As a college student I know first hand how difficult it can be to make your way through college on your own dime. Tuition, food, textbooks, dorms are all hefty expenses that hinder your ability to spend money on yourself and your life. Especially with classes, there is hardly enough time to get a job and maintain a steady grade point. However, in today’s internet world there are thousands of ways to make legitimate money online. Here are some of the most popular ways.
1.) Freelance writing
Why not make use of your talent for writing by becoming a freelance writer? Believe it or not, almost all companies whether big or small hire writers to produce articles which are published on their websites. For every article you make, you can earn money. This way, not only will you be able to get paid per article, you can also practice your writing and communication skills especially if you are assigned to write products or services covering various niches. This is an outstanding way to make money online. You can work on your own schedule and a lot of money can be made. There are many reputable companies that are looking for well written material all the time.
2.) Do surveys online
You can earn money online with paid surveys. Today, companies rely on people’s feedback or opinion about their product or service before they sell it in the market. Through online surveys, you can get paid for answering survey questions which takes around 10-40 minutes. Some websites offer little for your opinion, but there are a great deal of companies out there that pay up to $10 per survey. It is possible to make just as much, probably more as an hour to hour job. However, watch out for websites that ask for your credit card as they are most likely just looking to take your money.
3.) Sell products via eBay
You can look for some of your old stuff and sell them online through eBay. It’s like having a garage sale online, however it is possible to make much more money. There are in fact many people that have made a living through selling items through eBay. It is a great way to earn some extra money online, perhaps even a lot. Millions of items have been sold through eBay and thousands are auctioned off every day.
4.) Become a tutor online
Another way to make great money online today is tutorial classes. If you want to earn extra money in college, why not become an online tutor? You can help other students with their math, science, writing, language and many other classes. Classes usually cover 1-2 hours depending on your student’s demand. Another benefit to this is that you are helping yourself achieve review in the subject at hand and both the teacher/student will benefit.
5.) Try data entry jobs
Another way to earn extra money online is doing data entry jobs. You can work part time. You just have to be able to type fast and accurately. Another advantage to data entry jobs is that you can work on your own schedule like freelance writing. You won’t have to worry about sticking to your hours and missing out on opportunities in your life.