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How I make Money Working Online!


Learn how to make money online.

I am writing this article to show you how hard it is to make money online. However, making money online can be done and you can see how by reading this article.

Back in 2007, I started designing/developing websites for myself and others just for fun. Fortunately, it had turned into a part-time online business that was helping me pay my bills up until 2018. Since then, my earnings online have been very minimal. I am a state home care worker and that is what now pays my bills. I do however still like to try to earn money online.

I have taken some computer courses and several online pieces of training to get where I am now. I also do other freelance jobs on the Internet such as blogging and publishing helpful articles. I will go into detail on how I make money below.

Here are some ideas to help you start earning money online.

  1. You can take online classes to learn a new skill. You can then offer your services online.
  2. To make money online you can develop your own eCommerce website where you can sell your items.
  3. You can write and publish articles online. If you do your research, you can earn decent money writing articles.
  4. You can take surveys to make money online. I tried this a couple of times and didn't enjoy it so I didn't make much money. A tip on taking surveys online, stay focused on one survey at a time. Sometimes other ads and questionaires can pop up and be distracting and overwhelming.

2020 Update on Making Money Online & Earnings.

Hi followers, now it is time to start earning money online again. I took a break for a couple of years. I will try to update this hub as I find new ways of earning online. I hope all my followers are staying safe and doing well.

Earning Money doing Website Design & Development!

I haven't earned very much money with my Web Design/Development Business this year. I would say only around $700.57.

Earning Money Online at Poshmark!

However, I am selling a lot of products on Poshmark! You can view my closet if you like and I will do the same. I have earned around $506.96 in sales since 2015. However, I didn't really try to sell anything until around 2020. It is fun and easy to list your items at Poshmark.

As of today, (Jan. 17th, 2021) I have sold 61 items and I still have 62 available listings. Whenever I sell something, I try to relist another item to take its place. I would love to have a huge Warehouse to keep my Poshmark items and run my business. However, that is not a reality just yet.

The app is Awesome and it feels so rewarding when you get a Sale. Go through your closet and sell all those clothes, shoes, or items you no longer wear, need, or want.

Making Money online as a Publisher at!

Unfortunately, my Google Adsense publisher account has been giving me problems so I am testing out I signed up at the end of August 2020 and as of Oct. 12th, 2020 I have $8.11 in earnings. However, I just signed up and placed my ad codes on my website. I don't get very much traffic to my website but I plan on improving that. I also wrote a new Hub about Media here on Hubpages.

Thank you for reading my hubs and following me. Feel free to share your new ways of earning money online in the comments below.

Making Money On Hubpages - 2020

It has been a while since I have given any attention to my online articles. I haven't made a lot of money here at HubPages. 2020 is a new year and as some of you may have noticed, I am back here to improve my hubs, share new ideas, and read my follower's hubs.

I am learning a lot about how to improve my earnings. I will try to keep everyone updated. I really enjoy reading other hubs about who and how other Hubbers are earning here.

When I go to logout of HubPages, I see screenshots of fellow Hubbers and it shows how much they have made over time. Very interesting to see the numbers. However, I don't think we are allowed to share our earnings here at Hubpages.

September 4th 2020 update: I am improving my hubs and the help forum has been so helpful. I got an email today stating my hub was approved for a special place on HubPages. It got approved for HubPages network site Dengarden. That is a very exciting feeling. Hopefully having quality articles will increase my earnings here.

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On Oct. 13th, I got another email saying my newest hub "How to Cook Liver and Onions?" was approved for another network site. This is exciting and very motivational. Also, out of 49 hubs over half of them are now featured due to my hard work of improving them and following the writing guidelines here at Hubpages. This should increase my earnings online and I can continue to make money writing articles.

Making Money Online is Possible but It is Work

You can also earn money online as an Affiliate Marketer! It is hard for some people but there are others who earn a lot of money with Affiliate Marketing. Dedication and Hard Work it the keys to Online Success!

— Tammy Winters

Earning Money online Writing- I have a question:

This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

© 2012 Tammy Winters


Abby Slutsky from America on November 08, 2020:

Thanks for sharing. Your information was interesting.

Aurelio Locsin from Orange County, CA on November 08, 2020:

Very interesting. The numbers you share, are those per year? per month?

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on October 14, 2020:

Hi Kalpana. Thank-you for reading my article. Yes life does happen. Same thing here and earnings really take a dip when you stop being active here unfortunately. I am glad we are all getting back on track.

Kalpana Iyer from India on October 14, 2020:

Not yet earning much from HubPages, but intend on improving on that. I had a goal around 9-10 years back. That got sidestepped because life happened.

John Hansen from Australia (Gondwana Land) on October 13, 2020:

Hi Tammy, thank you for following me. It is a good idea to keep updating your hubs, like you did with this one.

Thank you for sharing your tips on how to make money online. My earnings here at HubPages had been increasing slowly and got up to around $20 per month but last month they dropped unfortunately. The statistics show that my overall views have increased but I think the new niche site layout following the Maven style is the problem. Hopefully, the bugs get ironed out of that soon.

Take care.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on August 31, 2020:

Thank-you Abby for reading my Hubs. I hope you are doing well.

Abby Slutsky from America on August 23, 2020:

Thanks for sharing your ideas. It is always good to expand my opportunities to make money.

Kenneth Avery from Hamilton, Alabama on April 15, 2018:

Tammy -- fantastic ideas. Nice hub and I appreciate your ingenuity on a topic that is relative to all of us. Keep up the great work.

CC from Untited States on October 22, 2017:

How are you doing in 2017?

Nathan Bernardo from California, United States of America on January 22, 2014:

Thank you for this very detailed report on how you make money online. It's very encouraging and also straight-forward, which I appreciate.

