9 Passive Income Ideas to get Paid While you Sleep


We all want to make more money but don’t know how to do this in a passive way  So we can make money while we sleep. He was nine different ways that you can make passive income even while sleeping. Here’s 9 passive income ideas you should know about.

Use YouTube

Use YouTube to create your own videos. If You Get Enough visitors to your videos you can set up Google AdSense. This will allow you to make money off of advertising that appears on those videos. You will make money on the video as long as the video is up on YouTube and you don’t have to do anything else..


invest in some stocks it paid dividends. You’ll get money on a quarterly basis in most cases. Some stocks will pay you on a monthly basis but most are done four times per year.  you can simply invest in the stocks and forget about the stocks and you’ll get money based on the dividend amount.


Writing can bring you passive income. Sites such as Medium pay you based on how many people see your content. Substack and Vocal are two other sites that do the same. There’s plenty of places to write online for a little extra money.


Another way to make passive income is to write ebooks.  this doesn’t have to be a fiction book. You can write a book about anything that you have a passion for. You’ll get paid on a monthly basis through sites such as Amazon.  This is an excellent way to make a little bit of money based on something you already have a passion for.

House/Room Rental

if you have a spare room in your house, you can rent it. You don’t have to go through all of the rental laws in your area, but this is an easy way to make extra money using a room in your house that you don’t need.  You could even have the person pay a little bit extra to use the utilities in your homes such as the washer and dryer or the dishwasher.

9 Passive Income Ideas – Affiliates

if you have your own website or your blog you can use affiliate marketing to make some extra money. You put links to another company’s products or services and when they buy something through your link to the other site, you’ll make a commission.

License Photos

Another way to make money online is to take photographs that you already have and license them online to various sites. You get paid when somebody downloads and uses your image. You will have to have quite a few images to make money at this, but it is an easy way to make a few dollars in your sleep.


You can make money passively through your blog. You can sell an information product such as a newsletter or an offer that you have. It takes time to develop a blog but can pay over time. You may want to start multiple blogs or even flip the domain names later on for extra profits.

Mobile App

 another way to make passive income is to create a mobile application if you have the programming skills or know what you’re doing. Many people have made a great living creating simple mobile applications that people can use on their smartphones.


These are passive income ideas you can use even when you sleep. It’s not as hard as you think to make money online you just have to be a little inventive.

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