<<<Money Making Part 2>>>
Short of cash? Need additional income?
If you're looking for the real deal when it comes to making money from home then this article is a must for you to read. The key is to get started today, build up your revenue streams and improve your finances by considering the following means.
Just a piece of advise before you proceed, sometimes it is really necessary to exert more time and effort if you want to earn more. You need to be creative and find job opportunities that works for you. Most of all, you have to effectively maximize your abilities, skills and expertise in order to be successful in these fields of earning extra income.
Here are some opportunities that you can try to gain additional income.
1. Telecommuting from Home
Find a part-time job that will allow you to telecommute from home. The internet is the fastest medium to pass information and make it possible to remotely monitor real time activities. Just be ready of a home computer that is fairly fast. Some companies may have specific requirements so that you can download their software to work from home. (A legitimate company will never charge you to download software to work for them.) You will also need a high speed Internet connection. You may need a fax machine and a scanner in order to complete your tasks at home.
Another option to finding additional income is to work as a freelancer. There are many type of freelance jobs. You can work in graphic design, in video production, as a consultant or as a writer. Look at the skills that you currently have and then consider how you can offer those skills as a service to small businesses or families. Then begin marketing yourself and making contacts. Overtime you may be able to build enough contacts to make this a full time option for you. There are a lot of freelance jobs that can be done from the comfort of your own home and will allow you to work around your existing schedule. Consider a part-time job writing, typing, or proofreading.
3. Explore With Typing and Online Data Entry Jobs
Be a ghost writer. Submit articles on websites who are accepting contributors and be paid.
There are many online webmasters who are looking for people to write articles for their blogs. All you need to do is have a good English communication and a good writing style. One of the companies you can possibly start with is eLance.com or rentaghostwriter.com. You will need to write up a good profile in which you should sell your writing abilities and give references to some of your previous work. People will approach you and ask you to quote for a job and upon acceptance will pay you for the work you do for them. This can amount to quite a bit of serious part time income. If you are creative then consider making some extra income by using your dormant writing skills now.
4. Internet Research
An increasing number of companies are relying on Internet information sources and databases for information they need. If you are skilled at finding information and know how to use a variety of online databases and sources, you can offer your own Internet Research Service.
5. Make Money Now With Surveys
Multinational companies like to get feed back on their products or services and will pay people to give their opinion on how their feel about a certain line of products. You can get access to these survey lists by subscribing to a broker who will sell you the access for a small fee. You may find these sites online by Googling “Surveys”. For every survey you do you will get a few dollars. This can amount to quick cash by the end of the week. Its a great way to make extra money now. Here are a few companies on line that you can research: thesurveysurfer.com/, legalsurveycompanies.com/ and surveybounty.com.
The opinions, likes and dislikes of people are very important information to different business organizations and professionals. Manufacturers of several products are eager to know what their customers like and hate about their products. Surveys help producers modify their products and services to match the needs of their customers. Accordingly, many business companies would pay you to get to know your opinions.
6. Become a Virtual Assistant
What skills do you possess that make it easy for you to do something that might take others three or four times as long? Putting those skills to use as a virtual assistant can help you earn extra income on a regular basis. For example, a small business owner might contract with you to regularly develop and send their monthly newsletter, or update their database.
Virtual Assistants and Virtual Secretarial Services provide a wide range of services including:
- Database development and maintenance
- Web site development
- Sales support
- Graphic design
- Prepare presentations
- Prepare reports, documents, spreadsheets, correspondence, letters, memos,
- Billing support
- Desktop publishing
7. Online MLM networking
Learn about affiliate marketing, exploring Amazon, Commission Junction, AssociatePrograms.com and Implix to market other people's products and make money from sales that come from your links.
8. Start Your Own Translation Service
If you are fluent in foreign languages then this could be your chance to earn more. Translation services include translation of legal documents such as contracts, government documents, death, marriage and birth certificates. Technical translations of manuals, correspondence, manuals, and marketing materials. Document and Cultural Translation such as letters, manuals, catalogues, newsletters.
9. Earn Money Playing Video Games
If you like playing video games and you are expert at one or two games; you can now utilize your gaming skills to make money online. There are customers who would let someone play their "game character" to level it up. Their are specifications that you need to follow. Sometimes they require you to complete the quest but it's also a must that you have to get a rare item. But if you are really a good player of RPG then this is no brainier for you.
You can easily capture photos from your cellphone anytime and you might have great images that you can sell online. Sell your photography and graphic design skills through StockExpert, Elance, etc. There is a large nline demand for website templates and graphics as well as stock photos.
11. Set up computers, install softwares, and networking for the technologically challenged
There are so many people who mistakenly installed a virus on their PC, and can't configure wireless connections on their own. This is an easy money for tech savvy.
12. Buy and Sell in eBay
Bid items, buy and resell it. eBay is a very great source of income. Just have to make sure that you will not fall to big scams.
13. Money from Antiques
Selling what you in excess: The quickest way to get hold of some extra cash is to dig into all the old unloved or pre loved things you have hoarded the last few years and dust and clean them and auction them off on eBay.com. Alternatively you can have a garage sale and bring in some quick cash. Its a great way to clean up the home and free up some space and at the same time make extra money now.
14. Sell your Crafts and Creative Works
Create the items in your own home and market them online for extra income through etsy.com, eBay, and specialty websites.
15. Become a Product Tester
Get paid to test and review new products. Search online and look for those companies who are looking for product testers and start earning.
16. Bake for money
If you love to bake cookies, cakes, etc. Then again use the internet to look for individuals requiring your services.
There are many families out there who need quality child care at odd hours. So even if you work full-time during the week, you can still earn extra income on the side by caring for other children on the weekends or even during occasional overnight hours.
18. Clean houses
This is a very easy job. You can definitely squeeze this schedule during your OFF or on weekends.
19. Be a Tutor
Tutorial services can be online or offline. It's up to you. If you have a fast internet service and a fancy computer then you can start using it for tutorial services online.
20. Pet Sit For Your Friends and Neighbors
Dog sitting is another way to earn extra income around your existing schedule. For example, if you work full time, advertise that your dog-sitting services are available on the weekends only. Caring for 2-4 pets per month could earn you can extra $120-$240!
Finally, the last two things could be difficult to manage but still it's worth a try.
21. Take a Second Job
Finally you may want to take on a second job for a short-term income solution. This means working long hours, and spending less time relaxing. You will need to inform your employer so that you do not put your first job at risk. You should also look for the job, which will make you the most money for the time that you put in. This means that you will be able to quit your job much sooner.
22. Start Your Own Business
You may also consider opening your own business in order to find additional income. If you are looking at this as a part-time venture you will want a business that has a lower initial start up cost. You may start a small store or work as a party consultant. Eventually you may be ready to branch out and start a business full time. It is important to carefully weigh the costs of starting your won business against the profits that you will make. You need to be profitable or it is not worth the work.
Use Your Creativity to Earn Money
Consider how you might transform the unique skills you possess into an opportunity to earn extra income. For example, if you love scrapbooking, try offering to complete other parents' unfinished scrapbook pages. Consider your gifts and what you love to do, and the possibilities are endless.