Brett C from Asia on January 22, 2014:

Very interesting ... do we get a 2014 update? It was good to see the methods that you are using. They are a lot of the main approaches, but good reliable ones.

Shared, tweeted and voted across.

petertebin from Maryland on July 26, 2012:

Congrats and keep up the good work! Voted Up!

Redberry Sky on July 04, 2012:

Like others have said - useful info. It's nice to see the variation in earnings between different ways of making money online, and I'll be looking into all the different ones you mention.

NetBlots from Melbourne on May 31, 2012:

Congrats mate, brag and show off, you earnt it!

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on April 23, 2012:

Congratulations Susie, that is some impressive earnings a month. I have been so busy helping others with their websites that I haven't had time to update and add new pages to my own site lol. I just used the hubpages module setup when creating this layout. Sometimes hubpages also changes the appearances of hubs. Thanks for viewing my articles and I am your new fan.

SusieQ42 on April 23, 2012:

Hi Tammy. How did you change the layout of this hub? Nice to know how to build a website! I also write many articles on how to earn an income online. I work for HP, Textbroker and have 3 blogs. This month, counting my HP payout, Google AdSense payout and Textbroker articles, I will make a little over $500.00. This is up from my usual $400.00 a month.

Aurelio Locsin from Orange County, CA on April 22, 2012:

Thanks for this honest appraisal of your earnings. Gives those of us hope who want to make a living online. What happened to the voting buttons? I'd vote this Up and Useful if they existed.

STATHISTATHI on April 04, 2012:

Excellent work...My question exactly..Can online ?ay my bills.Best regards..

Stoill Barzakov from Sofia, Bulgaria on February 19, 2012:

Very inspirational Hub Tammy. Voted up.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on February 08, 2012:

You are welcome. I am glad u like it.

leann2800 on February 05, 2012:

This is very interesting. Thanks for sharing.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 31, 2012:

Thank-you very much for reading and commenting. That would be nice.

Keng Wongwittawat from Bangkok, Thailand on January 31, 2012:

Great article. With your writing skill, you may consider copy writing. You can make at least $50,000 per year. Keep up!

taxcalculators from California on January 29, 2012:

Great Article. Good luck with your Tax Return :)

royalwhiskers on January 28, 2012:

I cannot believe it :P

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Yes it takes lots of time and effort to earn money online but it is worth it to me. Freedom is wonderful.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Good Luck to can be done. Thanks for commenting.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

I am so glad you and many others liked this hub. Took me awhile to publish but finally did it. Hopefully I can increase my earnings this year. Thanks for reading.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Thanks and yes it does take some hard work to earn money online.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Hope it helps, you are welcome.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

You are welcome James. Thanks for reading my hub.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Thank-you very much for reading.

qamarjaved from usa on January 26, 2012:

Very nice amazing tammy

JamesPoppell on January 26, 2012:

Very interesting and useful. Thanks for sharing the income numbers with us. This helps new people like myself. Vote up.

Titusbodo from Nairobi, Kenya on January 26, 2012:

Thanks for sharing!

thearbiter0808 on January 26, 2012:

Thanks to this hub. I know you can earn online, that is with hard work. This is inspiring. Voted up!

thearbiter0808 on January 26, 2012:

You already made your millions, I salute you. Thank you for sharing this. Fellows like you inspire me to do well with making money online. Voted up!

Rajan Singh Jolly from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA. on January 26, 2012:

Very useful information. proves that money can be made online. Thanks for sharing. voted up & useful.


L M Reid from Ireland on January 26, 2012:

Great information here and very encouraging to new hubbers.

I have started to develop my own blogs recently too to get more income from writing online,

viquar from Hyderabad, India on January 26, 2012:

Somehow, my last year's online earning was $4.5. Maybe I need to spend more time.

Aurelio Locsin from Orange County, CA on January 26, 2012:

This is a wonderfully hopeful hub for all those trying to make it on the Internet. Thanks especially for sharing the resources. Voting this Up and Useful.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

You are very welcome and Thanks for viewing and commenting. It means a lot to me that my hub friends support me.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Thanks I hope so too. I also congratulate you on your online earnings. I spent some time at one of your blogs today. Useful Content.

Kymberly Fergusson from Germany on January 26, 2012:

A useful analysis, thank you!

Kidgas from Indianapolis on January 26, 2012:

Congratulations on your earnings for 2011. I wish you the best in 2012 and hope you multiply them many times over.

Lisa from Tennessee on January 26, 2012:

Great information! I'm just getting started so seems like I could learn a thing or two from you!

Kris Heeter from Indiana on January 26, 2012:

Very useful article and demonstrate the need for multiple streams of income for writers!

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Your took me awhile to publish. I hate math LOL. Thanks for viewing and commenting.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Thank-you, I knew many Hub Members would like this because I know I like seeing earnings from like minded people. Working online is hard work but the freedom is wonderful.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

Thank-you Very much for viewing and following.

m from New Zealand on January 26, 2012:

Wow I can't believe it. Your article is awesome. I just followed you =)

Brett C from Asia on January 26, 2012:

Voted up and useful, a very detailed rundown of ways to make money online. I also do many of the things that you mention and agree, it is possible to make fairly decent money online, but you have to put in a lot of hard work at the start.

Sharing this with my followers, as maybe some of them will find a new way to make some cash.

ajayshah2005 from Mid Asia on January 26, 2012:

Good informative Hub.Thanks for sharing.

Tammy Winters (author) from Oregon on January 26, 2012:

@harshad2011 Thanks for reading and commenting. I am glad you liked it. Good Luck to you.

harshad2011 from India on January 26, 2012:

Simply amazing. Keep it up

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