If you have ever wondered how to make money at home then you are in luck because I have rounded up some of the Top (Legit) Ways to make money at home! I know that sometimes things financially can be tight and it’s hard to know what to do because sometimes getting an extra job outside the home isn’t an option. So here are a few ways you can make additional income at home that aren’t a scam!
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How to Make Money at Home
Take Online Surveys
There are a lot of great (And FREE) Paid Survey Companies online. I only have a few that I recommend because these are the sites I have personally used and gotten paid from. The more surveys you take the higher quality surveys you will receive, and I also recommend signing up for multiple companies so you can take the highest paying surveys each day. Each survey doesn’t pay a lot but if you are consistent you can see some good earnings from these companies.
Take Care of Other Kids in your home
If you love kids and have space in your home to take care of additional children you can often find friends or family members who are needing childcare. You could offer drop off babysitting for friends or offer more full time care. Just make sure that you check your local states childcare offices to see what rules or regulations you might need to follow.
Sell Stock Photography Online
If you have a good quality camera and you love taking photos then you can try selling stock photography online. There are tons of websites that offer companies royalty free images for a fee. You can be a source for these companies and take stock photos around your home, city, family and then upload these images to a stock photography site like Big Stock or iStock Photo. When companies purchase these images you get paid! This is a great way to earn extra money without having a set schedule, you can shoot photos and upload them on your on time schedule.
Teach Language Lessons
With the advancement of the internet you can connect with people all over the world from your home. Take advantage of sites like italki.com where you can become a Language Teacher and teach English as a second language or you can teach 1 on 1 classes in any language you are fluent in. You can get all the details on how to apply to be a teacher on italki.com here.
Share your Knowledge
Put all those hours of learning to use on a Personal Knowledge Based Site. There are sites like ChaCha.com and LivePerson.com that let you answer questions and research questions in your topic of expertise. Sites like LivePerson.com also work for major companies like MooseJaw or Shutterfly to offer online live customer service on their websites. You can look at Job Openings from LivePerson.com here.
Become a Freelance Writer
With all of the online websites and blogs out there it’s easier than ever to become a freelance writer. Sites like Freelancer and Elance connect job positions with writers. You will need some examples of your work before you get started so a site like Yahoo’s Shine is a great place to start even though it’s not paid upfront you will still earn income based on page views of your articles. Once you have a good resume you can apply for more freelance jobs.
Remember, this is a very competitive field online so it’s important to know what you’re doing. Take the time to write well written articles and deliver your jobs on time to make a great first impression and continue earning future jobs.
Become a Medical Transcriptionist from Home
Contact your local doctors office and ask if they have any medical transcription jobs available. These are often farmed out online but you can gain a lot of experience working at a reduced rate for a local office while building your resume. WikiHow has a great article on How to Become a Medical Transcriptionist that you can read for more details. You can also use sites like Monster.com or Career Builder to find job opportunities just keep in mind that there are a lot of scams out there in this industry, never pay for a job and it’s a good idea to use a reputable company for searching for jobs.
Set up an Etsy Shop
If you are crafty, or love doing DIY Projects you can easily set up an Etsy Shop to sell your creations! This is a great way to control your own business. You might even consider creating an instagram account to market your products and ask your friends and family members to share your posts! Etsy sells everything from patterns and tutorials to graphics, handmade products and more! If you can create it you can sell it on etsy!
Become a Customer Service Agent Online
You can work on your own terms and have incredible flexibility working from home as a LiveOps Agent. This is a company that provides online customer service for thousands of online retailers. You can sign up here to get started and become an agent.
Did you know that companies like Uber are always needing new drivers in just about every area. If you have a Car you can become an Uber Driver and the best part is that you can set your own schedule. Once approved you can pick the times you want to work and use this a as a way to earn extra income without having to be tied down to an 8-5 job.
Join Fiverr and Become a Seller
You can sell your services to do just about anything on Fiverr. Prices start at just $5 and you set your service rules and specifications. If you have an eye for interior design you could offer to look over a photo and suggest a color scheme for just $5, or you could design a logo for $5. Maybe create a Tag Line, Write a Post, Clean out emails and so much more! Fiverr offers everything from people taking a picture of something, to Voice Overs, Videos, Organizational Tasks and so much more! You can also go apply for jobs on Fiverr. This is a great website that has been around for a long time and is a Legitimate way you can earn additional income. Check out Fiverr.com Here!
Rent out your Car on RelayRides
If you live in a larger city where not everyone owns a car you may be able to rent out your car for additional income. This is probably something you would only want to do if you have acces to public transportation or if you have additional vehicles. Check out sites like RelayRides.com for details on how you can rent your car it’s free to post your rental!
And if you’re looking for more corporate full time and part time jobs, FlexJobs is a great website that offers lots of different options.
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