Every one out there would want to become their own boss, own a home in the south of France, drive a lovely car and be able fit their daily bills, but the path to making such huge sums that would keep you satisfied has always been a problem for many.
In this blog post, I’ll show you several ways you can earn extra money without you having a major job at hand.
Note: This post does not in any way advise you to quit your current job, these are just tips on how you can still earn a living despite the hard economy. 🙂
1. Make Money Online
I see a lot of people who think this is not for real but the truth is, I’m one of the several people making money online using several methods out here in the cyber-sphere. I’ll open your eyes to special tips and methods of making money online below.
1.1. Start a Blog:
You can make money blogging for sure. You can setup a blog at zero capital and earn cash from it. You can learn how to blog reading this article here. Moreover, there are over 20 ways to make money online. Check out the below article.
- Must Read: How To Start A Blog – Complete Guide
- 20 Ways To Make Money Blogging
- The Truth Why Most People Don’t Make Money Blogging
1.2. Utilize Fiverr:
Fiverr is a place where you can make money online by rendering services. Imagine you have a knowledge in graphic design, you can design graphics for people in exchange for a fee on Fiverr.
- Must Read: 21 Ways To Make Money On Fiverr
1.3. Affiliate Marketting:
This is another area to make a hell of money out of the internet. All you need do is make money promoting affiliate products and get a commission for every sale made from your affiliate link. You can promote your affiliate Links on your Blog, online forums and lots More. Alternatively, you can set up an eStore through sites such as Amazon, eBay, Shopify and Etsy or Jumia and Konga for Local Readers.
1.4. Write reviews online:
There are many websites which offer payment for good, quality, original reviews of products, services, websites, books, films etc. Some websites pay upfront for your reviews, while others will pay you a certain amount of money based on the number of times your reviews are read. There are other websites that will give you a percentage of the ad revenues generated by your review. Websites such as Reviewstream, Dooyoo, SharedReviews, sponsoredreviews and Epinions are trusted.
- Must Read: Some Bitter Truth About Making Money Online
These methods can help you make money online. Let’s move over to the next category.
2. You can Make Money by Doing What you Know How to do Best
You can make extra cash by utilizing your talent or skills, doing what you know how to do best. There are many people who don’t know how to utilize their talents or skills to make extra cash for themselves, they just stay idle and squander the little cash they have. In this section of this post, we are going to discuss the various ways you can make extra cash for yourself with your skills.
2.1. Singing and playing instruments
You have a skill/talent in playing instruments like band, guitar, bass, piano or you are a good singer. You can make cash out of it.
Today, there are many churches who invite people to play these instruments for them on Sunday services. You can advertise yourself to these churches and they become your client. This surely will earn you extra cash. One amazing fact about this is that most of today popular musicians started like this.
Are you good at Mathematics, fluent in English? You can utilize this by becoming a tutor.
The fact that everyone needs a helping hand cannot be over-emphasized. There are people especially the rich who don’t mind paying any amount of money to people who will offer extra mural lectures/tutorials to their children. You can find these type of people in you locality, advertise yourself to them and I guarantee you, they will hire you.
- Must Read: 5 Ways To Make Money Online As a Student
I know lots of people who make money cooking. Yes, you read that right. You can Organize a bake sale at a local school or community center, Sell some home-cooked dinners to families whose parents work full-time or advertise yourself to these parents and become their home cook. A tip to make more profit is using low cost ingredients to maximize profit, but make sure you meals are great.
3. Sell Stuffs
I guess you know that selling stuff is one sure way yo make extra and you can start up sales on something you love.
3.1. Design and sell
There are a whole bunch of things to design and sale ranging from drawings, paintings, softwares, mobile apps, dresses, you name it. If you are good at design, make a little research online and get started with your design company. You really would make a huge amount designing stuff people love.
3.2. Garage Sales
A garage sale (also known as anattic sale, garbage sale,junk sale, lawn sale, moving sale, patio sale, rummage sale,tag sale, thrift sale, oryard sale) is an informal, irregularly scheduled event for the sale of used goodsby private individuals, in which sellers are not required to obtain business licenses or collect sales tax (though, in some jurisdictions, a permit may be required) – Wikipedia. Typically the goods in a garage sale are unwanted items from the household with the home owners conducting the sale. This can be a good way to make extra cash. You can use online services to advertise your goods, services such as OLX.com and other classified Ads Site are recommended.
- Must Read: 5 Surefire Ways To Make Money Online In 2014
3.3. Rental services
You have stuffs you don’t normally use, you can offer them on rent. People are not willing to spend large sums of money on items they rarely use. Instead, people are prepared to rent such items from thrifty people willing to lend their belongings for an appropriate fee. You can utilize this opportunity, Rent your stuffs and make extra cash.
Now Your Turn
Now you know you can make extra income using any of the above simple methods, it’s time to put what you’ve learnt into practice. Time is actually precious and you need to start today.
You can also let me know other methods you make money without your job. I will be glad to hear from you. Cheers!