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Best Ways To Make Money Online

So, you're thinking about quitting the 9 to 5 and creating your own wealth. 

What's stopping you? Most likely, like me, you don't want to waste your time and money on a dead end.

The first thing to point out is "Get Rich Quick" schemes don't work.

But, if you're really serious about making money and you're not scared of a little work, then the sky really is the limit.

Below is a list of the best ways to make money fom home and some will have you earning money while you sleep, you only put in the hours you want to. You can work full time, part time or around your current job.

The best business opportunities will have 4 key ingredients:

  1. Products or Services of fantastic quality.
  2. Being able to offer real value.
  3. Something you enjoy.
  4. The opportunity to earn residual income.

Multiple & Residual Income

In my opinion, for the best chance of success you want to think about generating multiple income streams.

For example, my day job is share trading from home, but I wanted to add at least 6 further sources of revenue.

I started by picking the first in this list below (SFM) after lots of research. They provide fantastic products and services, the opportunity to start making money is very fast and they provide the ultimate money earning machine called Residual Income, where you can still earn money every month for years and years to come from your initial work.

For more on the benefits of Residual income, click here.

I've included Share Trading in this list, however only think about this if you have at least a few thousand in the bank.

1. The SFM


  • The SFM provides a digital business system that includes all the marketing, products, systems and support you need to succeed online, whether you have any experience or not.
  • Works like a turn key business once you've completed the training.
  • Worldwide income potential.

My Opinion

  • Absolutely superb system and training from a team with real integrity.
  • Support is great and you continue to learn more and more after the initial online training.
  • No cold calling or physical selling involved.
  • Easy to fit around your existing job.
  • Earnings range from $20 - $8000 per sale.
  • You can try it out for FREE - click here for more info.
  • Residual income can be built - a huge plus for me!

2. Profit Accumulator


  • Profit Accumulator lets you earn tax free cash through matched betting.
  • They do all the hard work finding you the most profitable offers available.
  • Then they walk you through step by step how to use it.
  • Follow their instructions and cash out your profit. Simple. 

My opinion


3. Salehoo


  • This wholesale supplier directory is the easiest way to find low-cost products to sell on Ebay, Amazon etc.
  • Access over 1.6 million products from wholesalers and dropship suppliers
  • Access tons of training features and find out what sells best to increase your earnings potential

My opinion

  • This is a great way of making money online as long as you buy the right items.
  • Their Market Research Lab is a great tool to make sure you find what products really sell fast.
  • Some members are selling products with  300 - 400% profits, which is a fantastic return.
  • Another feature is the store creator if you wanted to have your own presence as well as selling on the likes of Ebay.
  • No potential for residual income but a good living can be made from this business.
  • Click here for more info.

4. Share Trading


  • Trade shares on the stock market.
  • Trade using spreadbetting facilities with smaller deposits in order to gain larger tax free returns on investments.

My opinion

  • This is my work at home day job, but obviously isn't without risk.
  • See more about Trading with a complete guide to getting started and the best tools around that will help you make more informed decisions to maximise profits.
  • Read about my challenge to turn £40,000 into £1 million on my page   £1 Million Challenge here.

5. Cafepress


  • Sell your designs, slogans, photos on over 250 products.
  • Earn royalties on all products sold.
  • Cafepress take care of all product production, transactions, shipping, customer care, returns and exchanges.
  • Sell products to a worldwide audience
  • Find out more here.

My opinion

  • Excellent for artistic types, photographers and those with a bit of imagination.
  • You can even use images from famous tv shows, cartoons etc.
  • No product handling, selling or shipping to worry about.
  • No upfront costs, they just take a small percentage of the sale.
  • This has residual income written all over it. Spend some time creating some unique designs, set up the online shop and then wait for your items to start selling.
  • Visit Cafepress. 

6. Camera Career


  • Sell your photos online and make royalties everytime someone uses your photo.
  • This program will show you how simple and quality photos can make you money.
  • You'll learn what photos earn most, the best places to upload your photos so you can sell to web designers, magazines, advertisers, businesses, graphic artists, article writers and more.

My opinion

  • This looks a great idea and my initial thought would be to aim to download over 100 photos and then earning money from each of those could prove quite lucrative.
  • Ticks the residual income box.
  • My only concern would be how easy it is to get your photos accepted, but I do know there is a lot of money to be made in online photos having purchased some myself.
  • There's a FREE 10 Day Photography Course to get you started.
  • Click here to try it out.

7. Write Your Own Ebook


  • Well why not?
  • With Kindle sales at an all time high, there is no better way to tap into a huge global market that Amazon has to offer. They even pay you upto 70% of the sale.
  • Find out how to write a bestseller here.

My opinion

  • Again - why not?
  • After the initial work involved, sales could bring in serious residual income for years and years.
  • Unless you've been sitting on a novel for years, the best advice would be to write non-fiction.
  • See "How to write a nonfiction ebook in 21 days" which is a step by step guide.

8. User Testing


  • Usertesting pays you to visit websites or apps, complete a set of tasks and speak your thoughts out loud.
  • Testing takes between 10 and 20 minutes.
  • You're paid via Paypal.
  • Testers accepted worldwide. English needs to be spoken when testing.

My opinion

  • This is great to earn a little money. This alone will not make you rich, but could be added to your multiple streams of income.
  • $10 for 20 minutes is a pretty decent payment, especially when sitting at home playing around on a website.
  • You'll need to be able to download the testing software and have a microphone on your PC/Mac.
  • iPhone/iPad or Android phone/tablet required to do mobile tests.
  • No residual income.
  • Click here for more info.

9. Clickworker


  • Clickworker finds you work from a freelance perspective.
  • Get work writing text for adverts, company profiles, blog posts etc.
  • Perform research or data categorising, take surveys or edit a company's newsletter.
  • All work can be done from home.
  • Work that matches your skills will be offered to you.
  • Payments taken for you and paid to you via Paypal/Sepa.

My opinion

  • Very good if you have writing or editing skills or enjoy admin jobs.
  • All work is sourced for you and you can pick whatever you like.
  • The work sent to you will depend on you filling out your skills and doing some assessments to see what level you're at.
  • Once you've done a few jobs and they're happy with your standard, then the work and pay can really start to stack up.
  • No chance of residual income though.
  • Click here for more info.