The question of how to make money online is something most of us, particularly stay at home moms, think of daily.

We always wish we had more money. To buy that posh car, fancy suit or dresses and the new device, to go on a wonderful dinner date or take a thrilling vacation to somewhere cool, to pay off that endless bill and debt or just feel relaxed about our entire personal financial circumstances.

Money, money, money, money, that’s what life is all about. To those who have it life is sweet and tomorrow’s enjoyment can’t come fast enough. However, for those who don’t have the money, life is hell and the bills keep mounting. But does it have to be? Not at all.

In this article, How To Make Money Online, I bring to you some simple but very effective ways to earn a few extra hundred dollars, pounds or Euros, each month with the investment of little time and efforts!

Yeah, you heard right. The key is learning how to make money online.

 

How To Make Money Online From Home – 23 Ways and Websites

Bellow are 22 ways or teps on how to make money online from home. All are genuine methods and the linked sites arealso genuine.

 

1. Become An Old Phone Collector

You may have a few ancient Nokia’s tucked away somewhere around in the house but guess what, so do so many others. You’d be quite surprised to learn that you can actually get real cash by selling those old phones. Gather them up, yours, and then go ask your friends if they would like to give away theirs.

You would be even more surprised at the number of companies offering financial compensation for what they call ‘recycling old phones’. Basically, the phones are shipped off somewhere to Asia or Africa and getting dismantled there for further recycling. Sounds cheap but doing this on a large scale will bring you quite a lot of money. The list of companies just waiting to do business with you here is quite long, particularly if you live in a developed land like the United States where people use and discard phones at a very fast rate.

Just hit google and find them then you are in business.

2. Become A Collector Of Used House Hold Devices

This idea is much like the one above but differs in the fact that you collect or cheaply buy up used household device or appliances, the very ones headed for the dumpster for one fault or the other. A quick search on the internet will avail you of the names of companies and agents who will buy them all from you and ship them off to third world countries in Africa where they get repaired and put to good use. If you live in a developed land, this idea is for you. Eighty percent of the people in third world countries live off the junk shipped down from advanced lands. Shocking but true.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

 

3. Invite People For Dinner

Have you got impressive cooking skills and a place with some room to throw a feast and host guests? Great! Go sign up for Eat With, the nice new service that connects travelers and tourists with hosts around the world. The travelers get invited by the host to a small feast or dinner party, for a fixed fee. Being the host, you can set a rate for each guest, even choose the dates and time, setting all at your convenience, in other words, you get to throw a feast when it suits you, inviting only the number of people you wish.

All it takes to become a host is to fill in an application form, telling about yourself, from your place to your cooking skills. Unfortuantely, this service is only available for people living in certain cities of the United States, Europe, South America and the Middle East – Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco, Manchester, and London etc. If your cooking and people skills are good, you will make a very decent income here

 

4. Part-Time Moving Jobs

This particular option is more appropriate for men, but women may be accepted too. It involves moving fragile stuff around and doing minor cleaning work. Typically, moving jobs are per request and so one can always choose to do things at a convenient time. Creating an account with a moving company is quite easy, a lot of them will allow you do this for a fee, they will list your services, rates, dos and don’ts, working hours etc. Once done, you will get hired through them for temporary jobs. Get online and checkout the number of moving companies within your location, take a god look at the list of jobs they have on offer to get a clear idea of how things work and exactly how much you stand to earn for just lifting a stranger’s sofa.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

 

5. Drive People Around

There are real jobs that will pay you 35$/hour to drive people around. Indeed, that’s precisely how much one makes with Lyft – a wonderful app and service that eliminates the need for taxis. Users of this app and service are mostly in the United States. In whichever major city they are, they just log in with their phone and place a request for a drive. The service is Lyft in the use and Uber in other major western cities of the world, what they all have in common is that their services are much faster and twice cheaper than normal taxi rates.

As a driver, you get a notification of a lift request within your location with the opinion to accept or ignore it. According to the site, you earn $35 on the hour but the best part is that you get to set your own working hours. Clearly, to be eligible, you’ll need a working car of your own and the cost of gas is on you.

 

6. Get Paid To Review Music

And here comes a delightful job for millions of music lovers the world over. All that’s required here is for you listen to and then review unsigned bands and artists online over on this site, slicethepie.com. For just 5 to 10 minutes of your time, each day spent listening to some aspiring new music talents, you stand to earn over $50. The one catch here is that it will take some time for you to build your reputation to the point where it really pays.

