• Collins Akaniru

8 Easy Ways and Free Tools to Make Online as a Freelancer Without any Skills

You've probably heard you can't make money online if you don't have any skill or expertise.

Wipe away your starry eyes, because that's so not true.

There’s one common question I always get whenever I start talking about starting a side business using your knowledge and skills.

“What if I don’t have any special skills or abilities, and I don’t have a clue where to start?”

Well, the answer is obvious and simple.....

Use what you know!


yeah, I mean it.

The internet has a myriad of opportunities to earn money that didn’t exist just a generation ago. It’s made freelancing and remote working a real possibility for almost anyone, anywhere. Even if you don't possess any special skill.

However, to avoid the hassle of looking for clients and investing too heavily on marketing, you might want to leverage freelancing platforms to get started quick, easy and free.

4 Best Freelance Sites to Find Your Next Gig as a Freelancer

In this post I'm not only going to show you five ways to make money online without any skill, but also demonstrate give you powerful open source online tools to help you do them.

I will share a video soon where I will be demonstrating/teaching how to use these tools. Subscribe Now & don't miss it

Building SEO Backlinks Manually

The number of new websites on the internet are increasing daily, and everyone wants to establish their website on the internet.

Manually listing of website on online directories go a long way in helping improve a website's presence on the web.

You can list a website on 20 or more of such online directories within 10 mins and get paid any amount from $10 to as much as you want to charge.

All you need is for the client to provide the website URL, short description, major keywords/tags and you're good to go. Just start copying and pasting

Here are 30 online directories you should visit and put up your website.

  1. http://www.allfreethings.com

  2. http://www.freeprwebdirectory.com

  3. http://www.traveltourismdirectory.info

  4. http://www.somuch.com

  5. http://www.highrankdirectory.com

  6. http://www.britainbusinessdirectory.com

  7. http://www.marketinginternetdirectory.com

  8. http://www.hotvsnot.com

  9. http://www.submissionwebdirectory.com

  10. http://www.diolead.com

  11. http://www.ukinternetdirectory.com

  12. http://www.jetjaws.com

  13. http://www.esjoub.com

  14. http://www.lilink.com

  15. http://www.feedup.info

  16. http://www.financebuster.com

  17. http://www.synergy-directory.com

  18. http://www.nexusdirectory.com

  19. http://www.directoryfire.com

  20. http://www.mastermoz.com

  21. http://www.directmylink.com

  22. http://www.prolinkdirectory.com

  23. http://www.info-listings.com

  24. http://www.submissions4u.com

  25. http://www.piseries.com

  26. http://www.gainweb.org

  27. http://www.bestfreewebsites.net

  28. http://www.pr3plus.com

  29. http://www.the-web-directory.co.uk

  30. http://www.10directory.com

Social Media Ads/banners

Here you can create catchy social media banners/posters for any social media platform at zero stress and cost.

Options include animations, social ads, cover banners and any other form of social media post design.



www.wave.video (not free however)

Branding services

New businesses are springing up everyday and most of them need help with generating business names and slogans for their new business.

You can help fill this need easily without any technical skill nor experience using any of these free tools and get paid.

These tools will help you generate business name ideas and instantly check domain name availability



Shopify Business Name Generator

Shopify Slogan Maker

Youtube Intro/Outro video

There is now a higher influx of wanna be YouTubers trying to create YouTube videos across different topics. And what most of them have in come is the need for an intro video.

You can easily create an intro video using any of the platforms listed below at zero cost, or you can choose the paid version for unlimited templates and access.



Logo Design

Every business probably needs a logo. And there are new businesses springing up daily. You can create cool and catchy logos easily using any of these tools and get good pay.



Short video ads

This is a very lucrative service to offer because businesses are very much willing to spend money on video ads.

Creating a professionally looking video ad can actually be very easy to make. But first:

  1. you need to find appropriate royalty-free video clips that are related to the business/product/service you're creating ad for.

  2. String the clips together and add transitions if you want

  3. Add background music, texts and voice-over (if needed)



www.videezy.com (for high definition clips)

www.youtube.com/audiolibrary (audio files)

Background removal

This is so easy and you can offer this service even if you have zero graphic design tool. Here a client gives you an image to take out the background.


Digital Presentations Design (PowerPoint)

Here you help with creating presentation slides. Don't worry about the stress of designing and the rest, the tools outlined below have lot of cool presentation templates.

Just pick any preferred template that relates to the project you have at hand and customize it to suit client's needs.



The point being, you don’t necessarily need to have any skill to make money online from it.

Just being interested, asking lots of questions and knowing the right tools to use might be enough to do the trick.

Nevertheless, here are 20 Skills you can Turn into a Side Business Now

Get yourself out online right now and be among the daily earners.

NB: Always remember to ask your clients for the requirements you need in order to deliver.

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