So check out the ideas listed below. Some may not be a good fit, but some of the ideas may be perfect for you.
1. Take a few surveys on your phone
Ipsos i-Say is a survey app that allows you to take surveys, earn points and then cash out for PayPal or other rewards.
2. Get paid to download an App
SmartPanel is a new app that collects anonymous us of data from your phone and they can pay you $5 just to install it. After downloading it you can get paid via PayPal or Amazon Gift Card.
Blogging is not something that will provide much income quickly but if you stick at it, it can. It requires patience.
4. Get paid for testing websites
Many big companies are looking for feedback about eh usability of their website. This is where usertesting.com comes in. You sign for free and answer a few questions about a particular website, explaining whether it is good, bad, confusing or clear, etc. And then you will get paid.
5. Buy and sell cars for profit
If you love cars and are not afraid to haggle, you could start a car flipping business. You can scour the classified listings for deals, land a good deal and then drive the car while trying to sell it for a couple of a grand more.
6. Social Marketing consultant
Many companies are looking for qualified candidates who know the ins and outs of MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to help them with their social marketing efforts. Check the job sites for social media for social media.
7. Start an Ebay business
While profit margins can be thin selling on eBay, there are over a million eBay businesses in the world so it is a viable option.
8. Sell digital photos
Sell Digital Photos
Making money as a photographer has become easier over the last decade. There are now many sites looking to buy digital photos:
As with most things, the better you are, the more money you will make, it it can be a nice passive income if you work at it.
9. Get paid from your Iphone
There seems to be some apps popping up that pay you to do simple stuff like a picture of a menu, or of yourself drinking a starbucks, or verifying that a road is closed. These can make you a good quick buck.
10. Teach language classes online
Did you know that English speakers are in high demand in Asia? As a result many are turning to freelancers using websites like Italki.com. You can register on this website to teach any other language as well.
11. Do freelancing
Yes, people will pay you if you write articles for them but you need to know where to look. Starting a blog is an excellent idea and the opportunities will flood.
12. Baby sit kids
Love kids? Baby sit them for cash. Sometimes even voluntary babysitting can turn into an income.
13. Write an eBook
You can make great money by writing and selling an eBook online. Just take what you know and put it in a masterpiece.
14. Tutor students
Efficient in maths or science or other languages? Share your knowledge with students and you can get paid for it, big time.
15. Be a remote secretary
Help people to type out papers, handle phone calls and organise email. This is a great at-home job thanks to computers.
16. Amazon: Publish your won kindle books
People who love writing and marketing are finding that they can publish their won digital books directly on Amazon using Kindle Direct Publishing platform.
17. Google AdSense: Se up your own niche websites
Place Google AdSense ad on a variety of tops on your blogs and websites and then make money while you are at it.
18. YouTube: Make money via videos
If you know your way around your smarphone’s video feature try to earn as much as $4 million per year by uploading interesting videos on YouTube and pray that they go viral.
19. Instagram: Turn your social media photos into print for profit
Instagram.com is not just for sharing intersting photos or showing off. These days you can earn a great income from the site by sekking your beautiful Instagram photos as prints.
20. LinkShare: Recommend products and services to your readers
Retailers like Macy’s, Kohl’s and even Walmart have a presence on LinkShare.com, whereby if they approve you for participation in their programmes, you can make money when customers buy products via your links.
21. Women’s leadership forum at BestBy.com: Blog for gift cards and products
The site called WOLF at Best Buy is pretty fun and us women bloggers generally jump at the chance to earn $50 Best Buy gift cards or products worth even more for writing about various specials, sales, etc, and promoting them on social media.
22. Flippa: Create a profitable website and sell it
If you are good with setting up websites, you can use the site called Flippa to find someone to buy it from you when you need the cash.
23. Social Spark: Write for money and trips
This site allows bloggers to earn cash or even trips for writing about various products or experiences.
24. GoDaddy: Flip a popular dot com name
If you would be luck enough to own a potential profitable domain and list it on GoDaddy Auctions, you would make a lot of money for that do com name.
25. Get a newspaper route
Rise and shine! For some people, earn morning does not exist, but for the rest of you, use those hours to throw a few papers and be sure to get some money for that.
26. Officiate weddings
Look outside the ‘hard’ skills like your ability to write a code or take amazing photos – can you take to people? Are you a great speaker and love to celebrate love? Consider the weekend side gig as a wedding officiant.
27. Create Holiday Crafts
Create holiday crafts for popular holidays that people will be interested in trading at a reasonable price. No one wants to celebrate a holiday without the décor.
28. Participate in Research Studies
Researchers studying new medical treatments or human behaviour need to test their ideas on subjects, sign up to become a test subject and get paid for the studies.
29. Collect your change
Everyone’s living quarters are different but there is a certain list that everyone should go through first; like under the couches and under the bed, there is bound to be some money hiding in there somewhere.
30. Your bed stand
Most of us have a little spot where we put money after we toss off our clothes at the end of the day. If you don’t have a spot, create one so that you can safe the extra cash not allocated to anything.
If you are willing to work hard, you could make considerably more than working the traditional side jobs like delivering pizza and lawn mowing.