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There are plenty of business ideas you can try at home using your laptop and make money online (MMO) without investment. Everything you need is a computer and stable internet speed. No traffic jam, no uniform, Covid virus or many dramas at the office. You could use all your time to focus and make productive work then get the best income. Sounds interesting? Let’s break out which one is the best for you.

Start a YouTube Channel

Youtube is a very famous video platform, which there are millions of videos uploaded daily on. Making money online with Youtube is the suitable way for people who have passion in shooting and editing video. The highest-paid YouTuber is 7-year-old Ryan, who reviews toys on his YouTube channel, which made him $22 million in 2018. Wow, unbelievable right? To start making money online with Youtube, you can find some hot topics then make a text and voice video about it if you don’t want to act in front of the camera. Or if you have the ability to speak smoothly, making a vlog about daily life. That is a very good idea also. Youtube would pay video creators, based on the insight and views of their audiences.

Start a Blog

Blogging is one of the oldest and easiest methods for making money online because there was millions people have done it from the very first days of Internet invented. If you are 198x-199x, definitely remember Yahoo 360 blog, right? Nowaday, the best tool for blogging is WordPress and it is easy enough to use by even low-technical people. To start a blog, you could choose a niche vertical that you have much knowledge or interested in, such as beauty, fashion, car, book, parenting, relationship tips, pet, cooking…etc. After getting many visitors, you can monetize with AdSense (by Google) by placing ads strategically on your website. With a good blog, beside Adsense, you can also make money online with affiliate marketing.

Make Money Online with Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular ways to make money online and it would never become an old-fashioned method. Why? Because it creates a win-win situation for both parties: Publisher – the one who make money online and Advertiser – the one who sells products or services online. With Affiliate Marketing you have many choices of brand to promote, from the big one like Amazon, Adidas, Nike to the Ecommerce platform like Lazada, Shopee and more. We have talked to many people who is doing affiliate marketing for a long time to learn more about this way and got lots of good advices. And the good advice is “To start doing affiliate marketing, the best way is doing content marketing. It means you should make lots of useful content to attract your suitable audiences and then drive them to trust and buy products through your channels.” In Asia, if you want to start making money online by affiliate marketing, Rentracks is one of the best platforms to choose. They are from Japan but now have teams in Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia…

Read more: How to sign up as a Publisher on Rentracks?

Become a freelancer

Do you get tired sometimes with a consistent schedule at the office? So let’s try to be a freelancer. With a freelancer job, you could have a flexible schedule to work, no uniform or any rules for your hair colours. If you’re a writer, graphic designer, teacher, developer… you could become a freelancer easily. There are many websites posting new freelance jobs everyday which you can choose for yourself. The good advice to become a freelancer is “discipline”. Don’t let the comfortable bed or a favorite movie distract you from working. Have responsibilities with your job and you could earn not only money but also your client’s trust and more recommendation for next jobs. 

Do dropshipping

Like affiliate, dropshipping’s popularity is rapidly growing. Dropshipping is a business model where you sell a product to a customer but don’t keep the products in stock. Instead, when an order is made, you purchase the item from a warehouse or supplier and it is shipped directly to the customer. And you could get any gap price as your benefit. 

Become an Online Tutor

Nowaday, when people can learn everything online, they need teachers or tutors online also. If you have skills or good knowledge about something, let’s teach people who need to learn. There are many online schools where you can be their partner and start teaching then earn more income. Or you can start promoting your courses on Facebook and get more students. Just be sure to improve your teaching skills everyday if you did not graduate from a university of pedagogy.

Become a Streamer

Love gaming, well playing and can not live without online games everyday? This method is for you. In 2019-2020, there were milions game streamers earning up to $10,000 monthly with playing game and stream it on Internet. A streamer can get money online through donations from fans, brand’s advertising, placing advertisements in their stream and many other ways.

Read more: 21 essential affiliate marketing terms you should know in 2021

Trading Stocks

This is a good method for people who have knowledge in stocks but has many ricks also. If you aren’t an expert in picking stock, don’t put all saving money into it. Start learning how to choose a right stock by reading lots of documents or get a mentor who has good experience. And one thing to remember, there is not any stock which always grows or always down, even the biggest companies in the world. They get up and down every hour and you have to evaluate the potential of them properly. Start from cheap or small stocks then learn and get more benefit before making a big investment.

Review products

If you are a person who loves shopping, change new products daily, let’s make money online by reviewing them. The popular habits of many people is reading reviewer before buying anything, especially the high price items. You can start reviewing by making a blog or simply, write about it on your Facebook then place an affiliate link below. When people trust you and buy through your link, you would get commissions from supplier. 

Crypto currency trading

Like stock or foreign currency, crypto currencies trading is a risky method also. The most popular crypto coin is Bitcoin (BTC) but its price is extremely high. If you don’t want to invest a big amount of money, you can choose a smaller coins. Remember to choose a reputable platform to trade and make sure it’s legible in your country. 


Above are 10 ways to make money online without investment in 2021. Depending on your abilities and knowledge, you could choose the best way to start. Doing affiliate the the good and easy choice for people who do not have much money and knowledge. To start doing affiliate with Rentracks, you can sign up here.