The idea of making money from the comfort of your home is always an interesting thing to think of.

And it becomes more interesting to know that almost everybody can make money online; be you a student that wants more than a pocket money, or a graduate yet to have a job. As a matter of fact, a working class can as well get on board if he/she can make time for it.

Here are some legitimate ways to make money online

1. Blogging

Blogging is counted among one of the confirmed ways to earn money online. I used the word confirmed because it has been proven.

When blogging is done properly, it can easily generate hundreds of thousands of Naira per month. All that is required of you is to have your own website and provide latest gist and information; I mean anything reasonable that will generate traffic to the website.

Also, you will have to keep writing regularly and sharing your website and contents on social media platforms.

When you generate enough traffic to your website, you can monetize your blog with pay per click program and affiliate product to earn more money.

However, you must bear in mind that blogging needs a bit of patience before you can start making real money from it.

2. Freelance

Making money from home cannot be easier than this. Freelance involves providing services to businesses and clients online. As a freelancer, you can work full time or part time at home. The choice is left for you to make.

Also, as a freelancer, you can set the terms of your contract in such a way that you will be able to work multiple jobs at the same time.

And the services you can offer as a freelancer includes web design, web development, graphic design, search engine optimization, social media marketing, article writing etc.

If you have any of these skills, you can join the freelance marketplace and apply for jobs. And in other, for you to become a freelancer, you need to register on a freelance marketplace and fill in your profile and skills.

Examples of the best freelance marketplaces include Up work; Guru; Freelancer; Fiverr; Peopleperhour; Toptal; iWriter; and Simplyhired.

3. Content writing

When it comes to content writing, articles can be written on any topic  if you have good writing skills and know how to present ideas. And by so doing, you'll start making money online.

Because as a freelance writer, you will be paid on the basis of the number of characters or words you write. Also, payment is based on the level of writing skills you possess.

The more you write, the more money you make.

Note: It takes only focus, hard work, and good reading habit to develop your writing skills.

4. Affiliate Marketing

This is the art of promoting other companies’ products and getting a commission when someone buys the product.

It is one of the easiest ways to earn money online.

Affiliate marketing is organized in such a way that, the more product you sell, the more money you will make.

And to sell a product, you need to join the affiliate network and find a product you can market online.

Upon joining the affiliate network, you will be given a link with your Id which you will promote online. When people click and buy the product through your link, you get a percentage of commission.

And one of the top affiliate marketing sites you can join is Clickbank.

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