Each new year is a fresh opportunity to start up a new money making scheme. These days the platform for making quick money for many is online, and understandably so. The internet has taken over the world, offering practically unlimited ways of making, marketing and sustaining a business. There are also pools of employers hiring online staff from writers to video editors. With social media also at its peak, making money has become easier than ever, because making money online is now easier than ever. Here are a few tips for those looking to do so in 2013.
Be Bold, Bright and Creative
While the internet is filled with a range of fantastic fruitful money making opportunities, it is also filled with an overabundance of people attempting to take advantage of them. As such, there is an unbelievable amount of content online, and regardless of what area you’re keen on making money in, you’ll most probably have thousands, if not millions of competitors. You’ll thus have to be pretty smart to stand out from the crowd.
Whatever you’re marketing, you must make your brand noticeable. Be bold, interesting and unique in order to stand a chance of standing out.
Blogging Bigger than Ever
Following the recent Google Penguin and Panda updates, there has been a marked demand from businesses for quality content. The reasons are that engaging content draws in a lot of readers and if the content is affiliated to a business and popular, the business’s brand will be recognised more reputably by Google and also of course, internet users.
This means that creative and thought provoking content is invaluable for businesses marketing online. If you have a skill that can develop such content, whether in words, pictures or video, then you should capitalise on the growing demand and get yourself online.
Search around online job listings for media jobs, as this will most likely include roles such as Copywriting, Video making and the like, that you’ll be looking for.
If you have a blog or website, you can also make money with your blog by writing articles with affiliated with paying businesses, or allowing these businesses to produce content for your blog.
Don’t Trust Everything You Read Online
It is important however, to not be foolish and trust everything you read online. There are a number of websites claiming to hold information on how you can ‘make lots of money online quickly’. These types of websites should not be trusted. If it’s too good to be true, it usually is.
- License: Royalty Free or iStock source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pound_Sign.svg
Robert Daniels is a freelance British SEO