51 Real Ways to Earn Money


21. Decorate cakes

If you love cake decorating, and you always go wild for all cake shows on TV, why not earn some cash by decorating cakes? Just give it a try! You can even set up a really profitable home business. But don’t forget about the advertising, you should get your name out there.

22. Make some candy

Candy making is one of best ways to earn money. But again, you should advertise well. First of all start out with giving the free samples, and then offer your services for some special events like birthday party and others. Making candy for special events is a great start as well.

23. Do some event coordinating

If you have some organizational skills and you know how to work them, why not consider doing some event coordinating? Start with small events; for example, try organizing a small wedding for your friend’s son or a birthday for your boss’s daughter.

24. Clean for others

When you want to earn some extra money, you can always do the jobs that others don’t like to do. For example, you can provide cleaning services for others and easily earn from $50 to $100 per job.

25. Become a personal shopper

There are so many people who are too busy to shop, and that’s a great opportunity for you to make some extra cash. Actually I’ve never thought that there are people who are willing to pay others to shop for them. Once you know what your potential clients want and prove you have an impeccable style, you’ll have lots of extra cash.

More: How to Make Money as a Personal Shopper

26. Become a secret shopper

In fact, secret shoppers don’t have to do anything. Their main job is to critique the stores their visit. A secret shopper should also pay close attention to the salespeople, the selection, the atmosphere, and so on. There are lots of websites that can send you to some other places to score them, such as doctor’s offices, nursing homes, and others.

27. Make your own greeting cards

You’d make the decent amount of money if you successfully design and create your own greeting cards. Of course, before making them, you should invest in some materials, and there is lots of graphics software out there, so you won’t have any problems with design.

28. Become a dog walker

Becoming a dog walker is another great way to make extra cash! Of course, you won’t get paid a lot of cash, but this is still the way to earn money if you want something to buy. But don’t forget that you should be super careful!

29. Try pet sitting

If you don’t like children, but you like animals why not try pet sitting? Many people going on vacation and don’t want to board their pets, so they hire a pet sitter. Remember, most people view their animals as their children that’s why you should be very careful. After all, if you like pets and know how to take care of them, this could be a great way to earn money!

30. Mow lawns

Of course mowing lawns doesn’t seem like a great job, but do you know that lots of people are willing to pay for this? Personally I hate this kind of work, that’s why I am always hiring out the lawn mowing. If you need some extra cash, why not mow someone else’s lawns and make money?