Hey, this is Harish from Fullonstudy. Yesterday, while scrolling through my Instagram feed, I found a post: “How a 21-year-old Instagram star who makes $10,000 a month spends his money in a typical week?” This post is about a 21-year-old guy Andrew Koz who makes $10,000 a month by selling his products on Instagram. Well, this inspired me a lot & I have decided to write a post on make money online. So, in this post, I’ll tell you 5 Best Ways to make money online for college students in 2018
Top 5 ways to make money online as a College student :
Making money online is not so easy but with consistency & continuous efforts, you can achieve anything. Here are top 5 ways which can help you earn money online as a college student :
1. Start Your Own Blog
I used to make money online using this method as a student. You can easily start a new blog on WordPress & make money. Blogging is all about sharing your ideas & your creativity in form of the blog posts or articles. The best thing is you can make money too by sharing your content.
You can use advertisements and affiliate links in your articles & earn a passive income. The best thing about blogging is you can make your presence in search engines like Google, Bing etc. which is also a great feeling. Also, you can sell your products online with the help of your website.
2. Write & Sell eBooks Online
According to a report, soon the number of eBook readers will surpass the number of peoples reading paperbacks or print media. It means the future is of eBooks. Also nowadays, students can easily find study material online. It indicates a bright future for ebook publishers.
If you are good at writing, then you can easily create a source of passive income by becoming an eBook publisher. Nowadays eBooks can be easily published and sold via various online platforms like Amazon Kindle Store, Kobo Touch etc. The best thing about being an eBook publisher is that you don’t have to spend a penny before starting this work. All you need is good writing skills and a personal computer.
3. Sell gigs on Fiverr
Fiverr is a leading marketplace for small services across the world. These small services are called gigs. Here anyone can sell their skills in the forms of small services. Freelancers (or performer) can get up to 5$ per small jobs performed.
A lot of students are already selling gigs on Fiverr and earning a good income based on their skills. As a student, you can also sell your gigs on Fiverr and earn 5$ (or more) per small jobs performed. All you need to do is to sign up for Fiverr & update your services. This is also a zero investment based work.
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4. Buy & Sell Domain Names
A domain name is simply an address where the user can visit any website ( for example fullonstudy.com is a domain name). Whether you believe me or not, but thousands of domain names are registered every day. It means the marketplace of domain names are continuously increasing. The best domain names are those which can be easily remembered and are short.
What you can do is to purchase those domains which can give you best value for your money. And then find your target customers and sell your domains at higher prices. Also, you can sell your valuable domains in various auctions online. This domain business requires little initial investment in purchasing domains.
However, you can buy domain names from Godaddy as low as 0.99$. Some of the best website from where you can purchase domain names are :
Do you know? Facebook paid $8.5 Million to acquire fb.com from AFBF !!!
5. Make YouTube videos
According to a recent news, 5 billion videos are watched on YouTube every day. This is another way which can help you make a passive income without any investment. Peoples are getting a lot of exposure on YouTube within few months.
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- Tech Videos
- Tutorials and
- Product Reviews
You can easily make money online by running ads on your YouTube videos, affiliate marketing & by Sponsorship. I have placed YouTube at last of the 5 due to some of its restrictions for publishers.
#Final Words :
All the method I’ve shared above works best if you are passionate about doing things. And remember one more thing “Always do what you love” because if you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time. If you love to write then start a new blog, If you love playing games make a gaming channel on YouTube. I’m saying all this because when you combine your passion with your skills, you become successful & I want to see you successful.
"If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life."
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