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30 Ways to Make Extra Money

Are you looking to make extra money to supplement your monthly income? Do you want something you can take up in your spare time, alongside your regular desk job?

There are several ways to make extra money which are legitimate and I tell they really pay off to start now. In this article, I will be showing you 30 ways you can make extra money and I know you will thank me later if you take action after the long process.

Here are the 30 ways to make extra money

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1. Start a Profitable Blog: This top my list because blogging is the easiest and the best way you can make money online. Blogging about something you like can bring you a lot of fortune from the internet.

If you have a skill in a particular niche or have a good writing skill even if not can help you a lot. If you want to start a blog, you can read how to create a successful blog from the internet.

Also, you can read how Michelle makes more than $100,000 blogging and also Grace of chasingfoxes makes more $15000 per month blogging.

2. Create your own product: Another way you can make some extra money on the net is to create your own products and sell to people on the net.

There are ways you can do this, the first is to check if people are looking for what you are about to write on, after your research, then you are good to go.

If you want to know what keyword people are searching for on the internet, you can use google keywords, just type in your keyword and it will bring monthly searches on the keyword or promote the product to your subscribers.

3. Affiliate Marketing: Affiliate marketing, in a nutshell, is promoting someone’s product and you earned a commission on the product.

I know of someone who is making more than $700,000 per year from affiliate marketing, you can download my ebook on how you can use affiliate marketing for your benefit. It really pays off.

4. Join online surveys:  There are a lot of online companies that are looking for people to review their products and you can do through online surveys. There are a lot of online surveys that promises fortune but actually, they are only playing games with you, they are not true.

There are lot of companies you should trust the likes of American Consumer Opinion (aop) , Swagbucks, Inboxdollars, surveyjunkie, Harris poll online, these I know for sure that are legitimate and have been tested and sure to make you money

5. Turn your Twitter account to Money making site: You can make money with your social media account especially twitter, there are various companies that pay you tweet, but I recommend Linqia.

You can make up to $220 per program and it is very possible to make money from this. Linqia only accept followers from Canada and United states.

They make sure you have 2500+ followers before you can get approved.  If you don’t have up to that followers, read how to get 1k followers within 10 minutes

6. Post on social media – This is more like making money by posting an ad and you get paid in return, if you have Facebook or any social media and you want to make some money, then IZEA is for you.

7. Watch movie previews, YouTube, and like videos: What about a site that pays you to watch and preview youtube videos? Wouldn’t you be interested in that kind of business. I know of a website that pays you to watch a movie, play games online and the best I have used go to Swagbucks. There is none compared to this

8. Sign up for free gift cards (Ebates): Ebate is an e-commerce website that pays you up to $10 gift card when you sign up.

9. A Virtual Assistant on Forums – There are lot of forums looking for people to help them monitor their message boards, more like a guard. It is really a cool job

10. Sell/donate blood– You can make money by donating bloods to blood banks in the hospital and in return you make extra money.

11. Become a Freelance Writer : A Freelance writer is someone who write and get paid. If you love to write and want to be self-employed, then this is for you

12. Virtual assistant: I know of a friend who makes more than $30k per month from being a virtual assistant. Be it social media management to traveling or to typing setting and a lot like that. If you love this type of business then go for it. Upwork and fiverr are really are best place to get your profile on board

13. Be a Reviewer: How about you become someone who review stuff and get paid.

14. Play online games: I love to play games on the internet, if you are a game freak, instead of playing games without making anybody while not go online and play games for money Swagbucks and Inboxdollars are good for this

Sell your Stuff

15. Sell your gift cards – You can also make money by selling your gift cards and you redeem them for cash. It can be amazon gifts or Itune cards and you make extra money in return.

16. Join Amazon to Sell – Amazon is a big e-commerce website and it is the best place to sell you stuff and you can make money in return

17. Join Etsy to Sell – Etsy is more like amazon, you can sell anything, from clothing, vintage, jewelry, Welding materials. If you have any of those materials, you can make money just by selling on etsy

18. Sell your stuff on Decluttr. If you are looking to make quick cash by selling your DVDs,CDs,GAMES etc, then Decluttr is for you, so join now and sell your old stuff.

19. Join to Sell your Old Books – Do you have some old books laying in your room or somewhere else. You can make money selling your old books on It is the subsidiary of ebay. You can sell any kinds of stuff, be it electronics, Cars, Fashion etc

20. Join Ebay to Sell: I cant not go not to mention ebay, you can also make money with ebay by selling your stuff. It is more like an opened business for you

21. Clean homes – This is a very lucrative business that many are not thinking of, if you want to make money now, then go cleaning homes. Just offering your service to people to help them clean their homes will make you some money. You can join to offer a lot of jobs in your area now

22. Pet sitting: You can also become a Petsitter in your neighbour and make extra money. There are some websites i truly love Petsitter is still of the best. You can check it out

Rent your things

23. Rent your parking space on Craigslist: If you have a parking lodge for free, you can put it for rent on Craigslist and make some money

24. Rent your bike, cycle, snowsports, on Spinlister: Rent your bike or any riding machine on Splinlister and make some money

25. Rent your clothes online: Rent your clothes online and make some money. I love to partner with sites like RentNotBuy. Rent your things out and make cash in return

26. Open a bank account: You can make money by  opening accounts like payoneer and when you refer a friend to them \, they pay you 25 bucks for the person

Part time Job you can make money from

27. Work at a hotel, motel, hostel, resort, etc. 

28. Find a part-time summer job –

29. Work at a restaurant –

30. Work at any Project in a Production company

These are the 30 legitimate ways you can use make extra money whether be it full-time job or part-time job.


Oyejobi Adeola is a blogger and an affiliate marketer. He is studying Mechanical Engineering as a profession but blogging became what he loved most in terms of sharing good posts like the one you just finished reading. He is focused on Personal finance tips, money saving tips, how to make extra money ideas, lifestyle, and more.

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