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How to Make Money Online

Written by Golam Kibria Sawon

Do you want to make money online?
Do you want to earn money from home?
Do you want to leave your 9 to 5 job?

Then this post is for you. And those who are students & other professions they also can read this post. I hope you can learn something about how to make money online in 2019.

Making money is not so easy if you have no skills. On the other hand, it is super easy if you are expert in a particular sector.

In this post, I am going to explain 20 different ways that you can earn money online.

Many people have a misconception about online income. Even in 2019, many people from different countries think that if anyone has a computer & internet connection, then he/she can work in online. This is not 100% true. You must need a computer & internet connection for working online. But you also need some skills to work. If you don’t know anything then what will you do with your computer & internet connection? So you will have to have skills to work online sector.


There are so many ways to make money online. Here I mention only 20 possible ways to earn money online & also write the earning sources of each category.


  1. Build a Niche Blog
  2. Creative Writing
  3. Create & Sell Digital Products
  4. Graphic Design
  5. Website Development
  6. Selling Courses Online
  7. YouTube Channel
  8. Affiliate Marketing
  9. E-mail Marketing
  10. Sell Your Crafts & Arts on Etsy
  11. Data Entry
  12. Video Editing
  13. Buy & Sell Domain Names
  14. Sell Stock Photos Online
  15. Start an Online T-Shirt Business
  16. Rent Your Room on AirBnB
  17. Teach English as a Virtual Tutor
  18. Start an E-commerce Site
  19. Online Coaching & Sell Your Advice
  20. Buy an Existing website


  1. Build a Niche Blog: You can do blogging if you are enjoying creative writing. Many people do blogging as a hobby. But now anyone can take it as a profession. There are tons of ideas to do blogging, but I recommend you to find your interest sector for blogging. “Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.”—-Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Here are some ideas for blogging……..

Earning Sources: Google adsense, sponsorships, affiliate program etc.


  1. Creative Writing: The demand for creative writers is increasing consistently. Every company needs creative writers for their business. Almost 2 billion websites are in the internet space. Each of the websites needs article/post. Almost 5 to 7 million blog posts are published daily. So you can easily understand the market of writers.

Earning Sources: Finding jobs in freelancing marketplace, direct contact with publishers etc.


  1. Create & Sell Digital Products: We are living in a digital world. So, in our regular life, we need various types of digital products. You do not need to create the same product repeatedly. You just need to create a digital product once; you can sell it for infinity time. Here are some digital products list……
    #Website theme & plugin
    #Sound effects

Earning Sources: Selling products, Advertisements in apps/games etc.


  1. Graphic Design: Graphic design is a part of digital products. You can earn a decent amount of money by doing graphic design. All the new businesses need a logo, business cards, banner design, products design etc. Those who have good design sense, she/he can choose this profession. You can work in Fiverr, Upwork, 99designs etc. marketplace as a graphic designer.

Earning Sources: Direct work with the client, work in marketplace etc.


  1. Website Development: In 2019, almost every business has at least one website. If you love coding, and you are good at coding; then you can start your ‘web development’ career. For website development, you will have to invest your time on it. And also you will need to keep patience. After becoming an expert, you can earn a lot of money through it.

Earning Sources: Direct work with the client, work in marketplace etc.


  1. Selling courses Online: Nowadays everyone wants to work in the online sector. But most of the newcomer has no skill to do work online. So, they want to learn new skills. You can sell your online courses to them. Udemy, Thinkific, Teachable etc. are good for selling your courses. Some ideas about selling courses online are
    #Art & Design
    #Business Tips
    #Academic courses

Earning Sources: Direct selling from your website, selling your courses on Udemy, Thinkific, Teachable etc.


  1. YouTube Channel: YouTube is the most browsing video related website. YouTube is free, anyone can easily join this platform. You have to know youtube’s rules & regulation for uploading videos. Then you will need to sign up with google adsense. YouTube will give you 55% of your revenue & YouTube take 45%. If you upload a quality video then you can easily earn a handsome figure every month. Here are some ideas of new YouTube channels
    #Makeup & beauty
    #Food reviews
    #Family Vlogs

Earning Sources: Google ads, Sponsorships, Paid reviews, Affiliate marketing etc.


