25 ways to make money online and offline

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Looking for tips on how to lớn make money online? You’ve come lớn the right place. Summer 2021 has been called “the summer of quitting.” In the most recent employment report, the Department of Labor said that four million Americans quit their jobs in April 2021 alone—the biggest spike in history.Sure, the economy is booming & there are more job opportunities, but there’s another motivation sparked by the pandemic: making money online. After all, who wants to lớn go back lớn the office after more than a year of working remotely? Turns out that these days, you don’t need to go into an office when it’s possible lớn earn money online, so that means you can travel the world or live anywhere you like.

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Plus, while the pandemic crushed many industries, it fueled rapid growth in otherindustries—especially online companies that help people make money. For instance, TutorMe, which connects students with subject matter experts who can make money online by sharing their tutoring skills, saw usage surge by four times in 2020. Similarly, italki, a language learning community that connects students & teachers for one-on-one online language lessons, had more than a 100% increase in customer usage growth in the past year. “In an environment where people couldn’t go to lớn school, we were a place where people could continue to lớn learn. In a time when some teachers couldn’t work, we were another source of income,” says italki cofounder Kevin Chen. “I think a lot of people also saw the virus as an opportunity to lớn change their lifestyle, & to switch some old activities with new ones.”


In both 2020 and 2019, I reported on creative ways khổng lồ earn money online và live the dream. Here are some fresh ideas for easy ways to lớn make money & work from home—or anywhere. Or maybe you don’t even work at all & just want to lớn perform simple online tasks that will let the money roll in. Now we’re talking. Check out these 12 concepts và 21 resources for smart ways to lớn make money online


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Want to make money online? We"ve got some easy ways to earn money và live your dream life.

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Teach a Foreign Language


You don’t need khổng lồ be a trained teacher khổng lồ make money with italki, a platform where millions of users pay native speakers around the world in order khổng lồ learn a foreign language. Using a marketplace similar to lớn Airbnb, teachers showcase their services on italki, from language lessons to lớn conversation sessions. You phối your prices, & the more good reviews you get, the more money you can make. Unlike teaching at a school, there’s a ton of freedom—you can choose which students you want to lớn work with, create customized lessons, plan your classes around your schedule and teach from wherever you want. Languages lượt thích English & Spanish are hot in demand, but the sky is the limit—people even teach rare languages lượt thích Basque, Esperanto và sign language. “So, can you make money from Italki?” asks Dave Trotter, who wrote about his experience making money on italki. The answer: “Yes. Is it enough for you to travel around the world? Yes.” and you might even change your life, like one man in Vietnam who said teaching on italki was transformative.

Fill Out a Survey

Do you like sharing your opinion on things? Surveys are a great—and easy—tool for making money online. One of the biggest outlets for this is Vindale. How it works: You tóm tắt demographic information about yourself, then the company will match you khổng lồ surveys that pay you khổng lồ answer questions or kiểm tra products. Other similar survey sites include Survey Junkie, InboxDollars, product Report Card and Survey Club. And here’s the thing: The more you sign up for, the more money you can make.


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These days, there are so many ways to earn money online, from surveys to affiliate marketing.

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Do What You Always Do

Want lớn earn some money on the side? One popular company, Swagbucks, runs afree loyalty và consumer rewards program that pays you to complete the everyday activities you’re already doing online—like searching the web, playing games, watching videos or shopping online. You’ll earn rewards in points, called SB, which you can redeem for gift cards or cash.

Tutor Someone

Due to lớn so many schools going online over the past year, the tutoring world has exploded, making way for companies like the Los Angeles-based TutorMe to lớn succeed. This online tutoring platform has a mission to màn chơi the academic playing field for students everywhere by connecting students with online tutors in under 30 seconds using a matching system powered by AI. TutorMe’s national network of online tutors use an advanced lesson space featuring video clip chat, screen-sharing, virtual whiteboards and more.“The pandemic not only created an urgent need for remote learning solutions such as online tutoring, it illuminated an ongoing need for personalized academic support for students, whether it be lớn address learning gaps or to help students reach higher goals for themselves,” says cofounder và CEO Myles Hunter.


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Use tiếp thị liên kết Marketing

Have you heard that affiliate sale can be lucrative, but don’t really know what it is or where to lớn begin? Affiliate sale is a way khổng lồ make money by recommending a hàng hóa or service that will pay you a commission forreferring users. This can be done by launching a blog, YouTube channel, website, e-mail list or social truyền thông page, then incorporating affiliate links. But here’s where it gets overwhelming:The options are endless when it comes lớn companies with tiếp thị liên kết programs that will pay you money. Cuelinks helps cut through the clutter by connecting you khổng lồ companies that will pay you for your links, and it helpsentrepreneurs who have content creation skills but lack reach và traffic. The way it works: The company sends outbound traffic your way andhelps you monetize your nội dung in an effective manner with minimal effort.


