Before the coming of the internet, making money in the U.S.A and other parts of the world was not as easy as what is happening today. Back then one will have to leave the house every day to work for someone else to earn a living. Those that could work from home were those who must have learn a trade and then decided to be self-employed. Others who could work from home were special skilled consultants who could have their offices in their houses or offer a consultancy service on phone usually to retained customers.

Today the coming of the internet have changed the ball game to completely something else. With the coming of the internet, things have been made easy and more job opportunities have been created as many American now work from home as self-employed while others work as remote workers.

The 2021statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau states that 17.9% (27.6 million people) of the workforce in America primarily work from home. The percentage above is to inform you that there are great business and financial opportunities you can find in the world today that can revolutionize your life even by working from home.

In this article, I have listed and explain 25 easiest ways you can earn money from home without any investment. So, if you are that person struggling to know what exactly you can do from home that will earn you money without investment then scroll down to see what is there for you.

#1 Join an Affiliate Program

If you are a beginner, I consider you might have heard about affiliate marketing. Becoming an affiliate marketer is very easy and the good thing is that you can begin with absolutely no investment. Affiliate programs will offer you the opportunity to sell either products or services belonging to someone in return of a commission for the sales you make. These commissions are usually in percentages.

To begin your journey as an affiliate marketer, you can choose a product or service company you know, visit their website and scroll down to the footer menu to see if you will find a link there named “Affiliate”. This is the easiest way to find out if a company has an affiliate program or not. If you are fortunate to find the affiliate link at the footer menu then click on it and follow the steps to register. Usually, you will often find instructions to guide you through the registration process.

Another method to join an affiliate program is through affiliate networks. Affiliate networks are companies that host different affiliate programs on their websites. These programs are usually for products and services. Affiliate programs that deal with products often have healthcare products, software products and digital marketing products. For services affiliate program, you will find services like fitness course, trainings, webinars and many more.

Some reliable and trusted affiliate networks include; Click banks, CJ Affiliate (formerly known as Commission junction), Digistore24, ShareASale, Awin, Amazon Associate, Avangate Affiliate, Peerfly, FlexOffers, JVZoo.

To begin as an affiliate marketer, you can learn more about the above affiliate networks and make use of the advantages. If you face any difficulty, you can contact us and we will be glad to help.

Over the years, affiliate marketing has been one of the most lucrative work from home businesses that pays very well. As of May 4, 2023, the average annual pay for an Affiliate Marketing in the United States is $177,586 a year.

#2 Complete Online Survey

Online survey can also earn you a lot of money if you can exercise some patience to complete the task in the survey form.

If you are a beginner, have in mind that online surveys are simply questionnaires which are sent online to collect data from a target audience.

If you are interested in making money through online survey, you must understand which side of the coin you want to belong. By side of the coin, I want you to understand that making money from online survey is possible at both ends. The first end is the person sending the survey while the second end is the person completing the survey.

In any case you can make a considerable sum of money if you take it seriously to persist and be consistent.

It is true that whenever two things are involved one must be better than the other. The same with online survey. It is but normal that the person creating and sending the survey to a targeted online audience often make enough money compared to the person completing the survey. For example, A person who creates and sends out a survey can be making $2 for every completed survey whereas the person completing the survey may earn something like $0.8 for each survey completed.

If you wish to take advantage to earn some money from online surveys, then you must be careful as there are many misleading survey platforms out there. Some legit and profitable survey platforms include Survey monkey, Freecash (formerly Freeskins), Swagbucks, Survey Junkie, Pinecone Research, Branded Surveys, LifePoints, InboxDollars, American Consumer Opinion, PrizeRebel.

#3 Become a Content writer

Becoming a content writer might sound simple but it is one of the money-making activities that require so much talent to succeed. To be able to make money as a content writer, you must master a particular language with which you will be using to write the content.

Apart from language mastery you must have other skills like writing, listening, reading and speaking in some cases.

Talking about content we mean articles, blog posts, social media updates, web page content, product descriptions, or even marketing collateral.

Content writers may either specialized in writing contents of the following categories: copywriting, SEO writing, crafting social media post, Drafting email campaigns, scriptwriting for video content.

