It’s another night, and you’ve settled down to watch Netflix’s latest hit. Even while it’s not quite up to par with your previous viewing experience, it’s still less expensive than cable. Then you begin to think, “I wish I could earn some money,” but you have no idea where to start, and you just got comfortable, so getting up is not an option. So we have outlined the simplest ways to make some extra pocket money without leaving the comfort of your chair.
Blog or Website
A side company that you can run from the comfort of your own home is the most convenient way to generate extra money. Unfortunately, blogging does not provide immediate income in the same way that some of the other choices on our list do. But, while it does not guarantee a return on investment, it does ensure that you get the most for your time and work.
A blog has the potential to generate a substantial amount of income! Month after month, the more effort you put forward, the greater the likelihood that you will earn money.
In this case, you would be earning money even though you would be doing it while sitting on someone else’s couch.
Many homes must be visited daily or monthly for insurance requirements, which may be time-consuming or inconvenient for some homeowners. So that’s where a house sitter comes in; someone paid to drop in and check to make sure nothing terrible has happened.
Advertising your house sitting services might result in you earning money while you’re sitting on someone else’s couch. This is what I call a victory!
Babysitting or Petsitting
The number of people I know that are in dire need of a trustworthy babysitter isn’t even close to knowing how many there are. A reliable babysitter is invaluable. Taking care of someone’s precious baby (or furry youngster) while they are gone has the potential to earn you a substantial sum of cash.
Consider placing advertising on Craigslist or Kijiji and seeing what happens.
Everyone in the globe is continuously on the lookout for new and innovative ideas. You may work from home and earn money while wearing your pyjamas if you become a freelance writer. To get started, go to Fiverr and sign up for an account.
Once you’ve done that, start pitching your ideas to websites. However, many individuals earn up to $1.00 per word after a long period of working on it. So your starting pay is minimal, but there will always be work for talented writers no matter where you go.
Start an E-Commerce Store
You will be in charge of your own business as an e-commerce shop owner. You have the freedom to sell in whatever market you want.
You may manage the shop totally on your own, or you can (as I encourage) delegate some jobs to co-workers or contractors outside the company.
Today, this is a prosperous industry. However, as brick-and-mortar retailers struggle to keep up with the growth of internet retailers, more are going out of business. So market growth may be beneficial to your business.
Have a Spring Clean (Sell Stuff on Facebook)
Are you having a spring clean? Instead of throwing your old stuff out, try selling it on Facebook! As the saying goes, “One Man Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure”.
Things you may sell:
- Clothing that is either brand new or previously owned
- Equipment for recording audio and video, as well as photography and videography.
- Designer clothing, accessories, or gear
Selling on LetGo, Craigslist or Amazon are more options.
Alternatively, you may sell your items in person at places like second-hand electronics shops or your neighbourhood consignment shop, which accepts products for sale.
Start a YouTube Channel
Start making money on YouTube right now by signing up for an account. It works like this:
- Start a channel for free
- Choose a niche
- Record and upload videos regularly
- Get Paid
Success on YouTube is often underestimated. Many individuals aren’t aware of YouTube’s enormous earning potential.
YouTubers get paid in many ways
- Creating a unique product
Make a channel about whatever you want. The appropriate path for you is to have knowledge or be able to educate an interested audience. Here are a few examples:
- Educate students on ways to save money.
- Educate yourself in a new language.
- Conduct a music school
- Instructional videos on how to use new gadgets
- Keep an online journal of your experiences (vlog).
Sell Handcrafted Items
Sell your handcrafted items on Etsy. It’s simple to get started, and there’s no cost to do so. Each listing costs $0.20, and your seller account comes with a slew of features to assist you in selling, such as:
- statistics and research
- Keywords for which your items are already ranked
- Options for Google, Etsy, and other online marketing
Etsy’s top sellers are raking in six-figure incomes every year. It’s similar to operating an e-commerce business in a marketplace but on a smaller scale. This is fantastic, given the size of Etsy’s customer base. Getting your first sale is far simpler than trying to do it on your own and failing miserably.
You don’t have to sell your handmade goods only on Etsy if you’re a seller. As an alternative, consider these solid choices:
- Handmade by Amazon
Publish a book
One or more books may be published online by you on your own terms. For example, new York Times best-selling authors aren’t always the most successful. Instead, they’re the authors who plan to produce a large number of books in the future to generate passive revenue.
Consider creating a book if you have any book ideas or like writing. You could earn up to $1,000 or more from the comfort of your own sofa.
Earn up to $25 per hour by transcribing audio files. You listen to audio recordings and then write down what you hear as you hear it.
Although it seems to be simple, doing it correctly takes a lot of practice. Nevertheless, it’s excellent because you can work from home and make a good living doing it, whether you do it part-time or full-time.
The hours are flexible, so you may select whatever tasks and projects you wish to work on any day and at any time.
A VA (Virtual Assistant) is a personal assistant who works remotely for businesses and individuals. VAs may assist with a broad range of duties, including:
- Responding to e-mails and telephone calls
- Scheduling meetings and appointments
- Creating/managing social media accounts
- Light tech support and copywriting
You’ll appreciate becoming a virtual assistant if you enjoy data input and administrative responsibilities. You’ll most likely be working as an independent contractor with many clients.
Virtual assistants work part-time and full-time, assisting one or more customers in running their daily lives and business. For example, Kayla Sloan, a top virtual assistant, earns up to $10,000 every month!
This is a very potentially profitable career path.
It’s fantastic if you like:
- Job adaptability
- collaborating with others
- Utilizing a computer
- Multiple projects and clients to manage
Online job banks such as Upwork, Freelancer, Craigslist, Careerbuilder, and others may help you find employment. Work as a virtual assistant may also be found on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, and other social media platforms.
Dropshipping is one of the e-commerce business strategies that is gaining popularity among entrepreneurs.
It appeals to those who wish to establish an e-commerce firm with minimal money and resources and requires little capital.
Dropshipping is a simple process. As a middleman, you get things from a seller and resell them to customers. Then, when a consumer makes a purchase, you’ll place an order with your dropshipper to have the products sent directly to the customer.
You never have any contact with the product.
Many company owners like this because it allows them to take their hands off the goods and save a lot of money on storing and shipping the product.
- There is no need for an inventory warehouse.
- The hiring of additional staff is not needed.
- There are no costs associated with packing or shipping items.
In a non-dropshipping approach, you, as the e-commerce owner, will stock all of the items for sale in your shop. Then, when an order is placed, you pack and send it to them.
VE (Video Editing)
Many individuals are recruiting for this position since it is in high demand. In addition, it’s ideal since you can work from home, typically on your own time, and make a good living.
You’ll be working as a video editor for clients. You could work with the following clients:
- Channel owners on YouTube
- Creators of content
Work may be found in various areas, including job banks, freelancer networks such as Upwork, and social media. Video is the next big thing. As more individuals turn to video as their preferred medium, the need for editing services continues to climb. You will have no trouble obtaining employment in this field.