might just transform into a job to make money. Anyway, this idea is super cool!
- SHARE VIDEOS AND MAKE MONEY
Once you register yourself at YouBeAtIt, you’d be required to watch 2 videos, vote for the best ones in the required category and receive the payments.
You can filter the video results by specifying the categories you wish to explore.
- REVIEW MUSIC AND MAKE MONEY
SliceThePie.com is a website that pays users to review songs from new artists who haven’t been signed yet. They’ve already given out over $1 Million to their registered music reviewers in payments.
In order to get started, register and start reviewing tracks.
Once you fill your e-wallet with $10, you’d receive the payment via PayPal or other payment modes mentioned on the website.
MY PERSONAL TAKE
I’ll be very honest with you. Making money online without making any investment is very much possible, but the amount that you can make would be very limited and meagre.
If you’re more serious about making money on the internet, you should focus on setting up a long term business which would make cash flow for long.
The best way to make money online is to set up a website and monetize it. Although, it does take some time to get ranked on Google and receive sales on your website, but the hard work is totally worth it.
Pat Flynn from Smart Passive Income makes over $80,000 every month from the work that he did few years back.
A digital product that he created long time back continues to make him a fortune.
Famous bloggers like John Chow, Yaro Stark and Peng Joon make over a $100,000 every month in passive income.
It’s totally free to start and it would help you in setting up a free website and make you learn the basics of internet marketing.
Go for it!
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This post is contributed by Mr. Daniel De Sousa. He is a full time freelance writer and he is working as an editor at MoneyConnexion. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with others. We hope you will like this post.