 

7. Get Paid To Distribute Leaflets

Yeah, I know, it sounds like a lame job, but there are real companies that offer good money for doing door drops or giving out promotional items, such as leaflets. Putting in about 4-5 hours of work on the weekends can earn you somewhere between $40-$60 for each 1.000 distributed leaflets.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

8. Get Cash Refunds For Scanning Your Purchase Receipts

Do you buy cosmetics, groceries, and other such staff on a monthly basis? Did you know that you can earn some extra cash for that? How? Go online, download the Ibotta app for free, browse around with the app and take a good look at what ‘rebates’ (refunds) are being offered if you scan and upload your receipt for any particular product they request. For example, they may offer 60 cents if you scan and upload a clear picture of a receipt of your purchasing milk or offer as much as $10 for an uploaded picture of your Best Buy receipt. While it makes no sense to just go out and purposefully purchase products or goods with the highest rebate values, it won’t take that much of your valuable time taking and uploading clear pictures of the receipts of your purchase and rack in some extra cash at the end of each month.

 

9. Turn Your Wardrobe

This opinion is just perfect for women because their clothes cost so much more than that of men, and they tend to have a lot of it. Hey ladies, how many unwanted dresses have you got that you’ve worn just 3 times in a whole year, and now those dresses are hidden somewhere in the deepest reaches of your closet? Clothes or dresses you no longer need or wear should not be allowed to pile up in the closet or elsewhere in the house when they can be sold for good money. You may either organize yard sales all by yourself, if you have the time or even better, turn to ThredUp, which will pay you as much as $5-$25 for items from Banana Republic, Gap, H&M, etc. Get online and take a look around the internet, see exactly how much your different items are worth. There quite a few companies out there that will offer good money for your old stuff but with ThredUp, all you need do is pack all the clothes into a box and ship it off to them. The will even pay for the shipping cost!

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

10. Earn money Testing Websites

There are a host of big companies looking for feedback on the stability and usability of their websites and you sure can make money doing that. The pay range ranges between 10 cents for a simple assignment taking just seconds, to $10-$15 for larger questionnaires that require more of your time. We will bring you a list of sites where you can register and start making cash in no time, but don’t wait for us, use google to look for the one that suits you.

 

11. Earn money for being someone’s friend

There is an unconditionally legit US service known as Rent a Friend. Here people offer their friendship to others (and nothing more!). The pay starts from $10 and goes up to $50 per hour. As Mr. Scott Rosenbaum, the founder of the service points out: “Just to hang out with, go to a restaurant or movie with or find a person to show you around a new town”. According to current users, you can get invited to be someone’s partner to a VIP event, concerts, wine tasting tour or some other nice activity that will cost you absolutely nothing to attend!

If you are communicative and easygoing, this might just be the best job for you. Some full-time users claim to earn over $50.000 per year! To get in this service and earn money, you’ll need to fill in an application form telling of your character and send it to the service’s community manager.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

 

12. Earn money by tweeting

This job opportunity is solely for people with relatively large following on Twitter. You can get paid between $.50 to $20 for just tweeting sponsored tweets and post/content to your large audience. The payment rate depends complexly on the number of followers you have and some other factors such as the age of your account. If you fit this bill then go earn with PaidPerTweet, SponsoredTweets, and other services like them.

 

13. Try match betting

This is a completely legitimate, tax and risk-free technique to earn money. The system works by taking advantage of free bets mostly offered by online betting websites through ‘matching’ them at a betting exchange. The technique of matched betting eliminates all risk as you are betting both for and against a particular result at the same time! Here’s a guide to help you begin. Don’t forget you’ve got to be over 21 years to bet!

 

14. Do gig jobs on Fiverr

Fiverr.com is a freelancing site where people offer any kind of service for a fee that begins from $5. Open an account, browse around the site and take a look at gigs (job offers) and offer something in the same class. This is one online marketplace you can buy and sell all kinds of things from eBook covers to voiceovers. The gigs begin with “I’ll market your product t for 1 day at $5” or “I’ll write you a 500-word article for $5”. Compose an attractive gig description that clearly puts out what you’ll do for 5 bucks and the time limit for it. “Order delivered in just one day etc;” add a payment method – Payoneer or Paypal and then you can start promoting your gig and making money!

