How to Make Money Online Without Paying Anything

Do you have any ideas on how to make money online without paying anything?


When I  started my online work, I had no way to pay online.


The reason was that I didn’t have any online payment account. So, I was unable to buy my necessary things to make money online. But I could make money online without paying anything in the initial stage of my online career.


Why am I saying that I didn’t need any money to start my online business? The reason is that many of you’re intending to start working online and many of you have no way or no intention to pay for your online job (s).


So, I’m here to let you know how to start working online without investing anything.


Unlike many other physical businesses where an initial capital is needed, many online businesses can be started without paying a penny.


It’s the awesomeness of working online – anybody from anywhere can come online and start making money.


So, today in this blog post, I’ll show you how to earn money online without paying anything. For this reason, if you’re now empty handed, then don’t worry as you have the room for starting your online business from nothing.

Make money online without paying anything

So, here are the ways –

#1. Start freelancing

Freelancing is such a nice option for making money online without any investment that anybody can go for it. Yes, if you think that you’re skilled at anything, then you can market that to different clients.


This is freelancing and to start it, there are a lot of freelancing platforms available which allow anybody to open an account for free. By registering for an account and having one, you can start your freelancing career too.


Literally, if you start freelancing on several major freelancing platforms, then you don’t need to pay a penny for this. So, you won’t have to worry about creating your freelancing profiles.


Here’s a list of some of the major freelancing platforms –

  • Upwork
  • PeoplePerHour
  • Fiverr
  • Guru
  • Freelancer
  • GetACoder
  • iWriter
  • 99Designs
  • SimplyHired etc


There are many types of jobs you can find on these platforms. Here are the typical types of jobs that are available on the freelancing sites –

  • Designing
  1. Logo design
  2. Graphic design
  3. Animation
  4. Presentations
  5. Illustration
  6. Photography etc


  • Audio & video production


  • Writing
  1. Article and blog post writing
  2. Website content writing
  3. Academic writing
  4. Creative writing
  5. Copywriting
  6. Resume (CV) and cover letter writing
  7. grant writing
  8. Technical writing
  9. Business plan writing


  • Admin jobs
  1. Data entry
  2. Virtual assistance
  3. Web research
  4. Transcription
  5. Project management etc


  • Web designing & software ( for mobile & desktop) development
  • IT & networking
  • Engineering & architecture
  • Data science & analytics
  • Customer service
  • Translation
  • Consultation & accounting.
  • Sales & marketing


So, you can see that there are many kinds of jobs available online from which you can choose your preferred one (s).


#2. Start free blogging

Do you know that you can start blogging for free and make money online? Yes, there are many free blogging platforms which will allow you to create a free blog and then you could start blogging.


The best two options for free blogging are the following ones –

  • Blogger (earlier BlogSpot)

By creating a blog on Blogger and carrying on that successfully, you can make money by enabling AdSense and selling affiliate or your own digital products.


To make money blogging, you’ll need to write exciting blog posts on your blogs on a regular basis. Using the blog posts, you could attract some visitors.


Website visitors are called traffic. So, you’ll need to drive more and more traffic to your blog which you can learn from the following blog post –

How to get traffic to your blog?


Getting organic traffic (traffic from different search engines) is one of the important methods of driving tons of traffic to a blog. To get organic traffic, you’ll need to learn SEO properly.


Read the following post and learn how to utilize SEO at the time of writing blog posts –

SEO training.


So, when you’ll see that your blog (s) is/are receiving a decent traffic, then you could go for AdSense or affiliate marketing or both.


Note that’s free blog doesn’t allow AdSense though you can use both AdSense and affiliate marketing using a Blogger blog.


To learn how to start affiliate marketing, please read the following blog post –

How affiliate marketing changed my life?


And to learn about AdSense, the following post will do a great job –

What is Google AdSense program?


So, start monetizing your free blog (s) with AdSense and affiliate marketing.


#3. Make money from YouTube

Have you heard that many YouTubers are making serious money from YouTube? Yes, YouTube is a great video sharing site that can turn into a money making machine if you can publish engaging videos that have no copyright issues.


You can never copy others videos, so you’ll need to make videos of your own. Typically, if you can do the video making of your own, then you won’t have to pay a single penny for making money from YouTube.


To make money on YouTube, you’ll first need to create a YouTube channel and to do that, follow these steps –

The first thing that you’ll need to do is to visit Laning YouTube, you’ll need to sign in with your Gmail address (Google ID).


Then,  hit this button upload videos on youtube 1 which will open the option for creating a YouTube channel if you don’t have one yet.


If you already have a YouTube channel, then you could simply trace that by going to the top right corner of YouTube. You can see that my YouTube channel is seen in the circled photo of mine.


If you wanna create another YouTube channel, hit your existing channel.

create youtube channel 1

Then, click this –

create youtube channel 2

On the new webpage, you’ll see this line –

create youtube channel 3

By clicking the above line, you’ll be landed a new web page where the following button will be seen –

create youtube channel 4

Hit the button and it’ll open the following box for keeping your YouTube channel’s name –create youtube channel 5

Write your channel’s name in the blank box seen above and then hit the “Create” button.


Wow! You have just created your new YouTube channel.


Now is the time to create awesome videos and upload them on your YouTube channel.


Once you’re ready with your exciting videos, follow this button to upload the videos one by one –

upload videos on youtube 1

Hitting the above button will open the following button –

upload videos on youtube 2

Now, click this and it’ll open the file explorer option for selecting a video from your PC. So, select your video from its folder and then hit the following button –

upload videos on youtube 3

YouTube will show you that the video is being uploaded along with these boxes –

upload videos on youtube 4

You’ll have to set the name of your video using the top box and the next box is for writing a detailed description for it. Also, add some relevant tags to the third box.


Under the boxes, you’ll see the following option for choosing the thumbnail of your video. You can either choose one image from the given three or use the “Custom thumbnail” button to add an image to the video as per your choice.

upload videos on youtube 5

Once you have accomplished all the previous tasks for uploading the video, now is the time to publish it by using the following button –

upload videos on youtube 6

By following the above steps, you can publish as many videos as you want from your YouTube channel. Everything is totally free of cost.


So, start publishing exciting videos on YouTube on a regular basis. Try to get more and more subscribers and views to your YouTube channel and videos respectively.


Then, after getting at least 10,000 views on your YouTube channel, you could enable AdSense for showing different ads on your videos which will make you earn money from YouTube.


You can also do affiliate marketing using your YouTube videos too. Not only is that, if you want, you can sell your own digital products using your videos.


#4. Make money by surveying online

You can take online surveys by which you could earn money by paying nothing. Yes, there are many reliable survey sites which will pay you for your diligent surveys done online.


Here are some survey sites which you can check to make money online –

  • Toluna
  • Swagbucks
  • MySurvey
  • OnePoll
  • Vivatic
  • Survey Bods
  • Valued Opinions etc


#5. Sell digital products online

You can make money online by selling your digital products. The best part of selling digital products is that it doesn’t require any money to start if you can make the product of your own.


The best digital product is eBooks that you can sell on KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing). Create an ID on KDP and start writing your eBooks.


After you complete writing your eBooks, you can upload them on KDP, where from different people from all over the world can see them.


You can select the price of your eBooks. You’ll need to pay a commission to KDP for giving you the opportunity to sell your eBooks for free online.


Creating an eBook is an easy process if you can write that well. The reason is that KDP gives the tool to format your eBooks, so you won’t have to worry about doing so.


So, these are the top 5 ways by applying which you could make money online without paying anything. I hope that you could apply the methods properly and make a decent amount of money online within the shortest possible time.

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