6 Best Ways to Make Money Online | Easy Ways to Earn Extra Cash Online

Top up your bank balance with extra cash online. The internet isn’t just for funny videos of cats keyboards – it can also be used to generate a surprisingly decent income.

Every week there seems to be a new story about someone who’s made billions on the internet. People like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and G0ogle’s Larry Page have struck gold through internet innovations. While you may not be able to join this virtual jet set, it’s still possible to generate a little extra income online.

Selling old Goods

Selling your old and unwanted goods is an obvious place to start. Online auction site eBay (www.ebay.com) is great for emptying dusty cupboards, but if you’ve got more unwieldy items, working out delivery charges can be a bit of a nightmare. Gumtree (www.gumtree.com ) is better for big items – it’s essentially an online version of a local newspapers’s classified ads.

Online Surveys

Another quick way to make money is by taking part in online surveys. Sites such as Valued Opinions ask for your views on everything from washing up liquid to the government, and pay between 50p and £5 per survey. It’s a great way to voice your thoughts, and it can be quite insightful too.

Importing and selling

The more entrepreneurial among you can make money importing goods and then selling them on eBay. Reputable Chinese sites Alibaba and DealExtreme sell items in bulk – which can then be sold on for a profit. It’s worth doing some research first to see what sells on eBay (USB flash drives are a good place to start,) but you may have to wait a while for the products to arrive. Remember, if you’re buying goods to sel, you’ll need to pay income tax on the the money you make as well.

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Sell Digital Photos

If you’ve got a decent digital camera and a good eye for composition you can contribute to iStockphoto, where companies will pay you to use your images. A site like PhotographersDirect can be a little complicated, but it does give you control over sho uses your images and lets you negotiate fees.

For Crafty People

If you’re more crafty, Etsy is a great place to sell handmade and vintage items. the site sells baby shoes, dog collars and biscuits among other things – with emphasis on customisation and uniqueness. It you’re good at making or baking, it’s a fantastic way to make a name for yourself – some users even generate their entire income through it. Again, be sure to check about taxes you may need to pay.

Make money from videos

Youtube has become an internet phenomenon, and it’s made a number of unloaders millionaires. If you’re canny enough you can make money too, by publishing your homemade movies on YouTube – which pays out based on advertisement and hits. To get started you’ll need a Google account, a camera capable of taking video and – most importantly – a great idea or funny subject to film. This can be anything, so get creative and make some extra cash.

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  • raman bathina

    Online surveys really gives money to people.This is my doubt about online surveys.

    • Gautam

      Yes, but you have to find the legitimate website. This is a good blog post about making money online but it is not so easy making money, need to work hard for it.

  • Not as easy as it sounds.

    • Alex

      Bro Making money is not easy you have to word hard.

  • Cancun Boy

    Affiliate marketing also works, it is hard though. I have an online hotel booking website, and it’s not that bad. But I can add it some other stuff like Google Adsense, thing is you need a lot of traffic for making good money.

  • Arpan Jain

    Thanks for the share. I think making money with YouTube videos has become easy and beneficial ever since the launch of YouTube’s publisher program.

  • Thanks for the interesting article. Lot of good opportunities here. I myself found my passion in forex trading.

    I know its not an easy business and it takes some time to learn the craft. But once you manage the technical and psychological issues of trading the markets it can be very rewarding.

    The thing is there is selling a lot of crap information over the internet which makes it hard to know where to start for new and interested folks.

  • Som Gupta

    I think making money with YouTube videos has become easy and beneficial and other stuff Google Adsense.

  • rohit

    lots of hard work needed

  • Jessie

    That’s what I was suggesting…. You’d have to be ill informed to
    think different.

  • Hanady@Interesting facts

    I like the list, it is so interesting. I also make money online by freelancing on elance website. It is another way to make money online

  • simranjit singh

    who all can join that survey one that is valued opinion and is it free…and how do we get paid?

  • I think it’s clear that money can be generated by developing a physical product and selling online or creating a digital content and promotional marketing or advertising.