If you’re looking to make money quickly you’ve come to the right place. We all go through periods where we are really hard for cash and it can be quite tough. I hope at least one of these options will bring in some more money into your pocket.
The bottom line is that you definitely have some resources, skills or capabalities which can be monetized. It can be as simple as having some old items that you don’t use anymore to having professional credentials.
All the brainstorming and research has been done for you!
#1 Freelance on Symposium, Fiverr or Upwork
Many skills can be monetized through one of these freelance online platforms. Here’s a partial list of general skills that are applicable:
- Graphic Design
- Web Developement
- Data Entry
- Customer Service
You just have to search through all the options and you’re more than likely to find something that suits you. Here’s a brief rundown on each of the above-mentioned marketplaces:
You’ll be surprised what you can do on fiverr starting from 5 bucks a gig. Become a seller and start putting your skills to work for people across the globe. Have a look and browse through the website for ideas. It could be something as basic as promoting websites and products through social media esecially if you have a lot of followers.
Upwork is similar to Fiverr but a lot more professional. The system runs nicely and a pleasure to use. There is definitely more opportunity for earning more cash on upwork. Check it out for the full range of possibilities.
Symposium is slightly different from Fiverr and Upwork. Its a platform specifically for lessons, consultations, training, etc. through video chat either live or recorded. You set a price for participants to attend your broadcast and you can have a crowd of people signing up, lets say, for your makeup tutorial.
#2 Back To Basics
You can bring in quick cash by selling old unused items hanging around your place. Ebay is an easy place to start. You’ll be surprised how much money you can bring in from selling old stuff.
Also, try negotiating your bills. Call up your landlord and make a deal to lower the rent. If you save the landlord money in the long term and offer to be an easier tenant they’ll be more than happy to accomodate you. Call your utility companies and in a respectful manner tell them times are hard do they have any way of bringing down the price. If not, gently tell them that you’ll switch to a different company.
You can save hundreds of dollars a month doing this.
#3 Handcrafted Items, Photos
If you have a knack for photography you will probably have a collection of beautiful pictures from your vacations and travels etc. There are many sites where you can sell them and they can sell for up to $20. Try, Alamy, GuruShots, or iStock.
Similarly, handcrafted items will sell well. Take your skilled hands and monetize them quickly by finding customers on Etsy.
If you have access to a presentable car and a clean driving record and like driving working with these reputable companies can bring in sizeable amounts of cash. On top of that its extrememly flexible; work the hours you choose. This is definitely a short term plan until you find something you enjoy doing long term.
Justanswer is an amazing website. It connects people with an array of questions to experts with proper credentials. If you have any of the following certified skills you could make nice money fast.
- And more
Give it a try!
#6 Professional Manual Service
If you are ready to roll up your sleeves or talented with your hands TaskRabbit or Amazon Home Services are an easy way to bring in more money. You sign up with them and they’ll connect you to locals who need your services. TaskRabbit has a broad range of services from waiting in line to physically demanding tasks. Amazon is slightly more specific including plumbing, electrics and computers.
Here’s a rough list of services offered in each website.
Amazon Home Services
- Cleaning – from post-renovations to oven.
- Smart Home
- Assembly – from greenhouse to desk.
- Home Cinema
- And more
Everything offered by Amazon plus:
- Waiting In Line
- Yard Work
- Personal Assistant
- Office Administration
- Delivery Service
- Home Repairs
- And more
It definitely fits the bill for most people out there.
#7 Market Research Participant
Participate in surveys, test out new products etc. for market research and get paid at the same time. The most popular website for this is FocusGroup. Join up, participate in surveys and then get invited to focus groups or to test new products before they even reach the market including food and phones.
#8 Bonus for Brits
No Risk Betting. In a nutshell betting companies (Bookmakers) offer free bets if you bet with them a certain amount. Match bet the amount you deposited which means you don’t lose anything and then do the same for the free bet. Its absolutely legit and legal.
(If you’re in the US you have to check if your state has legalised online sport betting).
This amazing video explains Matched Betting very clearly:
Click here to become a good player and you’ll see money coming in hard and fast!
Also check out this website for further resources on matched betting.
Why is it so hard to make money?
I expect you’ll find something from the above list to help top off your coffers or to pay for the flight you’ve been waiting so long for. Some of you, however, might just have a blockage when it comes to starting a new money-making venture. Either way money doesn’t come easy and its always a mental and physical struggle to earn a few more pennies.
My question to all of you is: “Why is it so hard to earn money???”
Why is it so hard to climb out of debt? Why is financial stability so out of reach?
Well, I can guess what most of you might say. Bad luck, class, missed opportunities, never had a chance etc. Its all true. But there is a way to change it and its not so dramatic.
All you need to do is to change your attitude towards money and success and your dreams will start materialising. Before you dismiss me for another one of those fantasy promises check out this free ebook by Mark Pescetti. He does a better job explaining this scientific phenomena (not the law of attraction) than I could.
Its something deep in your subconscious mind that needs to shift. This can be achieved through listening to a few recordings challenging you’re previous beliefs using Theta tones which paves a direct route to your subconscious mind. It seems a little sophisticated but when you try out this program you realize how straightforward it really is.
It might be the beginning of a new dawn!