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Verified New Ways To Make Money Online PART 1

Ultimate Guide (2023)

By David LajuwomiPublished 2 months ago 4 min read

The desire to quickly earn money online while staying at home has increased over the past few years.

The appeal of the internet is that it serves as a potent sales channel, marketing network, and social media hub, among many other functions. Beyond completing surveys and selling used items on marketplaces, there are a variety of inventive ways to make quick money online.

Nevertheless, some side jobs are more compatible with the laptop lifestyle than others. We'll analyze the advantages and disadvantages of 30 of the best online money-making ideas in this idea guide.

How to make money online: 5 great ideas

  1. Sell stuff online
  2. Start print on demand
  3. Start freelancing
  4. Start a dropshipping business
  5. Create custom products to sell online

We'll examine a few crucial elements to make choosing the finest ways to make money online easier:

  • Business type: Whether the concept is centered on a product, a service, or an audience.

How much time, expertise, or experience you'll need to invest in the concept is called "effort."

  • Leverage: Your ability to develop the idea into a profitable one that appreciates in value without requiring your constant attention. A high-leverage proposal is not a 1:1 time-for-money exchange.
  • Startup costs: the initial sum of money required to bring your idea to market.
  • Profit potential: The annual amount of profit you can anticipate from your idea.

1. Sell stuff online

Online item sales are among the best ways to make money quickly. You can buy and resale higher-value products like laptops, TVs, or phones, or you can sell clothing, furniture, and handbags from the comfort of your own home. You may purchase these goods online from merchants like AliExpress or from nearby thrift shops and yard sales, which is a terrific way to make quick money.

Instead of using only one platform or marketplace, try to sell your stuff there as well. People are more likely to discover your products if they are available in more locations. There are hundreds of online marketplaces, each with its own specializations and commission rates. Several instances include:

  • eBay
  • Facebook Marketplace
  • VarageSale
  • Mercado Libre
  • Your own online store

If you enjoy this procedure, you may launch a genuine reseller company and market everything from refurbished gadgets to antique clothing.

Startup time: A few hours.

Effort to start: Medium.

Time to first payment: Varies, depending on the marketplace in which you're selling your products.

Things to know,

  • People are more likely to discover your things if they can buy them in more places.
  • There are countless online marketplaces, each with an own market niche.
  • Each market has its own set of guidelines and costs. Before you register for a marketplace, make sure you comprehend them.


  • Products to sell.
  • To sell on a marketplace, you might need to register and be validated.

2. Print on demand

Print on demand eliminates the necessity for holding inventory by enabling retailers to create white label products with their own designs and sell them only when a buyer buys (which is what makes it a subset of dropshipping). A print-on-demand business will include your design into the product when a customer places an order, complete the purchase, and send the goods to the consumer.

The biggest benefit of print on demand over dropshipping is that you have complete control over the look of your products, which makes it stand out in product categories like t-shirts or fan gear where the design is the primary differentiator.

You can also make money online by using print-on-demand services to:

  • Test online business ideas or new products lines without the risk of buying inventory.
  • Monetize an audience you’ve already built, whether it’s on YouTube, social media, or a personal blog.
  • Offer diverse products by selling t-shirts, books, shoes, bags, mugs, phone cases, laptop skins, wall art, and more.
  • Sell photos online by placing your images on physical products to sell to your fans.

In general, print on demand enables you to swiftly manufacture personalized products. Your suppliers will take care of shipping and fulfillment, so you don't have to. Additionally, it's a low-risk, low-investment way to earn money online because you have no inventory to worry about.

Startup time: A few hours to set up an ecommerce platform, then however long it takes to create your designs.

Effort to start: Very easy with little ecommerce knowledge.

Time to first payment: It depends on when you get your first sale and which ecommerce platform you decide to use, but Shopify’s pay periods are five business days.

What to know:

  • You can set up accounts with ecommerce platforms like Shopify that have the logistics included in their services.
  • Payments will vary depending on how much you sell and your profit margins.
  • Pay period using Shopify Payments is five days, plus the number of days remaining until your payout day.


  • Most ecommerce platforms require that you’re at least 18 years of age. If you’re under the age of 18, your parents can start one on your behalf.
  • Requirements vary by state, but you need to have licenses or permits to sell anything online.


About the Creator

David Lajuwomi

David Lajuwomi’s books have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal. He is a New York Times and a USA Today bestseller and a RITA® winner.

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