Are you tired of not having extra income to spend on things you want?
Have you been looking at ways to make extra money from home?
If you answered ‘yes’, then it’s time to look at how you can do this.
To help you out, we’ve listed some easy ways you can easily pull a few hundred, if not thousands of dollars out of revenue streams.
Take a deep breath and keep an open mind, each of these recommendations have been used by real people—just like you—to make extra money.
Airbnb is one of the best ways to take advantage of unused rooms in your home.
Maybe your teenager finally left the house.
Perhaps you’ve an office that no one uses.
If so, it’s time to sign up for Airbnb.
Turn that spare bedroom into as much extra cash as you want.
The best part is you don’t have to keep your room available.
List the day and times that work for your family and receive interest from qualified individuals.
This is a great idea if you live in a major metropolitan area or holiday hot spot.
Swagbucks is one of the best companies to use to make money doing something you probably do anyway—watch movies.
If you love to shop on Amazon, this is an even better way to make extra money.
You can exchange points you earn for watching videos and searching the web for Amazon vouchers and a whole lot more.
You can also do it on the go (like when you’re waiting for the kids to get out of school) and earn the same awesome deals.
The only negative is that this site is used more for earning online rewards than cold hard cash, but you can us the rewards to pay for family goods so it’s a win-win!
If you’ve got great skills with administrative work like reading emails, responding, scheduling appointments, booking flights, handling customer responses etc., then sign up for a site like Fiverr, PeoplePerHour or Upwork.
You can earn up to $25 an hour, on average, so if you’re looking for a part-time gig from home this is the perfect option.
You’ve probably heard of them, those lucky ducks who get paid to do what most of us love doing—shopping!
The good news is you can join their ranks.
All you need to do is sign up for updates, read job descriptions, and accept assignments.
Then you’ll head to the store and shop, then report back with the overall customer experience.
One young woman even made $14K in a single year doing this.
Starting out, assignments might be low, but if you stick with it you can earn big.
Expect to devote at least 10 hours a week to mystery shopping.
Garage running out of storage room?
Then sell your stuff!
Use apps such as Shedd to snap pictures of your items and upload them for purchase.
The best part is this app is 100% free to use.
You can also sell books, DVDs and CDs with apps like Decluttr and Bookscouter.
These are just the tip of the iceberg.
There are countless ways to sell your items, skills, and even opinions online.
Get out there and see where you can make a sale. You’ll be surprised by how much you can make.
Got a car that is roadworthy, insured and some spare time on your hands – what about becoming an Uber driver.
It is a great way to meet new people, while earning money driving around.
Uber drivers can pick and choose when they want to work, and also what they want to charge.
Do you have something to say?
Do you have a passion or hobby?
What are writing a blog?
Set it up properly and you could earn some extra money on the side or turn it into a full-time profession.
If this is something that interests you, check out my guide to starting a blog here.
These are just a few ways to make extra money – keep checking back here as we will continue to add to this list over time.