For someone who is supporting his education, making extra money is nothing less than a dream coming true. There are numerous ways through which an individual can earn extra money and be able to support himself. However, not everyone can earn extra money while also juggling their university or any other part-time day job. This is where earning money online steps in. in this article, some of the best ways to make money online will be analyzed. You pick the ones you like.
1. No-risk matched betting
This is considered to be the quickest way of making a good amount of money. Numerous students have made around £100s from this particular method. It should be noted here that this is completely legal, risk-free, tax-free, and if you are above the age of 18, then this method is for you!
This particular method works by taking benefits of free bets that are regularly offered by betting sites through ‘matching’ them at a betting exchange. The matched betting removes the risk. This would leave you to squeeze out the free bet that can be of £100. Now multiplying this by the number of betting sites available, you would be able to attain profit of a few hundred pounds.
2. Online surveys
One of the most popular ways for you to make money is to fill out online surveys in your spare time. Numerous research companies are always on the lookout for recruiting new members worldwide to answer surveys and tests new products. All you need to do is fill the form, and you will easily be paid as cash or rewards. You can get up to £3 for some surveys.
3. Paid for searching the web
This particular method can be seen as one of the easiest methods to make money online. There is no effort required in this. This particular idea was created by Qmee.com which rewards you for searching in any of the search engines, such as Google, Bing, or Yahoo. All you need to do is to install a simple add-on to your browser, and when you search, you would find some of the few sponsored results as well as in your search. Each of the Qmee results has a cash reward attached to it. So all you have to go is if you are interested in that particular result, click on it and collect your reward.
There is no minimum to cash out here. This means that suppose you have earned £30, and you need it, you can collect it. There is no need to wait for a particular amount of requirements here.
4. Online market trading
Investing in the stock market can be both disastrous and it can be beneficial as well. The idea here is to ensure that you are doing it in the right way. There are various online market trading platforms available through which you can make money. The two major platforms that you can make use of are Plus500 and eToro.com. Both of these offer a free practice account. You just need to sign up on the site and start investing. There is no doubt that you might initially, but that is exactly how you will learn to do the investing in the right way.
5. Starting your website
Many individuals have started to make a living for themselves through their website. You can start your website with Bluehost, set up an account in less than 20 minutes, pay a meagre amount and that is it. Though, you would need to spend some time promoting the website and bring visitors to your site. Once the site has gathered some loyal visitors, you can turn it into a profitable site by earning from it.
You can even invest in providing academic help to other students. Many students look for help with “do my assignment”, you can simply lend a helping hand in disciplines you are expert it.
6. Review websites & apps for cash
For this method, all you need is a web browser and a working Internet connection. Go to UserTesting.com which is a new platform that pays people to review websites. It can be any website at all. Each review takes around 20 minutes and you will be able to get £6.50 through PayPal. Yes, you would need to make a PayPal account for this.
7. ‘Get Paid To’ sites
The GTP sites are the kind of sites where you can get rewards in cash and vouchers for completing different offers or activities online. This is somewhat similar to making money from online surveys (discussed previously). The main sites that can offer such activities are Toluna, Swagbucks, and InboxPounds.
8. Write and publish a Kindle eBook
Being a student, one of your best skill has to be researching and writing. This is where this method steps in. Amazon provides a Kindle store, where almost anyone can publish an eBook and make money of it. Moreover, the Kindle app is now available on any device (be it laptops, iPods, smartphones, or even Kindles) which only means that your global market is huge to work with.
You can put up your book for £1.499 to £6.99, and be able to attain 70% of the sale. Amazon is the best place to get such a start-up, so you can rest assured that you would not be getting into any kind of bad deal.
A tip that would help you here is to make sure that the first eBook you are writing is of high value, and your focus is on non-fiction. All you need to do is gather the information that you have researched and compile them to solve a particular problem, leading to presenting them in a digest format (eBook). This would justify someone spending a good amount on this.
I believe this particular method would turn out to be a favourite of any student who has a good social media presence. All you would need to do here is promote all kinds of companies, products, services and offers online.
You can sign up as a publisher on the Awin network. Check the offers blog or go through their merchant listing to see if you can find something that would have your and your friends’ interest, grab your affiliate link and simply share it. The idea here is that someone should purchase that particular product within 90 days through your link, and you would easily be able to make a good commission of it.
10. Review music for money
If you have an interest in music, then this method is for you. You can make your interest in your business by doing a review of unsigned bands and artists online for earning extra money. The best site, to begin with, is Slicethepie.
You would need to understand that you will have to build up your reputation on the site; therefore, every review you do must be an honest one. Some users have said that they earn up to £40 a month. This is not a big amount, but once you settle down and make a name for yourself on the site, the earning would go up.