It does not take money to make money; not in the 21st century, for sure! In this generation, setting up a business requires great skill. One must be skillful and tactful enough to make 100 with a ten. You may find it odd and irrelevant, if we tell you that you can earn great money by hardly investing some or no investment. There are a lot of ways to earn money without investing, by simply portraying your own talent. Gone are the days when one had to make arrangements for funds to be raised, place to be rented and a lot of money stuck as a startup capital; the time has changed now.
One can start up with posting videos and literature on social networking sites and earn money from them; this business may be a small scale initially but when it comes to long term, a few people can earn billions from online business. Online business also includes setting up merchandise online or an online store, selling a hair pin to a wedding ring. Online stores have been growing immensely as this saves the time of the buyer of visiting huge number of shops and that too with different payment methods available.
If you like to write and if literature is in your blood then you too have an option of earning online. You can be a freelancer; all you need is to create your profile and mention the type of writing you can write and post a few articles, create an account with the same website for the payment to be received and you are done. I am sure two decades ago, nobody would have thought of earning money could get so easy with upgradation of simple skills. All these do not require any additional cost for setting up business, all you need to do is to sharpen your skills. There are a few more ideas that can earn people a lot of money without investment; some are babysitting, being a blogger, event planner, e-book writing, conducting online tutorial classes, and opening up an online boutique.
You can take up an online business on part time basis with your regular work as well. A person doing a marketing job in a company can do a marketing consultants job online and earn more. If you have a good understanding of human nature and have the knowledge of psychology, you can take up an online consultant job.