  1. Affiliate Marketing: Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular sectors in online space right now. You can do affiliate marketing with your website, blog, youtube channel etc. Affiliate marketing is a performance-based income system; you have to sell other’s product & you will get a commission. If you have a YouTube channel with a good number of subscribers or have a running blog site; then it’s super easy for you to do affiliate marketing. To do affiliate marketing gaining trust from your viewers is important. The more they trust you, the more you will earn. Some affiliate marketing ideas are
    #physical product review (ex: Amazon affiliate program)
    #Digital products review (ex: ThemeForest )
    #Health & fitness
    #Wealth & money

Earning Sources: Affiliate marketing commission, direct ads, google ads etc.


  1. E-mail marketing: If you have an audience based website/blog, then you can do e-mail marketing without any hesitation. E-mail marketing is a very effective marketing strategy & the conversion rate of e-mail marketing is very high. You can offer your readers a special discount or can give them something worthy through your e-mail. Effective e-mail marketing will increase your sells & revenue. I do not recommend e-mail marketing for beginners.

Earning Sources: Selling your own products, selling affiliate marketing products etc.


  1. Sell your crafts & arts on Etsy: Etsy is one of the best marketplaces to sell arts & crafts online. Many people do arts & crafts as a hobby. But you can also make money online by selling your arts & crafts products on Etsy.

Earning Sources: Selling your products, sponsorships etc.


  1. Data Entry: Data entry is a simple job to do online. You apply for this in the various marketplace. Just you have to know MS Words, MS Excel and basic fundamental of a computer. But it’s a low budget job. Some marketplace list for data entry work is Upwork,, Fiverr etc. websites.

Earning Sources: Marketplace, Direct work with the client etc.


  1. Video Editing: Video editing job opportunity is increasing day by day. Because almost all companies promote their products/services by videography. So, they need a professional video editor. But you have to be an expert in video editing.

Earning Sources: Fiverr, Upwork, peopleperhour etc.


  1. Buy & Sell Domain Names: Almost a million new internet users are coming daily in the online space. Many of them want to start their online business. To do online business, he/she will need to register a domain name like You can start ‘buying & selling domain’ business. Just you have to be creative, you will have to think deeply which will be the effective domain to sell. You can register a domain with godaddy, then later you can sell it to anyone.

Earning Sources: Selling domain to clients.


  1. Sell Stock Photos Online: This is especially for photographers who want to sell their stock photos. You will get a good commission from shutterstocks, istock, 123RF etc. You can upload various kinds of photos like food, fashion, travel, family, portrait, landscape etc.

Earning Sources: marketplace, direct work with the client etc.


  1. Start an Online T-shirt Business: This one is a very profitable business. You can create a store on Shopify or Amazon fba etc. then you can sell your t-shirt through them. Good quality & design will increase your sell. You also can do this business offline.

Earning Sources: Selling t-shirts, sponsorships etc.


  1. Rent Your Room on Airbnb: Almost all human being love to travel all around the world. Travelling is expensive & room rent is one of them. So, budget travellers want to reduce the room rent cost. Traveller rent room on airbnb. And airbnb gives the opportunity to become a host. You can rent your unused room & can income through it.

Earning Sources: Renting your room/rooms.


  1. Teach English as a Virtual Tutor: English is the most common language in the world. The importance of English is indescribable. So everyone outside English language country wants to learn English as their second language. There is a huge demand for English language learning in Asia. You can teach through online English & can earn money online. Some English teaching platforms are SayABC, VIPKID etc.

Earning Sources: From teaching portal, sponsorships etc.


  1. Start an E-commerce Website: You can start an e-commerce site & selling your products. You will need a good amount of money to start an e-commerce website. But this business is very profitable if you can do it properly. You can sell your products to the world online.

Earning Sources: Selling products, sponsorships etc.


  1. Online Coaching & Sell Your Advice: Starting of anything is important & very difficult. Suppose if you want to start a new business but you do not know anything about that business then what to do? So, then you will need a mentor/ coach to guide you on how to do. If you are expert of something & have experience then you can start this business. You can easily make a million dollars through your coaching. But this job is not for everybody.

Earning Sources: Coaching, advising companies etc.


  1. Buy an Existing Website: You can buy a running website from flippa. If you think that building a website is a lengthy process, then you can buy an existing website. You can earn money from the day you purchase the website. It’s easy to do but I am not recommending you as a beginner.

Earning Sources: Google ads, affiliate programs, sponsorships etc.


In this post, I just mention 20 possible ways to make money online. But there are tons of ways to make money online. I hope this post will be helpful for your online career.

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