In this fast-paced modern world where things can change literally overnight, it only makes logical sense to cover our financial bases. If we rely solely on just one source of income and something happens to end that source of income, we suddenly find ourselves with no money coming in whatsoever.

And that's scary!

While I don't truly believe there is any such thing as complete financial security, what we can ensure is that we have some money coming in from different sources so we never find ourselves in the position of having no income whatsoever.

The internet currently has over 2 billion active users. That's huge. Never before in the history of mankind has there been an environment like this with such potential for making money. Not just making money, but the ability to access a worldwide marketplace 24/7/365. If you really think about it, the internet provides phenomenal opportunities. I've been making a living solely from the internet for the past 5 1/2 years, allowing me to have what I call true freedom:

Time + Money

This is the kind of life I've always wanted to lead as I've never liked working for the man or constantly being told what to do, when to work, when to take a break, whether I will still have a job tomorrow. Working for myself has given me more power over my own life and destiny, and it will do the same for you too.

So let's get into it and see what ways there are to make some money online.



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Thoroughly enjoyed your article as a new comer. I saw something about doing product quality audit as a source of income. Would you mind sharing your thoughts and knowledge in this context!
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sherlock77 Premium
Hi there and thanks for reading. I don't know much about that niche, but I'm assuming it's getting paid to test products. Is that right? I'm not sure how much money would be in that, but likely a lot of free products.
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Great pages full of fantastic ideas,
thank you.
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sherlock77 Premium
Glad you like it, Cheers
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I sold three of my ebooks before my site was indexed. That really opened a door for the next site. I believe that if the niche is right, selling ebooks is a big market.
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sherlock77 Premium
That's very true. eBooks are a great way to make residual income. I still make sales from books I wrote 7 years ago.
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This is a very good read.
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Thank you.
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mikewood1975 Premium
I have read that people need to have 5 income streams. I currently have 4 because I dropped one that was actually losing money. I will pick it back up when the market for the product (roasting pigs) picks back up because I have over $100k of capital invested just sitting. I am glad you made this training, I will learn from this.
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sherlock77 Premium
Glad you found it helpful. Sounds like you're on the right track with all your income streams. Well done.
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This is what I am working towards!
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That's awesome. Best of luck.
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24 hour cookies???
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For Amazon, yes.
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sherlock77 Premium
If anyone has any new ideas for creating income streams, please feel free to share them in the comments here.
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Great training! I love it...
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Thanks for checking it out. Glad you liked it.
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I have just created a training tutorial, on how to publish on Smashwords. It's my first time to do this anyway, so I'm scared, maybe this will break any rule?

Check the training out below:
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Good idea for a tutorial. I've published many books on Smashwords and you really have to adhere to their "complicated" Style Guide to pass their vetting stages.
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So Facebook freaked out on me for trying to share this. Anyone else have this problem? They were just saying how the link wasn't safe. I still shared it but was just curios why Facebook doesn't like me lol.
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Every link of any kind that you try to share from Wealthy Affiliate will get that reaction from Facebook. I share heaps of stuff on there from here, but they always ask you to verify that you're not a spam bot. Don't worry about it. The links are perfectly safe.
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Okay Awesome! Thank you!
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Thanks for all the information just soaking it in.
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You're welcome.
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Thanks for the very helpful training.
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Thanks for checking it out.
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Great training Sherlock. Thank you for sharing. Wishing you the best.
Marcel...
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Thanks you Marcus.
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well done sherlock. You have presented a lot of good ideas.
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This was very informative information. Nice job.
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Thanks for reading. Glad you liked it. Cheers.
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Ericabried Premium
I think I've done quite a few of the things you have mentioned here - the worst for me was filling in surveys - so much time, so little money. Writing content is better as long as you are not writing for content mills. Agree that you need multiple income streams. Good job!
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sherlock77 Premium
Yeah, most of the content mills pay very little. Better to write for your own sites and possibly make much more money for your content in the long run.
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Hi Sherlock: I read you "How To Create Multiple Streams Of Income Online" and will read more of what you have in your site. Very interesting and helpful. You are a master!! Will follow you. Best
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Thanks so much Phil. Glad you liked it.
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Thank you for this timing information.
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You're welcome, Niles
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Very well done Sherlock,you just about out done yourself with this tutorial. Keep up the good work.
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Thank you, Tim. Glad you enjoyed it.
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Great tutorial! Some excellent ideas! :-)
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Thanks John. Glad you liked it.
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KatieMac Premium
Good tutorial and no shortage of idea's or places to look to create some addition income from various resources thank you
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Glad you found it helpful Katie.
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Lady May Premium
Cool info here and lots to consider :)
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sherlock77 Premium
Thanks for reading :)
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Great ideas and advice in this article. I like the idea of not having all your eggs in one basket.
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sherlock77 Premium
It's always a wise idea to have options and contingency plans. Thanks for reading.
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Awesome training, great ideas, thank you very much, Darren ;))
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Thank you Jewel Carol. I'm glad you found it helpful :)
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Yes, it is useful, thanks a lot for creating this training.;))
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Thank you for sharing! All good information.
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Thank you.
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Hi Darren,
Excellent tutorial! Thanks for sharing.
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Thanks so much for reading and commenting, Mike.
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Hi Darren,
Thoroughly enjoyed the tutorial. I am working at my niche website, Samsung technology, while doing online English tutoring. I am also bidding on Freelancer for content writing jobs. You have opened my eyes to a few other options. Thank you.
Duncan
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sherlock77 Premium
Sounds like you're already onto the multiple income streams idea, Duncan. That's great. It's the way to go. Best of luck with everything.
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Thank you. I have just written a blog chasing information I thought about after reading your blog. I quoted you in it.
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sherlock77 Premium
Cool. Thank you for that. I'll have to go have a read of your blog post.
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Hi Darren, Great tutorial real good food for thought here. Thank you for creating and sharing.
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Glad you liked it. Thanks so much for reading and commenting, Alexander.
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TommyV Premium
Thanks Sherlock77, I realized I am far more comfortable approaching Bootcamp with multiple streams than single focus.
Very helpful.
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Glad you found it helpful, Tommy. Cheers.
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rzfendi70 Premium
You are truly correct Sherlock. I am taking this little step at a time cumulating cool experience and realize that what I sacrificing now will benefit sometimes later. Soon or later doesn't matter. The journey is concern
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sherlock77 Premium
That's well said. Thanks for reading a leaving your thoughts.
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Thanks for posting Sherlock,
I can relate to many points in your post :-)
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sherlock77 Premium
Thank you. Hope you found it useful.
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abe17 Premium
Yes, thank you Sherlock,
it is ,always good to read success stories, they always give you a lift and freshen your desire to achieve.

