Making money online has remained a myth in Pakistan for quite some time. Thanks to the current social media and internet boom, it is now a reality.
If you’re a student or, someone who wants to use his spare hours making some money, try to read this article to the end.
Making money online is not easy, but if you are dedicated and willing to earn, you have numerous ways to achieve this goal. Let’s not waste any time, and talk about the five most used platforms for making money online.
Fiverr is an online marketplace where you can sell your services and skills.
No matter which background you belong to, you can offer every kind of service by making a gig.
Whether you are a graphic designer, web developer, content writer or IT expert you can make a good amount of money. The website has around 300+ categories in which you can offer your skill set and charge for it.
Basic services of Fiverr begin with $5, but the amount can be increased with the quantity and quality of your work.
In short, the website has many opportunities for people with any kind of skills.
Upwork is another freelancing platform where businesses and freelancers can collaborate on some projects. There are about 18M registered freelancers and 5M registered users on the website. Each year, 3M jobs worth more than $1B are posted. It is growing as the world’s largest freelancer platform.
Upwork makes it easier to find jobs and make money, but you have to be careful about the projects you want work on.
Just like Fiverr, you have got a range of services to offer here. Your profile serves the same purpose as a résumé for prospective employers. You can’t get work without it.
Just sign up, build a nice profile and start making money online.
There’s not a single smartphone user who doesn’t know about Youtube. Everyone loves watching videos on Youtube for entertainment, education, or information.
But do you know that you can make money from Youtube?
You simply need to create your channel, and start making videos about the stuff you love or have knowledge about. Upload the videos on the channel and start earning cash.
YouTube pays you cash per view. The rate per view is lesser in Pakistan, Bangladesh, or India, but it has still got huge potential.
Blogging & Google Adsense
Blogging is another effective tool make money online. WordPress is the most popular site which you can use to publish your content.
WordPress is the most popular system that is free and open-source, and written in PHP and combined with a MySQL database. In short, it is a forum in which you can create and earn through websites and blogs.
WordPress is an outstanding way to turn your innovation into a business if you are a great writer and enjoy playing with words.
On WordPress, you could also begin your own website or blog quite effectively.
Some of the ways your website/blog can earn you profit are:
- Get Google Adsense approved & start displaying ads
- Write blog posts for guests.
- Sell digital products such as e-books.
- Add adverts for banners to your website.
- Write sponsored content and advertorials.
Amazon Affiliate Program
Another great way to earn money online is to partner with Affiliate Programs.
Affiliate marketing works by adding tracked affiliate links into the text of your blog. You can make a small commission, every time a reader clicks through to a site you recommend and makes a purchase.
The links will lead readers to the website of a brand, and the money you receive is to say ‘thanks’ for sending some of your lovely readers to their site.
Almost all online eCommerce websites have an affiliate program of some sort, but as everybody knows how popular Amazon is, so is the Amazon Affiliate Program.
What to do Now?
Since all the work in Covid-era is being done online, opportunities to make money online are growing day by day.
Many people were out of work these days, some played smart and opted towards freelancing, or creating digital products. If you wish to make the same impact, you have to start putting in the work today.
You will not become a professional in a month or two. All you have to do is concentrate on the right platform and you can start earning money on a regular basis.
Patience and hard work are key to start earning in this field.
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