How to make money online? – 8 Ways to Create a Side Hustle

How to make money online? - 8 Ways to Create a Side Hustle

How to make money online?

When we first read Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki, we never knew people could make 20K to 50K per month. That was never something taught to us growing up. The best advice our parents could give was, go to school, get good grades, and get a good job with great benefits. The word entrepreneurship was not something mentioned to us much in our everyday routine, but after educating ourselves and starting our own businesses we learn there is another world where people actually make a lot of money by not working a typical 9-5 but actually making money online.


Technology has changed the way we live, work and entertain ourselves. Thanks to the internet, the rate of change has only increased in recent years making it more accessible to make additional income. However, with several different ways to make money. It's not as easy as one would think to make money online today. The truth is with so much competition in the market finding reputable sources for production has become an ever-increasing challenge. While this isn't something new, as people have been falling for marking scams and pyramid schemes way before the start of the net. From our own experience and working with some great individuals, we have learned successful ways to generate income. In this post, we will mention who some of these individuals are and give you our top ... ways to make money online in an authentic and educated way.
Facts! it's not easy by any means, it takes hard work, patience on how to do it the right way. Anyone, that tells you otherwise isn't being truthful with you. If you're at all serious about succeeding in any endeavor, whether online or offline you will have to deliver a tremendous amount of value and build authority before you can really start seeing results. This blog will be a series so stay tuned.

Here are our top 8 ways to create a side hustle.

 #1 - Build a Blog

Difficulty Level: Newbie Friendly
Startup $20 +
Yes. This is not our first blog site but actually our second. We use to blog about our cakes designs for years. We were reintroduced to blogging about 2 years ago and ever since it has been the best thing we could have done for making money online. Now blogging is no easy task. It takes a lot of work we're speaking from experience. However, once you reach a certain point, the progress and momentum lean in your favor and it becomes easier. 
Blogs can generate tens of thousands of dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars per month when done right. Absolutely. But again it, it's not that easy to get there. You have to find your niche, learn SEO, create great content and be consistent. When you look back a year from now you'll wish you started today.

#2 - Affiliate Marketing


Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Start-up costs: $100.00
Imagine every time you referred a friend to a movie, book, hair or makeup products and you get a commission for it. I know, sounds awesome right? Your job as an affiliate marketer is to lead your audience to products and services you use and love. From every sale that's made you get a commission from that company. There are people like Pat Flynn, Stefan James, Timothy Ferriss the author of The 4-Hour Workweek and much more who have built multi-million dollar business just from affiliate marketing. This method is great when combined with blogging.

#3 - Membership sites

Difficulty Level: Advanced 
Start-up Costs: $100.00
We have not started a membership site but are planning to in the future. There are many successful sites but there is one person that we have a lot of respect for in this area is Sharron Beason, the founder of Womeneur. She provides useful and specific information on entreupnership and business for her passionate community. The community she has built in the last two years thrives off of her wise direction and pay her monthly for continued access to the community and resources. This way of making money online is to consider passive income. 

#4 - Building a Site and selling Ads

Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Start-up Cost: $100.00
As you can see on our website we display ads. This is another way we monetize our site. We partner up with google ads sense and every time someone clicks on an ad we get paid. Perez Hilton, who's known for celebrity gossip, made millions from google ads. He had millions of visitors every month that leveraged to sell advertising on the site. This method of making money online takes time. You would have to have thousands of visitors visiting your site every month to see thousands of dollars pouring in. 

#5 - Build An Amazon FBA Business 

Difficult Level: Newbie Friendly
Start-up Cost: $500.00
If you didn't know Amazon is the world's largest online retailer. Amazon has surpassed Wal-Mart as the most valuable retailer based on market capitalization. It closed in 2016 as the most profitable public company in the entire United States. The numbers don't lie and they continued to grow at a dramatic rapid pace. Amazon is here to stay and will continue to grow in many years to come. 
So whats the big hype about Amazon? Fulfilled-by-Amazon (FBA) business. Amazon will pick, pack and ship your orders to your consumers, and you'll have enormous exposures to a buzzing marketplace where products are sold every day. If a product is going to sell, it's going to sell very well on Amazon. The goal here is to source the right products that will sell easily on Amazon.  
Amazon FBA is newbie friendly, but with the right training and guidance. There are a few training programs that teach normal everyday people like you and me how to sell on Amazon FBA and they have a proving record. Amazing Selling Machine is an educational platform which has made waves around the world for being the number #1 program for Amazon FBA. You would be mentor step-by-step how to successfully create an online business through Amazon. 

#6 - Network Marketing

Difficult Level: Newbie Friendly
Start-up Cost: $50.00 + 
Yes. We know. The stigma around network marketing is simply not a topic many people want to hear about. What we have learned and experience from being in a network marketing company is people don't have a problem with Network Marketing but have a problem with Network Marketers. People are tired of being harassed by their friends, family members, and co-workers about their company and how they have the best product in the world. It's like walking in the mall and you are immediately hassled by every store you walk by as they consistently ask if you want to buy their products. After the third time, you will do your best to avoid bumping into them. 
What we have learned is to build relationships with people. Help them grow, help them make money. It's not about you. This is where a lot of people get it confused. As the late and great Zig Ziglar famously said. "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want." 
The positive side is more and more people are being attractive to this industry as you see more professions getting involved. Not for the money but time. People are more attractive for financial freedom. Spending more time with their spouse, children or to travel the world.
As we shift into the digital era with social media. It's becoming easier to build a team online more than building a traditional business belly to belly. The next generation of network marketers is socializing online or texting on their phones. You can show training, products and lifestyle videos through live feeds on Facebook, Instagram or Periscope right from the comfort of your own home. There are top leaders such as Jessica Higdon who has built her entire team strictly online using Facebook. As social media continue to grow, you will see more individuals shifting to this platform.  

#7 - Online Publishing 

Difficult Level: Newbie Friendly
Start-up Cost: $500.00
 While online publishing has certainly become saturated as of late is relatively easy and simple to get started with. This is a great source of passive income but does require a lot of work before any money is generated. Online publishing doesn't require any previous marketing or business experience.
You can sell your ebooks on Amazon Kindle program or Apple's iTunes. Both give you access to a large digital reading market. As we said previously, you don't need a lot of money to get started but you do need a lot of time. Not only writing e-books but also marketing them as well. If you want to pursue online publishing through Amazon Kindle we recommend you to take a step by step training to learn how to make money with Kindle. Stefan James a 6 figure Kindle publisher will give you his step by step system for earning passive income with Kindle publishing through his K Money Mastery program.

#8 - Online Boutique 

Difficult Level: Newbie Friendly
Start-up Cost: $300.00
Don't want to sell on Amazon or Etsy? Well, you can always build your own online store using different eCommerce platforms such as Shopify or WooCommerce. Both platforms make it easy to build a transactional website up and running within minutes or hours without any hassle. 

These are just our 8 top ways making money online. Please stay tuned to how to make money online? - 8 Ways to Create a Side Hustle series. As we will break down each market individually.

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