The Internet offers us many opportunities to make money. But at the same time, it is also filled with lots of scams and fraudsters. Earning money on the Internet is a brilliant idea. But to successfully earn a decent income, you must first find genuine ways to make money on the Internet. In this article, I will introduce you to some of the best and trusted sites that you can use to make money online.
Before we head to the list of sites, I would like to clarify certain myths related to the concept of ‘making money online. Many people believe that the process of making money on the Internet is a cakewalk. But believe me, people, it is not as easy as you believe.
If you have frequently searched for ways to make money online, then I bet that you must have come across flattering ads like- ‘make $400 by working for just 3 hours from home. These ads and sites are designed to attract people and dupe them later. Such sites make visitors believe that making money on the Internet is very easy.
In reality, it takes some effort to earn money online. First of all, you must find genuine sites and sources to earn money on the Internet. After that, you must set a ‘financial goal’, like- earn 100$ in a month. Once you set your ‘goal’, it is time to work hard and achieve it. There are enough genuine sources on the Internet that will enable you to achieve your financial goals!
Here are some genuine and legitimate sites that you can visit to earn an extra income:
Cracked.com is a very popular humor site. This site gets millions of page views each month. They publish funny listicles, videos, photos, etc. Cracked.com will happily pay you if you write for them! If you think you can write up a great humor article then you must definitely try this site. The best way to make money using cracked.com is by submitting funny articles.
You may also take part in their weekly photoshop contest and earn money! You may also submit funny videos. Click here to write for cracked.com. To earn from this site, your content must be of top quality. Cracked.com publishes only the best content. You will be paid only after your content gets approved by the site’s editors and is published.
Listverse is a site dedicated to ‘top 10 lists’. Listverse stand for ‘List Universe’! This site posts top 10 lists daily. These lists belong to different categories. Some of the popular categories are- Bizarre facts, mystery, humans, crime, etc.
Listverse also has an excellent ‘Write and get paid’ plan. Listverse pays writers $100 for lists and $40 for picture lists. Your list/picture list must follow certain rules in order to get published. The payment will be made through PayPal.
If you have good writing skills and can write up an interesting list, then you better visit Listverse.com and submit your list.
About.com is a very popular site that offers useful content to its users. The contents belong to a wide variety of categories like computers, technology, blogging, studying, etc.
These useful contents are submitted by freelancers writing for About.com. They are known as ‘guides’. About.com’s guides are experts in their respective fields.
The good news is that About.com pays its guides for their content. You may become a guide on About.com. But you must be an expert in your concerned field. You will have to undergo a selection process to start writing for this site.
Knowledgenuts is a site that publishes useful and interesting facts. It is a new site launched by the founder of Listverse.
Like Listverse, Knowledgenuts also has a good ‘Write and get paid’ plan. For each accepted article, the site pays you $10. The payment will be made through PayPal. Visit the site and go through the rules and regulations before you submit an article.
Clixsense.com is a well-known PTC (Paid To Click) site. You can earn money from this site in two ways- by clicking and viewing ads on the site and by referring people to the site. Users of this site can earn up to $0.02 for clicking and viewing ads. Users must view the ad for a specific time (30 seconds).
Premium users of this site can also earn by making referrals. Once the referred member earns $1 by viewing ads, the referrer gets a $0.50 commission. Clixsense is a trusted site when to comes to payment. Payment options include PayPal, Payza, and bank cheques.
The above-mentioned sites are good sources to make money. But to earn a decent income, you must put dedicated effort. I recommend readers visit these sites and carefully go through their rules, regulations, and guidelines. Stay away from scams, there are lots of them out there! Only get involved in legit activities.
Leave a comment below if any of the above platforms works for you