20+ Real And Honest Ways To Make Money In College

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I've said countless times that there are hundreds of ways to make money, especially in college. What limits people from doing it is all internal - not external.

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If you really want to make money online, you need to start a blog or website. This is your home-base for everything that you do online, and it, by itself, can turn into a hugely profitable venture.

Start A Blog Or Website

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Fiverr is a site that allows you to see your gigs for $5 (and you'll net $4). It might not seem like a way to earn a lot of money, but you can. In fact, we highlight how you can use Fiverr to pay off your student loan debt if you're smart about it.

Sell Gigs On Fiverr

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To write for other businesses, look at sites like UpWork, where you can search for listing and apply for freelance jobs

Freelance Write For Blogs And Businesses

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This could be everything from making small graphics for advertisements to full site redesigns. To get started, check out a site like 99Designs

Do Online Design Work

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Become A Voice-over Artist

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Doing voice-over work is becoming incredibly popular, especially with the rise of video and podcasting. If you have a great voice, and a simple microphone setup at home, you could get paid to do voice over work for people and businesses.

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Become A YouTube Video Blogger

If you have a gift for video, becoming a YouTube blogger is a great way to earn extra cash. You get paid based on the advertisements displayed on your videos – so the more people that watch your videos, the more you get paid. It's estimated that video bloggers on YouTube get roughly $7.60 per each 1,000 views of their videos.

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Are you a good teacher? Do you have an area of expertise that you teach or help others in already? You could create an online course around that topic and sell it. Sites like Udemy allow anyone to create an online course and then sell it through their platform. There are courses for everything, so don't worry if you think that your topic is too obscure.

Launch An Online Course

Become A Translator

Do you speak another language? If so, you could be come a translator. There is translation work that is needed across a variety of platforms – from people speaking to written translation work. Sites like LiveTranslation.com allow anyone to sign up and become a translator.

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Design And Sell T-Shirts

Another way to get paid for your art is to design T-Shirts and sell them online. The great thing about this is that T-Shirts are more than just pictures – funny sayings and phrases work very well too. Two of the most popular sites to sell T-Shirts on are Zazzle and Cafepress.

Rent A Room In Your House

One of the best ways to get started investing in real estate is to buy a house in college and rent out the other rooms to roommates. One of my best friends did this – he bought a 4 bedroom house his freshman year and rented out 3 of the rooms.

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Create An App

If you have some programming talents, you can create an iPhone or Android app and sell it in the App Store. Many people have found success with creating both games and regular apps. The trick is to find an unmet need and harness it.

Become A Virtual Call Center

Call centers are vital to a lot of businesses. What if you could become a call center operator at home? You can, and sites like LiveOps allow anyone to join and become an on-demand call center agent. There are some steps you have to take, but it can be a great side income stream if you get started.

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20+ Real And Honest Ways To Make Money In College