Are you looking for ways to earn extra money? With the help of a computer and the internet, this is doable. In fact, you have variety of choices online depending on your skills and what you wish to do. In this article, we will share some tips to help you not only earn extra cash but also spend your time online wisely.

Do not waste all your time on social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and others stalking your ex, your favourite celebrities and other people you know. You can spend your time productively by finding a job that will help you earn extra cash and at the same time will allow you to hone your skills.

Here are some jobs that might be suitable for you:

  1. Writer – do you love to write? You can use this skill to earn money. There are many clients online who are looking for writers to write articles, press releases, marketing materials, e-books, and other materials for them. Most of the clients pay per word count or depending on the project they need. This is a good opportunity for college students looking for an extra source of income. All you need to have is a laptop or computer, 365 office application so you can write your articles, internet connection and of course your writing skills. Most clients set a deadline for their orders so be sure to meet your deadlines and submit your works on time. That way, clients will be pleased and will come back to you for other works.
  2. Web developer – do you have experience in creating and managing websites? You can apply as a web developer to create or manage a website for clients. There are many clients out there looking to start e-commerce website but they do not know how to start. This can be a regular gig since they usually need a support in case there’s an error on their website or if they wish to develop new programs or functions on their site.
  3. Virtual assistant – you can also apply as a virtual assistant to help your boss manage day to day schedule, set appointments, handle emails, and other tasks. Just make sure to read the requirements for the job to ensure that you are qualified for it.
  4. Creative / digital graphic artist – for creative people out there, you can apply as freelance graphic artist to supply creative materials like logos, banners, animations, videos and others. This is also a good extra source of income since you can work on your own time and pace.
  5. Online shopper – another job to consider is as an online shopper. There are people who are too busy to shop on their own so they seek assistance of online shopper to find items that they wish to buy. This is perfect for shopaholics out there.

If you have extra time and you wish to earn extra money, then you should start to consider one of the jobs that we discussed in this post. You should work hard and be patient to succeed in your career online.