We are living through some challenging times right now. With lots of unrest, uncertainty and uneasiness we are very concerned about our jobs and income. Many of us have been forced to work from home and may lose out on various opportunities. Plus, with significant inflation, we are wondering how we can make ends meet.
So gleaning insight into how we can make extra money from home is very appealing. With current health concerns, most of us do not want to go out and get a second job. And, if you have kids, earning from home is just a better option.
One of the biggest trends in recent years has been how much more can be done from one’s own home. There are numerous avenues that we can venture on that may bring in additional income. It’s just a matter of honing in on one that clicks and resonates with you.
Face it, money does not grow on trees so we have to be creative and resourceful in our attempts to bring in the cash. Make a list of all your skills and attributes and imagine how you can put them to work. Make another list of ideas that are outside your home or skills.
Blogging is quickly becoming popular and you can earn adequate money from your writing and review skills. Hooking up with the right companies and learning about monetizing your blog can really boost your bankroll. Some gals work part-time, others full time and they seem to make enough to make it worthwhile. You can also sell advertising space on your blog where companies will continually renew their space every 3 months. Find your niche and run with it.
Ebay and Etsy are fabulous places to sell your products if you are a creative person. I love to knit and crochet and I’ve created some gorgeous items that would work well on both of these sites. I personally like Etsy because all products are handmade at reasonable prices. There are lots of people who have made money on both sites to supplement their income.
Online Gaming where the options are endless. Now that you are required to show a health passport to enter casinos, many prefer playing games online now. You can never get bored or play enough when you have an assortment of different and diverse games to play on. Finding out which one you like is the best way forward. Some of the websites provide free trials so you can see if it is the one for you.
EBook’s are very popular. If you’re knowledgeable and gifted on a specific topic then you may want to consider writing an ebook. I have a friend who honestly has made thousands and thousands of dollars selling his ebooks on Amazon. He said it was one of the easiest things to do. You, of course, want to make sure you have an interesting subject, material and a title that draws the crowd in.
Contesting is one fun and easy way to win cash and prizes. Many bloggers will review a product and it will be offered as a giveaway. You can win everything for a household including cash or a gift certificate. Although I don’t have a lot of time to enter giveaways now, I have in the past and won lots of fabulous items. There are also tons of contest sites on the web that offer fabulous prizes.
Bingo is another channel to win some serious money. I’ve gone to bingo in the past and I had lots of fun playing and dabbing. Once I won $2000, so it was well worth my while to go that day. I’ve known other people who have won thousands and thousands playing bingo. It’s all reflective of whether your numbers are called or not. But, remember most of the people who go don’t win all the time. It’s all chance. If you’re not keen on going to bingo halls you could play bingo online. You have the opportunity to win money and prizes from the comfort of your home. These online sites use a random number generator so numbers are picked at random to ensure fair play.
Tutor someone in your area of expertise. My mom owned a yarn store for many many years and she also gave knitting lessons. This was a lucrative venture for her. I also have two friends who have made agreeable money tutoring students. One was a piano teacher and the other an artist. Tutoring can be done on your time schedule. You can fit students in on the weekends or evenings for an hour or two. You might consider a special weekend course for several students at one time. It’s well worth it!