How to Make Money on Skype

by Delores Williams

Skype is a online service that allows you to make and receive calls on your computer. With Skype you can chat, IM, make video calls with a webcam or have a conference call. Skype can alsp be a source of money for you. There are two ways that you can do this. Both require some thought. The easiest way is to use the prime program, but the commission and the wait time for payment can easily turn some off. Consider using the service as a connection tool that will make you money. You can also make money by using Skype as a tool such as teaching a class or 1-on-1 tutoring with a prepaid program.

Sign Up for a Skype account. This very easy and straight forward. Just follow directions

Sign up for a PayPal account. This is the most effective and efficient way to get money from countries around the world in a matter of moments.

Play around with Skype for awhile. Check out the forums and see what people are doing.

Decide on your services. Some people teach English, run teleclasses, or give coaching using Skype.

Apply to become a Prime Advisor. Generally people seem to be charging around $1 per minute which is excellent pay. Others charge per call. Do what you think is most effective. Please note that you will only receive 70% percent of whatever you charge. For example, if you charge $1 per minute and have a call one minute long, you will receive $.70 cents.

Offer services on your website that can be accomplished using Skype. If it is life coaching or a course, then you want to set it up for the party to make payments through your preferred method. You get your money instantly and without a fee from Skype.

Market your services as you normally would.

Tip

  • check Get to know the Skype system before using it professionally.

Warning

  • close Skype's program takes 4 months for you to get paid.

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About the Author

Delores Williams is an author/ new media strategist. She has written over 500 articles on a variety of topics over the past ten years. Her work has been published by Oxford Press, online, and in newspapers around the Country. She is a graduate of Lee University.