Sorry, i forgot to say congratulations on your successs. :-)

This is also a great reminder that you can reach your goals and keep them in mind, always.
A lot of WA members will relate to some of the reasons in your post, why they joined WA.
Wishing you continued success,
Graham
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sherlock77 Premium
Thanks so much Graham. I look forward to hearing about your future successes here at Wealthy Affiliate. Blessings to you.
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Great training Sherlock! Lots of super ideas or multiple income streams. I like the idea of writing and publishing ebooks. You've given much to think about. Thank you! Angela
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Hi Angela. If you have any questions about eBooks and the process of publishing, feel free to ask.
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Well said Sherlock. Elementary!
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Cheers LOL
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Thanks for the content on creating streams of income.
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Thanks for checking it out Rick
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ConeyM Premium
Oh yes! simple reminder, but effective and realistic. Thanks a lot for blogging.
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Thanks for reading.
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Very use full information. I will save for future reference.

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Glad you found it helpful, Marty.
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Great post and so true - this is an amazing opportunity here and I am thoroughly enjoying it. Thanks or your post.
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It is an amazing opportunity, so much that can be achieved.
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Darwyn Premium
Hey Darren, very interesting training with many options to pursue. Thanks for sharing.
Cheers
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Thanks for reading Darwyn. The internet has endless opportunities.
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Thanks for the inspiring blog.
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Cheers
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Thank you for your very useful information!
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Thanks for reading and commenting.
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Thank you for sharing the blog.
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Thanks for taking the time to read it.
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Hi Darren. Nice job, a lot of good ideas. This is definitely a keeper....Dick
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Thanks Dick. Glad to be of service.
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Hello Darren,many thanks for this blog which contains some great
information.I will bookmark this site and reread many times again.
Kind regards,Syd
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sherlock77 Premium
Glad you found it helpful Syd. Thanks for reading.
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sherlock77 Premium
If anyone has any online income streams to suggest, please suggest them in the comments here.
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rconnor1967 Premium
Some nice info for multiple income streams. But I suggest starting out to learn one way before mastering others. That has worked for me and thanks for the connection.
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sherlock77 Premium
I agree to master at least one thing. But some of the things I suggest don't require much mastering, like uploading photos to stock photo sites and doing online surveys. I don't think it's advisable to ever limit yourself to one thing. That's the biggest danger with being employed. You lose your job and you're screwed until you find another one.
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rconnor1967 Premium
Agree on that, always be learning.
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sydlippett Premium
Hello Darren,many thanks for for this blog,which contains some great
information,which i will bookmark and read again and again.
Kind regards,Syd
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sherlock77 Premium
Thanks for reading, Syd. Glad you found it helpful.
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Nicely done!
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Thanks
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Thank you for your blog. I like it.
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Thanks for checking it out. Glad you enjoyed it.
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DStaubi Premium
great rundown on something we all should be working to have some resilience in uncertain times, thanks :)
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sherlock77 Premium
Thanks for reading and commenting. Definitely makes sense to make money in at least a few ways.
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Thanks this is great :-)
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sherlock77 Premium
Thanks for reading.
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Jnicely Premium
Great article, I'm excited to see that you've been making the money you need to have financial freedom. I'd love to learn from you, we share the same goal! Keep up the great work! ~Jeff
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sherlock77 Premium
Thanks for reading, Jeff. The secret really is to try and earn money from a few different sources. For one, it's safer. And two, it all adds up. It's always nice to have income come into your PayPal account or bank account, or a cheque in the mail from a bunch of different places.
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Jnicely Premium
The concept is right on. Rich Dad Poor Dad and others have been teaching this for years. Glad to meet another like-minded community member. Cheering for your success!
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sherlock77 Premium
I've read a few of the Rich Dad Poor Dad books. They are inspiring. To your success as well.
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