legit ways to make money from home

10 Awesome and Legit Ways To Make Money Online

Make money online

Has the thought of making money online crossed your mind at any given time?

Do you want to make that extra cash from doing online businesses from anywhere around the world?

Well, if that’s what you want then you are in the right place as I am about to explain to you how easily you can succeed in this venture.

And that is not all, by the end of this guide, you will be able to wisely select the business of your choice based on your skills and preferences.

Just stay with me to learn more.

To start with, lets first look at some of the ways you can make money online;

  1. Affiliate marketing
  2. Teach English online
  3. E-commerce/dropshipping
  4. Flipping websites
  5. Free-lance writing
  6. Become a Pinterest VA
  7. Transcribing
  8. Captioner
  9. Online tutor
  10. PowerPoint presentation designer

Do you know you can also make money by just selling your photos online? How cool and easy is that?


Affiliate marketing basically entails marketing of goods and services for a company which pays you in commission depending on the number of customers or visitors you attract.

Doing this is simpler so if you have a huge online audience.

Why am I saying this?

Affiliating with businesses in order to market for them isn’t a fresh idea. But what you have to know here is that it may make you a millionaire and you would not even have to physically adventure an inch out of your home.

The best part with affiliate marketing is that you don’t need to have your own product, or have to deal with shipping and customers

Jonathan Montoya my mentor is a super affiliate who teaches on how to build you affiliate marketing business from scratch. He has free videos where he teaches this step by step.

You will learn how to CORRECTLY build an affiliate marketing business from the ground up with no prior Experience, Knowledge or Tech Skills…

The REAL SKILLS, None of this “PUSH A BUTTON & GET RICH” B.S. You will learn the actual high ticket skills that get you results..

He will teach you about the ROADMAP and Skills that helped him leave his 9-5 JOB as an electrical engineer within 9 months of starting his business…Not only that, he started his business with Negative -1,200 in the bank..

Click here to access the blueprint information

I also have a free digital workbook to help you figure out what home-based business opportunities are available, and free courses and additional resources to help you create your home-based side income. 


English might seem such an easy language but did you know there are some countries where English is considered foreign?

Take for instance China, most of its population is not conversant with English.

Teach English online

That’s why you can use several English teaching sites available to make cash out of teaching the language.

Some of the sites are not limited to;

  • Go overseas
  • Total ESL
  • ESL base
  • Teach away
  • Reach to Teach
  • ESL teacher board
  • Go abroad


Dropshipping refers to a retail e-commerce process in which products being sold are directly delivered to the customer from a third party other than the retailer.

In simpler terms, the retailer gets the product shipped to you directly from a supplier of the product.

I hope you are getting what I am explaining.

How do I dropship? You might be wondering.

Well, It’s simple. Take for instance Shopify and Bigcommerce

All you have to do is set up your Shopify dropshipping website after carefully studying the market and settling on your preferred products.


People make legit money just by website flipping.

The question remains, what do we mean by website flipping?

This entails buying a website, renovating it, and later selling the renewed website. You can otherwise choose to build your website from scratch then sell it at a profit.

By renovating, you can for instance increase traffic to the website and sell it at a profitable cost.

You can buy or sell your website on platforms such as Flippa, website broker, BizBuySell, we sell your site, empire flippers just to mention a few.

With just $100 you can kick off your website flipping business which might earn you as much as $30,000 per month.


Freelance writing entails creating written content for different platforms such as blog posts, websites, eBooks among others and getting paid as per the quantity of the assignments.

Depending on your preference, you have a choice to either be an article writer or an academic writer.

I will not lie to you, both pay well.

But this is what most writers won’t tell you. The amount of money you earn depends on your hard work.

Less hard work can make you earn as little as $50 a month but with an organized work plan and timing, you can earn a six-figure in a month!

To get started, all you have to do is create an account either with Fiverr, Upwork, Craigslist, freelancer.com, iwriter just to mention a few.


A Pinterest virtual assistant (VA) refers to a person whose main job is to increase or rather grow the online presence of different online-based business persons such as bloggers, entrepreneurs, creatives among others.

If you are proficient in Canva Photoshop and design, then you should consider venturing into becoming a Pinterest VA.


