- is a long established freelance site where everything costs a $5 minimum. It’s a simple and easy to use website, where you post the services you can provide: and if someone needs them, they’ll pay you to work.
It takes the traditional Freelance way of working and turns it on it’s head. It also ensures you get paid before you complete any work so that you never find yourself ripped off.
There is also scope to earn more than your $5 per job, with different levels for different services, such as: early delivery dates, extra work or ‘bolt-on’s for your services.
Pros: Protected payment before work. No marketing required. Work is on yourterms. Quick and Easy to set up.
Cons: Lots of competition for work. Hard to establish a business. Have to do your own accountancy books. Not much scope to build a solid income.
- is somewhat of a sister company to eLance, that helps freelancers find work in a wide range of areas. Out of the two sites, it’s down to your personal preference: but the oDesk’s design and Payment tracker app set it apart from the competition.
This is a great website to get started on as a beginner as the average prices for jobs is lower, and it’s much easier to establish yourself as an up and coming freelancer.
Pros: Good design. Simple set up. Great for beginners. Easy to use interface.
Cons: Prices can be too low if you’re looking to build a big business.
Ipsos i-Say is a survey app that allows you to take surveys from your phone, Earn points, and then cash out for PayPal or other rewards. This isn’t going to be a full-time job by any stretch of the imagination, but not a bad way to make some extra dough.
It is a great user experience and really just a nice site.
In order to try them out and then they will send you a link for the app.
- : When a publisher publishes and markets your books, you get some royalty on each book that sells in the market. Transtutors answers do something like that for you. It means that if a student reads your answer, likes it and buys subscription of the website – you earn a handsome royalty – for lifetime, even if you stop answering on TT after sometime. An Indian tutor called Subhrata Ramuka earned as much as Rs 7,400 in royalty in November 2015.
- Paid surveys, it might not be good enough to replace your main income source but they do make an excellent side income work. When you are travelling in a bus or watching TV, you can keep tapping answers on your phone. After a time, you will be able to answer as automatically as your grandma did knitting while talking a mile per minute, and your mom shells peas or cuts vegetables while she cries a bucketful while watching her favorite soap operas.
Most online survey platforms work across devices – such as tab or laptops. Just register on 5-7 survey websites and you can easily make Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 per month.
- Univox Community India
- Ipoll (will down after 30 april in India)