Do you like photography as a hobby? Limited budget to upgrade your Digital SLR Camera or buying new lens? Try ‘upload’ your best photos to Microstock photography websites !!!
What is Microstock Photography?
Microstock Photography is relatively new and one of the common names given to the low-priced loyalty free stock photo industry. In the past, getting into a high-profile stock photography agency was very tough and usually they will limit who could sell through them and what they could sell. With Microstock agencies, any amateur photographers and hobbyist can submit their great pictures to make a good income. Who knows, that one picture you submitted can continue earning you money month after month and sometimes year after year. To find out more, please visit http://www.microstockphotography.com/.
Make your creativity shine and get paid each time that your work is downloaded.
It may surprise some of us, people willing to pay someone to go research an answer to questions they don’t have time to answer themselves. Like, “How to choose a smartphone?” or “How to apply to UK universities?” or “How to travel and backpack Thailand on a Budget?” so on and so forth…
Where Shall We Begin? Where to look for places where people pay for answers? My suggestion is start to join mailing list or internet forum. Listen to what people are discussing in Twitter, Facebook, Linked-in and see if anything you could do.
Checkout some of the fee-based ‘knowledge market’ or Q&A website:
- Expert-Exchange – a marketplace where buyers could offer payment to have their questions answered.
- NineSigma and Innocentive – Firms post scientific problems and a choose reward.
- Uclue – is a fee-based research service staffed by former Google Answers Researchers.
- Mahalo Answers – users may ask questions for free or provide a monetary reward.
Free Knowledge Market website (often limiting the quality of the answers):
- Yahoo Answers
- Windows Live QnA
- Ask Metafilter
- Wikipedia Reference Desk
- Stack Overflow
- 3form Free Knowledge Exchange
- Knowledge iN
- Prepare 4 interview
If you subscribe to forums, Facebook, Twitter or any other online social media sites, you may aware people are complaining that they can’t find certain things online eg spare parts for their car or they might have missed out their favorite concert because they can’t get the tickets or someone is looking for antique stuff for their dad’s birthday… and so on and so forth.
Your role is to analyse all the needs and be the middleman who help all these buyers to fulfill their dreams and get paid. How would you get paid? Good question! You could simply charge for the service or you could resell the item at higher prices.
Recently, I met few forumers and they’re asking if I can share with them some ideas on how to make $$$ online. And I told them: “Why not?” All these information are freely available on the internet and we just need a bit of time to find them. I have done years of research and reading on the net and met few internet entrepreneurs to learn how they actually make money online, how they built their business up, etc.
In the next few articles, I will share with you ’10 ways to make $$$ online’. These carefully selected ideas contain very useful tips and tricks for young entrepreneur especially those who reside in Malaysia and South East Asia.
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