One of the most popular requests I receive is ways to make extra money. Maybe you have a full-time job and are looking for a little side gig. Maybe you are a stay at home mom and just want a little something you can do as time allows without a big commitment.
Regardless of your motivation, here are 50 ways you can earn extra money in your spare time. Click through any of the links for more information.
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Tutoring (also available as an online opportunity)
Event Promotion – You will often find these listed on Craigslist under Gigs > Events. You may be handing out flyers or working in a merchandiser-type position at an event. These can pay well but are sometimes one-off opportunities. Make sure you are paid the day of the event if you won’t be working for them again.
Pick up a few gigs on TaskRabbit or Zaarly
Have a garage sale
Do some flea market flipping
Join a clinical research trial
Sell your hair
Use these smartphone apps to make money locally
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Writing – This is a freelance service that offers a lot of flexibility. It makes for a great side gig for those working full-time. Write website content, ebooks and even educational lessons for extra cash.
Online Marketing – This can encompass so many things; writing and submitting press releases, blogger outreach, social media marketing.
Customer Service – This opportunity usually comes with a strict schedule as companies need to ensure incoming calls are covered 24/7. If you currently have a schedule that offers flexibility, check out our list of seasonal opportunities if you are just looking for a little extra cash short-term.
Get a seasonal tax prep job
Work as a telenurse
Lose weight and earn up to $100 per month with sites like HealthyWage.com or DietBet.com
Open a bank account with select banks to earn a fast cash bonus.
- Nationwide – Get a $200 bonus when opening a qualifying e-checking account
- Capital One 360 – Earn $25 – $50 for opening a savings or checking account
We all have to shop. Why not earn some cash doing it?
- Checkout 51
- Shrink – get $1 deposited in your account when using referral code JUKSKG
Cash in on the Amazon FBA phenomenon
Sell handmade wares on Etsy
Become a direct sales consultant
Clean out your closets and sell unwanted items through an online consignment shop
Sell your old books (or cheap books you find at thrift stores) on BookScouter.com
Help other people sell their unwanted stuff online and keep a portion of the profits