Can Anyone Make Money Online? Yes, Here are 13 Legit Ways.
Can Anyone Make Money Online? You Betcha!
Anyone can make money online, it just depends on how much money you want to make. Maybe you have a vacation coming up, or you’re planning on making your next Christmas cash only. Or, you are just longing after the newest pair of Frye Boots. I’ve rounded up 13 ways to bring on some extra money this year. Try one, try ’em all. Or, just pick out a few that sound like they’re up your alley. Be sure to keep us updated on any you choose and your successes.
1. Get paid to lose weight.
Can this be real? Yes, it sure can! There is a company called HealthyWage that lets you win big bucks and lose weight all at the same time. You’ll even get your team submittal fee back (like a race entry fee) if you lose 10% in 9 months. Talk about motivation!
Members can win $10,000 for first place, $5,000 for second place or $3,000 for third place Plus, there is almost $2,000 in other prizes!
What a fantastic way to earn extra money! And, there’s no wonder this is #1 on my list here!
2. Offer your services on Amazon.
Are you handy? Do you have a knack for assembling things? Or maybe you’re moonlighting as a plumber or electrician? Head over to Amazon where you can look at the services provided.
If you qualify for any of them, submit for interest in Amazon Services here.
3. Take care of people, pets, errands and more on Care.com.
Finding a trusted babysitter, petsitter or extra hand can be hard to do these days. Sites like Care.com help connect people with quality childcare, and can be a good way to make extra cash. If babysitting isn’t your bag, sign up for an account to walk dogs, do odd jobs, run errands or check on the cats and pets water levels.
If you’re a recent college grad, don’t let those books just collect dust. There are many places that you can sell text books online and make a large portion of the purchase amount back. This is a great alternative to hosting a garage sale and just hoping you get someone at your sale who has interest in those particular books.
5. Sell old electronics that are just laying around.
Did you know that there are companies that want your old electronics? Yes, indeed, and they’re willing to pay some decent bucks for them, too. Head to Amazon to get a value of your item or Gazelle where they’ll pay cash AND give you a $20 credit to sell your old cell phones, tablets and more.
6. Make money by letting people borrow your things with Zilok.
If you have items laying around that you only use so often, consider letting people rent them on the Zilok site. What a fantastic way to justify buying that ladder, paint sprayer, sewing machine or bounce house! Make money on anything on this site.
If you travel for work or are gone frequently, consider renting out a guest house or mother in law suite on VRBO or Airbnb. Note that these are also fab places to look for a great place to stay for a reasonable rate while on vacation.
They handle all the payments, help you verify the identity of your guests, and even insure your property against theft or damage. Sounds like a great deal and way to make money if you’re willing to share your space.
8. Listen to the radio and earn up to $120 per year with Inbox Dollars.
Select companies will pay you to listen to the radio, read advertisers’ emails, and take surveys. Inbox Dollars is one that’s got great reviews and is well-respected in the industry. If you listen to their radio station daily, you have the potential to earn $120 in a year. Head here to sign up and watch for pop-up boxes every ten minutes or so for the codes you need to be credited for listening.
9. Get paid to shop by becoming a mystery shopper.
This was one of my favorite ways to earn extra money.
Check out the MSPA’s website (Mystery Shopper Provider’s Association) which acts as sort of a BBB for mystery shopping. The MSPA has a list of legitimate mystery shopping companies here that require no money out of pocket to shop.
10. Search the internet and get rewarded with SwagBucks.
When you use a search engine like Google, Yahoo or Bing, they make money from paid search terms and other advertising methods. When you search with SwagBucks they’ll give you a bit back in the form of gift cards to Amazon, Starbucks and even charitable organizations. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right? Sign up for SwagBucks here.
Earn $10 to $50 cash per month in cash and gift cards when you do online surveys with Pinecone Research and Opinion Outpost (two of Coupon Cravings reader favorites!) Sign up for both companies, and you’ll double your earnings (Hello, cash only Christmas!)
12. Become an eBay Seller.
Sell your kids old shoes, coats, toys and more online on eBay. It’s super simple to start up a seller account and eBay makes selling really simple, too. Just set a minimum amount for your item and link your PayPal email address to get paid. Head on over to the eBay Selling Site.
13. Help other busy people check items off their to-do list with TaskRabbit.
You can actually earn money by running errands for other people. If you have a vehicle and can pass their background check you’re in the money. Simply head over to TaskRabbit to get started listing your qualifications and you’ll receive leads.