By simply networking online, you can make money.

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Network

Are you a master networker? kiểm tra out WebTalk, which uses a next-generation personal & professional networking platformand shares revenue with its users. With this tool, anyone who wants to lớn use social media to start or expand a business (whether it’s full-time or a side hustle) can organize their social truyền thông contacts & target nội dung that is specific lớn a group. Users earn points—and revenue—simply by using the site. Another advantage of WebTalk: You can post on social media publicly or target posts, making it easier to lớn get the right information in front of the right people—and make money.


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Start Your Own Business

Want khổng lồ launch a business & create alucrative career that you can bởi vì from home?Breakaway Bookkeeping & Advisinghas a quality franchise model that allows you to lớn launch a business as an accountant, bookkeeper, virtual CFO or more, offering remote accounting services for small businesses. Plus, you don’t need lớn be an accountant to join, so it’s an ideal career for someone looking to completely switch fields or searching for more flexibility in their work/life balance. “We give people who have an entrepreneurial spirit the opportunity to lớn work for themselves, not by themselves, which means we shoulder the burden of the tough parts of being a business owner and provide resources so they can effectively and joyfully serve their clients,” saysKristen Keats, founder and CEO.

Make Stuff

Do you have a creative skill? On Etsy, artisans can earn money from selling products they’ve made—though the reality is that it takes a lot of work to truly compete in that world, as sellers need to take care of every aspect of their business, from creation to lớn execution to lớn delivery. A new concept that makes things a bit easier for independent artists is Redbubble, a print-on-demand service that allows users lớn design & sell their works. Artists select which works they want to lớn display, then Redbubble arranges for all the printing on a range of more than 60 products (including T-shirts, mugs và coasters), then ships to almost anywhere on earth.


Dropshipping is a clever new way for entrepreneur working at home to make money.

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Sell New Stuff

Here’s a new word và a new concept to địa chỉ cửa hàng to your online money-making toolbox: dropshipping. With this clever concept, you can sell things that you don’t have. Sound confusing or shady? It’s not. What you vày is kiến thiết an e-commerce website and list products for sale. But unlike traditional stores that keep an inventory, you don’t actually order the products until a customer places an order with you. Then it’s shipped directly to your client. A major clearinghouse for dropshipping is a company called Shopify, which offers an easy one-stop solution for starting, running and growing a business like this.

Sell the Stuff You Have

Look around you—there’s probably a ton of stuff that you could sell, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, CDs, DVDs, books & more. In fact, according to a recent survey, Americans are sitting ona staggering $43 billionof unused tech products in their homes, which comes out to lớn about $199 worth of giải pháp công nghệ per household. With the buy-back site, Decluttr, consumers can sell their tech for free and get payment the day after their items are received in the warehouse. Decluttr provides không tính phí shipping labels, allowing you khổng lồ print, box và ship straight from your home, without having lớn venture into a physical store. Another company that helps people resell their tech products in a green way is ecoATM Gazelle, an e-waste reducer that provides a safe, simple platform to lớn sell old electronics, while simultaneously making the world a greener, happier place.Have some clothes having around? Tradesy is the way to go.

Buy Stuff

Do you siêu thị online? Sign up for Rakuten, which works with thousands of online retailers & will give you cash back on all purchases. It will also pays you money for people you refer. Another similar platform isHoney, which trolls the mạng internet for sales and will also pay you to refer friends.


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Invest

Always wanted to invest in the stock market but don’t know where lớn begin? kiểm tra out Robinhood, an phầm mềm that pioneered commission-free trading. The company—which recently went public—is devoted lớn democratizing investing & opening up the markets for young investors.Plus, since Robinhood has no account minimums, you can start trade stocks immediately with just a few dollars.Another easy investing tool is Acorns. Here’s how it works: Every time you make a purchase, Acorns rounds up the amount, takes the difference và invests the funds for you, creating a passive income stream that can turn into real money.

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I’m a travel and lifestyle authority and a nội dung strategist. In this column, "Transformative Travel," I look at how travel can change lives. I profile the doers and the disrupters and cover the trends và the destinations that appeal lớn modern travelers. I have been writing about travel since the early days of my career, when I started off as a honeymoon editor, even though—ironically—I was single at the time. Since then, I have written for a number of publications, including Food & Wine, Wallpaper & The thủ đô new york Times. I have been the editor-in-chief of Yahoo Travel, which was named the vị trí cao nhất online travel magazine under my leadership. Before that, I was deputy editor of Travel & Leisure. Throughout my career, I have appeared regularly on television, including Good Morning America and NBC Today. Journalism is part of my heritage: My great great grandfather was a Civil War correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. Follow me on Twitter (
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