As a content writer, you have several advantages as the job you do can also be profitable to you if you choose to become a blogger or you can also write content for your own business.

A content writer can sell his services to individuals or to companies. For a content writer to sell his services he can decide to create a personal website to sell his writing skill or he/she can register an account with a freelances website. Registering an account with a freelance website will expose the content writer to both individual customers and companies.

According to glassdoor.com, The estimated total pay for a Content Writer is $49,474 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $46,500 per year.

#4 Become a Freelancer

Freelancing is a term that is widely used in many parts of the world today especially in the United States of America. Freelancing simply means an individual offering skillful services at their own comfort.

The coming of the internet has facilitated the job of freelancers as about 90% of freelance jobs are purely online.

As a freelancer you will have the opportunity to work from home and also make your own schedule except on special cases.

Usually, to be able to earn a freelancing job you must have a hard skill which can sell. Examples of hard skills that you can use to easily get a freelance job include web development, graphic design, photography, copywriting, video editing, scriptwriting, cyber security, tutoring, search engine optimization, programming, data entry, encryption etc.

Take note that you will also have to show prove of previous jobs to be able to get a freelancing job. In some cases, you can be tested to provide a demo.

I you really are in freelancing then the good news is that there are many online platforms that gives you the opportunity to create your account and list all the skills you can provide as a freelancer.

Some of the most popular freelancing websites include Fiverr, Toptal, Jooble, Freelancer.com, Upwork, FlexJobs, SimlpyHired, Guru, LinkedIn, Behance, 99designs, Dribble, People per hour, Servicescape, DesignHill, TaskRabit.

As of Apr 20, 2023, the average annual pay for a Freelance in the United States is $68,924 a year. Have in mind that the average salary may vary greatly depending on the particular skills the freelancer offers and the degree of seriousness and consistency.

#5 Launch Your own YouTube Channel

According glassdoor, the estimated total pay for a Youtuber is $65,060 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $48,747 per year.

If you have never owned a YouTube channel, then there is no need to be afraid. Almost all types of ideas in the world today can be converted to a video content which can yield a great amount of money with a YouTube channel. The issue with creating a YouTube channel is that in order not to spend or invest you must have to learn other hard skills like video editing, copywriting and the most important soft skill you must learn is how to talk in front of a camera. Like I said before just any skill can be converted to a video content and monetized on YouTube.

Before thinking of launching a YouTube channel, make sure you carry out research on the particular niche you think you can best produce good contents on.

If you browse on YouTube, you will find out that most YouTubers channel creators are mostly producing content in the following niche: Health and Fitness, Personal finance, Blogging, Product review, Relationship and Marriage, Love and Sex, Painting and Interior design, Religion, Education, Personal branding, Hospitality and Leisure, etc.

Make sure you are not carried away by any of these niches probably because others are doing well in it and you think you will also excel.

The rule of thumb is that always select a niche you are passionate about. This way you will always have ideas to produce new content.   

#6 Start Blogging  

Blogging is the art of putting your idea in to written form and share them with your audience through a website or ordinary web pages. Blogging can be so lucrative as it has numerous ways of monetization.

According to the 2022 Internet Live Stats, there are over 600 million blogs in the world today, out of over 1.9 billion websites. And more than 3 billion blog posts are published each year worldwide. That’s 8.28 million blog posts published per day, and 5,750 blog posts published each minute.

Imagine that if blogging was not considered lucrative how come the numbers of blogs keep increasing every day.

Though to really make huge money in blogging you must also have to invest some amount of money. This system is common with experts and sophisticated bloggers.

As a beginner, it is very possible to begin blogging with absolutely zero dollar. You can begin by creating an account on blogger.com or on sites.google.com.

Starting with blogger.com you can establish your blogging business and grow your audience to the level that you can start monetizing the blog. Have in mind that if you have a huge audience on blogger.com you will need to update to a custom domain in order to monetize the blog.

The first method to monetize your blog will be to apply to Google AdSense. With Google AdSense you can start making some money that you can use to grow your audience. Later in the journey you can start including affiliate links to your blog post to earn extra income.

