Time are hard right? A little extra cash wouldn’t hurt. Well here are five tips on how you can earn a little extra cheese on the side. Find out how after the cut…
Write Articles For The Web
If you can turn a phrase out, you can make money writing articles for the web. Sites like Ehow.com are always looking for new writers and don’t require experience. You can make a few hundred extra dollars a month. In fact, there are people who are make their entire living freelance writing for the Internet. To find out about freelance opportunities, check your local Craigslist or visit freelancewritinggigs.com.
Sell Your Stuff
Are you a fashionista, who wouldn’t dream of sporting last season’s boots? Sell your cast-offs online. All you need is a digital camera and an Internet connection and you can list your unwanted items on Ebay. Do you have piles of fun, but bad chick lit laying around the house that you don’t plan on re-reading? You know, things with “Gangsta Boo” in the title that you wouldn’t let anyone you know see? Don’t let them collect dust. Haul them down to the local used bookstore and sell them. If you knit or sew as a hobby, sell your wares on Etsy and make some cash money.
Become a Mystery Shopper
Start snitchin’! Become a professional spy and report on the good or bad service that you receive at selected establishments. You’re not going to make a ton of money doing this, but you can get free meals, movies, spa treatments, cruises, and hotel stays. In addition to receiving free services, you will also get paid a small stipend for your detailed feedback. Not bad right? There are, however, a LOT of mystery shopper scams out there. Do NOT pay anything up front to be a mystery shopper and give them no credit card info. Also, to make sure the company is legit, check the Mystery Shopping Providers Association. They have a list of companies that have been vetted.
Participate in Focus Groups
Get paper for your opinion. Companies will pay to know what you think of their products and how they can improve them. To find out about these opportunities, visit findfocusgroups.com and have your say.
Use Your Talents
Are friends always calling you to hook up their hair or makeup? Turn a profit on your gift by putting an ad up on the church bulletin board or on Craigslist. If you don’t just sing, but SANG, make extra cash singing at weddings. Technically-minded people can hook up computers and install software as a side hustle. Think about your gifts and use them to earn mo’ money.
via Madame Noire
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