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6 Ways (You Haven’t Thought of) to Earn Extra Money

6 Ways (You Haven’t Thought of) to Earn Extra Money

6 Ways (You Haven’t Thought of) to Earn Extra MoneyExtra money is always a great thing, something that almost everyone can use especially with the holiday season soon approaching. Sometimes opportunities to make extra money could be right in front of you, and you don’t even realize it! So we decided to help you see the possibilities to make more green a little more clearly.  And, what’s clearer than a numbered list?

1.    Use your phone to make money!

Most of us are attached to our phones anyway, so this shouldn’t mess up any normal routines. MoneyTalks News actually has compiled an entire list of apps that can help you make money with your smartphone. 

2.    Rent out your home or room!

We know, sounds crazy right? But, this is actually becoming very popular amongst travelers looking for inexpensive lodging. Websites like Airbnb.com and HomeAway.com allow property owners to rent out just rooms or even entire homes to travelers.

3.    Sell your stuff!

This probably also sounds crazy, but it is not as crazy as it sounds. Have products you create, items you make? Websites like Etsy and Zazzle offer marketplaces for you to be able to create an online store for your creations.  You can also sell items on eBay!

4.    Participate in a clinical trial!

You can help scientists solve major mysteries and earn some extra cash by becoming a participant in a clinical trial. Often, clinical trials’ participants have specific medical conditions needed to test on how they respond to new medicines/treatments. However, some trials recruit adults without the medical conditions for a control group. If this interests you, you can find open clinical trials by searching on the National Institutes of Health database or this Food and Drug Administration page.

5.    Translate for others!

Are you bilingual? Trilingual? People are desperately seeking your services. According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2012-2022, the demand for these professionals was expected to jump more than 46 percent. Don’t want to work full time as a translator? That’s fine because Gengo is a database designed to recruit freelance translators.

6.    Join a focus group!

Companies and brands want your feedback. They are willing to pay consumers to provide feedback on new products!  Simply, Google “focus group” and your area to find these opportunities.