As your audience keep growing you can register with other Ad companies just like Mediavine. Note that to be accepted on Mediavine your blog must have at least a total of 50,000 monthly visitors.

#7 Sell Stock Photos

If you are good in photography, you can make some money from the talent. Many content creators in the media today do not have the time to go around taking pictures of the particular image the want to use for their content. This is an opportunity to make some money without investing.

If you are wondering where to begin, just get into some of the websites where you will sell the photos to have an idea of the type of images others are selling. Having an idea of the types of images others are selling will facilitate the process.

Some of the sites where you can sell photos include Alamy, Shutterstock, iStock Photo, PhotoShelter, Adobe Stock, SmugMug, Can Stock Photo, 123RF, Dreamstime, FineArtAmerica, Snapped4U, FotoMoto, Stocksy, EyeEm.

#8 Teach English Online

English is known as one of the most popular languages in the world at large. There are about 75 countries in the world today that have English as an official language. Among these countries, some have English as second language.

In these countries where English is considered as second language, there is always an opportunity to teach English there as a second language.

If you are a certified English language teacher, this can be an opportunity to grab. To be able to teach English as second language, it is obligatory to be certified with either TESOL, CELTA, TEFL, TESL, DELTA, TKT, IELTS General Training.

Teaching English is also a work from home job. As some countries requires that you be present to teach, others have organized platforms where English language can be taught online. Some of these platforms include Native Camp, Cambly, VIPKid, GoGoKid, Palfish, Magic Ears, Skooli, Whales English, QKids, Topica Native, Landi English, Skimatalk.

According to glassdoor, the estimated total pay for a Online English Teacher is $45,438 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $42,860 per year.

#9 Social Media Management

If you are a digital marketing expert who knows how to run advertisement campaigns on social media, can produce content, know how to interact with clients on chat box as a customer service representative, then take a job from home as a social media manager can be a great opportunity for you.

There are millions of small businesses in the world today which are being operated by people who are completely novice as far as social media is concern. You can propose your services to these small businesses and get yourself a good paying job as a social media manager.

Working from home as a social media manager automatically makes you a freelancer. As a freelancer you have several options to choose from when it come to looking for freelance job.

You can rely on the following platforms to find a freelance job; Fiverr, Toptal, Jooble, Freelancer.com, Upwork, FlexJobs, SimlpyHired, Guru, LinkedIn, Behance, 99designs, Dribble, People per hour, Servicescape, DesignHill, TaskRabit.

#10 Virtual assistant

Do you have skills that can sell but you are tired or don’t wish to work in a general office standard? You don’t have a problem. Technology have made it possible for people to complete task from anywhere provide there is internet connections and other supported facilities.

As a virtual assistant you can work virtually for companies to handle tasks like scheduling, making phone calls, arranging travel, managing email, graphic design, blog writing, bookkeeping, social media, and marketing.

Do not make an error to conclude that a virtual assistant is the same as a freelancer. Avirtual assistant work with respect to the company’s time schedule. For example, if you work as a virtual assistant for a call center, you will be obliged to follow the normal working hour provided by the company. Whereas a freelance gets a task to be completed either from an individual or a company but the freelancer has a choice to decide when exactly to complete the task without following any standard schedule. I summary, a virtual assistant is just like any other worker in a company but just that they complete tasks virtually following the company’s time schedule.

What you will earn financially as a virtual assistant will solely depends on the task to be completed.

The average salary for a virtual assistant in the United States is $39,915. Virtual assistant salaries typically range between $29,000 and $54,000 a year. The average hourly rate for virtual assistants is $19.19 per hour.

#11 Get paid to watch videos

If you are on leave of on a holidays period, you can still make some extra money to pay for you travel and other expenses. Do you know that there are many platforms that will pay you money just by watching videos? Yes, it is true, you can earn money just from watching videos.

Some platforms that will pay you just from watching videos include; KashKick, Swagbucks, Inbox dolars, iRazoo, My points, Prize Rebel, Ad wallet, Fusion Cash, Earnably, SlidJoy, Viggle, Quick Rewards, and ySense.

The amount of money you can make from watching videos online depends on your effort and how consistent you are in watching the videos.

