When summer kicks in and school is over, it spells game over too for those allowances and cash incomings. Although occasional wind falls do give extra money for teens during off-school days (like some rich uncle of theirs is giving free gift checks), usually it is not likely possible for teens to generate as much money to defray all summer’s expenses – insert gimmicks and camps in here. Most likely, teens will have to sweat it, in order to get supplemental income. Summer jobs are so common for kids and teens. There are the usual summer jobs such as giving housekeeping services, selling lemonades, walking the dog, and doing some car wash. But oftentimes, these jobs require a lot of sweat and energy, most likely not the type of geeks and gamers. On the other hand, speaking of techie teenagers, there are a numbers of ways on how teens can generate money; without physically giving burden to themselves, through the use of computers. Teenagers making money online is such a great idea for every computer geek and gamer freak. How could these teens do it? Here’s the list.
• Write content articles. If one is proficient in English and has excellent writing skills, it is about time to put those skills into good use by earning money online. Teenagers making money online through writing essays will find it fun and amusing to actually be paid for the articles they have written. It’s just like doing an everyday essay assignment plus, bonus cash instead of A+ grades. For a fresh start, teenage writers can visit sites such as Helium and Yahoo’s Associated Content. Both websites pay writers with an upfront, and an additional payment is given if the viewer traffic for that article is high. It’s really like being a professional writer, even if one’s just a teen.
• Sell item for online games. It is without a doubt that in the world of gaming, there have been a lot of level-up games emerging lately. And not only that, with these games present, like getting heroes and characters to level up, the market for online stuffs that these characters would need is also getting into business. This is where avid gamers take the job. Instead of just playing the game, why not earn money with it? Gamers can sell character items and stuffs on their virtual market.
• Sell stuff on online markets. Popular sites such as eBay nowadays provide the place for online sellers to do business and deals with online shoppers too. Teenagers can sell their old but still usable stuffs or they can even think of their own products and make it to sell it. There are several goods and stuffs that one can actually sell on eBay.
With all of these possible online jobs that teens can take, there is no reason for teens to just slack off in summer, not unless they’re already rich. Nonetheless, there are some things to bear in mind while being employed online. Teenagers making money online must make sure that the sites they’re getting involved with are legit. Otherwise, one might get scammed! It’s not a funny way to spend the summer with a bunch of work but with no earnings, so be alert for fake sites!