ways to make money online

In this smart generation making money is not tough if you utilize your skills properly. Be it the main source of income or an additional way, extra skills can always help in maintaining a balanced life financially. Especially in a city like Dubai where the cost of living is quite expensive, it is required to be strong financially. There are plenty of options available to make money in Dubai. Here are some effective ways to earn money online in Dubai, UAE.  

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1. Online Tuitions

Taking online tuitions is one of the best ways to make money. You can make use of your extra skills like music, dance, any arts as well and teach them online. There are many portals that provide you opportunities to teach your skills. Some of them are myprivatetutor, superprof, etc. These websites offer services all over the world. You can get students worldwide. 

2. Blogging

Blogging is the current trend on the internet. You can create a blog of your knowledge and interest and start providing your views. You can run ads on your blog, promote some products and get paid for it. You can contribute to other blogs and earn money on providing guest articles.  

3. Photography

If photography is your passion then you can make some money out of it. There are several photography portals to sell the pictures you’ve clicked. One of the most popular websites to earn on pictures is Shutterstock. You can just upload the picture, get paid if anyone downloads it. Apart from selling the pictures, you can also take part in online photography competitions and win prizes and cash rewards.

4. Freelancer

Freelancing is something where one can contribute his services to several organizations at the same time and earn well. If you are good at website development or designing or even good at writing then you can be a freelancer and get decent pay for spending 3-5 hours a day depending on the workload.

5. Fitness Instructor

Everyone wants to be fit but no one has time to get out of the house and workout. If you are a fitness instructor or can do fitness workouts by yourself then you can help others as well by taking online classes. It makes you stay fit and earn on it simultaneously. This will help you to make money online without any investment.

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6. Mobile applications

Even though technically you don’t make money on mobile applications, they can earn you gift vouchers, coupons, etc., on taking surveys or using the application. These can be redeemed on shopping or some leisure which will save you money. Swagbucks is one of the money-making apps you can give a try.  

7. Arts and Crafts

If you are interested in arts and crafts or have so much stuff at your home then make use of it. You can sell these online and make money out of it.

8. Ebooks

Writers or people with good writing skills can publish their books online. You can get some share of the profit you make. Some of the best applications to publish your ebooks are Amazon Kindle, Lulu, Blurb, Tradebit, etc.

9. Youtube

Other than teaching online to particular people at a specific time, you can reach out to public via Youtube. You can record yourselves teaching, cooking, etc., and upload it to Youtube. You can earn on a number of subscriptions and views you get.  

10. Virtual Assistant

You can be a virtual assistant by setting up a schedule of daily tasks, managing appointments, etc. A virtual assistant does everything much like a regular assistant but by sitting at home and assisting online. This can help you earn by working online.

11. Travel Agent

Who doesn’t love to travel?! If you are a frequent traveler then this can be the best job you can consider. You can become an online travel agent and help people to plan their travel. You can tie up with hotels, transport providers, tourists spots and get your share if any of the facilities are utilized on your reference. You can open a website of your own and build some contacts.

12. Advertisements

Website owners can run Google ads on their website by signing up themselves on Google Adsense. You will get paid depending on the clicks redirected from your website. You can even put podcasts on your website. Advertisers pay you for having their podcast on your website. 

13. Online Surveys

You can earn money online in Dubai by filling up online surveys? Oh yes! Earning money through filling online surveys is the easiest way to make some amount of money and earning money cannot get easier than this. There are many genuine websites which give you this opportunity. Example Triaba, TgmPanel.

14. Affiliate Marketing

If you have a great presence online on different social media platforms than this is the best way to earn money online. The money will start coming in as soon as you get noticed and start promoting various brands, companies, products online.

15. Sell old books online

Amazon gives you the option to sell used books online. This can actually turn into a business when you start buying books at the year-end from students and sell them online at the beginning of the course year.

16. Email Marketer

There are many NGOs and companies who want to reach a wider pool of people you can become an email marketer from the comfort of your home. Just find the right organization and get to work for them.

17. Online Interpreter

If you have the skill of speaking more than one language and want to earn money working from home. This is a great job where you can use your multilingual skills and earn money online. The jobs for interpreters is exponentially increasing.

These are some of the ways where you can make money online in Dubai. Some of these can make you earn quickly while some take time. But most of these ways include making use of your talent. Don’t forget “If you are good at something, never do it for free”.
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