#12 Online Consulting Service

Are you a professional? Creating an online consulting service can earn you much money if you offer consultancy in a highly demanding field.

An online consultant is a professional with special expertise who offers guidance to clients over digital platforms. This can be a great career path for people who have extensive knowledge of a particular business or market and who enjoy working from home. If you think you might want to become a consultant, it can be helpful to learn about being an online consultant so you can start your own consulting business. In this article, we consider what working in this profession can be like and explore a list of steps for how to become an online consultant.

In as much as a profession is highly demanding, one can always grab the opportunity to offer consulting service.

In the world today many people have turn to online consulting as it reduces expenses and other risk of driving to go meet the professionals in their offices.

If you think that it is going to take you some time to have your own clients, there are already a lot of companies that can pay you for acting as consultant on their platform.

Some of this companies include Acorio, Alight Solutions, Allstate, Biologics consulting Group, BlackLine, Expert Connect, Zintro, Growth Mento, Maven, EPAM System, Flex Professionals, ModSquad, Equivity VA, Hubspot.

#13 Online Travel Agency

Traveling today has become very easy as compared to what it was in the past years. Today it is possible for people to stay in their houses and arrange how they intend to travel including all expenses just with a traveling agency.

If you are interested about running an online travel agency, then you can do it at home and it will still be successful as most of the activities are done online.

If you actually want to get into online travel agency then it is good to know exactly what you will be doing according to customers demand.

The first thing a travel agent will do is to research travel options for the customer. These options include looking at the travel need, what the customer desire and the preferences especially if the client is a tourist.

Also, the agent will have to discuss the arrangements and total cost for the traveling immediately after concluding with the travel options. The arrangement and cost will include the airline the client is interested in, paying the air ticket, searching and paying for accommodation and also paying for insurance.

As a travel agent, to better explain about travel options to clients, have in mind that you will put out time to travel to places you are interested in and knowing your customers will love to go to. This is because explaining from experience will better convince customers.

According to Glassdoor, the national average salary for a Travel Agent is $34,283 in United States.

#14 Rent Part of Your Home

If you actually own a bigger house and some parts of the house is left empty, you can decide to put it up for rent.

In the United States, the best agency you can trust if you wish to give out part of your house for rent is Airbnb.

Airbnb is an online platform that allows property owners to list their place as holiday accommodation and allows travelers to find a place to stay while they are away from home.

On the website, homeowners can create a listing for their property and that listing will include a written description, photos and a list of amenities, as well as information about the local area.

Travelers can use filters to search for holiday accommodation that’s right for them – such as the number of bedrooms, location and price.

Airbnb is based on trust. It establishes this trust by asking both guests and hosts to review each other. This creates a rating system for all listings and ensures that, in most cases, everyone has a good experience.

#Sell Your Books on Amazon Kindle

If you are a writer, then you can make a lot of money from the skill. Before writers will have to take out time to figure out how to publish and sell their books.

Today publishing and selling of books have become extremely easy with the help of Amazon kindle.

Amazon Kindle devices enable users to browse, buy, download, and read e-books, newspapers, magazines and other digital media via wireless networking to the Kindle Store.

No matter the type of writer you are, almost all categories of books can be listed and sold on Amazone.

On amazon kindle you can fine books in different categories such as; love, Relationship, marriage, sex, philosophy, science and technology, health and fitness and many more.

If you wish to sell your book on amazon kindle, then know that it is possible to make $100 daily. Imagine your book cost $5, selling 20 copy a day can earn you $100. Also, it is going to be a lifetime passive income.

#16 Launch an Ecommerce Store

Another way you can make money from home without investment is to launch an ecommerce store. With an ecommerce store you can sell all types of products making sure the products are legal to be sold online.

You can launch an ecommerce store even without owning the products. You can decide to launch the ecommerce store to sell products belonging to a partner.

With an ecommerce store you can sell the following category of products; fashion, electronics, home and kitchen equipment, cars, jewelries and watches, footwear, mobile phones etc.

Today many people are launching their stores on platforms like Facebook which has about 2.9 billion users worldwide.

