1. Virtual Assistant
Virtual assistants perform scheduling tasks, answer and make phone calls, reply to emails, and keep the company organized. You will need to know basic computer skills, email and phone etiquette as well as organization.
2. Freelance Writer
If you have any writing skills, you can earn a great living as a freelance writer. Since the onset of Panda, the freelance writing industry has taken off exponentially. The Google update forced bloggers and small businesses to produce more unique, high-quality content to rank in the search engine.
3. Social Media Management
Businesses hire social media managers to take over their profiles and communicate with their fans and followers. Social media management is one of the newest online job oppportunities to hit the industry—and it’s not that difficult to do. If you are a regular Facebook poster or tweeter, you can get your foot in the door right away.
4. Affiliate Niche Marketing
Affiliate marketing is one of the top ways people make money online because they do not have to create their own products or come up with their own marketing materials. Affiliate marketers market and sell products and make a percentage of the sale. Virtually every major retail store has an affiliate program. The most popular affiliate marketplace is Clickbank which offers thousands of online products ready to be sold.
5. Local Business Marketing
If you know some internet marketing, you can advertise your services to local businesses. These brick and mortar stores usually don’t want anything to do with creating and maintaining a website and most are unaware of how to do it. You can create WordPress sites without much coding knowledge and sell them to local businesses. Offer to maintain them for a small monthly fee. If you know more about internet marketing such as setting up email lists and SEO, you will have more services to offer.
6. Arts and Crafts
The internet is full of opportunities to sell your creations.
Etsy is the top marketplace for handmade goods and it’s free to join and set up an online store.
Websites such as artfire.com allow you to sell any type of artwork, jewelry, and media, and setup is free for unlimited items with four pictures attached.
Tutor.com allows tutors to work as independent contractors and earn money tutoring students of all levels on subjects such as math, science, social studies and English. You can make a solid monthly income and work around your schedule.
8. Your Expert Knowledge
Are you qualified to talk about car repairs? Immigration law? If you have expertise in a topic, you may be able to make money on sites such as justanswer.com. The Q & A site pays experts a percentage of what a customer will pay (typically $10-$40) for an answer to a question. To gain acceptance, you will need to prove your expertise in an area with evidence of a license, certification, college degree or acceptable work experience.
9. Complete Tasks
Taskrabbit.com is an online directory that lists open tasks on which anyone can bid. Expect tasks involving everything from typing and grocery shopping, to cleaning and assembling furniture.
Fiverr.com is a place for people to share things they’re willing to do for $5: Funny and Bizarre, Social Marketing, Graphics, Advertising, Technology, Business and many more
10. Create Your Own Product
Ebooks, sofware, websites and many more