You can make money online as a teenager since there are many ways to earn money from the internet now. Many people work from home and earn decent money nowadays thanks to the internet. Here are how teenagers can make money online.
1. Provide Online Service
You may not need to have background experience, but you should at least have enough skills to be monetized. Some marketplaces such as Fiverr.com or Amazon Mechanical Turk (mturk.com) are two recommended sites to begin.
At Fiverr, you are the one who set the tasks you think you can complete starting at $5 per job (or they call it Gig). Most people are looking for help for making or editing graphic and design; writing, rewriting, and translating articles; producing or editing video and animation; and many other tasks. Fiverr is available to users who are 13 years of age or older.
You need to have PayPal account to be paid. If you are under 18 years old, you can still sign up for a PayPal account, but you need your parents to set up an account for you. Learn more at PayPal Student Accounts https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/student
Amazon Mechanical Turk
To join Amazon Mechanical Turk you have to be 18 years old or older. You can either receive payment to your ACH-Enabled Bank Account in U.S. dollars or an Amazon.com gift certificate. Here are some of the tasks (they call it HITs or Human Intelligence Tasks) on Mechanical Turk: Rewrite an article in your own words with reward $0.75 with allotted time of 3 hours.
2. Be Sponsored Social Media Channel
Social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube has huge marketing effect nowadays and many companies or advertisers use this channel to get their brand and product promoted massively. Your account must have hundreds thousands to millions followers to get the attention of advertisers to sponsor you.
YouTube Partner Program
You can monetize your videos which you uploaded to YouTube even though you don’t have thousands followers. To enable this, login to your YouTube account and visit https://accounts.google.com/ServiceLogin?passive=true&hl=en&continue=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fsignin%3Ffeature%3Dredirect_login%26hl%3Den%26next%3D%252Faccount_monetization%26action_handle_signin%3Dtrue%26app%3Ddesktop&uilel=3&service=youtube then click Enable My Account to become YouTube Partner, which will link Your AdSense account to your YouTube account. You must have at least one video approved for monetization.
Please read carefully the guides and information provided on the page. You must be at least 18 years old to register for Google AdSense program.
3. Share Thoughts
Share your knowledge, thoughts and get paid. You do not have to be an expert, it might be just something that you know, but people do not know.
Google Helpouts was officially shut down on April 20, 2015.
Google launches this online service in November 2013. You set your own rate for each Helpout and get paid using Google Wallet. Math Homework tutoring, photo editing, make up tricks are some Helpouts that you can offer. You must be 18 years of age or older to provide Helpouts and you need invitation code to join this service. https://support.google.com/helpouts
Another option is taking survey. To avoid survey scam, you can check the survey site rating from Better Business Bureaus (http://www.bbb.org), it they are not accredited or get bad scale, it is better not to join them. Surveys where the respondent must pay or purchase products to join a panel are generally scams, as are sites that disappear before paying the participants. Legitimate surveys do not need credit card information from respondents. Keep in mind that you may not make a living or earn decent money only by filling in surveys.
MySurvey (https://www.mysurvey.com/), Global Test Market (https://www.globaltestmarket.com/) and
SwagBucks (http://www.swagbucks.com/) are some of the survey companies which receive A+ BBB rating.
This article is solely based on our opinion after conducting a short research and is not sponsored by any of the services mentioned in the article. No affiliate links are used and so no commission is received.