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You can make money writing online. Here is how.

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You can make money writing online. Here is how.

1. Medium website

I’ve made over $9,000 in two years occasionally publishing articles on Medium. It’s a great side hustle that requires zero investment.

You have to register on Medium, join the partner program and start writing. Medium pays based on the member reading time and for the referrals.

You can see how much Medium paid me for the past months below.

If you want to learn more about Medium writing, here is my in-depth guide with tips and proven-to-work strategies.

2. Sell ebooks

Write an ebook, format it in Canva, and sell it on Gumroad.

You don’t have to be a writer to create an ebook. You shouldn’t necessarily be an expert. You can share your professional or personal experience in an ebook that can help your readers solve their problems.

I transformed one of my most popular blog posts into a 50-page beginner guide on how to hit Google front page. It took me a week to create an ebook, prepare the sales page on Gumroad and start selling an ebook.

In the first three months, I’ve made $479+ from selling an ebook with almost zero promotion. Here is the proof:

More ideas

  • Start ghostwriting
  • Offer consulting services
  • Try Upwork
  • Create and sell an online course
  • Start an affiliate site

All these ideas work, but they require dedication and consistency.