Money Making Ideas For Students

Do your parents give you enough allowance? Do you need money for the projects, assignments, thesis and other expenses in school? Do you want to earn extra income so you would not always depend on others when necessity comes? Looking for a full-time or part-time job would not be the best idea because being a student already demands most of your time and energy. Also, most of the jobs today would require a college degree and would be a day-time job that would probably be in conflict with your class schedules. What if there’s a way to earn money that would be possible for every students from high school to college. [panel-image src="http://moneygizmo.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/money-making-ideas-for-students.png" caption="How can a Student earn Money?"] Today we are living in the so-called Information Age and students know how to use the internet. Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Tumblr are only some of the websites used by the students today. But how can someone utilize this technology so that he/she can earn money instead of wasting time. Here are some of the tips one can do to earn while still performing well at school. Here are some of money making ideas that you, as a student, can try [impt text="1. Blogging / Vlogging."] A lot of people are reading articles in the internet and most of these are what we know as blog. It can be about fashion, technology, lifestyle, business, finance, sports or news and can be the life experience of the blogger as well. Other people create videos instead of articles and this is known as Vlogging or Video Blogging and one very popular website that people use for this is YouTube.com But how does one earn from blogging? After you post some articles on your blog and have a decent amount of visitors, you can already put paid advertisements like Google Adsense. You are paid when people visit your blog and clicks on the ads on your blog. The challenge lies on how you are going to drive traffic to your site. Your blog should be interesting so people can visit it often or you can make use of Search Engine Optimization techniques that will make your blog or website searchable in search engines such as Google, Yahoo or Bing. Bloggers earn from $1 or as much as $100 per day depending on the amount of visitors reading the articles. Most bloggers use either Blogger.com or Wordpress.com because you can use it for free and compared to putting up your own blog website, it is easier to use and offers flexibility. You can also choose to buy your own domain so that your readers can easily remember the address of your blog. You can also make use of social-networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to share the links to your blog posts to your friends.[divider] [impt text="2. Online Freelancing."] Do you know to code programs, create a website, automation scripts, and either translate, encode and proof-read articles? If you know at least one of these, you can also be a freelancer. There are a lot of websites that offer this kind of work such as oDesk, Elance, Guru, RentACoder to name a few. You can earn from $1 to as much as $1000 depending on the project assigned to you.[divider] [impt text="3. Affiliate Marketing."] Aside from placing paid advertisements on your blog, you can also put advertisements of other people’s products and services. This is known as ‘affiliate marketing’. Affiliate marketing is a marketing practice in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts – wikipedia.org. Those companies who offer affiliate marketing will pay you depending on the product sales as a result of your marketing strategy. Earnings start from at least 2 percent to as big as 50 percent.[divider] [impt text="4. Paid-to-click."] You can also join Paid-to-Click sites also known as PTC sites. Earning is a bit difficult since you have to click a lot of links before earning. Some of well known PTC sites are ClixSense, Buxp, PPlinx, BemaBux, Neobux, Yimbux and many more. Make sure that you register at a legit PTC since there are some that are scam and illegal in nature.[divider] [impt text="5. Online shop."] If you are into entrepreneurship and do have your own products, you can promote or advertise it by creating your own online shop. You can create a product catalog using websites such as Multiply, Facebook or your own website. Because people nowadays shop online, there’s a big chance for you to make a sale.[divider] These are only some of the ideas on how to make money online as a student. These suggestions would only require a computer, internet connection and just a bit of your time and energy. So why not give it a try and you will never know it might be your primary source of income someday.

Mark Hugh Neri

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