How to Make Money Online Malaysia

Making money online has never been easier. Internet has removed a lot of borders where we can sell our services or products globally. Internet has also created new industries and opportunities as there are much less needs for physical presence. You can work at the comfort of your home or anywhere else. New wealth and money is constantly generated with new technologies

There are many ways for you to make money online ranging from your skill sets and interests. There are no actual best ways to make money online perhaps the best that suits you. Here are some of the ways to make money online with or without capital.

Pay To Click (PTC) Sites

PTC sites as probably the easy entry to making money online. Registration for PTC sites are free and every person can start straight away.  Some of the most popular PTC sites are Clixsense and Neobux. The downside of such program is the payout is really low at 0.001 per view. You can slowly increase your income by getting more refferals and hitting daily target. Clixsense also features ways you can earn money via Online Survey, Internet Offers and Microtasks. You can find a detailed review on Clixsense here


  • No skills
  • No capitals
  • Free sign up


  • Earns very little
  • Slow growth

Doing online surveys

You can try Online survey websites such as Clixsense and IPanelonline.  These sites requires very little knowledge and skills however the payout are average, as such you will need a few of these sites to have volume in earnings. The beauty of such programs is that it requires absolutely no capital and very minimal skills. Once you have sign up, you will have to fill out your profile so the survey router can assign the questionnaires which are appropriate to you.  Do make sure that you are always relevant to the market researcher. These researches are actually targeting decision makers who are buying new products in a few months time. The payout for each survey ranges from $0.80 to a few dollars per survey. Online surveys comes with protection from fraud. Do not give conflicting answers while answering too fast may disqualifies you. As for low payout, you will need to have a few online surveys


  • Limited skills needed
  • No capitals
  • Free sign up


  • You have to qualify as survey target audience.


Solving Captcha

You can make money by becoming a Captcha solver. All you need is an Internet a keyboard and typing skills. The payout is not too much however this job requires typing skills and you can work fully online from home.  There are very little requirements . You can sign up at 2Captcha 


  • No capitals
  • Free sign up


  • Need to have decent typing skills
  • Hard earn money


Micro-job Freelance Industry

There are websites where people can sell their freelance services online and earn in USD Dollars. These websites are not limited to sites such as Fiverr and Upwork.  Fiver job or termed as Gig starts from $5 USD  and ranges to hundreds while Upwork is different. These are great simple job where you can sell your services. Microjobs from these sites ranges from article writing, language translations, video reviews, infographic design, logo design, Photoshop services and many more. Although you earns $5 USD for basic gig, premium services can be tens of dollars there are advantages if your services is great and you are able to accept many jobs per day.


  • Free sign up
  • Capital Free (for some cases you have already invested in softwares such as Photoshop, Drawing Tablet or Video recorder


  • High to medium skills needed


Creative Industry

There are a lot of platforms where you can upload your creative works. These are not limited to photography , illustrations and short footage. These work can be uploaded to Stock photos platform and you can earn Royalty from it as long as they are relevant. You may need to invest on a good camera, drawing tablet or a smartphone. You can try your luck with some stockphoto and illustration agencies such as Shutterstock, Dreamstime, and Mostphotos Some agency such as DepositPhotos  even accepts photos from smartphones while Pond5 is more focus on video contents. You can even sell logos and audios in sites such as Istockphoto.


  • Free sign up
  • Almost passive when you have high number of works uploaded


  • Somewhat high entry
  • Needs a lot of efforts


Blogging a good way to earn money if you are into writing however it make take years before you build your presence and see any revenue. Like it or not, there are established bloggers such as who are earning hundred of thousands per month. There are existing free platform such as Blogspot and WordPress where someone can start venturing into blogging.  Blogspot comes with easy Adsense integration which is a great way to provide revenue based on traffics. Nuffnang is a good choice for bloggers in Malaysia. Popular bloggers are also able to sell sponsored blog posts for additional revenue.


Forex Trading

There good Forex experts earning good money from Forex trading , of course there are much more who are losing money. Forex trading takes strict discipline, skill and years to learn. It is definitely not easy however the returns could be huge. One may have to study the technical charts and indicators for years before making any real money. Babypips is a good well known website for beginner to learn Forex skills

There are other alternatives such as copy trades or social trading such as Fxprimus PAMM  or Zulutrade where someone can copy experts trade with minimal capital. Always check whether the brokers are reliable. You should also avoid forex ponzi scams in Malaysia.



The rise of fast Internet has propelled the need for video streaming. These days some viewer spend more time on Youtube than traditional television program.  Hence, there are ample of advertisers who changed their campaign online. Youtube provides a good channel for ameture video producers to make their content. It is very easy to shoot a video on broad daylight and upload ot on Youtube.

Youtube earnings are also based on Adsense program where you can opt-in when you have a Youtube account. For a start, Video such as How to cook recipes, How to fix leaking pipe, Product reviews are also popular. There are people who post their complains on Youtube and make tonnes of money. As long as you have the volume of viewers.

We have uploaded a couple of videos that received few thousand hits as an experiment.  Here are some results from the experiment. The earnings seems pretty passive and doable if you have a lot of good contents on Youtube.


Referral Programs and Affliate Programs

Do you know that you can make money by referring people to buy products or services ?  There are many online shopping website that offers referral programs. Lazada has one where you can make as much as 10% commissions when people click through your link to buy products from the store. You can start by asking you friends and family to buy from your Lazada instead. You can learn about Lazada affiliate program here. A lot of online wallets such as Skrill and Payoneer offers cash incentives when users performed certain transactions after you have referred them.

Shopback Refferal Program

Shopback is an interesting concept, where you can receive some money back when you purchase online through their links in various online shopping portals in Malaysia. You can also earn by referring new members to them

Selling Broadband

There are some interesting ways where you can sell broadband and make money in Malaysia. These are not limited to Maxis, Time or TM products. You can earn as much as one month subscription fees upon successful application. You can join the program here however it make involves a bit of manual work. Once you have interested applicants, You will have to fill up the form and upload necessary document on their website.


Online Shopping

This old technique is still applicable to earn money online however with more competition these days. Anyone can easily setup a free website using Facebook Page, Blogspot or WordPress. Facebook Page is a great way to reach people for free.  Making cakes or festival biscuit is a good way for a start. Salvaging old items for sale in free marketplace such as Mudah is a good idea too. Items such as used electronic products, phone sells easily in Muday.


Things to watch out when trying to earn money online 

Sometimes, there are no such thing as too good to be true deal. Making money online is 100% possible however with hard works and efforts. There are no easy money without hardwork, proper skills or techniques. Some skills or online business take years to build without any real rewards at first. Always keep watch for programs that need you to invest huge amount of money.

  • Advertisement promising high returns in a short period of time
  • Programs promising high returns with just a single click
  • Dodgy advertisement
  • Always weary with so called gurus charging thousands teaching people how to make money online. There are fake and real gurus. These people probably make most of their money from selling their expansive courses rather than what they claim to know

With more and more business converting online, the potential to make money online is unlimited. These are probably just a fraction of ways where you can make money online. You should start by converting your relevant talent and skills online.