There is an old adage that you need to spend money to make money. The idea itself is certainly legitimate, as most business approaches require some capital investment in order to make them effective. So, what do you do? Well, there are some techniques that let you make money without spending money.
Money Making Methods
This is basically the Wild West of ways to earn money. You'd be surprised at the number of weird gigs there are out there. Some really work. Others are garbage. That's why I created this tag - to chronicle all the weird ways I've discovered to make money and see which ones really work.
Another similar category to explore is the Side Hustle Category. It's not really that different than this one, but you'll find more options there if you can't find anything you like here.
Honestly though, most of that stuff is still just trading dollars for hours, and not really seeking financial freedom. That's why I do affiliate marketing. It's scalable, meaning with time you can make more money with less work.
I get it. Not everyone wants to build a website or dedicate the time to watch your business grow while you wait for earnings to come in. For those who stick around long enough to see results, affiliate marketing can be a life changing experience for those who do feel a spark of entrepreneurship when they get their first website off the ground!
Not into affiliate marketing? No problem. Display ads like Adsense can make good money online and you don't even have to sell anything. Just get traffic to the site and get paid per impression or click. Easy (kind of)!
For people passionate about reading, one interesting option is the chance to make money selling books online. There are a surprising number of different options for doing this, including selling new or used books, along with physical or digital ones. But, how realistic is this idea?
For many parents, homeschooling offers a powerful way to have greater control over their child’s education and learning. The appeal of doing so is easy to understand, as parents tend to know their children better than a teacher ever could and have the chance to provide better education.
In theory, it should be possible for people to return to the workforce after they have been convicted of a crime, yet the reality of the situation is considerably different. Having a criminal record will keep you out of some jobs and industries entirely and also makes the process of finding work that much more difficult, regardless of the type of job you’re considering.
Far too often, techniques for making money heavily rely on you recruiting other people, including your friends and family members. Most of the time, this means that you’re actively trying to bring people into a program that they simply aren’t interested in. But, not every program relies on recruitment.
Making money while you sleep. It sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it? In fact, it’s easy to pass the idea off as a scam, simply because it sounds so unachievable. And, in fairness, many scammers do play on this idea to sell bogus products or ideas that simply don’t work. But, that’s not what I’m here to do.
There has been an increased movement towards shopping online. After all, the process is much more convenient. Doing so also makes it easier for people to compare the prices of items and get discounts. With that in mind can you, as an individual, make money selling things online?
Records are pretty fascinating really. Even though the technology is old, vinyl records still remain popular and are even the preferred medium for some people. In fact, some modern music is even being released onto record, which isn’t the normal pattern that you see with technology. With this in mind, can you make money selling records online?
The online world has really taken off, with so many people turning to the internet for information about every topic under the sun. But, what does this mean for the average person? After all, there is a big difference between it being possible to make money with your own website and this being something that you can actually achieve.
Google Adsense tends to be a fairly common recommendation for making money online and the idea does have some appeal. This basically means that you’re making money from ads on your website. Doing so leaves you a ton of flexibility for building your site and your content exactly as you please. But, this isn’t the only way to make money with a website.