12 Ways to Make Money Online

Do you want to make money from home on your own time? Here are 12 legitimate ways to make money online.Thank goodness for the internet. There are so many ways you can make money online from the comfort of your own home.

I encourage everyone to find at least one way to make money outside of their full-time job. I could go on and on about why you need a side hustle, but, to keep it brief, it will help you get out of debt, build a business, act as career insurance, and help you meet your savings goals SO much faster.

Like I said, there are many ways to make money online, but I wanted to hit on some of my favorites, including what I do to make money. So here it is!

1) Blog

I’m sure it’s no surprise that blogging is the first thing I list. Blogging is a great way to earn money because you’re able to blog about anything that interests you.

Though you probably won’t make money from blogging immediately, there is no limit to what you can earn if you put in the work. I make a good chunk of money from this blog, and it opened up the doors to other ways of making money online.

If you’re interested in starting a blog quickly, easily, and affordably, you can follow my tutorial here, where I list out everything in detail.

2) Freelance writing

My blog allowed me to find clients who pay me to write for them. How amazing is that?! Never in my dreams did I imagine I would be earning money through writing.

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How to Start a Blog

Did you know you can make money through blogging? And would you believe it is EASY to setup? Here is my free and easy tutorial on how to set up your very own blog.When people find out that I make money through blogging, it never fails that they ask how to start a blog themselves. So today I will explain exactly how I set up my blog with Bluehost and give you step-by-step instructions. If you start a blog using my link, you will receive a very low price on Bluehost hosting, AND you will receive a FREE domain name. It’s super easy to do, so let’s get started.

I’ve been blogging consistently for less than a year, and in that time, my blog has earned me significant money as well as given me the opportunity to earn even more money with freelance writing on the side. Never did I expect anyone to actually read this blog, and I definitely never thought I could actually make money.

I could go on and on (and on) about how much blogging has benefited me and why you should start one. But I will try to be brief! Blogging has allowed me to earn extra income on top of my 9-5 job. I’ve used that money to pay down my student loans and save for my wedding. I’ve had the opportunity to work with incredible brands, improve my writing skills, and meet some really incredible fellow bloggers.

It’s a lot of work, but so worth it to me. I love feeling like I have control over my income, and blogging has provided me extra security if either my fiance or I lost our jobs. Plus, the extra money is always nice to have (and all the freebies I get from blogging is a major perk, tbh!)

Big bloggers earn hundreds of thousands of dollars every MONTH. Yes, you read that right…many bloggers are making over a million dollars a year from working online.

Many people tell me they have thought about starting a blog, but feel like they should educate themselves and prepare before they start a blog. My biggest piece of advice is to just start a blog right now. You can try to prepare and understand, but blogging is one of those things you really just have to dive right in to learn. You cannot start making money until you start a blog, and blogs don’t have to be perfect to make money.

Many people start a blog through free blogging services like Wix, Blogger, or the free WordPress. Starting a blog on one of these free providers is a mistake. You soon will find that having a free blog will hinder you from working with sponsors and advertisers. You have little control over the free blogs, and you DO NOT own your actual website!

I know a ton of bloggers who started out on these free services, only to realize they soon needed to self-host. They had to go through a major mess of trying to transition everything from their old blog to their new, self-hosted blog. It cost a lot of time and money for them, so I hope you do not make the same mistake!

The good news is that starting a professional blog with Bluehost is easy and VERY affordable. My fiance jokes that my blog was the cheapest hobby to start and the most (or only?) hobby that proves to be profitable!

I chose to start my blog with Bluehost because, after doing a lot of research, I found that most bloggers I knew used them and recommended them. I continue to use Bluehost and have had a great experience with them. They are easy to work with, cheap, and efficient.

And they were easy! I’m not a technical person at all. My fiance is an IT guy, but I set up my blog (and continue to run it) all by myself. Please don’t be intimidated by the term “self-hosted.” If I can do it, I promise you can.

When you register through my link, you get a reduced plan rate at just $3.95 per month (!) and a FREE domain name!

Other advantages to Bluehost is the 24/7 tech support, the ability to have a professional self-hosted blog, and a 30-day money back guarantee. So if you have even been thinking about starting a blog, I would suggest starting one today.

Click here to get the discounted price for Bluehost and your free domain name, and then continue reading the rest of the tutorial for how to set up your very own website.

Once you’ve signed up for your very own website here, follow the simple instructions below.

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