As a Pinterest VA, most of the tasks entail designing and so a good background knowledge on these two would be of great advantage.

Some of the tasks that Pinterest VA work on include;

  • Creating pins
  • Scheduling pins
  • Updating Pinterest portfolios
  • Grow online following
  • Brand styling
  • Advising on the best keywords to use in order to generate traffic or be ranked first in search engines. (SEO)

If you decide to take this job as your part-time work, you can earn as much as $500 -1000 per week.

Most people start out doing this as a part-time side hustle. Kristin from Becoming a Pinterest VA TODAY!  can help you make a monthly income of $500-$1,000+ in just a few hours per week.

Course tutor Kristin was averaging $3,600 a month as a Pinterest manager within six months of starting – and that was alongside a day job!


This is one of the easiest online jobs and can be done with anyone.

Transcribing only requires good listening and typing skills.

So, what do we mean by transcribing?

It refers to the act of converting audio or video into a written or rather a printable format.

You will only need reliable internet and laptop to make your money out of transcribing.

What happens is that you are given an assignment (An audio or video be it a speech or interview) and you are required to listen as you write down what you hear. How simple!

You can get transcription jobs from online platforms such as Upwork, Go transcript, rev, scribie, speechpad, Transcribe me, casting words among many others.

You will be paid as per the audio hours you transcribe and you can make as much as $1500 in a month.

Janet Shaughnessy, creator of TranscribeAnywhere.com and owner of Zoom Transcription Services offers a free mini-course on transcription.


Before anything, what is captioning?

Have you watched movies with texts or rather subtitles appearing at the bottom of the screen in line with the words being spoken?

If you have, that’s what we mean by captioning.

In some way, we can consider it as a type of transcription as they are more or less the same.

You have to be proficient in typing as well as the use of the different captioning equipment such as a headset, computer, steno machine, specialized software and pedal among others.

Captioning can earn you $75 a day which equates to $2250 per month. And believe you me you can always earn more than this.

Captioning jobs are available in sites such as; Rev, Caption max, caption Colorado, Captioning star, Go transcript, upwork, fiver among others.


Thousands of people worldwide are earning good salaries just from doing what they love be it in technology, fashion, art, and design among many other fields that you can teach people.

YouTube has become such a popular learning platform for millions of people as it provides a well-explained tutoring experience with a visual appeal.

You will start getting paid by YouTube when you hit 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours.

And this is quite simple as you only have to provide good content for people and be consistent.

Tutoring is not only in YouTube, No.

You can find tutoring jobs in several sites such as; tutor.com, brainfuse, TutorMe, Pearson, TutorEye among many others.,

The question remains, “How much can I really earn from this job?”

Well, you can earn as much $53000+ yearly with some companies paying $12 -$30 per hour.

Matt Par Creator of Tube Mastery and Monetization teaches how to start, grow, and monetize a hyper-profitable YouTube channel from complete scratch.

Matt Par runs 9 Different Profitable YouTube channels and makes 6 figures from them. He currently offers a free course on how you can start and monetize your Youtube Channel.

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have any tech skills or any previous business experience. Everything you need to know is provided step-by-step in this training program.

Join the free training to learn more


“PowerPoint”. This has probably taken you back to the computer classes you had or you are currently pursuing.

PowerPoint is a Microsoft program that is used to create presentations.

PowerPoint presentation refers to several slides containing different data created to play as a single file.

The presentations are normally needed when showcasing or explaining a topic, during training, interviews just to mention a few.

After attending any computer class, you are ready to kick off your first assignment.

However, if you have no knowledge about operating a computer and its software, don’t worry.

As I mentioned earlier, you can use YouTube as your learning tool and get to learn about creating a PowerPoint presentation and in a few minutes, you will be done.

All you need to have is a laptop with Microsoft installed.

Being a PowerPoint presentation designer can earn you anywhere from $21 -$37 per hour.


With this information, I believe you have realized one or two jobs that you can actually work on and earn extra cash online.

As a matter of fact, starting these jobs don’t require any form of expensive investments. Just a laptop and an internet connection.

This makes it easier for everyone and anyone willing to work online make extra income.

So, why not kick off right away!!