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

 

15. Sell your written notes

Are you very good at taking notes and attending lectures and seminars? If yes, then you can sell your notes to less committed students through NoteSale. Creating a listing is free, but the website will take a percentage of every sale you make. Typed out notes in Text /PDF formats sell best, but if you’ve got nice writing, then give it a go.

 

16. Make money selling old books wisely

We throw away old books or trade them at thrift shops for peanuts while there are better online opinions. Try BooksCounter app and see the difference. Make a scan of the book barcode, upload it directly to the app’s system and see which one of the over 20 different book buyback companies offer the highest payout. Once you’ve found the right book company, all you need to do then is fill in some basic information about how you’d like to receive payment, download the free shipping label on there and package all the books for dispatch.

 

17. Doing data entry jobs

Data entry jobs may include minor text editing, mere copy-pasting, translations, data categorization and all kinds of stuff like it. You can work for just a few hours in a day and earn a few hundred dollars by the month comes to an end. The total payout depends completely on how fast and good you are. If you can do boring routine tasks like this then go open an account with ClickWorker.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

 

18. Earn money mystery shopping

Go secretly to the local stores, take a good look around, take sneaky pictures and notes on the things you see not selling, fill in a questionnaire online afterwards and get your cash. If interested, get mystery shopping assignments through Mobee app. The tasks you need to do are simple and the pay is just as simple too. With Marketforce, the pay a lot better but things are not so simple. Marketforce is a well-established website where you’ll need to pass some screening process after filling out an application form.

 

19. Sell off your old CDs, games and movies

For collectors of these items, they have the ability to become a huge pile over the years. It may surprise you to know that there are companies that pay good cash for these items. Do not throw away that pile of old compact discs without checking out Music Magpie. They will pay you well over ten dollars for all your old stuff, the bigger the pile, the better. Now here is a nice way to eventually de-clutter your home too!

 

20. Teaching classes online

Are you very good at something in particular, say book design, and can you create a series of video lessons on them? If yes, then you can become a paid tutor at SkillShare. Over there you’ll get to meet people like James Franco and Seth Godin among others. It’s not necessary that you have prior teaching experience to fit in, just skills, passion and dedication to what you do. SkillShare tutorials (digital) and 30 days teaching challenge will be of help to you in creating a winning video tutorial. Your earnings will be completely dependent on the popularity status of your course, but even a fairly low attendance rate will let you earn some good money. Sign up here.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

 

21. Sell vintage and handmade items on Etsy

Have you discovered some old but good clothes in your grand mom’s chest or have made a few nice trinkets your friends admire? Earn money for your crafts by becoming an Etsy seller. Opening a shop down there, listing your products and their prices takes less than 40 minutes on Etsy. It costs just 20 cents to list an item in your shop for up to 4 months (or till it sells) and then Etsy takes 3.5% commission on each sale you make. Keep in mind when setting up the prices of your product that shipping costs will be covered either by you or by the buyer, so set the rates with respect to the buyer’s’ location, for example, “free shipping around US only; $10.99 shipping to the UK and Europe).

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

 

22. Earn money as a field agent

Open an account with Field Agent and earn money doing minor tasks around town for different clients. Those tasks normally involve things like scanning barcodes with your Phone, conducting field surveys, and checking out the prices at your local drug store. Your earnings depend entirely on the kind of assignment, the area you are based in and the amount of time you are likely to spend. For example, one particular listing offers $10 for 4 good pictures of any products in the hairbrush section of the local store, the target is Mission Viejo, CA. On another case, taking just one picture of $19.99 & less video game on display in any Toys “R” in New York City will earn you $5.50.

 

23. Earn money as a language tutor online

English language tutors/practice are in high demand in Asia and there are millions just standing in line to get it. Websites like Italki.com allows tutors list their services and rates, schedule classes and provide you with the necessary tools to conduct lectures in real time. Earnings are  $15-20 per hour which isn’t which isn’t too bad. Isn’t English your first language? No problems, Italiki also invites Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, German and more native speakers to join in. There is a very detailed application form to fill, and once approved, create a professional looking profile, and suitable schedule for yourself, list the different courses you offer. Once done, the service will take care of the rest – marketing payments, scheduling, etc. at a fee of course.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 23 Ways and Websites

Conclusion

How to make money online? There are tons of ways and, though, these favors people in advanced lands like the US and UK, others may join as well. Stay tuned for more post on how to earn and save money.

How To Make Money Online From Home – 22 Ways and Websites

Cheers!

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