Some years ago, I stumbled across an online blog which had a list of sites where freelancers could earn money. Previously, I had heard from some friends that such sites were nothing more of a scam. Well, am always a risk taker. I don’t always hear and believe; sometimes I love experiencing myself and retell from my own perspective.
Sure enough, the truth was unveiled. All those sites were nothing more of a scam! I would be shown how I had earned thousands of dollars, but the tricky part emerged when I tried to withdraw the money. There was no withdraw Option. I would later be lured to participate in surveys to get my money released, but I never got a dime. Later on, I came to learn that those websites were just looking for ways to gain more traffic and collect user information (through the surveys) which they later sell to other companies (such as those involved in ads).
With this experience, I embarked on a long journey to find legit ways through which a freelancer can earn money online. I tried more sites, inquired from friends, researched and consulted various experts until I was able to get some solid information. I learnt of the major ways through which a freelancer can easily earn money online, without being scammed. Continue reading