Is it actually possible to earn a living online?

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  1. Andrew Symonds

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    It’s more than possible, I believe it’s just the hard work that’s the requirement and we can easily be making enough to lead an enjoyable life and that’s why I prefer to work in Forex trading, it’s an ideal source to get me great profits consistently without any problem and I am not even needed to make investment because of my broker OctaFX, it’s an ideal company to begin with for all new comers like me and many others working.
     
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    I used to work in a well-known company. Travelling from home to office or vice versa and taxes are really killing me. I decided to work at home and so far I am really happy in doing Customer Service and earning the same amount I did to a well-known company. There are a lot of ways to earn online. Be wise enough and don't trust anyone.
     
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    I think it is possible; Bloggers make a lot of money just by writing articles and everyday stories . Also, making a so called "bot farm" makes crazy profits. A bot farm basically farms some resource in a video game which you can then sell forwards to some bigger suppliers. So Id say its definietly possible to make a living.
     
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    With online money making method like GPT sites (Get Paid To) I guess you won't make a living out of that just because the earnings are too low. I am actually struggling getting almost 40$ with P2W sites as for now and I occupy like 1/2 hours a day orso. Unless you build up a new business that will attract customers, sadly you won't be able to make a living out of these incomes yet.
     
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    I think it's possible to earn a living from working online, but you have to be careful what you get involved in, and how you are spending your time. In my opinion, the best way is to start part time, while working a full time job, unless you have very low expenses, then you could maintain a part time position in the real world, while working online.

    If you are looking for stable, steady income from an online job, then look at major corporations that hire online workers for things like processing orders, tech support, and customer service. If you want to be an entrepreneur, that's a different story. In that case, you will need to assess your skills, talents, connections, etc., and determine what you want to do, and what you are willing to do to get to your end goal. Once you've figured that out, you can design steps to be taken to achieve that end.

    Another avenue could be to combine the two approaches, and take a secure position with a large company, so you will have a stable income, and work on building your own business on the side.
     
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    Yes..! It is possible to earn money online but a lot of scam schemes are also on the internet that's why peoples are afraid to put their efforts in online businesses.. The best thing is that many of the legit works are free to do. you don't need to pay any thing to it.

    "If you want to earn a million dollars than you have to serve your content to millions of people." That's the power of internet.. For generating real income from internet you should have any product or service to provide peoples. If you have a unique idea or useful product to serve (It may be digital or physical) than the better chances are that you will succeed. when I started my online business I doesn't had any product to promote and do business with it.. than I started to promote others products on my blog. I have generated some revenue from it. This business is called "Affiliate marketing". A website called "wealthy affiliate" have many useful guides and stuffs for starting a business in affiliate marketing.

    In affiliate marketing it is good to build a reputation but that depends on your targeted niche and peoples. I targeted rich peoples that's doesn't have any fear to loose their money and they doesn't care about where to buy things. I promoted funny and crazy stuffs that no one need but have a desire off and motivational books also. Just google it and you will find many amazing products on it to promote.

    Now I make my own digital products e.g. ebooks, videos etc. because you don't need to share any revenue of your products to others.
    All The Best...!!!
     
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    This sounds about right to me. I have tried almost all money making websites also. I have even attempted to monetize a website or two of my own. I would like to say that I have the current lifestyle to allow me to sit at home and do whatever I want until my on line ship sails into port, but I just do not. I had to give up and take another 40 hour job.
     
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    I am actually surveying the fields of online earnings, the main reason why I have joined forums. My job is in the IT department but it's only this year that I have roamed around the internet for that purpose of earning. Perhaps we can say that it is in preparation for my retirement. What would I do when I am not employed anymore? An online job is the best maybe so here I am, honing my skills in writing.
     
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    Making a living online is absolutely possible and there are hundreds of ways to do it. In my experience, eCommerce is the most profitable. I combined my passion for business and football. Now, I have my own eCommerce business selling football goods. It changed my life completely. I was able to leave my day job without downgrading my lifestyle. Aside from eCommerce, I am also earning a decent income from freelance typing and blogging jobs.

    Don't stop believing and looking for ways to earn online. Start with your passion that you believe are worth sharing with others. I wish you all the best and you may find the best way to make a living online that will work for you.
     
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    A friend of mine is doing well, earning a living online as a freelance writer. His income is around $2000/month, for him it's more than enough.
     
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    It's certainly something that demands a lot of work and resilience. Besides, not having other co-workers around can be something surprisingly disturbing for some people. But in short, yes, it's possible, although not for everyone.
     
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    Yes it is possible to earn a living online but just like earning a living offline it requires hard work and dedication. The real world has low paying, minimal wage jobs and so does the internet. Both also have reasonable paying regular jobs. If you want to earn a much higher income, that is where entrepreneurship and running your own business comes into play. This applies to both the real world and the digital world. Those who are really successful know what their goal is and they have a plan of action but it is possible.

    I recently wrote two blog posts on my site specifically to answer this question of whether or not it was possible to earn an income online.

    The first is 7 Practical Ways to Earn an Income Online which as the title suggests provides some ways but also it gives examples as proof that it is possible.

    The second is Income reports of 10 Internet Entrepreneurs which is another set of proof that people are really doing this online.

    So the question isn't really "is it actually possible to earn a living online?" but rather "how is it possible to earn a living online?".
     
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    I think a lot depends on what you mean by a living. There is money to be made online, that's not a question. If your prepared to work hard then you'll definitely be able to earn something.

    The real question is how much? That's the tricky part because you'll often find that you have to work twice as hard as somebody who as a usual job and that's why a lot of people fail.
     
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    It is possible but you really need to have the right strategies and the right skills. Basically, if you have skills that people find valuable and you are able to market this skill in the right way you can make at the very least a decent part-time job. For example, if you can write and you have a technical background I'm sure there would be a market for you. Again, find your skills and apply the strategies.
     
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    It is hard, but possible to earn a living online. However, you should only turn to that if you absolutely cannot find a job in real life. Otherwise, the pay per hour is usually just not worth it.
     
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    If you are able to freelance and also add other online things with that then you can make money that way. The best way to make money online is to do multiple things. The most successful people online also do other things. They are on many websites, which is why I am trying to do. I try to have a couple different ways that I can make money. That way I can try and earn $50. Just think, the more places you write for or do other things, the more you are making.
     
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    If you are not making enough money online try to think what might be the reason. From the looks of it you had been working but not making much. Maybe you are shooting for the low hanging fruit. If you need to learn a new skill then do so you can learn from your spare time online is better.
     
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    This is good to inspire us.. can you give us a glimpse of your online business? did you sell digital products?
    Thanks in advance..
     
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    Of course you can, but there's many scams waiting for you, as a begginer you shouldn't invest money and without investing you won't make money fast it requires your effort and time, so you must be patient, the money won't come overnight, if you will dedicate time and work hard then you will eventually success, and don't give up after failing, I will give you a hint, if you're a begginer then become a freelance writer, register for iwriter, postloop and you will get 10$ dollars a day easily, also you can write articles for blogs or individual people, it only requires good English grammar (mostly that language also German), writing skills (so creativity and many ideas) also you need to spend some time on this, about 6 hours for postloop and then another 4 hours for iwriter, but if you have Summer Holidays it shouldn't be hard to find time to earn that spare money, it's nothing hard really. ;)
     
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    It is actually possible, of course. There are lots of ways to make money online. Take online gambling, for example. I gamble a lot on casinos from http://casinomonster.ca website. I make about $200 dollars a week there. It is risky, I know. But if you are good at it, you will be able to earn nice money fast.
     

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