If you’re like me, then you could always use a bit more green for your pocket book. With gas, food, and everything else you can imagine on the rise, it’s nice to know there are still opportunities there for a person to feel like they still have control over their own financial future.
I’ve personally tried everything from get rich quick schemes, to MLM, and nothing ever really panned out the way I was hoping. I mean, everything sounds good on paper until you realize you’ve put in hours upon hours of work and making no headway. So, I started doing some research, and what I found brought new life into my online endeavors.
When you look for a traditional job, what do you look for? In order to be successful making money online we need to ask ourselves these questions. It all boils down to finding your niche! What some people don’t understand is that there are multiple ways to make steady streams of income online, and I’m going to show you how to get started with a few tips.
Tip #1 Blogging and article submissions
This is a great way for a person to earn money simply by voicing their opinion or personal experiences. Sites like squidoo and Helium are great ways to get your writings out there to the public.Think of something you know a lot about and roll with it! For tips on writing successful blog/article posts visit Successfulblogging. Remember, The more people that read your article or blog, the more opportunity you have to make money. it’s as simple as that!
Tip #2 Sell on eBay/become an affiliate
Selling products on eBay has become a huge way to make some extra cash on the go. If you’re closet looks anything like mine, you can rest assure it wouldn’t hurt to clean it out and turn those old vinyls into some cold hard cash. If you need to start somewhere check the “Getting started selling on eBay” page to get started making that extra stream of income. You can also sign up to become an eBay affiliate. Get paid by sending potential buyers to eBay auctions and get a piece of the pie for your efforts. Currently, eBay notes that the top 25 affiliates earn an average of $100,000 per month! Now that’s some serious dough for anyone’s recipe for success.
Tip #3 Promote local dealership listings
Dealerships pay a “Bird dog referral” when someone sends them business. If you know someone looking for a vehicle, do some research to help them find the vehicle they’re looking for. When it’s time for them to purchase their car make sure you let them know to give their salesman your referral information. Some dealerships pay $300 per referral, if not more. Another way you can promote is by simply visiting a couple of local dealerships and speaking to of the sales managers in order to get the okay to promote some of their vehicles online. You can post ads on classified sites like craigslist or Carsforsale. It’s important to get permission from the management team at the dealership your trying to promote. Also, its important to leave your contact information in your post so the potential buyer will contact you first. After the initial contact, you can then give the lead information to the salesmen you decided to work with for your referrals. If the salesman makes a car sale, you get paid!
Tip #4 Create a website
Creating a website could potentially bring you multiple streams of steady income. A website can be used in many different ways, such as for advertisement, information, entertainment, etc… For your website to reach its highest potential, you need to make sure that you take the necessary steps to ensure your online success. Commission Junction is a great way to earn simply by signing up as an affiliate and applying to companies that you would like to promote on your website. They have literally thousands of companies looking for affiliates to promote their products online, and they pay you when a buyer clicks on their ad from your site. If they purchase a product, you get paid! You can also sell space on your site for other to promote their websites, but before you do this, make sure your site is getting a steady stream of traffic before listing this on your front page. People aren’t going to purchase banner space unless they know your getting traffic.Weebly or Yola are a couple of free website resources so you can test the waters to make sure this is something for you.
Tip #5 Upload yourself
It’s a safe bet to say that most people (if not all) know about or have visited Youtube in the past, whether to check out their favorite videos or create a video for the world to see. The potential here is limitless, and with a good idea, your fans/subscribers could start earning you big bucks. Think of something your good at, perhaps you love to cook and would like to share some of your recipe’s with others, or maybe your a mechanic that can show people how to work on their own car to save money. People search for these things daily! Whatever your niche is, always keep in mind to give factual information about whatever your promoting. The worst thing you can do is give false information and then start to see your subscribers dwindle little to nothing. Just be honest and sincere, then watch your youtube empire expand to new heights. If you need help uploading a video you can visit this How to video to help you out.
I hope this article gives you new perspective on how to make money online and I wish everyone the best on their future endeavors.