Make Money Online | Without An Investment


Making money online has become a quite popular endeavor for many individuals throughout the world. Unfortunately, there is one major obstacle that rears its ugly head time after time that stops these individuals dead in their tracks. What obstacle? … Money!

Many, if not most of the online platforms who offer legitimate opportunities for you to make money online, ask you for an investment to join. In some cases, a substantial investment! Sound familiar! In this article I will introduce to you ways of making money online without an investment, provide you with a few resources to do so, and other helpful tips.

Making Money Online Without An Investment Is Doable

Don’t know about you, but when I first started to attempt to make money online, I didn’t have a lot of money to invest into something that I wasn’t even sure was going to work. I was hoping to make money, not give what little I had to somebody else!

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Are there other options in making money online without an investment? Short answer is “absolutely,” and I will show you a few different methods to do so that won’t cost you a penny to get started. Here is a list of some of the more popular ways to make money online that are available to you:

1.) Affiliate Marketing – Probably the most popular of making money online without an investment and can be accomplished through a number of platforms that requires no money on your part. Programs such as Amazon, Ebay, Commission Junction and Clickbank are just a few that offer affiliate programs.

survey2.) Paid Surveys – Although it will take some time to earn a good chunk of change in this area, there are a number of sites that will pay you to complete and provide feedback with surveys.

3.) Blogging – Another source to consider when looking to making money online. Very popular with individuals worldwide and can result in a very substantial income. There is work required on your part, but the work you put into your blog will determine the financial success you achieve.

4.) Fiverr – If you possess some special skills such as writing, technology, creating videos, art and other talents you can earn some money online by performing these tasks. Most of the gigs offered on this site are for $5.00 but you may actually ask for more depending on what your customer is asking for.

5.) Freelance Writer – Do you like to write? Companies, business owners and freelanceindividuals are always looking for individuals to write for them. Articles, social media, blogs are just a few of the ways to earn money through the creation of written content.

These are just a few of the methods that will enable you to make money online without an investment. Of the ones mentioned above, Affiliate Marketing and Blogging are two that I would suggest you give further consideration.

Affiliate Marketing

One of the biggest obstacles facing individuals looking to make money online is having something to sell that potential buyers would have interest in. As mentioned earlier, platforms such as Amazon, Ebay, Commission Junction, and Clickbank offers you a solution to this problem.

affiliate marketingAs an affiliate, you can select the product or products of your choice and use these products to sell. The amount of money you make is based on the sale of this product and the commission you earn that is provided by the vendor (Amazon, Clickbank, etc.) which supplies the product.


These platforms are free to join as an affiliate and the sign-up process is quick and easy. After the sign-up process is completed, you can now search for a product you wish to market and make sales. You will be provided with an affiliate link that is unique to you that you can now use to market your product.

Although affiliates can join these platforms at no cost, you must also realize that it will take effort on your part to be successful. Many individuals join these affiliate programs with the assumption that they will be making money within hours of joining, which just won’t happen. It will take work on your part but the results can be lucrative.

Let’s take a look at a few of the things you should consider when looking to make money as an affiliate marketer. As I mentioned earlier, a commitment on your part is necessary and you must consider the following tasks as ones that are essential and necessary if you hope to be successful as an affiliate.

Product Selection   

Okay, you have joined one or two affiliate programs and are now deciding on which product to market and earn commissions. I think it is important that you choose a product that you have some interest in or perhaps one that you have actually tried. Seems simple enough, right? Without research, maybe not!


Without doing your fair share of research, the product you choose to market magnifying glassmay yield minimal results. Is there a market for your product? Are there buyers? What is your competition? What type of commission will you receive? The answers to all of these questions can only be found through research, which will pay huge dividends if done correctly.


You have done your research, decided on a product and now what? In order to make money with your product you must have a marketing plan put in place and get potential buyers in front of your product. There are a number of ways to do this including the following:1.) Blogging 2.) Ad Campaigns 3.) SEO 4.) Social Media

Following this process will not guarantee any immediate results, but it will put you in a favorable position to get the results you are looking for. Don’t expect to see immediate results as an affiliate as it will take some time with research, choosing a product and creating a marketing plan.



Once you have chosen a product to sell, blogging is a great way to present your product to your potential buyers. As an affiliate, and through blogging, you can market your product in a number of ways that will bring customers right to your blog and in front of your product.

Don’t have a blog or website? Lack the skills to build one of your own or just don’t have the money to have someone build it for you? You are not alone! Fortunately for you, I have found a program that will actually build your very own website at no cost to you. The name of this program is known as Wealthy Affiliate and one that I belong to as well.

One of the major benefits of owning a blog is the freedom it gives you. Many affiliates who own a blog use this platform to market their product by writing content that will bring some sort of value to their readers. Let’s say that you have chosen to market ‘teeth whitening’ products on your blog. Provide value to your readers by pointing out the pros and cons of the ‘teeth whitening’ product or perhaps write an honest, straightforward review regarding this product.

As I mentioned earlier, Wealthy Affiliate is a program that will build you a blog website at zero cost to you. They will also provide training on the best ways to set up your blog, design your blog, writing content, marketing strategies and so much more. It’s free to join!


In this article, I have given you a number of ways to make money online without an investment. In my opinion, creating a blog is the best way to establish an online business that can bring you results month after month. As your blog grows with time, you will find that online traffic (buyers) to your site will increase as well. This is great news for you!

Be careful of the number of scams you can find on the internet. There are thousands of programs out there that will ask you for your credit card, promise you great wealth, and actually give you nothing in return. I know this from my own personal experience so do your research before signing up.

For those looking for a platform to market their product with a blog, I strongly recommend that you give Wealthy Affiliate a look. As mentioned earlier, it is free to join and you will be provided with a blog website that will be owned by you. No credit card or computer experience required! I wish you the very best!!




4 thoughts on “Make Money Online | Without An Investment”

  1. Hello Luke
    Thank you for showing us these wonderful opportunistic on how to make money online with no start up cost. All of the options you gave such as affiliate marketing with places like Amazon and Ebay seem to be very reliable since they are such major companies.
    By far out of all the ones you mentioned Wealthy Affiliate is my favorite one. I am currently a member and this is a great opportunity. I want to thank you for sharing about it with others.
    Thank you so much.

    1. Thank you Melissa for stopping by! Yes, I would agree with you in terms of Wealthy Affiliate, my favorite as well. Amazon and Ebay supply a great source for physical products that I also enjoy promoting.

      I appreciate your insight and wish you well in your endeavors!

  2. Thanks for sharing these great tips. There seem to be so many scams online that require you to put up a lot of money upfront with little to no payout.

    I am leaning more toward becoming an affiliate marketer myself. I have seen people make money online just by reviewing products they already use. It sounds like Wealthy Affiliate may be the best option to get started. Would you still recommend it even if I am low on money?

    1. Hello Josephine, thanks for visiting. You are so right referring to the number of scams online and I have had my own bad experiences with a number of these.

      A quality, honest review is a great way to get potential buyers to your site and I use this process with products I have used myself to generate traffic to my site.

      Wealthy Affiliate is a platform I use myself and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to get started as an affiliate marketer. The training and support here is second to none!

      Thanks again Josephine, I wish you the best in your endeavors!

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