Few Useful Ideas for New Marketers To Make Money Online
Finding ways to make money online isn't as difficult as you may think. Today, there are more ways than ever to earn a good living from home, and many of the best opportunities are web-based. Most can be started for little to no money, and the potential for earning cash is almost limitless! Here are some of the top low to no cost home businesses you can start today.
A. Domaining – Domaining is the art of buying and selling domain names. A domain name is the URL of a website, such as http://www.YourDomainName.com.
Domain names are very valuable pieces of online real estate, and fortunes are made in them every year. It only costs about $10 to buy a domain (or less, if you find a coupon to use at BlueHost or another name registrar). You can then turn around and sell that name to someone who really wants it for hundreds or even thousands of dollars!
Go to NamePros and DNForum to find out what type of domain names are in demand, and also see what's selling on eBay (a good place to sell your domains). Then go to BlueHost and buy a few, put them up for sale, and see what happens!
B. Freelance Writing – Content is king – The Internet is full of people who need other people to write for them. You see all those millions of websites out there? Someone had to write the content for those sites. Why shouldn't you get in on some of that action? It's possible to make $50,000 a year or more as an online freelance writer. Just look around at E-lance or at the Warrior Forum – “Warriors for hire” or on some of the message boards devoted to the subject of "make money online" and see who's looking for writers, or post your own ad offering your services.
C. Affiliate Marketing -This is one of the easiest online businesses to run, and the money potential is limitless. With affiliate marketing, you simply promote someone else's product or service online, and get a commission any time someone buys that product or service through one of your links. Commissions can be quite hefty, running anywhere from 50% to 95% of the purchase price.
Find products to promote at Clickbank, LinkShare and Commission Junction, then put up a free website (like a Blogger blog) to promote the product. You can use reviews of the product or informational articles about it on your website, then include a link to the merchant's page for people to buy. The merchant will give you your own unique affiliate link when you sign up as an affiliate, so just use this link on your page, so sales can be credited to you.
In my next blog posts series I will go deeper into affiliate marketing techniques or you can sign up here to get "The Affiliate Marketer's Handbook".
D. Online Surveys -Yes, believe it or not, there IS money to be made in the online surveys business and when I just started my online carrier I used it quite a lot. There are several sites that let you sign up for free and fill out as many surveys and offers as you like. Most offers are totally free and provide market surveys for you to fill out or trial offers to sign up for using your credit card (just cancel before the trial is over and your card won't be charged). Depending on the offer, you can usually make between a few cents and around $40.
Do this enough times a day, and the money really starts to add up. One of the best online surveys sites is CashCrate.com The real beauty of Cash Crate is that it pays you not only for the offers YOU fill out, but also gives you a percentage of the offers your referrals fill out. Refer enough people, and you can easily make around $1,000 a month or more with Cash Crate alone. These are some of the best and most effective ways to make money online.