Here are 10 legit ways to make money online

If you want to earn income one the net, you are probably thinking of legit ways to make money online. This article will help you.

There are very many ways of earning online; some are legit others are not. Unfortunately the internet is filled with a lot of get rich quick frauds which a lot of people fall victim. The truth is that there are legit ways to make money online! I mean, make good money, build a career online, make enough to meet all your needs and beyond legitimately. If you want a more detailed complete guide, read: How to make money online (With complete guide)

Top legit ways to make money online

These are the top 10 of the most legit ways you can try to earn money online;

1. Affiliate Marketing

Being an affiliate marketer means that you are promoting goods and services of other companies. When someone buys the good or the service or sign up an account with the company, you receive a particular commission. This is similar to, ‘referring a friend,’ there are no limitations to the number of people you invite, and you don’t have to be a customer. And you are paid!

Being an affiliate marketer is not hard since you are marketing an already established product. Plus, you won’t have to worry about stuff like shipping, manufacturing billing or customer service.

Affiliate marketing is a unique way of earning income, so many people have made affiliate marketing their main source of income and have gotten very wealthy.

You can read more here: How to make money through Affiliate Marketing

2. Content writing

You can earn money by writing articles and blog posts for websites. If you can put words together effectively and also have specific knowledge on certain topic or subjects, you can earn money at the comfort of your living room. The quality and quantity of your work will determine how much you earn. When you visit, you will see different kind of people from Teenagers, dropouts, PhD holders, former CEOS doing freelancing based on their skills and making good living.

3. Providing stock images

Web designers sometimes find it hard to complete their designing tasks on time. Therefore, on pages’ sites like iStock or Shutterstock, they pay to buy peoples design or buy their designs.

Artists and photographers can earn money if they sell their art on such websites.

4. Language translation

This is more or less like content writing, most content writers are fluent in only one language, mostly their native language. If you can be able to speak and write more than one language with no mistakes at all, then you are so lucky. There is a high demand for people who can translate a written content from one language to another.

There are services like Babylon, which will pay qualified translators depending on the amount of given work to translate.

5. Graphic design

If you are talented in designing, creating logos or even branding, you can earn money if you put this skill to work. Website owners are not only looking for freelancers; graphic design is what attracts someone to a website. You can also earn by selling designs and logos you have already created.

6. Web development

Same as writers and artist, web designers can also venture into the online floor and make money for people who want to start up websites. You don’t need skill or experience you can outsource the work.

7. Usability testing

A websites importance is key to the owner. If it has no use online, then it will bring no income. If people cannot use the content and the features, it has the there is a meager rate of success. So the owner needs someone to test the usability of the website.

That is where you come in; the owner will hire you to test it and will pay you for that. Sites like will hire you to visit certain websites or an app and will give you a task to complete. This task will make you help them speak their thought and ideas out loud. The, for instance, pays $10 per task

8. Online surveys

It is so rear that you will earn actual money, many times you will be gifted certificates. However, you can make a little money. On sites like Swagbucks, you are paid just for completing a survey. Make sure you submit your survey to legit sites, try and avoid sites that make you pay before joining.

Check this out: Best paying online survey websites to make extra money

9. Microtasking

Just like envelope staffing cannot be done by machines, there are jobs online that are better done by human beings rather than machines. Whenever a company has a tiny thing that they need to be done, they can outsource the work from sites like Amazon Mechanical Work or Clickworker. The payment is a few cents per job done, but a few cents can build up to hundreds of dollars if you are quick enough.

10. Selling your own product

Just like you have physical shops, you also have online shops. You can make legit money online selling your own product. You can choose to start an online shop or you can make use of social media to sell. If you are considering starting an online shop then read this: How to create an online shop very easily with Shopify

There are other legit ways to make money online but we have selected 10 useful ways above. We will be covering other legit ways to make money on this site because we are solely dedicated to help you build success online. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media (Facebook and Twitter) so you don’t Miss a thing

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