The Lazy Person's Guide to Making Money Online

Are you lazy? Before you get triggered, or offended, stick with us. Because let’s face it. We’re all a little lazy sometimes. Looking for shortcuts. Life hacks. The closest parking spot at Target so we don’t have to walk too far…

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Are you lazy? Before you get triggered, or offended, stick with us. Because let’s face it. We’re all a little lazy sometimes. Looking for shortcuts. Life hacks. The closest parking spot at Target so we don’t have to walk too far…

We can all be lazy at times. But other times, we’re grinding, working hard, rolling up our sleeves, chugging Red Bulls and pulling all-nighters to finish up an important project.

No matter which category you find yourself in, there’s nothing wrong with wanting a shortcut to the life you’ve always dreamed about. This is why get-rich-quick schemes are so popular. Just like that killer Target parking space, people are looking for the fastest route to their best life.

But what is it? How do you know where to put your limited time and energy? Especially after a long day at your 9-to-5 job when all you want to do is watch the latest episode of Netflix’s “Love Is Blind.”

Well, you’ve landed in the right place, my friend. We have an awesome way for you to make extra money online. And it’s not a fake get-rich-quick-scheme. It’s totally legitimate, and legal (which is always a bonus).

We’re going to show you what we think is one of the best ways to make money in 2023. We’re calling it our “Lazy Person’s Guide to Making Money Online” So whether you’re lazy all the time, or just some of the time, we’re going to show you some of the best ways to make money online with no experience.

Get Rich Quick


First, let’s cut through the noise of e-commerce ideas. In the Wild West that is the Internet age, it seems like get-rich-quick schemes are a dime a dozen today. From NFTs to crypto stocks—or Youtube marketing personalities promising work-from-home jobs that can bring in $10,000 overnight—everyone and their brother has some kind of business idea that is supposedly going to make us all rich overnight.

Well, as the old saying goes, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

The reality is that there isn’t a guaranteed path to success that you can find overnight with no effort involved. The myth of the overnight success is alive and well, but it is a myth. The world’s greatest success stories were never overnight successes. Instead, they’re just people who were willing to put in the time and energy to build the life they wanted. For instance, Bruce Springsteen played bar shows for almost 10 years before he finally hit it big. That’s a long time before seeing results.

But if you’re willing to educate yourself and put in just a little sweat equity, you can enjoy success, too. And the good news is you don’t have to spend 10 years doing it. With this business model, you can actually see results very quickly.

Stick with us and we’ll show you what we believe is the easiest route to financial freedom.

Self-Publishing on Amazon

We believe that self-publishing eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is the lazy person’s best way to make extra money online. It requires very little effort and leads to real cash in your bank account. And it’s passive income, too, which means it’s money that comes in while you’re sleeping. You don’t have to trade your time to earn it.

Now, we’re finally ready to look at 5 reasons Amazon’s KDP is the lazy person’s best way to make extra money. We’ll take away all excuses that might come up so you can see if this is a good fit for you.

1. KDP Is Totally Free

You don’t have to sign up for an expensive subscription or pay through your teeth to be able to publish your book on Amazon’s KDP. Free is a lazy person’s dream! And that’s what KDP is. All you need is an Amazon account and you’re off to the races. You can publish as many books as you want. Unlimited! Meaning your income-earning potential is sky-high.

Some students of our self-publishing course (more on that later) are even making up to $10,000 a month by selling multiple eBooks. Yes, you read that right. $10,000! Imagine how much your life would change if you even just had $1,000 a month in passive income. You could finally ignore that stuffy personal finance advice and buy as many lattes as you want!

2. It’s “Easy” to Write a Book

We put “easy” in quotes because it’s not super easy to write a book—but it is easier than you might think. Yes, writing can be hard. But it doesn’t have to be. Even lazy people can write a book!

We believe everyone has at least one book in them, meaning there is something they are passionate about or have had unique experiences in that could be used for a book. And one that people would actually pay money for. 

If you don’t see yourself as a writer, think again. No matter your age, you’ve almost certainly written millions of words in your lifetime so far (texting, emails, letters, college essays or applications, articles, etc.) Everyone has the ability to write a short book that can make them a profit. 

