10 Online Part Time Jobs from Home – Zero or low investment

You might be a student and want to earn money online. You might be doing a job, but have some time during the weekend and looking for part-time online work. However, it is not that easy to get online part time jobs as there are several scams which would promise to pay you money and in return collect money from you and fly-off. Identifying genuine online part time jobs from home is tricky here. If you are one among such individual, this article is for you. In this article we would provide details about online part time jobs from home to start with zero investment or low investment. I would also indicate some of the options which I explored and earning money.

Also Read: 50+ Online Business Ideas to start with low investment

What is online part time jobs?

Online jobs are flexible, most often freelancing jobs where people choose to work from home instead of having a fixed schedule of regular working hours in an office. They prefer their boss and manage their own time whilst making good money hence realizing their potential.


How to avoid fake websites or scams in Online Jobs that offer work from home opportunities?

Many websites are offering online part time jobs from home, however the majority is turning to be the scam or fake websites. Here are a few tips before you start anything on online jobs.

1) Don’t think someone would pay you money by playing games. These are 100% fake and scam websites. Just avoid it.

2) Don’t think someone would pay you by clicking Ads. They would charge thousands of rupees and pay you peanuts. After a few months you would realize that.

3) Don’t think someone would pay you thousands of rupees by signing up on their website or installing multiple mobile Apps. Most of them are fake schemes.

4) No company or website would ask you to pay money which in turn would promise to provide you online jobs. If anyone is doing so, it would be fake website. There are websites which would tell you to buy a book for a charge and such book might teach you how to earn money online without investment or with investment. One should understand such concept before even buying such books.

5) If anyone is asking you to pay money first before you get online jobs, this is an indication of a scam. Question them, why should you pay them to earn money.

If you have considered these tips, then proceed to selecting an online job suitable to you.

10 Online Part Time Jobs from Home – Zero or low investment

Here are the list of online part time jobs from home with zero or low investment.

1) Earn Money by creating a Website / Blog

If you are good in a particular niche, like financial planning, education, cooking, fashion, technical, etc., you can create a website around this niche subject and earn money. This is one of the most profitable business ideas. Here are the few quick steps in creating a blog or website to earn money

i) You can choose a domain and web hosting. I use godaddy for this blog. However, there are several other web hosting companies that come at a lower cost too depending on your requirement.

ii) Start writing articles on a particular niche subject where you are familiar about. Don’t try to learn and write. You should write what you have already learnt which is quick and easy.

iii) Share key articles on social networks and other websites in your niche. This way your website can become popular in short to medium term.

iv) Once you reach 40-50 articles, you can apply for Google Adsense where you can place ads on your website. You would earn when someone visits / clicks the links of advertisers. Your earnings depend on how many visitors are coming to your website through a search engine and how many are coming directly / Facebook / twitter etc.

v) You can also approach advertisers directly who are in your niche and who might be willing to advertise on your website. This way you can earn advertisement revenue.

vi) You can write a review about products and take commissions from advertisers for such products. But ensure you put unbiased view (indicate both pros and cons so that buyers are aware). This way while you are earning money, you are honest to your readers too.

This is one of the best ways to earn money who are looking for online jobs from home without investment. Since I created this blog and earning some money, this is practically proved for me.

2) Earn Commissions with Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is where you promote products and get commissions from advertisers. This looks similar to creating a blog, but there is a difference.

i) You can sign-up as an affiliate with Amazon, flipkart etc.

ii) You can check what products you want to promote. Get the link from such affiliate companies.

iii) You can promote such links in two methods

You can create a website and write a product review and put this affiliate link

You can promote such links on social sites like FB or Twitter or any other social networking sites.

iv) When someone visits through your link and makes purchases, you would get commissions from affiliate companies. This way you are earning money with and without owning a website. You can get 4% to 10% commission on total purchases made through your link.

Affiliate Marketing is one of the best online part time jobs from home who has good friends network. I have recommended this to some of my friends and they are able to make money. However, they indicated that one need to have unbiased opinion so that members can continue to trust.

3) Online selling/Reselling of Products

By doing online trading by finding less costlier products from one site selling it at a higher price to others. This can be feasible only if you have the right access to procure products at a cheaper price which is less accessible to others. An online selling store can be developed. Good such as antiquities, specialty items, creative things, etc. can be easily sold this way.

