How To Make Money Answering Questions People Ask

How To Make Money Answering Questions People Ask

Knowledge sharing and advice sites are steadily gaining popularity. People of all kinds visit these sites to find answers to questions on different topics. If you’re an expert in any particular subject areas, then you have all you need to make some extra money answering people’s questions. There’s a myriad of websites that pay experts to respond to questions. Payment terms vary from site to site. Depending on how good you are, your level of dedication, and a certain degree of luck, you can either make a few extra bucks or make a full-time income.

How much can you make?

The amount you get paid depends on the site you’re using and the subject of which you’re an expert. Some pay $1 a minute, some $2, and some $5 per minute or more. Some pay much less but the amount of money you make per month/year depends on you as an individual and how much work you put into it. Being qualified in a very specialized area, will likely make you more money.

What are the subject areas?

There are many topics for you to choose. Medical and legal advice can only be provided by people with the appropriate qualifications. However, most other fields don’t require any formal qualification. Love/relationship advice is one of the areas which receive a lot of questions from clients. Fortune telling, parenting, technology, fishing, education, sports, business, and religion are just a few of the areas which you also find. You can find almost any subject area.

Sample sites

Following are some of the sites where you can make money answering question and giving people advice:

1.   Live Person (www.liveperson.com)

 Live Person is one of the most well-known sites of its kind. You need to sign up for an account and list your qualifications and areas of expertise. Once the sign-up process is complete, you get your page where all activities and interaction with clients takes place. You specify your price on your page along with other details for customers to see, and they can reach you directly via chat or email if they’re interested in your services. Clients can leave you ratings and reviews so that other potential clients can see what you have to offer.

2.      Just Answer (www.justanswer.com)

Just Answer is another good site. You get paid according to your level of expertise on the particular subject matter. You can cash out via PayPal as soon as you reach $20.

3.    Student of Fortune (www.studentofortune.com)

Student of Fortune targets students mostly. You get paid to answer questions that students pose on a variety of subjects. Payment is via PayPal, and you get 80% commission of the amount a student pays for the advice you provide.

4.     Small Biz Advice (www.smallbizadvice.com)

Small Biz Advice specializes in giving business advice. If you’re an expert in commerce-related subjects, then this is the right site for you. Payments on this site are made once every fortnight through PayPal.

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