Are you trying to find some different ways to make some money online? Perhaps you are tired of hearing about earning pennies for reading emails. Maybe you have had enough of survey companies because you never seem to fit into the correct demographic for the higher-paying surveys. You know that there are ways to make cash online, but so far your attempts haven’t been very successful. Does that sound familiar?
Here are some of the smarter ways in which you can make cash online. These methods will work for most people, and they don’t involve any gimmicks or signing up for strange programs. Try some of these techniques and see for yourself that earning money online can definitely be possible for anyone.
- Sell your expertise. Are you an experienced document editor? Or do you have skills in web design or blog design? No matter what your internet or computer expertise, you can sell that knowledge to others online. Set up some advertisements on Craigslist as well as on some forums that are related to your niche (if advertising is allowed on the forums, that is). Offer your knowledge in exchange for cash. You might set a flat-rate for designing a website, for example, or you could set an hourly rate for giving instruction on how to use a certain program.
- Sell your belongings. Consider auctioning off items that you no longer use or need on websites like EBay or Overstock Auctions. It will take just a few moments to post an auction ad with photos, and you may end up pleasantly surprised at the final bid on the item. If this method of earning money online goes well for you, you could even consider making it a part-time business by reselling items you purchase from local thrift stores and garage sales. Or you could decide to sell items for other people and earn a commission for every sale.
- Become an online juror. There is no guarantee that you will get called for a case after you sign up to be a jury member for a mock trial; however, jurors do get paid anywhere from $5 to $60 or more, depending upon the complexity of the case. And if you do the job well, you are likely to get called back. Attorneys use online mock jury trials as practice for real trials, and this method of online earning can at least be interesting for people who enjoy trial law.
- Learn Wordpress and become a tech-for-hire. Wordpress is the most widely used blogging platform; millions of people have created blogs using Wordpress. If you can learn all of the ins and outs of the program as well as how to do installations and upgrades, you can definitely earn some good money. Some techs earn as much as $5 just for upgrading one Wordpress plugin—and keep in mind that many Wordpress blogs use five or more plugins. Techs can earn much more by upgrading the entire platform when a new version is released.