10 Real Ways to Make Money Online in 2020

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10 Real Ways to Make Money Online in 2020


I’m a strong believer that everyone has something they can build a business around. There are plenty of ways you can go if you’re serious about starting an online business. Ideas might not be flowing right now, so I’m here to help! Here are 10 ways you can start making money online today:

#1 Dropshipping

According to Google searches, dropshipping’s popularity is rapidly growing, highlighting its viability as a way to make money online.

In case you don’t know what dropshipping is: dropshipping is a business model where you sell a product to a customer, but the supplier stores, packages, and ships the product to your customers on your behalf.

In short, you create an e-commmerce shop manage it, brand it, advertise it, but you have no need to take care of actual product stock or buy any products in advance yourself. Sounds great huh?

#2 Affiliate marketing

If you’ve ever thought about monetizing your blog, you probably already heard of affiliate programs. To those, who are new in the field- affiliate marketing is a way for a business to reward bloggers for each visitor/sale brought by the online creator’s own marketing efforts. If you place your cards right, affiliate marketing can be a great way to start earning money from your blog straight away.

Did you know I have my own affiliate program? Would love to make some extra $$ advertising our WordPress themes? Join here!

#3 Start A Blog

Blogging is one of the most secure methods for making money online. If you love writing, pick a niche & start typing!

How does one monetise the blog you might be thinking? There are quite a few ways for you to do this:

  • you can use AdSense & place ads strategically on your posts,
  • you ca create sponsored content & work with your favourite brands – this is popular among review bloggers,
  • you can also sell digital or physical products on their website either.
  • you can also use it to build authority so that you can eventually get big contracts from clients, whatever your field of expertise is

#4 Freelance

If you’re not ready to build your own online presence, but have some useful skills you wish to share, try freelancing online!

I personally hire extra-help on UpWork, by now I have found a bunch of freelancers I love getting back to. Some other places to try for finding work: Facebook groups, Fiverr.

#5 Become a Virtual Assistant

Are you tech savvy? Do you write kick-ass e-mails or consider yourself to be a pro in googling? You should consider starting your own virtual assistant business. VAs usually take care of the tasks that online entrepreneurs cannot find the time for such as doing research for them, booking tickets or answering simple e-mails. Basically, everyone can do it if you are ready to commit and have a few free hours in your day.

Not sure what exact services you can suggest? Gina put together a FREE list of 150+ VA services for you to pick from over here.

#6 Create A Digital Product

Did you know that majority of my income made online come from my digital products? For those who are not aware, I create & sell WordPress themes. I believe that selling your own digital products can be a great and very efficient way to monetize your blog. However, coming up with a digital product idea can be a hard task if you’ve never done this before. Let’s brainstorm on this then! Check out this post & find out what five types of digital products you can create and sell on your own website.

#7 Launch Your Own E-course

If you’re ready to go big in offering digital products – think about creating an actual e-course. From fitness to learning how to make money online, you name it, people are looking to learn new skills and actually pay for the information! Make sure to provide valuable content and listen to what your audience is looking for. This can be a life-changing product to both you & your audience!

#8 Test Websites

To test out websites from home, you will need to be internet-savvy and speak fluent English. You will also need some basic equipment like a computer with a microphone and camera, broadband internet connection, and an updated web browser. Most tests take between 5 – 25 minutes to complete and pay an average of $10 per test.

Find 18 websites you can start working for here.

#9 Sell Your Photos

Do you have photography skills? Did you know that as a photographer can upload your images to any one of a number of huge databases, allowing magazine editors, designers or any organization with a website to buy them? Photography sites to check out: Shutterstock, Photoshelter and Getty Images.

#10 Launch An E-commerce Shop

Covid really taught us that shopping online is the way to go. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been avoiding any type of physical stores since this March & I don’t think I’ll be back anytime soon.

E-commerce is still thriving these days & I predict this won’t change a lot in the future too.

Have you always wanted to launch your own online shop? This tutorial is going to teach you how you can launch your first eCommerce shop using WordPress. Are you ready? Let’s get to work!

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