Weird Ways to Make Money – Part 2
We are continuing our list of interesting ways to make money. You can read the first part of the article by clicking Weird Ways to Make Money 1. Surprisingly, most of the gigs that you can earn easy money, pay way higher than the minimum wage; therefore, each day, more and more people tend to leave their regular jobs and start doing these easy gigs.
Sell your DVDs: In the age of Netflix, Hulu, Youtube TV and other streaming services, there is no reason to keep this heap of DVDs. While you can’t get paid in cash for the goods, you can get paid in Amazon credit.
Do errands: If you have ever forgotten to pick up something in the shop or if you know someone who is homebound you understand the worth of doing errands. By offering errands service you can make up to $30 an hour.
Participate in focus groups: Joining a focus group is a great way to make money, and learn about the inner workings of companies. New businesses or companies launching new products will pay for your feedback.
Transcribe interviews: If you have ever been in any type of communications area, you understand that transcribing interviews from audio to phrases is pretty much hard. Especially long podcasts take a lot of time to transcribe. That is why people tend to spend money to have somebody else transcribe for them.
Drive pets: Today’s pampered pets have active owners that do not always have enough time to pick them up from the kennel, drop them in the vet’s office, or simply take them to the groomer. If you are prepared to be on call as a driver for last-minute asks, you can build a career as a chauffeur for people’s furry friends with the rates range from $20 to $25 an hour.
Translate documents: If you are bilingual, there is a fairly large market for interpreters and translators around the USA. You do not need to work full time to be able to make extra cash. You can market your services to the local companies or work on a contract basis through online marketplaces.
Sell hair: Even though you can’t sell your body organs legally, you can sell your own hair. The right type of hair can garner over $100. You should use a professional hair broker to get you top dollar. Untreated, undamaged hair becomes top dollar prices. Considering getting a trim prior to a vacation?
Rent your yard: Parking in the neighborhood a mess? Rent your driveway. Have a beautiful backyard? Rent it out for a celebration party. There are several mobile apps on the market allowing you to rent the parts of your home by the hour, letting you make a little excess money and maybe pump it into that backyard oasis of yours.
Become a court jury: Many law schools look for volunteer jurors to assist students with their mock trials. Most of the time you don’t even have to leave the house, you can have your jury duty virtually online. You’re able to get paid around $10 for each case.