When you are looking for online work, sometimes you only have 30 minutes here or there to spend on it. While you would love to make a lot of extra money, sometimes you don’t have the time. Or maybe you are looking for part time work but where you are your own boss. Maybe you are even looking for something that you can do more long term. It might not bring in much money now but has the potential to bring in boatloads in the future.
This organizes the types of online work based on how much time you can spend on it.
Coffee Break Work
When you only have 15-20 minutes to make some money.
Micro Tasks – Pay Range (Very Low <$5/hr-Very Low <$5/hr)
These are very quick tasks (2-10 minutes) that you get paid very little for. Won’t pay for tuition but could make extra coffee money with 10 minutes here and there.
Surveys – Pay Range (Very Low <$5/hr-Low $5-$10/hr)
Answer short surveys for a dollar or two each. Easy to do one of these during a coffee/lunch break.
Part Time Work
With this type of work it brings in some good money but for you need to put in the hours to do it. Great if you are looking for evenings or weekend work.
Affiliate Marketing – Pay Range (Very Low <$5/hr-High <$100,000/yr)
Advertise and promote third party products on your website, blog or twitter feed and make money if people buy it. Takes a lot of time to get setup and going before you bring in any real money.
Coaching/Tutoring – Pay Range (Medium $10-25/hr-High $40,000-$100,000/yr)
Tutor someone online in the school subjects that you are best at. Pays hourly rates and overall pay varies by the hours you work, your topic and experience.
Food Delivery – Pay Range (Medium $10-25/hr- Medium $10-25/hr)
You deliver food for extra money. You keep most money from every ride but have to pay for gas and other expenses.
License T-shirt or Logo Designs – Pay Range
(Low $5-10/hr- Medium $5-10/hr)
Unlike sites where you sell t-shirts or logos you make, here you actually license them to online marketplaces that take care of making and shipping the shirts, giving you a small amount for each item sold. This takes a while to generate regular passive income, but more successful people make $1,000+/month even when they are not designing shirts anymore.
Ridesharing – Pay Range (Medium $10-25/hr- Medium $10-25/hr)
Drive people around for extra money. You keep most money from every ride but have to pay for gas and other expenses.
Sell Graphic Designs – Pay Range (Low $5-10/hr
Use online marketplaces to link you up with clients looking for designs for t-shirts, logos, websites, merchandise and more. Pay is typically based on projects with some new designers entering in design competitions until they establish a client base.
Teach Other Languages – Pay Range (Medium $10-25/hr-High $40,000-$100,000/yr)
Similar to coaching and tutoring, you get paid an hourly rate to teach someone online another language. Pays hourly rates and overall pay varies by the hours you work, your language and experience.
Make A Career Out Of It
This is the type of work that you have to put a lot of time in and it can usually become almost like a full time job. Once you are successful here the money can be very good.
Freelance – Pay Range (Medium $10-25/hr- Very High $100,000-$200,000/yr)
Find work online in fields like construction, general labor, painting, writing, programming, finance, music, bartending, etc. Many people make this their full time career and best of all they are their own boss and don’t have a lot of the headaches of typical small business ownership. Top end freelancers that are very experienced can make a lot of money doing this.
Videos On YouTube -Pay Range (Nothing – Sky Is The Limit >$200,000/yr)
Uploading videos on YouTube is actually a legitimate career opportunity. Is it hard to break into it? Absolutely. It takes a lot of time, patience, good marketing and luck to make more than $100/month. However, top end YouTubers make $500,000+/yr.
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