Another good platform to launch your store is to create a business page on Pinterest. Pinterest has about 459 million users and is one of the best platforms to display fashion products.

Instagram is also a good platform to display your products. As of December 2021, Instagram has about 2 billion users. You can leverage on this user base.

In case you have some little cash to spend, you can pay for a domain and launch a custom ecommerce site on your own. The advantage of having a site on your own is that you will have the possibility to control the type of traffic on your site. You can get a custom domain from sites like; GoDaddy, Hostinger, Bluehost, HostGator, DreamHost, etc.

#17 Start a Digital Marketing Agency

Starting a digital marketing agency can be very easy if you are the one to offer the service. Digital marketing can be very lucrative depending on the branch you are handling.

As a matter of fact, digital marketing is a form of marketing that leverages the internet and digital technologies, such as computers and smartphones, to connect with customers.

To succeed in digital marketing, you must have to walk through the buying process with the client, this include running of ads, responding to mail, convincing client and closing a sales deal.

Digital marketing requires different skills to be able to succeed. One of the most important skills to have as a digital marketer is SEO. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is all about seeking to improve the ranking of online material on search engines such as Google and Bing.

It is difficult to do digital marketing without getting into content marketing. You will always use content marketing in writing blog post, articles and newsletters.

Another skill a digital marketer should have been the knowledge of email marketing. Emails are used to send out timely information to clients either for new product development or a very important update. Most sales deals have been closed due to the power of email marketing.

Social media marketing is a form of digital marketing that uses social networks such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok, to reach customers. It leverages the reach of social network platforms with data-driven efforts to reach targeted consumers. The average salary of digital marketing professionals is between $40,000 and $97,000 per year. Factors affecting how much money you can make include years of experience, skills, personal reputation, qualifications, job position, and country. From the above statistics you can imagine how much you can make as a digital marketer

#18 Work as Remote Employee

Remote work is work done outside of a traditional office environment, also referred to as working from home or telecommuting. The concept of remote work is that employees can successfully execute projects and daily tasks without needing to commute to an office each day.

Be sure not to confuse the difference between a remote worker and a freelancer. A remote worker work under the same condition as workers present at the office premises, except that the remote worker work from home. A freelancer also works from home but not under a compulsory schedule as a remote worker.

To work as a remote employee, you have to search for the job the same as any other job seeker. Usually, to get a remote job you must be highly qualified before an employer will trust you to complete task at home.

#19 Test Apps and Get Paid

To make money here as a user tester, you test the app’s functionality by using the app the way a normal user would, ensuring the user experience is overall positive while also noting any glitches. Once you’ve reported your feedback to the developer, you get rewarded.

Some legitimate sites you can trust to make money from testing Apps include; UserTesting, Userlytics, TryMyUI, IntelliZoom, Ferception, Enrol, UserFeel etc.

#20 Online Chat Support Representative

Nowadays companies are looking for representatives who will handle their online chats system. It is true that many companies use the automatic chatbot to handle online chats on their platforms.

Though chatbot exist, there are some services that require human support. Such systems be found mostly with communication companies, retail companies and manufacturing companies.

Some popular companies that can easily hire online chat support representatives include;

Accolade Support, Apple, Asurion, Amazon, Uber, Arise, Best Buy, Concentrix, OutPLEX, The chat shop, SiteStaff, etc.  

#21 Online Coaching

It is true that coaching is usually don one on one. Imagine someone Europe willing to get coaching from someone in the United States, the cost will be too high if the person must get the coaching one on one. This means that the person in Europe will have to start thinking about flight ticket to the US and also other cost like accommodation and the rest.

Today with the help of the internet, many people can coach, and others be coached online.

As a matter of fact, coaching requires some level of expertise to be able to succeed. Some sectors that permit online coaching include; Fitness, health, accountancy, business, etc.

If you are a professional and wish to launch an online coaching, then you have two possibilities. The first possibility is to create your own website to carry out the coaching activity. The second possibility is to join an online coaching platform that already have the tools needed for you and your clients to use.

To join an online coaching platform, you can check the following sites: Nudgecoach.com, Satori, My coach office, CoachAccountable, Udemy, Zoom etc.

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