College students are notoriously poor and always in need of extra money. College students also typically have a lot of free time on their hands and access to unlimited free internet. Therefore, college students are in a perfect position to make money on the internet, they just need to know the right places to look. There are hundreds of ways for college students to make money online. They can make money writing articles or blogging, taking surveys, or joining sites where you are paid to complete offers. This blog offers suggestions on ways college students can make money online. Some of these money making methods will not only provide immediate income but can also build passive income that college students can continue to earn after graduation. These methods are also great ways to help pay off student loans or supplement low paying first jobs.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013



Squidoo is a site where you can make money by creating webpages called lenses. Squidoo will pay its members directly based upon the lensrank of their lenses. Those who have lenses whose lensrank is in Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 (the top 85,000 lenses on Squidoo) will receive payment based upon a share of the revenue Squidoo earns each month. Members can also include modules in their lenses to sell products through Amazon, iTunes, eBay, and other sources. You will receive 50% of the commissions from the sales through you lenses. You will also earn $5 for every member you refer to Squidoo once they earn their first $15 at Squidoo.

Building Squidoo lenses are fun because you can add lots of different modules including videos, polls, images and more.  There are also several revenue sharing modules and if you know what people are looking for on the Internet or how to get a lot of views on a page, you can make a lot of money.  As a college student, you like have a huge social media following on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.  Share all of your Squidoo lenses to help boost traffic and if one goes viral you can really rake in the dough.  Some people make hundreds and even thousands of dollars per month with Squidoo!

You can sign up for Squidoo here.

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