51 Real Ways to Earn Money


31. Proofread for college students

When I was a student, I earned lots of extra money this way. If I need some extra cash I’ve still been known to do it. College students have a lot of work to do and they’re always seeking for someone to proofread and edit their papers and essays, in order to make sure that it’s correctly sourced.

32. Become a tutor

If you’re really good at a certain subject and you have a college degree, you might think about tutoring. You can tutor elementary children, high school students, college students, or adults. For example, you can teach them English as a second language. In fact, you can earn a lot of money per hour when you are a tutor, especially when you’re really good at it.

33. Become a virtual assistant

This is another best way to earn money because almost everyone can do it. If you have some good organizational skills, you have Skype, and you can use Word, Excel and other types of software, you can easily become a virtual assistant. Of course, most employers have different needs, so start out slow at first. You can also work a part time with a person who needs a bit of help.

34. Write true life stories

Nowadays there are a great variety of magazines, newspapers, and blogs that pay well for emotional true life stories. Typically, they expect you to write about very personal and tragic events. So if you can do this, you can shop your story around to different publications.

More: 3 Reasons Money Will Never Make You Happy

35. Become a photographer

If you can take great photographs, why not become a photographer? By the way, it’s one of the best ways to make extra money! Start taking pictures for family members and friends, who would then post the beautiful results on their Twitter or Facebook pages, and who knows maybe you’ll have a growing business!

36. Sell ad space on your car

If you want to make money you can sell ad space on your car. Start doing this if you advertise something you like or use, but then, if you’re short of money it really doesn’t matter. Make sure to find out all the conditions and terms before agreeing!

37. Be handy

You know how to fix things, such as carpets, toilets, cabinets, cars, or anything like that, why not hire yourself out? Most people have trouble finding a really good handyman or handywoman, and you can earn some extra money!

38. Deliver food

Of course, delivering Chinese food or pizza might not seem fascinating, but it is still one of the best ways to earn money. Start doing it on a part time basis, and you will get not only reimbursements, but also some tips. Doing a job like this will make you appreciate all delivery people you ever know.

39. Sell products

You know, someone has to sell products of Mary Kay, Avon, and other companies. And when most companies have devises outright schemes showing their success, Mary Kay and Avon are no scam. Lots of people look forward to buying these products, and you could actually do quite well for yourself by selling them.

40. Join a PTC site

If you need a little extra cash you can get paid to click. Today there are many sites that you can sign up with and that will pay you to click on the like or banner ads. Of course, you can’t make a lot of money this way, but some extra pocket money is absolutely possible.