Ways To Make Some Extra Cash

5 Common Online Business Models Simplified 

Most beginners

Who are new to internet marketing tend to get overwhelmed by the sheer variety of

ways one can make money online.  Unfortunately, all money-making approaches are NOT made equal. 

Survey Sites, performing microtasks for pennies, etc., are largely a waste of time and energy.  Whereas other methods like affiliate marketing, arbitrage, product development, etc. are very rewarding. 

Knowing Which business model to choose is imperative to succeeding online.  You don’t need to spend time and effort trying to ice skate uphill.  It’s best to go with the 5 recognized internet business models below. 

     

  1. Freelancing

If you are on a tight budget, it’s best to begin with freelancing. The good thing about outsourcing is the fact that it forces you to master a skill thatyou can use to create an income online. 

Ideally, your skills must be related to internet marketing.  For Instance, Digital graphic design, content creation, search engine optimization, video

production, etc.. 

Visit freelance websites like Fiverr, Upwork, Legiit, etc. to get an idea

of what the popular gigs are.  So long as you have the skills to deliver similar

services, you’ll be able to make money. 

It may take you a while to gain traction, but sooner or later customers Will hire you, and if you do a fantastic job and deliver the job on time or earlier, you can bet you’ll have repeat customers. 

As you become more popular, you can raise your rates and so on.  The Money you earn from freelancing can be used to fund your other online

businesses. 

     

  1. Product creation

Product creation is among the fastest and most lucrative ways to build

An internet income.  Once more, you may need skills and expertise.  

For example, if you’re into fitness or survival or you’re really good at Building niche websites, you could write a book or create a course on which you are good at. 

From there, it is only a matter of marketing to your niche audience.

Although this description simplifies matters a lot, the purpose you should note is

that creating and launching your own infoproducts or real products is one

of the best ways to create an income online. 

     

  1. Affiliate marketing

If you don’t wish to make products and deal with customer support, that is understandable.  You’ll probably be interested in affiliate marketing.   This business model is relatively hands-off. 

You’ll be promoting other people’s products and be getting a commission

Every time you make a purchase.  There are thousands of products to market on ClickBank, Amazon, Commission Junction, etc.. 

As long as you can drive traffic to the sales pages, a percentage of

Your traffic will convert into sales and commissions for you. 

     

  1. Ecommerce

Ecommerce has witnessed a boom because of the COVID pandemic.  Millions of people are shopping online and getting used to it. 

In ecommerce, you can either sell tangible products you create or you

May dropship products produced by suppliers with your own branding.  

Another sort of ecommerce is called’Print On Demand’.  In this

Business model, you’ll create designs which will be printed on hats, mugs, shirts, etc..  Sites like Custom Cat, Gear Bubble, etc will create the goods with your designs and send them out.  It’s a really hands-free process. 

Ecommerce does require a budget to get started.  You’re looking at

Anywhere from 1k to 4k when you are starting out.  You’ll need to run advertisements and so forth. 

This is a VERY profitable business model when you move on to a winning

product.  There are many marketers making 6-figure amounts with dropshipping/print on demand. 

     

  1. Kindle publishing

Kindle publishing is best suited for those who have always wanted to be

writers and publish their own book.  If you’re skilful, you’ll be able to

generate 6 figures in royalties. 

You’ll also need to know how to outsource some of your writing so that

It’s possible to scale up faster.  The secret to increasing your profits is to not only write yourself, but to employ others to write for you. 

Selling on the Kindle market requires marketing skills too.  It’s

Not about being a good writer. 

These 5 business models are a good place to start from.  If none of them

Look like your cup of tea, you may research other business models like domaining, arbitrage, etc.. 

If you choose a legitimate business model and you’re focused and

Consistent, you may reap the benefits and have an online business you can be proud of.