Getting Started

There are quite a lot of ways of earning money online, and before you get started, you will have to decide which one suits you best. Before you get started, you need to learn how many ways there are and how much your potential monthly earning will be; and if it’s worth your time. There are some things you need to keep in mind:

1. You will be able to earn extra money every month

2. It takes work and research to be able to earn good money every month.

3. You won’t become rich overnight.

Create a Paypal Account

Paypal is an internet Bank Account and is Free. Most companies pay through Paypal. However, there are other online payment processors e.g. Egold and MoneyBookers and some companies pay through those too but Paypal is the most popular. So, the first step is to create a Paypal Account

Earning money online is not easy as some internet marketers make it sound. As mentioned before, there are quite a lot of ways of earning extra money, and you will have to familiarize yourself with them before you decide which one is suitable for you.

Get Paid to Take Surveys:

One of the most popular way of earning money online is by becoming panel member of online survey panels and get paid to participate in surveys. There are currently over 50 online survey panels listed on Earn Money Online, and more are added every day! To earn good money with Paid Surveys, it is recommended to become a member of as many online survey panels as possible! You can earn an average of £60 or more every month with paid surveys, but it depends upon how often you participate in them and if you’re eligible for them.

Get Paid to Blog

Blogs are websites which are like online diaries. There are personal blogs, photo blogs, blogs on every subject. The good thing is that you don’t need to be very computer savvy to have a blog. You can create a free blog at Blogspot or WordPress. Write good quality posts, and write frequently, and earn money from sponsored blogging or putting Ads on your blog. For more information, click here. There’s no limit to what you can earn through blogging, but it takes time to build a good blog and then bring traffic to it, and getting accepted into blog advertising networks and getting opportunities is no easy task either. It has long term benefits and once your blog has matured and gets steady stream of traffic, you can earn good money every month.

Get Paid to Drive

Put advertisements on your car and get paid up to £300 per month. You can also get a free car (with advertisements wrapped around it) to drive. There are networks that pay connect the advertisers and vehicle drivers. Register with them and you will be contacted when an advertiser wants to advertise. The opportunities you get largely depends upon your mileage per year and the city you live in. You can earn up to £300 per month for displaying advertisements on your car.

Get Paid to Play

If you enjoy playing games and want to have fun while earning money, you can find websites who pay you to participate in online games and gives you entries in prize draws to win great prizes including cash. The amount you earn largely depends upon your skills and luck.

Get Paid to Read

These sites are called GPTs, and PTRs. Register with them for free and you can earn money for reading and clicking on advertisements. You can also earn money for signing up and registering with advertisers listed on their site. You won’t be able to earn a lot of money, but around £20 per month.  But if you get friends and family to sign up under your link, you can earn more.

Get Paid to Search

There are some search engines that pay you to search the internet through them. Again, they don’t pay a lot, but you get paid to do something you already do! Average Earnings: £10 per month.

Get Paid to Sell

Another very popular way of earning money online is by selling stuff you don’t need. You can also buy and sell at a profit on auction sites, or classified sites. Sell your old mobile, toys, other electronic gadgets and more on free and paid websites! You can find several Free Classified sites as well as auction sites here.

Get Paid to Shop

Get cash back on your purchases. Cash back sites are another very popular way of earning money online; these sites get a commission when members shop using their website, and they share the commission with their members. You don’t always need to spend money to earn, you can earn money for taking surveys, signing up to the services, referring friends and more! It is good money if you get the hang of it. Never pay the full price again!

Get Paid to Review

Get paid to review websites, products and services. Write good quality reviews and you can earn good money every month.

Get Paid to Write

Get paid to write articles. Good quality content is very hard to find and there are webmasters willing to pay for it. There are other revenue sharing websites who share the profit from advertisements with the authors. The amount you earn usually depends upon the popularity and quality of your articles.

Get Paid for Photos

If you enjoy photography, you can upload your work on websites and earn money every time the photos are downloaded. You can also sell your photographs at some of these websites to earn money!

Get Paid for Videos

Video marketing has become very popular. On these websites, you can meet people who are looking for video makers and you can earn money for creating the videos.  If you’re good at making videos online, then join them and earn money for creating videos.


Get Paid to Refer:

Get paid to refer jobs to friends. Recruitment companies invite people to refer jobs to their friends. You will be paid when the friend gets recruited. You can earn £100 or more for referring your friends!


Mystery Shopping

Mystery shopping agencies hire people to shop secretly and evaluate the retail service of their clients. Mystery shoppers are compensated for their time, and also reimbursed the travel expenses. There are other fringe benefits, including trying the services and products for free. Mystery shopping doesn’t pay a lot, and the amount you earn depends upon the number of assignments assigned to you, which again, depends upon where you live. If you live in a big city e.g. London, you will get more assignments.

Earn Other Ways

All other ways in which you can earn money online are discussed in this section.


Work at Home

Some companies also hire freelancers to work from home. The most common jobs are transcription jobs, sales jobs, and writing jobs. You will also find reviews on affiliate networks and how to earn money with affiliate marketing in this section.