4) Product reviews on YouTube

With the development of conscious purchasing, customers go through the product reviews on YouTube before making a purchase. By giving a genuine review of the offered product through video reviews on YouTube can generate good income quite easily. The product can be of any domain, be it beauty, fitness, tech, home décor, etc. You can earn income through Google Adsense by signing up with them. Affiliated income can also be generated through this from an affiliate marketing link, production of sponsored reviews, YouTube advertisement, etc. You can check various ways to earn money through Youtube.

This is one of the best part time jobs from home without investment.

5) Make money through Photography

If you have the talent of clicking exquisite photographs why not generate income effortlessly online through this hobby? The talent of taking good photographs can be turned into a lucrative venture online in the following ways:

a) Take photography lessons online – Sharing some interesting photography hacks, photo editing techniques, and tricks can generate a good income online! Interested photographers would read and apply them and you get paid for your enriching contribution too!

b) Selling photographs/ posters/digital artwork online – Your photographs can be sold online at good prices in the global market. The challenge is identifying genuine websites which pay you money.

6) Earn money as a Web/graphic designer

With immense technological advancement digitization, graphic designs have become very popular. Some interesting yet lucrative graphic designing jobs online are:

a) Logo design

b) Presentation designs

c) E-books, leaflets, and brochures

d) Packaging symbols

e) Advertisement, marketing material, and banners.

f) Designing mobile applications

Further, freelancing designing work can generate income by including good designs on illustrative databases and setting desirable prices individually. Some of such platforms are https://99designs.com/, https://creativemarket.com/, etc. Again, check for genuine websites before taking any orders online.

7) Data entry jobs

Numerous data entry jobs are available in the Indian subcontinent and on a global scale. The reputed company pays well for data entry operators working for them in a geographically different place too. Good typing skills and data understanding capability are required for undertaking this job option. There are many fake websites that keep saying data entry jobs and you should be beware of them. Check for genuine company or website before you proceed and accept any such job.

9) Online tutor jobs

If you have a knack for teaching and you are looking for something to be done from home come online tutor job suits best for you. These are increasingly in demand and teaching online can be done to students in the USA, UK, Australia and other parts of the world.

8) Earn money by writing articles

If you are good in a particular niche and have good writing capabilities, this can be quite useful and lucrative for you. The payment per article is based upon the quality, length and the extent of research required to deliver the article. You can check some of the top websites like upwork.com, freelancer.com, fiverr.com, freelanceindia.com etc. where you can get online job works to work from home for writing articles.

This is one of the best ways to earn money who are good in particular niche subject and looking for online part time jobs from home to earn money. I tried this option earlier and written some articles for leading financial websites for a few years. I still keep getting requests, even now. Due to time constraints, I am not doing it any more.

9) Earn money through SEO

Search Engine Optimization is key for any website that want to become popular in search engine like google or bing. This process involves various steps and techniques where a website can be made popular either through improving quality of the website or by making popular from the external world. This needs some training. Once you are trained as an SEO expert, you can approach websites that want to increase their presence in search engines. This would be like long term contract where one can demand USD 100 to USD 1,000 per month depending on the project what you are taking up.

Also Read: 20+ Part-Time Business Ideas to start in 2022

10) Earn Cashbacks Online

You can earn cashback by promoting products on various websites. Let me give you practice example of cashkaro.com (Ratan Tata Funded company). I have signed-up for this few years back and earning small, but regular money. There are two ways where you get cash back:


i) Sign-up for cashkaro.com

ii) Check the offers and deals and click on the link

iii) Shop / Purchase like a regular retailer with the link (like Amazon, flikkart or other online shopping websites)

iv) Get cashback automatically

v) You can transfer cash back to your bank whenever you want


i) Sign-up at cashkaro.com

ii) Visit My account -à Get Refer and Earn link

iii) Ask your friends or relatives to sign-up at cashkaro with that link

iv) Whenever they purchase anything in their account, they would get cashback + You would also get a small amount of cash back in your account.

v) If you have some good size of members signed-up with your referral link, cashback would keep flowing into your account regularly.

Here you are not promoting products. You are just asking your friends/relatives to sign-up at cashkaro with your link. They would shop the way they are doing every time (e.g. on Amazon, but through this website). You would continue to get cash back as long as they purchase products through cashkaro website.

You may explore such cashback sites, but see they are genuine sites

This is one of the top ways to earn money who are looking for one time activity and online part time jobs from home.

So what are you waiting for? Pick up your option and start earning from online jobs with zero or low investment from today itself!

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Suresh KP


  1. Hello Sir.
    Am housewife and I have completed M.sc physics am searching job to so from home. Can you suggest me any typing jobs and data entry jobs correct and prompt website or company.

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