I have been making money as a freelancer for a while now and I must say that this field has a lot of potential in it.
In this article, I have discussed certain ways in which you can make easy money as a beginner freelancer.
8 Ways To Make Money Online as a Freelancer
If you want to quit your day job and opt for full-time freelance life, this article may give you some valuable insights about how to start as a freelancer.
And, if you are already working on the side as a freelancer and want new ways of earning a few extra bucks, you also may have landed the right page!
So here are a few ways in which you can actually make good money online as a freelancer:
1. Be an Online Tutor
Yes, if you have a good educational background, you can definitely be an online tutor and share your knowledge with the young minds.
There is no greater deed than helping someone else be their best selves.
If you are good at something, it is a great idea to share what you know with others and make some good money in return.
Online tutors literally get paid well !!
You can charge per hour wise for subjects like English, German, French, etc.
The demand for such subjects are growing rapidly and in near future, these teaching genres could be a game changer.
Whereas, Mathematics and Science related subjects are evergreen subjects.
The students always search for more experience whenever appointing someone as their teacher in this field.
If you are anyway related to this evergreen field, you could easily charge a 3-4 figure fee, monthly or quarterly, depending on the experience you carry.
So, if you are good at any of the school level or even college level subjects, then try your hand at online tutor services.
Also, you can try a few online assignment jobs, where you can provide online assistance for solving assignments of some third-party through a website or app.
There are many websites that can help you get students from all over India and even abroad.
2. Content Writing and Editing
If you are good at writing and are a grammar nerd, you may qualify as a content writer.
There are many websites that require content writing and editing services.
You may take up individual clients and help them revise and revamp their website content or contribute articles to online magazines.
Online content writing is one of the most popular jobs, which good writers prefer to take up, on a freelance basis.
You may charge per word wise or per article wise, it totally depends on how you want to take it ahead.
Again, there are many good websites that help writers to get clients like fiverr.com, contentment and so on.
3. Start Your Own Blog
Starting your own blog can be fruitful in many ways:
- It will give you a platform to write and express your ideas,
- share your knowledge with the world,
- create an audience
- a loyal set of a following and etc.
Starting your own blog or website can help you make a decent income if you are successful to bring a consistent audience to it.
Most of the bloggers sell ads or sell a banner space to an online advertiser to make good money every month.
You can directly sell the space if you find an advertiser or promote a product via an informative blog or have good AdSense placement.
There are multiple other options for ad placement too, but Google is the most trusted one when it comes to timely payments.
4. Affiliate Marketing
This is another way to make money online as a freelancer.
If you have a website, blog, or a YouTube channel, there are plenty of opportunities for affiliate marketing.
You can review products and insert an affiliate link into your blog as you talk about the products and give details to your readers.
For every sale, you get a set percentage of the amount. Amazon Affiliate is by far the most popular and trusted affiliate marketing program.
Flipkart and others do have affiliate programs.
Every big website these days try to have affiliate collaborations in order to sell more.
Referral money is really good on technology products, fashion products, and other selected niches.
5. Freelance Graphic Designing
If you are a learned graphic designer and are a pro with applications like photo-shop, acrobat, and others, you can easily make a lot of money working as a freelance graphic designer.
Offering services online by having a profile can fetch you a good steady income even as a freelancer.
So, use your designing skill and live your dream life!
6. Freelance Web Development
Web designing is a lot in demand these days.
People and businesses often hire web developers on a freelance basis to help them with technical stuff.
If you are good at website making and web designing, this can be your ideal pick.
Related services like WordPress, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Instructional Design among others can also be offered on a freelance basis.
7. Social Media Assistance
This is one of the most popular freelance opportunities for youngsters these days.
With the advent of social media, brands and businesses have gotten close to their clients and audience big time.
You can help businesses with their social media marketing strategies or help run their social pages and get good returns.
8. Data Entry Jobs
This is one of the easiest ways to make some quick money online.
This is a monotonous job which can be done by anyone who knows a basic language and can type effortlessly.
Most of the data entry jobs include work where you have to just copy data from one document to the other, fill forms, surveys and fill reports etc.
This also can include filling advertising surveys and reviewing for brands.
However, this may or may not be able to help you make a full-time income but can be great for some extra money on the side.
Certain related topics which you may like:
You may think that since the freelance industry offers you the luxury of working from home, it’s going to be easy.
But you are hundred percent wrong !!
The rate at which people are shifting to this industry, it’s going to be really difficult for you to compete with others if you don’t start early.
Go through the topics well enough so that you can actually find a suitable work for you.
You may get attracted to all of the above, but I would recommend you to stick to only one; at least when you are starting.
Also, go through the related articles that I have inter-linked towards the end. These related articles will provide you a better perspective of working in this field.
All The Best!!