Do you need to come up with some extra money quickly?
There are a lot of ways you can make money online without selling to your friends. Some of these are quick and some may take a little time but the great thing is is that you don’t have to pester your friends to buy things from you.
You get to keep your friends and they won’t have to avoid you like the plague.
These simple and creative ways to make some extra money without spending a ton of money. There’s no need to pay up front for a bunch of products or buy into a multi-level marketing business. These are simple ways to make money without even leaving your house!
6 Ways to Earn Extra Money Without Selling to Your Friends
Do you need some extra money to pay for Christmas?
Do you need to find some extra cash to pay for braces, school supplies, kid activities?
There are lots of ways to earn extra money without selling directly to your friends. If you get that icky feeling thinking about trying to sell products to your friends, then I have some other ways to earn some extra money.
You can earn extra money pretty fast and easily without selling anything. If you do have some things around the house to sell then there are even more ways to make some extra money.
Blogging is a great way to earn extra money. You get to work online and whenever you have time. It can take some time to earn a good amount of money blogging but it is possible.
You can make money blogging in a couple different ways. You can link to affiliate products, sell your own products, sponsored posts, and ads. Each blogger has their own way that they like to make money. It does take some time to start making money but if you build the right foundation, it can go quicker.
It is easier and quicker if you have the time to learn quickly and take the right courses.
You can start your blog for as little as $2.65/month through Bluehost.
2. Teach Online
There are several companies that you can teach English online. The most well-known is VIPKID. You do have to have a bachelor’s degree but over all it’s very easy. I teach with VIPKID when my kids are asleep.
You get to make your own schedule and teach when it is convenient for you.
You teach their curriculum and each class is only 25 minutes long. The peak hours depend on your time zone but are generally late evenings and early mornings for the USA.
There are other companies that have set schedules so it’s not as flexible as VIPKID but it’s guaranteed income. VIPKID can take some time to build up your schedule and regulars but some people fill up very quickly.
It be a quick money-maker for you.
I like it because I get to make my schedule from week to week. You can make up to $22/hr plus other bonuses.
I detail more about how I earn money online here.
3. Earn Money While Shopping
There are many ways to earn money while buying things you were going to buy anyway. What’s better than making money while shopping?
Some of the apps and websites you can use are:
Ebates has an extension to load on your browser and it will tell you when you can activate cash back. It’s very easy to use and FREE! I love it because it will tell me when I can earn money back while doing shopping I was going to do anyway.
Swagbucks works like Ebates but you can also earn points doing surveys, playing games and other challenges.
Ibotta is an app where you can earn money back on your groceries.
4. Sell Some Stuff
A great way to earn some extra money quick is to sell things you already have. There are many avenues to do this including; Facebook, Craigslist, Ebay, and a yardsale.
Even if you don’t think you have anything worth selling, I bet you actually do.
I have seen numerous people sell $700-$1000+ dollars in one weekend selling junk in their attic at a yard sale. Even if you think you only have $1 items, you can still sell several hundred dollars worth of stuff that you probably weren’t using anyway.
If you have higher end items to sell, consider using Craigslist. Here is a guide on everything you need to know about selling on Craigslist.
Rev.com is one company that pays you to transcribe at home. The pay depends on the project but ranges from $.40-$8 per minute.
You can make your own schedule and work from home. You have flexibility in your schedule so you can stay at home with your kids or make some extra income for a vacation!
There are several companies that pay you to take surveys including Swagbucks and Pinecone Research. It takes a couple of minutes of your time and is generally pretty easy.
You probably won’t make a killing doing them but it is some extra cash without having to sell products to your friends! It takes very little time and you can do several in one day.
This makes it easy to do a few surveys here and there to make some extra pocket cash.
Make some extra money
See you can still earn some extra money without selling your soul and causing your friends to avoid you like the plague.
You can work from home when you have time and still make some part-time income. A lot of the jobs I listed you can make a lot of extra money from if you have the time. If you need to make some extra cash without pestering your friends, these simple ways will get you started.
You don’t have to purchase any products and then start asking all over Facebook for referrals or to throw parties. These can be done at home and for the most part in your pajamas!
These easy ways to make money are perfect for introverts like me that hate leaving the house!