And for those who really don’t like the idea of writing a book by yourself, you can hire a ghostwriter. Ghostwriters are very affordable and you’ll still be able to publish it under your name. This is a great way for some people to get into self-publishing. It doesn't matter if you are a retiree or lazy mom looking for ways to make money, self-publishing can be a viable and "easy" option to earn extra income.

3. Let the Robots Do It

What’s lazier than letting computers do your work for you?

This is the reality now in our modern age. Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology has advanced so much in recent years that it can now help with a ton of the writing process. Writers around the world are leveraging AI writing tools to speed up their writing process and generate content faster. This revolutionary software can be used to write compelling content, do research and brainstorm story ideas.

Looking for an outline for your book about how to train golden retriever puppies? There’s an AI writing app for that.

Looking for a cool name for your planet in your science fiction book? There’s an AI writing app for that.

Looking for a catchy title for your how-to book on baking sourdough? AI has you covered.

AI writing software adapts to the purpose and subject matter to produce high-quality writing that will connect with readers. You no longer have to stare at a blank page waiting for the magic to happen. AI tools can give you the perfect words for your self-publishing project. They can help you come up with ideas and fresh perspectives for your writing.Some of the most popular tools out there are Frase, Jasper, ChatGPT and Rytr. A lot of them have free versions, too. So you don’t have to spend a ton of money to access their features.

4. Editing, Proofreading and Formatting Can Be Fast and Easy

One of the things that might be daunting to you about publishing is the editing and formatting part. Maybe you’re not super intimidated by writing or producing a book, but the thought of formatting it so it looks professional seems out of your league.

Think again. The editing, proofreading and formatting part of the writing process is way easier than you might think. You don’t have to be an amazing graphic designer or fact-checker to create a professional looking and sounding book. Freelance websites like Fiverr and Upwork offer a wide network of affordable professionals who can give your book that final layer of polish.

And remember those AI writing tools we mentioned? Besides helping with the writing, they can take care of the proofreading and editing parts. Their editing tools offer grammar and plagiarism checkers and can help you streamline your writing, find awkward phrasing and suggest better word choices. AI dictionaries and thesaurus tools can also help you elevate your vocab game.

5. Marketing? Easy!

Once your masterpiece is released into the wild, the word has to get out through marketing campaigns. This is also an area that’s great for lazy people with big dreams.

With AI tools, marketing your book so you can increase sales can be like falling off a log backwards. Publishers of all shapes and sizes are using AI tools to manage their social media and marketing campaigns for eBooks.

As a self-published author, you don’t have to worry about hiring an expensive social media team to manage your brand and marketing. AI tools can save you time by automating many parts of social media. AI can reverse engineer some of the social media companies’ complex and secret algorithms to get your posts seen by more people. (Some sources report that AI is already generating 6% of all traffic in the publishing world. And this number is only going to increase with time.)

AI can look at your content and pick the elements that will perform the best, including which format to use (videos, images or text) and even come up with the best time of day to post. This means you’ll have more time to engage with your fans, work on your next book, or just sit back and relax a bit.

These are just a few of the ways self-publishing on Amazon is a great way for people to make money online in 2023. Hopefully you’re starting to catch the vision of how easy it could be for you to start down this path.

Free Course

Okay, we’ve probably used up our allotment of times we can call you lazy. And we really don’t think you’re lazy. We know you’re not. We love you. We’re just trying to show you how easy it is to make money self-publishing on Amazon.

You don’t have to stay up late binge-watching Youtube videos of people explaining how you can cash in on the NFT craze. There are better ways to spend your time (like maybe get some sleep instead). And there are better ways to make money.

One of these better ways is self-publishing books and audiobooks on Amazon. We gave you a brief summary in this article of how easy it can be. But there’s more to the story.

Our free self-publishing webinar will walk you through everything you need to know to start your self-publishing side hustle. Head over to to learn more and even sign up for our free course. Your future you will thank you!

Now, stop driving around the Target parking lot looking for the best spot and just pick one already…

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