Earning money online without investment is something that most people don’t believe in. There is this belief that to make money you have to spend money, especially on the web. Thankfully, they are wrong!
There are many ways to earn money online without any investment whatsoever. However, that doesn’t mean you can make money while sleeping. You don’t have to be investing any money to make a living, but you will have to devote a little time and energy if you want to succeed.
Try Swagbucks, the famous rewards program that pays you for watching videos, taking surveys, shopping and more.
With that said, here are 5 easy yet proven methods to make money online with no financial investment whatsoever:
If you have a service or a product you want to promote and make money with, but don’t have the money to pay for your own domain and hosting account, you should try making money on Fiverr.com. It’s the fastest growing micro freelancing site that thousands of people use each and every day to sell and buy all kinds of products and services.
Don’t be fooled by it being a “micro freelancing” site, there are tons of people who have actually used Fiverr to establish on online business that helps them bring in upwards of thousands of dollars a month.
The key to succeeding on Fiverr as a seller is to have a product or a service that has a broad appeal, and can be completed and delivered within 15 to 20 minutes. It can be anything from translating a few sentences, creating a quick logo to writing short articles, creating a 30 second video testimonials to whatever else you can think of. There are also lots of other sites like Fiverr you can try as well.
Write For Content Farms
Writing for money online is one of the easiest ways to earn money without having to invest any money. All you need is your writing skill and a devotion to working hard and providing quality content for your clients.
If you have to only sign up for one paid survey site to make money with, I recommend Ipsos-iSay. Ipsos is the most fun and well-paying panel. Give it a try to see how you like it. It is free anyway!
Normally, to start making money online as a writer, you would have to spend some time and perhaps some money (promoting your services) to find clients to write for, but you can now make money with eHow and other similar sites almost instantly.
Find a few sites that pay you to write, sign up with them and start writing. The good thing is that most content farms cover all kinds of topics, so anyone with any kind of knowledge about any topic, can write for them and earn money.
Fill Out Online Surveys
Another great online money making idea that doesn’t require any investment whatsoever, is getting paid for taking online surveys. These are basically market research studies conducted by market research companies on behalf of businesses who use your feedback to improve the quality of their products and services and perhaps to develop new products and services as well.
For an average survey that takes around 15 minutes to complete, you can get paid between $2 to up to $15. But there are surveys that take longer, but they also have bigger payouts.
Take Advantage Of CafePress
Launching an online store to sell customized T-shirts requires a huge investment. From building and designing a store front/site to stocking up on merchandise and investing in printers and other tools needed, you could be in for tens of thousands of dollars.
Thankfully, sites like CafePress take care of all that stuff and allow you to launch your own store front selling T-shirts and other personalized items without having to deal with inventory, payment processing, shipping and handling and returns. I do know a few people who are actually making a living working with CafePress.
In a sense you become a drop shipper. You drive traffic to your store front where for every item they buy, you get a percentage of it as your commission. And best of all, you don’t have to spend a dime. In fact, they will even give you a website where you can build your online store front. The only investment on your part is your time and commitment to driving potential buyers to your site.
Blog Using Free Blogging Sites
You don’t need me to tell you that there is money to be made in blogging. Hundreds of thousands of bloggers around the world are making a comfortable living, and some are even reaching 6 figure incomes, thanks to the ever-increasing popularity of blogs.
Of course, starting a blog means you have to buy a domain, pay for hosting, and hire someone to design your blog. Well, that’s true if you want to start that way, but there are many people who take another route, they make money with Blogger and WordPress.com blogs.
These blogging platforms give you a domain and host your blog for free for you, but instead of the domain being yourdomain.com, it would be yourdomain.blogger.com or yourdomain.wordpress.com, which works just as fine when it comes to ranking in the search engines.
Create a blog about a topic you are interested in talking about and write your heart out. Once you start to see some traction and traffic, monetize your WordPress blog, or BlogSpot blog, with Google Adsense, sell your own digital products, promote other people’s stuff as an affiliate, or simply sell ad space on your blog. Obviously, the more popular your blog is, the more advertisers are willing to pay you to advertise on your blog.
The above mentioned methods are only a few of many totally free online money making methods that are available to us thanks to the Internet and its growing popularity.
Although these methods don’t require any financial investment, they all do require investment of another kind and that is time and commitment. You can earn money online without investment (money wise), but you can’t without investing at least some time and effort.