Teens Can Make Money Online

Aug 19th 2010 at 4:18 AM

It is every teenager’s dream to gain their independence by finding a way to make money of their own. Although teenagers often gain a bad rep as lazy and are often depicted sitting around in the basement playing video games for hours, many teens are actually quite driven and are seeking various ways to make their own income. This is especially true of the 15 to 17 year old job seeker.


Most often, jobs for teens tend to be in local retail and fast food establishments. These locations are known for hiring teenagers because they require very little skill or experience. For some teenagers seeking part time employment, this is fine. For others it may not be an adequate or desirable so they continue to seek out other options.


What many teens don't know is that there are several ways for teenagers to make real money online. Online jobs for teenagers are becoming more widely available, making the teen's job search much easier. These are not MLM programs, work at home scams, or survey taking. These are real jobs with steady income.


So let's look at some options for teenagers seeking part time or full time work online.


Writing Jobs for Teens - This area of online work is exploding! Internet Marketers are constantly looking for writers for content creation. Article writing, blog updates, and eBook creation are all areas that have a high demand for writers. If you are a teenager with a flair for writing, you could sign up to one of the various freelance sites such as Elance, oDesk and Guru.


Graphics Jobs for Teens - Are you a Photoshop addict? Do you spend hours on Dreamweaver? Maybe you have learned to master Joomla. If this is you then you can make a good income, even part time. Graphic designers are in high demand in the online marketing industry. Check out freelance sites or the Warrior Forum for people who are looking for graphic designers.


Forum Posters - This is another hot area and it requires very little skill. Search for FORUM POSTERS WANTED in your favorite search engine and you are sure to find many companies and individuals looking to pay for this service.


In all of the cases above, you will most likely require an adult to help establish your Paypal or freelance accounts. Speak to your parent or guardian about assisting you with Paypal and the like,


There are many jobs for teens that are available online today. Don't be discouraged if you do not find one right away or if you are unfamiliar with the process. If you persevere and educate yourself, you will find that you can easily create multiple streams of income without having to leave your living room!

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