We all do some creative work even though sometimes we don’t realize it. Nowadays, you can use the creativity within yourself to earn money on the side. No longer you have to depend on the college education to live the life of your dreams. There are sites and tools you never heard before which can change your life completely.
The way you choose to monetize the creativity is what determines the amount of money you can earn. Right now, let’s focus on some out of the box methods.
Turn creative ideas into extra income online
Sign up on Zazzle as a designer.
Start uploading your artwork on various products and your job is done. You earn a commission when those products sell. Thousands of artists, illustrators, graphic designers, and photographers work with Zazzle.
Some tips for success:
- Use latest slangs, sarcastic quotes
- Don’t forget special occasions like wedding, birthdays
Show your artwork to millions of users of DeviantArt and build your image as an artist. One can get huge money for their artwork. Promote your art on social media. This is basically marketing and monetizing your artistic skills.
3. Study Pool
Earn money just by answering academic questions. No, I am not talking about teaching a lengthy course just answer questions posted by students on Study Pool.
You have full liberty to work whenever you want and how much you want to work.
Make use of your education!
College Humor is a funny website which often publishes articles about latest happenings but with a funny twist. Contact the site and ask them to hire you as a writer. You can earn $35 -$50 per article.
Try to mix humor into your writing to get the gist.
Show your creativity in photography by signing up on Eyeem. Earn 50% every time you sell. Your photos can be sold again and again.
How you present yourself with your portfolio can make a huge difference. Add relevant tags so that buyers can find your photos quickly.
6. Logo Making
It’s my favorite one. Start making logos. Use apps that specializes in logo making. Then try to sell the logos by various means such as creating a website of yours, Promoting on Facebook and other social media or on Fiverr.