How to Make Money with No Investment

Mon, Jun 7, 2010, by Ann Yo

Money Making

Work-from-home type of jobs is increasing as many people have started shopping online and high tech gadgets are being made for the convenience of modern way of living. For the best part of working at home is that you can easily choose what time you want to work each day.

Making money online with no financial investment is one of the most convenient way of having a job with lesser stress. There are a lot of legitimate websites where you can earn money.

All you need to do is use your computer at home with an internet connection and printer then you can start taking advantage of the opportunities that is presented to you.

People have their own knowledge about certain topics so the good news is, you could be making money out of the things that you already know. Many of the stay-at-home dads and moms are now embracing the concept of staying at home and working at the same time to save money on gas, time to commute including bus fares.

Anyone can start making money at home without investing a single penny out from his or her pocket. The tips on this article will give you some wonderful ideas on how to make money at your own convenience without the need of leaving your kids at home.   

1. Look for legitimate article sites like Triond, Hubpages, Associated Content and Infobarrel then start writing online of what you know of. Each site provides is a specific instruction on how you can start earning from your written articles.

Simply join and sign up for each one and start writing. You don’t have to be an excellent writer. You just have to know some things that you feel informative and helpful then share these to the online community where you can receive payment through their site or Google Adsense.  

Most article sites have “community chatter” forums where writers share or exchange information on how to increase earnings which is really helpful for newbie writers. Once you have posted a few of your articles, just visit the forum community. 

Some of these article writing sites will publish your work on relevant sites in order for those articles to reach international audience. In this way, it will gain more recognition and earn more revenue for you as the writer and the site where you’re writing for.

You can also offer services to online sites in connection to your freelance job like editing, data entry, or photography because there are companies that need them too. You can find many different types of projects that requires the kind of skill that you have.  

2. Put your items (new or old) through a popular online auction site like eBay. You can also sell them at Amazon. In this way, you are also cleaning out your house and they could easily sell especially those electronic stuff. Another way of making money out of your old or new things is to have a garage sale.  

Participating a garage sale during the time where the whole neighborhood will also sell their stuff, may provide you more earnings. Be diligent, active and lively so that you’ll also be able to free your home of those unwanted clutter and at the same time, you’re also making money. This is also a good way to exercise because you’ll be exerting a lot of energy if you start selling those heavy things for your garage sale.  

3. Create websites and blogs. One example is which offers free and beautiful websites that you can choose from. They also have if you want to create a blog for yourself. If you already have a website, you can just apply and add Google AdSense to make money.

Once it is published and “live” online, then it can be seen by millions of people around the world.   Once you’re done placing written content as well as pictures to your website or blog, you can also apply for a free account through Commission Junction to add more advertisement into it.

Commission Junction (CJ) is an affiliate marketing program online which has a list of advertisers that you can simply apply for if you have a website or blog. If you don’t have a website, creating one is easy. But you also need to consider that useful information as well as links about any subject you choose for are important things to offer to your online viewers. Make sure your website or blog has useful and easy navigation so that your visitors will stay more and navigate on your site or blog.  

4. Start selling things that you created uniquely through your hobby. Most people have hobbies that they could make some money out from them like painting, sewing or photography. Just place your hobby to profitable use so that you can also earn while enjoying what you like to do. Use your computer and printer to make flyers then place them up at local stores that will allow you to advertise your business without having to spend your money.  

5. Sell your photos. Stock photography for brochures, websites, various presentations, and among other things is also a good way of earning some money. Some people are willing to pay for an appropriate image to put for their business. You don’t have to be a professional photographer to do this thing.

People usually search for images on stock photography sites through keywords so if you have uploaded a beautiful, decent and clear picture online, you have a chance that your image will be picked and then you’ll also get paid.

Be cautious that you don’t have photos of copyrighted art or model’s faces as well as trademarked brands. Do your stuff in a legal and original way so that you can earn trust from the people whom you’re dealing business with. 

You truly need a good working digital camera so that you can also upload nice and clear photos. You can visit these stock photography sites  like ShutterStock, Fotolia,  and Dreamstime and start uploading your images.  


Making money at home is wonderful because you can just choose your own hours including the work that you want to do with all the comfort and privacy that you need.  

Avoid “Survey Sites” that say you can easily make a lot of money because most of them are scams. If you really want to participate for a legitimate survey online, you may try They will convert your points through various items such as grocery, electronic, clothing and so much more. You also have a choice to receive your converted points (monetary way) through PayPal.

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4 Comments For This Post
  1. sara20 Says:

    Excellent manner and very well-written sentence is doing, with useful information includes a good things you have in your article.

    Thanks and cheers.

  2. Lucky Neena Firmansyah Says:

    What a very useful information. I’d like to try this.

  3. fishfry aka Elizabeth Figueroa Says:

    Awesome article, and very informative.

  4. solardo Says:

    Helpful compilation of what anyone can do from home and make money at the same time. I have to look more into the other options you wrote.

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